Tito Jackson and the B.B. King Blues Band to headline annual Homecoming FestivalTito Jackson and the B.B. King Blues Band to headline annual Homecoming Festival
by BWW News Desk - Mar 18, 2018

The annual B.B. King Homecoming Festival will return this year to Fletcher Park in Indianola while work continues on an expansion of the museum that bears King's name. Featured at this year's festival on June 2nd will be Tito Jackson and the B.B. King Blues Band. Jackson, well known for his role with the Jackson 5 and The Jacksons, teamed up with the B.B. King Blues Band in 2017 to become their new lead singer. The band is comprised of many of King's former band members who still perform together, so event goers will likely see familiar faces. (more...)

Tom Hanks, Meryl Streep in Talks for SAVING MR. BANKS Film
by BWW News Desk - Feb 8, 2012

According to Deadline.com, Tom Hanks and Meryl Streep might star in an upcoming film about the making of Disney's 'Mary Poppins.' Titled 'Saving Mr. Banks,' the film features a screenplay by Kelly Marcel. Though neither has officially signed on for the movie, the duo would play Walt Disney and author P.L. Travers respectively. (more...)