News featuring Martha Wainwright

The following news stories mention Martha Wainwright. Stories are compiled from a hand-picked selection of popular music news sites based in Great Britain, Europe and the United States. Updated less than 10 hours ago.

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  • Invisible Familiars sign to Other Music (streams), playing lots of NYC shows

    New York singer songwriter Jared Samuel, who has played with Martha Wainwright, Sharon Jones, Cibo Matto and Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger to name a few, makes music of his own as Invisible Familiars. His music is quirky, poppy and danceable as you'll be able to hear when Invisible Familiars' debut album, Disturbing Wildlife, comes out January 27 via Other Music Recording Company. The record features guest appearances Robbie Mangano, Tim Kuhl, Jolie Holland, Cibo Matto's Yuka Honda & Miho Hatori, Nels Cline, Ryan Sawyer, and Stuart Bogie from Antibalas. You can check out album track "Clever Devil" and the video for single "Heavenly All," below.

    Invisible Familiars have a bunch of NYC-area shows coming up, including a free afternoon show on Sunday (12/14) at Union Pool in the front room. Sweepstakes also play and things get underway at 2 PM. Then the band will play four week…

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  • Greenbelt Harvest Picnic Announces 2015 Lineup with Gordon Lightfoot, Kathleen Edwards, Basia Bulat

    In 2013, Neil Young & Crazy Horse were due to headline the Greenbelt Harvest Picnic, but they had to cancel, replaced by Gordon Lightfoot. In 2015, the environmentally minded festival will once again be going with Lightfoot as its headliner. The veteran Canadian songwriter heads up a bill that also includes Kathleen Edwards, Basia Bulat, Gregory Alan Isakov, Martha Wainwright, Dinner Belles and more. The event takes place on August 29 of next year at Dundas, ON's Christie Lake Conservation Area. It emphasizes environmental conservation and the eat-local movement. In addition to the...Read More

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Tuesday 18th November

  • Cyndi Lauper playing Rufus Wainwright's holiday show after her own, and after Rufus plays for Christopher Reeve

    2008 (more by Tim Griffin)

    Cyndi Lauper, who hosts her own holiday show at Beacon Theater on 12/6, will join Rufus and Martha Wainwright at the first of their two holiday shows at Town Hall later in the month. Cyndi joins a cast of characters at Town Hall that includes Emmylou Harris, Loudon Wainwright III, Justin Vivian Bond, Cibo Matto, Lucy Wainwright Roche, Sloan Wainwright, and more. Renee Fleming, instead of Cyndi, joins the Wainwrights and friends on the 2nd night. Tickets, which benefit the Kate McGarrigle Foundation, are still on sale for both 12/17 (Cyndi night) and 12/18 (Renee night). Tickets for Cyndi's holiday show, which Sufjan, Emily Haines and many others are also playing, are also still available. Full lineup below.

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  • Big acts in tiny venues

    Intimate gigs by big-name acts can be a big thrill – and a bit weird. Tell us about the gigs you've seen in undersized venues

    There's something ridiculously special about seeing your favourite band play a tiny room. Last night's Manic Street Preachers gig at London's 100 Club saw the Welsh trio perform to a few hundred fans and industry bods. For someone who's seen them at the 70,000 capacity Millenium Stadium, headlining Reading and Glastonbury and at numerous arenas over the years, the chance to get into a room that holds 300 rather than 3,000 was one I was unlikely to turn down – and it pretty much lived up to expectations too.

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