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SOPAC Presents Legends Dave Alvin And JImmie Dale Gilmore SOPAC Presents Legends Dave Alvin And JImmie Dale Gilmore
by BWW News Desk - October 18, 2018

Dave Alvin and Jimmie Dale Gilmore have been filling canvasses with music of the American West for decades, coming from two very different directions. Now, they will play together at the South Orange Performing Arts Center on Nov. 1 at 7:30 p.m. for the very first time. Though far from home, Alvin a... (more...)
Martha Scanlan to Release New Album, 'The River and the Light' Martha Scanlan to Release New Album, 'The River and the Light'
by TV News Desk - October 18, 2018

Montana-based Americana/folk singer-songwriter Martha Scanlan is set to release her fourth album, The River and The Light, on October 19, 2018 via Rock Ridge Music.  Full of moments of profound intimacy and belonging, the album hosts some of the finest writing yet from the award-winning Scanlan. Pro... (more...)
Liz Brasher Releases New Single LOVE FEATS, Plus Announces Debut Album On Fat Possum Records In 2019 Liz Brasher Releases New Single LOVE FEATS, Plus Announces Debut Album On Fat Possum Records In 2019
by BWW News Desk - October 17, 2018

Following a breakout year for Liz Brasher, including cross country tours with rock and roll legends The Psychedelic Furs and The Zombies as well as Red Wanting Blue, today she's announced her follow up to the Outcast EP from earlier this year with a debut full-length album coming on Fat Possum Recor... (more...)
New Politics Fall U.S. Tour Kicks Off 11/5, Check Out Two New Clips from Recent Secret Show New Politics Fall U.S. Tour Kicks Off 11/5, Check Out Two New Clips from Recent Secret Show
by BWW News Desk - October 17, 2018

New Politics Fall U.S. Tour Kicks Off 11/5, Check Out Two New Clips from Recent Secret Show... (more...)
Fit For A King New Album DARK SKIES Debuts #2 on Billboard Hard Rock Charts Fit For A King New Album DARK SKIES Debuts #2 on Billboard Hard Rock Charts
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2018

Fit For A King are celebrating a monumental first week for recently released album Dark Skies. Securing charting positions including the #2 Hard Rock, #3 Rock, #13 Top Current Albums and #69 on the Billboard 200, this album has given Fit For A King the biggest first week in their decade-long history... (more...)
Town Mountain To Perform on the Opry Next Tuesday Town Mountain To Perform on the Opry Next Tuesday
by BWW News Desk - October 15, 2018

Since their inception over a decade ago, Town Mountain has continuously redefined modern bluegrass, making waves in both the studio and the live music circuit; today, the band announced that they will appear on the Grand Ole Opry next Tuesday, October 16, followed by a two-night run at the legendary... (more...)
A Tribute to Henry Butler Comes to Le Poisson Rouge, 10/28 A Tribute to Henry Butler Comes to Le Poisson Rouge, 10/28
by BWW News Desk - October 12, 2018

A stellar cast of musicians are assembling to celebrate the life and music of Henry Butler who passed away this summer here in New York.   ... (more...)
Casper's Own Patrick W. Stafford To Open For The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Casper's Own Patrick W. Stafford To Open For The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band
by BWW News Desk - October 12, 2018

The Nitty Gritty Dirt Band will be coming to Casper, WY and performing at Casper Events Center on Thursday, October 18, 2018. Spectra Venue Management at the Casper Events Center is pleased to announce that Casper's own Patrick W. Stafford, singer, songwriter, and firefighter, will open for the reno... (more...)
Record Breaking Year for Island Hopper Songwriters Festival Record Breaking Year for Island Hopper Songwriters Festival
by BWW News Desk - October 12, 2018

Broadcast Music, Inc. (BMI) the global leader in music rights management, was pleased to sponsor the fifth annual Island Hopper Songwriters Festival presented by the Lee County Visitor & Convention Bureau and co-sponsored by iHeartMedia. The ten-day festival spanned across Captiva Island, Fort Myers... (more...)
Australian Star Madison Daniel Partners with Aranyani Australian Star Madison Daniel Partners with Aranyani
by TV News Desk - October 12, 2018

Madison Daniel, a fast-rising singer-songwriter and actress from Australia represented by Ina Petersen's, Inner Voice Artists, in the U.S, has just announced a long-term partnership with Aranyani, a leading luxury brand for men and women's handbags. With a mission to connect humankind with nature th... (more...)
The Dodos Release New Album CERTAINTY WAVES Today via Polyvinyl The Dodos Release New Album CERTAINTY WAVES Today via Polyvinyl
by BWW News Desk - October 12, 2018

The Dodos - guitarist Meric Long and percussionist Logan Kroeber - release their seventh studio album Certainty Waves today via Polyvinyl Record Co. The Dodos celebrated the 10 year anniversary of their breakout sophomore record Visiter in 2018, and Certainty Waves - whichLong calls the band's “midl... (more...)
Swedish Group, LINES Return With Celebratory Anthem, PEOPLE Swedish Group, LINES Return With Celebratory Anthem, PEOPLE
by BWW News Desk - October 12, 2018

'People is our anthem. It's a song about who we are and a celebration of the people around us, our friends. It's an invitation to a future of love, tolerance and inclusion.' - LINES... (more...)
Alt Rock Band Travelers Drop Single WHITE RABBIT Alt Rock Band Travelers Drop Single WHITE RABBIT
by BWW News Desk - October 12, 2018

Virginia Beach alternative rock duo Travelers have released their brand new single, 'White Rabbit,' out on all digital platforms NOW. Rebranded with an electronic edge, the single is the first taste of their upcoming 2019 album 'Hideko.'... (more...)
Pistol Annies Drop STOP DROP AND ROLL ONE With Latest Release From Interstate Gospel Pistol Annies Drop STOP DROP AND ROLL ONE With Latest Release From Interstate Gospel
by BWW News Desk - October 12, 2018

