King Center Adds Six New Shows To Its Season!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2016


Vonda Shepard to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko This November
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

With over 12 million albums sold, two Golden Globes, two Emmy Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards and Billboard's record-breaking television soundtrack sales for her work on 'Ally McBeal,' world-renowned artist, Vonda Shepard, returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko for two performances only - Friday, November 18 (8 p.m.) and Saturday, November 19 (7 p.m.). (more...)

Paul Jost to Perform Jazzy BORN TO RUN at The Bitter End This October
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

When Bruce Springsteen debuted Born to Run live in 1975, it was at The Bottom Line in Greenwich Village, around the corner from The Bitter End.  And, now on Tuesday, October 18 at 7 p.m., vocalist/arranger Paul Jost is performing his jazz interpretation of Born to Run with a Live Recording at The Bitter End, 147 Bleecker Street, NY. (more...)

2016 Town Hall Gala to Honor Garrison Keillor's A PRAIRIE HOME COMPANION
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2016

On Sunday, October 23 at 4pm at the Princeton Club of New York (15 West 43rd Street), The Town Hall will hold its Annual Gala where they will honor Grammy & Peabody Award-winner Garrison Keillor's acclaimed program A Prairie Home Companion with The Town Hall Friend of the Arts Award (over 150 shows were broadcast live from The Town Hall stage). (more...)

Eddie Vedder Joins 'Concert Across America to End Gun Violence' Show in NYC
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

Organizers of the Concert Across America to End Gun Violence today announced that Eddie Vedder of Pearl Jam has joined the lineup for the nationwide concert's headliner event at New York's Beacon Theatre (more...)

Inara George & Friends Pay Tribute to Jackson Browne at Theatricum
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2016

Homegrown Topangan and acclaimed singer/songwriter, Inara George returns to Will Geer's Theatricum Botanicum for her annual concert that benefits the theater's artistic and educational programming. (more...)

by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2016

Rita Wilson and Tom Hanks host The Shakespeare Center of Los Angeles (SCLA) 26th Annual Simply Shakespeare benefit Monday, September 19, 2016 at 8:00pmat the Freud Playhouse, on the UCLA Campus.  (more...)

Jackson Browne And Steve Earle Announce Solo Acoustic Show For California Proposition - Yes On 62 - Repeal The Death Penalty
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2016


Macy Gray to Headline Chesky Records' 2016 IMA Nominations
by BWW News Desk - Oct 19, 2016

Macy Gray, the iconic singer whose new critically acclaimed Jazz album, Stripped, continues its run on the Billboard Jazz Charts, has now been nominated for an Independent Music Award in the Best Jazz Vocal Album Category. (more...)

Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Nominates Legendary Artist and Activist Joan Baez
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2016

Legendary artist and activist, Joan Baez, has been nominated as part of the class of 2017 for induction into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame. Baez's career has spanned over 50 years during which she unselfconsciously introduced Bob Dylan to the world in 1963, marched on the front lines of the Civil Rights movement with Martin Luther King, inspired Vaclav Havel to fight for a Czech Republic, and continues to this day to stand passionately on behalf of causes she embraces. She is the recipient of many honors including the Recording Academy's Lifetime Achievement Award and Amnesty International's Ambassador of Conscience award. Her early albums introduced songs, which found their way into the rock vernacular including “House Of the Rising Sun” (the Animals), “John Riley” (the Byrds), and “Babe, I'm Gonna Leave You” (Led Zeppelin).   (more...)

Griffin House to Play Highline Ballroom 11/15
by BWW News Desk - Oct 13, 2016

When Springfield, Ohio born and raised Griffin House left for college, he shocked his family by turn turning down a sports scholarship to focus on music.  The talented high school athlete took his $100 guitar and taught himself how to play and write songs.  It's proved to be a good choice.  Over ten years later, House has definitely learned how to play and write a song! (more...)

The Spire Center Welcomes Griffin House This November
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

When Springfield Ohio born and raised Griffin House left for college, he shocked his family by turn turning down a sports scholarship to focus on music.  The talented high school athlete took his $100 guitar and taught himself how to play and write songs.  It's proved to be a good choice.  Over ten years later, House has definitely learned how to play and write a song! (more...)

