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Alexander Upstairs Presents MAPUMBA LIVE AT ALEXANDER BAR Photo Alexander Upstairs Presents MAPUMBA LIVE AT ALEXANDER BAR
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2018

Originally from the DRC, Mapumba is a talented performing and recording artist who has released 6 albums over his 17 years in the music industry. He has toured internationally, sharing a stage with legends Salif Keita and Miriam Makeba and has performed for Nelson Mandela and Bill Clinton.

Berlin, Suzanne Vega And More On Sale At City Winery Chicago Photo Berlin, Suzanne Vega And More On Sale At City Winery Chicago
by BWW News Desk - Jan 9, 2018

City Winery Chicago, 1200 W. Randolph Street, announces Sweet Tap Chicago from creative company Chicago Tap Theatre, the return of popular comedy show Whose Live Anyway, Los Angeles-based Synth-pop group Berlin and more. The following shows go on sale to the public on Thursday, January 11 at noon at citywinery.com/chicago.

Sheen Center to Feature Grace McLean, Megyn Kelly, and More Photo Sheen Center to Feature Grace McLean, Megyn Kelly, and More
by BWW News Desk - Jan 5, 2018

The Sheen Center for Thought & Culture has announced its 2018 Winter/Spring season, a rich program of theater, film, music, poetry and talk events featuring artists and thought leaders including NBC's Megyn Kelly, MSNBC host Chris Matthews and CNBC senior contributor Larry Kudlow, indie singer-songwriter mother-and-daughter duo Suzzy Roche and Lucy Wainwright Roche, celebrated author Sapphire,actress-singer-songwriter Grace McLean, Fox News' chief national correspondent Ed Henry, Director of the Vatican Observatory Br. Guy Consolmagno, S.J., author George Weigel, Cardinal Timothy Dolan, and events tackling themes ranging from civility in the American media, race in America, science and spirituality, J.R.R. Tolkien and C.S. Lewis, as well as Lessons In Hope.

BWW Previews: LUCILLE CARR-KAFFASHAN 'UNWRITTEN' FRIDAY, 12/15/17 at The RRAZZ ROOM N Photo BWW Previews: LUCILLE CARR-KAFFASHAN 'UNWRITTEN' FRIDAY, 12/15/17 at The RRAZZ ROOM New Hope PA
by DT Gramkee - Dec 12, 2017

BWW Previews: LUCILLE CARR-KAFFASHAN 'UNWRITTEN' FRIDAY, 12/15/17 at The RRAZZ ROOM New Hope PA featuring female singer-songwriters of the 21st Century

KWAYE Shares Latest Single And Video JASMINE Via The FADER Photo KWAYE Shares Latest Single And Video JASMINE Via The FADER
by BWW News Desk - Nov 30, 2017

British-Zimbabwean artist KWAYE has released his latest single 'Jasmine', out now via Mind of a Genius. The track follows recent track 'Lost In My Boots,' a hauntingly poignant acknowledgement of the pain, sense of betrayal and heartache suffered by your partner if you were to break up with them. 'Jasmine' on the other hand sets a more ambiguous tone - albeit undercut with more overtly positive energy than 'Lost In My Boots'.

Photo Coverage: New York POPS Feature Betsy Wolfe, Ingrid Michaelson, Sara Bareilles  Photo Photo Coverage: New York POPS Feature Betsy Wolfe, Ingrid Michaelson, Sara Bareilles and More in WOMEN OF NOTES
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 18, 2017

Chart-topping singer-songwriter Ingrid Michaelson and Harold Arlen Award-winning composer-lyricist, pianist, and music supervisor Georgia Stitt made special appearances with The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, on Friday, November 17 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall in Women of Notes. BroadwayWorld was there for the event, check out the photos below!

Photo Coverage: Adam Kantor & Betsy Wolfe Rehearse with Steven Reineke For Tonight's  Photo Photo Coverage: Adam Kantor & Betsy Wolfe Rehearse with Steven Reineke For Tonight's NY Pops Concert
by Stephen Sorokoff - Nov 17, 2017

The New York Pops main guy Steven Reineke was on the podium to rehearse a concert which is dedicated to female composers and lyricists this afternoon and BroadwayWorld was there.

Sara Bareilles and Shaina Taub Join the New York Pops for 'WOMEN OF NOTES' Tonight at Photo Sara Bareilles and Shaina Taub Join the New York Pops for 'WOMEN OF NOTES' Tonight at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 17, 2017

Grammy and Tony Award-nominated singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles and Fred Ebb Award-winning composer-lyricist Shaina Taub will make special appearances with The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, tonight, November 17, at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall in the orchestra's concert entitled Women of Notes: In Dedication to Female Composers and Lyricists.

BWW Interview: Chatting with LEYLAND SIMMONS Photo BWW Interview: Chatting with LEYLAND SIMMONS
by Caryn Cooper - Nov 9, 2017

Leyland Simmons is a rising choreographer who is on the move to big things. His dance training began at the Royal Academy School of Dance under Barbara Devereaux in Anchorage, Alaska. From there, he went on to study dance at several notable schools such as Dance Theatre of Harlem, Miami City Ballet, The School of American Ballet, and The Ailey School, among others. He is a graduate of the Professional Performing Arts High School in New York City, and is a former member of Ailey II and Complexions Contemporary Ballet. As an educator, he is a certified teacher in the American Ballet Theatre Pre-Primary to Level 3 curriculum, holds a Master's degree in Dance Education from NYU, has taught at several studios such as Steps on Broadway, and is currently the Resident Choreographer at the Harlem School of the Arts (HSA).

