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Otis Redding News

Date of Birth: September 09, 1941
Date of Death: December 10, 1967 (26)
Birth Place: Dawson, GA, USA
Gender: Male
Redding Family Celebrates 75th Birthday of Otis Redding With An All-Star Blowout WeekendRedding Family Celebrates 75th Birthday of Otis Redding With An All-Star Blowout Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

The Otis Redding Foundation is pleased to announce Celebrating 75 Years of Otis Redding September 9 11 in Macon, GA. The festivities are a highlight of the 'Year of Georgia Music.' (more...)

Solomon Jaye Releases Music Video New Single 'Love You Now'Solomon Jaye Releases Music Video New Single 'Love You Now'
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2016

Following the successful release of his inaugural solo album Ordinary Man and first-time showcase as a solo artist at Florida Music Festival, multi-talented founding member of the groundbreaking vocal band The Edge Effect, Solomon Jaye is excited to announce the official debut of his “Love You Now” music video. T (more...)

Michael Riedel's RAZZLE DAZZLE Wins $10,000 MARFIELD PRIZE National Award for Arts WritingMichael Riedel's RAZZLE DAZZLE Wins $10,000 MARFIELD PRIZE National Award for Arts Writing
by BWW News Desk - Apr 30, 2016

The Arts Club of Washington has just announced that the winner of the tenth annual Marfield Prize, the National Award for Arts Writing, is Razzle Dazzle: The Battle for Broadway by Michael Riedel. (more...)

Lunchtime Live! Series Returning to Yonge-Dundas SquareLunchtime Live! Series Returning to Yonge-Dundas Square
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

YONGE-DUNDAS SQUARE (YDS) will once again be partnering with neighbour Massey Hall for this year's programming which is sure to heat up YDS and keep the snow away for good. Returning popular programmes include Massey Hall presents Lunchtime Live!, City Cinema and Indie Fridays, running from May 9 - October 3, 2016. (more...)

BWW Review: The Rep's World Premiere Sizzles in SIRENS OF SONG and Woos Women to UniteBWW Review: The Rep's World Premiere Sizzles in SIRENS OF SONG and Woos Women to Unite
by Peggy Sue Dunigan - Mar 31, 2016

Women of the World unite for Milwaukee Rep's poetic, powerful world premiere titled Sirens of Song featuring the musical history through a women's perspective sung through familiar melodies of the 20th century. While the music begins in December 1901 with the Daughters of Freedom, the Stackner Cabaret provides the ultimate setting for Scenic Designer Scott Davis' abandoned clothing shop filled with manikins dressed in period costumes-all surrounded by a grand, gilt broken picture frame where these three actors make their Rep debuts. A revue written by Kevin Ramsey and his niece Pearl Ramsey, the two collaborators weave world events through a century worth of popular music. Woo a women's heart at Milwaukee Rep's poetic, powerful world premiere titled Sirens of Song featuring  history tuned to a women's perspective and sung through familiar melodies of the 20th century. While the music begins in December 1901 with the 'Daughters of Freedom', the Stackner Cabaret provides the ultimate setting for Scenic Designer Scott Davis' abandoned clothing shop filled with manikins dressed in period costumes-all surrounded by a grand, gilt fragmented picture frame where these three actresses open their Rep debuts. A  world premiere revue written by Kevin Ramsey and his niece Pearl Ramsey, the two collaborators weave world events through a century worth of popular music. (more...)

Beres Hammond & Marcia Griffiths to Perform at NJPAC, 7/9Beres Hammond & Marcia Griffiths to Perform at NJPAC, 7/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents reggae superstar Beres Hammond with special guest Marcia Griffiths who will perform together on Saturday, July 9th at 8pm. (more...)

SOPAC to Welcome Singer-Songwriter Martin Sexton, 3/19SOPAC to Welcome Singer-Songwriter Martin Sexton, 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2016

 Critically-acclaimed "New Folk" singer Martin Sexton will perform at the South Orange Performing Arts Center in a return engagement. A prolific and remarkable songwriter and performer, his songs are intricate and spirited covering the American musical landscape distilling Soul, Gospel, R&B, Country and Blues. His performances are dynamic and bursting with depth and have earned him a devoted following among fans, peers and critics alike. Martin comes to SOPAC Saturday, March 19 at 8 p.m.  Tickets are $38-$58, and can be purchased online at SOPACnow.org, or at the box office at (973) 313-2787. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Black Ensemble's THOSE SENSATION SOULFUL '60S and DOO WOP SHOO BOPPhoto Flash: First Look at Black Ensemble's THOSE SENSATION SOULFUL '60S and DOO WOP SHOO BOP
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2016

Black Ensemble Theater's 40th anniversary season opens with audience-favorites Doo Wop Shoo Bop and Those Sensational Soulful '60s, running in repertory. Both shows opened today, February 21st. Scroll down to see photos of the productions! (more...)

