The Best Of Telluride Bluegrass Festival 2016 [Gallery]

first_img[Béla Fleck & The Flecktones][Infamous Stringdusters][Punch Brothers][Sam Bush w/ Greensky Bluegrass][The Lil’ Smokies][Yonder Mountain String Band w/ Leftover Salmon’s Vince Hermann][Sam Bush Band w/ Del McCoury][Greensky Bluegrass][Infamous Stringdusters w/ Nicki Bluhm]Full Gallery: This weekend, bluegrass fans from all over flocked to one of the most breathtaking sites in the country, Telluride, for four days of magical music nestled amongst the scenic Colorado Rocky Mountains. The annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival, now running for more than 40 years strong, drew bluegrass favorites and beyond such as Béla Fleck & The Flecktones, Del McCoury Band, Sam Bush Band, Ryan Adams, Leftover Salmon, Greensky Bluegrass, Infamous Stringdusters with Nicki Bluhm, the Punch Brothers and more for a monumental weekend of laid-back vibes and fervent boogieing.Here are some of our favorite moments of the festival, with a full gallery at the bottom (by ontheDL Photography).[Del McCoury Band] Load remaining imageslast_img read more

Odds & Ends: Sneak Peek of Kristin Chenoweth’s Oklahoma! & More

first_imgBrian d’Arcy James’ Film HonorMore good news for the much-buzzed about new movie Spotlight, which features Something Rotten! headliner Brian d’Arcy James. The three-time Tony nominee has been honored with a special Gotham Jury Award alongside co-stars Michael Keaton, Rachel McAdams, Tony nominees Mark Ruffalo and Stanley Tucci, as well as Tony winners Billy Crudup and Liev Schreiber, for their ensemble work in the drama. Spotlight also received Gotham Award nominations for Best Feature and Best Screenplay. Following The Boston Globe’s Pulitzer Prize-winning coverage of the Massachusetts Catholic sex abuse scandal, check out Spotlight’s first trailer here.Spend Halloween With Daphne Rubin-VegaYou wanna play…on Halloween? There will be a free (via online lottery) late night performance by two-time Tony nominee Daphne Rubin-Vega in Empanada Loca on October 31. Penned and directed by Aaron Mark, the solo thriller is inspired by true events and the legend of Sweeney Todd. Labyrinth Theater Company’s world premiere is running off-Broadway at Bank Street Theater through November 8.Blur Frontman Damon Albarn’s New CareerBlur frontman and Gorillaz mastermind Damon Albarn has recently turned his hand to writing tuners and he’s been opening up about his latest, wonder.land, which will bow at the U.K.’s National Theatre later this month. “I really love writing musicals,” Albarn told The New York Times. “This is my third one; if it doesn’t work, I don’t know whether they’ll give me another chance.” Inspired by Lewis Carroll’s Alice in Wonderland, with a book and lyrics by Dying for It playwright Moira Buffini and helmed by the National’s Artistic Director Rufus Norris himself, we’re sure it’ll be magical!A Christmas Carol Returns to New YorkBah humbug! For the third year in a row, John Kevin Jones will portray Charles Dickens, re-enacting the author’s December 1867 trip to New York City, where he performed a month of sold-out shows of his beloved holiday classic, A Christmas Carol. The 60-minute presentation will run December 10 through December 24 in the Greek Revival parlor of the landmark 1832 Merchant’s House Museum, complete with 19th century holiday decorations, flickering candles and period furnishings. Christmas wouldn’t be Christmas without Scrooge! View Comments Star Files Kristin Chenoweth Here’s a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Peek of Cheno’s Oklahoma!Movie theaters across the nation will be screening Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Oklahoma! beginning November 1 in celebration of the classic musical’s 60th anniversary. The event is set to include a special bonus featurette starring Kristin Chenoweth—check out a first look at her rendition of “People Will Say We’re In Love” below. (Although we always want to throw bouquets at the Tony winner…could this be a problem?!)last_img read more