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by Herbert Paine - Sep 6, 2019
If you believe that things happen for a reason, that redemption is possible, and that perhaps lives that are torn apart can be made whole again, then this BRIGHT STAR is the one to follow. Steve Martin and Edie Brickell's BRIGHT STAR, directed by Tim Dietlein, runs through October 5th at the Hale Centre Theatre in Gilbert, AZ.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 4, 2019
International recording artist Tami makes her NYC debut. Her music is a like a riveting mystery novel you can't put down. With each song she sings, she reveals another clue to her soul. Wrapped in her voice is the sweetness and twang of country. The sorrow and guts of rhythm and blues. And the hope and reverence of gospel. When sewn together, Tami is a portrait of strength---a strong woman with a story that needs to be told.
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 3, 2019
An evening of Broadway, literature and feminism puts Tess Jonas in the spotlight, where she belongs.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
In her new cabaret show, Town and Country, singer Wendy Scherl asks the question: Is it wrong for a hip, urban lass who grew up in the chrome plated shadows of Eli's and Bloomingdale's to harbor a secret fondness for open fields and the earthy twang of Loretta Lynn? Two more chances to see her answer the question at The Laurie Beechman, Thursday, September 26 and Wednesday, November 20, at the Laurie Beechman Theater, all at 7 PM.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019
Rock of Ages Hollywood's Matt Wolpe to release second record with his band 'Matt Wolpe and The Bedside Romeos'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2019
In her new cabaret show, Town and Country, singer Wendy Scherl asks the question: Is it wrong for a hip, urban lass who grew up in the chrome plated shadows of Eli's and Bloomingdale's to harbor a secret fondness for open fields and the earthy twang of Loretta Lynn? She answers the question on Tuesday, September 17, Thursday,September 26 and Wednesday, November 20, at the Laurie Beechman Theater, all at 7 PM.
by TV News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
Rising Country superstar MASON RAMSEY is gearing up for his headlining HOW'S UR GIRL & HOW'S UR FAMILY PT. 2 this fall, and pumping up the talent with special support by ERNEST, AVENUE BEAT, JENNA PAULETTE, and MADISON KOZAK. 
by TV News Desk - Oct 29, 2019
Slothrust share their new EP, Peach, out now via Dangerbird Records. Currently on tour with Highly Suspect, the band is continuing to play shows throughout November and just wrapped up a special hometown show at The Novo DTLA in Los Angeles, CA, where they took over Fender's social media for the night. 
by TV News Desk - Oct 18, 2019
Rising Country superstar MASON RAMSEY shared his latest music video today for “How Could I Not,” directed by Justin Clough and filmed at the Wilson County Fair in Lebanon, TN. The Country anthem is handpicked from Ramsey's recently released TWANG - EP – his first batch of music since his debut FAMOUS - EP in 2018. Ramsey's TWANG - EP has racked up a stunning 10M+ streams to date and spawned the fan-favorite title track, “Twang,” which also received a visual treatment directed by Justin Clough and has garnered 12M+ views since its release.
by TV News Desk - Oct 17, 2019
Deify are very pleased to announce that their new video for album standout “She's Gonna Use Me” from their new LP X has premiered at PureGrainAudio.
by TV News Desk - Nov 8, 2019
Multi-Platinum, 3X AMA award-winning artist Kane Brown today announced his first ever international headlining tour, The Worldwide Beautiful Tour. Announced by USA Today, Kane Brown's Worldwide Beautiful Tour will kick off officially on February 2nd, 2020 internationally in Dublin, Ireland following Brown's sold-out Los Angeles Staples Center headlining date on January 9th as part of the Staples Center 20th Anniversary Celebration. The Worldwide Beautiful Tour will make stops in the US, Europe and Canada. Starting in Dublin (2/2), the tour will also head to London (2/4), Amsterdam (2/5), Paris (2/6), and Berlin (2/8) before circling back to kick-off the North American leg of the tour on February 29th. Country hitmakers Russell Dickerson and Chris Lane also join The Worldwide Beautiful Tour lineup, with each rotating direct support slots throughout the tour. An additional first of four opening act will be announced in 2020.  Tickets for The Worldwide Beautiful Tour will go on sale Friday, November 15th at 10am local time.*
by TV News Desk - Nov 6, 2019
Brooke White has released a hilarious video for her single, “Back Pocket” starring Jon Heder of Napoleon Dynamite, dancing and playing multiple quirky characters as backing musicians.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
Center Theatre Group has selected two local productions for the fourth annual Block Party: Celebrating Los Angeles Theatre at the Kirk Douglas Theatre from March 18 through April 19, 2020. Block Party 2020 will remount Sacred Fools Theater Company's a?oeThe Art Couplea?? and IAMA Theatre Company's a?oeCanyon.a?? The visiting companies will receive the full support of Center Theatre Group and its staff in order to fund, stage and market each production. 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 5, 2019
Center Theatre Group has selected two local productions for the fourth annual Block Party: Celebrating Los Angeles Theatre at the Kirk Douglas Theatre from March 18 through April 19, 2020. Block Party 2020 will remount Sacred Fools Theater Company's 'The Art Couple' and IAMA Theatre Company's 'Canyon.' The visiting companies will receive the full support of Center Theatre Group and its staff in order to fund, stage and market each production.
