Tracy Chapman news 2013: anything you need to know about Tracy Chapman this year, her tour dates 2012 and upcoming projects…
On December 5th, 2013 we lost Nelson Mandela one of the greatest men who changed the world. His legacy will remain forever as long as we don’t forget what he taught us. Since this blog is dedicated to Tracy Chapman we decided to recall him through the singer who often paid tributes to him. Tracy [...]
As published on San Francisco Chronicle, Tracy Chapman performed at a Fashion Show in San Francisco last week.
To celebrate the 25th anniversary of the “Human Rights Now!” world tour, Amnesty International is releasing a CD + DVD of highlights from The Human Rights Concerts the series of benefit concerts staged between 1986 and 1998. 3 tracks from Tracy Chapman performances are included!
BREAKING NEWS: Tracy Chapman is announced as performing in concert in 2013! She’s listed as performing at the Pause Guitare 2013 festival, on July 7yh in Albi, France
Tracy Chapman performed “Hound Dog” to honor Buddy Guy at the 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors on December 2, 2012 Video: Tracy Chapman singing “Sweet Home Chicago” with Bonnie Rait and Jeff Beck: And the complete honor to Buddy Guy
It’s Christmas ! So why not listening to a Christmas song by Tracy Chapman? She covered O’Holy Night back in 1997 for the album “A Very Special Christmas 3″. Why did she choose this song? Tracy listened to countless Christmas tapes before deciding to record a moving cover of “O Holy Night” which she produced, arranged [...]
Tracy Chapman performed Hound Dog in honor of Buddy Guy at the 35th Annual Kennedy Center Honors.
The first ever radio interview that Tracy gave has just been dusted off and published online by NPR and this is a piece of history for any Tracy Chapman music fan! Listen to the 3 parts of interview + acoustic performances
Hear Tracy Chapman in 1986 explaining the genesis of the song “Talkin’Bout A Revolution” and singing it too! Exclusive content, never seen before!
“You got a fast car, I want a ticket to anywhere…”: love that song? Read more about its meaning and watch videos about your favorite Tracy Chapman song!
Musician Tracy Chapman will be among the spellers competing at “A Spelling Bee for Cheaters”on February 17th at Herbst Theatre in San Francisco. The event is organised by the creators of the 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee, 826 Valencia (a San Francisco literacy organization offering tutoring and workshops for kids and adults) and City Arts & Lectures.
Martin Hagfors just published an astonishing recording of a Tracy Chapman’s performance from 1987 @ Nightstage in Cambrigde, MA…
Archives: watch the videos of Tracy Chapman accepting her two Grammy awards for the Best New Artist of the Year and the Best Pop Vocal Performance Female…
Jimi Hendrix died 40 years ago tomorrow September 18 2010, The San Diego Union Tribune asked Tracy Chapman what he means to her…
Tracy Chapman talks about her songs “Fast Car” and “Talkin’Bout A Revolution” to the BBC World Service as part of the program “Striking a Chord: songs that spoke to a generation, country or culture”
Tracy Chapman performs “Fast Car” at the event that marks first anniversary of The ASCAP collection at the Library of Congress, Washington, DC on May 11, 2010
Photos & Video of Tracy Chapman, Oprah Winfrey, Mary J. Blige, and Jennifer Hudson @ Live Your Best Life Walk in NY, May 9, 2010
Tracy will be participating in the Live Your Best Life Walk sponsored by O’, The Oprah Magazine, benefitting 10 charities. She has been chosen to be the spokesperson for “A Better Chance” (ABC)…
The book “Dear Tracy, 101 letters to Tracy Chapman” is on sale at last! Tracy Chapman’s music listeners took the opportunity to speak their heart and story writing a letter to the musician, order the book to read about how Tracy Chapman touched people’s life…
Tracy Chapman attends Cocktails With CineGLAAD during the 2010 Sundance Film Festival
The 52nd Annual Grammy Awards Nominations have been announced: Tracy Chapman is in the running for Best Contemporary Folk Album…
Tracy Chapman was among the celebs to attend the amfAR’s 10th Annual Gala in San Francisco, the Foundation for AIDS Research…
Watch for Tracy’s complete performance at the opening in SF Fundraiser event with President Barack Obama.
