Mavis Staples News

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...)

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...)

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...)

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