SOPAC to Welcome Taj Mahal Trio, 6/30
by BWW News Desk - May 25, 2016

World-Famous Bluesman Taj Mahal brings his trio to SOPAC June 30 at 7:30 p.m. Taj Mahal is a 2014 recipient of the Americana Music Association Lifetime Achievement Award alongside such luminaries as Jackson Browne, Loretta Lynn, and Flaco Jimenez. (more...)

'Because of You'... The James Kob Experience Single Out Now
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2016

Partly Sunny Records has announced the new single 'Because of You'... The James Kob Experience, available now on CDBaby, iTunes, AMAZON, Spotify and most other outlets. (more...)

by Sherry Shameer Cohen - May 18, 2016

In Europe any day now and in Connecticut in June. (more...)

Joan Baez Confirms Fall Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2016

Joan Baez will travel to Europe for a series of festivals in July and returns to major U.S. markets in October and November with shows in Boston, Philadelphia, Washington, Chicago, Los Angeles and more. (more...)

Singer Songwriter Jackson Browne Adds 3rd Beacon Theatre Show In New York This June
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2016

Singer-songwriter Jackson Browne adds an additional show at the Beacon Theatre in New York, NY on Monday, June 20 th. The first two shows with his band that are scheduled for June 17 th and 18 th are sold out. (more...)

The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Marks 50th Anniversary with New PBS Appearances
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2016

The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band made their first public appearance 50 years ago May 13, 1966 and now they're marking that milestone with more airings of their star-studded televised PBS Pledge Special. Click here to find dates and times for when the PBS Pledge Special airs in your market. (more...)

Carolco Pictures High Five Entertainment Wins Fourth Emmy Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2016

Carolco Pictures, Inc. (OTCQB: CRCO) is pleased to announce today that its majority owned subsidiary, High Five Entertainment, together with Executive Producer and Americana Music Association Executive Director, Jed Hilly, and Producers Michelle Aquilato and Edie Lynn Hoback, won an Emmy in the Entertainment category for its production of the 2014 Americana Music Honors & Awards at the 30th MidSouth Emmy Awards (more...)

John Mellencamp to be Honored With Prestigious ASCAP Founders Award
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2016

ASCAP, the American Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers, will present acclaimed songwriter and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member John Mellencamp with its prestigious Founders Award (more...)

Stephen Schwartz & More Set for New Season of AMERICAN SONGBOOK AT NJPAC on Thirteen
by TV News Desk - Mar 29, 2016

The award-winning composer and special guests perform selections from his catalog of stage and screen favorites like 'Magic to Do' from Pippin; 'When You Believe' from the DreamWorks' animated feature, The Prince of Egypt; 'Day By Day' from Godspell and several selections from the Broadway hit Wicked, including 'Defying Gravity.' (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...)

Bruce Springsteen to Release Live Albums of European Tour
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2016 reports as Bruce Springsteen just wrapped his five-show swing through England and Ireland, he decided to release each one as a live album. One show a week will be available starting June 15, with each also receiving a broadcast on the Boss' SiriusXM E Street Radio channel. (more...)

Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams to Perform at Daryl's House Club This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

Grammy winner Larry Campbell and his wife and musical partner, Teresa Williams, will be in Pawling on Sunday, November 6 at the Daryl's House Club. (more...)

Tribeca PAC Sets 2016-17 Season; Tickets Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2016

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, the longest operating performance venue in lower Manhattan, proudly presents Azul Dance Theatre, performing on Friday and Saturday November 11 and 12 at 7:30pm, A Musical History of the Lower East Side, performing on Friday, November 18 at 8:00pm,  Michael "Big Mike" Lynch (American Idol), performing Friday, January 6 at 8pm, Tiempo Libre performing Saturday, February 11 at 8pm, and more! We also continue to present a diverse slate of Family programming, free film retrospectives, and a variety of dance,  comedy, and special events., and more!  All 20164-2015 7 events are listed below with more information. (more...)

BONNIE AND CLYDE to Run 6/17-26 at Kelsey Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2016

 It's a love story that quickly spirals out of control into crime and violence - leading to only one possible ending.  Pierrot Productions presents "Bonnie and Clyde, The Musical" at Mercer County Community College's (MCCC's) Kelsey Theatre Fridays, June 17 and 24 at 8 p.m.; Saturdays, June 18 and 25 at 8 p.m.; and Sundays, June 19 and 26 at 2 p.m. Kelsey Theatre is located on the college's West Windsor Campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road.  A reception with the cast and crew follows the opening night performance on June 17. (more...)