Tracy Chapman will perform at the reception given at the returning of President Obama in San Francisco for the first time since his historic election…
Video extract of the now legendary first Tracy Chapman’s performance at the Montreux Jazz Festival in July 1988
TRANSCRIPT JENNIFER LUDDEN, host: Earlier this month, Tracy Chapman wrapped up her tour for her eighth album, “Our Bright Future.” Last week we played for you her thoughts on that music. Today we want to give you a taste of some of the music Chapman was listening to and thinking about while on the road [...]
Tracy Chapman is interviewed on NPR in the Tell Me More radio show: listen to the interview or read the transcript online
Herbie Hancock is working on a new album due out in 2010, which takes from different cultures: Tracy Chapman will be part of the project with West African singer Oumou Sangare.
A second show has just been added @ The Fillmore in San Francisco on Saturday 8/22/09. Buy your tickets now on Livenation.com
Tracy Chapman is concert in Hamburg @ Stadpark on July 12. You attend the show? Please comment the event!
Those beautiful videos just popped out on YouTube: Tracy Chapman singing “Smoke And Ashes” at the Rosie O’Donnel show in 1996. Don’t miss the really funny interview!
Tracy Chapman and Band are having an experiment on the current tour which is to play a new cover song each night, until now they only repeated themselves once. Have a look to the list of unique covers…
The Villagers is the opening act of Tracy Chapman on her European tour until July 11 @ Amsterdam. He already opened for Neil Young sooner this month. Check out his music on his Myspace
More US tour dates added: Tracy Chapman will also play in New York, Washington, Chicago, Minneapolis, Los Angeles… Check out the complete US tour schedule…
Tracy Chapman will play at The Fillmore, in San Francisco, CA on Tuesday, August 21, 2009. Tickets on sale Thursday, June 28 at 10am
Tracy Chapman will play at Rams Head Live!, Baltimore, MD on Sunday, August 09, 2009. Tickets on sale Thursday, June 25 at 10 a.m.
You can buy your tickets for the following shows today June 18 at 10am: Boston, Northampton, Glenside, Ann Arbor & Milwaukee…
Tracy Chapman will play at the Pabst Theater in Milwaukee, WI on Friday, August 14, 2009. Tickets on sale Friday, June 19 at 10 a.m.
Tracy Chapman will play at the Humphrey’s Concerts by The Bay, in San Diego, CA on Tuesday, August 18, 2009.
Tracy Chapman will play at the Keswik Theater, in Glenside, PA on Monday, August 03, 2009 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets on sale Friday, June 19 at 10 a.m.
Tracy Chapman will play at the Calvin Theater, in Northampton, MA on Friday, August 01, 2009 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets on sale Friday, June 19 at 10 a.m.
Tracy Chapman will play at the House of Blues Boston, in Boston, MA on Friday, July 31, 2009 at 8:00 p.m. Tickets on sale Friday, June 19 at 10 a.m.
Tracy Chapman will play at the Michigan Theatre, in Ann Arbor, MI on Tuesday, August 11, 2009 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets on sale Saturday, June 20 at 10 a.m.
Announced 39 minutes ago on Twitter by Tracy Chapman’s management company S.L. Feldman & Associates, stay tuned! :)
Tracy Chapman will play the Edmonton Folk Festival with Sarah McLachlan, on August 5, 2009. Buy your tickets now…
Watch the videos of Tracy Chapman singing “Sing For You”, “Talkin’Bout A Revolution” and “Stand By Me” + her interview at Taratata (taped on April 7, 2009)
Briliant spanish radio show that translates English speaking songs into Spanish so that people that don’t speak English can understand the lyrics of Tracy Chapman first two albums.
Tracy Chapman helped kick-off San Francisco Mayor Gavin Newsom’s campaign for California Governor by singing at the event. She sang Our Birght Future, Fast Car and another song. Watch some videos…
Tracy Chapman to perform at the “New Direction for California” kick off fundraiser event by ActBlue to support local Demorats candidates in San Francisco on May 21st, 2009.
