Patti Smith News

Paris-Based Pop Duo 99 Trees Announce Debut EPParis-Based Pop Duo 99 Trees Announce Debut EP
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

99 Trees' debut is a collection of infectious tracks about love, friendship, bitter-sweet ballads and stories of painful breakups. An honest snapshot of life as Blixen knows it. (more...)

BWW Review: TEETH 'N' SMILES, Stockwell PlayhouseBWW Review: TEETH 'N' SMILES, Stockwell Playhouse
by Gary Naylor - May 18, 2017

Teeth 'n' Smiles is an early work by Sir David Hare, tracking a punk band's disastrous night playing Jesus College Cambridge's 1978 May Ball. (more...)

THE WHIRLIGIG, Starring Zosia Mamet and Norbert Leo Butz, Extends at The New GroupTHE WHIRLIGIG, Starring Zosia Mamet and Norbert Leo Butz, Extends at The New Group
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

Due to demand, The New Group has announced an additional week for the company's world premiere production of Hamish Linklater's The Whirligig, with Noah Bean, Norbert Leo Butz, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Zosia Mamet, Jonny Orsini, Grace Van Patten and Dolly Wells.  (more...)

BWW Review: Shaina Taub Shows Off Her Perspective and Power in Joe's Pub ResidencyBWW Review: Shaina Taub Shows Off Her Perspective and Power in Joe's Pub Residency
by Troy Frisby - May 11, 2017

"This is the first time I've ever seen Shaina Taub in anything other than in a play." This comment, made shortly before Taub (primarily known for her work in the theatre, including TWELFTH NIGHT, AS YOU LIKE IT, and OLD HATS) took the stage to perform original songs, distilled exactly what was so thrilling about the singer/songwriter's show at Joe's Pub on April 28, the latest installment in her year-long residency at the venue. (more...)

Coffee House Presents Joshua Radin and Rachael Yamagata at Boulder TheaterCoffee House Presents Joshua Radin and Rachael Yamagata at Boulder Theater
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Coffee House presents Joshua Radin and Rachael Yamagata at Boulder Theater on July 25, 2017. (more...)

Luke Wright Takes the Brexit Toll as Tour ContinuesLuke Wright Takes the Brexit Toll as Tour Continues
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

'Cool poems!' said rock legend Patti Smith. Now, following the unprecedented multi-award winning success of his first stage play, What I Learned From Johnny Bevan, Luke Wright is returning to his roots with an extensive tour, performing poems from his new collection The Toll, published by Penned in the Margins). (more...)

Doug Wieselman's Trio S Releases 'Somewhere Glimmer' 6/23Doug Wieselman's Trio S Releases 'Somewhere Glimmer' 6/23
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Somewhere Glimmer is the second album by Trio S - the acclaimed group helmed by clarinetist Doug Wieselman, featuring Jane Scarpantoni on cello and Kenny Wollesen on drums and percussion. (more...)

John Cale  to Release Limited-Edition Vinyl RecordJohn Cale to Release Limited-Edition Vinyl Record
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

On the occasion of The Kitchen's Spring Benefit Gala, which honored John Cale and Lawrence Weiner, Cale has created a limited-edition vinyl record. (more...)

PEN World Voices Festival Begins Next MonthPEN World Voices Festival Begins Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

The thirteenth annual PEN World Voices Festival of International Literature will focus its lens on today's fractious relationship between gender and power. Taking place in New York City, May 1-7, 2017, the weeklong Festival will use literature and the arts to address how gender both enables and impairs full participation in politics and society. (more...)

The Kitchen to Honor John Cale and Lawrence Weiner at Spring 2017 GalaThe Kitchen to Honor John Cale and Lawrence Weiner at Spring 2017 Gala
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

The Kitchen's Spring 2017 Gala celebrates John Cale and Lawrence Weiner, two pivotal artists whose careers have spanned over five decades. (more...)

Dolly Wells Replaces Maura Tierney in Hamish Linklater's THE WHIRLIGIG Off-BroadwayDolly Wells Replaces Maura Tierney in Hamish Linklater's THE WHIRLIGIG Off-Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

The New Group has announced that Dolly Wells will join Noah Bean, Norbert Leo Butz, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Zosia Mamet, Jonny Orsini and Grace Van Patten in Hamish Linklater's The Whirligig. (more...)