by Review Roundups - Nov 26, 2019
Based on the novel by C. S. Lewis and directed by Sally Cookson, The Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe is now playing at the Bridge Theatre running to 2 February 2020.
by TV News Desk - Nov 25, 2019
The Country Music Association will honor Conway Entertainment Group/Ontourage Management founder/owner Tony Conway with its 2019 CMA Touring Lifetime Achievement Award. Conway received the news during last week's CMA Board of Directors meeting in Nashville, where he received a standing ovation from Board members and CMA staff.  
by Cindy Sibilsky - Nov 23, 2019
Manifest Pussy is a deeply personal and profound her-story, the story of how Shakina went from a nice Jewish boy growing up in the suburbs of Los Angeles, dreaming of dressing up in the gossamer gowns that were forbidden to him, to the relentlessly exuberant, terrifically talented, hilarious and kind buxom star of stage and screen.
by David Clarke - Nov 20, 2019
Prolific theatrical songwriter Micheal Friedman died at age 41 from AIDS related complications in 2017, leaving many bereft as the theater community recognized his vibrant creativity was snuffed out too soon. To preserve his legacy and work, Ghostlight Records is partnering with The Civilians to record nine albums of Friedman's previously unrecorded music for THE MICHAEL FRIEDMAN COLLECTION. This past October, the first trio of albums was released.
by TV News Desk - Nov 18, 2019
“I Think About You” is a country sing-along upbeat Christmas song about not being with someone you love during the holidays. And soon to be a Christmas favorite.
by Review Roundups - Nov 14, 2019
Kristin Chenoweth returns to the Broadway stage in a live concert celebrating the release of her new album FOR THE GIRLS (Concord Records, produced by Steve Tyrell), with Music Direction by Mary-Mitchell Campbell, Directed by Richard Jay-Alexander and Presented by James L. Nederlander. The limited engagement continues through November 17, 2019.
by TV News Desk - Nov 13, 2019
With the release of the James Thomas Band's latest, perfectly titled album The Loves of My Life and its simmering, heart-tugging lead single “Eileen,” the multi-talented Virginia based soul-blues rocker continues to ride the wave of an inspiring career renaissance. 
by TV News Desk - Nov 11, 2019
Dark Water, the newest trio in rock music, release their first single 'Paint It Blue' from their forthcoming self-titled album, out this Friday. The band includes Kristian Bush, solo artist and half of country music duo Sugarland, Brandon Bush, formerly of the iconic rock group Train, and Benji Shanks who plays guitar for Blackberry Smoke. 'Paint It Blue' premiered with Billboard last week.
by Carla Maria Verdino-Süllwold - Jun 18, 2019
Maine State Music Theatre kicked off its Monday Concert Series with three sold-out performances (June 15-17) of Scott Moreau's original Johnny Cash tribute concert, WALKIN' THELINE. Moreau's identification with Cash is deep and unerring, and he brings to his portrayal of the iconic singer not only a mellifluous bass-baritone, but also the skills of a fine actor combining them into a truly remarkable theatrical experience.
by BWW News Desk - Jun 17, 2019
WHISKEY MYERS, the East Texas group whose music blurs boundaries and straddles a host of musical worlds, have announced their forthcoming fifth studio album, with this self-produced, self-titled outing set for release on September 27th via Snakefarm Records in the UK. It will be available on CD, digital & double vinyl.
by Rosanna Liuski - Jul 8, 2019
Murder on the Orient Express is a performance filled with excitement, colorful characters and plot that opens up to the audience bit by bit, just at right times. The performance doesn't leave you could though Suomenlinna could, but surely gets you on an emotional ride if you are just willing to take the train.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019
Brooke White has premiered a video for her new single, “Into The Trees” via Entertainment Tonight / ETonline. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019
The official music video for Tyler Childers' new single 'All Your'n' premieres today. Rolling Stone hails the track as 'packed full of characteristic lyrical detail and writerly flourishes,' while Brooklyn Vegan calls it 'a summery, easy-going tune with plenty of twang.'
by BWW News Desk - Jul 22, 2019
12-year-old rising Country superstar, MASON RAMSEY returns with TWANG EP, his first collection of new music in over a year. The 5-song EP – which features the instant fan-favorite title track – also marks the first time Ramsey is credited as a co-writer, an impressive feat for a 12-year-old. Adding to this, the companion visual to “Twang,” which was released last month, currently has over 5 million views on YouTube, with no signs of slowing down.
