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Sam Amidon, who is touring Ireland this week, has just announced several new tour dates in North America supporting the band San Fermin in December. The dates begin at World Café Live at the Queen in Wilmington, Delaware, on December 2 and include stops along the Eastern US and Canada and into the Midwest, culminating at Bowery Ballroom in NYC on December 17. Amidon will play a number of previously announced shows in the Midwest with Wilco guitarist Nels Cline in November.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourArtist NewsMonday, September 14, 2015|0 comments
Punch Brothers have announced a number of new US tour dates for this December, starting at Overture Hall in Madison, WI, on December 1, and making their way across the Midwest, over to the Northeast and Southeast. Gabriel Kahane will again join the band for the first two weeks, after which Anaïs Mitchell will join for several shows. A limited ticket pre-sale begins Tuesday, September 15, at PunchBrothers.com; general on-sale begins this Friday, September 18. The current leg of the tour, which kicks off Friday at FreshGrass Festival, now includes a set at Hardly Strictly Bluegrass in San Francisco.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourArtist NewsMonday, September 14, 2015|0 comments
Audra McDonald, a six-time Tony Award winner, now shares an Emmy Award as host of Live From Lincoln Center's telecast of Sweeney Todd: The Demon Barber of Fleet Street. The show has won the Creative Arts Emmy Award for Outstanding Special Class Program. As the official host of the PBS series, McDonald shares the award with the show’s producers. She has served as the official host of Live From Lincoln Center since 2012. This marks her fourth Emmy nomination and her first win.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist NewsArtist NewsFriday, September 11, 2015|0 comments
The Arcs—Dan Auerbach, Leon Michels, Richard Swift, Homer Steinweiss, and Nick Movshon—are the subject of a short introductory video directed by Nick Walker, who also directed the official music video for "Outta My Mind," off Yours, Dreamily, their debut album. "I think we just put The Arcs together as a means to have a platform to do this thing that we love to do," says Auerbach: "make music, make records, and be able to share it with people." Watch the video here. The band will perform on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert on Friday, September 25.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News VideoArtist NewsThursday, September 10, 2015|0 comments
Joshua Redman kicks off a European tour at Musikfest Bremen in Germany this Saturday, joining the Metropole Orkest, Ibrahim Maalouf, and Lalah Hathaway on stage. He then tackles the piano-less trio format with Ole Morten Vågan on bass and Jorge Rossy on drums September 13–19 in Spain, Hungary, the Netherlands, and Norway. In November, Redman returns to Europe to perform with the collaborative band James Farm. Before and after the James Farm tour, Redman resumes his North American tour with The Bad Plus in October and December.