Paul Simon News

Date Of Birth:
October 13, 1941 (72)
Birth Place:
USA
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THE USED to Play Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, 10/9; Tickets on Sale 7/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas is thrilled to announce THE USED on Thursday, October 9, 2014. (more...)

Billy Joel to Be Honored with Gershwin Prize for Popular Song
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2014

The Library of Congress has announced that it will honor legendary musician Billy Joel with its Gershwin Prize for Popular Song. (more...)

San Francisco Playhouse Adds PROMISES, PROMISES to 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

San Francisco Playhouse has finalized their 12th season with the announcement of their holiday show, a revival of the 1968 Broadway hit Promises, Promises. (more...)

PK Productions to Welcome Composer Stanley Silverman for UP FROM PARADISE Q&A, 23 July
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2014

Eminent composer Stanley Silverman to attend the UK premiere of Arthur Miller's only musical Up From Paradise on Wednesday 23rd July followed by a free post-show Q&A. Based on Miller's 1972 play The Creation of the World and Other Business, Silverman wrote the musical with Arthur Miller in 1973. (more...)

Jazz Masters, Stephen Wallam, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and More Set for Birdland, Aug 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Birdland Jazz Club has announced their great line-up of amazing talent for the month of August 2014, featuring: The Jazz Masters Quartet, Dave Douglas Quintet, Django Reinhardt NY Festival, Eric Comstock & Barbara Fasano, Rotem Sivan Trio, Sean Harkness Duo, Jane Monheit, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Details below! (more...)

Chris Botti Announces 10th Annual Holiday Residency at Blue Note Jazz Club
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2014

Blue Note Jazz Club, one of the world's most iconic jazz and blues venues based in Greenwich Village, has announced world renowned trumpeter Chris Botti's milestone 10th Annual Holiday Residency. The three-week engagement at the club will run Monday, December 15, 2014 through Sunday, January 4, 2015, with two shows each evening (including Christmas Eve and New Years Eve performances). (more...)

Powerhouse Vocalist Sari Schorr and Her All-Star Band at The Cutting Room, 7/31
by Stephen Hanks - Jul 12, 2014

On the heels of her exciting recent performances at Brooklyn's Shape Shifter Lab and Manhattan's Metropolitan Room, powerhouse vocalist Sari Schorr will next appear at The Cutting Room (44 E. 32nd Street, NYC) on Thursday, July 31 at 7 pm. Supporting Schorr will be her all-star band The Engine Room, featuring Rob Paparozzi on harmonica and vocals, Pete Levin on keyboards, Jerry Marotta on drums, John Cariddi on guitar, and Sue Williams on bass. With a distinctive sound and a 5-octave range that draws from her roots in blues, rock and jazz, Schorr will debut a selection of explosive songs from her upcoming CD. The Cutting Room show will also feature drumming and recording legend Bernard 'Pretty' Purdie, who with his indelible sound will revisit some classic moments in funk drumming history, while also offering up some fat new grooves on songs written by Schorr. (more...)

Chris Isaak and Chris Botti to Perform Together for the First Time at the Hollywood Bowl, 7/11
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

Two suave and sophisticated stars -- Chris Isaak and Chris Botti -- share the stage with the Los Angeles Philharmonic for a romantic evening of beautiful ballads and enchanting melodies, Friday and Saturday, July 11 and 12, at 8 pm. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Terri White Is Once Again Terrific As She Scores With New Show at 54 Below
by Stephen Hanks - Jun 29, 2014

A year ago this summer (July 31, to be exact), Terri White performed a one-off show at 54 Below that was so stirring in its show-woman ship she was voted the winner of the 2013 BroadwayWorld New York Cabaret Award for 'Best One-Show Special Event.' Based on the Broadway and nightclub veteran's performance in her recent June 22 show at the same club, White should be a candidate to pick up the award once again this year. Maybe it's time to just call her, 'Terri Terrific.' (more...)

