November 2016

WinterWonderGrass Steamboat - SOLD OUT

WinterWonderGrass Festival has seen huge success since the line up announce for Steamboat Springs, Colorado and have just announced the festival is officially sold out.

Piers Faccini Releases Protest Music on LP

Not a day sooner could Piers Faccini have penned the 10 songs featured on his latest full-length studio recording, I Dreamed An Island (Six Degrees Records; October 21, 2016). Writing in real time as history unfolds and observing the troubled world in which we live, the British songwriter living in southern France responds with a heartfelt conviction.

Kansas To Expand Leftoverture 40th Anniversay Tour

KANSAS will be bringing their highly successful Leftoverture tour to more parts of the United States in the spring of 2017! For the first time in its 43-year history, the band is performing the hit album in its entirety.  The tour showcases two hours of classic KANSAS music including hit songs, deep cuts, and new songs from their new album, The Prelude Implicit.

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Just Announced! Voodoo Dead

The 11th Annual Nolafunk Mardi Gras Ball & Tour presents Voodoo Dead on the East Coast, a band that has only ever performed in New Orleans as part of Jazz Fest late-nights in 2015 and 2016. This lineup features  Steve Kimock, Jackie Greene [Black Crowes, Phil & Friends], Oteil Burbridge [Dead & Co, Allman Bros.], Jeff Chimenti [Dead & Co, Furthur, The Dead], Wally Ingram[Sheryl Crow Band, Timbuk 3], plus special guest New Orleans-based Papa Mali of 7 Walkers.

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Zero Returns for One Special Night in CA

Very excited to announce that ZERO will reunite for one special evening on December 29, 2016 at the Sweetwater Music Hall in Mill Valley, CA. Surviving members of ZERO will bring their explosive dynamic of jazz-rock-electric and psychedelic improvisation to the stage once again.  The show features co-founders Steve Kimock & Greg Anton with Bobby Vega, Pete Sears, and special guests that will include ZERO family.

Daniel Koulack's Winnipeg Banjo Roots

Personally speaking, this new album of Canadian banjo roots has been helping us feel better. The full-band arrangements of banjo-rooted music are just joyful in nature and even somewhat innocent. It's hard not to get swept up in the spirit of this album, and we think it'll lift your spirits too!

Live Wire Radio with Luke Burbank

Presented by WBEZ, LIVE WIRE RADIO, the independent public radio variety show hosted by LUKE BURBANK is making its way from Portland, Oregon eastward for its first-ever Chicago taping on December 2nd at Lincoln Hall. 

Tickets are now on sale at Clubtix.com.

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Lesley Rankine aka ruby Returns w/ New EP

You need to be made of  stone to brave the open road as a touring musician. One not so precious stone is ruby. Scottish singer-songwriter Lesley Rankine is ruby.

5th Annual Guitar Mash @ NYC City Winery

What began in 2012 as an intimate gathering of 50 guitarists and music lovers at a loft in New York City, Guitar Mash has emerged as a platform for participatory events large and small, from flash mobs to the annual jam at New York's City Winery.

Dubbest set to release Live At The Belly Up

After nearly a decade of taking over the east coast in a reggae fashion, Dubbest releases their premier live album, Dubbest Live At The Belly Up. This recording exemplifies the recent progress of Dubbest since their west coast relocation. This will be the first of many live releases to come for the five piece.

Hard Proof Announces New Album Stinger

The Austin-based ten-piece collective of musicians known as Hard Proof is set to release their new album Stinger on January 13th, 2017 via Modern Outsider Records.

Iration to Release Acoustic Album

IRATION has officially announced the details for their new acoustic album, DOUBLE UP. The 10-track album--set for digital release December 2 via their own Three Prong Records--marks the reggae-influenced alternative rock band's first all-acoustic album as they prepare to celebrate the 10th anniversary of their first album in 2017.

Ian Hunter Releases 30-Disc Anthology Box Set

The career of the British rock great and Mott the Hoople icon Ian Hunter is celebrated with this 30-disc Anthology box set, Stranded in Reality, containing a swathe of rare and previously unreleased recordings and film. Compiled and curated by Ian and recognised Hunter-Mott biographer Campbell Devine, the project is the ultimate celebration of the artist’s hugely influential and sparkling solo work.

Brian Setzer Orchestra To Perform Private "Christmas Rocks!"

SiriusXM announced today that iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy-Award winner Brian Setzer and his 19-piece The Brian Setzer Orchestra will perform an exclusive invitation-only concert for SiriusXM listeners in New York Cityon Tuesday, November 29.

Scotty Zwang Announced as New Drummer of RAQ

Improvisational jam band RAQ has announced that NYC native Scotty Zwang (formerly of DopapodSonic SpankGreenhouse Lounge) will join the band on drums.

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Announcing The 2nd Jam in The Trees

We are thrilled to announce the dates for the 2nd Annual Jam in the Trees taking place Friday-Saturday, August 25-26, 2017 at Pisgah Brewing Company in Black Mountain, NC. Early bird tickets go on sale on Black Friday, November 25, 2016 at 10am. Stay tuned to the festival’s new website www.jaminthetrees.com for more information and updates!

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Mysteryland USA Launches Pre-sale Tickets

Mysteryland USA - A festival steeped in culture, rich with colorful history and exploding with magic returns to the hallowed grounds of Bethel Woods, New York for the annual stateside experience, taking place June 9th - 12th, 2017. Join us where the legendary Woodstock Festival started it all in 1969 as Mysteryland enters its fourth US residency of the longest-running electronic music festival series in the world.

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