Dixon Place Presents The World Premiere Of Phoebe Legere's SPEED QUEENDixon Place Presents The World Premiere Of Phoebe Legere's SPEED QUEEN
by BWW News Desk - Feb 12, 2018

Dixon Place (Ellie Covan, Founder and Artistic Director) is pleased to present the world premiere of SPEED QUEEN, written and performed by Pulitzer Prize-nominee Phoebe Legere, and directed by Lissa Moira at Dixon Place (161A Chrystie Street). The production will preview on March 7, 2018 with press opening on March 9, and performances on March 15, 16, 17, 23 and 24. All performances are at 7:30 PM. (more...)

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Announces 2018/19 SeasonThe Los Angeles Philharmonic Announces 2018/19 Season
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

Los Angeles Philharmonic Music & Artistic DirectorGustavo Dudamel and CEO Simon Woods announce the 2018/19 season at Walt Disney Concert Hall and beyond. The centerpiece of LA Phil 100, the Centennial program forges an exciting future for the orchestra, its music, its city, and audiences around the world with a forward-looking roster of globe-spanning artistic programs, educational and social-impact initiatives and public celebrations for all of L.A., from September 2018 through October 2019. (more...)

Eyellusion Announces THE BIZARRE WORLD OF FRANK ZAPPA Hologram Tour Band LineupEyellusion Announces THE BIZARRE WORLD OF FRANK ZAPPA Hologram Tour Band Lineup
by TV News Desk - Feb 5, 2018

Live music's premier hologram production company Eyellusion, today announced that a who's who of Zappa fan favorite musicians will support 'The Bizarre World Of Frank Zappa' hologram tour set to hit music venues in late 2018. Longtime and legendary Zappa players Ray White, Mike Keneally, Scott Thunes, Robert Martin and Joe 'Vaultmeister' Travers are set to perform as the show's touring lineup; they will be joined along the way by Steve Vai, Warren Cuccurullo, Ian Underwood, Vinnie Colaiuta, Napoleon Murphy Brock, Arthur Barrow, Ed Mann and more. Hours of never-before-seen Zappa performance footage from the early seventies will form the basis of the 'can't miss' concert spectacle. Eyellusion is producing the tour in close cooperation with the Zappa Family Trust and made the announcement at the annual Pollstar Live! event, where it is nominated for an award in the 'tech enhancement of the year' category. (more...)

Michael Des Barres Premieres New Video for 'Living In The USA'Michael Des Barres Premieres New Video for 'Living In The USA'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 19, 2018

British musician, actor and broadcaster MICHAEL DES BARRES has today released his first single, 'Living in the USA,' on Wicked Cool Records, partnering with YAHOO! Music to exclusively premiere the song's controversial new video (more...)

Singer-Songwriter Nellie McKay at the CCA this FebruarySinger-Songwriter Nellie McKay at the CCA this February
by BWW News Desk - Jan 18, 2018

Singer-songwriter Nellie McKay will perform on Friday, February 23 at 8PM in the Spotlight Caf at the Capitol Center for the Arts. McKay puts her spin on classics by artists ranging from Steve Miller to Cole Porter and Doris Day to the Beatles and Frank Zappa. Her original songs touch on subjects as far-ranging as her beloved dog to political and environmental issues. (more...)

Dr. Demento Covered In Punk Unveils Adam West's Cover of 'The Thing' IDr. Demento Covered In Punk Unveils Adam West's Cover of 'The Thing' I
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Demented Punk today unveiled the late Adam West's cover of 'The Thing,' originally performed by Phil Harris of the Jack Benny Show. (more...)

Nellie McKay Performs December 2 in NorfolkNellie McKay Performs December 2 in Norfolk
by BWW News Desk - Nov 28, 2017

Singer-songwriter Nellie McKay will perform on Saturday, December 2 at 8 PM in the Robin Hixon Theater, Clay and Jay Barr Education Center, Norfolk in another partnership by Virginia Arts Festival & North Shore Point House Concerts. (more...)

'Weird Al' Yankovic Covers Ramone's 'Beat On the Brat''Weird Al' Yankovic Covers Ramone's 'Beat On the Brat'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2017

Demented Punk today unveiled the 'Weird Al' Yankovic cover of 'Beat On The Brat' originally recorded by the Ramones and released on their self-titled debut album in 1976. (more...)

