[av_one_full first] [av_textblock size=” font_color=” color=”] INTERNATIONALLY RENOWNED VOCALIST RELEASES FAN-INSPIRED HOLIDAY COLLECTION FRANGOULIS TEAMS UP ON HOLIDAY ARTISTIC TRIUMPH WITH 6-TIME GRAMMY WINNER MAESTRO JORGE CALANDRELLI (New York, New York, October 30, 2015) Named “Best Male Classical Crossover Artist” to kick off the decade, globally acclaimed classical vocalist Mario Frangoulis has responded to his […]

12 things to know about Danny Aiello: Hustler to Lorenzo’s headliner

By Rob Bailey | STATEN ISLAND, N.Y. — Danny Aiello has a 320-page memoir out with an epic title: “I Only Know Who I am When I am Somebody Else: My Life on the Street, On the Stage, and in the Movies”(Gallery Books). Lotta words for a lotta life. Thought you already knew this […]

Soul purpose: Local musicians unite for a quadruple album release

by Edwin Arnaudin Laura Reed describes Asheville as “a fusion city” with an unapologetic, intuitive soul scene that brings in elements of jazz, hip-hop and funk. Juan Holladay, guitarist and lead vocalist for The Secret B-Sides, sees the genre as broader still: “For me, ‘soul music’ is the music that energizes a community to be […]

Amy Winehouse sculpture to take centre stage in north London market

Written By: Hannah Ellis-Petersen A sculpture to commemorate Amy Winehouse is to be unveiled at Camden market, near the singer’s last home. The memorial, which has been designed by Scott Eaton, will be a life-size brass sculpture of Winehouse and will stand at the centre of the Stables market, a short walk from the townhouse […]

Do The Right Thing 25 Year Anniversary: A Beats Music Experience

5 years ago, Do The Right Thing was released. Follow Spike Lee as he strolls down memory lane (in this case, Stuyvesant Avenue) with the cast from the iconic film and residents of the legendary block. Then, enjoy the 25th Anniversary Block Party with guests Dave Chappelle, Wesley Snipes, Yasiin Bey (aka Mos Def), Erykah […]

Universal Launches Sinfini Music in Australia

By Lars Brandle Universal Music has pressed the button on its classical portal Sinfini Music in Australia — marking the service’s first expansion step outside the U.K. Speaking ahead of Wednesday’s launch, Universal Music Australia Classics & Jazz GM Cyrus Meher-Homji said Australia was an obvious choice for a classical push. “We have a vibrant […]

John Hiatt and Robert Cray to co-headline concert at Peace Center

wo of the most highly respected roots musicians of the last three decades are coming to the Upstate. John Hiatt Enlarge | John Hiatt John Hiatt and Robert Cray will perform July 24 at the Peace Center for the Performing Arts in Greenville. Legendary singer-songwriter John Hiatt and blues guitarist Robert Cray will co-headline a […]

American Songwriter: From Shadows Into the Sun With Rebecca Pidgeon

Written by Paul Zollo he’s got a lot of questions. Not unlike an actor researching a role, she responds to my craft questions often with queries of her own. Of course, she is an actor – a famous one – and she studied acting a lot before ever writing songs. In fact, the first time […]