Country supertrio PISTOL ANNIES have released “Stop Drop and Roll One” off their anxiously-awaited third album INTERSTATE GOSPEL, releasing Nov. 2 on RCA Records Nashville.... (more...)
Nazareth Celebrates 50th Anniversary with New Album Nazareth Celebrates 50th Anniversary with New Album
by BWW News Desk - October 12, 2018

Celebrating their 50th Anniversary as a band in 2018, Nazareth mark the occasion with a hard rocking new album, “Tattooed On My Brain” Out now through Frontiers Music srl. The album is available on CD, LP, and digital formats. 'Tattooed On My Brain' is their 24th full length album and the first to f... (more...)
The Madison Square Garden Company Announces Multi-Year Residency With Tedeschi Trucks Band In NY and Chicago The Madison Square Garden Company Announces Multi-Year Residency With Tedeschi Trucks Band In NY and Chicago
by BWW News Desk - October 11, 2018

The Madison Square Garden Company (NYSE: MSG) announced today that as part of the company's first ever dual-city, multi-year booking agreement, Tedeschi Trucks Band will perform multiple shows annually through 2022 at both the Beacon Theatre in New York City and The Chicago Theatre in Chicago, IL. A... (more...)
Suwannee Roots Revival Is On! SOSMP Has Safely Weathered The Effects Of Hurricane Michael Suwannee Roots Revival Is On! SOSMP Has Safely Weathered The Effects Of Hurricane Michael
by BWW News Desk - October 11, 2018

The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) has safely weathered the effects of Hurricane Michael, and thanks to the tireless around the clock efforts of one of the best staff in the business our gates are wide open for all you wonderful Suwannee Roots Revival music fans! With sunny skies projecte... (more...)
Inaugural Jazz Philadelphia Summit Begins 11/2 Inaugural Jazz Philadelphia Summit Begins 11/2
by BWW News Desk - October 10, 2018

During the inaugural Jazz Philadelphia Summit on Nov. 2 and 3, 2018, regional and national jazz luminaries will gather in Center City Philadelphia to honor the city's deep jazz roots and discuss its future. Musicians, jazz enthusiasts, advocates, funders, and the arts and culture community are gathe... (more...)
Terry Pazmiño, Ecuadorian Guitarist To Join The MAC on November 10 & 11 Terry Pazmiño, Ecuadorian Guitarist To Join The MAC on November 10 & 11
by BWW News Desk - October 10, 2018

Terry Pazmiño, a Classic concertist born in Quito, Ecuador, will offer a performance at Milford Arts Council, the MAC on November 10th at 8pm and a Master Class on November 11th at 2pm. The Saturday performance will include music of Latin American, works by Barrios, Lauro, Sagreras, Pazmiño, Piazzol... (more...)
Giorgio Moroder Announces First Live Tour in Europe Giorgio Moroder Announces First Live Tour in Europe
by TV News Desk - October 10, 2018

Legendary music producer Giorgio Moroder announces his first ever live tour in Europe. Hailed by many as the Godfather of Disco or even the very founder of electronic dance music, at 78 years young of age the multi Academy Award and Grammy Award winning Moroder is embarking on a 15-city European tou... (more...)
VIDEO: Watch the Performances of the Advancing Artists from Last Round of Blind Auditions on THE VOICE VIDEO: Watch the Performances of the Advancing Artists from Last Round of Blind Auditions on THE VOICE
by TV News Desk - October 10, 2018

Last night the Blind Auditions concluded and the last round of artists have made it through to the Battles Rounds, which begin next Monday night on THE VOICE, Monday, October 15 (8/7c) on NBC.... (more...)
Bandsintown Celebrates The Music And Spirit Of The Velvet Underground With The Launch Of The Bandsintown Studio In New York City Bandsintown Celebrates The Music And Spirit Of The Velvet Underground With The Launch Of The Bandsintown Studio In New York City
by BWW News Desk - October 10, 2018

Bandsintown, the most trusted source of concert discovery that connects passionate music fans with the artist they love, today announced the launch of The Bandsintown Studio, a dedicated performance space located in the new Velvet Underground Experience exhibition open to the public this Wednesday, ... (more...)
Sky-Pony Announces Benefit Show For Housing Works, 10/26 Sky-Pony Announces Benefit Show For Housing Works, 10/26
by BWW News Desk - October 09, 2018

Cult-hit rock band Sky-Pony announces its 2018 Halloween Show as a benefit for Housing Works - Friday October 26*... (more...)
Spin Doctors Original Lineup 30th Anniversary Show November 8 at Brooklyn Bowl Spin Doctors Original Lineup 30th Anniversary Show November 8 at Brooklyn Bowl
by BWW News Desk - October 09, 2018

Thirty years. It's an eternity in rock 'n' roll, and a marathon for the bands who fly its tattered flag. Revisit the class of 1988, and the casualties are piled high: a thousand bands that blew up and burnt out. In this chew-and-spit industry, the Spin Doctors are the last men standing, still making... (more...)
VIDEO: Shawn Mendes, Fallon, and the Roots Sing 'Treat You Better' with Classroom Instruments on THE TONIGHT SHOW VIDEO: Shawn Mendes, Fallon, and the Roots Sing 'Treat You Better' with Classroom Instruments on THE TONIGHT SHOW
by Stage Tube - October 09, 2018

Last night's episode of 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon' will feature a new classroom instruments segment with Shawn Mendes, Jimmy Fallon and The Roots performing 'Treat You Better.'... (more...)






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