Patti Smith News

Tom Petty, fun. and Other Top Names in Music Honored at 31st Annual ASCAP Pop Music Awards
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2014

LOS ANGELES, CA -  The American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) hosted its 31st annual Pop Music Awards tonight at the Loews Hollywood Hotel in Los Angeles, CA. The star-studded event, which was attended by hundreds of songwriters, recording artists and music industry leaders, paid special tribute to rock legend Tom Petty and Grammy-winning band fun., and honored the songwriters and publishers of the most performed ASCAP songs on the 2013 pop charts. (more...)

Hauschka, Arias & Ratzke, Lily & Madeleine, Reverend Billy, Julia Haltigan and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 5/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2014

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its upcoming performances, running tomorrow, April 23 through May 4, 2014. Details below! (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in New Hampshire - Week of 4/13/2014
by BWW - Apr 13, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/13/2014 for New Hampshire (more...)

The Feelies to Play WHBPAC, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 04, 2014

The Westhampton Beach Performing Arts Center presents the critically acclaimed alt rockers, The Feelies, on Saturday, April 26 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are $25-$35 and are available online at www.whbpac.org. (more...)

SXSW Music Coverage: Catching up with A Fragile Tomorrow
by Kathy Strain - Mar 28, 2014

A Fragile Tomorrow has become one of the most respected band of brothers on the road, largely thanks to their venerable work ethic, stellar musicianship, and fans in high places. The four-piece band is comprised of identical brothers Sean and Dominic Kelly, their younger brother Brendan, and Shaun Rhoades. In 2006, the band released its debut album, "Wishful Thinking." Early 2008 brought the world 'Beautiful Noise,' the band's second record, which was produced by Grammy® award-winner Malcolm Burn, producer for such industry luminaries as Emmylou Harris, Patty Griffin, and Patti Smith. (more...)

Punch Brothers Coming to Jorgensen, 3/29
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2014

Back by popular demand, Punch Brothers, the astonishing, otherworldly string band quintet featured on the soundtrack of the Coen Brothers' film Inside Llewyn Davis, will play Jorgensen Center for the Performing Arts on Saturday, March 29, at 8 p.m. (more...)

Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars Release New Album LIBATION Today
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2014

Cumbancha presents Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars in LIBATION (US & Canada Release Date: today, March 18, 2014)/ Africa's most inspirational band celebrates ten years together with its finest album to date. Libation's 'around-the-campfire' intimacy, honest soulfulness, and technical prowess reveal how far the group has come while remaining true to its roots. Produced by Chris Velan and mixed by Iestyn Polson, known for his work with David Gray, Patti Smith, and David Bowie, Libation embodies the contagious joy, optimism in the face of struggle and love for their fellow man that has earned the All Stars a devoted following across the globe. (more...)

Women Who Rock Exhibit Opens at The Henry Ford, 5/17
by BWW News Desk - Mar 12, 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 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...)

Jon Stewart Hosts 2013 MUSICARES Gala, Airing on AXS TV, 3/30
by TV News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

AXS TV, the TV home for music festivals, is proud to present the exclusive premiere of the 2013 MusiCares® gala, honoring the legendary Bruce Springsteen (more...)

Little Orchestra Society Invites NYC to Craft Its New Name; Ideas Accepted thru 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 03, 2014

The Little Orchestra Society is reaching out to fellow New Yorkers to help craft its new name. Long time fans of the Orchestra and new enthusiasts alike will have the opportunity to submit their favorite names for an institution beloved by generations of concert-goers. Today through March 9th, music lovers are invited to visit the Orchestra's website: littleorchestra.org, and recommend a new name for an Orchestra known for its audience engagement, inclusive educational mission and commitment to innovative music and multi-disciplinary performances. The Orchestra's new name will be announced later this year. (more...)

Dailymotion Launches Original Content in U.S.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Dailymotion today announced it has financed and developed its first original series in partnership with world­-class chef and restaurateur Mario Batali, titled 'Feedback Kitchen.' (more...)

