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Festival Music House Announces 2017 Lineup at TIFF Festival Music House Announces 2017 Lineup at TIFF
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Returning to the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) for its eighth year, Festival Music House (FMH) today announced its all-star lineup of Canadian talent taking the stage at this year's concert. Happening Sunday, September 10 at Velvet Underground (508 Queen St. W.), the exclusive TIFF-time... (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...)
Daniel Johnston Expands Final Tour to NYC and LA Daniel Johnston Expands Final Tour to NYC and LA
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Today, Daniel Johnston, the iconic songwriter, performer and visual artist, announced additional shows for his rare, final tour across North America this fall.... (more...)
New Album from Guitar Legend Mike Stern 'Trip' to Be Released 9/8 New Album from Guitar Legend Mike Stern 'Trip' to Be Released 9/8
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Mike Stern, the Grammy-nominated guitarist and former member of Miles Davis' band, Steps Ahead, Jaco Pastorius' Word of Mouth, and The Brecker Brothers, will release Trip, his 17th album as bandleader on September 8, 2017.... (more...)
Royal Blood Scores Second No.1 With 'Lights Out' Perform on JAMES CORDEN Royal Blood Scores Second No.1 With 'Lights Out' Perform on JAMES CORDEN
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

British rock band Royal Blood's current single 'Lights Out' has reached No. 1 on the rock radio chart (as the No. 1 Gainer for good measure). This is the band's second visit to the #1 position on the Rock Airplay chart, following 'Little Monster' which peaked there in July 2015.... (more...)
Queens Of The Stone Age 'The Way You Used To Do' Video Out Now Queens Of The Stone Age 'The Way You Used To Do' Video Out Now
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

“The Way You Used To Do,” the recently released first single from Queens Of The Stone Age's ominously approaching seventh album Villains, has been realized as a fever dream Satanic dance ritual extravaganza—featuring QOTSA founder and frontman Joshua Homme lighter on his feet and darker in his soul ... (more...)
Anna of the North Share New Track 'Money'; Debut Album Out 9/8 Anna of the North Share New Track 'Money'; Debut Album Out 9/8
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Anna of the North today unveil new single 'Money', another infectious alt-pop gem from the ever-more endearing Norwegian-Kiwi duo who stand on the precipice of blowing up.... (more...)
Drummer & Songwriter Cindy Blackman Santana to Release New Single 'Fun, Party, Splash' Drummer & Songwriter Cindy Blackman Santana to Release New Single 'Fun, Party, Splash'
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Together through Walden's Tarpan Records label they will release the new single “FUN, PARTY, SPLASH” featuring Carlos Santana on all digital platforms on August 25, 2017.... (more...)
Chaz Jankel and Derek Hussey Collaborate with John Kelly for New Song for REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL Chaz Jankel and Derek Hussey Collaborate with John Kelly for New Song for REASONS TO BE CHEERFUL
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Pioneering disabled-led theatre company Graeae has been a proud standard-bearer for protest and disability rights for many years. In conjunction with the final tour of their smash hit musical Reasons to be Cheerful, set in 1979 Thatcher's Britain, Blockheads  Chaz Jankel, Derek Hussey and cast membe... (more...)
VAN MORRISON Releases 'Transformation' First Single & Video From 'Roll With The Punches' VAN MORRISON Releases 'Transformation' First Single & Video From 'Roll With The Punches'
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

VAN MORRISON has just released 'Transformation,' the first single from his forthcoming album ROLL WITH THE PUNCHES, across all digital platforms. ROLL WITH THE PUNCHES--MORRISON's 37th studio album--is due out September 22... (more...)
Night Releases Third Full Length Album 'Raft of the World' 9/1 Night Releases Third Full Length Album 'Raft of the World' 9/1
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

September 1st marks the release date of Night's third full length album 'Raft of the World' which will be released through The Sign Records.... (more...)
France's Acoustic Guitar Wiz Pierre Bensusan Comes to Alliance Française de Saint Louis! France's Acoustic Guitar Wiz Pierre Bensusan Comes to Alliance Française de Saint Louis!
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

On Saturday September 2, Alliance Française de St. Louis is proud to present France's acoustic guitar master Pierre Bensusan in concert - as part of the 30 date Fall leg of his 2017 USA Tour!  Winner of the Independent Music Award, in the Live Performance Album category for his latest triple live al... (more...)
MINNESOTA Comes to Fox Theatre This Fall MINNESOTA Comes to Fox Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

