December 2016

John Craigie taps Gregory Alan Isakov, Shook Twins for new Album

As Portland-based Americana songwriter John Craigie says, “It is the job of the folksinger to present someone to the audience that is relatable.  To dissolve the wall between performer and li

Spring House Press to Release Peter Cooper's 'Johnny's Cash & Charley's Pride'

Peter Guralnick, the dean of rock-and roll-storytellers, writes in the introduction to Johnny's Cash & Charley's Pride, "Peter Cooper has always been in the mix."  Whether spending time with a legend like Johnny Cash, playing bass for Loretta Lynn, discussing songwriting with Taylor Swift, or introducing the Grateful Dead's Robert Hunter to Porter Wagoner, Peter Cooper, a

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Fishman Drumsticks Auction Ends Tonight

Greetings......

We wanted to remind everyone that the charity auction for Phish show used drumsticks - signed by Phish drummer Jon Fishman - ends tonight - December 12, 2016.

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Real Gone Announces February Releases

Year after year, Real Gone Music starts the calendar with a bang by putting out a huge slate of releases, and this year’s crop is no exception—the label is putting out a total of ten releases the day after Groundhog Day! Leading off the line-up is a deluxe reissue of the roots-rock classic LP Motel Shot by Delaney & Bonnie and Friends, featuring eight unreleased bonus tracks on a domestic CD debut.

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Additional Artists for Last Waltz 40 Tour

Blackbird Presents is proud to announce the addition of Bob Margolin, Dave Malone, Ivan Neville, and Mark Mullins to 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 Live at Seminole Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Hollywood, Florida with tour dates running through February 2017 across multiple US cities.

Nick Johnston Releases New Album/Tour

In releasing his latest album, Nick Johnston is hitting a cross-country promotional tour. The guitar wizard has also released a ton of music videos and a new documentary on his YouTube channel. This promotional tour encompasses cities within Canada and USA. He has toured across USA, Canada this fall, just returned from touring around Asia and is heading to the UK tour soon!

"Ramble on Rose" Rex Benefit | Review

The storied, original Fillmore in San Francisco played host to “Ramble on Rose,” an elegant Rex Foundation benefit on December 3 that featured the Midnight Ramble Band along with a bunch of renowned local guest players.

TONIGHT! Xmas Jam with Warren Haynes

Guitarist Warren Haynes will host the 28th annual Christmas Jam tonight at U.S. Cellular Center in Asheville, North Carolina. The concert once again benefits Asheville Area Habitat For Humanity.

Twin Peaks' Holiday Chicago Homecoming

Chicago’s Twin Peaks are wrapping up an incredible year supporting their new album, "Down In Heaven", with three hometown Chicago shows — two at Thalia Hall and one at Metro the weekend of Fri. 12/16 - Sun. 12/18.

Elephant Revival to Headline Red Rocks

Elephant Revival's dream continues with the announce of their second headlining Red Rocks show.

Starry Nites Announces Initial '17 Lineup

Desert Stars Festival is excited to announce the first wave of acts for their new spring time sister festival STARRY NITES on SATURDAY MARCH 18th & SUNDAY MARCH 19th, 2017 held on 42 beautiful acres in the mountains of Santa Barbara at LIVE OAK CAMPGROUND (4600 HWY 154)!

Railroad Earth Release New Live EP

Railroad Earth recently revisited their acclaimed 2014 album, Last of the Outlaws, pulling together a filmed live performance augmented by a string quartet on some of their favorite cuts from the record.

Gramatik Releases "Satoshi Nakamoto"

A cut from Gramatik's early 2016 album Epigram, a project celebrated as his most accomplished work to date, single "Satoshi Nakamoto" served as one of the most nostalgic tracks on the record as it represented a return to Gramatik's hip-hop roots.

George Winston to play 3 Colorado Shows

GEORGE WINSTON, one of the most recognized solo pianists in the world, will perform three shows in Colorado including:

Tuesday, Dec. 27th 2016, 7:30 PM
The Rialto Theater
228 E. 4th Street, Loveland, CO 80537
SOLD OUT

Lockn' Announces Initial 2017 Lineup

LOCKN' is very proud to announce the initial lineup for its fifth anniversary event, which it revealed on Thursday by releasing puzzle pieces with artist names throughout the day, eventually culminating in the full initial lineup. More artists will be announced soon.
 
Named 2016's "Best Festival" by Garden & Gun, LOCKN' continues to raise the bar for incomparable large scale creative programming as it cements its reputation as one of the premiere American festivals.

Ono Premieres "Hell In Paradise 2016"

YOKO ONO continues her nearly 16-year long love affair with electronic dance music with her incendiary club single “HELL IN PARADISE 2016” (PART 1).  Currently #18 on the Billboard Dance Club Songs Chart (Issue date: 12/17/2016) – alongside hits from THE WEEKND, BRUNO MARS, ARIANA GRANDE, PET SHOP BOYS, RIHANNA and EMPIRE OF THE SUN -  the searing call to arms is the first official single from ONO’s critically-acclaimed remix collaborations

Keller Williams NYE at Rams Head Live

Musical renaissance man Keller Williams will celebrate New Year's Eve with a special performance at Rams Head Live on December 31. The show will open with The John Kadlecik Band, followed by a solo set from Keller Williams, with Grateful Gospel featuring both Williams and Kadlecik closing out the night.

Miami's Jacuzzi Fuzz Makes A Comeback

After a 7-year Hiatus, Miami reggae/rock band Jacuzzi Fuzz makes a comeback releasing two new singles: “In Orbit” and “Hoverboard”.  The new releases are written by Andy Clavijo (vocals/guitar) with creative lead from band members Johnny Colorado (drums), Martin Manzanarez (bass), and Julian Roots (keyboard/guitar), each adding their unique styles and musical influences into the mix.

Mamby On The Beach Presale Sold Out

MAMBY ON THE BEACH is ecstatic to announce its 2017 return to beautiful Oakwood Beach! The third installment of Chicago’s only beachside-summer-music-festival will take place on Saturday, June 24 and Sunday, June 25. Featuring a healthy dose of indie, soul, house, hip-hop and beyond, the summertime spectacle encompasses a diverse roster to represent numerous genres in the music sphere.

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