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George Harrison Headshot
Date Of Birth:
February 25, 1943
Date Of Death:
November 29, 2001 (58)
Birth Place:
Liverpool, ENGLAND
 
George Harrison Headshot
Date of Birth: February 25, 1943
Date of Death: November 29, 2001 (58)

Birth Place: Liverpool, ENGLAND
BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST ALBUMS of the Rock and Rap Era (1950-2020) Photo BWW Exclusive: The 101 GREATEST ALBUMS of the Rock and Rap Era (1950-2020)
by Peter Nason - Apr 16, 2020

The Beatles! Rihanna! Michael Jackson! Johnny Cash! Kanye West! The Rolling Stones! Aretha Franklin! Bob Dylan! Miles Davis! Nirvana! BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest albums from the rock and rap era (1950-2020); see if your favorites made the grade!

The MusiCares Relief Fund Receives Donations From Top Music Organizations, Charitable Photo The MusiCares Relief Fund Receives Donations From Top Music Organizations, Charitable Foundations & More 
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 31, 2020

Music industry association¬†The¬†Latin Recording Academy¬ģ; ticket marketplace¬†StubHub; major music companies¬†Universal Music Group¬†and¬†Warner Music Group; financial institution¬†City National Bank; concert promotion, artist management, touring, and publishing company¬†Bill Silva Entertainment; and charitable foundations and trusts including the¬†William, Jeff, and Jennifer¬†Gross Family Foundation, George Harrison's¬†Material World Foundation, the¬†Michael Jackson Estate,¬†Alicia Keys and¬†She Is The Music¬†and¬†Yoshiki Foundation America¬†are the latest organizations that have made major contributions to the¬†COVID-19 Relief Fund¬†established by the Recording Academy¬ģ¬†and its affiliated charitable organization MusiCares¬ģ.

BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest MOVIE MUSICALS of All Time Photo BWW Exclusive: The 101 Greatest MOVIE MUSICALS of All Time
by Peter Nason - Mar 30, 2020

BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the best film musicals since the sound era began; see if your favorites made the list!

The Material World Foundation Launches The Inner Light Challenge Photo The Material World Foundation Launches The Inner Light Challenge
by Kaitlin Milligan - Mar 26, 2020

The Material World Foundation, created by George Harrison in 1973, is today donating $500,000 to the MusiCares COVID-19 Relief Fund, Save the Children and Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors Without Borders) charities, which are providing much needed aid and care during this COVID-19 pandemic. To help raise additional funds the Foundation has also launched The Inner Light Challenge. The challenge asks people around the globe to share a verse, chorus, or line from The Beatles song 'The Inner Light' and post it with the hashtag #innerlight2020. For every person that shares their own 'Inner Light' moment on social media using the #innerlight2020 hashtag, the Material World Foundation will give another $1 (up to $100,000) to help those affected by the virus.

Birdland Jazz Club Has Adjusted Their Schedule For March Photo Birdland Jazz Club Has Adjusted Their Schedule For March
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 13, 2020

Birdland Jazz Club has adjusted its schedule for March. See below for the changes: 

THAW Fest 2020 Officially Kicks Off Photo THAW Fest 2020 Officially Kicks Off
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 9, 2020

Hamptons Arts Network's THAW FEST officially kicked off this past weekend, which included the exhibition opening of Robert Dash: Printmaker, hosted by master printmaker Dan Welden, on Friday, March 7, at The Madoo Conservancy in Sagaponack.

Live At Birdland Jazz Club & Birdland Theater Announce Lineup for March 16 - 29 Photo Live At Birdland Jazz Club & Birdland Theater Announce Lineup for March 16 - 29
by A.A. Cristi - Mar 6, 2020

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater have announced their lineup of artists for March 16 through March 29: 

Julien's Auctions Announces THE BEATLES AT HARD ROCK CAFE Photo Julien's Auctions Announces THE BEATLES AT HARD ROCK CAFE
by Abigail Charpentier - Mar 6, 2020

Julien's Auctions, the world record-breaking auction house to the stars, has announced¬†THE BEATLES AT HARD ROCK CAFE, to take place on the 50th anniversary of the Fab Four's historic breakup on¬†Friday, April 10¬†live in the heart of Times Square at Hard Rock Cafe ¬ģ New York and online at¬†juliensauctions.com.

The Belgrade Announces Live Music Lineup For April and May Photo The Belgrade Announces Live Music Lineup For April and May
by Stephi Wild - Mar 3, 2020

If the wet weather has dampened your mood, the Belgrade Theatre is ready to put a spring back in your step with a whole host of live music nights running throughout April and May. This spring, get ready to experience top tributes to amazing acts ranging from Pink Floyd to Luther Vandross and Amy Winehouse to Ariana Grande.

RAVI SHANKAR'S CENTENNIAL Celebrations Plays Carnegie Hall Photo RAVI SHANKAR'S CENTENNIAL Celebrations Plays Carnegie Hall
by Stephi Wild - Mar 3, 2020

A legend of 20th century music and an international icon of India, sitar virtuoso and singular composer Ravi Shankar (1920 - 2012) will be commemorated with a series of Ravi Shankar Centennial Concerts in May 2020 to celebrate 100 years since his birth on April 7, 1920. Ravi Shankar Centennial Concerts feature family members Norah Jones and Anoushka Shankar as well as special guest artists Philip Glass, Dhani Harrison (son of George Harrison), Nitin Sawhney, and an orchestra of Shankar's foremost disciples performing on venerable stages across the globe (*please see the concert listings below for which guest artists will appear at each show*).

