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BIO: Big Black Delta is a solo project of Mellowdrone vocalist/bassist Jonathan Bates. Big Black Delta has collaborated with a number with other artists such as War Widow, Alessandro Cortini, and Morgan Kibby. As of July 2010, Jonathan Bates says he plans to release new Big Black Delta material every few months

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Big Black Delta To Release 'Lost in Time' On BILL & TED FACE THE MUSIC Film Soundtrac Photo Big Black Delta To Release 'Lost in Time' On BILL & TED FACE THE MUSIC Film Soundtrack
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2020

Big Black Delta has announced that he will be in the soundtrack for upcoming original motion picture, Bill & Ted Face The Music. His single, 'Lost in Time' will be the soundtrack's opener and will be released August 28th....
WATCH: New Music Video from Weezer for BILL & TED FACE THE MUSIC Photo WATCH: New Music Video from Weezer for BILL & TED FACE THE MUSIC
by TV News Desk - August 14, 2020

Orion Pictures' BILL AND TED FACE THE MUSIC and Weezer have released a most excellent music video for Weezer's new original song, 'Beginning Of The End (Wyld Stallyns Edit)'....
BWW Interview: Albert Castiglia Releases Live Album, 'Wild and Free' Photo BWW Interview: Albert Castiglia Releases Live Album, 'Wild and Free'
by Tory Gates - April 15, 2020

'I think everybody just needs to do what's in their heart and play what they need to play. I don't think the blues has to go any particular direction; I think everybody who creates in this genre need to do it their own way.' -- Albert Castiglia, on the future of the blues......
Big Black Delta Share 'Summoner' Video Photo Big Black Delta Share 'Summoner' Video
by TV News Desk - March 23, 2020

Big Black Delta have shared the video for their latest single, 'Summoner.' The video premiered exclusively with Under The Radar. The stunning visual slowly builds as a haunting trio move in fluid motion. 'Summoner' quickly shifts and erupts into a fast-paced electronic sound that is matched with an ...
Bobby Rush to Play Cutting Room in NYC this August Photo Bobby Rush to Play Cutting Room in NYC this August
by TV News Desk - July 25, 2019

The whole world is getting hip to Bobby Rush.  After decades of tearing up the chitlin' circuit on a nightly basis with his sweaty, no-holds-barred funkfests, Bobby has thoroughly broken through to the mainstream. He won a long-overdue 2017 Grammy Award for his spectacular album Porcupine Meat an...
 John Roberts to Release EP 'Looking' Photo John Roberts to Release EP 'Looking'
by TV News Desk - June 25, 2019

EMMY® Award-nominated actor, comedian, singer, and songwriterJohn Roberts (the voice of Linda on Bob's Burgers) will release his debut EP Lookingon July 26. ...
Carrie Underwood Leads CMT AWARDS Winners - See Full List! Photo Carrie Underwood Leads CMT AWARDS Winners - See Full List!
by TV News Desk - June 06, 2019

Carrie Underwood emerged as the night's biggest winner with two trophies at tonight's “2019 CMT Music Awards,” continuing her streak as the most awarded artist in CMT history. Winning two awards tonight for “Female Video” for “Love Wins” and “Video of the Year” for “Cry Pretty,” her overall CMT Musi...
EMMY Award-Nominated John Roberts To Release LOOKING EP On 7/26, Shares Title-Track T Photo EMMY Award-Nominated John Roberts To Release LOOKING EP On 7/26, Shares Title-Track Today
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2019

EMMY® Award-nominated actor, comedian, singer, and songwriter John Roberts is excited to announce the forthcoming release of his debut EP Looking. Produced byJonathan Bates (Big Black Delta/Mellowdrone), the EP will be released on July 26 and today he reveals the title track by way of a video shot b...
Boston Calling Shares New Details About Arena Stage Photo Boston Calling Shares New Details About Arena Stage
by TV News Desk - March 21, 2019

