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Lianne La Havas, who is in the midst of a week-long North American tour, has premiered a new video for her song "Don't Wake Me Up," the opening track off her debut album, Is Your Love Big Enough?, in an exclusive for Hunger magazine, which cites "her incredible talent" to say: "We’re definitely fans." Watch the video here. Following a show in Montreal and an Osheaga Festival set this week, La Havas closes out her North American tour at Lollapalooza in Chicago on Sunday.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News VideoVideoWednesday, July 31, 2013|0 comments
Bombino's US tour brought him back to Brooklyn last night for an ebullient show at Brooklyn Bowl for what the New York Times calls a "full and overjoyed" crowd. As part of the tour, which heads next to California, Bombino played at the famed Newport Folk Festival this past Sunday. NPR Music was there to capture the weekend's highlights, including his set. "There's a hypnotic kick to his music that transcends barriers of language and geography," says NPR. Watch the Newport performance of the song "Kammou Taliat" here.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist News VideoVideoMonday, July 29, 2013|1 comments
Lianne La Havas kicked off a North American summer tour this past weekend with sets at Baltimore’s Soundstage and New York's SummerStage in Central Park. She also stopped by CBS This Morning: Saturday to perform two songs off her album, Is Your Love Big Enough?: "Age" and "Lost & Found." "This is a record I can't stop listening to," says CBS's Anthony Mason. "She brings a rich array of influences to her music and an expressive voice that's drawn a big following on iTunes." Watch the performances here. The tour continues with stops in Northampton, Montreal, and Chicago.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist News Video TelevisionVideoWednesday, June 26, 2013|0 comments
Audra McDonald was featured on PBS Newshour last night, speaking with the show's Art Beat correspondent Jeffrey Brown about her new album, Go Back Home. McDonald, whom Brown describes as "a leading lady of musical theater and much more," discusses her connection to the songs on the album, her most personal yet, and the sense of home she found in the theater at an early age. You can watch the complete Newshour piece here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Video TelevisionVideoTuesday, June 25, 2013|1 comments
Iron and Wine was the musical guest on ABC's Jimmy Kimmel Live last night. Singer-songwriter Sam Beam and the band performed two songs from their album Ghost on Ghost: " Grace for Saints and Ramblers" and "The Desert Babbler. You can watch the performances here. Iron and Wine has added three additional dates—in Lincoln, Nebraska; Nashville; and Atlanta—to its previously announced fall tour. Fan pre-sale begins Wednesday.