Wednesday, November 26, 2014|1 comments
Nonesuch Records wishes everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving in the US and a fruitful Black Friday. (Not to mention a Happy Birthday to Randy Newman on said Friday.) Remember: everything out now on the site (excluding preorders) is 15% off our everyday low prices for the store's anniversary sale. There are also some noteworthy performances in the coming days: John Adams’s The Gospel According to the Other Mary is at the ENO in London, his Saxophone Concerto with the Liverpool Philharmonic and Timothy McAllister; Sam Amidon concludes his European tour in Paris; Jeremy Denk joins San Francisco Symphony for Bartók’s Piano Concerto No. 3; Tigran Hamasyan tours France; Pat Metheny Unity Group is in Mexico; and Robert Plant closes out his sold-out UK tour.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourFriday, November 21, 2014|0 comments
Rhiannon Giddens and her fellow New Basement Tapes members are featured on Showtime's Lost Songs: The Basement Tapes Continued ... John Adams’s The Gospel According to the Other Mary receives stage premiere in London ... Robert Plant, Ry Cooder are on Austin City Limits' Americana awards special ... Sam Amidon tours Germany ... Olivia Chaney is in London ... Dr. John, Allen Toussaint are featured on HBO's Foo Fighters Sonic Highways ... Tigran Hamasyan tours France ... Kronos Quartet performs Reich at Janáček Brno Festival ... Pat Metheny Unity Group tours East Coast ... Randy Newman concludes US tour ... Robert Plant tours UK ... Joshua Redman Trio plays Chicago ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourFriday, November 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 TourOn TourMonday, November 17, 2014|0 commentsPunch Brothers Announce North American Tour in Anticipation of New T Bone Burnett–Produced Album Due Early 2015
Punch Brothers announce a late winter/spring tour of North America in anticipation of their upcoming T Bone Burnett–produced album due early 2015, with stops in DC, Nashville, Chicago, New York, Boston, and Vancouver, as well as three dates each in California and Texas. The 23-city tour kicks off February 20 and continues through mid-April. A limited ticket pre-sale begins on Tuesday, November 18; general on-sale starts Friday. The concert ticket prices include a digital download of the new album. Hear the album track “I Blew It Off” here. Additional tour dates and more information about the forthcoming album will be announced shortly.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourMonday, November 17, 2014|0 comments
Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters, who are currently in the midst of a sold-out tour of UK and Ireland, will perform at the 2015 Lollapalooza Chile (March 14 & 15), Argentina (March 21 & 22), and Brazil (March 28 & 29) alongside fellow headliners Jack White, Calvin Harris, The Smashing Pumpkins, Foster the People, and more. The Telegraph gives four stars to Robert Plant and the band's sold-out show at the Roundhouse in London last week, saying Plant had "gathered together a brilliant musical gang to make old and new songs shine."