Performing Arts News

This category features news about dance, theater, music and other live audience performances (magic shows, puppetry, circus, comedy, etc.), festivals, venues, artists, staging and ticketing. The spotlight is on news of interest to theater goers, producers and performing arts amateurs and professionals.

Musicians Wanted for Mark Peace Thomas' Rock Star Delusion

Musicians Wanted for Mark Peace Thomas' Rock Star Delusion

Peaceful Pop Recording Artist Mark Peace Thomas wants you to join his "Rock Star Delusion" which is the name of his hard-rock oriented album. The 08-13-2021 release includes three bonus "musician's mixes" for players to add their own solos into his songs. Mark Peace explains: "It's a great way to be creative, practice or learn the solos originally recorded by Former 'KISS' guitarist: Bruce Kulick and axe virtuoso: Arnie Vilches." Follow “Mark Peace Thomas” on most streaming services. - July 29, 2021 - Awesome Entertainment - Peaceful Pop Records

SIFTMedia 215 Granted Two Year Operating Grant from Independence Public Media Foundation

SIFTMedia 215 Granted Two Year Operating Grant from Independence Public Media Foundation

SIFTMedia 215, a Black & Latinx Women Filmmakers Collective of Philadelphia, was awarded $215,000 for operating expenses from The Independence Public Media Foundation (IPMF) as part of their initiative to support organizations that lift up storytelling and creative expression as pathways for communities building power. - July 23, 2021 - SIFTMedia 215 Collective

2nd Annual Skyline Performer Awards Nominees

Skyline Performer Awards just announced their second annual award nominees. - July 21, 2021 - Skyline Performer Awards

The Hottest Hip Hop Line Up of the Year Hits Aretha Franklin Amphitheater as "Detroit Summer Fest"

The Hottest Hip Hop Line Up of the Year Hits Aretha Franklin Amphitheater as "Detroit Summer Fest"

Detroit based Boss Ladies of Detroit launches it's concert promotions division with the Detroit Summer Fest. - July 20, 2021 - Boss Ladies of Detroit

Leading Wellbeing Organization Therme Group Expands Relationship with Superblue

Leading Wellbeing Organization Therme Group Expands Relationship with Superblue

Therme Art Co-founder and CEO Mikolaj Sekutowicz Joins Superblue Board of Directors, Committing Increased Strategic, Programmatic, and Operational Resources to Superblue. - July 14, 2021 - Therme Art

Independence Day Celebrated in Style with Indoor Picnic and Old-time Radio Show at the Scientology Information Center

On Sunday the 4th of July, 18 community guests celebrated with several American traditions; picnics, ice cream sundaes and an old-time radio show performance at the Scientology Information Center in downtown Clearwater. - July 10, 2021 - Church of Scientology

Writer Craig Gore to Adapt "Everybody Pays" for Black Fox Productions

Writer Craig Gore to Adapt "Everybody Pays" for Black Fox Productions

TV Writer Craig Gore has signed on to adapt the book “Everybody Pays: Two Men, One Murder, and the Price of Truth” for Black Fox Productions. - July 06, 2021 - Black Fox Productions

Filmed Productions Online: Dr. Glas at North Coast Repertory Theatre

North Coast Repertory Theatre concludes its acclaimed streaming season with the World Premiere of the streamed production of Dr. Glas. - July 01, 2021 - North Coast Repertory Theatre

BBBS of Big Sky Country Hosts Comedy & Cocktails

BBBS of Big Sky Country Hosts Comedy & Cocktails

Big Brothers Big Sisters of Big Sky Country is excited to celebrate their 20th Annual Celebrity Golf Tournament & Cocktail Party at Big Sky Resort on July 18 & 19, 2021. This event supports BBBS of Big Sky Country’s 262 participants while celebrating a long-standing Big Sky... - June 30, 2021 - Big Brothers Big Sisters of Big Sky Country

MADDCity.Live Prepares to Unleash Phase III by Instituting an Unprecedented Business Strategy

While no one foresaw the looming threat of a global COVID-19 pandemic, the swath of opportunity brushing out of this unfortunate set of circumstances resulted in one of the broadest and most progressive transitions that has ever affected the Internet. - June 29, 2021 - MADDCity.Live

Kings of Carlisle to Release Debut Single "Dirty Little Secret" July 9, 2021 the Journey of a Lifelong Dream

