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Marcus Center-Live at Peck Pavilion Series Returns in July
by BWW News Desk - May 9, 2016 is proud to present Live @ Peck Pavilion on the Marcus Center for the Performing Arts grounds this summer. The season will run from July 24 through August 27 and each day of the series will have a different program focus and all events will all be free and open to the public. (more...)

Roots of Creation's New LP 'Livin Free' Debuts at #1 on Billboard Reggae Chart
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

The 3-disc deluxe version of Roots of Creation's latest studio album, 'Livin Free,” debuted this week at #1 on the Billboard Reggae Chart. Released April 22nd on their own label, Bombshelter Records, and distributed by ILS/Caroline/Universal Music Group, “Livin Free” marks the band's third studio release (more...)

The Hip Abduction Set for the Fox Theatre This July
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2016

The Hip Abduction comes to the Fox Theatre on July 15th, 2016. (more...)

Frank D'Angelo's SICILIAN VAMPIRE Available on Video-On-Demand June 1st
by Movies News Desk - May 31, 2016

After a successful run in theatres, the feature film Sicilian Vampire, will be available in worldwide distribution on Video-On-Demand starting June 1 st on all major video platforms. (more...)

Blue Note Hawaii Sets June Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2016

For Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, June begins with one of the most celebrated singer-songwriters in recent history, Christopher Cross, followed by a Reggae Meets Jazz series with Monty Alexander Harlem Kingston Express, contemporary jazz instrumentalist group Acoustic Alchemy and Grammy Award-winning vocalist Lisa Fischer & Grand Baton. June also brings a host of local talent including Adagio, Willie K, Paula Fuga, Darren Benitez, Hotclub of Hulaville, Rolando Sanchez, Little Albert and Jake Shimabukuro. Blue Note Hawaii also continues Gospel Brunch every Sunday with a 1:00 p.m. show time and doors opening at 11:00 a.m. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Meet the Diverse 'Wolfpack' of Encores! Off-Center's RUNAWAYS - MJ Rodriguez, Sophia Anne Caruso & More!
by Stage Tube - May 25, 2016

New York City Center today announced the cast of the Encores! Off-Center production of Runaways, Elizabeth Swados' landmark musical about the stories, fears, and fantasies of runaway children. Cast largely from an open call attended by over 300 teenagers of 'all ethnicities, body types, gender identification, and ability levels,' the 'wolfpack' of 25, as director Sam Pinkleton affectionately calls them, embody the ferocious kinetic energy of today's New York-just as the original cast reflected the New York of 1978. (more...)

Punk Rock Pioneers Half Price Debut 'Straight Outta' (South) Africa' for U.S. Audiences.
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

AIM Tell-A-Vision Group's Punk Outlaw Records announced the signing of their first band from the African continent with Half Price. Hailing from musical hot spot Cape Town, South Africa, Half Price has been rocking the African music scene for over 15 years. (more...)

Del Mar Announces 2016 Summer Concert Series Lineup
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2016

It's officially concert season in San Diego as Del Mar sets the stage for its eight-week Summer Concert Series, bringing in 11 performances from top musicians across the country. (more...)

The Movement Adds New Summer GOLDEN Hearts Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Responding to the success of their new album GOLDEN, The Movement added shows to their “GOLDEN Hearts Tour.” Added dates range from June 28 - July 17 with stops in Philadelphia, Nantucket, Washington, D.C. and other notable markets along the east coast. (more...)

Kaieteur Records Dancehall Artist G.Blunt Teams With the Biggest Name in Guyana
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Collin Clarke out of East Kingston Jamaica, known as G. Blunt, has become the most talked about emerging dancehall artist, and he has no plans of slowing down right now. (more...)

The Skatalites Set for the Fox Theatre This September
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2016

The Skatalites will play in concert at the Fox Theatre on September 20th, 2016. (more...)

