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Grammy Winner Cecile McLorin Salvant to Perform at Chan Centre on 5/1Grammy Winner Cecile McLorin Salvant to Perform at Chan Centre on 5/1
by Louisa Brady - Apr 16, 2016

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents the return of singular jazz sensation, Ce?cile McLorin Salvant on May 1 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Hot off her 2016 GRAMMY win for Best Vocal Jazz Album, Salvant shares bold new works from the record For One to Love - a heartfelt collection of songs, many of which are written by Salvant herself, that reveal new dimensions of this young vocalist's artistry. (more...)

'BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY,' Weird Al and More to Round Out Kravis Center's 2015-16 Season'BRIDGES OF MADISON COUNTY,' Weird Al and More to Round Out Kravis Center's 2015-16 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts is promising its audiences a season-topping series of 'must catch' entertainment events in May and June 2016. (more...)

THIRTEEN's Great Performances to Present 'Joan Baez 75th Birthday Celebration,' 5/6THIRTEEN's Great Performances to Present 'Joan Baez 75th Birthday Celebration,' 5/6
by TV News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Joan Baez celebrated her 75th birthday on Saturday, January 27 at New York's historic Beacon Theatre. The special event honored her legendary 50 plus years in music with an intimate, career-spanning live performance. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Joan Osborne Debuts at Cafe Carlyle with Songs Of Bob DylanPhoto Coverage: Joan Osborne Debuts at Cafe Carlyle with Songs Of Bob Dylan
by Stephen Sorokoff - Mar 9, 2016

Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Joan Osborne made her Cafe Carlyle debut last night and BroadwayWorld was there.  Her two-week run, March 8th-18, will feature the songs of Bob Dylan.  (more...)

Blues Legend John Mayall Coming to BTG, 3/24Blues Legend John Mayall Coming to BTG, 3/24
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group presents Grammy Award-nominated, 'Godfather of British blues," John Mayall at The Colonial Theatre on Thursday, March 24 at 8pm. (more...)

Bob Dylan Announces New Album, Sets Summer TourBob Dylan Announces New Album, Sets Summer Tour
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2016

USAToday.com reports that Bob Dylan will hit the road this summer with a new album and tour. (more...)

Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Perform Engagement in SoCal, 4/6Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater to Perform Engagement in SoCal, 4/6
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2016

COSTA MESA, CA – Segerstrom Center for the Arts welcomes the return of Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in an exclusive Southern California engagement April 6 – 10, 2016. The program includes eight works never before seen at the Center, four Southern California premieres and new productions of Ailey classics. In addition to the three full repertory programs, on April 3 from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., the Center and the Company will hold their second free community event – Revelations Celebration – on the Arts Plaza, and on April 6 at 7:30 p.m., Discover Ailey, a special hour-long Ailey mini performance with all seats at just one price. (more...)

VIDEO: Legendary Singer Mavis Staples Performs 'Take Us Back' on LATE SHOWVIDEO: Legendary Singer Mavis Staples Performs 'Take Us Back' on LATE SHOW
by TV News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

Singing legend Mavis Staples joins Stephen to talk about her extraordinary career. Later, Staples performs 'Take Us Back' from her album 'Livin' On A High Note.' (more...)

Joan Osborne to Make Cafe Carlyle Debut, 3/8-18Joan Osborne to Make Cafe Carlyle Debut, 3/8-18
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Joan Osborne makes her Cafe Carlyle debut, March 8-18. Her two-week run will feature the songs of Bob Dylan. Joan Osborne is a multi-platinum recording artist whose career was jump-started with the great success of her major label debut album, Relish. The album produced the massive MTV and international smash single, "One of Us." At Cafe Carlyle, she will be joined by an acoustic accompaniment. (more...)

WORDS IN MOTION Set for Chan Centre, 3/18-19WORDS IN MOTION Set for Chan Centre, 3/18-19
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC), in partnership with The Dance Centre, presents Words in Motion, March 18 & 19, 7:30pm, in the Telus Studio Theatre. This innovative series explores the power of words in performance - both as an agent of change, and as a means of igniting important dialogue. Vancouver-based authors Carmen Aguirre, Aislinn Hunter, and Nancy Lee pair with diverse choreographers, Anusha Fernando, Olivia C. Davies, and Paraskevas Terezakis, to interpret three renowned texts into original works. (more...)

Mavis Staples and Nick Lowe to Appear Together at the HollandMavis Staples and Nick Lowe to Appear Together at the Holland
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

An impromptu performance in 2011 led to friendship between two musical giants: Mavis Staples and Nick Lowe. The two are touring together in a double-bill, with a one-night-only performance in Omaha. (more...)

