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Gangstagrass Reveals Pocket Full of Fire Tour & New Live Album
21 hours ago

Gangstagrass Reveals Pocket Full of Fire Tour & New Live Album

Gangstagrass reveals its 2018 'Pocket Full of Fire’ Tour and planned live album today to Socially Sparked News. The Bluegrass/HipHop Ensemble will be recording a brand new live album from the tour in 2018 (working title Pocket Full of Fire). Expect the live album to be released late 2018 or early 2019. The critically-acclaimed Gangstagrass [...]
Spotlight Artist Raul Midón’s Top Socially Sparked® Moments
3 days ago

Spotlight Artist Raul Midón’s Top Socially Sparked® Moments

Socially Sparked News' Spotlight Artist Raul Midón reveals his top three Socially Sparked® moments of 2017. Throughout December, we revisit our Spotlight Artists and ask them to share what Socially Sparked® their lives this year. Socially Sparked News' Spotlight Artist - Bad Ass and Blind Man - Raul Midón reveals the top three moments of [...]
Remembering John Lennon 1940-1980
4 days ago

Remembering John Lennon 1940-1980

Rembering John_Lennon today 1940 - 1980. Thirty seven years ago on that fateful day of December 8th, we lost music legend John Lennon to gun violence, when he was brutally shot and killed in front of his residence at The Dakota in New York City. John Lennon, 1940 - 1980. Photo taken off of the [...]
Rockefeller Tree Lighting Sparks Holiday Season
2 weeks ago

Rockefeller Tree Lighting Sparks Holiday Season

The iconic Rockefeller Tree Lighting Ceremony sparks the Holiday Season for the 85th year. This year’s tree stems from Pennsylvania -- a Norway spruce -- 75 feet tall, weighing 22,000 pounds. Nearly 50,000 multi-colored LED lights adorn the giant spruce. As in years past, the nationally televised musical extravaganza begins at 6:30PM ET with the [...]
Recording Academy Reveals 2018 Grammy® Nominees
2 weeks ago

Recording Academy Reveals 2018 Grammy® Nominees

The Recording Academy reveals 2018 Grammy Award® Nominees this morning with the top 4 field categories announced live on CBS This Morning. The big reveal starts the countdown to music's biggest night® and the 60th year of The Grammy Awards®. Singer songwriter Andra Day (Rise Up) led the announcements on the morning show. AND THE [...]
Celebratory Festivities Roll Out for Grammys® 60th
2 weeks ago

Celebratory Festivities Roll Out for Grammys® 60th

Celebratory festivities roll out in droves now for Grammys® 60th Anniversary. Fans and music lovers can expect the flurry of activity to ramp up loudly leading up to music's momentous and historic night on January 28th, 2018. SETTING THE STAGE Between now and January 28th, 2018, fans and music lovers can expect a flurry of [...]
Grammys® 60th Celebrations in Full Swing
2 weeks ago

Grammys® 60th Celebrations in Full Swing

The Grammys® 60th Anniversary celebrations are in full swing. Between now and January 29th when the 60th Annual Grammy Awards presentation and live telecast will be held at New York City’s famed Madison Square Garden, fans and music lovers can expect a flurry of salutes, parties, retrospectives, news stories and activities leading up to the [...]
In Memoriam: David Cassidy Dead at 67
3 weeks ago

In Memoriam: David Cassidy Dead at 67

In Memoriam: David Cassidy dead at 67 (April 12, 1950 – November 21, 2017). The teenage heartthrob, singer/songwriter and actor Socially Sparked our lives in so many ways. He was best known for his role as Keith Partridge in iconic 1970's Television series "The Partridge Family." According to his publicist Jo-Ann Geffen, Cassidy was in [...]
Holiday Season Brings Return of the Clowns
3 weeks ago

Holiday Season Brings Return of the Clowns

This holiday season the return of the clowns in the Big Apple are front and center. There are a few key signs that the Holiday season has officially begun – The Macy’s Day Parade, The Ringling Brothers and Big Apple Circuses, the Rockefeller Tree Lighting and the Saks Fifth Avenue Holiday window. Earlier this year, [...]
Benefit Album Honoring Veterans Takes Action Higher
1 month ago