Kings of Carlisle to Release Debut Single "Dirty Little Secret" July 9, 2021 the Journey of a Lifelong Dream

Kings of Carlisle to release their debut single "Dirty Little Secret" on all streaming platforms and their website July 9, 2021. This has been a life long dream for musician Russell Leedy who is the singer, songwriter and producer. He has over 20 years experience in music and has written over 24 songs that will be released as singles over the next year. - June 25, 2021 - Kings of Carlisle

Multi-Genre Songwriter Tyler Levs Releases Southern Rock Jam

Multi-Genre Songwriter Tyler Levs Releases Southern Rock Jam

Tyler Levs is a singer/songwriter out of New Hampshire USA and recently released his newest song "Hit Me Like a Dream," available across all major platforms. - June 25, 2021 - Tyler Levs Music

Local Young Phoenix Artist to Attend World-Renowned Interlochen Arts Camp

Local Young Phoenix Artist to Attend World-Renowned Interlochen Arts Camp

Caroline Schumann, 14, of Phoenix, AZ has been accepted and will attend Interlochen Arts Camp, the nation’s premier multidisciplinary summer arts program for aspiring artists in grades 3 through 12. Schumann, the daughter of Mr. Paul Schumann and Dr. Kathleen Schnier, will study classical voice at Interlochen. - June 24, 2021 - Interlochen

Nod Head Records & West Coast Legend DJ Jam Collaboration

Nod Head Records & West Coast Legend DJ Jam Collaboration

DJ Jam known for being the DJ for Hip-Hop greats Snoop Dogg and Dr. Dre has partnered with Nod Head Records to produce a Phoenix, AZ area artists collaboration. Jam is now a Phoenix resident and is eager to get involved with the community. - June 24, 2021 - Nod Head Records

Finally, MyLife Mobile Releases a Tool to Help Adults Navigate a Great Night Out

Finally, MyLife Mobile Releases a Tool to Help Adults Navigate a Great Night Out

MyLife Mobile, a location-based event and things to do social platform, has released a web portal for businesses. The new portal allows Arizona bars and restaurants to publish their unique features not listed on any other platform. Thus allowing consumers to quickly find new entertainment options post-COVID restrictions. - June 19, 2021 - MyLife Mobile, LLC

THE STRIP LIVE, Las Vegas Based Talk Show Series, Back in Production After Pandemic Pause

THE STRIP LIVE, Las Vegas Based Talk Show Series, Back in Production After Pandemic Pause

THE STRIP LIVE is back in full production and now streaming on IMDb, Roku TV, Amazon Fire TV, VegasNETmedia.com, VipNETmedia.com and coming soon to other networks and streaming platforms. As of Q2-2021, VIPNET Media LLC, the production company of THE STRIP LIVE, is a new studio partner of... - June 16, 2021 - VIPNET Media LLC

Tama Girard Takes a Hiatus and Goes Back to Small Town Roots

Tama Girard Takes a Hiatus and Goes Back to Small Town Roots

After a flurry of singles and collaborations, Tama Girard seemed to step back from the music industry. - June 16, 2021 - Tama Girard

CLEAUN X OG Maco First Half Album to be Released

CLEAUN X OG Maco First Half Album to be Released

Album for Korean K-pop idol hip-hop artist CLEAUN will be released on July 26 in collaboration with famous American rapper OG Maco. - June 11, 2021 - CLEAUN

Alex Proyas, Breckin Meyer and an Exclusive Academy Awards Documentary to Headline the Paris Art and Movie Awards 2021 Festival

Alex Proyas, Breckin Meyer and an Exclusive Academy Awards Documentary to Headline the Paris Art and Movie Awards 2021 Festival

The Paris Art and Movie Awards is “the number one film festival in Paris, France” for NBC, CBS and Fox. The 11th annual edition will start Sept. 1, and once again will place Paris at the epicenter of independent filmmaking for several weeks. About 100 movies and artists are expected to be part of the show this year. - June 11, 2021 - Paris Art and Movie Awards

Dream Hustle Records Vol. 4

Dream Hustle Records Vol. 4

Dream Hustle Records Presents "Dream Hustle Records Vol. 4." New music coming soon. Utilizing studio and live music recordings with real live music instrumentation and high quality. - June 10, 2021 - Dream Hustle Records

"Compassion Through the Arts" Free Online Event June 15

"Compassion Through the Arts" Free Online Event June 15

"Compassion through the Arts" - a free online streaming event - will be presented June 15. It features a variety of accomplished musicians, visual artists, and poets whose works express compassion. - June 10, 2021 - Compassionate Houston Inc.