HBO to Debut Documentary on Legendary Gospel Singer Mavis Staples, 2/29HBO to Debut Documentary on Legendary Gospel Singer Mavis Staples, 2/29
by TV News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Celebrating the extraordinary gospel and soul music legend and civil rights icon, who rose to fame as lead singer of the legendary family group The Staple Singers, MAVIS! debuts MONDAY FEB. 29 (9:00-10:25 p.m. ET/PT), exclusively on HBO. Jessica Edwards directs the first feature documentary about this enduring performer. (more...)

Dee Dee Bridgewater & Irvin Mayfield, with New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, Ignite the Chan CentreDee Dee Bridgewater & Irvin Mayfield, with New Orleans Jazz Orchestra, Ignite the Chan Centre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2016

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents renowned jazz vocalist Dee Dee Bridgewater with Irvin Mayfield and his New Orleans Jazz Orchestra (NOJO), February 27, 2016 at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. (more...)

Chic Gamine to Deliver Soul with Funky Flair at Wharton Center, 1/21Chic Gamine to Deliver Soul with Funky Flair at Wharton Center, 1/21
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2016

Credited with delivering Motown soul, French pop spirits and rock and roll flair, CHIC GAMINE will make their Wharton Center debut while featuring all of these aspects. (more...)

Nora Ephron Doc Among HBO's Documentary Lineup for First Half of 2016Nora Ephron Doc Among HBO's Documentary Lineup for First Half of 2016
by TV News Desk - Jan 8, 2016

HBO has confirmed a diverse array of timely and thought-provoking documentaries for the first half of 2016, including: MAVIS!, a celebration of music legend Mavis Staples; EVERYTHING IS COPY, a candid portrait of writer and filmmaker Nora Ephron (more...)

Paula West Returning to Feinstein's at the Nikko for Four-Week Engagement in 2016Paula West Returning to Feinstein's at the Nikko for Four-Week Engagement in 2016
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2015

After a sold-out engagement last February, renowned San Francisco Bay Area jazz vocalist, Paula West, returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko for a four-week engagement - February 11 - March 6, 2016.  Known for her rich, powerful contralto voice, West will present an all-new show featuring an eclectic range of songs by Bob Dylan, Glen Campbell, Pearl Bailey, Ethel Waters, and more!  Accompanied by her four-piece band, West will take San Francisco audiences on a musical journey through the ages.  Tickets for Paula West range in price from $40-$60 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com.  (more...)

Berkshire Theatre Group Sets 2016 Winter & Spring SeasonBerkshire Theatre Group Sets 2016 Winter & Spring Season
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2015

Berkshire Theatre Group and Artistic Director/CEO Kate Maguire are excited to announce the 2016 winter and spring schedule of events at The Colonial Theatre, The Garage and The Unicorn Theatre. Tickets are available for purchase now. (more...)

Tickets to Milk Carton Kids at Ohio Theatre Now on SaleTickets to Milk Carton Kids at Ohio Theatre Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

The Milk Carton Kids released their third album, Monterey, this past May.  A refreshing alternative to the foot-stomping grandeur of the so-called "folk revival," an understated virtuosity defines The Milk Carton Kids. The two years since the release of their last album, The Ash & Clay, have been significant ones for the group. In addition to a Grammy nomination for Best Folk Album, The Milk Carton Kids won Duo/Group of the Year at the Americana Music Awards in 2014. (more...)

John Fogerty and Spoon Join Lineup for IMAGINE: JOHN LENNON 75TH BIRTHDAY CONCERT at Madison Square GardenJohn Fogerty and Spoon Join Lineup for IMAGINE: JOHN LENNON 75TH BIRTHDAY CONCERT at Madison Square Garden
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2015

Rock & Roll Hall of Famer and Grammy Award-winner John Fogerty and Spoon added to the star-filled lineup of artists taking part in IMAGINE: JOHN LENNON 75TH BIRTHDAY CONCERT, an all-star concert event celebrating the music and message of the legendary music icon. (more...)

Mavis Staples & Joan Osborne Head to bergenPAC TonightMavis Staples & Joan Osborne Head to bergenPAC Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2015

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood, New Jersey presents Solid Soul: Mavis Staples and Joan Osborne, tonight, November 14th, 2015 at 8PM. Purchase tickets to see these award winning artists at www.ticketmaster.com or Box Office at 201.227.1030. (more...)

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