One of The Guardian’s 100 most influential women tours the globe in 2019 around the release of Celia (Verve/Universal Music France), her new LP reimaging and celebrating “The Queen of Salsa” Celia Cruz. The three-time GRAMMY winner’s 2018 radical reimagining of the Talking Heads album Remain In Light was deemed “transformative” (New York Times), “visionary” (NPR Music), and “one of the year’s most vibrant albums” (Washington Post).
The legendary British reggae-pop group, featuring original singers Ali Campbell and Astro, joins Shaggy for a world tour. The reggae figureheads will play their greatest hits as well as newer tracks for outdoor amphitheaters across North America with an ensemble of eight musicians.
Joe Kay, Apple Music's Beats 1 radio host and founder of artist collective Soulection, announces the Joe Kay Experience. This intimate US DJ tour features special four hour sets displaying his eclectic taste. These shows follow recent and exciting Soulection events around the world: London's Somerset House; Coachella; Smokin' Grooves Festival; and Midsummer Brunches in LA, Miami, and New York.
The GRAMMY-winning musician, songwriter, and go-to collaborator/producer for Solange, John Legend, Mary J. Blige, D’Angelo, and more tours behind his first solo album in eight years, the ambitious and personal Jimmy Lee (out August 23rd via Columbia). Saadiq also will headline this year’s Afropunk Paris festival.
When the 22-year-old Egyptian/Lebanese/Belgian singer with a three-octave range recently performed on NPR’s Tiny Desk with Radiohead’s Colin Greenwood, Bob Boilen praised him as having “one of the most remarkable and memorable voices to ever grace the Tiny Desk.” Now you can see him live and hear for yourself on this short, intimate tour.
Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates “Unresolved: Shifting Power in the Middle East” – Symphony Space (NYC)
Staged in the “Unresolved” format, this debate brings together five foreign policy experts to tackle pressing questions on geopolitics in the Middle East, including: Is Trump right on Saudi Arabia? Is the world safer without the JCPOA? And is Turkey an asset to NATO?
Intelligence Squared U.S. Debates “Replace Private Insurance With Medicare for All” – Kaye Playhouse (NYC)
Should private health insurance exist? Or is it time for Medical for All?
The newly remastered 1969 classic film will screen with its influential soundtrack performed live. This unparalleled cinematic experience, combined with a rock band, is a first-of-its-kind performance at Radio City that celebrates the film’s 50th anniversary. T-Bone Burnett, John Kay, Roger McGuinn, Peter Fonda, and more contribute.
The Portland sister trio, known for its otherworldly harmonies, is ready to hit the road for an international tour, as its gritty new album (Good Luck, Kid, out September 13th via ATO) is a road movie in album form. Joseph has toured with James Bay and Amos Lee and has played prestigious festivals like Coachella, Bonnaroo, Austin City Limits, and Outside Lands.