Tempe Center For The Arts Announces New SeasonTempe Center For The Arts Announces New Season
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019

Tempe Center for the Arts (TCA) is venturing into an exciting, collaborative approach to subscription ticket sales this season. A true partnership with local presenters, the Mix & Match program saves patrons 25% on tickets and gives them the flexibility to choose from TCA 19-20 Season AND Resident Artist offerings. 'We are grateful for the relationships we have with our resident companies and the support of the arts community. Collectively, our goal is to create equity by providing diverse, inclusive and accessible art to the Tempe community,' says Ralph Remington, Tempe Center for the Arts' Producing Artistic Director and Deputy Director for Tempe Arts & Culture. (more...)

Chris Tucker Returns With His Stand-Up Routine At Mohegan Sun ArenaChris Tucker Returns With His Stand-Up Routine At Mohegan Sun Arena
by BWW News Desk - May 21, 2019

International award-winning actor and comedian, Chris Tucker, will return to Mohegan Sun Arena with a hilarious new stand-up routine on Saturday, August 10th at 8:00pm. (more...)

Photo Flash: Inside The 2019 Herb Alpert AwardsPhoto Flash: Inside The 2019 Herb Alpert Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2019

The Herb Alpert Foundation and California Institute of the Arts (CalArts) has awarded the 25th Annual Herb Alpert Award in the Arts to five exceptional mid-career artists at a celebration hosted by the Herb Alpert Foundation in New York City on Monday, May 13. (more...)

Da Camera Announces Its 2019-20 Season; Comic Opera, Chamber Music and MoreDa Camera Announces Its 2019-20 Season; Comic Opera, Chamber Music and More
by BWW News Desk - Apr 1, 2019

Da Camera of Houston announces its 2019/2020 season, which features a lineup spanning a multitude of styles and genres. (more...)

This Week at Birdland: the James Carter Organ Trio, Aubrey Logan and MoreThis Week at Birdland: the James Carter Organ Trio, Aubrey Logan and More
by BWW News Desk - Mar 30, 2019

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with the following acts: (more...)

Birdland Announces April 2019 ScheduleBirdland Announces April 2019 Schedule
by BWW News Desk - Mar 15, 2019

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with Benny Green, The James Carter Organ Trio, Joao Bosco, Kurt Rosenwinkel, Frank Catalano Quartet, Clint Holmes, Joe Alterman, Aubrey Logan, Sheila Jordan, Dena DeRose, The Jive Aces, Michael Wolff, Jason Kravits, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more! (more...)

Birdland Presents Vincent Herring and More Week of March 11Birdland Presents Vincent Herring and More Week of March 11
by BWW News Desk - Mar 1, 2019

Birdland will kick-off their great week of programming with Vincent Herring, Beegie Adair, Pete Malinverni Trio, and more! (more...)

George Abud & Katrina Lenk, Laura Osnes, and More Head Up Birdland in MarchGeorge Abud & Katrina Lenk, Laura Osnes, and More Head Up Birdland in March
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

Birdland will kick-off their exciting month of programming with the following acts (more...)

42nd Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival Announces 2019 Lineup42nd Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival Announces 2019 Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2019

The 2019 Freihofer's Saratoga Jazz Festival features an extraordinary roster of twenty-two musical groups, highlighted by the festival debut of Grammy award winning artist Norah Jones, and the return of jazz legend George Benson and festival favorite Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. Back by popular demand is also Los Van Van 50th Anniversary, Django Festival All-Stars with Edmar Castañeda and Grace Kelly, Joshua Redman Quartet, and James Carter Organ Trio. Fifteen emerging artists making their Saratoga debuts include Kandace Springs, Donna Grantis, Joey DeFrancesco Trio, Mercy Project which features Jon Cowherd, Brian Blade, John Patitucci, and Steve Cardenas, Antonio Sanchez & Migration, and Cha Wa. The festival will also feature a record number of groups led by women artists, highlighted by Allison Miller, Veronica Swift, Ruthie Foster and Youn Sun Nah. (more...)

Blue Note Records Celebrates 80th Anniversary In 2019Blue Note Records Celebrates 80th Anniversary In 2019
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2019

80 years ago on January 6, 1939, a German immigrant and passionate Jazz fan named Alfred Lion produced his first recording session in New York City with two Boogie Woogie pianists, founding what would become the most-respected and longest-running Jazz label in the world. Blue Note Records has gone on to represent The Finest In Jazz, tracing the entire history of the music from Hot Jazz, Boogie Woogie, and Swing, through Bebop, Hard Bop, Post-Bop, Soul Jazz, Avant-Garde, and Fusion, and-after being relaunched by Bruce Lundvall in 1984-has remained the leading label dedicated to documenting today's vibrant and creatively thriving Jazz scene under the leadership of current President Don Was, who took the helm in 2012. (more...)

Chris Tucker Adds Extra London Eventim Apollo Date to UK TourChris Tucker Adds Extra London Eventim Apollo Date to UK Tour
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2018

American superstar comic and award-winning actor Chris Tucker announces he is returning to the UK to perform a limited five shows later this year. In his first shows since his UK debut in 2012, this tour will see the stand up bring his brand new live comedy show to Birmingham (Arena Birmingham), Manchester (O2 Apollo), Glasgow (SEC Armadillo) and two London shows at the Eventim Apollo this autumn. (more...)

