Martha Wainwright News

Wendy Whelan to Leave New York City Ballet This Fall; Joins New York City Center for Two-Year Residency
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2014

Wendy Whelan, whom The New York Times has called 'America's greatest contemporary ballerina,' has danced with New York City Ballet for nearly 30 years. With the company, she has mastered Balanchine's neo-classical repertory, dance classics such as Sleeping Beauty and Swan Lake and created works with many of today's leading choreographers. Following hip surgery and a successful recovery period, Whelan, 46, will return to City Ballet this spring season and will dance her final performance with the company on October 18. (more...)

Asphalt Orchestra Joins the Pixies at Capitol Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2014

Bang on a Can's exhilarating marching band Asphalt Orchestra has been invited to join the Pixies on their 2014 winter tour, bringing selections from the radical performance Asphalt Orchestra Plays the Pixies: Surfer Rosa (more...)

Yuna, Count Basie Orchestra, Brian McKnight and More Set for Yoshi's San Francisco, Now thru 1/5
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

Yoshi's San Francisco announces updated calendar for club and restaurant through January 5, plus new shows through March 2014. (more...)

Canadian Opera Announces HADRIAN by Rufus Wainwright and Daniel MacIvor
by BWW News Desk - Dec 02, 2013

Toronto Alexander Neef, General Director of the Canadian Opera Company, today released details of the company's new opera commission, Hadrian, composed by internationally acclaimed Canadian-American singer, songwriter and composer Rufus Wainwright with libretto by award-winning Canadian actor, director and playwright Daniel MacIvor. Inspired by the Roman Emperor Hadrian and his love for Antinous, Hadrian is currently in development and is scheduled to open the COC's 2018/2019 mainstage season. (more...)

Graham Nash, The Wee Trio, Tuck & Patti and More Set for Yoshi's San Francisco, Now thru Dec 15
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2013

Yoshi's San Francisco announces updated calendar for club and restaurant through December 15, plus new shows through February 2014. (more...)

James Blunt Releases New Album MOON LANDING Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 04, 2013

Multiple Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter James Blunt will release his fourth studio album Moon Landing in the U.S. today, November 5th. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in St. Petersburg - Week of 10/27/2013
by BWW - Oct 27, 2013

Upcoming Shows - Week of 10/27/2013 for St. Petersburg (more...)

Musette Explosion at Cornelia St. Cafe Wednesday, October 30th
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2013

Musette Explosion at Cornelia St. Cafe, Wednesday, October 30th (drawing by Alan Bolle), 8:30pm (doors), 9:00pm (music) -- 2 sets! and $10 cover plus $10 minimum drinks & full menu available ... reservations recommended (212-989-9319) www.corneliastreetcafe.com (more...)

NPR's Ari Shapiro Performs at BSO Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 07, 2013

Signaling the start of the social season, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) will hold its annual Gala Concert tonight, September 7 at 8:30 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. This year's Gala will be led by BSO Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly. The concert features the band Pink Martini with vocalist Storm Large, who will collaborate with the BSO for an intoxicating mix of cabaret, samba, jazz and Hollywood musicals. National Public Radio's news correspondent Ari Shapiro, a frequent guest vocalist with Pink Martini, will perform. (more...)

NPR's Ari Shapiro to Perform at BSO Gala, 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 28, 2013

Signaling the start of the social season, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) will hold its annual Gala Concert on Saturday, September 7 at 8:30 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. This year's Gala will be led by BSO Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly. The concert features the band Pink Martini with vocalist Storm Large, who will collaborate with the BSO for an intoxicating mix of cabaret, samba, jazz and Hollywood musicals. National Public Radio's news correspondent Ari Shapiro, a frequent guest vocalist with Pink Martini, will perform. (more...)

SMILE SWAMP PRINCESS, BE A GOOD LITTLE WIDOW and More Set for The Wild Project, Aug-Sept 2013
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2013

Coming soon to the Wild Project are: The CURRENT SESSIONS VOLUME III, ISSUE II, CHERRY PICKING 2013: THE YEAR OF THE FEAR, NEW YORK NO LIMITS FILM SERIES, SMILE SWAMP PRINCESS, THE WAY WE WERE, JUNKIE DOCTORS, and BE A GOOD LITTLE WIDOW. (more...)

