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SFCM Announces $46.4 Million Gift For New Building: Ute And William K Bowes, Jr. Center For Performing Arts SFCM Announces $46.4 Million Gift For New Building: Ute And William K Bowes, Jr. Center For Performing Arts
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2018

??????? The San Francisco Conservatory of Music (SFCM) announces the expansion of its campus and the construction of the Ute and William K. Bowes, Jr. Center for Performing Arts (The Bowes Center) in San Francisco's Civic Center. The $185 million performing arts center and residential tower will be ... (more...)
SAG-AFTRA Statement on Unanimous Passage of the Music Modernization Act by the U.S. House of Representatives SAG-AFTRA Statement on Unanimous Passage of the Music Modernization Act by the U.S. House of Representatives
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2018

SAG-AFTRA commends the U.S. House of Representatives for unanimously passing the Music Modernization Act [H.R. 5447] today.... (more...)
Manika Kaur Announces New Album SACRED WORDS Due Out 5/11 via Suriya Recordings Manika Kaur Announces New Album SACRED WORDS Due Out 5/11 via Suriya Recordings
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2018

May 2018 marks the release of Sacred Words, the mesmerizing new album from Manika Kaur, a world-leading contemporary performer of sacred Sikh vocal music 'Kirtan'. The new album is set to be released May 11, 2018 on Suriya Recordings.... (more...)
New Video from Ruby Boots, Aussie Roots Rock-N-Roller New Video from Ruby Boots, Aussie Roots Rock-N-Roller
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2018

Aussie Pharaoh Ruby Boots has a glamorously golden new music video for electrifying new song 'Believe in Heaven.' Doo-wop beats, dark choral echoes, and a plucked string section lead into ZZ Top full-bodied rawk riffage. And some serious Queen of the Damned vibes in this video.... (more...)
Desmond Child, Lana Del Ray Win Big at 2018 ASCAP Pop Music Awards Desmond Child, Lana Del Ray Win Big at 2018 ASCAP Pop Music Awards
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2018

The ASCAP Pop Awards are always a good time, but this year's ceremony on April 23 was truly a night to remember. We gave out special honors to some of the brightest lights in music: iconic hitmaker Desmond Child (Founders Award), Portugal. The Man (Vanguard Award) and pop chanteuse Lana Del Rey (Glo... (more...)
Nicki Bluhm Shares TO RISE YOU GOTTA FALL Video Nicki Bluhm Shares TO RISE YOU GOTTA FALL Video
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2018

Today, Nicki Bluhm shares the video for 'To Rise You Gotta Fall,' the title track of her new album out June 1, at Nashville Scene. The track premiered at Rolling Stone which hailed the song as 'a blast of Memphis soul.' In the video directed by GRAMMY Award winning songwriter Scot Sax, Bluhm puts to... (more...)
The Magician Unveils Latest Episode of MAGIC TAPE Series The Magician Unveils Latest Episode of MAGIC TAPE Series
by TV News Desk - April 25, 2018

The Magician has unveiled the dynamic 79th episode of his Magic Tape series, a 60 minute production packed with the hottest tracks that continue to dominate his sets.... (more...)
Chancha Via Circuito Announces New Album BIENAVENTURANZA Will Be Released on June 8 Chancha Via Circuito Announces New Album BIENAVENTURANZA Will Be Released on June 8
by TV News Desk - April 25, 2018

For the last decade, Argentina has become the epicenter of a musical explosion that characteristically blends folk music from the surrounding Andes and electronic beats. The artist arguably responsible for its emergence on a global platform is one named Chancha Via Circuito- a Buenos Aires native na... (more...)
THE POLKA DOGS, Toronto's Beloved Theatre-Based Band Returns with a Brand-New Album and Ontario Tour THE POLKA DOGS, Toronto's Beloved Theatre-Based Band Returns with a Brand-New Album and Ontario Tour
by TV News Desk - April 25, 2018

