Art Garfunkel

Biography

Although it has been 30 years since Bridge Over Troubled Water was recorded, Art Garfunkel's image and signature vocal remain among the most instantly recognizable in popular music. His "beautiful countertenor," as Neil Strauss described Art's voice in The New York Times, is clear and resonant, surely one of the finest instruments in all of popular music, and a time-honored friend to a world of listeners.

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Art Garfunkel Adds More Us Dates And Confirms September 2014 Uk Tour

29th April 2014 -

 Press

Art Garfunkel is back in love with being on stage, and is adding more dates to an already busy summer. The Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member is touring the U.S. throughout the next...

The Things They Say: 4068226

14th February 2014 -

 News

"I would constantly sing along with my iPad - Indian chants, James Taylor, JJ Cale, the Everly Brothers... Chet Baker. If you sing in unison with them, they're perfect training wheels." Singer Art Garfunkel explains...

The Things They Say: 4065565

13th February 2014 -

 News

"It's an inbred, ingrown, deep friendship. Yes, there's deep love in there, but there's also s**t." Art Garfunkel on his love/hate relationship with longtime partner Paul Simon.

Art Garfunkel Returns To The Stage - Kicks Off 2014 Touring Plans

14th January 2014 -

 Press

The iconic and incomparable ART GARFUNKEL is making his highly anticipated comeback to the stage in 2014 with a select number of live performances beginning with three nights at the Franklin Theater, just outside of...

Art Garfunkel Kicking Off Tour Following Vocal Issues

13th January 2014 -

 News

Art Garfunkel is set to embark on a tour of American theatres after a four-year hiatus, prompted by his vocal issues.The singer has cancelled several shows and tours since he discovered he was suffering from...

Art Garfunkel - A Heart in New York

19th December 2013 -

 Video

Sting & Paul Simon Announce North American Tour For 2014

5th November 2013 -

 News

Paul Simon and Sting are to go on a joint tour together early next year throughout North America, it has emerged. Eighteen live dates are scheduled from the 8th February 2014 through to the 16th...

Schoolboy Blues: Mick Jagger Wanted To Be A Teacher!

28th June 2013 -

 News

Mick Jagger considered being a teacher, a politician and a journalist. 'Start Me Up' singer revealed his early career plans during a televised interview. Speaking on the Today programme, The Rolling Stones singer said a...

Art Garfunkel Walks Offstage Over Cell Phone Interruption

17th June 2013 -

 News

Folk legend Art Garfunkel stormed offstage during a recent concert in New York after becoming annoyed by a gig-goer who was fiddling with his cell phone.The singer/songwriter was performing an intimate show for specially-invited guests...

Art Garfunkel Playing Secret Shows To Conquer Stage Fright

18th October 2012 -

 News

Folk legend Art Garfunkel has been performing small gigs in secret to build his confidence before he makes his big stage comeback.The singer/songwriter has battled ongoing voice problems since he was diagnosed with vocal paresis...

Art Garfunkel Scraps Remaining 2012 Tour Dates

5th October 2012 -

 News

Art Garfunkel has scrapped the remainder of his comeback tour due to ongoing voice problems.The singer/songwriter was diagnosed with vocal paresis in 2010, prompting Simon & Garfunkel to pull the plug on a planned reunion...

Art Garfunkel Returns To The Spotlight After Voice Issues

28th August 2012 -

 News

Art Garfunkel has returned to the road almost two years after vocal paresis wrecked a Simon & Garfunkel tour.The Bright Eyes singer has been building up his voice ever since and now he's ready to...

The Things They Say 25982

17th August 2012 -

 News

"There's very little in the modern world that makes sense to me because it all seems to be about speed. It's all about wanting to do it faster. Faster is not always better. In fact,...

Art Garfunkel Signals Comeback With New Hits Collection

5th July 2012 -

 News

Singer Art Garfunkel has signalled his comeback following vocal surgery by announcing the release of an extensive hits package which will include Simon & Garfunkel rarities and duets with James Taylor and Jimmy Webb.The Singer...

Paul Simon Won't Record With Art Garfunkel

23rd May 2012 -

 News

Paul Simon doesn't think he'll ever record with Art Garfunkel again.The iconic duo have not completed an album since 'Bridge Over Troubled Water' - which was released shortly before they split in 1970 - and...

