June 2016

Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival 2016 | Preview

Will you be one of the lucky ones? When it’s all over will you be able to say that you were there? That you attended The 2016 Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival at the Walsh Farm in Oak Hill, NY? The stories you’ll tell…

Ally Venable Set To Release Her Debut CD

Connor Ray Music announces the signing of 17-year-old blues singer/guitarist Ally Venable and will release her debut CD, No Glass Shoes, on July 22.

Lonesome River Band to Host 16th Annual Rudy Fest Bluegrass Festival

Lonesome River Band continues their busy summer tour as they return to Grayson, Kentucky this week to Host the 16th Annual Rudy Fest Bluegrass Festival.

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Widespread Panic Announces Panic En La Playa Seis

Cloud 9 Adventures and Widespread Panic announce the details of the sixth edition of destination concert vacation, Panic en la Playa. The four-night destination concert vacation will return to the beautiful Caribbean coastline of the Riviera Maya region of Mexico from February 27 - March 3, 2017. The all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya will host Widespread Panic devotees at this ultimate fan experience where guests experience four full nights of Widespread Panic.

Railroad Earth Announces 2016 Fall Dates

In addition to a return to Red Rocks Amphitheatre with special guests the Chris Robinson Brotherhood and Anders Osborne, hosting at both Hillberry – The Harvest Moon Festival, and Hangtown Music Festival, Railroad Earth has added new shows.

Pre sale ticketing will begin Tuesday 6/21, with general on sale following on Friday 6/24:

UM Announces Halloween in St. Louis

Umphrey’s McGee returns to The Pageant in St.

Sail Across the Sun Music Festival at Sea

GRAMMY Award® winning rock band Train and Sixthman, the industry leader in festivals at sea, have partnered once again to host the fourth voyage of the Sail Across the Sun music and wine festival.

Enchanted Forest Gathering Returns in July

With just over a month to go before NorCal’s Enchanted Forest Gathering opens up its hallowed gates for bass music aficionados, yogis and families alike, the cultural dialogue on alcohol-free events continues to grow. With five years of wind at its back, EFG’s position on the subject has now become one of its key distinguishing features.

Dan Brubeck Quartet Appearing @ The Rosendale Cafe

The Cafe welcomes this exceptional jazz quartet, featuring Dan Brubeck on drums, Mike DeMicco on guitar, Tony Foster on piano, and Adam Thomas on bass and vocals.

Dan is a renowned jazz drummer, with Adam and Tony being regular members of the Dan Brubeck Quartet. They are joined by Mike DeMicco, virtuoso guitarist and longtime member of the Brubeck Brothers Quartet.

The Who To Perform @ The Santa Barbara Bowl

Having wrapped their North American tour in May, THE WHO have added one final USA date in advance of their appearances at this fall's Desert Trip.

Summer Set Adds Atmosphere to Lineup

Summer Set Music & Camping Festival (SSMF) is extremely proud to announce a very special expansion to the festival's already stacked lineup with another highly sought-after addition. For the very first time, Minneapolis’s most acclaimed hip hop act ATMOSPHERE will be joining the Summer Set family for a highly anticipated performance.

2nd Annual Country LakeShake Hosts 50k Fans In Chicago

50,000 fans took to the scenic shores of Lake Michigan on Northerly Island for the second-annual Country LakeShake this weekend, hosting “a long weekend packed with music and outdoor fun” with highlights including “arena-rocking hitmaker Jason Aldean and veteran showmen Brooks & Dunn among its top-shelf stars, as well as a batch of intriguing up-and-comers” (Chicago Tribune.)

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YES members reform as ARW + Tour Dates

Long-time YES fans, rejoice! Jon Anderson, Trevor Rabin and Rick Wakeman are proud to announce that after a hiatus of 25 years, they are to reform the definitive YES line-up as – Anderson, Rabin and Wakeman (ARW).
 

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Garcialive Volume 6: July 5, 1973 | Review

While iconic guitarist and bandleader Jerry Garcia passed away nearly twenty-one years ago, his influence and high-esteem continues to mount. It’s miraculous that so many fans of the beloved guitarist and Grateful Dead bandleader never actually witnessed the legend perform. The expansiveness of his covers was equally impressive as his originals.

Twiddle at The Fox Theatre - HD Video

On June 3rd, 2016, Kontagium Productions had the opportunity to interview Twiddle's drummer Brook Jordan before the band's dynamic three-set spectacular at the Fox Theatre, amid their recent visit to Colorado during the "Fox to the Rocks Tweekend".

Zach Heckendorf Returns to The Fox

Colorado’s own Zach Heckendorf returns home to The Fox Theatre in Boulder, CO on Friday, June 24th with special guest Megan Burtt & The Cure For Love. Backed by his latest release UP! – EP, Heckendorf has been touring the country landing himself spots at major festivals such as Bonnaroo and Vertex.

John Hartford Memorial Festival | Review

John Hartford Memorial Festival is a testament to not only the legend himself, but to the genre and thriving music that was born and inspired by he & his ensemble of fellow bluegrass roots Americana musicians.  There has been no beat skipped since his passing in 2001 and this festival’s continued growth further verifies that truth.

The Avett Brothers At The Beach in Mexico

Cloud 9 Adventures, in partnership with The Bowery Presents, are proud to announce a brand new tropical destination concert vacation - The Avett Brothers At The Beach. Fans can join the Grammy Award®-nominated alternative folk collective as they travel south of the border to the beautiful Riviera Maya region of Mexico for four nights at the all-inclusive Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, from February 9-13, 2017.

Ruf Records Blues Caravan 2016: Blue Sisters

Now in its 12th triumphant year, the Blues Caravan is a touring showcase for the hottest young acts on the Ruf label. With past treks helping launch stars including Joanne Shaw Taylor, Bart Walker and Samantha Fish, it’s a springboard for the blues scene’s next-big-things, and a magnet for fans who want to catch them before lift- off. In 2016, we’ve got a Blues Caravan lineup sure to raise the roof each night as it rolls across the USA and Europe.

The Blue Sisters are doing it for themselves…

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Real Gone Announces August '16 Releases

Summer’s at its hottest in August, and so is Real Gone’s release schedule! Leading off is the first of three volumes of the complete Atlantic singles of the great Wilson Pickett. With such classic songs as “Mustang Sally,” “Land of 1000 Dances,” and “In the Midnight Hour,” this promises to be the year’s wickedest soul release.

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