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    Nonesuch Events for the Weekend of April 12–14
    Jorsand Diaz

    Attacca Quartet gives a first listen to music from Caroline Shaw’s Orange in a live performance at The Greene Space in New York City tonight, ahead of the album’s release on New Amsterdam and Nonesuch Records next Friday. The performance is part of a twenty-four-hour marathon of free events programmed by New York Public Radio to take place at The Greene Space in celebration of the venue’s tenth anniversary. It will be streamed live at thegreenespace.org, starting at 7 AM ET, including Attacca’s performance, which begins at 9:30pm ET.

    Orange, which features six of Shaw’s pieces for string quartet, is the first full-length album to exclusively feature works by the Pulitzer Prize–winning composer and is performed by Attacca Quartet on the record. Nonesuch Store pre-orders include an instant download of the track “Plan & Elevation: IV. The Orangery,” and an exclusive print of a painting created and hand-signed by Shaw and Attacca Quartet.

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    Sam Amidon and Gabriel Kahane both perform at C-mine Cultural Center in Genk, Belgium, on Saturday, as part of Little Waves Festival.

    Kahane continues his European Book of Travelers tour at Paradiso Kleine Zaal in Amsterdam on Sunday afternoon. He released two new tracks related to the project last week: “Little Love (ruined lace edition)” and “Trophy Longhorns.” You can hear them here.

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    Tyondai Braxton plays the Duke Coffeehouse in Durham, North Carolina, on Saturday afternoon, as part of Brickside Festival. Q magazine called Braxton’s Nonesuch debut album, HIVE1, “a sonically absorbing experience.”

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    Kronos Quartet live-scores filmmaker Sam Green’s A Thousand Thoughts: A Live Documentary at the Detroit Film Theater at the Detroit Institute of Arts tonight, as part of Freep Film Festival. The multimedia experience—called “mind-blowing” by Newsweek and “magical" by the Los Angeles Times—blends live music and narration with archival footage and filmed interviews with some of the many artists with whom Kronos has collaborated, like Philip Glass, Tanya Tagaq, Steve Reich, Wu Man, and Terry Riley.

    Kronos and Green give A Thousand Thoughts its New York premiere at Town Hall on April 25.

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    Lake Street Dive begins a two-week tour of Europe this weekend, playing Wuk in Vienna, Austria, on Saturday, and Technikum in Munich, Germany, on Sunday. The band tours in support of its 2018 album, Free Yourself Up, named one of the Best Records of 2018 by Pop Matters, which says it “cleverly pulls off the rare hat-trick of not only being the band's most instantly accessible album but also their best.”

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    The Brad Mehldau Trio—Larry Grenadier on bass and Jeff Ballard on drums—continues its five-day residency at Jazz St. Louis through the weekend, with early and late shows tonight and Saturday, and an early evening concert on Sunday.

    Brad Mehldau’s new album, Finding Gabriel, will be released on Nonesuch on May 17. Nonesuch Store pre-orders include an instant download of the opening track, “The Garden,” and an exclusive, limited-edition print.

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    Chris Thile hosts his public radio show, Live From Here, from The Town Hall in New York City on Saturday, with special guests Sara Bareilles, The Milk Carton Kids, Madison Cunningham, and comedian Aparna Nancherla. Folks in the US can tune in on their favorite public radio station this weekend and around the world via livefromhere.org, starting at 5:45 PM ET.

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    Caetano Veloso continues his seven-date tour of the US with sold-out shows at BAM’s Howard Gilman Opera House in Brooklyn tonight and Saturday. Veloso is joined by his sons Tom, Moreno, and Zeca, performing guitars, bass, vocals, cello, and percussion.

    In celebration of the tour, we're taking 40% off everything in Caetano Veloso's Nonesuch Store in the US through April 20. Simply enter coupon code TOUR19 at checkout. Details here.

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    Yola brings music from her debut solo album, Walk Through Fire, out on Dan Auerbach's Easy Eye Sound label, to Bucks Student Union in High Wycombe, United Kingdom, tonight, for the 2019 Ramblin' Roots Revue.

    The Wall Street Journal declares Walk Through Fire “a stunning achievement,” calling Yola “a major vocalist that stands to be remembered as a breakthrough.” The Sunday Times exclaims: “Walk Through Fire introduces an artist who is unmistakably the real deal.”

