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Sadie Campbell Announces New EP 'Darkroom' Photo Sadie Campbell Announces New EP 'Darkroom'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - July 20, 2021

Campbell wrote Darkroom about her own mental health struggle in 2020, when isolation and uncertainty gave way to despair and, eventually, healing....
DOROTHY Announces Fall North American Tour Photo DOROTHY Announces Fall North American Tour
by Sarah Jae Leiber - July 20, 2021

Directed by frequent Smashing Pumpkins collaborator and visual artist, Linda Strawberry, the bold video for “What’s Coming To Me” features spiritual iconography, striking costumes and a full-on exorcism -- a moving depiction that foreshadows a new and defiant era for the songstress. ...
Melissa Etheridge Releases Video for 'For the Last Time' Photo Melissa Etheridge Releases Video for 'For the Last Time'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - July 12, 2021

The song is one of nine tracks featured on the singer’s new album – One Way Out – to be released on September 17, 2021 via BMG. ...
​​​​​​​​Singer-Songwriter Dan Ashley Releases New Single 'Redbud Road' Photo ​​​​​​​​Singer-Songwriter Dan Ashley Releases New Single 'Redbud Road'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - June 15, 2021

Americana-Rock artist Dan Ashley shines a street light on the neighborhoods that so many of us grew up in. Everyone has their own 'Redbud Road,' the latest rocker from what will be a full collection of original tunes from an upcoming album due later this Summer. ...
Melissa Etheridge, Nancy Wilson, Kathy Valentine and Orianthi Join Together at First Photo Melissa Etheridge, Nancy Wilson, Kathy Valentine and Orianthi Join Together at First Ever WOMEN ONLY Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp
by Sarah Jae Leiber - June 10, 2021

Excited to be a first-time mentor, rocker Melissa Etheridge said, 'It's so inspiring having organizations such as The Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp embrace and support women in the music industry. I'm looking forward to meeting the campers and collaborating with everyone there!'...
MerleFest, Presented by Window World, Announces Full Lineup Photo MerleFest, Presented by Window World, Announces Full Lineup
by Sarah Jae Leiber - June 07, 2021

This lineup of world-class bands and artists will be joining the annual homecoming of musicians and music fans on the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains....
Larkin Poe to Headline Monster Energy Outbreak Tour Photo Larkin Poe to Headline Monster Energy Outbreak Tour
by Sarah Jae Leiber - June 01, 2021

Throughout the summer Larkin Poe will make stops at venues and iconic festivals like Bonnaroo, BeachLife, Treefort, Roots N Blues, and Shaky Knees....
Melissa Etheridge Releases New Single 'One Way Out' Photo Melissa Etheridge Releases New Single 'One Way Out'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - May 25, 2021

“One Way Out” is the first single off her upcoming album of the same name coming this fall. The song is part of a collection of music written by Etheridge in the late 1980’s and early 1990’s that never made the cut….until now....
Adam Ezra Group Releases Video for 'Switching To Whiskey' Photo Adam Ezra Group Releases Video for 'Switching To Whiskey'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - April 28, 2021

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, Ezra turned to livestreaming with his first digital show initially as a way to connect with people to feel less lost and scared during difficult times....
Cindy Alexander Releases New Single 'Broken But Beloved' Photo Cindy Alexander Releases New Single 'Broken But Beloved'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - March 10, 2021

Cindy’s dear friend and touring buddy, Michael Bacon (one-half of the Bacon Brothers and award-winning composer) contributed cello from his studio in New York. After recording his part, he sent Cindy a note, in which she found the title of her new record:...
Singer-Songwriter Dan Ashley Kicks Off The New Year With His New Single 'Now And Then Photo Singer-Songwriter Dan Ashley Kicks Off The New Year With His New Single 'Now And Then'
by Chloe Rabinowitz - February 08, 2021

Americana/Country-Rock artist Dan Ashley has released this thoughtful ballad as the latest in what will be a full collection of original tracks from an upcoming album due out in the Summer of 2021. 'Now And Then', written by Dan Ashley and producer Bill Bentley is the first release of the year for t...
NANCY WILSON Added to the 2021 She Rocks Awards Honorees Photo NANCY WILSON Added to the 2021 She Rocks Awards Honorees
by Sarah Jae Leiber - December 14, 2020

The Women’s International Music Network (the WiMN) proudly announces another amazing honoree for the 2021 She Rocks Awards, sponsored by Positive Grid. Co-founder, guitarist and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Nancy Wilson of Heart will join the previously announced array of honorees. ...
Jerry 'Wonda' Duplessis Joins Newark Symphony Hall's Board of Directors Photo Jerry 'Wonda' Duplessis Joins Newark Symphony Hall's Board of Directors
by Sarah Jae Leiber - December 09, 2020

