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by Sally Henry - Sep 7, 2019
Next week, Atlanta audiences get to witness a superstar take the stage with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 6, 2019
According to The New York Times, Dallas Opera has cancelled their previously announced gala starring Placido Domingo due to multiple sexual harassment allegations against him.
by TV News Desk - Sep 4, 2019
Cigarettes After Sex will return with their anticipated sophomore album - Cry - on October 25th via Partisan Records. Recorded during night time sessions in a mansion on the Spanish island of Mallorca, the album is a lush, cinematic meditation on the many complex facets of love - meeting, wanting, needing, losing...sometimes all at once. Listen to album highlight “Heavenly” now.
by Stephen Mosher - Sep 30, 2019
Broadway and TV star Andy Mientus brings his Joni Mitchell tribute back to New York before hitting the West Coast with performances of this laid-back and lush night of looking back at another time and the music of a true legend.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 25, 2019
On October 11, Toronto-based Kobo Town will dazzle audiences when it brings its award-winning, Trinidadian, calypso-inspired tunes - described by The Guardian as 'an intoxicating blend of lilting calypsonian wit, dancehall reggae and trombone-heavy brass' - to Flushing Town Hall's stage.
by TV News Desk - Sep 24, 2019
The STRAY CATS--Brian Setzer (guitar, vocals), Lee Rocker (bass, vocals) and Slim Jim Phantom (drums, vocals)--came back strong this year with red-hot shows and the critically acclaimed 40. It's their first new album in 26 years and one celebrating the iconic American rock and roll trio's 40th anniversary. Issued by Surfdog Records and distributed by BMG (CD, vinyl, digital), the album spun off four singles: 'Cat Fight (Over A Dog Like Me),' 'Rock It Off,' 'Cry Danger' and the latest, 'Desperado,' described by the Washington Post as an 'instrumental that could have been plucked from one of Clint Eastwood's spaghetti westerns' (5/21/19).
by TV News Desk - Sep 18, 2019
Danny Nogueiras had one simple motivation for the 10 songs that make up downey, the debut album by his band NO WIN – honesty. This candor is evident from the very first notes, but with each subsequent listen the songs digs deeper and deeper, attaching themselves to the listeners own emotions and experiences until its songs become shared memories. “I worked to the bone on this record,” says Nogueiras, “I make this kind of music because I love it genuinely, and I want as many people as possible to enjoy it.”
by TV News Desk - Sep 13, 2019
The Who has one of the greatest rock legacies in music history, they're one of the all-time great live bands, have sold over 100 million records world including 9 US & 10 UK top ten albums and 14 UK top ten singles in a career spanning six decades.
by TV News Desk - Sep 11, 2019
Capital One City Parks Foundation SummerStage is continuing its run of ticketed benefit shows in Central Park this month. For the most up-to-date scheduling and lineup for all SummerStage programming, visit www.SummerStage.org for all festival information.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019
CHITTY CHITTY BANG BANG, JR. Comes to Conejo Players Theatre, 351 S. Moorpark Road, Thousand Oaks, CA 91361. The show plays September 21st through 29th, Fridays at 7:00pm / Saturdays and Sundays at 2:00pm & 5:00pm (**No 5:00pm show on Sunday, September 29th**)
by TV News Desk - Oct 30, 2019
Today, New York City's Charly Bliss have announced and released their new EP, Supermoon. The EP is a collection of songs written during the sessions for their 2019 critically acclaimed sophomore LP, Young Enough. Matt Wilkinson debuted the title-track this morning on Beats1 and Rolling Stone premiered the rest of the EP and profiled the band, calling it 'an epilogue of sorts to Young Enough.'
by TV News Desk - Oct 3, 2019
To usher in the Natural Disguise era, Farro crafted this week's #TBT Mixtape to detail the wide range of sonic influences felt on the record, including cuts by Lou Reed, The Kinks, The Zombies and John Lennon.
by Don Grigware - Oct 25, 2019
Actor/singer/songwriter Terron Brooks is best known for his portrayal of Eddie Kendricks in the1998 NBC Emmy winning miniseries The Temptations. On Broadway he played Simba in The Lion King and Seaweed in Hairspray. Brooks is about to release a solo album entitled The Soul of Broadway - Impossible Dreams. I have heard some of the mastered tracks and his range and delivery are nothing short of amazing. The voice is pure velvet. On Sunday November 3, he will perform in concert at the Montalban in Hollywood, where the new CD will be available. In our conversation he talks passionately about the CD and the concert.
by Stephen Mosher - Oct 2, 2019
The late, great jazz artist Nora York is being celebrated by the release of a posthumous cd titled SWOON and the NORA YORK TRIBUTE CONCERT at Joe's Pub. Learn about York and more in this interview with her collaborator, Emmy award winner Jamie Lawrence.
