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Jaiimoni Starr releases single ‘Stop and I Go,’ launching career at age 16

ST. LOUIS, Mo., Sept. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Jaiimoni Starr, who sung solo songs and performed praise dances at church, and began her career doing cover raps, launches her first professional rap single with “Stop and I Go.” She is 16. Allen Daugherty, Daugherty Entertainment, is managing the artist.

The Lowell Chamber Orchestra opens their third season with cosmic music, premieres

LOWELL, Mass., Sept. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Lowell Chamber Orchestra opens its third season this Saturday, September 25, with music inspired by the cosmos. The three works by Anna Clyne, Micah Roberts, and Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, all allude to a cosmic object.

Music Theater Works Presents RAGTIME

SKOKIE, Ill., Sept. 16, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Music Theater Works will present “Ragtime” at the North Shore Center For The Performing Arts In Skokie (9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, IL 60076) from October 29 through November 7, 2021 being the third production of the 2021 Season.

‘A Bleeding Sky’ Wins Push Global Entertainment’s 2021 Listening Party Las Vegas Charts iTunes Pop Charts

LAS VEGAS, Nev., Sept. 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Push Global Entertainment is proud to have hosted “2021 Listening Party Las Vegas” a music performance competition in Las Vegas, Nevada that saw some of the brightest Rock, Hip-Hop and R&B rising stars compete for major label distribution and a marketing budget.

Bre Maa Releases New EP that Promises Rap in its Purest Form

LONG BEACH, Calif., Aug. 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Rap artist, Bre Maa, also known as “The Hood Celestial” or “T.H.C.” just announced the release of her debut EP – “Brightly Unveiling Majesty” (B.U.M.). With four tracks, this album is poised to quickly brighten the rap scene.

RodthaGreat’s ‘The Garden’ Hits the iTunes Charts with VIP Recordings

NEW YORK, N.Y. and ORLANDO, Fla., Aug. 25, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — RodthaGreat after recently signing a distribution deal with VIP Recordings, currently distributed by a subsidiary of Sony Music Entertainment, recently peaked the iTunes Hip-hop/Rap Song Charts at #57 with his release of “The Garden.”

New Jersey Native Pop Singer-Songwriter EM Scores Top 20 Billboard Adult Contemporary Chart Single – ‘Hear Your Love’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Aug. 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — In an era starved for young Pop artists with something significant to share, singer/songwriter Em (Emily Wachspress) delivers with her music and her message in her latest album, “DEAR LIFE,” a ginger breeze of mood, truth, and soulful Pop. “This album represents a big chapter in my life of growth and empowerment,” says Em.

Jam to Low-Down Blues with Hurricane Jerry Loos at the Westerwood Blueberries and The Blues Concert

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Aug. 4, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Westerwood Senior Living community is hosting a Blueberries & The Blues summer concert from 11 a.m. – 2 p.m. on Friday, August 13, 2021, featuring local blues artist Hurricane Jerry Loos. Relax in the shade while you listen to low-down blues and celebrate the Columbus blueberry season with chilled blueberry limoncello cocktails and tasty treats created by Westerwood’s Chef Marshall.

Sampling innovator RJD2 and online music school Soundfly team up to release transformative new course on sampling and arranging

BROOKLYN, N.Y., July 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Instrumental hip-hop producer RJD2 has launched his first online course, made in partnership with music education platform Soundfly. This in-depth course guides students through RJD2’s unique approach to chopping and flipping records, and how he arranges samples into fully realized songs.

McGregor Pedals Introduces the Cozmic Fuzzball Pedal

VANCOUVER, B.C., Canada, July 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Boutique pedal company McGregor Pedals has launched its third pedal: The Cozmic Fuzzball. It follows on the heels of the McGregor’s previous pedals, the Crunch Transparent Overdrive, a single-channel, low-gain overdrive pedal for guitar and bass, released in December 2019 and the Crunch Plus Overdrive, a medium-gain version for guitar and bass released in December 2020.

