RICHARD THOMPSON


BIO: RICHARD THOMPSON is a critically acclaimed, prolific songwriter (Ivor Novello Award), recipient of BBC's Lifetime Achievement Award and was named one of Rolling Stone Magazine's Top 20 Guitarists of A... (read more...)

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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...)
Jazz Fusion Keyboardist Patrick Bradley Releases Fourth Album 8/25 Jazz Fusion Keyboardist Patrick Bradley Releases Fourth Album 8/25
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2017

The spiritually-minded jazz fusion keyboardist Patrick Bradley doesn't need a special occasion like marking his tenth anniversary as a recording artist to acknowledge his inspirations both tangible and divine.... (more...)
Gregory Howe's Self-Titled Debut Solo Album Out Today Gregory Howe's Self-Titled Debut Solo Album Out Today
by BWW News Desk - July 14, 2017

Gregory Howe is an American musician, producer, composer and band leader. In 1996, he founded Wide Hive Records. Over the past two decades, Wide Hive Records has created over fifty albums with musical artists/icons such as Roscoe Mitchell, Kamasi Washington and Larry Coryell, among many others.... (more...)
Gregory Howe's Self-Titled Album Drops Via Wide Hive Records, 7/14 Gregory Howe's Self-Titled Album Drops Via Wide Hive Records, 7/14
by BWW News Desk - July 11, 2017

Gregory Howe is an American musician, producer, composer and band leader. In 1996, he founded Wide Hive Records. Over the past two decades, Wide Hive Records has created over fifty albums with musical artists/icons such as Roscoe Mitchell, Kamasi Washington and Larry Coryell, among many others.... (more...)
Carl Broemel of My Morning Jacket Releases Deluxe Edition of '4th of July' Today Carl Broemel of My Morning Jacket Releases Deluxe Edition of '4th of July' Today
by BWW News Desk - June 30, 2017

Just in time for the holiday, Carl Broemel of My Morning Jacket's stunning solo record 4th of July is released today as Deluxe Edition (Stocks in Asia/Thirty Tigers). The digital release includes all original album tracks along with brand new deluxe material, including an unheard b-side and 3 live t... (more...)
British Folk Rockers Fairport Convention's 50th Anniversary Celebrated With Lavish 7CD Box Set British Folk Rockers Fairport Convention's 50th Anniversary Celebrated With Lavish 7CD Box Set
by BWW News Desk - June 29, 2017

Seminal British folk rock band Fairport Convention's 50 th anniversary will be celebrated on July 28 with two exciting releases via A&M/UMe a lavish 7CD box set chronicling their extraordinary first decade entitled, Come All Ye The First Ten Years, and a 180-gram vinyl reissue of their influential c... (more...)
Carl Broemel Announces Deluxe Edition of Critically Acclaimed '4th of July' Carl Broemel Announces Deluxe Edition of Critically Acclaimed '4th of July'
by BWW News Desk - June 19, 2017

Carl Broemel of My Morning Jacket has announced the Deluxe Edition of his stunning solo record” 4th of July to be released digitally on June 30th via Stocks in Asia/Thirty Tigers.... (more...)
Alvarez Kings Share New Video + U.S. Headline Tour Kicks Off Tonight Alvarez Kings Share New Video + U.S. Headline Tour Kicks Off Tonight
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2017

Premiering via Yahoo! Music, U.K.-based alternative pop quartet Alvarez Kings have shared a new lyric video for their song 'Postcards from Berlin,' off their debut album Somewhere Between.... (more...)
Cast Announced for Michael Arden-Directed THE PRIDE at The Wallis Cast Announced for Michael Arden-Directed THE PRIDE at The Wallis
by BWW News Desk - May 03, 2017

This June, the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts will present The Pride, a stylish, witty and affecting play that alternates between two very distinct time periods and the lives of three characters whose fate is destined by their eras.... (more...)
Alvarez Kings Announce Debut U.S. Headlining Tour For Summer 2017 Alvarez Kings Announce Debut U.S. Headlining Tour For Summer 2017
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

U.K.-based alternative pop quartet Alvarez Kings are heading across the pond this summer for their first-ever U.S. headlining tour, including stops in Los Angeles, New York, Chicago, and Milwaukee for a performance at Summerfest 2017.... (more...)
Alvarez Kings Release Debut Album 'Somewhere Between' Out Today Alvarez Kings Release Debut Album 'Somewhere Between' Out Today
by BWW News Desk - April 14, 2017

U.K.-based alternative pop quartet Alvarez Kings have released their full-length debut album, Somewhere Between, today via Sire Records.... (more...)
Jazz Journalists Association to Celebrate Over Two Dozen 'Jazz Heroes' Across the Country Jazz Journalists Association to Celebrate Over Two Dozen 'Jazz Heroes' Across the Country
by BWW News Desk - April 03, 2017

More than two dozen 'Jazz Heroes' -- people exerting unusual positive musical influence on their communities, whether they're musicians or not - are to be celebrated in 20 U.S. locales throughout April, Jazz Appreciation Month, as announced by the Jazz Journalists Association, a non-profit organizat... (more...)
Alternative Press Premieres Alvarez Kings' 'Sleepwalking Pt. II' Video Today Alternative Press Premieres Alvarez Kings' 'Sleepwalking Pt. II' Video Today
by BWW News Desk - March 17, 2017

