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Fagen, McDonald And Scaggs Play The Fox Theatre 9/8
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2010

GRAMMY Award-winning singer-songwriters Donald Fagen, Michael McDonald and Boz Scaggs are uniting this summer and fall to tour as 'The Dukes of September Rhythm Revue,' and will bring their unique show to the Fox Theatre in Detroit on Wednesday, September 8 at 7:30 p.m. The three hit-making artists have assembled a stellar band for the occasion, and will bring the best of their mix of blue-eyed soul, rock, jazz and R&B to the stage in a series of collaborative concerts. (more...)

American Pop Anthology's Floyd and Birgitte Mutrux Premiere BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY Tonight, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 20, 2012

American Pop Anthology, in association with Scott Prisand (Broadway's Rock of Ages), announced that they will present the new musical production BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY written and directed by Tony Award-nominee Floyd Mutrux (Broadway's Million Dollar Quartet and Baby It's You!) and choreographed by Birgitte Mutrux (Broadway's Baby It's You!). Performances begin tonight, September 20, 2012 for an eight-week run at The Coast Playhouse (8325 Santa Monica Boulevard) in West Hollywood. (more...)

Conan's Band Set for 'Johnnie Be Good' Fundraiser, 9/19
by BWW News Desk - Sep 19, 2010

Filmmaker Art Holliday's music documentary JOHNNIE BE GOOD will be going after finishing funds in a style that would make St. Louis native and Rock-n-Roll Hall of Famer Johnnie Johnson proud. 'Johnnie's Jam: A Tribute to Johnnie Johnson,' a fundraising concert, will be held September 19th' at The Sheldon. For a limited time, this Thursday 9/9 - Saturday 9/11, you can purchase tickets for this event Buy One Get One FREE through Metrotix. (more...)

Tony Winner Jason Robert Brown Will Be Blodgett Artist-in-Residence at Harvard
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2013

The Harvard Department of Music and the Office for the Arts at Harvard have announced the appointment of Jason Robert Brown as Blodgett Artist-in-Residence during the spring of 2014. A celebrated American composer, Brown has been hailed as 'one of Broadway's smartest and most sophisticated songwriters since Stephen Sondheim' (Philadelphia Inquirer). He is known best as the award-winning composer and lyricist of the musical The Last 5 Years, and the Tony-award winning composer of Parade. (more...)

Emma Hunton & More Set for ROCKERS ANONYMOUS: LET'S 69!!! at Bowery Electric this Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Oct 29, 2013

ROCKERS ANONYMOUS will take over The Bowery Electric for its NINTH engagement entitled Rockers Anonymous: Let's '69!!! The Rockers Anonymous band, Stirfry Massacre, and a host of up and coming NYC vocalists will blow you away while they rock out to the music of the 1969! (more...)

The Velvet Underground's 'White Light/White Heat' 3-Disc Super Deluxe Edition Out 12/3
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2013

The Velvet Underground's White Light/White Heat is one of the most confrontational and inspirational second albums ever made by a rock band. (more...)

Emma Hunton & More Set for ROCKERS ANONYMOUS: LET'S 69!!! at Bowery Electric Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2013

ROCKERS ANONYMOUS will take over The Bowery Electric for its NINTH engagement entitled Rockers Anonymous: Let's '69!!! The Rockers Anonymous band, Stirfry Massacre, and a host of up and coming NYC vocalists will blow you away while they rock out to the music of the 1969! (more...)

'NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star' Exhibition Goes On View 2/13 at the New Museum
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2012

"NYC 1993" looks at art made and exhibited in New York over the course of one year, providing a synchronic panorama in which established artists and emerging figures of the time are presented alongside the work of authors whose influence has since faded from the discussion. Centering on the year 1993, the exhibition is conceived as a time capsule, an experiment in collective memory that attempts to capture a specific moment at the intersection of art, pop culture, and politics. "NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star" will be on view at the New Museum from February 13-May 26, 2013. (more...)

Joey Calveri, Rebecca Faulkenberry and More Set for HATE THE HATE Benefit, 11/25
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2012

Joey Calveri, who will be starring as Stacee Jaxx in Rock of Ages on Broadway starting in December, and his band, The Machine Elves, will headline the Hate the Hate Benefit Concert: Broadway Edition at The Highline Ballroom Sunday, November 25th at 7:30pm. (more...)

SWAY Performs at Bowery Electric Tonight to Promote EP, Out 5/13
by BWW News Desk - May 7, 2014

New York Rock band, SWAY, featuring ANDY HILFIGER, TED UTZ, and LOU YOUNG, performs tonight, May 7 at The Bowery Electric to celebrate the 5/13 release of their self-titled debut EP. (more...)

