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Putumayo Kids Presents Yoga Dreamland + Live Virtual Family Yoga Session March 13 Photo Putumayo Kids Presents Yoga Dreamland + Live Virtual Family Yoga Session March 13
by BWW News Desk - March 05, 2021

The soothing sounds of the Japanese koto can be heard on Aiko Shimada & Elizabeth Falconer's renditon of the traditional cradle song, 'Takedo no Komoriuta (Takeda Lullaby).' Senegalese virtuoso Malick Pathé Sow follows with the gentle acoustic song 'Fantang' with the hoddu, a four-stringed instrumen...
Grammy-Nominated Recording Artist Karima Signs Solo Pact With DARE Records Photo Grammy-Nominated Recording Artist Karima Signs Solo Pact With DARE Records
by BWW News Desk - March 04, 2021

Dove Award-winning and Grammy-nominated recording artist Karima, best known as the co-founder and member of the award-winning Contemporary Gospel trio Virtue, has signed with DARE Records. The new solo recording pact brings Karima's soul-stirring soprano back to fans within the urban and contemporar...
Lake Street Dive Premieres Latest Track 'Being a Woman' Photo Lake Street Dive Premieres Latest Track 'Being a Woman'
by TV News Desk - March 04, 2021

Written by the band’s bassist Bridget Kearney, the finger-snapping track speaks to gender inequality and the societal discrimination women face on a daily basis....
David Walters Releases Music Video For 'Baby Go' Photo David Walters Releases Music Video For 'Baby Go'
by BWW News Desk - March 03, 2021

In a cultural moment where the era's best music is characterized by multicultural, polyglot origins and focus on Black identity and culture, 'Nocturne' provides a welcome Martinican Creole perspective....
Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage Anywhere Celebrates Women's History Mon Photo Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage Anywhere Celebrates Women's History Month
by TV News Desk - March 01, 2021

Additional upcoming female performances include interdisciplinary performing artist Arielle Rosales, electro pop artist La Force, soul queen of New Orleans Irma Thomas, and reggae label VP Records founder Miss Pat....
Vans and Record Store Day to Release 'Songs For You, Volumes 1 & 2' Photo Vans and Record Store Day to Release 'Songs For You, Volumes 1 & 2'
by TV News Desk - March 01, 2021

As a salute to the community power of Black-owned businesses, Vans and Record Store Day will reinvest proceeds from the albums into Black-owned record stores across the United States.          ...
Swayló Debuts Destination-Inspired Single 'Yucatán Dream' Photo Swayló Debuts Destination-Inspired Single 'Yucatán Dream'
by TV News Desk - February 25, 2021

Along the visceral journey of “Yucatán Dream,” the listener is introduced to global sounds where Swayló incorporates traditional instruments into his production such as the flamenco guitars of Mexico, timbale drums from Latin America, steel drums from the Caribbean, and the djembe from Africa....
Guitarist Dave Philips Dies at 52 Photo Guitarist Dave Philips Dies at 52
by TV News Desk - February 25, 2021

Over the course of a 30 + year career, Philips became a go-to guitarist for some of post-punk and alt-rock’s most influential figures including The Pixies’ Frank Black, The Replacements’ Tommy Stinson and Guided by Voices’ Robert Pollard....
David Shaw Releases Two New Singles 'Heavy Soul' and 'Shivers' Photo David Shaw Releases Two New Singles 'Heavy Soul' and 'Shivers'
by TV News Desk - February 25, 2021

Shaw initially planted the seeds for his new solo songs as he toured behind The Revivalists’ 2018 acclaimed album Take Good Care, playing to sold-out venues and their biggest festival crowds to date (including opening for The Rolling Stones)....
NOLA Award Winning Gospel Artist Zack Landry To Release New Single Photo NOLA Award Winning Gospel Artist Zack Landry To Release New Single
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2021

The Vacherie, Louisiana native will release new single, 'Hold On' on March 12th, 2021. Pre-sale starts on February 26th. Growing up in Vacherie, Louisiana, Zachariah D Landry had a gift and love of music he did not realize: He was able to easily duplicate music that he heard 'by ear.'...
World's Largest Folk Music Festival FOLK UNLOCKED Goes “Electric” Photo World's Largest Folk Music Festival FOLK UNLOCKED Goes “Electric”
by BWW News Desk - February 19, 2021

Folk Alliance International has announced its partnership with Bramble, a new fluid video platform for online gatherings. Together, the organizations will secure the future of folk by bringing its global community online together for live music and critical fundraising to support the industry, which...
GUY BLAKESLEE Shares Haunting New Video 'Giving Up the Ghost' Photo GUY BLAKESLEE Shares Haunting New Video 'Giving Up the Ghost'
by TV News Desk - February 18, 2021

Years later, Blakeslee teamed up with producer Enrique Tena Padilla and recorded the album in New Orleans, at the house studio of Preservation Hall Band....
Sweet Crude Celebrate Mardi Gras with Two New Singles 'La Rêveuse' & 'Under New Moons Photo Sweet Crude Celebrate Mardi Gras with Two New Singles 'La Rêveuse' & 'Under New Moons'
by TV News Desk - February 16, 2021

