Tuesday, May 13, 2014|1 commentsBrooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) Presents "Nonesuch Records at BAM" for Label's 50th Anniversary, With 23 Evenings of Music
In honor of the 50th anniversary of Nonesuch Records, the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM) presents a wide-ranging series of concerts, September 9–28. Part of the 2014 Next Wave Festival, these diverse engagements—featuring 23 evenings of music—underscore the longstanding relationship between Nonesuch artists and BAM. Performs include Philip Glass, Steve Reich, Timo Andres, Brad Mehldau, Chris Thile, Dawn Upshaw, Alarm Will Sound performing works by John Adams, Youssou N'Dour, Rhiannon Giddens, Devendra Banhart, Stephin Merritt, Iron and Wine, Kronos Quartet, Natalie Merchant, Sam Amidon, Olivia Chaney, Laurie Anderson, Rokia Traoré, Toumani & Sidiki Diabaté, Caetano Veloso, and Robert Plant.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News News On TourOn TourFriday, May 9, 2014|0 comments
The Black Keys perform from their new album, Turn Blue, as musical guests on Saturday Night Live ... Natalie Merchant performs two sold-out shows in London and is on BBC Radio 2’s Weekend Wogan ... Richard Goode plays Beethoven in Minneapolis ... Iron and Wine plays Shaky Knees Festival in Atlanta; Conor Oberst does too and tours the Carolinas ... Gidon Kremer, Kremerata Baltica tour Germany ... Kronos Quartet premieres new works in Sweden and Ireland ... Brad Mehldau Trio concludes six-night residency at NYC's Village Vanguard ... Pat Metheny Unity Group tours Scandinavia ... Nickel Creek tours Midwest ... and more ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourThursday, May 8, 2014|0 comments
The Black Keys will embark on an extensive North American tour this fall. The tour begins September 5 in Columbus, Ohio, and runs through December, with dates at Toronto’s Air Canada Centre, Brooklyn’s Barclays Center and Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena, among others. Ticket pre-sale begins Tuesday, May 13, for Citi® card members and with pre-orders of The Black Keys' new album, Turn Blue, in the Nonesuch Store and the band's site. General on-sale begins Friday, May 16.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist NewsOn TourThursday, May 8, 2014|0 comments
Iron and Wine kicks off a spring and summer US tour at the Shaky Knees Music Festival in Atlanta on Sunday, followed by first-week stops in Knoxville with Wild Belle, Louisville and Memphis with All Dogs, and Gulf Shores for the Hangout Music Festival Kickoff Party. The tour continues in the weeks and months ahead with stops throughout the country.Read more|Journal Topics:On TourOn TourTuesday, May 6, 2014|0 commentsConor Oberst Adds New US Tour Dates; Will Perform on "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon," "CBS This Morning: Saturday"
Conor Oberst has announced several additional tour dates for this fall, including concerts in Boulder, Austin, Dallas, Seattle, Portland, and more. He will also co-headline the Greek Theatre in LA with John Prine on October 5. Oberst will perform on NBC’s The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on May 19, the release date for his new album, Upside Down Mountain, and CBS This Morning: Saturday on May 24. He will perform at Rough Trade NYC in Brooklyn on May 20.