July 2016

Dead & Company | Wheatland, CA | Review

Less than one year and about 50 shows into this thing, Dead & Company illustrated on July 29 at the newly renamed Toyota Amphitheatre near Sacramento, that it has found a powerful groove that satisfies those who have been immersed in the Grateful Dead culture for 50 years or 50 weeks.

Dead & Company | Chula Vista, CA | Review

Dead & Company visited the Sleep Train Amphitheater in Chula Vista, CA on Wednesday (7/27/16), which marked their final Southern California stop and their last performance ahead of the tour closing shows in Wheatland, CA (Fri 7/29/16) and tonight at the fabled Shoreline Amphitheater in Mountain View, CA (Sat 7/30/16).  The excitement of the

Roosevelt Collier To Guest at Big River Get Down

Sacred steel guitarist Roosevelt Collier will join David Shaw's Big River Get Down as a special guest artist at large when the one-day festival, presented by Miller Lite, commences Saturday, Sept. 10 at RiversEdge Amphitheater in Hamilton, Ohio.

Iron Maiden stream live performance of the last night of 'The Book Of Souls' World Tour

Iron Maiden’s The Book of Souls World Tour has been on the road since late February, playing to over 1.5 million fans with 72 shows in 36 counties and six continents. They will play the final show on Thursday, 4th August in Germany at Wacken Open Air Festival. ARTE Concert is going to feature the entire iconic performance on Livestream.

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Homegrown Music Festival 2016 | Review

There is so much good that went down at the inaugural Homegrown Music Festival in Ozark, Arkansas. Innovative sustainability efforts, great music and beautiful landscape combined to create one of the most memorable festivals I’ve been to yet. (Plus, free actual bathrooms and showers!) Though relatively small, Homegrown made a big impact on just about everybody who attended.

Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker Announce New LP

British duo Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker will release their debut album for Rough Trade, 'Overnight,' on October 14th, 2016. They'll also be playing their first run of North American tour dates in September, starting in Boston on Sept 7, and continuing with two NYC shows, as well as Philly, Chicago, Minneapolis, Bloomington Indiana's Lotus Festival, and more.

Brian Setzer 13th Annual "Christmas Rocks! Tour"

Iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy-Award winner BRIAN SETZER and his 19-piece THE BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA will visit 32 cities beginning Saturday, November 12 in Appleton and make stops in Nashville, Los Angeles and San Francisco, among others (full itinerary below).

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen Pickin' Up New IBMA Award Nominations

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen keeps on pickin’ up momentum. The acclaimed group was honored with numerous nominations during International Bluegrass Music Association’s nomination announcement. The past winners of IBMA Instrumental Group of the Year (2014), the band garnered a repeat nomination in that category.

Announcing The Inaugural Cukui Festival

The inaugural Cukui Music Festival will take place at California’s Great America on September 3rd, 2016. Cukui Music Festival is rooted in the appreciation of music as a universal language and bring the community together with a universal blend of Reggae, R&B, Hip-hop, to Latin Music. Headlining this year’s festival will be J BoogIAMSU!, Drew Deezy,Bayonics and The Royal Family of Reggae Morgan Heritage.

'Brian Wilson & Friends' Live In Concert

Music legend Brian Wilson and BMG, in collaboration with the groundbreaking and critically-acclaimed PBS television series “Soundstage,” have announced the release of Brian Wilson and Friends, a new live CD/DVD set and

Leftover Salmon Returns to The Stanley in 2017

Leftover Salmon returns to The Stanley Hotel for a third year on March 10 - 12, 2017! This first class, intimate experience will include a full weekend of music, wining, dining and more. Special guests and activities will be announced soon!

This is the site of where Stephen King’s novel “The Shining” was inspired. The Stanley Hotel is nestled in hills of Estes Park at the base of the majestic Rocky Mountain National Park and just an hour away from Denver.

Ten Bands One Cause | Benefit Gilda's Club

Music distribution companies RED and WEA are spearheading the third annual Ten Bands One Cause charity initiative. This campaign offers fans limited and collectible album reissues on pink vinyl from 10 top name artists. These reissues are part of a program that raises funds and awareness for Gilda's Club NYC, a non-profit which works to support, educate and empower cancer patients and their families.

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The Subdudes | The Bridge | Review

There’s nothing sub-anything about The Subdudes, an eclectic New Orleans band that’s been around since the mid-80s. After taking a few years off at the turn of the century, the came back just as strong and just a popular. Today, they are touring all over the country, bringing their good-time music to old and new fans.

Caribbean Jerk & Reggae Fest in Brooklyn

No tropical vacation plans this summer? No problem! The Hall at MP and CEG Presents are bringing the Caribbean to Brooklyn through a 12-­‐ date Caribbean Jerk & Reggae Festival starting August 4th – September 3rd.

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Rolling Stone Premieres Slightly Stoopid with Bob Weir Video

Today, Rolling Stone Magazine premiered a live video of Slightly Stoopid performing the Grateful Dead’s “Franklin’s Tower” with the support of special guests Bob Weir and Karl Denson. The track was originally performed during the Live from Roberto’s webcast at Weir’s Tamalpais Research Institute Studios in San Rafael, California earlier this year.

The Motet's Fall Tour 2016 - Phase 1

Today, The Motet releases Phase 1 announcement for their 2016 Fall Tour. On tour in support of their brand new album release, Totem, The Motet will hit 30+ cities across the country through the end of the year, with additional dates still to be announced.

Real Gone Music's September Releases Include The Meters, The Isley Bros

September means back to school, and Real Gone Music spent its Summer vacation rounding up some far out, funky sounds from every end of the musical spectrum to get everybody back in the groove! At the top of the curriculum is an unprecedented double-CD collection from the prototypical New Orleans funk band The Meters, precursor to The Neville Brothers and backing band on so many classic sides to come out of the Crescent City.

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Emmylou Harris, Brandi Carlile, The Wainwright Family, Patty Griffin and more to set sail on the 10th Anniversary of Cayamo

A true musical paradise, the 10th Edition Cayamo Cruise – A Journey Through Song, brings together 2,200 passionate music lovers with over 20 all-star Americana singer-songwriters for seven days of rare artist collaborations, community and carefree Caribbean fun!

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Jackie Greene jams with Fisher Thompson

In a lovely impromptu moment, 14-year-old Fisher Thompson recently got the musical opportunity he could have only wished for: performing with national recording artist Jackie Greene.

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Russell Morris' Sharkmouth Streets 9/30/16

Nearly half a century after releasing one of the biggest rock songs in Australian history, Russell Morris is setting his sights on America with the release of his award winning album Sharkmouth on September 30th

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