Wednesday, November 20, 2013|6 commentsEmmylou Harris, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Dr. John, Dan Auerbach Perform on PBS Programs Showcasing Americana Music
Emmylou Harris will be a familiar face and voice on PBS in the coming days, as she is among the artists featured on two programs showcasing Americana music airing this weekend: Nashville 2.0, exploring the vibrant Americana music scene, with interviews and performances from Harris, Carolina Chocolate Drops, and more; and Austin City Limits' special with highlights from the Americana Music Festival 2013, including performances from Harris with Rodney Crowell and Dr. John with Dan Auerbach.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News TelevisionTelevisionMonday, November 4, 2013|0 comments
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.