Tom Wopat to Perform Songs from 'I've Got Your Number' at Iridium Jazz Club, 7/11-12
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2014

TOM WOPAT - the celebrated actor and vocalist - will perform at Iridium Jazz Club (1650 Broadway at 51st Street in Manhattan) with a new show 'Tom Wopat Swings the Rat Pack' for four performances only on July 11 and 12. (more...)

Moon Taxi Coming to Fox Theatre, 9/26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 24, 2014

Z2 Entertainment will present Moon Taxi at the Fox Theatre on Friday, September 26th, 2014. Tickets are on sale Friday, June 20 at 12:00 PM for $12.50 in advance or $15.00 day of show. (more...)

Liz Kennedy to Play Fenix in San Rafael, 7/27
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2014

In celebration of her new blues/folk inspired pop/rock album Speed Bump, San Francisco-based singer/songwriter LIZ KENNEDY (www.lizkennedymusic.com) brings her soulful sound to Fenix on Sunday, July 27 at 6:30 p.m. (more...)

CABARET LIFE NYC: KAREN OBERLIN and SEAN HARKNESS Concoct Romantic Musical Chemistry at the Metropolitan Room
by Stephen Hanks - Jun 14, 2014

Cabaret performers thinking about launching duo shows could certainly take a lesson in chemistry from watching and listening to singer Karen Oberlin and guitarist Sean Harkness in their current show, A Wish, which is based on their superb recently released CD of the same title, launched with two shows at Kitano on February 1 (to celebrate the CD release), and has taken up a once a month residency until late August at the Metropolitan Room (the next show is on June 25 at 9:30 pm). While theirs is not a romantic off-stage chemistry (both are happily quite happily married, thank you), on stage and in the recording studio Oberlin and Harkness have concocted a delicious musical interaction that conjures up romance to the nth degree. (more...)

List of Events at The Smith Center for July and August 2014
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Check below for a list of events at The Smith Center for July and August 2014. (more...)

Chita Rivera Performs at 2014 Songwriters Hall Of Fame Gala
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Last night, the legendary CHITA RIVERA wowed the packed Marriot Marquis ballroom for the 45th Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Gala. She was greeted with cheers and a standing ovation as she sang a medley from WEST SIDE STORY, which included 'A Boy Like That' and the show-stopping 'America', in a program designed to mix past and future sounds. (more...)

Shobna Gulati, Joe McGann & More Set for Belgrade's Autumn Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2014

Shobna Gulati and Joe McGann will star in a major new touring production of John Godber's bittersweet masterpiece April In Paris from Tues 7 - Sat 11 October at the Belgrade Theatre, it was announced today. (more...)

THE MIGHTY MIGHTY BOSSTONES to Play Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, 8/17
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2014

Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas has announced THE MIGHTY MIGHTY BOSSTONES live at Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas, Sunday, August 17, 2014. Doors 7 PM; Show 8 PM. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 13 at 10 a.m. PST. (more...)

Giada Valenti to Bring FROM VENICE WITH LOVE to 54 Below, Preview PBS Special, 6/25
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2014

54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Giada Valenti with her new show, 'From Venice with Love'. Accompanied by her own 4-piece band, Giada will take her audience on a romantic journey performing her own renditions of American and Italian pop-hits from the 60s, 70s, 80s as well as recent contemporary songs. (more...)

VIDEO: Cast of STOMP Featured on CNN International's QUEST MEANS BUSINESS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 06, 2014

See STOMP on CNN International's "Quest Means Business" in a story that aired yesterday about "unconventional instruments" in the context of international banking. Click here to check it out! (more...)

STOMP Set for CNN International's QUEST MEANS BUSINESS Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 05, 2014

STOMP will be featured today at 4 PM on CNN INTERNATIONAL's business show, "Quest Means Business" in a story about "unconventional instruments" in the context of international banking. (more...)

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