Portland Ovations brings Phil Kline's John the Revelator to Merrill Auditorium, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2011

Portland Ovations in collaboration with Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ and LARK Society for Chamber Music is proud to present contemporary composer Phil Kline's John the Revelator at Merrill Auditorium on Sunday, May 15th at 3 p.m. (more...)

Alan Rickman to Play CBGB's Hilly Krystal in Upcoming Film
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2012

According to Billboard.com, Alan Rickman will play Hilly Krystal, founder and owner of New York Rock club CBGB, in Jody Savin and Randall Miller's upcoming film. (more...)

Taylor Momsen's The Pretty Reckless Announce Headline Tour, Kicking Off 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Mar 9, 2012

New York Rock band The Pretty Reckless, fronted by vocalist Taylor Momsen, guitarist Ben Phillips, bassist Mark Damon, and drummer Jamie Perkins will hit the road for a six week headline tour commencing March 9th in Tucson, Arizona at Club Congress. The Medicine Tour, with the support of The Parlor Mob, visits major cities in the U.S. and Canada before wrapping on April 25th in Orlando, Florida. (more...)

Boz Scaggs to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - Mar 7, 2014

Grammy Award winner, former Steve Miller Band guitarist and current member of super-group, The Dukes of September (featuring Donald Fagen and Michael McDonald), Boz Scaggs will be in concert at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Thursday, May 15, at 8 p.m. This special event includes an open bar and tastings courtesy of Whole Foods Marketing of Danbury beginning at 7:15 p.m. for all ticket holders. He is perhaps best known for his artistry as a singer, songwriter and guitarist and for his multi-Platinum hits 'Lowdown,' which won the Grammy Award for Best R&B Song, 'Lido Shuffle,' 'What Can I Say' and the ballad 'We're All Alone,' which became a worldwide hit for Rita Coolidge. With Memphis, his first studio album in five years, Scaggs looks back to his roots -- musically and biographically. 'Rainy Night in Georgia', 'Corinna Corinna' and 'Mixed Up, Shook Up Girl' are featured classics. A casual listen to the Boz Scaggs discography makes one thing obvious: He is both a musical seeker and a man of sizable talent with explorations in blues and R&B, rock and jazz, which have produced lasting work and an acclaimed career with an enduring respect among musicians. The Bar and Grille on 7 will pour a free glass of house wine with dinner the night of this show when tickets are presented. This event is part of the Xfinity Rock Series, No.?109 Cheese & Wine Art, Wine and Jazz Series?and is underwritten by AcousticMusic.org. (more...)

THE DUKES OF SEPTEMBER RHYTHM REVUE Plays at the Fox Theatre, 6/30, Tickets on Sale 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2012

Fox Concerts presents The Dukes of September Rhythm Revue on June 20 at the Fabulous Fox Theatre. Tickets are $65, $60, $45 & $40 and go on sale Friday, March 30 at 10am. A limited number of Gold Circle seats are also available. (more...)

THE DUKES OF SEPTEMBER RHYTHM REVUE Plays at the Fox Theatre, 6/30, Tickets on Sale 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Mar 27, 2012

Fox Concerts presents The Dukes of September Rhythm Revue on June 20 at the Fabulous Fox Theatre. Tickets are $65, $60, $45 & $40 and go on sale Friday, March 30 at 10am. A limited number of Gold Circle seats are also available. (more...)

'The Dukes Of September Live' Hits #1 On Billboard Music Video Chart! DVD And Blu Ray Available On 429 Records
by BWW News Desk - Mar 26, 2014

SANTA MONICA, Calif., March 26, 2014 /PRNewswire/ 'The Dukes of September Live', 429 Records' DVD / Blu Ray release of the PBS 'Great Performances' concert, had a #1 debut on Billboard Magazine's Music Video chart this week! Rock & roll royalty Donald Fagen (Steely Dan), Michael McDonald (The Doobie Brothers) and Boz Scaggs join forces as their own super group The Dukes of September, paying tribute to the R&B and Soul music that inspired them along with fresh, exciting performances of some of their greatest hits. The concert, taped at New York's Lincoln Center, airs throughout March on PBS (check local listings). Among the many crowd-pleasing favorites are 'What a Fool Believes,' 'Lowdown,' 'Lido Shuffle,' 'Pretzel Logic,' 'Reelin' In the Years' and many more. The Dukes of September Rhythm Revue formed in 2010, is a resurrection of their previous New York Rock and Soul Revue. They playa combination of hits from the member's respective careers as well as a number of classic R&B and Soul covers. In addition, 'Dukes of September Live' debuted in the Top 10 of the UK music video charts and holds top positions in many international retail charts. 'The Dukes of September Live' is available worldwide on 429 Records. (more...)

