March 2017

Paige Clem with Achilles Wheel Duo, Hot Buttered Rum's Nat Keefe April 6

Ivy Room Presents “Songs About Something: Old, New, Borrowed and Blue Tunes in the Round” on April 6th will feature host Paige Clem joined by Achilles Wheel Duo (Jonny Flores and Paul Kamm) and Nat Keefe, guitarist for Hot Buttered Rum.

Lewis Watson Releases New Single, "Deep The Water"

Oxford-based singer-songwriter Lewis Watson has released his new single ‘Deep The Water’ taken from his upcoming second album midnight, out March 24th through Cooking Vinyl. Accompanying the single is a live video featuring Lewis’ backing band, which will give fans a taste of what to expect from this month’s UK headline tour. You can watch the video HERE.

Jimmy Fortune 'Sings the Classics' on LP

Jimmy Fortune, a Country Music Hall of Fame inductee and member of the legendary Statler Brothers, has just completed an all-new recording, Jimmy Fortune: Sings the Classics. The album, which will be available April 21, features collaborations with longtime friends Ricky Skaggs, The Isaacs and the Voices of Lee.

Cheap Trick Announce 2017 UK Tour

Iconic US-rockers Cheap Trick have announced a special three date UK tour, with the band visiting London, Manchester and Bristol in June 2017.

Spread The Word Music Festival '17 Lineup

Spread the Word Music Festival is pleased to announce its fifth annual extravaganza, featuring over 100 of Colorado’s best up-and-coming bands/DJs. This four day festival will take place Friday May 5th – Monday May 8th, 2017 at multiple downtown Denver venues including Mile High Spirits, Cervantes, Mercury Cafe, Tony P’s, Pearl’s & Beryl’s Beer Co. with a free party shuttle service transporting patrons all weekend.

Out Now: Satsang New Album Pyramid(s)

Constantly working from the knowledge of self-determination, Satsang releases sophomore album on March 20, 2017 with Rootfire Cooperative. The album, Pyramid(s), is a refreshing album ready to activate the masses; accompanying the present minded lyrics is a fuller sound and new-soul vibe.

Dance Party Time Machine 2017 | Preview

Over the years the crew at J2G Live have shared their favorite dance party songs with the fans across Colorado via the set lists for their Dance Party Time Machine shows.  This year, as we approach the 2017 edition we asked them and the musicians playing on this years show  to share some thoughts on their favorite Dance Party songs of all time as well as some of their favorite songs and moments from previous shows.

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Greensky Bluegrass | Urbana, IL | Review

Keepin it casual, Greensky Bluegrass rocked a two set Spring Tour Wednesday evening in Urbana IL.  Home of the fighting Illini, there was a full-on hug war happening.  From the floor to the balcony the bee boppin Greensky opened with Feeling Alright and began a birthday show toast-worthy fo sho. Take Cover has gotten so dang funky.

Just Announced: Pixies @ Boulder Theater

While Pixies have been acclaimed as the most influential, pioneering band of the late 80s alt/rock movement, having blazed the trail for artists from Nirvana to Radiohead to Pearl Jam, today, a whole new generation of music fans are discovering their iconic "loudquietloud" signature sound.

Steve Krase Sets April 21 Release Date

Blues harmonica ace Steve Krase announces an April 21 release date for his latest album on Connor Ray Music, Should’ve Seen It Coming, which includes special guest appearances from label mates Trudy Lynn, Mark May and Bob Lanza.

Umphrey's McGee | Terrapin Crossroads

Last Sunday, March 12, the Chicago-based progressive aggressive improvisational six piece known as Umphrey’s McGee crammed themselves, their full arsenal of gear and a fraction of their typical lighting array onto The Grate Room stage at Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, CA.

Rose Hill Drive is Back and Better Than Ever

March in Boulder, Colorado is not only a celebration of the most beautiful season, but this March is a special one because it is the 25th Anniversary of a legendary venue, the Fox Theatre. The performances thus far have been exceptional to say the least. I have heard from the founders, the bartenders, and fans alike, and the run of shows this month have been legendary.

String Cheese Incident | Believe | Review

Believe is the latest album by Colorado disco-grass pioneers, The String Cheese Incident. The band’s tenth album overall, it is only their third in 12 years and with a release date of April 14, it arrives almost exactly three years removed from their previous album, 2014’s A Song In My Head.

FoCoMX 9 Music Festival Lineup Released

The FoCoMX 2017 lineup is now public and promises to showcase Colorado’s rich musical talent. Presented by the Fort Collins Musicians Association (FoCoMA) and sponsored by Odell Brewing Co., the 9th annual FoCoMX weekend boasts 250+ Colorado bands and solo musicians at 28 Downtown Fort Collins venues.

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Shakey Zimmerman with Jennifer Mydland

An Evening of Bob Dylan/Grateful Dead/JGB/Neil Young Music -- Shakey Zimmerman with Jennifer Mydland - Portion of Proceeds to Benefit Jerry Day. Shakey Zimmerman brings a fresh, authentic, true to form sound.

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Morgan Heritage's Avrakedabra Pre-Order

In the wake Morgan Heritage's historical GRAMMY win for Best Reggae Album as the Producer and Artist for “Strictly Roots”, which was released under their own independent label CTBC Music Group, the Iconic GRAMMY Award-Winning cultured driven band has managed yet again to deliver another classic album. They achieved this by staying true to their formula of authentic Reggae with an effusively eclectic mix.

Scotch Hollow releases "Little Tortuga"

Scotch Hollow is a roots band that mixes a generous helping of country twang with just enough blues to stir the pot. The group was founded by Mark Verbeck (guitar, songwriter) and vocalist Carly Martin, who met at the Berklee School of Music.

Spring Awakening Announces Full 2017 Lineup

Spring Awakening Music Festival (SAMF) is thrilled to release the full 2017 lineup, including artists playing on each of the six Branded Stages, the day-by-day breakdown and a limited supply of single day tickets! Over 80 artists will perform across five unique stages, demonstrating a dynamic variety of genres within the electronic music spectrum.

Soul Basement's "What We Leave Behind"

“This planet we’re living in really seems upside-down. We can sense that something definitely got lost along the way. Sometimes music helps us to better understand all that. Music allows us to just stop and reflect, enabling us to see things clearer and, above all, to know what is beyond words and thoughts. And, ultimately, it’s exactly what’s beyond that counts.

We Dream Dawn w/ Taarka in Nederland

We Dream Dawn and Taarka are slated to play The Caribou Room Friday April 14th 2017. Long time friends and collaborators, the bands are sure to offer an evening steeped in both deep musical kinship and new explorations.

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