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Eric Clapton Headshot
Date Of Birth:
March 30, 1945 (76)
Birth Place:
Ripley, Surrey, ENGLAND
Bio:
Eric Clapton, CBE is an 18-time Grammy Award winner. He has received four Ivor Novello Awards from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors, including the Lifetime Achievement Award and a Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music. He is the only ever three-time inductee to ... (read complete bio)
 
Eric Clapton Headshot
Date of Birth: March 30, 1945 (76)

Birth Place: Ripley, Surrey, ENGLAND

Bio:
Eric Clapton, CBE is an 18-time Grammy Award winner. He has received four Ivor Novello Awards from the British Academy of Songwriters, Composers and Authors, including the Lifetime Achievement Award and a Brit Award for Outstanding Contribution to Music. He is the only ever three-time inductee to ... (read complete bio)
Roy Orbison & Buddy Holly - THE ROCK N' ROLL DREAM TOUR Comes to MPAC February 12 Photo Roy Orbison & Buddy Holly - THE ROCK N' ROLL DREAM TOUR Comes to MPAC February 12
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 18, 2022

Get set for an event that needs to be seen to be believed!  Rock and roll legends Roy Orbison and Buddy Holly return to the stage – live – through state of the art hologram technology!  Roy Orbison & Buddy Holly – The Rock n' Roll Dream Tour comes to MPAC for two shows, Saturday, February 12 at 3 pm and 7 pm. Tickets are $29-$59.

Spoon Announces New U.S. Tour Dates Photo Spoon Announces New U.S. Tour Dates
by Michael Major - Jan 13, 2022

The tour dates kick off April 6 in Boston, MA and conclude June 4 in Phoenix, AZ. Along the way the band will make stops in, among other cities, New York, Chicago, Denver and Los Angeles. In addition the band has a one-off show on February 8 at the Observatory in Santa Ana, CA. Special guests Geese and Margaret Glaspy will support on select dates.

THE CRICKETS to Celebrate 65th Anniversary of First Hit Photo THE CRICKETS to Celebrate 65th Anniversary of First Hit
by Marissa Tomeo - Jan 8, 2022

The Crickets will celebrate the 65th anniversary of their very first hit song this year, “That’ll Be The Day,” the iconic rock and roll classic written by Buddy Holly and Jerry Allison (produced by Norman Petty, who also received songwriting credit). To help kick off the yearlong celebration, CBS Sunday Morning will air a profile on the band on January 9, 2022.

The Sully Band Releases 'If You Love Me Like You Say' Photo The Sully Band Releases 'If You Love Me Like You Say'
by Michael Major - Jan 7, 2022

One part horn-driven Chicago blues-rock and one part Mardi Gras parade, this unique reworking sounds both fresh and classic. The band recorded it with then-20-year-old wonder Anthony Cullins on lead guitar, resident keyboardist Mark Hattersley channeling Professor Longhair, and the whole band supporting a growling vocal from Sully himself. 

Spoon Covers David Bowie's 'I Can't Give Everything Away' Photo Spoon Covers David Bowie's 'I Can't Give Everything Away'
by Michael Major - Jan 6, 2022

Released as a part of Amazon Music’s month-long, global [RE]DISCOVER celebration of David Bowie’s 75th birthday, this never-before-heard Amazon Original cover finds Austin’s most esteemed rock ambassadors tackling Bowie’s beloved single off his final album, Blackstar. Listen to the new single now!

Italian Bassist Alberto Rigoni to Release New Album 'Songs For Souls' Photo Italian Bassist Alberto Rigoni to Release New Album 'Songs For Souls'
by Michael Major - Jan 4, 2022

The album is in memory of his Father who recently passed away. The album features Jordan Rudess (Dream Theater), Jennifer Batten (Michael Jackson, Jeff Beck), Mark Zonder (Fates Warning) and many others.

Janie Barnett to Re-Imagine Cole Porter at City Winery's Loft Photo Janie Barnett to Re-Imagine Cole Porter at City Winery's Loft
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 28, 2021

THE LOFT AT CITY WINERY will present Janie Barnett as she reimagines Cole Porter on January 23rd, 2022. At this brunch show, Barnett takes Cole Porter’s sultry steamy songs of love and lust and throws them in her Urban Americana soup.

The The BAND Band (tribute To THE BAND) To Present Special Celebration Of THE LAST WA Photo The The BAND Band (tribute To THE BAND) To Present Special Celebration Of THE LAST WALTZ
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Dec 9, 2021

The THE BAND Band will present their Last Waltz Celebration featuring the TTBB Horns and Special Guests Sunday December 26, 8 pm at City Winery, 25 11th Ave. at Hudson River Park, New York, NY 1011.

Gary Clark Jr. Announces First Leg of 2022 Tour Photo Gary Clark Jr. Announces First Leg of 2022 Tour
by Michael Major - Dec 9, 2021

Clark achieved global impact following his first Grammy Award® in 2014 winning Best Traditional R&B Performance for the track “Please Come Home” from his Warner Records debut album Blak And Blu, and seemingly never left the road. 2015’s The Story Of Sonny Boy Slim wrought hard- won international acclaim as a critical force to be reckoned with.