Opera On Tap Presents NEW BREW SINGS TROIS OPERAS- MINUTES, 4/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 25, 2014

We're New Brew. We're young, we're full of life!! We don't have no time for some stinking five-act grand opera! If we're going to do the O-thang, it had better be short and sweet. Or sour, or bitter, or downright toxic, but definitely short. Like, ten minutes or less. (more...)

The Colonial Theatre Presents Foghat 4/2
by BWW News Desk - Mar 17, 2011

New York Rock band Foghat will take the stage of the Colonial for a one night only concert event Saturday, April 2 at 8pm. (more...)

NYC 1993: EXPERIMENTAL JET SET, TRASH AND NO STAR on View at The New Museum thru 5/26
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2013

Andrea Rosen Gallery announces the inclusion of works by Felix Gonzalez-Torres, Andrea Zittel, and Wolfgang Tillmans in NYC 1993: Experimental Jet Set, Trash and No Star, currently on view at the New Museum through May 26, 2013. (more...)

THE DUKES OF SEPTEMBER RHYTHM REVUE Plays at the Fox Theatre, 6/30, Tickets on Sale 3/30
by BWW News Desk - Jun 29, 2012

Fox Concerts presents The Dukes of September Rhythm Revue on June 20 at the Fabulous Fox Theatre. Tickets are $65, $60, $45 & $40 and go on sale Friday, March 30 at 10am. A limited number of Gold Circle seats are also available. (more...)

American Pop Anthology's Floyd and Birgitte Mutrux Premiere BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY, 9/20
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2012

American Pop Anthology, in association with Scott Prisand (Broadway's Rock of Ages), announced today that they will present the new musical production BOY FROM NEW YORK CITY written and directed by Tony Award-nominee Floyd Mutrux (Broadway's Million Dollar Quartet and Baby It's You!) and choreographed by Birgitte Mutrux (Broadway's Baby It's You!). Performances begin September 20, 2012 for an eight-week run at The Coast Playhouse (8325 Santa Monica Boulevard) in West Hollywood. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown to Write New Piece Based on HAMLET for Guthrie Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Jun 21, 2013

The Guthrie today announced that it has commissioned Tony Award and Drama Desk Award-winning Broadway songwriter and composer Jason Robert Brown to create an original music piece for its 50th-anniversary gala performance BEHOLD. Brown's composition will be based on text excerpts from Shakespeare's Hamlet. (more...)

Spectrum to Launch RETES Series with Eleonor Sandresky and More, Beg. 7/7
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

Spectrum has announced Rétes, a new collaborative series on the first Sunday of each month at 7pm, beginning July 7th. Curated by composer and choreographic pianist, Eleonor Sandresky, the series will feature collaborations with fellow composer/performers. (more...)

Target Free Thursdays to Preview MIDSUMMER NIGHT SWING, 6/7 & 21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 1, 2012

Target® Free Thursdays presents two exciting dance bands this June at the David Rubenstein Atrium. (more...)

Spectrum to Launch RETES Series with Eleonor Sandresky and More, Beg. Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2013

Spectrum has announced Retes, a new collaborative series on the first Today of each month at 7pm, beginning July 7th. Curated by composer and choreographic pianist, Eleonor Sandresky, the series will feature collaborations with fellow composer/performers. (more...)

Wolf Trap Summer Performances Announces Summer Performances: ABBA, Il Divo and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2012

Wolf Trap has announced the following events for August. (more...)

Meyer Rossabi Band To Play Kenny's Castaways, 7/26
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2012

Blues guitarist and songwriter Meyer Rossabi brings his band to Kenny's Castaways in NYC. Meyer's debut CD,Blues Is The Color, has been added to playlists on FM radio stations across the USA. Blues Is The Color displays Meyer Rossabi's dynamic fretwork, soulful vocals, and songwriting skills,.Blues Is The Color features nine original songs, two covers and a bonus live track 'The Sky is Crying'. Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and Grammy Award winning drummer Marky Ramone plays on three tracks, 'World Gone Crazy, ' 'The Sky Is Crying' and 'Crash.' (more...)

Joe's Pub Announces Upcoming Events
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2012

Joe's Pub has announced the following upcoming events. (more...)

