Inside Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox World – “Scott’s vision of Postmodern Jukebox is not just about vocals, it’s about talent and fun and having stage presence,” says Lewis, who is currently on tour with with the group in Europe. “Every single video is live, and it takes some gusto to make music in an overproduced pop world. This is a fun break for me, and a fun hang from my studio and my gig. This puts me in this zone where I can get to be swinging jazz guy and I love it.” “I don’t really speak to my opinions of reality TV but as a casting agency, I found a lot of talent through those means,” Bradlee says. “What I find [is] in some ways it’s like PMJ boot camp for tour because they’re used to just going on stage; they have like one shot to just nail a song, and ours is a variety show format [where] … everybody, everybody has to be on it from like the minute they open their mouth.” – Read more at Billboard.com
Pia Toscano Returns to sing National Anthem for the LA Kings
American Idol singer Pia Toscano returns to sing the National Anthem tonight for the LA Kings hockey team.
Yep, @PiaToscano is back again tonight. pic.twitter.com/VpYaGTiV0g
— LAKingsPR (@LAKingsPR) March 13, 2017
Exclusive video: Sundance Head on life after ‘The Voice’ – Sundance Head has been busy since winning Season 11 of “The Voice.” The Porter native signed with Republic Records and is working on a solo album. He’s also been out on the road with mentor Blake Shelton. In the exclusive video above, Head gives us a run down of life after the TV talent show. – Watch the Video at HoustonChron
Jena Irene Asciutto Ignites “Cold Flame” – Tell us about your new album: Who did you work with? Where was it recorded? What’s it about? Is there candy? My album is called Cold Fame. It’s been a development process for about 2 years with writing it, recording, perfecting the live side of things, and making sure each song fit the story. I’d like to say it’s a concept album about growing up and figuring out who I am, which is pretty much what we’re all continuing to figure out day after day. A whole swimming pool of emotions I discovered throughout the last few years; but I love that the story ended at self-acceptance. Though there’s a lot of frustration through the first half, there’s also a lot of contentment towards the end. – Read more at Arist Direct
Cassadee Pope discusses her rocky road to fame – Opening up about her journey as a musician, Cassadee revealed, ‘I took voice lessons at 4 years old and I started to sing anywhere I could. I would go see rock shows and I became part of a band at 13 years old. Eventually I formed a band with my friends and we showcased for Columbia Records and got signed. I wasn’t happy with where we were so I moved to L.A. and put out an EP. That didn’t work for me but The Voice came along.’ – Read more at Entertainment Focus
Photo Flash: World Tour of JEKYLL AND HYDE Opens in South Korea Starring Kyle Dean Massey and Diana Degarmo – The World Tour of Jekyll and Hyde officially opened on Friday March 10th, at the Blue Square Theatre in Seoul, South Korea. The show is helmed by David Swan a director who has worked on Jekyll and Hyde over the past 12 years in Seoul. The Cast is lead by Kyle Dean Massey as Jekyll, Diana DeGarmo as Lucy and Lindsey Bliven as Emma. The Show has been touring various cities in South Korea since November 2016 leading to the opening in Seoul. The production is co-produced by US based Worklight Productions ans Seoul based OD company. Jekyll and Hyde runs at the Blue Square theatre until May 27th. – See the Photos at Broadway.com
New QUIET RIOT Singer JAMES DURBIN To Haters: ‘If You Don’t Like It, Just Shut Your Mouth’ – “I’ve been getting so much positive feedback, and so many people are just super stoked and super pumped about this lineup and about coming to see us. And so it’s all about keeping it on that wave of positivity. Yeah, there’s places where people congregate to be unhappy, but, you know, you can’t please those people, and those aren’t the people coming to our shows to begin with.” He continued: “What’s said is said, and I said what a lot of people have been thinking throughout the years. But, you know, if you wanna read more into that, there’s plenty of gossip sites that keep posting things about me, so they’re still talking. So that’s the name of the game — is press.” – Read more at Blabbermouth.net
Lauren Alaina wishes Carrie Underwood a Happy Birthday.
This is a couple of days old, but it’s too sweet not to post.
Happy birthday to @carrieunderwood! I couldn't decide which picture to post, so I posted them all lol????? pic.twitter.com/WeJOkrDM8V
— Lauren Alaina (@Lauren_Alaina) March 10, 2016
@Lauren_Alaina love u, lady!!! Thanks so much!
— Carrie Underwood (@carrieunderwood) March 11, 2017