Boston Calling, celebrating its 10th edition this year on Memorial Day Weekend, May 24 - 26, and headlined by Twenty One Pilots (Friday), Tame Impala (Saturday), and Travis Scott (Sunday), reveals more exciting details about the bevy of artists set to take over the festival's Arena stage. Fans will ...
GRANNY Premieres At Pangea And Ponders Partnership With Jontavious Willis Photo GRANNY Premieres At Pangea And Ponders Partnership With Jontavious Willis
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2019

Granny's back in I'm SOOO High: Rev. Mary's Reefer Revue; April 6 @ 9:30 at Pangea, 172 Second Avenue, NYC AND Jontavious Willis discusses guest appearance in Granny's All-Man Band CD and Video. Some more wild and woolly word-play from back-in-the-day is being done live and 'for the record!'...
Tim McGraw, Florida Georgia Line, Among Performers for the 2019 iHeartCountry Festiva Photo Tim McGraw, Florida Georgia Line, Among Performers for the 2019 iHeartCountry Festival
by TV News Desk - January 29, 2019

iHeartMedia, the leading audio company in America which also has a greater reach in the U.S. than any other media outlet, announced today the return of the iHeartCountry Festival on Saturday, May 4. For the sixth straight year, Country music's biggest superstars will perform at the Frank Erwin Cente...
BOSTON CALLING 2019 Announces Day-to-Day Lineup and Single Day Tickets Photo BOSTON CALLING 2019 Announces Day-to-Day Lineup and Single Day Tickets
by TV News Desk - January 22, 2019

Boston Calling, celebrating its 10th edition this year, announced its day-to-day lineup today with Single Day tickets going on sale this Thursday, January 24, 2019 at 10:00AM EST. The acclaimed music festival, taking place this Memorial Day Weekend, May 24 – 26, 2019, at the Harvard Athletic Complex...
Bishop Gunn to Open for Slash in Europe Photo Bishop Gunn to Open for Slash in Europe
by TV News Desk - October 30, 2018

Breakout rock band Bishop Gunn have confirmed their first European tour, opening select dates for Slash next year. The shows will follow the band's current tour with Whiskey Myers, as well as performances with The Marcus King Band, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Blackberry Smoke. Rolling Stone Country calls the...
String Quartet Ethel Celebrates the Circus at BAM 11/14-17 Photo String Quartet Ethel Celebrates the Circus at BAM 11/14-17
by BWW News Desk - October 16, 2018

As part of the string quartet's 20th anniversary season, ETHEL returns to BAM with Circus: Wandering City, a multimedia musical journey into the history of the iconic Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey Circus that explores and honors the complex relationship between circus troupes, their performers,...
Bishop Gunn's Video For ALABAMA Premieres With Rolling Stone Country Photo Bishop Gunn's Video For ALABAMA Premieres With Rolling Stone Country
by BWW News Desk - October 09, 2018

The official video for Bishop Gunn's song “Alabama,” is premiering today via Rolling Stone Country who hails, “'Alabama,' is something of an outlier, downplaying the group's amplified attack in favor of haunting chord progressions and swampy, gospel-influenced vocal hooks. The result is a spooky bal...
Charley Pride Selected for the Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience (The MAX) Photo Charley Pride Selected for the Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience (The MAX) Hall of Fame Class of 2018
by BWW News Desk - August 28, 2018

Country Music Hall of Fame member and Mississippi native Charley Pride, was honored with another industry accolade recently, celebrating his legendary career as a pioneering Country musician. Pride was inducted into the Mississippi Arts + Entertainment Experience Hall of Fame class of 2018, on Augus...
“Chillin' on the Lucie” Music Festival Adds Uncle Kracker, Cassadee Pope, Parmalee, J Photo “Chillin' on the Lucie” Music Festival Adds Uncle Kracker, Cassadee Pope, Parmalee, Josh Gracin, & More
by TV News Desk - July 25, 2018

