CHRISTIAN MUSIC COVERAGE

Gideon Announces Summer Headline Tour Gideon Announces Summer Headline Tour
by TV News Desk - June 15, 2018

Alabama hardcore band Gideon has announced a summer headline tour, beginning on August 10th in Columbia, SC. Joining them will be Polaris, Varials, Nothing Left (on select dates), and Chamber. Tickets are on-sale now and can be purchased at: www.gideonal.com.... (more...)
Ben Caplan Releases Third Album OLD STOCK Amid US Tour Ben Caplan Releases Third Album OLD STOCK Amid US Tour
by TV News Desk - June 15, 2018

Ben Caplan has released his third album, Old Stock in association with Rhyme & Reason Records. On his latest album, Caplan combines timeless melodies with a contemporary folk-rock twist as he explores the immigrant experience with profound understanding and wry humor. Adapted from the acclaimed musi... (more...)
Natasha Owens to Record New Album with Producer Ian Eskelin + Summer Tour Dates Natasha Owens to Record New Album with Producer Ian Eskelin + Summer Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - June 15, 2018

On the heels of winning Inspirational Album of the Year at this year's WE LOVE Christian Music Awards, Natasha Owens is back in the studio with two-time Dove Award 'Producer of the Year' Ian Eskelin (Francesca Battistelli, Point of Grace, 7eventh Time Down) recording the follow up to her critically-... (more...)
Grammy Award Winning Trumpeter Nabaté Isles Takes Listeners on Eclectic Excursions with New Album Grammy Award Winning Trumpeter Nabaté Isles Takes Listeners on Eclectic Excursions with New Album
by BWW News Desk - June 14, 2018

Just in time to add some heat, industry acclaimed, Grammy Award-winning trumpeter/composer, Nabaté Isles is releasing his debut album, Eclectic Excursions this Summer. Building up to this 2018 release, Nabaté has performed, toured and/or recorded with almost every top musician in the industry such a... (more...)
Navy Pier Announces Inaugural Chi-Soul Fest, June 27 to June 30 Navy Pier Announces Inaugural Chi-Soul Fest, June 27 to June 30
by TV News Desk - June 13, 2018

Navy Pier is paying homage to Chicago's longstanding history of soul music with the inaugural Chi-Soul Fest, a free, four-day music festival, kicking off on Wednesday, June 27. Jammed-packed with talented intergenerational artists, the festival honors and celebrates Black Music Appreciation Month an... (more...)
Macy Gray Releases New Single SUGAR DADDY + Confirms New Album RUBY Set For Release On September 7 Macy Gray Releases New Single SUGAR DADDY + Confirms New Album RUBY Set For Release On September 7
by TV News Desk - June 11, 2018

Today, the legendary singer-songwriter, musician, record producer and actress Macy Gray revealed her first track and official video for “Sugar Daddy,” taken from her forthcoming 10thstudio album titled RUBY, out worldwide digitally and on Limited Edition RUBY red Vinyl on September 7 (Artistry Music... (more...)
Grammy, Stellar Award-Winner Le'Andria, Releases New Visual for Chart-Topping Hit BETTER DAYS Grammy, Stellar Award-Winner Le'Andria, Releases New Visual for Chart-Topping Hit BETTER DAYS
by TV News Desk - June 08, 2018

GRAMMY® and Stellar Award-winning artist Le'Andria releases a new visual for her GRAMMY®-nominated hit song “Better Days,” providing fans a potent reminder of finding comfort and strength in faith.  No matter what tough times, or hurt that we all may experience in the world, the Derek Blanks-directe... (more...)
Becky Brown Set For Busy CMA Fest Week On WSM Radio Today! Becky Brown Set For Busy CMA Fest Week On WSM Radio Today!
by BWW News Desk - June 04, 2018

Becky Brown, widow of Grand Ole Opry and Country Music Hall of Fame star Jim Ed Brown, has big plans for CMA Fest 2018. The glamorous Arkansas native will meet fans at her CMA Booth, attend additional book signings 'outside' of the festival and discuss her new autobiography, GOING OUR WAY, with coll... (more...)
Meg Myers Releases Haunting New Track TAKE ME TO THE DISCO Meg Myers Releases Haunting New Track TAKE ME TO THE DISCO
by TV News Desk - June 01, 2018