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Attacca Quartet performs Caroline Shaw’s Orange in live-streamed NYC event … Sam Amidon, Gabriel Kahane play Little Waves in Belgium … Tyondai Braxton is at Duke … Kronos Quartet live-scores documentary in Detroit … Lake Street Dive begins European tour in Vienna, Munich … Brad Mehldau Trio is in St. Louis … Chris Thile hosts Live From Here from NYC … Caetano Veloso continues US tour in Brooklyn … Yola plays Ramblin' Roots Revue in UK …

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Attacca Quartet gives a first listen to music from Caroline Shaw’s Orange in a live performance at The Greene Space in New York City tonight, ahead of the album’s release on New Amsterdam and Nonesuch Records next Friday. The performance is part of a twenty-four-hour marathon of free events programmed by New York Public Radio to take place at The Greene Space in celebration of the venue’s tenth anniversary. It will be streamed live at thegreenespace.org, starting at 7 AM ET, including Attacca’s performance, which begins at 9:30pm ET.

Orange, which features six of Shaw’s pieces for string quartet, is the first full-length album to exclusively feature works by the Pulitzer Prize–winning composer and is performed by Attacca Quartet on the record. Nonesuch Store pre-orders include an instant download of the track “Plan & Elevation: IV. The Orangery,” and an exclusive print of a painting created and hand-signed by Shaw and Attacca Quartet.

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Sam Amidon and Gabriel Kahane both perform at C-mine Cultural Center in Genk, Belgium, on Saturday, as part of Little Waves Festival.

Kahane continues his European Book of Travelers tour at Paradiso Kleine Zaal in Amsterdam on Sunday afternoon. He released two new tracks related to the project last week: “Little Love (ruined lace edition)” and “Trophy Longhorns.” You can hear them here.

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Tyondai Braxton plays the Duke Coffeehouse in Durham, North Carolina, on Saturday afternoon, as part of Brickside Festival. Q magazine called Braxton’s Nonesuch debut album, HIVE1, “a sonically absorbing experience.”

---

Kronos Quartet live-scores filmmaker Sam Green’s A Thousand Thoughts: A Live Documentary at the Detroit Film Theater at the Detroit Institute of Arts tonight, as part of Freep Film Festival. The multimedia experience—called “mind-blowing” by Newsweek and “magical" by the Los Angeles Times—blends live music and narration with archival footage and filmed interviews with some of the many artists with whom Kronos has collaborated, like Philip Glass, Tanya Tagaq, Steve Reich, Wu Man, and Terry Riley.

Kronos and Green give A Thousand Thoughts its New York premiere at Town Hall on April 25.

---

Lake Street Dive begins a two-week tour of Europe this weekend, playing Wuk in Vienna, Austria, on Saturday, and Technikum in Munich, Germany, on Sunday. The band tours in support of its 2018 album, Free Yourself Up, named one of the Best Records of 2018 by Pop Matters, which says it “cleverly pulls off the rare hat-trick of not only being the band's most instantly accessible album but also their best.”

---

The Brad Mehldau Trio—Larry Grenadier on bass and Jeff Ballard on drums—continues its five-day residency at Jazz St. Louis through the weekend, with early and late shows tonight and Saturday, and an early evening concert on Sunday.

Brad Mehldau’s new album, Finding Gabriel, will be released on Nonesuch on May 17. Nonesuch Store pre-orders include an instant download of the opening track, “The Garden,” and an exclusive, limited-edition print.

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Chris Thile hosts his public radio show, Live From Here, from The Town Hall in New York City on Saturday, with special guests Sara Bareilles, The Milk Carton Kids, Madison Cunningham, and comedian Aparna Nancherla. Folks in the US can tune in on their favorite public radio station this weekend and around the world via livefromhere.org, starting at 5:45 PM ET.

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Caetano Veloso continues his seven-date tour of the US with sold-out shows at BAM’s Howard Gilman Opera House in Brooklyn tonight and Saturday. Veloso is joined by his sons Tom, Moreno, and Zeca, performing guitars, bass, vocals, cello, and percussion.

In celebration of the tour, we're taking 40% off everything in Caetano Veloso's Nonesuch Store in the US through April 20. Simply enter coupon code TOUR19 at checkout. Details here.

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Yola brings music from her debut solo album, Walk Through Fire, out on Dan Auerbach's Easy Eye Sound label, to Bucks Student Union in High Wycombe, United Kingdom, tonight, for the 2019 Ramblin' Roots Revue.

The Wall Street Journal declares Walk Through Fire “a stunning achievement,” calling Yola “a major vocalist that stands to be remembered as a breakthrough.” The Sunday Times exclaims: “Walk Through Fire introduces an artist who is unmistakably the real deal.”

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Caroline Shaw, Attacca Quartet sq by Jorsand Diaz

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