Otis Redding News

Date Of Birth:
September 09, 1941
Date Of Death:
December 10, 1967 (26)
Birth Place:
Dawson, GA, USA
Gender:
Male
Bradley Dean, Derrick Baskin & More Set for Kansas City Symphony Orchestra's OH WHAT A NIGHT! Tonight & Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2014

Broadway Stars Bradley Dean (A Little Night Music, Spamalot) Derrick Baskin (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Little Mermaid) and Ron Bohmer (Ragtime, Sunset Boulevard) will be appearing with Maestro Aram Demirjian and the Kansas City Symphony Orchestra at the Kauffman Center for the Performing Arts in Kansas City, Missouri in OH WHAT A NIGHT! Friday April 18th at 8:00pm and Saturday April 19th at 8:00pm. (more...)

Judy Kaye, Christina Bianco, Levi Kreis and More Set for Feinstein's at the Nikko, June 2014
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

San Francisco in June may be gloomy, but the lineup at Feinstein's at the Nikko will be HOT! Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein are thrilled to announce the lineup for the month of June, featuring award-winning stars from stage and screen, including two-time Tony Award-winner Judy Kaye, YouTube sensation Christina Bianco, Tony Award-winning singer/songwriter Levi Kreis, cabaret legend Justin Vivian Bond, Broadway star and recording artist Shoshana Bean, and Franc D'Ambrosio & Glory Crampton's tribute to Andrew Lloyd Webber. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Kansas City - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for Kansas City (more...)

Photo Coverage: PBS Gives Sneak Peek of Dave Clark 5 Special
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Apr 08, 2014

Great Performances presents a look at the British invasion 50 years after both the Dave Clark Five and the Beatles hit our shores. The Dave Clark Five and Beyond Glad All Over features newly filmed interviews with Tom Hanks, Sir Paul McCartney, Sir Elton John, Bruce Springsteen, Steven Van Zandt of The E Street Band, Stevie Wonder, Sharon and Ozzy Osbourne, Gene Simmons of Kiss, Whoopi Goldberg, Dionne Warwick, '60s fashion icon Twiggy and Sir Ian McKellen, all sharing their memories of how the music of the 60s and the cultural revolution of 1964 changed their lives forever. (more...)

Derrick Baskin, Ron Bohmer & Andrew Samonsky to Join Dayton Philharmonic at Schuster Center, Tonight & Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

Broadway Stars Derrick Baskin (The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, The Little Mermaid) Ron Bohmer (Ragtime, Sunset Boulevard) and Andrew Samonsky (South Pacific, Merrily We Roll Along) will be appearing with Maestro Neal Gittleman and the Dayton Philharmonic at the Schuster Center in Dayton, Ohio in OH WHAT A NIGHT! Friday April 4th at 8:00pm and Saturday April 5th at 8:00pm. (more...)

Carnegie Hall Welcomes Bettye LaVette to Zankel Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Award-winning rhythm and blues singer Bettye LaVette performs songs from her 50 year career, including selections from her latest album, Thankful N' Thoughtful, tonight, March 21 at 10:00 p.m. in Zankel Hall. (more...)

Legacy Recordings Announces CD/DVD Release of Mystery Girl - Deluxe, the 25th Anniversary Edition of Roy Orbison's Final Album Masterpiece, on May 20, 2014
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2014

NEW YORK, March 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Legacy Recordings, the catalog division of Sony Music Entertainment, in conjunction with Roy's Boys LLC, the Nashville-based company formed by the sons of the late Roy Orbison, commemorate the 25th anniversary of the artist's Mystery Girl with the release of both a CD/DVD Deluxe edition coming Tuesday, May 20, 2014 as well as a 15-track (audio only) Mystery Girl Expanded edition CD. (more...)

John Cameron Mitchell and Holly Hunter, Benji Hughes, Mates of State and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Looking ahead at Joe's Pub at The Public, performances running today, March 18, through March 30 include: A WINGED VICTORY FOR THE SULLEN - JOHN CAMERON MITCHELL & HOLLY HUNTER - PAUL LOREN - FIRST ANNUAL FEMINIST BALL - FLAMENCO FESTIVAL 2014: SONIA OLLA's TIEMPO AL AIRE - MOBY DICK, PART III: THE BALLAD OF PIP - ARBOREA W/ CASSANDRA JENKINS - THE HOT SARDINES - BENJI HUGHES - FLAMENCO FESTIVAL 2014: SILVIA PEREZ CRUZ & RAUL FERNANDEZ REFREE's CRUZ MIRO - FUEL FANDANGO - OUR LADY J - VINCENT D'ONOFRIO & DANA LYN - TRANS FORMATIVE: AN EVENING OF SONGS THAT PROPEL US - PT WALKLEY - UBU SINGS UBU - CHARLES YANG - COMPANY FREAK - JUSTIN VIVIAN BOND - BRIDGET EVERETT - NEVER SLEEP ALONE - MATES OF STATE - JESUS ON THE MAINLINE / NATALIE CRESSMAN - CARMEN SOUZA. Details below! (more...)

Shoshana Bean to Headline Cabaret at The Merc, 5/18
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Cabaret at The Merc in association with Temecula Presents has announced a one night only concert by Broadway's own, Shoshana Bean. Sunday, May 18 at 7:30pm, Shoshana will take the Old Town Temecula Theater Stage for the first time with a concert from her recent album O'Farrell Street! (more...)

