Mark Butler catches the star-studded Jimmy Webb tribute at Carnegie Hall, a benefit for the Alzheimer’s Association and the I’ll Be Me Foundation: “Jimmy Webb’s music transcends genres and has touched millions.”
On a windy New York Friday night there was nothing better than being enveloped in the fiery tunes pouring forth from Lúnasa on their 20th Anniversary tour at Carnegie’s Zankel Hall. Clearly chuffed to be playing this historic venue, they launched straight into a set of tunes driven by the pied piper Kevin Crawford on whistle.
Alice Farrell first met Glen Hansard 25 years ago at Sin-é, an East Village café that was once at the epicenter of hot young Irish rock and Trad culture. Here’s her review of his solo show at Carnegie Hall.
Wednesday, September 14th at 8pm, Oscar, Tony and Grammy winning singer/songwriter Glen Hansard will take the stage at Carnegie Hall to bring an intimate evening of story and song, featuring songs from his most recent releases Didn’t He Ramble and Rhythm and Repose.
Alice Farrell is excited to see Glen Hansard at Carnegie Hall this week.
Jenifer Hopkins refuses to use the word “fusion” about an enthralling concert with Zakir Hussain of India and Celtic musicians at Carnegie Hall this past March.
Bruce Springsteen scholar and sometime “Backstreets” photographer Matt Orel reviews Debra Rothenberg’s “Bruce Springsteen in Focus: 1980-2012:” “We get to see the joy that Springsteen brought to his performances…” and it’s accurate!
Guenevere Donohue found Crash Ensemble at Carnegie Hall last week an evening of “sweet-pain.”