Tuesday, May 8, 2012|0 commentsPunch Brothers to Perform on "Later ... with Jools Holland"; Watch Wall Street Journal Interview with Chris Thile, Noam Pikelny
Tune in to see Punch Brothers perform "This Girl," off their new album, Who's Feeling Young Now?, on Later Live ... with Jools Holland tonight on BBC Two. And tune in again to Friday's episode of Later to see them perform "Movement and Location" as well. The Wall Street Journal spoke with Chris Thile and Noam Pikelny about the new album for a video interview you can watch here. The New York Daily News includes the album among the Top 10 Things in Music this week; American Songwriter gives the album four stars. The Jerusalem Post, previewing the band's sets at the White City Music Festival in Tel Aviv this week, describes Punch Brothers as "one of the most acclaimed and upcoming young American bands."Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Video TelevisionTelevisionWednesday, May 2, 2012|2 comments
Carolina Chocolate Drops, who joined The Chieftains for a performance on Later ... with Jools Holland on BBC Two last Tuesday, were also featured on Friday's full episode of Later. That show included an encore broadcast of The Chieftains performance as well as a solo performance from the Chocolate Drops of the song "No Man's Mama," off of their new album, Leaving Eden. Watch the performance here. Following the weekend's "joyous, emotionally committed show" (Times-Picayune) at New Orleans Jazz Fest, the band performs in the Midwest this week.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist News Video TelevisionTelevisionWednesday, April 25, 2012|0 commentsWatch: Carolina Chocolate Drops Perform "Pretty Little Girl" with The Chieftains on "Later ... with Jools Holland"
Carolina Chocolate Drops joined The Chieftains for a performance on Later ... with Jools Holland on BBC Two last night, marking the legendary Irish band's 50th anniversary and the UK release of its new album, Voice of Ages, on which Carolina Chocolate Drops perform "Pretty Little Girl" with The Chieftains. The two bands performed the song together live on the Later. Watch it here. Then tune in to Later on Friday for a song from the Chocolate Drops' new album, Leaving Eden. The band resumes its US tour in New Orleans this weekend.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Video TelevisionTelevisionTuesday, April 24, 2012|1 commentsCarolina Chocolate Drops to Join The Chieftains on "Later ... with Jools Holland"—"A Romping Collaboration" (Guardian)
Carolina Chocolate Drops join The Chieftains as the legendary Irish band marks its 50th anniversary and the UK release of its new album, Voice of Ages, on which Carolina Chocolate Drops perform. The bands play together on Later ... with Jools Holland tonight on BBC Two; the Chocolate Drops will also perform a tune of their own on Friday's show. Also on this week: Jack White, Norah Jones, Alabama Shakes, and Grimes. The Guardian calls "Pretty Little Girl," the Carolina Chocolate Drops' tune on Voice of Ages,"a romping collaboration."Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News TelevisionTelevisionMonday, April 23, 2012|0 commentsThe Black Keys Featured on CBS Sunday Morning; Pay Tribute to Levon Helm at Coachella with John Fogerty
The Black Keys were the subject of a feature profile on CBS Sunday Morning. Band mates Dan Auerbach and Patrick Carney return to their home town of Akron, Ohio, to take a tour of their old neighborhood, visit with family, take a spot on their high school's Wall of Fame, and discuss their rise to being what the show says "may be the hottest rock band in the country." While headlining Coachella on Friday, they were joined by John Fogerty to honor Levon Helm with a performance of The Band's "The Weight." The Los Angeles Times says "the night belonged to the Black Keys—and to Helm." Watch it here.