- Thursday,March 16,2023nothing
Chris Thile has announced his inaugural Acousticamp to take place July 30–August 3 at Glen Cove Mansion in Glen Cove, New York. For the four-day event, he and his fellow instructor/collaborators—including several Punch Brothers and Nickel Creek band mates—will explore the width and breadth of acoustic music practice, performance, and composition, anchored by but not limited to string band instruments and vernacular singing, buoyed by coffee and cocktails, all bookended by intimate concerts from Nickel Creek and Punch Brothers.Journal Topics:
- Wednesday,March 1,2023nothingCarnegie Hall 2023–24 Season to Include Timo Andres, Julia Bullock, Gabriel Kahane, Kronos Quartet, Brad Mehldau, Chris Thile
Carnegie Hall has announced its 2023–24 concert season, and among the performers taking the esteemed hall's stages are Timo Andres, Julia Bullock, Gabriel Kahane, Kronos Quartet (joined by Laurie Anderson, Attacca Quartet, Sō Percussion, and others), Brad Mehldau, and Chris Thile.
- Wednesday,February 1,2023nothingRhiannon Giddens, Chris Thile, Edgar Meyer to Perform in Yo-Yo Ma's “Our Common Nature" Concerts Presented by Big Ears in Knoxville, May 25–27
Yo-Yo Ma has partnered with Knoxville-based arts nonprofit Big Ears for the multi-faceted concert “Our Common Nature: An Appalachian Celebration,” with musical guests Rhiannon Giddens, Chris Thile, and Edgar Meyer, on Friday, May 26, at World’s Fair Park in Knoxville, TN. In addition, Thile and Giddens will each perform a concert, May 25 and May 27, respectively, at Knoxville's Bijou Theatre. Conceived and curated by Ma, the World’s Fair Park celebration will include musicians, storytellers, and poets from throughout the Appalachian region, and will be the culmination of a week-long series of cultural experiences and conversations that lift the myriad voices of Appalachia—Indigenous, European, Latinx, Black, and beyond.
- Tuesday,November 8,2022nothing
Chris Thile stopped by the BBC Radio 4 studios to perform some Bach and music from his 2021 solo album, Laysongs, on Front Row and talk with presenter Luke Jones about the album and more. You can hear their conversation here. Thile kicks off a tour of the UK and Ireland with Sam Amidon on Wednesday, with shows in Bristol, Coventry, London, Manchester, Glasgow, and Dublin.
- Friday,October 28,2022nothing
“You want to talk about amazing live musicians: the guest on today’s show, Chris Thile,” guitarist Cory Wong says of the guest on the latest episode of his Premier Guitar podcast Wong Notes. “Oh my gosh, this dude is insane. One of my absolute favorite musicians of all time. One of my favorite musicians to ever play with. One of my favorite thinkers, creative minds. This guy is incredible.” You can hear their conversation here.
- Thursday,September 8,2022nothing
The New York Philharmonic has announced the lineups for the first two installments of The 65th Street Session, a NY Phil presentation curated by Chris Thile, its 2022–23 Creative Partner, in the Wu Tsai Theater of Lincoln Center’s David Geffen Hall: Thile with Brad Mehldau and Tune-Yards on October 11 and with Punch Brothers, Watchhouse, and Sarah Jarosz, as part of their American Acoustic Tour, on December 6. Fan pre-sale is on now with code 65THSTREET. General on-sale begins September 13. Lineups and ticket info for the final two performances, February 14 and March 28, 2023, will be announced at a later date.
- Tuesday,March 1,2022nothing
Chris Thile, who is currently touring the United States with Punch Brothers, has announced a tour of Europe and the UK this autumn. The month-long tour begins in Estonia on October 20, making stops in Hungary, Austria, Czech Republic, France, Luxembourg, Germany, Denmark, Belgium, Norway, and the UK, culminating at the National Concert Hall in Dublin on November 15.
- Thursday,January 27,2022nothing
Nonesuch Records releases Brad Mehldau’s Jacob’s Ladder on March 18 on CD; a vinyl LP version is due later in the year (date TBD). The album features new music that reflects on scripture and the search for God through music inspired by the prog rock he loved as a young adolescent—his gateway to the fusion that eventually led to his discovery of jazz. Featured musicians on the album include label mates Chris Thile and Cécile McLorin Salvant, as well as Mark Guiliana, Becca Stevens, Joel Frahm, and others. Nonesuch Store pre-orders include an exclusive signed, limited-edition print while they last. You can watch a video for ‘maybe as his skies are wide’—a song that builds off an interpolation of one portion of Rush’s classic "Tom Sawyer"—here.Journal Topics:
- Tuesday,September 21,2021nothing
Chris Thile hosted a centenary celebration for the esteemed Town Hall in New York City from just around the corner, outdoors in Bryant Park, for the culmination of the park's Picnic Performances season last night. He was joined on stage by Cécile McLorin Salvant and Sullivan Fortner, Timo Andres, Zakir Hussain and Ganesh Rajagopalan, Emily King, Damon Daunno, and others for the evening of performances honoring the hall's storied past. You can watch it here.
- Thursday,September 9,2021nothing
Chris Thile is on American Songwriter's Basic Folk podcast to talk with host Cindy Howes about his new solo album, Laysongs. "How beautiful and intoxicating finding a little bit of truth can be," he says. "We start to consider it a threat to that truth that we've discovered for ourselves, a threat to the good that we perceive it doing for ourselves when someone else doesn't accept that as true. And I think that's giving all of us a whole lot of trouble right now, on the internet and everywhere else." You can hear their conversation here.
- Monday,July 19,2021nothing
Chris Thile performs "God Is Alive Magic Is Afoot," based on Buffy Sainte-Marie’s adaptation of a Leonard Cohen poem, from his new album, Laysongs, in a new video. It was shot by Josh Goleman during the recording of the album at Future-Past Studio, a converted church in upstate New York. You can watch it here. Thile performs live at Wolf Trap outside Washington, DC, this weekend.
- Tuesday,June 22,2021nothing
Chris Thile has released a new video of him performing "Dionysus," a song from his new solo album, Laysongs, filmed live in Brooklyn. You can watch the video, made by Benjamin Miller, here. Thile has two solo concerts in upstate New York this weekend, with more shows ahead this summer and a fall tour to come.
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