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Journal Archives for ‘On Tour’

  • Ottawa Folk Festival 2013: Harris & Crowell, Amidon, Carolina Chocolate Drops

    Nonesuch Events for the Weekend of September 6–8

    Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell, Sam Amidon, Carolina Chocolate Drops all perform at the Ottawa Folk Festival ... John Adams's The Gospel According to the Other Mary receives its Midwest premiere at Ravinia ... Laurie Anderson performs Dirtday! in Poland ... Björk headlines Berlin Festival ... Bombino tours Europe ... Dr. John plays three sets in the South ... Audra McDonald is in Utah ... Punch Brothers perform at Virginia's Interlocken Music Festival ... Dawn Upshaw celebrates Joan Tower's 75th birthday at Bard ... Sara Watkins is in San Diego ... and more ...

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    Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell Kick Off North American Tour with Music from New Album, "Old Yellow Moon"

    Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell, who released their collaborative album, Old Yellow Moon, on Nonesuch Records earlier this year, kick off the next leg of their North American tour with a headlining set at the Ottawa Folk Festival this evening. The tour makes stops throughout Canada and the US, including several shows in Texas and along the West Coast. Starting in November, Harris and Crowell welcome Richard Thompson to the bill, as they did for an earlier leg of the tour. 

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    Sam Amidon Launches North American Tour in Support of Nonesuch Debut Album, "Bright Sunny South"

    Sam Amidon kicks off a five-week tour of North America featuring music from his Nonesuch debut album, Bright Sunny South, at Hugh's Room in Toronto tonight and the Ottawa Folk Festival this weekend before heading to the States and his home state of Vermont for a show at Higher Ground in South Burlington. The tour continues through mid-October, making stops throughout the Northeast—including headline shows in Philadelphia and Washington, DC, two nights at Jazz at Lincoln Center with Bill Frisell, four shows supporting Josh Ritter—into the Midwest in Minneapolis and Chicago, and drawing to a close in Santa Monica on October 11. Bright Sunny South will be released on vinyl with a bonus 7” disc featuring two previously unreleased recordings September 24.

  • Audra McDonald 2013 by Autumn de Wilde

    Audra McDonald Kicks Off North American Tour in San Francisco Symphony's Opening Night Gala

    Audra McDonald—whose first solo album in seven years, Go Back Home, was released earlier this year on Nonesuch Records—kicks off a four-month North American tour in the Opening Night Gala of the San Francisco Symphony’s 2013–14 Season. She and the orchestra, led by Music Director Michael Tilson Thomas, perform an all-American program at Davies Symphony Hall tonight. McDonald’s tour continues through December and includes performances in Austin, Chicago, Las Vegas, Los Angeles, St. Louis, Kansas City, Toronto, and more. 

  • Joshua Redman: "Walking Shadows" [cover]

    Nonesuch Events for the Long Weekend of August 30–September 2

    Joshua Redman Quartet and an orchestra perform songs from his new album, Walking Shadows, at Detroit Jazz Fest ... John Adams conducts the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in his Violin Concerto and the Australian premiere of City Noir ... Carolina Chocolate Drops tour New England ... Emmylou Harris celebrates local farming at Ontario's Greenbelt Harvest Picnic ... Lianne La Havas performs at Jamie Oliver and Alex James’s Big Feastival in the UK ... Audra McDonald's Live From Lincoln Center special airs in an expanded edition on PBS ... Youssou N’Dour is the subject of a new documentary on BBC Four ... and more ...

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    Nonesuch Events for the Weekend of August 23–25

    Audra McDonald joins Boston Pops, John Williams, and David Newman for Film Night at Tanglewood ... John Adams continues Australia tour at Sydney Opera House ... Devendra Banhart plays LA's FYF Fest ... Carolina Chocolate Drops tour Denmark and UK ... Jeremy Denk concludes Sydney residency ... Lianne La Havas is at Helsinki Festival ... Joshua Redman plays Festival de Jazz de Chihuahua ... Chris Thile closes out Goat Rodeo tour in California ... Sara Watkins is at Clear Mountain View Music Fest in North Carolina ... and more ...

