http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/rhiannon-giddens-emmylou-harris-rodney-crowell-perform-white-house-gospel-tradition-2015-04-10April 10, 2015|1 commentsRhiannon Giddens, Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell to Perform at The White House in "The Gospel Tradition"
Rhiannon Giddens, Emmylou Harris, and Rodney Crowell will perform in "The Gospel Tradition," at The White House on Tuesday, April 14, as part of the series In Performance at the White House. They will join President Barack Obama and First Lady Michelle Obama and an esteemed group of performers, including Aretha Franklin, Darlene Love, and Lyle Lovett, to pay tribute to the fundamental role gospel music has played in the American musical tradition. The President’s remarks and the entire event will be streamed live at whitehouse.gov/live at 7 PM ET. The Gospel Tradition: In Performance at the White House will air on PBS on Friday, June 26.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist NewsEmmylou Harrishttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/emmylou-harris-rodney-crowell-traveling-kind-released-may-12-nonesuch-records-2015-03-25March 25, 2015|0 comments
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell's new album, The Traveling Kind, will be released May 12 on Nonesuch Records. Rolling Stone has premiered the title track, which may be downloaded with pre-orders of the album at iTunes and in the Nonesuch Store, where CD and vinyl orders also include an exclusive, limited-edition autographed print. Produced by Joe Henry, The Traveling Kind follows the longtime friends' first duet album, 2013's Grammy Award-winning Old Yellow Moon, and comprises 11 duet tracks, including six new songs written by Harris and Crowell with co-writing by Mary Carr, Cory Chisel, Will Jennings, and Larry Klein. Harris and Crowell will play a series of intimate shows in support of the record this May, including shows in San Francisco, Napa, Chicago, NYC, and Nashville.Read more|Journal Topics:Album Release Artist NewsEmmylou Harrishttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/emmylou-harris-receive-2015-polar-music-prize-stockholm-concert-hall-ceremony-2015-03-10March 10, 2015|2 comments
Emmylou Harris will receive the 2015 Polar Music Prize in a gala ceremony at the Stockholm Concert Hall on June 9. She will be presented the prize by King Carl XVI Gustaf of Sweden, along with her fellow laureate, percussionist Evelyn Glennie. The event will be broadcast live on Sweden's TV4, viewable throughout Europe via TV4 Play. "The music of Emmylou Harris contains the history and topography of the entire American continent," reads the prize citation. "Emmylou Harris makes the world bigger and smaller, more valuable and more beautiful." Previous laureates include Kronos Quartet, Steve Reich, Youssou N'Dour, Björk, Joni Mitchell, and more.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist NewsEmmylou Harrishttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/emmylou-harris-rodney-crowell-tour-australia-june-2015-03-04March 04, 2015|1 comments
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell, whose 2013 duo album, Old Yellow Moon, won the Grammy Award for Best Americana Album, will be taking the music to Australia for a six-city tour, starting at the Perth Concert Hall on June 21. The tour continues with stops in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney, Wollongong, and Gold Coast. Special local guest Harmony James joins. Local pre-sales begin March 12; general on-sales begin March 17.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourEmmylou Harrishttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/emmylou-harris-performs-austin-city-limits-hall-fame-special-pbs-2015-02-13February 13, 2015|0 comments
Emmylou Harris joins Willie Nelson, Lyle Lovett, and more for a special episode of Austin City Limits (ACL) featuring performances from the inaugural Austin City Limits Hall of Fame presentation, which took place in April. The hour-long special, hosted by actor Matthew McConaughey, debuts on PBS this weekend. Harris and ACL Hall of Fame inductee Nelson perform "Crazy," and Lovett joins them both for a trio take on "Pancho & Lefty" and "On the Road Again." Harris's groundbreaking album Wrecking Ball was the featured classic album on BBC Radio 2's Johnnie Walker’s Long Players program earlier this week.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News TelevisionEmmylou Harrishttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/nonesuch-albums-years-best-lists-rolling-stone-american-songwriter-uncut-mojo-q-2014December 03, 2014|0 comments
There's still about a month to go before 2014 comes to a close, and already the music magazines have begun to weigh in on the year's best music. Rolling Stone, American Songwriter, Uncut, Mojo, and Q have all published their lists of the Best Albums of the Year, and included among them are a number of Nonesuch releases: the latest from The Black Keys and Sam Amidon; the label debut albums from Robert Plant and Conor Oberst; and a special reissue from Emmylou Harris.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News ReviewsEmmylou Harrishttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/conor-oberst-added-star-filled-lineup-emmylou-harris-concert-celebration-2014-11-21November 21, 2014|1 comments
Conor Oberst and Alison Krauss are the latest performers announced as part of the lineup of artists taking part in The Life & Songs of Emmylou Harris: An All-Star Concert Celebration at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, DC, on January 10, 2015. In addition to the newly announced performers, the lineup includes Harris, Rodney Crowell, Iron & Wine, Shawn Colvin, Sara Watkins, Kris Kristofferson, Joan Baez, Sheryl Crow, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Mavis Staples, Martina McBride, John Hiatt, Lucinda Williams, Trampled By Turtles, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Shovels & Rope, and The Milk Carton Kids.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourEmmylou Harrishttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/emmylou-harris-honored-washington-dc-all-star-concert-celebration-2014-11-06November 06, 2014|1 comments
Emmylou Harris will be honored in The Life & Songs of Emmylou Harris: An All-Star Concert Celebration at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, DC, on January 10, 2015. The concert event taping will feature performances by Harris, Rodney Crowell, Iron & Wine, Shawn Colvin, Sara Watkins, Kris Kristofferson, Sheryl Crow, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Mavis Staples, Martina McBride, John Hiatt, Lucinda Williams, Trampled By Turtles, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Shovels & Rope, Joan Baez, and Milk Carton Kids. Harris will take the stage to perform with a number of special guests throughout the night. Ticket pre-sales begin today and go on sale to the general public on Friday, November 7.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourEmmylou Harrishttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/emmylou-harris-rufus-martha-wainwright-noel-nights-nyc-benefit-kate-mcgarrigle-2014-10-29October 29, 2014|0 commentsEmmylou Harris to Join Rufus & Martha Wainwright's Noël Nights in NYC to Benefit Kate McGarrigle Foundation
In 2005, Nonesuch released The McGarrigle Christmas Hour, an album in which sisters Kate & Anna McGarrigle, their family—including Kate's children, Rufus & Martha Wainwright—and honorary family members, like Emmylou Harris, celebrated the holidays in song. That same year saw the start of a holiday tradition of live Christmas shows starring family and friends. The music-making continues this December with Rufus and Martha Wainwright’s Noël Nights in NYC, with Harris, Cibo Matto, Justin Vivian Bond, Loudon Wainwright, and more, and Montreal. Proceeds go to The Kate McGarrigle Foundation for sarcoma research.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourEmmylou Harrishttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/watch-emmylou-harris-rodney-crowell-perform-lincoln-center-out-doors-2014-09-16September 16, 2014|0 comments
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell performed songs from their 2013 Grammy-winning duo album, Old Yellow Moon, and more under at Lincoln Center Out of Doors for AmericanaFest NYC in August. You can watch the complete concert here. They return to the Americana Music Honors & Awards ceremony in Nasvhille, where they took home two awards last year, this Wednesday; Ry Cooder performs in the house band for the evening. You can watch the entire event streaming live at npr.org. Harris kicks off a fall tour at the Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion this Friday, followed by a swing through the Northeast before heading out West in October.