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Buster Poindexter to Take the Stage at The Ridgefield Playhouse with Marshall CrenshawBuster Poindexter to Take the Stage at The Ridgefield Playhouse with Marshall Crenshaw
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

The martini-swigging, tuxedo clad, rock and roll original is back!  The Ridgefield Playhouse and Pepsi Rock Series bring Buster Poindexter to the stage onSaturday, February 11 at 8 pm for an uproarious and dazzling night of music!  Buster Poindexter (nee David Johansen) first attracted attention as a glam rock pioneer (in the New York Dolls, with whom he still tours) and then as an early MTV idol with his chart-topping dance hit "Hot Hot Hot".   (more...)

It's Going to Be Hot Hot Hot on 1/19 When Buster Poindexter Takes the Stage at The Ridgefield PlayhouseIt's Going to Be Hot Hot Hot on 1/19 When Buster Poindexter Takes the Stage at The Ridgefield Playhouse
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

The martini-swigging, tuxedo clad, rock and roll original is back!  The Ridgefield Playhouse and Pepsi Rock Series bring Buster Poindexter to the stage on Thursday, January 19at 8 pm for an uproarious and dazzling night of music!  Buster Poindexter (nee David Johansen) first attracted attention as a glam rock pioneer (in the New York Dolls, with whom he still tours) and then as an early MTV idol with his chart-topping dance hit "Hot Hot Hot".  Today, the words 'blues' and 'shouting' are, alas, inextricably linked, but what about the tradition of mellow blues crooners that extended through Charles Brown, Nat King Cole and, in their more romantic moments, Joe Williams and Ray Charles.  (more...)

Anat Cohen & Howard Alden to Bring Night of Jazz to The Nash This WinterAnat Cohen & Howard Alden to Bring Night of Jazz to The Nash This Winter
by BWW News Desk - Dec 7, 2016

The Nash brings brilliant clarinetist ANAT COHEN with guitarist HOWARD ALDEN for a special night of jazz, Wednesday January 18 at 7:30 pm. (more...)

Lesli Margherita, Count Basie Orchestra & More Set for Birdland, Week of 7/18Lesli Margherita, Count Basie Orchestra & More Set for Birdland, Week of 7/18
by BWW News Desk - Jul 8, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its schedule for July 18-24, including the Legendary Count Basie Orchestra, Lesli Margherita, Arturo O'Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, and more! (more...)

Converged Communication Systems and Avaya Host Rooftop Cubs Game EventConverged Communication Systems and Avaya Host Rooftop Cubs Game Event
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2016

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Tony Yazbeck, Lesli Margherita & More Coming to Birdland in JulyTony Yazbeck, Lesli Margherita & More Coming to Birdland in July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its July 2016 schedule, featuring Stacey Kent, The Birdland Big Band 10-Year Celebration, The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra, Nicholas Payton Quintet, Arturo O'Farrill Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra, Tony Yazbeck, Lesli Margherita, Ravi Coltrane, Laila Biali, Barbara Carroll, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at SUPERIOR DONUTS at Maryland Ensemble TheatrePhoto Flash: First Look at SUPERIOR DONUTS at Maryland Ensemble Theatre
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2016

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) closes its 2015/16 MainStage season with Pulitzer-prize winning playwright Tracy Letts' urban comedy-drama Superior Donuts-running May 27th to June 19th at the MainStage MET Theatre on 31 West Patrick Street in Frederick, MD. (more...)

Chicago Born Caesar Makes Debut at Metropolitan RoomChicago Born Caesar Makes Debut at Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2016

Growing up on the south side of Chicago, Caesar thought playing the guitar was his life's calling. His family traveled to Indianapolis twice a year for a big family cookout, and he'd watch his cousin, Odell Rhodes, jam in the living room with Wes Montgomery, who, unbeknownst to 8-year-old Caesar, would come to be regarded as one of America's most seminal jazz guitarists. (more...)

Recording Academy Honors 2016 Merit Awards Recipients on GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDSRecording Academy Honors 2016 Merit Awards Recipients on GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2016

The Recording Academy will honor its 2016 Special Merit Awards recipients with an awards ceremony and live tribute concert tonight, April 23, 2016 at The Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. (more...)

Caesar to Sing Nat 'King' Cole at The Metropolitan RoomCaesar to Sing Nat 'King' Cole at The Metropolitan Room
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

Caesar Sings Nat 'King' Cole at The Metropolitan Room May 29 at 7:00PM. (more...)

