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Blind Boys Of Alabama and John Langford were special guests at the second show of this year’s 8 Nights Of Hanukkah With Yo La Tengo run at The Bowery.
About Jon Langford
This year will be a busy one for Mekon and Waco Brother, artist and producer, collaborator and soloist, father and husband, Jon Langford, as he prepares for a national tour supporting the release of a brand new solo album Gold Brick (ROIR), takes his multi-media performance piece, The Executioners Last Songs (commissioned by the National Performance Network), on a national museum tour (including Chicagos Museum Of Contemporary Art and Minneapolis Walker Art Center) and publishes Nashville Radio, the first collection of his art and writings, through Verse Chorus Press.
Are you thinking what were thinking? Yup. Jon Langford is a true Renaissance man. His possibilities certainly seem endless, his creativity without bounds. The enclosed notes and biographical information will explain a lot, but if you prefer, just pop in his latest, Gold Brick (or Lies of The Great Explorers or Columbus at Guantanamo Bay), and soak up the grandeur of a man who has been making fun, important and relevant music for the past three decades. Boasting a truly wide range of sounds and influences everything from tinkling saloon piano atmospherics to roots reggae rhythms Langford has created a rich, epic album to help him kick off what looks to be a very busy 2006.
Soulive was joined by special guests Marcus King, Maurice Brown, Tash Neal and Frédéric Yonnet for the fourth show of their Bowlive VIII residency at Brooklyn Bowl.
Jackie Greene unveiled pro-shot video of his set at Red Rocks on July 4 featuring special guest Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead.
Acclaimed drummer Bill Vitt, best known for his work as part of Jerry Garcia and Merl Saunders’ band has died.
The Highwomen – Amanda Shires, Brandi Carlile, Maren Morris and Natalie Hemby – confirmed the release of their self-titled debut album and shared the video for the lead single, “Redesigning Women.”
Dave Matthews Band made it through Thursday’s rescheduled concert at Jones Beach without any weather issues, dusted off a ‘Before These Crowded Streets’ classic and jammed with James Casey of the Trey Anastasio Band.