Fatherhood is Redefined in Transformative Poetry Book, "A Son with No Father is A Book with No Author"

Fatherhood is Redefined in Transformative Poetry Book, "A Son with No Father is A Book with No Author"

Author Mario Reyes is celebrating fatherhood through education and edification with his first contribution to the literary world, “A Son with No Father is A Book with No Author.” In this hybrid of poetic short stories, Reyes gracefully, yet unapologetically, tackles complicated subjects... - June 09, 2021 - Mario "Papi Picasso" Reyes

J.W. Pepper Takes Music Learning Beyond the Classroom and Into the Future

J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc., the world’s largest sheet music retailer, has announced a new software product that unlocks the potential for music teachers to share copyrighted music with their students legally. The new product is called ePrint Folders, and it works seamlessly with... - June 08, 2021 - J.W. Pepper & Son, Inc.

Newcomers, Kaz-N-Jam Productions Launch the "Relive the Legacy" Tour Along the Route of the Underground Railroad Through the Eyes of the Original Fisk Jubilee Singers

Newcomers, Kaz-N-Jam Productions Launch the "Relive the Legacy" Tour Along the Route of the Underground Railroad Through the Eyes of the Original Fisk Jubilee Singers

Author and Playwright, Jamima B. Jones, in association with Kaz-N-Jam Productions launch a historical tour departing from Nashville's Union Station on June 8, 2021 to promote the novel and stage production of "The Story of Jubilee," an epic tale; available on Amazon.com and numerous Podcast platforms. - June 04, 2021 - Kaz-N-Jam Productions

PeakPRgroup Presents Jeremy Piven, SNL Star Darrell Hammond, Fox TV’s John Di Domenico to Share a Stage for One Night Only in Las Vegas at Notoriety Live

PeakPRgroup Presents Jeremy Piven, SNL Star Darrell Hammond, Fox TV’s John Di Domenico to Share a Stage for One Night Only in Las Vegas at Notoriety Live

Emmy winning Jeremy Piven, SNL Star Darrell Hammond, Fox TV’s "Let’s Be Real" John Di Domenico, Amazon’s "Wok of Shame" star Jimmy Shin, British comedian Christine Peake will bring the laughs for one night only in Las Vegas at Notoriety Live. - May 29, 2021 - peakPRgroup

Grammy-Nominated International-Selling Super-Producer’s “New” Single Will be the “Strip Club Anthem”

Grammy-Nominated International-Selling Super-Producer’s “New” Single Will be the “Strip Club Anthem”

Top Houston Producer Bottz Releases “New” Single “Tacos & Tiddies” - May 27, 2021 - Bottzworld Studios

GiantLands is Now a TSR Game

GiantLands is Now a TSR Game

A new kind of role-playing game made in Wisconsin - May 27, 2021 - Wonderfilled, Inc.

Posse Foundation, Lin-Manuel Miranda, Launch Arts Leadership Scholarship in Puerto Rico; Bard College Offers Full-Tuition Posse Scholarships to Students from Puerto Rico

The Posse Foundation is expanding to recruit art students in Puerto Rico through a new project launched in collaboration with Lin-Manuel Miranda and the Miranda Family Fund and Bard College. Beginning this fall, the college success and youth leadership development organization will identify, select... - May 25, 2021 - The Posse Foundation

SFCMP Announces Executive Director Lisa Oman to Transition in Fall of 2021. Application Period Opens June 1.

