Rose, Lee and Tenpenny perform at YEP’s quarterly benefit show. This show’s theme is Rewind: Total Request Live, in which every artist covers a Top 40 song that only ‘90s kids would know.
The “art rap” MC, film/TV writer, podcast host and comedian polymath presents his new headlining tour, the ‘Tour of The Robert Taylor Homes Tour.’ Open Mike Eagle is working on new music for Mello Music Group, and Comedy Central has picked up a TV series based on his live show with Baron Vaughn, ‘The New Negroes.’
The nine-time GRAMMY winner continues his busy 2017, performing with his wife Lani Hall during the release week of The Christmas Wish (9/29 via Herb Alpert Presents). It’s his first holiday album in five decades and his second album this year.
Following a summer tour featuring some of their biggest shows yet – including a sold-out hometown performance at Brooklyn Steel – the Brooklyn orchestra-pop outfit plays the second leg of its US tour. The band’s latest album, Belong (Downtown/Interscope), has earned raves from Billboard (“mesmerizing”), TIME (“soaring”), NPR Music (“a band that has grown grander and more ambitious in every phase of its sound”) and more.
Armed with a seductive blend of R&B, hip-hop and folk — as well as an alter ego — this young enigma hailing from Lost Springs demonstrates why he’s “the most mysterious man in music” (Ones To Watch). At this show, Rayman will preview his upcoming release, a “grunge” concept EP.
The GRAMMY-winning and internationally acclaimed trumpeter from Ferguson, MO ponders the fears and frustrations of a divided country while yearning for justice and peace. The new album features all-star collaborators Gary Clark Jr., Bilal, Big K.R.I.T. and Pharoahe Monch, all taking cues from jazz, hip-hop, blues, rock, reggae and rap.
Contact: Brooke Yen
With a live set called "euphoric genre-hopping" by the LA Times, the 21-year-old British producer brings the best of his "masterful mix of styles and sounds" (NPR Music) to life. Alex Crossan acts as a one-man band and maestro, playing piano, synthesizer, drum, guitar and percussion while meticulously crafting his lush beats.
In advance of brother Dan Brown’s forthcoming novel, Origin, the award-winning composer re-releases his acclaimed 2011 piece featured in the novel with a special edition deluxe package and remastered audio. The composition is structured like a liturgical Mass, with Brown painstakingly translating DNA sequences and markers into musical phrases set to texts by Charles Darwin, simultaneously commemorating the scientist’s genius while interrogating the relationship between faith and reason.
Contact: Spencer Roth-Rose
The 25-year-old Country newcomer has been called a 2017 Artist to Watch by Billboard, Huffington Post, CMT, Rolling Stone Country, Amazon, iHeart Radio’s Bobby Bones and more. With his full band, Lee previews new music that’ll follow “Getting Over You,” his “breakout hit” (USA Today) that has over 15 million streams.
The nine-time GRAMMY winner celebrates the most wonderful time of the year with his first holiday album in five decades. Alpert enlists a 45-piece orchestra and 32-member choir to back his iconic trumpet sound on favorites like “Santa Baby” and “Merry Christmas Darling,” which features an appearance by the song’s composer, Richard Carpenter. The legendary Paul Williams penned lyrics for the title track, a new Alpert original.
Contact: Max Lefkowitz