November 2016

Balsam Range Casts Acoustic Spells with 'Mountain Voodoo'

Casting Acoustic spells, Balsam Range releases their sixth album, Mountain Voodoo, on November 11, 2016 on Mountain Home Music Company.

MIke Gordon Tour Kicks Off Next Week

Mike's Fall tour kicks off in St. Louis next Friday before continuing east. Stops include Chicago, Burlington, Albany, Philly, DC and Mike's return to Nashville for the first time since 2011. The tour ends with the band's first multi-night run, with a special sold-out intimate three-nighter at The Sinclair in Cambridge, MA. Tickets are on sale now for the rest of the tour.
 

Perpetual Groove | Colorado 2016 | Review

Ten months after Perpetual Groove’s post-hiatus return to Colorado, they penciled in another four-show fling along their current fall tour. With last year being their return to the stage, 2016 feels like the return to the norm, and then some.

The Emerald Cup Announces First Round of Panels and Speakers

The Emerald Cup is the premier outdoor organic medicinal cannabis competition. Every year thousands of event attendees gather at The Sonoma County Fairgrounds to learn about new cannabis techniques, technologies and hear from thought leaders in the cannabis community. This year, the panels will include subjects ranging from California’s Proposition 64, regenerative farming, to the importance of terpenes. This is the first round of announcement for the panel portion of the event.
 

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Old Settler's Music Fest announces partial lineup

Any music festival that thrives for 30 years must be doing something right, and by all accounts, the Old Settler’s Music Festival certainly is. The intimate spring event in the heart of Texas’ beautiful hill country earns acclaim year after year, and the 30th-anniversary festival promises to be the best collection of roots-music acts yet.

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Dengue Fever + Tinariwen 2017 Tour News

Los Angeles based Cambodian and American rock band DENGUE FEVER, today confirmed a month long tour in Spring 2017 with Grammy Award-winning group of Tuareg musicians Tinariwen plus headlining dates beginning on March 30 at the Belly Up in San Diego. 

Fox Street @ The Bluebird for New Years

We are thrilled announce that Fox Street will home this year and will be playing December 30th and 31st at the Bluebird theater.  We have planned two completely different nights of music and antics that you will not want to miss!   

Garth Brooks/Yankee Stadium/Live Airs Tonight

Garth Brooks will give even more fans the opportunity to witness the showmanship that earned him his recent title, as “GARTH BROOKS/YANKEE STADIUM/LIVE” presented by AT&T’s AUDIENCE® Network airs tonight (11/10) at 8:00 p.m.

Umphrey's McGee | Zonkey | Review

There is only one band in today’s musical landscape with the audacity, creativity, and all around brass balls to pull off such a unique and totally off-the-wall project, and that group is Umphrey’s McGee.  The sextet have never been shy about performing outside the box and this month will be releasing their newest studio album called Zonkey, a collection of mixed up cover songs intertwined within each other.

Hiromi: The Trio Project | Yoshi's | Review

Jazz music in always inherently evolving, while some players possess the sheer talent to spontaneously create dynamic music, less often does an artist utilize their abilities as a vessel to express emotions beyond their own familiarity. One could see pianist Hiromi Uehara and value her shear musical talent alone. More avid listeners know there’s more to it than that. Her music truly transcends emotion.

John Fatum set to release Sophomore LP

Brooklyn songwriter John Fatum’s self-titled album weaves a legacy of story and sound. Recorded on an 8-track reel-to-reel tape machine in New York’s East Village, his second full-length album carries timelessness amplified by Dala Records’ analog process which captures the imperfection and beauty of live performance with shades of Rolling Stones’ Beggar’s Banquet and The Band’s Music From Big Pink.

Loco Hot's "I'm A Tribe" Out Now

Loco Hot is a duo comprised of producer / drummer Tamir Muskat and singer Gilad Kahana. Born in Mexico, vocalist, composer, and author Kahana is the founder and lead singer of Girafot, a critically acclaimed Israeli rock band who went gold in 2006.
 

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Cris Jacobs on tour in support of new EP

Cris Jacobs recently released Dust to Gold and has been touring behind his sophomore effort that features his inspired songwriting and soulfully transcendent voice.

KWahtro | Belly Up Tavern | Review

Keller Williams and KWahtro, consisting of Gibb Droll on Guitar, Danton Boller on Double Bass, and Rodney Holmes on drums, descended on the Belly Up Tavern in Solana Beach, CA last Friday, November 4, 2016.

EOTO Closes National Tour in Colorado

EOTO returns to their Colorado roots with three consecutive dates scheduled in Aspen, Denver, and Boulder from Dec 1 - 3. Born in the Rockies and established in the national touring circuit, EOTO will cap off a successful fall tour with a climatic finale in their home stomping grounds.

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T Sisters Release Self-Titled Studio Album

In the heart of the creative renaissance taking shape in Oakland, California, the T Sisters are making a name for themselves as one of the West Coast's foremost indie-Americana acts poised to break out in 2016. A follow-up to their 2014 debut release, Kindred Lines (produced by celebrated bluegrass artist Laurie Lewis), the T Sisters' new self-titled sophomore studio album was just released on Friday, October 14, 2016.

John Mayall Set to Release New CD

Iconic musician and Blues Hall of Fame member John Mayall will release his latest CD, Talk about That, on January 27 from Forty Below Records. Joining Mayall (vocals, keyboards, harmonica and guitar) and Greg Rzab (bass), Jay Davenport (drums) and Rocky Athas (guitar) as special guest is legendary guitarist Joe Walsh, who plays on two tracks, “The Devil Must Be Laughing” and “Cards on the Table,” both John Mayall compositions.

Formula 5 Launches Kickstarter

Formula 5 announced this week a Kickstarter campaign in support of their third studio album, due to be released in Spring 2017.

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