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Singer-Songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen to Make TSO Debut This June; Tickets on Sale Today!Singer-Songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen to Make TSO Debut This June; Tickets on Sale Today!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO) is delighted to welcome Canadian multi-platinum, Grammy- and JUNO-nominated singer-songwriter Carly Rae Jepsen for a single, not-to-be-missed performance of her music accompanied by the TSO at Roy Thomson Hall on Saturday, June 17 at 7:30pm. Tickets go on sale today. (more...)

Bria Skonberg Releases 'With A Twist ... In Every Sense' 5/19Bria Skonberg Releases 'With A Twist ... In Every Sense' 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

The euphoric buzz of New York, over cocktails on the edge of evening, alive with possibilities…anything goes. (more...)

VIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Covers Whitney & More at All-Star Salute to Clive DavisVIDEO: Jennifer Hudson Covers Whitney & More at All-Star Salute to Clive Davis
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

The Tribeca Film Festival launched in style with an all-star tribute to music industry legend Clive Davis, held at New York City's famed Radio City Music Hall. (more...)

Benjamin Clementine Reschedules Carnegie Hall Show to 4/5Benjamin Clementine Reschedules Carnegie Hall Show to 4/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Benjamin Clementine, the acclaimed British singer, songwriter and pianist, will headline Carnegie Hall on October 5, 2017. Starting Friday, April 21, tickets will be available at carnegiehall.org or by calling Carnegiecharge at 212 247-7800. Prices range from $30 to $70. In this concert, a major milestone in an already remarkable early career, Clementine will debut songs from his forthcoming new album, the follow-up to his Mercury Prize winning album At Least for Now, due for release this fall. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Mary Fahl is an expressive, emotional singer/songwriter who first achieved fame as lead singer and co-founder of the mid-1990s NYC- based Folk-Chamber Pop group October Project. (more...)

Greg Ashley's 'Pictures of Saint Paul Street' Out on Trouble in Mind 7/6Greg Ashley's 'Pictures of Saint Paul Street' Out on Trouble in Mind 7/6
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Greg Ashley is the underground musician you have been waiting for. A brilliant songwriter, singer, guitar player and sound engineer, Ashley doesn't care what anyone thinks and it makes his music all the more alluring. (more...)

Deb Filler to Bring I DID IT MY WAY IN YIDDISH (in English) to New York CityDeb Filler to Bring I DID IT MY WAY IN YIDDISH (in English) to New York City
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

The internationally-renowned comic performer, musician and writer Deb Filler returns to New York with her new one-woman show, I Did It My Way in Yiddish (in English), heading to Metropolitan Room for its US premiere for one night only - from THURSDAY May 4! (more...)

Rubicon Theatre Company and Music2Life to Launch 'MUSIC FOR CHANGING TIMES' FestivalRubicon Theatre Company and Music2Life to Launch 'MUSIC FOR CHANGING TIMES' Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Rubicon Theatre Company, in association with Music2Life, presents a new weeklong series of events in Ventura, California, May 8 - 13, 2017, called MUSIC FOR CHANGING TIMES: LOOKING BACK/MOVING FORWARD. (more...)

Tickets on Sale Today for Toronto's SOULPEPPER ON 42ND STREET Festival Off-BroadwayTickets on Sale Today for Toronto's SOULPEPPER ON 42ND STREET Festival Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Tickets go on sale today, April 11, for the US debut for SOULPEPPER, Toronto's largest and most celebrated theatre company, in a four-week engagement Off-Broadway at The Pershing Square Signature Center, 480 West 42nd Street in New York City, it was announced by Albert Schultz, SOULPEPPER's Founding Artistic Director. (more...)

Daphne Rubin-Vega, Harlem Gospel Travelers and More Coming Up This Spring at Joe's PubDaphne Rubin-Vega, Harlem Gospel Travelers and More Coming Up This Spring at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Apr 11, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, April 12-23, 2017. Scroll down for details! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Apr 9, 2017

Residents of International House in upper Manhattan treasure its intimate neighboring Sakura Park, with its cherry trees, meandering paths and gazebo making it one of the most romantic spots in the neighborhood. Small wonder that over the decades such young residents as Paul and Daisy Soros met and fell in love while living at International House (I-House). Now Sakura Park is the inspiration for "Sakura Sweethearts," a celebration of love through the seasons of the year as well as the emotional cycle of the I-House Resident experience. With music, poems and stories of actual Sakura sweethearts, it will be performed by residents of International House for one night only on Thursday, April 20 at 7:30 PM as part of its new music performance series, Music at I-House: Then and Now. (more...)

