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Billy Preston

Date of Death: June 06, 2006 (59)

Birth Place: Houston, TX, USA

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Review: RINGO STARR AND HIS ALL-STARR BAND at Mershon Auditorium

What did our critic think of RINGO STARR AND HIS ALL-STARR BAND at Mershon Auditorium?

New Jersey Repertory Company Announces A New Series Featuring Weeks & Peterson Quintet

New Jersey Repertory Company has announced the Weeks & Peterson Quintet will be performing two sets at NJRep on Wednesday, February 22, 2023 at 7:00pm and 8:30pm.

The Royal Arctic Institute Releasing New Mini-Album of Chill Post-Rock Instrumentals

The band includes drummer Lyle Hysen (Das Damen, Arthur Lee, The Misguided), guitarists John Leon (Roky Erickson, Summer Wardrobe, Abra Moore) and Lynn Wright (And The Wiremen, Bee And Flower, Shilpa Ray), bassist David Motamed (Das Damen, Two Dollar Guitar, Arthur Lee, Townes Van Zandt), and keyboardist Carl Baggaley (Headbrain, Gramercy Arms). 

Lauren Monroe to Release Special Edition of Acclaimed Album

Lauren Monroe will welcome the new year with the release of a special version of her acclaimed album. Messages from Aphrodite (Storyteller Edition) features a track-by-track commentary, offering personal insight into the themes of healing and spirituality woven throughout the record.

Taylor Swift-Signed Guitar Added to Auction for Veterans and First Responders

Launched on Veterans Day and running through December 12th, Raven Drum Foundation’s second annual 12 Drummers Drumming auction brings together a list of rock’s most influential and legendary figures to raise vital funds for people dealing with PTSD, trauma, and suicidal ideation.

Ringo Starr Releases New Single 'Don't Pass Me By'

Ringo releases Ringo Starr and His All Starr Band Live at the Greek 2019 (Roccabella via BFD/The Orchard) available digitally everywhere and featuring “Don’t Pass Me By,” as performed by Ringo and His All Starr Band. A great gift for fans who weren’t able to catch Ringo and His All Starr band while they toured.

CONCERT FOR GEORGE Comes to the Big Screen at Park Theatre

The Park Theatre will present a special one-night-only screening of 'Concert for George', on Tuesday, November 29, in selected cinemas worldwide, coinciding with the 20th anniversary of the momentous 2002 concert.

The Weeklings To Perform At Bell Works, August 7

The Axelrod Performing Arts Center presents The Weeklings, America's most unique tribute to the music and inspiration of The Beatles, in a performance on the outdoor deck at Bell Works in Holmdel on Sunday, August 7 at 7 p.m.  

Flushing Town Hall's Mini-Global Mashup Series to Continue in July with GOSPEL MEETS C�"TE D’IVOIRE Concert

Flushing Town Hall’s popular series, Mini-Global Mashups, will present another installment this summer on Sunday, July 24 at 1 PM EST with its Gospel Meets Côte d’Ivoire concert. 

Chicago Soul/Blues Belter Derrick Procell Dials Up His 'Hello Mojo!' On Debut New Album

Catfood Records announces an August 1 release date for Hello Mojo!, the label debut from Chicago-based soul/blues belter Derrick Procell. 

YES Drummer Alan White Passes Away at 72

Alan had been looking forward to the forthcoming UK Tour, to celebrating his 50th Anniversary with YES and their iconic Close To The Edge album, where Alan’s journey with YES began in July 1972. He recently celebrated the 40th Anniversary of his marriage to his loving wife Gigi. Alan passed away peacefully at home.

The SULLY BAND Debuts at #3 on Billboard's Blues Chart

The album was curated and produced by multiple GRAMMY-Award winner Chris Goldsmith. With it, Robert “Sully” Sullivan and his bluesy, nine-piece beast of a band take us on a journey through the ups, downs, and all-arounds of love by way of 10 classic ‘60s and ‘70s soul, blues, and R&B tunes.

The Philly POPS Rocks The Beatles' Final Album Next Month

The Philly POPS goes across the universe for a night celebrating The Beatles' final release in POPS Rocks: Let it Be March 11–13, 2022 at the Kimmel Cultural Campus.

VIDEO: Taylor Swift & Jennifer Hudson Honor Carole King in ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME Trailer

Guests for the special include: Angela Bassett inducting Tina Turner, with performances by Christina Aguilera, Mickey Guyton, H.E.R., and Bryan Adams, Taylor Swift inducting Carole King, with performances by Swift and Jennifer Hudson, Drew Barrymore inducting The Go-Go's, and Paul McCartney inducting Foo Fighters.

Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, Christina Aguilera & More Join ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME INDUCTION CEREMONY on HBO

Performers for the ceremony include Taylor Swift, Jennifer Hudson, Christina Aguilera, H.E.R., and Mickey Guyton. Inductees include Carole King, The Go-Go's, Foo Fighters, and more.

BWW Interview: Tommy Faragher, Musical Jack Of All Trades, Playing For John Lloyd Young Is SOLID GOLD

Tommy Faragher, a long-time denizen of the entertainment industry, will next be onstage playing live for JOHN LLOYD YOUNG: SOLID GOLD at Feinstein’s at Vitello’s October 22nd and 23rd. Had the chance to delve into Tommy’s storied resume as a producer, composer, songwriter, arranger, and musician.

Richard Maltby, Jr. & David Shire and Elisa Loti Stein to be Honored at the 29th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala

The York Theatre Company will honor musical theater legends Richard Maltby, Jr. & David Shire (Baby, Big, Starting Here, Starting Now, Closer Than Ever) with the 2021 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theater and Elisa Loti Stein with The York Theatre Company Founders’ Award at the 29th Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala.

Judith Hill Brings Her Soul-Funk-Rock Sound To Kean's Outdoor Stage

Singer-songwriter Judith Hill won a Grammy as a backup singer, but she will showcase her individual artistry when she performs in Kean Stage's summer concert series on the Lawn at Enlow Hall on July 31.

MR. SOUL Launches August 1st on HBO Max

'Mr. SOUL!” was also shortlisted at the 93rd Academy Awards in the category of Best Original Song, for “Show Me Your Soul” by Grammy Award-winning composer Robert Glasper and Grammy Award-winning singer Lalah Hathaway. 

Meet the Stars of Stage Door: Will Connolly Wants YOU to Book a Shoutout!

Today, we're getting to know Broadway vet Will Connolly, with whom you can book a shoutout today!

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