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Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell take the music of their acclaimed new duo album, The Traveling Kind, and their 2013 Grammy Award-winning album Old Yellow Moon, to Australia for a six-city tour, starting at Perth Concert Hall this Saturday, June 21. The tour continues with stops in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney, Wollongong, and Gold Coast. "The way their voices blend is pure delight," exclaims the Australian in a four-star review of The Traveling Kind. "Both fall effortlessly in behind the other, never upstaging and always supporting." Following the Australia tour, Harris and Crowell take the tour to Europe and North America for dates through the summer and into the fall.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourThursday, June 18, 2015|0 comments
The Black Keys recently gave an intimate performance for fans at the iHeartRadio Theater in New York City, featuring songs from their latest album, Turn Blue, and favorites from throughout their career. Watch the performance tonight, June 18, at 10 PM ET, via iheart.com.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourWednesday, June 17, 2015|0 commentsTelluride Bluegrass Festival Kicks Off with Sets from Rhiannon Giddens, Punch Brothers, Chris Thile, Ry Cooder
The 42nd annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival kicks off in Telluride, Colorado, on Thursday and continues through the weekend to coincide with the summer solstice, with main-stage performances from Rhiannon Giddens, Punch Brothers, Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer, and Ry Cooder; a FirstGrass set from Giddens tonight; and a closing NightGrass show from Punch Brothers on Sunday. The festival will stream live via KOTO.orgRead more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourMonday, June 15, 2015|0 comments
Guitarist Ry Cooder, singer Sharon White, and country/bluegrass musician Ricky Skaggs kick off the "Cooder-White-Skaggs" tour, their maiden voyage as a musical trio, in Salt Lake City on Tuesday, followed by stops in Denver, Chicago, San Francisco, Seattle, Boston, New York City, and more in the months ahead. "You are going to hear four-part singing from the heart," says Cooder, "the finest and best instrumental activity in the land, songs you know and love and to top it off, the indomitable Buck White on piano who will turn your money green. Now who's happy? That's the way we're gonna stay so knock on wood!"Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourFriday, June 12, 2015|0 comments
The Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival in Tennessee sees sets from Rhiannon Giddens, Robert Plant, Punch Brothers ... Sam Amidon performs outside Boston ... The Bad Plus Joshua Redman performs in DC and Philadelphia ... Devendra Banhart DJs in LA ... The Black Keys headline Isle of Wight Festival ... Olivia Chaney tours Midwest ... Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell inaugurate Atlanta Botanical Garden amphitheater ... Audra McDonald sings in Saratoga, CA ... and more ...