More artists have been announced to perform at the Chillin' on the Lucie music festival in Port St. Lucie, Fla., Oct. 3 - 7. Uncle Kracker has joined the roster, as well as Cassadee Pope, Parmalee, Josh Gracin, Clare Dunn, Kalie Shorr, Hudson Moore and Lewis Brice. Twang and Round, Radio Romance, Ju...
Sony Music Relaunches Arista Records With Hitmaker David Massey Photo Sony Music Relaunches Arista Records With Hitmaker David Massey
by BWW News Desk - July 09, 2018

Sony Music Entertainment CEO Rob Stringer today announced the relaunch of Arista Records under the leadership of highly regarded music industry executive David Massey....
Bishop Gunn Confirm New Tour Dates + Shows with Lynyrd Skynyrd Photo Bishop Gunn Confirm New Tour Dates + Shows with Lynyrd Skynyrd
by TV News Desk - June 14, 2018

Emerging rock band Bishop Gunn are adding new tour dates throughout the summer, including select shows with Lynyrd Skynyrd, as well as various festival plays and the Outlaw Music Festival Tour supporting Willie Nelson & Family, Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, The Head and The Heart and Old Cr...
Liz Brasher's Debut EP OUTCAST Out Now via Fat Possum Records Photo Liz Brasher's Debut EP OUTCAST Out Now via Fat Possum Records
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2018

Liz Brasher's debut EP for Fat Possum Records sees this new fiery vocalist and band leader digging into her past and present to create music that is as timeless as it is refreshing. It's a diverse sound rooted in the influence of Brasher's two homes: her adopted hometown of Memphis; and her childhoo...
Liz Brasher Announces West Coast Tour with The Zombies + Debut EP OUTCAST Out Now Photo Liz Brasher Announces West Coast Tour with The Zombies + Debut EP OUTCAST Out Now
by TV News Desk - May 21, 2018

Liz Brasher has just finished up a wildly successful stint on the West Coast in the midst of her 44-date cross country run and is excited to announce she will be heading back in the fall for a tour with the venerable, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame nominees, The Zombies in September. More information on...
Fat Possum Records Release Liz Brasher's Fiery Garage Soul Debut EP OUTCAST Tomorrow Photo Fat Possum Records Release Liz Brasher's Fiery Garage Soul Debut EP OUTCAST Tomorrow
by TV News Desk - April 26, 2018

Liz Brasher's debut EP for Fat Possum Records sees this new fiery vocalist and band leader digging into her past and present to create music that is as timeless as it is refreshing. It's a diverse sound rooted in the influence of Brasher's two homes: her adopted hometown of Memphis; and her childhoo...
Bishop Gunn Announce Debut Album NATCHEZ + Tour Dates With Blackberry Smoke Photo Bishop Gunn Announce Debut Album NATCHEZ + Tour Dates With Blackberry Smoke
by TV News Desk - April 16, 2018

Natchez, the debut album from emerging rockers Bishop Gunn, will be released May 4on Farm2Turntable. The lead single, “Shine,” is out now and marks the first release of material tracked inside the legendary Muscle Shoals Sound Studio since it reopened in January 2016. Watch/share the video for “Shin...
Liz Brasher Shares Title Track From Her OUTCAST EP Photo Liz Brasher Shares Title Track From Her OUTCAST EP
by TV News Desk - April 09, 2018

Liz Brasher's debut EP for Fat Possum Records sees this new fiery vocalist and band leader digging into her past and present to create music that is as timeless as it is refreshing. It's a diverse sound rooted in the influence of Brasher's two homes: her adopted hometown of Memphis; and her childhoo...
Boston Calling Music Festival Announces Its 2018 Food & Drink Lineup Photo Boston Calling Music Festival Announces Its 2018 Food & Drink Lineup
by BWW News Desk - April 05, 2018

Boston Calling announces its largest food and drink lineup to date. With over 150 menu items to choose from this year, the festival rolls out a lineup of incredible new restaurants, chefs and food vendors alongside several returning favorites. Plenty of local and international craft beers and wines ...