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Robert Plant and the Sensational Space Shifters' taping of the Austin City Limits show will stream live on March 21. Plant returns to the ACL stage for the first time in more than a decade, and fans around the world can tune in to the show’s YouTube Channel to watch the entire performance as it happens live from The Moody Theater in Austin. The taping will be the final performance of Plant and the band's current "Southern Journey" tour of the American South. The broadcast version will air on PBS as part of the series' upcoming Season 42, which launches this fall.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Television Web/TechnologyTelevisionTuesday, March 8, 2016|0 commentsAudra McDonald in "Lady Day" Debuts on HBO; Featured in New York Magazine's Best of New York for "Shuffle Along"
Audra McDonald brings her acclaimed portrayal of Billie Holiday from Lady Day at Emerson’s Bar & Grill to HBO starting this Saturday, March 12. Filmed before a live audience at Café Brasil in New Orleans, the special features McDonald in her Tony-winning performance as Billie Holiday, telling the jazz icon’s life story through the songs that made her famous. Returning to Broadway in Shuffle Along, McDonald is the subject of a feature in New York magazine's Best of New York issue titled "Shocking As It Is to Believe, the Theater May Be in a New Golden Age" and subtitled "One reason: Audra McDonald, Broadway's greatest voice, is back."Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News TelevisionTelevisionThursday, March 3, 2016|0 comments
Lianne La Havas was on PBS's Tavis Smiley show this week, discussing the inspiration behind her album Blood and EP Blood Solo, and performing "Green & Gold." "Blood is relating to my heritage and my family and it was something that I began to think more deeply about over the course of the last couple of years," she says. "And I found that my songwriting was beginning to explore more my family, and actually why I am like I am and where it all comes from." Hear what she has to say and watch the performance here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Television VideoTelevisionTuesday, March 1, 2016|1 comments
Austin City Limits has announced a new round of tapings, including Robert Plant, who returns to the show's stage for the first time in more than a decade on March 21, and Rhiannon Giddens, who makes her ACL debut on April 25. The shows will be broadcast at a later date as part of the PBS series Austin City Limits. For information on how to get free passes to the show about a week before the taping, follow the show on Facebook and Twitter for notice of postings.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News TelevisionTelevisionFriday, February 26, 2016|3 comments
Lake Street Dive was the musical guest on Conan on TBS last night. The band performed "I Don't Care About You" from their just-released Nonesuch Records debut album, Side Pony. You can watch the performance here. The group takes its Side Pony tour to Los Angeles, San Francisco, and Reno this weekend.