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Urban Stages Presents #NWORD by Christian Elder Photo Urban Stages Presents #NWORD by Christian Elder
by BWW News Desk - Sep 8, 2020

Urban Stages has announces #NWORD, a virtual reading and performance. This will be part of Urban Stages' September Play Fest & Fundraiser to raise funds and continue the theater's decades long efforts of discovering and producing new plays by diverse up-and-coming artists.

PlayMakers Repertory Company Announces Reimagined 20/21 Season: ALL TOO HUMAN Photo PlayMakers Repertory Company Announces Reimagined 20/21 Season: ALL TOO HUMAN
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2020

PlayMakers Repertory Company believes in the transformative power of theatre and its ability to bring communities together to share common ground. Even if that isna??t in the same space.

The Little OPERA Theatre Of NY Presents Livestream Pop-Up Concert Mozart & Friends Photo The Little OPERA Theatre Of NY Presents Livestream Pop-Up Concert Mozart & Friends
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2020

The little OPERA theatre of ny (LOTNY) presents Mozart & Friends, a livestream pop-up concert on Thursday, July 9, 2020 at 7:30pm from St. John's in the Village.

Portland Playwrights Commissioned For Play At Home's Short Play Series Photo Portland Playwrights Commissioned For Play At Home's Short Play Series
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2020

a??a??a??a??a??a??a??Portland Center Stage has joined the national theater project Play at Home and has commissioned four Portland playwrights to create short plays. The new script offerings are Sara Jean Accuardi's Joy Frickin' Hates Her Dumb Stupid Room, E. M. Lewis' The Third Prisoner, Anya Pearson's Three Love Songs, and Josie Seid's Wing and a Prayer.

Iliza Shlesinger to Play North Charleston PAC Photo Iliza Shlesinger to Play North Charleston PAC
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2020

Iliza Shlesinger has announced 28 new tour dates which extend The Forever Tour through the end of 2020. The tour will stop at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center on Saturday, November 14. Tickets for the North Charleston show go on sale Friday, February 28 at 10 AM at Ticketmaster.com.

THE MASKED SINGER Unveils 45+ City U.S. National Tour Photo THE MASKED SINGER Unveils 45+ City U.S. National Tour
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2020

On the heels of last week's Season Three debut of FOX's #1 hit THE MASKED SINGER, Right Angle Entertainment today announced that an all new live show, THE MASKED SINGER National Tour, will hit the road in 2020, bringing the #1 show on television to the next level on its first-ever North American tour.Presented by Live Nation, THE MASKED SINGER National Tour tour kicks off in Detroit, MI, on May 28 before zigzagging its way to more than 45 cities, including Atlanta, Chicago, Boston, Washington D.C., Philadelphia and Los Angeles. Audiences can expect to see their favorite characters brought to life onstage, as well as surprise celebrity guests, amazing new performances and a can't-miss spectacular live show for audiences of all ages.  Tickets for the tour are on sale now at LiveNation.com.

Bob Weir and Wolf Bros Announce Five Nights at Sweetwater Music Hall This February Photo Bob Weir and Wolf Bros Announce Five Nights at Sweetwater Music Hall This February
by TV News Desk - Dec 3, 2019

Bob Weir and Wolf Bros announce five nights at the iconic Sweetwater Music Hall this February, including a special Valentine's Day show with ticket holders receiving a surprise gift at the venue. Purchase tickets HERE. The storied venue, which is located in downtown Mill Valley just north of San Francisco, opened in 1972 and has seen some of music's biggest stars throughout the years including Weir, Elvis Costello, Etta James, Carlos Santana, Jerry Garcia, Gregg Allman, Huey Lewis and more.

Ida Mae Announces LIVE IN MEMPHIS EP Photo Ida Mae Announces LIVE IN MEMPHIS EP
by TV News Desk - Nov 14, 2019

Ida Mae have announced the upcoming release of their Live In Memphis EP. Widely acclaimed for their performances - including sets this year at Bonnaroo and the Philadelphia Folk Festival, Ida Mae's choice to document their onstage prowess with a live record is a natural one. The Live in Memphis EP will be released on January 24th.