Sweet Crude’s Dualité singles are the band’s first release of new music since their critically-acclaimed debut album Officiel//Artificiel that was released last year....
Esther Rose Releases 'Good Time' From Forthcoming Album Photo Esther Rose Releases 'Good Time' From Forthcoming Album
by TV News Desk - February 16, 2021

Today, Wide Open Country highlighted Rose’s third single, “Good Time.” The idea for the song came at the tailend of a 15+ hour solo drive from Wisconsin to New Orleans. She was stopping off in Nashville for a GemsOnVHS shoot, arriving into Music City with her Subaru on the back of a tow truck thanks...
Nu Deco Ensemble Announces Streaming Season Closer Featuring Tank and the Bangas Photo Nu Deco Ensemble Announces Streaming Season Closer Featuring Tank and the Bangas
by TV News Desk - February 16, 2021

New Orleans based Tank and the Bangas, winners of NPR’s Tiny Desk Contest in 2017, are one of the most thrilling, unpredictable, and sonically diverse bands on the planet; a unit where jazz meets hip-hop, soul meets rock, and funk is the beating heart of everything they do. ...
The Weeknd's 'After Hours' World Tour Is Well On Its Way To Selling Over 1 Million Ti Photo The Weeknd's 'After Hours' World Tour Is Well On Its Way To Selling Over 1 Million Tickets
by TV News Desk - February 11, 2021

The global tour also includes major back-to-back runs in multiple cities across the world, including four shows in Paris, five shows in London, seven nights in Southern California, six in the NYC area and four nights of shows in his hometown of Toronto....
Lake Street Dive's New Single 'Hypotheticals' Debuts Today Photo Lake Street Dive's New Single 'Hypotheticals' Debuts Today
by TV News Desk - February 11, 2021

The album was produced by Grammy-winning producer Mike Elizondo who’s worked with the likes of Dr. Dre, Eminem and 50 Cent....
New Album 'Postcards From The Edge' From Guy Blakeslee Out Today Photo New Album 'Postcards From The Edge' From Guy Blakeslee Out Today
by BWW News Desk - February 05, 2021

Guy Blakeslee is a wandering soul who has spent the better part of his musical life on the road. Today, he shares his gorgeous and dramatic solo album Postcards From The Edge, out via his own Entrance Records & Tapes. ...
Chapel Hart Share Music Video For New Single 'I Will Follow' Photo Chapel Hart Share Music Video For New Single 'I Will Follow'
by TV News Desk - February 05, 2021

Chapel Hart welcomes a little love and positivity into 2021 with the release of a music video and single, “I Will Follow.” The video premiered today on CMT, CMT Music, and CMT.com....
The Weeknd Announces AFTER HOURS World Tour Photo The Weeknd Announces AFTER HOURS World Tour
by TV News Desk - February 03, 2021

The 104-date global tour will kick off on January 14th in Vancouver at Pepsi Live at Rogers Arena with stops in Chicago, Dallas, Los Angeles, Miami, Paris, Berlin and more, before wrapping November 16th in London at The O2. ...
David Walters Announces New Album 'Nocturne' Photo David Walters Announces New Album 'Nocturne'
by BWW News Desk - February 01, 2021

'Never forget our past, our history' so goes the refrain at the end of 'Mama' one of the songs from David Walters's bold and affecting release from earlier this year on the Parisian label, Heavenly Sweetness, 'Soleil Kreyol.' ...
Swayló Celebrates New Moon Cycle With Single 'Ascension' Photo Swayló Celebrates New Moon Cycle With Single 'Ascension'
by TV News Desk - January 28, 2021

Multi-hyphenate artist and producer Swayló continues his meteoric rise in the dance music scene with a new experimental single ‘Ascension’ set for release on Thursday, January 28th....
Lisa St Lou Releases 'I've Seen The Light' Photo Lisa St Lou Releases 'I've Seen The Light'
by BWW News Desk - January 22, 2021

Singer/songwriter Lisa St. Lou releases “I've Seen The Light” today, a powerful anthem steeped in New Orleans soul and Lisa's own gospel roots. ...
A.J. Croce Premiers 'Better Day' Featuring Robben Ford Photo A.J. Croce Premiers 'Better Day' Featuring Robben Ford
by BWW News Desk - January 13, 2021

Over the past three decades, A.J. Croce has established his reputation as a piano player and serious vocal stylist who pulls from a host of musical traditions and anti-heroes — part New Orleans, part juke joint, part soul. ...
New NPR Documentary From WXPN/Philadelphia Explores Haiti's Influence On New Orleans Photo New NPR Documentary From WXPN/Philadelphia Explores Haiti's Influence On New Orleans Music
by BWW News Desk - January 12, 2021

A new year-long project that explores and celebrates the influences of Haiti on New Orleans' famed music, culture and community is being launched today by Philadelphia public music radio station WXPN....