Paul Simon News

Date of Birth: October 13, 1941 (75)
Birth Place: USA
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Legendary Guitarist Adrian Belew Announces Massive Spring 2017 North American TourLegendary Guitarist Adrian Belew Announces Massive Spring 2017 North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Legendary guitarist Adrian Belew, best known for his work with King Crimson, Frank Zappa and David Bowie, as well as his own critically acclaimed solo work, is happy to announce his Spring 2017 North American tour! (more...)

David Messier Debut Solo Album 'Waiting For Eldridge' Out NowDavid Messier Debut Solo Album 'Waiting For Eldridge' Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

Multi-talented artist, songwriter and producer, David Messier is set to release two music videos from his recent release Waiting For Eldridge out now, everywhere on Fable Records. (more...)

African Music Legends Ladysmith Black Mambazo at the State TheatreAfrican Music Legends Ladysmith Black Mambazo at the State Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2017

African music legends, Grammy nominees, and Paul Simon 'Graceland' collaborators return to Minneapolis February 4! (more...)

Trumpet Legend Chris Botti to Perform at MPAC Next MonthTrumpet Legend Chris Botti to Perform at MPAC Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Jan 11, 2017

ONCE, winner of eight 2012 Tony Awards including Best Musical and winner of the 2013 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album, will play at Mayo Performing Arts Center on Sunday, February 12, 2017 at 2 pm and 7:30 pm. (more...)

Adrian Belew Power Trio to Play Boulder Theater This MarchAdrian Belew Power Trio to Play Boulder Theater This March
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

Adrian Belew Power Trio and Saul Zonana are set for the Boulder Theater on March 14, 2017.  (more...)

The Ultimate Harmonica Blowout Stretches the BoundariesThe Ultimate Harmonica Blowout Stretches the Boundaries
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2017

Every time they take the stage at the Harris Center they rock the house, and every time they teach us all something new about the blues. Now in its 26th year, the Blues Harmonica Blowout will push out the esthetic to new realms, putting Corky Siegel (Chamber Blues), Howard Levy (founding member of Bela Fleck and the Flecktones), Duke Robillard (Roomful of Blues, Fabulous Thunderbirds) Son of Dave (Crash Test Dummies) and Jason Ricci on the same stage at the same time, all joining the show's founder Mark Hummel (Winner of two Blues Music Awards in 2014) and the stellar Blues Survivors. (more...)

Open Stage of Harrisburg Presents 7th Annual COURT STREET CABARETOpen Stage of Harrisburg Presents 7th Annual COURT STREET CABARET
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2017

Stuart Landon is back with his friends for another rousing rendition of COURT STREET CABARET. The production features Alexis Dow Campbell, Allison Graham, David Glasgow, Kara Miller, Trish Baillie, Patty Cole, Jason Whetstone, and local drag personalities Felicia O'Toole Buffington and Maxwell Treats. The evening of song 'from Broadway and beyond' will play January 13 & 14 at 7:30pm at Open Stage.  (more...)

Memoirs, Best-Selling Books and More by Carrie Fisher and Debbie ReynoldsMemoirs, Best-Selling Books and More by Carrie Fisher and Debbie Reynolds
by BWW News Desk - Dec 30, 2016

Carrie Fisher, who passed away on December 27th, wrote several best-selling books, which were mostly semi-autobiographical in nature. Among those were: (more...)

Virtual Reality Encounter CVTRAIN to Play PS122's COIL 2017Virtual Reality Encounter CVTRAIN to Play PS122's COIL 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 22, 2016

As part of the twelfth edition of PS122's Coil festival, Performance Space 122 presents CVRTAIN, a Virtual Reality (VR) experience by Yehuda Duenyas where the audience member is the star. CVRTAIN places the participant center stage in a beautiful theater where a curtain parts to reveal an audience of thousands teeming with adulation. (more...)

Sting Makes Special Appearance at Rob Mathes Holiday ConcertSting Makes Special Appearance at Rob Mathes Holiday Concert
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

On Sunday, December 18 the Schimmel Center presented Emmy® Award winner and Grammy®, Tony® and Drama Desk nominated Rob Mathes in a Holiday concert that featured musicians from SNL, David Letterman's Late Show, and Paul Simon's band. Powerhouse vocalists Vaneese Thomas and James "D-Train" Williams rounded out the ensemble. Rob Mathes is known as a Musical producer, arranger and director for artists such as Carly Simon, Rod Stewart, Bruce Springsteen, James Taylor, Aretha Franklin, Beyonce , Bono, Elton John, Yo-Yo Ma and Renee Fleming. In 2009 he musical directed President Barak Obama's inauguration which was one of the most viewed events in the 21st Century. (more...)

