Recession Launches Recording Career: “Nu-Vintage” Vocalist Laura Ainsworth Takes Unusual Road to Acclaim

DALLAS, Dec. 30, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — As a girl, Dallas-based singer Laura Ainsworth watched starry-eyed as her dad, big band sax/clarinet master Billy Ainsworth, accompanied such lounge/jazz idols as Ella Fitzgerald, Tony Bennett and Mel Torme. She dreamed of following in their footsteps, not realizing she was witnessing the end of an era. She never […]

Concert Review: 2PM “Go Crazy” World Tour in Dallas, TX

Show review by: Mut Asheru Last night the delicious men of 2PM showed up and showed out in Dallas, TX with their “Go Crazy” World Tour. Since their inception the JYP managed KPOP group have grown as artists. A couple members have released solo albums and they have dabbled in film and the variety show circuit […]

YesStyle Proudly Sponsors K-pop Group Block B’s First U.S. Tour

NEW YORK, June 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — YesStyle, the online Asian fashion retailer and operator of website YesStyle.com, proudly serves as an official sponsor of independent K-pop group Block B’s debut US tour. The band’s “Showcase Live in USA” kicks off at the NYCB Theatre in Westbury, New York on June 22 before travelling to […]

Steve Madden Launches Second Keyshia Cole Collaboration

LONG ISLAND CITY, N.Y., March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Steve Madden, a leading designer and marketer of fashion footwear and accessories for women and men, today announced its second partnership with multi-platinum recording R & B sensation, Keyshia Cole, set to be released in March 2014.  The line features a variety of heeled and platform styles, […]

Dynamic K-Pop: ‘Dynamic Duo’ in DC – March 27

Dynamic K-Pop: Dynamic Duo in DC Thursday, March 27 @ 6:00 pm at the Jack Morton Auditorium, GWU The infectious, crowd pleasing sounds of one Korea’s most famous hip-hop groups – Dynamic Duo – are set to take over the nation’s capital with two free live performances, starting with a Dynamic K-Pop fan meeting, Q&A, and on-stage […]

Smithsonian Celebrates 50th Anniversary of John Coltrane’s ‘A Love Supreme’

WASHINGTON, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ — The Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History will kick off the 13th annual Jazz Appreciation Month March 26 with jazz photographer Chuck Stewart who will donate rare and never-before-seem images of jazz legend John Coltrane. Coltrane’s son, Ravi Coltrane, will discuss his father’s career and the famed studio album, […]

Backstreet Boys Biggest World Tour In 10 Years Extended!

Avril Lavigne Joins U.S. Dates On Amphitheatre Tour – Tickets On Sale Starting Friday, March 21 Through Live Nation Mobile App and At LiveNation.com LOS ANGELES, March 14, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Due to the overwhelming demand and in answer to the request of thousands of fans, the Backstreet Boys have extended their In A World Like […]

B.A.P Delivers a Poster of Their “B.A.P Live on Earth: U.S. Attack” Concert Schedule – Dallas is included!

KPop boy Group B.A.P is making a return to U.S. shores in the next couple of months. Their agenda includes NY, Chicago, Dallas (April 16) and L.A. We Dallas folks are getting Kpop and just South Korean music in general spoilt right about now. SXSW in Austin, TX has the South Korean music showcase going […]

OK Mozart International Music Festival Announces Lineup for its 30th Season

The OK Mozart International Festival has announced its official lineup for the 2014 event season, commemorating the festival’s 30th anniversary. Artists featured will include pianist Jon Kimura Parker, three-time Grammy nominee, singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Sarah Jarosz, and the Mirô Quartet, a nationally recognized chamber group. This year’s festival will convey the theme “Music of […]

“The Tanning of America: One Nation Under Hip Hop” is One of VH1’s Rock Docs Slated for 2014

VH1’s Emmy Award-Winning “Rock Docs” Franchise Announces New Programming Slate For 2014 NEW YORK, Jan. 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — VH1’s Emmy Award-winning “Rock Docs” franchise returns with a brand new slate of original feature-length documentaries examining the intersection of music and culture. The new documentaries will premiere on VH1 in early 2014 and continue throughout the […]