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BWW TV Exclusive: BRIGHT STAR Cast Shines at Broadway Sessions!BWW TV Exclusive: BRIGHT STAR Cast Shines at Broadway Sessions!
by Ben Cameron - May 23, 2016

The score to Bright Star is a delicious blend of Americana, blue grass and gospel, and it's great. This last Thursday I started my day by whetting my appetite for things to come (I was seeing Bright Star on Broadway that evening before welcoming the cast to Sessions). I spent my morning listening to the cast album. I was immediately taken with it's signature sound and sweeping melodies. Steve and Edie know what they are doing. Bluegrass on Broadway… it works. How? Who cares! It works. (more...)

VIDEO: Halsey Performs 'New Americana' on LATE SHOWVIDEO: Halsey Performs 'New Americana' on LATE SHOW
by TV News Desk - Oct 12, 2015

On Friday night's THE LATE SHOW WITH STEPHEN COLBERT, music guest Halsey performed "New Americana" off of her album "Badlands." (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Iain Performs IN THE HEIGHTS for Lin-Manuel Miranda, Tommy Kail & More!STAGE TUBE: Iain Performs IN THE HEIGHTS for Lin-Manuel Miranda, Tommy Kail & More!
by Stage Tube - Sep 22, 2015

Ars Nova presents THE ARS NOVA REVOLUTION, celebrating Ars Nova All Stars Jill Furman, Thomas Kail and Lin-Manuel Miranda, from Freestyle Love Supreme (Ars Nova, 2004) to HAMILTON (Broadway, 2015). This epic night of revelry benefiting Ars Nova's artist community, featuring performances by cast members of Hamilton and Freestyle Love Supreme, was held just last night at The Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street). Below, watch as Iain Armitage performs the Finale of In the Heights for the honorees! (more...)

VIDEO: Anderson East Previews 'Satisfy Me' on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS; Announces Tour DatesVIDEO: Anderson East Previews 'Satisfy Me' on LATE NIGHT WITH SETH MEYERS; Announces Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2015

The song is from East's full-length debut, Delilah, which was recently released to widespread acclaim on Low Country Sound/Elektra Records-the first release on producer Dave Cobb's new imprint (iTunes). Check out the full performance below! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes of the Bard SummerScape's OKLAHOMA, Starring Mary TestaSTAGE TUBE: Behind-the-Scenes of the Bard SummerScape's OKLAHOMA, Starring Mary Testa
by Stage Tube - Jun 25, 2015

The Bard SummerScape festival presents an entirely new way to experience Oklahoma!, Rodgers and Hammerstein's quintessential celebration of the American frontier. Starring Damon Daunno,Amber Gray, and two-time Tony nominee Mary Testa, Bard's production is directed by Daniel Fish - "a magical manipulator" (New York Times) - with new musical arrangements for a six-piece Americana band by Henry Hewes Award-winner Daniel Kluger, and new choreography by Jacob's Pillow Dance Award-winner John Heginbotham. (more...)

VIDEO: JD McPherson Premieres New Video for 'Head Over Heels'VIDEO: JD McPherson Premieres New Video for 'Head Over Heels'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 11, 2015

JD McPherson's new music video for 'Head Over Heels' premiered  today via the Americana Music Association. Produced by Delo Creative, the video presents the latest single from McPherson's current, critically acclaimed album Let The Good Times Roll. Of the video, McPherson comments, 'We set up our equipment in a roller rink in South Oklahoma City, invited a bunch of folks who skate there regularly, and tried to channel The Sonics. It was a fun shoot.' Take a look at the music video below! (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- The Creators of SOMETHING ROTTEN!- John O'Farrell, Wayne Kirkpatrick & Karey Kirkpatrick!BWW TV Exclusive: Meet the Nominees- The Creators of SOMETHING ROTTEN!- John O'Farrell, Wayne Kirkpatrick & Karey Kirkpatrick!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jun 6, 2015

We are yet another day closer to the biggest night on every theatre-lover's calendar- the 69th Annual Tony Awards, which will be co-hosted by Kristin Chenoweth and Alan Cumming on Sunday, June 7 (8PM on CBS). Earlier this month, the 2015 Tony nominees gathered to meet the press and BroadwayWorld was on hand for the big day. Below, we bring you an exclusive interview with Wayne Kirkpatrick, Karey Kirkpatrick and John O'Farrell, Best Score and Book of a Musical nominees for Something Rotten! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch New Highlights from Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's BRIGHT STAR at The Old Globe!STAGE TUBE: Watch New Highlights from Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's BRIGHT STAR at The Old Globe!
by Stage Tube - Oct 16, 2014

Directed by Walter Bobbie, Bright Star runs now through November 2, 2014 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Previews run through September 27. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a new look at the cast in action! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Amanda McBroom & George Ball Bring SOME ENCHANTED EVENING to 54 BelowPhoto Coverage: Amanda McBroom & George Ball Bring SOME ENCHANTED EVENING to 54 Below
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 9, 2014

Amanda McBroom - American international cabaret performer and writer of the hit song, 'The Rose,' and her husband, multi-award winning musical theater lion George Ball - presented the New York debut of their show, 'Some Enchanted Evening - Love Songs for Grownups' earlier this week, and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from the evening! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's BRIGHT STAR, Now Playing at The Old Globe!STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's BRIGHT STAR, Now Playing at The Old Globe!
by Stage Tube - Sep 30, 2014

Directed by Walter Bobbie, Bright Star runs now through November 2, 2014 on the Donald and Darlene Shiley Stage in the Old Globe Theatre, part of the Globe's Conrad Prebys Theatre Center. Previews run through September 27. Below, BroadwayWorld brings you a first look at the cast in action! (more...)

