Jessica Lea Mayfield Featured on SPIN's Free Tribute to Nirvana's "Nevermind"; Performs on KFOG Before Show with Avett Brothers
Jessica Lea Mayfield is featured on SPIN magazine's tribute to the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's Nevermind. She performs the album track "Lounge Act" on Newermind, on which SPIN asked some of its "favorite contemporary artists to cover the influential album's 13 songs, in their original order." Newermind is available as a free download till July 25 on SPIN's Facebook page. Mayfield concludes her tour with the Avett Brothers in Oakland tonight, then continues her own headline tour. Tune in to hear her perform on KFOG this afternoon.
Jessica Lea Mayfield is featured on SPIN magazine's tribute to the 20th anniversary of Nirvana's groundbreaking album Nevermind. She performs the album track "Lounge Act" on the new album Newermind, on which SPIN asked some of its "favorite contemporary artists to cover the influential album's 13 songs, in their original order." American Songwriter says: "We really couldn’t have asked for better contributing artists, either." Newermind is available as a free download till July 25 on SPIN's Facebook page.
"I love how the verse and chorus feel like they have no relationship to each other," Mayfield tells SPIN of picking "Lounge Act" as her song selection. "It's like two different songs." Read more at spin.com.
Jessica Lea Mayfield concludes her tour with the Avett Brothers with a show at the Fox Theater in Oakland, California, tonight. She continues her US summer headline tour with support from Ferraby Lionheart at the Detroit Bar in Costa Mesa, California, tomorrow night.
While in the Bay Area, Mayfield gives a special private concert at area radio station KFOG's PlaySpace this afternoon. Tune in today at 4 PM PST on 104.5 FM in San Francisco and online around the world at kfog.com.
For more on Jessica Lea Mayfield's upcoming live shows, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour. To pick up a copy of her Nonesuch debut album, Tell Me, produced by The Black Keys' Dan Auerbach, head to the Nonesuch Store, where orders include high-quality, 320 kbps MP3s of the album at checkout.
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John Adams’s Scheherazade.2 is performed by San Francisco Symphony, violinist Leila Josefowicz … Timo Andres performs Adams, premieres new work at Barbican … Devendra Banhart is in Florida … Richard Goode plays Bach, Chopin in Texas … Tigran Hamasyan launches world tour in Los Angeles … Lake Street Dive heads south … Brad Mehldau Trio rounds out European run … Joshua Redman brings new quartet to Houston … The Staves play out West … and more …
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Conor Oberst has shared the music video for "Till St. Dymphna Kicks Us Out," from his forthcoming album, Salutations. The video, directed by Greg Marinaccio, was filmed at the very same bar in Manhattan's East Village that inspired the song. You can watch it here and download the track (and three others) now when you pre-order Salutations. Oberst, with The Felice Brothers as his backing band, will tour in support of Salutations beginning March 9 in his hometown of Omaha, including several just-announced new dates.