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Legendary Singer/Songwriter BRET MICHAELS Releases New Solo Single 'A Beautiful Soul'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

On April 1, iconic singer/songwriter Bret Michaels released 'A Beautiful Soul,' a heartfelt new solo single, to a worldwide audience. (more...)

Brenda Lee Coming to Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 08, 2014

The Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts has announced BRENDA LEE: THE LADY, THE LEGEND with Country Artist Josie Waverly on Sunday, May 4 at 7:00 PM. Singer Brenda Lee, known as 'Little Miss Dynamite,' has enjoyed success as a child performer, teen idol, easy-listening chanteuse, and Country Music Queen. She has sustained through each of these career transformations by a powerful voice that belies her diminutive stature (four feet, nine inches tall). An important pioneer of early Rock and Roll, she achieved unprecedented international popularity during the 1960s. She is a member of both the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Country Music Hall of Fame, the only female to be so honored. In 2009 she was honored with a Grammy Award for Lifetime Achievement. Lee has sold more than 100 million records, and she continues to perform. Brenda Lee: The Lady, The Legend with Country Artist Josie Waverly Sunday, May 4 at 7:00 PM The Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts, 71 E. Main St., Patchogue, NY 11772 Tickets: $36-$76 plus fee; available at patchoguetheatre.com, the box office, or by phone 631-207-1313 Brenda Lee was born Brenda Me Tarpley on December 11, 1944 in Lithonia, Georgia. After winning a talent show at the age of five, she began to appear regularly on local Atlanta radio and television. Her big break came in 1956 when she joined country star Red Foley. Millions of viewers were charmed by her precocious talent, and Lee became one of the first singers whose career was launched by television. (more...)

Jack White to Play Fox Theatre, 7/20
by BWW News Desk - Apr 07, 2014

Jack White has announced a 2014 U.S. tour that includes a stop at the Fabulous Fox Theatre in St. Louis on Sunday, July 20th at 7:30pm. Tickets will go on sale Friday, April 11th at 10am through MetroTix. Tickets will be available online at MetroTix.com, by calling 314-534-1111 or in person at the Fox Theatre Box office. (more...)

Ridgefield Playhouse to Welcome Bret Michaels, 4/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2014

Back by popular demand, Bret Michaels, the multi-Platinum global superstar who has turned his passion for music into a life-long career that encompasses legendary songs with more than 32 million records sold, will return to The Ridgefield Playhouse on Tuesday, April 29, at 8 p.m. as part of his Life Rocks 2014 Tour. Michaels plays to packed houses in sold out tours and has collaborated with the biggest artists in the industry. Rising to fame as the front man of Poison, one of rock's most iconic and enduring bands, Michaels has gone on to enjoy an enormously successful solo career and unprecedented television success, having lent his talents to shows such as VH1's 'Rock of Love' and NBC's 'Celebrity Apprentice'. An AllShows.com VIP Party Pass ($25 addt'l per person), which includes a pre-show cocktail party from 6:30 - 7:15 p.m. with open bar, hors-d'oeuvre and priority parking, is available for this show by calling the box office (203-438-5795). The Little Pub (Ethan Allen Highway) will pour a free glass of house wine or draught beer with dinner the night of this show when tickets/stubs are presented. This event is part of the Xfinity Rock Series. For tickets ($80), call the box office at (203) 438-5795, or order online at ridgefieldplayhouse.org. The Ridgefield Playhouse is a not-for-profit performing arts center located at 80 East Ridge, parallel to Main Street, Ridgefield, CT; ridgefieldplayhouse.org. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Dogwoods and Azaleas Spell Springtime in Pigeon Forge
by Anton Anderssen - Mar 17, 2014

How does the thought of spring grab you? Millions of tulips blooming, cream petals on dogwood trees, azaleas bursting in hot pink, beautiful greenery everywhere and best of all, no more snow! Is it just me, or has this been the most miserable winter on record? It's time to spill the secret to springtime bliss: Pigeon Forge, Tennessee. (more...)

k.d. Lang: Broadway Debut in AFTER MIDNIGHT Was 'A Dream Come True'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

Grammy Award-winning artist k.d. lang, who made her Broadway debut in the new musical 'After Midnight', shared that the experience has been 'a dream come true' (more...)

