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Brian Edwards Of Rocklands Entertainment Releases 'The Promoter: An Entertainment Suc Photo Brian Edwards Of Rocklands Entertainment Releases 'The Promoter: An Entertainment Success Story'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 25, 2020

He's been in almost every town and city in Canada, promoted and booked acts that millions of people have loved including Red Green, Stompin' Tom Connors, Tommy Hunter, Frank Mills, Carroll Baker, Rita MacNeil, Charley Pride, Kitty Wells and so many others throughout Canada and the United States. While the entertainers, theatres, arenas, and concert halls will know his name, you probably don't.

SiriusXM Willie's Roadhouse to Air URBAN COWBOY 40th Anniversary Special Photo SiriusXM Willie's Roadhouse to Air URBAN COWBOY 40th Anniversary Special
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2020

In honor of the 40th anniversary of the movie and soundtrack phenomenon, a?oeUrban Cowboy,a?? country legends Mickey Gilley and Johnny Lee will co-host an exclusive one-hour special.

Final Presenters Announced for The 2020 JUNO Awards Photo Final Presenters Announced for The 2020 JUNO Awards
by TV News Desk - Mar 10, 2020

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and CBC today announced the final lineup of presenters who will appear on The 2020 JUNO Awards Broadcast, hosted by Alessia Cara. The eclectic list of artists and notables will be joining Anne Murray in presenting this year's performers and award winners. The 2020 JUNO Awards will be broadcast live from the SaskTel Centre in Saskatoon, SK on Sunday, March 15 at 8 p.m. ET (6 p.m. CST) and broadcast live on CBC, CBC Gem, CBC Radio One, CBC Music and the CBC Listen app. The awards will also be available for audiences outside of Canada to stream at cbcmusic.ca/junos.

Alexandra Streliski, Ali Gatie, City and Colour, iskwe, Meghan Patrick and The Dead S Photo Alexandra Streliski, Ali Gatie, City and Colour, iskwe, Meghan Patrick and The Dead South to Perform at The 2020 JUNO Awards
by TV News Desk - Feb 19, 2020

The Canadian Academy of Recording Arts and Sciences (CARAS) and CBC today confirmed the final phase of artists set to perform at The 2020 JUNO Awards Broadcast, hosted by Alessia Cara. Québecois neoclassical pianist Alexandra Stréliski, R&B and rap artist Ali Gatie, acclaimed singer-songwriter City and Colour, Indigenous artist iskwē, rising country singer Meghan Patrick and bluegrass ensemble The Dead South will take the stage for this year's biggest night in Canadian music. They will be joining Daniel Caesar, Lennon Stella, The Glorious Sons and Tory Lanez along with host Alessia Cara. As well, in her first appearance at The JUNO Awards since 2013, Canadian icon, Anne Murray will return to induct Jann Arden into the Canadian Music Hall of Fame.

BWW Interview: Miranda Barnett of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at Warehouse Theatre Photo BWW Interview: Miranda Barnett of HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at Warehouse Theatre
by Neil Shurley - Feb 17, 2020

HEDWIG is about East German born Hansel Schmidt who becomes Hedwig Robinson, the rock 'n roll goddess and 'internationally ignored song stylist.' Hedwig tells her story over the course of this rock/cabaret/stand-up comedy show - from a childhood on the other side of the Berlin Wall, to a botched sex-change operation, abandonment, betrayal, and the search for love and wholeness. It is heartbreaking, hilarious, and will make you want to headbang!

The Complete List of Winners from the 10th Annual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards Photo The Complete List of Winners from the 10th Annual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards
by TV News Desk - Feb 7, 2020

The Guild of Music Supervisors held its landmark 10th annual award ceremony this evening at The Wiltern in Los Angeles celebrating outstanding achievement in the craft of Music Supervision in movies, television, games, advertising, and trailers. Over 1,000 attendees joined the Guild to honor the 31 crafts makers, who were recognized for their stellar musical accomplishments in 2019. Industry music legends Burt Bacharach and Bob Hunka crowned the evening as Bacharach received this year's Icon Award, and Hunka received the prestigious Legacy Award. The complete winners list for the 10thAnnual Guild of Music Supervisors Awards is listed below. 

BWW Review: CATHERINE PORTER AND JIM VALLANCE Rock A Full House At The Birdland Theat Photo BWW Review: CATHERINE PORTER AND JIM VALLANCE Rock A Full House At The Birdland Theater
by Stephen Mosher - Jan 30, 2020

Rock and Roll couple Catherine Porter and Jim Vallance gather the gang for one night of his famous songs, her incomparable vocals, and some surprises for a happier than hell crowd of rock devotees at Birdland.

Mickey Gilley and Johnny Lee Announce The 'Urban Cowboy Reunion Tour' Photo Mickey Gilley and Johnny Lee Announce The 'Urban Cowboy Reunion Tour'
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2020

Gilley, now in his 80's, is still going strong with more than 80 tour dates a year. In honor of the 40th anniversary of “Urban Cowboy,” Gilley continues his partnership with Johnny Lee for the 'Urban Cowboy Reunion Tour.'

Juul Haalmeyer to be Nobis Industry Icon Recipient at the 2020 CAFTCAD AWARDS Photo Juul Haalmeyer to be Nobis Industry Icon Recipient at the 2020 CAFTCAD AWARDS
by TV News Desk - Jan 16, 2020

Ingenious costume designer, Juul Haalmeyer, will be the 2020 recipient of The Nobis Industry Icon Award.

Music, Illusion, And More Come To Montalvo Arts Center in April Photo Music, Illusion, And More Come To Montalvo Arts Center in April
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2020

This April, Montalvo Arts Center presents a lineup of versatile sounds, magic performances, and more in its Carriage House Concert Series.