Canyon Moon Theatre Presents Trio with Flute 1/13-23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 7, 2011

While flying his kite in Central Park, a mentally challenged man is attracted by an Albanian flutist who escaped to New York from Kosova. (more...)

Further Dates & Details Announced For MIDNIGHT TANGO
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2011

With some theatres already reporting that Midnight Tango is their fastest selling show of 2011, the producers of Midnight Tango have responded by adding further performances at certain venues on the nationwide tour, which begins in Southampton at the Mayflower Theatre on 6 April. (more...)

Canyon Moon Theatre Presents Trio with Flute, Closes 1/23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2011

While flying his kite in Central Park, a mentally challenged man is attracted by an Albanian flutist who escaped to New York from Kosova. This is the beginning of Richard Warren's Trio with Flute which closes at Canyon Moon Theatre January 23, 2011. (more...)

Canyon Moon Theatre Presents Trio with Flute 1/13-23
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2011

While flying his kite in Central Park, a mentally challenged man is attracted by an Albanian flutist who escaped to New York from Kosova. (more...)

Starving Artist Studios Hosts Jason Robert Brown In Concert And Masterclass
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2012

Starving Artist Studios, a new performing arts training facility in Central Florida, brings Tony-Award winning composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown to Orlando for a Concert and Master Class. (more...)

'THE DUKES OF SEPTEMBER LIVE' Set For Release On DVD & Blu Ray March 18th On 429 Records
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2014

SANTA MONICA,Calif., Feb. 7, 2014 /PRNewswire/ 429 Records, a unit of the Savoy Label Group, is proud to announce the release of THE DUKES OF SEPTEMBER LIVE on DVD and Blu Ray DVD on March 18 th to coincide with its PBS debut airing on Great Performances in March and subsequent airings during PBS' March pledge drive (in New York, THIRTEEN will air the concert Thursday, March 13 at 9:30pm) . The Dukes of September Rhythm Revuea super group comprised of pop/rock/R&B icons Donald Fagen (Steely Dan), Michael McDonald (Doobie Brothers) and Boz Scaggsformed in 2010 as a touring entity which evolved out of the New York Rock and Soul Revue which showcased the three musicians performing the R&B and soul music that inspired them as well as a selection of their respective hits. Directed by David Horn, the concert was filmed in November of 2012. THE DUKES OF SEPTEMBER LIVE will be released worldwide by 429 Records March 18 th. (more...)

Starving Artist Studios Hosts Jason Robert Brown In Concert And Masterclass
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2012

Starving Artist Studios, a new performing arts training facility in Central Florida, brings Tony-Award winning composer and lyricist Jason Robert Brown to Orlando for a Concert and Master Class. (more...)

Michael McDonald, Boz Scaggs & More Set for PBS's GREAT PERFORMANCES
by TV News Desk - Feb 24, 2014

Rock & roll royalty Donald Fagen (Steely Dan), Michael McDonald (The Doobie Brothers) and Boz Scaggs join forces as their own new supergroup The Dukes of September, paying tribute to the R&B and Soul music that inspired them along with fresh, exciting performances of some of their greatest hits. (more...)

Taylor Momsen's The Pretty Reckless Announce Headline Tour, Kicking Off 3/9
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2012

New York Rock band The Pretty Reckless, fronted by vocalist Taylor Momsen, guitarist Ben Phillips, bassist Mark Damon, and drummer Jamie Perkins will hit the road for a six week headline tour commencing March 9th in Tucson, Arizona at Club Congress. The Medicine Tour, with the support of The Parlor Mob, visits major cities in the U.S. and Canada before wrapping on April 25th in Orlando, Florida. (more...)

Chris Rock to Present at 84th Annual Academy Awards, 2/26
by TV News Desk - Feb 15, 2012

Former Oscar host and Grammy-winning comedian, Chris Rock will present at the 84th Academy Awards ceremony, telecast producers Brian Grazer and Don Mischer announced today. (more...)

Jackie Hoffman, Lea DeLaria, New York City Christmas Concert & More Set for Joe's Pub this Week
by BWW News Desk - Dec 16, 2013

Joe's Pub has announced performances for this week (Dec. 16-22,) including BASQUIAT, 5TH ANNUAL NEW YORK CITY CHRISTMAS: A CONCERT TO BENEFIT ASTEP, MIKE ERRICO HOLIDAY SHOW, ETHAN LIPTON & HIS ORCHESTRA, JACKIE HOFFMAN: HEBE FOR THE HOLIDAYS, THE HOT SARDINES, THE ANNA COPA CABANNA SHOW, STARSKY + COX: YULE LIVE, LEA DELARIA: F*#K! IT'S CHRISTMAS!, REVEREND BILLY & THE STOP SHOPPING CHOIR, and JUSTIN VIVIAN BOND AND FRIENDS: LET IT SHOW!. (more...)

