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THE GODFATHER LIVE, with 61 Piece Orchestra, to Play Chicago's Auditorium Theatre Photo THE GODFATHER LIVE, with 61 Piece Orchestra, to Play Chicago's Auditorium Theatre
by Blair Ingenthron - Nov 6, 2022

On Saturday, November 12th at 8 pm, ten-time Academy Award-winning masterpiece, The Godfather, will be screened and performed with a 61-piece orchestra in celebration of the iconic film's 50th anniversary, produced by CineConcerts and presented by Massimo Gallotta Productions.

Grammy-Nominated Jazz Vocalist Somi to Debut at Carnegie Hall in November Photo Grammy-Nominated Jazz Vocalist Somi to Debut at Carnegie Hall in November
by Blair Ingenthron - Oct 23, 2022

Somi is preparing to make her debut performance at¬†Carnegie Hall¬†with her own band on¬†November 18.¬†¬†This highly-anticipated debut concert will offer a transatlantic mix of modern jazz, soul, and African pop, calling upon Somi's all-star tribute to the great ‚ÄúMama Africa‚ÄĚ on¬†Zenzile.

Birdland Jazz Club And Birdland Theater Announce Thrilling November 2022 Lineup Photo Birdland Jazz Club And Birdland Theater Announce Thrilling November 2022 Lineup
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 21, 2022

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater are open this November with a full slate of nightly performances! 

 Soweto Gospel Choir Brings All-New Show To The Majestic Next Month Photo Soweto Gospel Choir Brings All-New Show To The Majestic Next Month
by Stephi Wild - Oct 13, 2022

Direct from South Africa, the three-time Grammy-winning Soweto Gospel Choir brings an all new concert commemorating the freedom movement in South Africa and the Civil Rights movement in the United States to Gettysburg College's Majestic Theater on Monday, Nov. 21 at 7:30 p.m.

World Music Institute Presents FORR√" IN THE DARK With Gaspar Muniz & Greg Caz Photo World Music Institute Presents FORR√" IN THE DARK With Gaspar Muniz & Greg Caz
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 4, 2022

Vamos dançar! WMI's third club night in their new Let's Dance series celebrates the 20th anniversary of NYC-based Brazilian expats Forró in the Dark. The group mixes the driving beats of forró - a style of rural party music from Northeastern Brazil - with rock, psychedelia, and more into a unique musical melting pot that has attracted collaborators including David Byrne, Bebel Gilberto, Angelique Kidjo, Gilberto Gil, and Miho Hatori, among others. Born in New York City and raised in Rio de Janeiro, Gaspar Muniz grew up in an intensely artistic environment.

BAM to Present Fall Concert Series at Fort Greene Park Featuring Chief Adjuah, Taylor Photo BAM to Present Fall Concert Series at Fort Greene Park Featuring Chief Adjuah, Taylor McFerrin and Friends & More
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Sep 23, 2022

BAM Live at Fort Greene Park, is a free concert series that brings Brooklyn residents together for live outdoor music and performances. Produced by Danny Kapilian, this year's concerts will take place over two weekends‚ÄĒSaturdays and Sundays, October 1 & 2 and October 8 & 9.

BAM/Announces Fall Concert Series At Fort Greene Park Photo BAM/Announces Fall Concert Series At Fort Greene Park
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 15, 2022

BAM (Brooklyn Academy of Music) has announced the lineup for BAM Live at Fort Greene Park, its free concert series that brings Brooklyn residents together for live outdoor music and performances.

Lincoln Center For The Performing Arts Announces Fall/Winter Programming Photo Lincoln Center For The Performing Arts Announces Fall/Winter Programming
by Stephi Wild - Aug 25, 2022

Lincoln Center for the Performing Arts has announced its fall/winter programming, reflective of its artistic vision, featuring a mix of collaborations with constituents across Lincoln Center and a focus on genres historically underrepresented on campus.

DJ Tennis & Ashee unveil 'On My Own Now (ft. Lady Donli)' Photo DJ Tennis & Ashee unveil 'On My Own Now (ft. Lady Donli)'
by Michael Major - Aug 5, 2022

A smooth deep house track laced with Lady Donli‚Äôs slick vocals, ‚ÄėOn My Own Now‚Äô is the perfect track for soundtracking steamy summer evenings. It marks DJ Tennis‚Äô return to CircoLoco Records, following the inclusion of his track ‚ÄėAtlanta‚Äô on the Monday Dreamin‚Äô compilation. Real name Manfredi Romano.

World Music Institute Announces Fall/Winter 2022-2023 Season Photo World Music Institute Announces Fall/Winter 2022-2023 Season
by Stephi Wild - Jul 18, 2022

WMI celebrates its 37th year in NYC with 18 performances featuring artists from over 20 countries, including Botswana, Brazil, Democratic Republic of Congo, Dominican Republic, England, Estonia, Ethiopia, Finland, Ghana, India, Iran, Iraq, Ireland, Korea, Mali, Morocco, South Africa, Spain, Ukraine, USA, Venezuela, and Wales.

Angelique Kidjo Videos

VIDEO: Renee Fleming Launches 'Healing Breath' Series to Help COVID-19 Survivors Videoplay
VIDEO: Renee Fleming Launches 'Healing Breath' Series to Help COVID-19 Survivors

by Stage Tube - Aug 3, 2021

Soprano and Arts/Health Advocate Renée Fleming has launched Healing Breath: a series of breathing exercises shared by opera singers, actors and Broadway stars for anyone trying to regain breath after illness.

Rudimental Releases Remix of 'Ndi Konkuno' Videoplay
Rudimental Releases Remix of 'Ndi Konkuno'

by Kaitlin Milligan - Nov 29, 2019

Multi-platinum UK group Rudimental have remixed 'Ndi Konkuno', the fresh summer hit from Malawian Afro-soul singer Faith Mussa, out now via Beating Heart.

San Diego Symphony Announces 2017 Bayside Summer Nights Lineup - Leslie Odom Jr., HARRY POTTER, LA LA LAND and More!
by Christina Mancuso - Mar 14, 2017

The¬†San¬†Diego¬†Symphony¬†has¬†announced¬†an impressive¬†lineup¬†of¬†artists¬†for¬†its¬†2017 Bayside Summer Nights¬†including legendary crooner¬†Tony Bennett; star of¬†Hamilton¬†and Tony Award-winner¬†Leslie Odom Jr.;¬†internationally acclaimed Brazilian artist¬†Sergio Mendes;¬†country songstress¬†Wynonna Judd;¬†Grammy Award-winning Beninese singer¬†Angelique Kidjo;¬†and¬†films accompanied by live orchestra, Academy Award¬ģ-winning¬†La La Land,¬†Harry Potter & The Chamber of Secrets¬†and¬†E.T.¬†- The Extra Terrestrial.¬†San¬†Diego¬†Symphony's¬†popular and¬†highly¬†successful summer¬†series¬†trulyhas¬†something¬†for¬†everyone!

Sofa Snark: Fela! Joins Bono, Legend in Video
by James Sims - Jun 4, 2010

Bono and John Legend join dancers from Broadway's Fela! in the music video for Angelique Kidjo's spin on the classic 'Move On Up.'