Latin Grammy Winners ILe & Gaby Moreno Join Forces At VPAC Photo Latin Grammy Winners ILe & Gaby Moreno Join Forces At VPAC
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

iLe (Ileana Cabra Joglar) is a Puerto Rican singer, composer and vocalist who spent a decade touring Latin America with her brothers in the popular band Calle 13. Now, as successful solo artist she comes to Los Angeles performing music from her recent album that combines alt-rock with traditional boleros. Gaby Moreno, who sings the theme song for the series opening intro of Disney's first Latina princess Elena of Avalor, moved to the US from Guatemala after high school and now calls Los Angeles her home. Her guitar and bluesy vocals move easily between pop, soul, and classic Latin sounds. Both boast a Latin Grammy win and will serve up their unique blend of cultures onstage as part of the Music Knows No Borders series at VPAC (The Soraya) on Saturday, November 18 at 8pm.

Catherine Russell, New York Pops, and More Come to Carnegie Hall this Winter Photo Catherine Russell, New York Pops, and More Come to Carnegie Hall this Winter
by BWW News Desk - Nov 3, 2017

Carnegie Hall has announced upcoming November and December events. Check out the listings below!

Sara Bareilles and Shaina Taub Will Join the New York Pops for 'WOMEN OF NOTES' at Ca Photo Sara Bareilles and Shaina Taub Will Join the New York Pops for 'WOMEN OF NOTES' at Carnegie Hall
by BWW News Desk - Nov 2, 2017

Grammy and Tony Award-nominated singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles and Fred Ebb Award-winning composer-lyricist Shaina Taub will make special appearances with The New York Pops, led by Music Director Steven Reineke, on Friday, November 17 at 8:00 p.m. in Stern Auditorium / Perelman Stage at Carnegie Hall in the orchestra's concert entitled Women of Notes: In Dedication to Female Composers and Lyricists.

Gabrielle Shonk Shares 'Habit' (Live Session) via The Big Takeover Photo Gabrielle Shonk Shares 'Habit' (Live Session) via The Big Takeover
by BWW News Desk - Oct 5, 2017

Quebec indie-folk singer/songwriter Gabrielle Shonk released her highly anticipated self-titled debut album last Friday on Universal Music Canada.

Gabrielle Shonk Shares 'Free' + Self-Titled Debut LP Out Now Photo Gabrielle Shonk Shares 'Free' + Self-Titled Debut LP Out Now
by BWW News Desk - Sep 29, 2017

Quebec indie-folk singer/songwriter Gabrielle Shonk will release her highly anticipated self-titled debut album tomorrow, September 29, on Universal Music Canada.

Lineup Announced for DANCE NOW's 2017 Festival Encore at Joe's Pub Photo Lineup Announced for DANCE NOW's 2017 Festival Encore at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2017

DANCE NOW announces the lineup for the 2017 Festival ENCORE! The one-night-only performance will feature the 12 choreographers/companies selected by the DANCE NOW producers for having most successfully met the 2017 DANCE NOW Challenge: to create a clear and complete artistic statement in five minutes or less for the specifics of the stage at Joe's Pub.

Guitar Legend Steve Hunter To Release New Album 'Before The Lights Go Out' Photo Guitar Legend Steve Hunter To Release New Album 'Before The Lights Go Out'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 22, 2017

As with all Hunter's releases, there is some diversity and sound imagery, not least of which is Tienes Mi Coraz n where alongside his nylon string improvisation comes the sound of his own heart. And listen out for Joe Satriani adding his fire to the heat of Mojo Man.

Lineup Announced for DANCE NOW's 2017 Festival Encore at Joe's Pub Photo Lineup Announced for DANCE NOW's 2017 Festival Encore at Joe's Pub
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

DANCE NOW announces the lineup for the 2017 Festival ENCORE! The one-night-only performance will feature the 12 choreographers/companies selected by the DANCE NOW producers for having most successfully met the 2017 DANCE NOW Challenge: to create a clear and complete artistic statement in five minutes or less for the specifics of the stage at Joe's Pub.

Gabrielle Shonk Reveals Joni Mitchell Cover via Ghettoblaster Photo Gabrielle Shonk Reveals Joni Mitchell Cover via Ghettoblaster
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Quebec indie-folk singer/songwriter Gabrielle Shonk will release her highly anticipated self-titled debut album September 29th on Universal Music Canada.

Gabrielle Shonk Debuts New Track via W Magazine Photo Gabrielle Shonk Debuts New Track via W Magazine
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Last year, Quebec indie-folk singer/songwriter Gabrielle Shonk self-released her first single β€œHabit.” The track spread like wildfire, grabbing the the attention of VICE's Noisey who likened Shonk's vocals to a mix of Alicia Keys, Fiona Apple and Amy Winehouse.

BWW Review: Singer Songwriter Naomi Wachira in Concert
by Marakay Rogers - Jul 28, 2017

The Kenyan - by way of Seattle - singer-songwriter kicked off her 2017 tour in grand style in a small courtyard garden.

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