February 2017

nugs.tv Tonight: Benevento Russo Duo w/ Wolf! Feat. Scott Metzger

You're at a nightclub one night a few years ago-the Lovin' Cup in Brooklyn's Williamsburg neighborhood, to be exact. Your favorite local singer is on the bill, so you got there early and grabbed the best table. You wait for the gig to start...You wait a little longer... The singer's backup band-guitarist Scott Metzger, bassist Jon Shaw and drummer Taylor Floreth-file onto the stage. Then comes the announcement: The singer never showed up, so tonight it's going to be instrumental music only.

Elephant Revival Release New Video

Colorado band Elephant Revival releases a new music video for their song "Petals", the title track of their latest studio album.

Carmen Lundy Releases "Code Noir"

CODE NOIR, the stunning new CD from critically-lauded vocalist Carmen Lundy, was released February 17th via Afrasia Productions with distribution through City Hall Records. Never one to limit her creative journeys, Lundy explores the realms of Jazz, Blues, Brazilian Samba and Pop with a multitude of messages that reflect not only the complexities of her own mindset, but the disparity of the world at large.

Yellow Shoots Releases New Single

Following suit of a sound that FADER describes as "full of misty grays and blues," Brooklyn by way of Philadephia producer, vocalist, and instrumentalist Yellow Shoots is now unveiling another cut of his upcoming EP- 'Stormy Weather.' Titled "Heaven," Yellow Shoots, real name Greg Matthews, teams up with legendary Brooklyn rapper Skyzoo for a hypnotizing melodic commentary on humanity.

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John Mayer Adds Summer Shows to Tour

A summer leg has been added to John Mayer’s Search for Everything World Tour, which will launch on Tuesday, July 18 in Albuquerque, New Mexico at the Isleta Amphitheater and runs through Sunday, September 3 in Noblesville, Indiana at the Klipsch Music Center.  Each concert on the tour will be comprised of full band, solo acoustic and John Mayer Trio sets of music.

Buku Music + Art Project Announce Lineup

The two-day BUKU Music + Art Project has announced the performance schedule for its sixth annual festival, which will boast a star-studded talent roster as well as an array of distinct visual art installations, local food and craft vendors. Staged at Mardi Gras World, within the heart of the Big Easy, artists will perform across multiple unique & intimate stages set along the Mississippi River.

Anastasia Announces Late Night Shows

In an epic three-day celebration of traditional and modern bluegrass music, the Anastasia Music Festival will feature over 20 of the brightest bluegrass stars performing live at the St. Augustine Amphitheatre Thursday, March 16 through Saturday, March 18.

Hot 8 Brass Band To Perform At KCRW

GRAMMY nominated Hot 8 Brass Band have announced they have been tapped for a coveted performance slot on Morning Becomes Eclectic this Friday, February 24.  The critically acclaimed morning radio program airs weekdays from 9am to noon on Santa Monica-based public radio station KCRW.  Their performance will air live at 11:15am PT on 89.9 FM in Los Angeles and will be streamed worldwide at 

Rafael Vigilantics Releases Music Video

Rafael Vigilantics once again breaks down musical boundaries with the release of his new single “Ramblin’ Bones.” The new single was unveiled last week via Purevolume.com and tastemaker website The Deli has premiered his new music video this week. The video has peaked interest from fans and industry alike for its avante-garde undertone and stunning cinematic qualities.

deadmau5 & WeTransfer Offer Free Download

Today, Friday, February 24 for one week only, deadmau5 has teamed up with WeTransfer for the release of stuff i used to do, a collection of 16 previously unreleased tracks. The collection--also available to all via WeTransfer's homepage--celebrates deadmau5 as an independent artist at liberty to offer fans free music.

Download the first 13 tracks now, here: https://we.tl/deadmau5-new-album

Phish to release Saratoga Springs, 6/26/95

On June 26, 1995 Phish played their second headline show at Saratoga Performing Arts Center ("SPAC") - a modern amphitheater on the buccolic grounds of Saratoga Spa State Park in Saratoga Springs, NY.  SPAC '95 was the sixteenth show in a 22-show summer tour supporting Phish's first live record - the 2-CD set A Live One, released June 27th (the day after this show) on Elektra.  While A Live One was a compilation of Phish classics recorded in 1994, summer 1995 performances

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Brian Ray debuts track at Guitar World

Wicked Cool is proud to announce the release of a two-track digital-only single from Brian Ray today. The A-side is “Here For You” and the B-Side is a cover of Neil Young’s classic “Cinnamon Girl”, with a touch of “Mr. Soul” thrown in. Guitar World premiered the Young cover this week and both tracks are available now.

Catch Steve Kimock & Friends in Hawaii!

ALOHA Friends! Steve Kimock and friends are thrilled to announce they're going to Hawaii on March 23 - 25 with Steve Kimock & Friends feat. Jeff Chimenti, Bobby Vega, and Wally Ingram. Join us March 23 & 24 at the Blue Note Hawaii on Waikiki Beach and Saturday, March 25th at the Honokaa Peoples Theater on the Big Island!

National Cannabis Festival @ RFK | 4/22/17

Excited to come together again at the RFK Festival Grounds in DC on April 22, 2017 for the 2nd Annual NatiCANN Festival with special guests Talib Kweli, The Pharcyde + more.

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Rock n Roll Resort v7: 'Feast of Fools'

Rock n Roll Resort is returning to the newly renovated Hudson Valley Resort in Kerhonkson, N.Y., bringing fans another amazing weekend with artists from all over the country Friday, March 31st through Sunday, April 2nd.

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Preservation Hall Jazz Band to release new Album

Today, Preservation Hall Jazz Band announces the release of our their album, So It Is, featuring all-new original music, out April 21st! “So It Is” finds the classic PHJB sound invigorated by a number of fresh influences, not least among them our 2015 life-changing trip to Cuba.

Jake Xerxes Fussell New Album Soon

Keep an eye out for Jake Xerxes Fussell.  Sans once busking back in 2000, Jake made his Chicago debut at the city's favorite urban roadhouse; The Hideout. Considered a musical home for Robbie Fulks and Kelly Hogan, The Hideout is a local Alt. Country taste-maker and premiere venue of its size. So it is no surprise Jake had a full house of anticipating fans.

Manic Focus Announce New Album & Tour

Electro-soul composer Manic Focus is happy to announce that his highly-anticipated fifth studio album, Minds Rising, will drop on Friday, April 21, 2017. The first single, “Stronger” featuring Jennifer Hartswick (Trey Anastasio Band), Late Night Radio & Adam Deitch (Lettuce/Break Science), premieres this Thursday, February 23 on SiriusXM’s JamOn Radio, and officially drops everywhere else Friday, February 24th.

Putting the Boss in Focus!

Morven Museum & Garden will host a panel discussion and question-and-answer session as part of its current exhibition Bruce Springsteen: A Photographic Journey, curated by the GRAMMY Museum® at L.A. LIVE, on Sunday, March 5 at 3:00 p.m. in McCosh 50 Lecture Hall on the Princeton University Campus. Doors open at 2:00 p.m.

Garcialive Volume 8: 11/23/91 | Review

In the fall of 1991, the Jerry Garcia Band embarked on their extensive first Fall Tour since 1984. The previous year, the iconic guitarist and bandleader hadn’t taken his band off of the West Coast. The Warfield in San Francisco stood as their home turf.

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