Art Garfunkel, Lewis And Ronnie Spector To Stage Stones Tribute Show

8th March 2012 -

 News

Singers Art Garfunkel, Ronnie Spector and actress/rocker Juliette Lewis are among a slew of artists joining forces to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the first Rolling Stones hits compilation at a special one-off concert in...

Art Garfunkel Gave John Lennon Reunion Advice

17th June 2011 -

 News

John Lennon once turned to Art Garfunkel for advice about a possible Beatles reunion in the mid-1970s.Garfunkel had set aside his ongoing feud with Paul Simon for a series of reunion concerts and Lennon wanted...

Paul Simon Can't Wait To Resume Old Friends Tour With Art Garfunkel

29th April 2011 -

 News

Paul Simon can't wait to get back on the road with longtime partner Art Garfunkel, insisting the tour the duo was forced to cut short in 2010 when the Bright Eyes singer fell ill was...

Art Garfunkel Fighting To Get His Voice Back For 2011 Dates

17th March 2011 -

 News

Art Garfunkel has given Simon & Garfunkel fans something to cheer about - he predicts he'll be well enough to hit the road again with PAUL Simon at the end of the year (11).The legendary...

Simon Still Wants To Hit The Road With Garfunkel

24th February 2011 -

 News

PAUL SIMON hopes to reschedule a SIMON & GARFUNKEL tour once his songwriting partner ART GARFUNKEL recovers from problems with his vocal cords.The legendary folk singers were forced to call off their road trip after...

The Rebound

22nd July 2010 -

 Movie Review

A charming and observant tone helps lift this above most romantic comedies, at least until the formula kicks in during the final rather contrived act. But until then, it keeps us happily smiling and sighing...

Simon & Garfunkel Cancel Postponed Tour Dates

18th June 2010 -

 News

Legendary folk duo SIMON & GARFUNKEL have cancelled their delayed tour dates to allow ART GARFUNKEL more time to recover from a vocal strain.The duo postponed five Canadian shows on their April (10) tour after...

Simon & Garfunkel Show Up For Central Park Tribute

10th June 2010 -

 News

PAUL SIMON and ART GARFUNKEL thrilled fans at a Central Park, New York tribute concert on Tuesday (08Jun10) by showing up in person to perform with celebrity fans.More than 30 artists including Brendan Benson, Ben...

The Rebound

7th May 2010 -

 Video

When Sandy discovers her husband is cheating on her she decides it's time to make a break and leave her suburban life for a new start in the city. Freshly divorced, Sandy and her two...

Simon & Garfunkel Postpone Tour Dates

29th April 2010 -

 News

Legendary folk-rockers SIMON & GARFUNKEL have postponed five Canadian dates on their tour after ART GARFUNKEL suffered a vocal strain.The Bridge Over Troubled Water singers kicked off their trek across North America with a headlining...

Garfunkel In Disabled Row

21st March 2009 -

 News

ART GARFUNKEL has been criticised for allegedly insulting a handicapped fan at a concert. The singer was reading a poem at a show in New York earlier this month (12Mar09) when he stopped midway through and...

Simon & Garfunkel Reunite In New York

16th February 2009 -

 News

PAUL SIMON served up a very special early St. Valentine's Day treat for fans at the New York's Beacon Theatre on Friday (13Feb09) - he brought former partner ART GARFUNKEL onstage with him. Simon and Garfunkel...

Macca To Hold Linda Exhibition

16th January 2008 -

 News

Sir Paul McCartney is to host the first major UK exhibition of photography by his late wife Linda.The former Beatle has been assembling the collection for the last three years and will stage the exhibit...

Simon + Garfunkel Team Up At Tribute

24th May 2007 -

 News

PAUL SIMON and ART GARFUNKEL reunited for a rare performance on stage at the Warner Theatre in Washington, D.C. last night (23May07) as part of a tribute to singer/songwriter Simon. The duo performed the classics...

Simon And Garfunkel Reunite In Washington

24th May 2007 -

 News

Long-term warring friends Paul Simon and Art Garfunkel performed together onstage in a rare reunion concert in Washington.The pair sang together with a choir during songs from Simon's Graceland album and the musician embraced the...

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