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Mystic Roots Band to Release New Album 'Change' 5/15
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

When your music is so diverse that suitable comparisons include No Doubt, Sublime, Black Eyed Peas, and even Rihanna (via singer Katherine Ramirez) you know you have a lot of eyes and ears wondering what you're going to do next. (more...)

2017 Madison Square Music: ABOVE GROUND and SUMMER NIGHTS Lineups Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2017

Madison Square Park Conservancy today announced the 2017 Mad. Sq. Music: Above Ground and Summer Nights lineups on Wednesdays, July 12 through August 16. (more...)

Ozomatli's 'Non-Stop Mexico - Jamaica' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

Grammy-winning Ozomatli will release an album of classic and contemporary Mexican hits reimagined with a dancehall Reggae feel, on May 5, 2017, on Cleopatra Records: (more...)

Sarah Dash, Peterson Brothers and More to Bring R&B to Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

The R&B calendar heats up at Joe's Pub! Highlights include Labelle founding member Sarah Dash on May 12; the soulfully-voiced and hard-rocking singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Celisse Henderson on May 31; Australian singer Cloves (Kaity Dunstan) on June 1; the Peterson Brothers, a modern blend of blues rock from 20-year-old Glenn and 17-year-old Alex Peterson, on June 2; a fundraiser for The Restorative Center with Stephanie McKay on June 15; soul powerhouse gina Breedlove on June 20; Alfa Anderson's album release party for her solo debut, From My Heart, on July 7; and, the relentlessly energetic JJ Thames & The Violet ReVOLT on August 8. (more...)

Chronixx Announces 2017 U.S. Summer Tour in Support of Debut Album
by BWW News Desk - May 4, 2017

After 40+ tour dates spanning North America, the Jamaican singer Chronixx announces his return. From July 5th-9th, he and his Zincefence Redemption band will perform along the U.S. East Coast in support of his upcoming debut Chronology. (more...)

Ms. Lauryn Hill & Nas Join Forces For Dynamic North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

GRAMMY® Award-winning powerhouse Ms. Lauryn Hill and anthemic rap superstar Nas are ready to rule the world on their co-headlining tour. (more...)

The Capitol Theatre presents BERES HAMMOND 10/4
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

Reggae Legend, Beres Hammond, known for his distinctive brand of 'lover's rock', makes his debut at the Capitol Theatre on Friday, August 4 at 8 pm.  Tickets go on sale Friday, June 2 at 10 am. (more...)

Les Nubians, Todd Sheaffer of Railroad Earth and More Coming Up This Summer at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - May 30, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Grammy-nominated French duo Les Nubians, Todd Sheaffer of Railroad Earth, Rik Emmett of Triumph and more. (more...)

El Dusty to Release New Single 'Kanto Negro' Today on Aftercluv
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Electro-Cumbia pioneer El Dusty spent countless hours digging through cumbia tracks released in the 60's and 70's from the Colombian label Discos Fuentes looking for samples. (more...)

Lloyd Lovindeer to Headline 2017 Bankra Caribbean Folk Festival
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Award-winning musical icon Lloyd Lovindeer headlines the list of performers slated to appear at the 2017 Bankra Caribbean Folk Festival to be held on Saturday, June 3, beginning at 12 noon. (more...)

Watch: New Landon McNamara Music Video Premiering Now on Surfline
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2017

Check out the newest video from Landon McNamara, from his new #1 charting album (on iTunes, Billboard Reggae, Hawaii Radio) A Dollar Short & A Minute Late. Watch the world premiere at Surfline (more...)

DJ and Producer Jillionaire Named Bacardi's 'Minister of Rum'
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Today, at the annual BACARDÍ Legacy Global Cocktail Competition in Berlin, BACARDÍ has announced that the role has been filled by none other than internationally acclaimed DJ and producer Jillionaire of Major Lazer. (more...)

Photo Flash: Mashi Theatre presents TALES OF BIRBAL
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

As India celebrates 70 years of independence, Mashi theatre look further back in history, a time of magic, mysticism and storytelling. Tales of Birbal brings fables handed down generation to generation across the Indian sub-continent to stages across the UK for families of all backgrounds. (more...)

