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    Nonesuch Events for the Weekend of June 7–9
    Elizabeth Weinberg

    Mountain Man concludes the current leg of its US tour in the Northeast this weekend, bringing music from its 2018 Nonesuch debut, Magic Ship, to Massachusetts for a sold-out show at The Hawthorne Barn in Provincetown tonight and a concert at Shalin Liu Performance Center in Rockport on Saturday. From there, the trio returns to Vermont for a sold-out show at The First Unitarian Church in Burlington on Sunday.

    Mountain Man Sings John Denver—the band’s take on two John Denver tunes, "Take Me Home, Country Roads" and "Around and Around,"—is now available on 7" vinyl, following its digital release earlier this year. To pick up a copy, head to the Nonesuch Store now.

    Daughter of Swords, a.k.a. Mountain Man's Alexandra Sauser-Monnig, releases her debut album, Dawnbreaker, on June 28. Pre-order in the Nonesuch Store to download three tracks now and get an include an exclusive, limited-edition print created and signed by Sauser-Monnig.

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    Devendra Banhart and guests perform at Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, Germany, on Sunday, as part of Reflektor Nils Frahm. Banhart will tour North America this fall.

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    Tyondai Braxton plays a set at the Peterborough Unitarian Church in New Hampshire on Saturday, for The Thing in Spring festival. Earlier this year, Guitar magazine included Braxton on its list of “15 of the Most Iconic Offset Guitarists,” along with St. Vincent, Kurt Cobain, Patti Smith, Elvis Costello, and others.

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    David Byrne is a presenter at the Tony Awards ceremony broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City this Sunday on CBS. David Byrne's American Utopia is coming to Broadway this fall and winter.

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    Olivia Chaney performs at Barbican Hall in London tonight, as part of Topic Records’ 80th Anniversary. The Observer calls Chaney’s 2018 album, Shelter, “a finely wrought piece of work, with Chaney’s swooping delivery turning songs into dramas. An elegant, luminous album.”

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    Pianist Jeremy Denk joins the Mainly Mozart Festival Orchestra and conductor Michael Francis for The Spark of Genius—a program including works by Mozart, Handel, and Mendelssohn—at Balboa Theatre in San Diego on Saturday. Denk can be heard performing Mozart and many other composers on his new double album, c. 1300–c. 2000, which the Sunday Times calls “thrilling and deft.”

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    Lake Street Dive kicked off its spring and summer US tour this week, continuing with co-headlining concerts with The Wood Brothers at Red Hat Pavilion in Raleigh, North Carolina, tonight, and Wolf Trap in Vienna, Virginia, on Saturday. The band plays a set at Laurel School’s Butler Campus in Cleveland on Sunday, as part of LaureLive.

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    The Magnetic FieldsStephin Merritt is at The Green Space in New York City tonight, joining comedian Bowen Yang and rapper Nappy Nina for a special Pride Month edition of 44 Charlton, the monthly variety show hosted by Julian Fleisher.

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    Gaby Moreno continues her month-long North American tour as special guest of David Gray with shows at Sony Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto tonight, Akron Civic Theatre in Ohio on Saturday, and The Louisville Palace in Kentucky on Sunday.

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    Joshua Redman joins the WDR Big Band at Festival Hall in Moers, Germany, on Sunday, for Moers Festival.

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    Caroline Shaw, her vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth, and a chamber orchestra perform Bryce Dessner's Triptych (Eyes of One on Another) at Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Howard Gilman Opera House tonight and Saturday, following last night’s opening. The work features a new composition by Dessner set to projections of Robert Mapplethorpe photography.

    Shaw’s album Orange, on which Attacca Quartet performs six of her pieces for string quartet, has received widespread critical acclaim, with Pitchfork calling it “a wild and free-ranging collection of chamber pieces … The music of Orange exudes joy and a sense of wildness.”

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    Chris Thile hosts his public radio show, Live From Here, from the Iroquois Amphitheatre in Louisville, Kentucky, on Saturday, with Nickel Creek bandmate Sara Watkins and special guests Bruce Hornsby (with whom Sam Amidon will tour later this month), Lucius, and comedian Ron Funches. 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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    Yola, who just completed a spring tour of the UK, will perform live on BBC Radio 2's Good Morning Sunday this weekend. She's back on tour in Europe next week.

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Mountain Man concludes Magic Ship spring tour in New England … Devendra Banhart performs in Germany … Tyondai Braxton is in New Hampshire … David Byrne presents at the Tony Awards ... Olivia Chaney is at the Barbican in London … Jeremy Denk plays Mainly Mozart in San Diego … Lake Street Dive's US tour under way … Stephin Merritt takes part in NYC variety show … Gaby Moreno continues tour with David Gray … Joshua Redman joins WDR Big Band in Germany … Caroline Shaw performs with Roomful of Teeth at BAM … Chris Thile hosts Live From Here from Louisville … Yola performs on BBC Radio 2's Good Morning Sunday ...

