RNR News and Notes

As we navigate our way through the unprecidented COVOID - 19 global pandemic - with increassed sanitization, social distancing, and self quarantine - the arts community continues to find ways to keep us connected using technology.

 

Besides the expedited release of movies digitally - musicians are getting in on the action - hosting live streamed concerts.  Locally - Joey Harkum - will host a Facebook livestream concert  on March 19 and Jimi Haha will host a Quarantour Couch Concert 2020 on March 18 

 

Nationally - the Dropkick Murphy's will live stream their infamous St. Patrick's Day concert - and now - Ben Gibbard of Death Cab For Cutie / Postal Service will be streaming mini concerts live from his home studio every day starting March 17 at 7pm EST for the next few weeks.  

 

You can view the concerts HERE   

 

Update:  Here's the recap of night one:

 

Setlist:

We Will Become Silhouettes (The Postal Service song)

A Lack of Color (Death Cab for Cutie song)

Title Track (Death Cab for Cutie song)

Northern Lights (Death Cab for Cutie song)

Crooked Teeth (Death Cab for Cutie song)

Cath… (Death Cab for Cutie song)

Grapevine Fires (Death Cab for Cutie song)

Fake Plastic Trees (Radiohead cover)

California Zephyr (Jay Farrar & Ben Gibbard song)

The District Sleeps Alone Tonight (The Postal Service song)

 

 

 

 

Gibbard announced via social media: 

Be it with DCFC, Postal Service, or solo I have always been grateful for the honor you have bestowed upon us by choosing to congregate en masse around our music. Some of you have traveled great distances and/or shelled out large sums of money to see us play and that has never been lost on me. So in this crazy and unprecedented time, I’d like to return the favor by coming to YOU.?
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For the next few weeks I will be playing songs everyday from my home studio. We will be streaming on YouTube / Facebook at 4pm PST daily – link in bio. We’re still working out the details but I’m hoping to take some requests and maybe even have a guest or two stop by digitally. The first show will be tomorrow. It will assuredly be a little wonky and glitchy but we’re gonna do our best.

 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

Hey Everyone,? ? I know you are all really freaked out right now. I am too. And while I’m proud that we’re all doing the necessary things at the moment to help flatten the curve, I know it has left us all incredibly isolated.? ? But because we’re all going through this nightmare together we are quite literally NOT alone. Our lives and stories are all linked, maybe more now than they have ever been.? ? Be it with DCFC, Postal Service, or solo I have always been grateful for the honor you have bestowed upon us by choosing to congregate en masse around our music. Some of you have traveled great distances and/or shelled out large sums of money to see us play and that has never been lost on me. So in this crazy and unprecedented time, I’d like to return the favor by coming to YOU.? ? For the next few weeks I will be playing songs everyday from my home studio. We will be streaming on YouTube / Facebook at 4pm PST daily – link in bio. We’re still working out the details but I’m hoping to take some requests and maybe even have a guest or two stop by digitally. The first show will be tomorrow. It will assuredly be a little wonky and glitchy but we’re gonna do our best.? ? See You Tomorrow.? ? xo? ? Ben

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