Fourth Annual Honolulu Ekiden & Music Festival Concert Set
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

The Fourth Annual Honolulu Ekiden and Music Festival announced today that the Japanese Pop music group SCANDAL will not be performing as planned at the concert at the Waikiki Shell. One of the band members (guitarist, Mami) has fallen ill and is unable to travel but the remaining members of the group will participate in the Ekiden race, running as "TEAM SCANDAL (OFFICIAL)."  (more...)

Live Music, Food, Art & More Set for 'Festival Sundiata - Black Arts Fest' at Seattle Center
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Continuous live music and Southern spiced foods illuminate African-American heritage and inspiration in the soulful and fun-filled Seattle Center Festal: Festival Sundiata - Black Arts Fest, Saturday, 12 p.m.-8 p.m. and Sunday, 12 p.m.-6 p.m., June 11-12, at Seattle Center Armory, Mural Amphitheatre and Fisher Roof. (more...)

Smash Mouth to Open New Concert Series on Catalina Island on Memorial Day Weekend
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Smash Mouth is kicking off a new concert series on Memorial Day Weekend at Descanso Beach Club, next to the crystal clear waters of the Pacific Ocean, on beautiful and romantic Catalina Island. (more...)

Mayer Hawthorne, The Psychedelic Furs & More Set for Twilight Concert Series at Iconic Santa Monica Pier
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2016

Southern California's largest free concert series, THE TWILIGHT CONCERT SERIES, announces the dates and lineup for its 32nd annual season presented by Snapchat. Returning to theiconic Santa Monica Pier, the all-ages event soundtracks theSoCal summer life every Thursday beginning July 7 throughSeptember 8 from 7:00-10:00 PM. (more...)

Reggae Icon Rocker-T to Release New 19-track Album 'The Return of the Tru Ganjaman'
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Brooklyn-born Reggae pioneer Rocker-T announces the release of his newest album, The Return of the Tru Ganjaman, featuring Reggae Legends Mykal Rose (Black Uhuru), Prezident Brown and UK Reggae Superstar Gappy Ranks. (more...)

DODO Orchestra Set to Perform at Metropolitan Room on 5/26
by Louisa Brady - May 14, 2016

DODO ORCHESTRA is a unique retro-world-jazz ensemble that has enchanted audiences with their vivacious energy and a refined repertoire. This NYC-based miniature orchestra is composed of young and talented musicians of the new generation who are everything that is New York - sophistication, cosmopolitanism and the never-ending party. Inspired by beats and sounds from all over the world and moved by the timeless appeal of the bygone era, DODO embarks upon crossing times and places, performing with effortless originality gems of the French, German, Italian and Russian retro,samba, Brazilian music, tango, argentine tango. With bold flair we fuse tango and samba, swing and chanson, balkanica and Reggae, creating a delicious urban cocktail. (more...)

New Book Shares Caribbean Authentic Recipes
by BWW News Desk - May 11, 2016

Author Ken Brown regards cooking as chemistry - experimenting, compiling and blending different ingredients to create a palatable and scrumptious taste - as an art and an extension of his artistic expression and endeavours. Many of his friends encouraged him to write a cookbook. It was only when he cooked at a promotional party for the Reggae band Toots and the Maytals in Germany that he seriously considered writing a cookbook. (more...)

The Wailers, Hiroshima & More Set for Blue Note in April
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, will be jamming as they welcome legendary Reggae supergroup, The Wailers, Grammy Award-winning jazz guitarist Lee Ritenour, Latin percussionist Gerardo Velez and a host of local talent including Willie K, Natalie Ai Kamauu, Melveen Leed and Shari Lynn. The month kicks off with local music icons Henry Kapono, Brother Noland and John Cruz together as the Rough Riders. Blue Note Hawaii also continues Gospel Brunch every Sunday with a 1:00 p.m. showtime, with doors opening at 11:00 a.m.  (more...)

