Sean Watkins 4th Solo Album 'All I Do Is Lie' Out Today Via Roaring Girl Records
by BWW News Desk - Jul 02, 2014

During a nine year recording hiatus from his Grammy award winning band Nickel Creek, singer/songwriter/guitarist Sean Watkins released his third solo album Blinders On, teamed up with Switchfoot singer, Jon Foreman, to form the band Fiction Family, as well as co-founded the experimental supergroup Works Progress Administration (WPA). In addition, for the last decade Sean & his sister Sara Watkins (also from Nickel Creek) have hosted a monthly residency at the Hollywood club, Largo, for their popular music show, Watkins Family Hour, which has featured guests such as Fiona Apple, Jackson Browne, Booker T, Grant Lee Phillips, John C. Reily, among many others. (more...)

Nickel Creek Debuts New Album; Comes to Mesa Arts Center, 8/28
by BWW News Desk - Jun 25, 2014

The Grammy Award-winning, multi-platinum selling trio Nickel Creek - Chris Thile (mandolin/vocals), Sara Watkins (fiddle/vocals) and Sean Watkins (guitar/vocals) - officially reunited for the first time since its 2007 "indefinite hiatus" and recorded a new album, A Dotted Line, that was released by Nonesuch on April 1, 2014. The record debuted on the Billboard 200 at #7, Nickel Creek's highest chart position to date, with 27,000 units sold. Nickel Creek began its first US tour in seven years on April 16 in Birmingham, AL and will stop at Mesa Arts Center for one show on Thursday, August 28. A soon to be announced special guest will open the 7:30 p.m. show. Tickets go on sale this Monday, June 30 at 10 a.m. at livenation.com, mesaartscenter.com and at the Mesa Arts Center Box Office, at 480-644-6500. (more...)

Jack Mikesell and Christina Elmore to Star in SCLA's ROMEO AND JULIET, 7/8-26
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles (SCLA), under the artistic direction of Ben Donenberg, returns to the Japanese Garden at the Greater Los Angeles VA Healthcare Campus for the third consecutive summer, with a Los Angeles-centric summer production of William Shakespeare's Romeo and Juliet -- directed by Royal Shakespeare Company and Royal National Theatre alum Kenn Sabberton -- for seventeen performances only, July 8 to 26 (press opening July 13). (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014


Nickel Creek's Sean Watkins Set to Release New Solo Album 'All I Do Is Lie' 7/1
by BWW News Desk - Jun 05, 2014

During a nine year recording hiatus from his Grammy award winning band Nickel Creek, singer/songwriter/guitarist Sean Watkins released his third solo album Blinders On, teamed up with Switchfoot singer, Jon Foreman, to form the band Fiction Family, as well as co-founded the experimental supergroup Works Progress Administration (WPA). (more...)

Dan Wilson Set to Release Latest LP, Tour Begins 6/4
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Dan Wilson is set to release his new album Love Without Fear on April 15, and the U.K.'s Clash Music is currently premiering the brand new video to the track “A Song Can Be About Anything”—featuring artwork by Wilson—at http://bit.ly/1m8cS0E. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Santa Barbara - Week of 3/16/2014
by BWW - Mar 16, 2014

Upcoming Shows - Week of 3/16/2014 for Santa Barbara (more...)

Kickstarter Crowd Backs SnapRay's Power Extraction Technology
by BWW News Desk - Mar 11, 2014

The Kickstarter crowd has responded in droves. SnapPower debuted its SnapRays Guidelights on the online crowd funding site on March 4. Since that time, SnapRays has achieved phenomenal results: 2,182% funded; 5,060 backers; and over $260,000 raised. (more...)

Utah Electrician-Turned-Entrepreneur Lights up Kickstarter
by BWW News Desk - Mar 06, 2014

SnapPower's patented technology which empowers electrical cover plates is a revolutionary, future-forward solution to solving a host of household issues, starting with the debut product, SnapRays Guidelight. (more...)

