June 2016

Ana Popovic | Trilogy | Review

Blues artist and guitar slinger Ana Popovic has just released her eight studio album titled ‘Trilogy’ and it is smoking hot. Self-discribed as her most ambitious work, Trilogy is three volumes encompassing twenty three blues, funk and jazz compositions. Her musicianship is tight and enduring. This labor of love comes through.

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Euphoria Music Festival Expands to Alaska

Coming off an epic 5th Anniversary this past April, Euphoria has announced plans to expand the brand into Denali, Alaska, June 17-18th. The inaugural two-day festival will be held at The 49th State Brewing Company in Denali Park, just 8 miles north of downtown Denali and overlooking the Alaska Range. Created to celebrate Alaska’s Summer Solstice, which allows for 22 hours of functional dayligh

Thomas Rhett’s 6th #1 Followed by "Vacation"

Multi-PLATINUM singer/songwriter Thomas Rhett earns his sixth consecutive No. One today on the Billboard Country Airplay and Mediabase radio charts with “T-Shirt” from his sophomore album TANGLED UP (The Valory Music Co.). To celebrate, Thomas Rhett has immediately delivered the summer anthem “Vacation” today to Country radio as his new single.

IRATION releases music video for "Hotting Up"

For the members of IRATION, the ocean and environment hold special places in all of their hearts. When the Hawaiian-bred, Santa Barbara-based group is not performing, Micah Pueschel (lead vocals/guitar), Adam Taylor (bass), Joseph Dickens (drums), Cayson Peterson (keyboard/synth) and Micah Brown (guitar/vocals) can usually be found outside surfing, golfing and enjoying nature.

Sunday Funday @ Summer Camp Festival

In the past when I have been 3 days deep into a festival, seeing the Sunday day pass folks show up is like looking at a crystal clear waterfall.  They look so clean and refreshing.  Their energy quenches my soul, making me believe that I have a reserve tank of energy to make it through the last day here in never never land.  The juice is worth the squeeze when it comes down to it.

Hot Buttered Rum | The Fillmore | Review

Hot Buttered Rum, one of the most honest-to-goodness fun bluegrass bands to come out of the San Francisco Bay Area celebrated the release of their latest project with a hint of class and a formal Black and Red Ball at The Fillmore on Friday, May 13.

The Garcia Project in Hartford CT on June 4

The Garcia Project’s performances are based on actual set lists performed by The Jerry Garcia Band. All of their shows are classic recreations of a Jerry Garcia Band set list from the 1970’s all the way up to the 1990’s. For anyone that never had a chance to experience the Jerry Garcia Band or for fans that want to relive a classic show, The Garcia Project delivers the goods.

Tor's New "Blue Book" Album Out Today

Emerging in late 2012 with a sound that was all his own, Tor’s debut album Drum Therapy was the culmination of over a decade of quietly honing his craft. Now over 3 years since his debut, the Vancouver-based experimental producer returns with his sophomore album Blue Book, set for release today June 3rd, on Emancipator's Loci Records

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Above & Beyond New Album Debuts at #1

ABOVE & BEYOND, the renowned Grammy-nominated electronic act, have today, June 3, released their ACOUSTIC II album on Anjunabeats/Ultra Records.

Barenaked Ladies Return to Red Rocks

The Barenaked Ladies kick off their Last Summer on Earth 2016 tour in June, highlighted by a very special performance at Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado where the band recorded their new live album last year, BNL Rocks Red Rocks.  Released on May 20 with a clever new video to their chart-topping hit “

Sam Bush, "Storyman," Available June 24th

GRAMMY award-winning multi-instrumentalist Sam Bush returns with his seventh Sugar Hill release, Storyman, on June 24th.

Spring Awakening 2016 Schedule Released

Spring Awakening Music Festival (SAMF) is thrilled to release the schedule and set times for this year's festival, and announce the official after parties happening at the finest clubs and venues in Chicago! 

Vertex Announces Artist Performance

Today, Vertex – the inaugural music and camping festival in Buena Vista, Colorado on August 5-7, 2016 - unveiled its artist performance schedule by day. View the daily schedule 

Lightning in a Bottle Strikes Again

Seeing the sprawling hills of Bradley, CA filling the rear view with colorful sunsets and enchanting memories, the eleventh glorious Lightning in a Bottle concludes as the West Coast’s premier camping, arts, music and yoga festival again surpassing the expectations of all.

Augustines Share "When Things Fall Apart"

The new album from anthemic rock trio, Augustines, is an urgent, resonant wakeup call, taking stock of where we are now and what the future holds... an open road ahead. The band’s revelatory debut single demands from its audience: Are we alive? Or are we just kidding ourselves?

New Lotus Album Eat the Light out July 15

Lotus announces the July 15th release date of the new studio album, Eat the Light. It’s a first for Lotus, an album with vocals on every song. Guest singers appear throughout ranging from soulful to indie, male and female, electronic and rock. The tracks bubble with contagious dance energy and blast into orbit with sing-along choruses.

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Moon Hooch to Release 'Red Sky' on 6/10

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. In advance of street date, NPR Music's First Listen is sharing the album in its entirety here.

Rooster Walk Festival 8 | Review & Photos

After taking the scenic route in the old CJ-7 through the Blue Ridge Parkway, driving through yet another torrential downpour from the Purple Rain, and a glorious lightning storm the likes of which we have yet to see this year, we arrived at Pop’s Farm. Rooster Walk 8 had just begun. We arrive slightly damp yet super amped to be back with the Farm in the woods, jamming to the bluegrass vibrations in the foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains.

Bloom Twins Hypnotise with new single "Amnesia"

London-based sister act, Bloom Twins, have unveiled their new single ‘Amnesia,' to be taken from their forthcoming debut LP due out later this year. The track, a perfect example of the girls’ dark pop, that serves up haunting dual vocals set against an electro backbone.

ClayBank Releases Single "Up On Claybank"

Rural Rhythm Records is pleased to announce the first single “Up On Claybank” available today from Bluegrass group ClayBank

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