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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...)
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...)
Theatre, Music, Poetry and More Slated for Irish Arts Center's Fall 2017 Season Theatre, Music, Poetry and More Slated for Irish Arts Center's Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2017

Irish Arts Center (IAC), the arts and cultural center dedicated to projecting a dynamic image of Ireland and Irish America for the 21st century, has announced its fall 2017 season. The lineup epitomizes IAC's commitment to building community with a diversity of arts institutions, artists and audienc... (more...)
Master Banjo Player Scott Vestal Wins Steve Martin Prize For Excellence In Banjo And Bluegrass Master Banjo Player Scott Vestal Wins Steve Martin Prize For Excellence In Banjo And Bluegrass
by TV News Desk - July 31, 2017

Banjo player extraordinaire Scott Vestal is the 2017 recipient of the 8thAnnual Steve Martin Prize for Excellence in Banjo and Bluegrass. Grammy Nominee Peter Wernick, known as Dr. Banjo, presented Vestal with the award on stage at the 45th Annual Rocky Grass Festival in Lyons, CO this past Saturday... (more...)
Tampa Hip-Hop Group W3!rd Kr3w Drop Their Latest Project Tampa Hip-Hop Group W3!rd Kr3w Drop Their Latest Project "SummerTape"
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2017

The emerging Hip-Hop collective coming out of Tampa, FL, W3!rd Kr3w has recently released their latest project, 'SummerTape'. The project is currently available to stream and download on Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes and features the 9 tracks, which are listed below... (more...)
FIAF Announces Global Lineup for 2017 Crossing the Line Festival FIAF Announces Global Lineup for 2017 Crossing the Line Festival
by BWW News Desk - July 18, 2017

The French Institute Alliance Francaise (FIAF), New York's premiere French cultural center, has announced the Crossing the Line Festival 2017, the eleventh annual edition of its path-breaking fall arts festival.... (more...)
The Selecter Headlining The Knitting Factory in NYC This August The Selecter Headlining The Knitting Factory in NYC This August
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2017

The Selecter is excited to return to the US this August for a handful of headlining dates before joining Rancid and The Dropkick Murphys on a North American arena run... (more...)
The Selecter Announces New LP 'Daylight'; Drops Single 'Frontline' The Selecter Announces New LP 'Daylight'; Drops Single 'Frontline'
by BWW News Desk - July 13, 2017

The Selecter is excited to return to the US this August for a handful of headlining dates before joining Rancid and The Dropkick Murphys on a North American arena run including a performance at LA's It's Not Dead Festival with Buzzcocks... (more...)
Alan Vega 'DTM' Music Video Out Now + LP Out Friday Alan Vega 'DTM' Music Video Out Now + LP Out Friday
by BWW News Desk - July 12, 2017

Today, FADER Label announced the official music video for Alan Vega's track “DTM” off his posthumous album IT, due out this Friday, July 14th.... (more...)
Tampa Hip-Hop Group W3!rd Kr3w Drop Their Latest Project 'SummerTape' Tampa Hip-Hop Group W3!rd Kr3w Drop Their Latest Project 'SummerTape'
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2017

The emerging Hip-Hop collective coming out of Tampa, FL, W3!rd Kr3w has recently released their latest project, 'SummerTape'. The project is currently available to stream and download on Coast 2 Coast Mixtapes and features the 9 tracks... (more...)
SOUND IS DIVINE Comes to The Rubin Museum 6/23 SOUND IS DIVINE Comes to The Rubin Museum 6/23
by BWW News Desk - June 06, 2017

On June 23, The Rubin Museum will present a night of music that gives new voice to ancient songs and scores the anthems for future empires. For tonight's series of duet performances, internationally acclaimed Indian-born percussionist Ravish Momin has gathered an impressive array of artists who all ... (more...)
River To River Festival 2017 Kicks Off June 14-25 Across Lower Manhattan River To River Festival 2017 Kicks Off June 14-25 Across Lower Manhattan
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2017

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) presents the 16th annual River To River Festival, Downtown New York City's completely free summer arts festival, June 14-25. The 2017 edition presents an array of performances and events exploring and celebrating diversity in all its forms-often blurring the l... (more...)
Deadline for International Multi-Genre Guitar Competition Announced Deadline for International Multi-Genre Guitar Competition Announced
by BWW News Desk - May 26, 2017

Guitar players of all ages have until May 31, 2017, to apply for a chance to win their share of $32,000 in prize money as part of the fifth annual international Wilson Center Guitar Festival taking place August 17-19, 2017, at the Sharon Lynne Wilson Center for the Arts (Wilson Center) in Brookfield... (more...)
River To River Festival Kicks Off Next Month in NYC River To River Festival Kicks Off Next Month in NYC
by BWW News Desk - May 16, 2017

Lower Manhattan Cultural Council (LMCC) presents the 16th annual River To River Festival, Downtown New York City's completely free summer arts festival, June 14-25. The 2017 edition presents an array of performances and events exploring and celebrating diversity in all its forms-often blurring the l... (more...)
Meredith Monk Presents Work-in-Progress Showings of 'Cellular Songs' This June Meredith Monk Presents Work-in-Progress Showings of 'Cellular Songs' This June
by BWW News Desk - May 04, 2017

Meredith Monk and members of her acclaimed Vocal Ensemble are set to perform work-in-progress showings of her upcoming music theater piece, Cellular Songs, at artist Jim Hodges' Queenslab, June 8–10. See below for event details.... (more...)
Xiu Xiu Covers Mozart, 7' Out Now via Cosmic Dreamer Music Xiu Xiu Covers Mozart, 7' Out Now via Cosmic Dreamer Music
by BWW News Desk - April 11, 2017

Venice Beach label Cosmic Dreamer Music has curated a collaboration between experimental musician Xiu Xiu and visual artist Heidi Hahn to produce a limited edition 7” with intricate packaging, available now. The release includes Xiu Xiu's cover of Mozart's “Turkish March” as well as a vinyl-exclusiv... (more...)
Xiu Xiu Covers Mozart + More via New 7' From Cosmic Dreamer Xiu Xiu Covers Mozart + More via New 7' From Cosmic Dreamer
by BWW News Desk - March 27, 2017

Venice Beach label Cosmic Dreamer Music has curated a collaboration between experimental musician Xiu Xiu and visual artist Heidi Hahn to produce a limited edition 7” with intricate packaging, available April 7... (more...)
Country Hitmaker Billy Dean Set for Induction into Florida Artists Hall of Fame Country Hitmaker Billy Dean Set for Induction into Florida Artists Hall of Fame
by BWW News Desk - February 23, 2017

Country music hitmaker Billy Dean will be inducted into the Florida Artists Hall of Fame on Today, February 23.  Dean, a Florida native, will enter this year's class along with former Eagles member Don Felder, comedy songwriter and performer Jim Stafford, and poet-anthologist Lee Bennett Hopkins.... (more...)