Nonesuch Events for the Weekend of July 29–31

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The Newport Jazz Festival features performances from Cécile McLorin Salvant, Sam Gendel, and Makaya McCraven, who also performs at SummerStage in NYC's Central Park. There's more great live music ahead around the world from The Black Keys, Rhiannon Giddens, Punch Brothers, Steve Reich, Tyondai Braxton, Caroline Shaw & Sō Percussion, and Molly Tuttle.

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Following last weekend’s triumphal Newport Folk Festival, the Newport Jazz Festival brings its own stellar lineup to Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island, this weekend with performances from a number of artists familiar to readers of the Nonesuch Journal: Cécile McLorin Salvant, Makaya McCraven, and Sam Gendel.

Cécile McLorin Salvant takes the stage to perform songs from her Nonesuch debut album, Ghost Song, and more on Saturday. Makaya McCraven plays a set of songs from his upcoming album, In These Times, and more at Newport on Saturday as well, followed by a free set in New York City’s Central Park for SummerStage with Sons of Kemet, L’Rain, and DJ Lindsey on Sunday. (McCraven and Sons of Kemet’s New York sets will stream live via SummerStage Anywhere.) Sam Gendel also plays a set at Newport, today, followed by a New York City show, at (Le) Poisson Rouge with Pino Palladino and Blake Mills on Saturday night.

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The Black Keys continues their North American Dropout Boogie tour with two show in the Northeast: at Xfinity Center in Mansfield, Massachusetts, tonight and at Freedom Mortgage Pavilion in Camden, New Jersey, on Saturday night.

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Rhiannon Giddens and Silkroad Ensemble, of which she is Artistic Director, conclude their US tour with a set at Robinson Pavilion in Skaneateles, New York, on Saturday night as part of the Skaneateles Festival.

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Lake Street Dive plays two shows in the Midwest this weekend: at The Vogue Outdoors in Indianapolis tonight as part of Rock the Ruins and Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul on Saturday as special guests of Brandi Carlile.

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Punch Brothers play a set at the RockyGrass Festival in Lyons, Colorado, today before resuming their American Acoustic set with Watchhouse and Sarah Jarosz at Pioneer Courthouse Square in Portland, Oregon, on Sunday.

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Steve Reich is the subject of two special concerts at Nagoya City Performing Arts Center in Japan on Saturday and Sunday as part of the Aichi Triennale. On the all-Reich program are Piano Phase (1967), Vermont Counterpoint (1982), Different Trains (1988), Electric Counterpoint (1987), and Double Sextet (2007).

Across the globe, Bang on a Can will perform Different Trains and guitarist Mark Stewart performs Electric Counterpoint at MASS MoCA in North Adams, Massachusetts, on Saturday as part of the group’s Loud Weekend festival.

Also performing at the Loud Weekend is Tyondai Braxton, who joins keyboardist Gregg Fox for a set today.

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Caroline Shaw and Sō Percussion help bring the weeklong Meidän Festivaali (Our Festival) in Helsinki to a close with a performance of Other Song, from their 2021 album Let the Soil Play Its Simple Part, as part of a day-long marathon event at Kallio-Kuninkala's Leonora Hall today. Shaw has performed a number of times at the festival this week, including a concert with Sō last night.

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Molly Tuttle, who has just been nominated for five International Bluegrass Music Association Awards, and Golden Highway, perform from their album Crooked Tree at the Ossipee Valley Music Festival in Hiram, Maine, on Saturday.

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Weekend Events: July 29, 2022
  • Friday, July 29, 2022
    Nonesuch Events for the Weekend of July 29–31

    Following last weekend’s triumphal Newport Folk Festival, the Newport Jazz Festival brings its own stellar lineup to Fort Adams State Park in Newport, Rhode Island, this weekend with performances from a number of artists familiar to readers of the Nonesuch Journal: Cécile McLorin Salvant, Makaya McCraven, and Sam Gendel.

    Cécile McLorin Salvant takes the stage to perform songs from her Nonesuch debut album, Ghost Song, and more on Saturday. Makaya McCraven plays a set of songs from his upcoming album, In These Times, and more at Newport on Saturday as well, followed by a free set in New York City’s Central Park for SummerStage with Sons of Kemet, L’Rain, and DJ Lindsey on Sunday. (McCraven and Sons of Kemet’s New York sets will stream live via SummerStage Anywhere.) Sam Gendel also plays a set at Newport, today, followed by a New York City show, at (Le) Poisson Rouge with Pino Palladino and Blake Mills on Saturday night.

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    The Black Keys continues their North American Dropout Boogie tour with two show in the Northeast: at Xfinity Center in Mansfield, Massachusetts, tonight and at Freedom Mortgage Pavilion in Camden, New Jersey, on Saturday night.

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    Rhiannon Giddens and Silkroad Ensemble, of which she is Artistic Director, conclude their US tour with a set at Robinson Pavilion in Skaneateles, New York, on Saturday night as part of the Skaneateles Festival.

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    Lake Street Dive plays two shows in the Midwest this weekend: at The Vogue Outdoors in Indianapolis tonight as part of Rock the Ruins and Xcel Energy Center in Saint Paul on Saturday as special guests of Brandi Carlile.

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    Punch Brothers play a set at the RockyGrass Festival in Lyons, Colorado, today before resuming their American Acoustic set with Watchhouse and Sarah Jarosz at Pioneer Courthouse Square in Portland, Oregon, on Sunday.

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    Steve Reich is the subject of two special concerts at Nagoya City Performing Arts Center in Japan on Saturday and Sunday as part of the Aichi Triennale. On the all-Reich program are Piano Phase (1967), Vermont Counterpoint (1982), Different Trains (1988), Electric Counterpoint (1987), and Double Sextet (2007).

    Across the globe, Bang on a Can will perform Different Trains and guitarist Mark Stewart performs Electric Counterpoint at MASS MoCA in North Adams, Massachusetts, on Saturday as part of the group’s Loud Weekend festival.

    Also performing at the Loud Weekend is Tyondai Braxton, who joins keyboardist Gregg Fox for a set today.

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    Caroline Shaw and Sō Percussion help bring the weeklong Meidän Festivaali (Our Festival) in Helsinki to a close with a performance of Other Song, from their 2021 album Let the Soil Play Its Simple Part, as part of a day-long marathon event at Kallio-Kuninkala's Leonora Hall today. Shaw has performed a number of times at the festival this week, including a concert with Sō last night.

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    Molly Tuttle, who has just been nominated for five International Bluegrass Music Association Awards, and Golden Highway, perform from their album Crooked Tree at the Ossipee Valley Music Festival in Hiram, Maine, on Saturday.

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