Musical theater, meet journalism.
I've always been touched by socially relevant films and documentaries, realizing the importance of social issues and current events which is the goal and essence of Skoll's production company. However, on that very rainy day in Oxford, seated at the New Theatre, I realized that just like the film and its soundtrack, live music could turn into a very powerful tool to deliver a message about social and environmental issues.
After an encore of playful covers including "Debris" by the The Faces and "Blue Eyes" by Willie Nelson, Beam and Hansard split another encore. The crowd didn't want to go home.
Last night, 70s rock 'n' roll legend Patti Smith performed at Sotheby's in NYC and I was there to witness the glory firsthand
Annuals is what Vampire Weekend wishes it could be. Annuals have a light, ethereal sound that explodes with a Ska influence and instructs you to dance.