On January 11, 2014, Allen Toussaint returns to The Folly Theater for a Cyprus Avenue Live concert. This week on Cyprus Avenue, Bill Shapiro brings you music by the New Orleans legend, including songs that have been performed and made famous by other artists.
On this edition of the show, Bill Shapiro puts the spotlight Willie Nelson's new release, To All the Girls..., in which Nelson collaborates with female artists on his well-known songs. Also featured this week, music from Raina Rose, who sang with Sam Baker recently at Cyprus Avenue's 35th Anniversary Concert.
Bill Shapiro brings you an encore this week of his spotlight on Aaron Neville, including some of the iconic singer’s more recent songs. Neville will perform October 4th in Cyprus Avenue Live at The Folly Theater.
On September 28th, Bill Shapiro celebrates his 35th Anniversary of bringing you Cyprus Avenue, with a special celebration concert at The Folly Theater. Sam Baker will be our guest performer that night, and this week on the program, we feature Baker's music.
In the spotlight this week: the music of Sam Baker. Baker will perform September 28th at The Folly Theater, in the Cyprus Avenue Live celebration of our show's 35th Anniversary. Bill Shapiro says of Sam Baker, "He sings to your soul, and it makes you feel real good."
This week, a celebration of some outstanding musicians who rarely receive recognition: the back-up singers. We explore portions of the soundtrack from the documentary 20 Feet from Stardom, plus dig into other recordings that feature some of these artists.
On July 19, Cyprus Avenue brings Marty Stuart back in concert for Cyprus Avenue Live at The Folly Theater. This week on the program, an encore presentation of our spotlight on Marty and his extremely multi-faceted music.
On June 6, Cyprus Avenue will feature Richard Thompson at The Folly Theater in Cyprus Avenue Live. This week on the program, we look at Thompson's storied recording career. (This edition of Cyprus Avenue aired on June 1, 2013.)