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VIDEO: Lucy & La Mer Release New Music Video for 'Honey, Put Your Weapons Down' VIDEO: Lucy & La Mer Release New Music Video for 'Honey, Put Your Weapons Down'
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Lucy & La Mer is the stunning musical endeavour of Los Angeles based singer, songwriter and activist Lucy LaForge. Lucy's sound consists of delicate indie folk melodies, alluring pop layered vocals and her signature baritone ukulele.... (more...)
Festival Music House Announces 2017 Lineup at TIFF Festival Music House Announces 2017 Lineup at TIFF
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Returning to the Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) for its eighth year, Festival Music House (FMH) today announced its all-star lineup of Canadian talent taking the stage at this year's concert. Happening Sunday, September 10 at Velvet Underground (508 Queen St. W.), the exclusive TIFF-time... (more...)
Racquet Club Drops Video for 'Head Full of Bees' Off Self-Titled Debut Album Racquet Club Drops Video for 'Head Full of Bees' Off Self-Titled Debut Album
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Rise Records' very own Racquet Club has unveiled the compelling new visuals for their latest single “Head Full of Bees” off their debut self-titled album which drops September 29th. The video is a collage of various footage including shots of the band and plenty of bees. ... (more...)
The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts Presents Wixen Music Authentic Voices Festival The Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts Presents Wixen Music Authentic Voices Festival
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

The Wixen Music Authentic Voices Festival presents some of the best of both established and emerging American songwriting talent, including Andrew Bird and Lucinda Williams, over two days at Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre on Saturday, September 23 and Sunday, September 24 from 4 p.m. to 8... (more...)
Daniel Johnston Expands Final Tour to NYC and LA Daniel Johnston Expands Final Tour to NYC and LA
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Today, Daniel Johnston, the iconic songwriter, performer and visual artist, announced additional shows for his rare, final tour across North America this fall.... (more...)
Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Broadway, Jazz Greats Featured in Gilson Lavis Exhibition Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Broadway, Jazz Greats Featured in Gilson Lavis Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Unique portraits of many Broadway and jazz musical legends will be featured at highly respected British drummer and artist Gilson Lavis' first ever New York City art exhibit 'Gilson Lavis: In Tune With The Portraits' at the Salomon Arts Gallery at 83 Leonard Street in Tribeca from September 15th thr... (more...)
Grammy Winning Trumpeter Keyon Harrold's Upcoming Album 'The Mugician' Out On Legacy Recordings/ Mass Appeal Records, 9/29 Grammy Winning Trumpeter Keyon Harrold's Upcoming Album 'The Mugician' Out On Legacy Recordings/ Mass Appeal Records, 9/29
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Grammy Award winner, Keyon Harrold, one of the world's most sought-after genre-bending trumpeters, will release 'The Mugician' on September 29th via Legacy Recordings/ Mass Appeal Records.... (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...)
Quadro Nuevo With Cairo Steps to Release 'Flying Carpet', 9/15 Quadro Nuevo With Cairo Steps to Release 'Flying Carpet', 9/15
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Their latest project with world music colleagues Cairo Steps, entitled “Flying Carpet” explores Egyptian Sufi-Music is set to hit U.S. market on September 15, 2017 with Justin Time Records.... (more...)
Erick Morillo And Kryder Team Up To Bring You 'Waves' Erick Morillo And Kryder Team Up To Bring You 'Waves'
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Platinum-selling artist Erick Morillo and revered producer Kryder join forces for their latest single 'Waves'. To be released on Erick's seminal Subliminal label, the track will be available to buy from the 14th August.... (more...)
Nona Hendryx &  Gary Lucas Reimagine Beefheart Repertoire On New Album Nona Hendryx & Gary Lucas Reimagine Beefheart Repertoire On New Album
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

The World of Captain Beefheart is a comprehensive overview oof the man also known as Don Van Vlie's towering legacy, re-imagined and infused with new blood by vocalist extraordinaire Nona Hendryx and avant-guitar legend Gary Lucas... (more...)
Metallica to Live Stream Final Show of North American WorldWired Stadium Tour Metallica to Live Stream Final Show of North American WorldWired Stadium Tour
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Metallica will stream the final show of the North American leg of their WorldWired stadium tour live from Edmonton at webcast.livemetallica.com and the band's YouTube channel on Wednesday, August 16th at approximately 8:45p Mountain Time (10:45p EST / 9:45p CST / 7:45p PST)... (more...)
James Williamson's 'Night Theme' Video Selected for 2017 San Francisco Dance Film Fest James Williamson's 'Night Theme' Video Selected for 2017 San Francisco Dance Film Fest
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

