Pete Seeger News

Date of Birth: May 03, 1919 (98)
Birth Place: USA
Gender: Male
Seattle Women's & Men's Choruses Set New Season with Special Guest Randy RainbowSeattle Women's & Men's Choruses Set New Season with Special Guest Randy Rainbow
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2017

Paul Caldwell leaps into his second season as artistic director for Seattle Men's Chorus (SMC) and Seattle Women's Chorus (SWC) with SWC's highly anticipated 15th Anniversary, a brassy sassy holiday concert, the arrival of Randy Rainbow at April's massive joint concert and an homage to Britain's 'queens' in all their forms. (more...)

Two Music Soundtracks to Be Released from PBS' THE VIETNAM WARTwo Music Soundtracks to Be Released from PBS' THE VIETNAM WAR
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

THE VIETNAM WAR, a new 10-part series directed by Ken Burns and Lynn Novick that will begin airing on PBS on September 17, 2017, will be accompanied by two companion soundtracks to be released on September 15, 2017, Universal Music Enterprises announced today. (more...)

Roger McGuinn Comes to the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the ArtsRoger McGuinn Comes to the Lisa Smith Wengler Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

The indisputable music icon Roger McGuinn returns to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre in Malibu on Thursday, October 5 at 8 p.m. (more...)

Oliver Conant and Justyna Kostek to Host World Premiere of DIETRICH RIDES AGAINOliver Conant and Justyna Kostek to Host World Premiere of DIETRICH RIDES AGAIN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

On Thursday, August 31, Oliver Conant (Author/Director) and Justyna Kostek (Author/Star) will host the World Premiere of their anticipated one-woman tour-de-force musical, DIETRICH RIDES AGAIN, about the life and times of Marlene Dietrich. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Linda Lavin Plays Helsinki On BroadwayPhoto Coverage: Linda Lavin Plays Helsinki On Broadway
by Stephen Sorokoff - Jul 30, 2017

On Monday Linda Lavin performed her show titled 'My Second Farewell Concert' in New York City at the legendary Birdland. Last night she said a great musical hello to the Hudson Valley at Helsinki Hudson. (more...)

Sonoran Desert Chorale Announces 2017-18 SeasonSonoran Desert Chorale Announces 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 27, 2017

The Sonoran Desert Chorale has announced its 24th season, opening in the fall of 2017.  Comprised of four distinct concerts which will focus on the gifts that all the seasons of life bring to us, the Chorale is led by Music Director Jeff Harris, a long-time Mesa resident, music educator and choral director.  The 60 members of the Chorale come from all parts of the Valley and walks of life joined by one common purpose - their love of music and singing together. (more...)

The Delray Beach Playhouse presents Its Spectacular 2017-2018 SeasonThe Delray Beach Playhouse presents Its Spectacular 2017-2018 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

???????The historic Delray Beach Playhouse opens its 71st season this October and will present more than 150 performances over the next year, including all-time classics such as Annie Get Your Gun, Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf?, and the World Goes Round featuring the Music of Kander and Ebb. (more...)

CRY CRY CRY Comes to Landmark on Main StreetCRY CRY CRY Comes to Landmark on Main Street
by BWW News Desk - Jul 20, 2017

Renowned singer-songwriters Lucy Kaplansky, Richard Shindell and Dar Williams revive their celebrated folk-pop collaboration, Cry Cry Cry, for their first run of performances in nineteen years. (more...)

BMCC Tribeca PAC 2017-2018 Season AnnouncedBMCC Tribeca PAC 2017-2018 Season Announced
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

BMCC Tribeca Performing Arts Center, the longest operating performance venue in lower Manhattan, proudly presents a wide range of events in the 2017-2018 Season, including Robin Spielberg, performing on Saturday, November 4 at 8:00pm,  Andrew Nemr, performing on Friday, December 15 and Saturday, December 16 at 7:30pm, Go, Dog. Go! (for families) on Saturday, February 17 at 1:30pm,  Comedian John Fugelsang, performing Friday, March 16 at 8:00pm, The Motortown All-Stars performing Friday, March 23 at 8:00pm, and more! (more...)

BWW Previews: WHAT'S COMING UP AT THE GRACIE  at Gracie TheatreBWW Previews: WHAT'S COMING UP AT THE GRACIE at Gracie Theatre
by Elaine Bard - Jul 10, 2017

The Gracie Theatre has a spectacular line-up for their 2017/2018 season (more...)

