Archive for the ‘Billy Bragg News’ Category

Joe Henry plays Recital Centre with new album, Invisible Hour – Sydney Morning Herald

Friday, August 29th, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Joe Henry plays Recital Centre with new album, Invisible Hour
Sydney Morning Herald
Henry's dozen-odd albums to date, like the work he has produced for Solomon Burke, Ramblin' Jack Elliott, Aaron Neville, Billy Bragg, Gillian Welch and many more, have conspicuously failed to find a foothold in modern music's vast web of pigeonholes.

Fringe benefits: Sydney Fringe Festival puts the spotlight on the small stage – Sydney Morning Herald

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Sydney Morning Herald

Fringe benefits: Sydney Fringe Festival puts the spotlight on the small stage
Sydney Morning Herald
After premiering at the 2013 NZ Fringe Festival, the show has played more than 100 times in festivals, bar rooms, museums, schools, art galleries and country halls, including a stint opening for Billy Bragg on his 2014 New Zealand tour. The Newsagency ...

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Billy Bragg sings for independence – Open Democracy

Thursday, August 28th, 2014

Billy Bragg sings for independence
Open Democracy
Billy Bragg sings for independence. Billy Bragg 28 August 2014. Billy Bragg sings and speaks in Edinburgh about Scottish and English independence from post-imperial Britain - hosted by National Collective.

Artists mobilise to fight damaging cuts to public services – The Guardian

Wednesday, August 27th, 2014

The Guardian

Artists mobilise to fight damaging cuts to public services
The Guardian
Music and art have always been a vehicle for political protest: from Bob Dylan and Bob Marley to Billy Bragg. Now a new group of British artists and musicians are hoping to use art, song, theatre and words, as well as social media, to combat the ...

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Bluesfest 2015 Lineup Announced Next Week – Music Feeds

Monday, August 25th, 2014

Music Feeds

Bluesfest 2015 Lineup Announced Next Week
Music Feeds
As Music Feeds reported back in September 2013, organisers took to the official Bluesfest forum to announce that Billy Bragg had been booked for Bluesfest 2015 while he was in the country for BIGSOUND 2013. This year's Bluesfest was an incredible ...

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Cat Power and Sky Ferreira Will Play Benefit Concerts for Ferguson Protestors – RollingStone.com

Saturday, August 23rd, 2014

RollingStone.com

Cat Power and Sky Ferreira Will Play Benefit Concerts for Ferguson Protestors
RollingStone.com
Billy Bragg and his touring partner Joe Purdy played an impromptu benefit concert in South St. Louis. "It's Woody's work," Bragg told Rolling Stone. "And if we're going to be true to the little guy — more than just singing 'This Land Is Your Land ...

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Celebrities Billy Bragg and Hank Wangford to judge at Bridport Hat Festival – Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Celebrities Billy Bragg and Hank Wangford to judge at Bridport Hat Festival
Bridport and Lyme Regis News
Taking part in the judging will be singer/songwriter and social commentator Billy Bragg, and musician/songwriter Hank Wangford, Songwriter, Musician. Winners will be chosen for the best headwear worn by adults, children and even best 'hatted dog'.

Celebrities Billy Bragg and Hank Wangford to judge at Bridport Hat Festival – Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Bridport and Lyme Regis News

Celebrities Billy Bragg and Hank Wangford to judge at Bridport Hat Festival
Bridport and Lyme Regis News
Taking part in the judging will be singer/songwriter and social commentator Billy Bragg, and musician/songwriter Hank Wangford, Songwriter, Musician. Winners will be chosen for the best headwear worn by adults, children and even best 'hatted dog'.

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Billy Bragg surprises Little Rock with an impromptu show at White Water Tavern – Examiner.com

Friday, August 22nd, 2014

Examiner.com

Billy Bragg surprises Little Rock with an impromptu show at White Water Tavern
Examiner.com
English folk-punk singer Billy Bragg surprised Little Rock, Arkansas with a stop at the White Water Tavern on Thursday, August 21, 2014. Bragg showed up with Arkansas folk singer Joe Purdy, and the two performed for a little over an hour to a packed ...