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Mountain Man concludes the current leg of its US tour in the Northeast this weekend, bringing music from its 2018 Nonesuch debut, Magic Ship, to Massachusetts for a sold-out show at The Hawthorne Barn in Provincetown tonight and a concert at Shalin Liu Performance Center in Rockport on Saturday. From there, the trio returns to Vermont for a sold-out show at The First Unitarian Church in Burlington on Sunday.

Mountain Man Sings John Denver—the band’s take on two John Denver tunes, "Take Me Home, Country Roads" and "Around and Around,"—is now available on 7" vinyl, following its digital release earlier this year. To pick up a copy, head to the Nonesuch Store now.

Daughter of Swords, a.k.a. Mountain Man's Alexandra Sauser-Monnig, releases her debut album, Dawnbreaker, on June 28. Pre-order in the Nonesuch Store to download three tracks now and get an include an exclusive, limited-edition print created and signed by Sauser-Monnig.

---

Devendra Banhart and guests perform at Elbphilharmonie in Hamburg, Germany, on Sunday, as part of Reflektor Nils Frahm. Banhart will tour North America this fall.

---

Tyondai Braxton plays a set at the Peterborough Unitarian Church in New Hampshire on Saturday, for The Thing in Spring festival. Earlier this year, Guitar magazine included Braxton on its list of “15 of the Most Iconic Offset Guitarists,” along with St. Vincent, Kurt Cobain, Patti Smith, Elvis Costello, and others.

---

David Byrne is a presenter at the Tony Awards ceremony broadcast live from Radio City Music Hall in New York City this Sunday on CBS. David Byrne's American Utopia is coming to Broadway this fall and winter.

---

Olivia Chaney performs at Barbican Hall in London tonight, as part of Topic Records’ 80th Anniversary. The Observer calls Chaney’s 2018 album, Shelter, “a finely wrought piece of work, with Chaney’s swooping delivery turning songs into dramas. An elegant, luminous album.”

---

Pianist Jeremy Denk joins the Mainly Mozart Festival Orchestra and conductor Michael Francis for The Spark of Genius—a program including works by Mozart, Handel, and Mendelssohn—at Balboa Theatre in San Diego on Saturday. Denk can be heard performing Mozart and many other composers on his new double album, c. 1300–c. 2000, which the Sunday Times calls “thrilling and deft.”

---

Lake Street Dive kicked off its spring and summer US tour this week, continuing with co-headlining concerts with The Wood Brothers at Red Hat Pavilion in Raleigh, North Carolina, tonight, and Wolf Trap in Vienna, Virginia, on Saturday. The band plays a set at Laurel School’s Butler Campus in Cleveland on Sunday, as part of LaureLive.

---

The Magnetic FieldsStephin Merritt is at The Green Space in New York City tonight, joining comedian Bowen Yang and rapper Nappy Nina for a special Pride Month edition of 44 Charlton, the monthly variety show hosted by Julian Fleisher.

---

Gaby Moreno continues her month-long North American tour as special guest of David Gray with shows at Sony Centre for the Performing Arts in Toronto tonight, Akron Civic Theatre in Ohio on Saturday, and The Louisville Palace in Kentucky on Sunday.

---

Joshua Redman joins the WDR Big Band at Festival Hall in Moers, Germany, on Sunday, for Moers Festival.

---

Caroline Shaw, her vocal ensemble Roomful of Teeth, and a chamber orchestra perform Bryce Dessner's Triptych (Eyes of One on Another) at Brooklyn Academy of Music’s Howard Gilman Opera House tonight and Saturday, following last night’s opening. The work features a new composition by Dessner set to projections of Robert Mapplethorpe photography.

Shaw’s album Orange, on which Attacca Quartet performs six of her pieces for string quartet, has received widespread critical acclaim, with Pitchfork calling it “a wild and free-ranging collection of chamber pieces … The music of Orange exudes joy and a sense of wildness.”

---

Chris Thile hosts his public radio show, Live From Here, from the Iroquois Amphitheatre in Louisville, Kentucky, on Saturday, with Nickel Creek bandmate Sara Watkins and special guests Bruce Hornsby (with whom Sam Amidon will tour later this month), Lucius, and comedian Ron Funches. 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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Yola, who just completed a spring tour of the UK, will perform live on BBC Radio 2's Good Morning Sunday this weekend. She's back on tour in Europe next week.

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