25 Recordings Added To The Grammy Hall Of Fame

SANTA MONICA–In keeping with its ongoing dedication to preserving and celebrating timeless recordings, the Recording Academy has announced the newest additions to its distinctive Grammy Hall Of Fame. This year’s collection acknowledges a diverse range of both singles and album recordings at least 25-years-old that exhibit qualitative or historical significance. Each year recordings are reviewed […]

Neil Diamond To Perform At Valley View Casino Center

LOS ANGELES–Grammy Award winner and Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame Member, Neil Diamond, will celebrate his unparalleled career spanning 50 years with a world tour. The 50 Year Anniversary World Tour, produced by Live Nation, will begin April 7 in Fresno, and will visit cities across North America including San Diego, New York City, […]

Cygnet Theatre To Host Pianist And Broadway Veteran Jacquelyne Silver

SAN DIEGO–Pianist and Broadway veteran Jacquelyne Silver will take the stage December 5 at Cygnet Theatre in Old Town to reminisce about her life in musical New York with Leonard Bernstein, Benny Goodman, Luciano Pavarotti, and the greats of the Metropolitan Opera. She’ll share her joy of music from Ragtime to Rachmaninoff, from Brahms to […]

Grammy Winner Trumpeter Chris Botti To Perform At Art Center In 2017

ESCONDIDO–Grammy-winning trumpeter, Chris Botti is coming to the California Center for the Arts, Escondido Concert Hall in April, 2017. With four number one jazz albums under his belt, Botti emerged as the top-selling American instrumental artist. Botti will perform jazz standards and famous classical masterpieces with his signature sophisticated sound and soaring musical imagination. Over the […]

Songwriter Emily Estefan Receives ‘Discovery Artist of the Year’ Award At La Musa Awards

LOS ANGELES–Emily Estefan, daughter of Billboard Latin artist Gloria Estefan, received the first ever WorldArts ‘Discovery Artist of the Year’ award at the 2016 La Musa Awards Gala, which honors the newest inductees to the Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame. “I am really honored,” said Emily. “I still can’t believe it’s real.  And being able […]

Largest Grassroots Movement For Music In History To Take Place In D.C.

WASHINGTON–On October 26, more than 2,000 music makers will visit their local legislator’s office as part of The Recording Academy’s annual Grammys in My District event — music’s largest grassroots movement. This advocacy initiative allows Recording Academy members to address important creators’ rights issues directly with their respective members of Congress, from copyright review to […]

Jim Lauderdale Receives WagonMaster Lifetime Achievement Award At Americana Honors And Awards

NASHVILLE–Jim Lauderdale, a longtime ambassador of the Americana genre, received the WagonMaster Lifetime Achievement Award, presented by George Strait Wednesday as part of the 15th annual Americana Honors and Awards. “I am delighted to give the WagonMaster award to my good friend Jim Lauderdale,” Strait said. The Texas superstar presented Lauderdale with the WagonMaster award, […]

Emily Estafan To Receive WorldArts Discovery Award at La Musa Awards

Miami Beach, FL–The Latin Songwriters Hall of Fame/La Musa Awards and WorldArts will honor emerging singer-songwriter Emily Estefan with the WorldArts Discovery of the Year Award during the 4th annual La Musa Awards ceremony in Florida. Event organizers say the WorldArts Discovery of the Year Award is given to promising young talent at the start […]

Frank Zappa’s Tastiest Tracks Collected On ZAPPAtite

LOS ANGELES–In his trailblazing and incredibly prolific career, artist, composer and all-around musical pioneer Frank Zappa released more than 60 albums in his lifetime, as a solo artist and with his bands the Mothers of Invention and the Mothers. Coupled with more than 40 posthumous releases since his death in 1993 at 52, figuring out […]

Grammy Winner John Scofield Pays Homage To His Country And Folk Roots

Coming off a Grammy win earlier this year for his last album, Past Present, John Scofield has been largely in the spotlight over the last year, sitting in the with The Roots on “The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon,” gracing the cover of Downbeat and garnering the attention of NPR. His impressive 40-plus-year career has […]