James Williamson's 'Night Theme” video was directed by Ben Estabrook & Heath Orchard and was choreographed by Meghan Horowitz.... (more...)
Video Tech Startup Vydia Debuts on Inc 500 list of America's Fastest-Growing Companies Video Tech Startup Vydia Debuts on Inc 500 list of America's Fastest-Growing Companies
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Inc. magazine today ranked Vydia No. 372 on its 36th annual Inc. 500 (and subsequently the Inc. 5000), the most prestigious ranking of the nation's fastest-growing private companies.... (more...)
Broadway Star Turned Recording Artist Annie Baltic Releases 'All By Myself' Broadway Star Turned Recording Artist Annie Baltic Releases 'All By Myself'
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

From the Broadway stage to dance clubs all around the U.S., ANNIE BALTIC is a multi-talented force of musical nature, a fresh, contemporary young performer whose bold and freewheeling creative spirit transcends easy, common categorization.... (more...)
David Ramirez Premieres Video for 'Time' with The Independent David Ramirez Premieres Video for 'Time' with The Independent
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

On September 8, the Austin-based songwriter David Ramirez will release We're Not Going Anywhere, the follow up to his 2015 breakthrough record Fables and second in partnership with Thirty Tigers... (more...)
VIDEO: First Look - Watch Trailer for New Doc SAMMY DAVIS JR.: I'VE GOTTA BE ME VIDEO: First Look - Watch Trailer for New Doc SAMMY DAVIS JR.: I'VE GOTTA BE ME
by TV News Desk - August 16, 2017

The first trailer for Sam Pollard's documentary SAMMY DAVIS JR.: I'VE GOTTA BE ME has been shared today. The film will be presented as part of PBS's AMERICAN MASTERS series. Get a first look below!... (more...)
Taylor Hicks To Visit An Additional 12 States In STATE PLATE Season 2 Taylor Hicks To Visit An Additional 12 States In STATE PLATE Season 2
by TV News Desk - August 16, 2017

Earlier this year, INSP approved 12 additional episodes to be added to STATE PLATE Season 2, the culinary travel series hosted by former American Idol winner and platinum-selling recording artist Taylor Hicks... (more...)
New Album from Guitar Legend Mike Stern 'Trip' to Be Released 9/8 New Album from Guitar Legend Mike Stern 'Trip' to Be Released 9/8
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Mike Stern, the Grammy-nominated guitarist and former member of Miles Davis' band, Steps Ahead, Jaco Pastorius' Word of Mouth, and The Brecker Brothers, will release Trip, his 17th album as bandleader on September 8, 2017.... (more...)
Music Choice and VidaPrimo to Launch First Latin Trap Video Playlist on Television Music Choice and VidaPrimo to Launch First Latin Trap Video Playlist on Television
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Music Choice continues its promotional partnership with VidaPrimo, the premier digital Latin Music video network, with the platform's first co-curated playlist highlighting Latin Music's hottest subgenre.... (more...)
Royal Blood Scores Second No.1 With 'Lights Out' Perform on JAMES CORDEN Royal Blood Scores Second No.1 With 'Lights Out' Perform on JAMES CORDEN
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

British rock band Royal Blood's current single 'Lights Out' has reached No. 1 on the rock radio chart (as the No. 1 Gainer for good measure). This is the band's second visit to the #1 position on the Rock Airplay chart, following 'Little Monster' which peaked there in July 2015.... (more...)
News Anchor Kelly Wright Releases Song and Video Call to Action Against Racism News Anchor Kelly Wright Releases Song and Video Call to Action Against Racism
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Normally Kelly Wright is asking other people their thoughts about the issues of the day. As a national anchor for one of the nation's biggest news networks, Wright has interviewed some of the biggest newsmakers of modern times, but this time, he has something to say...and with his surprise new music... (more...)
Queens Of The Stone Age 'The Way You Used To Do' Video Out Now Queens Of The Stone Age 'The Way You Used To Do' Video Out Now
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

“The Way You Used To Do,” the recently released first single from Queens Of The Stone Age's ominously approaching seventh album Villains, has been realized as a fever dream Satanic dance ritual extravaganza—featuring QOTSA founder and frontman Joshua Homme lighter on his feet and darker in his soul ... (more...)
Anna of the North Share New Track 'Money'; Debut Album Out 9/8 Anna of the North Share New Track 'Money'; Debut Album Out 9/8
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Anna of the North today unveil new single 'Money', another infectious alt-pop gem from the ever-more endearing Norwegian-Kiwi duo who stand on the precipice of blowing up.... (more...)
Drummer & Songwriter Cindy Blackman Santana to Release New Single 'Fun, Party, Splash' Drummer & Songwriter Cindy Blackman Santana to Release New Single 'Fun, Party, Splash'
by BWW News Desk - August 16, 2017

Together through Walden's Tarpan Records label they will release the new single “FUN, PARTY, SPLASH” featuring Carlos Santana on all digital platforms on August 25, 2017.... (more...)