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Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band's 'Lay It On Down' Debuts at #1; Out Now on Concord Records Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band's 'Lay It On Down' Debuts at #1; Out Now on Concord Records
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2017

Lay It On Down, five-time Grammy nominee and critically acclaimed guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd's ninth album, debuts at #1 on Nielsen SoundScan's Top Blues chart, #1 on both the Current Rock Albumschart and Internet Albums chart, #5 on the Top Current Albums chart and #34 on the Top 200. The recor... (more...)
Dolly Parton & More React to Passing of Music Legend Glen Campbell Dolly Parton & More React to Passing of Music Legend Glen Campbell
by BWW News Desk - August 09, 2017

Six-time Grammy winner Glen Campbell Glen Campbell, whose many hits including 'Rhinestone Cowboy,' 'Wichita Lineman' and 'By the Time I Get to Phoenix,' passed away Tuesday, August 7th at the age of 81.... (more...)
Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band's 'Lay It On Down' out Today on Concord Records Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band's 'Lay It On Down' out Today on Concord Records
by BWW News Desk - August 04, 2017

Recorded at Echophone Studios in Shepherd's hometown of Shreveport, Louisiana and produced by Shepherd with Marshall Altman (Matt Nathanson, Natasha Bedingfield, Kate Voegele), the album was largely recorded live in the studio to analog tape.... (more...)
Sony Music Renews Exclusive Worldwide Licensing Agreement for Jimi Hendrix Music & Film Catalog Sony Music Renews Exclusive Worldwide Licensing Agreement for Jimi Hendrix Music & Film Catalog
by BWW News Desk - July 19, 2017

Sony Music Entertainment and Experience Hendrix L.L.C. have agreed to renew their historic licensing partnershipfirst announced in 2009which covers the ongoing curation and distribution of the Jimi Hendrix catalog and archives, making the artist's music and film materials available to fans around th... (more...)
BWW Interview: Sharon Lewis Carries On With the Blues BWW Interview: Sharon Lewis Carries On With the Blues
by Tory Gates - July 02, 2017

'You know who you sound like?' I say, 'No, but you're gonna tell me.' She says, 'Yeah, you're like Janis Joplin and Tina Turner all rolled in to one!”... (more...)
Boston Pops, Chita Rivera, A CHORUS LINE and More Set for MPAC's 2017-18 Season; Tickets on Sale Monday! Boston Pops, Chita Rivera, A CHORUS LINE and More Set for MPAC's 2017-18 Season; Tickets on Sale Monday!
by BWW News Desk - June 09, 2017

Boston Pops, Ringo Starr, Randy Newman, Chita Rivera and Tommy Tune, Sutton Foster and A Chorus Line are just a few of the headline events coming to Mayo Performing Arts Center (MPAC) during its 2017-2018 season.... (more...)
Shannon McNally Releases New Studio Album 'Black Irish' Today Shannon McNally Releases New Studio Album 'Black Irish' Today
by BWW News Desk - June 09, 2017

Shannon McNally releases her tenth studio album, Black Irish today on Compass Records. Produced by Americana icon Rodney Crowell, the album is a turning point in the singer/guitarist's career, the result of recent years of hardship and finding hope through a musical counterpart.... (more...)
Brent Cobb Makes TV Debut on CONAN Performing 'Diggin' Holes' Brent Cobb Makes TV Debut on CONAN Performing 'Diggin' Holes'
by BWW News Desk - June 07, 2017

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Kenny Wayne Shepherd's 'Baby Got Gone' Video Premieres at CMT Kenny Wayne Shepherd's 'Baby Got Gone' Video Premieres at CMT
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

The video for “Baby Got Gone,” the first single from Lay It On Down, five-time Grammy nominee and critically acclaimed guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd's forthcoming ninth album, is premiering on TV via CMT Music and online at CMT.com.... (more...)
Brent Cobb to Make Television Debut on CONAN This June Brent Cobb to Make Television Debut on CONAN This June
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2017

Brent Cobb's will make his network television debut on June 6 with a performance on CONAN.... (more...)
Drake Tops Winners of 2017 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS; Full Winner's List Drake Tops Winners of 2017 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS; Full Winner's List
by TV News Desk - May 22, 2017

The 2017 BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS hosted by hip-hop artist and actor Ludacris, and actress and singer Vanessa Hudgens, was an explosive night of must-see, one-of-a-kind musical performances and exclusive television premieres from today's chart-topping artists.... (more...)
Drake Tops Winners of Non-Televised BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS; Full List! Drake Tops Winners of Non-Televised BILLBOARD MUSIC AWARDS; Full List!
by TV News Desk - May 21, 2017

dick clark productions just released the names of the '2017 Billboard Music Award' winners from categories, which will not be televised during tonight's live broadcast.... (more...)
Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band's 'Lay It On Down' Out This August Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band's 'Lay It On Down' Out This August
by BWW News Desk - May 08, 2017

Lay It On Down, the ninth album from five-time Grammy nominee and critically acclaimed guitarist Kenny Wayne Shepherd, is out August 4 on Concord Records. Recorded at Echophone Studios in Shepherd's hometown of Shreveport, Louisiana and produced by Shepherd with Marshall Altman (Matt Nathanson, Nata... (more...)
Ben Rosenblum to  Play Mezzrow with Billy Hart & Curtis Lundy Ben Rosenblum to Play Mezzrow with Billy Hart & Curtis Lundy
by BWW News Desk - May 02, 2017

