Hamilton the musical goes on tour!

Can’t get the songs from Hamilton out of your head? You’re in luck! Hamilton, the production by Lin-Manuel Miranda that’s taking the musical world by storm, is going on tour. The musical will open in Chicago next September, and the following March San Francisco and LA will be graced with its presence!

 

Make sure to keep your eye out for tickets!

 

Rhiannon Giddens, lead singer of the Carolina Chocolate Drops

Rhiannon Giddens, lead singer of the Carolina Chocolate Drops, is touring around the country, singing songs from her solo album Tomorrow is My Turn! She has a beautiful voice, and her music is historically informed. She also has an interesting life story: she learned to fiddle from Joe Thompson in her home state of North Carolina, but before that she studied opera at Oberlin Conservatory!

 

Listen to and read about her here.

 

The Losing Tour. Still a Success?

pomplamoose tour

The tour, as much of a loss as it was financially, it was a success. – Nataly Dawn, Pomplamoose

 

Indie rock band Pomplamoose recently finished a 28-day tour, yet at the end, netted a loss of $11,819. Why? Seems like it was smart investment in the future of the band’s career, despite backlash from music industry professionals. Read the full article here.