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Celebrate 100 Years of Willie Dixon Tomorrow at Blues Haven FoundationCelebrate 100 Years of Willie Dixon Tomorrow at Blues Haven Foundation
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2015

July 1, 2015 would have been Willie's 100th birthday. To honor this brilliant songwriter, producer, musician, and to celebrate his life and accomplishments, Blues Heaven Foundation is holding a free concert featuring Chicago's phenomenal blues guitarist, Melvin Taylor & the Taylor Made Band from 5 to 8 p.m. in the Garden Area.  (more...)

BWW Interviews: Cameron Molloy releases 'The Drivin' Wheel'BWW Interviews: Cameron Molloy releases 'The Drivin' Wheel'
by Tory Gates - Jun 24, 2015

'There are guys who get up on a stage and make an entire audience of strangers feel comfortable. You do that.' (more...)

Tony Bennett Among Performers Set for 46th Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame InductionTony Bennett Among Performers Set for 46th Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction
by TV News Desk - Jun 9, 2015

Tony Bennett, Benny Blanco, Zac Brown, Michael Buble, Carly Rae Jepsen, Dr. John, Ledisi, Ne-Yo, Jennifer Nettles, Mike O'Neill, Richie Sambora, Bernie Taupin and Paul Williams will either present and/or perform at the 46th Annual Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction and Awards Dinner slated for Thursday, June 18th at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. (more...)

Lady Gaga to Receive Inaugural Contemporary Icon Award at Songwriters Hall of FameLady Gaga to Receive Inaugural Contemporary Icon Award at Songwriters Hall of Fame
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2015

?The Songwriters Hall of Fame announced today that Lady Gaga will be the recipient of the first-ever Contemporary Icon Award at the 46th Annual Induction and Awards Dinner slated forThursday, June 18th at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. (more...)

Dave Usher Releases MUSIC IS FOREVER: DIZZY GILLESPIE, THE JAZZ LEGEND AND MEDave Usher Releases MUSIC IS FOREVER: DIZZY GILLESPIE, THE JAZZ LEGEND AND ME
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2015

In Music Is Forever: Dizzy Gillespie, the Jazz Legend and Me, Dave Usher, white and Jewish, tells the story of how he, at age 14, met the jazz giant, a black man who practiced the Baha'i Faith, and forged a 50-year friendship. (more...)

John the Conqueror Premieres 'Gimme Gold' from Alive Naturalsound's 20th Anniversary AlbumJohn the Conqueror Premieres 'Gimme Gold' from Alive Naturalsound's 20th Anniversary Album
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2015

Click here to listen to the premiere of John the Conqueror's -- Pierre Moore, Ryan Lynn, Adam Williams -- previously unreleased track 'Gimme Gold' via WXPN, plus scroll down for the band's European tour dates! (more...)

Robert Cray Band to Return to The Orleans Showroom, 2/28-3/1Robert Cray Band to Return to The Orleans Showroom, 2/28-3/1
by BWW News Desk - Jan 16, 2015

Renowned rhythm and blues musician Robert Cray and his band will perform at The Orleans Showroom February 28 and March 1. (more...)

Green Day, Joan Jett & More to be Inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of FameGreen Day, Joan Jett & More to be Inducted into Rock and Roll Hall of Fame
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2014

Today, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announces its Inductees for 2015. (more...)

George Thorogood & The Destroyers Play Boulder Theater TonightGeorge Thorogood & The Destroyers Play Boulder Theater Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2014

Boulder Theater will present George Thorogood and the Destroyers to the Boulder Theater tonight, October 2nd, 2014. (more...)

HOW I LEARNED WHAT I LEARNED, DETROIT '67 and More Set for True Colors Theatre's 2014-15 SeasonHOW I LEARNED WHAT I LEARNED, DETROIT '67 and More Set for True Colors Theatre's 2014-15 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2014

Artistic Director Kenny Leon and True Colors Theatre Company have announced the 2014-2015 season, opening in October with August Wilson's personal story How I Learned What I Learned co-conceived and directed by longtime Wilson collaborator Todd Kreidler. Following How I Learned What I Learned, True Colors will produce the 2014 Kennedy Award Winner for Drama, Dominique Morisseau's Detroit '67 directed by Hi-ARTS Artistic Director Kamilah Forbes, opening in February and running through March 2015. The season will close in July with Kevin Ramsey's Chasin' dem Blues a musical about the history of Paramount Records. (more...)

