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Ariana and the Rose Releases Music Video for 'How Does That Make You Feel' Ariana and the Rose Releases Music Video for 'How Does That Make You Feel'
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2017

Continuing on what has been an incredible 2017 thus far, pop auteur and artist Ariana and the Rose releases the self-directed video for 'How Does That Make You Feel' via British Vogue.... (more...)
Princess Nokia Announces '1992 Deluxe' Release This September Princess Nokia Announces '1992 Deluxe' Release This September
by BWW News Desk - August 18, 2017

Since she self-released her mixtape 1992 last year, Princess Nokia (Destiny Frasqueri) has been busy touring the world, recording new tracks, and working to develop a community and fan base that embraces her message of self-love and mutual respect. Today, she announces she will release 1992 Deluxe o... (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...)
Warner Bros. Records Signs Soulful 16-Year-Old Marteen; Debut Single 'Sriracha' Out Now Warner Bros. Records Signs Soulful 16-Year-Old Marteen; Debut Single 'Sriracha' Out Now
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2017

Warner Bros. Records, through its association with platinum-selling music producer J.R. Rotem's new label Lyon Estates, has signed 16-year-old Bay Area artist Marteen.... (more...)
Adam Davenport & Shanica Knowles Deliver Top 50 Dance Hit on Billboard Adam Davenport & Shanica Knowles Deliver Top 50 Dance Hit on Billboard
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Adam Davenport and Shanica Knowles' “My Return Address is You” Delivers Top 50 on Billboard Dance Club Chart.... (more...)
'L7: Pretend We're Dead' Documentary Film 10/13 Release Date Announced 'L7: Pretend We're Dead' Documentary Film 10/13 Release Date Announced
by Movies News Desk - August 15, 2017

The L7: Pretend We're Dead documentary, produced by Blue Hats Creative will be released worldwide October 13 on VOD and Blu-ray / DVD. A multi-city theatrical screening tour of the film will kick off on September 1, with over a dozen dates and more to be announced in select markets this Fall. Excite... (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...)
Abrons Arts Center's 2017-18 Season to Showcase 29 Premieres Across Disciplines Abrons Arts Center's 2017-18 Season to Showcase 29 Premieres Across Disciplines
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2017

Abrons Arts Center's 2017-18 season, the first season to be curated by new Artistic Director Craig Peterson, celebrates the idea that a community is a place of intersecting ideas and action. Peterson believes that artists push society forward in ways that challenge our assumptions, politics and soci... (more...)
Everything Everything Announce North American Tour Everything Everything Announce North American Tour
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2017

Critically acclaimed, award-winning British band Everything Everything has announced they will be returning to North American shores this fall with a string of headlining tour dates.... (more...)
Lifehouse to Appear on 'Fox & Friends,' SiriusXM's The Pulse, EXTRA, Billboard.com and More Lifehouse to Appear on 'Fox & Friends,' SiriusXM's The Pulse, EXTRA, Billboard.com and More
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2017

Multi-platinum award-winning rock band Lifehouse will be all over television, radio and online media when they perform and appear on “Fox & Friends All-American Summer Concert Series,” SiriusXM's The Pulse, EXTRA, Billboard.com and MORE to celebrate their first hits compilation, Lifehouse: Greatest ... (more...)
Michael McDonald's 'Half Truth' Premieres at Billboard; New Album 'Wide Open' Out 9/15 Michael McDonald's 'Half Truth' Premieres at Billboard; New Album 'Wide Open' Out 9/15
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2017

“Half Truth,” the new single from five-time Grammy Award winning vocalist and acclaimed singer/songwriter Michael McDonald, is premiering via Billboard. Stream/share the track... (more...)
Highly Suspect Announce Fall Tour Dates; New Album Out Now Highly Suspect Announce Fall Tour Dates; New Album Out Now
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2017

Today, Highly Suspect are announcing another string of US headlining tour dates this October/November. Touring through major markets, the band are playing headline shows as well as making an appearance at Spaceland Block Party... (more...)
Blank Range Premiere 'Ember In The Ash' with Stereogum Blank Range Premiere 'Ember In The Ash' with Stereogum
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2017

On August 25, Nashville's Blank Range will release their debut album Marooned With The Treasure via Sturdy Girls Records distributed by Thirty Tigers. This release makes the band's first full length album after three years of touring the country heavily behind their first two EPs Phase II and Vista ... (more...)
New Soundtracks Harness Cinematic Power of Prog/Space Rock Legends & Revivalists New Soundtracks Harness Cinematic Power of Prog/Space Rock Legends & Revivalists
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2017