The revived, renascent, and reformed Toronto theatre-based band, THE POLKA DOGS, have returned after a 25-year hiatus, with a new album THE BEE officially released on June 1, and an Ontario tour. Starting as a theatre pit band in 1989, the band wowed the world in the 90s with an explosive, raucous, ... (more...)
Theodore Announces North American CD Pressing of 2016 Debut LP IT IS BUT IT'S NOT Theodore Announces North American CD Pressing of 2016 Debut LP IT IS BUT IT'S NOT
by TV News Desk - April 25, 2018

Just days ahead of his appearance at LA event MUSEXPO April 29, 9:30pm at SIR Studios, Greek composer and electronic musician Theodore has announced a North American CD pressing of his 2016 debut album It Is But It's Not via United We Fly, the label of which Theodore is founder and CEO. This pressin... (more...)
The Agony Scene Return With New Single HAND OF THE DIVINE From Upcoming Album TORMENTOR The Agony Scene Return With New Single HAND OF THE DIVINE From Upcoming Album TORMENTOR
by TV News Desk - April 25, 2018

The Agony Scene have returned with a brand new song and video.... (more...)
Blackmore's Night Announce 2018 Tour Dates Blackmore's Night Announce 2018 Tour Dates
by TV News Desk - April 25, 2018

This July, Blackmore's Night will perform a string of East Coast tour dates, kicking off July 19 in Glenside, PA.... (more...)
Tom West Shares GOT IT CHEAP From New Album I'M LIVIN' Out This Summer Tom West Shares GOT IT CHEAP From New Album I'M LIVIN' Out This Summer
by TV News Desk - April 25, 2018

Australian singer-songwriter Tom West has released a new single, 'Got It Cheap,' and announced the title of his upcoming album: I'm Livin' will be out this summer. Listen to 'Got It Cheap' via Vanyaland and get excited for plenty more to come from West over the next many months.... (more...)
Kids' Music Legend Laurie Berkner's Monster Boogie Book Set for Release in July Kids' Music Legend Laurie Berkner's Monster Boogie Book Set for Release in July
by TV News Desk - April 25, 2018

Boogie away those bedtime fears, and let out your inner monster! Award-winning and bestselling children's music star Laurie Berkner's irresistibly fun song, 'Monster Boogie,' is now a groovy and adorable picture book. Laurie pairs the lyrics of her infectious hit with Ben Clanton's monstrously playf... (more...)
Craft Recordings to Reissue Social Distortion's LIVE AT THE ROXY Out June 29 Craft Recordings to Reissue Social Distortion's LIVE AT THE ROXY Out June 29
by TV News Desk - April 25, 2018

Craft Recordings is pleased to announce a special reissue of Social Distortion's Live at the Roxy. Due out on June 29th - almost 20 years to the day of the album's original release date - the first (and only) live album from the rock 'n' roll icons, comprises a double-LP set and features a replica o... (more...)
Cassadee Pope Celebrates The Release Of New Album TAKE YOU HOME Out Now Cassadee Pope Celebrates The Release Of New Album TAKE YOU HOME Out Now
by TV News Desk - April 25, 2018

Last night, Cassadee Pope celebrated the release of new music with a dynamic performance in front of fans and industry friends at Analog at Hutton Hotel.... (more...)
CHVRCHES Share Video for MIRACLE, North American Tour on Sale This Friday CHVRCHES Share Video for MIRACLE, North American Tour on Sale This Friday
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2018

CHVRCHES have debuted the video for new single 'Miracle,' the latest song to be lifted from their eagerly anticipated upcoming album, Love Is Dead, out May 25th on Glassnote Records. Directed by Warren Fu (Daft Punk, The Weeknd, The Strokes, The Killers) and shot in one take, the short is CHVRCHES... (more...)
VIDEO: Watch Sigrid Perform STRANGERS On THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON VIDEO: Watch Sigrid Perform STRANGERS On THE TONIGHT SHOW STARRING JIMMY FALLON
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2018

