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 Ben Labat & The Happy Devil Release Their Fourth Album, 'Homeward,' Today! Ben Labat & The Happy Devil Release Their Fourth Album, 'Homeward,' Today!
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2017

Louisiana-based Americana band Ben Labat & The Happy Devil released their fourth full-length album, Homeward, today, Friday, August 18.... (more...)
IRATION New Single 'Borderlines' Available Now; Impacting Radio Nationwide IRATION New Single 'Borderlines' Available Now; Impacting Radio Nationwide
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2017

Reggae-influenced alternative rock band IRATION has officially released their new single 'Borderlines' across all music platforms along with a lyric video for the thought-provoking song... (more...)
The Jerry Douglas Band Release Debut Album 'What If' Today The Jerry Douglas Band Release Debut Album 'What If' Today
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2017

WHAT IF, the debut studio album from THE JERRY DOUGLAS BAND, is out today (8/18) via Rounder Records, and is already riding high on a wave of praise.... (more...)
Becca Mancari Premieres 'Summertime Mama' Video Becca Mancari Premieres 'Summertime Mama' Video
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2017

On October 6, the Nashville-based singer and songwriter Becca Mancari will release her debut album Good Woman via Gold Tooth Records. Today, The FADER premiered the video for 'Summertime Mama,... (more...)
JACK Unveils Fall 2017 Season of Key Experimenting Artists in Theater, Dance & Music JACK Unveils Fall 2017 Season of Key Experimenting Artists in Theater, Dance & Music
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2017

Recognized by The Village Voice as 'Best Scrappy Brooklyn Theater' in their Best of 2016 issue, JACK presents a flurry of some of today's key experimenting artists in theater, dance and music, with new work by playwrights Virginia Grise, Azure Osborne-Lee, nicHi douglas, Karma Mayetand Justin Kuritz... (more...)
VIDEO: Meek Mill and The-Dream Perform 'Young Black America' on TONIGHT VIDEO: Meek Mill and The-Dream Perform 'Young Black America' on TONIGHT
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, music guest Meek Mill and The-Dream performed “Young Black America,” which appears on Meek Mill's “Wins & Losses” album.... (more...)
Contemporary Tibetan Group Debuts 'THE VOICE OF NATURE' Album Contemporary Tibetan Group Debuts 'THE VOICE OF NATURE' Album
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2017

Contemporary Tibetan musicians, Yungdrung Gyal and Wangmo, debut their new album, 'The Voice of Nature- Tshang Yang Gya Tsho,' inviting listeners on the spiritual journey they took while creating their music.... (more...)
The Prince Experience and More Coming Up at Daryl's House Club The Prince Experience and More Coming Up at Daryl's House Club
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2017

Daryl's House Club has announced its upcoming performances in Pawling. Details below!... (more...)
Polyphonic Ground to Launch with Turkwaz, Sandcatchers and Grooz in Concert Polyphonic Ground to Launch with Turkwaz, Sandcatchers and Grooz in Concert
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2017

Concerts for the culturally curious - Polyphonic Ground is a new local initiative by live music presenters committed to building and sustaining Toronto as a global music city. Polyphonic Ground Presents is a series of monthly concerts curated by diverse pairings among the twelve founding organizatio... (more...)
VIDEO: Florida Georgia Line Performs 'Smooth' on LATE NIGHT VIDEO: Florida Georgia Line Performs 'Smooth' on LATE NIGHT
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2017

On last night's LATE NIGHT, music guest Florida Georgia Line performed 'Smooth' off their new album 'Dig Your Roots.' Watch the appearance below!... (more...)
VIDEO: Shania Twain Performs New Song 'Swingin' with My Eyes Closed' on TONIGHT SHOW VIDEO: Shania Twain Performs New Song 'Swingin' with My Eyes Closed' on TONIGHT SHOW
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, music guest Shania Twain performed 'Swingin' with My Eyes Closed.' Her highly anticipated new album 'Shania Now' will be released next month. Watch the appearance below!... (more...)
Anna of the North Share New Track 'Money'; Debut Album Out 9/8 Anna of the North Share New Track 'Money'; Debut Album Out 9/8
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Anna of the North today unveil new single 'Money', another infectious alt-pop gem from the ever-more endearing Norwegian-Kiwi duo who stand on the precipice of blowing up.... (more...)
VIDEO: A$AP Mob Perform 'Feels So Good' on TONIGHT SHOW VIDEO: A$AP Mob Perform 'Feels So Good' on TONIGHT SHOW
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, music guest A$AP Mob performed 'Feels So Good' off their new album 'Cozy Tapes Vol. 2 Too Cozy, ' out August 25th. Watch the appearance below!... (more...)
Heartland Premieres Kory Caudill Video Heartland Premieres Kory Caudill Video
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

