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BWW Review: Take Your Wash to the Hudson and the HONKY TONK LAUNDRYBWW Review: Take Your Wash to the Hudson and the HONKY TONK LAUNDRY
by Don Grigware - Aug 14, 2017

Remember The Marvelous Wonderettes and Life Could Be a Dream? Creator Roger Bean had two tremendous musical hits in these shows. The Marvelous Wonderettes featured four FBF, and Life... four guy pals. They both focused on living your dream to the fullest, and featured young teens aspiring to the max. Both had great background pop songs of the 50s, 60 and beyond. Wonderettes went beyond the teen years with two sequels Winter Wonderettes and Caps and Gowns, in which we saw the gals grow up and meet life's struggles head on. On the shelf since about 2005, Honky Tonk Laundry is Bean's two character musical a la Always Patsy Cline, where he took pop country music and let two ladies have their way with it. They become best friends in the process, compared to Thelma and Louise. Currently onstage at the Hudson in Hollywood, Honky Tonk Laundry is a big audience winner due to its dynamic stars Bets Malone and Misty Cotton, who sing and act the bejesus out of it. Some might call it overkill with anyone else, but these two uber talents keep the audience begging for more. In Roger Bean musicals, the plot is slight and overshadowed by the fun musical numbers and silly dia (more...)

Jade Bird's 'What Am I Here For' Video PremieresJade Bird's 'What Am I Here For' Video Premieres
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

The video for emerging British artist Jade Bird's “What Am I Here For” is premiering today. Watch/share here: http://vevo.ly/Ggxh1p. (more...)

Guitar Protege Tyler Reese to Make His NYC Club Debut at Club BonafideGuitar Protege Tyler Reese to Make His NYC Club Debut at Club Bonafide
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Tyler Reese recorded his first album in his mid-teens, studied with jazz legend Pat Metheny and has played with everyone from Prince and Ernie Isley to country great Craig Morgan. (more...)

Shelly Waters' Self-Titled Album Due Out TomorrowShelly Waters' Self-Titled Album Due Out Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

Americana singer-songwriter Shelly Waters is set to release her new, self-titled album on July 28, 2017. Evidence of Waters' jambalaya-like recipe of sonic spices – and then some - are found within each of the dozen tasty tracks on Shelly Waters, which was recorded in Nashville with renowned producer and multi-instrumentalist Josh Kaler. (more...)

EmiSunshine Set to Release New Album 'RAGGED DREAMS' 8/25EmiSunshine Set to Release New Album 'RAGGED DREAMS' 8/25
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

EmiSunshine, the extraordinary talent who burst into stardom four short years ago as a nine-year-old via viral video, is set to release her new album, RAGGED DREAMS, on August 25, 2017. (more...)

Nicole Atkins Releases New Album Goodnight Rhonda Lee TodayNicole Atkins Releases New Album Goodnight Rhonda Lee Today
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

Nicole Atkins has released her new album Goodnight Rhonda Lee today via Single Lock Records. The album was recorded with Fort Worth, TX's Nile City Sound, a.k.a. producers Austin Jenkins, Josh Block, and Chris Vivion (Leon Bridges), with additional mixing by Ben Tanner (Alabama Shakes). (more...)

Jade Bird's 'Cathedral' Video Premieres at NPR MusicJade Bird's 'Cathedral' Video Premieres at NPR Music
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2017

The video for “Cathedral,” the lead single from emerging British artist Jade Bird's debut EP Something American, is premiering today at NPR Music. Of the song NPR Music hails, “Her phrasing and accent feel as if they'd be as at home in the Catskill Mountains of upstate New York as they would on Nashville radio.” (more...)

I LOVE KELLIE PICKLER Returns for Season 3 on CMT This AugustI LOVE KELLIE PICKLER Returns for Season 3 on CMT This August
by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2017

Kellie and Kyle are back with a third season of their hit CMT television seriesI LOVE KELLIE PICKLER, which premieres on Thursday, August 3 at 11 p.m., ET/PT. (more...)