The Board of Directors for the San Francisco Contemporary Music Players today announced that Lisa Oman, after six seasons, is leaving her role as Executive Director which will open up the position on September 1, 2021. Oman shares, “It's been an enormous honor to lead this organization and to... - May 25, 2021 - San Francisco Contemporary Music Players

Tradition Returns to the Crossroads District in Kansas City with the 21st Annual West 18th Street Fashion Show

Tradition Returns to the Crossroads District in Kansas City with the 21st Annual West 18th Street Fashion Show

The West 18th Street Fashion Show returns to the street with an innovative concept in the wake of the city’s closure due to a pandemic. The show’s producers invited Jay Tomlinson, Founding Principal and Owner of Helix Architecture + Design (Helix) to assist in creating seven sets for... - May 22, 2021 - West 18th Street Fashion Show

Celebrate Memorial Day in Las Vegas on the Rooftop with All Motown

Celebrate Memorial Day in Las Vegas on the Rooftop with All Motown

All Motown, the new, live, all-female cast Las Vegas production show, is excited to announce its All Motown: Sunset limited performance series for Memorial Day Weekend 2021 as an outdoor, rooftop show with one of Las Vegas’ most spectacular city views at sunset. - May 21, 2021 - Ticket Kite

The Wizard of Loch Haven Park: A Choose-Your-Own-Path Musical Performance

The Wizard of Loch Haven Park is an audience participation and choose-your-own-path musical performance. - May 18, 2021 - Nathan Felix

Comedian Oscar P Serves Up Live Performance in Memphis Every Thursday Night

Comedian Oscar P Serves Up Live Performance in Memphis Every Thursday Night

Almost one year removed from adjusting to a pandemic, Comedian Oscar P is blazing the streets of Memphis again with new comedy for his fans. Fans will be able to catch some of this famous comedian performances at Slice of Soul located at 1299 Madison Ave, Memphis, TN. - May 14, 2021 - Comedian Oscar P

Largest International Re-Use Art Collection Seeks Curating Relationship

Largest International Re-Use Art Collection Seeks Curating Relationship

In 2008, Ken Marquis, a picture framer from Wilkes-Barre Pennsylvania, had an epiphany while milling around an automobile show. “I started rushing up and down vendor aisles buying old hub caps. I bought 41 rusted old hub caps that day. My friend thought I was crazy. I said ‘I have an... - May 05, 2021 - KenMarq, LLC

Becoming Dr. Ruth Starring Tovah Feldshuh at North Coast Repertory Theatre

Tovah Feldshuh stars in Becoming Dr. Ruth at North Coast Repertory Theatre. This production will be filmed for streaming following all COVID safety guidelines from the CDC, San Diego County and Actors Equity Association. Audiences will see a full theatrical production directed by David Ellenstein... - April 30, 2021 - North Coast Repertory Theatre

Artist Details Surviving Childhood Sexual Abuse in Upcoming Project "Phxck Gxxd"

Artist Details Surviving Childhood Sexual Abuse in Upcoming Project "Phxck Gxxd"

AdynastyO releases new album entitled, Phxck Gxxd, which will feature 20 tracks accompanied by a series of short films. - April 21, 2021 - AdynastyO Comix & Fashion Music Group

Vintage Guitars Take on New Life at Dan's Guitars

Vintage Guitars Take on New Life at Dan's Guitars

Outward appearances do not always tell the story. When you first see the 1956 Chevy parked in the front of a building from 1912, you know there is a story. Dan’s Guitars and Music has been in Cleveland since 2006, owned and operated by Dan Kiblinger with over 35 years in the music industry. Recently he partnered with Jeff Spike Wong to offer their personal collection of over 100 vintage guitars from the Signature Series of Gibson Guitars and brands including Fender, Rickenbacker and Gretsch. - April 21, 2021 - Dan's Guitars

When The GroovaLottos Say “You Never Told Me,” You Should Listen

When The GroovaLottos Say “You Never Told Me,” You Should Listen

The Godfathers of Southcoast Thump & Soul are back with an original, funky little doo-wop cut for their April release, and the movement continues. - April 20, 2021 - TheGroovaLottos

Polyphonic Studios, LLC Congratulates The ZYG 808 for the release of "Real EmCees"

Polyphonic Studios, LLC Congratulates The ZYG 808 for the release of "Real EmCees"

Polyphonic Studios' Southcoast Thump & Soul movement continues with The ZYG 808's release of "Real EmCees," featuring some of the Southcoast regions microphone masters, while drawing a distinct line between MCs and rappers. - April 19, 2021 - Polyphonic Studios LLC

New Record Album Release by 1970's Soul/R&B Legend, Freda Payne; Out Friday April 16, 2021

New Record Album Release by 1970's Soul/R&B Legend, Freda Payne; Out Friday April 16, 2021

Singer, legend, Freda Payne pairs up with four of the other world's greatest singers of Jazz for a duets album. It is a classic jazz big band album. Featured on album with Freda are: Johnny Mathis, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Kurt Elling, Kenny Lattimore. - April 16, 2021 - Alain Franke Records

