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Warner Bros. Records Signs Soulful 16-Year-Old Marteen; Debut Single 'Sriracha' Out Now Warner Bros. Records Signs Soulful 16-Year-Old Marteen; Debut Single 'Sriracha' Out Now
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2017

Warner Bros. Records, through its association with platinum-selling music producer J.R. Rotem's new label Lyon Estates, has signed 16-year-old Bay Area artist Marteen.... (more...)
The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts Presents Wixen Music Authentic Voices Festival The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts Presents Wixen Music Authentic Voices Festival
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

The Wixen Music Authentic Voices Festival presents some of the best of both established and emerging American songwriting talent, including Andrew Bird and Lucinda Williams, over two days at Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre on Saturday, September 23 and Sunday, September 24 from 4 p.m. to 8... (more...)
Announcing 'Flosstradamus: In Hi-Def Tour' Fall 2017 Announcing 'Flosstradamus: In Hi-Def Tour' Fall 2017
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

Trap titan and production impresario FLOSSTRADAMUS today (August 15) announced the details for his intimate North American fall headline tour 'Flosstradamus: In Hi-Def.'... (more...)
New Book Features Interviews with Women from '70's & '80's Punk Rock Scene New Book Features Interviews with Women from '70's & '80's Punk Rock Scene
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

The punk rock scene of the 1970s and '80s in Southern California is widely acknowledged as one of the most vibrant and creative periods in rock and roll. Over the years, many books have come out exploring this explosive time in music and culture, but none have exclusively focused on the vitality and... (more...)
Musicians on a Mission Announces Jerry Garcia Celebration Concert Musicians on a Mission Announces Jerry Garcia Celebration Concert
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

It's back. The second annual Jerry Garcia Birthday Celebration is returning this year. The historic Strand Theater (Lakewood, NJ) will host a very special evening celebrating the music of Jerry Garcia on Saturday, August 26.... (more...)
Craft Recordings To Release Creedence Precursor Band The Golliwogs' Fight Fire: The Complete Records 1964-1967 Craft Recordings To Release Creedence Precursor Band The Golliwogs' Fight Fire: The Complete Records 1964-1967
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

Before they became one of the biggest bands in the world, Creedence Clearwater Revival were a Bay Area rock outfit, known as the Golliwogs.... (more...)
Happy Hollows Debut 'Meteors' w/ Buzzbands.LA, Announce LA Show Happy Hollows Debut 'Meteors' w/ Buzzbands.LA, Announce LA Show
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2017

LA art-punk outfit, Happy Hollows, were founded by two polar opposites — bohemian California native Sarah Negahdari, and Washington, DC Ph.D. student and bassist Charlie Mahoney.... (more...)
BEAUTY & THE BEAST, Harry Styles Among Winners of TEEN CHOICE 2017; Full List BEAUTY & THE BEAST, Harry Styles Among Winners of TEEN CHOICE 2017; Full List
by TV News Desk - August 14, 2017

The following were honored today at TEEN CHOICE 2017, which aired live on FOX from the University of Southern California's Galen Center in Los Angeles. This year, teens logged on to Twitter and FOX.com and cast more than 63 million votes in support of their favorite teen icons in film, television, m... (more...)
Legendary Ladies of Motown Come to the Center for the Arts Legendary Ladies of Motown Come to the Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - August 11, 2017

Two unmistakable voices that helped define an entire generation of music in America, Mary Wilson of The Supremes and Martha Reeves of The Vandellas, come together for an evening of Motown favorites at Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre in Malibu on Saturday, October 7 at 8 p.m.... (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...)
Hip-Hop Superstar Lecrae To Lead Winter Jam West Hip-Hop Superstar Lecrae To Lead Winter Jam West
by BWW News Desk - August 11, 2017

GRAMMY, Dove, Billboard Music Award and BET Award-winning hip-hop trailblazer Lecrae is set to lead the lineup of top Christian artists for this year's Winter Jam West, it was announced tonight.... (more...)
Bruno Mars to be Honored with 'Visionary Award' at TEEN CHOICE 2017 Bruno Mars to be Honored with 'Visionary Award' at TEEN CHOICE 2017
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2017

The TEEN CHOICE 2017 Visionary Award recipient is multiple Grammy Award-winning superstar Bruno Mars, who will be honored for his innovation and contributions to contemporary music. Mars boasts five No.1 singles, including the 2017 smash hit “That's What I Like.” Mars is now the only artist in the l... (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...)
QUOR Returns to the Southwest US: Headed Straight for the Eclipse QUOR Returns to the Southwest US: Headed Straight for the Eclipse
by BWW News Desk - August 09, 2017

