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John Adams’s Saxophone Concerto receives West Coast premiere with saxophonist Timothy McAllister at Cabrillo Festival ... Bombino tours Europe ... Carolina Chocolate Drops play home state of North Carolina ... Emmylou Harris, Shawn Colvin play benefit in Aspen ... Iron and Wine is at Hollywood Bowl ... Kronos Quartet launches concert season in northern California ... Pat Metheny Unity Group closes out US summer tour ... Nickel Creek tours out West ... Conor Oberst plays European festivals ... Robert Plant headlines at Glastonbury Abbey ... Joshua Redman tours East Coast with The Bad Plus ... and more ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourThursday, August 7, 2014|1 comments
Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters today announced their 2014 fall tour in support of the new album, lullaby and... The Ceaseless Roar, due September 9. Kicking off in Port Chester, NY, at the Capitol Theater on September 25, the dates finish in Los Angeles on October 7 at the Hollywood Palladium. All Citi card members can purchase their tickets to the tour beginning August 12. Each presale will include a copy of Robert Plant’s new record. The general public presale begins August 15. Plant will also be performing two shows at Brooklyn’s BAM as part of Nonesuch 50th anniversary concerts. A live version of the album track "Rainbow" has premiered via Rolling Stone.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourFriday, August 1, 2014|0 comments
Steve Reich is special guest at and focus of Bang on a Can's MASS MoCA Summer Music Festival ... Sam Amidon is in Belgium ... Bombino plays festivals in Sweden and Italy ... Shawn Colvin performs in the Bay Area ... Gidon Kremer, Kremerata Baltica revisit Eight Seasons of Vivaldi plus Piazzolla in France ... Pat Metheny Unity Group, Conor Oberst are in upstate New York ... Nickel Creek kicks off West Coast tour ... and more ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourFriday, August 1, 2014|0 comments
Kronos Quartet has announced its 2014–15 concert season, including a month-long tour of European summer festivals that culminates in a residency at Kraków's Sacrum Profanum. Kronos returns to the US in late September for the Brooklyn Academy of Music (BAM)'s celebration of Nonesuch Records' 50th anniversary, Nonesuch Records at BAM, featuring a concert of folk music with Natalie Merchant, Rhiannon Giddens, Sam Amidon, and Olivia Chaney, and five nights with Laurie Anderson performing her Landfall. Another season highlight is the multimedia program Beyond Zero: 1914–1918, which Kronos will perform throughout the US.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourWednesday, July 30, 2014|0 comments
Pat Metheny Unity Group has announced a tour of Asia and Australia for this October, featuring music from its debut album, Kin (←→). The tour begins in Seoul, South Korea, on October 5, then heads to Japan for stops in Osaka, Nagoya, Kobe, and three nights in Tokyo; followed by Australia, with stops in Brisbane, Melbourne, Canberra, and the Sydney Opera House; and comes to a close in Singapore on October 27. Metheny talks about the tour on ABC Jazz's Talking Jazz this Friday. The Unity Group is currently in the midst of a US tour with special guest Bruce Hornsby.