Friday, December 19, 2014|0 commentsPunch Brothers, Rhiannon Giddens, Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer to Play 2015 Telluride Bluegrass Festival
Punch Brothers, Rhiannon Giddens, and the duo of Chris Thile and Edgar Meyer will be among the performers at the 42nd annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival, taking place June 18–21, 2015, the weekend of the summer solstice. The preliminary lineup for the much-loved Colorado event was announced earlier today, just before the winter solstice. Among the other performers are Thile's fellow Punch Brother Noam Pikelny, who will perform with fiddler Stuart Duncan.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourFriday, December 12, 2014|0 comments
Paul Thomas Anderson’s film Inherent Vice opens in NYC and LA theaters, featuring music by Jonny Greenwood ... The Black Keys take their Turn Blue tour to the Carolinas ... Brad Mehldau Trio rounds out its US fall tour in the Northeast ... Natalie Merchant performs on Long Island ... Conor Oberst plays KCSN benefit in LA with Ryan Adams and David Gray ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourWednesday, December 10, 2014|0 comments
Olivia Chaney, whose Nonesuch Records debut album is due in 2015, will welcome in the new year with a two-week tour of Australia, starting at the Woodford Folk Festival in Brisbane on New Year's Eve and including shows in Melbourne and Perth and two sets as part of the Sydney Festival. Click for details and tickets.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourFriday, December 5, 2014|0 comments
Wilco kicks off a six-night, sold-out residency—Wilco Winterlude—at Chicago's Riviera Theatre; Sam Amidon opens Saturday ... John Adams leads his Saxophone Concerto in Miami ... Nonesuch President Bob Hurwitz talks with Peter Sellars in LA ... Timo Andres, Nico Muhly join Philip Glass at BAM ... The Black Keys tour South ... Boyhood cast does Q&As in LA ... Richard Goode leads master class at Bard ... Emmylou Harris is in DC ... Iron and Wine plays Portland, Seattle ... Kronos Quartet is in Brazil ... Audra McDonald tours California, as does Brad Mehldau Trio ... Pat Metheny Unity Group concludes Kin (←→) tour in NYC ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourTuesday, December 2, 2014|1 comments
Audra McDonald launches her extensive 2014–15 concert season with a performance at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in LA tonight. The season includes shows in more than 30 cities in 18 different states across the US, among them five cities in California and five in Florida; three each in New Jersey and upstate New York; dates in Indianapolis, Charlotte, Boston, Chapel Hill, and Tucson; and a return to Carnegie Hall. McDonald won a record-breaking sixth Tony Award for her portrayal of Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill earlier this year and released her latest solo album, Go Back Home, in 2013.