Monday, May 16, 2011|0 comments"Kronos in Glasgow" Earns Five Stars from Herald Scotland; STV Calls It "A Triumph, Massively Entertaining from Start to Finish"
Kronos Quartet was in Glasgow, Scotland, this past weekend for Kronos in Glasgow, a mini-festival in which Kronos was joined by special guest collaborators, hand-picked by the Quartet, for an international program of events taking place all weekend across Glasgow's Concert Halls. The Herald Scotland gives a perfect five stars to Friday's main Kronos concert in Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, which featured "Reich's remarkable multi-layered response to 9/11." STV calls the concert "a triumph ... nothing less than entrancing and massively entertaining from start to finish."Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist News ReviewsOn Tour
Carolina Chocolate Drops play WMNF’s Tropical Heatwave and choose new logo ... James Farm launches tour in Tel Aviv ... Ben Folds plays two nights in Sydney ... Emmylou Harris celebrates Kate McGarrigle in NYC and baseball in Nashville ... Wanda Jackson opens Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum's Women Who Rock exhibit ... Kronos Quartet holds Kronos in Glasgow festival ... The Low Anthem plays Pacific Northwest ... Jessica Lea Mayfield closes out tour in Chicago ... Chris Thile, Michael Daves head South ... Dawn Upshaw joins Saint Paul Chamber Orchestra at Carnegie Hall ... and more ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend Events VideoOn Tour
Kronos Quartet continues a month of major events—which included their winning the Avery Fisher Prize and the Polar Music Prize, and the European premiere of Steve Reich's WTC 9/11 at the Barbican—with Kronos in Glasgow, a mini-festival in which Kronos Quartet is joined by special guest collaborators, hand-picked by Kronos, for an international program of events taking place all weekend across Glasgow's Concert Halls, including the Scottish premiere of WTC 9/11.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist NewsOn Tour
James Farm, the collaborative band featuring Joshua Redman, Aaron Parks, Matt Penman, and Eric Harland, launches its world tour this weekend in Tel Aviv, Israel. The tour continues over the next month with performances throughout Europe, before returning to the States for four-nights at NY's Jazz Standard plus summer festival sets at Caramoor, Newport, and Monterey. "The power from these four dynamos throbs beneath the surface," says Arts Journal. Their "album has a fine balance between peacefulness and strength."Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour ReviewsOn TourWanda Jackson Helps Open Rock & Roll Hall of Fame & Museum "Women Who Rock" Exhibit in Which She Is Featured
Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Wanda Jackson helps kick off the opening of the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum's new exhibit, Women Who Rock: Vision, Passion, Power, in a performance at the Museum's annual Spring Benefit Concert in Cleveland on Saturday. The new exhibit, which opens today, illustrates the important roles women have played in rock and roll and includes an acoustic guitar of Jackson's from 1958. "Women rock," she says in a new video for the exhibit, "and they rock very well." Watch it here.