Costello album featuring Bacharach earns Grammy nomination

Nominees for the 62nd Annual Grammy Awards were announced yesterday, and included in that number is Elvis Costello & The Imposters’ album titled Look Now, which was nominated in the Best Traditional Pop Vocal Album category.

The album features three collaborations with Burt Bacharach: “Don’t Look Now,”  “Photographs Can Lie” and “He’s Given Me Things.” In addition, Burt arranges and plays piano on “Don’t Look Now” and “Photographs Can Lie.”

2020 GRAMMY Nominations: See the Full List

Could this be music’s biggest night yet? The Recording Academy, along with GRAMMYs host Alicia Keys and pop star Bebe Rexha, rose and shone on Wednesday morning to announce nominations for the 2020 Grammy Awards. Lizzo is the year’s most nominated artist — with 8 total nominations — followed by Billie Eilish and Lil Nas X, with six nominations a piece.

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New date announced

Burt Bacharach will perform at the Canyon at the Saban Theatre in Beverly Hills, Calif., on Dec, 13. For tickets, visit the link below.

Burt Bacharach

Six decades into one of songwriting’s most successful and honored careers – marked by 48 Top 10 hits, nine #1

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Remembering “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head”

Remembering Butch Cassidy’s Controversial Smash Hit, “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head”

Watching the scene on a moviola, Bacharach knew the song would start with a ukulele, he wrote in his autobiography, Anyone Who Had a Heart. “I wrote the entire melody, and the only words that kept running through my mind from top to bottom were ‘Raindrops keep fallin’ on my head,'” he recalled.

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Live Report: Burt Bacharach at The Iveagh Gardens, Dublin

Live Report: Burt Bacharach at The Iveagh Gardens, Dublin | Hotpress

Simply Some Of The Greatest Songs Ever Written. Pat Carty Gets Swept Away. Picture: Miguel Ruiz. If you were inclined to sit down and compile a list of the greatest songwriters of them all, there are a few names that could not but be included. Lennon & McCartney? Sure. Dylan?

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June concert in Rancho Cucamonga, California, announced

Burt has added a June 14, 2019, performance at the Lewis Family Playhouse in Rancho Cucamonga, California, to his tour schedule. As always, visit the On Tour page for the latest confirmed tour dates.

Burt Bacharach – Lewis Family Playhouse Tickets and Events – Lewis Family Playhouse

8 time Grammy Award winner and 3 time Academy Award winner, world renowned composer Burt Bacharach joins us for a one night only concert!

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RIP Scott Walker

As vocalist with the Walker Brothers, Scott Walker introduced UK audiences to “Make It Easy on Yourself,” which became a No. 1 hit in 1965. While his popularity diminished over time, his creative output never waned and he became a cult artist in the 90s and 00s with a series of challenging, increasingly abstract records. RIP Scott.

Scott Walker, Walker Brothers crooner turned avant-garde composer, dies at 76

Scott Walker, a singer-songwriter who became a 1960s pop sensation as the leader of the Walker Brothers, then turned toward dark and moody avant-garde compositions as a solo artist, died March 22 in London. He was 76. His record company, 4AD, announced the death but did not say precisely where or how he died.

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Burt Bacharach to headline 10th annual Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival

Burt Bacharach will be headlining the 10th anniversary of Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival on Sunday, July 14, 2019.

Mostly Jazz Funk & Soul Festival is set in the truly beautiful and unique setting of Moseley Park, Birmingham. Every year, the park plays host to a weekend of blistering live music, attracting people from all over the world who gather to see International legends alongside the latest contemporary breakthrough artists from the world of Jazz, Funk & Soul.

This is a special year for the organisers as they gear up to celebrate the festival’s 10th anniversary in 2019. The team are promising their biggest programme of entertainment yet, encompassing even more music plus Dance Sessions, Artist Q&A’s, Music Workshops and more.

Tickets are on sale now:

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Concert Review: Burt Bacharach delights Benaroya Hall crowd

Concert Review: Burt Bacharach delights Benaroya Hall crowd

Bacharach’s anecdotes added a lot of entertainment throughout the evening. As when he described working with Aretha Franklin on the song “Falling Out of Love,” and telling her “It’s in G major.” “No, it’s not,” she replied, informing him that the key needed to be changed (and you may be sure that it was).

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Burt announces summer performances in Hamburg and Munich

Tickets are now on sale for two upcoming shows in Germany. Burt will perform at the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg on July 7 and at the Philharmonie at the Gasteig in Munich on July 9. Click the link below for ticket info.

Es war fast schon eine Schande, dass der Admiralspalast nicht rasend schnell und komplett ausverkauft war. Denn Burt Bacharach ist eine der größten lebenden Musiklegenden Amerikas. Trotzdem: hier gab es allein fürs Betreten der Bühne Standing Ovations! Der Abend verging wie im Flug und man kam aus dem Staunen kaum heraus ob der unendlich vielen Hits, die dieser Mann fabriziert hat.

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Burt to headline Galway International Arts Festival

Burt Bacharach has added another date in Ireland to his summer 2019 tour schedule. Burt will headline the Galway International Arts Festival’s Heineken Big Top on July 22, 2019. Tickets now on sale..

Burt Bacharach | GIAF 2019 | Heineken Big Top

Burt Bacharach to play Galway International Arts Festival’s Festival Heineken Big Top on 22 July 2019 as part of GIAF 2019 from 15-28 July.

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