Vocalists Ana Moura & Buika to Perform at Carnegie Hall, 4/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

Portuguese fado singer Ana Moura and Spanish world music singer Buika join forces for a concert celebrating Latin song traditions at Carnegie Hall on Tuesday, April 26 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage. Recognized, respectively, for their embodiment of fado and flamenco styles, Ana Moura and Buika are known worldwide for elegantly fusing these Latin genres with pop, jazz, R&B, funk, and more. (more...)

Summer on the Hudson Sets 2016 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Mar 31, 2016

NYC Parks and Summer on the Hudson (SOH) today announced the 2016 schedule of festival events. Free to the public, SOH events, held in Riverside Park and West Harlem Piers Park, bring alive the western stretch of Manhattan greenspace from 59th Street to 181st Street. With more than 200 events this summer, New Yorkers of all ages can enjoy outdoor activities spanning music, film, dance, health and wellness and so much more.  (more...)

Pantheon Elite Records Signs Hip Hop Artist Donny Arcade
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

PantheonElite Records is happy to announce that we have signed hip hop artist, Don Johnson AKA Donny Arcade. Hailing from Ohio and now residing in Atlanta, his smooth clear sophisticated style is mesmerizing. (more...)

Kenny Chesney Launches No Shoes Radio on SiriusXM Exclusively
by BWW News Desk - Mar 29, 2016


Beres Hammond & Marcia Griffiths to Perform at NJPAC, 7/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2016

The New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents Reggae superstar Beres Hammond with special guest Marcia Griffiths who will perform together on Saturday, July 9th at 8pm. (more...)

BWW's On This Day - March 27, 2016
by - Mar 27, 2016

Here are the Broadway, Off-Broadway and West End shows which opened on March 27 along with all of the upcoming show openings, closings and special events! (more...)

Blue Note Hawaii to Showcase Local Artists
by BWW News Desk - Mar 23, 2016

Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, is honored to shine the spotlight on local, Hawaii-based artists this spring with upcoming shows featuring award-winning artists such as Kalapana, Robert Cazimero, Willie K, and The Rough Riders. Expanding its commitment to showcase local artists and stars of the Hawaii music industry, Blue Note Hawaii begins a series of one-night only performances featuring Ginai on April 11, Natalie Ai Kamauu on April 18, the incomparable Willie K on April 19, trumpeter Mike Lewis on May 2 and Hiroshima-known for their unique East Meets West contemporary jazz sound-from April 26 to May 1. (more...)

Nabiyah Be, Damon Daunno, Amber Gray, Patrick Page and More to Lead Chavkin & Mitchell's HADESTOWN Premiere at NYTW; Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 22, 2016

New York Theatre Workshop (NYTW) has announced the cast for HADESTOWN, written by celebrated singer-songwriter Anais Mitchell and developed with and directed by the inventive two-time OBIE award-winning director Rachel Chavkin (Three Pianos; Natasha, Pierre & the Great Comet of 1812). (more...)

DFA's Eric Copeland Drops 'Rip It'; 'Black Bubblegum' LP Out This July
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016

'Black Bubblegum shifts his warped focus onto pop music and somehow brings to mind the singular deconstructions of Arthur Russell and the drugged-out trickery of Ween. (more...)

Chicago SummerDance Returns This Month
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016

The largest annual outdoor live music and dancing series in the United States, the 20th Annual Chicago SummerDance invites dancers of all abilities to flock to the Spirit of Music Garden as it blossoms into a unique, urban dance space all summer long. With interactive dance lessons spanning diverse genres of dance, an energetic DJ series and the kick-off of the 18th Annual World Music Festival Chicago, the line-up includes something for everybody to enjoy. Chicago SummerDance takes place in Grant Park's Spirit of Music Garden (601 S. Michigan Ave.) Friday and Saturday evenings from 6 to 9:30 p.m., and Sunday afternoon from 4 to 7 p.m., between June 24 and September 11. (more...)