Sound Of 2018 winner and the most exceptional breakout star of the last year Sigrid, performs “Strangers” on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Check out the performance below!... (more...)
The Black Crowes' Rich Robinson Connects with Sound Royalties To Launch Upcoming Music Projects The Black Crowes' Rich Robinson Connects with Sound Royalties To Launch Upcoming Music Projects
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2018

Sound Royalties, LLC, a specialty finance firm known for its work with music industry professionals, today announced that The Black Crowes' founding member Rich Robinson has teamed up with the firm to help support his future music projects.... (more...)
OUTPOST Presents TUSKEGEE With Seth Troxler and The Martinez Brothers At The Brooklyn Mirage June 24 OUTPOST Presents TUSKEGEE With Seth Troxler and The Martinez Brothers At The Brooklyn Mirage June 24
by TV News Desk - April 25, 2018

On Sunday June 24, award-winning nightclub OUTPUT is pleased to present its popular off-site series OUTPOST at The Brooklyn Mirage as together they host one of the world's biggest labels and party brands Tuskegee for its annual summer New York event. Taking over the sprawling outdoor oasis from 4pm-... (more...)
VIDEO: Watch the Cast of NBC'S RISE Perform SCARS TO YOUR BEAUTIFUL on THE VOICE VIDEO: Watch the Cast of NBC'S RISE Perform SCARS TO YOUR BEAUTIFUL on THE VOICE
by TV News Desk - April 25, 2018

Last night, the "Rise" cast feat. Auli'I Cravalho performed a breathtaking cover of Alessia Cara's "Scars To Your Beautiful" on NBC's The Voice - watch the performance in full below. The brand new "Rise" cast recording of "Scars To Your Beautiful" is available now at all DSPs and streaming services ... (more...)
The Neal Morse Band To Release THE SIMILITUDE OF A DREAM Live in Tilburg, Netherlands 2017 2CD/2DVD Set The Neal Morse Band To Release THE SIMILITUDE OF A DREAM Live in Tilburg, Netherlands 2017 2CD/2DVD Set
by TV News Desk - April 25, 2018

The Neal Morse Band's triumphant double-album, “The Similitude Of A Dream,” is the most acclaimed release that Morse has helmed to date. The 2017 “Road Called Home” tour was their most extensive yet, including new continents for the band. At the 013 in Tilburg, Holland, the stars aligned for the mos... (more...)
The First Annual Canadian Sync Awards to Feature Nile Rodgers, Jesper Kyd, Hannah Georgas & More The First Annual Canadian Sync Awards to Feature Nile Rodgers, Jesper Kyd, Hannah Georgas & More
by TV News Desk - April 25, 2018

Canadian Music Week (CMW), presented by San Rafael '71 and Amsterdam Brewing, and The Guild of Music Supervisors, Canada (GMSC) are excited to present the 1st Annual Canadian Sync Awards sponsored by songtradr, on Saturday May 12th at The Sheraton Centre Toronto in the Dominion Ballroom.... (more...)
Taylor Guitars Launches Immersive Multimedia Storytelling Experience The Ebony Project Taylor Guitars Launches Immersive Multimedia Storytelling Experience The Ebony Project
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2018

Taylor Guitars, one of the world's leading manufacturers of premium acoustic guitars, is excited to launch an engrossing digital experience called The Ebony Project. The eight-part story takes people on a virtual journey to the African country of Cameroon to learn more about Taylor's efforts to impr... (more...)
Black Rebel Motorcycle Club with Pete International Airport To Play White Eagle Hall May 11 Black Rebel Motorcycle Club with Pete International Airport To Play White Eagle Hall May 11
by TV News Desk - April 25, 2018

For 15 years, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club has carried the torch for true rock and roll. The latest edition of the firebrand rock troupe, sees them at their most dynamic. Their sixth studio album, Specter at the Feast, ventures into diverse sonic territory, delivering their most ambitious offering ye... (more...)