by BWW News Desk - Oct 2, 2019
An in-demand sidewoman on the fertile jazz scenes of both New York City and her native Nuremberg, Germany, drummer Mareike Wiening [pronounced: Mar-eye-kuh Vee-ning] asserts her extraordinary talents as composer, player and bandleader on Metropolis Paradise, her first full-length CD and debut on the Greenleaf Music label.
by Guest Blog: Brittain Ashford - Oct 1, 2019
In February of 2018, my good friend Shenandoah Davis paid me a visit. I was having a hard time, I felt a little aimless. We had a vague plan to make a cover album and some recently procured recording gear. She filled my fridge with food and assured me that all would be ok-- we had a good idea. She wasn't wrong.
by TV News Desk - Nov 7, 2019
Grammy-nominated and JUNO Award-winning songwriter Rose Cousins is set to release her new album, Bravado, on February 21, 2020, via Outside Music. Lead single “The Benefits of Being Alone” debuts today.
by TV News Desk - Nov 22, 2019
Tel Aviv trumpeter Sefi Zisling releases his sophomore album, Expanse today via Tru Thoughts. Building on his debut LP Beyond The Things I Know, released on Raw Tapes – Tel Aviv's leading collective, and championed by the likes of Gilles Peterson (BBC 6Music), Stamp The Wax, Toshio Matsuura (Worldwide FM), NTS, FIP, Radio Nova, Twistedsoul – Expanse is fronted by lead-single “Happy Solar Return ft. Kutiman”, a nine-minute afro-beat voyage and “Flip Mode” a free-funk Sun Ra homage. The project so far has garnered support from Bandcamp Weekly, Cerys Matthews (BBC 6Music), Jazziz, Worldwide FM, Music is My Sanctuary, KCRW, KEXP, Ruth Fisher, Tim Garcia (Jazz FM), Twistedsoul, alongside playlist support from 'Spotify's State of Jazz'.
by TV News Desk - Nov 20, 2019
Country crooner Paul Bogart brings us back to the way it used to be in his black and white video for “When The Cowboys Are Gone.” The American Quarter Horse Association (AQHA) premiered the video at their World Championships in Oklahoma, where Bogart competed and finished second in team roping. He has won the World Championship title twice. The video has a vintage feel, switching between shots of Bogart performing the song and vignettes of classic cowboy scenes.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019
Long Island hip-hop group, EPMD, announced that Parrish Smith, Erick Sermon, and DJ DIAMOND The Artist will all be attending The Long Island Music Hall of Fame's Holiday Concert on Sunday, November 17 at 2:00 PM at Jovia Presents The Space at Westbury Theater in Westbury, NY.
by TV News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Diana DeMuth shares her first single, 'Hotel Song,' today. The single will be out everywhere, tomorrow November 16, via Thirty Tigers, where DeMuth was recently signed, and the video is streaming now. American Songwriter, who debuted the single and video, says, 'With the unique sound, obvious talent, and a potential door-opener set to release there is much expected for DeMuth in 2020 and beyond.'
by TV News Desk - Nov 14, 2019
Cigarettes After Sex have shared a track by track feature with Paper on their highly anticipated sophomore LP - Cry - via Partisan Records. Paper praised the record, 'With Cry their intimate approach is still supported by hushed, mid-tempo grooves, but their point of view has gone a bit more global.' Frontman Greg Gonzalez goes into great detail of each track offering further nuance to the acclaimed album.
by TV News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Intriguing singer-songwriter Luis Mojica has released a live video for 'Shaman Food', a track from his second studio album 'How A Stranger Is Made', Filmed by Joel Patterson at Utopia Soundstage, Luis Mojica is joined by Evan Glen Adams on drums. Patterson also edited this videoe with sound recorded by Jeff Harrigfeld.
by TV News Desk - Jan 7, 2020
Jetting over from the US for a string of appearances in early 2020, Harrison will be joining his fellow American alt-folk troubadour on a tour that will kick-off on 16th January at the London Union Chapel, with subsequent shows in Manchester, and Bristol. Harrison will also precede the tour with a performance at The Line Of Best Fit Festival at The Lexington in London (15th Jan). Full dates and details included below.
by TV News Desk - Jan 6, 2020
Composer and multi-instrumentalist Jeff Parker's Suite for Max Brown will be released on January 24, 2020 via a newly formed partnership between International Anthem and Nonesuch Records. The album, named for and dedicated to Parker's mother, features nine original songs as well as “Gnarciss,” an interpretation of Joe Henderson's “Black Narcissus,” and John Coltrane's “After the Rain.” Parker plays the majority of the instruments on the record and also engineered most it at home or during his 2018 Headlands Center residency in Sausalito, CA. The album track “Go Away” debuted today.  Parker performs at this year's Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, TN on March 27, as well as spring dates in Los Angeles, Chicago, and New York, among others; the full schedule is below.