Two very different indie films to be released later this year feature soundtracks that make unique use of prog and space rock music. First up is the thrilling action/adventure film set in the Middle East, 8 Assassins - The Beautiful, The Bad And The Ugly.... (more...)
SWMRS Share New Music Video for 'Lose It'; Announce N.A. Co-Headline Tour SWMRS Share New Music Video for 'Lose It'; Announce N.A. Co-Headline Tour
by BWW News Desk - August 10, 2017

Bay Area quartet SWMRS today released a new music video for 'Lose It', off their critically acclaimed debut album Drive North. Shot in the band's hometown of Oakland, CA, the clip was directed by singer/guitarist Cole Becker.... (more...)
Chilean Prog Ensemble Aisles To Tour US In Support of Critically Acclaimed Album “Hawaii” Chilean Prog Ensemble Aisles To Tour US In Support of Critically Acclaimed Album “Hawaii”
by BWW News Desk - August 07, 2017

Aisles, the acclaimed South American prog rock sextet, will tour the United States for the first time in their career to play five dates, including the festivals Progstock in Rahway, New Jersey, and Progtoberfest, in Chicago, Illinois. ... (more...)
Kendra Erika Ranks #6 on Billboard Dance Chart for 'Under My Skin' Kendra Erika Ranks #6 on Billboard Dance Chart for 'Under My Skin'
by BWW News Desk - August 07, 2017

After releasing “Under My Skin” in Spring 2017, Kendra Erika Visionary deep house/pop singer-songwriter has reached #6 on the Billboard Dance Club chart with the alluring blend of smooth vocals, poignant lyrics and fresh, playful but precise production, making up a diverse yet consistent and edgy so... (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...)
Black Kids Release New Video Created by Kyp Malone Black Kids Release New Video Created by Kyp Malone
by BWW News Desk - August 04, 2017

Black Kids have released the psychedelic video for their song, “Iffy” via Paper Magazine. The video was created by Kyp Malone of TV on the Radio and the track appears on their sophomore album, Rookie, out September 15.... (more...)
Former OMG Girlz' Singer Bahja Rodriguez Drops  New Single 'Necessary' Former OMG Girlz' Singer Bahja Rodriguez Drops New Single 'Necessary'
by BWW News Desk - August 03, 2017

Rising Atlanta songbird Bahja Rodriguez, best known for being a member of the top selling girl group OMG Girlz founded by reality star Tameka 'Tiny' Harris, releases her long-awaited new single 'Necessary' via powerhouse Street Sxholar.... (more...)
Kan Wakan to Release 3-LP Movement 'Phantasmagoria' 10/13 Kan Wakan to Release 3-LP Movement 'Phantasmagoria' 10/13
by BWW News Desk - August 01, 2017

Phantasmagoria is Bulgarian-born, L.A. based composer, producer and multi-instrumentalist Gueorgui Linev's sophomore release as Kan Wakan. Presented over three distinct LPs, Phantasmagoria will release on October 13 and is available for pre-order here.... (more...)
Gin Wigmore Releases New Single & Liana Finck Visual For 'Beatnik Trip' Gin Wigmore Releases New Single & Liana Finck Visual For 'Beatnik Trip'
by BWW News Desk - July 31, 2017

New Zealand singer-songwriter Gin Wigmore returns with the release of new single, “Beatnik Trip.” Written by Gin Wigmore, Steve Rusch and Mr. Hudson, “Beatnik Trip” highlights her soulful vocals against a lively foot-stomping percussion section to create a rousing and energetic summer single.... (more...)
Ben Lorentzen Releases 'Dead Man In The Closet' & 'Crows On The Wire' Music Videos Ben Lorentzen Releases 'Dead Man In The Closet' & 'Crows On The Wire' Music Videos
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2017

Some singers carry experience in their voices: they approach the microphone with the authority bestowed by the passage of time.... (more...)
Park City Institute presents An Evening of Roots Music Park City Institute presents An Evening of Roots Music
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2017

Three roots music acts will take the stage when Park City Institute presents Parsonsfield, joined by Laney Jones and the Spirits, and Jeffrey Foucault, on August 12, at 7:00 PM. ... (more...)
Fedde Le Grand Shares 'Firestarter' ft. Shaggy & Ida Corr Fedde Le Grand Shares 'Firestarter' ft. Shaggy & Ida Corr
by BWW News Desk - July 28, 2017

Dutch dance luminary Fedde Le Grand is never short of surprises. Whether it be his ground-breaking 'GRAND' concept, which fuses live music with acrobatics, or his recent collaboration with designer sneaker brand Nubikk, Fedde has always managed to keep fans on their toes over the course of his illus... (more...)






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