George Winston is known for interpreting pieces on solo piano by his most beloved composers. The inspiration for this happened in 1965 when, at the age of 16, he saw Charles Schulz's 'A Charlie Brown Christmas' featuring Vince Guaraldi's timeless soundtrack. In addition to Vince Guaraldi, other influences on Winston include Professor Longhair, the Doors, Frank Zappa, Randy Newman and Sam Cooke. Outside of his piano compositions and performances, he is also an accomplished blues harmonica and slack-key guitar player.
Clifford, one of America's most beloved dogs, is coming, live, to a theater near you...and is going to be bigger than ever right before your very eyes. Join Clifford, Emily Elizabeth and the entire Birdwell Island gang in a big, oversized fun musical adventure for the entire family.
Straight No Chaser has emerged as one of the world's premier a cappella groups. Gaining national attention as a YouTube phenomenon for their hilarious and brilliantly performed version of 'The 12 Days of Christmas' (11 million hits and counting), this group of friends, who founded the group as undergraduates at Indiana University, all of a sudden found themselves reunited...with unforgettable new material.
Dawes is a four-piece rock band with some Americana and soul influences. They are made up of lead vocalist/guitarist, Taylor Goldsmith; bassist, Wylie Gelber; keyboardist, Tay Strathairn; and, drummer/vocalist, Griffin Goldsmith. The California rockers have topped Billboard charts while creating a fresh, yet vintage sound.
In 2006, former Nickel Creek member Chris Thile started the collaborative effort that later evolved into Punch Brothers when he recruited guitarist Chris Eldridge, banjo player Noam Pikelny, and violinist Gabe Witcher to back him on a solo album, 'How to Grow a Woman.' Bassist Paul Kowert joined the band three years later.
From the White House to the Kennedy Center, United Nations and beyond, the Eric Mintel Quartet have been thrilling audiences of all ages. Now see them live when they perform Charlie Brown Jazz celebrating the 50th Anniversary of "A Charlie Brown Christmas" and music of Vince Guaraldi. Hear the classics like "Skating," "Christmas is Coming," "Green Sleeves" and the legendary "Linus and Lucy," plus originals by Eric Mintel.
In the crowded New York reggae scene, Hasidic reggae musician Matisyahu literally stands out like no other. This young lyricist, MC and beatboxer became a singular performer whose power, poetry and skills combined the sounds of Bob Marley and Shlomo Carlebach while remaining wholly original. Despite recently shaving his long beard to the chagrin of some fans/followers, Matisyahu continues to explore traditional Jewish themes and spirituality by mixing in ever-more exploratory journeys into reggae, rock and hip-hop beatboxing sounds. This current tour, 'An Acoustic Evening with Matisyahu,' gives fans an intimate and personal experience showcasing the simple and profound statements of Matisyahu's music and lyrics, his incredible vocal range and raw beatbox talents. This sit-down-style concert spans the entire scope of his music career and is followed by an audience question and answer session where Matisyahu tells personal stories and gives insight into his musical techniques and artistic inspiration.
Celebrating more than 25 years as the most successful and sought-after Irish-American group in Celtic music history, Cherish The Ladies share their timeless Irish traditions. The all-female ensemble's spectacular blend of virtuosi instrumental talents, beautiful vocals, captivating arrangements and stunning step dancing showcases all the facets of traditional Irish culture