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Justice Comes Alive Raises $55,000 for the Plus1 For Black Lives Fund with Virtual Mu Photo Justice Comes Alive Raises $55,000 for the Plus1 For Black Lives Fund with Virtual Music Festival
by TV News Desk - July 01, 2020

The live music community came together to raise funds and awareness for racial equality with the new one-day, donation-based virtual event, Justice Comes Alive....
BWW Exclusive: In Honor of Gay Pride - THE 101 GREATEST LGBTQ SONGS/ANTHEMS OF ALL TI Photo BWW Exclusive: In Honor of Gay Pride - THE 101 GREATEST LGBTQ SONGS/ANTHEMS OF ALL TIME - from Judy Garland to Lady Gaga, from Gloria Gaynor to Frank Ocean
by Peter Nason - June 24, 2020

Happy Gay Pride! BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest LGBTQ songs and anthems from 1920-2020. See if your favorite songs or artists made the grade!...
BWW Exclusive: THE 101 GREATEST PROTEST SONGS OF ALL TIME - with Bob Dylan, Aretha Fr Photo BWW Exclusive: THE 101 GREATEST PROTEST SONGS OF ALL TIME - with Bob Dylan, Aretha Franklin, John Lennon, Kendrick Lamar & More
by Peter Nason - June 18, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest protest songs from 1939-2020. See if your favorite songs or artists made the list!...
BWW Exclusive: THE 101 GREATEST MOTOWN SONGS OF ALL TIME - with Stevie Wonder, Diana Photo BWW Exclusive: THE 101 GREATEST MOTOWN SONGS OF ALL TIME - with Stevie Wonder, Diana Ross, Marvin Gaye, the Jackson 5 & More
by Peter Nason - June 11, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest Motown songs from 1960-1994. See if your favorite songs or artists made the list!...
Jazz Power ON Honors Charlie Parker At 100 Photo Jazz Power ON Honors Charlie Parker At 100
by BWW News Desk - June 10, 2020

Charlie Parker 100: Jazz Power ON, hosted by Eli Yamin, musician, educator and Managing Artistic Director of Jazz Power Initiative, celebrates the bebop genius of saxophonist Charlie “Bird” Parker....
Craft Recordings, Record Store Day Announce New Dates For Roundup of Vinyl Exclusives Photo Craft Recordings, Record Store Day Announce New Dates For Roundup of Vinyl Exclusives
by TV News Desk - June 04, 2020

Craft Recordings and Record Store Day announce the new dates for their roundup of vinyl exclusives....
Stabbing Westward Signs New Record Deal With COP International Photo Stabbing Westward Signs New Record Deal With COP International
by TV News Desk - May 21, 2020

Just months after releasing their first new material in 18 years, Stabbing Westward continues their newfound momentum, today announcing a recording deal with COP International to release the band's upcoming fifth studio album Wasteland alongside at least one new single in 2020....
1989 Recording of 'Big House' to Be Released As Never-Before-Heard Track From World G Photo 1989 Recording of 'Big House' to Be Released As Never-Before-Heard Track From World Goes Round
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2020

WORLD GOES ROUND, a supergroup which formed in the late 80s but whose recordings were never released, will be releasing a never-before-heard track titled 'Big House' on Viper Records on May 29....
Prince's 1984 Cloud Guitar, Paul McCartney's Beatles Lyrics & Johnny Cash's Iconic Co Photo Prince's 1984 Cloud Guitar, Paul McCartney's Beatles Lyrics & Johnny Cash's Iconic Coat to Rock Julien's Auctions 'Music Icons'
by TV News Desk - May 04, 2020

Julien's Auctions has announced the marquee lineup of Music Icons to take place on Friday, June 19 and Saturday, June 20 live in Beverly Hills and online at juliensauctions.com....
Third Man Records Re-Launches Third Man Public Access Photo Third Man Records Re-Launches Third Man Public Access
by TV News Desk - April 21, 2020

Third Man Records has re-launched Third Man Public Access, which will now consist of long-form broadcasts of exclusive content, intimate at-home performances, readings, music videos and more from Third Man artists and friends in lieu of live-streamed performances....
BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST ALBUMS of the Rock and Rap Era (1950-2020) Photo BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST ALBUMS of the Rock and Rap Era (1950-2020)
by Peter Nason - April 16, 2020

The Beatles! Rihanna! Michael Jackson! Johnny Cash! Kanye West! The Rolling Stones! Aretha Franklin! Bob Dylan! Miles Davis! Nirvana! BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest albums from the rock and rap era (1950-2020); see if your favorites made the grade!...
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......
ACM PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY Reveals Song List Photo ACM PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY Reveals Song List
by TV News Desk - April 03, 2020

The list of fan-favorite songs for ACM® PRESENTS: OUR COUNTRY, a new two-hour special hosted by CBS THIS MORNING's Gayle King, has been revealed. The special will be broadcast Sunday, April 5 (8:00-10:00 PM, ET/PT) on the CBS Television Network and on CBS All Access. Featuring intimate conversations...
Daryl Mosley Releases Debut Single 'A Few Years Ago' Photo Daryl Mosley Releases Debut Single 'A Few Years Ago'
by TV News Desk - March 23, 2020

