Tom Waits News

Date of Birth: December 07, 1949 (67)
Birth Place: Pomona, CA, USA
Gender: Male
Chan Centre to Kick Off 20th Season with Legendary Gospel CollaborationChan Centre to Kick Off 20th Season with Legendary Gospel Collaboration
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

The Chan Centre for the Performing Arts at UBC opens its 20th anniversary season on Saturday, September 23 at 8pm, welcoming The Blind Boys of Alabama with Ben Heppner to the Chan Shun Concert Hall. (more...)

Daniel Johnston Expands Final Tour to NYC and LADaniel Johnston Expands Final Tour to NYC and LA
by BWW News Desk - Aug 16, 2017

Today, Daniel Johnston, the iconic songwriter, performer and visual artist, announced additional shows for his rare, final tour across North America this fall. (more...)

BWW Interview: Daniel Zaitchik - Kleban award winning creator of DARLING GRENADINE at Goodspeed's Terris TheatreBWW Interview: Daniel Zaitchik - Kleban award winning creator of DARLING GRENADINE at Goodspeed's Terris Theatre
by Joseph Harrison - Aug 14, 2017

With an array of musical influences including musical storytellers like Billy Joel and Tom Waits, French classical composers and gospel music, Daniel Zaitchik's sound was bound to be unique. This recent Ed Kleban award winner brings his new musical DARLING GRENADINE to the Goodspeed's Terris Theatre beginning August 18. The musical, which centers on a jingle composer, Harry, his girlfriend, Louise and their life in Manhattan tells its story with a contemporary but classic MGM musical feel. I had the chance to sit down with Daniel and talk about his inspiration for the show, the creative path it has taken (including a recent workshop at the Eugene O'Neill Theater Center), and his own creative process. (more...)

Judy Collins, Betty Buckley, Ute Lemper, Nelli McKay and More Coming Up This Fall at Joe's PubJudy Collins, Betty Buckley, Ute Lemper, Nelli McKay and More Coming Up This Fall at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

Joe's Pub is proud to announce the headlining runs of shows for its 2017 Fall Season, running September 6 to November 30! (more...)

Memphis Soul and R&B Revue Comes to the Center for the ArtsMemphis Soul and R&B Revue Comes to the Center for the Arts
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2017

This live concert journey through the soul of American music with artists featured in the documentary film Take Me to the River comes to Pepperdine University's Smothers Theatre in Malibu on Sunday, October 8 at 7 p.m. (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...)

International Songwriting Competition (ISC) Announces 2017 JudgesInternational Songwriting Competition (ISC) Announces 2017 Judges
by BWW News Desk - Aug 7, 2017

The International Songwriting Competition (ISC) is pleased to announce its panel of judges for the 2017 competition. Established in 2002, ISC is the world's largest songwriting competition, receiving entries from more than 130 countries. (more...)

The Jerry Douglas Band Premiere 'Hey Joe' Video with Rolling StoneThe Jerry Douglas Band Premiere 'Hey Joe' Video with Rolling Stone
by BWW News Desk - Aug 6, 2017

As excitement builds for the Friday, August 18 release of WHAT IF--the debut studio album from THE JERRY DOUGLAS BAND (Rounder Records)--they've partnered today (8/4) with ROLLING STONE COUNTRY to premiere the official music video for 'Hey Joe.' (more...)

Jack O'Rourke and band, Karen Underwood, and More to Host Benefit Concert at Crane Lane TheatreJack O'Rourke and band, Karen Underwood, and More to Host Benefit Concert at Crane Lane Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Aug 3, 2017

While the services are funded by the HSE, Department of Children and Youth Affairs and the Department of Social Protection, SHC recently faced a cut of €50,000 in grants.  (more...)

Tall Heights Announce Fall Tour Joining Ben FoldsTall Heights Announce Fall Tour Joining Ben Folds
by BWW News Desk - Jul 28, 2017

Fresh off their second European tour, electro-folk band Tall Heights along with Ben Folds announced this morning on socials that beginning August 27, the band will join Folds for 30+ dates on his Fall Paper Airplane Request Tour. (more...)

