Last Thursday, Gillian and Dave played the 2nd Annual Austin City Limits Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony in Austin, TX. They were joined by a star-studded roster of musciians, including host Dwight Yoakam, Lyle Lovett, Jason Isbell, Patty Loveless, Vince Gill, and more. Gillian inducted Townes Van Zandt into the Hall of Fame, presenting his award to Townes’ son, JT Van Zandt.
Read more about the show on ReadTheHorn.com and Austin360.com.
Posted: June 23rd, 2015
Gillian and Dave have just been added to the Austin City Limits 2015 Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony lineup, performing on June 18th at the ceremony, and presenting the induction of Townes Van Zandt into the ACL Hall of Fame. Other performers at the event include Lyle Lovett, Vince Gill, Jason Isbell, Patty Loveless, Laura Marling, and JT Van Zandt.
The event is open to the public this year and will take place at ACL’s studio home, Austin’s ACL Live at the Moody Theater. A limited number of tickets are available at acltv.com/hall-of-fame. Musical highlights and inductions from the ceremony will be broadcast in a special episode as part of ACL’s Season 41 which premieres in the fall on PBS.
Posted: May 14th, 2015
4 More Machine shows have been added to the latest batch of pop-up touring in the Southeast US. See below for dates and cities, all shows on sale now!
4/26 – Johnson City, TN – The Down Home
4/27 – Rocky Mount, VA – The Harvester
4/28 – Charlottesville, VA – Jefferson Theater
4/29 – Charlotte, NC – Neighborhood Theatre
Visit the tour page for all updated links and info.
*Photo use courtesy of © Shasta Bree Photography.
Posted: April 25th, 2015
We are excited to announce that Gillian will be headlining the final night of the 25th Annual Rocky Mountain Folks Festival, in Lyons, CO, on Sunday, August 16th. Gillian will be joined throughout the weekend by Mary Chapin Carpenter & Shawn Colvin, Sufjan Stevens, Jason Isbell, Richard Thompson, Kasey Chambers, The Wood Brothers, and many more. View the full lineup here.
For a limited time, you can purchase Single Day tickets and Advance Price 3-day tickets by clicking here. On-site camping passes and parking passes are also available.
Posted: April 24th, 2015
The Machine will be playing 3 shows in the southeast next week!
Mon Apr 20th – Athens, GA @ The Foundry (formerly The Melting Point)
Thu Apr 23rd – Saxapahaw, NC @ Haw River Ballroom
Fri Apr 24th – Asheville, NC @ Orange Peel
Check out the Dave Rawlings Machine Tour Page for all updated info!
Posted: April 17th, 2015
Gillian recently did an interview with Longreads.com, about the origins of Ruination Day and the songs it produced. Click here to read the article now.
Posted: April 14th, 2015
Ralph Stanley & Friends: Man of Constant Sorrow, which was released Monday, features the 87-year-old singer collaborating with a variety of musicans, including Gillian and Dave, Elvis Costello, Robert Plant and many more.
The album is available now on CD exclusively at Cracker Barrel stores and via CrackerBarrel.com. A digital version of Man of Constant Sorrow also can be purchased through select online sellers.
Posted: January 22nd, 2015
A one-night-only concert was held at New York City’s Town Hall last fall, to celebrate the music of the Coen brothers film Inside Llewyn Davis. The evening was filmed for a documentary that was broadcast by Showtime last winter, and now Nonesuch Records has now released a live recording of the concert, Another Day, Another Time: Celebrating the Music of “Inside Llewyn Davis,” on January 13, 2015.
Gillian and David are featured on several tracks of the two-disc set. The track listing can be found on Nonesuch.com where the the CD/digital versions of the album can be ordered now. You can also buy the vinyl LP version of the live album by clicking here.
Posted: January 13th, 2015
In a new interview on Salon.com, Gillian touches on the subject of tragedy in music today compared to the old folk tradition, how heartbreak influences her own writing, and what she appreciates about one of her favorite traditional ballads, “Barbara Allen.” Transcribed interview as told to Scott Timberg. Click here to read now.
Posted: December 4th, 2014