Friday, September 16, 2011|0 commentsPat Metheny Launches US Tour with Bassist Larry Grenadier; Includes Six-Night Residency at NYC's Blue Note
Pat Metheny launches a month-long, 20-city tour of the United States this weekend, joined by bassist Larry Grenadier. The concerts will take place in intimate settings throughout the US and include songs from Metheny's new solo album, What's It All About, along with new material and favorites from throughout his rich catalog. The tour closes with a special week's engagement at the Blue Note in New York City. Following the US tour, Metheny, Grenadier, and drummer Bill Stewart launch a European tour.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist NewsOn TourFriday, September 16, 2011|0 commentsJessica Lea Mayfield Announces New US Headline Tour Dates; Supports Avett Brothers, Drive-By Truckers, John Prine
Jessica Lea Mayfield, who is currently touring the United States in support of her Nonesuch debut album, Tell Me, has just added a new set of US tour dates to follow in November, with stops across the South and up to Brooklyn, NY. Mayfield's current schedule also include several festival stops and previously announced dates with John Prine, the Avett Brothers, and the Drive-By Truckers. The deadline to enter the animated music video contest for the Tell Me album track "Blue Skies Again" is Thursday, September 22; the prize includes $500, the album on CD and vinyl, a t-shirt, and concert tickets.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist NewsOn TourThursday, September 15, 2011|2 commentsk.d. lang & the Siss Boom Bang Launch Next Leg of US Tour; Cross Country from Alaska to Maine, Florida to California
k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang head back on the road tonight to resume their North American tour, performing music from their new album, Sing it Loud, plus favorites from throughout lang's career. lang and the band kick off the fall leg of their tour in the farthest Northwest, with three nights in Alaska, then swing east for shows from Maine to Florida, before heading west through Texas, Arizona, and Nevada, and back to California. Teddy Thompson supports.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist NewsOn TourThursday, September 15, 2011|1 comments
James Farm—the collaborative band featuring Joshua Redman, Aaron Parks, Matt Penman, and Eric Harland—released its self-titled debut album earlier this year on Nonesuch, followed by several live performances that included a four-night residency at New York's Jazz Standard. As James Farm hits the road again, launching the next leg of its tour this Friday at the Monterey Jazz Festival, where Redman is artist-in-residence, the band has unveiled three videos from the Jazz Standard residency. Watch them here.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist News VideoOn TourWednesday, September 14, 2011|0 comments
The Low Anthem launches its fall headlining tour of North America with a concert at Philadelphia's World Cafe Live tonight. After over 400 shows since the initial release of their album Oh My God, Charlie Darwin, the band is going to take a break from the road to create some new sounds following the tour, so this is the last run of shows in support of their latest album, Smart Flesh. In celebration of these songs and shows, Nonesuch and the band have teamed up with Paste magazine to give away a pair of tickets, a signed poster, and a Smart Flesh CD to one lucky winner for every upcoming concert listed here.