D'Arrietta's Bold Take on Leonard Cohen: EdFringe Return for Sydney Opera House Sell-OutD'Arrietta's Bold Take on Leonard Cohen: EdFringe Return for Sydney Opera House Sell-Out
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2017

Following acclaimed seasons at the Sydney Opera House and Adelaide Fringe Festival, My Leonard Cohen returns to the Edinburgh Festival Fringe by popular demand this August, with a fresh selection of Cohen's best-loved songs and a strong new line-up. Having played to over 5,000 people at EdFringe 2016, D'Arrietta and his six-piece band seek to seduce new audiences and delight old friends with this stirringly personal celebration of the late, legendary Cohen, offering distinctive arrangements of his most iconic music. (more...)

The Jerry Douglas Band Premiere '2:19' with No DepressionThe Jerry Douglas Band Premiere '2:19' with No Depression
by BWW News Desk - Jul 21, 2017

THE JERRY DOUGLAS BAND--led by 14-time Grammy Award-winning musician JERRY DOUGLAS--yesterday (7/20), teamed up with No Depression to premiere '2:19,' a cover of the Tom Waits gem. (more...)

BWW Previews: STEEV RICHTER  at The Hudson HouseBWW Previews: STEEV RICHTER at The Hudson House
by Peter Danish - Jul 20, 2017

Singer Songwriter Steev Richter will perform songs from his new album at the Hudson House in Nyack. (more...)

Junk Parlour Releases New Single and UK Tour DatesJunk Parlour Releases New Single and UK Tour Dates
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 20, 2017

Californian based band Junk Parlour, described as Bohemian Crooner Punk by one fan, are about to embark on a UK tour in support of the release of their new single 'Vultures and Weasles'.  (more...)

Jason Mraz/Black Eyed Peas Guitarist Molly Miller to Appear at Blue Whale This AugustJason Mraz/Black Eyed Peas Guitarist Molly Miller to Appear at Blue Whale This August
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2017

Since she picked up a guitar at age seven, Dr. Molly Miller has been captivating audiences with performances that display a talent for entertaining and effortless musicianship seemingly well beyond her years (more...)

ART/WNY Presents Two Night Staged ReadingART/WNY Presents Two Night Staged Reading
by BWW News Desk - Jul 15, 2017

As summer decides on whether to stick around or not, American Repertory Theater of WNY will come out of the company's season hiatus with one of the first events of the 2017-18 season. August will feature a two-evening stage reading of Mark Humphrey's AN INQUIRY INTO THE FATE OF THE U.S.S. PEQUOD at the company's 330 Amherst location. The reading will feature Buffalo actor Stan Klimecko and the return on Jack Hunter as he will share his directorial eye with the project. . (more...)

Bryant Park's Emerging Music Festival to Feature Maybird, Space Captain and MoreBryant Park's Emerging Music Festival to Feature Maybird, Space Captain and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 13, 2017

Returning for its third year, Bryant Park Presents' Emerging Music Festival (EMF) features a strong roster of on-the-rise indie rock, pop and folk bands, performing on one of the biggest stages of their career. (more...)

A.J. Croce with Robbie Fulks Comes to NYC to Celebrate Album ReleaseA.J. Croce with Robbie Fulks Comes to NYC to Celebrate Album Release
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 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. A.J. Croce has been inextricably linked to a version of his own story by virtue of his name. He's experienced a lifetime of comparisons to a father he lost at age two, whose music bares little resemblance to his own output yet still serves as a reference point despite the years that have passed and the many iconic mentors who have stepped in to offer their counsel, creativity, and endorsement throughout his long career. (more...)

Ali Stroker, Jo Lampert to Join Shaina Taub at Joe's Pub This SummerAli Stroker, Jo Lampert to Join Shaina Taub at Joe's Pub This Summer
by BWW News Desk - Jul 12, 2017

Songwriter/performer Shaina Taub sets up camp this year at Joe's Pub with her monthly concert residency. (more...)

DRACULA, Accompanied by Kronos Quartet, to Haunt Segerstrom CenterDRACULA, Accompanied by Kronos Quartet, to Haunt Segerstrom Center
by BWW News Desk - Jul 7, 2017

The Philharmonic Society of Orange County and Segerstrom Center for the Arts will co-present Tod Browning's 1931 film classic DRACULA starring Bela Lugosi with original music by Philip Glass performed live by the legendary composer at the piano, the Grammy Award-winning Kronos Quartet, with Michael Riesman directing from the keyboard. (more...)

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