MOJAMOJA Honors Hip Hop Icons Will.I.Am, The Beat Junkies, and The Revolution at 10th Anniversary of Music DiscoveryMOJAMOJA Honors Hip Hop Icons Will.I.Am, The Beat Junkies, and The Revolution at 10th Anniversary of Music Discovery
by BWW News Desk - Feb 14, 2018

MojaMoja celebrated its 10th Anniversary of music discovery on February 10th at the Avalon Hollywood. The brunch benefit concert was attended by more than 250 cultural and musical tastemakers who came together to celebrate the stellar achievements of Hip Hop icons will.i.am, The Beat Junkies, a legendary West Cost DJ crew, and Prince's band The Revolution. The concert featured performances from breakout artists Jungle Fire with their highly explosive psychedelic afro/latin funk sound; The Steoples, a genre-fusion alternative R&B duo; Wajatta, the collaborative between comedian-musician Reggie Watts and electronic musician, DJ and producer John Tejada; along with the drumming prodigy Elise Trouw, a gifted modern indie pop multi-instrumentalist who has a viral-mashup of 'Everlong' by Foo Fighters and 'What You Won't Do for Love' by Bobby Caldwell with more than 7 million views on Facebook. All artists donated their performances to benefit the MojaMoja Innovation Fund and House of Blues Music Forward Foundation. (more...)

R&B Soul Artist Sy Smith Releases Fifth Studio AlbumR&B Soul Artist Sy Smith Releases Fifth Studio Album
by TV News Desk - Feb 1, 2018

“Sometimes A Rose Will Grow In Concrete” (SRWGC) is the fifth studio album by critically acclaimed progressive soul artist Sy Smith. Often called the “Queen Of Underground Soul”, her previous works include “The Syberspace Social” (named in the top 10 albums of 2005 by The Boston Globe), “Psykosoul Plus” (2007) “Conflict” (2008, with charting radio singles “Fly Away With Me” and “The Art Of You”), and “Fast And Curious” (called “one of the best releases by a female” of 2012 by Soultracks.com).  (more...)

The Public Announces Joe's Pub Working GroupThe Public Announces Joe's Pub Working Group
by BWW News Desk - Jan 31, 2018

???????Joe's Pub at The Public announces the new class of Joe's Pub Working Group (JPWG), the venue's artist development program dedicated to enhancing the career sustainability and growth of performing artists. Entering its fourth year, JPWG welcomes five artists - playwright and songwriter Dan Fishback, classically trained bandleader Juliette Jones, violinist and composer Dana Lyn, jazz composer and pianist Samora Abayomi Pinderhughes and cabaret darling Tori Scott - as the core group that represents the diversity and scope of the nightly programming at Joe's Pub. (more...)

NBCUniversal Surrounds Superbowl LII With Extensive Week Long On-Site CoverageNBCUniversal Surrounds Superbowl LII With Extensive Week Long On-Site Coverage
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

NBCUniversal Surrounds Superbowl LII With Extensive Week Long On-Site Coverage (more...)

Raphael Saadiq Receives Oscar Nomination for 'Mighty River' from MUDBOUNDRaphael Saadiq Receives Oscar Nomination for 'Mighty River' from MUDBOUND
by BWW News Desk - Jan 23, 2018

Raphael Saadiq received his first Academy Award nomination for co-writing the song Mighty River from Mudbound today. (more...)

Sarah Jaffe Contributes Music to 'Never Goin' Back'Sarah Jaffe Contributes Music to 'Never Goin' Back'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 22, 2018

Sarah Jaffe is excited to announce her participation in this year's Sundance Film Festival, the Texas-born singer-songwriter wrote and contributed original music to the independent film Never Goin' Back. (more...)

Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee Unveils Map, New Details about Attractions at Super Bowl LIVE Presented by VerizonMinnesota Super Bowl Host Committee Unveils Map, New Details about Attractions at Super Bowl LIVE Presented by Verizon
by BWW News Desk - Jan 15, 2018

The Minnesota Super Bowl Host Committee announced new details today about Super Bowl LIVE presented by Verizon, including a map of dozens of entertaining attractions that will take place at Nicollet Mall in downtown Minneapolis, the site of a massive 10-day fan festival that is free and open to the public. (more...)

BWW Interview: Brian Remo Executive Director of UCPACBWW Interview: Brian Remo Executive Director of UCPAC
by Marina Kennedy - Jan 11, 2018

Broadwayworld.com had the pleasure of interviewing Brian Remo about his position as Executive Director of Union County Performing Arts Center and some of the exciting events happening at the Center in Rahway. (more...)

Raphael Saadiq Earns Golden Globe Nomination for MIGHTY RIVER from MUDBOUNDRaphael Saadiq Earns Golden Globe Nomination for MIGHTY RIVER from MUDBOUND
by BWW News Desk - Dec 15, 2017

Raphael Saadiq Earns Golden Globe Nomination for MIGHTY RIVER from MUDBOUND (more...)

