Mavis Staples News

Four New Concerts Just Added at Peace CenterFour New Concerts Just Added at Peace Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Peace Center has added four new music concerts to the Peace Concert Hall schedule. (more...)

Joe's Pub Announces Upcoming Folk & Country Summer LineupJoe's Pub Announces Upcoming Folk & Country Summer Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Joe's Pub is proud to support exciting upcoming performances including some of Folk and Country's most enticing artists! Highlights include Kentucky singer/songwriter Joan Shelley on June 21-22; an all-acoustic show from Okkervil River with opener Jesse Hale Moore on June 27; Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams together on July 12-13; Nashville Songwriters' Hall of Fame inductee Jeffrey Steele on July 14; experimental fiddle from Gaelynn Lea, last year's Tiny Desk Contest winner, with opener and Kerrville New Folk winner Ben de la Cour on July 15; the album release of Tacoma Narrows' The Currents We Are In, also on July 15, Tony Trischka's Early Roman Kings: The Music of Bob Dylan on July 23; Jean Rohe performing songs from her work-in-progress, 'The Odysseus Agreement,' on July 29; and, singer/pianist Olivia Chaney, who is currently collaborating with The Decemberists on the British Folk project Offa Rex, on August 3. Scroll down for more details, pricing and more! (more...)

BWW Preview: Get Ready for the TD Toronto Jazz FestivalBWW Preview: Get Ready for the TD Toronto Jazz Festival
by Taylor Long - Jun 19, 2017

Showcasing the very best in jazz this summer, the TD Toronto Jazz Festival runs from June 23rd to July 2nd, 2017. In its 31st year, the festival includes performances from more than 1500 musicians and over 100 free concerts in Yorkville across 10 days. Headliners for this year's festival include Aretha Franklin, Joss Stone, Mavis Staples, Randy Bachman, Caravan Palace and more. (more...)

Latitude Festival Announces Final Line-UpLatitude Festival Announces Final Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

With only a month to go, the 12th edition of Latitude Festival once again sets the bar high for summer festivals, with a host of names announced across the stages including the BBC Music Introducing Stage, The SpeakEasy, Music and Film, Solas and many more. Latitude Festival takes place on 13th - 16th July in the stunning grounds of Henham Park, Suffolk. (more...)

Town Hall to Present New Orleans Musical Legends Dr John & Henry ButlerTown Hall to Present New Orleans Musical Legends Dr John & Henry Butler
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

The biggest stars of the Big Easy will cap The Town Hall's most extensive and wide-ranging spring season to date. On Thursday, June 15th, pianists and singers Dr. John and Henry Butler, accompanied by Dr. John's legendary backing band, The Nitetrippers, bring the heat, the songs and the swing of New Orleans to Manhattan for a one-of-a-kind musical summit. (more...)

New Orleans Piano Legends Dr. John and Henry Butler Come Together for the First Time!New Orleans Piano Legends Dr. John and Henry Butler Come Together for the First Time!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

The Town Hall presents DR. JOHN AND HENRY BUTLER on Thursday June 15th   Legends of New Orleans Music Together for the First Time, and featuring Dr. John's famed backup band The Nitetrippers    One-of-a-Kind Piano Summit Brings the Big Easy to Blue Note Jazz Festival     (more...)

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...)

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