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2CELLOS Announce New Album LET THERE BE CELLO 2CELLOS Announce New Album LET THERE BE CELLO
by BWW News Desk - August 17, 2018

The Croatian duo of Luka Sulic and Stjepan Hauser, better known as 2CELLOS, return this Fall with an all-new album, Let There Be Cello, set for release October 19 via Sony Music Masterworks. A follow-up to the 2017 release of Score, Let There Be Cello finds the pair exploring a diverse catalogue wit... (more...)
RuPaul's Drag Race Star Alaska Releases Album Under Duo 'Alaska and Jeremy' RuPaul's Drag Race Star Alaska Releases Album Under Duo 'Alaska and Jeremy'
by TV News Desk - August 17, 2018

World Famous drag star Alaska Thunderf*ck's new musical group Alaska and Jeremy have officially released their debut album Amethyst Journey today via PEG Records, the LGBT-focused label of Producer Entertainment Group (PEG). Alaska and Jeremy is the collaboration with her long-time musical partner J... (more...)
Inaugural New AIR Festival to Take Place This September at Tenri Cultural Center Inaugural New AIR Festival to Take Place This September at Tenri Cultural Center
by TV News Desk - August 15, 2018

Harvestworks Digital Media Arts Center, in collaboration with violinist/composer Mari Kimura, will inaugurate a new concert series, 'New AIR Festival,' September 14 and 15 at Tenri Cultural Center, 43 West 13th Street, Manhattan (West Village).  The event features outstanding artists from the music ... (more...)
Hip-Hop Star Desiigner Announced As Headliner Of Chicago's YAS! Fest Hip-Hop Star Desiigner Announced As Headliner Of Chicago's YAS! Fest
by BWW News Desk - August 15, 2018

Mayor Emanuel and the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events are thrilled to announce hip-hop star Desiigner (“Panda”) as the headliner for YAS! Fest, the youth arts showcase for the Year of Creative Youth presented by Allstate Insurance Company on Saturday, September 22 from 11 a... (more...)
Lucia Jackson Presents “You And The Night And The Music” CD Release Show, 9/10 Lucia Jackson Presents “You And The Night And The Music” CD Release Show, 9/10
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2018

You And The Night And The Music is the debut of Lucia Jackson, a promising young jazz singer who displays a fetching voice on a set of standards along with a few surprises.  ... (more...)
International Violinist and Singer-Songwriter Kimia Penton to Release the Soulful and Sophisticated WHERE THE RAIN FALLS EP International Violinist and Singer-Songwriter Kimia Penton to Release the Soulful and Sophisticated WHERE THE RAIN FALLS EP
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2018

As a recording and touring artist, songwriter, and classical violinist, KIMIA PENTON uses her music to explore the common themes we share on life's journey. KIMIA PENTON is proud to announce her WHERE THE RAIN FALLS EP, releasing worldwide in stores and online September 14, 2018. Having garnered fav... (more...)
Sony Classical Releases GEORGE SZELL: THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA THE COMPLETE COLUMBIA ALBUM COLLECTION Sony Classical Releases GEORGE SZELL: THE CLEVELAND ORCHESTRA THE COMPLETE COLUMBIA ALBUM COLLECTION
by TV News Desk - August 13, 2018

The first ever collection of George Szell's Complete Recordings for Columbia Masterworks on 106 CDs is now available thanks to Sony Classical. The collection features symphonies, overtures and other orchestral works, concertos and chamber music, recorded from 1946 to 1969, 92 recordings remastered f... (more...)
VIDEO: Watch Trailer for GREAT PERFORMANCES's Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2018 on PBS VIDEO: Watch Trailer for GREAT PERFORMANCES's Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2018 on PBS
by Stage Tube - August 13, 2018

