Mavis Staples News

Judah & the Lion to Make AM TV Debut on ABC's GMAJudah & the Lion to Make AM TV Debut on ABC's GMA
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Judah & the Lion is gearing up to make their National Morning TV debut when they perform their hit single “Take It All Back” on Good Morning America (ABC Weekdays, 7AM) on June 5th. (more...)

Paula West to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko This JulyPaula West to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko This July
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Following three previous sold-out residencies, renowned San Francisco Bay Area jazz vocalist Paula West returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko for a four-week engagement - July 6-28, 2017. (more...)

Typhanie Monique's Soulful Album 'Call It Magic' Out NowTyphanie Monique's Soulful Album 'Call It Magic' Out Now
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Call It Magic is the fourth album from Chicago vocalist and educator Typhanie Monique. It is a long-awaited project that finds her channeling the passions, frustrations and complexities of love into a work of shimmering beauty. It is her most ambitious recording to date. (more...)

Chan Centre Marks 20 Years with Monumental Season of Globe-Spanning ArtistryChan Centre Marks 20 Years with Monumental Season of Globe-Spanning Artistry
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) marks its 20th anniversary with a tremendous 2017/18 concert series, filled with unique collaborations, brand new productions, and much-adored favourites in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Gospel vocalists from America's Deep South; virtuosic acrobatics direct from Down Under; Cuban musical trailblazers; South African jazz legends; and many more will take part in this milestone season, celebrating one of Vancouver's treasured venues. (more...)

OJ: MADE IN AMERICA Among Winners of Peabody Documentary Awards; Full ListOJ: MADE IN AMERICA Among Winners of Peabody Documentary Awards; Full List
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors revealed today 12 winners in the Documentary category for programs released in 2016. (more...)

City Parks Foundation Announces SUMMERSTAGE 2017 SeasonCity Parks Foundation Announces SUMMERSTAGE 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

City Parks Foundation has announced the 2017 season of SummerStage, New York City's largest free outdoor performing arts festival, bringing more than 100 performances to Central Park and 15 neighborhood parks throughout the five boroughs. (more...)

Daily Lineup Announced for the 13th Annual Mountain Jam Music Festival, 2017 Headliners Include Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, Steve Miller Band and The String Cheese IDaily Lineup Announced for the 13th Annual Mountain Jam Music Festival, 2017 Headliners Include Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, Steve Miller Band and The String Cheese I
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

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Vocalist Typhanie Monique Releases Soulful CALL IT MAGIC AlbumVocalist Typhanie Monique Releases Soulful CALL IT MAGIC Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Call It Magic is the fourth album from Chicago vocalist and educator Typhanie Monique. It is a long-awaited project that finds her channeling the passions, frustrations and complexities of love into a work of shimmering beauty. It is her most ambitious recording to date. (more...)

Watch RHETT MILLER on @Midnight with Chris Hardwick, OLD 97'S On Tour NowWatch RHETT MILLER on @Midnight with Chris Hardwick, OLD 97'S On Tour Now
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Described as 'snarky and tender at the same time' by Mother Jones, Rhett Miller of Dallas, Texas four-piece Old 97's appeared as a panel guest on Comedy Central's @Midnight with Chris Harwick last night to discuss the retirement of Twitter eggs, NPR and more. (more...)

Godfather of British Blues John Mayall Coming to Peekskill's Paramount TheaterGodfather of British Blues John Mayall Coming to Peekskill's Paramount Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2017

English blues singer, pianist, harmonica player, guitarist, and songwriter John Mayall has an impressive musical career that spans over 50 years. Mayall, dubbed "The Godfather of British Blues," is coming to Peekskill's Paramount Theater on Saturday, June 10 at 8pm. (more...)

Singing Sensation Max Raabe & Palast Orchester Bring Berlin's Golden-Age Glamour to Chan CentreSinging Sensation Max Raabe & Palast Orchester Bring Berlin's Golden-Age Glamour to Chan Centre
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC presents the Vancouver premiere of Germany's iconic vocalist Max Raabe and his brilliant,12-piece Palast Orchester on Sunday, April 9, 2017 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Evoking a bygone age, Raabe and his band will treat audiences to a romantic evening with their inimitable renditions of celebrated classics. (more...)

Artist Laura Kimpton's Rainbow LOVE Sculpture Comes To The Beacon TheaterArtist Laura Kimpton's Rainbow LOVE Sculpture Comes To The Beacon Theater
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2017

Artist Laura Kimpton is bringing 'Rainbow LOVE,' one of her iconic Monumental Word sculptures to the Beacon Theater on Thursday, March 9 for LOVE ROCKS NYC! A Change is Gonna Come:Celebrating Songs of Peace, Love and Hope.  The benefit concert for God's Love We Deliver is presented by fashion designer John Varvatos and NYC real estate executive and God's Love supporter Greg Williamson. The concert will support and honor the work of the cherished New York-based not-for profit-organization, which is celebrating its 31st anniversary. (more...)

The 1975, Mumford & Sons and Fleet Foxes to Headline Latitude 2017The 1975, Mumford & Sons and Fleet Foxes to Headline Latitude 2017
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

Latitude Festival has announced the line up for their twelfth edition, which takes  place on Thursday 13th - Sunday 16th July 2017 in the stunning grounds of Henham Park, Suffolk. (more...)

Anda Union Unveil Forgotten Mongolian Musical Treasures in Canadian DebutAnda Union Unveil Forgotten Mongolian Musical Treasures in Canadian Debut
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents the Canadian premiere of Anda Union, the renowned folk group hailing from regions across Inner Mongolia, March 26 at 8pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. The nine-member ensemble will captivate with a transcendent fusion of ancient sounds created through haunting throat singing and music performed on such rare instruments as the horse head fiddle and two-stringed lute. (more...)

Joan Osborne to Sing Bob Dylan in Cafe Carlyle ReturnJoan Osborne to Sing Bob Dylan in Cafe Carlyle Return
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

Grammy nominated singer-songwriter Joan Osborne returns to Cafe Carlyle, February 28 - March 11. (more...)

Landmark on Main Street to Present Mavis Staples in ConcertLandmark on Main Street to Present Mavis Staples in Concert
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2017

Landmark on Main Street is honored to present Mavis Staples in concert at the Jeanne Rimsky Theater. Tickets go on sale to Friends of Landmark Tuesday, February 28 and to the general public on Friday, March 3. (more...)

Cast Complete for American Premiere of ANGRY YOUNG MAN at Urban StagesCast Complete for American Premiere of ANGRY YOUNG MAN at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2017

Urban Stages, Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director, has announced the cast of the American Premiere of the award-winning drama Angry Young Man by award-winning playwright Ben Woolf, directed by Stephen Hamilton. (more...)

Joan Osborne Sings the Songs of Bob DylanJoan Osborne Sings the Songs of Bob Dylan
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2017

Landmark on Main Street presents Joan Osborne in concert at the Jeanne Rimsky Theater on Friday, June 23.  Tickets are on sale now to Friends of Landmark and to the general public on Friday, February 17.   (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2017

Paula West, San Francisco's favorite jazz diva sings personal and audience favorites from her entire career. (more...)

Final Lineup Announced For The 13th Annual Mountain Jam Music FestivalFinal Lineup Announced For The 13th Annual Mountain Jam Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Feb 10, 2017

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