Tenille Townes Named iHeartCountry's 'On The Verge' ArtistTenille Townes Named iHeartCountry's 'On The Verge' Artist
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2019

Emerging singer, songwriter and performer Tenille Townes is iHeartCountry's next “On The Verge” artist. The program includes on-air exposure, which has already led to a lift for Townes' debut single “Somebody's Daughter,” as well as significant digital and social support across iHeartMedia's network of country radio stations and websites. The program has proven instrumental in the development of such successful and highly credible artists such as Sam Hunt, Maren Morris, Luke Combs, Mitchell Tenpenny and Cam. In celebration of this honor, Townes will perform on the iHeartCountry Festival stage at the Frank Erwin Center in Austin, TX on May 4. (more...)

JD & The Straight Shot Unveils Video For THE GREAT DIVIDEJD & The Straight Shot Unveils Video For THE GREAT DIVIDE
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2019

New York City/Nashville-based Americana band JD & The Straight Shot has released a thought-provoking video for the dynamic, foot-stomping song “The Great Divide” featuring a variety of news footage that adds a visual layer to the already vivid lyrics: https://bit.ly/2Bw0R4W. (more...)

Americana Band JD & THE STRAIGHT SHOT Will Release New Album THE GREAT DIVIDE Autumn 2018Americana Band JD & THE STRAIGHT SHOT Will Release New Album THE GREAT DIVIDE Autumn 2018
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2018

Americana Band JD & THE STRAIGHT SHOT Will Release New Album THE GREAT DIVIDE Autumn 2018 (more...)

BWW Interview: Michelle Johnson of SPOTLIGHT: THE MUSIC OF ICONS at Myron's Cabaret Jazz At The Smith Center For The Performing ArtsBWW Interview: Michelle Johnson of SPOTLIGHT: THE MUSIC OF ICONS at Myron's Cabaret Jazz At The Smith Center For The Performing Arts
by Debbie Hall - Feb 26, 2018

International vocalist Michelle Johnson has worked with some of the biggest music legends. When she sings their songs in her show, it is from the heart and soul of a performer who understands the lyrics and music. Johnson will be performing 'Spotlight: The Music of Icons' in Myron's Cabaret Jazz at The Smith Center for the Performing Arts on March 2. (more...)

AMERICAN MASTERS Presents Richard Linklater - Dream Is Destiny on PBS TodayAMERICAN MASTERS Presents Richard Linklater - Dream Is Destiny on PBS Today
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Slacker. Indie filmmaker. Oscar nominee. Writer, director, producer, actor Richard Linklater (b. July 30, 1960) is all these things and more. Boasting a trove of never-before-seen archival footage, American Masters: Richard Linklater -- dream is destiny provides an unconventional look at the fiercely independent style of filmmaking (more...)

Thirteen's American Masters Presents the U.S. Broadcast Premiere of Richard Linklater -- Dream is Destiny 9/1 on PBSThirteen's American Masters Presents the U.S. Broadcast Premiere of Richard Linklater -- Dream is Destiny 9/1 on PBS
by BWW News Desk - Sep 1, 2017

Slacker. Indie filmmaker. Oscar nominee. Writer, director, producer, actor Richard Linklater (b. July 30, 1960) is all these things and more. Boasting a trove of never-before-seen archival footage, American Masters: Richard Linklater -- dream is destiny provides an unconventional look at the fiercely independent style of filmmaking that emerged out of Austin, Texas in the late 1980s and 1990s with Linklater as its poster boy. The new documentary premieres nationwide Today, September 1 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). The film will be available to stream the following day via pbs.org/americanmasters and PBS OTT apps. (more...)

Thirteen's American Masters Presents the U.S. Broadcast Premiere of Richard Linklater -- Dream is Destiny 9/1 on PBSThirteen's American Masters Presents the U.S. Broadcast Premiere of Richard Linklater -- Dream is Destiny 9/1 on PBS
by BWW News Desk - Aug 29, 2017

Slacker. Indie filmmaker. Oscar nominee. Writer, director, producer, actor Richard Linklater (b. July 30, 1960) is all these things and more. Boasting a trove of never-before-seen archival footage, American Masters: Richard Linklater -- dream is destiny provides an unconventional look at the fiercely independent style of filmmaking that emerged out of Austin, Texas in the late 1980s and 1990s with Linklater as its poster boy. The new documentary premieres nationwide Friday, September 1 at 9 p.m. on PBS (check local listings). The film will be available to stream the following day via pbs.org/americanmasters and PBS OTT apps. (more...)

AMERICAN MASTERS Presents Richard Linklater - Dream Is Destiny on PBS 9/1AMERICAN MASTERS Presents Richard Linklater - Dream Is Destiny on PBS 9/1
by TV News Desk - Aug 24, 2017

Slacker. Indie filmmaker. Oscar nominee. Writer, director, producer, actor Richard Linklater (b. July 30, 1960) is all these things and more. Boasting a trove of never-before-seen archival footage, American Masters: Richard Linklater -- dream is destiny provides an unconventional look at the fiercely independent style of filmmaking (more...)

Bookworks Presents Today's Shelf Awareness for Readers
by BWW News Desk - Oct 21, 2014

As Halloween draws near, we have some favorite chillers and thrillers, from board books to YA novels to audiobooks. The Hallo-Wiener by Dav Pilkey (Scholastic), debuting in a board book edition, stars a Dachshund named Oscar, teased by his canine peers for his shape, size and bun costume--until he proves to be the perfect foil to a menacing 'monster.' (more...)

Top YA Authors Meet Fans at LeakyCon 2014, Now thru 8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jul 30, 2014

From 'The Fault in Our Stars' to 'The Spiderwick Chronicles' and 'Speak,' young adult novels continue to capture the hearts and attention of readers around the world. Several of the most popular and bestselling authors in the genre will be making appearances at this year's LeakyCon, the leading sci-fi/fantasy film, television and book convention being held today, July 30-Aug. 3 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. (more...)

Top YA Authors to Meet Fans at LeakyCon 2014, 7/30-8/3
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2014

From 'The Fault in Our Stars' to 'The Spiderwick Chronicles' and 'Speak,' young adult novels continue to capture the hearts and attention of readers around the world. Several of the most popular and bestselling authors in the genre will be making appearances at this year's LeakyCon, the leading sci-fi/fantasy film, television and book convention being held July 30-Aug. 3 at the Orange County Convention Center in Orlando, Florida. (more...)

Joe's Pub Announces Anne Steele, Happy Ending Music & Reading Nov Guests
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2010

Joe's Pub at The Public Theater debuted in October 1998 and has quickly became one of New York City's most celebrated and in-demand showcase venues for live music and performance. With its genre-blind booking and vast diversity of interests, the stage at Joe's Pub gives voice to a world of varied and stellar artists. (more...)

Joe's Pub Announces Anne Steele, Happy Ending Music & Reading Nov Guests
by BWW News Desk - Oct 6, 2010

Joe's Pub at The Public Theater debuted in October 1998 and has quickly became one of New York City's most celebrated and in-demand showcase venues for live music and performance. With its genre-blind booking and vast diversity of interests, the stage at Joe's Pub gives voice to a world of varied and stellar artists. (more...)