June 2016

Highberry Music Festival 2016 | Preview

In a matter of days, old fans and new visitors will flock to a hidden gem within the beautiful Ozark Mountains. Deadhead Productions will be hosting a fantastic selection of bluegrass, jam and folk bands over Fourth of July weekend on Arkansas’ Mulberry Mountain.

Leftover Salmon's SolShine Music Festival

Join Leftover Salmon for the 4th year of their SolShine Music Festival in Winter Park, CO August 11th-14th. This will be a full weekend of music featuring 2 FREE Leftover Salmon concerts consisting of 2 sets each night on August 13th & 14th!!

The Dead South's Debut Album Out Now

Regina, Saskatchewan alt-country outlaws The Dead South will officially release their full-length debut album, Good Company, this past February through Curve Music/Entertainment One.

Israel Vibration Opens The Bridge-Santa Fe

The Santa Fe Brewing Company’s new event space, The Bridge, opened Thursday June 9 with the Kingston, Jamaica group, Israel Vibration. Since the brewery and the concert venue are in the middle of vast expansion and remodeling, this first show was outdoors.

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Music on the Mesa 2016 | Day Three

The last day of the second annual Music on the Mesa festival started out with blue skies and fluffy clouds, but the weather bureau promised rain. Here in New Mexico, we dance about that, especially in monsoon season, because it is arid here. With that in mind, I came prepared with my raingear to protect my camera.

Rickey Medlocke Reawakens Blackfoot With New Lineup

Blackfoot, the Southern American rock band who were originally formed in 1970’s by current lead guitarist of Lynyrd Skynyrd, Rickey Medlocke, are back with a new line-up and will release Southern Native on Loud & Proud Records, August 5, 2016.  Over the last two years, Medlocke wrote, performed on and produced Southern Native.

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New Tracks Added to Future Ancient Recordings

On 6/16/16, six new pieces and a video make their debut in the the fan funded Archive of Future Ancient Recordings, which gives supporters access to Ancient Future recordings as they are created. There are four new tracks, two of which feature two compositions, the first serving as an introduction to the second. There are now 13 tracks totaling 86 minutes and 51 seconds of music in the archive.

Snoop Dogg To Headline Labor Day Music Festival

Today Working Californians (WCA) announced that tickets are now on sale for its 5th annual live Labor Day benefit concert, Labor Day Music Festival, set for September 5, 2016 at the LA Memorial Coliseum's Exposition Park.

Music on the Mesa 2016 | Day Two

Day Two of Music on the Mesa began bright and clear, though rain was predicted for the last two days of the festival. It is to be expended since it is early June, the beginning of the monsoons in New Mexico.

Turkuaz & The Nth Power | Fox Theater

This funk show was one of the most powerful shows that I have ever seen. Turkuaz is the best and hottest funk band in the world at this moment. There is no doubt in my mind. The Nth Power is not very far behind them in their mastery of their cross genre collaborative.

Electric Forest Releases Daily Schedule

Today, Electric Forest releases the daily stage schedule for the sold out 6th annual music and camping festival in Rothbury, Michigan on June 23-26, 2016
 

The Drunken Hearts Album Release Show

The Drunken Hearts will headline Denver's Bluebird Theater on June 30th for their hometown release of Love & Thirst, the band's latest studio effort. The album, which was over a year in the making, highlights the tremendous growth of a band that has experienced big love and heavy loss, and the release show is not to be missed.

"Gone for Good" New Track. New Album.

With our archival documentary, Reel To Real now in the wild for almost two weeks, we figured you should know that the soundtrack is soon to follow. Seems only appropriate, right?

Steve Kimock & Friends to Headline Friday

NedFest Friday headliner to be Steve Kimock and Friends, including Jeff Chimenti of the 2016 Dead and Company tour, Bobby Vega, Leslie Mendelson and more!

Feel The Bern | San Francisco, CA | 6/6/16

On Monday, June 6, Bernie Sanders reached out to California voters in San Francisco with a message urging action in the California primary election the following day.

Motet Headline Red Rocks Amphitheatre

Colorado’s own progressive funk outfit The Motet returns to their hometown for a headlining show at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Friday, July 22.  Joining The Motet on the bill are Medeski Martin & Wood and Vulfpeck, with DJ Mikey Thunder spinning between sets.  The show comes just two weeks after the release of The Motet’s brand new studio album, Totem, set to hit streets July 8, 2016.

Kyle's Brew Fest ASHEVILLE Tixs On Sale

For the first time ever, Kyle Hollingsworth, keyboardist of The String Cheese Incident, will bring Kyle’s Brew Fest to the craft beer town of Asheville, North Carolina, benefiting Conscious Alliance.

High Sierra Music Festival Playshops

High Sierra Artist “Playshops” are always a memorable part of the overall HSMF experience and have provided some incredible highlights through the years. Playshops provide opportunities for fans to see musicians in novel and often one-of-a-kind musical settings.
 

David Nelson | Grass Valley, CA | Review

Euphoric dancing paired nicely with a rock ‘n’ roll varietal that included flavorful notes of blues, psychedelia, and other jam-happy material on June 3, as performed by the David Nelson Band at the Center for the Arts in the Sierra Nevada foothill community of Grass Valley, California.

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