http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/dr-john-play-free-show-new-orleans-ncaa-big-dance-concert-series-2012-03-28March 28, 2012|0 comments
With March Madness heading into the final stretch, Dr. John will play a free set in New Orleans' Woldenberg Park this Sunday as part of the NCAA Big Dance Concert Series. Dan Auerbach, the producer of his new album, Locked Down, plays on Saturday with The Black Keys. Both Dr. John and Auerbach will premiere music from the album at BAM the following weekend as part of Dr. John's three-week BAM residency, which begins tomorrow. Dr. John will be featured on BBC Radio 4's Front Row tonight.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist News Reviewsdan auerbachhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/dr-john-big-shot-named-npr-song-of-the-day-watch-revolution-teaser-video-2012-03-23March 23, 2012|0 comments
Following yesterday's video featuring the title track to Dr. John's forthcoming album, Locked Down, comes a second teaser video with a clip from the track "Revolution" and more footage from inside producer Dan Auerbach's Nashville studio. Watch it here. A third album track, "Big Shot," has been named NPR's Song of the Day. "Auerbach makes 71-year-old Mac Rebennack sound fresh and intimate by connecting him to his vital musical past," says NPR. Dr. John "proves that now, as always, he's the ruler of American roots music."Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Video Radiodan auerbachhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/watch-dr-john-locked-down-inside-dan-auerbach-nashville-studio-2012-03-22March 22, 2012|3 comments
Release day for Dr. John's new album, Locked Down, is less than two weeks away, April 3. Now you can catch a look inside the studio as Dr. John and producer Dan Auerbach of The Black Keys laid down the album's title track in a new video here. Then head to the Brooklyn Academy of Music's website, bam.org, where the track is streaming in full. Dr. John and Auerbach will premiere music from the album at BAM as part of a three-weekend residency there titled Dr. John: Insides Out, which starts next week.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Videodan auerbachhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/dr-johns-locked-down-out-april-3-available-pre-order-with-print-dr-john-producer-dan-auerbach-2012-02-01February 01, 2012|0 commentsDr. John's "Locked Down," Out April 3, Available to Pre-Order with Print of Dr. John and Producer Dan Auerbach
Locked Down, the forthcoming album from storied musician and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Dr. John, due out April 3 on CD and April 21 on vinyl, is now available to pre-order in the Nonesuch Store. The new album, which marks a significant departure from his recent efforts, was produced by The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach and will be Dr. John's first for Nonesuch Records. Nonesuch Store pre-orders include an exclusive print of Dr. John and Auerbach.Read more|Journal Topics:Album Release Artist Newsdan auerbachhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/dr-john-lead-three-weekend-residency-bam-dan-auerbach-join-debut-music-from-new-album-locked-down-2012-01-17January 17, 2012|0 commentsDr. John to Lead Three-Weekend Residency at BAM; Dan Auerbach to Join in Debut of Music from New Album, "Locked Down"
Dr. John, who will release his forthcoming, Dan Auerbach-produced album, Locked Down, on Nonesuch on April 3, will lead a three-weekend residency titled Dr. John: Insides Out at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, March 29 through April 14. The centerpiece of the residency is a three-night run of concerts in which Auerbach will join Dr. John and a handpicked band to premiere new music from the album. The residency also includes a Louis Armstrong tribute, a night of New Orleans funk, and a series of films shot or set in the Crescent City.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist Newsdan auerbachhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/dr-john-release-locked-down-nonesuch-records-april-3-produced-by-the-black-keys-dan-auerbach-2012-01-13January 13, 2012|0 commentsDr. John to Release “Locked Down” on Nonesuch Records April 3, Produced by The Black Keys’ Dan Auerbach
Storied musician and Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Dr. John—Mac Rebennack—will release Locked Down, a startling album that marks a significant departure from his recent efforts, on April 3, 2012. The new album, produced by The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach, will be Dr. John's first for Nonesuch Records.Read more|Journal Topics:Album Release Artist Newsdan auerbachhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/bonnaroo-include-jessica-lea-mayfield-low-anthem-wanda-jackson-black-keys-dan-auerbach-allen-toussaint-2011-06-08June 08, 2011|0 commentsBonnaroo to Include Sets from Jessica Lea Mayfield, The Low Anthem, Wanda Jackson, The Black Keys, Dan Auerbach, Allen Toussaint
The 10th Annual Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival gets under way in Manchester, Tennessee, tomorrow and runs through the weekend, with performances from a number of artists familiar to readers of the Nonesuch Journal: Jessica Lea Mayfield, The Low Anthem, Wanda Jackson, Sara Watkins, The Black Keys, Dan Auerbach, and Allen Toussaint. In addition, Nonesuch has teamed up with Relix magazine and the Bonnaroo Beacon, the official daily newspaper of the festival, to offer two very special contests to Bonnaroo attendees.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist Newsdan auerbachhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/dan-auerbach-going-home-setting-un-video-lives-internally-displaced-people-congo-2011-03-09March 09, 2011|0 comments
Dan Auerbach's song "Going Home," off his debut solo album, Keep It Hid, provides the musical setting for a new short documentary video released today from the United Nations that calls attention to the crisis of internally displaced people in Eastern Congo. Today's video release coincides with the visit of UN Under-Secretary-General for Humanitarian Affairs and Emergency Relief Coordinator Valerie Amos to the Congo. Watch the video here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Videodan auerbachhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/ap-wilco-allen-toussaint-dan-auerbach-amadou-mariam-albums-among-years-best-2009-12-11December 11, 2009|0 comments
The Associated Press has announced its Top Ten list of the best albums of 2009, and on it are Wilco's Wilco (the album) at No. 3 and Allen Toussaint's The Bright Mississippi at No. 9. Included as Honorable Mention is Dan Auerbach's solo debut, Keep It Hid, and Amadou & Mariam's Welcome to Mali is "also one of the year's best."Read more|Journal Topics:Artist Newsdan auerbachhttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/nprs-world-cafe-names-wilco-dan-auerbach-allen-toussaint-albums-among-years-10-best-2009-12-01December 01, 2009|0 comments
Three Nonesuch albums have made the list of the Best Albums of 2009 from David Dye, host of NPR's World Cafe: Wilco's Wilco (the album) ("a masterpiece that felt both ambitious and lived-in"), Dan Auerbach's Keep It Hid, and Allen Toussaint's The Bright Mississippi. Dye also picks "You and I," Jeff Tweedy's duet with Leslie Feist off Wilco (the album), among his choices of the year's best songs.