For the first time in over 40 years, the shadow of the moon will be cast directly across the middle of the United States; as the Earth passes behind it. Both space rocks will be in line with the G2V star; our sun.... (more...)
Dead Rock West Premiere 'More Love' with The Bluegrass Situation Dead Rock West Premiere 'More Love' with The Bluegrass Situation
by BWW News Desk - August 09, 2017

As DEAD ROCK WEST--the California alt-country rock group fronted by Cindy Wasserman and Frank Lee Drennen--approach the Friday (8/11) release of their new album MORE LOVE (Omnivore Recordings), the band partnered with The Bluegrass Situation to premiere the album's title track.... (more...)
Blues Rap Duo Nowelo Celebrates the New 'Passing Days' Single Blues Rap Duo Nowelo Celebrates the New 'Passing Days' Single
by BWW News Desk - August 09, 2017

Blues Rap duo NOWELO (pronounced no-VEH-lo) is releasing their new single “PASSING DAYS” featuring ANN HOKU LYN on August 18th, and celebrating with a release party featuring a nine-piece band presented by KONA WINE MARKET at The Edible World on August 26th, 2017.... (more...)
David Crosby, Craig Finn, Poco & More On-Sale at City Winery Chicago David Crosby, Craig Finn, Poco & More On-Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - August 08, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces singer-songwriter and social justice activist David Crosby on tour with his latest solo album, Craig Finn (of the Hold Steady) with John K. Samson (of the Weakerthans) and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, August 1... (more...)
Guitarist and Composer Jesse Cook Releases New Album 'Beyond Borders' 9/15 Guitarist and Composer Jesse Cook Releases New Album 'Beyond Borders' 9/15
by BWW News Desk - August 08, 2017

JESSE COOK--the acclaimed Canada-based guitarist, composer, and producer--last Friday (8/4) released 'Double Dutch,' the lead single off his 12-track studio album, BEYOND BORDERS, due out Friday, September 15... (more...)
Americana Singer Songwriter Hope Dunbar to Release 'Three Black Crows' in October Americana Singer Songwriter Hope Dunbar to Release 'Three Black Crows' in October
by BWW News Desk - August 08, 2017

Nebraska-based Americana-country-folk singer-songwriter Hope Dunbar is set to release her new album, Three Black Crows, on October 6, 2017.... (more...)
Stevie Stone Announces New Album 'Level Up' Out This June Stevie Stone Announces New Album 'Level Up' Out This June
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2017

Stevie Stone has partnered with the biggest producers of his career for his forthcoming Level Up album. Due in stores June 2, the 14-track project features material helmed by Scott Storch (Beyonce, Dr. Dre, 50 Cent), Purps of 808 Mafia (Migos) and Dem Jointz (Dr. Dre, Rihanna, Brandy), among others.... (more...)
Rancid Announce New Album 'Trouble Maker' on Hellcat/Epitaph Rancid Announce New Album 'Trouble Maker' on Hellcat/Epitaph
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2017

Rancid have announced their brand new album Trouble Maker, to be released on June 9th via Hellcat/Epitaph Records.... (more...)
Jon Nakamatsu Fabio Bidini Headline 2017 ALOHA INTERNATIONAL PIANO FESTIVAL Jon Nakamatsu Fabio Bidini Headline 2017 ALOHA INTERNATIONAL PIANO FESTIVAL
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2017

The Aloha International Piano Festival (AIPF) today announced that celebrated pianists Jon Nakamatsu and Fabio Bidini will headline the 12th annual music festival, which runs from June 17 to 25, 2017 in Honolulu, Hawaii. Nakamatsu and Bidini will join forces for one special afternoon at the Universi... (more...)
The Reverend Horton Heat, Ana Popovic and More Now On-Sale at City Winery Chicago The Reverend Horton Heat, Ana Popovic and More Now On-Sale at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces a five-night residency with psychobilly rock 'n rollers Reverend Horton Heat, the return of award-winning Serbian blues guitarist Ana Popovic, blues and swing revival band Roomful of Blues present their 50th anniversary tour plus a performance ... (more...)
Gracie and Rachel New Track Revealed by LADYGUNN, Self-Titled Debut Out 6/23 Gracie and Rachel New Track Revealed by LADYGUNN, Self-Titled Debut Out 6/23
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2017

Gracie and Rachel are a study in duality: light and dark, classical training with a pop sensibility, Californians in New York.... (more...)
HARD SUMMER Music Festival Drops Trailer Today HARD SUMMER Music Festival Drops Trailer Today
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2017

Last year's HARD SUMMER music festival only featured five female performers. This year's edition--set for August 5 & 6 in Southern California--features 25.... (more...)