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Tony DeSare, Isabel Rose, The Skivvies & More Set for 54 Below this Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2014

Coming up this week, 54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents some of the brightest stars from Broadway, cabaret, jazz and beyond. To purchase tickets or for more information, visit www.54Below.com or call (646) 476-3551. (more...)

Broadway at the Cabaret - Top 5 Cabaret Picks for September 29-October 5
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 28, 2014

Broadway's 40 theatres aren't the only places to catch performances from your favorite stars! Well after Broadway orchestra's begin their overtures, ensemble members take their dance breaks, and performers belt out their eleven- o'clock numbers, the party continues at various cabaret venues throughout New York City. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you some cabaret highlights for this week as picked by our theatre editors, including: SMILE : A Broadway Reunion Concert, Celebrating Adolph Green - 100 Years of Wonderful, Jamie deRoy and Friends, Randy Graff: Re-Made In Brooklyn, and The Songs of Scott Evan Davis, featuring Karen Mason, Lisa Howard & more. (more...)

Stage Tube: Jennifer Holliday Covers Diana Ross: 'I Ain't Been Licked'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2014

Need some motivation to get up on this early Fall, Saturday morning? Jennifer Holliday has it for you as she performs the Diana Ross classic 'I Ain't Been Licked' at her BB King Blues Club show this month. (more...)

Angelique Kidjo to Pay Tribute to Miriam Makeba at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2014

Angélique Kidjo will headline Carnegie Hall on November 5 in a tribute to 'Mama Africa,' the great South African singer and political activist Miriam Makeba-whom Kidjo cites as her own role model and career-long inspiration. In the preface to her autobiography Spirit Rising: My Life, My Music, out now on HarperCollins, Desmond Tutu writes, 'Angélique was herself inspired by Miriam Makeba, Mother Africa, and she in her turn is now an inspiration to others with her message that, yes, the sky is the limit, and she urges them to reach for the stars.' (more...)

UBUNTU to Conclude with Angélique Kidjo's Tribute to Miriam Makeba, 11/5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

The month-long, citywide festival UBUNTU: Music and Arts of South Africa concludes in early November with events ranging from concerts at Carnegie Hall to music, theater, and film screenings at partner venues throughout New York City. (more...)

VIDEO: Paul Simon Performs 'Here Comes the Sun' on CONAN's George Harrison Week
by TV News Desk - Sep 24, 2014

George Harrison Week continues on TBS's CONAN as Paul Simon performs the timeless classic, 'Here Comes The Sun.' Check out the appearance below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside 2014 'Simply Shakespeare' Benefit Reading with Rita Wilson, Paul Simon & More
by BWW News Desk - Sep 23, 2014

Every year, a galaxy of stars join Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks to support the Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles. It's a once in a lifetime opportunity to catch your favorite stars in an irreverent, impromptu reading of one of Shakespeare's comedies with musical accompaniment from the world's musical stars. This year's edition was held last night, September 22, and featured legendary musician Paul Simon. Below, check out photo coverage from the event, featuring appearances by Wilson, Colin Hanks, Martin Short, and more! (more...)

Paul Simon & More Set for Week-Long George Harrison Celebration on CONAN
by TV News Desk - Sep 22, 2014

Paul Simon has joined the week-long celebration of George Harrison on TBS's late-night show CONAN. The celebration, which begins tonight, also features previously announced performances of Harrison songs by Beck, Norah Jones, Dhani Harrison & Friends. (more...)

Michael Cavanaugh Coming to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 9/27
by BWW News Desk - Sep 11, 2014

Hotel Nikko San Francisco and Michael Feinstein announced today that Grammy and Tony nominated Michael Cavanaugh will bring his signature style to Feinstein's at the Nikko for one performances only - Saturday, September 27 at 7 p.m. Featuring songs by Billy Joel, as well as other popular singer songwriters, Cavanaugh will include interesting behind-the-scenes anecdotes of when he first met Billy Joel and his time with Movin' Out, all told through song. A highly interactive show, audiences will be able to requests songs and sing along. Tickets for Michael Cavanaugh range in price from $35 - $50 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

Streets of Laredo Release New Music Video for 'Slow Train'; Announce Fall Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2014

Brooklyn-based, New Zealanders' Streets of Laredo release their new wonderfully psychedelic video for the track “Slow Train” off their upcoming album Volume I & II out October 7, via Dine Alone Records. (more...)

