Monday, November 17, 2014|0 commentsPunch Brothers Announce North American Tour in Anticipation of New T Bone Burnett–Produced Album Due Early 2015
Punch Brothers announce a late winter/spring tour of North America in anticipation of their upcoming T Bone Burnett–produced album due early 2015, with stops in DC, Nashville, Chicago, New York, Boston, and Vancouver, as well as three dates each in California and Texas. The 23-city tour kicks off February 20 and continues through mid-April. A limited ticket pre-sale begins on Tuesday, November 18; general on-sale starts Friday. The concert ticket prices include a digital download of the new album. Hear the album track “I Blew It Off” here. Additional tour dates and more information about the forthcoming album will be announced shortly.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourMonday, November 17, 2014|0 comments
Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters, who are currently in the midst of a sold-out tour of UK and Ireland, will perform at the 2015 Lollapalooza Chile (March 14 & 15), Argentina (March 21 & 22), and Brazil (March 28 & 29) alongside fellow headliners Jack White, Calvin Harris, The Smashing Pumpkins, Foster the People, and more. The Telegraph gives four stars to Robert Plant and the band's sold-out show at the Roundhouse in London last week, saying Plant had "gathered together a brilliant musical gang to make old and new songs shine."Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourFriday, November 14, 2014|0 comments
Sam Amidon kicks off European tour in Dublin, joins Bill Frisell at Barbican for London Jazz Festival ... John Adams’s The Death of Klinghoffer concludes at The Met ... The Black Keys tour Texas ... Jeremy Denk gives a solo recital in NYC ... Richard Goode performs in Toronto ... Tigran Hamasyan tours Europe ... Kronos Quartet performs in Brussels ... Natalie Merchant joins Kansas City Symphony ... Pat Metheny Unity Group plays Quebec, tours US Northeast ... Randy Newman is in Austin ... Robert Plant continues sold-out UK tour ... Joshua Redman joins Trondheim Jazz Orchestra in Iberian Penninsula ... Stephen Sondheim’s Saturday Night is in NYC ... and more ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourWednesday, November 12, 2014|0 comments
Robert Plant was a guest on BBC Radio 6 Music’s Radcliffe and Maconie this afternoon. He and his hosts discuss his new album, lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar, his “amazing education in music” growing up, the songwriting process, the formation of The Sensational Space Shifters, and more. Listen to the conversation here. Plant and the band perform a sold-out show at the Roundhouse in London tonight, as part of their 13-city sold-out tour of the United Kingdom and Ireland.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On Tour RadioOn TourTuesday, November 11, 2014|1 commentsLaurie Anderson, Rhiannon Giddens, Sam Amidon to Perform at Big Ears Festival; Kronos Quartet Artists-in-Residence
The initial line-up for the 2015 Big Ears Festival has been announced, and featured among the performers are several Nonesuch Records artists: Laurie Anderson, Rhiannon Giddens, Sam Amidon, and Kronos Quartet, the festival's artists-in-residence for 2015. Big Ears will be held in downtown Knoxville, Tennessee, March 27–29, 2015, at the historic Tennessee and Bijou Theatres, the intimate Square Room, the Knoxville Museum of Art and more. Weekend passes go on sale Friday, November 14, at 12pm ET.