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Jayhawks, Bonnie Raitt & more playing free Americana Fest NYC this weekend

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

It’s the finale for this year’s Lincoln Center Out of Doors festival, and it also features a tribute to Chuck Berry, Memphis soul legened Don Berry, Amanda Shires, roots supergroup Traveller, and more. And it’s free.

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Five Notable Releases of the Week (4/21)

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

This week’s Notable Releases include Tara Jane O’Neil’s gorgeous self-titled album, Woods’ quickly-made ‘Love Is Love,’ The Black Angels’ Phil Ek-produced ‘Death Song,’ and more.

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Sir Ray Davies of The Kinks partners with The Jayhawks on American retrospective “Poetry”

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Sir Ray Davies of The Kinks partners with The Jayhawks on American retrospective “Poetry”

Ray Davies | photo by Steve Gullick | courtesy of the artist

British mastermind Sir Raymond Douglas Davies, better known for his jaunt with rock staple The Kinks, announced his new record Americana and released his first single “Poetry”. The single marks something special for Davies, as he enlisted alt-country kids The Jayhawks as recording partners.

A gloomy look at the materialism in America, Davies uses Dylan-esque vocals to soulfully inquire where art has gone in our country (“And every shop window goods are designed to please / Oh but I ask / Where is the poetry?”). Although ...

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Watch The Jayhawks perform “Comeback Kids” via VuHaus

Source: The Key (WXPN)

Watch The Jayhawks perform “Comeback Kids” via VuHaus

Last week at WXPN’s Non-Comm music conference, The Jayhawks played a seven song set of songs including some old favorites and material from their new album, Paging Mr. Proust.

One of the songs they performed was “Comeback Kids,” from the new album. Watch the song below via VuHaus.

WXPN Welcomes The Jayhawks to World Cafe Live on Friday, June 17th. Go to the XPN Concert Calendar for tickets and more information about the show.

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NonCOMM Recap: The Jayhawks seamlessly blend new and old

Source: The Key (WXPN)

NonCOMM Recap: The Jayhawks seamlessly blend new and old

The Jayhawks | Photo by Sydney Schaefer for WXPN

I was not even alive during The Jayhawks‘ heyday. Look around World Cafe Live during their NonCOMM set tonight, and that might have been obvious — heads of grey hair bobbed throughout the crowd. The age gap didn’t matter tonight, though. The Jayhawks proved they can stand the test of time, putting on a marvelous set for a crowd of young and old. They played new songs like “Quiet Corners & Empty Spaces,” off this year’s Paging Mr. Proust. Another new one, “I’ll Be Your Key,” slowed things down from ...

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The Jayhawks releasing ninth LP ‘Paging Mr. Proust’ (listen), announce 2016 tour

Source: Brooklyn Vegan

Minneapolis greats The Jayhawks will release their ninth album, Paging Mr. Proust, on April 29. It was co-produced by Peter Buck and Tucker Martine, and you can stream “Ace” (kinda different for the band) and the Byrds-y “Quiet Corners & Empty Spaces” from it below.

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A Look Ahead: concert picks for the week of October 20-26

Source: The Swollen Fox

Courtney Barnett by Tajette O HalloranMonday, October 20
Australian singer-songwriter Courtney Barnett and Brooklyn-based baroque pop band San Fermin will combine for a co-bill at Union Transfer on Monday night, both in support of 2013 releases. Over at Bourbon & Branch in Northern Liberties, Minnesota’s Carroll, a Sofar Philadelphia alum, will top a bill that also includes Coin Purse—the garage rock project of Matt Kelly and Dominic Billett (members of the now-retired Toy Soldiers).

Courtney Barnett, San Fermin @ Union Transfer – $20 – Tickets
Carroll, Coin Purse @ Bourbon & Branch – $10 – 21+ – Info

Tuesday, October 21
In support of his ...

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