First Lady Announces SMITHSONIAN SALUTES RAY CHARLES: IN PERFORMANCE AT THE WHITE HOUSEFirst Lady Announces SMITHSONIAN SALUTES RAY CHARLES: IN PERFORMANCE AT THE WHITE HOUSE
by TV News Desk - Feb 19, 2016

The President and First Lady will invite top contemporary artists to the White House as part of its “In Performance at the White House” series. (more...)

Solomon Jaye's Highly Anticipated Debut Album 'Ordinary Man' Now AvailableSolomon Jaye's Highly Anticipated Debut Album 'Ordinary Man' Now Available
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2016

After months of anticipation, multi-talented founding member of the groundbreaking vocal band “The Edge Effect” Solomon Jaye is excited to announce the official debut of his inaugural solo album Ordinary Man now available on iTunes, Google Play, CDBaby and more. (more...)

Black Ensemble Sets 40th Anniversary Season of Greatest HitsBlack Ensemble Sets 40th Anniversary Season of Greatest Hits
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2016

Black Ensemble Theater's Founder and CEO Jackie Taylor announces the 40th Anniversary Season: The Season of Greatest Hits. The season opens with audience-favorites Doo Wop Shoo Bop and Those Sensational Soulful '60s, running in repertory. The 40th Anniversary Season continues with popular tributes to musical legends including Dionne Warwick, Marvin Gaye, Jackie Wilson, and Teddy Pendergrass and will close with the Black Ensemble Theater holiday classic The Other Cinderella. (more...)

Emitt Rhodes, Mary Margaret O'Hara, + Others Celebrate The Bee Gees on Charity Tribute RecordEmitt Rhodes, Mary Margaret O'Hara, + Others Celebrate The Bee Gees on Charity Tribute Record
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2015

“The Bee Gees are one of the strangest, most complicated, most brilliant groups ever to achieve pop stardom,” Rolling Stone's Josh Eells wrote in his 2014 profile of Barry Gibb. The new 80 Proof Media tribute album, To Love the Bee Gees: A Tribute to The Brothers Gibb, which will be released next Friday, November 27th, proves that yet again. (more...)

Universal Music Publishing Group Signs Worldwide Publishing Agreement With STX EntertainmentUniversal Music Publishing Group Signs Worldwide Publishing Agreement With STX Entertainment
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2015

Universal Music Publishing Group (UMPG), the world's leading global music publisher, has signed an exclusive, worldwide agreement with STX Entertainment (STX) (more...)

Riverside Opera Company to Present GIVING THANKS FOR GREAT SINGING, 11/21Riverside Opera Company to Present GIVING THANKS FOR GREAT SINGING, 11/21
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2015

The Riverside Opera Company (ROC) continues its 16th season on Saturday, November 21, 8 p.m. at the Music Hall at Snug Harbor Cultural Center and Botanical Garden with its PoPera Giving Thanks for Great Singingmusical feast featuring Bizet and Verdi alongside Broadway and Pop favorites. (more...)

UK Hitmakers Cutting Crew Release First New Album In Ten YearsUK Hitmakers Cutting Crew Release First New Album In Ten Years
by BWW News Desk - Oct 26, 2015

CUTTING CREW has announced details of their first new material for ten years. The multi-million selling, Grammy nominated UK outfit fronted by Nick Van Eede were responsible for one of the biggest hits of the 1980s (more...)

Roots Rockers The Black Crowes Re-Release First Four American Recordings Albums On High-Grade 180-Gram Vinyl On American/UMe, December 4Roots Rockers The Black Crowes Re-Release First Four American Recordings Albums On High-Grade 180-Gram Vinyl On American/UMe, December 4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2015

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Derrick Baskin and Mandy Gonzalez to Bring OH WHAT A NIGHT! to the Engeman, TodayDerrick Baskin and Mandy Gonzalez to Bring OH WHAT A NIGHT! to the Engeman, Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2015

Broadway Pops International (BPI) presents a sold-out engagement of OH WHAT A NIGHT! Billboard Hits of the 1960s at the John W. Engeman Theater in Northport, NY. The concert will take place on October 14th, 2015 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Derrick Baskin and Mandy Gonzalez to Bring OH WHAT A NIGHT! to the Engeman, 10/14Derrick Baskin and Mandy Gonzalez to Bring OH WHAT A NIGHT! to the Engeman, 10/14
by BWW News Desk - Oct 7, 2015

Broadway Pops International (BPI) presents a sold-out engagement of OH WHAT A NIGHT! Billboard Hits of the 1960s at the John W. Engeman Theater in Northport, NY. The concert will take place on October 14th, 2015 at 7:00pm. (more...)

Martina McBride Comes to Capitol Center for the Arts TonightMartina McBride Comes to Capitol Center for the Arts Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2015

After numerous sold out shows across the U.S., Martina McBride's 'Everlasting' Tour will bring the 'petite powerhouse' (Rolling Stone Country) to the Capitol Center for the Arts tonight, September 26, at 8pm. (more...)

OTIS REDDING Memorial Marker UnveiledOTIS REDDING Memorial Marker Unveiled
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2015

The Redding family and the Otis Redding Memorial Committee will unveil the permanent marker honoring the legendary soul singer's ties to the city of Gray, GA and Jones County on Friday, (more...)

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