Newark Symphony Hall, one of New Jersey’s largest arts and entertainment venues, today announced that Newark Mayor Ras Baraka has appointed Grammy-winning record producer, Jerry “Wonda” Duplessis, to the venue’s Board of Directors....
Brandy Clark's 'Christmas from Here, There & Everywhere' Premieres December 22 Photo Brandy Clark's 'Christmas from Here, There & Everywhere' Premieres December 22
by Sarah Jae Leiber - December 07, 2020

Brandy Clark’s new holiday special, “Christmas from Here, There and Everywhere,” will debut Tuesday, December 22 at 10:00pm ET/9:00pm CT on the Opry’s Circle TV network with subsequent broadcasts at 1:00am ET as well as Thursday, December 24 at 9:30pm ET and 12:30am ET....
CF Watkins Premieres New Video 'Come Around' Photo CF Watkins Premieres New Video 'Come Around'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - December 03, 2020

Cf Watkins has unveiled “Come Around,” the latest video from her new album, Babygirl, released in October via Whatever’s Clever Records....
The Go-Go's, Cherie Currie, Cindy Blackman Santana, Amy Lee, & More Will Be Honored a Photo The Go-Go's, Cherie Currie, Cindy Blackman Santana, Amy Lee, & More Will Be Honored at the 2021 SHE ROCKS AWARDS
by Sarah Jae Leiber - November 10, 2020

The Women’s International Music Network (the WiMN) proudly announces a stellar array of honorees for the 2021 She Rocks Awards, sponsored by Positive Grid....
VIDEO: Melissa Etheridge Surprises a 14-Year-Old Guitar Prodigy on THE KELLY CLARKSON Photo VIDEO: Melissa Etheridge Surprises a 14-Year-Old Guitar Prodigy on THE KELLY CLARKSON SHOW
by Stage Tube - November 03, 2020

14-year-old Salem Meade is a guitar legend in the making. She started shredding guitar at a very young age and hopes to follow in the footsteps of female guitarists like Joan Jett and Melissa Etheridge. Luckily for Salem, Melissa is ready to surprise this young musician with the gift of a lifetime....
CF Watkins Releases New Album Today Photo CF Watkins Releases New Album Today
by Sarah Jae Leiber - October 16, 2020

Americana-pop singer-songwriter, Cf Watkins, has released the new album, Babygirl, via Whatever’s Clever Records....
Melissa Etheridge To Be Joined by Jewel on THE MELISSA ETHERIDGE CRUISE Photo Melissa Etheridge To Be Joined by Jewel on THE MELISSA ETHERIDGE CRUISE
by Sarah Jae Leiber - October 06, 2020

Grammy and Academy Award winning singer-songwriter Melissa Etheridge is announcing that she will be joined by four-time Grammy Award Nominee and multi-platinum selling singer-songwriter Jewel on the upcoming voyage of The Melissa Etheridge Cruise IV. ...
Americana-pop album, 'BABYGIRL,' by Cf Watkins Due 10/16 Photo Americana-pop album, 'BABYGIRL,' by Cf Watkins Due 10/16
by Robert Diamond - August 18, 2020

Americana-pop singer-songwriter, Cf Watkins, has announced her new album, Babygirl, due out October 16, 2020, on Whatever’s Clever Records. The first single, “Frances,” is out now and showcases Watkins’ signature style, melding folk and country references with contemporary pop. ...
Roxane Gay, Toshi Reagon & Celisse Henderson Headline Performance On Songwriter Podca Photo Roxane Gay, Toshi Reagon & Celisse Henderson Headline Performance On Songwriter Podcast
by Kaitlin Milligan - July 02, 2020

Three powerful cultural voices - author Roxane Gay (Ayiti, Not that Bad, The Best American Short Stories), singer/songwriter, Toshi Reagon, and singer/songwriter, Celisse Henderson - come together for a special evening dedicated to the exploration of inspiration, presented by SongWriter and Harlem S...
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!...
H.E.R. Releases New Song 'I Can't Breathe' & Announces Special Black Music Month Edit Photo H.E.R. Releases New Song 'I Can't Breathe' & Announces Special Black Music Month Edition of 'Girls With Guitars'
by Kaitlin Milligan - June 22, 2020

Ten-time nominated/two-time Grammy Award winner H.E.R. returned last week with a special Black Music Month edition of her popular “Girls With Guitars” Instagram live series...
Sixthman Postpones Remaining 2020 Festivals Photo Sixthman Postpones Remaining 2020 Festivals
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 14, 2020

In light of recent global events due to the unprecedented Covid-19 situation, Sixthman, the global leader in destination vacation festivals, regretfully announces the postponement of all remaining 2020 festivals....
MerleFest Announces Final Lineup Additions For 2020 Festival Photo MerleFest Announces Final Lineup Additions For 2020 Festival
by Kaitlin Milligan - February 10, 2020

MerleFest, presented by Window World, is proud to announce the next round of artist additions for MerleFest 2020, which will be held April 23-26. Greensky Bluegrass, Mavis Staples, Paul Thorn, Cane Mill Road, Sweet Potato Pie, The Barefoot Movement, Nefesh Mountain, and Smitty and the Jumpstarters w...