Patty Griffin News

Jane Lynch, Kate Baldwin, Roslyn Kind & More Set for 54 Below in Coming Months
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2014

This April, May and June at 54 BELOW presents an exciting lineup of the brightest talent from Broadway and beyond. Located just below the legendary Studio 54 at 254 West 54thStreet. For a detailed schedule of upcoming performances at 54 Below and to purchase tickets, visit www.54Below.com. (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...)

Jonathan Whitton Brings BLACK SHEEP CARNIVAL to Don't Tell Mama Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Mar 13, 2014

2013 BroadwayWorld Award Winner for Best Male Vocalist Jonathan Whitton (Bistro & MAC Award Winner, HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH) his returns with guitarist Aaron Jones for one night only at Don't Tell Mama. Following an acclaimed monthly residency at Don't Tell Mama from October 2012 - November 2013, BLACK SHEEP CARNIVAL returns to Don't Tell Mama tonight, March 13 @ 7:30PM. Tickets are $12 plus a two-drink minimum. (more...)

Nikki Lane Announces Release of Upcoming Album, 'All Or Nothin'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

Nikki Lane is a Nashville-based South Carolina-bred songstress that as Garden and Gun exclaims 'turns the vulnerable singer-songwriter stereotype on its ears.' (more...)

Lucy Hale & More Join CMT's NEXT WOMEN OF COUNTRY Franchise
by TV News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

Once again, CMT shines a light on the modern, female pioneers of country music with the addition of five new artists to its NEXT WOMEN OF COUNTRY initiative. (more...)

Mary Chapin Carpenter Performs with the New York Philharmonic, Now thru 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2014

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter will make her New York Philharmonic debut in Mary Chapin Carpenter with the New York Philharmonic and Special Guests, a retrospective program featuring songs from throughout her career, some newly arranged for orchestra. (more...)

Jonathan Whitton to Bring BLACK SHEEP CARNIVAL Set for Don't Tell Mama, 3/13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2014

2013 BroadwayWorld Award Winner for Best Male Vocalist Jonathan Whitton (Bistro & MAC Award Winner, HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH) his returns with guitarist Aaron Jones for one night only at Don't Tell Mama. Following an acclaimed monthly residency at Don't Tell Mama from October 2012 - November 2013, BLACK SHEEP CARNIVAL returns to Don't Tell Mama on Thursday, March 13 @ 7:30PM. Tickets are $12 plus a two-drink minimum. (more...)

Gina Chavez Releases Sophomore Studio Album UP.ROOTED Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2014

Award-winning Austin singer/songwriter Gina Chavez is back with her sophomore studio album, up.rooted, set for worldwide release today, February 11, 2014. (more...)

Richard Thompson to Play Byham Theater, 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Feb 05, 2014

The Pittsburgh Cultural Trust announced Richard Thompson, the venerated and prolific British singer-songwriter and guitarist is coming to Pittsburgh with special guest Teddy Thompson on Saturday, March 1, 2014, 8:00 pm, at the Byham Theater. Tickets start at $37.75 and are available at TrustArts.org, by calling 412-456-6666, and in person at the Box Office at Theater Square, 655 Penn Avenue. A limited number of VIP packages are available ($100, $200). This event is presented by Opus One. (more...)

Rita Wilson to Host Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's ALL FOR THE HALL Fundraiser, 3/4
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2014

The Country Music Hall of Fame and Museum's All for the Hall fundraiser will return to Los Angeles for the first time in nearly three years. The event, which will take place on Tuesday, March 4, at Club Nokia, will again follow a 'guitar pull' format, featuring performances by Country Music Hall of Fame members Vince Gill and Emmylou Harris, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame members Heart and Grammy Award-winning artist Jason Mraz. Acclaimed actress/singer/film producer Rita Wilson will host the event. (more...)

Gina Chavez Set to Release New Album up.rooted 2/11
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2014

Award-winning Austin singer/songwriter Gina Chavez is back with her sophomore studio album, up.rooted, set for worldwide release on February 11, 2014. (more...)

Mary Chapin Carpenter to Perform with the New York Philharmonic, 2/28-3/1
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter will make her New York Philharmonic debut in Mary Chapin Carpenter with the New York Philharmonic and Special Guests, a retrospective program featuring songs from throughout her career, some newly arranged for orchestra. (more...)

