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Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell made their Austin City Limits duo debut, performing together for the first time on the ACL stage, when the duo's set aired on PBS on Saturday. You can watch the complete episode here. Harris and Crowell will be featured again on a special ACL show on November 23, featuring highlights from the Americana Music Association Honors and Awards, at which they took home the awards for Duo of the Year and Album of the Year for Old Yellow Moon. Their North American tour, with Richard Thompson, is in the Pacific Northwest and Canada this week.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Video TelevisionTelevisionThursday, October 31, 2013|0 commentsPreview Emmylou Harris & Rodney Crowell’s "Austin City Limits" Performance; Debuts on PBS November 2
Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell make their Austin City Limits duo debut, performing together for the first time on the ACL stage, this Saturday, November 2, on PBS stations across the US. The performance was recorded at The Moody Theater in Austin this past June as part of a world tour supporting their album Old Yellow Moon. You can watch a preview of the show—their performance of the album track "Invitation to the Blues"—and an ACL interview here. Harris and Crowell tour California, the Pacific Northwest, and Western Canada with Richard Thompson starting this weekend.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News TelevisionTelevisionMonday, October 28, 2013|0 comments
Carolina Chocolate Drops are featured on the latest episode of On Canvas, the performance program from Philadelphia PBS member station WHYY. The episode captures a performance by the Chocolate Drops at The Grand Opera House in Wilmington, Delaware, as well as interviews with members of the band. You can watch the complete episode here. The band plays a number of tour dates in the US South this December.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Video TelevisionTelevisionMonday, October 7, 2013|0 comments
Audra McDonald and Mandy Patinkin were special guests on The Colbert Report, as the show threw what it humbly dubbed the "Wedding of the Century." Host Stephen Colbert officiated an on-air wedding ceremony for a couple whose wedding plans were thwarted by the US government shutdown. To help celebrate the newlyweds, Patinkin offered a non-denominational Jewish blessing and McDonald sang Billy Idol's "White Wedding" for the couple's first dance. Watch it here. Audra McDonald was due to perform at the Library of Congress in Washington, DC, this week, but the concert was canceled due to the government shutdown and will be rescheduled.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Video TelevisionTelevisionWednesday, September 25, 2013|0 commentsShowtime to Air World Premiere Concert Film of Joel and Ethan Coen, T Bone Burnett One-Night-Only "Inside Llewyn Davis" Concert
Showtime announced today that the network has just acquired exclusive television rights to film and air the one-night only benefit concert Another Day, Another Time: Celebrating the Music of “Inside Llewyn Davis,” inspired by music from the upcoming Coen Brothers’ film, Inside Llewyn Davis, which is set in the 1960’s Greenwich Village folk music scene. Produced by the film’s writer and directors Joel and Ethan Coen, the film’s executive music producer T Bone Burnett and producer Scott Rudin, the star-studded concert reunites the trio behind O Brother, Where Art Thou? and the highly successful concert events launched in conjunction with that film. Another Day, Another Time: Celebrating the Music of “Inside Llewyn Davis” will feature live performances of the film’s music, as well as songs from the early 1960s that inspired the film. A portion of the proceeds from the concert will benefit the National Recording Preservation Foundation. The concert will take place at The Town Hall in New York City on Sunday, September 29, 2013, and Showtime will air it nationally on Friday, December 13, at 9 PM ET/PT.