July 2016

Grateful Web Interview with Brett Dennen

On his 6th studio release, Por Favor¸ Northern California-native Brett Dennen makes a point to strip away any semblance of polished artistry for a more raw, less calculated expression of his own human nature.

Northern Nights 2016 Brought The City To The Country On The County Line

The Mendocino/Humboldt County Line exploded with an abundance of love, inspiration and sublime vibes as the 4th Annual NNMF respectfully expanded into both Counties for an incredible weekend featuring a collection of the biggest names in music plus a slew of new interactive environments for roaming revelers to explore.

Roosevelt Collier w/Bill Nershi to play NedFest

We are so proud to announce Roosevelt Collier's Colorado Get Down featuring Bill Nershi of The

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Ronnie Earl Is Right at Home on "Maxwell Street"

Stony Plain Records announces a September 9 release date for Maxwell Street, the new CD from three-time Blues Music Award winner as “Guitarist of the Year,” Ronnie Earl and his band, the Broadcasters.

Maxwell Street is named in honor of the late blues pianist and previous member of the Broadcasters, David Maxwell, and is also a nod to Chicago’s famed Maxwell Street, where blues musicians gathered to play outside for the Sunday market crowds.

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Deep Roots Mountain Revival Announces Schedule

Deep Roots Mountain Revival Festival is proud to announce the daily performance schedule for its inaugural music and arts festival on September 15-18, 2016. Top-tier bluegrass, jam band, rock and country acts will convene on the legendary Marvin’s Mountaintop in Masontown, WV, the original site for the All Good Festival. Performing on Thursday, September 15th, is jam band pioneer Melvin Seals and the JGB and more.

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Easy Star All Stars Release Special 10 Year Anniversary Edition of Radiodread

From its inception, Easy Star Records have paved the way for progressive reggae to reach a broader audience.  Their first reggae tribute album, Dub Side of The Moon, a reggae reimagining of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon, was a breakthrough success that established Easy Star Records, the Easy Star All-Stars, and producer Michael Goldwasser at the forefront of modern reggae music.  Two years later, they followed it up with Radiodread (2006), a revision of Radiohead’s OK Com

The Motet Announce Mishawaka Shows

Hot on the heels of their headlining Red Rocks show this past weekend, The Motet announce today that they’ll be continuing the home-state party later this summer with a two night run the Mishawaka Amphitheatre on August 26 and 27. Local DJ favorites kick on the show each night; Mikey Thunder will open the show on Friday and Vibe Street will open on Saturday.

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Forecastle Festival 2016 | Review & Photos

Despite the extreme heat and an early weather evacuation Friday, Forecastle Festival 2016 was a success. Clouds rolled in around 4:00PM on Friday afternoon and evacuated the festival grounds. Fans took shelter and waited for a storm that never fully developed. Luckily the schedule was adjusted and there were no cancelations.

Kiefer Sutherland Releases Debut Album

Kiefer Sutherland's soulful baritone vocals and guitar licks continue to captivate audiences with his second music video, "Can't Stay Away," premiering exclusively this weekend during CMT's Hot 20 Countdown. The track is the latest release from Sutherland's debut album Down In A Hole, which will be released August 19 by Warner Music Nashville/Ironworks Music. Down In A Hole will be available for pre-order August 5.

Michael Franti & Spearhead "Same As It Ever Was (It Starts Today)"

In late 2014 MICHAEL FRANTI & SPEARHEAD released the police-and-community-themed video for their powerful song "Same As It Ever Was (It Starts Today)," with 

Forlorn Strangers Release New Video

Today, Americana-Folk quintet Forlorn Strangers released their brand new video for “Bottom of the Barrel” exclusively through Elmore Magazine. “Bottom of the Barrel” is the first single from the Nashville group’s debut self-titled full-length release out on August 5, 2016.

Yonder Mountain String Band Fall '16 Tour

For 18 years, Yonder Mountain String Band has redefined bluegrass music, expanding the traditional acoustic genre beyond its previously established boundaries by steadily pushing the envelope into the realms of rock n' roll and improvisation. YMSB has always played music of their own design, in the process attracting a devout coterie of fans that often resembles a tight knit family on an epic musical journey as Yonder traverses the country with an ever-rigorous tour schedule.

Mipso Announces Fall Headline Tour

Today, North Carolina’s Mipso announces their headlining Fall Tour - bringing their distinctive and stirring indie folk sound, which recently landed them on 

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John "Papa" Gros to release River's On Fire

New Orleans native John "Papa" Gros (pronounced grow) has spent more than a quarter-century behind the piano championing the music of the Big Easy.

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Kyle Hollingsworth to Kick Off NedFest

Clearly one of Nederland's favorite NedFest artists, when we didn't invite Kyle to play at last year's festival we caught all kinds of flack.

Neil Young to Play Two Shows in Telluride

Steve Gumble, of Telluride Blues & Brews Festival, and Craig Ferguson, of Telluride Bluegrass Festival, have joined together to announce two very special shows from legendary guitarist and songwriter Neil Young in the world-famous mountain town of Telluride, Colorado.  

Moon Hooch Announce U.S. Tour This Fall

As announced yesterday by Consequence of Sound, Moon Hooch will tour the U.S. this fall. It will be their first extensive run of shows in the States since their new studio album, 'Red Sky' was released in June.

Dave Nachmanoff Debuts New CD

Not many musicians get to realize their early dreams, but in recording “Spinoza’s Dream,” singer/songwriter Dave Nachmanoff has fulfilled several at once. A huge fan of Al Stewart as a teen, Nachmanoff has assembled most of the musicians who played on some of Stewart’s iconic albums in the 70s to back him up here.

LOCKN' announces Phil Lesh & Friends line-up

LOCKN' has announced the "Friends" who will perform with Phil Lesh at this year's festival, including Jon Fishman & Page McConnell (Phish), Joe Russo (Joe Russo's Almost Dead) and The Infamous Stringdusters on Saturday, and Chris Robinson Brotherhood with a special guest sit-in by Gary Clark Jr. on Sunday. Saturday's Phil Lesh & Friends performance featuring Jon Fishman & Joe Russo will invoke the double-drumming spirit of the Grateful Dead.
 

Deep Purple Live At The NEC To Be Released On DVD

On September 14, 2002, hard rock pioneers Deep Purple took the stage for a landmark concert at the NEC in Birmingham, England to bid farewell to founding member and keyboard legend Jon Lord.

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