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  • Tuesday, June 16, 2020

    The filmed version of the Broadway show David Byrne’s American Utopia, directed by Spike Lee, will debut on HBO later this year. "Spike and I have crossed paths many times over the years, obviously I’m a huge fan and now finally here was an opportunity for us to work together," said David Byrne. "I am absolutely thrilled with the result ... Thrilled that this show and the subjects it addresses will now reach a wider audience." "It is my honor and privilege that my art brother, Mr. David Byrne, asked me to join him in concert, to invite me into his magnificent world of American Utopia,” Spike Lee said. “And dat's da ‘once in a lifetime’ truth, Ruth. Ya-dig? Sho-nuff. Peace and love. Be safe.”

    Journal Topics: Artist News Film Television
  • Tuesday, June 16, 2020

    Randy Newman was the musical guest on The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon last night. He gave a performance from home of "Mr. President (Have Pity on the Working Man)," a song from his 1974 album, Good Old Boys. You can watch it here. "Maybe you’re cheatin' / Maybe you’re lyin' / Maybe you have lost your mind / Maybe you only think about yourself," the lyrics go. "Too late to run, too late to hide now / The time has come for us to say goodbye now / Mr. President, have pity on the working man."

    Journal Topics: Artist News Television Video
  • Tuesday, May 26, 2020

    Lianne La Havas performed "Bittersweet," from her upcoming, self-titled album, on BBC Two's Later ... with Jools Holland from home on Friday. You can watch it here.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Television Video
  • Thursday, May 7, 2020

    Randy Newman was on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert from home to perform his new song, "Stay Away," a public service announcement for social distancing. "People are saying it's the greatest song ever written or that they've heard," Newman quips. "A lot of people are saying it. I'm not; it's they who are saying it." You can watch it here. Proceeds from the song support the Ellis Marsalis Center for Music in New Orleans.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Television Video
  • Monday, April 20, 2020

    "Randy Newman is an Oscar-winning singer-songwriter whose music never fails to capture the spirit of the times," says CBS Sunday Morning host Jane Pauley in her introduction to Newman's appearance on the show. He and his wife Gretchen spoke with correspondent John Blackstone about life under quarantine and his new song, "Stay Away," a call to social distancing during the COVID-19 pandemic, which the show calls "a love song of sorts, perfect for a time of isolation." You can watch the piece here.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Television Video
  • Tuesday, March 10, 2020

    Rachael & Vilray were musical guests on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night. The duo was joined by Jon Batiste and Stay Human to perform "At Your Mother's House" from their self-titled debut album. They also gave a web-exclusive performance of the album track "Do Friends Fall in Love?" with Batiste, who performs on the album as well. You can watch both here.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Television Video
  • Sunday, March 1, 2020

    David Byrne was the musical guest on Saturday Night Live on NBC this weekend, with host John Mulaney. Byrne performed Talking Heads' "Once in a Lifetime" and his 2008 tune with Fatboy Slim, "Toe Jam," two songs featured in David Byrne's American Utopia on Broadway, with musicians from that production. He also helps Mulaney steer Pete Davidson clear of La Guardia Airport sushi. You can watch all of the above along with a web-exclusive interview about his previous appearances on SNL here.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Television Video
  • Tuesday, February 25, 2020

    Yola was on The Late Late Show with James Corden last night to perform "I Don't Wanna Lie," a song from the digital deluxe edition of her Grammy-nominated debut album, Walk Through Fire. You can watch it here.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Television Video
  • Monday, February 10, 2020

    Rhiannon Giddens and Francesco Turrisi were on RTÉ One’s Tommy Tiernan Show in Ireland on Saturday to perform "Wayfaring Stranger." You can watch it here. The song is on their album there is no Other, which they recorded in Dublin. They return to Dublin to give a concert at Vicar Street in July, after a residency at SFJAZZ; touring Australia, New Zealand, and Japan; Giddens' receiving an honorary degree from UNC Greensboro; and performances of her opera Omar at Spoleto Festival.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Television Video
  • Thursday, February 6, 2020

    David Byrne will be the musical guest on Saturday Night Live on February 29, with host John Mulaney. Byrne will perform songs from his American Utopia on Broadway, making for a very Happy Leap Day indeed. This is his first Saturday Night Live appearance since 1989, after a ten-year gap since his 1979 appearance on the show with Talking Heads.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Television
  • Thursday, February 6, 2020

    David Byrne was on the CNN / PBS program Amanpour & Co. to talk with host Christiane Amanpour about his show American Utopia on Broadway. "As fate would have it, I was unable to watch the State of the Union address live," says Amanpour, "but for a very good reason as I was preparing for my next interview at a Broadway show which, as it happens, is a wonderful antidote to toxic and partisan politics. It is American Utopia by the legendary David Byrne. It's all about hope and connection between people, and it rocks." You can watch their conversation here.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Television
  • Sunday, February 2, 2020

    Mandy Patinkin was on CBS Sunday Morning to talk with correspondent Holly Williams about portraying Saul Berenson on Homeland, entering its eighth and final season on Showtime next Sunday, and his role as an ambassador for the International Rescue Committee. You can watch the piece here, as well as a web-exclusive segment on singing, his "first love." Patinkin is on the final leg of his tour of songs from Children and Art, his first new album since 2002.

    Journal Topics: Artist News Television Video

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