Scoop: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE 12/11 - 12/15 on ABCScoop: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE 12/11 - 12/15 on ABC
by TV Scoop - Dec 11, 2017

Get all the scoop on JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE 12/11 - 12/15, airing on ABC (more...)

Becky G., Sheila E. Wow Crowd at AHF's Miami World AIDS Day Concert Honoring San Juan MayorBecky G., Sheila E. Wow Crowd at AHF's Miami World AIDS Day Concert Honoring San Juan Mayor
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2017

AHF marks World AIDS Day and its own 30th anniversary with blowout free concerts in Miami, Los Angeles, Mexico, Haiti and Russia; In L.A., Mariah Carey headlined electric show at Shrine Auditorium. (more...)

PBS to Present Behind-the-Scenes Look at JOHN LEGUIZAMO's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONSPBS to Present Behind-the-Scenes Look at JOHN LEGUIZAMO's LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2017

This year's awardees include eight films and three digital media projects. Highlights include a behind-the-scenes look at the making of John Leguizamo's latest Broadway sensation, LATIN HISTORY FOR MORONS: The Road to Broadway (more...)

Mariah Carey, DJ Khaled to Perform Live at Free World AIDS Day ConcertMariah Carey, DJ Khaled to Perform Live at Free World AIDS Day Concert
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2017

To commemorate World AIDS Day on December 1st and celebrate its 30th anniversary, AIDS Healthcare Foundation (AHF), the world's largest AIDS organization, will host a series of events across the world to continue to spread awareness about HIV and AIDS. (more...)

Tucson Jazz Festival Announces Sheila E., Arturo Sandoval and MoreTucson Jazz Festival Announces Sheila E., Arturo Sandoval and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

Thousands of jazz fans from Phoenix, Tucson and all across the country will converge on Tucson as the city welcomes the 4th annual jazz festival this January. Attendance is expected to hit 20,000, making the festival one of the major jazz destinations in the country. (more...)

John Burroughs High School Vocal Music Association Comes to the Garry Marshall TheatreJohn Burroughs High School Vocal Music Association Comes to the Garry Marshall Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2017

Garry Marshall Theatre invites you to kick off the holidays with JOY! a musical celebration featuring local powerhouse John Burroughs High School Vocal Music Association on Tuesday, November 28 at 6pm and 8pm. Then on Tuesday, December 4 at 7:30pm, Broadway talents Terron Brooks and Kamilah Marshall partner again to sing in the holidays for the 9th year in a row with their popular musical variety show Holidaze Harmony. (more...)

Dela of Slightly Stoopid Releases Debut Album 'Opening Night'Dela of Slightly Stoopid Releases Debut Album 'Opening Night'
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2017

Dela (Slightly Stoopid) has released his long awaited debut album, Opening Night. The 11-tracks were produced by Dela's friend and mentor Karl Denson (Tiny Universe, Rolling Stones touring band) and feature LA reggae legends, the Aggrolites. (more...)

E.Faye Butler & Felicia P. Fields To Perform Limited Run Cabaret Concert At Chicago's Biograph TheaterE.Faye Butler & Felicia P. Fields To Perform Limited Run Cabaret Concert At Chicago's Biograph Theater
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

Steve Abrams and Kicky Productions announce that a brand new cabaret-concert, Lettin' the Good Times Roll featuring the dynamic duo, E. Faye Butler, Felicia P. Fields and a host of renowned musicians in a very special limited engagement for 9 performances at The Biograph Theater, 2433 N. Lincoln Avenue in Chicago. (more...)

Drum Legend Simon Phillips to Release 'Protocol 4' TodayDrum Legend Simon Phillips to Release 'Protocol 4' Today
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2017

Drum legend & producer extraordinaire Simon Phillips will be releasing Protocol 4 on October 27th on Phantom Recordings, distributed by AMPED. Simon Phillips is by far one of the world's most renowned and respected drummers, whose style not only reflects his technical gift but also his distinct musical sensibility. (more...)

Drum Legend Simon Phillips to Release 'Protocol 4' 10/27Drum Legend Simon Phillips to Release 'Protocol 4' 10/27
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2017

Drum legend & producer extraordinaire Simon Phillips will be releasing Protocol 4 on October 27th on Phantom Recordings, distributed by AMPED. Simon Phillips is by far one of the world's most renowned and respected drummers, whose style not only reflects his technical gift but also his distinct musical sensibility. (more...)

Scoop: DANCING WITH THE STARS on ABC - Monday, October 23, 2017Scoop: DANCING WITH THE STARS on ABC - Monday, October 23, 2017
by BWW News Desk - Oct 23, 2017

Get all the scoop on DANCING WITH THE STARS, airing on ABC on Monday, October 23, 2017! (more...)

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