B.B. KING


BIO: 'BB KING : The Life of Riley’ Narrated by Morgan Freeman hits UK Cinemas October 15th 2012. Joined by BONO, ERIC CLAPTON, BRUCE WILLIS, RINGO STARR and others, including appearances by KEITH RICHARDS,... (read more...)

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Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Broadway, Jazz Greats Featured in Gilson Lavis Exhibition Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Broadway, Jazz Greats Featured in Gilson Lavis Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Unique portraits of many Broadway and jazz musical legends will be featured at highly respected British drummer and artist Gilson Lavis' first ever New York City art exhibit 'Gilson Lavis: In Tune With The Portraits' at the Salomon Arts Gallery at 83 Leonard Street in Tribeca from September 15th thr... (more...)
Madonna 'Rebel Heart Tour' Pre-Orders Start Today Madonna 'Rebel Heart Tour' Pre-Orders Start Today
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

To celebrate the Material Girl's birthday, MADONNA today announced that pre-orders for her REBEL HEART TOUR concert film will start from today.... (more...)
Memphis Soul and R&B Revue Comes to the Center for the Arts Memphis Soul and R&B Revue Comes to the Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - August 11, 2017

This live concert journey through the soul of American music with artists featured in the documentary film Take Me to the River comes to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre in Malibu on Sunday, October 8 at 7 p.m.... (more...)
Taylor Hicks to Host Season 2 of Award-Winning Series STATE PLATE Taylor Hicks to Host Season 2 of Award-Winning Series STATE PLATE
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2017

Family-entertainment network INSP will premiere the second season of their popular and critically-acclaimed original series, State Plate this Friday, August 11 at 8:00PM ET, as part of the "Destination Fridays" programming block.... (more...)
First New Ronnie Spector & The Ronettes Single in Decades to Be Released 8/18 First New Ronnie Spector & The Ronettes Single in Decades to Be Released 8/18
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2017

Iconic singer and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Ronnie Spector has confirmed the August 18th release of 'LOVE POWER', a timely anthem and call for unity in a divisive world.... (more...)
Reba McEntire, Lady Antebellum and More Sign on for 'ALL IN FOR THE GAMBLER' Kenny Rogers Concert Celebration Reba McEntire, Lady Antebellum and More Sign on for 'ALL IN FOR THE GAMBLER' Kenny Rogers Concert Celebration
by BWW News Desk - August 09, 2017

Music stars Reba McEntire, Chris Stapleton, Lady Antebellum and Wynonna Judd have been added to the momentous lineup for 'All In For The Gambler: Kenny Rogers' Farewell Concert Celebration,' an all-star concert event taping at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday, October 25, 2... (more...)
Esperanza Spalding & More Join Ed Sheeran For 'Give A Home' Global Concert Event Esperanza Spalding & More Join Ed Sheeran For 'Give A Home' Global Concert Event
by BWW News Desk - August 08, 2017

Musical artists from around the world including GRAMMY Award winners Esperanza Spalding, Jesse & Joy and Moby have just joined an acclaimed line-up to perform exclusive and intimate shows on September 20, 2017 as part of the global concert series, Give a Home, presented by Amnesty International and... (more...)
American Idol Finalist, Casey James Comes to Daryl's House Club on 8/24 American Idol Finalist, Casey James Comes to Daryl's House Club on 8/24
by BWW News Desk - August 07, 2017

"All I want to do is play music," says singer/guitarist, Casey James. "Stripping it back to just me making a record of music that I love was a huge stepping stone in my life." Released June 9, Strip It Down, his new album produced by Grammy-winner Tom Hambridge and featuring a guest duet with the le... (more...)
Jonny Lang Extends Signs World Tour - 25 North American Shows Added Jonny Lang Extends Signs World Tour - 25 North American Shows Added
by BWW News Desk - August 07, 2017

Jonny Lang's brand new studio album, Signs, will be released in North America on September 8th via SayRai / Concord Records. The album (his sixth major label release) is his first in four years. The European release for Signs will be on August 25 via Provogue Records / Mascot Label Group.... (more...)
Way-nee Dee & the Band's New Album 'Still My Nature'  Out Today Way-nee Dee & the Band's New Album 'Still My Nature' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - August 04, 2017

This is a follow-up album from Way-nee Dee, titled “Still My Nature”, accompanied by the “Never Too Late” band. T... (more...)
'50 Cent', Wanda Sykes & More Set for BET Networks New Fall Comedy Lineup '50 Cent', Wanda Sykes & More Set for BET Networks New Fall Comedy Lineup
by BWW News Desk - August 03, 2017

Get ready to clutch your pearls and laugh 'til it hurts as BET Networks unveils its new Fall 2017 lineup! BET is pushing the comedy limits as it debuts series from some of the biggest names in the game... (more...)
Chris Pierce to Release Ultimate 60's Album 'You've Got To Feel It!' 9/15 Chris Pierce to Release Ultimate 60's Album 'You've Got To Feel It!' 9/15
by BWW News Desk - August 03, 2017

Consummate Soul Man Chris Pierce is set to release the ultimate 60's/Muscle Shoals vintage album “You've Got To Feel It!” September 15 on Calabama Recordings.... (more...)
Gene Kelly & More Featured on 'Judy Garland: Classic Duets'; Out Today Gene Kelly & More Featured on 'Judy Garland: Classic Duets'; Out Today
by BWW News Desk - August 03, 2017