Archie Roach to Receive Ted Albert Award for Outstanding Services to Australian MusicArchie Roach to Receive Ted Albert Award for Outstanding Services to Australian Music
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2017

APRA AMCOS are proud to announce legendary songwriter, storyteller and activist, Archie Roach, as the recipient of the 2017 Ted Albert Award for Outstanding Services to Australian Music. (more...)

THE OUTER SPACE, The Skivvies, Mike Daisey and More Coming Up This Spring at Joe's PubTHE OUTER SPACE, The Skivvies, Mike Daisey and More Coming Up This Spring at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its nightly performances, running March 22 - April 2, 2017. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Joan Osborne Sings the Songs of Bob Dylan at SOPAC 5/19Joan Osborne Sings the Songs of Bob Dylan at SOPAC 5/19
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2017

Joan Osborne, a multi-platinum, Grammy Award-nominated singer-songwriter will take the stage at the South Orange Performing Arts Center on May 19 at 8 p.m. to pay tribute to music legend and Pulitzer Prize-winner Bob Dylan.  When asked about the challenges of interpreting the iconic songs of Bob Dylan she said, "It's kind of like being an actor doing Shakespeare. There's a deep well." (more...)

The Fab Faux to Return to the State Theatre on Today TodayThe Fab Faux to Return to the State Theatre on Today Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2017

The most musically satisfying Beatles tribute band and State Theatre audience favorite returns performing a hodgepodge of Beatles' hits! With a commitment to the accurate reproduction of The Beatles' repertoire, The Fab Faux treat the seminal music with unwavering respect, and are known for their painstaking recreations of the songs (with emphasis on the later works never performed live by the Beatles).  Far beyond a cover band, they play the music of The Beatles so impeccably that one must experience it to believe it. Imagine hearing complex material like 'Strawberry Fields Forever' or 'I Am the Walrus' performed in complete part-perfect renditions; or such harmony-driven songs as 'Because', 'Nowhere Man', and 'Paperback Writer', reproduced not only note- for-note, but with extra vocalists to achieve a double-tracked effect.  (more...)

Bebe Buell Debuts New Live Show BARING IT ALL At Joe's PubBebe Buell Debuts New Live Show BARING IT ALL At Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Singer/songwriter and pop culture icon Bebe Buell returns to New York, bringing her unique blend of storytelling and powerhouse rock n roll to perform her all new show "Baring It All" at Joe's Pub at 425 Lafayette Street in Manhattan on Tuesday, April 4th and Wednesday, April 5th at 9:30pm. This show marks Buell's first time performing back in New York City in four years, after relocating to Nashville, TN, where she has graced several of Music City's most coveted stages, including the famed Bluebird Cafe where she quickly became a local favorite, selling out her live shows. (more...)

Kunsthal Rotterdam Presents Major Retrospective on Robert MapplethorpeKunsthal Rotterdam Presents Major Retrospective on Robert Mapplethorpe
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2017

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 Stephen Schwartz Will Receive ASCAP's Founders Award Stephen Schwartz Will Receive ASCAP's Founders Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, will present legendary composer Stephen Schwartz with its prestigious Founders Award at its 32nd annual ASCAP Screen Music Awards on Tuesday, May 16. The exclusive, invitation-only gala celebrates ASCAP's top film, television and videogame composers of 2016 at The Wiltern in Los Angeles, CA. (more...)

25th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party Hosted By Sir Elton John And David Furnish Raises Record-Breaking $7 Million To Help End HIV/AIDS25th Annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party Hosted By Sir Elton John And David Furnish Raises Record-Breaking $7 Million To Help End HIV/AIDS
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

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Noah Bean, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Jonny Orsini and Grace Van Patten Join THE WHIRLIGIG Off-Broadway; Cast Complete!Noah Bean, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Jonny Orsini and Grace Van Patten Join THE WHIRLIGIG Off-Broadway; Cast Complete!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2017

The New Group has announced full casting for Hamish Linklater's The Whirligig, with Noah Bean, Jon DeVries, Alex Hurt, Jonny Orsini and Grace Van Patten, and as previously announced, Norbert Leo Butz, Zosia Mamet and Maura Tierney, set to appear in this world premiere directed by Scott Elliott. (more...)

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