Friday, February 28, 2014
Carolina Chocolate Drops continue the Southern leg of their US tour in Birmingham and Atlanta ... Shawn Colvin joins Mary Chapin Carpenter, New York Philharmonic at Lincoln Center ... Jeremy Denk plays Ravel in Madrid ... Fatoumata Diawara is in Santa Monica ... Dr. John previews Mardi Gras in Florida, where Iron and Wine rounds out six-city tour ... Kronos Quartet performs Terry Riley’s Sun Rings at Notre Dame ... Audra McDonald returns to California’s Central Valley ... Brad Mehldau Trio tours France, Italy ... Pat Metheny Unity Group plays out West ... Chris Thile, Mike Marshall play duo shows in Pacific Northwest ... and more ...
Friday, February 21, 2014
Jonny Greenwood and the London Contemporary Orchestra perform music from his film scores in London ... John Adams leads Orquesta Nacional de España in Beethoven and Adams ... Bombino concludes Europe tour in Benelux ... Shawn Colvin sings in Connecticut ... Jeremy Denk joins Spokane Symphony Orchestra ... Fatoumata Diawara tours Vermont and Montréal ... Richard Goode gives recital in Gent ... Iron and Wine heads South ... Kronos Quartet celebrates music of Mali in Maryland ... Audra McDonald is in Massachusetts ... Pat Metheny Unity Group plays Texas ... Sara Watkins sets sail on a Caribbean cruise ...
Friday, February 7, 2014
Joshua Redman's "dashing post-bop quartet" (New Yorker) makes its Jazz at Lincoln Center debut ... Alarm Will Sound continues Missouri run ... Carolina Chocolate Drops are in Florida ... Shawn Colvin concludes Transatlantic Sessions UK tour ... Jeremy Denk plays Beethoven and Ligeti in Virginia ... Fatoumata Diawara kicks off US tour in Midwest ... Richard Goode tours Scotland ... Gidon Kremer, Kremerata Baltica close out US tour ... Kronos Quartet marks Kronos: Under 30 premiere ... Brad Mehldau is in NYC ... Pat Metheny Unity Group brings Kin (←→) to Florida ... Chris Thile kicks off solo tour in Arizona ... Dawn Upshaw tours Australia ... and more ...
Friday, January 31, 2014
The Black Keys help kick off Super Bowl weekend with a sold-out show at the Roseland Ballroom in NYC ... John Adams leads Houston Symphony Orchestra in his City Noir ... Shawn Colvin launches UK Transatlantic Sessions tour at Celtic Connections ... Fatoumata Diawara tours Ontario ... Carolina Chocolate Drops take tour to Tampa ... Emmylou Harris, Rodney Crowell play two shows in North Carolina ... Iron and Wine plays benefit shows in Ann Arbor, Chicago ... Gidon Kremer, Kremerata Baltica perform in San Francisco ... Audra McDonald is at the Library of Congress ... and more ...
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
Fatoumata Diawara returns to North America for a month-long winter tour of Canada and the US. This leg opens with a six-city tour through Canada, starting in Alberta tonight, followed by stops in Ontario and Quebec. The US run begins February 7 with shows in Michigan, Indiana, Kentucky, North Carolina, Virginia, Vermont, and California. Diawara will be joined by fellow Malian musician Bassekou Kouyaté for several shows. She returns to the States to perform at the Savannah Music Festival in April on a double bill with Bombino.
Friday, January 24, 2014
Jeremy Denk performs Ligeti, Schumann, and Mozart in Philadelphia ... John Adams's opera Doctor Atomic opens in Karlsruhe, Germany ... Timo Andres's new percussion piece premieres at Notre Dame ... Shawn Colvin rounds US solo tour in Florida ... Richard Goode plays Debussy, Schubert, and Chopin in Scottsdale ... Inside Llewyn Davis opens in the UK ... Iron and Wine celebrates KUTX's first birthday in Austin ... Gidon Kremer, Kremerata Baltica continue at Canary Islands festival ... Natalie Merchant and orchestra perform in Colorado ... Sara Watkins plays SF Sketchfest ... and more ...
Friday, January 17, 2014
Kronos Quartet premieres music from the Oscar-nominated film Dirty Wars during a two-night run in Ann Arbor ... Bombino continues his Italian tour ... Shawn Colvin closes out California tour ... Jeremy Denk joins Baltimore Symphony Orchestra for Mozart ... Richard Goode plays Schumann in Berkeley ... Gidon Kremer, Kremerata Baltica perform in the Canary Islands ... Audra McDonald sings at two California universities ... Chris Thile concludes Australia tour in Tasmania and Melbourne ... Sara Watkins welcomes Sam Phillips to the Watkins Family Hour in LA ... and more ...
Friday, January 10, 2014
Bombino closes out a two-week tour of Australia at the Sydney Festival and in Melbourne ... Inside Llewyn Davis opens across US ... Shawn Colvin, who celebrates a birthday today, kicks off a California tour ... Jeremy Denk plays Ligeti and more in Boston ... Donnacha Dennehy resumes Fort Worth Symphony Orchestra residency ... Dr. John celebrates Gregg Allman in Atlanta ... Gidon Kremer kicks off Italian tour ... Audra McDonald hosts PBS's Live from Lincoln Center ... Natalie Merchant plays two symphonic shows in Florida ... Allen Toussaint celebrates New Orleans in NYC ... and more ...
Friday, December 13, 2013
Emmylou Harris hosts Miracle on Music Row benefit in Nashville, then performs on Opry at the Ryman with Rodney Crowell ... Another Day, Another Time: Celebrating the Music of "Inside Llewyn Davis," airs on SHOWTIME; John Goodman hosts SNL ... Carolina Chocolate Drops close out tour, bid farewell to Dom Flemons ... London Philharmonic Orchestra performs Adams’s El Niño ... Shawn Colvin joins Heart in Vancouver ... The Thin Blue Line turns 25 ... The Sound of Music with Audra McDonald airs again ... Steve Reich celebrates Sol LeWitt in NYC; City Life is performed at Carnegie Hall ... and more ...
Friday, December 6, 2013
Carolina Chocolate Drops kick off their tour bidding farewell to founding member Dom Flemons ... Inside Llewyn Davis opens in NY & LA ... Adams and Reich are on the program in Miami ... Bombino closes out North American tour at Carnegie Hall ... Shawn Colvin plays the Pacific Northwest ... Jeremy Denk and Richard Goode play Mozart with Cincinnati Symphony and NY Philharmonic, respectively ... Kronos Quartet celebrates its 40th in Berkeley, performing Glass, Riley, and Crumb ...