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St Germain, whose new, self-titled album—his first in 15 years—was released last month, embarks on an extensive tour, beginning this week in Europe and coming to North America in the spring. The latter starts at the 9:30 Club in Washington, DC, on March 31, 2016, and includes stops in Philadelphia, New York, Boston, Quebec, Montreal, Toronto, Detroit, Chicago, St. Paul, Denver, and Vancouver, with more to be announced soon; tickets go on sale this Friday, November 13. St Germain has also unveiled a video for the album track "Sittin' Here," which you can watch here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourFriday, November 6, 2015|0 comments
The Arcs tour Europe, perform on Jools Holland … Sam Amidon, Nels Cline tour Midwest … Laurie Anderson is in LA for Heart of a Dog opening … Timo Andres joins violinist Tim Fain in NYC … Tyondai Braxton gives solo set at Boston Hassle Fest … Rhiannon Giddens resumes tour … Richard Goode plays Glasgow … Tigran Hamasyan tours Europe … James Farm is in the Netherlands … Lake Street Dive concludes California tour … Audra McDonald closes out Sydney Opera House residency … Brad Mehldau Trio tours California … Randy Newman plays Basel … Youssou N’Dour visits West Coast … Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club plays Puerto Rico … Chris Thile heads West ... and more ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourThursday, November 5, 2015|0 comments
The Arcs—Dan Auerbach, Leon Michels, Richard Swift, Homer Steinweiss, Nick Movshon and special guests Mariachi Flor de Toloache—kick off their Yours, Dreamily, tour with a performance at Kantine in Cologne, Germany, tonight, followed by stops in Berlin, Zurich, Brussels, London, Amsterdam, Paris, and Milan. The North American leg of the tour begins at First Ave in Minneapolis on December 1. The band was on BBC Two's Later… With Jools Holland live show on Tuesday and will be on this Friday night's episode performing "Outta My Mind," "Pistol Made of Bones," and "Put a Flower in Your Pocket." The Arcs talk about that last song on the Song Exploder podcast, which you can hear here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourThursday, November 5, 2015|0 comments
Sam Amidon was the guest on WBEZ's Morning Shift in Chicago this morning. He discussed and performed songs from his album Lily-O, and more. "When it comes to his interpretations of classic American music," says host Tony Sarabia, "Amidon has walked that tightrope between admiration and exploration—and he hasn’t fallen off yet." Hear the set here. Amidon kicked off a four-night run of shows with Wilco guitarist Nels Cline in Des Moines last night. The tour continues at SPACE in Evanston tonight, followed by shows in Milwaukee and Minneapolis this weekend. In December, Amidon will supporting the band San Fermin on several shows in North America.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On Tour RadioOn TourWednesday, November 4, 2015|0 comments
Rhiannon Giddens kicks off the next leg of her tour at the Silver Creek Event Center in New Buffalo, Michigan, this Friday, followed by stops in Canada and throughout the US Northeast in the weeks ahead. Before hitting the road, she sat down with Kyle Meredith of WFPK radio in Louisville, Kentucky. The two discussed her solo debut album, Tomorrow Is My Turn, her work as a founding member of Carolina Chocolate Drops, and more. You can watch the interview here.