|SELF-TITLED RECORD FROM THE CIVIL WARS TO BE RELEASED LATE SUMMER
The Civil Wars’ highly anticipated sophomore self-titled album will be released late summer 2013 on Sensibility Music/Columbia Records. This is the follow up to the three-time Grammy Award-winning duo’s acclaimed debut, Barton Hollow, which is now certified RIAA Gold in the U.S.
|THE BLACK KEYS WIN THREE GRAMMY AWARDS
The Black Keys win three awards at the 55th annual Grammy Awards—Best Rock Performance, Best Rock Song and Best Rock Album. The celebrated duo also performed their hit song “Lonely Boy” with Dr. John and Preservation Hall Jazz Band at the live, televised awards ceremony. The awards culminate a highly successful series of years for the band, whose critically acclaimed Nonesuch album, El Camino, was recently certified RIAA Platinum. Internationally, the record is Gold in Belgium, Spain and Holland; Platinum in Ireland, France and the UK; and double Platinum in Australia, Canada and New Zealand. In 2010, the duo won three Grammy Awards for their breakout album, Brothers.
|BJÖRK BRINGS BIOPHILIA LIVE SHOW BACK TO NORTH AMERICA
Björk is set to bring her live Biophilia show back to North America this spring and summer. The dates include three shows in San Francisco and two at the Hollywood Palladium where the venues have been set to her original Biophilia specifications as audio-visual shows in an intimate, in-the-round setting. In addition to her Biophilia performances Björk will also appear at the Hollywood Bowl on June 2 and at Echo Beach in Toronto on July 16 along with three festival appearances: headlining the eighth annual Pitchfork Festival on July 19, Bonnaroo on June 15, and the RBC Bluesfest in Ottawa on July 13. Tickets for the North American shows go on pre-sale April 2 and will be available to the public on April 4.
|THE PUBLIC THEATER EXTENDS CRITICALLY ACCLAIMED WORLD PREMIERE MUSICAL HERE LIES LOVE AN ADDITIONAL FOUR WEEKS TO SUNDAY, JUNE 30
Due to strong demand, The Public Theater (Artistic Director, Oskar Eustis; Executive Director, Patrick Willingham) announced a four week extension for the critically acclaimed world premiere musical HERE LIES LOVE, with concept and lyrics by David Byrne, music by David Byrne and Fatboy Slim, additional music by Tom Gandey and J Pardo, and choreography by Annie-B Parson. Directed by Alex Timbers, HERE LIES LOVE officially opened on Tuesday, April 23 and has been extended for a third time to Sunday, June 30. A new block of tickets is on sale now and can be purchased at (212) 967-7555, www.publictheater.org, or in person at The Public Theater box office at 425 Lafayette Street.