Award-winning hitmaker Daryl Mosley is excited to be releasing his debut single, 'A Few Years Ago.' The heartfelt track will serve as Mosley's lead release from the upcoming solo project, The Secret Of Life, which is available May 22. Released via Pinecastle Records, every song on the long-awaited a...
Elle Winter Releases Highly Anticipated Debut EP Photo Elle Winter Releases Highly Anticipated Debut EP
by TV News Desk - March 06, 2020

Rising pop star Elle Winter's highly anticipated debut EP Yeah, No. is available across all digital streaming platforms now via The Orchard. Today, Elle also unveils the official music video for the relatable empowerment anthem. Watch the video directed by Bobby Hanaford (Greyson Chance, Vic Mensa, ...
The Hollies Announce First Full USA Tour In 18 Years Photo The Hollies Announce First Full USA Tour In 18 Years
by TV News Desk - March 02, 2020

The legendary UK band and Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductees The Hollies, whose hits include 'He Ain't Heavy, He's My Brother,' 'The Air That I Breathe,' 'Long Cool Woman (In A Black Dress),' 'Bus Stop,''Carrie-Anne' and 'Sorry Suzanne,' will be bringing its 'The Road Is Long Tour' to the USA in 202...
The Buttertones Announce 'Jazzhound' LP, Out April 10 Photo The Buttertones Announce 'Jazzhound' LP, Out April 10
by TV News Desk - February 26, 2020

The Buttertones have announced their upcoming LP, Jazzhound will be released April 10th via Innovative Leisure. With this announcement, comes the release of the title track and first single 'Jazzhound' premiered exclusively with KCRW, praising 'The vocals on the track have a nostalgic 'Doors-ish' se...
The Bobby Lees Share New Single from 'Skin Suit' Photo The Bobby Lees Share New Single from 'Skin Suit'
by TV News Desk - February 25, 2020

The Bobby Lees' new record Skin Suit was produced by underground punk legend Jon Spencer of the Blues Explosion and will be released on Alive Naturalsound Records on May 8th....
WANK To Release 'White Knuckle Ride' on March 6 via Die Laughing Records Photo WANK To Release 'White Knuckle Ride' on March 6 via Die Laughing Records
by TV News Desk - February 20, 2020

Long-running Orange County pop-punk band WANK has signed with Die Laughing Records (Michael Des Barres & the Mistakes, The Vibrators, The Venomous Pinks) which will release their album 'White Knuckle Ride' digitally on March 6. The long-awaited LP has previously only been available at the band's sho...
The BB King Blues Band & The BB King Estate Have Joined Forces Photo The BB King Blues Band & The BB King Estate Have Joined Forces
by TV News Desk - February 11, 2020

The B.B. King Blues Band are thrilled to announce their new partnership with The B.B. King Estate. This joint venture now finds the two forces working together to bring the world The B.B. King Experience, the band's new working name. In addition to the upcoming world tour (dates listed below), the s...
Steven Van Zandt Marks 30th Anniversary of Mandela Prison Release with 'Sun City' Vin Photo Steven Van Zandt Marks 30th Anniversary of Mandela Prison Release with 'Sun City' Vinyl Remaster
by TV News Desk - February 11, 2020

Little Steven, aka Steven Van Zandt, is commemorating today's 30th anniversary of Nelson Mandela's historic release from a South African prison after 27 years in captivity with the announcement that his 1985 landmark protest album, Sun City, by Artists United Against Apartheid, the extraordinary sup...
Elton John Aids Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party Raises Over $6.4 Million To H Photo Elton John Aids Foundation Academy Awards Viewing Party Raises Over $6.4 Million To Help End The AIDS Epidemic
by TV News Desk - February 10, 2020

The 28th annual Elton John AIDS Foundation Academy Awards® Viewing Party with Netflix's Queer Eye Fab Five: Bobby Berk, Tan France, Karamo, Antoni Porowski and Jonathan Van Ness raised over $6.4 million for the global effort to end AIDS. The gala, which took place on Sunday, February 9 at West Holly...
First Names Announced For Houghton 2020 Photo First Names Announced For Houghton 2020
by TV News Desk - February 04, 2020

Described in some quarters as setting a new benchmark for music festivals, Houghton announces a progressive and eclectic group of names for its third edition on 6th - 9th August 2020....
Saustex Records to Reissue Hamell on Trial's 'Ed's Not Dead---Hamell Comes Alive!' Photo Saustex Records to Reissue Hamell on Trial's 'Ed's Not Dead---Hamell Comes Alive!'
by TV News Desk - January 29, 2020

On March 13th, Saustex Records will release the 20th anniversary edition of Hamell On Trial's live album 'Ed's Not Dead ---- Hamell Comes Alive!' on digital and hyper-limited vinyl format....
Waxahatchee Announces New Album 'Saint Cloud' Photo Waxahatchee Announces New Album 'Saint Cloud'
by TV News Desk - January 22, 2020

Waxahatchee (aka Katie Crutchfield) has announced her new album, Saint Cloud, to be released on March 27 via Merge Records. Along with today's exciting news come spring tour dates and a music video for lead song 'Fire,' giving fans an early preview of what they can expect on this groundbreaking reco...