Freddie Jackson News

 
Date of Birth: October 02, 1956 (62)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
2019 International Festival Of Arts and Ideas Lineup Announced2019 International Festival Of Arts and Ideas Lineup Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 19, 2019

The International Festival of Arts & Ideas today announced complete details for Festival 2019, which opens on June 8 and continues for two weeks through June 22 in New Haven, Connecticut. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Mary Wilson, Berry Gordy & More Walk the Red Carpet at AIN'T TOO PROUDPhoto Coverage: Mary Wilson, Berry Gordy & More Walk the Red Carpet at AIN'T TOO PROUD
by Monroe George - Mar 22, 2019

'Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of The Temptations' opened last night, March 21, at Broadway's legendary Imperial Theatre (249 West 45th Street). Checkout photos from the red carpet below! (more...)

Theater for the New City Presents BETTY & THE BELRAYSTheater for the New City Presents BETTY & THE BELRAYS
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2018

'Bring it On' meets 'Dreamgirls' in the girl-group musical, 'Betty and the Belrays' by William Electric Black aka Ian Ellis James, which will be presented by Theater for the New City January 31 to February 17. The piece tells the story of three white female singers from Detroit who struggle to change a racially divided society by singing for a black record label. Book and lyrics are by William Electric Black. Music is by Black, Valerie Ghent (arranger/keyboards for Ashford & Simpson) and Gary Schreiner. Choreography is by Jeremy Lardieri. Director is Mr. Black. (more...)

NJPAC Celebrates Valentine's Day with Patti Labelle and Freddie JacksonNJPAC Celebrates Valentine's Day with Patti Labelle and Freddie Jackson
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2018

New Jersey Performing Arts Center (NJPAC) welcomes the extraordinarily talented, Grammy Award-winning singer, Patti LaBelle and special guest Freddie Jackson in concert celebrating Valentine's Day on Friday, February 15, 2019 at 8:00 p.m.  (more...)

Taylor Mac To Perform A 24-DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC In Its Entirety For Final Time At The Kimmel CenterTaylor Mac To Perform A 24-DECADE HISTORY OF POPULAR MUSIC In Its Entirety For Final Time At The Kimmel Center
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, in a co-presentation with Pomegranate Arts, is thrilled to announce the special guest artists who will perform in Taylor Mac's ambitious, internationally acclaimed work A 24-Decade History of Popular Music. Local Philadelphia performance artists and musicians will join Mac in these final U.S. performances of the full, 24-hour-long pop odyssey, June 2 & 9 at the Kimmel Center's Merriam Theater, as part of the 2018 Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA). Mac will perform A 24-Decade History of Popular Music as two distinct 12-hour concerts, Saturday, June 2 (1776-1896) and Saturday, June 9 (1896-present day) - Mac's longest continuous performances since the work premiered at St. Ann's Warehouse in Brooklyn in 2016. (more...)

The Kimmel Center Announces Local Artists Who Will Perform With Taylor MacThe Kimmel Center Announces Local Artists Who Will Perform With Taylor Mac
by BWW News Desk - May 14, 2018

The Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts, in a co-presentation with Pomegranate Arts, is thrilled to announce the special guest artists who will perform in Taylor Mac's ambitious, internationally acclaimed work A 24-Decade History of Popular Music. Local Philadelphia performance artists and musicians will join Mac in these final U.S. performances of the full, 24-hour-long pop odyssey, June 2 & 9 at the Kimmel Center's Merriam Theater, as part of the 2018 Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts (PIFA). Mac will perform A 24-Decade History of Popular Music as two distinct 12-hour concerts, Saturday, June 2 (1776-1896) and Saturday, June 9 (1896-present day) - Mac's longest continuous performances since the work premiered at St. Ann's Warehouse in Brooklyn in 2016. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Frank Wildhorn & Friends Play Broadway at BirdlandPhoto Coverage: Frank Wildhorn & Friends Play Broadway at Birdland
by Stephen Sorokoff - Apr 17, 2018

The composer who had three shows running simultaneously on Broadway was on stage at The Broadway at Birdland concert series last night and of course Broadwayworld was also there for the special evening. (more...)