Lincoln Hall Presents Live Celebration of Joe Cocker's MAD DOGS & ENGLISHMEN, 4/20Lincoln Hall Presents Live Celebration of Joe Cocker's MAD DOGS & ENGLISHMEN, 4/20
by Kevin Pollack - Apr 7, 2017

Lincoln Hall presents a celebration and re-creation of the entire groundbreaking 1970 live album and tour, MAD DOGS & ENGLISHMEN on Thursday, April 20th. Serving as a dedication to Joe Cocker and Leon Russell, the show will be recreated with the exact 20-piece personnel from the original tour including a full choir, two drum kits, horn section, piano and Hammond B3, two guitars, and more. (more...)

Betty Buckley Releases New Live Double Album 'Story Songs' Today; Full TracklistBetty Buckley Releases New Live Double Album 'Story Songs' Today; Full Tracklist
by BWW News Desk - Apr 7, 2017

Tony Award-winning Broadway legend BETTY BUCKLEY will introduce her powerful new live double album Story Songs from Palmetto Records today, Friday, April 7. (more...)

Adrian Crowley and Jason Darling Set for 'SongLives' Series at Irish Arts CenterAdrian Crowley and Jason Darling Set for 'SongLives' Series at Irish Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Two of Ireland's most acclaimed singer-songwriters, Adrian Crowley and Jason Darling will perform as part of Irish Arts Center's SongLives series, curated by Grammy Award-winner Susan McKeown, on May 19. (more...)

SAKURA SWEETHEARTS Celebrates Love Through the SeasonsSAKURA SWEETHEARTS Celebrates Love Through the Seasons
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Residents of International House in upper Manhattan treasure its intimate neighboring Sakura Park, with its cherry trees, meandering paths and gazebo making it one of the most romantic spots in the neighborhood.  Small wonder that over the decades such young residents as Paul and Daisy Soros met and fell in love while living at International House (I-House). Now Sakura Park is the inspiration for "Sakura Sweethearts," a celebration of love through the seasons of the year as well as the emotional cycle of the I-House Resident experience.  With music, poems and stories of actual Sakura sweethearts, it will be performed by residents of International House for one night only on Thursday, April 20 at 7:30 PM as part of its new music performance series, Music at I-House: Then and Now. (more...)

BWW Review: Lady Rizo Salutes the RED, WHITE AND INDIGO at Joe's PubBWW Review: Lady Rizo Salutes the RED, WHITE AND INDIGO at Joe's Pub
by Troy Frisby - Apr 3, 2017

In her new show, RED, WHITE AND INDIGO, Lady Rizo is all about coming to terms with that "very bad boyfriend" she calls America. "I think he reads my email," she joked with a wry smile, during her first show of a three-night run at Joe's Pub on March 23. "And I know he's f**king with my birth control." And while getting into a relationship thinking you can change somebody is never the best idea, she still had to try. Standing tall in front of a room divider paneled with an upside-down American flag, Lady Rizo was dead-set on reclaiming the idea of patriotism. (more...)

Syracuse University Announces The Martin Bandier Program Will Join The Prestigious Newhouse SchoolSyracuse University Announces The Martin Bandier Program Will Join The Prestigious Newhouse School
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

Syracuse University has announced that the Martin Bandier Program will move to the prestigious S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications, where it will continue to provide an interdisciplinary curriculum in music business and media studies as well as the liberal arts. (more...)

2017 Juno Awards Honours Canadian Music with Live Broadcast2017 Juno Awards Honours Canadian Music with Live Broadcast
by BWW News Desk - Apr 3, 2017

THE 2017 JUNO AWARDS pulled out all the stops at the sold-out live broadcast celebrating Canada's diverse musical talent. Live from the Canadian Tire Centre in the nation's capital, the two-and-a-half hour broadcast opened with a greeting from this year's recipient of the Allan Waters Humanitarian Award, Buffy Sainte-Marie. (more...)

Canadian Legends and First Time Nominees Lead Winner's List at 2017 Juno AwardsCanadian Legends and First Time Nominees Lead Winner's List at 2017 Juno Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2017

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) today handed out 34 JUNOS and three special awards during a spectacular gathering of the Canadian music industry at the 2017 JUNO Gala Dinner & Awards presented by SOCAN in Ottawa. (more...)

Obie Winner Russell G. Jones to Take Part in FAMOUS BLUE RAINCOAT Reading at The Directors StudioObie Winner Russell G. Jones to Take Part in FAMOUS BLUE RAINCOAT Reading at The Directors Studio
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The Directors Company has announced its next play in its monthly reading series in The Directors Studio, Famous Blue Raincoat, by Robert Emmet Lunney, featuring Obie Award winner Russell G. Jones (Ruined), Florencia Lozano, and PJ Sosko. The reading will be directed by Jackson Gay. (more...)

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