14.Nov.2011 Another Sunday Night Broadcast Coming Up
Following last night’s WXPN broadcast of Paul Simon’s Chicagoland concert, WTTS-Indianpolis is gearing up to bring listeners his show next Sunday night, November 20. Unlike yesterday’s broadcast, WTTS appears to broadcast online outside of the U.S., which will be a boon to fans worldwide. Sparse details are here.
10.Nov.2011 Listen to Paul Simon online this Sunday Night
WXRT 93 FM in Chicago will be broadcasting Paul Simon’s Sunday night concert from Rosemont, Illinois, live, free and online. Tune in here at 8 P.M. Central Time for what promises to be a great concert. In the meantime, catch XRT’s Lin Brehmer in conversation with Simon from this past spring.
07.Nov.2011 Paul Simon, Live and in the Lobby
The funnest tour ever shows no signs of slowing down on its fall U.S. swing. While the spring featured Paul inviting fans on stage to perform with (or instead of) him, last night’s Oklahoma City show included another unexpected twist. Based on early reports, it sounds as if the sound system in the theatre broke [...]
16.Sep.2011 Paul Simon at Ground Zero, 9/11/11
“The Sound of Silence” Haunting.
According to the singer’s official website, “Paul Simon: Songwriter,” a two-disc collection Simon “hand-picked,” spanning most of his career, will be released just after Simon’s 70th birthday: PAUL SIMON HAND-PICKS SONGS & PERFORMANCES FOR SONGWRITER, A NEW COLLECTION CHRONICLING FIVE DECADES OF MUSIC 2 Disc Set Illuminates Artist’s Evolution From 1960s to Present Available Monday, October 24 [...]
14.Sep.2011 Do You Live in Connecticut?
If you do, you’ll want to tune in to public television tonight: Paul Simon: Live at Webster Hall, New York (Hartford, CT – Sept. 9, 2011) – In June 2011, Paul Simon thrilled his hometown fans with a special club performance at New York City’s historic Webster Hall. The show was the culmination of a [...]
12.Sep.2011 Paul Simon Back on Tour
If you haven’t seen Paul Simon on tour lately – and you’re reading this blog – and you live in or around any of the cities he’s visiting this fall, do yourself a favour and get a ticket. You’ll catch the show of the year, and you might even be invited onstage. DATE CITY, STATE [...]
In 2008, Paul Simon played the Montreux Jazz Festival the night after Leonard Cohen’s performance. The show was a loose one for Simon; it featured the debut of “Love and Hard Times” and included a more-or-less impromptu duet with Patti Austin on “Bridge Over Troubled Water.” Simon took a moment, before the third song, “Outrageous,” [...]
22.Dec.2010 Quick Hits
Some news and notes from around: Album art for So Beautiful Or So What has been released, on Paul Simon’s website. We think it’s pretty nifty. Paul Simon debuted “Getting Ready for Christmas Day” on The Colbert Report last week; the performance included the extended sample of Rev. Gates’s sermon, as well as a video [...]
Paul Simon will releases his next record, So Beautiful Or So What, on April 12, 2011, according to Concord Music, which will release the album on its Hear Music label. According to the label’s website, So Beautiful will include 10 songs, kicking off with “Getting Ready for Christmas Day,” Simon’s current single (available as an [...]