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Conor Oberst closed out his recent US tour with a performance at the Rock the Garden festival, presented by the Walker Art Center in Minneapolis and MPR's The Current, earlier this month. The set, for which he was backed by the Felice Brothers, featured songs from his Nonesuch Records debut album, Upside Down Mountain, and more. Fans around the world can now watch their performance of "Hundreds of Ways" here and hear the full set at thecurrent.org.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On Tour VideoOn TourFriday, June 26, 2015|0 comments
Kronos Quartet celebrates Terry Riley's 80th birthday with three-night Terry Riley Festival at SFJAZZ ... Sam Amidon is at Wilco's Solid Sound Fest ... The Bad Plus Joshua Redman plays Montreal Jazz Fest ... David Byrne's Contemporary Color comes to Brooklyn ... Olivia Chaney plays Glastonbury ... Rhiannon Giddens, Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell's White House performance on The Gospel Tradition airs on PBS ... Harris, Crowell are in Sydney ... Brad Mehldau plays in Amsterdam ... Randy Newman tours Northern California ... Punch Brothers tour the Midwest ... and more ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourTuesday, June 23, 2015|0 comments
Lianne La Havas announces a month-long North American tour beginning September 23, with stops in NYC, LA, DC, Chicago, Boston, San Francisco, and Austin, among others. The tour, featuring music from her new album, Blood, due July 31, follows previously announced performances at the Essence Festival in New Orleans and a sold-out pair of intimate evenings in LA and NYC. Tickets for the fall shows go on sale this Friday, June 26, and include a download of Blood available starting release day.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourFriday, June 19, 2015|0 comments
The Telluride Bluegrass Festival continues with sets from Punch Brothers, Chris Thile, Ry Cooder this Father's Day weekend ... Sam Amidon tours Northeast ... The Bad Plus Joshua Redman plays three nights in Seattle ... Olivia Chaney performs in Kentucky and Michigan ... Rhiannon Giddens heads to home state of North Carolina ... Jonny Greenwood joins LCO in the Netherlands ... Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell kick off Australia tour in Perth ... k.d. lang participates in LA benefit ... Conor Oberst closes out tour in Midwest ... and more ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourThursday, June 18, 2015|0 comments
Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell take the music of their acclaimed new duo album, The Traveling Kind, and their 2013 Grammy Award-winning album Old Yellow Moon, to Australia for a six-city tour, starting at Perth Concert Hall this Saturday, June 21. The tour continues with stops in Canberra, Melbourne, Sydney, Wollongong, and Gold Coast. "The way their voices blend is pure delight," exclaims the Australian in a four-star review of The Traveling Kind. "Both fall effortlessly in behind the other, never upstaging and always supporting." Following the Australia tour, Harris and Crowell take the tour to Europe and North America for dates through the summer and into the fall.