AUDIO: First Listen - 'Rewrite Our Lives' by Ha Ha TonkaAUDIO: First Listen - 'Rewrite Our Lives' by Ha Ha Tonka
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2013

Ha Ha Tonka is an unmistakable indie-meets-Southern rock band comprised of Brett Anderson, Lennon Bone, Lucas Long and Brian Roberts. Sitting at the crossroads of Americana and indie- where Alabama meets Arcade Fire- the quartet are primed for the release of their highly anticipated fourth full-length album, Lessons, on September 24th via Bloodshot Records. The album was recorded at Bright Eyes' ARC Studios in Omaha, Nebraska and in NYC with producers Dan Molad (Lucius) and The Ryantist. With the previously revealed album title track described by ELLE as 'a steady, rhythmic rocker', the band has just shared new album track 'Rewrite Our Lives' with Paste Magazine. An upbeat, energetic cut containing a runaway chorus & an atmospheric, massive sound akin to that of the great American railroad dream, you can hear 'Rewrite Our Lives' below! (more...)

AUDIO: First Listen - Have Gun, Will Travel's 'Standing At The End Of The World' SingleAUDIO: First Listen - Have Gun, Will Travel's 'Standing At The End Of The World' Single
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2013

Have GunThe band's highly anticipated, fourth full-length album Fiction, Fact or Folktale? will be available September 10th on CD and digital formats through This Is American Music. The album was mixed by HGWT's own Scott Anderson and mastered by Rodney Mills (Allman Brothers, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Drive-By Truckers). Click below to get a first listen at the band's new single 'Standing at the End of the World'! (more...)

STAGE TUBE: Promo - Peter Michael Marino's DESPERATELY SEEKING THE EXITSTAGE TUBE: Promo - Peter Michael Marino's DESPERATELY SEEKING THE EXIT
by Stage Tube - Jul 23, 2013

After acclaimed runs in the UK and Australia, writer/performer Peter Michael Marino returns to NYC with his comic autopsy on his $6 million West End musical fiasco DESPERATELY SEEKING SUSAN in DESPERATELY SEEKING THE EXIT. Directed by Obie Award winner John Clancy, it will be performed Sunday, July 28 at The Triple Crown Underground. Click below to watch a promo for the show! (more...)

VIDEO: Pokey LaFarge Makes U.S. Network Debut on LETTERMANVIDEO: Pokey LaFarge Makes U.S. Network Debut on LETTERMAN
by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2013

Pokey LaFarge and his band made their US network television debut on The Late Show With David Letterman last night, July 16. The band performed 'Central Time', off their latest full-length release, Pokey LaFarge--out now on Third Man Records. Pokey kicked off the rousing performance by saying ' We're gonna take you back to St. Louis now.' Check it out below! (more...)

VIDEO: Usher Reveals His Song Choices for MACY'S 4th OF JULY SPECTACULARVIDEO: Usher Reveals His Song Choices for MACY'S 4th OF JULY SPECTACULAR
by TV News Desk - Jul 2, 2013

Below, Usher reveals his song choices for this year's 4TH OF JULY SPECTACULAR and chats about what this historic event means to him. (more...)

VIDEO: Billy Idol Performs at 2013 Bonnaroo Music FestivalVIDEO: Billy Idol Performs at 2013 Bonnaroo Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

Below check out a performance by Rock legend Billy Idol at this year's Bonnaroo music festival! (more...)

VIDEO: Portugal. The Man Performs at the 2013 Bonnaroo Music FestivalVIDEO: Portugal. The Man Performs at the 2013 Bonnaroo Music Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

Below check out a performance by Portugal. The Man at the 2013 Bonnaroo Music Festival! (more...)

VIDEO: R Kelly Performs at 2013 Bonnaroo Music FesitvalVIDEO: R Kelly Performs at 2013 Bonnaroo Music Fesitval
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

Below check out a performance by R&B legend R Kelly at this year's Bonnaroo Music Festival! (more...)

VIDEO: The Lumineers Perform at 2013 Bonnaroo FestivalVIDEO: The Lumineers Perform at 2013 Bonnaroo Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

he Lumineers are a folk rock band, based in Denver, Colorado. The two founding members and songwriters of the Lumineers are Wesley Schultz (lead vocals, guitar) and Jeremiah Fraites (drums, percussion). (more...)

VIDEO: Jack Johnson Performs at 2013 Bonnaroo FestivalVIDEO: Jack Johnson Performs at 2013 Bonnaroo Festival
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2013

Jack Johnson is a Hawaiian-born folk rock singer-songwriter, surfer, filmmaker, musician known for his work in the soft rock and acoustic genres. (more...)

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