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Noa Announces 2007 North America Tours

Published September 18, 2006
Between recordings, projects and releases, Israeli-American songwriter Noa finds time to return to the States that she once called home.

Classical Phenom Hayley Westenra Joins Celtic Woman For 'A New Journey'

Published September 18, 2006
Celtic Woman records new PBS special live in Ireland's Slane Castle along with a welcome addition to the group.

Ropeadope Digital Brings Japanese Turntable Visionary DJ Klock Stateside With San

Published September 14, 2006
The ever ahead-of-the-curve Ropeadope gives America its first full-length taste of the Japanese avant turntable visionary with the release of San through it's new digital-exclusive series.

Guitarist Esteban To Play Benefit Concert In New Orleans

Published September 14, 2006
The concert is being held for first responders to Hurricane Katrina and will be broadcasted live on HSN to 89 million viewer's homes

Soundexchange To Publish List Of Recording Artists And Record Labels Owed Royalties

Published September 14, 2006
SoundExchange is embarking on a major campaign to reach 9,000 unregistered recording artists and 2,000 unregistered independent record labels

Amnesty International Unites Michele Greene For Women of Juarez Campaign

Published September 14, 2006
Amnesty International and Emmy-nominated actress/singer/songwriter Michele Dominguez Greene to hold benefit concert Sept. 28 at Genghis Cohen Cantina in Los Angeles

Matisyahu Teams Up With Sly & Robbie For New Version Of "Jerusalem"

Published September 13, 2006
Special free download available to fans on and for sale digitally on Sept. 19

Bebo Valdes To Do His First Ever U.S. Performance Of Suite Cubana

Published September 11, 2006
Making a rare concert appearance, Bebo Valdes will conduct his 2005 Grammy-winning "Suite Cubana" for the first time in the United States with the Afro-Latin Jazz Orchestra with Arturo O'Farrill on October 13 & 14 at 8 pm in Rose Theater at Jazz at Lincoln Center. 

The Slits Record First New Material in Two Decades and Tour U.S.

Published September 11, 2006
These precursors to the Riot Grrrl movement defined their own sound and style, creating something completely original by merging punk with the organic and tribal influence of reggae and dub.

Cibelle To Tour U.S. In September

Published September 11, 2006
This September 2006, London-based and Sao Paulo-raised chanteuse Cibelle is set to tour the United States in support of her recent album The Shine of Dried Electric Leaves.

Brooklyn Botanic Garden's 14th Annual Chile Pepper Fiesta To Be Held Sept. 30 

Published September 5, 2005
New York's hottest fall tradition is sizzling in September at the Brooklyn Botanical Garden where the grooves are smoking, the chile peppers are scorching.

Marley Family Encouraging Peace, Education And Empowerment With Africa Unite

Published September 5, 2006
Africa Unite Joins Forces with the Emerging Leadership Programme, an Initiative of the Desmond Tutu Peace Centre, to Honor the Legacy of Music of Bob Marley while Supporting African Youth

Mexican Heritage Plaza Announces The 15th Annual San Jose International Mariachi Festival

Published September 5, 2006
Expanded festival programming garners national attention for one of the country's oldest and most prestigious mariachi festivals. This year's line-up will include music legend Juan Gabriel, Vargas de Tecalitlan, Mariachi Cobre and Mariachi Azteca.

Musicians Honor Brazilian Music Legend Hermeto Pascoal In New York City On Sept. 9

Published August 31, 2006
Now in his 70th year, Hermeto "the Sorcerer" Pascoal is one of the most prolific composers. With an estimated 2,500 works in his book, he often uses unconventional instruments such as teapots and children's toys.

Chicago World Music Festival To Broadcast Radio Interviews And Performances On Local Radio

Published August 31, 2006
Intimate interviews and performances by Sara Tavares, Otto, Paul Brody's Sadawi, Rob Curto's Forro for All, Slonovski Bal, Natacha Atlas, Rodrigo y Gabriela, and Debashish Bhattacharya to air on WLUW and WNUR.

Library Of Congress Announces 2006-07 Concert Season

Published August 30, 2006
The Library of Congress opens a stellar 81st season of free concerts on Oct. 5. Metamorphosis is the theme for 35-event series of classical to jazz and folk, Beowulf to Beethoven and beyond.

Nonesuch Records Donates $1 Million To Habitat For Humanity To Aid New Orleans Hurricane Victims

Published August 30, 2006
Funds were raised through sale of Our New Orleans benefit album, which was released in December 2005. The record is composed entirely of newly recorded songs by artists from New Orleans's music community.

Wyclef Jean Records Single In New York With Asian Pop-Star Sun

Published August 28, 2006
Sun and Wyclef are hard at work in his NYC Studio, Platinum Sound Recording Studio, working on a as-yet-unnamed single described by Sun as a feel good song.

8th Annual World Music Festival Chicago 2006 Celebrates Music From Around the World

Published August 28, 2006
Artists such as Aurelio Martinez, Natacha Atlas, Slonovskibal and Sara Tavares are among the 60 artists representing 29 countries, with 31 artists making their Chicago debut.

The New York Gypsy Festival Will Open September 29th

Published August 24, 2006
The fiery Balkan brass of Slavic Soul Party! opens, followed by the joyous and intoxicating music of trumpet legend Costel Vasilescu, one of Bucharest's most important Roma (Gypsy) musicians of the older generation.

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