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Punch Brothers take their North American tour south, performing in Mississippi and Oklahoma, headlining Fayetteville Roots Fest in Arkansas ... Tyondai Braxton celebrates Terry Riley's 80th in Germany ... David Byrne closes out Meltdown in London ... Jeremy Denk joins San Francisco Symphony for BBC Proms ... Rhiannon Giddens plays Aarhus Fest in Denmark ... Randy Newman is in Washington state ... Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club takes "Adios" tour to Virginia and Pennsylvania ... IFC Center launches Wim Wenders retrospective ... and more ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourFriday, August 28, 2015|0 commentsThe Arcs to Perform NPR Music First Listen Live Show at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe in New York City
The Arcs will perform music from their forthcoming debut album, Yours, Dreamily, due Friday, September 4, at Housing Works Bookstore Cafe on Wednesday, September 9, in New York City as the first concert of the season in NPR Music's First Listen Live series. Tickets to this extremely intimate show will be available exclusively through a trivia contest on NPR Music's Twitter on Monday, August 31, and Tuesday, September 1. Follow @NPRMusic, @TheArcs, and @HousingWorksBKS on Twitter for details.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On Tour RadioOn TourFriday, August 21, 2015|0 comments
As the David Byrne–curated Meltdown festival continues at the Southbank Centre in London, BBC Radio 6 Music hosts a weekend-long series of programs featuring Byrne ... Timo Andres joins Gabriel Kahane at Rockwood Music Hall in NYC ... Ry Cooder, Sharon White, Ricky Skaggs take tour to Virginia, Tennessee ... Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club "Adios" tour is in Denver ... and more ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourFriday, August 21, 2015|0 comments
Conor Oberst, while on tour for his Nonesuch Records debut album, Upside Down Mountain, performed at the House of Blues in Boston this past June. The WGBH program Front Row Boston was there to capture the event. You can now watch the full set, including several songs from Upside Down Mountain, Bright Eyes tunes, and more, here. Oberst tours the West Coast with M. Ward and The Felice Brothers this fall.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On Tour VideoOn TourMonday, August 17, 2015|0 comments
The David Byrne–curated Meltdown festival gets under way at the Southbank Centre in London tonight, continuing through Sunday, August 30. Among Meltdown's many special events, Byrne and band celebrate African funk master William Onyeabor, he joins Young Jean Lee for the London debut of We’re Gonna Die, and Jonny Greenwood and LCO perform his score to There Will Be Blood at a screening of the film. BBC Radio 6 Music celebrates with a series of programs featuring Byrne, including his debut as a 6 Music presenter. "It’s a lot of fun when you do these kind of things you can introduce music," says Byrne, "and people will give you the benefit of the doubt and give it a listen which is a little bit of what’s it’s about."