JSP Records is proud to announce the release on August 4, 2017 of JUDY GARLAND: CLASSIC DUETS, a 4-CD 109-track set produced by John Stedman that will include 15 tracks never previously issued on CD.... (more...)
Janiva Magness Comes to Daryl's House 8/12 Behind Billboard Charting Blue Again Janiva Magness Comes to Daryl's House 8/12 Behind Billboard Charting Blue Again
by BWW News Desk - August 02, 2017

Following her strut down the red carpet at the Grammy Awards and her newest release "Blue Again," soul-blues star Janiva Magness will be debuting her new material live on her Blue Again Tour. Magness will demonstrate how her robust and soulful voice can seamlessly shift from swampy blues to funky so... (more...)
August Performances Announced at Blue Note Hawaii August Performances Announced at Blue Note Hawaii
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2017

An eclectic lineup is featured this month at Blue Note Hawaii with an array of iconic national artists, local favorites and hilarious comedians. The Henry Kapono Artist to Artist Series continues with Jerry Santos of Olomana, followed by local greats Shawn Pimental and Lehua Kalima, one-man wonder T... (more...)
Iconic Rapper T.I. Announces the First-Ever Hustle Gang Album & World Premiere for 'Do No Wrong' Video Iconic Rapper T.I. Announces the First-Ever Hustle Gang Album & World Premiere for 'Do No Wrong' Video
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2017

Rap Music's undeniable “King of the South”, Tip “T.I.” Harris, has just announced the official release of the new Hustle Gang album. Entitled “We Want Smoke”, this collaborative effort set for a September 15th release, will be a first for T.I.... (more...)
Rachelle Ferrell, Rickie Lee Jones and More Coming Up This August at City Winery Chicago Rachelle Ferrell, Rickie Lee Jones and More Coming Up This August at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - July 27, 2017

The following acts are performing at City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, throughout the month of August. Featured performances include three shows with Rachelle Ferrell on August 4-5, Roomful of Blues' on their 50th anniversary tour on August 17, Grammy award-winner Rickie Lee Jones on Aug... (more...)
King Leg's Debut Album 'Meet King Leg' to be Released This October King Leg's Debut Album 'Meet King Leg' to be Released This October
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2017

Sire Records is pleased to present the debut album from Los Angeles-based Rock 'n' Roll force of nature King Leg. Meet King Leg is set for release on October 6. Sire Records recently released his debut single and video 'Great Outdoors,'... (more...)
Phil Varca & The SlamJammers Rock B.B. Kings NYC This August Phil Varca & The SlamJammers Rock B.B. Kings NYC This August
by BWW News Desk - July 21, 2017

On Sunday, August 6th at 7:30PM Phil Varca & The SlamJammers are set to bring their raw energy and BIG sound to a discerning New York City audience as they rock the famed B.B. King Blues Club & Grill opening for blues/rock legends INDIGENOUS!... (more...)
FIAF Announces Global Lineup for 2017 Crossing the Line Festival FIAF Announces Global Lineup for 2017 Crossing the Line Festival
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 2017

The French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, has announced the Crossing the Line Festival 2017, the eleventh annual edition of its path-breaking fall arts festival.... (more...)
L.C.B.'s New Hit Song Hits the Top Spot on the Charts L.C.B.'s New Hit Song Hits the Top Spot on the Charts
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 2017

Three former lead vocalists of three Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame vocal groups have joined together to form music dynamic like no other-and now L.C.B. and have a brand new number one hit on their hands!... (more...)
Vanessa Williams, Kelli O'Hara, Raul Esparza, Tectonic's UNCOMMON SENSE and More Set for Sheen Center's 2017 Lineup Vanessa Williams, Kelli O'Hara, Raul Esparza, Tectonic's UNCOMMON SENSE and More Set for Sheen Center's 2017 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 2017

Tahe Sheen Center for Thought & Culture (18 Bleecker Street) announces the fall and winter programming of their 2017-2018 season.... (more...)
Branchez & Big Wet Share 'Turn Up The Weekend' Video Branchez & Big Wet Share 'Turn Up The Weekend' Video
by BWW News Desk - July 14, 2017

As we approach mid-July, Branchez and Big Wet are releasing a late contender for this year's song of the summer in the form of their new single 'Turn Up On the Weekend.' Released today across all digital retailers and in the form of a Matt Sukkar-directed music video, 'Turn Up On the Weekend' combin... (more...)
D'Angelo's  'Brown Sugar' Remastered and Expanded for New Deluxe Edition D'Angelo's 'Brown Sugar' Remastered and Expanded for New Deluxe Edition
by BWW News Desk - July 14, 2017

D'Angelo's platinum-certified debut, 1995's neo-soul masterpiece Brown Sugar, is newly remastered and expanded for a 2CD and digital Deluxe Edition to be released August 25 by Virgin/UMe.... (more...)
Indie Pop Artist Ian Coulter Buford Releases Music Video for 'Live 4 Now' Indie Pop Artist Ian Coulter Buford Releases Music Video for 'Live 4 Now'
by BWW News Desk - July 14, 2017

Indie Pop artist Ian Coulter Buford made a splash Monday with the release of his music video, 'Live 4 Now.' It's the title track from his debut EP, now available for pre-order on iTunes and Google Play.... (more...)