VIDEO: Broadway Producer Robert Stigwood Subject of New HBO Documentary Photo VIDEO: Broadway Producer Robert Stigwood Subject of New HBO Documentary
by Michael Major - Dec 3, 2021

Stigwood is largely responsible for launching John Travolta's career into super stardom. He produced hit shows like Jesus Christ Superstar, Tommy, and Evita, to forever changing the way film studios approached movie soundtrack synergy, leaving an indelible mark on American cinema and the record industry for decades to come.

Marc Shaiman to Write the Score For Billy Eichner's BROS Photo Marc Shaiman to Write the Score For Billy Eichner's BROS
by Michael Major - Dec 3, 2021

Hairspray Tony-winner Marc Shaiman will score Billy Eichner's new gay rom-com. Shaiman has also written the score for films like South Park, The First Wives Club, The American President, Sleepless in Seattle, Broadcast News, When Harry Met Sally, Beaches, City Slickers, The Addams Family, A Few Good Men, Sister Act, and George of the Jungle.

The Music Of Cream Announces 2022 USA Tour Photo The Music Of Cream Announces 2022 USA Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 30, 2021

In April of 2022 after select shows in Europe,The Music of Cream returns to the USA with a 50 plus city tour kicking off in Florida.

The Parker Rings With Laughter, Music And Holiday Traditions This December Photo The Parker Rings With Laughter, Music And Holiday Traditions This December
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 24, 2021

The comedy of Paula Poundstone, Lewis Black, FRIENDS! The Musical Parody, Whose Live Anyway? and evenings with Luann de Lesseps (a.k.a. Countess Luann), The Outlaws with special guest the Pat Travers Band, Village People, Darlene Love and Jonathan Antoine as well as the holiday favorite The Nutcracker are among the events this December in Lillian S. Wells Hall at The Parker.

Broward Center & The Parker Announces Lineup of Holiday Shows Photo Broward Center & The Parker Announces Lineup of Holiday Shows
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 18, 2021

Holiday traditions, seasonal spectacles and merry music superstars can all be found on the stages of the Broward Center for the Performing Arts and The Parker this season.

Spoon Covers The Beatles' 'Christmas Time (Is Here Again)' Photo Spoon Covers The Beatles' 'Christmas Time (Is Here Again)'
by Michael Major - Nov 17, 2021

Spoon recently announced the forthcoming release of their tenth studio album, Lucifer On the Sofa. The album was co-produced by Spoon and Mark Rankin (Adele, Queens of the Stone Age) and features contributions from Dave Fridmann and Justin Raisen. The band says that recording the new holiday single put them in the 'Christmas spirit'.

Lantern Theater Company Announces Additional Extension of ME AND THE DEVIL
by Stephi Wild - Nov 16, 2021

The Lantern’s first collaboration with nationally prominent director and playwright Steve H. Broadnax III, this world premiere play with music shows the dramatic confrontation between the great American blues musician Robert Johnson and the Devil from whom, legend has it, Johnson received his extraordinary talent.

Patchogue Theatre Announces Six New Shows for 2022 Photo Patchogue Theatre Announces Six New Shows for 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 10, 2021

Patchogue Theatre for the Performing Arts announced six new shows for 2022. The first new show scheduled for 2022 is Marky Ramone 'My Life as a Ramone' on Saturday, Feb 5 at 8:00pm. Marky Ramone is best known for the 15 years he spent drumming for the legendary Ramones.

THE MUSIC OF CREAM Comes to the Pantages Theatre in 2022 Photo THE MUSIC OF CREAM Comes to the Pantages Theatre in 2022
by Stephi Wild - Nov 3, 2021

Hennepin Theatre Trust announced that The Music of Cream will visit the historic Pantages Theatre (710 Hennepin Ave., Minneapolis) on Thursday, May 19, 2022 at 7:30 p.m. Cream was a chemical explosion like no other, the blueprint for every super group to follow and the heavy blues precursor to Hendrix, Zeppelin and many more.

THE MUSIC OF CREAM Comes to Boulder Theater May 2022 Photo THE MUSIC OF CREAM Comes to Boulder Theater May 2022
by A.A. Cristi - Nov 2, 2021

THE MUSIC OF CREAM featuring Will Johns and Kofi Baker comes to Boulder Theater.

Chaka Khan And Leela James Will Perform This Weekend In Newark And Brooklyn Photo Chaka Khan And Leela James Will Perform This Weekend In Newark And Brooklyn
by Stephi Wild - Nov 2, 2021

See The reigning Queen of funk, soul, and R&B—and ten-time GRAMMY winner—Chaka Khan with special guest Leela James this weekend at either NJPAC on Saturday, November 6, at 8:00 p.m. or Kings Theatre on Sunday, November 7th at 7:00 p.m.

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