The Meyer Rossabi Band Plays Wicked Willy's, 8/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2012

Following their successful performances at B.B.Kings Blues Club and Kenny's Castaways , blues guitarist Meyer Rossabi brings his band to the heart of Greenwich Village for a special two hour concert at Wicked Willy's. Meyer Rossabi is earning the reputation as one of the finest blues guitarists in the U.S.A. His debut CD, Blues Is The Color, is still receiving airplay on FM radio across the country. Blues Is The Color features nine original songs, two covers and a bonus live track 'The Sky is Crying'. Rock and Roll Hall of Famer and Grammy Award winning drummer Marky Ramone plays on three tracks, 'World Gone Crazy, ' 'The Sky Is Crying' and 'Crash.' (more...)

Jared Evan, Saul Williams and More Set for Joe's Pub This Week, 8/27-9/2
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2012

This week at Joe's Pub, August 27 through September 2, look out for Sasha Allen, Ryan Raftery, Jared Evan, Veronica Klaus, Tori Scott, Annie and the Beekeepers, The Snow / C. Gibbs, Kate Douglas and the Imaginary Menagerie, Julia Haltigan / Rusty Belle and Saul Williams. More details below! (more...)

Arizona Theatre Company Appoints Mark Cole as New Managing Director
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2011

Arizona Theatre Company announced today that the Board of Trustees has appointed Mark Cole as the new Managing Director. Cole was formerly the General Manager of Miami City Ballet which performs in four cities in South Florida. A veteran of both the theatre and ballet world, he will begin full time duties on August 15, 2011. He succeeds Interim Managing Director Jessica L. Andrews, who has been filling the position since former Managing Director Kevin Moore left in October 2010 after 10 years with ATC. (more...)

Opera On Tap Presents NEW BREW SINGS TROIS OPERAS- MINUTES Today
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2014

We're New Brew. We're young, we're full of life!! We don't have no time for some stinking five-act grand opera! If we're going to do the O-thang, it had better be short and sweet. Or sour, or bitter, or downright toxic, but definitely short. Like, ten minutes or less. (more...)

bergenPAC Adds Michael McDonald & TOTO, Mary Wilson & More Shows to Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

Bergen Performing Arts Center located at 30 North Van Brunt Street in Englewood New Jersey announces exciting new shows! See Grammy Award Winning Michael Mcdonald formerly of the Doobie Brothers live at bergenPAC with Toto on Wednesday, September 3 and then its Peking Acrobats of China Friday November 7th at 8PM and the legendary Mary Wilson of The Supremes on Sunday, November 9th at 7PM. These new shows go on sale Friday ,May 2nd 2014 at 11am be sure to reserve your tickets at www.ticketmaster.com or by calling bergenPAC's Box Office at 201.227.1030. (more...)

SWAY to Perform at Bowery Electric to Promote EP, Out 5/13
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2014

New York Rock band, SWAY, Featuring ANDY HILFIGER, TED UTZ, and LOU YOUNG, perform next Wednesday, 5/7 at The Bowery Electric to celebrate the 5/13 release of their self-titled debut EP. (more...)

Portland Ovations brings Phil Kline's John the Revelator to Merrill Auditorium
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2011

Portland Ovations in collaboration with Friends of the Kotzschmar Organ and LARK Society for Chamber Music is proud to present contemporary composer Phil Kline's John the Revelator at Merrill Auditorium on Sunday, May 15th at 3 p.m. (more...)

The Colonial Theatre Presents Foghat 4/2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 2, 2011

New York Rock band Foghat will take the stage of the Colonial for a one night only concert event Saturday, April 2 at 8pm. (more...)

Jason Robert Brown to Write New Piece Based on HAMLET for Guthrie Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2013

The Guthrie today announced that it has commissioned Tony Award and Drama Desk Award-winning Broadway songwriter and composer Jason Robert Brown to create an original music piece for its 50th-anniversary gala performance BEHOLD. Brown's composition will be based on text excerpts from Shakespeare's Hamlet. (more...)

Boz Scaggs to Play Ridgefield Playhouse, 5/15
by BWW News Desk - Apr 17, 2014

Grammy Award winner, former Steve Miller Band guitarist and current member of supergroup The Dukes of September (featuring Donald Fagen and Michael McDonald), Boz Scaggs will be in concert at The Ridgefield Playhouse on Thursday, May 15, at 8 p.m. (more...)

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