National Portrait Gallery Presents AMERICAN COOL, Now thru 9/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 07, 2014

What does it mean when we say someone is cool? Cool carries a social charge of rebellious self-expression, charisma, edge and mystery. 'American Cool' will feature 100 photographs of icons who have contributed an original artistic vision to American culture and are symbolic figures of their time. The exhibition will be open at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery today, Feb. 7 through Sept. 7. (more...)

Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars Announce New Album LIBATION; Out 3/18
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

Cumbancha presents Sierra Leone's Refugee All Stars in LIBATION (US & Canada Release Date: March 18, 2014)/ Africa's most inspirational band celebrates ten years together with its finest album to date. Libation's 'around-the-campfire' intimacy, honest soulfulness, and technical prowess reveal how far the group has come while remaining true to its roots. Produced by Chris Velan and mixed by Iestyn Polson, known for his work with David Gray, Patti Smith, and David Bowie, Libation embodies the contagious joy, optimism in the face of struggle and love for their fellow man that has earned the All Stars a devoted following across the globe. (more...)

National Portrait Gallery Presents AMERICAN COOL, 2/7-9/7
by BWW News Desk - Jan 09, 2014

What does it mean when we say someone is cool? Cool carries a social charge of rebellious self-expression, charisma, edge and mystery. “American Cool” will feature 100 photographs of icons who have contributed an original artistic vision to American culture and are symbolic figures of their time. The exhibition will be open at the Smithsonian's National Portrait Gallery Feb. 7 through Sept. 7. (more...)

Joey Arias, Brenda Russell & More Set for Joe's Pub this Week
by BWW News Desk - Jan 06, 2014

Joe's Pub at The Public has announced its slate of performances for this week, Jan. 6-12, including BEST OF CRAIGSLIST, SCREAM ALONG WITH BILLY, JEFF SLATE, EMPLOYEE OF THE MONTH SHOW, CHAMPAGNE JERRY, TRIBECASTAN, SUN RA VISITATION SERIES, THE HOT SARDINES, MEKLIT HADERO/LEIF VOLLEBEKK, FREDERICKS BROWN, FEDERICO AUBELE/KEREN ANN/DOM LA NENA, RED BARAAT/METAL TONGUES/PATTEN, REVEREND BILLY, BRENDA RUSSELL, and JOEY ARIAS. (more...)

CBGB Comes to DVD/Blu-ray Today
by Movies News Desk - Dec 31, 2013

CBGB will be available on DVD: and BLU-RAY today, December 31, 2013. The cast includes Alan Rickman, Malin Akerman, Justin Bartha, Richard de Klerk, Johnny Galecki, Ashley Greene, Rupert Grint, Taylor Hawkins, Stana Katic, Donal Logue, Joel David Moore, Freddy Rodriguez, Mickey Sumner, Bradley Whitford (more...)

Photo Flash: Richard Gere, John Leguizamo and More at WYNN PLACE SHOW Book Launch
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2013

A book launch party for 'Wynn Place Show: A Biased History of the Rollicking Life & Extreme Times of Wynn Handman and The American Place Theatre' by Jeremy Gerard (Smith and Kraus Publishers) was held December 16, 2013 at The Players Club, 16 Gramercy Park South, NYC. Stars attending the book launch celebration were Richard Gere, John Leguizamo and Frank Langella. Scroll down for photos from the event! (more...)

Showtime Airs One-Night Only Benefit Concert ANOTHER DAY ANOTHER TIME Tonight
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2013

SHOWTIME announced today that the network has just acquired exclusive television rights to film and air the one-night only benefit concert ANOTHER DAY, ANOTHER TIME: CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF 'INSIDE LLEWYN DAVIS,' (more...)

VIDEO: Sneak Peek - Showtime's ANOTHER DAY/ANOTHER TIME: Inside Llewyn Davis, Airing Tonight
by TV News Desk - Dec 13, 2013

On September 29th in New York City, a cross generational gathering of some of the brightest stars and biggest names in folk music gathered in Town Hall for a one-night only concert performance. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Out Loud Stages Brave COWBOY MOUTH
by David De Almo - Dec 10, 2013

Walking into the Black Box Theatre on the 4th floor of the Mathewson Street Methodist Church, you know you're going to be in for a wild ride. Inside, a full apartment set sits in near complete disarray, giving you a glimpse of what you're about to witness. (more...)

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