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Reba McEntire, Lady Antebellum and More Sign on for 'ALL IN FOR THE GAMBLER' Kenny Rogers Concert CelebrationReba McEntire, Lady Antebellum and More Sign on for 'ALL IN FOR THE GAMBLER' Kenny Rogers Concert Celebration
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2017

Music stars Reba McEntire, Chris Stapleton, Lady Antebellum and Wynonna Judd have been added to the momentous lineup for 'All In For The Gambler: Kenny Rogers' Farewell Concert Celebration,' an all-star concert event taping at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 7PM CT. (more...)

Janiva Magness Comes to Daryl's House 8/12 Behind Billboard Charting Blue AgainJaniva Magness Comes to Daryl's House 8/12 Behind Billboard Charting Blue Again
by BWW News Desk - Aug 2, 2017

Following her strut down the red carpet at the Grammy Awards and her newest release "Blue Again," soul-blues star Janiva Magness will be debuting her new material live on her Blue Again Tour. Magness will demonstrate how her robust and soulful voice can seamlessly shift from swampy blues to funky soul as she performs songs from her 2017 Grammy nominated album and 12th release Love Wins Again as well as her entire repertoire on Saturday August 12 in Pawling, NY at Daryl's House at 8 PM. (more...)

M. Ward to Play Fox Theatre This FallM. Ward to Play Fox Theatre This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2017

M. Ward will bring WHISPERTOWN to the Fox Theatre on Friday, October 13, 2017. (more...)

Amy Black Brings MEMPHIS MUSIC REVUE to NYCAmy Black Brings MEMPHIS MUSIC REVUE to NYC
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

 Amy Black has always been drawn to soul singers. But it wasn't until she began exploring her own southern roots for her last album, The Muscle Shoals Sessions, that she found her musical sweet spot - and knew her next stop had to be the place where blues and soul converge (and where she herself was conceived); where Al Green, Otis Redding and so many others spun grit and groove into some of the world's most beloved tunes. So she traveled from her Nashville home to Soulsville U.S.A. and joined forces with several top musical architects to lay down the sound she was meant to make - the sound of Memphis. (more...)

Bridget Everett, Shaina Taub, Champagne Jerry and More Coming Up This Week at Joe's PubBridget Everett, Shaina Taub, Champagne Jerry and More Coming Up This Week at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jul 11, 2017

Joe's Pub at The Public Theater has announced its nightly performances for this week, July 12-23, featuring Bridget Everett, Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams, Jeffrey Steele, Tacoma Narrows, Matt Alber, Meow Meow, Shaina Taub, Charming Disaster and more. Scroll down for details!  (more...)


by BWW News Desk - Jul 5, 2017

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Four New Concerts Just Added at Peace CenterFour New Concerts Just Added at Peace Center
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2017

The Peace Center has added four new music concerts to the Peace Concert Hall schedule. (more...)

Joe's Pub Announces Upcoming Folk & Country Summer LineupJoe's Pub Announces Upcoming Folk & Country Summer Lineup
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2017

Joe's Pub is proud to support exciting upcoming performances including some of Folk and Country's most enticing artists! Highlights include Kentucky singer/songwriter Joan Shelley on June 21-22; an all-acoustic show from Okkervil River with opener Jesse Hale Moore on June 27; Larry Campbell & Teresa Williams together on July 12-13; Nashville Songwriters' Hall of Fame inductee Jeffrey Steele on July 14; experimental fiddle from Gaelynn Lea, last year's Tiny Desk Contest winner, with opener and Kerrville New Folk winner Ben de la Cour on July 15; the album release of Tacoma Narrows' The Currents We Are In, also on July 15, Tony Trischka's Early Roman Kings: The Music of Bob Dylan on July 23; Jean Rohe performing songs from her work-in-progress, 'The Odysseus Agreement,' on July 29; and, singer/pianist Olivia Chaney, who is currently collaborating with The Decemberists on the British Folk project Offa Rex, on August 3. Scroll down for more details, pricing and more! (more...)

BWW Preview: Get Ready for the TD Toronto Jazz FestivalBWW Preview: Get Ready for the TD Toronto Jazz Festival
by Taylor Long - Jun 19, 2017

Showcasing the very best in jazz this summer, the TD Toronto Jazz Festival runs from June 23rd to July 2nd, 2017. In its 31st year, the festival includes performances from more than 1500 musicians and over 100 free concerts in Yorkville across 10 days. Headliners for this year's festival include Aretha Franklin, Joss Stone, Mavis Staples, Randy Bachman, Caravan Palace and more. (more...)

