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Robert Plant was a guest on BBC Radio 6 Music’s Radcliffe and Maconie this afternoon. He and his hosts discuss his new album, lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar, his “amazing education in music” growing up, the songwriting process, the formation of The Sensational Space Shifters, and more. Listen to the conversation here. Plant and the band perform a sold-out show at the Roundhouse in London tonight, as part of their 13-city sold-out tour of the United Kingdom and Ireland.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On Tour RadioOn TourTuesday, November 11, 2014|1 commentsLaurie Anderson, Rhiannon Giddens, Sam Amidon to Perform at Big Ears Festival; Kronos Quartet Artists-in-Residence
The initial line-up for the 2015 Big Ears Festival has been announced, and featured among the performers are several Nonesuch Records artists: Laurie Anderson, Rhiannon Giddens, Sam Amidon, and Kronos Quartet, the festival's artists-in-residence for 2015. Big Ears will be held in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee, March 27–29, 2015, at the historic Tennessee and Bijou Theatres, the intimate Square Room, the Knoxville Museum of Art and more. Weekend passes go on sale Friday, November 14, at 12pm ET.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourMonday, November 10, 2014|0 comments
Pat Metheny Unity Group closes out a year-long, worldwide tour with a month-long North American tour featuring music from their debut album, Kin (←→). Metheny and the band kick off the final leg of the tour in Canada at the Burlington Performing Arts Centre in Ontario, followed by stops in Ottawa, Montreal, Quebec; head to the States for shows in New Hampshire, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Maryland; make a quick trip to Mexico for the Riviera Maya Jazz Festival in Mexico; then return to the States for a culminating, week-long residency at the Blue Note in New York City.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourFriday, November 7, 2014|1 comments
Robert Plant kicks off a sold-out tour of UK & Ireland ... John Adams’s The Death of Klinghoffer continues at The Met ... The Black Keys tour out West ... Olivia Chaney sings in London ... Jeremy Denk performs in Princeton and Toronto ... Richard Goode is in Georgia ... Tigran Hamasyan tours Europe ... Emmylou Harris is in Miami ... Kronos Quartet performs at Netherland's November Music Fest ... Randy Newman begins US tour in Florida ... Joshua Redman Trio plays four-night run in St. Louis ... Stephen Sondheim’s Saturday Night returns to NYC ... Chris Thile, Brad Mehldau conclude European duo tour ... and more ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourFriday, November 7, 2014|0 comments
Randy Newman kicks off a two-week US tour with two performances in Florida—at the Flagler College Auditorium in St. Augustine and the Capitol Theatre in Clearwater—followed by stops in Mississippi, Texas, New Jersey, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, and Indiana. "With songs that run the gamut from heartbreaking to satirical and a host of unforgettable film scores," says Tampa Bay Newspapers, "Randy Newman has used his many talents to create musical masterpieces widely recognized by generations of audiences."