Mavis Staples News

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...)

Ben Woolf's ANGRY YOUNG MAN Will Make American Debut at Urban StagesBen Woolf's ANGRY YOUNG MAN Will Make American Debut at Urban Stages
by BWW News Desk - Feb 9, 2017

Urban Stages, Frances Hill, Founding Artistic Director, will continue its 33rd season with the American Premiere of the award-winning drama Angry Young Man by award- winning playwright Ben Woolf, directed by Stephen Hamilton. (more...)

The Chan Centre presents Noche Flamenca's ANTIGONA, A Fierce Union of Flamenco and Greek TragedyThe Chan Centre presents Noche Flamenca's ANTIGONA, A Fierce Union of Flamenco and Greek Tragedy
by BWW News Desk - Feb 2, 2017

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) presents Noche Flamenca'sAntigona, their critically-acclaimed work fusing flamenco and Greek tragedy, March 12 at 7pm in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Adapted from Sophocles' Antigone, and starring Bessie-award winner Soledad Barrio as the lead, Antigona looks at repression, heroism and loss in a fiery, multi-media spectacle. (more...)

The Chan Centre Welcomes Jazz Legend Dianne ReevesThe Chan Centre Welcomes Jazz Legend Dianne Reeves
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2017

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Joan Osborne to Sing Bob Dylan in Cafe Carlyle ReturnJoan Osborne to Sing Bob Dylan in Cafe Carlyle Return
by BWW News Desk - Jan 17, 2017

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

12 Superb Young Musicians Set for Arizona Musicfest's Young Musicians Winter Concert at MIM12 Superb Young Musicians Set for Arizona Musicfest's Young Musicians Winter Concert at MIM
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Twelve of Arizona's finest and most accomplished young musicians from Ahwatukee, Chandler, Gilbert, Mesa, Phoenix, Scottsdale and Tucson will showcase their astounding virtuosity, technique and style at Arizona Musicfest's Young Musicians Winter Concert at the Musical Instrument Museum at 2 p.m. on Sunday, January 29. (more...)

Arizona Musicfest Winter Festival to Feature 18 ConcertsArizona Musicfest Winter Festival to Feature 18 Concerts
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

The Arizona Musicfest Winter Festival's 26th season includes 18 concerts featuring Grammy Award winners Chris Botti, Manhattan Transfer and Patti Austin and Kennedy Center Honoree Mavis Staples on a schedule showcasing classical, jazz, bluegrass, Broadway, pop, folk and rock-and-roll tribute-band concerts. (more...)

BottleRock Napa Valley Announces Daily Lineup; Single Day Tickets Available, 1/10BottleRock Napa Valley Announces Daily Lineup; Single Day Tickets Available, 1/10
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Single day passes for the fifth annual BottleRock Napa Valley music, wine, food, and craft brew festival, presented by JaM Cellars on May 26 - 28, 2017, will be available Tuesday, January 10 at 10:00 a.m. PST and may be purchased at BottleRockNapaValley.com and Eventbrite.com. Fans are strongly encouraged to purchase their passes early. Three-day General Admission, VIP, VIP Plus Skydeck, and Platinum passes are sold out and a limited quantity of single day passes will be available starting at $129 per person. (more...)

Joan Osborne, PWR BTTM, Time for Three and More Coming Up at Joe's PubJoan Osborne, PWR BTTM, Time for Three and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jan 4, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances from January 4-15, 2017. Scroll down and visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Foo Fighters, Tom Petty, Maroon 5 Headline 5th Annual BottleRock Napa Valley This MayFoo Fighters, Tom Petty, Maroon 5 Headline 5th Annual BottleRock Napa Valley This May
by BWW News Desk - Jan 3, 2017

BottleRock Napa Valley 2017, presented by JaM Cellars, announces its fifth annual lineup today, including headline artists Foo Fighters, Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, and Maroon 5. (more...)

The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts Presents THE BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMAThe Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts Presents THE BLIND BOYS OF ALABAMA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Living legends and modern-day innovators, The Blind Boys of Alabama, bring their gospel sound to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre at 8 p.m. on Saturday, January 28.  (more...)

Cynthia Erivo, Brian Stokes Mitchell Among Performers on KENNEDY CENTER HONORS on CBSCynthia Erivo, Brian Stokes Mitchell Among Performers on KENNEDY CENTER HONORS on CBS
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

CBS has announced the presenters and performers for THE 39TH ANNUAL KENNEDY CENTER HONORS, an entertainment special to be broadcast Tuesday, Dec. 27 (9:00-11:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. The event took place in Washington, D.C. on Sunday, Dec. 4, 2016 with Stephen Colbert as Host. (more...)

CBS to Broadcast KENNEDY CENTER HONORS Through 2024CBS to Broadcast KENNEDY CENTER HONORS Through 2024
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2016

CBS and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced today a new agreement that will keep the annual KENNEDY CENTER HONORS broadcast on CBS through 2025. (more...)

The Kennedy Center and CBS Announce New Broadcast AgreementThe Kennedy Center and CBS Announce New Broadcast Agreement
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2016

CBS and the John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts announced today a new agreement that will keep the annual Kennedy Center Honors broadcast on CBS through 2025. The new deal further extends one of the longest broadcast partnerships in television history.The special has been broadcast on CBS each year since its debut in 1978. (more...)

Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players to Bring Jazzy Holiday Favorites to City WineryChicago Philharmonic Chamber Players to Bring Jazzy Holiday Favorites to City Winery
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2016

The Chicago Philharmonic Chamber Players (cp2) return to City Winery by popular request for another concert featuring fresh interpretations of seasonal favorites. (more...)

Stephen Colbert to Return as Host of 39th KENNEDY CENTER HONORSStephen Colbert to Return as Host of 39th KENNEDY CENTER HONORS
by TV News Desk - Nov 21, 2016

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts today announced Stephen Colbert will return to host the 39th KENNEDY CENTER HONORS on Sunday, December 27, 2016. (more...)

'Tis the Season for CBS'S Holiday Programming!
by TV News Desk - Nov 7, 2016

CBS continues its tradition as a holiday destination with merry holiday programming that kicks off with THE THANKSGIVING DAY PARADE ON CBS, followed by beloved animated classics and festive specials. (more...)

Mariza, The Queen of Fado, Returns to the Chan CentreMariza, The Queen of Fado, Returns to the Chan Centre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2016

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) announces the return of Portuguese-Mozambican artist, Mariza, the living voice of fado on Today, November 2, 2016 at 8pm in theChan Shun Concert Hall. Mariza will share contemporary fado from her bold new album Mundo, a vibrant musical travelogue that journeys from Cape Verde to Spain, and from Argentina to Portugal. (more...)

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