Leonard Cohen News

D'Arrietta's Bold Take on Leonard Cohen: EdFringe Return for Sydney Opera House Sell-OutD'Arrietta's Bold Take on Leonard Cohen: EdFringe Return for Sydney Opera House Sell-Out
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Following acclaimed seasons at the Sydney Opera House and Adelaide Fringe Festival, My Leonard Cohen returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe by popular demand this August, with a fresh selection of Cohen's best-loved songs and a strong new line-up. Having played to over 5,000 people at EdFringe 2016, D'Arrietta and his six-piece band seek to seduce new audiences and delight old friends with this stirringly personal celebration of the late, legendary Cohen, offering distinctive arrangements of his most iconic music. (more...)

Sony/ATV Signs Zak Abel to Worldwide Publishing DealSony/ATV Signs Zak Abel to Worldwide Publishing Deal
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Sony/ATV Music Publishing has signed singer/songwriter and rising popstar Zak Abel to a worldwide deal. The agreement comes ahead of the release this autumn of Only When We're Naked, the debut Atlantic Records album by the British talent who initially rose to fame as the guest vocalist on Gorgon City's UK Top 20 hit “Unmissable”. (more...)

The Music Center On Location Announces Lineup for IGNITE @ the FORDThe Music Center On Location Announces Lineup for IGNITE @ the FORD
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

The Music Center On Location will showcase pioneering music and dance artists at the newly renovated Ford Theatres as part of the IGNITE @ the FORD! Series.  (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017:BWW Q&A- Movin' Melvin BrownEDINBURGH 2017:BWW Q&A- Movin' Melvin Brown
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 24, 2017

BWW speaks to the creator of Movin' Melvin Brown about bringing the show to the 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe. (more...)

Eclectic Nashville Singer Songwriter Matt Siffert Releases New EPEclectic Nashville Singer Songwriter Matt Siffert Releases New EP
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Nashville-based singer-songwriter Matt Siffert is set to release his new, self-produced EP, Gallatin, on July 21, 2017. (more...)

Sony/ATV & Estate of Michael Jackson Extend Mijac Administration AgreementSony/ATV & Estate of Michael Jackson Extend Mijac Administration Agreement
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Sony/ATV Music Publishing and the Estate of Michael Jackson today announced a long-term extension of Sony/ATV's worldwide administration of Michael Jackson's extraordinary Mijac Music catalog. (more...)

Ford Theater Announces Three Amazing Evenings of EntertainmentFord Theater Announces Three Amazing Evenings of Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

The Music Center On Location and the Ford Theatres today announced the line-up of a co-presentation featuring groundbreaking music and dance artists for three performances at the recently renovated Ford Theatres.  The program includes a dance performance of Awaa by acclaimed choreographer Aszure Barton on Friday, August 18, 2017; a double bill of contemporary dance by the innovative Jacob Jonas The Company and experimental electronic music from Tim Hecker with Kara-Lis Coverdale on Saturday, August 19, 2017; and a one-of-a-kind concert under the stars by singer, songwriter and composer Rufus Wainwright on Sunday, August 20, 2017.  The three-night engagement at the outdoor amphitheatre is part of the IGNITE @ the FORD! Series. (more...)

Junk Parlour Releases New Single and UK Tour DatesJunk Parlour Releases New Single and UK Tour Dates
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 20, 2017

Californian based band Junk Parlour, described as Bohemian Crooner Punk by one fan, are about to embark on a UK tour in support of the release of their new single 'Vultures and Weasles'.  (more...)

Sony/ATV Signs Maluma to Worldwide Publishing DealSony/ATV Signs Maluma to Worldwide Publishing Deal
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

Sony/ATV Music Publishing announced today that it has signed a worldwide publishing deal with songwriter and artist Maluma. (more...)

Praise Pouring in For Trumpeter/Vocalist Bria Skonberg's New AlbumPraise Pouring in For Trumpeter/Vocalist Bria Skonberg's New Album
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Buzz is bubbling all over for trumpeter/vocalist Bria Skonberg's delightful new OKeh/Masterworks album With a Twist! (more...)

