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The Pit Stop Players Present: ‘Fall Fantasies’

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Pit Stop Players, a celebrated instrumental chamber ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, launch their seventh season with a concert of fantasy-themed music at Good Shepherd-Faith Presbyterian Church, 152 West 66th Street, on Tuesday, October 24, 2016 at 7:30 p.m.

Blue Hill Troupe Presents Gilbert & Sullivan’s ‘The Pirates of Penzance’ – Nonprofit Troupe’s 93rd Season to Benefit Rocking the Boat

NEW YORK, N.Y., Sept. 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — The Blue Hill Troupe, now in its 93rd season, offers a fresh new take on Gilbert & Sullivan’s “The Pirates of Penzance.” This perennial audience favorite tells the story of a pirate named Frederic, who at the age of 21, has completed his apprenticeship and is ready to seek his fortune as an upstanding citizen. Opens Nov. 11, 2016.

Uproar Entertainment releases new stand-up comedy CD ‘Brown Sheep’ by Tamer Kattan – the epitome of talent, diversity and intelligence

LOS ANGELES, Calif., Sept. 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of “Brown Sheep” by Tamer Kattan. Recorded in front of a live audience at The Comedy Underground in Seattle Washington this CD showcases the exceptional talent of Tamer Kattan who uses his cultural diversity to inform his unique comic views on life, society and the world today.

Are The PondHawks Chicago’s Best Kept Music Secret?

CHICAGO, Ill., Aug. 29, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Riverpool Records and The PondHawks announce the release of the new focus track, “Wire Me” from the album “Blue Light.” The up-and-coming indie band is making waves not only on the radio, but also in social media. They have a quarter of a million likes on Facebook and thousands of followers on Twitter, MySpace and Reverbnation.

Renaissance Bay Area Makers Popup features Workshops, Local Food and Live Music

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., Aug. 9, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Renaissance Entrepreneurship Center presents Renaissance Bay Area Makers Popup – a shopping experience featuring over 30 of our Alumni and some of the most diverse and talented makers on September 10, 2016, from 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. at The Yard at Mission Rock.

An Exquisite Evening of Music and Dance Honoring The Culture and Contributions of Africans Across The Diaspora

WASHINGTON, D.C., July 27, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Brought to you by The Adinkra Group, “Birthright 2016” is a captivating evening of live intergenerational performances by Washington D.C.’s most talented African dance and drumming ensemble and special invited guests. A night of elegance, August 20, 2016, with guests sheathed in African chic couture sets the back drop for the electric and inviting atmosphere attendees have come to know and love when attending this event.

SSA Music Signs West Coast Indie Label Big West Music

GLENSIDE, Pa., July 18, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — SSA Music announced today that they have signed a Worldwide Administration and Licensing agreement with San Diego based Indie label Big West Music. This deal brings together the highly regarded administration of SSA with the powerhouse creatives of Big West in a partnership that will strengthen both players’ positions in their markets.

Red Blood/Black Ink – A Call to Stop Bloodshed

LOS ANGELES, Calif., July 15, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Remy Lyon announces the release of his “Red Blood/Black Ink” music video directed by Lyon and Marc Spicer (DP of “The Fast and the Furious 7 & 8” and the upcoming “Lights Out”). “Red Blood/Black Ink” is a call to arms after all the tragedies that have been fueled by hatred – Remy Lyon’s message is to respond to each other with arms that embrace, not the arms that harm.

Mission Music to give the gift of music to children in Philadelphia

PINE HILL, N.J., July 12, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Mission Music, a nonprofit agency that provides underserved youth with access to musical instruments and lessons regardless of their ability to pay, is donating a half dozen acoustic guitars to The Village of Arts and Humanities in Philadelphia, Pa., at 9 a.m. on Thursday, July 14, 2016

Chart-Topping Musician’s film ‘Empty Box of Wine’ Selected for Upcoming Film Festival

SAN FRANCISCO, Calif., July 6, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Chart-topping musical artist and Los Angeles-based filmmaker Michael C. Perry today announced that his film “Empty Box of Wine” has been selected for the upcoming San Francisco Frozen Film Festival. Perry is the lead singer in the band, Jour Majesty, who last year rose to #2 on the indie folk charts; his entry into the film festival accompanies the upcoming Jour Majesty album, “Empty Box of Wine.”

The South Austin Moonlighters to Release Their Brand New Studio Album ‘Ghost Of A Small Town’ on July 12, 2016

AUSTIN, Texas, June 22, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — On July 12 The South Austin Moonlighters will be releasing “Ghost of a Small Town,” which features 13 brand new songs including their new single “You, Love and Me.” The album will be available on iTunes, on their website, on Amazon, CD Baby, at the shows and at Waterloo Records and discriminating independent record stores everywhere!

The Blue Danes Release Sensational Debut Album ‘Invisible and Untouchable’ on Chicago Label, Loki Valhalla

CHICAGO, Ill., June 13, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Midwest-based alt-rock band, The Blue Danes have released their debut album “Invisible and Untouchable” on Chicago label Loki Valhalla Productions. This haunting lyrical masterpiece includes the highly anticipated release of the popular single “Beautiful and Sad,” which has earned over 26,000 YouTube views.

Audition now for youth music academy programs in California and Spain

FORT BELVOIR, Va., June 8, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Building on the success of its 2015 partnership, CAMMO, the Center for American Military Music Opportunities, is again joining forces with The Collective Sound (TCS) youth music program to offer an exciting summer experience for two children of active duty military personnel. CAMMO is hoping to send one student to TCS’ Costa Mesa, Calif., camp and another to the camp in Barcelona, Spain.

Uproar Entertainment Announces New Comedy CD by Steven Briggs – Young Comedian on the Rise!

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 7, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — Uproar Entertainment is excited to announce the release of Steven Briggs’ first comedy CD “Whiskey Dick.” Recorded in front of a live audience at The Comedy Underground in Seattle, Washington, this CD “introduces a new kind of comedic voice, one which can’t be placed into any particular box.”

SAG7 Features a Human Band Fronted by a Virtual Singer

LOS ANGELES, Calif., June 1, 2016 (SEND2PRESS NEWSWIRE) — It is rare when something unique appears on the music scene but SAG7 may be truly one-of-a-kind by being a self-help movement and a musical group. Their first single, “Forget You,” which features live musicians and vocalists with a virtual lead singer called Sagittarius A * and the participation of best-selling author Natascha Kampusch, is part of an ongoing movement to raise human potentiality. (VIDEO)