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Americana Band JD & THE STRAIGHT SHOT Will Release New Album THE GREAT DIVIDE Autumn 2018 Americana Band JD & THE STRAIGHT SHOT Will Release New Album THE GREAT DIVIDE Autumn 2018
by BWW News Desk - August 02, 2018

Americana Band JD & THE STRAIGHT SHOT Will Release New Album THE GREAT DIVIDE Autumn 2018... (more...)
Shlomo Franklin Announces Debut Release DON'T LOVE ANYBODY EP Out May 18 Shlomo Franklin Announces Debut Release DON'T LOVE ANYBODY EP Out May 18
by TV News Desk - April 09, 2018

New York-based singer/songwriter Shlomo Franklin announced his debut release, Don't Love Anybody EP. Out on May 18th, the five-song EP is a collection of raw folk songs inspired by 60s and 70s Woodstock icons and produced by Grammy Award winner C. Lanzbom (Pete Seeger, Bruce Springsteen). After year... (more...)
Vanessa Williams to Join Rob Mathes for Holiday Concert at Schimmel Center Vanessa Williams to Join Rob Mathes for Holiday Concert at Schimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - December 11, 2017

Grammy, Emmy and Tony Award-nominated singer and actress Vanessa Williams will join Emmy winner and Grammy and Tony-nominated arranger and composer, music producer/director, and singer/songwriter Rob Mathes for his return to the Schimmel Center on Sunday, December 17 at 3:00 p.m.... (more...)
17th Annual ELVIS BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE Announced 17th Annual ELVIS BIRTHDAY TRIBUTE Announced
by BWW News Desk - November 29, 2017

In 1953 a young Parker Machinist Shop worker wandered into Memphis Recording Service and paid $3.98 to record two songs as a belated birthday gift for his mother. Two years later the entire country would be buying his recordings, and Elvis Presley's $3.98 original recording would come to be worth t... (more...)
Solo Doctor Chris Barron Releases New Album Solo Doctor Chris Barron Releases New Album
by BWW News Desk - September 25, 2017

The zeitgeist is a moving target, and Chris Barron has always been a crack shot. The New York songwriter is no longer the debutant who set out on the circuit's sharp end in 1988 with $100, a battered acoustic guitar and a headful of the alt-rock anthems that would elevate Spin Doctors to global star... (more...)
JD & The Straight Shot Release New Album 'Good Luck And Good Night,' Today JD & The Straight Shot Release New Album 'Good Luck And Good Night,' Today
by BWW News Desk - September 15, 2017

New York City-based Americana band JD & The Straight Shot will release its vibrant sixth studio album Good Luck And Good Night on September 15th.... (more...)
JD & The Straight Shot Release New Album 'Good Luck And Good Night,' 9/15 JD & The Straight Shot Release New Album 'Good Luck And Good Night,' 9/15
by BWW News Desk - September 13, 2017

New York City-based Americana band JD & The Straight Shot will release its vibrant sixth studio album Good Luck And Good Night on September 15th.... (more...)
JD & The Straight Shot Come to City Winery NYC This Month JD & The Straight Shot Come to City Winery NYC This Month
by BWW News Desk - June 14, 2017

???????New York City-based Americana band JD & The Straight Shot - featuring vocalist/guitarist Jim Dolan whose voice the New York Post calls "reminiscent of Tom Waits and Randy Newman," bassist Byron House (Robert Plant, Emmylou Harris, Dolly Parton) and violinist/fiddler Erin Slaver (Martina McBri... (more...)
Peter Wolf Comes to Ridgefield Playhouse 4/22 Peter Wolf Comes to Ridgefield Playhouse 4/22
by BWW News Desk - March 14, 2017

In a musical career spanning half a century, Peter Wolf has earned a reputation as one of rock 'n' roll's most compelling performers, while consistently making distinctive, personally charged music that demonstrates his mastery of a bottomless well of American musical styles.... (more...)