NYT Folksbiene's YIDDISH SOUL to Return to SUMMERSTAGE This June
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Blending the klezmer, roots-rock and Hasidic cantorial worlds to breathtaking effect, the National Yiddish Theatre Folksbiene (NYTF) presents 'Yiddish Soul 2017' at SummerStage in Central Park on Wednesday June 14 at 7pm. (more...)

Northrop Sets Lineup for 2017 MUSIC ON THE PLAZA Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

Northrop announces its free 2017 Music on the Plaza outdoor concert series, featuring acts from around the Twin Cities every Wednesday from June 7 through August 16 (and a bonus concert on Monday, August 7) at noon on Northrop Plaza. (more...)

Iration Releases New Single 'Fly With Me' / Debuts at No. 1 on iTunes Reggae Songs
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

As they prepare to spend the summer on tour with Slightly Stoopid, Reggae-influenced alternative rock band IRATION released a brand new single 'Fly With Me' this past Friday (May 19) as a special treat for their fans. (more...)

Loisaida Festival Celebrates 30 Years of New York's Puerto Rican and Latino Roots
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Loisaida, Inc. is proud to announce the 30th Annual Loisaida Festival, Sunday, May 28th, from 11am to 5pm along Loisaida Avenue (Avenue C) from 6th to 12th Street. This year the Festival celebrates three decades as the largest public open-air event in Lower Manhattan dedicated to preserving Puerto Rican and Latinx culture, deeply rooted in Loisaida - Spanglish for the Lower East Side. (more...)

British Reggae Torchbearers The Skints Announce 2017 U.S. Summer Tour
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

UK-based The Skints have announced their upcoming 2017 U.S. summer tour! Having garnered critical acclaim and fan driven success in North America, The Skints are excited to be returning stateside supporting 311 as well as headlining slots on select dates. (more...)

BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival Announces Summer 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

BRIC, the leading presenter of free cultural programming in Brooklyn, is pleased to announce the lineup and sponsors for the 39th annual BRIC Celebrate Brooklyn! Festival, which returns this year with 31 performances, June 7 - August 12. The programming, reflective of Brooklyn's eclecticism and diversity, will feature a wide array of free, world-class performances at the beautiful Prospect Park Bandshell. (more...)

Singer/Songwriter Elexis Ansley Releases EDM Single 'Weekend Lover'
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Singing sensation, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Elexis Ansley has released her electrifying single “Weekend Lover,” featuring dance/electronic dynamo Daneon. (more...)

Oxford Reggae Stars ZAIA to Headline Common People Festival's Uncommon Stage
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Oxford based dub Reggae band ZAIA are set to headline the Uncommon stage at the Common People festival on May 27th, 2017. The festival set will come the day after the band release their debut album - Butterflies - at a headline show at Oxford's famous live venue The Bullingdon. (more...)

9 Mile Roots Release New Album 'ReEvolve' Today
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

9 Mile Roots have released 'ReEvolve', their new full-length album. It is surprisingly their first release since their 2013 debut 'Lime'. Since they released that EP, it's been a continual stream of live shows and long hours spent writing and putting together new songs. It's not that they've been stagnant all this time; they simply took their time writing and making sure each song was a representation of their development during the last few years. (more...)

Morgan Heritage's New Studio Album Avrakedabra Out Today
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Hot on the heels of their Avrakedabra European World Tour, “The Royal Family of Reggae” have just dropped their new studio album Avrakedabra. (more...)

Keldamuzik Ventures Into New Waters with Film, Fashion Endeavors
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Internationally recognized artist Keldamuzik alias 'Diva' brings diversity into the entertainment industry. She is fearless and has dipped her toe into many successful ventures. Kelda's first self- authored movie 'Love the Original Way' debuted last year in Hollywood during the Black African American Film Festival. The film has so far made it to the Amazon Prime and is available in Japan, Germany, US, and the UK. (more...)

The Secret Sisters, Garland Jeffreys and More Coming Up at Daryl's House Club
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2017

Daryl's House Club has announced its upcoming performances in Pawling. Details below! (more...)

Phoenix Theatre Announces Summer Music Series
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Phoenix Theatre is thrilled to launch the all-new Summer Music Series to keep audiences entertained during the Valley's warmer months. The theatre will be partnering with several local musicians for four cabaret-style performances in the Mainstage Theatre. (more...)

