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Wilco kicks off a six-night, sold-out residency—Wilco Winterlude—at Chicago's Riviera Theatre; Sam Amidon opens Saturday ... John Adams leads his Saxophone Concerto in Miami ... Nonesuch President Bob Hurwitz talks with Peter Sellars in LA ... Timo Andres, Nico Muhly join Philip Glass at BAM ... The Black Keys tour South ... Boyhood cast does Q&As in LA ... Richard Goode leads master class at Bard ... Emmylou Harris is in DC ... Iron and Wine plays Portland, Seattle ... Kronos Quartet is in Brazil ... Audra McDonald tours California, as does Brad Mehldau Trio ... Pat Metheny Unity Group concludes Kin (←→) tour in NYC ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourTuesday, December 2, 2014|1 comments
Audra McDonald launches her extensive 2014–15 concert season with a performance at the Walt Disney Concert Hall in LA tonight. The season includes shows in more than 30 cities in 18 different states across the US, among them five cities in California and five in Florida; three each in New Jersey and upstate New York; dates in Indianapolis, Charlotte, Boston, Chapel Hill, and Tucson; and a return to Carnegie Hall. McDonald won a record-breaking sixth Tony Award for her portrayal of Billie Holiday in Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill earlier this year and released her latest solo album, Go Back Home, in 2013.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourWednesday, November 26, 2014|1 comments
Nonesuch Records wishes everyone a very Happy Thanksgiving in the US and a fruitful Black Friday. (Not to mention a Happy Birthday to Randy Newman on said Friday.) Remember: everything out now on the site (excluding preorders) is 15% off our everyday low prices for the store's anniversary sale. There are also some noteworthy performances in the coming days: John Adams’s The Gospel According to the Other Mary is at the ENO in London, his Saxophone Concerto with the Liverpool Philharmonic and Timothy McAllister; Sam Amidon concludes his European tour in Paris; Jeremy Denk joins San Francisco Symphony for Bartók’s Piano Concerto No. 3; Tigran Hamasyan tours France; Pat Metheny Unity Group is in Mexico; and Robert Plant closes out his sold-out UK tour.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourFriday, November 21, 2014|0 comments
Rhiannon Giddens and her fellow New Basement Tapes members are featured on Showtime's Lost Songs: The Basement Tapes Continued ... John Adams’s The Gospel According to the Other Mary receives stage premiere in London ... Robert Plant, Ry Cooder are on Austin City Limits' Americana awards special ... Sam Amidon tours Germany ... Olivia Chaney is in London ... Dr. John, Allen Toussaint are featured on HBO's Foo Fighters Sonic Highways ... Tigran Hamasyan tours France ... Kronos Quartet performs Reich at Janáček Brno Festival ... Pat Metheny Unity Group tours East Coast ... Randy Newman concludes US tour ... Robert Plant tours UK ... Joshua Redman Trio plays Chicago ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourFriday, November 21, 2014|1 comments
Conor Oberst and Alison Krauss are the latest performers announced as part of the lineup of artists taking part in The Life & Songs of Emmylou Harris: An All-Star Concert Celebration at DAR Constitution Hall in Washington, DC, on January 10, 2015. In addition to the newly announced performers, the lineup includes Harris, Rodney Crowell, Iron & Wine, Shawn Colvin, Sara Watkins, Kris Kristofferson, Joan Baez, Sheryl Crow, Mary Chapin Carpenter, Mavis Staples, Martina McBride, John Hiatt, Lucinda Williams, Trampled By Turtles, Steve Earle, Patty Griffin, Shovels & Rope, and The Milk Carton Kids.