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Date of Birth: October 13, 1941 (75)
Birth Place: USA
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Six-Time Grammy Winner Art Garfunkel CLOSE UP at The McCallum TheatreSix-Time Grammy Winner Art Garfunkel CLOSE UP at The McCallum Theatre
by David Green - Mar 27, 2017

The McCallum Theatre presents Art Garfunkel: In Close-Up on Friday, March 31, at 8:00pm. Blessed with what The New York Times described as a "beautiful countertenor," singer Art Garfunkel has made an indelible mark on the music world as both a solo artist and half of the unrivaled Simon & Garfunkel. He has also enjoyed a successful film career, published a book of poetry, and released 12 solo albums.  (more...)

David Byrne Opens Inaugural BRIC OPEN FestivalDavid Byrne Opens Inaugural BRIC OPEN Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Lineup Features a Wide Range of Celebrated Artists and Artistic Compaanies in Innovative Programs (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Celebrates Ella Fitzgerald with PATTI AUSTIN: ELLA NOW AND THENBrooklyn Center for the Performing Arts Celebrates Ella Fitzgerald with PATTI AUSTIN: ELLA NOW AND THEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2016-17 season on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 8pm with GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz singer Patti Austin performing Ella Now and Then: A Centennial Celebration of the First Lady of Song. This tribute concert marks the 100th birthday of the great Ella Fitzgerald (born April 25, 1917) and will feature selections from Ms. Austin's 2002 album For Ella, including timeless standards such as 'How High the Moon,' 'Too Close for Comfort,' and 'The Man I Love.'Tickets range from $36 to $55 and can be purchased at BrooklynCenter.org or by calling 718-951-4500 (Tue-Sat, 1pm-6pm). (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...)


by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

Jazz Cafe welcomes back, M.F. Production's Latin Jazz All Stars for two hot and spicy nights -one show per night, Saturday, April 1 at 8PM and Sunday, April 2, at 7pm. (more...)

Skirball Cultural Center Presents PAUL SIMON: WORDS & MUSIC, 4/27-9/3Skirball Cultural Center Presents PAUL SIMON: WORDS & MUSIC, 4/27-9/3
by BWW News Desk - Mar 24, 2017

The Skirball Cultural Center today announced details about its West Coast presentation of Paul Simon: Words & Music, an exhibition originally curated by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum. (more...)

David Byrne, Ronald K. Brown, Theater of War and More Set for BRIC OPEN FESTIVAL Next Month in BrooklynDavid Byrne, Ronald K. Brown, Theater of War and More Set for BRIC OPEN FESTIVAL Next Month in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

BRIC, Brooklyn's leading provider of free cultural programs, has announced the inaugural BRIC OPEN Festival, which will activate spaces throughout BRIC Arts | Media House, BRIC's 40,000 sf. home in Downtown Brooklyn, the weekend of April 27 - 30. (more...)

Vy Higginsen's Mama Foundation to Salute Cissy Houston at Grand Opening of Gospel Concert SeriesVy Higginsen's Mama Foundation to Salute Cissy Houston at Grand Opening of Gospel Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2017

In the tradition of excellence always associated with Vy Higginsen, The Mama Foundation for the Arts launches The Harlem Gospel Concert Series starring Vy Higginsen's Gospel Choir from Harlem at The Dempsey Theater, 127 West 127th Street starting April 15th and continuing the first three Saturdays in May (6th, 13th & 20th). (more...)

Bill Frisell Makes Queensland Debut in WHEN YOU WISH UPON A STARBill Frisell Makes Queensland Debut in WHEN YOU WISH UPON A STAR
by BWW News Desk - Mar 21, 2017

Hailed as one of the most innovative and influential guitarists of the past quarter of a century, Bill Frisell will make his Queensland debut at the Concert Hall, Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) on Friday 9 June 2017. (more...)

Chris Botti Returns to Van Wezel Center This AprilChris Botti Returns to Van Wezel Center This April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 16, 2017

Trumpeter Chris Botti is returning by popular demand with an intimate live concert at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Wednesday, April 12th at 8PM. He has had four number one albums on the Billboard's Jazz Albums listings and received a Grammy® for Best Contemporary Instrumental Album for Impressions. Botti has firmly established himself as the world's largest selling jazz instrumentalist.   (more...)

Flat Rock Playhouse to Present THE MUSIC OF SIMON & GARFUNKELFlat Rock Playhouse to Present THE MUSIC OF SIMON & GARFUNKEL
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

The Playhouse is returning to the 'rock' of Music on the Rock with their next tribute performance featuring the folk-rock music of Simon & Garfunkel. (more...)

BoDeans, Dave Barnes, Cathy Richardson Band and More Coming Up at City Winery ChicagoBoDeans, Dave Barnes, Cathy Richardson Band and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces an intimate show with Milwaukee-bred rock band BoDeans ('Closer to Free'), renowned Nashville-based singer/songwriter Dave Barnes, the return of the Cathy Richardson Band with Maisie Bull and more. (more...)