Rush Policy Announced for ANYTHING GOES at Princess of Wales Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

David Mirvish is proud to present the national tour of Roundabout Theatre Company's ANYTHING GOES, the new Broadway revival of Cole Porter's timeless classic musical theatre masterpiece. ANYTHING GOES plays a strictly limited engagement, July 17 - August 18 at the Princess of Wales Theatre. (more...)

Steve Martin and Steep Canyon Rangers Play in Philly Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2013

Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers, featuring Edie Brickell add Philadelphia stop to their North American tour, which kicked off on May 22 in Ft. Meyers, Florida. The highly anticipated tour is the first for Martin and Brickell, who will perform songs from their album Love Has Come for You tonight, June 27 at 8 p.m. at the Kimmel Center's Verizon Hall. (more...)

Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers Feat. Edie Brickell to Headline Telluride Bluegrass Festival, 6/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2013

Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell will headline this Thursday's Telluride Bluegrass Festival in Telluride, CO, replacing Mumford & Sons. The newly announced concert date comes as Steve Martin, the Steep Canyon Rangers and Edie Brickell kick off the second leg of their successful North American summer tour in support of the new album LOVE HAS COME FOR YOU, out now on Rounder Records. (more...)

Jackson Browne's 'I'll Do Anything: Live In Concert' DVD Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 18, 2013

Inside Recordings will release Jackson Browne - I'll Do Anything: Live In Concert DVD today, June 18, 2013 with worldwide distribution through ADA. (more...)

Jackson Browne's 'I'll Do Anything: Live In Concert' DVD to Be Released 6/18
by BWW News Desk - Jun 10, 2013

Inside Recordings will release Jackson Browne - I'll Do Anything: Live In Concert DVD on June 18, 2013 with worldwide distribution through ADA. (more...)

Steve Martin and The Steep Canyon Rangers Kick Off Summer 2013 Tour Today
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2013

Steve Martin and the Steep Canyon Rangers featuring Edie Brickell will kick off their North American summer tour today. (more...)

ANYTHING GOES Comes to the Kennedy Center, 6/6
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2013

The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts presents the national tour of Roundabout Theatre Company's Anything Goes in the Kennedy Center Opera House from June 11 to July 7, 2013. Winner of the 2011 Tony Award for Best Revival of a Musical, Roundabout Theatre Company's Anything Goes sails direct from Broadway under the direction of Kathleen Marshall, who won the 2011 Tony Award for Best Choreography. The production features music and lyrics by Cole Porter; original book by P.G. Wodehouse & Guy Bolton and Howard Lindsay & Russel Crouse; and new book by Timothy Crouse and John Weidman. Press opening night is Thursday, June 13, 2013 at 7:30 p.m. (more...)

Jackson Browne's 'I'll Do Anything: Live In Concert' DVD to be Released, 6/18
by BWW News Desk - May 09, 2013

Inside Recordings will release Jackson Browne - I'll Do Anything: Live In Concert DVD on June 18, 2013 with worldwide distribution through ADA. (more...)

ANYTHING GOES National Tour To Make Its St. Paul Premiere At the Ordway Center for Performing Arts, May 7-12
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2013

The national tour of Roundabout Theatre Company's ANYTHING GOES, the new Broadway revival of Cole Porter's timeless classic musical theatre masterpiece, will make its St. Paul premiere May 7-12, 2013, at the Ordway Center for Performing Arts as part of its 2012-2013 Theatrical Season. (more...)

ANYTHING GOES National Tour To Make Its St. Louis Premiere At The Fabulous Fox Theatre, 5/28
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2013

The national tour of Roundabout Theatre Company's ANYTHING GOES, the new Broadway revival of Cole Porter's timeless classic musical theatre masterpiece, will make its St. Louis premiere May 28 - June 9 at the Fabulous Fox Theatre. (more...)

Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's New Album LOVE HAS COME FOR YOU Released Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2013

Rounder Records will release Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's inaugural duo effort 'Love Has Come For You' today, April 23. (more...)

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