January 2017

Gramatik Announces Red Rocks Show

2016 was an exceptional year for NYC by-way-of Slovenia producer / DJ Gramatik. After teasing his upcoming album throughout 2015 at some of the biggest venues and festivals in the world, the Epigram LP finally dropped in March 2016 to wide acclaim from peers and critics alike.

Stephen Marley Brings Kaya Fest to Miami

Kaya Fest is being produced by Stephen Marley, an eight time Grammy Award winner, singer, songwriter, musician producer and son of the legend Bob Marley.  Presented by Fruit of Life Productions it is scheduled for Saturday, April 22nd, 2017 / 1PM at Bayfront Park Amphitheatre, 301 Biscayne Blvd. in downtown Miami.

Kansas Premieres New Concert Video

KANSAS teamed up with Ultimate Classic Rock to exclusively premiere a brand new concert video for "Rhythm In The Spirit" today! The song is taken from the band's new studio album The Prelude Implicit, which was released on September 23rd, 2016.

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Phantoms | Regency Ballroom | Review

Up and coming electronic duo, Phantoms, brought the party (and the Jameson) to the San Francisco Bay Area.

George Takei Starts Care2 Petition to Support Muslims

Actor and activist George Takei has started a Care2 petition to gather support for the Muslim community and allow signers to speak out against Trump policies that would target them. Takei plans to deliver the petition signatures in person to the Muslim Public Affairs Council (MPAC) and government officials as a show of support.

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Ann Wilson Announces 2017 Solo Tour

ANN WILSON has announced her 2017 20-date solo tour. The ANN WILSON OF HEART cross-country trek kicks off Tuesday, March 8 at the Moore Theatre in WILSON's Seattle hometown before moving onto Los Angeles, Denver, Philadelphia, Englewood, NJ and New Orleans, among other cities.

Avett Brothers, Steep Canyon Rangers, Mandolin Orange, Sierra Hull and more added to MerleFest

MerleFest, presented by Window World and slated for April 27-30, 2017, is proud to announce six more additions to the 2017 lineup: The Avett Brothers, Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy, Chatham County Line Electric Holiday, Mandolin Orange, Steep Canyon Rangers and Sierra Hull. This year will be the 30th celebration of this homecoming of roots music artists and fans that draws over 75,000 participants every year.

Slothrust Announce New Tour Dates

Slothrust has shared their video for "Pigpen" via Out Magazine. The site also did an exclusive, in-depth interview with lead singer/guitarist Leah Wellbaum.  The band's most recent album 'Everyone Else' is out now on Dangerbird Records.

New Order Announces US Tour Dates

Following the announcement of their forthcoming performance at Coachella, New Order reveals a handful of special US shows, including headline dates in Santa Barbara, Berkeley, and New York.

Fred Wesley Headlines "A Mid-Winter's Funk Fantasy"

When the legendary James Brown issued his famous early 70s edict to “Make It Funky”, trombonist Fred Wesley answered the call. As the leader and musical director for Brown's renowned backing band The JBs, Wesley is largely responsible for the arrangements heard on some of the Godfather of Soul’s biggest hits.

Lettuce and The Lee Boys' BBQ and music weekend

A huge weekend is set for Jan. 13-15 at The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park with the hot and spicy jams of the popular band Lettuce and ever famous Lee Boys!

Analog Son Announce 2017 Winter Tour

Funk fans near and far are starting to figure that Analog Son might as well be in a perpetual studio session. With just a couple years on the scene, the group is gearing up to release their third full-length album this coming January. The band will also embark on a winter tour making stops through Salt Lake City, Jackson Hole, Ketchum, Bozeman, and Fort Collins.

Formula 5 Announce 2017 Winter Tour

Formula 5 is excited to announce an extensive Winter Tour to kick off 2017, which will see the release of the band’s third studio effort All Points North in April. Blanketing the Northeast throughout February, the band will return to the Midwest and Colorado in March, with debut performances in Kansas City and Chicago, wrapping up their tour back East at Rock n Roll Resort and a headlining show at Nectar’s in Burlington, VT on April 1.

Twiddle's Tumble Down to Return to Burlington

Vermont-based jam quartet Twiddle is proud to announce the return of TUMBLE DOWN on July 28 and 29, 2017.  The two day music festival will be held on the beautiful shores of Lake Champlain at Waterfront Park in Burlington.  Last summer’s picturesque setting hosted national touring acts like Nahko and Medicine for the People, Turkuaz, Cabinet, Kitchen Dwellers and Holly Bowling.

Seth Walker's "Gotta Get Back" Out Now

“Sometimes you have to remind yourself why you started something in the first place,” muses Seth Walker. On his stellar new album, ‘Gotta Get Back’ due out September 2nd, he does precisely that, excavating the roots of his love affair with music and reuniting with the family that helped spark the fire all those years ago.

Northwest String Summit Announces Dates

The 16th Annual Northwest String Summit (NWSS) presents an array of today's top live music acts for a blow-out return to Horning's Hideout (North Plains, OR) from July 13 - 16, 2017. Located just 20 miles outside of Portland, OR, Horning's Hideout stands as one of the most scenic festival sites in the country; NWSS is the only music offering this year taking place at Horning's Hideout.

Phish Drum Head Charity Auction

The Mimi Fishman Foundation has launched their first on-line charity auction of 2017.  This time around the Foundation offers drum heads of various sizes used during Phish 2016 sh

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Lights All Night Conclude Seventh Annual Celebration

LIGHTS ALL NIGHT was undeniably the place to be on New Year's Eve.  After six years of success in Dallas, Texas' largest NYE festival took its vibrant spectacle to El Paso for a double-header of epic proportions. Between the two cities, over 40,000 fans attended LIGHTS ALL NIGHT as it rang in its seventh year of celebration.

Dailey & Vincent Landfest In The Mountains

Award-winning super duo Dailey & Vincent are pulling out all the stops in 2017. They continue this prodigious trend with the relocation of their 5th annual music festival, Dailey & Vincent LandFest, presented by Springer Mountain Farms. As part of their Diamond Celebration, their 3-day festival bringing the very best in American music, will move from its prior Denton, North Carolina location to the heart of the Georgia Mountains in scenic, Hiawassee, Georgia – this fall.

Keller Williams' KWahtro | "Sync" | Review

Keller Williams is a genre-fusing multi-instrumentalist and vocalist best known for his eclectic one-man-band performances. Williams’ live shows are delightful showcases of musicianship, as Keller employs loop pedals and multiple instruments to provide the audience with an experience not unlike the interplay of a full band.

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