Monday, November 23, 2015|0 commentsListen: The Arcs' "Young" Premieres via Record Store Day; From "The Arcs vs. The Inventors Vol. I" Due Black Friday
Record Store Day has premiered The Arcs' new track "Young," which was co-written by David Berman of the Silver Jews. "We've been meeting at night, writing together for a few years," says The Arcs' Dan Auerbach. "This is the first time we've shared any of that. The Arcs have recorded more songs from the collaboration and we hope to release more of it very soon." You can hear the track here. The song appears on the band's limited-edition six-song recording, The Arcs vs. The Inventors Vol. I, featuring Dr. John and David Hidalgo. The 10" vinyl is out this Friday, November 27, for Record Store Day's Black Friday event. A digital version will be available December 11. The Arcs kick off a North American tour December 1.Read more|Journal Topics:Album Release Artist News On TourOn TourFriday, November 20, 2015|0 comments
Rhiannon Giddens tours Northeast, performs on A+E's Shining a Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America, PBS's Americana Honors & Awards special … Ry Cooder is at UNC with Sharon White, Ricky Skaggs … Jeremy Denk joins violinist Stefan Jackiw, New York Polyphony in NYC … Tigran Hamasyan, James Farm tour France … Lake Street Dive close out "Memory Lane" tour in Cambridge … Brad Mehldau Trio tours Europe … Chris Thile concludes US solo tour … and more …Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourTuesday, November 17, 2015|0 comments
Lake Street Dive, whose Nonesuch Records debut album, Side Pony, will be released on February 19, 2016, have just announced a three-week tour of Europe and the UK for April. The shows begin at the Trix Club in Antwerp on April 8 and includes stops in the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Switzerland, and the UK, culminating in a night at Whelans in Dublin on April 28. Tickets go on sale this Friday This tour follows the band's previously announced North American tour in February and March. Tickets for the North American tour go on sale on Thursday.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourFriday, November 13, 2015|0 comments
Paul Thomas Anderson's film Junun gets LA premiere … The Arcs play Paris … Ry Cooder plays Carnegie Hall with Ricky Skaggs, Sharon White … Rhiannon Giddens tours US Northeast … Tigran Hamasyan performs in France … James Farm tours Europe, UK … Brad Mehldau Trio plays Pacific Northwest … Youssou N’Dour concludes North American tour … Chris Thile plays California ... and more ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourFriday, November 13, 2015|0 comments
Kronos Quartet and Kronos Performing Arts Association (KPAA) will present its second-annual hometown music festival, Kronos Festival 2016: Explorer Series, at SFJAZZ Center in San Francisco, February 4–7, 2016. The festival features seven concerts over four days connecting area audiences to a wide range of musical voices and traditions from around the world. With virtuoso pipa player Wu Man as its artist-in-residence, the festival includes more than a dozen works, including four world premieres, two US premieres, four West Coast premieres, and two SF premieres.