January 2017

The New Up | The Yolo Brewery | Review

While cold rainy storms pound Northern California, things are heating up inside The Yolo Brewery as The New Up take the stage. The band is on tour and tonight’s stop is in West Sacramento. The subtle mouthwatering aroma of craft beer fills the cozy venue, while vibrant lights and lasers illuminate the stage. Surrounded by brewery equipment and stoked fans, The New Up start rocking.

NewTown at Kentucky Bluegrass Music Kick-Off

Kentucky’s own NewTown will perform numerous times during the upcoming Kentucky Bluegrass Music Kick-Off along with hosting a Bluegrass in the Schools Program and conducting workshops.  The event takes place February 27 and 28 at the Marion County High School in Lebanon, Ky.  

Don Henley & JD and The Straight Shot

Normally, being in or around my state’s capital during the precipice of such a divided political event is something I never thought I would do... Taking such great strides out of my comfort zone for the sole purpose of watching a billionaire open for classic rock legend Don Henley, is another, very uncharacteristic decision. However, with the damned awfulness of 2016, I’m taking new strides into uncharted territory in 2017.

Jean-Michel Jarre to Bring His 'Electronica' World Tour to North America

Current Grammy-nominated artist and French electronic music composer and producer JEAN-MICHEL JARRE's reputation for the spectacular is unmatched, having been one of the first artists in the world to perform electronic music as we know it today.  Today (1/23), it has been announced he will bring his 'Electronica' World Tour to North America, marking his first-time tour here.   Tickets go on sa

HOLY SHIP! 2017 Electronic Music Cruise Wraps Up

Premiere electronic music cruise HOLY SHIP! has completed its 2017 tours aboard Norwegian Cruise Line's Epic, presented in partnership by HARD Events, Cloud 9 Adventures and The Bowery Presents.


Edison Announces Upcoming Tour Dates

Indie folk-rock act Edison is thrilled to announce that they will be hitting the road for a number of shows across the US. The tour kicks off in Greeley, CO on February 3rd and will include stops at Folk Alliance International in Kansas City, MO, as well as this year's SXSW in Austin, TX.


Papadosio to play Red Rocks May 6th, 2017

Papadosio will be back between the monoliths on May 6th with some very Special guests Including Alex Grey, Allyson Grey, and Johnathan Singer to create a blending of arts and a joining of forces. Papadosio embarks on a new journey of RE:CREATION, and like always, a unique show awaits you. Papadosio Ticketing will be available 1/25 and Public Tickets are on sale 1/27 ♥!

Other musical guests will be Sunsquabi, Desert Dwellers, & Supersillyus.

Hot Tuna Joins Tedeschi Trucks Band "Wheels of Soul" Tour

Tedeschi Trucks Band has announced the third installment of their wildly popular Wheels of Soul Summer Tour. The 12-piece ensemble led by husband and wife Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks will be supported on all dates by longtime friends and collaborators Hot Tuna (Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady and drummer Justin Guip) and masters of soulful folk, The Wood Brothers.

The Wood Brothers to Join "Wheels of Soul" Tour

The Wood Brothers announce that they'll join the third installment of Tedeschi Trucks Band' wildly popular "Wheels of Soul" Summer Tour. They'll support the 12-piece ensemble, led by husband and wife Derek Trucks and Susan Tedeschi, along with longtime friends Hot Tuna.  The tour is scheduled to hit some of the country's premier outdoor venues on the most ambitious Wheels of Soul tour to date.

Five Alarm Funk Announces New Album

Vancouver-based groove masters FIVE ALARM FUNK will return this spring with their sixth full-length albumSweat will be released in Canada and the U.S. on March 3.

Southern Halo Releases New Single

Southern Halo, the young Country sibling trio from Mississippi that soared to national acclaim in 2016, has released a new single, "

Green Day Score 11th No. 1 With "Still Breathing"

Grammy® Award-winning Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees Green Day have topped both the Billboard and Mediabase Alternative radio charts again with current single "

SunPress Vinyl Opens in Historic Locale

Vinyl records, what many music enthusiasts and purists alike insist is the preferred listening vehicle, are experiencing a huge resurgence and records are essential items at bands’ merchandising tables. Publications from the New York Times to the Wall Street Journal to Fortune Magazine to the Huffington Post to the UK Guardian and many others have highlighted this phenomenon.  Sales of vinyl records will reach a billion dollars in 2017 and turntable sales are keeping pace with the vinyl boom.


Miranda Lambert, Rascal Flatts, Thomas Rhett, Little Big Town + More Lead Chicago's 3rd Annual Country LakeShake

Chicago’s Country LakeShake is anchoring down in its third year, offering the city a "who’s who" in country music as they announced 2017’s star-studded lineup would include genre megastars Miranda Lambert, Rascal Flatts, Thomas Rhett, Little Big Town and more today.

UNTOLD Festival Announces Initial Lineup

2017 is only the third year Romanian festival UNTOLD has been in existence, but they’re already putting out some of the most heavyweight line-ups in the world.

The Magpie Salute ft. members of The Black Crowes announce debut UK performance

Following the roaring success of four back-to-back sold-out dates at The Gramercy Theatre in New York over the weekend, The Magpie Salute have announced their debut UK performance at London’s Under The Bridge on April 12th. To coincide with the announcement, Planet Rock have today premiered a brand-new clip of the band performing ‘War Drums’.

Crystal Gayle Inducted Into Grand Ole Opry

Grammy®-winning songstress Crystal Gayle was inducted into the Grand Ole Opry® this evening at the Ryman Auditorium by her sister and Opry legend Loretta Lynn. Gayle made her Opry debut 50 years ago on the Ryman stage, singing the country classic “Ribbon of Darkness” at age 16. She had been publicly invited to join the Opry by Opry member Carrie Underwood in November.

Rod Stewart & Special Guest Cyndi Lauper

Two of music’s most acclaimed artists and powerhouse live performers will tour together this summer when Rod Stewart is joined by special guest Cyndi Lauper for an 18-city tour beginning Thursday, July 6. Produced by Live Nation, the tour begins Thursday, July 6 in Florida and includes stops in New York, Ohio, Illinois, Michigan, Texas and more.

Real Gone March 2017 Releases

Real Gone’s March schedule boasts a series of double-CD sets that rank among the most momentous releases in the label’s five-plus year history. After years of planning, the complete singles by the all-time great rock ‘n’ soul band The Rascals—including both their Atlantic and Columbia seven-inches—are coming out on one comprehensive and thoroughly annotated collection.


Wonderfruit in Thailand adds More Artists

Wonderfruit Festival, Thailand's pioneering globally conscious, cross-cultural live celebration of art, music and life, has revealed what is in store for Wonderers in The Fields this year from February 16-19.