Meg Myers has released “Take Me To The Disco,” the haunting title track from her forthcoming album of the same name, out 7/20 on 300 Entertainment. The album opener is subtly arresting - a sweeping, ethereal song about feeling untethered and wanting to escape. Listen HERE!... (more...)
WALKING DEAD, THIS IS US, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Celebrity Panels Lead Programming for Sacramento Comic Con WALKING DEAD, THIS IS US, GUARDIANS OF THE GALAXY Celebrity Panels Lead Programming for Sacramento Comic Con
by BWW News Desk - June 01, 2018

Just three weeks until the inaugural Fandemic Tour, a new touring comic con, will debut at the Sacramento Convention Center June 22-24, 2018. Fandemic Tour is produced by the former CEO of Wizard World, John Macaluso, is now bringing that experience back to Sacramento and a new show in Houston, resc... (more...)
Christian McBride, The Wailers, Maxi Priest, & More to Play Blue Note Hawaii this June Christian McBride, The Wailers, Maxi Priest, & More to Play Blue Note Hawaii this June
by TV News Desk - May 31, 2018

Summer is upon us and we're getting in the mood with the band of reggae legend Bob Marley, The Wailers, kicking off the month of June at Blue Note Hawaii. Another reggae icon, Maxi Priest, returns to the stage by popular demand and six-time GRAMMY(R)-winning jazz bassist Christian McBride makes his ... (more...)
Mac Miller Shares Three New Sings SMALL WORLDS, & BUTTONS, PROGRAMS Out Now Mac Miller Shares Three New Sings SMALL WORLDS, & BUTTONS, PROGRAMS Out Now
by TV News Desk - May 30, 2018

Today, Mac Miller is back to share new music of his own for the first time since 2016's The Divine Feminine. New songs 'Small Worlds,' 'Buttons' and 'Programs' showcase different sides of Miller. All songs are available immediately on all streaming platforms.... (more...)
Black Sedan to Release New Album ADVENTURE LIT THEIR STAR July 20 Black Sedan to Release New Album ADVENTURE LIT THEIR STAR July 20
by TV News Desk - May 29, 2018

Black Sedan is a collective of musicians rallied by the journalist/author/publisher, Mark Hodkinson.... (more...)
Resonance Records Releases Previously Unissued Music from Jazz Guitar Icon Grant Green Resonance Records Releases Previously Unissued Music from Jazz Guitar Icon Grant Green
by TV News Desk - May 25, 2018

Resonance Records is proud to release the first official previously unissued recordings of Grant Green in over 10 years, representing the earliest (1969-1970) and latest (1975) known live recordings of Grant Green as a bandleader. Funk in France: From Paris to Antibes (1969-1970) and Slick! - Live a... (more...)
The Beach Boys Kick off 2018 NOW & THEN Tour Across the U.S. and U.K. The Beach Boys Kick off 2018 NOW & THEN Tour Across the U.S. and U.K.
by TV News Desk - May 24, 2018

The Beach Boys, 'America's Band,' are set to bring their iconic Southern Californian sound worldwide with the launch of their 2018 'Now & Then' Tour. Kicking off May 25th in Springfield, IL, the highly-anticipated tour will feature the band's biggest hits and beloved fan favorites, such as 'Good Vib... (more...)
Danny Gokey Announces First Headline Tour, THE HOPE ENCOUNTER Tour Danny Gokey Announces First Headline Tour, THE HOPE ENCOUNTER Tour
by TV News Desk - May 23, 2018

GRAMMY® nominee, Dove Award winner, and Capitol recording artist, Danny Gokey is gearing up for his first-ever headline tour with this fall's Hope Encounter. Also featuring GRAMMY® nominee Tauren Wells and breakout artist Riley Clemmons, the tour will hit 29 markets across the country, including Los... (more...)
Reuben Bidez Releases Title Track to New EP SOMETHING TO SAY Out 6/22 Reuben Bidez Releases Title Track to New EP SOMETHING TO SAY Out 6/22
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