George Thorogood & The Destroyers to Play Boulder Theater, 10/2George Thorogood & The Destroyers to Play Boulder Theater, 10/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2014

Boulder Theater will present George Thorogood and the Destroyers to the Boulder Theater on Thursday, October 2nd, 2014. (more...)

George Thorogood & The Destroyers Play The Smith Center in Las Vegas TonightGeorge Thorogood & The Destroyers Play The Smith Center in Las Vegas Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 27, 2014

Danny Zelisko Presents George Thorogood & The Destroyers live at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts tonight, Feb. 27, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the concert go on sale Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 at 10 a.m. (more...)

VIDEO: First Look - Stevie Ray Vaughan & More Set for PBS's A CELEBRATION OF BLUES & SOULVIDEO: First Look - Stevie Ray Vaughan & More Set for PBS's A CELEBRATION OF BLUES & SOUL
by TV News Desk - Jan 31, 2014

A CELEBRATION OF BLUES & SOUL: THE 1989 INAUGURAL CONCERT is part of special programming premiering on PBS stations beginning March 1, 2014. (more...)

Tribute Album 'True To The Blues: The Johnny Winter Story' Out 2/23Tribute Album 'True To The Blues: The Johnny Winter Story' Out 2/23
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

The extraordinary four decade-plus recording career of seminal Texas blues-rocking guitar legend Johnny Winter, who celebrates his 70 th birthday on February 23, 2014, will be commemorated with the release of True To The Blues: The Johnny Winter Story. (more...)

George Thorogood & The Destroyers to Play The Smith Center in Las Vegas, 2/27George Thorogood & The Destroyers to Play The Smith Center in Las Vegas, 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2013

Danny Zelisko Presents George Thorogood & The Destroyers live at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts on Thursday, Feb. 27, 2014 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets for the concert go on sale Monday, Dec. 9, 2013 at 10 a.m. (more...)

THE GORIES, THE SHAW TAPES: LIVE IN DETROIT Out TodayTHE GORIES, THE SHAW TAPES: LIVE IN DETROIT Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2013

The Gories began in the cultural vacuum of Detroit in 1986. With humble beginnings at a community concert series through a tumultuous end on their 1992 European tour, this is a band whose influence has far outstretched the ground they covered. (more...)

THE GORIES, THE SHAW TAPES: LIVE IN DETROIT Out 11/26THE GORIES, THE SHAW TAPES: LIVE IN DETROIT Out 11/26
by BWW News Desk - Oct 10, 2013

The Gories began in the cultural vacuum of Detroit in 1986. With humble beginnings at a community concert series through a tumultuous end on their 1992 European tour, this is a band whose influence has far outstretched the ground they covered. (more...)

The Robert Cray Band Brings the Blues to Las Vegas' Orleans Showroom TonightThe Robert Cray Band Brings the Blues to Las Vegas' Orleans Showroom Tonight
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2013

Celebrated rhythm and blues musician Robert Cray, along with his band, will perform at The Orleans Showroom tonight, May 18 and the 19th. (more...)

VIDEO: Robert Plant's 'Spoonful' LiveVIDEO: Robert Plant's 'Spoonful' Live
by Conor Sheeran - May 15, 2013

Robert Plant, of Led Zeppelin fame, has announced an upcoming tour featuring the Sensational Space Shifters, according to USA today. The tour will kick off June 20th and you can check out a preview of what's to come with their rendition of Willie Dixon's blues hit, Spoonful. (more...)

The Robert Cray Band to Bring the Blues to Las Vegas' Orleans Showroom, 5/18-19The Robert Cray Band to Bring the Blues to Las Vegas' Orleans Showroom, 5/18-19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2013

Celebrated rhythm and blues musician Robert Cray, along with his band, will perform at The Orleans Showroom May 18 and 19. (more...)

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