November 2016

An Evening with Tom Rush & Matt Nakoa

Tom Rush's impact on the American music scene has been profound. Tom helped shape the folk revival in the '60s, starting with the now legendary Club 47, and helped spur on the folk renaissance of the '80s and '90s. His music has influenced and left its stamp on generations of artists including James Taylor, Garth Brooks, Shawn Colvin and others. His early recordings introduced the world to the work of Joni Mitchell, Jackson Browne and James Taylor.

Leftover Salmon Announce Winter '17 Tour

Today, Slamgrass pioneers Leftover Salmon announce their Winter 2017 North American Tour. Kicking off in mid-January, the tour hits 17 cities across the country, including stops throughout the west coast and Rocky Mountains, including Winter WonderGrass Festival plays in Steamboat Springs, CO and Tahoe, CA, Chicago, Arizona, and more.  The complete list of Winter Tour dates is listed below.
 

Naughty Professor Release New Video

Today, acclaimed New Orleans-based band Naughty Professor unveil the first single, “Stray,” from their upcoming 2017 album Identity. On “Stray,” the band collaborated with David Shaw of The Revivalists, who brought his soulful, signature vocals to the track. Check out the brand new video and first listen of Naughty Professor and David Shaw performing “Stray”:

Morgan Heritage to Release Deluxe Edition of "Strictly Roots"

Morgan Heritage is proud to announce the Strictly Roots Deluxe Edition, set to be released on December 9th on their own CTBC (“Cool to be Conscious”) record label.

An Evening With JJ Grey To Benefit Conscious Alliance

An Evening With JJ Grey to benefit Conscious Alliance will take place at Arcana Restaurant in Boulder, CO on Sunday, December 4th at 6:00 p.m.. The event will feature a live, solo acoustic performance by JJ Grey, the frontman of celebrated soulful ensemble JJ Grey & Mofro. Their latest album Ol’ Glory (Provogue Records / Mascot Label Group) garnered praise from The Wall Street Journal, The New York Times, Garden & Gun, and more.

The Rex Foundation and The Last Waltz

Of all the many approaching Bay Area rock anniversaries, few can rival The Last Waltz of November 25, 1976.  Between the evening itself – the SF Opera’s set from La Traviata, the incredible range of guests, and The Band itself -- and Martin Scorsese’s epic film, it was simply one of the great music history moments ever.  This Thanksgiving will mark the 40th anniversary...

Electric Forest Initial 2017 Artist Lineup

Today, Electric Forest (EF) revealed the initial artist lineup for the seventh annual music and camping festival in Rothbury, Michigan.

deadmau5 New Album Due Out 12/2/16

On December 2deadmau5, a leading figure in electronic music, will unleash his sixth studio album W:/2016ALBUM/ (pronounced as 'w drive 2016 album') as his first release as an independent artist via his own label mau5trap.  Today [November 18], the pre-order officially launches with the release of "Let Go" featuring Grabbitz.

Matisyahu's "Release The Bound" Out Now

Grammy-nominated Reggae artist Matisyahu has officially released his new EP, Release The Boundtoday via Thirty Tigers. This highly anticipated EP features collaborations with electronic artist The Polish Ambassador, and Columbian pop duo Salt Cathedral.

Gentleman's Dub Club Digital-Only Remix

Following the success of The Big Smoke, which found Gentleman’s Dub Club (GDC) sitting on top of the iTunes Reggae Chart, GDC have teamed up with the likes of the legendary Prince Fatty (Lily Allen, Dub Syndicate, The Skints, Hollie Cook), Hungarian-born DJ Madd,

Soundgarden's 25th Anniversary Editions Of 'Badmotorfinger' Available Today

To commemorate the 25th anniversary of the band's celebrated 1991 album Badmotorfinger, Soundgarden today released four special reissue editions of the album via UMe/A&M Records. Originally released on October 8th, 1991, Badmotorfinger spawned three singles, "Jesus Christ Pose," "Outshined" and "Rusty Cage" and became Soundgarden's highest-charting album on the Billboard Album chart at the time. It has been certified 2x-platinum by the RIAA in the U.S.

We Were United In Song - 1982 US Festival

The Grateful Dead took the stage in the early morning, Sunday, Labor Day weekend in 1982. It was billed as “Breakfast in Bed with the Grateful Dead”. There were over 100,000 already in attendance. The band ended the show with “Satisfaction”. This was The US Festival.

Minus Zero Festival Returns to Stratton

MINUS ZERO FESTIVAL--the multi-day winter sports and music festival--returns to the

Beloved Festival Pens Full Day of Conscious Renewal

On the heels of their two-night 'Vote for Dancing' New Years celebration, the creators at the Beloved Festival have penned a full-day of conscious renewal including an eclectic mix of Live Music, Ecstatic Dance, Yoga, Ritual, and Healing on January 1st at the Yoga Union, in the Breathe Building.

Garth Brooks & Trisha Yearwood Xmas LP

Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood have been teasing an album of duets for well over a year now, and fans will finally be able to add a Christmas holiday collection called Christmas Together to their stockings this year.

Titled Christmas Together, Brooks and Yearwood’s Christmas album will include songs such as “Ugly Christmas Sweater”, “Merry Christmas Means I Love You”, and “What I’m Thankful For”.

Grateful Dead 7-Inch Singles Collection

In honor of 50th anniversary of the Grateful Dead's first single, we're excited to announce a brand new highly-collectible 7” vinyl series and a subscription to that series, to boot. 2017 will bring pressings of the first four of the band’s 27 singles on 7-inch colored vinyl, each limited to 10,000 copies and available exclusively at dead.net. The remaining 23 singles will be released over the next few years.

Gipsy Moon & Kitchen Dwellers Winter Tour

Gipsy Moon and Kitchen Dwellers have announced a winter tour kicking off in January that will span the see the band's visiting a number of cities up and down the west coast. The tour will kick off in Bend, OR at The Domino Room on January 24th full tour dates are listed below.

Dustbowl Revival Bites Back "Busted"

Mini roots orchestra The Dustbowl Revival offered fans a pair of dichotomous love songs with its limited edition "Busted" b/w "Only One" 7-inch released via Signature Sounds in October. On the tailend of its latest U.S.

40th Anniversary To The Band’s Last Waltz

Blackbird Presents is proud to announce the first leg of “The Last Waltz 40 Tour: A Celebration of the 40th Anniversary of The Last Waltz kicking off on January 21, 2017 at the Hard Rock Casino in Hollywood, Florida with tour dates running through February 2017 across multiple US cities. A full list of tour dates and venues is listed below. 

WinterWonderGrass Tahoe 2017 Lineup

WinterWonderGrass, a sustainable, community-focused, lifestyle-driven bluegrass and craft brew experience, returns to Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows for its third year. WinterWonderGrass has established itself as the premier winter bluegrass music and brew festival in the nation, featuring 25 bands performing on four stages over three days.

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