September 2016

Hands Off Gretel | Burn the Beauty Queen

Hands Off Gretel, founded by nineteen year old Lauren Tate are a force to be reckoned with.

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Levitate Music And Arts Festival Donated Over $18k To Boys And Girls Club Of Marshfield

In what is endearingly called the “big little” festival, Levitate Music and Arts Festival donated over $18,000 to Boys and Girls Club of Marshfield this summer. With 10,000 attendees this year, LMF donated $1.25 per ticket sold, plus parking revenue. This is the fourth year that the festival partnered with the club and previous fundraising efforts helped to rebuild the town’s skate park.

New Foundation Forms to Save DC Bluegrass Radio Station

The Bluegrass Country Foundation has formed to become the new home for the longest operating bluegrass radio station in America.

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Holly Bowling Plays The Grateful Dead

Holly Bowling has announced the release of Better Left Unsung, a collection of solo classical improvisations and arrangements of The Grateful Dead, due December 9 on Royal Potato Family. A classically trained pianist, Bowling possesses one distinction that sets her apart from similarly studied musicians—a devotion to improvisational rock music and the vision to painstakingly transcribe “jam” masterworks note-for-no

Jethro Tull by Ian Anderson on West Coast

Ian Anderson is presenting JETHRO TULL this October on the West Coast in Las Vegas, San Diego, Riverside, Los Angeles, Santa Barbara, Modesto, Folsom, San Jose, Portland, Spokane, and Seattle.

Medeski Martin & Wood Announce Two Cleveland Shows

Medeski Martin & Wood have announced two shows in Cleveland at On Air Studio on Friday, November 18 and Saturday, November 19. They'll be joined each night by special guests and lifelong collaborators: guitarist Marc Ribot, trumpeter Steven Bernstein and percussionist Cyro Baptista.

Lockn' Festival 2016 | Review and Photos

A big heart felt thank you to Peter Shapiro and Dave Frey, and all the staff and volunteers who helped to make Lockn’ Festival 2016 the best one yet! The music brings the love out of us all and flowing into the open air like the chem-trails! It's not as easy to see, but it sure is easy to feel and fun to capture. Thank you Nelson County for opening your community to our community for this fantastic experience.

Zach Deputy | Wash It In The Water

Zach Deputy, the one-man-band phenom from Savannah, GA released his 4th album, Wash It In The Water, Friday, September 9.

Colorado's Americana Rock Band Self-Titled Album Produced by John Oates, PAPER BIRD

Colorado Americana/Rock band Paper Bird releases their self-titled album today on Thirty Tigers, produced by John Oates (of Hall & Oates) and David Kalmusky. The band will perform at the prestigious Americana Music Fest in Nashville on September 24th.

"11 tracks that blend a ’70s rock sensibility and harmonies throughout." - Wall Street Journal, Speakeasy

HIRIE Release Renegade Featuring Nahko Bear

HIRIE’s Wandering Soul has impressively debuted at #1 on the Billboard Reggae Chart and #10 on Billobard Heatseekers Album Chart! Wandering Soul (released on August 19, 2016 on Rootfire Cooperative) is the band’s second studio album and their first release to claim the #1 spot on the Billboard Reggae Chart and #10 on the Heatseekers Album Chart.

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Emerald Cup Announces Xperience Tickets

The 13th annual Emerald Cup proudly announces The Emerald Cup Xperience tickets on sale now. Tickets include access to two Xperience lounges, in and out privileges, meet and greet with some of the artists, admission to Friday pre-party, swag bag, and VIP 215 wristband station access!

Garth Brooks Takes To The Ryman Stage

CMA "Entertainer Of The Year" nominee Garth Brooks took to the storied Ryman stage for his first-ever full concert last night (9/8), at an invitation-only event to celebrate the launch of SiriusXM's “The Garth Channel.”  Curated personally by Brooks, the exclusive channel (SiriusXM Channel 55) is also significant as it is the first time Brooks’ music has been made available 24/7 in one place, on radio or online. 

Jackie Greene Announces 2016 Fall Tour

Acclaimed singer/songwriter/guitarist/musician Jackie Greene kicks off his 2nd year of touring behind his latest album, Back To Birth, with the announcement of his first headlining show at The Warfield theater in San Francisco.

Jackson Browne joins Nitty Gritty Dirt Band

For five decades, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band has remained one of the most iconic names in American roots music.

Yonder Announces New Years in Boulder

For nearly 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.

Grateful Web Interview w/ Jeremy Garrett

Grateful Web recently had an opportunity to speak with the multifarious Jeremy Garrett. The gifted multi-instrumentalist is best known as fiddler, singer, and co-songwriter of acclaimed progressive grass quintet the Infamous Stringdusters. On September 27th, Jeremy will release his anticipated newest solo release. The R.V.

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Wilco | 'Schmilco' | Review

Schmilco may be the best name possible for Wilco’s newest album. While this is a Wilco album, obviously, you wouldn’t know that unless you really listened hard. Gone are a lot of the fuzzy guitars and experimentation of the last few records, in favor of stripped down, folk-y music that is played simply, yet rather stunningly.

Umphrey's McGee: North Coast Music Fest.

To call them a jam band, is to under emphasize their talents beyond this style. True, they play long form, but there is never a wasted moment in their creative output, which was primarily instrumental, but with some impressive vocal hooks. Yes, they play long form, but there is never a wasted moment in their creative output, which was primarily instrumental, but with some fancy vocal hooks.

Suwannee Hulaween Announces '16 Theme

Today, Silver Wrapper and Purple Hat Productions are happy to announce the #HulaweenFL 2016 costume theme as "Stringier Things", which will celebrate vintage 1980s supernatural horror / pop culture, inspired by the Netflix TV Show "Stranger Things". We can't wait to see what kind of creatively kooky costumes are on display! 

Claypool Lennon Delirium | North Coast Music Festival

Saturday evening couldn’t come fast enough for this band’s loyal followers. The quartet walked on after a pre-recorded, mind-expanding melody drifted across the stage and established an ethereal mood. The Claypool-Lennon Delirium is all about sharp contrasts, deliciously, disturbing bass lines and rampant experimentation.

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