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Senegalese superstar Youssou N'Dour kicks off a rare, two-week tour of North America, starting at Terminal 5 in New York City this Sunday night. The tour then heads west for shows in Boulder, Mesa, Los Angeles, Berkeley, Seattle, and Vancouver, before returning east for stops in Montreal, Toronto, Ann Arbor, and Columbus.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn Tour
Chris Thile kicks off a US solo tour at Murray State University, the university he attended, in Kentucky tonight, followed by stops in Kalamazoo, Birmingham, Iowa City, San Diego, San Francisco, Portland, Charleston, and many other cities across the country, through November. In December, he joins his fellow Punch Brothers to resume their own US tour.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourRhiannon Giddens to Mark Black History Month in Concert with “Swimming in Dark Waters: Other Voices of the American Experience”
In celebration of Black History Month in February 2016, Rhiannon Giddens will lead a concert with cellist Leyla McCalla and singer-songwriter Bhi Bhiman titled Swimming in Dark Waters: Other Voices of the American Experience. The concert will examine the history of protest, subversion, and cultural resistance from musicians of color throughout US history, from the original inhabitants to recent immigrants. Performances are currently scheduled for Lincoln Center’s American Songbook series in NYC, Weinberg Center for the Arts in Frederick, MD, and Lisner Auditorium in Washington, DC, with more to be announced soon.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn Tour
Audra McDonald makes her Australian debut with a one-night-only performance at Arts Centre Melbourne's Hamer Hall this Saturday, October 31, followed by three performances with the Sydney Symphony Orchestra at the Sydney Opera House from November 5 to 7. The six-time Tony Award winner has been performing for audiences across the US over the past several months, bringing what the Los Angeles Times calls her "downright inspirational" interpretations of American classics to stages from California to Connecticut.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News On TourOn TourFriday, October 23, 2015|0 comments
The Bad Plus Joshua Redman wraps up first leg of US fall tour in Northeast ... Laurie Anderson answers questions at Heart of a Dog screenings in NYC … Jeremy Denk performs solo in Northeast … Lianne La Havas tours South … Audra McDonald goes to Tacoma … Brad Mehldau joins Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra in NYC … Randy Newman completes Netherlands tour … Orquesta Buena Vista Social Club plays Atlanta … Rokia Traoré performs Desdemona in Sydney ...