Great Performances: Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert 2018 premieres nationwide Friday, August 17 at 10 p.m. on PBS (check local listings).... (more...)
Josh Groban Unveils Tracklisting for His New Album, BRIDGES Josh Groban Unveils Tracklisting for His New Album, BRIDGES
by TV News Desk - August 13, 2018

Today, multi-platinum award-winning singer, songwriter, and global superstar Josh Groban uncovers the tracklisting for his anxiously awaited eighth full-length studio album, Bridges [Reprise Records]-in stores and at all DSPs Friday September 21, 2018.... (more...)
Vera Sola Releases New Track SMALL MINDS, From Debut Album SHADES Vera Sola Releases New Track SMALL MINDS, From Debut Album SHADES
by BWW News Desk - August 08, 2018

Vera Sola will release her debut album SHADES on November 9th. Today, the first track “Small Minds” has been shared via Flaunt. 'From the recording of the song I wanted the visuals to convey a sort of opulent decay,” said Vera. “The degradation that comes with the power of technology: of our bodies,... (more...)
Baruch Performing Arts Center Announces 2018/2019 Season Baruch Performing Arts Center Announces 2018/2019 Season
by BWW News Desk - August 07, 2018

Baruch Performing Arts Center announces their 2018/2019 season, featuring premieres by composers Huang Ruo, Gregory Spears, and the late Matt Marks, and choreographer Dusan Týnek. The season includes the 27th year of the Milt Hinton Jazz Perspectives series, a 5th Anniversary celebration of the CUNY... (more...)
Music Publishing Giant Schirmer's President Sued After Firing Female Employee Music Publishing Giant Schirmer's President Sued After Firing Female Employee
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2018

???????G. Schirmer, Inc.—an arm of Music Sales Corporation, one of the world's largest music publishers—and its President Robert Thompson were sued today in New York Supreme Court for wrongfully terminating a new mother who objected to the hostile work environment Thompson created by flaunting his s... (more...)
Composer Paul Cardall Releases “Christmas” Featuring Grammy Winner... Composer Paul Cardall Releases “Christmas” Featuring Grammy Winner...
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2018

There's something about a great Christmas album that transcends time and becomes part of the soundtrack for holiday memories for years to come. Paul Cardall has crafted such an album with his stunning new collection Christmas.... (more...)
Foreigner Announces Then and Now Concerts With All Original And Current Members Foreigner Announces Then and Now Concerts With All Original And Current Members
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2018

With ten multi-platinum albums and sixteen Top 30 hits, FOREIGNER is universally hailed as one of the most popular rock acts in the world. With an arsenal of hits such as “Cold As Ice,” “Hot Blooded,” and “Feels Like The First Time,”  FOREIGNER - Mick Jones (lead guitar), Kelly Hansen (lead vocals),... (more...)
Los Angeles International Ukulele Festival' Celebrates Musical Versatility Of The Small 4-Stringed Wonder Los Angeles International Ukulele Festival' Celebrates Musical Versatility Of The Small 4-Stringed Wonder
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2018

Celebrating the little four-stringed wonder – the Ukulele – which has been captivating hearts and bringing musical joy into people's lives for over 100 years, the 2018 Los Angeles International Ukulele Festival presented by Kala Koa Entertainment, is an exciting day-long event dedicated to exploring... (more...)
Eric Moe Announces New Album 'Uncanny Affable Machines' Eric Moe Announces New Album 'Uncanny Affable Machines'
by BWW News Desk - August 06, 2018

Ask composer Eric Moe, whose work has been described by others as “music of winning exuberance” and “maximal minimalism,” to describe his music, and he writes, “Although the surfaces and genres are varied, my works share a concern for rhythmic propulsion and a disregard for stylistic orthodoxies.” W... (more...)
Cones Sign To Dangerbird Records, Premiere New Song RUN THE RISK Cones Sign To Dangerbird Records, Premiere New Song RUN THE RISK
by BWW News Desk - August 02, 2018