Presenting 7 living composers, 6 soloists, and an opera about a transgender woman, the Lowell Chamber Orchestra announces its most exciting season yet

LOWELL, Mass., July 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After successfully ending an entirely virtual second season, the Lowell Chamber Orchestra returns to live concerts with “A Season of Inclusion,” its third and most ambitious season to date. The season opens with another world premiere: Micah Roberts’ “Hypernovae,” a fantastic overture inspired by the cosmos.

The Lowell Chamber Orchestra makes final round in The American Prize Competition

LOWELL, Mass., July 12, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Lowell Chamber Orchestra is one of the finalists for The American Prize in the orchestral performance competition, professional divisions. While the competition is still ongoing, the Lowell Chamber Orchestra is being recognized for superb past performances during its three years of existence.

Music Theater Works Presents Mamma Mia!

SKOKIE, Ill., July 8, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Music Theater Works will present “Mamma Mia!” at the North Shore Center For The Performing Arts In Skokie (9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, IL 60076) from August 19, 2021 through August 29, 2021 being the second production of the 2021 Season.

SoulFest Returns to New Hampshire, Celebrating Faith Through Music – New England’s Premier Christian Music Festival, August 5-7, 2021

GILFORD, N.H., July 7, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — New Sound Concerts, Inc., a New England based promoter and festival producer, is hosting their 23rd annual Christian music festival, at the Best of NH award-winning Gunstock Mountain Resort. After canceling the 2020 festival due to the pandemic, thousands are ready to gather and celebrate through “Music, Love & Action.”

Dream A World Education Founder Bunny Hull to Be Inducted Into Women Songwriters Hall Of Fame

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 23, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Bunny Hull, Grammy Award winner and Founder and Executive Director of Dream a World Education, a Los Angeles-based non-profit that delivers virtual and in-classroom arts-based social-emotional learning to young children, will be inducted into the Women Songwriters Hall of Fame in a ceremony on June 25 at the Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C.

Pompano Beach Arts Music Series Welcomes Live Audiences – Allan Harris and Leesa Richards Take the Stage at Pompano Beach Cultural Center

POMPANO BEACH, Fla., June 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pompano Beach Cultural Affairs Department is excited to welcome back live audiences to the Pompano Beach Cultural Center for the remaining concerts in the Pompano Beach Arts Music Series. July’s concert features jazz great Allan Harris and August showcases soulful songstress Leesa Richards.

With ‘Disney PRIDE in Concert,’ the Boston Gay Men’s Chorus Sets the LGBTQ Experience to the Music and Magic of Disney

BOSTON, Mass., June 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Disney’s beloved catalog of songs will be reimagined by the Boston Gay Men’s Chorus (BGMC) in Disney PRIDE in Concert, a musical celebration of LGBTQ life, love, family, and perseverance, June 25-26, 2022 at Boston Symphony Hall.

King of Battle Rap to change lives with latest Battle Rap Tournament

ATLANTA, Ga., June 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Worldwide Battle of The Rappers Inc. has brought together some of battle raps lyrical geniuses to help one lucky winner’s dream come true in winning the first annual Worldwide Battle of The Rappers Tournament. Contestants will have the opportunity starting June 1, 2021 to register under one of 10 leading battle rappers in the game to guide them to the Grand Finale as their Team Captain.

Nipsey Hussle New Hit Announced

SAN DIEGO, Calif., June 3, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — “Blue Dreams,” which is the latest release from Nipsey Hussle by independent record label Juice Division Records is arguably the best posthumous verse from the Nipsey Hussle vault yet.

Las Vegas Symphony Orchestra ‘EPIC’ Album Destined for Cinematic Acclaim

LAS VEGAS, Nev., June 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Las Vegas Symphony Orchestra’s (LVSO) newly-conceived “EPIC” is an intense piece of music inspired by medieval battle scenes. It’s the first time in Las Vegas history that an orchestra has released a national album and this one has a unique movie/motion picture soundtrack that’s sure to excite movie producers from near and far.

