Tuesday, September 16, 2014|0 comments
Bassist Edgar Meyer and mandolinist Chris Thile, whose second recording collaboration, Bass & Mandolin, was released last week on Nonesuch Records, kick off a month-long tour of North America with a performance at the Chan Shun Concert Hall in Vancouver tonight, followed by stops across the United States, from Seattle to Los Angeles, Austin to Boston, New York, Chicago, and many more.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourTuesday, September 16, 2014|0 comments
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell performed songs from their 2013 Grammy-winning duo album, Old Yellow Moon, and more under at Lincoln Center Out of Doors for AmericanaFest NYC in August. You can watch the complete concert here. They return to the Americana Music Honors & Awards ceremony in Nasvhille, where they took home two awards last year, this Wednesday; Ry Cooder performs in the house band for the evening. You can watch the entire event streaming live at npr.org. Harris kicks off a fall tour at the Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion this Friday, followed by a swing through the Northeast before heading out West in October.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On Tour VideoOn TourMonday, September 15, 2014|0 commentsNew Yorker Festival to Feature Talks with Randy Newman, Jeremy Denk, Laurie Anderson, Stephen Sondheim
The New Yorker has announced the program for the 2014 New Yorker Festival, taking place October 10–12, in New York City, which includes four artists familiar to readers of the Nonesuch Journal: Randy Newman in conversation with Susan Morrison, Jeremy Denk giving a talk on Comedy and Convention from Mozart to Seinfeld, Laurie Anderson with Alex Ross, and Stephen Sondheim with Adam Gopnik.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourFriday, September 12, 2014|0 comments
Alarm Will Sound performs Adams, Reich, and Dennehy as Youssou N’Dour and Don Byron each play two nights for Nonesuch Records at BAM ... Nonesuch Records on Film continues ... The Black Keys play Detroit, Pittsburgh, Rochester ... Bombino is out West ... Shawn Colvin, Steve Earle are in Cleveland ... Jeremy Denk joins Indianapolis Symphony Orchestra for Beethoven ... Iron and Wine tours US ... Kronos Quartet tours Europe ... Natalie Merchant hits NYC ... Conor Oberst kicks off tour in Salt Lake City ... Joshua Redman is in France ... Caetano Veloso launches Abraçaço US tour in Miami ... and more ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourWednesday, September 10, 2014|0 comments
Natalie Merchant’s kicks off a late-summer and fall tour featuring music from her new, self-title album with a performance at the Pabst Theatre in Milwaukee tonight, followed by stops Chicago, New York, Boston, Seattle, Kansas City, DC, and more through December. While on tour, Merchant joins fellow Nonesuch artists Kronos Quartet, Rhiannon Giddens, Sam Amidon, and Olivia Chaney for a special set at the BAM Howard Gilman Opera House as part of the Nonesuch at BAM celebration of the label's 50th anniversary.