http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/sxsw-recap-video-photos-emmylou-harris-jessica-lea-mayfield-wanda-jackson-2011-03-21March 21, 2011|0 comments
The 2011 SXSW Music Conference, which brought more than 2,000 bands to Austin, Texas, is now a thing of the past, but its stand-out performances will continue to resonate for some time to come. Among the performers to make such lasting musical memories happen were Emmylou Harris, Jessica Lea Mayfield, and Wanda Jackson. Here, in video, photos, and reviews, we look back at some of the highlights from their time at SXSW.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist News Videoemmylou harrishttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/emmylou-harris-jessica-lea-mayfield-sxsw-sets-stream-live-mayfield-song-npr-song-of-day-2011-03-17March 17, 2011|0 commentsEmmylou Harris, Jessica Lea Mayfield SXSW Sets to Stream Live; Mayfield Song Named NPR Song of the Day
SXSW is in full swing today in Austin, with countless showcases, performances, parties, events, and radio broadcast on tap. Emmylou Harris and Jessica Lea Mayfield are among today's SXSW performers who can be heard around the world when their sets stream live online: Harris via NY public radio station WFUV, Mayfield on the Waterloo Records site. "Our Hearts Are Wrong," off Mayfield's album Tell Me, has been named NPR Song of the Day.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist News Web/Technology Radioemmylou harrishttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/emmylou-harris-tour-europe-may-june-ny-times-talk-april-release-new-album-hard-bargain-2011-03-16March 16, 2011|0 commentsEmmylou Harris to Tour Europe in May and June, Participate in NY TimesTalk in April Following Release of New Album
Emmylou Harris, who is in Austin, Texas, this week to perform at the SXSW Music Conference, has announced a series of European tour dates in May and June in support of her forthcoming album, Hard Bargain. The European shows include two previously announced dates in Norway along with nearly a dozen new shows in Denmark, Sweden, Ireland, the UK, Netherlands, and Germany. Prior to the tour, Harris will take part in a TimesTalk in New York City.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist Newsemmylou harrishttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/emmylou-harris-jessica-lea-mayfield-wanda-jackson-head-to-sxsw-2011-03-14March 14, 2011|0 comments
The SXSW Music Conference gets under way in Austin, Texas, this week as thousands of bands and music lovers from all over the world descend on the live-music capital for several days of non-stop music making. Nonesuch artists will be well represented among them, with a dozen performances to come from Emmylou Harris, Jessica Lea Mayfield (one of SPIN's 35 Must-Hear Acts at SXSW), and Wanda Jackson. Many of the events will be broadcast live on the radio and online for fans around the world to hear.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist Newsemmylou harrishttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/emmylou-harris-hard-bargain-available-pre-order-exclusive-manuscript-lyric-sheet-the-road-2011-03-07March 07, 2011|0 commentsEmmylou Harris's "Hard Bargain" Available for Pre-Order with Exclusive Manuscript Lyric Sheet of "The Road"
Emmylou Harris's Hard Bargain, due out April 26, is now available for pre-order in the Nonesuch Store with an exclusive manuscript lyric sheet of the album's opening track, "The Road," a number of which will be autographed by Harris. On "The Road," Harris looks back on the formative time she spent with Gram Parsons at the beginning of her career. In April, Harris will perform at special intimate shows in Los Angeles and New York and on the Late Show with David Letterman.Read more|Journal Topics:Album Release Artist Newsemmylou harrishttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/emmylou-harriss-hard-bargain-out-april-26-on-nonesuch-records-includes-11-new-original-songs-2011-02-18February 18, 2011|2 commentsEmmylou Harris's "Hard Bargain" Out April 26 on Nonesuch Records; 13-Track Album Includes 11 New, Original Songs
Hard Bargain, the new album from Emmylou Harris, will be released April 26 on Nonesuch Records. The album comprises 11 new songs by Harris as well as two covers and was produced by Jay Joyce (Cage the Elephant, Patty Griffin). A deluxe edition, which includes a DVD featuring performances and interviews, will also be available. In celebration of the release, Harris will embark on a series of special performances including a showcase at SXSW.Read more|Journal Topics:Album Release Artist Newsemmylou harrishttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/kate-mcgarrigle-music-celebrated-two-new-york-city-concerts-may-2011-02-07February 07, 2011|2 comments
Two shows will be held in honor of the late Kate McGarrigle at New York's Town Hall on May 12 and 13, featuring performances by Martha and Rufus Wainwright, Anna McGarrigle, Emmylou Harris, and others. Kate McGarrigle lost her battle with a rare form of cancer known as sarcoma in January of 2010, age 63. All profits from the concerts will go toward the creation of the Kate McGarrigle Sarcoma Research Fund.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist Newsemmylou harrishttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/emmylou-harris-kronos-quartet-philip-glass-to-perform-at-the-2011-sydney-festival-2010-11-10November 10, 2010|0 comments
Emmylou Harris, Kronos Quartet, and Philip Glass will be among the diverse array of artists performing at the Sydney Festival in Australia this January. Harris will give three shows, including a free set at the Festival First Night, marking her first time performing in Australia in a decade. Kronos gives the Australian premiere of A Chinese Home, with pipa virtuoso Wu Man, and performs Glass's Dracula with the composer. Glass also offers an evening of his chamber music with cellist Wendy Sutter. The Black Keys will be in Australia for the Big Day Out tour plus several newly added side shows.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist Newsemmylou harrishttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/the-low-anthem-to-play-w-iron-wine-launches-tour-w-emmylou-harris-2010-11-08November 08, 2010|0 comments
The Low Anthem has just added another date to their rapidly growing tour calendar: opening for Iron & Wine at the Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles on January 26. The band joins Emmylou Harris at the Byham Theater in Pittsburgh tomorrow to launch a ten-city tour of the US East Coast. The Low Anthem will join the Carolina Chocolate Drops for six dates in December and will play the Allen Room in New York as part of Lincoln Center's 2011 American Songbook series in January.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist Newsemmylou harrishttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/hardly-strictly-bluegrass-featuring-several-nonesuch-artists-eclectic-vital-rolling-stone-2010-10-05October 05, 2010|0 commentsHardly Strictly Bluegrass, Featuring Several Nonesuch Artists, Proves "Eclectic and Vital" (Rolling Stone)
San Francisco's Golden Gate Park was teeming with hundreds of thousands of music fans this past weekend for the 10th annual Hardly Strictly Bluegrass festival. Among the artists contributing to what Rolling Stone called an "eclectic and vital" event were T Bone Burnett, Punch Brothers, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Randy Newman, and Emmylou Harris. You can see several photos from their performances at nonesuch.com/media.