Tony DeSare to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko, 10/16-17
by BWW News Desk - Sep 08, 2014

Hailed as "two parts Sinatra, one part Billy Joel, meshed seamlessly" by the New York Times, singer, pianist and songwriter Tony DeSare returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko with his brand new show, Night Life, for two performances only - Thursday, October 16 (8 p.m.) and Friday, October 17 (8 p.m.). Tony DeSare's new show will explore some of the most hauntingly beautiful and memorable melodies ever written, both old and new, plus a few new DeSare originals. From Cole Porter and Duke Ellington to Bob Dylan, Paul Simon and Willie Nelson, the only requirement is a sophisticated, romantic and swinging melody. Add in a martini or two and you have the quintessential night out on the town. Tickets for Tony DeSare range in price from $40-$55 and are available now by calling 866.663.1063 or visiting www.ticketweb.com. (more...)

Vocalist Roseanna Vitro Set to Release 'Clarity: Music of Clare Fischer'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 03, 2014

The richly harmonic, deeply melodic music of pianist and composer/arranger Clare Fischer (1928-2012) has proven to be fertile terrain for many jazz and pop artists over the last half-century. (more...)

Christine Ebersole, Jeremy Jordan, Sierra Boggess & More Set for 54 Below in Coming Months
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2014

This September and October 54 BELOW presents a 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...)

Percussionist Cyro Baptista to Perform at Pepperdine's Smothers Theatre, 10/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2014

One of the planet's premier percussionists, Cyro Baptista, leads a quartet of some of the most exciting musicians from the New York world music scene, in a unique, colorful performance at Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre at 7 p.m. on Sunday October 5. (more...)

The Corinthian Singers Present BACH AND BEYOND, 9/21
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2014

The next concert by Adelaide choir The Corinthian Singers, at St John's Church, Halifax Street, Adelaide at 3pm, Sunday 21 September, will be Bach and Beyond - pertaining to all things Bach. (more...)

Meet the Current Casts of Broadway's Long Running Shows - MOTOWN
by BWW Special Coverage - Aug 24, 2014

A great, big Broadway season is on its way, with fourteen productions already slated to open in the next few months. With weeks until the craziness begins, there is still plenty of time to catch up on what's been going on at Broadway's already occupied theaters. BroadwayWorld will be profiling the hits of the Great White Way that continue to draw crowds after months, years, and (in some cases) decades. Meet the current cast of Broadway's MOTOWN below! (more...)

BWW CD Reviews: Leslie Odom Jr.'s LESLIE ODOM JR. Gives All the Heart
by David Clarke - Aug 22, 2014

Leslie Odom Jr. took a risk to progress his career with a solo album. He turned to Kickstarter and received copious donations from his loyal fans. Funded with almost $11,000 more than his original goal, Leslie Odom Jr., who had caught our attention on SMASH, entered the studio. Now, fans and newcomers alike can revel in the glory of his decadently jazzy debut solo album, and after just one listen, I'm sure that you'll be hooked. (more...)

LOS CLAXONS to Play Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, 9/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, recently named 'Best Live Music Venue' by Las Vegas Weekly and 'Best New Venue' by Vegas Seven, is thrilled to announce Los Claxons live at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, Sunday, September 14th, 2014. Doors 7:00 PM || Show 8:00 PMTickets are available ONLINE AT WWW.TICKETFLY.com (more...)

Nico & Vinz's First U.S. Album 'Black Star Elephant' Out 9/16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2014

Afro-Norwegian duo Nico & Vinz' will release their first U.S. album Black Star Elephant on September 16th on Warner Bros. Records. (more...)

The Philly POPS to Open 2014-15 Season with ERA OF ABBA, 10/17-19
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2014

The Philly POPS launches its 36th season with the sound of the 70's, highlighting the electrifying music of ABBA, known worldwide through the successful Broadway musical Mamma Mia!. Also included on the program will be disco hits and music of Carole King, Paul Simon and John Denver. On Friday October 17 (8 p.m.), Saturday, October 18 (3 p.m.) and Sunday, October 19 (3 p.m.), the Era of Abba will be conducted by Music Director Michael Krajewski and feature the internationally renowned vocal ensemble Rajaton from Finland. (more...)

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