Joan Jett News

Date Of Birth:
September 22, 1958 (55)
Birth Place:
Philadelphia, PA, USA
Gender:
Female
Stephen King's BIG DRIVER to Premiere in October on Lifetime
by TV News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

The Lifetime Original Movie, Big Driver, premiering on Saturday, October 18 at 8pm ET/PT, is based on a short story written by best-selling author Stephen King and marks the first collaboration between Lifetime and King. This dark story of a young novelist hell-bent on revenge after falling victim to a brutal crime stars Golden Globe nominee Maria Bello (A History of Violence, McFarland), Academy Award winner Olympia Dukakis (Sex & Violence, Steel Magnolias), Grammy nominee Joan Jett, film and television veteran Ann Dowd (The Leftovers, Masters of Sex) and Will Harris (NCIS, Sky High). (more...)

Clive Davis, Patti LuPone, Billy Joel Band and More to Be Inducted into The Long Island Music Hall of Fame This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

The Long Island Music Hall of Fame (LIMHoF) is proud to announce its 2014, and fifth Class of Honorees, to be inducted at its star-studded red carpet Award Ceremony and Fundraising Gala on Thursday, October 23, 2014, at The Paramount in Huntington, NY. (more...)

VIDEO: Carrie Underwood & 11 NFL Players Star in 'Waiting All Day' SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL Opening Theme Song
by TV News Desk - Aug 20, 2014

Eleven NFL players will join six-time Grammy Award-winner and multi-platinum recording artist Carrie Underwood for her performance of "Waiting All Day for Sunday Night," the opening theme for primetime television's No. 1 program, Sunday Night Football on NBC. (more...)

Long Wharf Theatre's Youth Ensemble to Present MUCH ADO ABOUT NOTHING, 8/21-24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2014

Long Wharf Theatre's Shake-it-up-Shakespeare Youth Ensemble brings its unique take on the classics to Much Ado About Nothing, performed on Stage II, August 21-24. (more...)

Long Beach International Film Festival to Kick Off Next Week
by Movies News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

The 3rd Annual Long Beach Intl Film Festival will run Wednesday, July 30th through Monday, August 4th in various locations throughout Long Island. Come watch the latest and greatest hand-picked independent movie releases from around the world and take part in exclusive film and music events, Q & A panels with award winning filmmakers and directors and much more! (more...)

Evie Archer Scores Second HMMA Award Nomination, Two LA Music Critic Noms
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2014

In what is shaping up to be a very exciting summer for Evie Archer, the fast rising New Jersey based pop songstress has just received her second Hollywood Music in Media Award (HMMA) nomination in the Pop category for her song 'Bad Behavior.” (more...)

Tia Maggini Joins Lifetime as VP, Original Movies
by TV News Desk - Jul 21, 2014

Tia Maggini has been named Vice President, Original Movies, of Lifetime, it was announced today by Tanya Lopez, the network's Senior Vice President, Original Movies. Based in Los Angeles, Maggini will report directly to Lopez and be responsible for the development and production of Lifetime Original Movies. (more...)

New Cinema Spot Featuring Carrie Underwood Performing SUNDAY NIGHT FOOTBALL Theme Hits Theaters 7/25
by TV News Desk - Jul 14, 2014

NBC Sports Group today announced the Friday, July 25 debut of a new cinema spot starring six-time Grammy Award-winner and multi-platinum recording artist Carrie Underwood performing “Waiting All Day for Sunday Night,” the opening theme for primetime television's No. 1 program, Sunday Night Football on NBC. (more...)

AGAINST ME! Comes to Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, 8/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

ABOUT AGAINST ME!: Fronted by Laura Jane Grace, AM!'s much-anticipated latest offering, "Transgender Dysphoria Blues", was released January 2014. The title of their sixth album offers a direct nod to news that shocked fans and shook up the rock world when it was dropped-Grace is a transitioning transgender person. (more...)

