Wednesday, April 23, 2014|0 commentsStanford Live 2014–15 Season Includes Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer, Toumani Diabaté, Emmylou Harris, Kronos Quartet, Brad Mehldau
Stanford Live has announced its 2014–15 season, and featured among the performers taking the stage at Bing Concert Hall are a number of artists familiar to readers of the Nonesuch Journal: Chris Thile & Edgar Meyer, Toumani Diabaté & Sidiki Diabaté, Emmylou Harris, Kronos Quartet, and Brad Mehldau Trio, as well as the world premiere of a new piece by John Adams and a celebration of the work of Stephen Sondheim.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist NewsOn TourFriday, April 18, 2014|0 comments
LA Philharmonic gives West Coast premiere of Louis Andriessen’s De Materie at Disney Hall, performs Philip Glass’s the CIVIL warS ... Devendra Banhart, Iron and Wine, Dr. John all tour Australia in and around Byron Bay Bluesfest ... Bombino plays Tulsa, returns to Coachella ... Jeremy Denk joins Nashville Symphony Orchestra for Beethoven ... Brad Mehldau Trio is in Chicago and Kansas City ... Nickel Creek gives two sold-out shows in Nashville ... and more ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourWednesday, April 16, 2014|0 comments
Nickel Creek—Chris Thile, Sara Watkins, and Sean Watkins—officially reunited for the first time since its 2007 self-described "indefinite hiatus" for the release of its new album, A Dotted Line, on Nonesuch Records earlier this month and for a spring and summer tour that kicks off at the Alabama Theatre in Birmingham tonight. The tour's special guests include The Secret Sisters through May, Josh Ritter, and Sarah Jarosz.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist NewsOn TourWednesday, April 16, 2014|1 commentsNatalie Merchant Confirms Summer Tour Following Release of New Self-Titled Album on Nonesuch Records May 6
Nonesuch Records is set to release Natalie Merchant’s new self-titled album on May 6. In support of the new album, the multi-platinum singer will embark on a 16-date US summer tour, making stops along the East Coast and into the Midwest. A fan pre-sale begins on Wednesday, followed by general on sale. Nonesuch Store pre-orders of the new album, Merchant's first recording of entirely original songs in 13 years, include an instant download of the track "Ladybird."Read more|Journal Topics:Album Release On Tour Artist NewsOn TourTuesday, April 15, 2014|0 comments
Devendra Banhart launches a four-concert tour of Australia with a performance at the Factory Theatre outside Sydney Wednesday night, followed by a show at the Prince Bandroom outside Melbourne Thursday, and two sets at the 25th annual Byron Bay Bluesfest (pictured) this Saturday and Monday. The weekend's sets mark Banhart's Bluesfest debut. Also performing at the festival are Iron and Wine and Dr. John. In May, Banhart joins Rokia Traoré to kick off the Barbican's month-long celebration of Nonesuch at 50.