Thursday, June 19, 2014|1 commentsTelluride Bluegrass Festival Kicks Off with Sets from Chris Thile, Nickel Creek, Punch Brothers, and More
The 41st Anniversary Telluride Bluegrass Festival kicks off in Telluride, Colorado, this morning and continues through the weekend to coincide with the summer solstice, with performances from Chris Thile, who opens the festivities, Nickel Creek and Punch Brothers, as well as workshops from Sara Watkins and Sean Watkins, and Punch Brothers' Chris Eldridge and Noam Pikelny. As has become a Telluride tradition, Punch Brothers close out the weekend's proceedings with a late-night show in Sheridan Opera House Sunday night. The festival will stream live from KOTO.org.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist NewsOn TourFriday, June 13, 2014|1 comments
Jeremy Denk, Timo Andres perform at 68th Ojai Music Festival, of which Denk is Music Director ... David Byrne gives TimesTalk at Luminato Festival in Toronto ... Carolina Chocolate Drops play Chicago Blues Festival (as does Dr. John) and Bonnaroo ... Richard Goode is in UK ... Jonny Greenwood, LCO play music from his film scores in UK ... Gidon Kremer, Kremerata Baltica play Bach in France ... Pat Metheny Unity Group tours Italy ... Robert Plant is in Sweden ... Rokia Traoré is at Fès Festival ... and more ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourThursday, June 12, 2014|1 comments
Carolina Chocolate Drops kick off a summer tour of the United States and Europe at Cain Park in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, tonight, followed by sets at the Chicago Blues Festival and Bonaroo Music and Arts Festival this weekend. The tour includes shows across the US, including the Midwest, East Coast, West Coast, and more, before heading to the UK and Europe in late August. The band hits the road in the US again this fall.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist NewsOn TourFriday, June 6, 2014|0 comments
Brad Mehldau plays three nights at the Blue Note in NYC with Christian McBride ... John Adams’s On the Transmigration of Souls is performed by the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra ... Louis Andriessen turns 75 ... Bombino is in Italy ... Shawn Colvin, Steve Earle close out duo tour in Chicago ... Richard Goode joins Deutsche Symphonie Orchester in Berlin ... Emmylou Harris plays pet rescue benefit in Nashville ... Kronos Quartet plays Philip Glass with Nederlands Dans Theater ... Pat Metheny Unity Group tours Europe ... Conor Oberst plays the Ryman ... Robert Plant is in the Netherlands ... Joshua Redman Quartet tours Australia ... Allen Toussaint is in Chicago ... and more ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourMonday, June 2, 2014|0 comments
The Black Keys have confirmed several additional North American tour dates, including shows in Ottawa, Oakland, Sacramento, and Los Angeles as well as additional nights in Brooklyn and Chicago. Special guests during the extensive tour include Cage The Elephant, Jake Bugg, and St. Vincent. The tour begins September 5 in Columbus, Ohio, and runs through December. Pre-sale for newly announced dates begins Tuesday, June 3, at 10 AM local time; general on sale starts Friday, June 6, at 10 AM local.