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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!...
Justice Comes Alive Announces 50+ Artists For Virtual Music Festival Benefiting Plus1 Photo Justice Comes Alive Announces 50+ Artists For Virtual Music Festival Benefiting Plus1 For Black Lives Fund
by TV News Desk - June 22, 2020

On Sunday, June 28th, Justice Comes Alive—a brand new, one-day, donation-based virtual event—will unite the live music community to raise funds and awareness for organizations empowering Black communities, keeping people out of the criminal justice system, and working to dismantle the systemic racis...
Inaugural Quarantine Comes Alive Raises Over $150K Photo Inaugural Quarantine Comes Alive Raises Over $150K
by TV News Desk - June 01, 2020

This past Saturday, May 30th, the organizers behind Brooklyn Comes Alive and Denver Comes Alive held a one-day virtual music marathon fittingly branded as Quarantine Comes Alive....
Live For Live Music,Nugs.TV and PLUS1, Present a Virtual Music Festival, 'Quarantine Photo Live For Live Music,Nugs.TV and PLUS1, Present a Virtual Music Festival, 'Quarantine Comes Alive'
by TV News Desk - May 20, 2020

On Saturday, May 30th,  Live For Live Music, in partnership with Nugs.TV and PLUS1, presents a one-day virtual music festival—Quarantine Comes Alive....
John 'Papa' Gros Announces April 17 Release of CENTRAL CITY Photo John 'Papa' Gros Announces April 17 Release of CENTRAL CITY
by TV News Desk - March 25, 2020

New Orleans native John “Papa” Gros (pronounced “grow”) has been celebrating the Crescent City's culture with the world for over three decades. Today, ahead of the release of his third solo album Central City on April 17, he shared his take on John Prine's “Please Don't Bury,” which debuted this mor...
Lizzo, Billie Eilish, & Lil Nas X Lead GRAMMY Nominations - See Full List! Photo Lizzo, Billie Eilish, & Lil Nas X Lead GRAMMY Nominations - See Full List!
by TV News Desk - November 20, 2019

Recording Academy® President/CEO Deborah Dugan alongside Academy Chair of the Board of Trustees and renowned record producer Harvey Mason Jr., as well as GRAMMY Awards® host Alicia Keys and past two-time GRAMMY® nominee Bebe Rexha, today revealed nominees for the 62nd GRAMMY Awards in select categor...
Craft Recordings Announces 'The Memphis Masters' Photo Craft Recordings Announces 'The Memphis Masters'
by TV News Desk - November 14, 2019

Craft Recordings is thrilled to announce The Memphis Masters—a limited video series celebrating various albums from the iconic Stax Records label, showcasing its enduring musical legacy, as well as its influence on Memphis, TN. Created in partnership with Memphis Record Pressing and Memphis Tourism,...
Craft Recordings Announces Five Stax Reissues Photo Craft Recordings Announces Five Stax Reissues
by TV News Desk - September 05, 2019

This fall, Craft Recordings will reissue five albums from the Stax vault on 180-gram vinyl. In stores November 1st, the titles include The Bar-Kays'Gotta Groove, Melting Pot from Booker T. & The M.G.'s, Delaney & Bonnie's Home, David Porter's Victim of the Joke?...An Opera, and Johnnie Taylor's Who'...
 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Announces Final Round of Lineup Additions, New Safety Meas Photo Hardly Strictly Bluegrass Announces Final Round of Lineup Additions, New Safety Measures
by TV News Desk - September 03, 2019

 Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, which takes place October 4-6, is proud to be returning to San Francisco's Golden Gate Park for its 19th year, and is asking fans to help spread the word about the new regulations in place. As the world changes, Hardly Strictly Bluegrass feels the need to respond, priorit...
Freekbass Announces Tour Dates Photo Freekbass Announces Tour Dates
by TV News Desk - August 09, 2019

Freekbass, hailed by the legendary Bootsy Collins as “the new spiritual warrior for the funk,” has served up his new album All The Way This. All The Way That. on the exciting new Color Red imprint out now. He is taking the new album on tour kicking off with the opening performance at the Cincinnati ...
Newport Jazz Festival Explores Relationship Between Jazz & Hip-Hop Photo Newport Jazz Festival Explores Relationship Between Jazz & Hip-Hop
by BWW News Desk - July 03, 2019

There is a definite relationship between rap and jazz. Musicians improvise with notes. Rappers improvise with words. Many of the great hip-hop recordings featured samples from some of the greatest jazz albums. So it should be no surprise that there are rappers who are not only comfortable in post-bo...
Freekbass Announces New Album 'All The Way This. All The Way That.' Photo Freekbass Announces New Album 'All The Way This. All The Way That.'
by TV News Desk - April 16, 2019

Freekbass, hailed by the legendary Bootsy Collins as “the new spiritual warrior for the funk,” is ready to serve up his new album All The Way This. All The Way That. on the exciting new Color Red imprint on May 31, 2019. The highly anticipated album embodies the past, present, and future of funk mus...
Recording Academy Announces the GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS on May 11 Photo Recording Academy Announces the GRAMMY SALUTE TO MUSIC LEGENDS on May 11
by TV News Desk - April 11, 2019

