Willie Dixon News

HOW 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, 10/2
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 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 & 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 2/23
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, 2/27
by BWW News Desk - Dec 02, 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 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 11/26
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 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' 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, 5/18-19
by BWW News Desk - Apr 02, 2013

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

Dr. L. Subramaniam's GLOBAL FUSION Makes LA Premiere at Skirball Cultural Center Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 22, 2013

The Skirball Cultural Center presents the Los Angeles premiere of South Indian violinist, composer, and conductor Dr. L. Subramaniam's Global Fusion featuring harmonica blues legend Corky Siegel, live in concert, tonight, February 22, 2013, at 8:00 p.m. Continuing the Skirball's new music series, 'Journeys and Encounters' - which showcases surprising collaborations between musicians of diverse genres - Dr. L. Subramaniam's Global Fusion combines Carnatic (South Indian) music and Western classical, jazz, and rock. (more...)

Dr. L. Subramaniam's GLOBAL FUSION to Make LA Premiere at Skirball Cultural Center, 2/22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2013

The Skirball Cultural Center presents the Los Angeles premiere of South Indian violinist, composer, and conductor Dr. L. Subramaniam's Global Fusion featuring harmonica blues legend Corky Siegel, live in concert, on February 22, 2013, at 8:00 p.m. Continuing the Skirball's new music series, 'Journeys and Encounters' - which showcases surprising collaborations between musicians of diverse genres - Dr. L. Subramaniam's Global Fusion combines Carnatic (South Indian) music and Western classical, jazz, and rock. (more...)

Bon Jovi Featured on STAND UP GUYS Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 08, 2013

Lakeshore Records will release the STAND UP GUYS - Original Soundtrack digitally and in stores today January 8, 2013. (more...)

Ravi Shankar to Receive Posthumous Lifetime Achievement Award from Recording Academy
by BWW News Desk - Dec 12, 2012

The Recording Academy (www.grammy.com) announced its Special Merit Awards recipients today, and this year's honorees are: Glenn Gould, Charlie Haden, Lightnin' Hopkins, Carole King, Patti Page, Ravi Shankar andthe Temptations as Lifetime Achievement Award recipients (more...)

Bon Jovi Featured on STAND UP GUYS Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Coming Today
by BWW News Desk - Dec 04, 2012

Lakeshore Records will release the STAND UP GUYS - Original Soundtrack digitally today, December 4th and in stores on January 8, 2013. (more...)

Bon Jovi Featured on STAND UP GUYS Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Coming 12/4
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2012

Lakeshore Records will release the STAND UP GUYS - Original Soundtrack digitally on Tuesday, December 4th and in stores on January 8, 2013. (more...)

CABARET LIFE NYC: Joe Louis Walker Band is a Revelation for this Lapsed Blues Buff
by Stephen Hanks - Aug 22, 2012

Three days before before being inducted into the New York Blues Hall of Fame at the soon to close Kenny's Castaways, Joe Louis Walker and his band played an August 16th show at B.B. King's on 42nd Street and not only brought down the house but made a believer out of this lapsed blues fan. (more...)

Jeff LeBlanc, Eleni Mandell and More Set for Joe's Pub, 7/16-22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2012

Joe's Pub has announced its upcoming performances, July 16-22, 2012, including 'All Aboard the Soul Train: A Tribute to Don Cornelius,' Tori Scott, Jeff LeBlanc, Carolyn Wonderland, Our Hit Parade, David Dondero, Amy LaVere, Josh Rouse, Eleni Mandell, Batz, Howard Fishman, Amber Martin, Quarteto Olinda and Pedro Moraes. See full details below! (more...)

Jeff LeBlanc, Eleni Mandell and More Set for Joe's Pub, Now thru 7/22
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2012

Joe's Pub has announced its upcoming performances, tonight, July 16 through July 22, 2012, including 'All Aboard the Soul Train: A Tribute to Don Cornelius,' Tori Scott, Jeff LeBlanc, Carolyn Wonderland, Our Hit Parade, David Dondero, Amy LaVere, Josh Rouse, Eleni Mandell, Batz, Howard Fishman, Amber Martin, Quarteto Olinda and Pedro Moraes. See full details below! (more...)

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