August 2016

Rhythms on the Rio 2016: Day Two

There was a stir of anticipation throughout the festival grounds in South Fork CO as Day Two of Rhythms on the Rio opened. Headliners always get festival-goers hyped, and today we were seeing some of the best of the best.

Jeremy Garrett Set to Release Solo Album

Today, fiddle player Jeremy Garrett of the Grammy-nominated Infamous Stringdusters announces a new solo album, The RV Sessions 2, scheduled for release on September 27th, 2016. The follow-up to his second solo release, The RV Sessions, The RV Sessions 2 was recorded and (mostly) written during Jeremy’s time on the road - not with The ‘Dusters but during his downtime in the “home” he shares with his wife - a 40-foot RV.

Arise Music Festival Announces 2017 Dates

The perennial ARISE Music Festival will return to Loveland, CO for its fifth consecutive year on August 4-6, 2017.

Freaky Deaky Daily Artist Lineup Announced

FREAKY DEAKY - The Largest Halloween Event in the Midwest - is thrilled to announce the daily artist lineup and release single day tickets for its eighth anniversary! Single day tickets start at $59 while 3-day passes remain reasonably priced at $169 before fees. Layaway options are also available.


The Soul Rebels Sound System Feat. Talib Kweli

The Soul Rebels Sound System featuring Talib Kweli will kick off a joint west coast tour on September 22 in Arcata, CA


Marcus Scott Joins Tower of Power

Electrifying. Soulful. Compelling. These three words exemplify the sound of the new lead singer of Tower of Power, "Memphis Soul Man" Marcus Scott.


Kaskade Announces Redux Show In Brooklyn

Multi Grammy® Award nominated world-renowned singer, songwriter, and music producer Kaskade today announced a Kaskade Redux show at Red Hook Grain Terminal in Brooklyn on Saturday, September 24th. Produced by Mean Red Productions, pre-sale tickets will be available today beginning at 12:00 PM EST with a general on-sale kicking off this Friday, August 26th at 12:00 PM EST.

Rachael Yamagata Premieres New Video

Acclaimed singer, songwriter, and musician Rachael Yamagata today shared a new music video for "Over", the second single off her fourth album, Tightrope Walker, due out September 23rd via Frankenfish Records/Thirty Tigers.

DC's Black Masala Kick Off Northeast Tour

Think about the best concerts you’ve attended and chances are you had a lot of fun, dancing and smiling throughout the show. This is exactly the kind of vibe you will experience when Black Masala is performing live. Performing hundreds of shows a year has helped Washington, DC’s gypsy punk brass band hone their sound, while injecting it with a healthy dose of funk, soul and eclectic grooves. Black Masala is all about having fun!

Eric Johnson Releases His First All-Acoustic Solo Album

Thirty years after his breakthrough solo release 'Tones' brought him national recognition, Texas guitar legend Eric Johnson is releasing his first all-acoustic album on October 7th via Provogue. Showcasing nine original compositions and four covers, 'EJ' is easily Johnson's most intimate album to date. "Ever since I was young, I've played piano and acoustic guitar in my private life," Johnson says.

Real Gone Announces October '16 Releases

Real Gone Music’s October schedule is definitely adding some color to the autumnal soundscape, as the label “leaves” no genre unexplored in its continuous pursuit of unexplored crannies in every genre of popular music. Leading the line-up is the great female singer and entertainer Keely Smith, whose ‘60s solo sessions for Frank Sinatra’s Reprise label represent one of the last strongholds of unreleased recordings from the decade.


From McCartney & Vetter to Fogerty & Cash

On September 16, Time Life invites music lovers to front row seats for ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAME LIVE - VOLUME 2, a 180 gram "ticket" to the very best performances and all-star jams from the legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame induction ceremonies.

Jeff Beck + Buddy Guy | Mountain Winery

Guitar icons Jeff Beck and Buddy Guy have drastically differing backgrounds and history, yet the two fared perfectly in a double bill for an extensive U.S. Summer tour that just made its way through the West Coast.

Charlie Parker Jazz Festival 2016 in NYC

City Parks Foundation is proud to announce the 2016 Charlie Parker Jazz Festival. The festival is New York City's annual salute to the legendary saxophonist, featuring contemporaries of Charlie Parker as well as young jazz musicians that continue to shape and drive the art form.

Lior Ben-Hur Premieres "Roads of Creation"

Originally from Jerusalem, Lior Ben-Hur has spent years traveling the world playing and learning music. His band’s new music video, "Roads of Creation,” tells the journey and story of the traveler who chooses to be on the move in order to learn about the world and humanity first hand. 


Gov't Mule Coming to South Beach in Sept.

The legendary guitar driven jamband, Gov’t Mule comes to the intimate Fillmore Miami Beach at the Jackie Gleason Theater Sunday, September 25th, 2016 / 8PM.  Tickets on sale NOW!

Freight & Salvage Hosts Kathy & Bill Evans Family Benefit

Kathy Evans is a beloved Albany kindergarten teacher who has taught for more than twenty years at Cornell Elementary School. Kathy’s two children, Jesse (28) and Corey (24) grew up in the Albany school system and Kathy’s husband Bill is a well known Bay Area Bluegrass musician, teacher, writer and booking agent. 


Mimi Fishman Foundation Launches 2016 Summer Poster Auction

The Mimi Fishman Foundation launches its annual summer poster on-line charity auction.  Most 2016 summer posters are featured, including matching numbers for multi-night runs.  Ev


STS9 Reveal Fall Headlining '16 Tour Dates

Following the official announcement that their new album, THE UNIVERSE INSIDE--the band's first new full-length studio album in nearly seven years--is coming September 2, acclaimed electronic rock band STS9 has now revealed dates for a fall headlining tour in its support.

Leftover Salmon Announces Special Thanksgiving Weekend

This year we will be The Fillmore Auditorium! Leftover Salmon is thrilled to have Los Lobos joining them to kick off the night!