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Twang! - 1965 - West End

The legend of Robin Hood.


Shaftesbury Theatre

(London, )
Holborn end of Shaftesbury Avenue
by BWW News Desk - Sep 28, 2020
​​​​​​​Old-soul Texas singer-songwriter Chuck Leah shares his new song 'I Lost Her in Tucson' from his upcoming album, Band of Ghosts, out October 16.
by BWW News Desk - Sep 26, 2020
This weekend (September 26-27) in live streaming: Fame reunites on Stars in the House, Irish Rep presents Belfast Blues, and so much more!
by TV News Desk - Sep 17, 2020
'Brave the trains and meet me across town. We’ll go out spinning stories, trying to pull the stars down.' sings Stern in this song that is the product of a lot of drunken reminiscing with old friends in new places. 
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2020
National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced the line-up of new musicals for their 32nd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, on Thursday, November 19 and Friday, November 20, 2020.
by TV News Desk - Oct 5, 2020
For the first time ever, Sully Erna and Aaron Lewis, two of the most acclaimed frontmen in rock--the voices of multiplatinum rock bands Godsmack and Staind--will perform their hits together, side-by-side, in an intimate and unplugged evening on The American Drive-In Tour, kicking off in October.
by TV News Desk - Oct 19, 2020
Today Texas singer/songwriter Thomas Csorba has announced a virtual album release tour in support of the National Independent Venue Association (NIVA).
by BWW News Desk - Oct 15, 2020
National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced this year's directors, musical directors and casting for their 32nd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS, on Thursday, November 19 and Friday, November 20, 2020. Due to the pandemic, the Festival will be reimagined and shared online through Broadway On Demand. Events will kick off on November 17.
by TV News Desk - Oct 15, 2020
Wielding six strings and a pen, prolific rocker Will Hoge’s mission has always been unadulterated and honest; unabashedly sharing his opinion no matter who it pisses off while maintaining respect from his peers.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 21, 2020
How many exclamation points is too many? On Monday's episode of THE BROADWAY GINGER PODCAST, hosts Sally and Ashley explore the answer through the eyes of Lionel Bart, composer and lyricist of OLIVER!
by TV News Desk - Nov 19, 2020
Nashville-based, South Carolina-born singer-songwriter Mac Leaphart’s upcoming album, Music City Joke, offers his strongest batch of songs to date.
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2020
Today, multi-platinum selling country band BlackHawk released its new project, Just About Right: Live From Atlanta. Recorded live at Eddie’s Attic in Atlanta, Georgia in the fall of 2017 — when concerts were still a thing — the 22-track album features the best of BlackHawk and is sure to “bring back memories” (Parade). 
by BWW News Desk - Nov 12, 2020
The National Alliance for Musical Theatre has announced that the public can attend NAMT's 32nd Annual FESTIVAL OF NEW MUSICALS by making a donation to NAMT ($30 donation for one day / $50 donation for both days).
by Susan Haubenstock - May 13, 2020
Blend a hilarious opera parody with five all-out comic singer/actors and you have 'Das Barbecü' at Swift Creek Mill Theatre, a fond memory from 2005.
by Michael Rabice - Mar 6, 2020
Will good triumph over evil? Can you invoke the name of God to protect your positive behaviors? According to playwright Robert Askins, you can most definitely blame the powers of evil when it comes to bad deeds, and if you state 'the devil made me do it' then you are absolved of all wrong doing. Askins' play HAND TO GOD opened last night at Buffalo's Road Less Traveled Theater in a hilariously irreverent but thought inducing production.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020
After two outstanding releases on Wonderwheel Recordings (2018's '5 Star Motel' LP, and 2019's 'Saint Claude Dash / Chicha Nola' 7'), Gitkin is back with a new EP, along with two remixes from Pimps Of Joytime. 'De La' - which features NYC-based singer Carol C - was inspired by the Saharan Tuareg sound, while also embracing Carl C's Afro-Dominican roots with a beautiful melody and Spanish lyrics.
by TV News Desk - Mar 6, 2020
Nashville's 'Americana Queen' (Noisey) Mary Bragg released today her new EP Think About It. A creative extension of her 2019 breakthrough album Violets as Camouflage, the EP features a special collection of cover songs including tracks by Jackson Browne, Roy Orbison, Aaron Lee Tasjan, and Stevie Nicks. They were recorded and produced at her home studio, with additional tracking in LA and Atlanta, and find Mary taking a step away from telling her own visceral stories through song in order to study and interpret life through the lens of other songwriters.
