Public television's critically acclaimed concert series, FRONT AND CENTER, has debut a new episode featuring three-time Grammy Award winning guitarist Steve Vai. The intimate performance was filmed at New York's Iridium — the smallest venue Vai has played in years. He was voted 10th “Greatest Guitarist” by Guitar World magazine in 2015. (more...)
ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, will present legendary composer Stephen Schwartz with its prestigious Founders Award at its 32nd annual ASCAP Screen Music Awards on Tuesday, May 16. The exclusive, invitation-only gala celebrates ASCAP's top film, television and videogame composers of 2016 at The Wiltern in Los Angeles, CA. (more...)
The Gateway is thrilled to announce its 2017 Season! The Gateway's new season features five dazzling Broadway hits: RENT, Swing!, On the Town, Mamma Mia!, and Little Shop of Horrors. Tickets start at $59 and go on sale to the public on Tuesday, March 21 at 10am. Student and youth prices are available for select shows. Full Season Subscription Memberships are available now through March 20th. Season Subscription memberships include tickets to all five Main Stage shows and exclusive membership perks. For more information, contact the Box Office at (631) 286-1133, or visit the website at TheGateway.org. (more...)
After 10 days, 119 feature films and three feet of snow, an evening of humor and humanity marked the 2017 Sundance Film Festival's Awards Ceremony, with host Jessica Williams emceeing and jurors presenting 27 prizes for feature filmmaking in Park City, Utah. Honorees, named in total below, range from sharp comedies to provocative and timely documentaries and represent new achievements in global independent storytelling. Human stories prevailed across categories, with Grand Jury Prizes awarded to Dina (U.S. Documentary), Last Men in Aleppo (World Documentary), I don't feel at home in this world anymore. (U.S. Dramatic) and The Nile Hilton Incident (World Dramatic). Chasing Coral, showcased in the Festival's environmental program The New Climate, won an Audience Award in the U.S. Documentary category. (more...)
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...)
producer and Broadway star, who brings her vocal and songwriting talents to Samueli Theater in her Center debut with Liner Notes: Songwriters, Stories and Music, on Friday, February 10, 2017. Special guests and notable songwriters Billy Steinberg, Holly Knight and Desmond Child join Wilson in this intimate evening performing songs and sharing stories behind their most memorable music. (more...)
Early on in Tori Scott's SEEING DOUBLE, the woman of the hour deadpanned, 'I've been in a rut since birth.'
If that's the case, we should all be so lucky. But on the subject of things that could be going better, throughout Scott's performance at Joe's Pub on November 13, the unofficial theme of the night was, 'Could this year get any worse?'
With the election still looming large, Scott took the stage, explaining she'd been looking forward to the show because she was in need of some attention, before adding, 'Then Tuesday happened and I needed group therapy.' (more...)
The Light of Day Foundation is currently celebrating 17 years in its global battle against Parkinson's Disease and related illnesses "through the awesome power of music," with LIGHT OF DAY WINTERFEST 2017: The Beat Goes On. (more...)
Billboard.com reports that Aerosmith's Joe Perry will be the next recipient of the prestigious Les Paul Award for creative excellence which will be presented at the 32nd annual NAMM TEC Awards on Jan. 21 in Anaheim, Calif. (more...)
The Santa Barbara Center for the Performing Arts (SBCPA) has announced America's biggest selling instrumental artist, Chris Botti, will perform at The Granada Theatre today, September 10, 2016 at 8:00 pm, as part of the 2016 - 2017 Granada Theatre Concert Series. (more...)
On last night's LATE NIGHT, guest Steven Tyler explained to Seth how his music is inspired by Janis Joplin. Later, Tyler performed 'My Own Worst Enemy' off his new album, 'Somebody From Somewhere.' (more...)
Following the success of his critically-acclaimed sold-out Lincoln Center concert event on May 2nd, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Icon Steven Tyler is bringing "STEVEN TYLER...OUT ON A LIMB" across the country for a limited-run 19-city North American solo tour. Tyler will stop on September 1, 2016 at Atlanta's Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre. (more...)