About Laurie Anderson
The End of the Moon is the second in a series of Laurie Anderson’s new solo works. Anderson’s signature work combines stories and music in a low-tech setting to create an ambitiously large picture of contemporary American culture.
Anecdotal, wide ranging and epic, The End of the Moon also features her new music for violin and electronics.
Since her pioneering multimedia work United States 1-4 Anderson’s recurrent subject has been the relationship between technology and culture. Of The End of the Moon she writes, “I find that the best way to look at our culture these days is not through a multi media show, but more directly- with the simpler and sharper tools of words.”
As NASA’s first artist-in-residence Anderson draws on her recent research and travels. Part travelogue, part personal theories, history and dreams, The End of the Moon looks at the relationships between war, esthetics, the space race, spirituality and consumerism.
Following the great critical and popular success of Happiness, The End of the Moon explores the contemporary meanings of freedom and time as well as the tangled ways in which we decide what is beautiful now.
The Raconteurs added a handful of dates to their upcoming fall tour of North America.
The Avett Brothers confirmed six new November 2019 tour dates.
Bob Weir & Wolf Bros confirmed a series of tour dates leading up to a festival appearance in September.
The 2019 Grand Point North lineup has been expanded with the addition of Gov’t Mule and a Warren Haynes & Grace Potter acoustic set.
Legendary artists Neil Young and Bob Dylan dueted for the first time in 25 years last night at Nowlan Park in Kilkenny, Ireland where the pair performed “Will The Circle Be Unbroken.”