Benefit Album Honoring Veterans Takes Action Higher

By  •  Music, Advocacy
A new benefit album honoring veterans takes aim to bridge the gap between vets and civilians beyond a ‘simple thank you.’ The brainchild of noted recording artist Marcus Goldhaber, the album “Carry You On” drops on Veterans Day. Veterans Day is officially Saturday, November 11th and the entire week has been devoted to saluting our [...]
Streaming Operas for the Digital World
1 month ago

Streaming Operas for the Digital World

Streaming Operas is the feature this weekend to celebrate the end of National Opera Week. October 27th thru November 5th is the designated Opera Week, where this performing arts genre showcases its diverse industry and connects with both new and existing audiences through engaging activities and concentrated messaging. The digital world continues to disrupt and [...]
Let’s Dance: NYC 91 Year-Old Cabaret Law Repealed
1 month ago

Let’s Dance: NYC 91 Year-Old Cabaret Law Repealed

Let’s Dance to the news; NYC’s 91 year-old Cabaret Law expected to be repealed today by The City Council. What does this mean? Congratulations are in order for New York City proprietors, patrons and tourists alike, who soon can be dancing in many more of the 26,000 NYC venues and restaurants. Only 100 currently are [...]
Bravo Publicists Everywhere: National Publicists Day
1 month ago

Bravo Publicists Everywhere: National Publicists Day

Bravo to Publicists everywhere for its National Publicist Day. A rare occasion that honors the usually behind-the-scenes celebrity-makers, brand-makers, influencers and the like. Let’s hear it for Publicists everywhere. What is a publicist, you say? Publicist (def): A publicist is a person whose job it is to generate and manage publicity for a company, brand, [...]
Why Women Roar for Equality
1 month ago

Why Women Roar for Equality

Why do women roar for equality? It is incredulous that in 2017, this question still needs to be answered. But, after a recent personal encounter with a millennial young woman, I realized the importance of reiterating to the masses of men and women why women roar for equality. Our next generations of women fully need [...]
Music’s Biggest Day – Amplified Grassroots Advocacy
2 months ago

Music’s Biggest Day – Amplified Grassroots Advocacy

By  •  Music, Advocacy
Music's biggest day gets amplified today with the largest simulcast Grassroots advocacy effort to support and protect music creators. It's the Recording Academy'sTM District Advocate Day where more than 1,000 performers, songwriters, producers, and engineers representing all 50 states will discuss critical legislative issues affecting the music industry. Congress plays a pivotal role in ensuring [...]
Streaming and Sportsless: Cable TV’s Cord-Cutting Answer
3 months ago

Streaming and Sportsless: Cable TV’s Cord-Cutting Answer

Skinny and Sportsless There is a new skinny-bundle streaming service entering the ever-growing crowded field, but this one will be Streaming and Sportsless. With the cord-cutting movement increasing in popularity, many cable TV programmers are hoping an entertainment-only TV bundled service will be the answer. Cable Networks including Viacom Inc., Discovery Communications, AMC Networks, A+E [...]
Powerful Blues Musicians in New York State of Mind
3 months ago

Powerful Blues Musicians in New York State of Mind

Some of the most powerful Blues musicians in New York City and throughout the East Coast belted out the Blues in a New York State of Mind last week at a sold out fundraiser concert for The Blues Foundation. Held at B.B. Kings Blues Club, Jimmy V's NYC Blues Revue is the brainchild of Jimmy [...]
Community Rocks to Combat Opioid Addiction
4 months ago

Community Rocks to Combat Opioid Addiction

With Opioid addiction at an all time high, the Massachusetts community and over 20 Music Legends banned together Wednesday night to raise awareness of and funds for opioid addiction, treatment and recovery programs in the heavily impacted town of Cape Cod. Substance abuse and death by overdose is at epidemic proportions throughout the United States. [...]
New Theatre Festival Changing Paradigm for Playwrights
4 months ago

New Theatre Festival Changing Paradigm for Playwrights

By  •  Theatre

A new theatre festival in NYC is changing the paradigm for playwrights. At least, that’s what Broadway Bound Theatre Festival founder Lenore M. Skomal is hoping.

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9 NYC Restaurants Recharging UES Nightlife
4 months ago

9 NYC Restaurants Recharging UES Nightlife

Up and down Manhattan’s Upper East Side (UES) from 1st Avenue to 3rd — restaurants are increasingly adding live entertainment to their mix — recharging UES nightlife and hopefully their …
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