http://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.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist News Radiopunch brothershttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/punch-brothers-announce-fall-tour-2012-06-19June 19, 2012|0 comments
Punch Brothers have announced the first leg of their Who's Feeling Young Now? fall tour. The band has added a number of new East Coast dates in addition to the previously announced appearance at the Austin City Limits Music Festival on October 13. Punch Brothers kick things off north of the border with two Canadian dates—Montreal on September 27 and Toronto on September 28—followed by shows in New York, North Carolina, New Orleans, Georgia, and more. A limited pre-sale for most dates is underway.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist Newspunch brothershttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/punch-brothers-perform-npr-mountain-stage-2012-06-12June 12, 2012|0 commentsPunch Brothers Perform on NPR's "Mountain Stage"; Watch Bonnaroo Performance of "Movement and Location"
Punch Brothers make their third appearance on NPR's Mountain Stage with a set recorded on the campus of West Virginia University and airing on NPR stations across the US this week. The band performs five songs off their new album, Who's Feeling Young Now?. Also on NPR, the band can be heard on John Wesley Harding's Cabinet of Wonders. Watch Punch Brothers' performance of "Movement and Location" from last weekend's Bonnaroo and a "Backstage at Mountain Stage" interview with Chris Thile here.Read more|Journal Topics:On Tour Artist News Video Radiopunch brothershttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/carolina-chocolate-drops-punch-brothers-chris-thile-nominated-americana-awards-2012-06-01June 01, 2012|0 comments
Congratulations to Carolina Chocolate Drops and Punch Brothers, who have both been nominated for Duo/Group of the Year in the 2012 Americana Honors & Awards, presented by the Americana Music Association. Punch Brothers' own Chris Thile has also been nominated as Instrumentalist of the Year. The awards ceremony will take place at Nashville's historic Ryman Auditorium on September 12, as part of the Americana Music Festival.Read more|Journal Topics:Artist Newspunch brothershttp://www.nonesuch.com/journal/the-black-keys-headline-2012-austin-city-limits-festival-punch-brothers-perform-2012-05-22May 22, 2012|0 comments
The line-up for the 2012 Austin City Limits music festival has been announced, and The Black Keys will be among the artists headlining the annual three-day festival in Zilker Park this year. Also performing are label mates Punch Brothers. This year’s festival will take place October 12–14. Among the other headliners are Red Hot Chili Peppers, Neil Young and Crazy Horse, Jacke White, Florence + The Machine, and The Avett Brothers. Tickets go on sale for the general public Wednesday at 10 AM CT.