Joanna Newsom and Phillip Glass to collaborate
In very unexpected news, the Warfield Theatre in San Francisco will hold a night of performances by Phillip Glass, Joanna Newsom and Tim Fain in what is being called 'An Evening with Phillip Glass & Joanna Newsom w/Tim Fain'.
The trio will perform on June 25th as part of the Days and Nights Festival, with proceeds going to the Henry Miller Memorial Library in Big Sur, California.
Listen to Philip Glass and The Magnetic Fields' Stephin Merritt perform in stage version of This American Life
While Glass's participation included his composition of a piece based on the story of a woman trapped in a closet, Merritt also contributed by performing a song he wrote about a segment of the show. [read more]
With all the millions of festivals that are going on this year Latitude festival has to be one of the best to go to. I say that because i've been every year and i know how beautiful it is but this year they've gone all out and put together some of the best bands/artists in the world.Â Looking at the lineup a week ago i would have said they couldn't fit any more amazing people to perform but then they went and announced that Joanna Newsom is playing!Â Ok the Â£30 pound price hi... (continued) [read more]
The good people at Latitude Festival have done it again. Last year they managed to nab a special (understatment) performance from Joanna Newsom and this year they've gone one better by getting Thom Yorke to play a solo set. I was in two minds about whether or not to go this year but Thom Yorke is worth the admission price alone! Get your tickets at http://www.latitudefestival.co.uk [read more]