The Annenberg Foundation and KCRW Announce SOUND IN FOCUS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2016


Michael Franti & Spearhead Album SOULROCKER Available Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 3, 2016

Michael Franti & Spearhead new album SOULROCKER is available today and debuts at #1 on iTunes Alternative album chart!  Their ninth studio release, SOULROCKER features the single 'Crazy for You.' Franti comments, 'Thesong calls out some of the crazy things that are happening in the world today and celebrates the people in your life that you can lean on, that keep the hope alive no matter what's happening around you. I wrote this song for my wife Sara, who is my rock and keeps me grounded no matter how crazy my life or the world gets.' (more...)

Stick Against Stone Releases Studio Album
by BWW News Desk - Jun 2, 2016

Thirty years in the making, INSTANT (MediaGroove, 2015) is the first true studio album by the nomadic and critically acclaimed Stick Against Stone. (more...)

Matt Cardle, Elkie Brooks and Toots And The Maytals Among Line-up at The Marlowe Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jun 15, 2016

From jazz and classic soul to the gentlest melodies in folk ballads, there is a truly diverse line-up ahead at The Marlowe Theatre, Canterbury. (more...)

The Roundhouse Presents CURTAIN CALL: LIVE PERFORMANCES, Aug. 6
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

This August, Bloomberg Summer at the Roundhouse, the annual season dedicated to introducing new audiences to innovative culture, returns for its fifth consecutive year with Curtain Call by internationally renowned artist, architect and designer Ron Arad.  Ron Arad's 360° floor-to-ceiling installation is made up of 5,600 silicon rods suspended and filling the Roundhouse's iconic main space. Alongside the installation the Roundhouse has announced seven unique music events, designed by an eclectic mix of artists to take place as one-off performances in and around the installation.    (more...)

Toyota Summer Concert Series at Pacific Amphitheatre Set for 7/9 -8/14
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

The 2016 OC Fair offers live musical entertainment from various genres of artists, original bands and tribute bands in the Toyota Summer Concert Series at the Pacific Amphitheatre from July 9-August 14. (more...)

Michael Franti & Spearhead Premiere New Album 'Soulrocker' on Pandora
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

MICHAEL FRANTI & SPEARHEAD have teamed up exclusively withPANDORA to give fans an early listen to their new album SOULROCKER in its entirety up until its official Friday, June 3 release via Fantasy Records. You can click here to listen to the album. SOULROCKER is also available for pre-order on iTunes andAmazon. With each order, fans receive an instant download of the songs 'Crazy For You,' 'Once A Day,' 'We Are All Earthlings' and 'My Lord.' (more...)

Over 40 Bands to Rock the City for 2016 South Street Spring Festival
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

South Street Headhouse District announces that 40+ bands will rock the city on Saturday, May 7, 2016 during the 4th Annual South Street Spring Festival. (more...)

Karikatura Unveils 'Ghost Town' feat. Akil B Strange; SPEAK NOW Out 4/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 8, 2016

Brooklyn-based roots pop group Karikatura will release their new EP Speak Now on Ropeadope Records April 15th 2016. On the lead single 'Ghost Town ft. Akil B Strange,' which premiered on Relix in February, Karikatura teams up with Queens rapper Akil B Strange to deliver a haunting hip-hop/cumbia reimagination of The Specials classic song, 'Ghost Town.' In their hands, the song takes on new meaning, addressing gentrification, official neglect and police violence and institutional and cultural racism in the US and around the world. (more...)

Brooklyn Arts Council to Honor Suzan-Lori Parks, Ben Lovett at 50th Anniversary Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2016

On Tuesday, May 3rd, at 26 Bridge, Brooklyn Arts Council (BAC) will celebrate 50 years of supporting Brooklyn's diverse creative and cultural community. (more...)