Nicole Atkins Shares New Album   Goodnight Rhonda Lee on NPR's First ListenNicole Atkins Shares New Album Goodnight Rhonda Lee on NPR's First Listen
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

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Jade Bird 'Something American' EP Out Today on Glassnote RecordsJade Bird 'Something American' EP Out Today on Glassnote Records
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

In celebration of the release, Jade will make her U.S. performance debut this summer including upcoming shows at New York's Rockwood Music Hall, Nashville's Bluebird Café (with Brent Cobb) and Los Angeles' Hotel Café. See below for complete details. (more...)

Nicole Atkins Releases New Track Sleepwalking Today + Tour DatesNicole Atkins Releases New Track Sleepwalking Today + Tour Dates
by BWW News Desk - Jul 6, 2017

Nicole Atkins has released her new song, “Sleepwalking,” today via Consequence of Sound. The song appears on her forthcoming album, Goodnight Rhonda Lee, out July 21 on Single Lock Records. Listen and share “Sleepwalking” (more...)

Park City Institute presents Country Star and American Idol Alum, Kellie PicklerPark City Institute presents Country Star and American Idol Alum, Kellie Pickler
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2017

Park City Institute presents American Idol alum and country star, Kellie Pickler, at the 2017 St. Regis Big Stars, Bright Nights Concert Series at Deer Valley Resort Outdoor Amphitheater. "People connect with the themes of  independence and resilience in Kellie Pickler's music-and her life," says Teri Orr, Park City Institute Executive Director. "We're excited to share her talent for storytelling, and her voice, with our audience, for the first time on our stage." (more...)

Crystal Gayle Celebrates 40th Anniversary of 'Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue'Crystal Gayle Celebrates 40th Anniversary of 'Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

Rarely do first takes on a song become the master tracks for an artist, but that's how chart-topping history began for Crystal Gayle's 'Don't It Make My Brown Eyes Blue.' Now, four decades later, Gayle's signature hit marks its 40th anniversary since its release on June 24, 1977. (more...)

University of Mississippi Library Launches Theatrical ArchiveUniversity of Mississippi Library Launches Theatrical Archive
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

Curators of the Mamie and Ellis Nassour Arts and Entertainment Collection at the University of Mississippi have created a unique archive to honor the late actress Marian Seldes and the Actors Fund of America, the latter for its generous donations of theatrical memorabilia. (more...)

Americana Singer Songwriter Shelly Waters to Release New Album in JulyAmericana Singer Songwriter Shelly Waters to Release New Album in July
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2017

Americana singer-songwriter Shelly Waters is set to release her new, self-titled album on July 28, 2017. (more...)

Scoop: CBS THIS MORNING 3/29 - 5/5 on CBSScoop: CBS THIS MORNING 3/29 - 5/5 on CBS
by TV Scoop - Apr 27, 2017

Get all the scoop on CBS THIS MORNING 3/29 - 5/5, airing on CBS (more...)

Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters to Release New Album; UK Tour AnnouncedAmanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters to Release New Album; UK Tour Announced
by BWW News Desk - Apr 26, 2017

Lyrically driven, the songs on Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters blend the band's old-school country roots attitude with their shared influences of rock and folk. (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 4/23/2017Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 4/23/2017
by BWW - Apr 23, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/23/2017 for Portland (more...)

Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 4/16/2017Now Playing Onstage in Portland - Week of 4/16/2017
by BWW - Apr 16, 2017

Upcoming Shows - Week of 4/16/2017 for Portland (more...)

Loretta Lynn to Release New Studio Album 'Wouldn't It Be Great' This AugustLoretta Lynn to Release New Studio Album 'Wouldn't It Be Great' This August
by BWW News Desk - Apr 13, 2017

Legacy Recordings (a division of Sony Music Entertainment) will release Wouldn't It Be Great, the new studio album from American music icon Loretta Lynn, on Friday, August 18. (more...)

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