BWW Interview: ACTOR JOHN KEHOEBWW Interview: ACTOR JOHN KEHOE
by Mark C. Lloyd - Nov 15, 2017

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Los Angeles Philharmonic Looks to the Future as it Celebrates its Centennial YearLos Angeles Philharmonic Looks to the Future as it Celebrates its Centennial Year
by BWW News Desk - Nov 10, 2017

LA Phil Music & Artistic Director Gustavo Dudamel today joined Board Chair Jay Rasulo and Acting President and CEO Gail Samuel in announcing the orchestra's plans for its centennial season. (more...)

Los Angeles Declares Morrissey Day on November 10thLos Angeles Declares Morrissey Day on November 10th
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2017

The Los Angeles City Council declared Friday, November 10th 'Morrissey Day' in Los Angeles, California. During today's council meeting, Councilwoman Monica Rodriguez introduced the resolution, which includes an official commemorative certificate presentation at the first of two sold-out Hollywood Bowl shows this Friday night. (more...)

The Kitchen Presents 'Forever Weird: Microscopic Kamikaze Passengers'The Kitchen Presents 'Forever Weird: Microscopic Kamikaze Passengers'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

The Kitchen will present a one-night-only, all-star assemblage of three seminal avatars of 1980s downtown jazz oddity who are still performing at the height of their unique artistry: The Microscopic Septet, The Jazz Passengers and Kamikaze Ground Crew. On Saturday, December 9 (more...)

Effervescent Prog-Rock Ensemble Fischer's Flicker Releases New Album 'Open 28 Hours'Effervescent Prog-Rock Ensemble Fischer's Flicker Releases New Album 'Open 28 Hours'
by BWW News Desk - Oct 31, 2017

The musical mind of native Chicagoan Scott Fischer has been described as a colorfully symphonic amusement park. Whether it's a song-length concept piece, a full album, a rock opera or something else entirely, big bright melodies and ambitious composition always take center stage. (more...)

JAZZ NIGHT! to Kick Off Hoff-Barthelson Music School's Faculty Concert SeriesJAZZ NIGHT! to Kick Off Hoff-Barthelson Music School's Faculty Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Members of Hoff-Barthelson Music School's Jazz Department take the stage to kick off the 2017-2018 Faculty Concert Series today, October 27, 2017, at 7:30 pm with Jazz Night! An evening of improvisations and jazz standards. (more...)

Forty-Four Years Later Coveted Vinyl Album Officially Released on CDForty-Four Years Later Coveted Vinyl Album Officially Released on CD
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

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Frank Zappa's Legendary Halloween NYC 1977 Residency Out TodayFrank Zappa's Legendary Halloween NYC 1977 Residency Out Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2017

By 1977, Frank Zappa's Halloween shows were already the stuff of legends. While the shows began in the late '60s, around 1972, these monumental performances would become annual events, initially in Passaic, NJ and Chicago, IL before moving to New York City in 1974, where they'd remain. (more...)

Mad Cat Live! to Kick Off 18th Season with BLACK SABBATH VOL. 4Mad Cat Live! to Kick Off 18th Season with BLACK SABBATH VOL. 4
by BWW News Desk - Oct 12, 2017

Mad Cat kicks off their 18th season with their popular concert series Mad Cat Live performing Black Sabbath's Vol. 4. (more...)

JAZZ NIGHT! to Kick Off Hoff-Barthelson Music School's Faculty Concert SeriesJAZZ NIGHT! to Kick Off Hoff-Barthelson Music School's Faculty Concert Series
by BWW News Desk - Oct 3, 2017

Members of Hoff-Barthelson Music School's Jazz Department take the stage to kick off the 2017-2018 Faculty Concert Series on Friday, October 27, 2017, at 7:30 pm with Jazz Night! An evening of improvisations and jazz standards. (more...)

Frank Zappa's Legendary Halloween NYC 1977 Residency To Be Released As Massive 'Halloween 77' Costume Box Set Featuring 158 Tracks On USB Drive In 24-Bit Audio And RetFrank Zappa's Legendary Halloween NYC 1977 Residency To Be Released As Massive 'Halloween 77' Costume Box Set Featuring 158 Tracks On USB Drive In 24-Bit Audio And Ret
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

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Frank Zappa's Legendary Halloween NYC 1977 Residency Out 10/20Frank Zappa's Legendary Halloween NYC 1977 Residency Out 10/20
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2017

By 1977, Frank Zappa's Halloween shows were already the stuff of legends. While the shows began in the late '60s, around 1972, these monumental performances would become annual events, initially in Passaic, NJ and Chicago, IL before moving to New York City in 1974, where they'd remain. (more...)

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