Christian Bauhofer, known by his fans as his party-crushing alter ego Minnesota, is one of the most innovative and proficient electronic producers to come out of the West Coast bass music movement. His sound breaks away from the various subgenres of EDM but holds onto origins of dubstep and hip-hop,... (more...)
Shaun Frank Releases Melodic-Driven Video for “Upsidedown” Shaun Frank Releases Melodic-Driven Video for “Upsidedown”
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

Multi-talented artist Shaun Frank showcases his prowess as a musician, producer and vocalist in his newest video for this breakup anthem “Upsidedown.” ... (more...)
Loudwire Music Awards Partners With Apple Music Loudwire Music Awards Partners With Apple Music
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

LOUDWIRE MUSIC AWARDS--the ultimate rock 'n' roll award ceremony and concert announced today (August 15) ANTHRAX and NOTHING MORE will perform alongside previously announced artists... (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...)
Sweet Honey In The Rock, John Zorn, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and More Set for Symphony Space's 2017-18 Season Sweet Honey In The Rock, John Zorn, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and More Set for Symphony Space's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

Symphony Space, one of New York's best-loved cultural destinations, is pleased to announce a new season of lively and diverse programming, running from October 2017 through June 2018. Returning this season are Projects conceived by Artistic Director Andrew Byrne, each uniting Symphony Space's multid... (more...)
Slow Dancer Re-Issue 'Surrender' LP, Watch 'Took The Floor Out' ATO Studio Session Slow Dancer Re-Issue 'Surrender' LP, Watch 'Took The Floor Out' ATO Studio Session
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

Melbourne, Australia's Slow Dancer - aka the singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Simon Okely - is thrilled to be following the June release of his ATO Records debut In A Mood with his first-ever headlining US tour, beginning at NYC's Mercury Lounge on September 18. He will also be sharing t... (more...)
Tyler Childers' 'Purgatory' Debuts at #1 on Billboard Heatseekers Albums Chart Tyler Childers' 'Purgatory' Debuts at #1 on Billboard Heatseekers Albums Chart
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

Tyler Childers' Purgatory debuts this week at #1 on Billboard's Heatseekers Albums chart with over 6,000 equivalent albums sold. The album also lands at #17 on the Country Albums chart and #4 on the Americana/Folk Albums chart.... (more...)
Converge Announce  New Album 'The Dusk in Us' Converge Announce New Album 'The Dusk in Us'
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

Today, Converge announce the upcoming release of The Dusk In Us, the first album in five years from the Boston-based heavy-music innovators. Due out on November 3, The Dusk in Us will be released via Epitaph and Deathwish.... (more...)
Dream Wife Announce New EP + Share 'Fire' via The Fader Dream Wife Announce New EP + Share 'Fire' via The Fader
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

Earlier this year, London-based and British/Icelandic born trio Dream Wife made their triumphant U.S. debut on tour with The Kills and at SXSW, which earned them praise from the likes of NPR, Entertainment Weekly, DIY and more.... (more...)
Death From Above Unveil New Album 'Outrage! Is Now' Death From Above Unveil New Album 'Outrage! Is Now'
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

Death From Above have announced that their third full-length album Outrage! Is Now will be released September 8, 2017 via Warner Bros. Records/Last Gang Records. The album is available to pre-order as of today... (more...)
At The Drive In Release New Video for 'Call Broken Arrow' At The Drive In Release New Video for 'Call Broken Arrow'
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

Continuing to build on the feverish momentum of their new album in • ter a • li • a, released May 5, 2017 on Rise Records, At The Drive In has proudly unveiled the new video for “Call Broken Arrow.”... (more...)
Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band's 'Lay It On Down' Debuts at #1; Out Now on Concord Records Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band's 'Lay It On Down' Debuts at #1; Out Now on Concord Records
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2017

Lay It On Down, five-time Grammy nominee and critically acclaimed guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd's ninth album, debuts at #1 on Nielsen SoundScan's Top Blues chart, #1 on both the Current Rock Albumschart and Internet Albums chart, #5 on the Top Current Albums chart and #34 on the Top 200. The recor... (more...)
Abrons Arts Center's 2017-18 Season to Showcase 29 Premieres Across Disciplines Abrons Arts Center's 2017-18 Season to Showcase 29 Premieres Across Disciplines
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2017

Abrons Arts Center's 2017-18 season, the first season to be curated by new Artistic Director Craig Peterson, celebrates the idea that a community is a place of intersecting ideas and action. Peterson believes that artists push society forward in ways that challenge our assumptions, politics and soci... (more...)