Watch: Sara Watkins Performs "When It Pleases You" on "The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson"
Sara Watkins performed "When It Pleases You," off her new album, Sun Midnight Sun, on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on CBS last Thursday. In case you missed it or want to see it again, you can watch the performance here. Watkins and fellow Nonesuch artist Shawn Colvin joined Garrison Keillor and the cast of A Prairie Home Companion for the show this weekend, now available online. Watkins performs "You and Me" and "Take Up Your Spade" off the new album; Colvin plays "Change Is on the Way," off her new album, All Fall Down.
Sara Watkins, whose new album, Sun Midnight Sun, has now been released worldwide on Nonesuch Records performed a song off the record, "When It Pleases You," written by Dan Wilson, on The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson on CBS last Thursday. In case you missed it or want to see it again, you can watch the performance below.
Watkins joined Garrison Keillor and the cast of A Prairie Home Companion for two shows at Wolf Trap's Filene Center in Vienna, Virginia, this weekend, including a live broadcast performance on Saturday; also on the show was fellow Nonesuch artist Shawn Colvin, who has a new album of her own, All Fall Down, out June 5. Watkins performs "You and Me" and "Take Up Your Spade" off the new album, among other tunes; Colvin plays her new album track "Change Is on the Way," among others. Also on the shows is singer Heather Masse, plus The Royal Academy of Radio Actors; Tim Russell, Sue Scott, and sound effects man Mr. Fred Newman, a trio of horns sits in with The Guy's All-Star Shoe Band, and the latest News from Lake Wobegon. You can now listen to the complete episode online at prairiehome.org.
Watch Sara Watkins perform "When It Pleases You" on The Late Late Show here:
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Freedom Highway, Rhiannon Giddens' follow-up to her highly praised solo debut album, Tomorrow Is My Turn, is out now. It's a "rich collection," says NPR. "[H]ope comes back to life in Giddens' music." Pitchfork exclaims: "Rhiannon Giddens emerges as a peerless and powerful voice in roots music on her second solo album." The AP calls it "a rich tapestry with threads of blues, folk, gospel, soul, country and jazz ... rootsy and relevant, delivered with crystal-clear emotion and understated musical skill." Uncut names this "remarkably wise and timely new album" its Album of the Month. It earns four stars in American Songwriter, Irish Times ("a record for and of our times"), Observer, and Guardian, which calls it a "powerful and timely set."
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Lake Street Dive was the guest on PBS's Charlie Rose on Tuesday. The quartet spoke with guest host Anthony Mason about how they formed the band, the trust and chemistry within the group, philosophies of success and artistic integrity, and more. They also perform their song “Rental Love” and offer their take on Prince’s “When You Were Mine.” You can watch it here.