Cones, the Los Angeles pop duo of brothers Jonathan and Michael Rosen, debuted last year with a handful of sunny singles that won praise from The Fader, KCRW, and Stereogum, among many others. Today, the band is thrilled to announced they've signed to LA's Dangerbird Records. Cones also premieres a ... (more...)
Acclaimed Singer/Songwriter Malcolm Holcombe To Release COME HELL OR HIGH WATER 9/14 Acclaimed Singer/Songwriter Malcolm Holcombe To Release COME HELL OR HIGH WATER 9/14
by BWW News Desk - August 01, 2018

Acclaimed Singer/Songwriter Malcolm Holcombe To Release COME HELL OR HIGH WATER 9/14... (more...)
GRAMMY Museum And Warner Bros. Present 'The Get Animated Invasion' Pop-Up Exhibit GRAMMY Museum And Warner Bros. Present 'The Get Animated Invasion' Pop-Up Exhibit
by BWW News Desk - August 01, 2018

The GRAMMY Museum® and Warner Bros. have teamed up to present 'The Get Animated Invasion,' an interactive exhibit that celebrates the music that generations have come to know and love from Warner Bros. iconic animation shorts and films. Warner Bros. has a long history of invading pop culture though ... (more...)
Green Velvet Debuts La La Land In NYC On 8/3 @ The Brooklyn Mirage Green Velvet Debuts La La Land In NYC On 8/3 @ The Brooklyn Mirage
by BWW News Desk - July 30, 2018

Chicago icon and house hero Green Velvet is taking The Big Apple to La La Land this summer with its NYC debut at The Brooklyn Mirage on Friday, August 3. Tapping into a stacked lineup featuring the La La Land mastermind Green Velvet, special guest Carl Craig, Totally Enormous Extinct Dinosaurs (DJ S... (more...)
Civitas And Gipsy Way Ensembles Blend Classical And Romani Music On New Cedille Records Album Civitas And Gipsy Way Ensembles Blend Classical And Romani Music On New Cedille Records Album
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 2018

The Civitas Ensemble, an enterprising chamber group founded by Chicago Symphony Orchestra musicians, teams up with Prague's Pavel Šporcl & His Gipsy Way Ensemble for a groundbreaking collaboration at the crossroads of Western classical and Romani folk music on Alla Zingarese, a new album from Cedill... (more...)
Legendary Guitarist Steve Hackett Announces Release of Special CD/DVD Collection BROKEN SKIES Legendary Guitarist Steve Hackett Announces Release of Special CD/DVD Collection BROKEN SKIES
by TV News Desk - July 24, 2018

Legendary guitarist Steve Hackett has announced the release of a special 6CD & 2DVD collection titled 'Broken Skies - Outspread Wings (1984-2006)' on the 5th October 2018 via InsideOutMusic.... (more...)
The House & Garage Orchestra Announce November UK Tour The House & Garage Orchestra Announce November UK Tour
by TV News Desk - July 24, 2018

Breathing new life into some of the most iconic house and garage tracks in history, The House & Garage Orchestra will play eight-dates across the UK in November orchestrating club classics live, alongside some of the original featured vocalists on the songs.... (more...)
Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo Announces Debut Album ARC Countertenor Anthony Roth Costanzo Announces Debut Album ARC
by TV News Desk - July 24, 2018

Countertenor ANTHONY ROTH COSTANZO announces ARC, an album of works by Philip Glass and Handel, set for release on September 21 on DECCA GOLD (click here to pre-order).... (more...)
City Parks Foundation's SummerStage July and August Dance Performances City Parks Foundation's SummerStage July and August Dance Performances
by BWW News Desk - July 23, 2018

The City Parks Foundation SummerStage Concert Series presents over 100 shows in all 5 NYC Boroughs throughout the Summer. The best part? Almost every show is free and curated specifically for the neighborhood it's presented in. We are committed to presenting Dance in communities, and to making this ... (more...)