Photos & Review: Joanna Newsom raised my standards for reality at The Fox Theater

Joanna Newsom (photo: Jon Bauer) Joanna Newsom feels more myth than mortal. She's an idiosyncratic elf-esque harpist whose voice comes across as a caricature of a British nanny, yet she sold out a venue as large as the Fox Theater well in advance for a completely seated show this past Sunday. Cultural critics in both the mainstream and underground respect her, yet she’s altogether removed from the usual fare either covers. She performs in elegant ball gowns on stage, yet is as capable of razing rock and roll as she is of tender folk. I’ve just never considered Joanna Newsom as [...]

Robin Pecknold returning to the stage, opening for Joanna Newsom at The Fox Theater

Three days prior to his 30th birthday, Fleet Foxes mastermind Robin Noel Pecknold is slated to perform an opening set for Joanna Newsom on March 27th at The Fox Theatre. The show is one of a string of West Coast and European dates that will see the long-dormant singer-songwriter come out of the shadows and back on to the stage. Pecknold promises a setlist of all new solo material, which could possibly be the prelude to a new Fleet Foxes cycle, or perhaps the launch of a different project altogether. It is worth noting that in 2010, Pecknold embarked on [...]

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