Photo Coverage: k.d. lang Performs 'Hallelujah' in AFTER MIDNIGHT
by Walter McBride - Mar 08, 2014

k.d. lang joined the cast of After Midnight, currently playing at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, earlier in February and will continue her Broadway run through tomorrow, March 9. lang performed the song 'Hallelujah' last night as an encore, and BroadwayWorld was there to capture the moment. Look below to see photos from the night! (more...)

Lucy Hale & More Join CMT's NEXT WOMEN OF COUNTRY Franchise
by TV News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

Once again, CMT shines a light on the modern, female pioneers of country music with the addition of five new artists to its NEXT WOMEN OF COUNTRY initiative. (more...)

Country Music Star Kellie Pickler Joins Team Rockin' Refuel
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2014

Rockin' Refuel by Shamrock Farms, a complete line of protein beverages that starts with real milk and ends with real results, announced today that country music star and dancing sensation, Kellie Pickler, is the newest member of Team Rockin' Refuel. Pickler, who relies on Rockin' Refuel to provide her with the protein she needs to stay fit while on tour, is the first personality from the entertainment world to join the team. (more...)

Photo Flash: Rev. Jesse Jackson Visits k.d. lang and Dule Hill at AFTER MIDNIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2014

The cast of Broadway's AFTER MIDNIGHT had a special Black History Month guest when Rev. Jesse Jackson attended the show and visited the cast backstage. Scroll down for photos! (more...)

Photo Flash: Isabel and Ruben Toledo Host Pre-Party in Honor of k.d. lang in AFTER MIDNIGHT
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

AFTER MIDNIGHT, currently playing at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, just welcomed k.d. lang as its special guest star. Lang will continue her Broadway run through March 9. Fashion duo Isabel and Ruben Toledo hosted a pre-opening night reception at their atelier in honor of for four-time Grammy Award-winning icon k.d. lang's Broadway debut in After Midnight. Scroll down for photos from the festivities! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Wynton Marsalis, Tony Bennett & More Welcome k.d. lang to AFTER MIDNIGHT
by Walter McBride - Feb 12, 2014

As previously announced, After Midnight, currently playing at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, just welcomed k.d. lang as special guest star. Lang will continue her Broadway run through March 9. BroadwayWorld was there for her opening night and you can check out post-show photos from of lang onstage with below! (more...)

BWW TV: Watch Highlights of k.d. lang's Broadway Debut in AFTER MIDNIGHT!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 12, 2014

As previously announced, After Midnight, currently playing at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, just welcomed k.d. lang as special guest star. Lang will continue her Broadway run through March 9. BroadwayWorld was there for her opening night and you can check out highlights of the music star in action below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: k.d. lang Joins Cast of AFTER MIDNIGHT- Inside Her First Curtain Call!
by Walter McBride - Feb 12, 2014

As previously announced, After Midnight, currently playing at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, just welcomed k.d. lang as special guest star. Lang will continue her Broadway run through March 9. BroadwayWorld was there for her opening night and you can check out photos from her curtain call below! (more...)

The Young Country Tour Coming Soon to a Stage Near You
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Two of country music's brightest young stars are touring together for the first time and bringing their YOUNG COUNTRY TOUR to a stage near you. (more...)

Willie Nelson and Family Set for Jackson Hall, 4/9
by BWW News Desk - Jan 24, 2014

The Robert and Margrit Mondavi Center for the Performing Arts, UC Davis is pleased to announce a new Just Added performance, Willie Nelson and Family, performing in Jackson Hall on April 9, 2014 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Ken Burns' COUNTRY MUSIC Coming to PBS in 2018
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2014

PBS today announced at the Television Critics Association a new addition to the Ken Burns pipeline, COUNTRY MUSIC. The film will air in 2018. (more...)

Kellie Pickler to Perform at Ballet Ball 2014, 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Country music superstar Kellie Pickler will join forces with Nashville Ballet to perform at the organization's largest annual fundraising event, Ballet Ball 2014. This collaboration continues a tradition of combining ballet with Music City's finest musicians and artists. (more...)

BWW Reviews: HONKY TONK ANGELS Take Center Stage at Dutch Apple
by Marakay Rogers - Jan 11, 2014

Lauren Sobon and a talented trio of women performers bring well-known country hits to the Dutch Apple stage. (more...)

Kellie Pickler Wants to Star in a Tammy Wynette Broadway Musical
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2014

Speaking to Country Weekly just before the New Year, Dancing with the Stars winner and country singer Kellie Pickler revealed that she wants to be on Broadway. (more...)

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