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Meshed Ndegeocello's 'CAN I GET A WITNESS?' to Make World Premiere at Harlem StageMeshed Ndegeocello's 'CAN I GET A WITNESS?' to Make World Premiere at Harlem Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 23, 2016

Harlem Stage will present the world premiere of Meshell Ndegeocello's Can I Get a Witness? The Gospel of James Baldwin, a new theatrical music and art work commissioned by Harlem Stage through its WaterWorks program, December 7-11. (more...)

BWW Review: GET ON UP JAMES BROWN CELEBRATION at NJPACBWW Review: GET ON UP JAMES BROWN CELEBRATION at NJPAC
by Adam Cohen - Nov 21, 2016

A winning powerful tribute to James Brown from those who sang and played with him. (more...)

THE AMERICAN SLAVE COAST: LIVE Set for Musical Reading at Symphony SpaceTHE AMERICAN SLAVE COAST: LIVE Set for Musical Reading at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2016

The American Slave Coast: Live, an electrifying live musical reading from Ned and Constance Sublette's powerful new book The American Slave Coast: A History of the Slave-Breeding Industry, takes place at Symphony Space on Today, October 28 (8 pm). (more...)

Suzanne Vega, NY Comedy Festival and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub This FallSuzanne Vega, NY Comedy Festival and More Coming Up at Joe's Pub This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 25, 2016

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances for October 26 - November 6, 2016. Scroll down and visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

THE AMERICAN SLAVE COAST: LIVE Set for Musical Reading at Symphony SpaceTHE AMERICAN SLAVE COAST: LIVE Set for Musical Reading at Symphony Space
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

The American Slave Coast: Live, an electrifying live musical reading from Ned and Constance Sublette's powerful new book The American Slave Coast: A History of the Slave-Breeding Industry, takes place at Symphony Space on Friday, October 28 (8 pm). (more...)

Donald Harrison, Jonathan Demme, Nona Hendryx and More Present Reading of THE AMERICAN SLAVE COASTDonald Harrison, Jonathan Demme, Nona Hendryx and More Present Reading of THE AMERICAN SLAVE COAST
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016

The American Slave Coast: Live, an electrifying live musical reading from Ned and Constance Sublette's powerful new book The American Slave Coast: A History of the Slave-Breeding Industry, takes place at Symphony Space on Friday, October 28 (8 pm). An exciting group of cutting-edge actors, vocalists, and musicians - including renowned film director Jonathan Demme (Silence of the Lambs, Philadelphia, Rachel Getting Married), funk/R&B goddess Nona Hendryx of Labelle, acclaimed spoken word artist Carl Hancock Rux, Native American country singer Kandia Crazy Horse, and jazz/soul vocalist Lezlie Harrison - will bring the book's many voices to life. The cast will interact with a live musical ensemble directed by renowned New Orleans composer and bandleader Donald Harrison, along with projected imagery. (more...)

Soul Clap Releases Track TIMESPENT Prior to 14 October's Album LaunchSoul Clap Releases Track TIMESPENT Prior to 14 October's Album Launch
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2016

Soul Clap's second and self-titled album comes full circle for the Boston bred duo, carving a trajectory of their collective experience and forging an authentic testament to their true selves. (more...)

Stanley Jordon & Billy McLaughlin Return to NJPAC This SpringStanley Jordon & Billy McLaughlin Return to NJPAC This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with GRAMMY-winning singer Patti Labelle Sunday, February 12, 2017 7:00 PM at Prudential Hall! Have the perfect Valentine's weekend! As a queen of rock and soul ("Lady Marmalade," "If Only You Knew," "On My Own"), Patti LaBelle's name is synonymous with style and elegance. "Ms. Patti" is known and revered for her versatility, whether she's belting out classic R&B renditions, pop standards or spiritual sonnets. This GRAMMY-winning singer is not only a three-time Emmy Award nominee, but also a New York Times bestselling author for her cookbooks. Her 50-plus-year career in the music industry has produced such hits as "When You Talk About Love," "New Attitude" and "If You Asked Me To." In 2009, she reunited with Sarah Dash and Nona Hendryx for the first time in 30 years for the critically acclaimed Labelle reunion album, Back to Now.  (more...)

Gary Lucas & Jann Klose Coming to Joe's Pub, 6/17Gary Lucas & Jann Klose Coming to Joe's Pub, 6/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

After packing The Cutting Room for the record release party of  STEREOPTICON by Gary Lucas & Jann Klose, the Urban Americana duo will be performing at Joe's Pub on Friday, June 17 at 7 PM. (more...)