by Carolan Trbovich - Jan 5, 2020
Chanteuse, author, and star of Broadway, TV, films and You Tube a?" she's conquered it all. Let's catch up with Kristen Chenoweth coming for one night only to the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall on Thursday January 30, 2020 at 8pm.
by TV News Desk - Jan 31, 2020
DMA'S have today revealed full details of their forthcoming 3rd studio album The Glow. It was recorded and mixed by multiple Grammy winner Stuart Price (The Killers, Madonna, New Order) in between Westlake Studios in West Hollywood & RAK Studios in London.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 29, 2020
Linda Eder indisputably has one of the greatest voices of our time. As a masterful interpreter of song with an awe-inspiring belt, Eder - who was launched into Broadway fame originating the role of Lucy in Jekyll & Hyde -has recorded an incredible 17 solo albums, and has been wowing audiences from concert stages since she began performing professionally at 19.
by BWW News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
The Younes and Soraya Nazarian Center for the Performing Arts and 88.5 FM present American icon and GRAMMY Award-winner Mavis Staples for one-night only on Thursday, February 13 at 8:00pm. Mavis Staples also has the distinction of being in the Blues Hall of Fame and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame. GRAMMY Award-winning producer and singer-songwriter Son Little will open for Staples.
by TV News Desk - Jan 27, 2020
 Fresh off the success of their latest album Interrobang, renowned punk act Bayside are turning back the clocks to celebrate their 20th year as a band with the 20 Years of Bad Luck Tour. The band will be treating fans throughout the U.S. to a set of songs from across their discography, along with performances from Senses Fail, Hawthorne Heights, and Can't Swim. Additionally, fans will be able to experience the Bayside Museum, a collection of photos and artwork spanning the band's 20 year career. Pre-sale tickets are available now at  bayside.shofetti.com, with general on-sale beginning this Thursday, January 30th at 12pm local time.
by TV News Desk - Jan 24, 2020
Today, Canadian rockers, We Are The City, have released their fifth studio album,
by TV News Desk - Jan 22, 2020
Waxahatchee (aka Katie Crutchfield) has announced her new album, Saint Cloud, to be released on March 27 via Merge Records. Along with today's exciting news come spring tour dates and a music video for lead song 'Fire,' giving fans an early preview of what they can expect on this groundbreaking record.
by TV News Desk - Jan 21, 2020
Austin-based band Star Parks has announced the release of their sophomore record The New Sounds of Late Capitalism out February 14 via Modern Outsider (pre-order). Today the band shared 'Something More' the latest single to be lifted from the release with PopMatters and the song will be on all streaming services on Wednesday. About the song PopMatters says, 'Having grown from a solo act to an expansive, multi-piece orchestra, Star Parks offer listeners a sophisticated, soulful pop sound that lands somewhere between Roxy Music and Saturday Looks Good yet carries a particular combination of starkness and buoyancy. If these are the sounds of late capitalism, at least we can shake our groove thing as the chairs shift on the deck, and the water rises. If we've seen this movie before, we at least know that the band plays on.'
by BWW News Desk - Jan 2, 2020
5 Browns, Da Vinci, MOMIX and Snooki are coming to the Mayo Performing Arts Center at the end of the January and Early February.
by Stephen Mosher - Feb 5, 2020
Tony Award nominee and American Idol alum brings a new act and a new show to 202 and he has a special guest joining him at Birdland - Frank Wildhorn
by TV News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
 HBO Max has acquired U.S. rights to Impact Partners' and Jane Doe Films' widely acclaimed On The Record following the film's premiere at this year's Sundance Film Festival, marking the streamers first festival acquisition. The film received high praise from critics across the board, enjoyed three standing ovations following its premiere screening, and has been lauded by The Hollywood Reporter, Variety, and multiple outlets as one of the top films coming out of this year's festival.
by TV News Desk - Feb 4, 2020
Sundance Institute announced Giving Voice as the winner of the Festival Favorite Award, selected by audience votes from the 128 features screened at the 2020 Sundance Film Festival, which took place in Park City, Salt Lake City, and Sundance, Utah, from January 23–February 2, 2020.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
More than a decade into a creatively charged career, Aubrey Johnson is proud to announce the March 20th release of her debut album, Unraveled. Due out on Outside in Music, Unraveled marks this consummate jazz vocalist's arrival as a composer, arranger, and bandleader with a captivating vision of her own.