VIP Recordings’ ‘Red Devil Compilation’ debut at #25 on the Billboard Compilation Album Chart

ORLANDO, Fla., May 27, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — VIP Recordings’ “Red Devil” compilation debut at #25 on the Billboard Compilation Album Sales Chart features some of the best independent Hip-hop and Pop artists in the music industry. Hybrid styles of powerhouse independent Hip-hop artists and notorious Pop/R&B artists headline a powerful mixture of musical styles on this VIP Recordings compilation album.

Chicago Rock Band Lucky Boys Confusion Celebrates 20th Album Anniversary with Global Streaming Event Memorial Day Weekend

CHICAGO, Ill., May 18, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It’s been twenty years since Lucky Boys Confusion arrived on the global scene with their 2001 debut, “Throwing the Game.” During the TTG era, the hard-touring Chicago five-piece crisscrossed the U.S. innumerable times over, made their national television debut on the CBS Late Late Show, and even made a pit stop in Japan to play for their enthusiastic overseas fan base.

Golden Globe-Winning Actress, Playwright, and Activist Regina Taylor Announces Winners for the black album.mixtape. Project

DALLAS, Texas, May 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — After a 30-day call for entries, winners for the black album.mixtape. were announced during a virtual Block Party event. The black album. mixtape. is an initiative of Regina Taylor – the Golden Globe-winning actress, playwright, and activist – in partnership with Southern Methodist University’s (SMU) Meadows School of the Arts.

Music Theater Works Presents ‘Legends Of The 50s And 60s: Greatest Hits’

SKOKIE, Ill., May 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Music Theater Works presents “Legends Of The 50s And 60s: Greatest Hits” at North Shore Center For The Performing Arts (9501 Skokie Blvd, Skokie, IL 60076) from June 18, 2021 through June 27, 2021 as the first production of the 2021 season.

Gifted Artist Romeo Dale Ross Is the Next Great Emerging Musical Talent

BELLFLOWER, Calif., April 28, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Meet Musically Gifted Artist Romeo Dale Ross, the Next Great Talent of His Generation. Romeo Dale Ross is an R&B soul artist, born in Los Angeles, California. He has built a reputation for being musically gifted, free styling on the open mic circuit or just performing acappella for music-lovers in clubs and at various venues.

Award-winning composer, Brian Field, releases musical tracks of hope and love

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 26, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Olim Music is proud to announce the release of two tracks by award-winning composer Brian Field: “From the Clash of Race and Creed” for orchestra, and “Senex Puerum Portabat” for choir, both released worldwide on Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Music and all digital platforms on April 26, 2021.

Fast-Rising Music Artist Ryan Hagan Unveils New Single – Don’t Let Me Stop

NASHVILLE, Tenn., April 9, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Pop music artist, Ryan Hagan, is a voice that’s crashed into the music scene, and he’s quickly turning heads. His first two singles charted on the radio within one year and he’s just released his third, “Don’t Let Me Stop.” And, it’s looking like it won’t be his last.

Driving Rhythm and Soaring Lyricism Combine in Brian Field’s Fifth Album, STRING PLAY

NEW YORK, N.Y., April 6, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Olim Music is proud to announce that “STRING PLAY” by Brian Field, will be released worldwide on Apple Music, Spotify, Amazon Music, Google Music and all digital platforms on April 15, 2021. The classical album highlights a diverse mix of contemporary works for strings ranging from solo violin, duos, quartets to works for string orchestra.

Texas Country singer Taylor Dee dies after car crash – Dee, 33, considered to be a superstar in the making

EULESS, Texas, March 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Taylor Dee, a beloved Texas country-western singer considered by peers to be skyrocketing toward stardom, died Sunday night (3-14-2021) after she was injured in a Euless car accident, the Texas Newsroom announced this week.

The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra releases ‘Bridge’ – the first of Three Unlikely Albums created during a Global Pandemic

SAVANNAH, Ga., March 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — A global pandemic may have cancelled all of the shows, but nothing could cancel The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra’s creativity and desire to make music. With a newly unexpected empty calendar, The Fabulous Equinox Orchestra focused its attention on recording.

