January 2017

Bill Scorzari Releases Through These Waves

New York native, Bill Scorzari, is set to independently release his sophomore album, Through These Waves, on March 10, 2017. Produced by Jonah Tolchin (Yep Roc) and engineered, mixed, and mastered by Billy Bennett, the album of all original material was recorded over twelve days at the famed Bomb Shelter in East Nashville through the studio’s 1970’s MCI console and mixed to tape.

Grateful Ball @ John Hartford Festival

In keeping with our John Hartford inspired genre busting tradition, JHMF 7 wants you to grab someone you love and join us for a spectacular Bluegrass/Jam band retro grass-rock event as the Travelin’ McCourys and the Jeff Austin Band will team up for their “Grateful Ball”! Each band will play a

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong Announces Domefest 2017 Initial Lineup

Today, festival organizers Pigeons Playing Ping Pong have announced the initial wave of bands set to play their eighth annual music festival Domefest on May 18-20, 2017 at Fort Royale Farm in Bedford, PA.

John Paul White | Troubadour | Review

The reclusive former member of the Indie music duo Civil Wars, John Paul White has come out of the shadows to perform songs from his new solo album, Beulah. After a short tour, last summer, he is following up with a 15-date tour of the across the United States and England.

Starry Nites Festival Adds More Artists

Cat Power and Scottish Indie Rockers’ Teenage Fan Club have been added to the line-up of the Starry Nites Festival. The event is set to take place March 18 and 19 at the beautiful Live Oak campgrounds in the majestic Santa Ynez mountain range, just above Santa Barbara.

Laucan Shares New Track "Up Tomorrow"

Today London-based, Lewes-raised newcomer Laucan (pronounced Lor-can) is thrilled to share brand new track “Up Tomorrow”,

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Lost Lakes set to release new Album

Lost Lakes is a collaboration between Corey Mathew Hart and Paul Mitch. The two met during a songwriting competition held by a local radio station. It wasn't until they returned for a duets portion of the follow year's competition that Corey saw Paul play bass and singing harmonies. The first time Corey and Paul played together, they clicked musically and personally.

Bellamy Brothers 2017 World Tour Dates

Iconic duo and international sensation, the Bellamy Brothers, will embark on their 2017 World Tour in Dubai, Singapore, Switzerland, Ireland and Faroe Islands. David and Howard Bellamy leave this week to criss-cross the globe and celebrate their 25th Anniversary of their own record label, Bellamy Brothers Records, which licenses products in more than 30 countries.

Infinity Downs Farm debuts initial 2017 calendar

Infinity Downs Farm, Central Virginia's premier outdoor concert and events venue, and home to the Lockn' Festival, The Festy Experience, and Blue Ridge Bowl amphitheater, is excited to present the initial 2017 calendar.  Tickets for all events are on-sale now at

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Delfest Announces 2017 Initial Lineup

DelFest 2017 will once again be held at the beautiful Allegany County Fairgrounds in Cumberland, MD (2.5 hrs from Baltimore and DC).  The festival originated from the desire to create a family-friendly music festival celebrating the rich legacy of McCoury music while creating a forum for world-class musical collaborations and to showcase fresh new talent with a down-home feeling.

Louis Armstrong House Museum presents Davell Crawford

The Louis Armstrong House Museum is hosting a Valentine’s Eve concert by New Orleans pianist Davell Crawford in the beautiful new Steinway Hall located at 1133 Avenue of the Americas in Manhattan. The concert will take place on Monday, February 13th, 2017, at 7 p.m. and will be immediately followed by a meet-the-artist reception.

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Levitate Music and Arts Festival Announce 2017 Music Lineup

The “biggest little festival” in Massachusetts just grew a little bigger. Starting off as a humble friendly barbeque, the Levitate Music and Arts Festival has since grown into a full-fledged weekend-long festival featuring top national touring acts, expecting a draw of over 10,000 fans per day. The fifth year will see the festival running two days: Saturday, July 8th and Sunday, July 9th.

Grassroots Live 2017 Announces Lineup

The open format for the 2017 edition of the Virginia Key Grassroots Festival of Music & Dance promises to spread the event’s vibe throughout Miami. Not only will there music at the festival’s Key Biscayne home, but this year, mainland satellite happenings in Coral Gables, Wynwood and Midtown, and North Beach will literally bring the music to the people. Live performances are scheduled to begin Wednesday, February 22 and will run through the grand festival-closing performance on Sunday, February 26.

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STS9 | The Fillmore | New Years | Review

Sound Tribe Sector Nine has been a uniquely special force in the music world for many years now. Their evolution as musicians has been as other worldly as the content of their music. Like any true long lasting band, evolution is necessary for longevity. Innovation has been at their forefront for two decades. Their energy and creativity is what brings loyal fans back to see them time and time again.

J2G Live's Dance Party Time Machine 2017

J2G Live is proud to announce the return of its most popular show, The Dance Party Time Machine.  Join us on Saturday, March 25th at Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom as we take fans on a journey through the greatest dance party hits of all time.  From Rock n Roll’s roots, to Classic Soul and R&B, Disco, Funk, 80s Pop, 90s Hip Hop, The Club Bangers of today and everything in between, nothing is out of reach with The Dance Party Time Machine.  

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Bonanza Campout Returns For 2nd Festival

Today, Bonanza Campout announces the first round of artists that will perform at the second annual festival, which returns to Utah’s scenic River’s Edge Resort in Heber City on June 23-25, 2017. The boutique music and camping festival launched last year to glowing reviews, and boasts a dynamic and diverse lineup of over 30 live acts, locally curated food and drinks, art installations, plentiful onsite activities including yoga and hiking, and more.
 

Marco Benevento To Release Live Album

Marco Benevento has announced the release of a new live album, The Woodstock Sessions, due February 17. Recorded at Applehead Studios in front of a sold out studio audience last summer in one single take, the collection marks Benevento's inauguration into the acclaimed series, which already includes Bad BrainsMedeski Martin & Wood + Nels Cline and Joseph Arthur among others.

Blue Ox Music Festival 2017 Lineup

Nestled amongst the dense, sun-speckled pine forests of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Blue Ox Music Festival welcomes thousands of roots music fans and musicians each June to the heart of Paul Bunyan country. Hosted each year by progressive Americana band Pert Near Sandstone, Blue Ox showcases the complex fabric that is American roots music, bringing some of the genre’s best artists to an intimate natural space.
 

Jim Mouradian, of Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters, Passes Away

Jim Mouradian, bassist for Ronnie Earl & the Broadcasters since 2000, suffered a massive heart attack and passed away following the band’s show on Saturday night, January 14, at The KATE in Old Saybrook, Connecticut.

In addition to being a fantastic bassist who toured an recorded with Ronnie Earl for all those years, Jim Mouradian was an internationally known luthier, who crafted basses for a number of legendary bassist, including Chris Squire of Yes.

Steve Strongman Says There's "No Time Like Now" on New CD

Sonic Unyon Records announces a March 10 release date for No Time Like Now, the new CD from award-winning Canadian blues-rock guitarist Steve Strongman. Special guest on the new disc is legendary guitar player and long-time friend Randy Bachman, who joins Strongman on a searing version of the Bachman-Turner Overdrive classic, “You Ain’t Seen Nothing Yet.” Strongman is set to perform at the Gibson showcase during the upcoming NAMM 2017 event in Anaheim, California, January 19-22.

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