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This long weekend, Olivia Chaney continues her US tour with shows in Minneapolis, Seattle, Los Angeles ...Chris Thile guests hosts A Prairie Home Companion with musical guest Rhiannon Giddens ...Richard Linklater, Patricia Arquette talk Boyhood with James Corden in LA ... Jeremy Denk plays Bartók in North Carolina ... Tigran Hamasyan kicks off US tour in Chicago ... Emmylou Harris is on Austin City Limits ... Steve Reich celebrated in London ... and more ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourFriday, February 13, 2015|0 comments
Tickets are on sale now for Rhiannon Giddens' spring solo tour, featuring music from her debut solo album Tomorrow Is My Turn. The shows begin at the Big Ears Festival in March and continue through June, with stops in cities and at festivals along the way, including NYC, Chicago, LA, and the Bonnaroo Music Festival. Giddens’ bandmates from Carolina Chocolate Drops are part of her touring band. They perform on A Prairie Home Companion this weekend.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourThursday, February 12, 2015|0 comments
Tigran Hamasyan, whose Nonesuch Records debut album, Mockroot, is due out on Tuesday, kicks off a tour of the US with a performance at the University of Chicago's Reva and David Logan Center for the Arts—his Chicago debut—on Friday. The tour continues through the month, with stops in Oakland, Santa Cruz, Los Angeles, and Cambridge, two nights in New York City, and two sets in College Park, Maryland.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourThursday, February 12, 2015|0 comments
David Byrne will curate 2015’s Meltdown Festival at Southbank Centre in London, August 17–28. Previous directors include Laurie Anderson, Patti Smith, David Bowie, Yoko Ono, Ray Davies, and Ornette Coleman. "This is going to be exciting," says Byrne. "I plan to invite performers I've seen—and I do get out—and others I've missed or have dreamed of seeing." The line-up will be announced in the coming months.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourFriday, February 6, 2015|0 comments
This Grammy weekend, Chris Thile, whose work is up for five awards, guests hosts A Prairie Home Companion with special musical guests Punch Brothers ... Alarm Will Sound joins Medeski, Martin & Wood in Boulder ... Timo Andres piece for Orpheus gets Carnegie Hall premiere ... Olivia Chaney kicks US tour in Cambridge ... Kronos Quartet is in Iowa ... Audra McDonald tours North Carolina ... Brad Mehldau tours France ... Sara Watkins, Rodney Crowell join Patty Griffin in London ... and more ...