Thursday, October 6, 2011|0 commentsJessica Lea Mayfield Featured in NPR Americana Music Awards Nominees Mix; NPR to Webcast AMA Awards Ceremony from Nashville
Jessica Lea Mayfield is among the artists featured on the new mix streaming from NPR Music and Folk Alley celebrating the recipients and nominees of the Americana Music Association's 10th Annual Honors and Awards. Mayfield has been nominated for the 2011 Americana Music Award for New/Emerging Artist of the Year. NPR Music will webcast live from the awards ceremony at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium next Thursday, and Austin City Limits will air an edited version of the show on PBS in November.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Television RadioTelevisionThursday, September 29, 2011|0 comments
Fatoumata Diawara, whose debut EP, Kanou, was released in North America this week, was a guest on Later ... with Jools Holland on BBC Two in the UK. On Tuesday's half-hour show, she performed her song "Clandestin," another live version of which is featured on the EP. You can watch the Later performance here. Fans in the UK can see Diawara perform again on this week's hour-long Later show Friday night.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News TelevisionTelevisionTuesday, September 13, 2011|0 comments
Randy Newman is set to take the stage in Austin's Zilker Park as a headliner at the Austin City Limits Music Festival this weekend. The Austin American-Statesman calls him "a friend to anyone who appreciates impeccably crafted songs." Newman will stay in town for another day to record his performance on PBS's Austin City Limits, which will air for the show's full hour on Saturday, November 12.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist News TelevisionTelevisionThursday, September 8, 2011|4 comments
Randy Newman will perform before a live studio studio audience at the new ACL Live at The Moody Theater in Austin, Texas, on September 19, recorded for future broadcast on PBS's Austin City Limits upcoming season. The show is giving away a limited number of passes to the taping. Enter to win by this Monday, September 12. Those chosen will receive an e-mail notification from the show with details about the taping and how to get their passes.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist News TelevisionTelevisionWednesday, July 20, 2011|6 commentsVideo: Emmylou Harris Performs "New Orleans" on "Late Night with Jimmy Fallon," Plus Web Exclusive Performance of "Darlin' Kate"
Emmylou Harris was the musical guest on Late Night with Jimmy Fallon last night on NBC. She and her band performed a rocking rendition of "New Orleans," off her new album, Hard Bargain. Prefix calls it "an upbeat country-rock track that’s well suited to Harris’ vocal style, which has retained the edge she’s possessed since emerging onto the music scene in the early 1970s." Harris also gave a web-exclusive performance of the album track "Darlin' Kate." Watch both performances here.