Dwight & Nicole Release New Single; New Album Out This FallDwight & Nicole Release New Single; New Album Out This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Dwight & Nicole just released their powerful new single, 'Wait,' on July 4th digitally, and the accompanying video is set for release on the morning of Monday, July 24th via the band's social media pages. (more...)

EDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Camille O'SullivanEDINBURGH 2017: BWW Q&A- Camille O'Sullivan
by Natalie O'Donoghue - Jul 14, 2017

BWW speaks to Camille O'Sullivan about her 2017 Edinburgh Festival Fringe show Where Are We Now? (more...)

Bryant Park's Emerging Music Festival to Feature Maybird, Space Captain and MoreBryant Park's Emerging Music Festival to Feature Maybird, Space Captain and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Returning for its third year, Bryant Park Presents' Emerging Music Festival (EMF) features a strong roster of on-the-rise indie rock, pop and folk bands, performing on one of the biggest stages of their career. (more...)

The Capitol Theatre Presents Judy Collins, 2/15The Capitol Theatre Presents Judy Collins, 2/15
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

The Capitol Theatre presents GRAMMY Award-winner Judy Collins on Thursday, February 15 at 7:30 pm. Tickets go on sale Saturday, July 15 at 10 am. (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

Jewlia Eisenberg of Charming Hostess and Jeremiah Lockwood of The Sway Machinery perform as duo Book of J every Saturday in July at Brooklyn's Barbes. Guest performers joining throughout the run include Yeah Yeah Yeahs drummer Brian Chase, noir guitarist Stephen Ulrich, jazz percussionist Ricky Gordon, and more. (more...)

Photo Flash: Odyssey Theatre Revives Powerful Musical Revue JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARISPhoto Flash: Odyssey Theatre Revives Powerful Musical Revue JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL AND LIVING IN PARIS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Naughty, funny, dark and romantic: Odyssey Theatre Ensemble presents a revival of Jacques Brel Is Alive and Well and Living in Paris, the off-Broadway hit by Eric Blau and Mort Shuman that introduced American audiences to the Belgian singer-songwriter known as the "Bob Dylan of France." Director Dan Fishbach and musical director Anthony Lucca helm Jacques Brel… for a July 1 opening at the Odyssey, where it will continue through Aug. 27. (more...)

BWW Review: VIVIAN SESSOMS at Wheatsheaf HotelBWW Review: VIVIAN SESSOMS at Wheatsheaf Hotel
by Barry Lenny - Jun 28, 2017

Be sure to catch this amazing singer next time she is in town. (more...)

LGBTQ and Faith Communities Come Together for I RISE from Gay Men's Chorus of Los AngelesLGBTQ and Faith Communities Come Together for I RISE from Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

As part of its spectacular 38th Season, the Gay Men's Chorus of Los Angeles (GMCLA), one of the nation's largest and most esteemed LGBTQ arts organizations in the country since 1979, will join together in song with more than 25 communities of faith, during a powerful, first-of-its-kind choral concert, taking place on July 8 at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in Downtown Los Angeles. (more...)

New Edition of 'Hilarious Hebrew' Now AvailableNew Edition of 'Hilarious Hebrew' Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Tina Turner, the late Leonard Cohen, Nick Cave, the bands Madness and Led Zeppelin,  actor Richard Gere and others have recently been added to the list of celebrities like actors Tom Selleck and Ben Stiller, musician Mick Jagger and former US president Barack Obama who, perhaps unknown to them, have helped learners of Hebrew around the world acquire new vocabulary. (more...)

Godfrey Johnson and Nicholas McDiarmid to Play Alexander UpstairsGodfrey Johnson and Nicholas McDiarmid to Play Alexander Upstairs
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

Godfrey Johnson and Nicholas McDiarmid will play the Alexander Upstairs in a cabaret compiled by themselves this June. The shameless duo who brazenly made lemonade out of Drumpf and charmed audiences with THIS IS NOT AMERICA in January are back by popular demand with their ever-evolving comedy, songs, wit and charm. (more...)

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