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May 03, 1919 (95)
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Center Stage Co. Presents BLUES BASHCenter Stage Co. Presents BLUES BASH
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2015

The 6th Annual Blues Bash at Centenary College Friday March 20 and Saturday March 21 in the Sitnik Theatre at the David and Carol Lackland Center blends Blues, Americana, and other styles of music in a two - night extravaganza that will be a real treat for music lovers! (more...)

BWW Reviews: ROOTED IN PEACE Meets The Aquarian ConspiracyBWW Reviews: ROOTED IN PEACE Meets The Aquarian Conspiracy
by Herbert Paine - Feb 26, 2015

Rooted in Peace chronicles Greg Reitman's odyssey to answer these crucial questions: Why are we so crazy? Does pop culture teach us how to be violent? Is there a peace game? How do we transcend the collective trauma that we derive from our constant exposure to violence? Why is peace so difficult to achieve? In due course, he learns about the keys to enlightenment and transformation. (more...)

AMERICAN MASTERS to Pay Tribute to Bruce Sinofsky & Clark TerryAMERICAN MASTERS to Pay Tribute to Bruce Sinofsky & Clark Terry
by TV News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

American Masters pays tribute to trumpeter Clark Terry (December 14, 1920 - February 21, 2015) and filmmaker Bruce Sinofsky (March 31, 1956 - February 21, 2015) with special In Memoriam online tributes. (more...)

Artist Lineup Revealed for Clearwater's 2015 Great Hudson River Revival, Running 6/20-21Artist Lineup Revealed for Clearwater's 2015 Great Hudson River Revival, Running 6/20-21
by BWW News Desk - Feb 24, 2015

Today, Clearwater's Great Hudson River Revival, also referred to as The Clearwater Festival and founded by Pete Seeger, announces its initial lineup of artists set to perform on the banks of the Hudson River at beautiful Croton Point Park, Croton-On-Hudson, New York on June 20-21, 2015. (more...)

Tom Paxton to Release REDEMPTION ROAD, 3/10; Continues Final Tour This SpringTom Paxton to Release REDEMPTION ROAD, 3/10; Continues Final Tour This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Feb 19, 2015

And the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner is far from ready to call it quits, though he is planning to leave the traveling life behind. But first, he'll celebrate the March 10, 2015 release of his 62nd (or so) album, Redemption Road; launch a two-month tour with Janis Ian on March 4; and head to his hometown of Bristow, Okla., for his March 14 induction into the Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame. He'll also run across the pond in May for several U.K. dates, and likely keep stage-hopping through 2015. (more...)

VIDEO: Pete Seeger, Robin Williams Among GRAMMYS 'In Memoriam' TributeVIDEO: Pete Seeger, Robin Williams Among GRAMMYS 'In Memoriam' Tribute
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2015

Last night's GRAMMYS paid tribute to the artists who have passed away over the course of the year. Below, watch the annual In Memoriam tribute. (more...)

JUDY COLLINS SINGS SONDHEIM Comes to the Venetian Room, 2/28 & 3/1JUDY COLLINS SINGS SONDHEIM Comes to the Venetian Room, 2/28 & 3/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2015

Bay Area Cabaret welcomes back Grammy winner, Oscar nominee, and American music legend Judy Collins in the debut of a brand new show Judy Collins Sings Sondheim. (more...)

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Present The Klezmatics, 3/8Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts to Present The Klezmatics, 3/8
by BWW News Desk - Jan 21, 2015

Brooklyn Center for the Performing Arts at Brooklyn College continues its 60th Anniversary Season with an afternoon of joyous and uplifting music by the Grammy Award-winning Klezmatics on Sunday, March 8, 2015 at 3pm. Titled 'Woody Guthrie's Wonder Wheel Tour,' the program pays tribute to the great Woody Guthrie, one of the finest American lyricists of the 20th Century, featuring songs with lyrics penned by Guthrie during the time he lived in Brooklyn, set to music by members of the Klezmatics. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at BrooklynCenter.org or by calling the box office at 718-951-4500 (Tue-Sat, 1pm-6pm). (more...)

Smithsonian Channel to Air LEGEND OF LEAD BELLY in Honor of Black History Month, 2/23Smithsonian Channel to Air LEGEND OF LEAD BELLY in Honor of Black History Month, 2/23
by TV News Desk - Jan 20, 2015

His story is told in the new one-hour Smithsonian Channel special, LEGEND OF LEAD BELLY, premiering Monday, February 23 at 8 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Bill Frisell to Play SOPAC, 1/22Bill Frisell to Play SOPAC, 1/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2015

Former Hoboken resident and guitarist, Bill Frisell, takes to the stage at the South Orange Performing Arts Center Thursday, January 22nd at 7:30PM to navigate audiences through the sounds of surf, blues, country, swing and rock. His performance, Guitar in the Space Age!, is a look back through decades of music with the perspective of an astronaut peering at the crystalline image of the planet earth through millions of miles of outer space. BillBoard magazine said it best when stated, 'No one refracts age-old Americana through a cutting-edge prism with the warm-hearted, fleet-minded individuality of Frisell.' Joining Frisell for this performance will be fellow guitar master Greg Leisz on electric and pedal steel guitars, and his trio partners Tony Scherr on bass and Kenny Wollesen on drums. (more...)

