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NEWS: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) The Chase Brock Experience, a Brooklyn-based dance company, and the Pit Stop Players, a fourteen-member instrumental ensemble composed of veteran Broadway pit musicians, will present 'Extravaganza: An Evening of Live Music and Dance' on Friday, May 20, 2016 at 8 p.m. at Peter Norton Symphony Space, 2537 Broadway at 95th Street.

NEWS: (SAN DIEGO, Calif.) Syntax Creative is pleased to announce a new deal with Elevation Church, which Outreach Magazine named in 2015 the 15th largest church in America. Pastored by Steven Furtick, the multi-site church with 20,000 weekly attendees calls over a dozen locations home, including its base in Matthews, North Carolina. Elevation Church will release its second Kids Worship album, 'One In a Million,' worldwide on April 29.

NEWS: (NEW YORK, N.Y.) Progressive rock group DeCoster is releasing their second CD 'Walking In The Sun,' at the Bitter End, 147 Bleecker Street, New York City on Wednesday April 20, 2016 with an 8 p.m. performance. The group is fronted by classically trained lead guitarist and composer Paul DeCoster who plays riffs on his Stratocaster that defy gravity.

NEWS: (FORT WORTH, Texas) Josh Vincent, country singer and songwriter, recently released a new single, 'Two Shots,' which he hopes will shake up the country music scene. It's been said that Vincent's songs are reminiscent of outlaw country musicians such as Johnny Cash, Merle Haggard and Waylon Jennings - all who paved the way for today's artists.

NEWS: (LOS ANGELES, Calif.) Earth Day Weekend will hold special significance this year when the inaugural Healthy Earth Music and Arts Fest makes its premiere in Los Angeles' historic Leimert Park, Saturday, April 23. In addition to this multi-cultural, sustainable lifestyle event, produced by Transmedia 360, encouraging health and environmental awareness, the festival will feature the unveiling of the humanitarian organization, Cure4Hunger's (C4H) new agricultural technology.

NEWS: (FT. BELVOIR, Va.) Time is running out to audition for a special chorus being formed by the Center for American Military Music Opportunities (CAMMO) to perform in the Invictus Games Orlando 2016 on May 8, 2016. The Games will be held at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Fla., and broadcast live on ESPN2.

NEWS: (FORT BELVOIR, Va.) The Center For Military Music Opportunities (CAMMO) today announced that it has been selected to receive the annual J.L. Simmons Non-Profit PR Grant for 2016. The PR Grant, launched in 2000 by Neotrope, helps worthy causes raise visibility to media and public for the charity's good works.

NEWS: (DANIA BEACH, Fla.) The Fourth Annual Dania Beach Arts and Seafood Celebration 2016 has raised the bar for entertainment, boasting an electrifying performance line-up featuring it's first-ever Grammy Award-Wining National Headliner, provided by the Casino at Dania Beach: Survivor.

NEWS: (FORT WORTH, Texas) A film documentary commemorating the 70th Anniversary of the Texas Boys Choir will be screened at 7 p.m., Feb. 18 during a special ceremony at the Modern Art Museum of Fort Worth. The documentary - literally seven decades in the making - explores the vast and rich history and legacy of the boys choir. It is written and directed by Gary McGrath, a TBC alum who also is executive director of The Texas State Men and Boys Choir.

NEWS: KING OF THA HILLS (K.O.T.H.) makes music business history with the release of their new hit single called 'Aktive' which is now available on music outlets and is produced by multi-platinum producer Zaytoven (Xavior Dotson).

NEWS: Mark your calendars and let the countdown begin for BurgerFest, hosted by Great American Foundation in St. Augustine, Florida. Nothing says 'all American' like a spring food and music festival in the oldest city in America. Come out and enjoy mouth-watering burgers, great live music and ice cold beer.

NEWS: Best-selling author and award-winning songwriter, Thornton Cline will bring his latest published children's book, 'The Amazing Magical Musical Plants' (ISBN: 978-1574243253), to Anaheim, Calif., for a free multimedia book event tour of the Anaheim Public Libraries on Jan. 19-24, 2016.

NEWS: The Pompano Beach Amphitheater, The Amp, is proud to present an international lineup of legends to kick off 2016. January opens with Little River Band, who have sold 30 million CDs; followed by the 'King of Romance' Engelbert Humperdinck; and the return of the critically acclaimed Sea of JazzFest.

