Music Festival

Gladys Knight And The Pips – Live At Jamaica World Music Festival – 1982 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend.

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Gladys Knight and The Pips – In Concert 1982 Some classic Soul this weekend by way of Gladys Knight and The Pips, live at the Jamaica World Music Festival from November 25, 1982. Great sounding concert (which I understand is now available...

Franz Ferdinand In Concert At The Great Wide Open Festival – 2012 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Franz Ferdinand In Concert At The Great Wide Open Festival – 2012 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Franz Ferdinand – Great Wide Open Festival 2012 Franz Ferdinand this weekend at the Great Wide Open Festival in Holland this past Summer, recorded by the Dutch radio channel VPRO. Having a busy year, Franz Ferdinand were at most of the festivals...

Guillaume Coppola Plays The Music Of Chopin, Debussy And Granados – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Click on the Link here for Audio Player – Part 1: GuillaumeCoppola Recital – Oct. 8, 2012 – Part 1 Click on the Link here for Audio Player – Part 2: Guillaume Coppola Recital – Oct. 8, 2012 – Part 2 Over to Paris this week for a recital by...

Ella Fitzgerald

Ella Fitzgerald With The Lou Levy Quartet – Live In Amsterdam – 1961 – Past Daily Downbeat

Become a Patron! Something vocal this weekend and in honor of her birthday (April 25). The immortal Ella Fitzgerald, accompanied by The Lou Levy Quartet, live at The Concertgebouw in Amsterdam and recorded by Radio Nederland on February 18, 1961. Dubbed “The First Lady of Song,” Ella Fitzgerald was the...

John Cage – Happy 100th – German Radio Concert – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Click on the link here for audio player – part 1: John Cage Birthday Concert – Part 1 Click on the link here for audio player – part 2: John Cage Birthday Concert – Part 2 September 5th 2012 marked the hundredth birthday of Avant-Garde/Experimental Composer John Cage. So to...

Lee Konitz Live At The Art Park Jazz Festival 1979 – Past Daily Downbeat

Click on the link here for Audio Player: Lee Konitz Nonet – Live – 1979 From NPR’s legendary and much lamented Jazz Alive! series comes this weekend’s Downbeat post. Recorded at the 3rd Annual Art Park Jazz Festival in Lewiston New York, between September 1-3, 1979 and featuring the Lee...

Concerto Köln Live At The International Chopin Festival 2012 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert

Click on the link here for Audio Player-Part 1: International Chopin Festival – Part 1 Click on the link here for Audio Player-Part 2: International Chopin Festival – Part 2 Since we’re still hip-deep in Festival season throughout Europe, I had to put this one up this week. An absolutely...

The Doors – Live At The Isle Of Wight Festival -1970 – Past Daily Backstage Weekend

Click on the link here for Audio Player: The Doors – Live at The Isle Of Wight – 1970 Anyone who is even a passing fan of The Doors probably has, or at least has heard, some version of this concert. This particular incarnation, as legend has it, comes from...

Vilde Frang In Concert At The Kissinger Sommer Festival – 2012 – Past Daily Mid-Week Concert/Anti-Road Rage Special

Click on the link here for Audio player: Vilde Frang Recital – June 24, 2012 Over to Bad Kissinger in Germany this week for a concert recital from the Kissinger Sommer Festival by rising-young-star-wunderkind Vilde Frang in a program of music by Mozart, Brahms and Prokofiev. The concert was recorded...