by BWW News Desk - Mar 6, 2020
Casting is set for Sacred Fools Theater Company's production of a?oeThe Art Couple,a?? which will be performed at the Kirk Douglas Theatre as part of Center Theatre Group's fourth annual Block Party: Celebrating Los Angeles Theatre. Written by Brendan Hunt and directed by Lauren Van Kurin,
by TV News Desk - Mar 5, 2020
Genre-jumping indie artist Julia Bhatt turned 18 in January, graduated high school last week and today she announces her first ever tour (acting as support on select dates of Mutlu's The Good Trouble Tour). This announcement arrives in tandem with the release of her psychedelic ode to 90's VHS “I'm Cool” Lyric Video. 
by TV News Desk - Mar 4, 2020
For the droves of fans who block off dates months in advance, repeatedly caravan with friends to North Plains, Oregon, and grow their festival families year after year, Northwest String Summit continues to add world-class entertainment to their already stacked lineup for their 19th annual event. Bringing fans of bluegrass, rock and roll, and everything in between to the beautiful Horning's Hideout on the weekend of July 16-19, 2020, Northwest String Summit saved more than a few extra surprises for their final lineup announcement. 
by TV News Desk - Mar 12, 2020
Nashville rockers Country Westerns have shared 'Anytime,' the next single from their self-titled debut album (out May 1, 2020 on Fat Possum Records). BrooklynVegan debuted the track, noting that 'Country Westerns make twangy rock n' roll with a punk energy that is in the same tradition as The Replacements or Old '97s or Bottle Rockets.'
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2020
For two decades, Will Hoge has carried the torch for American rock & roll, carving out his own blue-collar sound rooted in amplified guitars, melodic hooks, southern soul, and rootsy stomp. It's a sound that nods to the best moments of the past—the punch of Tom Petty's anthems; the countrified twang of Buck Owens' singing; the raw, greasy cool of the Rolling Stones—while still pushing forward into new territory with Hoge's storytelling and larger-than-life voice leading the charge on his new self-produced album, Tiny Little Movies, out today via Thirty Tigers.
by Peter Nason - Jun 18, 2020
BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the 101 greatest protest songs from 1939-2020. See if your favorite songs or artists made the list!
by TV News Desk - Jul 14, 2020
In celebration of Malian songwriter and guitarist Afel Bocoum's forthcoming studio album Lindé—due September 4 via World Circuit Records and executive produced by Damon Albarn (Blur, Gorillaz) and World Circuit's Nick Gold—Bocoum is premiering the album track “Dakamana.”
by TV News Desk - Jul 14, 2020
For eighteen years and counting, Northwest String Summit has brought fans of contemporary bluegrass, indie, funk, jam rock, and everything in between to the greater Portland area for what has become a highlight of the summer for festivalgoers nationwide.
by TV News Desk - Jul 13, 2020
British folk-pop artist Mabes has no plans to slow down this year as she continues to pen sincere and heartfelt stories inspired by her youth.
by TV News Desk - Jan 7, 2021
East Nashville-based Americana artist, Lilly Winwood, is gearing up to release her debut album Time Well Spent on January 29.
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2020
Seattle-based country-rock outfit Western Centuries will bring its Americana sounds to Club Helsinki Hudson on Friday, April 3, at 9pm. The group boasts a refreshing sound that draws as easily from modern R&B as it does George Jones. The concert coincides with the release of the group's newest album, 'Call the Captain.'
by TV News Desk - Jan 29, 2020
Black River Entertainment's president and CEO Gordon Kerr announces the signing of country duo, Pryor & Lee. Comprised of Pryor Baird and Kaleb Lee, the pair is set to hit the road March 1 in Fontana, CA on their 'Country's Back' tour. Tickets for the tour go on sale this Friday, January 31 at 10 am local time (full list below).
by BWW News Desk - Jan 28, 2020
With music that is part bluegrass and part roots rock with a dose of funk-influenced danceable rhythms, Fireside Collective is stylishly blurring the lines of traditional roots genres. The Asheville, North Carolina-based group is out to make a unique artistic statement through a diverse approach - one that has already gained the quintet a fervent fanbase and the attention of their peers.
by TV News Desk - Jan 23, 2020
Head down to Ponce de Leon, Fla. April 17-19 for the first Vortex Springs Songwriter Festival at Vortex Spring Adventures. Throughout this festival fans will enjoy songs written by some of the best writers and artists in country music including Max T. Barnes, Wynn Varble, Jim McBryde, Jim (Moose) Brown and Rafe Van Hoy as well as horizon artists Dallas Remington, Kelli Johnson, Matt Wynn, Casey Lambert, Aliie Colleen and Lizzie Cates. There will also be a songwriting contest with over $1,000 in cash and prizes. Buy tickets here.
by TV News Desk - Feb 9, 2021
Minor Moon--the Chicago-based cosmic Americana group led by multi-instrumentalist Sam Cantor--have shared 'Under An Ocean Of Holes' today after premiering the song exclusively with Paste Magazine.
