After supporting Big Thief in 2017, the "visionary" (Ladygunn) Vermont folk singer links up with Caroline Rose. Jamison plays tracks from debut album The Wilds (Akira Records) that juxtapose his intimate Nick Drake-by-way-of-James Blake sound with narrative, metaphor-driven lyrics "written like the Great American novel" (Billboard).
One of Canada's foremost pianists and vocalists performs music from a self-titled, self-produced LP (Kobalt) that "masterfully mixes jazz and pop" (AP) and features her oft-requested fan-favorite cover of Coldplay's "Yellow." Biali has toured with Sting, Chris Botti, Suzanne Vega and more, and, for this show, she'll be backed by local jazz musicians.
Little Cinema remixes and reimagines the sci-fi cult masterpiece and David Bowie’s acting debut, The Man Who Fell to Earth, in this multimedia screening. This special evening features live music by Jason Lindner, Mark Guiliana and Tim Lefebvre, musicians who recorded and collaborated on Bowie’s final album, Blackstar.
NPR Slingshot band performs just days after the release of their debut album, Haze (3/30 via Big Crown Records). Steeped in the techniques of timeless R&B records and analog recordings, this band’s live show fuse ‘60s girl groups, ‘70s funk and breezy, kaleidoscopic rock into an unconventionally modern sound that has received praise from Pitchfork, The FADER, NPR Music and Gorilla vs. Bear.
Legendary producer and musician Tony Visconti shares stories from his 40-year creative partnership with David Bowie and his experience collaborating on his final album, Blackstar. Journalist and songwriter Jeff Slate will moderate the conversation.
On the first Saturday of April, celebrate David Bowie with a night of engaging and eclectic free art and entertainment including book discussions, film screenings and live music.
Celebrate the groundbreaking cultural influence of musical artist David Bowie with live music, art, films, discussions, workshops and more, sponsored by BkM Teens.
One of CMT + Pandora’s 2018 Artists to Watch performs a sampling of new songs, including current single “Pull You Through.” Rose’s most recent songs have earned acclaim from Rolling Stone Country (“Dusty Springfield-worthy vocals”), American Songwriter (“a quiet force in the country world”), Wide Open Country (10 of the Best Unsigned Artists in Country Music) and more.
The multi-instrumentalist, historian and co-founder of the GRAMMY-winning Carolina Chocolate Drops brings his new album, Black Cowboys (Smithsonian Folkways Recordings), to life on stage. Flemons takes the listener on an illuminating journey through the Old West via re-worked string-blues music, old-time square-dance music and cowboy poetry, along with original music written specifically for the album, all exploring and celebrating the history of Africa-American cowboy songs.
Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates “Bitcoin Is More Than a Bubble and Here to Stay” – Manhattan Institute (NYC)
Overstock CEO Patrick Byrne and venture capitalist Tim Draper defend Bitcoin's future against Financial Times managing editor Gillian Tett and UChicago law professor Eric Posner in this month’s edition of the “fantastic” (New Yorker) live debate series.
Rough Trade named the indie psychedelic quartet’s debut album Haze (Big Crown Records) its Album of the Month for April – now they headline a free Record Store Day bill at the record store’s Brooklyn home. Fans of Haze also include Pitchfork, NPR Music, The FADER, Billboard and i-D, which dubbed the group’s sound to “simultaneously recalls Sesame Street and David Lynch.”
The avant-garde folk duo performs new music from their upcoming Smithsonian Folkways debut, The Invisible Comes To Us (3/30). In their live performances, guitarist Anna Roberts-Gevalt and banjo player Elizabeth LaPrelle are joined by a different surprise guest each night to expand their “hypnotic” (New Yorker) reconfiguration of ancient folk ballads.
The Wild Honey Pie presents “A Dinner Party with The Shacks,” a sold-out celebration of spring with a dinner concert featuring a three-course meal, unlimited beer and the “sun-drenched & intoxicating” (Pitchfork) sounds of the indie psychedelic quartet praised by The FADER, NPR, Billboard and more.
Known as “country’s crystalline-voiced goth-rock version of Dolly Parton” (MAGNET), the Calgary-based artist performs songs from her forthcoming LP, a Latin-influenced concept record out this spring. In 2017, the two-time CCMA Roots Artist of the Year opened for Chris Stapleton and Dwight Yokam.
Having sold out its debut last November, Ariana and the Rose brings “light + space” back to the celebrated Bushwick-based creative space for a three-event residency. Self-described as “Studio 54 in outer space,” the immersive music experience spotlighted by New York Magazine, HuffPost, and Time Out NY consists of interactive theater, a DJ set and a live performance by Ariana.
Will Sheff and co. play a special album release show on the release day of new album, In The Rainbow Rain (ATO). The new record is an electric and colorful declaration of hope, featuring big blooms of synths and guitars, a chorus of backing vocals and a spirituality and gratitude akin to a modern secular gospel record.