Paul Simon will enter a month in residency at Brooklyn's Academy of Music this spring, performing songs from his catalog with help from a number of musical friends.... David Byrne and Hugh Masekela will join Simon for the next installment of the series, "Under African Skies," running April 9-13. The performances will draw from Simon's respectively African- and Brazilian-themed albums, 1986's "Graceland" and 1990's "The Rhythm of the Saints."For some reason, I can never remember what part of Africa Byrne comes from. But I would imagine that really would be a great show to see.
Thursday, January 31, 2008
Not a whole lot going on this morning, but there is this bit about the world's most interesting man, David Byrne (Live Daily):