Monday, March 28, 2011|0 commentsEmmylou Harris, Wanda Jackson, Carolina Chocolate Drops to Perform at 2011 Newport Folk Fest; Discount Presale Tickets Available
The complete lineup for the 2011 Newport Folk Festival won't be revealed till Wednesday, and tickets won't go on sale to the general public till the following day, but we can now reveal that Emmylou Harris, Wanda Jackson, and the Carolina Chocolate Drops will be performing at the Newport Folk Festival on Sunday, July 31, and fans now have access to special pre-sales and discounts starting right now through an exclusive promo code.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist NewsOn TourFriday, March 25, 2011|0 comments
Emmylou Harris, Sara Watkins join Garrison Keillor for A Prairie Home Companion ... Jessica Lea Mayfield kicks off US tour in Nashville ... Timothy Andres performs in Brooklyn ... Bill Frisell brings Disfarmer to France ... Philip Glass discusses his work in Newark ... Wanda Jackson tours Midwest ... The Low Anthem is in Europe ... Brad Mehldau plays Spain and Portugal ... Pat Metheny Trio performs in Mexico City ... Randy Newman heads from Long Island to Toronto ... Dawn Upshaw performs with the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra ... and more ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourFriday, March 25, 2011|0 commentsSteve Reich's 75th Birthday Festival Announced at Cité de la Musique in Paris; Reich Discusses His Work in New Short Film
Steve Reich's 75th birthday year is being celebrated around the world in 2011. Cité de la Musique in Paris has now announced details of its plans for a week of concerts in October to mark the occasion. Dubbed Steve Reich, Pulsations, the festivities features works from throughout Reich's career and even a performance by the composer himself. Reich discusses his career in a new short film from his publisher, an excerpt of which can be seen here.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist NewsOn TourTuesday, March 22, 2011|0 commentsk.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang to Launch New Album with Performances on "The Tonight Show,” “Good Morning America," "The View"
k.d. lang and the Siss Boom Bang will perform “I Confess,” from their album Sing it Loud on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno on April 11, the eve of the record's release. Appearances are also confirmed for Good Morning America and The View. lang and the band will perform Sing it Loud in its entirety at sold-out shows in LA and NYC that week and will kick off an extensive North American tour in June. On March 29, Amazon.com will kick off a countdown leading up to the album’s release, streaming a new track each day.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist News TelevisionOn TourTuesday, March 22, 2011|0 comments
Wanda Jackson, hot off the heels of her stellar SXSW performances, is set to kick off the latest leg of her US tour at Lincoln Hall in Chicago tonight. The Chicago Tribune says it's a show that "should not be missed." Later in the tour, Jackson will headline the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum's Spring Benefit Concert, along Cyndi Lauper, both of whom are featured in the museum's new exhibit, Women Who Rock; tickets go on sale next week.