January 2017

Balkan Beat Box Announce More Dates

2017 is shaping up to be a big year for Balkan Beat Box following the release of their 5th studio album Shout it Out last November. While putting the finishing touches on new music offerings to be released in the new year, the band have announced tour dates in select markets with additional dates tba soon. Info and tickets can be found here.

Giant Panda @ Cervantes 2/18 & Album

Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad's Make It Better has debuted at #1 on the Billboard Reggae Chart. Make It Better (released September 16, 2016 on Rootfire Cooperative) is the band's sixth studio album and their second release to claim the #1 spot on the Billboard Reggae Chart.

GoodcaT Share New Single & Video

Des Moines-based, indie soul band, GoodcaT, share their video for title track, “To Eternity,” from their upcoming full length release. Impose Magazine premiered the video, describing it as a “...beautifully shot exploration of a garden through the eyes of children layered with gorgeous dance and movement.

RIP Butch Trucks | 1947-2017

Butch Trucks, a founding member of The Allman Brothers Band, tragically died the night of January 24 in West Palm Beach, Florida.  His wife, four children, four grandchildren and all of the Allman Brothers Band, their families and Road Crew survive Butch. The Trucks and Allman Brothers Band families request all of Butch's friends and fans to please respect our privacy at this time of sadness for our loss.  Butch will play on in our hearts forever.

Joel Plaskett teams up with his father Bill for new album

Many Canadian music fans know Joel Plaskett. Multiple JUNO Award winning songwriter. Multiple times on the Polaris Music Prize Short List. Sold out clubs and concert halls from one side of the country to the other. But in 2017 he’ll be sharing the spotlight with his earliest musical influence - his father, Bill Plaskett. Solidarity, to be released on Pheromone Recordings February 17, 2017, is the first full-length musical collaboration between father and son.

Stick Men | Canyon Club | 1/22/17 | Review

A raging storm blew through southern California on a cold and rainy Sunday night, January 22, but that didn’t stop ardent fans from braving the lefts to come out to the Canyon Club for an electrifying concert by Tony Levin’s Stick Men. The band started as a solo project for Levin with the releases of his Stick Man album in 2007.

50 Years since the Summer of Love

The Summer of Love is a celebration of the original “Human Be-In” held in San Francisco in 1967 promoting the principles of Peace, Love and Compassion.  This event is considered by many to be the birth of the counter-culture and the spark that ignited the 60’s Hip movement; which took the world by storm. Presidents were impeached and wars were stopped, a sea of humanity stood up and said “Hell No”.
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The Kruger Brothers 2017 Tour Dates

Known for inventive compositions and virtuosic performances, The Kruger Brothers have announced tour dates for 2017, with more dates to be added.

Bunbury Music Festival 2017 Lineup

Muse, Wiz Khalifa, G-Eazy, Bassnectar and Pretty Lights will headline the 2017 Bunbury Music Festival, announced today by PromoWest Productions. Celebrating its sixth year in 2017, the three-day music festival will return to downtown Cincinnati’s Sawyer Point and Yeatman’s Cove June 2-4, transforming the banks of the Ohio River into a vibrant festival experience.

TAUK Annonce Partnership with Nugs.net

Instrumental rock-fusion quartet TAUK have added new dates to their 2017 tour. Headlining some of the biggest venues to date in Denver, San Francisco, Chicago, Boston and New York, the tour will take them around the country before a summer festival season that will see them featured at Summercamp, Electric Forest, FloydFest, LOCKN’ and more.

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Sonic Bloom 2017 Announce Initial Lineup

SONIC BLOOM, the nation's premier boutique electronic music festival returning to Hummingbird Ranch in Spanish Peaks Country, CO, is excited to announce the first wave of the 2017 lineup.

Dead.net Announce Dave's Picks 21

"We all expect Big Things from the Big Songs, but all the smaller songs in this show are stunningly played. That extra something in every song that makes a great show GREAT? It's here in every song. And as for the bigger songs, they certainly deliver as well." - David Lemieux

The Contribution To Release New Music

When Relix magazine announced the The Contribution’s debut record, Which Way World [2010], and called them a “jamband supergroup,” they also recognized, “the band serves the songs first and foremost.” Although the band is comprised of some of the scene’s heavy hitters, the first listen to their music reveals their love of 60s pop and soul coupled with their ability to flat-out shred.

Nitty Gritty Dirt Band Wins Regional EMMY Award

For five decades, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band has remained one of the most iconic names in American roots music. With one foot planted in the traditions of country-folk and the other pointing toward something new and unexpected, the group continues to tour and release music, influencing multiple generations of audiences and artists along the way.

Taarka Shines in New Album 'Fading Mystery'

Capturing the variety and sizzle its name suggests, the new-acoustic “supergroup” Taarka (Flagstaff Live) delivers deep yet adventurous Americana in its seventh album, Fading Mystery (March 10). An all-original collection of songs, Fading Mystery hints at the band’s many influences – folk, swing, bluegrass, Gypsy-Jazz, and Celtic – while clearly communicating its own unique sound.

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2017 Indy 500 Snake Pit Lineup Announced

The Indy 500 Snake Pit Presented by Coors Light is proud to announce the official lineup for 2017! EDM superstars ZEDD and MARSHMELLO will headline, along with support by RL GRIME, ACTION BRONSON, ADVENTURE CLUB and THE TRAP HOUSE, in addition to wrestling legend RIC FLAIR as the special emcee.

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An Acoustic Evening with Trey Anastasio

Higher Ground & Troy Savings Bank Music Hall are pleased to host an Acoustic Evening with Trey Anastasio on March 10th. Tickets go on sale this Friday January 27th at Noon.

Wayne's World Celebrates 25 Years

In celebration of the 25th anniversary of the iconic comedy classic Wayne's World, SpectiCast and Paramount Pictures are hosting excellent, two-night, theatrical events on February 7th and 8th, 2017.  Fans across the U.S. will have the chance to party on with Wayne and Garth when the film returns to more than 400 theaters.

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Yonder Mountain String Band Plucks in the New Year @ Home

On the night before New Year’s Eve with so many good musical choices in the area, there was no place I would have rather been than in the cozy confines of the ornate Boulder Theater seeing one of the best bluegrass bands of our generation. It is always a hometown New Year’s Eve run for these young bluegrass legends.

Grateful Web Interview with Emme

It was one of those hazy days between Christmas and New Years, a day when you’re not sure what time it is or even which month, that I stumbled into the Sahara Lounge and heard Emme for the first time.

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