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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...)

Wharton Center's Single Tickets for 2017-18 Season On Sale Next WeekWharton Center's Single Tickets for 2017-18 Season On Sale Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Individual tickets for most shows in Wharton Center's 2017-2018 season go on sale to the general public on Monday, August 21, at 10:00 a.m. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek - Broadway, Jazz Greats Featured in Gilson Lavis ExhibitionPhoto Flash: Sneak Peek - Broadway, Jazz Greats Featured in Gilson Lavis Exhibition
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Unique portraits of many Broadway and jazz musical legends will be featured at highly respected British drummer and artist Gilson Lavis' first ever New York City art exhibit 'Gilson Lavis: In Tune With The Portraits' at the Salomon Arts Gallery at 83 Leonard Street in Tribeca from September 15th through October 5th, 2017. His paintings have become very much sought after in British music and art world inner circles. Scroll down for a sneak peek at the collection below! (more...)

Drummer & Songwriter Cindy Blackman Santana to Release New Single 'Fun, Party, Splash'Drummer & Songwriter Cindy Blackman Santana to Release New Single 'Fun, Party, Splash'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Together through Walden's Tarpan Records label they will release the new single “FUN, PARTY, SPLASH” featuring Carlos Santana on all digital platforms on August 25, 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: BROADWAY AT BIRDLAND Series Welcomes Daniel ReichardPhoto Flash: BROADWAY AT BIRDLAND Series Welcomes Daniel Reichard
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

To date, Daniel Reichard has brought seven concerts to Birdland, the iconic music room that sits square in the heart of Manhattan's Theater District. (more...)

Billy Burnette Releases 'Crazy Like Me' Memoir + Prepares New AlbumBilly Burnette Releases 'Crazy Like Me' Memoir + Prepares New Album
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

For the very first time, the award-winning singer, songwriter, guitarist, and musical journey man shares each step of his fascinating five-decade career via the memoir, Crazy Like Me: From Memphis and the Rock 'N Roll Trio To Fleetwood Mac. (more...)

91st Season at the State Theatre Kicks Off with The Oak Ridge Boys on 9/891st Season at the State Theatre Kicks Off with The Oak Ridge Boys on 9/8
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

???????Theirs is one of the most distinctive and recognizable sounds in the music industry. The four-part harmonies and upbeat songs of The Oak Ridge Boys have spawned dozens of Country hits, a Number One Pop smash, earned them Grammy, Dove, CMA, and ACM awards and garnered a host of other industry and fan accolades. The Country Music Hall of Fame quartet will kick off the State Theatre's 91st season on Friday, September 8. (more...)

N'Kenge Makes Debut with Philadelphia Orchestra in SOPHISTICATED LADIESN'Kenge Makes Debut with Philadelphia Orchestra in SOPHISTICATED LADIES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 12, 2017

Known for her powerful and riveting vocals, Symphony Siren and Broadway Diva N'Kenge (Motown: The Musical and Sondheim and Sondheim) makes her debut with the Sophisticated Ladies concert at the Sarasota Performing Arts Center with Tony Nominee Montego Glover and Capathia Jenkins. These three Leading ladies will take the stage by storm with the Philadelphia Orchestra under the baton of Maestro Steve Reineke.  Its a one night only event Saturday August 16, 2017 at 8:00PM following a pre-performance talk at 7:00PM with conductor Steve Reineke. (more...)

Michael McDonald's 'Half Truth' Premieres at Billboard; New Album 'Wide Open' Out 9/15Michael McDonald's 'Half Truth' Premieres at Billboard; New Album 'Wide Open' Out 9/15
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

“Half Truth,” the new single from five-time Grammy Award winning vocalist and acclaimed singer/songwriter Michael McDonald, is premiering via Billboard. Stream/share the track (more...)

Singer/Songwriter Chris Wills to Release EP in AugustSinger/Songwriter Chris Wills to Release EP in August
by BWW News Desk - Aug 10, 2017

New York City-based 22-year-old singer-songwriter Chris Wills is set to release he debut EP, This Place Ain't For Me, on August 11, 2017. (more...)

