http://www.nonesuch.com/journal/punch-brothers-offer-free-live-sampler-launch-north-american-tour-2012-09-27September 27, 2012|0 comments
Punch Brothers, who launch their North American tour in Montreal tonight, are celebrating the occasion by offering a free download of three songs recorded live at The Fillmore in San Francisco, including their songs "New York City" and "Don't Get Married Without Me" and Chris Thile's "Song for a Young Queen." The New Yorker's Alec Wilkinson, who will be chatting with the band at The New Yorker Festival on October 5, says that each band member "plays with grace, thoughtfulness, and force to a degree that is not duplicated by any band I am aware of."Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist Newspunch brothershttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/punch-brothers-announce-new-years-eve-3-night-run-nyc-bowery-ballroom-follow-international-tour-2012-09-18September 18, 2012|0 commentsPunch Brothers Announce New Year's Eve Three-Night Run at New York's Bowery Ballroom to Follow Three-Month International Tour
Punch Brothers have announced a 2013 New Year's Eve Three-Night Extravaganza to take place at the Bowery Ballroom in NYC, December 29–31. In addition to single show tickets, there are three-night passes available, which include a limited-edition silkscreen poster. A limited pre-sale is underway now. The shows will come at the end of a three-month international tour that includes stops at venues across North America, Europe, and the UK; a New Yorker Festival event; ACL Festival set; and much more.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist News Videopunch brothershttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/punch-brothers-austin-city-limits-tv-debut-pbs-november-3-2012-08-28August 28, 2012|0 comments
Punch Brothers will make their Austin City Limits debut when the band's performance airs on PBS on Saturday, November 3, 2012. Watch a preview of the show here. Also on the episode will be a set from The Civil Wars. The following week, ACL presents highlights from the Americana Honors & Awards Show; Punch Brothers, Chris Thile, and Carolina Chocolate Drops are all up for awards. The new ACL seasons begins October 6 with an hour of music from Radiohead. Punch Brothers perform live at the ACL Music Festival in Austin October 13.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Video Televisionpunch brothershttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/punch-brothers-featured-hard-rock-calling-highlights-broadcast-vh1-palladia-us-sky-arts-uk-2012-08-23August 23, 2012|0 commentsPunch Brothers Featured in Hard Rock Calling Special Broadcast on VH1 and Palladia in US, Sky Arts in UK
Punch Brothers were in London to perform at the 2012 Hard Rock Calling festival in Hyde Park this past July. Among the other artists performing at this year's festival were Paul Simon, Tom Morello, Allison Krauss, Bruce Springsteen, and Paul McCartney. Tune in this weekend to see highlights from the festival, including a song from Punch Brothers' set, airing in the US on VH1 and Palladia and in the UK on Sky Arts. The band resumes its North American tour in September.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist News Televisionpunch brothershttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/punch-brothers-tour-uk-november-2012-07-31July 31, 2012|0 comments
Punch Brothers, following a month of US and European festival sets, have now announced that they will return to Europe this November, beginning with the previously announced show at Open House Festival in Belfast on November 5, followed by several headline stops in the UK including shows in Manchester, Birmingham, Edinburgh, and London, as well as festival sets in the Netherlands and Belgium for Crossing Border Festival. Tickets are on sale now. Punch Brothers head to Australia next week.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist Newspunch brothershttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/punch-brothers-announce-second-leg-north-american-fall-tour-pre-sale-live-now-2012-07-17July 17, 2012|0 comments
Punch Brothers, who close out their European tour in Dublin tonight, have announced the second leg of their fall tour. This run starts November 24 in Vancouver and takes the band to cities throughout the West Coast of North America, wrapping up with a pair of Midwest dates in Minneapolis and Chicago. A limited pre-sale for most dates is under way; the first leg of the fall tour is on sale now. Punch Brothers also have a number of festival dates on tap later this month, including Grey Fox, Master Musicians, RockyGrass, FloydFest, and Newport Folk.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist Newspunch brothershttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/watch-punch-brothers-complete-roskilde-festival-set-see-photos-red-rocks-wilco-2012-07-10July 10, 2012|0 comments
Punch Brothers launched the European leg of their summer tour at Denmark's Roskilde Festival on Friday. Their entire set was captured on video; watch it in full here. The band's European tour continues into next week and includes three more festival dates in the UK and headline shows in Paris and Dublin. And check out a photo gallery from Punch Brothers' recent show as Wilco's special guest at the Red Rocks Amphitheatre.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist News Videopunch brothershttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/north-sea-jazz-festival-joshua-redman-pat-metheny-brad-mehldau-trio-punch-brothers-lianne-la-havas-james-farm-2012-07-06July 06, 2012|0 commentsNorth Sea Jazz Festival Features Joshua Redman, Pat Metheny, Brad Mehldau Trio, Punch Brothers, Lianne La Havas, James Farm
The North Sea Jazz Festival takes place this weekend in Rotterdam, Netherlands, featuring a diverse array of artists, including several familiar to readers of the Nonesuch Journal: Joshua Redman, James Farm, Pat Metheny, Brad Mehldau Trio, Punch Brothers, Lianne La Havas, Fatoumata Diawara, and Oumou Sangare. Redman, in fact, is this year's North Sea Jazz Artist in Residence and as such performs on each festival day with varied musical projects.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist Newspunch brothershttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/punch-brothers-perform-60-second-take-new-york-city-mtv-hive-inaugural-stop-watch-2012-0627June 27, 2012|0 commentsWatch: Punch Brothers Perform 60-Second Take on "New York City" for MTV Hive's Inaugural "Stop/Watch"
Punch Brothers have helped launch a new segment on MTV Hive called Stop/Watch, in which artists are challenged to complete a song in 60 seconds. In the inaugural session, Punch Brothers offer a new take on their song "New York City," a tune off their latest album, Who's Feeling Young Now?. “'Silky' isn’t a term often used to describe bluegrass yet it’s applicable for Punch Brothers‘ 60-second rendition of 'New York City,'” says MTV Hive, noting "Thile’s soulful vocals" and "the song’s jazzy elegance." Watch it here.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Videopunch brothershttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/listen-chris-thile-talks-pri-here-and-now-2012-06-26June 26, 2012|0 comments
Chris Thile is a guest on today's Here and Now, from NPR member station WBUR in Boston. Thile talks about his lifelong love of the mandolin, from the first time he saw the instrument, at the age of two, to some of the many projects in which that has manifest itself, including Punch Brothers. Listen to the interview here. Thile and guitarist Michael Daves perform a duo show at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville this Thursday; Punch Brothers are at ROMP: Bluegrass Roots & Branches Festival in Owensboro, Kentucky, on Friday.