Tuesday, December 1, 2015|0 comments
Punch Brothers begin a three-week US tour at Overture Hall in Madison, Wisconsin, tonight. The shows feature songs from the band's latest album, The Phosphorescent Blues, and new EP, The Wireless, sung around a single mic. The tour stops in Illinois, Minnesota, Missouri, New York, New Jersey, Delaware, Virginia, and North Carolina, culminating with two nights at the Bijou Theatre in Knoxville, Tennessee. Chris Thile closes out the year in duo shows with label mate Brad Mehldau in NYC and upstate New York.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourMonday, November 30, 2015|0 comments
Kronos Quartet will make its first tour of the UK in many years, starting with the group's return to the Barbican in May 2016. The program includes Terry Riley’s One Earth, One People, One Love; the world premiere of a new piece by Martin Green of Lau; works by Laurie Anderson and Komitas; and arrangements including The Who’s Baba O’Riley. The evening also features three UK premieres of works by Fodé Lassana Diabaté from Trio da Kali, Aleksandra Vrebalov, and Garth Knoxas part of the Kronos Fifty for the Future commissioning project.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourMonday, November 23, 2015|0 commentsListen: The Arcs' "Young" Premieres via Record Store Day; From "The Arcs vs. The Inventors Vol. I" Due Black Friday
Record Store Day has premiered The Arcs' new track "Young," which was co-written by David Berman of the Silver Jews. "We've been meeting at night, writing together for a few years," says The Arcs' Dan Auerbach. "This is the first time we've shared any of that. The Arcs have recorded more songs from the collaboration and we hope to release more of it very soon." You can hear the track here. The song appears on the band's limited-edition six-song recording, The Arcs vs. The Inventors Vol. I, featuring Dr. John and David Hidalgo. The 10" vinyl is out this Friday, November 27, for Record Store Day's Black Friday event. A digital version will be available December 11. The Arcs kick off a North American tour December 1.Read more|Journal Topics:Album Release Artist News On TourOn TourFriday, November 20, 2015|0 comments
Rhiannon Giddens tours Northeast, performs on A+E's Shining a Light: A Concert for Progress on Race in America, PBS's Americana Honors & Awards special … Ry Cooder is at UNC with Sharon White, Ricky Skaggs … Jeremy Denk joins violinist Stefan Jackiw, New York Polyphony in NYC … Tigran Hamasyan, James Farm tour France … Lake Street Dive close out "Memory Lane" tour in Cambridge … Brad Mehldau Trio tours Europe … Chris Thile concludes US solo tour … and more …Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourTuesday, November 17, 2015|1 comments
Lake Street Dive, whose Nonesuch Records debut album, Side Pony, will be released on February 19, 2016, have just announced a three-week tour of Europe and the UK for April. The shows begin at the Trix Club in Antwerp on April 8 and includes stops in the Netherlands, Germany, Denmark, Switzerland, and the UK, culminating in a night at Whelans in Dublin on April 28. Tickets go on sale this Friday This tour follows the band's previously announced North American tour in February and March. Tickets for the North American tour go on sale on Thursday.