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17 April 2010

WWT: Volcano Disruption!

Dear all.

As you know, there is a severe volcanic eruption in Iceland, my homeland and the home of the Bedroom Community label. The eruption is sending a volcanic ash cloud drifting across the skies of Europe and this is upsetting air-travellers' plans literally everywhere. Before I get to the point of this message I want to pause for a second and remind us all that things could be worse. The devastating effects of some previous eruptions and more recent natural disasters have not hit, and hopefully will not. Hundreds of people have been evacuated from their homes as water carried pieces of ice the size of small houses down the mountain, but people are safe.

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2 April 2010

Whale Watching Tour, Spring 2010

Sam Amidon*, Ben Frost, Nico Muhly and Valgeir Sigurðsson return with this wondrous concert-series through Europe, starting at Berlin’s Admiralspalast on the 18th April and ending in The National Theater in Reykjavík on 16th May.**

As on last year’s Whale Watching Tour, the Bedroom Community artists will be accompanied by Helgi Jónsson (vocals and trombone), Borgar Magnason (double-bass), Una Sveinbjarnardóttir (violin) and Nadia Sirota (viola).

Daníel Bjarnason will be a special guest on May 16, opening the show in Reykjavík.

Have a look at the videos from the Whale Watching tour and get all the tour-dates by clicking on the “read more” link. Tickets are already on sale for most of the events. See the events page for the full tour schedule and links.


*Sam Amidon is not performing on the shows from May 2—8. **Valgeir Sigurðsson, Sam Amidon and Daníel Bjarnason will appear in a special WWT-appendix on June 4—5, in Tallin and Moscow respectively.

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25 March 2010

Valgeir in Paris - March 28th

Valgeir Sigurðsson will be playing a solo show in Paris this coming Sunday at La Flèche d'or.

He will be sharing a bill with his longtime friend and collaborator Hildur Guðnadóttir (pictured), who’s last album Without Sinking (Touch) was mixed by Valgeir. Hildur in turn provided her haunting cello to the Draumalandið album, featuring most prominently on the tracks “I offer prosperity and eternal life” and “Beyond the Moss”.

Not to be missed!

11 March 2010

US Shows in March and April

Bedroom Community artists and friends have some shows coming up in March and April Stateside, check it out:

PETER PEARS & DOVEMAN (Nico Muhly & Thomas Bartlett)

Mar 18 New York, NY The Kitchen Tickets »
Mar 19 New York, NY The Kitchen, New York, NY Tickets »

BEN FROST

Mar 24 Wordless Music Series, LPR New York City
Mar 26 Big Ears Festival, Knoxville
Mar 27 Big Ears Festival, Knoxville
Mar 28 Big Ears Festival, Knoxville, Ben Frost/Tim Hecker Duo

SAM AMIDON, NICO MUHLY & DOVEMAN (802 Tour)

Mar 27 Big Ears Festival, Knoxville

SAM AMIDON & NICO MUHLY

Apr 14 Minneapolis, Minnesota Southern Theater, MN 
Apr 15 Minneapolis, Minnesota Southern Theater, MN  

1 March 2010

Daníel Bjarnason & Sam Amidon in NYC

Daníel Bjarnason will be performing at a Processions album-launch in NYC on March 3rd. He has assembled a 17 piece chamber orchestra especially for the occasion, featuring cellist Sæunn Þorsteinsdóttir, one of the soloists from Processions.

Opening the night will be no other than our very own Sam Amidon, who will be performing some material from his upcoming album I See The Sign.

The concert will take place at (Le) Poisson Rouge
158 Bleecker St (at Thompson St)
Greenwich Village  | Map
Wednesday March 3rd at 7:30pm

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