Goo Goo Dolls Offer Fans The Chance To Win A Private Performance Through OmazeGoo Goo Dolls Offer Fans The Chance To Win A Private Performance Through Omaze
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Today, rock and roll legends The Goo Goo Dolls announced a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity for fans through Omaze, the premier site for online charitable giving. While in the midst of their 'Long Way Home' summer tour in support of the release of their new EP You Should Be Happy, the band is partnering with Omaze to offer the chance to win the ultimate concert experience. (more...)

SSINGSSING, Toni Menage & Poison Ivy, and More This Week at Joe's PubSSINGSSING, Toni Menage & Poison Ivy, and More This Week at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2017

Check out what's coming to Joe's Pub this week! (more...)

Psych Indie-Pop Artist Julian Borrego Announces New SinglesPsych Indie-Pop Artist Julian Borrego Announces New Singles
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Meet Julian Borrego, a sought after multi-instrumentalist, Los Angeles based producer and singer-songwriter. Hailing from an extensive musical family with a world famous guitar playing grandpa (Frank Sinatra, Ray Charles), it is to no surprise that Borrego created his own musical endeavour. (more...)

Entry Deadline Set for 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition at NJPACEntry Deadline Set for 6th Annual Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition at NJPAC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

For the sixth consecutive year, singers from around the world will compete online for a coveted spot in the Sarah Vaughan International Jazz Vocal Competition, a 21st century version of the amateur night at the Apollo Theater that helped launch the career of a gifted teenager from Newark, Sarah 'Sassy' Vaughan, more than 70 years ago. (more...)

A.J. Croce w/ Robbie Fulks in NYC; New Dan Penn-Produced CD Out 8/11A.J. Croce w/ Robbie Fulks in NYC; New Dan Penn-Produced CD Out 8/11
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

Some artists are afforded the chance to tell their personal stories as they see fit, at a particular moment when they know the time has come. But for many, there is no choice —the story emerges hardwired to the music and they become forever identified with it no matter how their story may evolve or change. (more...)

Broadway's N'Kenge Reprises Lead Role in the Cast of 54: THE MUSICALBroadway's N'Kenge Reprises Lead Role in the Cast of 54: THE MUSICAL
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2017

Internationally Acclaimed and Award Winning Singer N'Kenge joins the All Star Cast at the Asbury Hotel which will host a Funk-Raising evening to benefit the development of 54: the musical. The evening, featuring selections from 54, will be held August 11th at 8 PM in Asbury Park, NJ featuring a book by playwright and actress Renee Bang Allen. (more...)

The Open Door Theatre Presents THE TAMING OF THE SHREWThe Open Door Theatre Presents THE TAMING OF THE SHREW
by BWW News Desk - Aug 5, 2017

The Open Door Theatre at New England College will present The Taming of the Shrew by William Shakespeare September 15 and 16 at 7:30 pm and September 17 at 3:00 pm in the Mainstage Theatre in the Science Building at 58 Depot Hill Road, Henniker, NH 03242. (more...)

Birdland presents The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra and More Week of 8/14Birdland presents The Legendary Count Basie Orchestra and More Week of 8/14
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

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

Joe's Pub to Present The Brass Tacks in a History of Rock 'n' Roll SaxophoneJoe's Pub to Present The Brass Tacks in a History of Rock 'n' Roll Saxophone
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

The Brass Tacks tackle the stories behind the saxophone's influence on rock 'n' roll music. On Sunday, August 20th at 1:00 pm, the high-energy swing/rock band performs their family-friendly rock 'n' roll history show at Joe's Pub. (more...)

Breaking News: Phillip Boykin, Alysha Deslorieux, Kenita R. Miller and More to Set Sail with Broadway's ONCE ON THIS ISLANDBreaking News: Phillip Boykin, Alysha Deslorieux, Kenita R. Miller and More to Set Sail with Broadway's ONCE ON THIS ISLAND
by BWW News Desk - Aug 1, 2017

Today, producers Ken Davenport and Hunter Arnold announced that Tony Award nominee Phillip Boykin, Alysha Deslorieux, Kenita R. Miller, and Isaac Powell are joining the new Broadway production of Once On This Island, which will play the Circle in the Square Theatre (235 W. 50th street, NYC) this fall. (more...)

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