Monthly Archives: April 2007

Gershwin Prize Concert Details

According to TicketMaster, the concert honouring Paul Simon upon his receipt of the first annual Gerswhin Prize for Popular Song will feature a number of new and familiar faces to Paul Simon fans. Held in Washington on May 23, and broadcast on PBS at the end of June, the concert will feature: Yolanda Adams, Marc Anthony, Dixie Hummingbirds, Jerry Douglas, Art… Read more →

Simon, Garfunkel & Young

In 1993, Simon & Garfunkel joined Neil Young for a benefit show supporting the Children’s Health Fund, a charity co-founded by Paul Simon in the 1980s. At the end of Young’s opening set, Simon & Garfunkel joined him for a pair of hauntingly beautiful performances, both Neil Young classics. Helpless Only Love Can Break Your Heart Read more →

Bound For Europe?

It seems rumours of a Simon summer swing through Europe might be on the mark. This website lists Paul Simon as a performing at the Montreux Jazz Festival in July, though a date has not been determined. Earlier reports pegged Simon at a Rome music festival on July 13th, though nothing has been confirmed yet. Stay tuned. Here’s hoping the… Read more →

Simon & Garfunkel At The Movies

According to the Hollywood Reporter, a couple of the producers of “Little Miss Sunshine” are working on a film named after the Simon & Garfunkel song that was featured in the recent film “Garden State.” Seth Gordon is set to direct “The Only Living Boy In New York“: Helmer Seth Gordon is teaming with “Little Miss Sunshine” producers Albert Berger… Read more →

See Paul Simon for only Ten Grand

From a post to the Google group “YOUNGANDWEALTHY”: Date Apr 23, 2007 6:00PM Location New York, NY USA Cost 1,250.00 Dress business formal (jacket & tie) Address Manhattan Center’s Hammerstein Ballroom, 311 West 34th Street, New York City. Details We Are Family Fifth Annual Celebration Monday, April 23rd 2007 We Are Family Foundation Celebration will honor music legends Dionne Warwick,… Read more →

Simon & Garfunkel Reunite with South African Record

On the heels of their successful outings in North America and Europe in 2003 and 2004, Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel announced today their studio reunion. The pair will draw on South African influences, which Simon first explored (apparently, it was revealed, on Garfunkel’s advice) in the mid-1980s. Additionally, the duo plan to split the songwriting duties. “Now that our… Read more →