Yes Legend Jon Anderson’s ‘Olias Of Sunhillow’ 2 Disc Remastered & Expanded Edition Now Available For Pre-order

ASHEVILLE, N.C., Feb. 17, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Esoteric Recordings is proud to announce the release of a new expanded and remastered 2-disc edition of the classic debut solo album by YES vocalist JON ANDERSON, “Olias of Sunhillow.” Released in July 1976, the album was a conceptual work recounting the story of an alien race on a journey to find a new world following volcanic destruction on their home planet.

Ellen Alexander is Changing Perceptions Through Music

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Ellen Alexander, Russian-born fashion model, entrepreneur and singer, is releasing a new song “Good Girl Go.” What is special about Ellen is her training in the arts field. Ellen started her artistic education when she was five years old.

Beatles Historical Artifact from The Ed Sullivan Show Hits the Music Collectibles Market

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 11, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Music collectors take note. Fifty-seven years ago, on February 9, 1964, The Beatles made history with their first live American television appearance on “The Ed Sullivan Show.” It had one of the largest viewing audiences ever, changed the course of music and influenced generations to follow. Today, Rockaway Records is proud to present a rare, one-of-a-kind artifact from that historic debut – a fully-signed piece of that stage’s backdrop.

Des Moines Native Emma Negrete, Teases Debut EP with Release of New Single ‘Lost In Translation’

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 5, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Business Records LLC today announced that soulful-pop singer-songwriter and Des Moines native, Emma Negrete, teases her debut EP “Algorithms,” with the release of the first single, “Lost In Translation.”

Breaking Hits App Turns Up the Volume on Amplified Authentic Opinions in the Music Business

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Feb. 1, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Breaking Hits, an organized aggregator of an authentic opinion App, is ramping up to launch its pilot program. The first will focus on the Super Bowl and the second on Valentine’s Day. Both will ask, “Retire or fire?” and ask music and non-music related questions. It’s a new voice that music industry pros will want to hear.

Join Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, and Jack Harlow Celebrate the Big Game in ‘Anything Glows’ Style

TAMPA, Fla., Jan. 22, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Award-winning Rap artists Rick Ross, 2 Chainz, and Jack Harlow are going to light up Tampa at a pre-game party you do not want to miss. “Super Glow Tampa is going to transform – for just one night – the iconic Dallas Bull into the coolest, Glow in the Dark Rap nightclub Tampa has ever seen,” said Event Producer Melody Robles, owner of Melody Lives Fit Productions.

Groundbreaking Online Music School Soundfly Launches Leading-Edge Ableton Live Course

BROOKLYN, N.Y., Jan. 19, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — As musicians around the world await the imminent release of Ableton Live’s latest version, Live 11, Brooklyn-based music education platform Soundfly today launches one of the first and most comprehensive online courses on making music with Ableton Live, exploring the cutting-edge features that will be available in the upcoming Live update.

Children’s Chorus and Rap Artist Tell Maryland ‘Sing a New Song!’

BALTIMORE, Md., Jan. 14, 2021 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Members of the Children’s Chorus of Maryland and a Baltimore rap artist have teamed up with the racial justice podcast Trouble4Good to urge the Maryland General Assembly to change the pro-Confederate Maryland state song.

YUNG Citizen Champions Message of Injustice and Inequality With Latest Song and Music Video, ‘Brown Butta’

CHARLOTTE, N.C., Dec. 17, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Citizen Music Group wants you to know and follow Christopher “YUNG Citizen” Williams, Charlotte (N.C.) native, and you will discover someone deeply passionate and committed to raising awareness to the injustices and social inequities that exist in society today.

McGregor Pedals Introduces the Crunch Plus Overdrive

VANCOUVER, BC, Canada, Dec. 15, 2020 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Boutique pedal company McGregor Pedals has launched its second pedal: The Crunch Plus overdrive. It follows on the heels of the McGregor’s debut pedal, the Crunch Transparent Overdrive, a single-channel, low-gain overdrive pedal for guitar and bass, released in December 2019.