“Thinking Of You” is the new (digital) single and the second one from Our Bright Future, exclusively in France for now
Tracy Chapman performed at the Goldman Environmental Prize ceremony, also known as “Green nobel” at the San Francisco Opera House in San Francisco. Watch the photos of the event…
Tracy Chapman will perform at the $150,000 Goldman Environmental Prize ceremony in San Francisco on Monday April 20, 2009: 7 activists from 6 nations will receive the world’s largest, most prestigious award for grassroots activism.
A.C.T. Conservatory Director Melissa Smith announced that an honorary master of fine arts degrees will be conferred upon Tracy Chapman. Chapman will receive her degree at the graduation ceremony for the A.C.T. Master of Fine Arts Program class of 2009 on Monday, May 11, 2009, at 11 a.m. at the American Conservatory Theater
Tracy Chapman has been added to the final headline of Taratata, the best french musical tv show :) The show is taped tonight on April 7 @ 6pm. Read my review of the show
Tracy Chapman is back in France this week to promote Our Bright Future. She was interviewed on April 6, 2009 at Virgin Radio in the Bruno Guillon & Camille show. Listen to the show online
3 years after her first performance at the Paleo Festival Tracy Chapman is back again in the heart of Switzerland to perform in one of the greatest european festivals. The official program will announced and tickets will be on sale on April 16, 2009.
Tracy will play in Poland for the 2nd time in three years. She’ll headline the Opera Leśna in Sopot on July, 2009. Tickets to be purchased online on ticketonline.pl
Tracy will open the famous Nice Jazz Festival on July 18, 2009 on the scene Jardin. Tickets are on sale since this morning.
Featured by a portugese TV channel and mixed with images of the “Sing For You” music video, watch this video of Tracy Chapman talkin’bout her new album…
Third and last italian concert on this upcoming tour: Tracy will play at thefabulous Fortezza Medicea in Arezzo on July 22, 2009. Tickets to be on sale on Ticketone.it
Second stop in Italy on her upcoming european tour, Tracy Chapman and her band will play at Brescia Summer Festival on July 14, 2009. Tickets are on sale since today on TicketOne.it
Tracy Chapman will headline the Live at the Marquee festival in Cork (Ireland) on June 22, 2009. Tickets will be on sale on Ticketmaster on March 30, 2009
First italian concert for this summer 2009 to be announced is Tracy Chapman’s performance at the Auditorium Parco della Musica on July 27, 2009. Tickets are already on sale on Listicket.it
Tracy Chapman is adding a 4th concert in Germany and back at the Stimmen Festival in Lorräch, where she already performed in 2006. Tickets are already on sale…
Tracy Chapman will play @ the Den Fynske Landsby, in Odense, the only summer stop of the artist in Denmark. Tickets go on sale on March 23, 2009 @ 10:00am
Tracy Chapman is back in Amsterdam on July 11 at the Heineken Music Hall. Tickets will be on sale on saturday at 10am on LiveNation.nl
3 shows in Germany have just been added, Tracy Chapman will play in Halle, Köln and Hamburg in July 2009. Book your tickets before it’s too late!
Due to very fast sales of the June 24th concert at the Londonian Rondhouse, a second show has been added
France honoured Tracy Chapman buying at least 115,000 copies of Our Bright Future, she honores the French back with 4 new concerts in Zénith venues (between 5,000 and 8,000 seats). London in the UK is not missed either, with a concert at the wonderful Roundhouse
Tracy Chapman is back in concert in Europe this summer for a festivals tour!! She headlines two festivals so far: Cactus Festival 2009, Bruge (Belgium) and Moon and Stars 2009, Locarno (Switzerland)…
Tracy Chapman est en tournée en France et Europe cet été 2009. Consultez lesdates et réserver vos billets.