by TV News Desk - Feb 19, 2020
In an age when independence is idolized and every person seems to be seeking their own lone wolf career path, Seattle-based roots band Western Centuries believe that the way forward is better together. Collaboration, inspiration and mutual admiration are what Cahalen Morrison, Ethan Lawton, and Jim Miller cite as the heart of their project. Western Centuries are set to release their third album, Call the Captain—a tongue-in-cheek reference to the band's lack of hierarchy—on April 3rd via Free Dirt Records. Yesterday, Billboard premiered “Heart Broke Syndrome,” the album's first single and one of the two tracks on Call the Captain which include guest vocals from the King of Broken Hearts himself, Nashville songwriter and entertainer, Jim Lauderdale. “This song, written for a close friend, talks about the recovery process when the sudden loss of someone innocent and dear brings on grief so severe that it induces physical symptoms requiring medical attention,” says Miller, a founding member of roots-jam band Donna The Buffalo and lead vocalist on “Heart Broke Syndrome.” “The last verse tries to project some hope; that our community of family and friends can help provide strength to get through the dark time.” Fans can hear “Heart Broke Syndrome” here and pre-order Call the Captain here. 
by TV News Desk - Feb 13, 2020
The phrase “Never Say Never” can be quite the over-used cliche. However, for Pittsburgh-area country singer, Ashley Puckett, it was the perfect phrase to describe her lifelong love affair with music.
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
The Return, the highly anticipated second recording by the eclectic music ensemble, Deep Energy Orchestra will be released on February 21, 2020 on Trey Gunn's 7D Media record label. Deep Energy Orchestra blends sounds and rhythms from Prog Rock, Classical, funk, Indian, and Flamenco styles and showcases the compositions of Jason Everett aka Mister E.
by TV News Desk - Feb 10, 2020
MerleFest, presented by Window World, is proud to announce the next round of artist additions for MerleFest 2020, which will be held April 23-26. Greensky Bluegrass, Mavis Staples, Paul Thorn, Cane Mill Road, Sweet Potato Pie, The Barefoot Movement, Nefesh Mountain, and Smitty and the Jumpstarters will be joining the annual homecoming of musicians and music fans on the campus of Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, North Carolina, in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains. 
by TV News Desk - Dec 6, 2019
2019 was a roller coaster year for CRO-MAGS founder, bassist and vocalist Harley Flanagan. From regaining sole ownership of the band name he created, to playing with his childhood friends in the re-united Misfits, CRO-MAGS took their punk-fueled legacy across the US and Europe, released their first music video in 27 years, and put out their first music in nearly 20 years via two EPs - Don't Give In (released in June) and From The Grave (available today). The three song EP is available on limited 7 inch editions of clear w/ black smoke, solid yellow, clear orange and glow in the dark vinyl. Flanagan gives a track by track breakdown below.
by TV News Desk - Dec 5, 2019
Austin, TX-based duo Ghost Wolves are excited to share the video for 'Fist' from their 2019 Third Man Records 7'. The video was animated by the band's own Carley Wolf. The band will be touring extensively in 2020, first across their home state of Texas, then through much of Western Europe. See below for the full list of currently-announced tour dates.
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 BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019
The Philly POPS starts the new year with a tip of the hat to one of Broadway's greatest luminaries, Marvin Hamlisch, conducted by Marvin's mentee and friend, Music Director Todd Ellison, January 17-19, 2020. HAMLISCH: With Love features Disney Broadway powerhouse Ashley Brown and four Musical Theater students from Temple University's Boyer College of Music and Dance.
by Stephen Mosher - Dec 10, 2019
BWW Cabaret Editor invites the journalists on the team to an informal discussion about the art form of cabaret, their passion, and what excited them in 2019.
by TV News Desk - Aug 26, 2019
Metalcore band Counterparts have officially announced their 6th full-length album, Nothing Left To Love. Life's revolving door is front and center on the record, due out November 1 on Pure Noise Records. Bookended by the powerful lyric 'Will you love me when there's nothing left to love?' - a desperate plea on commitment in the face of both mortality and morality - the album muses on many of the topics vocalist Brendan Murphy has in the past: life's darkness, self-destructive tendencies and the self-flagellation they beget. 
by BWW News Desk - Aug 25, 2019
Disney on Broadway celebrated its 25th anniversary with an exclusive concert at the annual D23 Expo on August 24.
by TV News Desk - Aug 22, 2019
Indie rock darling Henry Chadwick has unveiled the piano driven “Never Say No,” the second single from his upcoming new EP, The President of Make Believe, due out this fall via Swoon City. Premiering the song with GLIDE Magazine, they describe, “[Never Say No] showcases Chadwick's skill in the greatly underrated realm of piano rock alongside his savvy songwriting skills… effortlessly infectious.” “Never Say No” will be available on all digital platforms this Friday, August 23rd, 2019 here. Chadwick and his band kick off their fall tour in support of the new EP on September 27th with a hometown show at Moe's Alley in Santa Cruz, CA, before heading up and down the California coast and Pacific Northwest, wrapping up at Furstworld in Joshua Tree, CA on October 25th, 2019. All announced dates are below with tickets available at http://www.henrychadwick.net/