April 2016

Jazz is Phish & Grant Farm's Album Release

Phish has been my favorite band for the last 20 years. Since then, I have seen them 179 times. In addition, I have been a fan of jazz music since I was born. My grandfather was a jazz guitarist with Artie Shaw and a few other big bands in Philadelphia.

The Brothers Comatose release 'City Painted Gold'

Expansive, uplifting, and just downright beautiful, City Painted Gold is one of the most anticipated records of the coming year – at least amongst the loyal fans The Brothers Comatose had won while touring across the country in support of their past two releases.

The Rad Trads Announce New Album

New York City-based, blues rockers, The Rad Trads, announce their brand new LP, Must We Call Them Rad Trads, slated for release on May 13, 2016.

Edge of the West Announce Debut Album

Honky-tonk jam band Edge of the West has announced the release of their debut self-titled studio album, available on May 7 via Inscrutable Records.

Grateful Web Interview with Bill Nershi

Bluegrass aficionado and The String Cheese Incident frontman Billy Nershi is a man of many tools. When he’s not on the road playing sold out concert halls with his band The String Cheese Incident, he’s sitting in with some of his favorite local artists in his home state of Colorado and pushing musical boundaries to new limits.

Jason Aldean Raises $500K for Hometown Children’s Hospital

Taking the stage for the first time since earning this year's ACM "Entertainer of the Year” title, Jason Aldean celebrated with his hometown of Macon, GA, last night (4/22) while raising over $500,000 for Children’s Hospital, Navicent Health. Every ticket was instantly snatched to the exclusive event held at the city’s downtown historic Grand Opera House, as familiar faces were treated to an intimate stripped-down performance.

Dopapod gearing up for two nights in Philly

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Hey there! We're Dopapod. We consist of Rob Compa on guitar, Eli Winderman on keyboards, Chuck Jones on bass, and Patty O'Furniture on the drums. 

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Michael Franti Celebrates Earth Day with New Song

MICHAEL FRANTI & SPEARHEAD, in celebration of Earth Day, releases new song "We Are All Earthlings," from their upcoming album SOULROCKER out on June 3rd.

Slightly Stoopid + Bob Weir Perform "Purple Rain"

Last night, Slightly Stoopid returned to Tamalpais Research Institute (TRI Studios) for a live performance and webcast featuring special guests including legendary Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir, Karl Denson (Karl Denson's Tiny Universe, Rolling Stones), Angelo Moore (Fishbone, Dr. Madd Vibe), Marlon Asher (Ganja Farmer), and Roger Rivas (Aggrolites).

The Band of Heathens Soulful Take of 'Purple Rain'

The Band of Heathens are currently on tour in the Midwest on their "Green Grass Spring Tour" and paid tribute to Prince at The Castle Theatre last night in Bloomington, IL with their own soulful take on "Purple Rain."

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Wildwood Revival Announces Lineup

Wildwood Revival is proud to announce the 2016 lineup for its third annual arts and music festival happening Friday August 26 - Sunday, August 28. Headliners Gillian WelchThe Lone Bellow and Houndmouth will be joined by Hackensaw Boys, Legendary Shack Shakers, Lost Bayou Ramblers, J.P. Harris, Athens Cowboy Choir and many more.

Phil & Friends | San Rafael, CA | 4/17/16

Four years into the Terrapin Crossroads experience, a multipurpose Marin County destination at which proprietor Phil Lesh of The Grateful Dead fame presides, the grand opening of the venue’s Backyard took place on April 17 in sunny, celebratory fashion with a headlining three-set Phil Lesh & Friends concert.

Mysteryland 2016 Announces Schedule

Mysteryland USA set for June 10-13, 2016 at the Bethel Woods Center For The Arts (home of the legendary 1969 Woodstock festival) in Bethel, New York, the three-day event will feature over 90 musical artists--including headliners ODESZA (Friday, June 10), Skrillex (Saturday, June 11) and Bassnectar (Sunday, June 12), plus new additions Amtrac, Autograf (Live),

Eric Krasno Finds His Voice On 'Blood From A Stone'

Eric Krasno, the GRAMMY-winning guitarist/songwriter/producer best known as a co-founder of Soulive and Lettuce, will release his second solo album, 'Blood From A Stone,' on July 8 via his own label, Feel Music/Round Hill.

Soul Track Mind Single Release Party in Austin

The title of Soul Track Mind’s new single, “Can’t Stop Us Now,” couldn’t be more appropriate; this Austin band’s on a roll, and the momentum is building. The band will celebrate their new single with a release party at 8 p.m. Friday, April 29, at Austin’s North Door, 502 Brushy St.

Brian Eno Shares Cover of The Velvet Underground

Brian Eno is now sharing the track “Fickle Sun (iii) I’m Set Free” from his forthcoming album, The Ship.
 

Grateful Web Interview with Ben Wright

A new player has emerged in the bustling field of music festivals. The inaugural Homegrown Music Festival has been announced for July 21-23 at Byrd’s Adventure Center nestled deep in the Ozark Mountains near Ozark, Arkansas.

Boogaloo Music and Art Car Festival

Boogaloo Music and Art Car Festival started as a small family fathering in Lake Elsinore on top of a mountain for a birthday party for one of the founding members of the Dirty Beetles. It was set up again the following year as a fundraiser to build an art project for Burning Man.

Real Gone Music Features Unreleased Live Paul Butterfield Blues Band

Summer brings the live festival season, and Real Gone Music is giving music fans a V.I.P. pass to its own star-studded event with a pair of unreleased concerts from two great live bands: The Paul Butterfield Blues Band featuring the killer guitar duo of Mike Bloomfield and Elvin Bishop, and the quintessential British folk-rock band Fairport Convention. Both sets come complete with liner notes, photos, and, most importantly, amazing performances.

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