Full Schedule Announced for the 2014 Long Beach International Film Festival, 7/30-8/4
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

The full schedule of films and events has been announced for the 3rd Annual Long Beach International Film Festival (LBIFF), happening at locations in the City of Long Beach and Rockville Centre, Long Island NY from July 30 - August 4, 2014. Tickets are on sale now at www.longbeachfilm.com. (more...)

2014 Marin County Fair to Feature Joan Jett, Huey Lewis and The News & More, 7/2-6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

The 2014 Marin County Fair, themed The Happiest Fair On Earth, will be the place to be over July 4th weekend with more family fun than ever before! The fair, which attracts more than 120,000 attendees over its five day run, takes place at the Marin County Fairgrounds in San Rafael, Wednesday, July 2 through Sunday, July 6. Hours are 11am to 11pm daily with headline concerts each day featuring some of Marin County's beloved locals - Huey Lewis and the News, Night Ranger, and Elvin Bishop (full schedule below.) The Fair is a one-price gate. Admission includes concerts, exhibits, entertainment, nightly fireworks and 28 free carnival rides! Adults are $17, Senior Citizens 65 and older, $15, Children 4-12 $15, and Children under 4, Free. (more...)

Mario Bello to Star in Lifetime's Adaptation of Stephen King's BIG DRIVER
by TV News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

From best-selling author and master of suspense Stephen King, comes the Lifetime Original Movie Big Driver, starring Golden Globe nominee Maria Bello (more...)

Roger Daltrey and Joan Jett & The Blackhearts to Support Teen Cancer America and Children's Hospital of Philadelphia, 7/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 02, 2014

Two rock icons have joined forces to present an exciting and unique evening of music and philanthropy at Verizon Hall at the Kimmel Center for Performing Arts in the heart of Philadelphia on Monday, July 28, 2014. Tickets go on Sale Friday, June 6 at 10 a.m. (more...)

Women Who Rock Exhibit Opens at The Henry Ford Today
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2014

Explore the powerful role women have played in the world of rock and roll music inside the Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power exhibition at Henry Ford Museum starting today, May 17 through August 24, 2014. Created by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, this groundbreaking and provocative exhibition features the firsts, the bests, and the celebrated and sometimes the lesser-knowns whose innovation advanced the progress of rock and roll. (more...)

Jetset Getset to Play Riverbend Festival, 6/8
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2014

Rising teen country band Jetset Getset is among up-and-coming artists joining veteran performers at this year's Riverbend Festival in Chattanooga, Tennessee. The 9-day event, which is recognized as one of the top music festivals in the country, will take place June 6-14 along the banks of the Tennessee River. Jetset Getset will perform on June 8. (more...)

HBO to Debut 2014 ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY, 5/31
by TV News Desk - May 07, 2014

2014 ROCK AND ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY, debuting May 31, brings an all-star music night to HBO (more...)

Summerfest Announces Uline Warehouse Headliners and Performance Dates
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2014

Summerfest officials are excited to announce the highly anticipated lineup of headliners slated for the Uline Warehouse with Miller Lite and CW 18 & My 24 during Summerfest 2014. (more...)

Summerfest Adds Arctic Monkeys, Cole Swindell, The Chainsmokers & More to 2014 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Apr 16, 2014

Summerfest officials are excited to announce an additional 23 headliners that will take the stage at Summerfest 2014. Performance dates, times and stage locations for all of this year's headliners will be announced in approximately two weeks. (more...)

THE SPLIT SQUAD Releases Debut Album 'Now Hear This' Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Fresh off their second annual appearance at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, TX – in a showcase at the Gingerman, presented by Blurt Magazine – The Split Squad will be playing a series of East Coast tour dates to promote the release of their debut album, Now Hear This, which will have its official U.S. release on vinyl today, April 15, 2014. (more...)

THE SPLIT SQUAD to Release Debut Album 'Now Hear This', 4/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2014

Fresh off their second annual appearance at the South by Southwest festival in Austin, TX – in a showcase at the Gingerman, presented by Blurt Magazine – The Split Squad will be playing a series of East Coast tour dates to promote the release of their debut album, Now Hear This, which will have its official U.S. release on vinyl on April 15, 2014. (more...)

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