SMILE SWAMP PRINCESS, BE A GOOD LITTLE WIDOW and More Set for The Wild Project, Aug-Sept 2013
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2013

Coming soon to the Wild Project are: The CURRENT SESSIONS VOLUME III, ISSUE II, CHERRY PICKING 2013: THE YEAR OF THE FEAR, NEW YORK NO LIMITS FILM SERIES, SMILE SWAMP PRINCESS, THE WAY WE WERE, JUNKIE DOCTORS, and BE A GOOD LITTLE WIDOW. (more...)

The Tommy Igoe Big Band, Laura Mvula and More Set for Yoshi's SF, Now thru 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2013

Yoshi's San Francisco announces updated calendar for club and restaurant through September 15, plus new shows through December 2013. Details below! (more...)

Pink Martini to Perform at Baltimore Symphony Orchestra's Annual Gala, 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2013

Signaling the start of the social season, the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) will hold its annual Gala Concert on Saturday, September 7 at 8:30 p.m. at the Joseph Meyerhoff Symphony Hall. This year's Gala will be led by BSO Principal Pops Conductor Jack Everly. The concert features the band Pink Martini, who will collaborate with the BSO for an intoxicating mix of cabaret, samba, jazz and Hollywood musicals. (more...)

Singer/Songwriter James Blunt to Release Fourth Studio Album 'Moon Landing,' 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 06, 2013

Multiple Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter James Blunt will release his fourth studio album MOON LANDING in the U.S. on November 5th. (more...)

The Tommy Igoe Big Band, Casey Abrams and More Set for Yoshi's San Francisco thru 9/1
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2013

Yoshi's San Francisco has announced its updated calendar for club and restaurant through September 1, plus new shows through November 2013. Details below! (more...)

James Blunt to Release New Album 'Moon Landing', 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Jul 29, 2013

Multiple Grammy-nominated singer and songwriter James Blunt will release his fourth studio album Moon Landing in the U.S. on November 5th. (more...)

2013 Adelaide Cabaret Festival Enters Final Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2013

The 2013 Adelaide Cabaret Festival is set to burn brightly on the final weekend, with performances that will dazzle from a bevy of incredible artists. Don't miss stunning cabaret chanteuse Lady Rizo, Aussie larrikinsBrian Cadd and Russell Morris, or Magosopher Sunny Leunig (he's a magician and a philosopher). Everyone's favourite hotpant-clad German, Hans, will strut the Banquet Room stage with his Lucky Bitches, while pseudo-Mexicans Puta Madre Brothers will tear up the Space Theatre. Kate Ceberano and Teddy Tahu Rhodes will cross the boundaries of classical and contemporary in Meet Me In The Middle, Tony Award winner Adam Guettel will treat audiences to his adventurous musical theatre tunes, and the incomparable songstress Idina Menzel will literally stop the show as she performs on the closing night of the Festival. (more...)

Le Poisson Rouge Celebrates 5th Anniversary, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 07, 2013

Le Poisson Rouge celebrates its fifth anniversary tonight, June 7-16 with LPR X 5, a series of specially curated concerts that exemplify the venue's commitment to diverse musical programming. LPR has grown and evolved over the last five years, while staying true to the philosophy that inspired co-founders Justin Kantor and David Handler to open the venue. LPR is dedicated 'to the fusion of popular and art cultures in music, dance, literature, and visual art. The venue's mission is to revive the symbiotic relationship between art and revelry, to establish a creative asylum for both artists and audiences.' (more...)

Le Poisson Rouge to Celebrate 5th Anniversary, 6/7-16
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2013

Le Poisson Rouge celebrates its fifth anniversary June 7-16 with LPR X 5, a series of specially curated concerts that exemplify the venue's commitment to diverse musical programming. LPR has grown and evolved over the last five years, while staying true to the philosophy that inspired co-founders Justin Kantor and David Handler to open the venue. LPR is dedicated 'to the fusion of popular and art cultures in music, dance, literature, and visual art. The venue's mission is to revive the symbiotic relationship between art and revelry, to establish a creative asylum for both artists and audiences.' (more...)

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