Watch: Punch Brothers Perform "Movement and Location" on "Conan"
Punch Brothers made their debut on the Conan show last night, performing "Movement and Location," off their latest album, Who's Feeling Young Now?. Watch the performance here. The band is currently out West for their US fall tour, performing at the Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara tonight, followed by shows in Phoenix, Salt Lake City, Aspen, Boulder, Kansas City, Minneapolis, and Chicago. Punch Brothers close out the year with a three-night run at New York's Bowery Ballroom December 29–31.
Punch Brothers made their debut on the Conan show last night, performing "Movement and Location," off their latest album, Who's Feeling Young Now?, released earlier this year on Nonesuch Records. Watch the performance below.
The band is currently out West for their fall tour of the United States, closing out the California leg of the tour with a performance at the Lobero Theatre in Santa Barbara tonight. They head next to Phoenix, followed by shows in Salt Lake City, Aspen, Boulder, Kansas City, Minneapolis, and Chicago, all with The Milk Carton Kids supporting. Punch Brothers close out 2012 and ring in 2013 in their hometown of New York City over a three-night run at Bowery Ballroom December 29–31, with support from Jeffrey Lewis, Aoife O'Donovan, and Michael Daves on the respective nights. For additional details and ticket links, visit nonesuch.com/on-tour.
Punch Brothers released a five-song EP, Ahoy!, last month; it has just been named to Paste's list of the Ten Best EPs of 2012. Both Ahoy! and Who's Feeling Young Now? were recorded in Nashville in October 2011 and produced by Jacquire King (Kings of Leon, Tom Waits, Modest Mouse). The new EP includes songs by Josh Ritter, Gillian Welch and David Rawlings, Punch Brothers, and Mclusky, along with one traditional tune, arranged by Punch Brothers. To pick up a copy of Ahoy! or any of the band's albums, head to the Nonesuch Store, where CDs, LPs, and DVDs are now 34% off the standard retail price (SRP). That's an extra savings of about 20% off the everyday prices listed on the site; total savings are reflected at checkout.
Watch Punch Brothers perform "Movement and Location" on Conan here:
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Shye Ben Tzur and the Rajasthan Express will perform music from their album Junun as the opening act for Radiohead in select cities on the band's sold-out European tour: at the Spektrum in Oslo on June 6 and 7, Ericsson Globe in Stockholm on June 9, 3 Arena in Dublin on June 20, and Manchester Arena on July 4 and 5. Ben Tzur and the Rajasthan Express will also perform at the Primavera Sound festival in Barcelona on June 3 and Best Kept Secret in the Netherlands on June 18. The Times of London calls Junun "intriguing, sinuous, and essential listening."
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Rhiannon Giddens's new album, Freedom Highway, is due next Friday, February 24. But you don't need to wait till then to hear it: the album is streaming in full here as an NPR First Listen. It's a "rich collection, the latest chapter in the 40-year-old master folklorist, banjo virtuoso and vocal powerhouse's epic retelling of our history with its sins and sorrows—and joy born of resilience—fully reinstated," says NPR. "[H]ope comes back to life in Giddens' music."Journal Topics: Artist News