Recording Academy to Honor 2016 Merit Awards Recipients on GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDSRecording Academy to Honor 2016 Merit Awards Recipients on GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

The Recording Academy will honor its 2016 Special Merit Awards recipients with an awards ceremony and live tribute concert on Saturday, April 23, 2016 at The Dolby Theater in Los Angeles. (more...)

CQ Boosts Health, Budget, Energy CoverageCQ Boosts Health, Budget, Energy Coverage
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

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Celebrated Vocalist Clairdee Joins the CJO Combo for A Tribute to Lena Horne March 12 at the Concord AudiCelebrated Vocalist Clairdee Joins the CJO Combo for A Tribute to Lena Horne March 12 at the Concord Audi
by BWW News Desk - Feb 6, 2016

Acclaimed vocalist Clairdee joins the CJO Combo for A Love Letter to Lena Horne at the the Concord City Auditorium ,"The Audi", Located at 2 Prince Street Concord, NH, on Sunday, March 12, at 7:30pm. Tickets for this performance start at $25 and are on sale now. (more...)

Keller Williams Realty Ranks Paige Martin Of HoustonProperties.com As One Of Top Ten Producing Agents In The WorldKeller Williams Realty Ranks Paige Martin Of HoustonProperties.com As One Of Top Ten Producing Agents In The World
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2016

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Celia Cruz, Herbie Hancock Among Recording Academy  Special Merit Award RecipientsCelia Cruz, Herbie Hancock Among Recording Academy Special Merit Award Recipients
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

The Recording AcademyŽ announced its Special Merit Awards recipients today, and this year's Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Ruth Brown, Celia Cruz, Earth, Wind & Fire, Herbie Hancock, Jefferson Airplane, Linda Ronstadt, and RUN DMC. (more...)

Dale Head Set for Performing Arts Presenters ConferenceDale Head Set for Performing Arts Presenters Conference
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2016

Dale Head (dalehead.net), a jazz and blues powerhouse vocalist and trumpet player, today announced that he will be performing his blues and jazz tunes at the Association of Performing Arts Presenters Conference (APAP) accompanied by a ten-piece orchestra. 'APAP is the world's largest forum for performing arts professionals with attendees coming from all around the world,' said Dale Head. 'I am passionate about my music and can't think of a better setting to bring back the amazing songs of some of our music legends.' (more...)

Revcontent Announces Acquisition of European Content Recommendation Network, ContentClickRevcontent Announces Acquisition of European Content Recommendation Network, ContentClick
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

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Photo Flash: First Look at The Fun Company's JUNIE B. JONES IN JINGLE BELLS, BATMAN SMELLS at METPhoto Flash: First Look at The Fun Company's JUNIE B. JONES IN JINGLE BELLS, BATMAN SMELLS at MET
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

Maryland Ensemble Theatre's (MET) family theatre, The Fun Company is bringing back everyone's favorite first-grader this holiday season, the famously feisty and irrepressible Junie B. Jones. With plenty of laughs and life lessons, 'Junie B. Jones in Jingle Bells, Batman Smells' is the perfect holiday treat for the whole family. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Maryland Ensemble Theatre's THE GIFTS OF THE MAGIPhoto Flash: First Look at Maryland Ensemble Theatre's THE GIFTS OF THE MAGI
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2015

Maryland Ensemble Theatre (MET) is proud to present THE GIFTS OF THE MAGI, a heart-warming, captivating musical treat based on the famous O. Henry story. The holiday tale with music by Randy Courts and lyrics by Mark St. Germain and Randy Courts will be directed by Suzanne Beal with musical direction by Alison Shafer and choreography by Julie Herber. The show will run for five weeks beginning in December. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast in action below! (more...)

Jazz Musicians Perform Christmas Favorites at Ware Center TonightJazz Musicians Perform Christmas Favorites at Ware Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2015

Harrisburg native jazz pianist Steve Rudolph will perform with exceptional veteran jazz musicians, vocalist Dred 'Perky' Scott and bassist Hassan J.J. Shakur, in a program of jazz interpretations of Christmas favorites tonight, December 4, 2015, at 7:30 p.m. at the Ware Center. Favorites will include 'Let It Snow,' Mel Torme's 'Christmas Song,' 'Little Drummer Boy,' 'My Favorite Things,' 'Silent Night,' and many more. All tickets include complimentary beverage service which begins at 7:00 PM with the concert beginning at 7:30 PM. The Ware Center is located at 42 N. Prince Street, Lancaster. (more...)

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