ARISE Festival Announces Headliners
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

ARISE Music Festival tops 2017's outstanding lineup with the addition of Lettuce and SunSquabi to  join fellow headliners ranging from hip-hop to funk, Reggae to rock, folk to electronic for anticipated The 5th Year Celebration at the beautiful Sunrise Ranch. ARISE's 2017 headliners also include Atmosphere, TIPPER, Beats Antique, Ani DiFranco, Rising Appalachia, The Expendables, and Brother Ali as well as over 200 performances, presentations and more across seven stages this August 4-6. (more...)

The Town Hall Debuts David Byrne THIS IS HOW MUSIC WORKS
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2017

Two exciting shows will cap The Town Hall's Spring 2017 presenting season, already the venue's most extensive and wide-ranging season to date. The incomparable David Byrne curates a music-related variety show to illustrate the updated edition of his book How Music Works on Thursday, June 1st titled This is How Music Works. Two weeks later, on June 15th, Dr. John and Henry Butler, two legends of New Orleans music, join forces for a steamy R&B piano summit featuring Dr. John's legendary backing band, The Nitetrippers.   (more...)

Multi-Instrumentalist Valenti Funk to Release Physical Edition of Debut Album
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Well known around Texas for his contributions with the award-winning group The Effinays and funk-disco up-and-comer Ronnie Heart, multi-talented instrumentalist, composer, and producer Valenti Funk is determined to introduce his unparalleled brand of funk-fusion to the masses. (more...)

Giant Steps Music's First Compilation Music Action Ensemble 'Foundation' Out Now
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

A love of jazz, learning and a determined passion to make a difference in other people's lives can manifest itself in many different ways. For Drew Foxman, the choice was clear: he knew he wanted to create awareness via the world's greatest method of connecting human beings—music. (more...)

The Caribbean Nights Series Presents Prima Donna and the Irie Vybz Band
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Primadonna "THE LITTLE LADY WITH THE BIG VOICE" has been singing since the tender age of 13 when she was invited to sing in a concert by a former teacher/musician's band. She was voted as best female vocalist for three consecutive years at the Annual Music Awards in SVG. She is truly the "ORIGINAL FIRST LADY", being a very diverse and multitalented artist. (more...)

WATCH: Jay Sean Asks 'Do You Love Me' in New Music Video
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Hot off the success of his international hit 'Make My Love Go' ft Sean Paul, Platinum award winning artist Jay Sean is back in full force with his new video for 'Do You Love Me' and his always stellar vocals and killer style leave us no choice but to answer yes. (more...)

Audra McDonald, AIN'T MISBEHAVIN', Jazz, Dance and More Set for NJPAC's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center announces its 20th anniversary 2017-18 season with the initial launch of more than 150 performances and special events, all wrapped into a festive new reimagining of the NJPAC brand identity. (more...)

by Zofeen Maqsood - May 12, 2017

At antisocial, on May 18, musicians Kahn from UK and Tarqeeb will bring in the weekend with a bass heavy and full of energy night. (more...)

British Triple Threat Mackenzie Sol Releases Reggae-Pop Inspired Single 'Laugh'
by BWW News Desk - May 12, 2017

16-year old British triple-threat Mackenzie Sol makes his label debut with infectious, light-hearted new single 'Laugh.' (more...)

Ben & Jerry's Celebrates Bob Marley's Legacy with New 'One Love' Flavor
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2017

'One love, one heart...' So begins one of the most recognized songs in Reggae history. Bob Marley's memorable refrain is a call for global compassion, and is a perfect anthem for Ben & Jerry's latest flavor, One Love. (more...)

Full Free and Ticketed Events Schedule Announced for Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2017
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

The 2017 Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival 2017, the first programmed exclusively by new Director Pamela Tatge, is full of exciting programming featuring world premieres, commissions, site-specific work, international artists, live music, and Pillow-exclusive engagements, all to celebrate a momentous 85th Anniversary Season. Running June 21-August 27, Festival 2017 includes more than 200 free events, performances, exhibits, and talks, as well as many new offerings and initiatives launched under Tatge's leadership. In keeping with the Jacob's Pillow mission to engage and educate the community through the depth and breadth of dance, the genres and styles presented as part of the 85th Anniversary Season are far-reaching and inclusive, encompassing modern, contemporary, ballet, hip-hop, improvisation, flex, tap dance, step, Brazilian social dance, dance theater, traditional Native American, Bharatanatyam, musical theater dance, classical Cambodian, Latin ballroom, capoeira, and traditional Korean movement styles. (more...)

