Friday, May 15, 2015|0 comments
Olivia Chaney kicks off her spring tour with performances in Manchester, Edinburgh ... Devendra Banhart, Andy Cabic tour Spain, Portugal ... Rhiannon Giddens plays a weekend of sold-out shows at SFJAZZ ... Kronos Quartet performs in Wisconsin ... Audra McDonald sings in Virginia ... Joshua Redman quartet headlines the SLO Jazz Festival in San Luis Obispo ... and more ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourMonday, May 11, 2015|2 comments
Guitarist Ry Cooder, country music songbird Sharon White, and country and bluegrass musician Ricky Skaggs are combining forces for a national road show. The three music vets have announced the "Cooder-White-Skaggs" tour, their maiden voyage as a musical trio. The tour kicks off in Salt Lake City on June 16 and continues with scheduled performances in Denver, Milwaukee, San Francisco, Seattle, Boston, New York City, and more. "You are going to hear four-part singing from the heart," says Cooder, "the finest and best instrumental activity in the land, songs you know and love and to top it off, the indomitable Buck White on piano who will turn your money green. Now who's happy? That's the way we're gonna stay so knock on wood!"Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourFriday, May 8, 2015|0 comments
Rhiannon Giddens takes her tour to California with shows in Santa Barbara and Los Angeles ... John Adams conducts Atlanta Symphony Orchestra ... Sam Amidon closes out European tour in Oslo and London ... Laurie Anderson performs in Buenos Aires ... Timo Andres plays Beethoven in Brooklyn for WQXR marathon ... Jeremy Denk performs with Alabama Symphony Orchestra in Birmingham ... Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell perform in Napa and Chicago ... Kronos Quartet celebrates Mother's Day at SFJAZZ ... Audra McDonald sings in the Northeast ... Brad Mehldau Trio continues its sold-out residency at NYC's Village Vanguard ... and more ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourTuesday, May 5, 2015|0 comments
Lianne La Havas, whose new album, Blood, is due out later this year, will perform three shows in the US in July: a set at the Essence Festival in New Orleans on July 5, and headline shows at the Troubadour in Los Angeles on July 7 and Bowery Ballroom in New York City on July 9. Essence Festival tickets are on sale now; tickets for the LA and NYC shows go on sale this Friday, May 8.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourMonday, May 4, 2015|0 commentsCenter for the Art of Performance at UCLA 2015–16 Season to Include Randy Newman, Sam Amidon, Richard Goode, Rokia Traoré
The Center for the Art of Performance at UCLA has announced its 2015–16 season, and featured among the artists performing this season are several artists familiar to readers of the Nonesuch Journal: Randy Newman, Sam Amidon, Richard Goode, and Rokia Traoré. The season also includes works by Steve Reich, as part of a celebration of choreographer Anna Teresa De Keersmaeker, and the West Coast premiere of a new work by Timo Andres.