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Watch a cover of The Rolling Stones’ “Gimme Shelter” performed on ‘Live From Here’ by host Chris Thile with Cory Wong and Sarah Jarosz.
Winter and Spring 2020 ‘Live From Here With Chris Thile’ broadcasts have been added to the program’s fourth season.
Chris Thile led the ‘Live From Here’ house band on The Fearless Flyers’ “Daddy, He Got A Cessna” on this past weekend’s installment of the show.
Watch the latest episode of Chris Thile’s radio program ‘Live From Here’ featuring Paul Simon, Anais Mitchell, Vagabon and others.
Watch Chris Thile cover Jeff Buckley’s “Grace” during the Musician Birthdays segment on this weekend’s episode of ‘Live From Here.’
Watch Chris Thile cover Radiohead for The Current and Elliott Smith on ‘Live From Here.’
About Chris Thile
Chris Thile, of Punch Brothers, has changed the mandolin forever, elevating it from its origins as a relatively simple folk and bluegrass instrument to the sophistication and brilliance of the finest jazz improvisation and classical performance. For more than 15 years, Thile played in the wildly popular band Nickel Creek, with which he released three albums, sold two million records, and was awarded a Grammy in 2002. Recently, Nonesuch Records released the Grammy–nominated Sleep with One Eye Open, an impassioned collaboration/conversation between Thile and guitarist Michael Daves, in which the upstart duo acknowledges the history and tradition of bluegrass while exuberantly defying convention. Thile also recently collaborated with Yo-Yo Ma for The Goat Rodeo Sessions. As a soloist he has released four albums, as well as performing and recording extensively as a duo with double bass virtuoso Edgar Meyer and with fellow eminent mandolinist Mike Marshall. He has also collaborated with a pantheon of musical innovators from multiple genres including Bela Fleck, Dolly Parton, the Dixie Chicks, Brad Mehldau, Hilary Hahn, and Gabe Kahane. Punch Brothers released their new album, Who’s Feeling Young Now?, February 14, 2012, on Nonesuch Records. Completed over three weeks at Blackbird Studios in Nashville, the record was produced by Grammy Award winner Jacquire King (Kings of Leon, Tom Waits, Modest Mouse). Thile’s previous Carnegie Hall performances include a performance with Punch Brothers in 2009 and the New York premiere of his four movement suite The Blind Leaving the Blind in 2007.
Stream “Dance Of The Clairvoyants,” the lead single off Pearl Jam’s upcoming new album, ‘Gigaton.’
Jeff Tweedy’s Tweedy band took the stage at Wilco Sky Blue Sky in Mexico on Monday for a set that ended with a Neil Young cover and saw Jeff joined by both of his sons at various points of the afternoon.
Railroad Earth ended both of their recent concerts at The Fillmore in San Francisco with Old & In The Way songs.
Tool announced a handful of March 2020 tour dates.
Gov’t Mule played a gender-themed set and welcomed members of My Morning Jacket, Hot Tuna, North Mississippi Allstars and more on Night Two of their Island Exodus 2020 destination event.