Lea DeLaria, Rumer Willis and More Join American Pops for Holiday Concert TonightLea DeLaria, Rumer Willis and More Join American Pops for Holiday Concert Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will present a special holiday concert not to be missed, with special guest stars Rumer Willis ('Dancing with the Stars,' Broadway's Chicago), Lea DeLaria (Broadway, comedy and jazz star, 'Orange is the New Black'), Claybourne Elder ('Gossip Girl,' Broadway's Sunday in the Park...), Nova Payton (Helen Hayes Award winner), Mobley (singer/songwriter featured on HBO, Fox and NBC) and Luke Hawkins (Star tap dancer from 'America's Got Talent'). (more...)

Current Music Creates Holiday Promo for Premiere League on NBC SportsCurrent Music Creates Holiday Promo for Premiere League on NBC Sports
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2017

Unlike any other European football league, over the Christmas holiday break the Premier League doesn't take a break instead amps up the amount of matches to the tune of 40 matches over 14 days. (more...)

Lea DeLaria, Rumer Willis and More to Join American Pops for Holiday ConcertLea DeLaria, Rumer Willis and More to Join American Pops for Holiday Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 20, 2017

Maestro LUKE FRAZIER and THE AMERICAN POPS ORCHESTRA - Washington, DC's innovative hometown orchestra - will present a special holiday concert not to be missed, with special guest stars Rumer Willis ('Dancing with the Stars,' Broadway's Chicago), Lea DeLaria (Broadway, comedy and jazz star, 'Orange is the New Black'), Claybourne Elder ('Gossip Girl,' Broadway's Sunday in the Park...), Nova Payton (Helen Hayes Award winner), Mobley (singer/songwriter featured on HBO, Fox and NBC) and Luke Hawkins (Star tap dancer from 'America's Got Talent'). (more...)

Lagond's Live! Presents an Adult Funk/Soul JamLagond's Live! Presents an Adult Funk/Soul Jam
by BWW News Desk - Oct 22, 2017

TONIGHT! Lagond's LIVE! from the haven (9 Haven Street, Elmsford, NY) presents its Funk/Soul Jam from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm! (more...)

Shefik Wins 3 dotCOMM Awards for His Syndicated Radio ShowShefik Wins 3 dotCOMM Awards for His Syndicated Radio Show
by BWW News Desk - Oct 9, 2017

The international competition dotCOMM Awards honors excellence in web creativity and digital communication. The competition is unique in that it reflects the role of creatives in the dynamic web that is transforming how they market and communicate products and services. (more...)

Melba Moore at Comes to SOPAC 11/11Melba Moore at Comes to SOPAC 11/11
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2017

Four-time Grammy Award nominee, and Tony Award winner Melba Moore has been crossing genres from Broadway to recording star to television personality since the early '70s. Never willing to stand still, Melba Moore has continued to perform in all genres and has remained one of the most enduring artists of the 21st century. She will bring her powerhouse vocal skills to SOPAC on Friday, November 11 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Current Music Creates Theme Song for Fox Sports Morning Show 'First Things First with Cris Carter and Nick Wright'Current Music Creates Theme Song for Fox Sports Morning Show 'First Things First with Cris Carter and Nick Wright'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2017

'First Things First with Cris Carter and Nick Wright' with co-host Jenna Wolfe, is a 3 hour, live opinion-based sports morning show on Fox Sports' FS1. (more...)

New York Wine Events Presents Jazz in the Vines: Summer Contemporary Jazz Concert Series Returns to Jamesport Vineyards in L.I. Wine Country
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2017

New York Wine Events is pleased to present its second summer season of Jazz in the Vines at Jamesport Vineyards located on the North Fork of Long Island on Saturdays July 22, August 5, and August 26. Doors open at 6pm; show time is 7pm. (more...)

Freddie Jackson's New Album is Sending Out Love Signals
by BWW News Desk - Mar 28, 2017

For urban contemporary listeners and music critics alike; there is no doubt which R&B artists deserve a place among the greatest of all time. (more...)

PERILOUS TIMES to Play Brooklyn's Kings Theatre This Spring
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2017

Jammins Events presents the T.J. Hemphill powerful stage play, 'Perilous Times' at Brooklyn's Kings Theatre. (more...)

Howie Day, Subdudes and More Coming Up at City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Mar 8, 2017

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces one man band Howie Day, jazz piano wunderkind Joey Alexander and more. (more...)

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