Gina Chavez to Release 'Gotta Get' Feat. Grupo Fantasma, 2/11
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2013

Award-winning Austin singer/songwriter Gina Chavez is back with her sophomore studio album, up.rooted, set for worldwide release on February 11, 2014. (more...)

Jonathan Whitton's BLACK SHEEP CARNIVAL Returns to Don't Tell Mama, 7/8-12/2
by BWW News Desk - Dec 01, 2013

Jonathan Whitton (Bistro & MAC Award Winner, HEDWIG & THE ANGRY INCH) continues his critically lauded concert residency with guitarist Aaron Jones at Don't Tell Mama. BLACK SHEEP CARNIVAL. BLACK SHEEP CARNVAL will play the Brick Room at Don't Tell Mama every first Today through 2013 with dates scheduled for Today, July 8, August 5,September 2, October 7, November 4, & December 2. All performances are at 7:30PM. Tickets are $10 plus a two-drink minimum. (more...)

Patty Griffin Plays the Kentucky Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2013

Patty Griffin with special guest Scott Miller will perform tonight, October 15, 7:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Center's Brown Theatre. (more...)

Kelley McRae to Play The Living Room, 10/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 09, 2013

Kelley will be performing a free show at The Living Room (154 Ludlow St) on Wednesday, October 23rd at 9pm. (more...)

InDepth InterView: Laura Benanti Talks New Live Album, 54 Below Shows, Broadway, Hollywood & More
by Pat Cerasaro - Sep 09, 2013

Today we are talking to a supremely talented triple-threat who has carved out an astonishingly impressive career thus far onstage with her string of stupendous performances ranging from her blazing debut in the late-90s revival of THE SOUND OF MUSIC and WONDERFUL TOWN through to SWING!, INTO THE WOODS, NINE, THE WEDDING SINGER and her Tony Award-winning work in the recent revival of GYPSY - the alluring and simply phenomenal Laura Benanti. Touching upon many of her past stage and screen roles and expressing candid insights into many of her most celebrated characters to date, Benanti opens up about the productions and properties which have made her one of the most exciting and in-demand Broadway crossover performers of the 21st century. In addition to all about her many Broadway bows - including her most recent runs in IN THE NEXT ROOM (OR THE VIBRATOR PLAY) and WOMEN ON THE VERGE OF A NERVOUS BREAKDOWN - Benanti also shares thoughts on her multiple TV and film projects, new and old, shedding light on THE PLAYBOY CLUB, GO ON, STARVED, THE BIG C, her current arc on USA's ROYAL PAINS, prior and upcoming film roles and even more. Most importantly, Benanti provides us with all the details on her new live solo album, IN CONSTANT SEARCH OF THE RIGHT KIND OF ATTENTION: LIVE AT 54 BELOW, as well as gives a preview of her series of upcoming concerts at 54 Below in promotion of the sterling new release. Plus, Benanti looks ahead to taking on Shakespeare via the new Public Theater production of THE TEMPEST as well as tackling a particularly operatic part in 2014 (byway of the just-announced THE MOST HAPPY FELLA). All of that, Benanti's recollections of performing a hilarious specialty song at this year's spectacular Tony Awards, as well as roles she would love to play in the future and much, much more! (more...)

Patty Griffin to Play the Kentucky Center, 10/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2013

Patty Griffin with special guest Scott Miller will perform on Tuesday, October 15, 7:30 p.m. at the Kentucky Center's Brown Theatre. (more...)

Blind Boys of Alabama Set to Perform at Boulder Theater, 12/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2013

Z2 Entertainment will present Blind Boys of Alabama to the Boulder Theater on Thursday, December 5th, 2013. Tickets go on sale to the public on Friday, August 23rd, 2013 at 10:00 am for $25.00 general admission seated, $30 reserved and $40 gold circle. (more...)

The Midnight Pine and Stevie Harris Join The Old Globe's Jeff Buckley Tribute, Today
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2013

The Old Globe today announced that San Diego musical artists The Midnight Pine and Stevie Harris have joined the lineup for the Globe's one-night-only Jeff Buckley Tribute Concert today, Aug. 19 at 7:00 p.m. The concert, which features several prominent local artists covering the songs of the legendary musician, coincides with the Globe's upcoming production of The Last Goodbye, a fusion of Buckley's music with Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet. (more...)

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