Ben Williams to Bring Prince Tribute to Harlem Stage, 12/11-12Ben Williams to Bring Prince Tribute to Harlem Stage, 12/11-12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2015

Assembling a stellar cast of rising stars in the worlds of R&B, funk, soul, jazz and classical, Thelonious Monk Competition Winner and Grammy Award-winning bassist Ben Williams pays tribute to the musical legacy of Prince at Harlem Stage, December 11 and 12. Drawing inspiration from his iconic discography, Dearly Beloved - The Music of Prince will feature newly imagined arrangements and compositions that celebrate the virtuosity of Prince with a wide range of special guests including vocalists Goapele, Frank McComb and Christie Dashiell, tap dancer/choreographer Jason Samuels Smith, poet/emcee/vocalist W. Ellington Felton and additional surprise guests. A guest DJ will spin for the pre-performance mixer and after-party. As a preview to the December 12 performance of Dearly Beloved - The Music of Prince, Harlem Stage will present an intimate conversation with Ben Williams. He'll share his creative process forDearly Beloved and discuss the art of re-imagining and arranging works of famous artists. (more...)

Ben Williams to Bring Prince Tribute to Harlem Stage, 12/11-12Ben Williams to Bring Prince Tribute to Harlem Stage, 12/11-12
by BWW News Desk - Dec 1, 2015

Assembling a stellar cast of rising stars in the worlds of R&B, funk, soul, jazz and classical, Thelonious Monk Competition Winner and Grammy Award-winning bassist Ben Williams pays tribute to the musical legacy of Prince at Harlem Stage, December 11 and 12. Drawing inspiration from his iconic discography, Dearly Beloved - The Music of Prince will feature newly imagined arrangements and compositions that celebrate the virtuosity of Prince with a wide range of special guests including vocalists Goapele, Frank McComb and Christie Dashiell, tap dancer/choreographer Jason Samuels Smith, poet/emcee/vocalist W. Ellington Felton and additional surprise guests. A guest DJ will spin for the pre-performance mixer and after-party. As a preview to the December 12 performance of Dearly Beloved - The Music of Prince, Harlem Stage will present an intimate conversation with Ben Williams. He'll share his creative process forDearly Beloved and discuss the art of re-imagining and arranging works of famous artists. (more...)

2016 Next Generation Jazz Festival Now Accepting Applications2016 Next Generation Jazz Festival Now Accepting Applications
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2015

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Gad Elmaleh, The Hot Sardines, The Skivvies and More Coming Up This Fall at Joe's PubGad Elmaleh, The Hot Sardines, The Skivvies and More Coming Up This Fall at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 24, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming nightly performances from November 25-December 6, 2015. Scroll down or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Telly Leung, Greta Gerwig, Toshi Reagon and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubTelly Leung, Greta Gerwig, Toshi Reagon and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming nightly performances, running November 18-29, 2015. Scroll down or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)

Telly Leung, Greta Gerwig, Toshi Reagon and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's PubTelly Leung, Greta Gerwig, Toshi Reagon and More Coming Up This Month at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Nov 16, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming nightly performances, running November 18-29, 2015. Scroll down or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows! (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2015

The Jazz Foundation of America's 'Lifetime Achievement Award' to Sonny Rollins featuring performances by Donald Fagen (of Steely Dan),Jimmy Heath, Jack DeJohnette, Gary Bartz, Billy Harper, Randy Brecker, Clifton Anderson, Alex Blake, Kenny Garrett, Ravi Coltrane,Buster Williams, Al Foster, James Carter, Bob Cranshaw, Cecil Bridgewater Big Band, and more. (more...)

Rita Rudner, 54 SINGS BACK TO THE FUTURE & More Set for 54 Below This WeekRita Rudner, 54 SINGS BACK TO THE FUTURE & More Set for 54 Below This Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2015

This week at 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visitwww.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Alice Ripley, Will Swenson, NEWSIES Reunion & More Set for 54 Below in August & SeptemberAlice Ripley, Will Swenson, NEWSIES Reunion & More Set for 54 Below in August & September
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2015

This August and September, 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54th Street. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visitwww.54Below.com.  (more...)

KulturfestNYC, The Skivvies, Dawn Landes & More Headed for Joe's Pub, Now thru 6/28KulturfestNYC, The Skivvies, Dawn Landes & More Headed for Joe's Pub, Now thru 6/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming nightly performances running today, June 17-28, 2015. (more...)

KulturfestNYC, The Skivvies, Dawn Landes & More Headed for Joe's Pub, 6/17-28KulturfestNYC, The Skivvies, Dawn Landes & More Headed for Joe's Pub, 6/17-28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2015

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming nightly performances running June 17-28, 2015. Scroll down for details, or visit www.joespub.com for a complete list of shows. (more...)

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