March 2017

Hot Tuna Spring 2017 Upcoming Shows

Hot Tuna, Jack Casady and Jorma Kaukonen perform with a well-honed and solid power, always in the groove from their years of experience and mutual inspiration. Much comes from their subtle sense of feeling, the nuances that make their playing continually dynamic whether as an acoustic duo or a vibrant electric band, adding drummer, Justin Guip.

Just Announced: Malai Llama @ Fox Theatre

Malai Llama is a Colorado-based experimental rock quartet who fearlessly creates an atmosphere of triumph and inspiration every time they hit the stage. Improvisation manifests in a variety of forms during a Malai Llama set, as the band weaves together the benevolent jam band spirit, the technical rigor of prog-rock, and modern jazz performance.

Just Announced: The Funky Knuckles & Pho @ Fox Theatre

The inevitable result of a talent-soaked soul and jazz community, The Funky Knuckles are taking the sound of Dallas to an entirely different level. They have been together six years and have held a weekly residency since the beginning. The band is comprised of sidemen from some of the most respected acts in the music industry (Beyonce, Erykah Badu, Chrisette Michelle, Talib Kweli, P.

Jean-Michel Jarre presents Live @ The Dead Sea

The prolific and celebrated electronic music pioneer JEAN-MICHEL JARRE--a four-time Guinness World Record holder for largest concerts ever performed, 2017 Grammy nominee, with more than eighty million albums sold, and UNESCO Goodwill Ambassador renowned for his one-off groundbreaking events at historical landmarks across the world--takes his next once-in-a-lifetime live performance to the Dead Sea in Israel on Thursday, April 6.
 

Bonnaroo Unveils "The Other" Stage

Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival is excited to announce The Other, an all‐new experience devoted to dance and hip‐hop premiering at this year's installment. The 2017 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival will take place June 8 ‐ 11, held as always at Great Stage Park, the spectacular 750+‐acre farm and event space located just 60 miles south of Nashville in beautiful Manchester, Tennessee.

Midnight North Announce Album + Tour

California Folk-Rock band Midnight North has announced the release of their third studio album, Under the Lights, on June 16, 2017. Recorded by David Simon-Baker (Los Lobos, ALO, Jackie Greene, Mother Hips) at the Greene Room and Allegiant Studios, the 11-track album represents a country and soul-tinged sound that capitalizes on the band’s expert songwriting, strong melodies and seamless three-part harmonies.

Intuit, Bonfire Dub, & We Dream Dawn @ The Fox

INTUIT formed in 2011 in Boulder, CO and began to shape their sound and intentions together on the campus of Naropa University. With roots in reggae, funk, jazz, blues, hip-hop, folk, and world music, the band has developed a distinguishable sound of their own. Their song writing crosses genres with a rich improvisational component that keeps a fresh live energy to their wide repertoire of original music.

Kyle Alden: Down in the West Volume 2

Images of the American West are spread throughout the compelling new folk and Americana album, Down in the West Volume 2, from California songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Kyle Alden. Rivers running on, old growth redwoods, falling-down barns, horse stables... But there are really two Wests in this album: the Pacific coast of America and the West of Ireland, the sources of many of Alden’s musical inspirations.

Sextones Release 2nd Single, "Can't Stop"

From the high deserts of Nevada, The Sextones emerge with their debut album, Moonlight Vision, due out April 7th. Moonlight Vision is a diligently crafted work showcasing their distinctive brand of soul music with smoked out guitar riffs, growling bass lines, commanding drums, sticky organ comping and honest, but catchy vocal acrobatics.

Charles Ellsworth Announces New Album

Charles Ellsworth, the southwest born and raised Brooklyn transplant escaped the harsh NYC winter to return to his roots in Arizona and record his first release since his 2015 Wildcat Chuck Charles EP. Ellsworth teamed up with producer Bob Hoag (Courtney Marie Andrews, The Format, Gin Blossoms) and the result is Cesaréa.

Big Mean Sound Machine Release 4th LP

In a time when people need to come together more than ever, Big Mean Sound Machine is spreading positivity through communal dance by creating music that moves people of all ages and backgrounds.

Phish Adds Additional 2017 Summer Shows

In addition to The Baker’s Dozen at Madison Square Garden, a few more shows have been added to Phish's summer plans including three shows at Chicago’s Huntington Bank Pavilion at Northerly Island and one night stands at Dayton, OH’s Nutter Center and Pittsburgh, PA’s Petersen Events Center. The band will also return to Dick’s Sporting Goods Park for their seventh annual Labor Day Weekend run in Commerce City, CO.

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Beloved Festival Releases Early Bird Tickets

The first tier of tickets for the 10th annual Beloved Festival will be released Tuesday, March 21st at 10 AM PST. Set to take place in the enchanting coastal forest near Tidewater, OR where it has been held since inception – about 2.5 hours southwest of Portland, Oregon – Beloved Festival is a 4-day open-air celebration recognized for showcasing internationally renowned musicians, artists, and teachers.

Song Premiere: The Strange Blue Dreams's "Something More Than Night"

The Strange Blue Dreams are united by a love of old time high fidelity pop music from the 1920's and 30's onwards.  This ranges from Rock 'n' Roll, Doo-Wop and Country pop records to Dixieland and Tin Pan Alley hits. It centers around an admiration for maverick song writing be it Ennio Morricone, Ron Sexsmith, Joe Meek or Roy Orbison and Duke Ellington.

IRATION to appear on Callaway Golf's "Callaway Live"

In addition to their many musical interests, the members of reggae-influenced alternative rock band IRATION are avid sports enthusiasts, often spending their off-time playing golf and surfing wherever they can, as well as cheering on their favorite professional teams.

Jamaica's Tmrw.Tday Culture Festival 2017

Taking place on the glistening beaches of Negril, Jamaica this May 17-23, Tmrw.Tday Culture Fest forays onto the international festival landscape, with the aim of enlightening those who will voyage into paradise. Inspiring attendees to embark on a weeklong journey into consciousness, conviction and energy work across the grounds of one of the world's most coveted travel locations.

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Solid Sound Comedy Line Up Revealed

Solid Sound has revealed its comedy lineup via a video announcement from comedian John Hodgman for this year’s festival, which takes place at MASS MoCA in North Adams, MA June 23-25.

Manic Focus New Single + 2017 Tour Dates

Electro-soul composer Manic Focus is happy to announce his highly-anticipated fifth studio album, Minds Rising, will drop on Friday, April 21, 2017.

Naughty Professor Announce JazzFest Show

Acclaimed New Orleans-based band Naughty Professor recently announced the first leg of their winter and spring tour in support of their upcoming new album, Identity. Today, Naughty Professor reveal the addition of a mainstage performance (The Acura Stage) at New Orleans JazzFest on Friday, May 5, followed by a late night show at d.b.a.

Cigarettes After Sex Announce Self-Titled LP

Cigarettes After Sex have announced their self-titled debut album will be out June 9th on Partisan Records. To compliment the album announcement the band has also released a new track entitled "Apocalypse", premiered worldwide yesterday by BBC Radio 1. You can pre-order the LP here and receive exclusive items including a picture disc, signed lyric booklet, and more.

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