Wednesday, August 11, 2010
Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, the free outdoor music festival held in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park, celebrates its 10th anniversary this year with a stellar line-up of performers that includes a number of Nonesuch artists—Carolina Chocolate Drops, Randy Newman, Emmylou Harris, and T Bone Burnett—along with several artists familiar to fans of Nonesuch. The festival will be held October 1–3.
Wednesday, July 28, 2010
Emmylou Harris was among the stellar line-up of performers who gathered to celebrate the music of Paul McCartney at the White House early last month as President Obama presented McCartney with the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from the Library of Congress. The event, also featuring performances from McCartney and Stevie Wonder (the first recipient of the award) among others, will be broadcast on PBS stations tonight.
Wednesday, June 2, 2010
Emmylou Harris is scheduled to perform at an all-star tribute to Paul McCartney at the White House today. The concert will take place in the East Room of the White House, where McCartney will receive the Gershwin Prize for Popular Song from the Library of Congress. Stevie Wonder, Elvis Costello, Jack White, and others are due to perform as well. The event will air on PBS July 28.
Thursday, April 22, 2010
Emmylou Harris and Buddy Miller are on today's episode of NPR's World Cafe, talking with the show's host, David Dye, and performing a few favorite tunes, including "Love Hurts" and "Red Dirt Girl." The episode comes from the 2010 Cayamo Cruise, where Harris, Miller, and a host of great songwriter/performers played for a very lucky crowd at sea for the music festival cum Caribbean cruise earlier this year.
Monday, April 12, 2010
Record Store Day, the annual celebration of indie record stores across the US and around the world, returns this Saturday, April 17. Nonesuch artists will be well represented this year, with in-store performances and/or new vinyl from Laurie Anderson, The Black Keys, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Emmylou Harris, and Wilco.
Thursday, March 25, 2010
Emmylou Harris, Sarah McLachlan to Perform "Angel" on "Jimmy Kimmel Live!" as Lilith Fair Ticket Pre-Orders Begin
Tune in to Jimmy Kimmel Live! tonight to catch Emmylou Harris and Sarah McLachlan perform McLachlan's hit song "Angel." The two are among the many female singer-songwriters and performers slated to tour the US this summer for Lilith Fair 2010. Ticket pre-sales for eight of the tour's 36 cities are available now for subscribers to the Lilith Fair newsletter. Harris's dates have yet to be announced.
Thursday, March 4, 2010
Emmylou Harris will join Dave Matthews and a host of guest performers at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium on May 19 for the Music Saves Mountains concert, presented by the Natural Resources Defense Council. The concert aims to raise awareness about mountaintop removal coal mining and its consequences for Appalachia. Also performing will be two of Harris's frequent touring partners, Patty Griffin and Buddy Miller.
Thursday, February 4, 2010
Tune in to Soundstage on PBS stations across the country, starting tonight, to catch Emmylou Harris, Shawn Colvin, Patty Griffin, and Buddy Miller in an in-the-round performance of their touring team, Three Girls and Their Buddy. The set list includes songs like Colvin's "Polaroids" and Harris's "Michelangelo," "Hold On," and "Love and Hapiness," the last of which you can watch online in a video preview of the episode at pbs.org.
Monday, October 5, 2009
It was a music festival–filled fall weekend with Austin City Limits and San Francisco's Hardly Strictly Bluegrass featuring a total of six Nonesuch artists: The Low Anthem, Sara Watkins, and Dan Auerbach in Austin; Emmylou Harris, Allen Toussaint, and Amadou & Mariam in San Francisco. And St. Louis welcomed Wilco to the Farm Aid benefit concert for a set Rolling Stone says "brought the crowd to its feet."
Thursday, October 1, 2009
Summer may be the season of festivals, but this fall weekend has two standouts: Austin City Limits and San Francisco's Hardly Strictly Bluegrass, a free outdoor event that has three Nonesuch artists—Emmylou Harris, Allen Toussaint, and Amadou & Mariam—set to perform in Golden Gate Park. Both Harris and Amadou & Mariam have concerts in LA earlier in the week; the latter plays live on KCRW this morning.