Patti Smith News

Chuck Berry and Peter Sellars Honoured at the 2014 Polar Music Prize
by BWW News Desk - Aug 26, 2014

LONDON, August 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ (more...)

Sammy Figueroa & Glaucia Nasser Blend Latin, Brazilian & Jazz on New Album
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2014

Accidents can happen—and sometimes they bring good things. When Brazilian singer Glaucia Nasser appeared at a concert at WDNA's Jazz Gallery in Miami, she had no idea that a chance meeting there would change her life. (more...)

Rachael Sage to Release New Studio Album 'Blue Roses' 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2014

Rachael Sage announces the release of her new studio album, Blue Roses, out November 4, 2014 on MPress Records. (more...)

Lena Dunham, Chaz Ebert, Renee Fleming, Wallace Shawn and More Set for Chicago Humanities Festival's 25th Anniversary Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

The Chicago Humanities Festival (CHF) announced today the complete schedule for the 25th Anniversary Fall Festival, 112 events which will explore the theme of Journeys, Oct. 25-Nov. 9, 2014, with pre-Festival programs on Oct. 6 and 21, at venues across Chicago. (more...)

FIAF Announces 2014 Crossing the Line Festival, 9/8-10/20
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2014

The French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, today announces the full program for Crossing the Line 2014, the eighth annual edition of its celebrated fall arts festival, presenting interdisciplinary works and performances by artists from around the world. Crossing the Line runs from September 8 through October 20 in venues throughout New York City. Nespresso returns as Presenting Sponsor of Crossing the Line in 2014. Tickets will go on sale in late July. (more...)

WHBPAC Presents the Fab Faux, 7/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 03, 2014

"Come Together" for an unforgettable evening with the acclaimed Beatles' tribute band, the Fab Faux featuring the Hogshead Horns and Creme Tangerine Strings, at the Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center on Saturday, July 26 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $50, $75, $95 and are available online at www.whbpac.org. (more...)

Singer Rachael Sage Confirms Summer Festival Appearances in US & UK
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2014

Singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Rachael Sage kicks off Summer 2014 with a new EP and appearances at a number of festivals, both stateside and overseas. (more...)

James Franco to Open ROCKAWAY! Arts Festival with Poetry Reading at Fort Tilden; Runs 6/29-9/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

Rockaway!, a free public arts festival sponsored by the Jamaica Bay-Rockaway Parks Conservancy (JBRPC) to celebrate the reopening of Fort Tilden and recognize the ongoing recovery of the Rockaway peninsula, opens June 29 and continues through September 1, 2014. (more...)

John Murry Releases New EP 'Califorlornia' via Evangeline Records
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Cut from the same cloth as Elliott Smith, Lou Reed, Jeff Tweedy and Darkness On The Edge of Town-era Springsteen, John Murry faces what he sees in the glass unflinchingly and then turns the mirror on us in ways that allow one to see their own reflection in sharper focus. (more...)

BROTHER DEGE to Tour in Support of New Album 'Scorched Earth Policy'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2014

Ever since his music has been featured in Quentin Tarantino's film Django Unchained as well as the Discovery Channel and the National Geographic Channel, Brother Dege (AKA Dege Legg) can no longer lay claim to being 'one of the best kept secrets in the Deep South.' (more...)

French Institute Alliance Française Presents CROSSING THE LINE 2014, 9/8 - 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2014

The French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, today announces the full program for Crossing the Line 2014, the eighth annual edition of its celebrated fall arts festival, presenting interdisciplinary works and performances by artists from around the world. Crossing the Line runs from September 8 through October 20 in venues throughout New York City. (more...)

Eric Andersen, Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams with Byron Isaacs Coming to Bridge Street Live, Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jun 12, 2014

Eric Andersen, Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams with Byron Isaacs will perform at Bridge Street Live on tomorrow, June 13th, 2014 at 8:00 PM. (more...)

Holland Greco to Release 'Volume One' on 6/17
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

A Tuesday, June 17 release has been set for the first-ever original artist signing to Zappa Records not named Zappa this century, and HOLLAND GRECO lives up to the honor with an eclectic musical palette that is in full effect on her two-pronged album VOLUME ONE (Zappa Records on 180-gram audiophile-quality vinyl disc, including digital download card and iTunes). VOLUME ONE presents GRECO's musical diversity in two sides: Tunnel Vision is a lighter collection of GRECO's original tunes and Murdergram: Songs Of The Misfits is an array of Misfits cover songs. Both sides allow GRECO to showcase the duality and diversity of her interests. VOLUME ONE will be available at the Barfko-Swill shop online. (more...)

Jermaine Dupri & Ne-Yo to Receive Special Honors at 27th Annual ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 29, 2014

The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) will host its 27th annual Rhythm & Soul Music Awards on Thursday, June 26th, 2014 at the Beverly Hilton Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. (more...)

Eric Andersen, Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams with Byron Isaacs Coming to Bridge Street Live, 6/13
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014

Eric Andersen, Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams with Byron Isaacs will perform at Bridge Street Live on Friday, June 13th, 2014 at 8:00 PM. Tickets are $27 GA, $37 VIP, and available at http://41bridgestreet.inticketing.com/events/ericANDlarry. (more...)

John Murry Announces New EP 'Califorlornia'
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2014

It's not easy to hold an unclouded mirror up to the world. The temptation to fog up truths or angle them in ways that are less painful is nigh irresistible. (more...)

Women Who Rock Exhibit Opens at The Henry Ford Today
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2014

Explore the powerful role women have played in the world of rock and roll music inside the Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power exhibition at Henry Ford Museum starting today, May 17 through August 24, 2014. Created by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, this groundbreaking and provocative exhibition features the firsts, the bests, and the celebrated and sometimes the lesser-knowns whose innovation advanced the progress of rock and roll. (more...)

Christopher Felver Releases 'American Jukebox'
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2014

BLOOMINGTON, Ind. (more...)

AXS TV to Honor Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame Inductees With Memorial Day Marathon
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2014

Celebrate the past and present of the Rock N' Roll Hall of Fame, as AXS TVthe premiere destination for live musicpresents a colossal Memorial Day concert marathon on Monday, May 26. (more...)

Jon Batiste and Stay Human, Lou Donaldson with Dr. Lonnie Smith and More Join 2014 Blue Note Jazz Festival Lineup, 6/1-30
by BWW News Desk - May 05, 2014

Blue Note Entertainment Group has announced lineup additions for the 2014 Blue Note Jazz Festival, scheduled to take place Sunday, June 1 through Monday, June 30, with over 150 performances at more than 15 venues throughout New York City. (more...)

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