by Roger Catlin - Jul 20, 2019
It was rare that a Democrat became governor of red-state Texas in the 1990s; rarer still that she was a woman.
by Brett Cullum - Jul 19, 2019
Some people will love this one, but I found it theatrically stunted and a bit offensive in that it would be funnier if I were far more conservative. It will play best with people who unapologetically sport their MAGA hats and follow certain Twitter accounts without remorse.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019
Asbury Park based band Lowlight have announced the release of their 2nd full-length album, Endless Bummer, out September 13 via Telegraph Hill Records. Additionally, they have released their track “Horsefoot” via XS Noise. 
by BWW News Desk - Jul 18, 2019
LA-based singer-songwriter Leslie Stevens debuts new track “Depression Descent” via Los Angeles Times, who describe the song as “Filled with twang and driven by a mid-tempo, snared-snapping beat,” and go on to say “Stevens' soaring voice… hits notes with the ease of Dolly Parton,”.
by TV News Desk - Jul 18, 2019
Peter Lewis of the legendary Moby Grape will release, The Road To Zion a full-length album tomorrow. The Road To Zion is coming out through Omad, the boutique label of the album's producer John DeNicola.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019
Honey County brings the country music community together in their inspiring new music video, “Country Strong.”Premiered by Billboard, the country trio dedicates the video to the resilient country music community and their ability to rise up through hard times. A portion of the profits from the song are being donated to ACM Lifting Lives, the charitable arm of the Academy of Country Music, aimed to develop and fund music-related therapy and education programs, serving members of the community who face unexpected hardships.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2019
The new musical 'Perfectly Ordinary' premieres at the Hope Mill Theatre in Manchester for a LIMITED RUN 22-24th July. The show, set on an NHS psychiatric ward, aims to spread mental health awareness and is based on real life stories.
by BWW News Desk - Jul 1, 2019
The Bright Smoke from Brooklyn announce their third, forthcoming album, Gross National Happiness, due out Friday, July 5. This release will be the first in four years, and of course, quite a bit has happened (politically) since then. The album comes out the day after Independence Day, so draw any conclusions that seem fitting, and also check out the new single that's out today -- 'The Lion And' -- and get the first look of the anxiety-captured-in-a-photo album art, that went public for the first time today.
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
Christopher Paul Stelling's new album Best Of Luck is a supremely accessible and finely crafted record that deftly merges genres. Producer Ben Harper, who has previously produced records by Mavis Staples, Rickie Lee Jones, The Blind Boys of Alabama and more, recruited an all-star rhythm section with Jimmy Paxson (Stevie Nicks, Dixie Chicks) on drums and upright bass player Mike Valerio (Randy Newman, LA Philharmonic) to lend a versatility and finesse. “I really believe this record is the intersection where folk and soul meet,” Harper says.
by TV News Desk - Jan 9, 2020
Last year, Sean McConnell, Garrison Starr, and Peter Groenwald sat down together to collaborate at a songwriting retreat; and while co-writing isn't out of the norm for three established musicians, a certain type of magic and connection made the group realize that this was out of the norm. Something more than just co-writing. The connection that day sparked the three to create their new trio, My Sister, My Brother, and on March 6, the group will release their debut, self-titled EP. Written during the retreat, the album's first single “Nothing Without You,” premiered exclusively today via Billboard, who coined the new band as a “songwriting supergroup.” Beginning next week, My Sister, My Brother will tour the U.S. throughout January before embarking on a European tour in early February. Pre-order digital or pre-save My Sister, My Brother on streaming services here.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
With the release of the James Thomas Band's latest, perfectly titled album The Loves of My Life and its simmering, heart-tugging lead single “Eileen,” the multi-talented Virginia based soul-blues rocker continues to ride the wave of an inspiring career renaissance. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 4, 2019
The national tour of 'Come From Away' is warming hearts across America. A 'Best Musical' winner all around the world, the smash hit musical has won the Tony Award for 'Best Direction of a Musical' (Christopher Ashley), 4 Olivier Awards (London) including 'Best New Musical,' 5 Outer Critics Circle Awards (NYC) including 'Outstanding New Broadway Musical,' 3 Drama Desk Awards (NYC) including 'Outstanding Musical,' 4 Los Angeles Drama Critics Circle Awards (North American Tour) including 'Best Production,' 4 Helen Hayes Awards (D.C.) including 'Outstanding Production of a Musical,' 4 Gypsy Rose Lee Awards (Seattle) including 'Excellence in Production of a Musical,' 6 San Diego Critics Circle Awards including 'Outstanding New Musical,' 3 Toronto Theatre Critics Awards including 'Best New Musical,' 3 Dora Awards (Toronto) including 'Outstanding New Musical/Opera' and 'Outstanding Production,' and the 2017 Jon Kaplan Audience Choice Award (Toronto).
