There aren’t many performers who have weathered the last half century as well as the Chieftains. Tony Bennett and Betty White are two, but then the pickings grow mighty slim.On Tuesday, the Chieftains brought their 50th anniversary tour to San Francisco’s Davies Symphony and the result was utterly predictable the traditional Irish music group sounded fantastic and the crowd had a great time.The music made at this SFJAZZ Spring Season show was every bit as moving as what one finds on the group’s eponymous debut of 1963. Bandleader Paddy Moloney leaned on shtick that has been a part of Chieftains shows for at least 15 years (probably much longer), and it still drew laughs.
There’s a brisk demand for Americana this season, as designers on both sides of the Atlantic infuse casualwear with heritage styles that are as cool and carefree as they are rugged and macho, says Jonathan FutrellFrom left: Louis Vuitton suede jacket, 3,350, suede Python Front crew neck, 2,190, and cotton Classic trousers, 485. Polo Ralph Lauren chino Langley sports coat, 255, chino Langley waistcoat, 170, cotton shirt, 120, and Varick denim jeans, 110. Etro wool three piece suit: jacket, 1,390, waistcoat, 630, and trousers, 2,275 Image: Getty Images/ Jonathan FutrellEmailTwitterPinterestFacebookAfter all the hyperbole about London being the epicentre of the menswear universe, it might seem ironic that the inspiration for much of this spring’s casualwear hails from across the Atlantic.
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