Charitybuzz Opens Bidding for Time with Celine Dion, Cher, Carrie Underwood & More!Charitybuzz Opens Bidding for Time with Celine Dion, Cher, Carrie Underwood & More!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Charitybuzz.com is changing the tune of online fundraising with the opening of their latest auction, Charitybuzz Curates: Music. On the heels of this year's GRAMMY Awards, and as the spring and summer tours and festivals start to heat up, Charitybuzz is proud to announce their first-ever curated music auction. (more...)

Birdland Announces Exciting Upcoming Week with Tristano Project, Steve Ross and MoreBirdland Announces Exciting Upcoming Week with Tristano Project, Steve Ross and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Named for alto saxophonist and jazz pioneer Charlie 'Bird' Parker who dubbed it 'The Jazz Corner of the World,' Birdland opened on December 15th 1949. For 60 years it has been home to jazz legends, from Parker, John Coltrane Duke Ellington and Count Basie to Oscar Peterson, Hank Jones, Diana Krall and everyone in between. The original 52nd street location was a cultural barometer and meeting place, inspiring the songs 'Birdland' and 'Lullaby of Birdland,' and serving as a regular haunt for celebrities and cultural figures. The modern incarnation is a state of the art nightclub featuring award winning Southern and Cajun cuisine, first rate sound and lighting and a who's who of contemporary musical artists, 7 nights a week. (more...)

Daryl Hall and John Oates Announce HoagieNation FestivalDaryl Hall and John Oates Announce HoagieNation Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2017

Daryl Hall & John Oates, in association with Live Nation Philadelphia, announced today the inaugural HoagieNation Festival: a celebration of everything Philly. This event, which will take place Memorial Day Weekend on Saturday, May 27th, will be headlined and curated by Rock and Roll Hall of Famers Daryl Hall & John Oates and will also feature performances by international multi-platinum selling band Tears For Fears plus Philadelphia son G. Love & Special Sauce, Vivian Green, Marah, Son Little, Allen Stone, Kandace Springs and more to be announced. (more...)

Brooklyn Rapper Faiya Releases His Latest Music Video 'World At War'Brooklyn Rapper Faiya Releases His Latest Music Video 'World At War'
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2017

Brooklyn emcee Faiya is back with his latest music video. Featuring the seasoned veteran Edwin Vazquez, who has worked with legends like Paul Simon and Ruben Blades, Faiya gives us a raw look at the realities facing us in this day and age. (more...)

Vocal Jazz Ensemble BlueStreet Voices Coming to BPA This SpringVocal Jazz Ensemble BlueStreet Voices Coming to BPA This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

BlueStreet Voices, a vocal jazz ensemble based out of Seattle, performs tunes with a professional trio at their back. They put forth everything from foot-tappin' jazz standards to classically-arranged contemporary pop hits, including Latin, blues, gospel, rich ballads, and songs by contemporary jazz artists such as Michael Buble, The Beatles, Kurt Elling, Coldplay, Groove for Thought, Maroon Five, Manhattan Transfer, James Taylor, Jane Monheit, Paul Simon, and more. (more...)

Rosenwinkel & Caipi CD Release Celebration and More Coming Up at BirdlandRosenwinkel & Caipi CD Release Celebration and More Coming Up at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its lineup for March 13-March 19, including Kurt Rosenwinkel and Caipi CD Release Celebration, "Songwriter Circle" featuring Paul Scott Goodman, Neil Berg, Gabe Violett, Rita Harvey, Selda Said & Derek Gregor, Eric Comstock, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College presents Patti Austin: ELLA NOW AND THENBrooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College presents Patti Austin: ELLA NOW AND THEN
by BWW News Desk - Mar 2, 2017

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 2016-17 season on Saturday, April 22, 2017 at 8pm with GRAMMY® Award-winning jazz singer Patti Austin performing Ella Now and Then: A Centennial Celebration of the First Lady of Song. This tribute concert marks the 100th birthday of the great Ella Fitzgerald (born April 25, 1917) and will feature selections from Ms. Austin's 2002 album For Ella, including timeless standards such as 'How High the Moon,' 'Too Close for Comfort,' and 'The Man I Love.'Tickets range from $36 to $55 and can be purchased at BrooklynCenter.org or by calling 718-951-4500 (Tue-Sat, 1pm-6pm). (more...)

La Chiusa & Fitzhugh's LOS OTROS Sets Special Events for Spring Run at EverymanLa Chiusa & Fitzhugh's LOS OTROS Sets Special Events for Spring Run at Everyman
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2017

As previously announced, Everyman Theatre presents the Baltimore/DC Premiere of Los Otros, a timely new reworking of the musical from Tony Award nominees Michael John LaChiusa (music) and Ellen Fitzhugh (book and lyrics). Los Otros is currently in rehearsal and runs from March 22 through April 23, 2017. (more...)

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