Hot on the heels of the release of Kory Caudill's Song For Appalachia EP, the title cut music video has premiered on Heartland TV's 'Country Music Today' and 'Third Shift.' The moving instrumental video includes beautiful and haunting scenes from his Eastern Kentucky roots.... (more...)
Madeline Kennedy Shares New Toro Y Moi-Produced Track via The Fader Madeline Kennedy Shares New Toro Y Moi-Produced Track via The Fader
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

Seattle born and Oakland based multi-instrumentalist, singer and songwriter Madeline Kenney will release her Toro Y Moi-produced debut album next month, and today she previews it with another excellent track.... (more...)
Sweet Honey In The Rock, John Zorn, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and More Set for Symphony Space's 2017-18 Season Sweet Honey In The Rock, John Zorn, Ladysmith Black Mambazo and More Set for Symphony Space's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

Symphony Space, one of New York's best-loved cultural destinations, is pleased to announce a new season of lively and diverse programming, running from October 2017 through June 2018. Returning this season are Projects conceived by Artistic Director Andrew Byrne, each uniting Symphony Space's multid... (more...)
Tyler Childers' 'Purgatory' Debuts at #1 on Billboard Heatseekers Albums Chart Tyler Childers' 'Purgatory' Debuts at #1 on Billboard Heatseekers Albums Chart
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

Tyler Childers' Purgatory debuts this week at #1 on Billboard's Heatseekers Albums chart with over 6,000 equivalent albums sold. The album also lands at #17 on the Country Albums chart and #4 on the Americana/Folk Albums chart.... (more...)
VIDEO: Chord Overstreet Performs 'Hold On' on TONIGHT SHOW VIDEO: Chord Overstreet Performs 'Hold On' on TONIGHT SHOW
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2017

On last night's TONIGHT SHOW, music guest and GLEE star Chord Overstreet performed his new song 'Hold On' for the live studio audience. Watch the appearance below!... (more...)
DREAMSTATES Film, Misty Copeland Ballet Class, Story Slam and More Set for Harlem Stage's Fall 2017 Season DREAMSTATES Film, Misty Copeland Ballet Class, Story Slam and More Set for Harlem Stage's Fall 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2017

Harlem Stage is back with another amazing season featuring a range of Music, Film, Spoken Word, Dance and the return of their successful Dinner/Discussion series, WaterWorks at 10: Visionary Artists and Transformative Art. Harlem Stage will launch the Fall 2017 season with their first ever Open Hous... (more...)
TJR Can't Hold Back On New Single 'Time to Jack' TJR Can't Hold Back On New Single 'Time to Jack'
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2017

TJR has built a formidable catalogue of hits in recent years, from Beatport chart toppers to genuine platinum records, the LA-based producer and DJ has proven himself one of the finest talents in dance music. Now, he's ready to unleash the latest in a series of killer singles, Time To Jack via Dutch... (more...)
Wu-Tang Clan Founders Relaunch Iconic Wu Wear Clothing Brand Wu-Tang Clan Founders Relaunch Iconic Wu Wear Clothing Brand
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2017

Robert Diggs (pka Rza) and Oliver Grant (pka Power), two of the original founders of the Wu-Tang Clan, announced today that they are partnering with Live Nation's Merchandise division to relaunch the hip-hop group's legendary Wu Wear clothing brand.... (more...)
Classic Rock Legends Wishbone Ash Get 'Tough & Tender' on North American Fall Tour Classic Rock Legends Wishbone Ash Get 'Tough & Tender' on North American Fall Tour
by BWW News Desk - August 12, 2017

Wishbone Ash, one of the most influential guitar bands in the history of rock, will offer their North American fans a dynamic concert experience on the 2017 "Tough & Tender" Tour. In addition to the high-powered, all-out rockers the band is known for delivering, the guys will turn down the volume (b... (more...)
AZ Country Star To Open for Wynonna Judd & The Big Noise Sunday in Tucson AZ Country Star To Open for Wynonna Judd & The Big Noise Sunday in Tucson
by BWW News Desk - August 11, 2017

Shari Rowe Turns Up Volume For Wynonna & The Big Noise Arizona country music artist Shari Rowe is set to open for spit-fire legend, Wynonna & The Big Noise, lighting the ignition that Judd & the Noise are sure to burst.  As part of the Roots & Revival Tour, the show will take place this Sunday, Augu... (more...)
Pop Recording Duo Solero Release Cover of 'Slow Hands' for Acoustic Fridays Pop Recording Duo Solero Release Cover of 'Slow Hands' for Acoustic Fridays
by BWW News Desk - August 11, 2017

P Music Group's Pop recording duo Solero (brothers, Jean and Jonathan) release a brand new cover video of SLOW HANDS on their “Acoustic Friday” YouTube series. Watch it here... (more...)
Classic Rock Legends Wishbone Ash Get 'Tough & Tender' on North American Fall Tour Classic Rock Legends Wishbone Ash Get 'Tough & Tender' on North American Fall Tour
by BWW News Desk - August 11, 2017

Wishbone Ash, one of the most influential guitar bands in the history of rock, will offer their North American fans a dynamic concert experience on the 2017 “Tough & Tender” Tour.... (more...)






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