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Biltmore Theatre (New York, NY)
261-5 West 47th St.

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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: www.ozomatli.com (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...)

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...)

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...)

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...)

BWW Previews: KAHN (UK) AND TARQEEB at AntiSOCIAL
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...)

Mashi Theatre to Take TALES OF BIRBAL on UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 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, beginning 19 May and running through 19 June 2017. (more...)

Mystic Roots Band to Release New Album 'Change' 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 25, 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...)

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...)

Saxophonist Elan Trotman Adds EDM Beats to Caribbean-Jazz Fusion
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2017

Saxophonist Elan Trotman is unwavering in his committed to wave the flag high for Caribbean music, but after releasing six soul-jazz albums and more than ten chart-topping singles that made him a permanent fixture on radio playlists, the Barbados native is “shaking it up” by going electronic on “Electro Sax.' (more...)

Errol Moore to Release New Single 'Free Your Mind'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 22, 2017

 Island Gruve Music Works, a full service music production company, is excited as we prepare to launch Errol Moore's highly anticipated new CD Single 'Free Your Mind.' (more...)

Garland Jeffreys' Cover of 'Waiting For The Man' Premieres on The Huffington Post
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Acclaimed artist Garland Jeffreys' cover of The Velvet Underground's “Waiting For The Man” premieres on The Huffington Post. Listen/share the track here (more...)

Pre-Order New Album 'ReEvolve' from 9 Mile Roots, Out May 19!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Pre-orders are now available for 9 Mile Roots' new album, ReEvolve, which is set for release on Friday, May 19. (more...)

Morgan Heritage Release Lyric Video for Hit Single 'Reggae Night'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 21, 2017

Already carrying the title of one of the most recognized and decorated legacies in Reggae music with international acclaim, Morgan Heritage continue to build d buzz for Avrakedabra, their upcoming followup to the 2016 GRAMMY Award-Winning Strictly Roots. (more...)

Marley Family Celebrates 40th Anniversary Of Bob Marley & The Wailers' Classic 'Exodus'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2017

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Morgan Heritage Leaves Lasting Impression on Avrakedabra World Tour 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

In a recent series of firsts and historical moments, the Grammy winning Royal Family of Reggae, Morgan Heritage thrilled fans and music lovers from Asia to Africa on the Avrakedabra World Tour 2017. (more...)

THE WAILING SOULS Come to the Fox Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2017

Fusing the harmonies of Motown with the roots and dancehall sounds of Reggae, The Wailing Souls have ridden the crest of Jamaica's music for more than four decades. Nominated for Grammy awards three times, the group scored hits with classic roots Reggae tunes, War and Bredda Gravlicious, Firehouse Rock, and 1992 album and title track, All Over The World. Additionally, the group scored number one hits with Things and Time, Jah Jah, Old Broom, and Shark Attack. The Wailing Souls' recording career has been nothing short of historic. (more...)

Singer/Songwriter Elexis Ansley Releasing EDM Single 'Weekend Lover'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

Singing sensation, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Elexis Ansley will be releasing her electrifying single “Weekend Lover,” featuring dance/electronic dynamo Daneon on Friday, April 28. (more...)

Announcing FRIDAY FEST 2017 at Van Wezel
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

With summer just around the corner it's time to announce Friday Fest '17, theFREE outdoor summertime concert series, at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall! The family-friendly party of the summer will take place select Friday nights from 5-9PM on the Bayfront Lawn of the Van Wezel featuring some of Sarasota's top musical talent. (more...)

The California Roots Music And Arts Festival Expand Their 2017 Greening Efforts
by BWW News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The California Roots Music and Arts Festival delivers top tier Reggae and roots music to thousands of fans in Monterey, California each year. The festival and organizers are dedicated in their commitment to creating an environmentally conscious event that benefits the surrounding community, educates and engages the attending fans, and provides a music festival model that is truly sustainable. Previous years included successful partnerships with REVERB, The Offset Project, and TripZero. 2017 sees the festival adding more initiatives and new partnerships taking their mission to the next level. (more...)

Kwame Binea to Release Debut Album 'Roots Rock n Universal Love' Feat. Vernon Reid
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Soul rocker Kwame Binea was born in West London with native origins in Ghana. He has peppered his music with a unique brand of “Roots Rock” which embodies his fertile and culturally diverse personal saga. (more...)

Beres Hammond, Marcia Griffiths & Third World to Bring Reggae to NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) presents an evening with Beres Hammond, Marcia Griffiths & Third World. One night of romantic, feel-good Reggae with three of the music's hottest acts: Grammy nominee Beres Hammond (One Love, One Life), known for his distinctive brand of "lover's rock"; Jamaican love song specialist Marcia Griffiths; and the 10-time Grammy-nominated "Reggae fusion" ensemble, Third World. (more...)

Eva Shaw Releases New Song 'High' with Shaggy and Demarco
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2017

Internationally recognized Dutch Canadian model-turned-DJ/producer Eva Shaw has released a new single 'High,' (Brooklyn Knights/Sony RAL) featuring Grammy Award Winner, Shaggy and up-comer, Demarco. (more...)

Mystic Roots Band Set to Release New Album 'Change,' 5/5
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

When your music is so diverse that suitable comparisons include No Doubt, Sublime, Katchafire, Inner Circle 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...)

Amadou and Mariam to Perform at Boulder Theater this Summer
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

Five years after Folila, their last energetic rock album where the cream of the future of pop music collaborated, the Malian duo Amadou & Mariam are back with one of their trademark sensual and highly danceable gems. (more...)

DeJohnette, Grenadier, Medeski, Scofield Release New Album 'Hudson'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

New York's idyllic Hudson River Valley has been a rich source of inspiration for many millennia, from its rich sacred and artistic native American heritage, to the rise of the 19th century Hudson River School (more...)

Easy Star All Stars Announces Summer West Coast Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Summer will start a little early this year with the Easy Star All-Stars kicking off their West Coast Tour 2017 at the legendary Monterey Fairgrounds, as the band's first ever appearance at the California Roots Music and Arts Festival marks the first show on a 16-stop outing. The tour will run through late June as the band returns to Reggae-friendly cities across the West Coast and Mountains. Supporting acts include The Late Ones and The Elovators. (more...)

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