Indian Ranch Adds Pair of Shows to 70th Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2016

Celebrating 70 years, Indian Ranch in Webster, MA announced two more shows to the Yuengling Summer Concert Series: Ziggy Marley on Saturday, June 18th and Toad the Wet Sprocket and Rusted Root on Saturday, August 27th - both shows begin at 2:00 P.M.  Tickets go on-sale Friday, April 8th at 10:00 A.M. at (more...)

Meany Center for the Performing Arts Announces 2016-17 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

The University of Washington's Meany Center for the Performing Arts, newly renamed from UW World Series, today announced its programming for the 2016/17 Season, including 23 events in four subscription series -- World Dance, World Music, International Chamber Music and President's Piano Series -- as well as a special holiday presentation. (more...)

Garden State Film Festival 2016 Winners
by TV News Desk - Apr 4, 2016

The Garden State Film Festival was thrilled to announce the festival's 2016 award winners and honorees during Sunday's annual highly-anticipated black tie awards ceremony in the Claridge Hotel in Atlantic City, NJ. (more...)

Willie K, Mike Lewis & More Coming to Blue Note Hawaii in May
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2016

For Blue Note Hawaii, the state's premier venue for the world's most celebrated artists, May begins with a bang with a music legend - Queen of Funk Chaka Khan Mother's Day week, followed up with guitar virtuoso Stanley Jordan, saxophonist Ravi Coltrane and ground breaking acoustic guitarist Andy McKee in a series with local ukulele show openers Kalei Gamiao and Taimane Gardner, culminating with Christopher Cross. May also brings and a host of local talent including Willie K, Mike Lewis, Robert Cazimero, the Hawaii Jazz All-Stars, the Honolulu Jazz Quartet and a Mele Mei Celebration with Henry Kapono and Friends. Blue Note Hawaii also continues Gospel Brunch every Sunday with a 1:00 p.m. showtime, with doors opening at 11:00 a.m. (more...)

Roots of Creation Release Third LP 'Livin Free' Ft. Melvin Seals & More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2016

Roots of Creation today released their third studio album, 'Livin Free,' through their own label, Bombshelter Records. Distributed by ILS/Caroline/Universal Music Group, 'Livin Free' features guest performances by Melvin Seals (more...)

Wolf Trap Announces Children's Theatre-In-The-Woods 2016 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2016

Wolf Trap Foundation for the Performing Arts announces its 2016 season lineup for Children's Theatre-in-the-Woods. (more...)

BET Networks is Harnessing the Power of More to Deliver More Premium Original Programming and Unforgettable Moments across More Platforms in 2016-2017 Fiscal Year
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016


Michael Jackson Tribute Show HISTORY to Tour Australia
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2016

Celebrating the music, the magic and all the history - the world's most loved Michael Jackson tribute show, HIStory, is returning to Australia this year with a revamped production and new star, Dantanio. (more...)

Van Wezel's Friday Fest Returns Beginning 6/10
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2016

The Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall's FREE, outdoor summertime concert series is back this year with a lineup certain to get you out of your seats! The events run from 5-9pm and are located on the Bayside Lawn of the Van Wezel. (more...)

BWW Review: LEGALLY BLONDE, Curve Theatre Leicester, April 14 2016
by Jenny Ell - Apr 15, 2016

Legally Blonde the Musical has had an array of productions all over the world since its 2007 Broadway opening. Based on the 2001 film starring Reese Witherspoon, the story of love, faith and pushing past stereotypes has being capturing the hearts of theatregoers ever since. Famous for its outstanding quality of work, the Curve in Leicester is currently presenting a brand new version of the show, directed by Artistic Director Nikolai Foster. (more...)

Rock Duo The Ries Brothers Kick Off Spring U.S. Tour in April
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

The Ries Brothers, a young Alternative Pop and Rock duo from Clearwater, FL, who have twice toured nationally with the iconic band CHICAGO, will launch their U.S. spring tour beginning April 21 (more...)

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