Ida Mae Announces Debut US Headlining Tour & Support Tour with Rodrigo Y Gabriela Photo Ida Mae Announces Debut US Headlining Tour & Support Tour with Rodrigo Y Gabriela
by TV News Desk - Oct 23, 2019

Ida Mae have released a new video for their beautifully effortless track, 'Love Is Still A Long Road.' Directed by Tom Cowles, the video features footage of husband-and-wife duo Chris Turpin and Stephanie Jean as they travel across the US on tour. Ida Mae writes that ''Love Is Still A Long Road' is in some ways about us. We've existed on the road together for so long with an almost Bonnie & Clyde lifestyle….travelling alone in the car in cities and countries we never expected to see. It is kind of about being bound to one another.” 

Ida Mae Announces Debut US Headlining Tour & Support Tour with Rodrigo Y Gabriela Photo Ida Mae Announces Debut US Headlining Tour & Support Tour with Rodrigo Y Gabriela
by TV News Desk - Oct 10, 2019

The Nashville-based husband-and-wife duo of Ida Mae has announced their debut U.S. headlining tour this fall, followed by a tour supporting Rodrigo y Gabriela this fall. Closing out a banner year that saw the release of their debut album, as well as successful tours in support of Blackberry Smoke and Greta Van Fleet, Ida Mae has quickly established themselves as one of today's most essential live acts in the Americana genre. Find a full list of U.S. tour dates below or visit their website. 

BWW Review: Forget Brooklyn. Opera Philadelphia World Premieres Show Only the Dead Kn Photo BWW Review: Forget Brooklyn. Opera Philadelphia World Premieres Show Only the Dead Know Philadelphia
by Richard Sasanow - Sep 24, 2019

Thomas Wolfe--famed for his novels including “Look Homeward, Angel”--is also remembered for the quotable title of one of his short stories: “Only the Dead Know Brooklyn.” Judging my weekend at Opera Philadelphia's O19 opera festival, and its two world premieres, DENIS & KATYA and LET ME DIE, he could have also written “Only the Dead Know Philadelphia” (though it might have missed the priceless Brooklyn accents used in the story by this southern writer).

John Prine Shares New Video for 'Paradise,' Featuring Kelsey Waldon Photo John Prine Shares New Video for 'Paradise,' Featuring Kelsey Waldon
by TV News Desk - Sep 19, 2019

John Prine's new acoustic video for his song “Paradise,” featuring special guest Kelsey Waldon, premiered yesterday at Sounds Like Nashville. The song was recorded as part of the pair's new collaborative 7-inch vinyl, The Kentucky Sessions, which is included with each purchase of Waldon's new album White Noise/White Lines—out October 4 via Prine's independent label Oh Boy Records. 

Rodrigo y Gabriela Announce Fall US Tour Dates Photo Rodrigo y Gabriela Announce Fall US Tour Dates
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

Rodrigo y Gabriela have announced new US live dates for the fall, beginning in Sugar Land, TX, on November 15, and ending in Miami Beach, FL, on December 6, with a slew of dates throughout the midwest and southeast in between. Rodrigo y Gabriela have been bringing their incendiary stage performance to fans across the globe in support of their latest album, METTAVOLUTION. The acoustic duo's first album in five years, METTAVOLUTION marks the most ambitious music of Rodrigo y Gabriela's remarkable two-decade career and was one of NPR's top 6 albums of the week upon release. Three years in the making, the LP embraces the duo's passionate interest in Buddhism, the history of human evolution and the liberation of the potential we have as a species, all expressed through the medium of two acoustic guitars. 

