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Conor Oberst kicks off a tour of Australia and New Zealand, featuring music from his 2014 Nonesuch Records debut album, Upside Down Mountain, with a performance at The Triffid in Brisbane Wednesday night. The tour includes multiple shows in Melbourne and Sydney, a stop in Auckland, and a culminating set at the Golden Plains Festival. The Felice Brothers join as special guests. In June, Oberst will play The Governors Ball in New York City.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourFriday, February 20, 2015|0 comments
Punch Brothers kick off a North American tour featuring music from their new album, The Phosphorescent Blues, with three nights at the 9:30 Club in Washington, DC, starting tonight (Chris Thile's birthday). The tour includes stops in Nashville, Chicago, New York, Boston, and Vancouver; four dates in California; three in Texas; and more, with supporting sets from Gaby Moreno, Michael Daves, and Gabriel Kahane along the way. The vinyl edition of The Phosphorescent Blues is due out Tuesday.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourWednesday, February 18, 2015|0 comments
Devendra Banhart and longtime friend, musical collaborator, and fellow singer-songwriter Andy Cabic (Vetiver)—who together formed the vanguard of an experimental and folk-influenced aesthetic that emerged in the Bay Area around the turn of the millennium—will tour Spain and Portugal in May, performing both individually and together in a casual mix of older and newer material, including Banhart's 2013 Nonesuch Records debut album, Mala.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourFriday, February 13, 2015|0 comments
This long weekend, Olivia Chaney continues her US tour with shows in Minneapolis, Seattle, Los Angeles ...Chris Thile guests hosts A Prairie Home Companion with musical guest Rhiannon Giddens ...Richard Linklater, Patricia Arquette talk Boyhood with James Corden in LA ... Jeremy Denk plays Bartók in North Carolina ... Tigran Hamasyan kicks off US tour in Chicago ... Emmylou Harris is on Austin City Limits ... Steve Reich celebrated in London ... and more ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourFriday, February 13, 2015|0 comments
Tickets are on sale now for Rhiannon Giddens' spring solo tour, featuring music from her debut solo album Tomorrow Is My Turn. The shows begin at the Big Ears Festival in March and continue through June, with stops in cities and at festivals along the way, including NYC, Chicago, LA, and the Bonnaroo Music Festival. Giddens’ bandmates from Carolina Chocolate Drops are part of her touring band. They perform on A Prairie Home Companion this weekend.