NEWS: Valiant Horizon announces 'Dark Matter' featuring Katty McGrew produced by Valiant Horizon artist Adam Morris. Bred out of the American EDM scene and influenced by European trance music, Adam is an up-­and-­coming and rising electronica musician. His focus is in the trance realm of today's electronic music scene. So his collaboration with fellow Los Angeleno and singer/producer Katty McGrew was a natural fit.

NEWS: Join us at the Saban Theater in Beverly Hills, Calif., at 8 p.m. for the funky grooves of headliner Charles Wright and The Watts 103rd Street Rhythm Band! Special musical guests include The Original Lakeside, Bloodstone and Chante Moore will keep the stage hot until the ball drops. A champagne toast and party favors help you bring in 2016 with fireworks, fun and soul music from many decades.

NEWS: This is The Frequency presents 'The Digital Spiritual Resort,' a totally original and anarchic form of interactive entertainment that turns enlightenment, meditation and philosophy on its head. The Frequency experience uses music, humor and drama to explore the deepest issues of existence, and offers insights that will help you overcome the obstacles you face in getting the life you want.

NEWS: Committed to spreading the word of God, Unique Messengers recently debuted their first album, 'Jesus is Coming,' and is gearing up for an international tour next spring. The thought provoking album, delivers a fusion of styles that includes rhythm and blues, reggae, Soca and rap.

NEWS: The Usual Suspects, a progressive rock band with a bluesy soul, is making an appearance at the Sainte Rock in Hermosa Beach, Calif. on October 25, 2015. They will also be promoting their debut CD - 'Back to Zero.'

NEWS: Author Gloria Goldwater opens our eyes to the Golden Age of hip-hop music, as it grew from a localized sub-culture to a worldwide lifestyle in 'SuperFly - My Untold Story of Hip-Hop' (ISBN: 978-0991356003). Her writing revisits her wide-eyed enthusiasm as she launched her improbable magazine publishing career, dedicating herself to a genre that was still unfamiliar to mainstream America and a wide array of artists who were just beginning what would become legendary careers.

NEWS: It's the early 1980's and the radio is blasting a catchy tune about a Chess game, 'One Night in Bangkok.' If you are old enough to remember this time you will also recall the confusion regarding the song. Such is the story too of the musical, 'Chess' being boldly staged by Art-In-Relation in Long Beach, Calif.

LONG BEACH, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Art-In-Relation (A.I.R.), Jonas Sills and Ray Buffer, producers are proud to present their sixth stage production in a unique version of Andrew Lloyd Webber's classic, 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' for a limited run from August 14-23, 2015.

LONG BEACH, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The magnificent musical 'Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat' is playing at the Ernest Borgnine Theatre in Long Beach, Calif. from Aug. 14-23, 2015, courtesy of Art-In-Relation. The talented cast of over 20 adults and more than a dozen children come from all parts of Southern California.

CHICAGO, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Every Chicago Festival needs the right food to complement the entertainment, and to satisfy every taste. Jeff Fest 2015 features the best of local neighborhoods and offers a wide range of culinary delights for everyone. 'Jeff Fest is known for its food and its arts and music. We are kicking up the food a few notches this year, and have a broader assortment than ever before,' says Amie Zander, Executive Director of the Jefferson Park Chamber of Commerce.

VERO BEACH, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Loren Weisman, a music business advisor and the author of 'Music Business For Dummies' (ISBN: 978-1119049654), announces on June 29, Grind and Grape in Vero Beach will be hosting a book release party for Loren and the book. The new For Dummies(R) book is described as 'your companion on your journey to the music career you want.'

LONG BEACH, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Art-in-Relation (AIR) will present a co-production of the classic opera 'Carmen' to The Ernest Borgnine Theatre, Saturday, June 20, 2015. The co-production will run for one performance only. The Ernest Borgnine Theatre is located at 855 Elm Ave. in Long Beach.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: On June 26, 2015, Yolanda 'Yo Yo' Whitaker will be celebrated at the 2nd Annual City of Angels Celebrity Red Carpet Experience through awards and a live performance produced by Darryl Pitts (DP Productions) and partners Kevin and Schvone Rouse (Rouse House Entertainment). For over 25 years, Whitaker has influenced the world of hip hop.

TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Trebius Promotions along with Twelve3South Studio is proud to announce the surprise addition of Jonathan Jackson and Enation to the roster of artists performing at Miyelo Music Festival, presented by Dave Arbogast on July 18 in Tipp City, Ohio.

TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Trebius Promotions is proud to announce that Ohio's RB Jergens has joined Miyelo Music Festival's sponsors, adding generous support to the event's fundraising efforts, which benefit local charities, including Pink Ribbon Girls. Pink Ribbon Girls meets the practical needs of families affected by breast cancer.

VIERA, Fla. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The first Live After Five event at The Avenue Viera's Central Park will be held on Thursday, June 4, 2015, from 5 - 8 p.m. This year's theme is 'Hot Tropical Nights,' which will feature Caribbean and Reggae beach music.

NEW YORK, N.Y. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: When Cheryl 'Pepsii' Riley sings, every ear in the room listens. With her new music project, "Still Believe," on her independent label, SodaFace Records, Riley has delivered a true showstopper. 'Still Believe' is a faith filled, heart drenched conviction of love persevered and Riley delivers sweet dominion with each pumping note.

CHICAGO, Ill. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: How do you celebrate summer in Chicago? With Jeff Fest, the premier neighborhood event on Chicago's Northwest side. This year's headlining music act is Jonathan Jackson + Enation, an anthemic Alt-Rock-Pop three piece from Nashville, Tenn. The band recently released their fourth studio album, Radio Cinematic, through Loud and Proud Records.

TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Ohio's music marketing company, Trebius Promotions proudly announces the inaugural Miyelo Music Festival, featuring an exciting lineup of twenty national and local artists performing eleven hours of music across three stages. The festival takes place Saturday, July 18, 2015 in Historic Downtown Tipp City on Main Street.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The word 'autism' strikes fear in most people's hearts but teen Autumn Sky Wolfe is battling it with a singing career and bold live performances. 'Here is a young woman who is unshakable in her delivery of a song,' states manager Meredith Day of Starmaker Machinery. 'When she performs, she exhibits resolve and power that can uplift the entire audience.'

NEW ORLEANS, La. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Louisiana non-profit, Drew's Tunes Foundation, is proud to announce that Governor Bobby Jindal has proclaimed March as Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood (SUDC) Awareness Month in the State of Louisiana. This proclamation is the first of its kind in the southern United States for Sudden Unexplained Death in Childhood, which is a diagnosis of exclusion impacting around 200 toddlers each year in United States.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: When 18-year-old Autumn Sky Wolfe was diagnosed with autism, the last thing on anyone's mind was a singing career. Yet she now has an EP on iTunes and has been nominated by New Music Weekly magazine as Best New Adult Contemporary Artist as well as Crossover Artist of the Year.

TIPP CITY, Ohio /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: With a shared goal of lifting up the works of today's musicians and singer-songwriters, Ohio digital marketing firm Trebius Promotions announces their new membership with the Americana Music Association.

CHARLOTTE, N.C. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: Mirabella's Miracle announces the launch of the charity by Max Petruzzi, 15 years old of Charlotte, N.C. Even at his young age, Petruzzi has led a very impactful and productive life. The mission at Mirabella's Miracle is to help families that have a baby or child in the hospital by giving them care packages containing things that they need most during their tough time.

SACRAMENTO, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: The Professionals Guild announced today it is producing a Sacramento New Year's Eve Party at the Hilton Hotel, Arden West. Couples are also welcome. The gathering begins at 8:30 p.m. Dec. 31, 2014. The Live bands for dancing are Nunchuck Taylor and the Groove Thang Band. Keyboard soloist Kevin Kooyumjian and DJ Ron Davis will also be performing in separate regions of the hotel.

SINGAPORE /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: miboys, an International performing indie band on the M-Boyz Recordz label, has recorded a new single, which by all intent is a jab on Taylor Swift's music career and personal love life. Although the indie band does not explicitly mention Taylor Swift by name, there are insinuations in the Mamiboys' 'Not Another Breakup Sh*t' that cannot be ignored, according to the band.

LOS ANGELES, Calif. /eNewsChannels/ -- NEWS: New book, 'SuperFly - My Untold Story of Hip-Hop' (ISBN: 9780991356010), authored by Gloria Goldwater, pulls back the curtain on how the popular hip-hop magazine, SuperFly, that launched in the early 90s, came to be and why it ultimately folded.