Latitude Festival Announces Final Line-UpLatitude Festival Announces Final Line-Up
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2017

With only a month to go, the 12th edition of Latitude Festival once again sets the bar high for summer festivals, with a host of names announced across the stages including the BBC Music Introducing Stage, The SpeakEasy, Music and Film, Solas and many more. Latitude Festival takes place on 13th - 16th July in the stunning grounds of Henham Park, Suffolk. (more...)

Town Hall to Present New Orleans Musical Legends Dr John & Henry ButlerTown Hall to Present New Orleans Musical Legends Dr John & Henry Butler
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2017

The biggest stars of the Big Easy will cap The Town Hall's most extensive and wide-ranging spring season to date. On Thursday, June 15th, pianists and singers Dr. John and Henry Butler, accompanied by Dr. John's legendary backing band, The Nitetrippers, bring the heat, the songs and the swing of New Orleans to Manhattan for a one-of-a-kind musical summit. (more...)

New Orleans Piano Legends Dr. John and Henry Butler Come Together for the First Time!New Orleans Piano Legends Dr. John and Henry Butler Come Together for the First Time!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

The Town Hall presents DR. JOHN AND HENRY BUTLER on Thursday June 15th   Legends of New Orleans Music Together for the First Time, and featuring Dr. John's famed backup band The Nitetrippers    One-of-a-Kind Piano Summit Brings the Big Easy to Blue Note Jazz Festival     (more...)

Judah & the Lion to Make AM TV Debut on ABC's GMAJudah & the Lion to Make AM TV Debut on ABC's GMA
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Judah & the Lion is gearing up to make their National Morning TV debut when they perform their hit single “Take It All Back” on Good Morning America (ABC Weekdays, 7AM) on June 5th. (more...)

Paula West to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko This JulyPaula West to Return to Feinstein's at the Nikko This July
by BWW News Desk - May 15, 2017

Following three previous sold-out residencies, renowned San Francisco Bay Area jazz vocalist Paula West returns to Feinstein's at the Nikko for a four-week engagement - July 6-28, 2017. (more...)

Typhanie Monique's Soulful Album 'Call It Magic' Out NowTyphanie Monique's Soulful Album 'Call It Magic' Out Now
by BWW News Desk - May 10, 2017

Call It Magic is the fourth album from Chicago vocalist and educator Typhanie Monique. It is a long-awaited project that finds her channeling the passions, frustrations and complexities of love into a work of shimmering beauty. It is her most ambitious recording to date. (more...)

Chan Centre Marks 20 Years with Monumental Season of Globe-Spanning ArtistryChan Centre Marks 20 Years with Monumental Season of Globe-Spanning Artistry
by BWW News Desk - May 2, 2017

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at the University of British Columbia (UBC) marks its 20th anniversary with a tremendous 2017/18 concert series, filled with unique collaborations, brand new productions, and much-adored favourites in the Chan Shun Concert Hall. Gospel vocalists from America's Deep South; virtuosic acrobatics direct from Down Under; Cuban musical trailblazers; South African jazz legends; and many more will take part in this milestone season, celebrating one of Vancouver's treasured venues. (more...)

OJ: MADE IN AMERICA Among Winners of Peabody Documentary Awards; Full ListOJ: MADE IN AMERICA Among Winners of Peabody Documentary Awards; Full List
by TV News Desk - Apr 18, 2017

The Peabody Awards Board of Jurors revealed today 12 winners in the Documentary category for programs released in 2016. (more...)

City Parks Foundation Announces SUMMERSTAGE 2017 SeasonCity Parks Foundation Announces SUMMERSTAGE 2017 Season
by BWW News Desk - Apr 10, 2017

City Parks Foundation has announced the 2017 season of SummerStage, New York City's largest free outdoor performing arts festival, bringing more than 100 performances to Central Park and 15 neighborhood parks throughout the five boroughs. (more...)

Daily Lineup Announced for the 13th Annual Mountain Jam Music Festival, 2017 Headliners Include Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, Steve Miller Band and The String Cheese IDaily Lineup Announced for the 13th Annual Mountain Jam Music Festival, 2017 Headliners Include Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers, Steve Miller Band and The String Cheese I
by BWW News Desk - Apr 5, 2017

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Vocalist Typhanie Monique Releases Soulful CALL IT MAGIC AlbumVocalist Typhanie Monique Releases Soulful CALL IT MAGIC Album
by BWW News Desk - Apr 4, 2017

Call It Magic is the fourth album from Chicago vocalist and educator Typhanie Monique. It is a long-awaited project that finds her channeling the passions, frustrations and complexities of love into a work of shimmering beauty. It is her most ambitious recording to date. (more...)

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