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Eddie Palmieri, Bria Skonberg & Jesse Cook Come To SOPAC Photo Eddie Palmieri, Bria Skonberg & Jesse Cook Come To SOPAC
by A.A. Cristi - May 10, 2022

In May and June, experience Latin music pianist Eddie Palmieri, trailblazing trumpeter Bria Skonberg and global guitar virtuoso Jesse Cook at the South Orange Performing Arts Center.

The Django Announces February Line-Up Photo The Django Announces February Line-Up
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 27, 2021

THE DJANGO, downtown Manhattan’s premier jazz club, will continue to host today’s jazz legends and rising stars. On February 3, The Django celebrates the fifth anniversary of the Brooklyn-based record label, La Reserve, with special performances by the label’s artists.

South Orange Performing Arts Center Announces Thirteen Jazz & Blues Shows  Photo South Orange Performing Arts Center Announces Thirteen Jazz & Blues Shows 
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 1, 2021

The South Orange Performing Arts Center's 2021-2022 season boasts thirteen Jazz and Rhythm & Blues shows.

SOPAC Announces 2021-2022 Season Photo SOPAC Announces 2021-2022 Season
by Stephi Wild - Aug 23, 2021

This fall, the South Orange Performing Arts Center fully reopens. SOPAC's 2021-2022 season is its most diverse and inclusive yet, featuring musicians from various backgrounds, such as an Israeli superstar, a social justice-focused band, a Ukrainian quartet, various Celtic groups, a hip-hop violinist, a bayou-soul artist, and a chorus of womxn and non-binary singers. 

Daptone Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Massive Live Album Photo Daptone Celebrates 20th Anniversary With Massive Live Album
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Jul 7, 2021

The live album arrives this fall on October 1st and features performances by  Charles Bradley, Sharon Jones & the Dap-Kings, Naomi Shelton, Antibalas, The Budos Band, Menahan Street Band, Sugarman 3, Saun & Starr, and the Como Mamas. 

Audra McDonald, Javier Mu√Īoz and More Star in Online Concert of New Musical STICKS & Photo Audra McDonald, Javier Mu√Īoz and More Star in Online Concert of New Musical STICKS & STONES Premiering October 16th
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Oct 1, 2020

The online concert premiere of the new musical Sticks & Stones will feature a star-studded cast including Audra McDonald, Javier Mu√Īoz and George Salazar when it premieres Friday, October 16, 2020, as part of National Bullying Prevention Month. The stream benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and Born This Way Foundation.

A LITTLE MORE ALIVE Album Featuring Brian D'Arcy James, Hunter Parrish & More is Now  Photo A LITTLE MORE ALIVE Album Featuring Brian D'Arcy James, Hunter Parrish & More is Now Available on Apple Music
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 28, 2020

A LITTLE MORE ALIVE, a musical with a book, music lyrics by Nick Blaemire, has released a 20-song compilation album from the show. It is now available on Apple Music. It will arrive on Spotify in the next few days.

Joe Bonamassa's 2020 Mediterranean Sailing of 'Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea' Postpo Photo Joe Bonamassa's 2020 Mediterranean Sailing of 'Keeping the Blues Alive at Sea' Postponed to 2021
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 13, 2020

Guitar legend Joe Bonamassa, in conjunction with partners Keeping The Blues Alive Foundation and Sixthman have postponed Keeping The Blues Alive at Sea Mediterranean II into next year.

Legendary Belly Up Tavern Announces 'SharkBelly' Festival Photo Legendary Belly Up Tavern Announces 'SharkBelly' Festival
by Kaitlin Milligan - May 5, 2020

The red-eyed, twenty-foot paper mache shark that lives above the bar at Solana Beach's famous¬†Belly Up nightclub has been witness to countless jaw-dropping live shows in this intimate, 600 capacity live music venue‚ÄĒand the shark misses concerts just as much as the rest of us who are now sheltering-in-place.

Daptone Records Releases The James Hunter Six's New Album Photo Daptone Records Releases The James Hunter Six's New Album
by Kaitlin Milligan - Apr 1, 2020

Back in the spotlight with a sublime new rhythm and blues record, James Hunter follows up six critically acclaimed albums with his latest recording, Nick of Time, set for release on Brooklyn's renowned soul label Daptone Records. Nick of Time is a shining testament of how a master songsmith continually draws fresh water from a bottomless well. Recorded and produced by Bosco Mann, Nick of Time features one of today's foremost soul singers at the top of his game performing with musicians who've backed some of the biggest contemporary music stars including Daptone artists Sharon Jones and Charles Bradley. Nick of Time is internationally released, March 6, 2020.

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VIDEO: Lincoln Center Announces MIDSUMMER NIGHT SWING 2018 Lineup VideoVIDEO: Lincoln Center Announces MIDSUMMER NIGHT SWING 2018 Lineup
by Alan Henry - May 10, 2018

Today, Lincoln Center announced the 2018 season of Midsummer Night Swing, bringing people from all walks of life together to experience an array of sounds and dance styles from Tuesday, June 26 to Saturday, July 14, 2018. This iconic New York social dance party will feature 15 nights under the stars, with outdoor dance lessons and live performances paying tribute to the histories of Lindy hop, swing, mambo, salsa, blues, and more, while welcoming newcomers and dance pros alike to experience the joy of social dance.