Tracy Chapman Concert at the Estadio River Plate (Buenos Aires, Argentina), the last concert of the famous Amnesty International Human Rights Now tour on October 15, 1988, is available as an audio streaming online on Concert Vault
We now have a brand new and beautiful and efficient forum to talk about Tracy Chapman and anything related to her music. Join us now
It’s a real success for Tracy Chapman in France: her 8th album Our Bright Future has already sold more than 100,000 copies in France. The single Sing For You is on heavy rotation on many french radio stations and the music video is heavyly airplayed on TV as well. France stands for Tracy Chapman!
The Sing For You music video is out and is aired on TV (at least in France)…
In this interview given the parisian newspaper few days ago in Lyon (december 05) but published today (december 18), we learn that Tracy Chapman has been invited to sing for Obama on his inauguration day on January 20, 2009.
Tracy Chapman has been interviewed by the irish TV channel TV3 in Xposé. It was backstage at the Olympia Theatre on her third night in Dublin on the Our Bright Future Tour…
Singer James Vincent McMorrow from Dublin opened for Tracy Chapman at the Olympia Theatre on December 8, 9 & 10. He’s just been invited to support Tracy on the rest of her UK tour.
4th and last Webisode released by Atlantic Records: Tracy talks about her new album “Our Bright Future”…
3rd Webisode released by Atlantic Records: Tracy talks about her songwriting process, where and when she writes her songs…
Watch Tracy Chapman in interview on ZDF in “Heute Nacht” on November 19, 2008
On November 16 at 11pm (GMT + 1 h) the Georges Lang radio show “Saga” on the french radio station RTL will be dedicated to Tracy Chapman. 2 hours of a biography, songs from albums, and above all interviews from 2002 + 2008 and apparently some live sessions from 2002, maybe 2008.
2nd Webisode released by Atlantic Records: Tracy talks about the musicians who played on the new record.
The new german official website is online, its design is graphically excellent! Check it out on www.tracychapman.de
Tracy Chapman has been interviewed by Harriett Gilbert for the radio show “The Strand” on BBC’s international. The interview has been broadcasted on November 11…
It worths the mention: Our Bright Future is #1 of the Top downloaded albums on iTunes France.
For the release of “Our Bright Future”, Atlantic Records made 4 Webisodes. In the first of them, Tracy Chapman discusses the 20th anniversary of her debut album going back solo on tour.
Our Bright Future is in the Top Downloads of many countries, big up to France and Spain where the album is ranked 4th of iTunes sales today!
To coincide with the US release of Tracy Chapman’s 8th album, the Tracy team has launched her official website. Very original, the possibility is given to color your world. It features Lyrics, Discography (including official Videos), Tour Dates. It promises some updates and an upcoming US tour for January 2009!
Tracy Chapman has been interviewed by Jane Garvey on BBC 4 for the Woman’s Hour show. She talks to Jane about her life, music and politics, and performs Talkin’Bout A Revolution + Sing For You live in solo.
Alicia Warrington (drummer) is publishing some photos of the video shoot of “Sing For You” from November 06, 2008 on her MySpace. Have a look on them and watch for the upcoming video! **Photos courtesy of Koi Sojer**
The new italian official is online: (almost) same basic content but new design with the Our Bright Future photos. Nice and simple lay-out.
Tracy Chapman on her Backpacker guitar and band (Joe Gore on the Guitar, Larry Klein on Bass…) sang “Sing For You”.
Listening to Our Bright Future before its realeased is made possible thanks to the exclusive premiere on Canada.com and Deezer.com
“This is a hugely significant day… There’s been discrimination and all kinds of obstacles placed in the way of African-Americans and to now see an African-American president is momentous…” Tracy Chapman about Obama’s election.
Yes it is, Change has come to America, and Tracy Chapman said to BBC America yesterday evening “I am a proud American today.”
Tracy Chapman is scheduled to perform live at the Tonight Show with Jay Leno on November 5 on NBC. Watch out!
Tracy Chapman will play in Barcelona at the Palau de la Música on December 21, 2008. Tickets are on sale since today.
MySpace seems to be the exclusive space where the album Our Bright Future is available for listening. Today, “Save Us All” (the third song from the new album) can be listened Tracy Chapman’s official MySpace
Our Bright Future, the song from the album named after it, is available for listening on streaming on Tracy Chapman’s official MySpace since today.