The Recording Academy will honor its 2019 Special Merit Awards recipients with 'GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends®,' an awards ceremony and live tribute concert on Saturday, May 11, 2019, at Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. This year's Lifetime Achievement Award honorees are Black Sabbath, George Clinton ...
The New Mastersounds Announces 7' Release To Kick Off 20th Anniversary Campaign Photo The New Mastersounds Announces 7' Release To Kick Off 20th Anniversary Campaign
by BWW News Desk - April 05, 2019

Last night, The New Mastersounds returned to the stage during Suwanee Rising for the first of many upcoming live appearances scheduled throughout the US. 2019 marks the band's 20 year anniversary of creating music together, and they alluded to some exciting plans to mark the occasion....
Tab Benoit 'Whiskey Bayou Revue' Tour Heads to City Winery Photo Tab Benoit 'Whiskey Bayou Revue' Tour Heads to City Winery
by TV News Desk - March 26, 2019

Renowned guitarist Tab Benoit embarks on a year-long 'Whiskey Bayou Revue' Tour (named after Benoit's Louisiana-based record label) with a local performance in Nashville at City Winery, 609 Lafayette St., Tuesday, April 2. Showtime: 8:00pm. Tickets: $35.-$48. Info: (615) 324-1010 or visit  https://c...
Nathaniel Rateliff With Foundation of Funk And Others Add 2nd NOLA Night Photo Nathaniel Rateliff With Foundation of Funk And Others Add 2nd NOLA Night
by BWW News Desk - March 11, 2019

Blackbird Presents is proud to announce that due to overwhelming demand Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats will now headline two nights at the sixth annual 'Second Weekend at the Saenger' Concert Series. This unforgettable concert series is now set to take place Friday, May 3 and Saturday, May 4 ...
Star Kitchen Adds Members of Soulive, The Disco Biscuits, Turkuaz & More To NOLA Line Photo Star Kitchen Adds Members of Soulive, The Disco Biscuits, Turkuaz & More To NOLA Lineup
by BWW News Desk - March 07, 2019

Star Kitchen, the exciting new outfit from bassist Marc Brownstein (The Disco Biscuits), has announced the special guests for their upcoming late-night show at The Maison during this year's New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival on Sunday, April 28th. For their NOLA late-night, the nascent band—which ...
Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz 46th Anniversary Gala 2/28, BMCC TRIBECA Perfor Photo Jack Kleinsinger's Highlights In Jazz 46th Anniversary Gala 2/28, BMCC TRIBECA Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - February 21, 2019

Each year, savvy jazz fans look forward to the annual Highlights In Jazz series. For almost a half century, the Jack Kleinsinger-produced events have brought together a multitude of beloved jazz musicians spanning an eclectic mix of generations and styles. The 2019 season is no exception, with four ...
Nathaniel Rateliff & The Nightsweats To Headline 'Second Weekend at the Saenger' Photo Nathaniel Rateliff & The Nightsweats To Headline 'Second Weekend at the Saenger'
by BWW News Desk - February 12, 2019

Blackbird Presents is proud to announce Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats will headline the sixth annual 'Second Weekend at the Saenger' Concert Series. This unforgettable concert is set to take place on Friday, May 3 at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans....
Brooklyn Comes Alive Releases 2018 Schedule Photo Brooklyn Comes Alive Releases 2018 Schedule
by TV News Desk - September 19, 2018

The festivities for Brooklyn Comes Alive's fourth installment are right around the corner, and today, the festival is excited to release the daily schedule of events taking place at Brooklyn Bowl, Music Hall of Williamsburg and Rough Trade on September 29th....
Soul Singer Mike Farris Releases SILVER AND STONE on Compass Photo Soul Singer Mike Farris Releases SILVER AND STONE on Compass
by BWW News Desk - September 07, 2018

Nashville native Mike Farris returns to his soul and R&B Roots with his new album, SILVER & STONE, out today on Compass Records.  Coming off of an incredible GRAMMY win for 2015's SHINE FOR ALL THE PEOPLE (Best Roots Gospel album), Farris has the energy and conviction of a man saved, a stack of anec...
Anne Akiko Meyers To Perform Tribute To John Williams At 2018 GRAMMY Salute To Music Photo Anne Akiko Meyers To Perform Tribute To John Williams At 2018 GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends
by BWW News Desk - July 10, 2018

The Recording Academy has expanded its lineup for the 'GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends,' an awards ceremony and live tribute concert celebrating the 2018 Special Merit Awards honorees on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles....
Yolanda Adams, Gustavo Dudamel, Anne Akiko Meyers, & More Added To The Lineup For Gra Photo Yolanda Adams, Gustavo Dudamel, Anne Akiko Meyers, & More Added To The Lineup For Grammy Salute To Music Legends Television Special
by TV News Desk - July 10, 2018

The Recording Academy has expanded its lineup for the 'GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends®,' an awards ceremony and live tribute concert celebrating the 2018 Special Merit Awards honorees on Saturday, July 14, 2018, at Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles. Added to the lineup are four-time GRAMMY® winner Yoland...
Henry + The Invisibles Releases Summer Beat Tape 'Beatz The Heat' Photo Henry + The Invisibles Releases Summer Beat Tape 'Beatz The Heat'
by BWW News Desk - June 22, 2018

Austin's very own 'One Man Funk Band' Henry + The Invisibles (Henry Roland) has independently released his entirely instrumental beat tape 'Beatz The Heat.' You can stream the tape on Spotify and Apple Music  as well as here. Inspired by Beat Scene producers like J Dilla and Madlib, 'Beatz the Heat'...