DPAC's Eighth Season Welcomed More Than Half a Million Guests
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2016

For the first time ever, the Durham Performing Arts Center (DPAC) entertained more than half a million guests in one season, setting new records for attendance, sellout performances and total events during its recently completed 2015-2016 season. (more...)

World Music Institute Announces 2016-17 Fall/Winter Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2016

World Music Institute announces the fall and winter portion of the 2016-17 Season. In its second season under Artistic Director Par Neiburger and Executive Director Gaby Sappington, WMI will be curating a uniquely wide range of world music, from traditional and folkloric to the experimental and avant-garde. (more...)

Showtime Wraps Production of ROADIES with Star-Studded Music Line-Up
by TV News Desk - Jul 13, 2016

Today, SHOWTIME wrapped production on the first season of the freshman music series ROADIES with an impressive roster of musical acts set to appear in the season finale, which will air on Sunday, August 28th at 10 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Berkshire Theatre Group to Welcome Marc Cohn, 2/25
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2016

Berkshire Theatre Group welcomes Grammy Award-winning Walking In Memphis  singer, Marc Cohn, to The Colonial Theatre on Thursday, February 25 at 8pm. (more...)

Lady Gaga to Receive Grammy Museum's Jane Ortner Artist Award
by TV News Desk - Feb 5, 2016

Six-time GRAMMY® Award winner Lady Gaga will be the recipient of the Jane Ortner Artist Award at the GRAMMY Museum® 's 2016 Jane Ortner Education Award Luncheon (more...)

Patty Griffin Joins Forces with Sara Watkins and Anais Mitchell in a Celebration of American songwriting at Mayo Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2016

Grammy Award-winning folk singer Patty Griffin joins forces with Sara Watkins and Anais Mitchell in a celebration of American songwriting at Mayo Performing Arts Center, Thursday, March 3, 2016 at 8 pm. The Use Your Voice Tour is a special "singers-in-the-round" style show that features all three artists on stage together, sharing songs for the entire evening (more...)

The Who Kicks Off THE WHO HITS 50! TOUR This Saturday at Joe Louis Arena
by BWW News Desk - Feb 23, 2016

As they prepare to re-launch the North American leg of 'The Who Hits 50! Tour' Saturday, February 27 at Joe Louis Arena, The Who returned to the stage Saturday, February 13 at SSE Arena, Wembley for their first show since the tour was postponed in September (2015). (more...)

Earth, Wind & Fire to Receive GRAMMY Lifetime Achievement Award; Presenters Announced
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2016

A diverse, all-star lineup of GRAMMY® nominees, previous winners, and film and TV stars will take the stage as presenters for the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards®. (more...)

GRAMMY Winner & Current Nominee Taylor Swift Set to Open the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2016

The Recording Academy adds its final round of performers to the stellar lineup of more than 30 artists, set to perform at the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards. (more...)

Eagles Band Members & Jackson Browne to Pay Tribute to Glenn Frey on GRAMMY AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2016

Six-time GRAMMY® winner Glenn Frey will be honored at the 58th Annual GRAMMY Awards® when the late musician's bandmates join close friend and collaborator Jackson Browne to perform a classic hit from the Eagles' legendary songbook. (more...)

Recording Artist and Congressman John Hall Releases Memoir
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2016

John Hall's new memoir, STILL THE ONE: A ROCK'n'ROLL JOURNEY TO CONGRESS AND BACK is out and available on and in paperback format. An initial discount is available through (more...)

NITTY GRITTY DIRT BAND AND FRIENDS Concert Album to Celebrate 50 Years
by BWW News Desk - Aug 30, 2016

Nearly a dozen of those artists join the group on this year's Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and Friends - Circlin' Back: Celebrating 50 Years concert album, available as a CD or as a CD/DVD combo, due out September 30th on the band's own NGDB Records, LLC, distributed by Warner Music Nashville. (more...)

New Music Series: Musical Sojourn at the Kraine Theater & Under St. Marks Theater NYC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 24, 2016

This monthly music series is being introduced and hosted by Horsetrade productions and music event producer Salli Squitieri bringing both up and coming and renowned performing artists of all genres from near and far to these two historically rich funky chic unique east village flavored theatres. (more...)

