Paul Simon News

Date Of Birth:
October 13, 1941 (72)
Birth Place:
USA
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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...)

Cyndi Lauper, Richard Gere and New York Yankees Join Forces on HENRY & ME Animated Film, Premiering Tonight in NYC
by Movies News Desk - Aug 18, 2014

Henry & Me will have its world premiere at the Ziegfeld Theater (141 W 54th St.) in New York City tonight, August 18, 2014, as well as a limited theatrical engagement in partnership with Bow Tie Cinemas in New York City prior to its worldwide DVD and digital launch (Video On Demand, Amazon, iTunes, etc.) on September 9, 2014. (more...)

Robert Earl Keen to Perform at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, 9/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 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 Robert Earl Keen live at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, Tuesday, September 30. (more...)

Leslie Odom, Jr. Releases Debut Album
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

'SMASH', 'Person of Interest', and 'House of Lies' actor Leslie Odom Jr. has released his self-titled debut album! It is now available at all major online retailers including iTunes, Amazon, and CD Baby. (more...)

Streets of Laredo Announce New Album Volume I & II, Release New Track and Album Trailer
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2014

Brooklyn-based, New Zealanders' Streets of Laredo have announced their first full-length album, Volume I & II on Dine Alone Records, out October 7th. (more...)

Exclusive Recording Contract Up for Grabs for 2014 Sarah Vaughan Competition Winner
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC), Larry Rosen Productions (LRP), and Concord Music Group announce a landmark agreement to provide an exclusive recording contract offer to record and release an album on Concord Records to the winner of the 2014 Sarah Vaughan International jazz Vocal Competition, now known as the SASSY awards. (more...)

Sales Of New Kris Allen Album, 'Horizons' To Benefit Music Empowers Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

NEW YORK, Aug. 11, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ American Idol Winner and singer/songwriter Kris Allen and the Music Empowers Foundation announced today that a portion of the proceeds from each sale of his newest album, 'Horizons' will be given to the Music Empowers Foundation. 'Horizons' is scheduled to be released on Tuesday, August 12, 2014. (more...)

Vince Gill & The Time Jumpers to Close PCI's Summer Concert Series, 8/30
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2014

Nashville's best and brightest studio musicians The Time Jumpers - including the venerable Vince Gill - bring Music City to Park City on Saturday, August 30. I (more...)

Carnegie Hall to Present UBUNTU: Music and Arts of South Africa Festival, 10/8-11/5
by BWW News Desk - Aug 07, 2014

This fall, Carnegie Hall launches UBUNTU: Music and Arts of South Africa, a month-long festival from October 8 to November 5, 2014, featuring an exciting array of events to be presented at Carnegie Hall and partner venues throughout New York City, inviting audiences to explore the incredibly dynamic and diverse culture of South Africa. Single tickets for all festival events at Carnegie Hall will go on sale to the general public on Monday, August 25 at 8:00 a.m. (more...)

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