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Iron and Wine plays Firefly Music Festival in Delaware, then heads to upstate New York and MASS MoCA ... The Black Keys launch tour in Germany ... Alarm Will Sound close out Met Museum residency ... Jeremy Denk, Timo Andres take music of Ojai Music Festival to Ojai North in Berkeley ... Bombino is in Switzerland ... Carolina Chocolate Drops are in the Virginias ... Dr. John headlines Bayou Boogaloo ... Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell join Merle Haggard in Seattle ... Pat Metheny Unity Group tours Italy ... Robert Plant tours Europe ... Punch Brothers return to Telluride Bluegrass Festival ... Steve Reich joins performance of his Music for 18 Musicians in Buenos Aires ... and more ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourFriday, June 20, 2014|0 comments
The Black Keys kick off their Turn Blue world tour with a month of European summer festival dates, starting with two shows in Germany this weekend, follwed by stops in Croatia, Switzerland, Holland, Poland, France, Belgium, Italy, Portugal, Spain, and the UK, including a set at the Glastonbury Festival. An extensive North American tour begins this fall. The Black Keys performed two songs off of Turn Blue for the French TV show Le Grand Journal: "Fever" and "Bullet in the Brain." You can watch both here.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist NewsOn TourThursday, June 19, 2014|1 commentsTelluride Bluegrass Festival Kicks Off with Sets from Chris Thile, Nickel Creek, Punch Brothers, and More
The 41st Anniversary Telluride Bluegrass Festival kicks off in Telluride, Colorado, this morning and continues through the weekend to coincide with the summer solstice, with performances from Chris Thile, who opens the festivities, Nickel Creek and Punch Brothers, as well as workshops from Sara Watkins and Sean Watkins, and Punch Brothers' Chris Eldridge and Noam Pikelny. As has become a Telluride tradition, Punch Brothers close out the weekend's proceedings with a late-night show in Sheridan Opera House Sunday night. The festival will stream live from KOTO.org.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist NewsOn TourFriday, June 13, 2014|1 comments
Jeremy Denk, Timo Andres perform at 68th Ojai Music Festival, of which Denk is Music Director ... David Byrne gives TimesTalk at Luminato Festival in Toronto ... Carolina Chocolate Drops play Chicago Blues Festival (as does Dr. John) and Bonnaroo ... Richard Goode is in UK ... Jonny Greenwood, LCO play music from his film scores in UK ... Gidon Kremer, Kremerata Baltica play Bach in France ... Pat Metheny Unity Group tours Italy ... Robert Plant is in Sweden ... Rokia Traoré is at Fès Festival ... and more ...Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Weekend EventsOn TourThursday, June 12, 2014|1 comments
Carolina Chocolate Drops kick off a summer tour of the United States and Europe at Cain Park in Cleveland Heights, Ohio, tonight, followed by sets at the Chicago Blues Festival and Bonaroo Music and Arts Festival this weekend. The tour includes shows across the US, including the Midwest, East Coast, West Coast, and more, before heading to the UK and Europe in late August. The band hits the road in the US again this fall.