by TV News Desk - Dec 4, 2019
Tru Thoughts 2019 is the latest in Tru Thoughts' series of essential label compilations put together by A&R, label co-founder, and renowned DJ, Robert Luis. After 20 years of independently releasing music, the latest annual LP continues to encompass the best of the Brighton-based label's wide-ranging and international roster. Featuring the finest of Tru Thoughts' classic artists, new signings and inspired remixes, this compilation highlights a diverse selection of sounds, from neo-soul and electronica through to grime, jazz, UK hip-hop, and leftfield dance music.
by Rakaputra Paputungan - Dec 28, 2019
Stephen Sondheim's cerebral, minimalist COMPANY might not be an obvious choice for a community theater here in Indonesia where musicals are still often seen as jazz-hands and kicklines, but director Fonnyta Amran and JPAC (Jakarta Performing Arts Community) made it work. The production of COMPANY was as game-changing as its original Broadway counterpart back in the day.
by Bobby Patrick - Dec 24, 2019
Holding it all together throughout was Mr. Simmons himself, with expert conducting, a perfunctory piano playing style, and his superior rock/pop/gospel vocals, he truly brought the concert to his cabaret.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2019
DACAMERA's 2019a?"20 season continues with American Mavericks: Los Angeles Guitar Quartet at Cullen Theater, Wortham Theater Center, on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, at 8 p.m. With nearly four decades of experience playing together, the Los Angeles Guitar Quartet (LAGQ) is widely regarded as America's most innovative classical guitar ensemble. Marking the quartet's return to the DACAMERA stage, this concert is the 2020 James K. Schooler Memorial Concert, an annual event recognizing the generous bequest made by a loyal DACAMERA subscriber and donor. 
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2019
With the release of the James Thomas Band's latest, perfectly titled album The Loves of My Life and its simmering, heart-tugging lead single “Eileen,” the multi-talented Virginia based soul-blues rocker continues to ride the wave of an inspiring career renaissance. 
by TV News Desk - Aug 9, 2019
NYC-based singer and multi-instrumentalist Imani Coppola is announcing her upcoming spectacle of a record, The Protagonist, out October 4, 2019 via Ipecac Recordings. An album for a sunny day in the depths of an inevitable dystopia, The Protagonist radiates with a sense of urgency and inspiration - every song fraying at the edges from Imani's barefaced need to deliver her message, coming from a place of love, hurt, deep emotion, or a momentous compulsion to be abrasive as fuck. As a mirror to her sense of urgency and chaos, The Protagonist shifts genres like a gymnast, flawlessly morphing from the Country hoe-down of 'Blackteria' to the rhythmic 60s girlgroup of 'Rattle' to the piano-led balladry of 'Contributing Member of Society' without a misstep or tumble.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 9, 2019
NYC-based singer and multi-instrumentalist Imani Coppola is announcing her upcoming spectacle of a record, The Protagonist, out October 4, 2019 via Ipecac Recordings. An album for a sunny day in the depths of an inevitable dystopia, The Protagonist radiates with a sense of urgency and inspiration - every song fraying at the edges from Imani's barefaced need to deliver her message, coming from a place of love, hurt, deep emotion, or a momentous compulsion to be abrasive as fuck. As a mirror to her sense of urgency and chaos, The Protagonist shifts genres like a gymnast, flawlessly morphing from the Country hoe-down of 'Blackteria' to the rhythmic 60s girlgroup of 'Rattle' to the piano-led balladry of 'Contributing Member of Society' without a misstep or tumble.
by TV News Desk - Aug 5, 2019
Multi-faceted vocalist/songwriter/musician/performer/producer and restlessly creative femme fatale Sylvia Black has announced her new album, Twilight Animals (Originals and Covers for Tortured Lovers), which will be released on October 18. Today, she has released the video for the first single from the album “Walking With Fire” featuring Lydia Lunch via Brooklyn Vegan.
by TV News Desk - Aug 14, 2019
After easing out singles and growing anticipation, Kate Teague is announcing the release of her debut EP on Muscle Beach Records available everywhere September 20th and sharing a stripped down video for “Low Life”. The simple, yet beautiful, video with just Teague and her guitar strips away the soaring instrumentals and showcases Teague's emotion packed vocal delivery turning the bright shimmer of the EP version down for this intimate performance. Teague's EP will be available on a limited vinyl pressing of 500 copies, find the preorder here.
by TV News Desk - Aug 12, 2019
Asbury Park based band Lowlight have released their new song “Every Time” via Ghettoblaster. The track appears on their 2nd full-length album, Endless Bummer, out September 13 via Telegraph Hill Records.