Showtime's ROADIES Season Finale, Inspired by Jackson Browne Classic, to Air 8/28
by TV News Desk - Aug 23, 2016

The death of a rock and roll legend brings together music's greatest for an all-star memorial at the famed L.A. Forum in the season finale of ROADIES, airing this Sunday, August 28 at 10 p.m. ET/PT. (more...)

Jackson Browne to Perform Solo Acoustic Benefit For The Folk Music Center Museum
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2016

Singer-songwriter Jackson Browne will perform a Benefit Concert for the Folk Music Center Museum in Claremont, CA on October 5, 2016 as part of his Solo Acoustic Fall Tour. (more...)

Explore Cole Porter's World with Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2016

Michael Feinstein and the Pasadena POPS heat up the Los Angeles County Arboretum on August 20th with an evening solely devoted to one of America's most beloved musical icons for Cole Porter Night. (more...)

An Evening with Graham Nash This Fall at MPAC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Legendary singer-songwriter Graham Nash comes to Mayo Performing Arts Center on Saturday, October 1, 2016 at 8 pm. Tickets are $39 - $79. (more...)

Teatro Paraguas of Santa Fe Proudly Presents A Night of Americana Blues and Soulful Folk with a Pop Flair
by BWW News Desk - Aug 17, 2016

Teatro Paraguas of Santa Fe proudly presents a night of Americana, Blues and Soulful Folk with a Pop Flair featuring folk/blues troubadours, David Jacobs-Strain and Michelle McAfee on Friday, September 16 at 8 p.m. (more...)

MCCC's Kelsey Theatre Sets Summer Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 20, 2016

Mercer County Community College's (MCCC) Kelsey Theatre will offer something for everyone in its four theatrical offerings this summer. There's a show for family audiences, one for rock music fans, one for patrons who enjoy classic Broadway musicals, and one for those who just plain love theater and the actors who make it happen. Kelsey Theatre is located on MCCC's West Windsor campus, 1200 Old Trenton Road. (more...)

Timbaland, Etheridge to Highlight 2016 ASCAP 'I Create Music' Expo
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

The 11th Annual ASCAP 'I Create Music' EXPO announces its full conference schedule today, jam-packed with inspiring and informative sessions for music creators of all levels, no matter what genre or medium they write for. (more...)

Rita Wilson to Perform with Hall of Fame Rockers Chicago in Santa Rosa, 6/26
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2016

Luther Burbank Center for the Arts (The Center) announced today that actress and singer-songwriter Rita Wilson will support iconic rock band Chicago on their summer tour, including their stop in Santa Rosa on Sunday, June 26, 2016 at 8 p.m. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame band welcomes Rita Wilson for 10 shows this summer, including the Center's, as the band's opening act. Tickets for Chicago with special guest Rita Wilson range in price from $86 - $125 (with VIP packages available) and are available now online at, by calling 707-546-3600 or at the Luther Burbank Center for the Arts ticket office (50 Mark West Springs Road in Santa Rosa). (more...)

THIRTEEN's Great Performances to Present 'Joan Baez 75th Birthday Celebration,' 5/6
by TV News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Joan Baez celebrated her 75th birthday on Saturday, January 27 at New York's historic Beacon Theatre. The special event honored her legendary 50 plus years in music with an intimate, career-spanning live performance. (more...)

Segerstrom Center for the Arts Salutes Local Business Leaders During Arts and Business Leadership Awards Dinner
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

Segerstrom Center for the Arts will honor two Orange County business leaders during its third annual Arts and Business Leadership Awards Dinner on Friday, May 6, 2016. During the fundraiser, noted Orange County business leader and arts philanthropist Zelma "Zee" M. Allred will receive the Center's Distinguished Leader Award and Ashleigh Aitken will be presented with the Rising Leader Award. (more...)

Tickets to Cyndi Lauper, Boy George & More at Beacon Theatre Now on Sale
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2016

The Madison Square Garden Company has announced that tickets for three iconic concerts at the Beacon Theatre are now on sale via a combined Chase Early On Sale. Cyndi Lauper & Boy George, Jackson Browne, and Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo and Melissa Etheridge will all perform at The Beacon this spring and summer. The Chase Early On Sale is running now through Wednesday, April 13th at 10:00PM. Tickets for all three shows will be available to the general public on Saturday, April 16th at 10:00AM. (more...)

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