September 2016

MerleFest at AmericanaFest & IBMA

Join MerleFest on Thursday at AmericanaFest 2016 for a special Hot Chicken Lunch Party, featuring four powerhouse roots musicians: Ken TizzardKaia KaterDori Freeman, and Alison Brown.

Just Announced: Signal Path & Trad+ @ Fox Theatre

SIGNAL PATH began in the mountains of Missoula, MT in 2001 where they forged a unique brand of electronic dance music by splicing technology with raw instrumentalism. Now thriving in one of the most explosive electronic scenes in the country, the Denver based band creates powerful studio work and wildly popular live shows.

Nikki Glaspie Releases Instructional Drumming Workshop

Professional drummer Nikki Glaspie of The Nth Power has teamed up with Independent Arts and Music of Asheville (IamAVL) to create an online tutorial designed to offer aspiring percussionists tips, techniques, and tricks of the trade.

Grant Farm Hosts 'Meeting on the Mountain' Episode #7

Meeting on the Mountain LIVE is a collaborative live broadcast experience, set to kick off its second season of shows. Grant Farm is the house band with Tyler Grant hosting. The rousing live one-hour broadcast includes performances as well as interviews with each act and gives Grant Farm the opportunity to collaborate with some of their favorite musicians.

Travelin' McCourys Announce NYE Show

The Travelin’ McCourys have a lot to be excited about.  Today they announce the most extensive tour since their inception including several Grateful Ball dates (with Jeff Austin Band) and Bluegrass Ball dates across the country.  They also just released their first recorded single ‘Cumberland Blues’ and are announcing plans to release a new recorded song every month for the foreseeable future leading to the eventual release of a full album.

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TAUK | Sir Nebula | Review

2016 has been an incredible year for TAUK, the four piece prog-fusion instrumental rockers from Oyster Bay, NY.

To close out the successful year, the boys release a new album on Friday, September 16 called Sir Nebula and kick off a cross-country tour which will see them headlining for the first time on the west coast.

Beloved Festival 2016 | Review and Photos

One day, the deep and noble abyss, with whom Blue has spent decades cultivating a relationship, started staring back at her. She kept seeing flashes of a white buffalo on the hills, but did not understand. Speaking to Bleu with a kind compassion the abyss offered, “Follow your faith, for this is the mother womb from which all life grew, grows and flows. Follow your bliss thread and take a chance on Beloved.”  She came in like the wind, and like the blessed noble nothingness, disappeared.

Autograf Release New Single + Tour Dates

Autograf will partner with Goldroom for a major 30+ date live co-headline tour of North America including stops in New York’s Terminal 5, Los Angeles’ The Novo, San Francisco’s The Fox, among others. With both acts bringing live instrumentation on the road, as well as performing new original music, these shows will offer a glimpse at the future sound of American electronic music. 

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Catskill Chill Music Festival 2016 | Preview

Catskill Chill is doing more than just improving their campsite this year. Chill moved fifteen miles down the road to a brand new campground with rad accommodations.

Will this be the chilliest of the Chills? Yes. Did Chill skip out on a killer, funky line up? Abso-funkin-lutely not.

Cornmeal Announces 2016 Fall Tour Dates

Cornmeal is excited to announce their most extensive tour since 2011.  The tour will include stops in 19 states and span the months of September – November.  
 
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HeadCount and Touring Artists Unveil Upcoming Voter Registration Concerts

Today, HeadCount unveiled a schedule of over 300 concert events in 80+ cities that will host voter registration and get-out-the-vote drives before Election Day on November 8th.

 

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Tedeschi Trucks Band | 9/8/16 | Review

The Tedeschi Trucks Band displayed in Oakland, California, why its stock has vaulted the group toward the top echelon of touring outfits and headlining roles at many-a-music festival. Anchored by a couple of blues-rock stalwarts, each with a consummate musical pedigree, the husband-and-wife team of Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks presided over the 12-piece ensemble’s performance on Sept.

Thievery Corporation 20th Anniversary Tour

Midway through Thievery Corporation's 20th Anniversary Tour they are hitting the west coast this month for a number of dates including The Greek Theater in Los Angeles.

EOTO | Avalon Hollywood | 9/9/16 | Review

Friday nights at the AVALON Hollywood typically consist of a DJs and electronic acts performing on the main stage, replete with wrap around screens, lasers, and stage lights, as well as the lobby stage in this historic nightclub.  Friday night was not a normal night near the corner of Hollywood & Vine however, as Michael Travis and Jason Hann of The String Cheese Incident brought their organic, improvisational brand of electronic music to Control

Leftover Salmon Announce NYE Run

Today, Leftover Salmon announced New Year’s plans with two nights at Crystal Bay Casino in Nevada December 28 with Tea Leaf Green and December 29 with The Mother Hips, and at The Depot in Salt Lake City on December 31 (3 sets).  Fan Club tickets go on sale this Wednesday, September 14, with general on sale beginning Friday, September 16 at

2nd Annual 'Bowl 4 Ronnie' Benefiting Dio Cancer Fund

The 2nd Annual BOWL 4 RONNIE Bowling Party, benefiting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund (www.diocancerfund.

Lotus Announces Guest Vocalists for Red Rocks

Lotus announces special guest vocalists for the headline show at Red Rocks Amphitheatre this Saturday, September 17. Joining the band to perform songs off the latest album, Eat the Light, will be Denver’s Gabe Otto of Pan Astral (“Eats the Light”) and Rachel Eisenstat of Raven Jane (“Suntan”) as well as LA’s Oriel Poole (“Anti-Gravity”).

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Living Colour "Who Shot Ya?" Video Out Today

Living Colour have released a video for their new single "Who Shot Ya?" via Rolling Stone.

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UNIFY Fest Kicks Off Next Week

The UNIFY Festival will embark on its first full-scale festival production at  

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