Paul Simon

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In the intensity of the late career “blue light” referenced in his 1977 song How the Heart Approaches What It Yearns, Paul Simon and longtime producer(...)

“It may be scant consolation to the victims of Israeli abuse but boycotting Israeli culture isn’t the answer.” Photograph: Stockbyte/Getty Images

What do cultural boycotts entail for those countries under sanction; are they effective and can they be morally justified? As a second-generation surv(...)

 Singer-songwriter Paul Simon at the  RDS in Dublin: As always   he was  accompanied by a brilliant band of world-class musicians. Photograph: James Forde

Suddenly a hush, all the bustle in the RDS, all the movement, laughter, impromptu reunions and snatches of overheard conversation appearing to consist(...)

Paul Simon: the most subtle of cerebral US singer-songwriters performs for the last time in Ireland at the RDS, Dublin. Photograph: Vincent West/Reuters

When the opening chords of Paul Simon’s beautiful elegy America soar out one last time this evening across the RDS arena in Dublin, emotion, memory an(...)

Paul Simon: He sings 27 songs in 140 minutes, careering through decades. Photograph: Ilya S. Savenok/Getty Images

Paul Simon adopts a comical Mancunian accent as he remembers how promoters in the working men’s clubs would introduce him in the 1960s, telling audien(...)

  Paul Simon on stage at the 3 Arena in Dublin: he plays at the RDS next Friday. Photograph:   Eric Luke

Is it the end of the road for Paul Simon? Is it, as his songwriting colleague Bob Dylan has noted, “not dark yet, but it’s getting there”? Simon has (...)

Paul Simon: has encapsulated all that is good about artistic honesty

Saturday, July 7th The The Iveagh Gardens, Dublin; 7.30pm; €55.50; ticketmaster.ie It takes an artist of some standing to effectively disappear from (...)

“What is fatherhood, exactly? What does it mean to have a son? Why does the word ‘dad’ seem to ruin everything as a prefix, from jokes to rock?”

I can’t remember anything. Names. Dates. Lyrics. To be perfectly honest, I’m not even sure where I’m parked. That’s why I was stunned by the clarity (...)

Kelsey Lu: “Shades of Blue was a glimpse of hopefulness and peace from within that depression.”

New artist of the week: Kelsey Lu  What: Cellist and vocalist Where: North Carolina Why: The Los Angeles-based classically-trained cellist an(...)

Shazam for tickets: Paul Simon, who plays the RDS Arena in July, seem performing at the 2011 Glastonbury Festival. Photograph: Ian Gavan / Getty Images

Shazam’s advertising sales house in Ireland has teamed up with Radio Nova for a gig ticket competition that the rock music station says will encourage(...)

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