Charley Pride, Nina Simone & More to Be Honored with The Recording Academy's 2017 Special Merit AwardCharley Pride, Nina Simone & More to Be Honored with The Recording Academy's 2017 Special Merit Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

The Recording Academy announced its 2017 Special Merit Awards recipients today. The Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Shirley Caesar, Ahmad Jamal, Charley Pride, Jimmie Rodgers, Nina Simone, Sly Stone, and the Velvet Underground. Thom Bell, Mo Ostin and Ralph Peer are Trustees Award honorees; Alan Dower Blumlein is the Technical GRAMMY Award recipient. (more...)

Irvine Barclay Theatre Announces January Lineup!Irvine Barclay Theatre Announces January Lineup!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

See the full January events calendar for the Irvine Barclay Theatre below! (more...)

Symphony Space to Host WALL TO WALL STEVE REICH Celebrating His 80th BirthdaySymphony Space to Host WALL TO WALL STEVE REICH Celebrating His 80th Birthday
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2016

Steve Reich's 80th birthday is being celebrated all over town, but one party stands above the rest: Wall to Wall Steve Reich, an eight-hour marathon of his music on April 30, 2017 at Symphony Space. And unlike other Reich anniversary events, this one is FREE.  (more...)

Luba Mason to Perform at APAP NYC Showcase This JanuaryLuba Mason to Perform at APAP NYC Showcase This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 14, 2016

Dynamic recording artist & Broadway actress Luba Mason (star of half a dozen Broadway shows including Chicago opposite Brooke Shields, Jekyll & Hyde, How to Succeed… opposite Matthew Broderick; the American Premiere of Sunset Boulevard) will offer three special live performances in NYC in January at the annual APAP NYC Showcase, organized by APAP, the national service organization for the performing arts field. (more...)

PAUL SIMON: WORDS & MUSIC Exhibition Set for Skirball Cultural Center in 2017PAUL SIMON: WORDS & MUSIC Exhibition Set for Skirball Cultural Center in 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2016

The Skirball Cultural Center announced today the spring/summer 2017 presentation of Paul Simon: Words & Music, a traveling exhibition curated by the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum and making its only West Coast stop at the Skirball. (more...)

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver Garner Seventh Grammy Award Nomination for 'Burden Bearer'Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver Garner Seventh Grammy Award Nomination for 'Burden Bearer'
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2016

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver has been honored with the group's seventh Grammy Award nomination for the 2016 album,Burden Bearer(Mountain Home Music Company). The project is nominated in the Best Bluegrass Album category. (more...)

The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts presents    Justin Roberts and The Not Ready for Naptime PlayersThe Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts presents Justin Roberts and The Not Ready for Naptime Players
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

Called the 'Judy Blume of kiddie rock' (The New York Times), Grammy-nominated Justin Roberts and The Not Ready for Naptime Players dish out intelligent and whimsically-rocking music for kids and their parents at Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre at 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. on Saturday, January 21. (more...)

String Quartet ETHEL Sets Winter/Spring 2017 Season with Stops at National Sawdust and MoreString Quartet ETHEL Sets Winter/Spring 2017 Season with Stops at National Sawdust and More
by BWW News Desk - Dec 8, 2016

ETHEL, the musically omnivorous string quartet The New York Times has described as "indefatigable and eclectic" and The Village Voice called "a genre unto itself," announces its upcoming winter/spring 2017 season, building on the group's artistry and collaborative vision. (more...)

Geoff Tate, Jon B., Josh Ritter and More Coming Up at City Winery ChicagoGeoff Tate, Jon B., Josh Ritter and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriter Geoff Tate, 90's R&B artist Jon B, Russian crossover artist Emin, Academy of Country Music award-winner Jack Ingram and more. (more...)

Old School Square to Kick Off Classic Folk & Rock Series with Livingston Taylor & Al StewartOld School Square to Kick Off Classic Folk & Rock Series with Livingston Taylor & Al Stewart
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2016

MusicWorks is kicking-off a six-concert CLASSIC FOLK & ROCK SERIES next month at Old School Square's Crest Theatre, which is located at 51 North Swinton Avenue in Delray Beach (one block north of Atlantic Avenue). (more...)

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