by TV News Desk - Feb 4, 2021
Award-winning songwriter. International road warrior. American roots outlaw. San Diego's Sara Petite is readying the release of Rare Bird on Feb 26th.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2020
Indian Ranch announced that Foreigner will perform as part of the Indian Ranch Summer Concert Series in Webster, MA on Saturday, September 19th at 7:00 PM. Tickets for Foreigner go on-sale this Friday, February 7 at 10:00 AM and the Insiders Club Presale will take place Thursday, February 6 at 10:00 AM.. Indian Ranch also announced that Justin Moore will perform as part of the Summer Concert Series on Saturday, August 8th at 1:00 PM. Tickets for Justin Moore are on sale now.
by BWW News Desk - Feb 28, 2020
Center Theatre Group's fourth annual Block Party highlights some of the remarkable work being done on other stages throughout Los Angeles by fully producing two previously staged productions.
by Review Roundups - Feb 27, 2020
The Unsinkable Molly Brown officially opened last night at Abrons Arts Center, 466 Grand Street.
by Amanda Prahl - Feb 22, 2021
Kyle Taylor Parker’s Broadway Soul, Vol. 2 features all the familiar Broadway songs you love, but with a unique take that makes them feel fresh again.
by TV News Desk - Feb 2, 2021
Everyone has a story. No two stories are the same. We all see the world a little differently now. And so, what appears on the surface to be a short & sweet guitar-driven ditty about a hot summer day becomes something else entirely. 
by TV News Desk - Feb 18, 2021
A name tells you a lot about a person. For rising rapper TruCarr, his moniker speaks to his persona and his family. “I started off like I wasn't going to tell anybody any fake shit,” explains the Watts, California rapper, whose visibility exploded thanks to his street record “Outside.”
by TV News Desk - Feb 12, 2021
Harmony-heavy country duo, Honey County, have finally unveiled their latest single “Love Hangover,” exclusively premiered by Taste of Country available now on all streaming platforms, just in time for Valentine’s Day.
by TV News Desk - Feb 12, 2021
Music City Joke offers Leaphart’s strongest batch of songs to date: wry, rugged, and recharged, he’s singing songs that conjure up memories of front porches, honky tonks, heartbreaks, and dive bars.
by TV News Desk - Feb 12, 2020
Nashville rockers Country Westerns are excited to announce their self-titled debut album, to be released on May 1, 2020 via Fat Possum Records. American Songwriter broke the news of the signing and shared new track 'Gentle Soul,' calling it 'the band's not-so-subtle entrance to the Nashville rock scene' and praising its 'poetic punk rock sneer.' Hear 'Gentle Soul' HERE, and pre-order the album HERE.
by TV News Desk - Feb 1, 2021
Up and coming indie soul singer-songwriter, Conduit, has released her debut EP, Only Human. The six song project, including Conduit’s single “Gemini Rising,” is fully written, produced, and performed by Conduit and is available on all streaming services on January 29.
by TV News Desk - Dec 7, 2020
Americana singer/songwriter Lilly Winwood released the music video today for her current single “Few More Records.” 
by TV News Desk - Dec 2, 2020
Real Me, the semi-autobiographical album by emerging Americana sensation Brit Taylor, debuted on the AMA/CDX Americana Radio Chart at No. 37 yesterday, the highest ranking debut album on the chart and just 10 days after the album’s release. 
by TV News Desk - Dec 16, 2020
Today, rising Watts, CA rapper TruCarr joins with G Perico to release the newest seductive single “What I See” off his upcoming debut project Based On a Tru Story, releasing via 100 Ent/eOne in 2021.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2020
Old 97's release their new album Twelfth today on ATO Records. Twelfth is a recounting and a celebration of the beloved outfit's 27 years as a band with all of its original members - frontman Rhett Miller, guitarist Ken Bethea, bassist Murry Hammond, and drummer Philip Peeples.
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2020
This Friday Texas singer/songwriter Thomas Csorba will be releasing “Expectation Runs,” the third single from his upcoming album Thomas Csorba (out 9/25). F
by TV News Desk - Apr 29, 2020
Ahead of the release of new album Summerlong, out May 15th, Rose City Band has released the single 'Real Long Gone'.
by Peter Nason - Apr 16, 2020
The Beatles! Rihanna! Michael Jackson! Johnny Cash! Kanye West! The Rolling Stones! Aretha Franklin! Bob Dylan! Miles Davis! Nirvana! BWW Reviewer Peter Nason chooses the greatest albums from the rock and rap era (1950-2020); see if your favorites made the grade!
by BWW News Desk - Apr 15, 2020
John Hartford's nimble, whit-fueled songs have long been a focal point of the bluegrass and newgrass canon and Hartford's musicianship, on both the banjo and fiddle, has now been doted over for generations, but until recently, little has been known about his late-in-life, academic approach to fiddle music.