San Francisco Playhouse Presents WASHED UP ON THE POTOMACSan Francisco Playhouse Presents WASHED UP ON THE POTOMAC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2018

San Francisco Playhouse (Artistic Director Bill English; Producing Director Susi Damilano) announced casting for the final show of its 2017-18 Sandbox Series-the world premiere of Washed Up on the Potomac, written by Lynn Rosen. Jose Zayas will direct. (more...)

Chris Tucker Announces UK Tour Dates For Autumn 2018Chris Tucker Announces UK Tour Dates For Autumn 2018
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2018

American superstar comic and award-winning actor Chris Tucker is delighted to announce he is returning to the UK to perform a limited four shows later this year. In his first shows since his UK debut in 2012, this tour will see the stand up bring his brand new live comedy show to Birmingham (Arena Birmingham), Manchester (O2 Apollo), Glasgow (SEC Armadillo) and London (Eventim Apollo) this autumn. (more...)

EGG London After Party Revealed with Richy Ahmed, Danny Tenaglia, Cristoph, Ellie Cocks, & MoreEGG London After Party Revealed with Richy Ahmed, Danny Tenaglia, Cristoph, Ellie Cocks, & More
by TV News Desk - May 9, 2018

The sold out fifth edition of London's leading dance festival, We Are FSTVL announces its official after party, Sunday 27th May in collaboration with iconic Kings Cross venue, EGG London and new independent promoters, Mas Vida. Boasting a selection of names from the festival's program - which is headlined by Carl Cox and Eric Prydz - such as Richy Ahmed, Cristoph, Danny Tenaglia, GW Harrison and Ellie Cocks, the event will close what promises to be another explosive year for the festival. (more...)

Fresh From TODAY SHOW, Piano Prodigy Matthew Whitaker Comes to Historic Ali ArtsFresh From TODAY SHOW, Piano Prodigy Matthew Whitaker Comes to Historic Ali Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 21, 2018

The Historic Ali Cultural Arts is proud to present one of the most acclaimed new jazz performers in the world, Matthew Whitaker. The blind teen prodigy has been hailed by critics for his virtuoso style on the piano and the Hammond B3 organ. Whitaker was recently profiled on the Today Show and has been seen on a variety of TV programs including Ellen, CBS Sunday Morning and Good Morning Japan. Last year, he debuted his critically acclaimed first CD, Outta the Box, featuring a mix of original compositions and his take on the classics. (more...)

Jazz Prodigy Matthew Whitaker Comes To Ali ArtsJazz Prodigy Matthew Whitaker Comes To Ali Arts
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2018

The Historic Ali Cultural Arts is proud to present one of the most acclaimed new jazz performers in the world, Matthew Whitaker. The blind teen prodigy has been hailed by critics for his virtuoso style on the piano and the Hammond B3 organ. Whitaker was recently profiled on the Today Show and has been seen on a variety of TV programs including Ellen, CBS Sunday Morning and Good Morning Japan. Last year, he debuted his critically acclaimed first CD, Outta the Box, featuring a mix of original compositions and his take on the classics. (more...)

Birdland Presents Vincent Herring's 'The Story of Jazz' and More Week of January 22Birdland Presents Vincent Herring's 'The Story of Jazz' and More Week of January 22
by BWW News Desk - Jan 12, 2018

Vincent Herring's The Story of Jazz: 100 Years, Eric Comstock and Sean Smith, The Wee Trio with special guest Luis Perdomo, and more! (more...)

Cleveland Play House Celebrates the 'Godmother of Rock and Roll' with MARIE AND ROSETTACleveland Play House Celebrates the 'Godmother of Rock and Roll' with MARIE AND ROSETTA
by BWW News Desk - Dec 21, 2017

Cleveland Play House (CPH) is proud to bring George Brant's Marie and Rosetta to the Allen Theatre stage. Marie and Rosetta chronicles the story of 2018 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Early Influence Inductee Sister Rosetta Tharpe and her counterpart Marie Knight as they changed the landscape of modern music. Miche Braden will make her return to Cleveland Play House as Sister Rosetta Tharpe alongside CPH newcomer Chaz Hodges as Marie Knight. Directed by Neil Pepe, Marie and Rosetta runs January 20 through February 11, 2018 in the Allen Theatre at Playhouse Square. (more...)

Monty Alexander, John Pizzarelli, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and More Set for January 2018 at BirdlandMonty Alexander, John Pizzarelli, Jim Caruso's Cast Party and More Set for January 2018 at Birdland
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Birdland Jazz Club has announced its January 2018 lineup, featuring An Evening with Monty Alexander - From Kingston to Harlem, Vijay Iyer Sextet, John Pizzarelli, Vincent Herring's The Story of Jazz: 100 Years, David Murray Infinity Quartet, La Tanya Hall and The Andy Milne Trio, Fleurine, Jim Caruso's Cast Party, and more. Scroll down for details! (more...)

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