Thursday, November 20, 2014|0 commentsAmericana Music Honors & Awards to Air on PBS's "Austin City Limits," Featuring Robert Plant, Ry Cooder
Austin City Limits (ACL) heads to Nashville for a special broadcast featuring performance highlights from this year’s Americana Honors & Awards. ACL Presents: Americana Music Festival 2014 premieres this Saturday, November 22, on PBS and includes performances from Robert Plant (with Patty Griffin) and Ry Cooder (with Flaco Jimenez and as part of the evening's house band), among many others. The show was recorded live at the Americana Music Association's 13th Annual Honors & Awards ceremony at Nashville’s historic Ryman Auditorium in September.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News TelevisionTelevisionMonday, November 17, 2014|1 comments
Many Patinkin was featured on CBS's 60 Minutes last night, joining correspondent Bob Simon for an in-depth, honest conversation about his life and a lifetime in musical theatre, on television, and in film. He "is one of the most versatile performers we've ever met," says Simon. "I'm a lyrically driven person," he tells Simon. "That's why I love Sondheim. That's why I love Shakespeare. That's why I love Irving Berlin and Rodgers and Hammerstein and Tom Waits and Paul Simon and Randy Newman. They're storytellers." See Patinkin's story in the complete 60 Minutes piece here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Television VideoTelevisionWednesday, November 12, 2014|0 comments
Conor Oberst was the musical guest on Jimmy Kimmel Live on ABC last night. He and the band performed "Zigzagging Toward the Light," off his new album, Upside Down Mountain, his Nonesuch Records debut, released earlier this year. You can watch the performance here. Oberst performs holiday-season benefit shows in New York and California in December and releases an exclusive 7" vinyl single for Record Store Black Friday on November 28.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Television VideoTelevisionTuesday, November 11, 2014|0 comments
The Black Keys perform at The Concert for Valor to honor America’s veterans and their families on Veterans Day, tonight starting at 7 PM ET. The concert will take place on the National Mall in Washington, DC. It will stream live online at theconcertforvalor.com; be broadcast live on HBO, which will offer its affiliates the opportunity to open the signal, allowing nonsubscribers to view the special; and be simulcast via iHeartRadio.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News TelevisionTelevisionMonday, November 3, 2014|0 comments
Lianne La Havas joined Prince on Saturday Night Live this past weekend to perform “Clouds,” from his new album, Art Official Age, recently released on Warner Bros. Records. La Havas, who released her debut album, Is Your Love Big Enough?, on Nonesuch in 2012, contributed vocals to the track on Prince's album and to open his special eight-minute set on the show Saturday night on NBC. Fans in the US can watch the set again here.