Friday, July 31, 2015|0 comments
The UK summer festival season is in full swing, as Rhiannon Giddens, Punch Brothers play Southern Fried Fest and Cambridge Folk Fest, where Olivia Chaney performs as well ... Sam Amidon plays Pickathon near Portland, OR ... The Black Keys close out Osheaga Fest in Montreal ... Jeremy Denk joins Mostly Mozart Festival Orchestra at Lincoln Center ... Audra McDonald sings at Sun Valley, ID, gala ... Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell play Pacific Northwest ... Robert Plant performs at Notodden Blues Fest in Norway ... and more ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourFriday, July 17, 2015|0 comments
The Nonesuch Journal is taking a bit of a break for a summer holiday, ready to return with all the latest Nonesuch news on Monday, July 27. Until then, the summer concert season remains in full swing, of course, and with plenty of great music being made around the world, here's a look at some of the many events featuring Nonesuch artists in the coming days, hopefully reaching wherever your summer travels may take you. For additional details and tickets links for these and other upcoming shows, head to nonesuch.com/on-tour.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourThursday, July 16, 2015|0 comments
John Adams and Jeremy Denk will take part in a new weekend festival at the Barbican in London: Sound Unbound: The Barbican Classical Weekender, October 31 and November 1, 2015. This event will take over the Barbican Centre and surrounding venues featuring over 50 concerts across 48 hours in different locations, with performances from Jeremy Denk, a concert from the London Symphony Orchestra led by John Adams, and music by Adams, Steve Reich, Philip Glass, Beethoven, Mozart, and more. Tickets go on sale Friday, July 17.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourMonday, July 13, 2015|0 comments
Lianne La Havas made a brief trip to the US for a set at the Essence Festival and sold-out shows in LA and NYC last week. "[W]hat comes across first is the sheer grace of her voice," says the New York Times review of the NYC show. "It can be a breathy purr, a lilting tease, a liquid confession or a torchy declaration ... She was already distinctive on her 2012 debut album, Is Your Love Big Enough?, which fused neo-soul, folk and jazz in songs built around her briskly syncopated guitar playing, often juggling three-against-two patterns behind supple tunes ... Her music pushes further in the songs on [her new album,] Blood." La Havas returns to North America to tour this fall.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On Tour ReviewsOn TourFriday, July 10, 2015|0 comments
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell return to Europe; their Austin City Limits set re-airs on PBS ... The Bad Plus Joshua Redman plays jazz fests in Turkey and Netherlands ... Jeremy Denk plays Mozart in Quebec ... Rhiannon Giddens performs at festivals in Germany and Netherlands ... Tigran Hamasyan is in France ... Brad Mehldau Trio plays in Poland and Italy ... Robert Plant kicks off European tour in the UK ... Punch Brothers tour East Coast ... and more ...