Live At Birdland Jazz Club & Birdland Theater Announces March 9 - March 22 Lineup Photo Live At Birdland Jazz Club & Birdland Theater Announces March 9 - March 22 Lineup
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 28, 2020

Birdland Jazz Club and Birdland Theater have announced listing for March 9 through March 22: 

The Dream Syndicate Announce New Album, Share 20-Minute Track 'The Regulator' Photo The Dream Syndicate Announce New Album, Share 20-Minute Track 'The Regulator'
by Abigail Charpentier - Feb 26, 2020

LA indie rock forbearers¬†The Dream Syndicate¬†are announcing their third ANTI- Records release today. Titled¬†The Universe Inside, the mind-bending new album will be released on April 10. First single¬†‚ÄúThe Regulator‚Ä̬†kicks in instantly; at twenty minutes long, immerse yourself in the song and watch its new video.¬†Directed by David Daglish, the video is a psychedelic journey through New York City, equal parts panoramic, psychedelic, somnambulistic and political in all the best ways. George Harrison once said, ‚Äúarrive without traveling.‚ÄĚ ¬†This is your ticket to The Universe Inside.

'In My Life - Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles' Coming to the Duke Energy Cente Photo 'In My Life - Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles' Coming to the Duke Energy Center
by Kaitlin Milligan - Feb 24, 2020

In My Life - A Musical Theatre Tribute to the Beatles is the nationally touring musical biography of the Beatles through the eyes of manager Brian Epstein, featuring the live music of renowned tribute band, Beatles For Sale. The show is widely considered by industry insiders to be the most unique Beatles show in decades. In My Life comes to the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts on Monday, March 9 at 7:30 pm.

Birdland Has Released its Schedule for March 2 - March 15 Photo Birdland Has Released its Schedule for March 2 - March 15
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Feb 21, 2020

Artists appearing at Birdland Jazz Club include John Pizzarelli (The Swing 7 and Quartet), Steve Ross, Erena Terakubo and Nana Quintet, Leanne Borghesi & Marta Sanders, Constantine Maroulis, Michelle Lordi and David Berger Orchestra.

FEST FOR BEATLES FANS Returns To Jersey City Photo FEST FOR BEATLES FANS Returns To Jersey City
by Stephi Wild - Feb 21, 2020

For three days, Jersey City will be transformed into Merseyside when Fab Four fans a?oecome togethera?? once again to the Hyatt Regency for The Fest For Beatles Fans from March 27 a?" 29. The Fest is the longest running and largest annual gathering of Beatles aficionados anywhere in the world. Now in its 46th year, it will commemorate the 50thanniversary of a very momentous year in Beatles history a?" 1970. In that year alone, The Beatles released the a?oeLet It Bea?? Album and Film, as well as solo albums from McCartney, Lennon, Harrison and not one, but two, from Starr.

Jake Shimabukuro and Sierra Hull Added To Corona Concerts Photo Jake Shimabukuro and Sierra Hull Added To Corona Concerts
by Stephi Wild - Feb 19, 2020

Corona Concerts will return to the Peace Center's outdoor TD Stage in 2020, offering audiences an opportunity to discover new music while lounging by the Reedy River. Jake Shimabukuro and Sierra Hull have been added to the schedule, with more concerts to be announced in the coming weeks.

Bill Wyman's Bass Guitars, Wardrobe and More from his Famous Archive Heads to Julien' Photo Bill Wyman's Bass Guitars, Wardrobe and More from his Famous Archive Heads to Julien's Auctions this May
by Abigail Charpentier - Feb 13, 2020

Julien's Auctions, the auction house to the stars, is honored to present property from BILL WYMAN AND HIS ROLLING STONES ARCHIVE COURTESY OF RIPPLE PRODUCTIONS LIMITED taking place MAY 29TH, 30TH AND 31ST, live in Beverly Hills and online at juliensauctions.com. This spectacular auction of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducted English musician, record producer, songwriter and singer, will feature at the centerpiece over 1,000 lots selected from Wyman's renowned and vast archive. The archive contains not only an unprecedented collection of his instruments, stage worn ensembles, awards, personal items and artifacts collected during his illustrious three-decade career as a founding member and bassist of the World's Greatest Rock Band, the Rolling Stones, but also important instruments and artifacts from his ongoing solo career.

Jake Shimabukuro Releases New Album 'Trio' Photo Jake Shimabukuro Releases New Album 'Trio'
by Sarah Jae Leiber - Feb 11, 2020

Jake Shimabukuro has been redefining what the ukulele is capable of for the last 20 years, and on 14 February 2020, he returns with his new album 'Trio,' his first on Music Theories Recordings, a division of Mascot Label Group.

BritBeat 'A Multimedia Concert Journey Through Beatles Music History' Returns To The  Photo BritBeat 'A Multimedia Concert Journey Through Beatles Music History' Returns To The Marcus Center
by Stephi Wild - Feb 5, 2020

BritBeat - 'A Multimedia Concert Journey Through Beatles Music History' tells the story of the Beatles from their early days at the Cavern Club in Liverpool, their dynamic debut on the Ed Sullivan Show, the attendance busting concert at Shea Stadium, onward to the psychedelic Sgt. Pepper era and finally the later years of Abbey Road and the White Album. The entire concert plays to the backdrop of immersive and captivating moving multimedia that intertwines with the moods and emotions of the Beatles' iconic music catalog.

Entertain and Dine NJ Style-VALENTINE'S DAY Edition Photo Entertain and Dine NJ Style-VALENTINE'S DAY Edition
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 26, 2020

If you're looking for the perfect gift for your valentine, galantine, your beloved friend or a family member, think New Jersey entertainment and dining, with options for every taste and style.

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