On June 22, the forward-thinking folk rocker Reuben Bidez will release his second EP Something To Say. Today, Bidez released the title track to the forthcoming EP, with Glide Magazine stating, 'Bidez is able to soar as he shows off his skills as a poignant songwriter and a confident rock and roller.... (more...)
Jonathan Cain Of Journey Releases THE SONGS YOU LEAVE BEHIND 6/8 From The Fuel Music Jonathan Cain Of Journey Releases THE SONGS YOU LEAVE BEHIND 6/8 From The Fuel Music
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2018

Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame inductee and Journey member Jonathan Cain releases globally his third solo album in as many years, The Songs You Leave Behind, June 8 from Identity Records with The Fuel Music distribution. This new digital album features 19 tracks, including two new songs, five recordings n... (more...)
Ed Sheeran, Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift, & More Take Home 2018 Billboard Music Awards Ed Sheeran, Kendrick Lamar, Taylor Swift, & More Take Home 2018 Billboard Music Awards
by TV News Desk - May 21, 2018

The “2018 Billboard Music Awards,” hosted by “The Voice” coach, Kelly Clarkson, was an emotional and celebratory night of nostalgic and one-of-a-kind musical performances and touching moments all to celebrate this year's biggest and best in music! This year's show aired live on both coasts from the ... (more...)
R+R=NOW To Release Debut Album COLLAGICALLY SPEAKING Out June 15 On Blue Note R+R=NOW To Release Debut Album COLLAGICALLY SPEAKING Out June 15 On Blue Note
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2018

Dream team band R+R=NOW—featuring Robert Glasper on keyboards, Terrace Martin on synthesizer and vocoder, Christian Scott aTunde Adjuah on trumpet, Derrick Hodge on bass, Taylor McFerrin on synth and beatbox, and Justin Tysonon drums—will release their debut album Collagically Speaking (Blue Note) o... (more...)
Galantis' New Single SPACESHIP Featuring Uffie Debuts Today! Galantis' New Single SPACESHIP Featuring Uffie Debuts Today!
by BWW News Desk - May 18, 2018

Following the release of their acclaimed album The Aviary, which stacked up over a billion streams in 2017, Grammy-nominated duo Galantis debut their new single 'Spaceship' featuring Uffie today on Big Beat Records; watch/share the official music video for the track here!... (more...)
Cut Throat Finches Announce POLITE CONVERSATIONS Out May 25th on Hand Drawn Records Cut Throat Finches Announce POLITE CONVERSATIONS Out May 25th on Hand Drawn Records
by TV News Desk - May 18, 2018

Cut Throat Finches. An ironic name for a tiny bird, and conversely, for a Texas band with a giant sound. Singer-songwriter Sean Russell, a proud resident of the Ft Worth music scene, formed the band mid-2015 with a group of much-lauded players from the area. Cut Throat Finches lay out a songs that b... (more...)
Australian-American New York Rock Band THE WALK-A-BOUT to Release Sophomore Album THINGS ARE LOOKING UP Australian-American New York Rock Band THE WALK-A-BOUT to Release Sophomore Album THINGS ARE LOOKING UP
by TV News Desk - May 17, 2018

Aussie-American acoustically driven rock 'n' roll quintet THE WALK-A-BOUT hail from the artistic East End of Long Island, New York. THE WALK-A-BOUT are releasing their sophomore album THINGS ARE LOOKING UP, produced by Andrew Michael Bertrand and mastered by Roger Lian, in stores and online worldwid... (more...)
The Great Frederick Fair Announces 2018 Entertainment Line-Up The Great Frederick Fair Announces 2018 Entertainment Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - May 17, 2018

'The Great Frederick Fair continues to bring the best entertainment to Frederick County,' explains Jim Grimes, Chair of the Entertainment Committee. 'This year we are expanding our entertainment to include the sensational Darci Lynne and Friends LIVE and a young female ventriloquist who received mor... (more...)
Angela Bassett to Host the Music Centers 30th Annual Spotlight Grand Finale Performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall Angela Bassett to Host the Music Centers 30th Annual Spotlight Grand Finale Performance at Walt Disney Concert Hall
by TV News Desk - May 16, 2018

Oscar-award nominated actress Angela Bassett will host The Music Center's 30th Annual Spotlight Grand Finale Performance at The Music Center's Walt Disney Concert Hall on June 5, 2018, at 7:00 p.m. This landmark event will showcase the 14 outstanding Southern California high school students, ages 15... (more...)