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    Nonesuch Events for the Long Weekend of August 29–September 1
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    Here is our weekly list of just some of the many events going on across the globe this long, Labor Day weekend featuring Nonesuch artists:

    Joshua Redman and his trio, Reuben Rogers on bass and Greg Hutchinson on drums, are in Johannesburg, South Africa, tonight and tomorrow night for the city's Standard Bank Joy of Jazz series. Previewing the sets at the Bassline Club, the city's Tonight newspaper says "Redman's strong bop side comes to the fore" on his latest Nonesuch release, Back East. "This is a good example of where Redman is today, and what we can look forward to at Joy of Jazz," writes Tonight's Don Albert, who also recommends the SFJazz Collective album for a very different side of Redman.

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    Laurie Anderson's Homeland takes on the road again, following a five-day residency at New York's Lincoln Center last month. After two nights at the Gran Rex in Buenos Aires earlier this week, she heads to Santiago, Chile, for a 9 PM performance there Saturday at Estacion.

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    The Black Keys are back in the Midwest on Saturday as special guests of The Black Crowes at the Minnesota State Fair in St. Paul, complete with fairground fun, food vendors featuring everything from funnel cake to the famous hot-dish-on-a-stick, livestock competitions, rides, art exhibits. Tickets: fairchild.mnstatefair.org.

    They continue on the summer festival route on Sunday with a performance at the Bumbershoot Festival in Seattle, Washington. Pat and Dan take the Mainstage at Memorial Stadium at 7:45 PM. Tickets: bumbershoot.org.

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    Philip Glass will participate in a discussion of creativity and collaboration at the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul auditorium in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Info: teloscultural.com.br.

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    As we reported yesterday, Youssou N'Dour is due to make an appearance at this weekend's Telluride Film Festival to unveil Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love, a new film written and directed by Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, about the making of and response to his seminal 2004 album, Egypt, a musical exploration of Islam. Info: telluridefilmfestival.com.

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    Fernando Otero, fresh off a free outdoor concert with Gustavo Santaolalla's Bajofundo Tango Club in Chicago's Millenium Park this past Wednesday, joins Paquito D'Rivera, Marco Granados, and Nick Danielson for Buenos Aires Now ... Tango After Piazzolla at the Moab Music Festival's Tent at Red Cliffs Lodge Saturday night in Moab, Utah. Info: moabmusicfest.com.

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    Punch Brothers play three shows out West this weekend, two in Colorado  and one in California. Tonight they'll play the Mishawaka Amphitheatre in Bellvue, Colorado, before heading to Pagosa Springs' Reservoir Hill Park on Saturday for the weekend-long Four Corners Folk Festival, headlined by the legendary Earl Scruggs. The next day, they'll play the penultimate set at the sold-out Strawberry Music Festival in Groveland, California, sharing the bill with the likes of Mavis Staples, Patty Griffin, Old 97s, and Sam Bush.

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    Laura Veirs plays two nights of solo shows at the Festival de musique émergente in Rouyn-Norando, Québec, Canada, this weekend: tonight at the Scène Paramount and tomorrow at Le Petit Théâtre. Festival info: fmeat.org.

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    Wilco makes a special trip over to County Laios, Ireland, for a one-off performance Saturday, playing the Electric Picnic at Stradbelly Hall. Tickets are sold out, but you'll find information on the event, with the complete line-up of the dozens of performers set to play over the weekend, at electricpicnic.ie. It's the last scheduled tour date till this fall's North American tour opening for Neil Young.

    In the mean time, members of the band will continue to tour with solo sets. Nels Cline kicks things off at the Angel City Jazz Festival in Los Angeles on Monday, Jeff Tweedy launches the first of four performances in Spain on Tuesday, and Glenn Kotche joins Kronos Quartet on Wednesday for the the Ravinia Festival premiere of his piece Anomaly.

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Laurie Anderson brings Homeland to South America ... The Black Keys play the Minnesota State Fair in St. Paul and Bumbershoot in Seattle ... Philip Glass discusses creativity and collaboration in Brazil ... Youssou N'Dour takes documentary to Telluride Festival ... Fernando Otero explores Tango After Piazzolla with Paquito D'Rivera in Moab ... Punch Brothers play three shows out West ... Joshua Redman joins Joy of Jazz in Johannesburg ... Laura Veirs solos at the Festival de musique émergente in Québec ... Wilco close summer tour at County Laios, Ireland's Electric Picnic ... and more ...