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The Rumjacks Sign Management Deal With Troubadour Music – theMusic

Thursday, August 21st, 2014

The Rumjacks Sign Management Deal With Troubadour Music
theMusic
The New-South-Welsh folk-punks — who, over the course of their time together, have garnered comparisons to The Pogues, Billy Bragg, The Dropkick Murphys; y'know, that general scene of hard-partyin', hard-drinkin', ambiguously Celtic anti-authoritarian ...

Taylor Swift’s catchy, tone-deaf ‘Shake It Off’ – Los Angeles Times

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Taylor Swift's catchy, tone-deaf 'Shake It Off'
Los Angeles Times
@liledit@RollingStone Billy Bragg didn't perform in Ferguson. He performed 15 miles away in South City. Taylor Swift "Shake It Off". Watch the music video for Taylor Swift's new single, "Shake It Off." Watch the music video for Taylor Swift's new ...

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Billy Bragg Channels Social Justice Pioneers for Impromptu Ferguson Concert – RollingStone.com

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

RollingStone.com

Billy Bragg Channels Social Justice Pioneers for Impromptu Ferguson Concert
RollingStone.com
While the eyes of the world remain focused on Ferguson, Missouri, the St. Louis suburb where protests and nightly clashes with authorities have held sway, folk singer Billy Bragg found an opportune moment Tuesday night to make a small, positive gesture.
Billy Bragg performs impromptu show in FergusonNME.com
Billy Bragg Performs Surprise Set at the Royale For Ferguson: "Liberty and ...Riverfront Times (blog)
Billy Bragg Performs Spontaneous Concert Near Ferguson, Mo.Diffuser.fm
Express.co.uk -Contactmusic.com
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Billy Bragg Performs Surprise Set at the Royale For Ferguson: “Liberty and … – Riverfront Times (blog)

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Billy Bragg Performs Surprise Set at the Royale For Ferguson: "Liberty and ...
Riverfront Times (blog)
Bragg said that he and Purdy would be switching off to "stay fresh," giving up the "stage." Purdy, now solo, joked, "The problem with traveling with Billy Bragg is that you have to follow him." He performed "Down to the Water" on "this old pawn-shop ...

Tom Loewy: Billy Bragg brings message to ‘Burg – Galesburg Register-Mail

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

Tom Loewy: Billy Bragg brings message to 'Burg
Galesburg Register-Mail
“I have Billy Bragg with me on this road trip and we are interested in the Rock Island Line and the railroad,” Soth told me on the phone. “And we leave Rock Island (Tuesday) morning for Fort Madison to perform for the inmates at the Iowa State ...

Artists against austerity mobilise to fight further cuts to public services – The Guardian

Wednesday, August 20th, 2014

The Guardian

Artists against austerity mobilise to fight further cuts to public services
The Guardian
Music and art have always been a vehicle for political protest: from Bob Dylan and Bob Marley to Billy Bragg. Now a group of British artists and musicians are hoping to use art, song, theatre and words, as well as social media, to combat the coalition ...

Tonight: Billy Bragg to Support Ferguson with Surprise Show at the Royale – Riverfront Times (blog)

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Tonight: Billy Bragg to Support Ferguson with Surprise Show at the Royale
Riverfront Times (blog)
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Hear Jim James, Elvis Costello, and Marcus Mumford’s Take on Bob Dylan’s … – The Slatest (blog)

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Billboard

Hear Jim James, Elvis Costello, and Marcus Mumford's Take on Bob Dylan's ...
The Slatest (blog)
Like Mermaid Avenue, the three-volume project for which Wilco and Billy Bragg wrote music for previously unrecorded Woody Guthrie lyrics, Lost on the River also had the blessing of the original lyricist. Dylan wrote the lyrics at around the time when ...
Listen To Jim James, Elvis Costello Perform Bob Dylan's Unreleased Track ...CMJ

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Americana Artists Dry Johnny Cash’s ‘Bitter Tears’: Hear Gillian Welch’s … – RollingStone.com

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

RollingStone.com

Americana Artists Dry Johnny Cash's 'Bitter Tears': Hear Gillian Welch's ...
RollingStone.com
"I'm not a fan of the whole 'tribute album compilation' thing, where people sent in the separate tracks via email," says producer Joe Henry, who recently recorded albums with Bonnie Raitt and Billy Bragg before turning his attention to Look Again to ...