  • John Adams: Adams Conducts Adams, Australia 2013

    John Adams Conducts Saxophone Concerto World Premiere in Australia

    John Adams makes his first-ever Australian concert appearances with programs titled Adams Conducts Adams in Sydney and Melbourne. Marking his Sydney Opera House debut as conductor, Adams leads the Sydney Symphony Orchestra and saxophonist Timothy McAllister in the world premiere of his Saxophone Concerto on Thursday and Friday. Also on the program are Adams’s Violin Concerto performed by Leila Josefowicz and works by Beethoven and Respighi. Adams heads next to Melbourne to conduct the Melbourne Symphony Orchestra in an all-Adams program at Hamer Hall August 29 and 31 featuring the Australian premiere of City Noir and performances of his Violin Concerto and Short Ride in a Fast Machine.

  • Another Day, Another Time: Celebrating the Music of "Inside Llewyn Davis"

    Joel and Ethan Coen, T Bone Burnett Present "Another Day, Another Time: Celebrating the Music of 'Inside Llewyn Davis'" Concert

    Joel and Ethan Coen, T Bone Burnett, and Scott Rudin announced today a benefit concert entitled Another Day, Another Time: Celebrating the Music of “Inside Llewyn Davis,” which will take place at The Town Hall in New York City on Sunday, September 29. The concert is inspired by music from the upcoming Coen Brothers’ film, Inside Llewyn Davis, which is set in the 1960’s Greenwich Village folk music scene. A portion of the proceeds from the concert will benefit the National Recording Preservation Foundation. Artists performing at the concert include The Avett Brothers, Joan Baez, Rhiannon Giddens of Carolina Chocolate Drops, Lake Street Dive, Colin Meloy of The Decemberists, Milk Carton Kids, Marcus Mumford, Conor Oberst, Punch Brothers, Secret Sisters, Patti Smith, Gillian Welch & Dave Rawlings, Willie Watson, and Jack White. Stars of the film will also perform at the event, including Oscar Isaac (who plays the title role in the film), Carey Mulligan, John Goodman and Stark Sands. Tickets to the concert will go on sale to the general public on Wednesday, August 21, 2013 at 12 PM EDT at

  • Donnacha Dennehy: "Grá agus Bás" [cover]

    Nonesuch Events for the Weekend of August 16–18

    Dawn Upshaw and Crash Ensemble perform Donnacha Dennehy's That the Night Come at Kilkenny Arts Festival ... Sam Amidon, Bombino play Lowlands Festival in Netherlands ... Laurie Anderson performs in East Hampton ... Kremerata Baltica closes out Costa Rica festival ... Carolina Chocolate Drops are in Pennsylvania ... Dr. John performs in his hometown of New Orleans ... Jeremy Denk joins Australian Chamber Orchestra in Sydney ... Fatoumata Diawara concludes North American tour ... Lianne La Havas plays UK's V Festival ... Joshua Redman is in Reykjavik ... Chris Thile and the Goat Rodeo goes to Bethel Woods and Ravinia ... and more ...

  • Jeremy Denk: "Bach: Goldberg Variations" [cover]

    Nonesuch Releases Jeremy Denk’s Recording of Bach’s "Goldberg" Variations September 30 with DVD of Video Liner Notes from Denk

    Nonesuch releases pianist Jeremy Denk's recording of Bach's Goldberg Variations on September 30 (October 21 internationally), available for pre-order now in the Nonesuch Store. The album includes a companion DVD with video "liner notes," on which Denk demonstrates passages on the piano as he explains certain details of the iconic piece. Watch an excerpt here. The New York Times has remarked on Denk's "profound affinity with Bach," and the Philadelphia Inquirer has called his performance of the Goldberg Variations "mesmerizing." Denk plays in 15 US cities this fall including a performance of the Goldberg Variations in Boston, Chicago, and DC and concerts with the San Francisco Symphony at Davies Hall, Carnegie Hall, and the Krannert Center.