Wednesday, January 27, 2016|5 comments
Lake Street Dive was the musical guest on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night. The group, which will make its Nonesuch debut with the release of its new album, Side Pony, on February 19, performed "Call Off Your Dogs" from the forthcoming album. You can watch it here. The album track "Call Off Your Dogs" is available to download now with pre-orders of Side Pony.The band will tour North America in February and March and head to Europe and the UK to tour in April.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Television VideoArtist NewsWednesday, January 27, 2016|0 comments
Rhiannon Giddens performed a special set as part of BBC Radio 2's live coverage from Glasgow's Celtic Connections festival: "Last Kind Words" from her album Tomorrow Is My Turn; "Mouth Music," from her new EP, Factory Girl, and the new song called "Come Love Come." Watch the set here. She plays her own Celtic Connections show tonight, then joins Transatlantic Sessions for two nights at Glasgow's Royal Concert Hall and a five-concert tour of the UK. Giddens performs on BBC One TV's Andrew Marr Show this Sunday morning.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On Tour Radio VideoArtist NewsTuesday, January 26, 2016|1 comments
Carnegie Hall has announced that Steve Reich will hold the Richard and Barbara Debs Composer's Chair for the 2016–2017 season. His residency includes an all-Reich 80th birthday celebration, a Kronos Quartet concert, a performance of his Tehillim, and Three Generations, a multi-event, Reich-curated exploration of the changing direction of concert music from the mid-20th century to the present, including works by and discussions with Reich, John Adams, Nico Muhly, and more. Watch a video previewing the events here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourArtist NewsTuesday, January 26, 2016|1 comments
The Barbican Centre in London has announced a year-long festival to celebrate the music of composers Steve Reich and Philip Glass, as they turn 80, and John Adams, as he turns 70, during its 2016–17 season. The series, Reich, Glass, Adams: the Sounds that Changed America, begins with a weekend of Reich's music on November 5, 2016; Adams is celebrated in a series of concerts of some of his major works from December 2016 to April 2017, featuring the composer also as a conductor; and Glass is celebrated January 27–29, 2017. Tickets go on sale online to Barbican Members Plus starting Monday, February 1 and the general public on February 10.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourArtist NewsMonday, January 25, 2016|0 comments
The Arcs have announced the next leg of their North American tour, starting in Vancouver on April 11, with shows in Seattle, Portland, San Francisco, Los Angeles, San Diego, Pomona, Denver, Lawrence, St. Louis, Austin, New Orleans, and two sets at Coachella. The Arcs' NPR Tiny Desk Concert—the show's 500th!—featuring three songs from their debut album, Yours, Dreamily, is now available. The band is "a bundle of talent," says host Boilen. Watch it here.