Named after Pink Floyd’s recent box set of the same name, and featuring music from the Syd Barrett led '60s psychedelic pop of ‘The Piper at the Gates of Dawn’, through to the nineties ‘The Division Bell’, and everything in between, the brand new DISCOVERY show will capture in note-for-note detail, all your favorite moments as well as a few lesser known gems, from one of the most outstanding and enduring back catalogues in the history of recorded music.
Jimmie Vaughan is far more than just one of the greatest and most respected guitarists in the world of popular music. As Guitar Player Magazine notes, “He is a virtual deity–a living legend.” After all, Vaughan provides a vital link between contemporary music and its proud heritage, as well as being a longtime avatar of retro cool.
The Southern Soul Assembly Tour presents an evening of southern songwriters in the round! Four talented songwriters together on one stage for an amazing night of stories and songs, inspired by the roots of Southern Rock, Gospel, Funk and Blues. The tour features Anders Osborne, Marc Broussard, JJ Grey and Luther Dickinson.
Pioneering European electronic band VNV Nation have announced plans to extend their spring tour in support of their most recent album Transitional to include a stop in The Ballroom at the Taft on April 29th!
The Grammy Award–winning, multi-platinum selling trio Nickel Creek—Chris Thile (mandolin/vocals), Sara Watkins (fiddle/vocals), and Sean Watkins (guitar/vocals)—officially reunites for the first time since its 2007 self-described “indefinite hiatus” with a US tour this spring and summer.
Over a 25 year career, Kathleen Madigan has performed on nearly every standup television show ever made; Leno, Letterman, Conan, Ferguson and so on. Madigan is described as “the funniest woman doing stand-up right now, but no gender qualifier is necessary. Along with Lewis Black, Brian Regan and Jim Gaffigan, she's one of the funniest stand-up comedians of her generation."
Defining of Montreal is impossible. There are too many perspectives to consider, angles to explore, layers to uncover. Just when you think you have a concept of what kind of creature they are, they transform into something unexpected and new. As a result, each album holds the opportunity for re-discovery, re-immersion, re-appreciation.
Conor Oberst has signed to Nonesuch Records, which releases his new solo album Upside Down Mountain on May 20th. Prior to the album release, a limited-edition seven-inch single will be released exclusively for Record Store Day (Saturday, April 19th). This special single will feature album track “Hundreds Of Ways” along with album outtake “Fast Friends” on the B-side. Oberst kicks off the first leg of a world tour in support of the new album on May 8th. His friends and colleagues Dawes appear on the bill as “Special Guests” – both opening the shows and acting as Oberst’s band for the tour.