Oscar-winning singer, songwriter and musician Jeff Bridges has added visits to NPR's Morning Edition, Charlie Rose, PRI and WNYC's Studio 360 With Kurt Andersen, and NBC's The Tonight Show With Jay Leno to the list of upcoming television, radio, and online appearances he will make in conjunction with the release of his self-titled major-label debut, which will be released by Blue Note Records on August 16.
Minnesota-based songwriter Jeremy Messersmith and his band are pleased to announce another string of summer tour dates, this time making their way to the West coast.
Messersmith and his band just wrapped up an NPR Tiny Desk Concert and are continuing on The Graveyard Tour, following an amazing set of East coast dates where they visited and performed at graveyards in each city.
Arcade Fire's The Suburbs voted Best Album of 2010 by NPR Music's All Songs Considered listeners.
The Black Keys, The National, Mumford & Sons, and Broken Bells complete the Top 5.
This year, NPR Music's All Songs Considered reached a milestone 10 years of helping audiences discover new music.
Co-hosts Bob Boilen and Robin Hilton mark the occasion by expanding their service with the launch of the All Songs 24/7 Music Channel.
Elton John and Leon Russell have teamed up with NPR to debut their new album 'The Union' as a part of NPR's 'First Listen' series.
The album, due in stores October 19, 2010, is currently being streamed in its entirety on NPR.
This Saturday, October 9, 2010 on what would have been John Lennon's 70th birthday, NPR News' Weekend Edition shares rarely heard audio from an historic interview with the legendary musician.
Audiences can hear the tapes of Lennon on NPR Member stations (find locally at npr.org/stations) and online at the Weekend Edition page of NPR.org where extended and additional clips will also be available.
After 30 years as a critically acclaimed singer and songwriter, Rosanne Cash shares her recollections growing up as Johnny Cash's eldest daughter and coming into her own as a performer, daughter, and mother in a long-awaited memoir, entitled Composed (Viking), which will go on sale August 10th, 2010.
The same day, Cash will embark on a multi-city book tour to read selections from Composed, sign copies, and perform a few songs at select stops.
Villagers Nominated for Mercury Prize.
Congratulations to Domino Records artist Villagers, whose debut album 'Becoming A Jackal' has been nominated for the 2010 Mercury Prize for 'Album of the Year.'
For the third straight year, NPR Music is opening the South by Southwest Music and Media Conference and presenting a daytime concert the following afternoon - featuring two of the most dynamic lineups of the festival.
Both shows are accessible to audiences everywhere through free live webcasts and live streaming via the NPR iPhone App, as well as broadcasts on NPR Member stations across the country.
"Stylo", the first video from the hotly anticipated third Gorillaz album Plastic Beach has premiered globally on YouTube.
The video premiere follows the March 1st launch of a streaming full album preview as part of NPR Music’s Exclusive First Listen series at www.npr.org/music.