Pianist Ben Rosenblum will perform music from his debut release Instead alongside a veteran rhythm section of jazz masters, including Curtis Lundy (Grammy-nominated bassist famous for his work with Betty Carter) and Billy Hart (legendary drummer with Miles Davis, McCoy Tyner and Herbie Hancock) at M... (more...)
Autism Speaks Benefit Light Up The Blues Will Postpone Its Annual Concert Until 2018 Autism Speaks Benefit Light Up The Blues Will Postpone Its Annual Concert Until 2018
by BWW News Desk - April 07, 2017

With Autism Awareness Month beginning, Los Angeles-based annual Autism Speaks benefit concert Light Up The Blues announces it will not be hosting an event this year... (more...)
Shannon McNally to Release New Album 'Black Irish' via Compass Records 6/9 Shannon McNally to Release New Album 'Black Irish' via Compass Records 6/9
by BWW News Desk - April 04, 2017

Shannon McNally's blues-Americana return, Black Irish will make you dance, break your heart, and save your soul. The album was recorded in Nashville, but its distinctive sense of place lies 210 miles west, where Memphis meets Mississippi.... (more...)
Brent Cobb's 'Let The Rain Come Down' Video Premieres Brent Cobb's 'Let The Rain Come Down' Video Premieres
by BWW News Desk - March 31, 2017

Of the music and working with producer (and cousin) Dave Cobb, Brent comments, “It's not as good as it's going to get. But if it's the last thing that I ever do, if I died the day after it came out, then thank God I was able to record it because the songs and the production, it was everything I want... (more...)
Legendary Jazz Greats Inspire Teen Musicians at NJPAC Legendary Jazz Greats Inspire Teen Musicians at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - March 30, 2017

George Wein and James Moody, both legendary pioneers of jazz, are the inspirations for a pair of performance-driven programs created at the New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) to nurture the next generation of jazz talents.... (more...)
THE SOUNDS OF SIMON AND GARFUNKEL To Come To Heinz Hall For PNC Pops, 3/24-26 THE SOUNDS OF SIMON AND GARFUNKEL To Come To Heinz Hall For PNC Pops, 3/24-26
by BWW News Desk - March 10, 2017

The PNC Pops series gives the Grammy-Award winning music of Simon and Garfunkel the orchestral treatment during an evening of nostalgic hits with the "Sounds of Simon & Garfunkel" on March 24-26 at Heinz Hall.... (more...)
Ben Rosenblum's Debut Album 'Instead' ft. Billy Hart & Curtis Lundy Out Today Ben Rosenblum's Debut Album 'Instead' ft. Billy Hart & Curtis Lundy Out Today
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2017

OneTrickDog* Records is pleased to announce the release of Instead, the debut album from New York pianist and composer, Ben Rosenblum.... (more...)
2017 EXPERIENCE HENDRIX Tour Comes to Eccles Theater 3/6 2017 EXPERIENCE HENDRIX Tour Comes to Eccles Theater 3/6
by BWW News Desk - February 13, 2017

Lauded by critics and fans alike, the multi-artist Experience Hendrix Tour will electrify Salt Lake City for one night only at the Eccles Theater on Monday, March 6 at 7:30pm. ... (more...)
Adele, Beyonce Among Winners of 59th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS; Full List! Adele, Beyonce Among Winners of 59th Annual GRAMMY AWARDS; Full List!
by TV News Desk - February 13, 2017

A diverse all-star lineup of GRAMMY Award nominees, GRAMMY winners, entertainers and film and TV stars took stage last ight for THE 59TH ANNUAL GRAMMY AWARDS... (more...)
MTV Live Setlist, Front and Center and More This Year The Iridium! MTV Live Setlist, Front and Center and More This Year The Iridium!
by BWW News Desk - January 31, 2017

2017 is shaping up to be an eventful year at The Iridium as we continue to host MTV Live Setlist (the episode featuring 'dark girl pop' band MUNA airs this Saturday, February 4 at 9pm ET), and the acclaimed live public television series Front and Center (season 6 airing now at various dates/times ac... (more...)
Ben Rosenblum's Debut Album 'Instead' ft. Billy Hart & Curtis Lundy Out 3/1 Ben Rosenblum's Debut Album 'Instead' ft. Billy Hart & Curtis Lundy Out 3/1
by BWW News Desk - January 09, 2017

OneTrickDog* Records is pleased to announce the release of Instead, the debut album from New York pianist and composer, Ben Rosenblum.... (more...)
Adele, Beyonce Among 59th GRAMMY AWARD Nominees; Full List! Adele, Beyonce Among 59th GRAMMY AWARD Nominees; Full List!
by BWW News Desk - December 06, 2016

This morning, The Recording Academy and 2016 GRAMMY Best New Artist, Meghan Trainor, kicked off this year's GRAMMY Awards nominations by revealing nominees in the four General Field categories (Best New Artist, Record Of The Year, Song Of The Year, and Album Of The Year) live on 'CBS This Morning.... (more...)