Gordon Lightfoot Announced At Miller Auditorium! Tickets On Sale This Thursday Photo Gordon Lightfoot Announced At Miller Auditorium! Tickets On Sale This Thursday
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2019

Legendary singer-songwriter and musician Gordon Lightfoot will perform live in concert at Kalamazoo's Miller Auditorium on Wednesday, May 13, 2020 at 8 p.m.

Nova Scotia's JUKEBOX HERO Will Return To Hometown Stage Photo Nova Scotia's JUKEBOX HERO Will Return To Hometown Stage
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019

Nova Scotia's 'Jukebox Hero', award-winning singer/actor Geordie Brown, will return to his hometown stage in his first solo concert in 2 years. Brown will take the stage Friday, March 27, 2020 in a special one-night-only concert at Nova Scotia's largest soft-seat performance venue, the Rebecca Cohn auditorium.

Paul Shaver Named President of the Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Photo Paul Shaver Named President of the Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency
by TV News Desk - Oct 2, 2019

The Canadian Musical Reproduction Rights Agency Ltd. (CMRRA), a SoundExchange company, announced today that Paul Shaver has been named President. Shaver previously served as Vice President at Nielsen Entertainment Canada, where he was instrumental in the launch of the Music Connect platform in Canada that provides improved data transparency to publishers and the music industry at large.  He also more than doubled the number of monitored radio stations so publishers and rights organizations would have 24/7 airplay monitoring.  Shaver's appointment reflects a focus on refining and expanding the services CMRRA provides the publishing community.

Photo Flash: Anne Murray Musical Debuts To Sold-Out Crowd In Star's Home Province Photo Photo Flash: Anne Murray Musical Debuts To Sold-Out Crowd In Star's Home Province
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2019

Could I Have This Dance?, a new musical featuring the hits of Grammy-award-winning Canadian songstress Anne Murray, took the stage for the first time this past Friday in Halifax. 

COULD I HAVE THIS DANCE? Partners With UK Producers Of COME FROM AWAY and Announces F Photo COULD I HAVE THIS DANCE? Partners With UK Producers Of COME FROM AWAY and Announces Full Cast
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2019

This week, the writers of Could I Have This Dance? - a new musical featuring the hits of Anne Murray announced a partnership between their show and SquarePeg Venture Capitalist. An organization that has been behind many theatrical success stories around the world, including the 2010 Tony-award-winning Revival of La Cage of Folles on Broadway, and this year's Olivier-award-winning West End production of Come From Away.

BWW Review: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at Menz And Mollyz Bar Photo BWW Review: HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH at Menz And Mollyz Bar
by Chelsey Robichaud - Jul 18, 2019

Touring production featuring two Nova Scotians brings Tony Winning Hedwig and the Angry Inch to Halifax

WaterTower Theatre Announces IGNITE!, a One-Night-Only Event Featuring GRAMMY and EMM Photo WaterTower Theatre Announces IGNITE!, a One-Night-Only Event Featuring GRAMMY and EMMY Nominee Steve Dorff
by Sarah Hookey - Jul 11, 2019

WaterTower Theatre is announcing IGNITE!, an exclusive evening with Grammy and Emmy nominee Steve Dorff, on Friday, August 23, 2019. This one-night-only special event includes a performance by Dorff.

BWW Review: Holliday, Rankin Shine in Street Theatre Company's HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY I Photo BWW Review: Holliday, Rankin Shine in Street Theatre Company's HEDWIG AND THE ANGRY INCH
by Jeffrey Ellis - Jun 24, 2019

Blake Holliday's jaw-dropping performance as "international song stylist" Hedwig Schmidt is reason enough to book your tickets as soon as possible to witness the actor's transformation in a 90+ minute production of Hedwig and the Angry Inch now ensconced at Nashville's Street Theatre Company through July 6. But there's another performance which is just an impressive and just as awe-inspiring from Natalie Rankin, who transforms into Itzhak, the "husband" of Hedwig whose hangdog expression and considerable stage presence clearly rivals that of the show's eponymous star.

Amanda McBroom In LADY MACBETH SINGS THE BLUES At Rubicon This Weekend Photo Amanda McBroom In LADY MACBETH SINGS THE BLUES At Rubicon This Weekend
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019

Rubicon Theatre Company announces two performances of an intimate concert featuring Golden Globe Award-Winner and Grammy nominee Amanda McBroom, presented as part of the 2018-2019 Janet and Mark L. Goldenson Broadway Concert Series. Amanda McBroom, a Rubicon favorite both as a singer and actress, returns to Rubicon with a concert version of her hit play Lady Macbeth Sings the Blues on Saturday June 8 at 8p.m. and Sunday June 9 at 2 p.m.

Montalvo Announces 19/20 Carriage House Series
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2019

Art enthusiasts gathered last night (May 22) at Montalvo Arts Center for an exclusive members-only unveiling of its 2019-2020 Carriage House Theatre Concert Series line-up. The historic Silicon Valley venue announced a thrilling roster of performers from Meow Meow to The Second City, from Pablo Cruise to Loudon Wainwright III, tributes to The Beatles, Cream, and Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, and an appearance by NPR's hit radio show and podcast "Selected Shorts." The season launches in October, offering a stellar line-up of theatre, comedy, magic, Grammy Award nominees/winners performing jazz, bluegrass, pop, rock, classical, new age, folk, Hawaiian music, and more. Tickets are now available to Montalvo members, and go on-sale to the general public beginning May 30. For more information or to purchase tickets, the public can visit montalvoarts.org or call 408-961-5858.

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