June Events at UNDER St. Marks and The Kraine Theater Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

June events at UNDER St. Marks and The Kraine Theater have been announced, See the full schedule below: (more...)

International Jazz and Hip-Hop Group, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble Comes to BTG
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

Berkshire Theatre Group welcomes international jazz and hip-hop group, Hypnotic Brass Ensemble to The Colonial Theatre on May 11 at 7pm. (more...)

Yonge-Dundas Square Celebrates Patio Weather with LUNCHTIME LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - May 1, 2017

With the rollercoaster of winter weather finally in the rearview mirror, Toronto is looking ahead to spending time on Toronto's favourite patio, YONGE-DUNDAS SQUARE (YDS). The Heart of the City will play host to the return of its popular programming, including Lunchtime Live!, City Cinema presented by NOW Magazine, and Chevrolet presents Indie Fridays, running from May 15 - October 2, 2017. (more...)

Garland Jeffreys' New Album '14 Steps To Harlem' Released to Critical Acclaim
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Acclaimed artist Garland Jeffreys' new album, 14 Steps To Harlem, is out now via Luna Park Records/Rough Trade. (more...)

Garland Jeffreys' New Album '14 Steps To Harlem' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Garland Jeffreys' highly anticipated new album, 14 Steps To Harlem, is set for April 28 release on Luna Park Records/Rough Trade. (more...)

Jah Sun Announces New Album 'Between The Lines', Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

On the eve of his fifth release, the Humboldt, CA native continues to sing about peace harmony and understanding. As such, Between the Lines is the perfect antidote for these tumultuous times. (more...)

Oxford Reggae 9-Piece ZAIA to Release Debut Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

Oxford based dub Reggae band ZAIA are set to release their debut album – Butterflies - on May 26th 2017. (more...)

Recording Artist Ross Jack Makes US Debut with New Album 'Self Medicated' on Radikal Records
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

Johannesburg born recording artist Ross Jack will be unleashing his unique brand of hip-hop in North America with the release of his new album, 'Self Medicated,' which is due out on Friday, April 28, 2017 on Radikal Records (more...)

Big Stars Mark This May at Blue Note Hawaii
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

May has major stars lining up at Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, kicking off with two local favorites DeAndre Brackensick and Robert Cazimero, followed up by seminal Reggae artists Black Uhuru, soul songstress Meleana Brown and American Idol star Taylor Hicks. (more...)

Frank D'Angelo's RED MAPLE LEAF Wins Another Best Picture Award
by Movies News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

THE RED MAPLE LEAFthe star-studded feature film by Frank D'Angelo available worldwide on video-on-demand starting May 1 st, 2017 has just won another Best Picture award, this time at the 2017 Boston International Film Festival. (more...)

Reggie Gray and Peter Sellars Return to Park Ave Armory with FLEXN Evolution
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Beginning May 18, renowned “flex” dance pioneers Reggie (Regg Roc) Gray and his D.R.E.A.M. Ring dance activists take the Park Avenue Armory stage once again with FLEXN Evolution, launching the international tour of the re-envisioned Armory commission co-directed by Gray and visionary director Peter Sellars.  (more...)

FLASH MOUNTAIN FLOOD Comes to the Fox Theater
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

Flash Mountain Flood is a 5 piece, Boulder-based psychedelic rock n' roll jam band with a classic feel that is committed to preserving one of America's greatest music cultures with their unique approach to their live shows and extensive catalogue of original songs. (more...)

Ruth Eckerd Hall presents UB40 Legends Ali, Astro And Mickey
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 2017

When three founding members of UB40 - vocalist Astro, keyboard player Mickey Virtue and legendary voice of UB40 Ali Campbell rejoined forces - the spirit of their old band UB40 was never going to be far from the surface. All three were founding members of the iconic Birmingham Reggae troupe who topped the United Kingdom singles chart on three occasions and sold 70 million records as they took their smooth yet rootsy musical blend to all corners of the globe. (more...)

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