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Songbook Foundation Names New Development Officer Songbook Foundation Names New Development Officer
by A.A. Cristi on November 23, 2021

The Great American Songbook Foundation has hired a new development professional to build local and national philanthropic support for its historical preservation and music education initiatives.
Mickey Lyxx Announced At The Loading Dock Mickey Lyxx Announced At The Loading Dock
by A.A. Cristi on November 23, 2021

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts announced the addition of Mickey Lyxx to The Loading Dock series on Thursday, December 2 at 8pm.
Bethany Joy Lenz Flurries Hallmark's AN UNEXPECTED CHRISTMAS With Exclusive Soundtrack Single, “Snow” Bethany Joy Lenz Flurries Hallmark's AN UNEXPECTED CHRISTMAS With Exclusive Soundtrack Single, “Snow”
by A.A. Cristi on November 23, 2021

Fans of Hallmark's highly anticipated new Christmas movie, An Unexpected Christmas, which premieres this Friday at 8/7c, will get an extra dose of holiday cheer at the end of the film.
ABBA Nominated for First-Ever Grammy Award ABBA Nominated for First-Ever Grammy Award
by Michael Major on November 23, 2021

ABBA has been nominated at the Grammy Awards for the first time. The group's single, 'I Still Have Faith in You', is nominated for Record of the Year. The track is off of their recent album, 'Voyage', which was their first release in over 40 years. Listen to the Grammy-Nominated single now!
NEEDTOBREATHE: INTO THE MYSTERY Film Now Available On-Demand NEEDTOBREATHE: INTO THE MYSTERY Film Now Available On-Demand
by Michael Major on November 23, 2021

The intimate documentary chronicles the recording of GRAMMY® Award-nominated rock band NEEDTOBREATHE’s latest album, while quarantined in a historic house-turned-recording studio in remote Tennessee in fall of 2020. Directed by Chris Phelps, and produced in partnership with Elektra Records and Foundations Music. Watch the new trailer now!
RSD Black Friday to Release Cassette-Only Reissues from The Avett Brothers, Jamie Lidell and JD McPherson RSD Black Friday to Release Cassette-Only Reissues from The Avett Brothers, Jamie Lidell and JD McPherson
by Michael Major on November 23, 2021

As all analog music formats (vinyl, cassette, reel-to-reel, etc.) continue to rise in popularity, artists including Eminem, Taylor Swift, Jay-Z, and Lana Del Rey have all released recent albums on cassette. The Avett Brothers’ Emotionalism, Jamie Lidell’s Muddlin’ Gear and JD McPherson’s most recent Holiday offering, Socks, will be available.
Taylor Swift's 'All Too Well' Beats 'American Pie' as Longest #1 Hit of All Time Taylor Swift's 'All Too Well' Beats 'American Pie' as Longest #1 Hit of All Time
by Michael Major on November 23, 2021

Don McLean’s “American Pie,” has been replaced by Taylor Swift’s “All Too Well,” as the longest #1 hit of all time. McLean will appear on The Colbert Show tonight to talk about the 50th Anniversary of the song. Watch Taylor Swift's 'All Too Well' short film starring Sadie Sink and Dylan O'Brien now!
Singer-Songwriter Paul Kelly Releases 22-Track CHRISTMAS TRAIN Collection Singer-Songwriter Paul Kelly Releases 22-Track CHRISTMAS TRAIN Collection
by Chloe Rabinowitz on November 23, 2021

Paul Kelly has released an extraordinary 22-song double album that travels across the centuries, from a Latin hymn to well-known carols, from a traditional Irish folk ballad to songs with an unmistakable local flavor, and more.
The RocKats Announce First New Album in Eight Years The RocKats Announce First New Album in Eight Years
by Michael Major on November 23, 2021

Today, the band releases the album’s first single, a rollicking cover of Eddie Cochran’s “Nervous Breakdown” along with a video featuring vintage performance footage of the Cats cutting it up on stage in their heyday. Watch the new music video now!
VIDEO: Daine Releases Second Single from Upcoming Mixtape 'IDC' VIDEO: Daine Releases Second Single from Upcoming Mixtape 'IDC'
by Michael Major on November 23, 2021

Where “Cemetery Dreams” re-opened the first chapter in her story, imbued with a distant yearning and bittersweet hope, 'IDC' is filled with a brooding vengeance throughout. Written at a time when daine was at her most isolated from those around her, the track explores the fantasy of proving those who ridiculed her for expressing herself wrong.
WATCH: Bianca Jade Releases Music Video for 'Everything I've Got' WATCH: Bianca Jade Releases Music Video for 'Everything I've Got'
by Chloe Rabinowitz on November 23, 2021

Buzzing R&B artist Bianca Jade is back with the official visual to her recent hit 'Everything I've Got'. Staying true to her influences, her video kicks off in a vintage jazz club with Bianca behind the mic.
Kandle Announces 'Set The Fire' Visual Album Kandle Announces 'Set The Fire' Visual Album
by Michael Major on November 23, 2021

With stark, striking honesty over a captivating array of sonic influences, the album is a journey through toxicity, manipulation and heartbreak, and finding one's way to empowerment and strength; begging the listener to follow along and get lost in the world of Set The Fire. Watch 'Cathedral', a preview from the visual now!
The O'My's Announce New EP 'No Swimming' The O'My's Announce New EP 'No Swimming'
by Michael Major on November 23, 2021