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Bob Seger to release first album in eight years. – Express.co.uk

Tuesday, August 19th, 2014

Express.co.uk

Bob Seger to release first album in eight years.
Express.co.uk
The Old Time Rock & Roll hitmaker's new album, Ride Out, will hit stores on 14 October (14) and will feature covers of John Hiatt's Detroit Made and Wilco and Billy Bragg's California Stars. A statement from Seger reads: ?I feel really good about this ...
Bob Seger To Release Second Album In 20 Years Ride OutNoise11
New Bob Seger album coming in OctoberThe Oakland Press
Preview: "Ride Out" - The New Studio Album From Bob SegerVVN Music
RollingStone.com -Radio.com News -Detroit Free Press
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The Roundup | 4 things to do this week: Music, car shows, last of summer – Cecil Whig

Monday, August 18th, 2014

The Roundup | 4 things to do this week: Music, car shows, last of summer
Cecil Whig
Trooper's songs have been recorded by Steve Earle, Billy Bragg and Vince Gill, among others. His latest CD is “Incident on Willow Street.” Tickets are $31.80 (including sales tax). Register online at worsellmanor.com or pay at the door. A bar and light ...

The Village; Kate Adie’s Women of World War One; Scotland Votes; Boomers … – The Guardian

Saturday, August 16th, 2014

The Village; Kate Adie's Women of World War One; Scotland Votes; Boomers ...
The Guardian
... spiced and wise in the main – and south, which appeared to comprise 1) Kent beachgoers moaning about grasping Jockos and telling us to bugger off into the mist, or 2) wiser voices, Billy Bragg and Simon Jenkins mainly, trying belatedly, almost ...

Violent Soho ink deal with Canadian label – FasterLouder

Friday, August 15th, 2014

Violent Soho ink deal with Canadian label
FasterLouder
The Toronto-based label is home to the likes of At the Drive-In, Billy Bragg, City and Colour, Deer Tick, FIDLAR, James Vincent McMorrow, Jimmy Eat World, Neon Indian and The Lumineers, as well as Aussie acts DZ Deathrays and The Jezabels. It'll see ...

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Playlist: pick of the latest tracks – updated! – The Times (subscription)

Friday, August 15th, 2014

The Times (subscription)

Playlist: pick of the latest tracks - updated!
The Times (subscription)
The Levellers with Billy Bragg: Hope Street Bragg lends his distinctive vocals to a laid-back, autumnal re-imagining of the band's 1995 hit, with some lovely chorus harmonies. A sneak preview of a greatest hits album, with more collaborations, out next ...

On sale tomorrow: Chvrches, Jamie T, Billy Idol and more – Time Out London

Thursday, August 14th, 2014

Time Out London

On sale tomorrow: Chvrches, Jamie T, Billy Idol and more
Time Out London
Coming straight outta Wimbledon armed with an acoustic bass in the mid-noughties, Jamie Treays crafted a funksome, singalong fusion of Billy Bragg, Bob Marley, and The Streets that secured him a Mercury nomination. Now he's pushing 30 and getting ...

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Billy Bragg u gostima kod The Levellersa – Muzika.hr

Tuesday, August 12th, 2014

Billy Bragg u gostima kod The Levellersa
Muzika.hr
"Hope Street", singl originalno objavljen 1995. godine, a kojim su The Levellers dospjeli do 12. mjesta službenoga britanskog charta, reintrepetirao je Bragg s The Levellersima kao svojim pratećim bendom u njihovu Metway studiju u Brightonu početkom ...