The Dessoff Choirs Begins Its 2019-20 Season on October 26 Photo The Dessoff Choirs Begins Its 2019-20 Season on October 26
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019

Hailed as a?oeone of the great amateur choruses of our timea?? (New York Today) for its a?oefull-bodied sound and supplenessa?? (The New York Times), the 50-member Dessoff Choirs begins its 2019-20 season highlighting choral works by esteemed composers of the 19th and 20th centuries. Featuring full orchestra, and soloists Laquita Mitchell (soprano) and Donovan Singletary (baritone), the program is centered around the original 1893 version of Gabriel Fauré's Requiem, the composer's masterpiece. Complementing the Requiem is Ich lasse dich nicht, a motet attributed to J.S. Bach, William Schuman's evocative Prelude for Voices, and the a?oeKyriea?? from Louis Vierne's Messe solennelle.

John Prine Takes Home Two Americana Music Association Honors & Awards Photo John Prine Takes Home Two Americana Music Association Honors & Awards
by TV News Desk - Sep 12, 2019

John Prine won two awards at last night's Americana Music Association Honors & Awards: Album of the Year (The Tree of Forgiveness) and Song of the Year (“Summer's End” written by Prine and Pat McLaughlin). The reigning 2017 and 2018 Americana Artist of the Year, Prine also performed “Angel From Montgomery” with Bonnie Raitt during last night's ceremony. 

The Head and The Heart to Play Free Homecoming Show Atop Seattle's Pike Place Market  Photo The Head and The Heart to Play Free Homecoming Show Atop Seattle's Pike Place Market Rooftop
by TV News Desk - Aug 20, 2019

The Head and The Heart and Amazon Music have announced a spectacular hometown show on the rooftop of Seattle's historic Pike Place Market. The show will be FREE to the public and also streamed live on both the Amazon Music and The Head and The Heart Facebook and Twitter accounts. Fans can tune into the one-of-a-kind concert experience exclusively on Amazon Music's Facebook and Twitter handles starting at 7 pm PT on Sunday, August 25. The social channels will also host the performance at Pike Place Market for a limited time afterwards for those unable to watch the livestream.

The Head and the Heart's Single Reaches No. 1 on Alternative Charts Photo The Head and the Heart's Single Reaches No. 1 on Alternative Charts
by TV News Desk - Jul 23, 2019

The Head and The Heart's “Missed Connection” has secured the #1 position at Commercial Radio on the Mediabase and Billboard alternative charts, already having achieved #1 on the AAA chart. “Missed Connection” is the lead single from Living Mirage, the band's fourth full-length album, released on Warner Bros. Records / Reprise Records to critical praise earlier this year. This marks the band's second #1 at Alternative, having previously landed the position for “All We Ever Knew” (Signs of Light), which also held the #1 spot at AAA for nine straight weeks in 2016. This win caps a monumental week including two SOLD OUT shows at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre that were live streamed via nugs.tv. 

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by BWW News Desk - Jul 17, 2019

The Head and The Heart Announce nugs.tv Livestream Performance From Red Rocks Amphith Photo The Head and The Heart Announce nugs.tv Livestream Performance From Red Rocks Amphitheatre
by TV News Desk - Jul 17, 2019

Earlier this year The Head and The Heart released their newest album Living Mirage on Reprise Records / Warner Records to critical praise. The first single “Missed Connection” quickly rose to #1 at AAA, and is still growing at Alternative, where it currently sits at #2. Since then, The Head and The Heart have been bringing their high energy live show out on the road for a 38-city tour. Tonight the band will perform the first of two shows at the breathtaking and legendary Red Rocks Amphitheatre, while fans at home are able to livestream the epic events via nugs.tv.

The Head And The Heart to Release New Album 'Living Mirage' Next Friday 5/17 Photo The Head And The Heart to Release New Album 'Living Mirage' Next Friday 5/17
by TV News Desk - May 10, 2019

The Head and The Heart's newest albumLiving Mirage is due out next Friday, May 17th on Warner Bros. Records / Reprise Records.  In anticipation of the release, the band announced an intimate, fan-focused release day show at New York's legendary Bowery Ballroom with tickets on sale NOW. Front and Center will film the performance for an upcoming episode airing this summer on public television. This show is ahead of their previously announced headlining Forest Hills Stadium show slated for June 23rd.

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