April 2016

Slightly Stoopid Live Stream with Bob Weir

In continued celebration of the 4/20 holiday, Slightly Stoopid will return tomorrow night,  Thursday, April 21st, 2016, to Tamalpais Research Institute (TRI Studios) for a live performance and webcast with special guests including legendary Grateful Dead founding member Bob Weir.

UM Couch Tour Returns from Texas

Couch Tour returns this week with four nights of live Umphrey's McGee from Texas & Oklahoma. Things kick off tonight on 4/20 from Houston and the live HD webcasts continue through Tulsa, Austin & Dallas.

Moon Hooch Announce 'Red Sky' Out June 10

Explosive horn-and-percussion trio Moon HoochMike Wilbur (horns), Wenzl McGowen (horns), and James Muschler (drums)—will release their third album, 'Red Sky,' on June 10.

The Movement's Golden Hits #1 on Reggae Chart

The Movement’s new album Golden has debuted at #1 on the Billboard Reggae Chart. This is the trio’s sixth studio album and the first release on Rootfire Cooperative, a label services program that provides interest free loans for the production and marketing of recorded music.

Vince Gill, EmmyLou Harris & The Grand Ole Opry to be honored by National Music Council

The National Music Council will bring its annual American Eagle Awards presentation to Nashville, Tennessee, for a second year in a row on Saturday, June 25, 2016. The highly prestigious Eagle Awards are presented each year in national celebration of an individual’s or an organization’s long term contribution to America’s musical culture and heritage. This year, music legends Emmylou Harris and Vince Gill will be honored, along with the iconic Grand Ole Opry.

Telluride Blues & Brews Festival Tixs On Sale

Music, microbrews and four days of enjoyment set against a backdrop of stunning 13,000-ft mountain peaks.

Fruition Stream New Album Labor of Love

Today, the Portland, Oregon based quintet Fruition are streaming their new studio album, Labor of Love, ahead of the official release this Friday on Randm Records.

Jimkata New Album Out + On Tour Now

In Motion marks the Jimkata's second successful go at an entirely crowd-sourced record and ushers in a new chapter as a trio.

An Evening with Kimock @ The Fox Theatre

In spring 2016, Steve Kimock’s latest solo effort, Last Danger of Frost, was first presented in the exciting, new, intimate ensemble called K I M O C K -- which will come to Colorado in June -- when Steve partnered with John Morgan Kimock (drummer, composer, multi-instrumentalist). The father/son duo has been composing further music over the past year, inspired by the record’s compositions and direction, orchestrating musical styles across genres and generations.

Jazz Middelheim with Ludovico Einaudi, Melanie De Biasio, Pharoah Sanders, an ode to Ornette

Jazz Middelheim, 12th to 15th AUGUST 2016 in Antwerp’s Den Brandt Park, today announced its full programme. Ludovico Einaudi, Melanie De Biasio, Pharoah Sanders/Zakir Hussain/Joachim Kühn, STUFF. Hybrid Love, Liberation Music Orchestra and Avishai Cohen are just some of the names in the line-up.

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Dierks Bentley's "Beach" is #1 Hot Country Song

Multi-Platinum singer/songwriter Dierks Bentley sails to the top of Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart this week with “Somewhere On A Beach.”  The momentum builds as Bentley preps to release his eighth studio album BLACK (Capitol Records Nashville) on May 27.

Purple Hatter's Ball adds Melvin Seals

Purple Hat Productions has added Jerry Garcia Band founding member and longtime collaborator Melvin Seals and JGB, New Orleans’ prog-funk five-piece Earphunk, the ethereal funk fusion of Flat Land, Miami’s horn driven producer DJ duo Bedside, and roots rock artists Heather Gillis Band, to the ninth annual Purple Hatter’s Ball. It has also been announced that The Disco Biscuits’ drummer Allen Aucoin will join MZG for a live band performance.

Strings & Sol Announces 2016 Artist Lineup

Today, Cloud 9 Adventures announces the artist lineup and full event details for the return of bluegrass-centric concert vacation, Strings & Sol, held at Now Sapphire Riviera Cancun in Puerto Morelos, Mexico from December 9 -13, 2016.

Pearl Jam Cancels 4/20 Raleigh, NC Show

t is with deep consideration and much regret that we must cancel the Raleigh show in North Carolina on April 20th.

This will be upsetting to those who have tickets and you can be assured that we are equally frustrated by the situation.

One Week to MerleFest 2016!

With only one week until the start of MerleFest 2016, presented by Window World, the town of Wilkesboro, N.C. is buzzing with activity.

Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady to be honored at two GRAMMY events

Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady, aka Hot Tuna and founding members of Jefferson Airplane, will perform two of their Jefferson Airplane hits on the GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends®, a special being filmed for the landmark “Great Performances” series on PBS on Saturday, April 23. The following day the GRAMMY Museum welcomes Jorma and Jack to the Clive Davis Theater for an intimate conversation on their esteemed career.

Oz Noy at Yoshi's April 28/29 + New Album

Internationally acclaimed New York guitarist and composer Oz Noy follows his provocative two-volume exploration and reinvention of his blues roots (Twisted Blues) with Who Gives a Funk, due out April 15th – a examination of classic funk and R&B grooves, spiked with his uniquely unhinged improvisational instincts.

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Dead.net Announce Dave's Picks Volume 18

We're not only headed back to the Bay Area with the release of July 17, 1976, the 5th of a phenomenal six-night run at the Orpheum Theatre, but back to the basics - smaller venues, lighter loads (post-Wall of Sound) - and the results are electric! While the operations may have been stripped down, the Grateful Dead and their music were anything but.

Leftover Salmon's Blue Ridge Jam takes over Asheville

Looking back over the past 25 years of rootsy, string-based music, the impact of Leftover Salmon is impossible to deny. Formed in Boulder at the end of 1989, the Colorado slamgrass pioneers were one of the first bluegrass bands to add drums and tour rock & roll bars, helping Salmon become a pillar of the jam band scene and unwitting architects of the jam grass genre.

Announcing the Inaugural Bonanza Campout

On June 10 & 11, 2016 thousands of music enthusiasts will make their way to the first incarnation of Bonanza Campout in Deer Valley, Utah.  Set to the picturesque backdrop of Jordanelle State Park, the boutique music and camping festival will feature over 30 live performances by renowned headliners and emerging artists, plus local breweries and eateries, a variety of on site activities, and more.
 

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