BWW Interview: Megan Loomis of WOODY SEZ: THE LIFE & MUSIC OF WOODY GUTHRIE On Guthrie's Influence and Cherishing the Art of StorytellingBWW Interview: Megan Loomis of WOODY SEZ: THE LIFE & MUSIC OF WOODY GUTHRIE On Guthrie's Influence and Cherishing the Art of Storytelling
by Courtney Savoia - Jul 3, 2017

As part of their 2017 summer season, Irish Repertory Theatre, is presenting the music, life, and legacy of folk icon, Woody Guthrie in the musical, Woody Sez: The Life & Music of Woody Guthrie. Actress and musician, Megan Loomis, has starred in this production in Guthrie's home state of Oklahoma as well as internationally in Scotland and Vienna and is excited to bring Guthrie's influence to New York City this summer! BroadwayWorld had an enlightening conversation with Loomis about Guthrie's impact on American music as well as around the world; performing the show in different cities; and cherishing the art of storytelling in this fast-paced technological age. (more...)

SALON SONGBOOK, LONESOME TRAVELER and More Set for Schimmel Center's 2017-18 SeasonSALON SONGBOOK, LONESOME TRAVELER and More Set for Schimmel Center's 2017-18 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2017

Schimmel Center, at Pace University in downtown Manhattan, today announces programming for its 2017-2018 season, consisting of nearly 30 events. (more...)

Richard Barone to Perform Songs from SORROWS & PROMISES Live at Joe's PubRichard Barone to Perform Songs from SORROWS & PROMISES Live at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Richard Barone's new album Sorrows & Promises: Greenwich Village In The 1960s casts light on the songs that sprang from the singer-songwriters in and around Greenwich Village during that pivotal decade. (more...)

The Choral Artists of Sarasota Salute Independence Day with Rousing SongsThe Choral Artists of Sarasota Salute Independence Day with Rousing Songs
by BWW News Desk - Jun 6, 2017

The Choral Artists of Sarasota salute Independence Day with rousing songs celebrating America, including perennial favorites "God Bless America," "You're a Grand Old Flag," "This is My Country," "the Battle Hymn of the Republic," "America, the Beautiful" and more. (more...)

Old Town School's Free 'Soundtrack of the City' Concert Series Launches ThursdayOld Town School's Free 'Soundtrack of the City' Concert Series Launches Thursday
by BWW News Desk - Jun 5, 2017

Old Town School of Folk Music, with the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), is pleased to announce a free, city-wide concert series, Soundtrack of the City, taking place June 8 - August 20, 2017. (more...)

BWW Interview: Guy Davis Forges Path Through Music, Theater & BeyondBWW Interview: Guy Davis Forges Path Through Music, Theater & Beyond
by Tory Gates - Jun 5, 2017

'I think entertaining is what I do, that is what my spirit is called to do, and the blues is kind of like my salvation. It was a form of music that I felt like it was in me. It is in me to communicate.' (more...)

Centenary Stage Company Announces 2017/18 Professional Theatre SeriesCentenary Stage Company Announces 2017/18 Professional Theatre Series
by BWW News Desk - May 19, 2017

Theater fills the Lackland Performing Arts Center as Centenary Stage Company announces its 2017 - 18 professional theater line-up.  The Sitnik Theatre is set to burst as this season's main stage professional theater series includes four exciting CSC produced plays; The Learned Ladies, Newsies, Art and Hitler's Tasters.  Centenary Stage Company's Fringe Festival also welcomes three incredibly unique guest productions; Song and Dance Men, Seeger: A Multimedia Solo Show and My Name is Gideon: I'm Probably Going to Die, Eventually as the festival returns for its third installment in the Kutz Theatre. (more...)

Touring Shows Announced at Chenango River TheatreTouring Shows Announced at Chenango River Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Apr 28, 2017

In addition to the four shows in the main stage season at Chenango River Theatre, three eclectically different solo touring shows have been added to the schedule.  Each will play one night only as part of the One Night Stand Series.  (more...)

BWW Review: Stars Shine for Lyrical Tribute to Music and Legacy of Pete Seeger at Kennedy CenterBWW Review: Stars Shine for Lyrical Tribute to Music and Legacy of Pete Seeger at Kennedy Center
by Jeffrey Walker - Apr 18, 2017

For one night, folk music legend Pete Seeger's legacy in song was celebrated by a diverse array of musical talent. The Kennedy Center Concert Hall stage held a who's who including multiple Grammy winners, living legends and up-and-coming artists performing in tribute to the singer and activist Pete Seeger. Hosted by Larry Groce of National Public Radio's MOUNTAIN STAGE, the long and satisfying evening was officially entitled PETE SEEGER AND THE POWER OF SONG: TRIBUTE TO A FOLK LEGEND. No frills, no fuss, just great music performed with the same simplicity and power Seeger was known for during his own long career. (more...)

DeJohnette, Grenadier, Medeski, Scofield Release New Album 'Hudson'DeJohnette, Grenadier, Medeski, Scofield Release New Album 'Hudson'
by BWW News Desk - Apr 14, 2017

New York's idyllic Hudson River Valley has been a rich source of inspiration for many millennia, from its rich sacred and artistic native American heritage, to the rise of the 19th century Hudson River School (more...)

 1  2  3  4 … 29