New Musical PIECE OF MY HEART, Featuring Music of Bert Berns, to Open at Signature Center this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

A new musical based on the life and songs of legendary songwriter Bert Berns will open Off Broadway this summer, Merged Work Productions (lead producers) and Jack Thomas (Executive Producer) announced today. The show, titled Piece of My Heart (one of Berns' most well known songs), begins previews at The Irene Diamond Stage at The Pershing Square Signature Center on June 25, 2014, with an official opening night set for July 21, 2014. (more...)

Jay Adriel, Austin Colby & More Join Cast of Arena Stage's SMOKEY JOE'S CAFE
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 2014

Smokey Joe's Cafe-The Songs of Leiber and Stoller transports audiences to the golden age of rock, rhythm and blues this spring at Arena Stage at the Mead Center for American Theater. Director Randy Johnson returns to Arena Stage following the success of A Night with Janis Joplin (which enjoyed two runs at Arena Stage followed by a subsequent run on Broadway) to helm this Grammy Award-winning tribute to legendary songwriting duo Jerry Leiber and Mike Stoller, which originally opened on Broadway in 1995 and became the longest running musical revue, topping 2,000 performances. Bursting with hit tunes including 'Hound Dog,' 'Jailhouse Rock,' 'Stand by Me,' 'Love Potion #9' and 'On Broadway,' Smokey Joe's Cafe showcases choreography by Parker Esse (Arena Stage's The Music Man, Oklahoma!) and music direction by Victor Simonson (Center Stage's A Civil War Christmas, Arena Stage's 3 Mo' Divas) and runs April 25-June 8, 2014 in the Fichandler Stage. (more...)

Justin Vivan Bond, John Cameron Mitchell and Holly Hunter and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 3/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

This week, March 10-19, Joe's Pub at the Public will feature Rory O'Malley, Shannon McNally, Lera Lynn, Benjamin Walker, Mortality Play, Joey Arias Experience, An Evening with Irving Berlin, Justin Vivian Bond, Flamenco Festival 2014, Martha Graham Cracker, Sarah Kay, Banda Magda String Orchestra, Lo Jo, The Meeting with Justin Sayre, Public Forum: Tevye and Chava, Mike Daisey, Winged Victory for the Sullen, John Cameron Mitchell & Holly Hunter, and Paul Loren. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Dave Clark Five and Beyond - Glad All Over to Airs on THIRTEEN's Great Performances
by TV News Desk - Mar 05, 2014

Great Performances presents a look at the British invasion 50 years after both the Dave Clark Five and the Beatles hit our shores. (more...)

Meredith DiMenna Brings QUEEN OF THE BEATNIKS: THE SONGS OF JUDY HENSKE to Joe's Pub Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 04, 2014

'Queen of the Beatniks: The Songs of Judy Henske' moves downtown! After two smash performances at The Cutting Room, the Queen of the Beatniks is back, this time at NYC's premiere downtown venue, Joe's Pub, tonight, March 4 at 7:30pm. (more...)

Meredith DiMenna Brings QUEEN OF THE BEATNIKS: THE SONGS OF JUDY HENSKE to Joe's Pub, 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2014

'Queen of the Beatniks: The Songs of Judy Henske' moves downtown! After two smash performances at The Cutting Room, the Queen of the Beatniks is back, this time at NYC's premiere downtown venue, Joe's Pub. The show is written and performed by Meredith DiMenna under the musical direction of Jason Binnick. (more...)

Paul Rodgers' Solo Album 'The Royal Sessions' Debuts @ #1 On Billboard Blues Albums Chart!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2014

SANTA MONICA, Calif., Feb. 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ Paul Rodgers, longtime singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist with Bad Company debuted at #1 on the Billboard Blues Albums Chart with his album 'The Royal Sessions'a lovingly crafted collection of classic R&B and soul songs re-imagined by the iconic rock singer recorded at Memphis' Royal Studios, historic home of Willie Mitchell and Hi Records, with many of the musicians who played on the original tracks. In addition, the album debuted at #18 on Billboard's Current Top Rock Albums Chart and #77 on Billboard's Current Top 200 Albums chart. Truly a lifetime in the making, Rodgers has come full circle with 'The Royal Sessions' as he pays homage to the legendary hits he collected on 45s released on Stax/Volt, Goldwax and Hi Recordsrecordings by Otis Redding, Albert King and Ann Peebles which made such an indelible impression on the young Rodgers inspiring him to pursue a career as a singer. The album is also doing well at AC, classic rock and blues radio formats. Paul Rodgers' 'The Royal Sessions' is available worldwide on 429 Records. (more...)

Carnegie Hall to Welcome Bettye LaVette to Zankel Hall, 3/21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 06, 2014

Award-winning rhythm and blues singer Bettye LaVette performs songs from her 50 year career, including selections from her latest album, Thankful N' Thoughtful, on Friday, March 21 at 10:00 p.m. in Zankel Hall. (more...)

Michael Bolton to Play bergenPAC, 2/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2014

Bergen Performance Arts Center in Englewood, New Jersey will welcome multiple Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter and social activist Michael Bolton on Wednesday, February 19th 2014 at 8PM. Tickets are $99, $69, $49, & $39 and available at: www.ticketmaster.com or www.bergenpac.org or Box Office (201) 227 1030. (more...)

bergenPAC Welcomes Martin Sexton Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2014

Bergen Performance Arts Center in Englewood, New Jersey presents Martin Sexton tonight, January 11, 2014 8PM. (more...)

CBS Rebroadcasts GARTH BROOKS, LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS Tonight
by TV News Desk - Dec 27, 2013

Country music superstar Garth Brooks will appear in a rebroadcast of GARTH BROOKS, LIVE FROM LAS VEGAS, tonight, Dec. 27 (9:00 11:01 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network. (more...)

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