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Here is our weekly list of just some of the many events going on across the globe this long, Labor Day weekend featuring Nonesuch artists:

Joshua Redman and his trio, Reuben Rogers on bass and Greg Hutchinson on drums, are in Johannesburg, South Africa, tonight and tomorrow night for the city's Standard Bank Joy of Jazz series. Previewing the sets at the Bassline Club, the city's Tonight newspaper says "Redman's strong bop side comes to the fore" on his latest Nonesuch release, Back East. "This is a good example of where Redman is today, and what we can look forward to at Joy of Jazz," writes Tonight's Don Albert, who also recommends the SFJazz Collective album for a very different side of Redman.

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Laurie Anderson's Homeland takes on the road again, following a five-day residency at New York's Lincoln Center last month. After two nights at the Gran Rex in Buenos Aires earlier this week, she heads to Santiago, Chile, for a 9 PM performance there Saturday at Estacion.

---

The Black Keys are back in the Midwest on Saturday as special guests of The Black Crowes at the Minnesota State Fair in St. Paul, complete with fairground fun, food vendors featuring everything from funnel cake to the famous hot-dish-on-a-stick, livestock competitions, rides, art exhibits. Tickets: fairchild.mnstatefair.org.

They continue on the summer festival route on Sunday with a performance at the Bumbershoot Festival in Seattle, Washington. Pat and Dan take the Mainstage at Memorial Stadium at 7:45 PM. Tickets: bumbershoot.org.

---

Philip Glass will participate in a discussion of creativity and collaboration at the Universidade Federal do Rio Grande do Sul auditorium in Porto Alegre, Brazil. Info: teloscultural.com.br.

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As we reported yesterday, Youssou N'Dour is due to make an appearance at this weekend's Telluride Film Festival to unveil Youssou N'Dour: I Bring What I Love, a new film written and directed by Elizabeth Chai Vasarhelyi, about the making of and response to his seminal 2004 album, Egypt, a musical exploration of Islam. Info: telluridefilmfestival.com.

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Fernando Otero, fresh off a free outdoor concert with Gustavo Santaolalla's Bajofundo Tango Club in Chicago's Millenium Park this past Wednesday, joins Paquito D'Rivera, Marco Granados, and Nick Danielson for Buenos Aires Now ... Tango After Piazzolla at the Moab Music Festival's Tent at Red Cliffs Lodge Saturday night in Moab, Utah. Info: moabmusicfest.com.

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Punch Brothers play three shows out West this weekend, two in Colorado  and one in California. Tonight they'll play the Mishawaka Amphitheatre in Bellvue, Colorado, before heading to Pagosa Springs' Reservoir Hill Park on Saturday for the weekend-long Four Corners Folk Festival, headlined by the legendary Earl Scruggs. The next day, they'll play the penultimate set at the sold-out Strawberry Music Festival in Groveland, California, sharing the bill with the likes of Mavis Staples, Patty Griffin, Old 97s, and Sam Bush.

---

Laura Veirs plays two nights of solo shows at the Festival de musique émergente in Rouyn-Norando, Québec, Canada, this weekend: tonight at the Scène Paramount and tomorrow at Le Petit Théâtre. Festival info: fmeat.org.

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Wilco makes a special trip over to County Laios, Ireland, for a one-off performance Saturday, playing the Electric Picnic at Stradbelly Hall. Tickets are sold out, but you'll find information on the event, with the complete line-up of the dozens of performers set to play over the weekend, at electricpicnic.ie. It's the last scheduled tour date till this fall's North American tour opening for Neil Young.

In the mean time, members of the band will continue to tour with solo sets. Nels Cline kicks things off at the Angel City Jazz Festival in Los Angeles on Monday, Jeff Tweedy launches the first of four performances in Spain on Tuesday, and Glenn Kotche joins Kronos Quartet on Wednesday for the the Ravinia Festival premiere of his piece Anomaly.

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