Tuesday Apr 15
BWW Reviews: Twyla Tharp Marries Bluegrass and Ballet
Last Thursday, April 10, BAM presented a one-night-only program featuring North Carolina bluegrass band, Carolina Chocolate Drops, and the world premiere of Twyla Tharp 's Cornbread Duet.
Tuesday Apr 15
Ballet Meets Folk for a "Cornbread Duet"
With old-timey string tunes that'll lift your spirits and your knees, the Carolina Chocolate Drops know how to get the party hopping like no other revivalist band can.
New York Daily News
Carolina Chocolate Drops at BAM
Think banjo music and you instantly imagine the rollicking sounds of Appalachian bluegrass.
Carolina Chocolate Drops, back at Strand
The Grammy Award-winning string band Carolina Chocolate Drops returns to Midcoast Maine for a 7:30 p.m. concert Saturday, April 12, at the Strand Theatre, 345 Main St. The innovative four-piece band from North Carolina carries on the tradition of black musicians such as Odell and Nate Thompson, Dink Roberts, John Snipes and Libba Cotten.
City of Chicago
The Chicago Blues Festival Complete Line-up Announced
The Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events is pleased to announce the complete line-up for the 31st Annual Chicago Blues Festival set for June 13 through June 15 in Grant Park .
The Vermont Standard
Carolina Chocolate Drops At Town Hall Theatre Sunday Night
Pentangle Arts presents the Grammy award-winning Carolina Chocolate Drops, on Sunday March 30 at Woodstock Town Hall Theatre at 7:30 p.m. This traditional African-American string band got its start in 2005 with founding members Rhiannon Giddens, Dom Flemons and Justin Robinson.
Elvis Costello recording unreleased Dylan w/ Jim James & more, played ...
A trove of two dozen unfinished Bob Dylan songs written circa 1967 during his "Basement Tapes" period is being completed by an all-star band assembled by producer T Bone Burnett and including Elvis Costello, Marcus Mumford and My Morning Jacket's Jim James for release as an album and Showtime special later this year.
Showtime Sets Dylan 'Lost Songs' Documentary
The premium cabler has ordered Lost Songs: The Basement Tapes Continued, an original documentary produced by T Bone Burnett and Sam Jones and directed by the latter.
Bonnaroo 2014 artist essentials playlist: Carolina Chocolate Drops
With over 100 artists performing at Bonnaroo 2014 , it's impossible to know all of them.