PETE SEEGER: THE STORM KING Coming to Capitol Center for the Arts Next MonthPETE SEEGER: THE STORM KING Coming to Capitol Center for the Arts Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2014

The Capitol Center for the Arts presents Pete Seeger: The Storm King, featuring Pete Seeger's spoken words—in his own recorded voice—set to live music and video based on the Grammy nominated audio project conceived and produced by world-renowned percussionist and producer, Jeff Haynes for one night only on Thursday, January 29, at 7pm. (more...)

The Bee Gees, George Harrison & More Honored with Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement AwardThe Bee Gees, George Harrison & More Honored with Recording Academy Lifetime Achievement Award
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2014

The Recording Academy announced its Special Merit Awards recipients today, and this year's honorees are: the Bee Gees, Pierre Boulez, Buddy Guy, George Harrison, Flaco Jimenez, Louvin Brothers, and Wayne Shorter as Lifetime Achievement Award recipients (more...)

HBO & American Museum of Natural History Present SAVING MY TOMORROW Tonight
by TV News Desk - Dec 12, 2014

In a unique partnership, HBO and the American Museum of Natural History present SAVING MY TOMORROW, starting with a family special about the environment, debuting TONIGHT, DEC. 15, and continuing in 2015 as a four-part series beginning on Earth Day, April 22, exclusively on HBO. (more...)

FST's Winter Cabaret Season to Continue with AMERICAN PIE Next MonthFST's Winter Cabaret Season to Continue with AMERICAN PIE Next Month
by BWW News Desk - Dec 11, 2014

FST announces its second show of the Winter Cabaret season, American Pie. Developed by Richard Hopkins and Rebecca Hopkins, the show opens in Florida Studio Theatre's Goldstein Cabaret on Friday, January 2, 2015. Subscriptions for all three shows can be purchased for as little as $39. Subscriptions may be purchased online at FloridaStudioTheatre.org, by phone at (941) 366-9000, or by visiting the Box Office. (more...)

Preservation Hall Jazz Band Presents CREOLE CHRISTMAS TonightPreservation Hall Jazz Band Presents CREOLE CHRISTMAS Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2014

Celebrate the holiday season New Orleans' style when Preservation Hall Jazz Band performs its Creole Christmas program tonight, Dec. 5, 2014, at 8 p.m. in Jones Hall, presented by Society for the Performing Arts. (more...)

'David Amram's 84th Birthday Concert: Remembering Pete Seeger' Set for Hillwood Recital Hall Tonight'David Amram's 84th Birthday Concert: Remembering Pete Seeger' Set for Hillwood Recital Hall Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2014

Tonight, November 20, 2014 at 7pm, Producer Jason Samel of Movement Music Records in association with Love Revolution and Gold Coast Arts Center presents 'David Amram's 84th Birthday Concert: Remembering Pete Seeger' at The Hillwood Recital Hall At Tilles Center on campus at LIU Post, 720 Northern Blvd, Brookville, NY 11548. (more...)

DAVE STEWART Signs on as Executive Producer of Documentary 'The Blues House'DAVE STEWART Signs on as Executive Producer of Documentary 'The Blues House'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2014

DAVE STEWART--best known as the founder of Eurythmics with Annie Lennox and for his collaborations with Mick Jagger and Stevie Nicks--has signed on as executive producer for The Blues House (more...)

Preservation Hall Jazz Band Presents CREOLE CHRISTMAS, 12/05Preservation Hall Jazz Band Presents CREOLE CHRISTMAS, 12/05
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

Celebrate the holiday season New Orleans' style when Preservation Hall Jazz Band performs its Creole Christmas program Friday, Dec. 5, 2014, at 8 p.m. in Jones Hall, presented by Society for the Performing Arts. (more...)

Oakland East Bay Symphony to Perform Non-Traditional Holiday Concert, 12/14Oakland East Bay Symphony to Perform Non-Traditional Holiday Concert, 12/14
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2014

The Oakland East Bay Symphony, Music Director Michael Morgan and guests will ring in the holidays with this popular and delightfully untraditional concert. The beloved, often sold out annual multi-chorus extravaganza broke the holiday concert mold 22 years ago and features gospel music, holiday favorites and audience sing-alongs that invoke the multi-faceted spirits of the season. This year's concert will feature a musical tribute to legendary folk singer/songwriter and activist Pete Seeger, who passed away earlier this year at the age of 94. The choruses and Symphony will perform works associated with Seeger with the audience invited to sing along. Guest artists include Oakland Symphony Chorus, Oakland Interfaith Gospel Choir, Mt. Eden High School Choir, Piedmont East Bay Children's Choir, and Linda Tillery & the Cultural Heritage Choir. The concert will be given Sunday, December 14, at 4 pm at the Paramount Theatre in Oakland. Tickets are priced $15-$55 and may be purchased at www.oebs.org . (more...)

Ani Difranco to Return to Capitol Center for the Arts, 11/23Ani Difranco to Return to Capitol Center for the Arts, 11/23
by BWW News Desk - Oct 16, 2014

Ani DiFranco brings her unique sound to the Capitol Center for the Arts Sunday, November 23, at 7:30pm. Joining Ani will be Todd Sickafoose on bass and Terence Higgins on drums. (more...)

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