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The Brooklyn Academy of Music's wide-ranging series of concerts and events Nonesuch Records at BAM: Celebrating a Label Without Labels, celebrating the 50th anniversary of Nonesuch Records, kicks off Tuesday night with the first of three consecutive nights of concerts from Philip Glass and Steve Reich plus a separate solo set from Brad Mehldau and continues through September 28. The New York Times says the series "reflects the broad curiosity and high standard of a label that has had notable successes ... with no guiding criteria other than instinct and taste." In conjunction with these events, BAMcinématek presents Nonesuch Records on Film, a salute to the label’s rich catalogue of movie soundtracks.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourFriday, September 5, 2014|0 comments
The Black Keys kick off North American Turn Blue tour in their home state of Ohio ... Laurie Anderson performs at Punkt Festival in Norway ... Bombino tours Northeast US ... Shawn Colvin joins Steve Earle in Minnesota ... Jeremy Denk performs Bach’s Goldberg Variations in France ... Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell's Austin City Limits set re-airs on PBS ... Robert Plant performs on BBC One's The One Show ... Steve Reich's Different Trains receives Singapore premiere ... and more ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourFriday, September 5, 2014|0 comments
Conor Oberst has unveiled the third video from his new album Upside Down Mountain. You can watch the enigmatic short for "Common Knowledge," a companion piece to the album's first video, "Zigzagging Toward the Light," here. The video's release comes just a few days before he embarks on the second leg of a coast-to-coast US tour, beginning September 14 in Salt Lake City. Oberst will release two previously unheard songs, “Standing on the Outside Looking In” and “Sugar Street” for this year's Black Friday Record Store Day on November 28.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On Tour VideoOn TourFriday, September 5, 2014|1 comments
The Black Keys kick off the North American leg of their Turn Blue world tour with two stops in their home state of Ohio this weekend, with shows in Columbus tonight and Cleveland on Saturday. For the tour, longtime Black Keys creative director Michael Carney has created his first-ever screen printed posters for the band. Special guests during the extensive tour include Cage The Elephant, Jake Bugg, and St. Vincent.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourWednesday, September 3, 2014|0 comments
Sam Amidon, whose new album of reimagined folks songs, Lily-O, is due September 30, will tour the US and Europe this fall in support of the new release. Jazz guitarist Bill Frisell and bassist Shahzad Ismaily, both of whom are on the new album, will join Amidon on select dates. Amidon also performs with Kronos Quartet and other label mates as part of Nonesuch Records at BAM later this month.