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WFUV And NPR Music Present ‘First Listen Live’ With Esperanza Spalding, March 3 – 8pm EST

March 1, 2016

Esperanza Spalding will present her new album ‘Emily’s D+Evolution’ in a “First Listen Live” concert and live webstream performance event hosted by WFUV and NPR Music on Thursday March 3 at 8PM ET. Viewers will be able to watch a live webstream of the concert on and starting at 8PMET. The performance will take place at the BRIC House Ballroom in Brooklyn, NY.

‘Emily’s D+Evolution,’ a fresh artistic vision for the 4-time GRAMMY winner, will be released the next day (March 4/Concord) and was co-produced by Esperanza and Tony Visconti.


A limited number of free tickets are available to the public. Fans are encouraged to follow @wfuv and @nprmusic for more information, and to email to enter to win tickets. Winners will be notified on Wednesday, March 2.

For more information on ‘Emily’s D+Evolution,’ photos and artwork:

About NPR Music:

NPR Music collaborates with NPR’s newsmagazines, public radio Member Stations and the passionate NPR community to celebrate great music in every genre. Producing and promoting everything from live concerts, music festival showcases and free public performances, to intimate Q&As, informative roundtable discussions and documentary film screenings, NPR Music events unite a national community under a variety of grooves.  Visit to find the complete Tiny Desk Concerts series, live music, extensive archives of performances, interviews and reviews of artists from all genres. Follow @nprmusic on Twitter and Instagram, and NPR Music on Facebook, Tumblr and Snapchat.

About WFUV: 

WFUV (90.7 FM,, New York’s source for music discovery, is a noncommercial, member-supported public media service of Fordham University for more than 65 years. WFUV has received national recognition for its award-winning weekday format of adult album alternative music, award-winning local news and sports, and a diverse weekend lineup. WFUV’s robust website has extensive audio archives, videos, song playlists, an events calendar, blog and other resources.