January 2017

Fox Theater Announces Anniversary Shows

On March 6, 1992, the Fox Theatre opened it’s doors to the public with a performance from The Meters. Started by a group of young men - James and Charles Hambleton, Dave MacKenzie, Jon O’Leary, Don Strasburg – and the sage-like Dicke Sidman, the Fox Theatre quickly grew from “the little club that could” into a touchstone of the music community.

Porter Robinson + Madeon | Review

Shelter Live Tour returns to northern California for one more night of pure bliss!

Iration | "Double Up" | Review

Everybody’s past has a soundtrack. It’s an often-random selection of music that has accompanied, and in some cases, defined stages of our lives. As we grow older, tastes change and more is added to the soundtrack. Songs and artists are archived in our memory, assigned specific events or entire periods of our lives.

Until listening to this album, I had no clue the extent to which Iration is the soundtrack of my young adulthood.

Grateful Web Interview w/ Steven Graves

Recently Grateful Web had another chance to speak with Santa Cruz, California based bandleader, singer, and songwriter Steven Graves. His seventh studio album Captain Soul is indeed his most personal statement to date. In conversation with Dylan Muhlberg, Graves opened up about the collaborative nature of his studio time, music as a guide to self-awareness, and his spirituality as a creative vehicle.

Magpie Salute Premiere "Comin' Home"

THE MAGPIE SALUTE partnered yesterday (1/5/17) with

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Steven Graves set to release "Captain Soul"

Steven Graves has a knack for authenticity.  His insight into the spiritual and emotional condition of being a human being are translated to song in his upcoming new record, Captain Soul.

The Wood Brothers Live Album & U.S. Tour

In a career chock full of highlights, The Wood Brothers hold a special place in their hearts for their performances at Levon Helm's legendary Midnight Ramble.

Red Hot Chili Peppers Kick Off 2017 Tour

The Red Hot Chili Peppers kick off their 2017 North American tour tonight at the AT&T Center in San Antonio, TX.  The 51-city trek in support of their latest album, The Getaway, which was released by Warner Bros. Records on June 17, 2016, includes sold out three-night stands at Madison Square Garden in New York City and the Staples Center in Los Angeles.

Terence Blanchard Records New Album

Composer and trumpeter Terence Blanchard said that "Music and art have the power to change hearts and souls.” It is a belief brought to life through the work of Blanchard and his E-Collective, a revolutionary ensemble that thrives off of the perfect mixture of Blanchard’s genius and the innovations of four young musical pioneers: guitarist Charles Altura, pianist Fabian Almazan, bassist David “DJ” Ginyard, Jr., and drummer Oscar Seaton.

Rodney Crowell Returns With New Album

The Multi-Grammy Award winning troubadour Rodney Crowell is set to release Close Ties on March 31st via New West Records.  The 10-song set is his first album in over three years and follows The Traveling Kind, his acclaimed collection of duets with longtime collaborator Emmylou Harris.

The Traveling Ones Release Soulful Debut

Austin-based Americana band The Traveling Ones delivers stirring harmony and sentimental blues-rock in its debut album, Meet Me There. For release February 3, 2017, the all-original studio project is a collaborative effort from two shining stars who – more than capable as separate artists – come together to create something truly special.

Bucky Pizzarelli's 91st Birthday Bash

At 91 years old, legendary Guitar Master, Bucky Pizzarelli continues to make great music. 

His protégé, Ed Laub (guitar and vocals) will once again join him to celebrate Bucky’s Birthday Bash 2017. These two guitar virtuosos will not be alone in this year’s celebration. 

Bucky’s son, Martin Pizzarelli will return on bass. Konrad Paskudzki (piano) will take the seat behind our concert grand.

Al Di Meola's Elegant Gypsy 40th Anniversary Tour 2017

Released in 1977, Elegant Gypsy was the follow-up album to Al Di Meola’s debut release.  The distinctive music on the album is a fusion of jazz and rock, with Di Meola’s lightning-fast guitar riffs intermixed with lyrical acoustical passages.  The album was named Best Guitar Album in Guitar Player magazine and is generally regarded as a masterpiece in the rock-jazz fusion music genre.

Yoshiki: To Perform at Carnegie Hall

On January 12 and 13th 2017, YOSHIKI will make his Carnegie Hall debut with "YOSHIKI CLASSICAL: Featuring Tokyo Philharmonic Orchestra." Although known as the founder, songwriter and drummer of X JAPAN, YOSHIKI is a classically trained multi-instrumentalist, composer, and musician.

Rebekah Todd Sophomore 'Crooked Lines'

Following a successful kickstarter campaign that raised over $30,00

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Stick Figure | Cervantes | NYE | Review

Continuing a highly successful run through 2016, Stick Figure rang in the New Year with a pair of sold out shows at Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom in Denver.  Colorado has been kind to the band the past year, and in return they’ve delivered a number of shows across the state. No resolution should change that.

Virginia Key Grassroots Festival Tickets On Sale Now

The sixth installment of the Virginia Key Grassroots Festival of Music & Dance is scheduled to take place February 21-28, 2017. This year, the event will not only take place on its traditional Key Biscayne home, but will also feature mainland satellite happenings in Wynwood and Midtown, and on North Beach.

Bill Payne Praises Magic Music

Little Feat’s Bill Payne has found a kindred spirit in Magic Music, a top draw on the Colorado festival scene of the 1970s who released their acclaimed debut album in 2016. 

Karl Denson's 60th Birthday Bash | Review

In a time where the music industry is topsy-turvy, we need artists like Karl Denson more than ever. The multifarious Denson fares innately in different genres, as bandleader or sideman, and paid his dues as a touring musician that came into his own. The San Diego based saxophonist first gained recognition as a member of Lenny Kravitz and quickly soon after broke through in the A-list jazz circuit.

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