William B. Harris Jr. of Hloyal Management and PR Expands Company with Continued Growth

William B. Harris Jr. of Hloyal Management and PR Expands Company with Continued Growth

The small business owner is now the president of a growing corporation; Sharing tips on dealing with struggles while hustling to build Hloyal Management and PR - April 14, 2021 - Hloyal Management And PR

Hloyal Management and PR President William B. Harris Jr. Helps Produce Houston, TX Based Production O'Shea

Hloyal Management and PR President William B. Harris Jr. Helps Produce Houston, TX Based Production O'Shea

William B. Harris Jr., Port Lavaca, aids film production for a start-up company H&H Studios. - April 12, 2021 - Hloyal Management And PR

Pioneering Online Theater Company Relaunches as a Live Cinema Studio

Pioneering Online Theater Company Relaunches as a Live Cinema Studio

Remote Studios -- formerly Remote Theater -- to produce live Web teleplays and films featuring actors throughout the world - April 12, 2021 - Remote Theatre

New Opera to Honor Air Force Hero Major Fernando Ribas-Dominicci

Composer, Nathan Felix, is set to premiere a new chamber opera inspired by the life of Major Fernando Luis Ribas-Dominicci, a pilot in the United States Air Force who was killed in action during Operation El Dorado Canyon in 1986. The opera features mezzo-soprano Kathleen Shelton and baritone Lee... - April 12, 2021 - Nathan Felix

Healthy Humor’s Dina Paul-Parks Named to Crain’s New York Business 2021 List of Notables in Nonprofits and Philanthropy

Healthy Humor’s Dina Paul-Parks Named to Crain’s New York Business 2021 List of Notables in Nonprofits and Philanthropy

HH’s Co-Founder and CEO Honored for her Leadership During a Difficult Year. - April 07, 2021 - Healthy Humor, Inc.

Kukuza Fest: A Salute to Women to Feature Black Women in Family Music on April 10

Kukuza Fest: A Salute to Women to Feature Black Women in Family Music on April 10

Kukuza Fest returns on Sat, April 10, 2021, from 3 to 5 PM EST and will feature Black Women in Family Music. The lineup includes R&B sensation The Magic Jones, rockstar/producer bassist Divinity Roxx, LA-based songstress Snooknuk, and many others. The MC will be Arts Education Consultant and social media personality Joy Marilie. Kukuza Fest is the first-ever free, all-Black Family Music festival and series in the country. “Kukuza” means “amplify” in Swahili. - April 02, 2021 - The Uncle Devin Show

New Virtual Repertory Company to Help Reimagine Theatre for the Post-Pandemic World

New Virtual Repertory Company to Help Reimagine Theatre for the Post-Pandemic World

Remote Theater launches campaign to fund people, programs, and technology to connect audiences in both virtual and physical spaces. James Carpenter, Catherine Castellanos, Alicia M.P. Nelson, Paul Dresher and Philippa Kelly join the core company on the West Coast. Tanya Shaffer, Billy Aronson... - March 30, 2021 - Remote Theatre

Brenda S. Bruce, NCTM Honored as a Professional of the Year for 2021 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Brenda S. Bruce, NCTM Honored as a Professional of the Year for 2021 by Strathmore's Who's Who Worldwide Publication

Brenda S. Bruce, NCTM of Cary, North Carolina has been honored as a Professional of the Year for 2021 by Strathmore’s Who’s Who Worldwide for her outstanding contributions and achievements in the field of music education. About Brenda S. Bruce, NCTM Brenda Bruce is a musician and the... - March 30, 2021 - Strathmore Worldwide

Cloud Computing Magazine Names SocialStreamingTV 2021 Product of the Year Award Winner

Cloud Computing Magazine Names SocialStreamingTV 2021 Product of the Year Award Winner

SocialStreamingTV Recognized for Exceptional Innovation - March 30, 2021 - SocialStreamingTV

Dustin Rose Returns to Live Music at Aurora Colony Vineyards

Dustin Rose Returns to Live Music at Aurora Colony Vineyards

After a year of COVID-19 shutdowns and quarantines, recording artists like BentBeat's Dustin Rose are beginning to return to live venues across the Northwest. - March 30, 2021 - BentBeat Productions

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