Patti Smith News

Jade Bird's 'Cathedral' Video Premieres at NPR MusicJade Bird's 'Cathedral' Video Premieres at NPR Music
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The video for “Cathedral,” the lead single from emerging British artist Jade Bird's debut EP Something American, is premiering today at NPR Music. Of the song NPR Music hails, “Her phrasing and accent feel as if they'd be as at home in the Catskill Mountains of upstate New York as they would on Nashville radio.” (more...)

FIAF Announces Global Lineup for 2017 Crossing the Line FestivalFIAF Announces Global Lineup for 2017 Crossing the Line Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

The French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, has announced the Crossing the Line Festival 2017, the eleventh annual edition of its path-breaking fall arts festival. (more...)

34th Annual American Eagle Awards Presented at Summer NAMM Show In Nashville34th Annual American Eagle Awards Presented at Summer NAMM Show In Nashville
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

The National Music Council presented its prestigious American Eagle Award to industry icons Crystal Gayle, Harry Shearer, and Patti Smith on July 13 at The Summer NAMM Show in Nashville, TN. National Music Council Director, David Sanders, hosted the awards ceremony along with presenters Paul Shaffer, Richard Leigh and John Ingrassia. (more...)

Jade Bird 'Something American' EP Out Today on Glassnote RecordsJade Bird 'Something American' EP Out Today on Glassnote Records
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

In celebration of the release, Jade will make her U.S. performance debut this summer including upcoming shows at New York's Rockwood Music Hall, Nashville's Bluebird Café (with Brent Cobb) and Los Angeles' Hotel Café. See below for complete details. (more...)

Cherry Glazerr to Perform at the Fox Theatre This FallCherry Glazerr to Perform at the Fox Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Cherry Glazerr will perform at the Fox Theatre on Friday, September 15, 2017. (more...)

FIAF Announces 2017 Crossing the Line Festival LineupFIAF Announces 2017 Crossing the Line Festival Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

The French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, has announced the Crossing the Line Festival 2017, the eleventh annual edition of its path-breaking fall arts festival. (more...)

Documentary Event THE DEFIANT ONES Debuts 7/9 on HBODocumentary Event THE DEFIANT ONES Debuts 7/9 on HBO
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

THE DEFIANT ONES, a four-part documentary event, debuts SUNDAY, JULY 9 (9:00-10:00 p.m. ET/PT) on HBO, with parts 2, 3 and 4 debuting on successive nights, JULY 10, 11 and 12, at the same time. Director Allen Hughes (“Menace II Society”) has made an unquestionably bold film about the unlikely but ultimately unbreakable bond of trust and friendship between Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, two street-smart men from different worlds who have shaped many of the most exciting and extreme moments in recent pop culture. (more...)

Hip Hop Icons Honored at 2017 ASCAP Rhythm and Soul AwardsHip Hop Icons Honored at 2017 ASCAP Rhythm and Soul Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2017

The ASCAP Rhythm & Soul Music Awards returned toThe Beverly Wilshire in Los Angeles on Thursday, June 22, 2017 for its 30th annual ceremony. The invitation-only event celebrated the songwriters and publishers of the most performed ASCAP songs on the 2016 R&B/hip-hop, rap and gospel charts. (more...)

Paul Shaffer, Richard Leigh to Present at National Music Council's American Eagle AwardsPaul Shaffer, Richard Leigh to Present at National Music Council's American Eagle Awards
by BWW News Desk - Jun 22, 2017

The National Music Council has announced Paul Shaffer and Richard Leigh as guest presenters for their 34th annual American Eagle Awards on Thursday, July 13 at the Summer NAMM Show at The Music City Center in Nashville. (more...)

Country Music Legend Charley Pride to Perform at The 2017 Summer NAMM ShowCountry Music Legend Charley Pride to Perform at The 2017 Summer NAMM Show
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

The 2017 Summer NAMM Show is set to welcome a variety of music legends as it returns to Nashville's Music City Center, July 13-15. (more...)

Parisian Pop Duo 99 Trees Share Psychedelic New VideoParisian Pop Duo 99 Trees Share Psychedelic New Video
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Parisian pop duo 99 Trees reveal a psychedelic new music video for 'Broken', the infectious first track to be revealed from their forthcoming debut EP “21st Century”, due for release this June 23rd via Bleepmachine. (more...)

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...)

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