Today, Alternative Press premiered 'Sleepwalking, Pt. II.' - the new video from critically acclaimed South Yorkshire, UK alternative pop quartet Alvarez Kings - via Facebook Live.... (more...)
Baryshnikov Arts Center & Jazz Foundation of America co-Present Stanley Jordan Baryshnikov Arts Center & Jazz Foundation of America co-Present Stanley Jordan
by BWW News Desk - March 09, 2017

The Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) and Jazz Foundation of America will co-present Stanley Jordan on Today, March 9, 2017 at 8pm at BAC's Jerome Robbins Theater. Among the most gifted guitarists of his generation, Jordan is master of the two-handed tapping technique, using the neck of the guitar like ... (more...)
The xx Release 'Say Something Loving' Music Video The xx Release 'Say Something Loving' Music Video
by BWW News Desk - March 07, 2017

The xx today release the video for “Say Something Loving.” Filmed in the band's hometown of London, the video was directed by renowned photographer and filmmaker Alasdair McLellan... (more...)
Los Lonely Boys, Kris Kristofferson and More Coming Up This March at City Winery Chicago Los Lonely Boys, Kris Kristofferson and More Coming Up This March at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - March 01, 2017

The following acts are performing at City Winery Chicago (1200 W. Randolph St) throughout the month of March.... (more...)
Los Lonely Boys, Kris Kristofferson and More Coming Up This March at City Winery Chicago Los Lonely Boys, Kris Kristofferson and More Coming Up This March at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - February 20, 2017

The following acts are performing at City Winery Chicago (1200 W. Randolph St) throughout the month of March.... (more...)
ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival 2017 Dates Announced ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival 2017 Dates Announced
by BWW News Desk - February 09, 2017

ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival at Krannert Center is an internationally recognized, three-day event, deemed 'one of the world's most forward-thinking guitar festivals' by Fretboard Journal, that has emerged as a favorite destination for musicians and fans from around the world.... (more...)
Baryshnikov Arts Center & Jazz Foundation of America co-Present Stanley Jordan Baryshnikov Arts Center & Jazz Foundation of America co-Present Stanley Jordan
by BWW News Desk - February 08, 2017

The Baryshnikov Arts Center (BAC) and Jazz Foundation of America will co-present Stanley Jordan on Thursday, March 9, 2017 at 8pm at BAC's Jerome Robbins Theater. Among the most gifted guitarists of his generation, Jordan is master of the two-handed tapping technique, using the neck of the guitar li... (more...)
American Contemporary Music Ensemble Performs at Roulette in NYC Concert Series Curated by Meredith Monk American Contemporary Music Ensemble Performs at Roulette in NYC Concert Series Curated by Meredith Monk
by BWW News Desk - January 26, 2017

ACME, American Contemporary Music Ensemble, will perform music from its new 'portrait' album Thrive on Routine on Monday, February 13, 2017 at 8pm at Roulette (509 Atlantic Avenue, Brooklyn, NY), on a concert series curated by Meredith Monk. The concert will feature Monk's first string quartet, Stri... (more...)
Geoff Tate, Jon B., Josh Ritter and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago Geoff Tate, Jon B., Josh Ritter and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - January 04, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriter Geoff Tate, 90's R&B artist Jon B, Russian crossover artist Emin, Academy of Country Music award-winner Jack Ingram and more.... (more...)
Jim Caruso's Sixth Day of Christmas... Get Jolly with the Carpenters! Jim Caruso's Sixth Day of Christmas... Get Jolly with the Carpenters!
by BWW News Desk - December 18, 2016

This ravishing song has an interesting history. The lyric was written in 1946 by a nineteen-year old Frank Pooler, as a gift to a girlfriend he was missing. Twenty years later, a nineteen-year old Richard Carpenter set it to music. In four years, this recording by The Carpenters went to #1, which it... (more...)
Geoff Tate, Jon B., Josh Ritter and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago Geoff Tate, Jon B., Josh Ritter and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - December 06, 2016

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces GRAMMY-nominated singer/songwriter Geoff Tate, 90's R&B artist Jon B, Russian crossover artist Emin, Academy of Country Music award-winner Jack Ingram and more.... (more...)
Harry Shearer & Judith Own to Present 'Christmas Without Tears (Does This Tree Make Me Look Fat?) Harry Shearer & Judith Own to Present 'Christmas Without Tears (Does This Tree Make Me Look Fat?)
by BWW News Desk - November 28, 2016

This December, Welsh-born and Los Angeles-based pianist and singer-songwriter Judith Owen and her husband, actor and humorist Harry Shearer (The Simpsons, Spinal Tap) will once again spread their special brand of yuletide cheer with their Christmas Without Tears 2016 Tour... (more...)
Karney to Release Her New Singles Vol. 2: Restless Wind w/ Same Songt Karney to Release Her New Singles Vol. 2: Restless Wind w/ Same Songt
by BWW News Desk - November 23, 2016

Karney is a San Francisco-based singer/songwriter that has been making great music for many years, performing across the US and collaborating with many talented and notable artists.... (more...)







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