The O’My’s have linked up with singer-songwriter Alex Banin for a raw, undeniable sound unique to the iconic cultural hub in all its beauty. With the assist from Banin, singer-guitarist Maceo Vidal-Haymes and multi-instrumentalist Nick Hennessey grapple with close relationships and learn to let go on the soulful new single “Realistic.”
They Might Be Giants 'BOOK' Debuts At #1 Rock Albums, #1 Alternative Albums and #88 Billboard 200 Charts They Might Be Giants 'BOOK' Debuts At #1 Rock Albums, #1 Alternative Albums and #88 Billboard 200 Charts
by Michael Major on November 23, 2021

Two-time Grammy winners, BOOK finds TMBG expanding their own worldview through multiple mediums while continuing to refine their songwriting craft. The album is packed with the band’s signature vocal harmonies, dazzling guitar rock antics, and deceivingly dark lyrics. In addition to the digital, it is available on vinyl, CD, and even cassette.
VIDEO: Vakili Band Announce Album with Premiere of New 'Dreamy Dreamer' Video VIDEO: Vakili Band Announce Album with Premiere of New 'Dreamy Dreamer' Video
by Michael Major on November 23, 2021

Influenced by artists such as Patti Smith, Prince, Iggy Pop, and Rage Against the Machine, Vakili Band, Vakili Band has released the new music video for their latest single, 'Dreamy Dreamer'. The track is a single off of their upcoming album, 'Walking Sideways'. Watch the new video now!
The Snuts Return With New Single 'Burn the Empire' The Snuts Return With New Single 'Burn the Empire'
by Michael Major on November 23, 2021

Produced by Detonate at Angelic Studio, “Burn The Empire” is first and foremost a protest song against the corrupt corporations and politicians. Not content on just writing huge guitar-pop songs, the track is a statement of intent and a call to arms for change. It’s raw, furious and packed with hooks. Watch a visualizer for the new single now!
Bloc Party Releases New Song & Sets Album Release Bloc Party Releases New Song & Sets Album Release
by Michael Major on November 23, 2021

Produced by Nick Launay and Adam Greenspan (Nick Cave, Yeah Yeah Yeahs, IDLES), “Traps” sees the band returning to the raucous, high-octane sound of their earliest work in an outburst of propulsive post-punk. Listen to the new single and pre-order their upcoming album now!
Laura Jane Grace Announces 2022 Tour Dates Laura Jane Grace Announces 2022 Tour Dates
by Michael Major on November 23, 2021

Touring with support from acclaimed Bristol, UK songwriter Lande Hekt and punk duo Mobina Galore, Grace has announced new 2022 tour dates. Check out the full list and listen to her new EP, 'At War With The Silverfish,' which is out now.
GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY, CINDERELLA & More Nominated for GRAMMY AWARDS GIRL FROM THE NORTH COUNTRY, CINDERELLA & More Nominated for GRAMMY AWARDS
by Michael Major on November 23, 2021

The nominations for the 2022 Grammy Award for Best Musical Theatre Album are out! The awards honored six musicals, including Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cinderella, Girl From the North Country, the Unofficial Bridgerton Musical, Stephen Schwartz's Snapshots, and Les Miserables: The Staged Concert (The Sensational 2020 Live Recording).
Harry Hudson to Join Justin Bieber's 2022 Justice World Tour Harry Hudson to Join Justin Bieber's 2022 Justice World Tour
by Michael Major on November 23, 2021

Commemorating the one-year anniversary of his sophomore album, Hudson has released a brand-new merch bundle which features a signed Hey, I’m Here For You blue and white marble vinyl, best-selling ‘Be Kind’ hoodie, tote, and lighter. Purchase the limited merchandise and check out his upcoming tour dates with Justin Bieber now!
VIDEO: Lizzy McAlpine Makes Late Night Debut on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE! VIDEO: Lizzy McAlpine Makes Late Night Debut on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE!
by Michael Major on November 23, 2021

Last night, rising artist Lizzy McAlpine made her U.S. television debut on ABC’s “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” with a performance of “erase me.” McAlpine is also set for an extensive run of North American tour dates with Dodie. The shows kick off in early 2022. Check out her upcoming tour dates now!
VIDEO: Watch Olivia Rodrigo Perform 'Traitor' at the American Music Awards VIDEO: Watch Olivia Rodrigo Perform 'Traitor' at the American Music Awards
by Michael Major on November 23, 2021

Olivia Rodrigo took to the stage at the American Music Awards to perform her hit single, 'Traitor'. Rodrigo also took home the trophy for Best New Artist of the Year. Olivia Rodrigo is an American actress and singer known for her role as Nini Salazar-Roberts on the Disney+ series High School Musical: The Series. Watch the new performance here!
VIDEO: Watch Adele Perform 'Easy On Me' at the NRJ Awards VIDEO: Watch Adele Perform 'Easy On Me' at the NRJ Awards
by Michael Major on November 23, 2021

Adele took to the stage at the 2021 NRJ Awards to perform her recent #1 hit single, 'Easy On Me'. On Friday, November 19, Adele released her brand new studio album, '30'. The highly-anticipated release was the singer's first new album in six years.
Catie Turner Releases 'God Must Hate Me' Single Catie Turner Releases 'God Must Hate Me' Single
by Michael Major on November 23, 2021

Turner captured national attention in 2018 as one of the standout stars of ABC's American Idol, kicking off the season with a stunning audition performance of her own extraordinary composition, “21st Century Machine,” immediately winning over judges Lionel Richie, Luke Bryan, and Katy Perry, who applauded her a “genius songwriter.”