March 2017

The Expendables announce new Album

The Expendables have officially released their new single "I Won't Give Up" featuring Hirie online at https://fanlink.to/TheExpendables_WontGiveUp.

Modern Mal's The Misanthrope Family Album

Like an oasis appearing to the lone, wearied cowboy, rebel-psych Americana group Modern Mal’s The Misanthrope Family Album dropping May 12th 2017, is the meeting of traditional country with a mirage of tropical beach-psych. In the writing process, it seems the band’s northern Michigan songwriting pair of Rachel Brooke and Brooks Robbins, had a specific recluse in mind—a close family friend they recently took care of on his deathbed.

Kishi Bashi Announces U.S. Tour Dates

Kishi Bashi is the pseudonym for violin virtuoso K Ishibashi. Having recorded, toured, and collaborated with diverse artists such as Regina Spektor, Sondre Lerche, and of Montreal, Kishi Bashi released his first full-length album "151a" via Joyful Noise in 2012, which received high praise and the title of NPR's "Best New Artist Of The Year".

Vassar Clements Sunday Added to Suwannee Spring Reunion

Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park is excited to announce the addition of Vassar Sunday to the Suwannee Spring Reunion which takes place on March 23 – 26 at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) in Live Oak, Florida. The full schedule of events is now up at www.suwanneespringreunion.com/schedule.html.

deadmau5 'lots of shows in a row' Tour

deadmau5 and his label mau5trap have announced FEED ME as the official support on the lots of shows in a row tour. The 21-date outing--featuring deadmau5's new Cube 2.1--kicks off March 29 in New York City with four sold-out shows and then stops in Camden, Columbia, Lowell, Detroit, Seattle, Oakland, Los Angeles and Chicago. See full routing below and go to www.lotsofshowsinarow.com for tickets and VIP upgrades.

Cali Roots Embodies The 'Summer Of Love'

The eighth annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival will take place at the Monterey County Fair and Event Center from May 26-28, 2017, which is the same historic location that the legendary Monterey International Pop Festival happened 50 years earlier.

Out Today: Bill Scorzari's New Album

New York native, Bill Scorzari independently releases his sophomore album, Through These Waves, Today, March 10, 2017. Produced by Jonah Tolchin (Yep Roc) and engineered, mixed, and mastered by Billy Bennett, the album of all original material was recorded over twelve days at the famed Bomb Shelter in East Nashville through the studio’s 1970’s MCI console and mixed to tape.

Legends of Tennessee Music Museum

Jackson, Tenn. adds two new offerings at the Legends of Tennessee Music Museum at The Carnegie that are sure to have tourists strapping on their “Blue Suede Shoes” and “Hard Rock”’ing and rolling to the musical heritage in the city.
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Octave Cat Releases Self-Titled Debut

Octave Cat started unintentionally. Jesse Miller (bassist for Lotus) and Eli Winderman (keyboardist for Dopapod) met up to play some of Jesse's modular and vintage synthesizers. They recorded parts of the session which evolved into the tracks “Limber Up” and “Spar.” They brought in Charlie Patierno to play drums on these two tracks, and Octave Cat was born.

Grassfed to release debut Album April 1st

Grassfed is a quick pickin’ five-piece string band. Pivoting on the foundation of bluegrass, Grassfed entwines tradition with an eclectic array of influences. Forged by songwriters and driven by instrumental conversation, the band brings a punching sound all its own. Grassfed's debut 18-track album is available online April 1, 2017.

Michael Cerveris to perform @ 'Convergences - Indie Artists Series'

To kick off the new year, the Sheen Center for Thought & Culture is kicking off a new music series; Convergences – Indie Artists Series. The goal of this collection of shows is to spotlight indie artists and performers whose work straddles the line between music and other forms of art in new and exciting ways.

Cornflower announces release of single

Cornflower announces the release of his new single “Monks on Main Street” on Tuesday, March 21st, available globally on iTunes, Spotify, Apple Music, Google Play, Amazon Music as well as on Cornflower’s website. “Monks on Main Street” was recorded using Cornflower's all-vocal arrangements by producer Bret Levick (Gifthorse, LEFT).

Grand Ole Opry Throwdown Heads to Fl.

The Grand Ole Opry® in partnership with Huka Entertainment and Tortuga Music Festival are set to take the Opry’s popular Circle Throwdown series to Fort Lauderdale Beach Park in Fort Lauderdale, Florida April 7 – 9.

Backup Planet to release Sophomore LP

BACKUP PLANET--the Nashville-based quartet who write arena-size anthems echoing with progressive intricacy, funk swagger, and even a little metallic edge--today (3/9) have announced their sophomore full-length album, REACTIONS, will be released Friday, March 31.

The Transatlantic Sessions Tour coming to MerleFest 2017

MerleFest, presented by Window World, is going international for its 30th celebration by hosting the The Transatlantic Sessions Tour live at this year’s festival. MerleFest 2017 is scheduled for April 27-30 at Wilkes Community College in Wilkesboro, N.C.

Jon Stickley Trio on tour in support of LP

Riding the wave of their critically acclaimed 2015 album, Lost at Last, Jon Stickley Trio independently releases their 3rd full length album, Maybe Believe, on May 12, 2017. Jon Stickley Trio combines Jon Stickley’s rapid-fire flatpicking guitar with the sultry and wild, yet refined, melodies of Lyndsay Pruett on violin set over the deep groove of Patrick Armitage on drums.

Tamikrest Introduces New Album, "Kidal"

All around Kidal, the Malian desert stretches in every direction. Endless horizons of rock and sand, barren and parched. This is the southwestern edge of the Sahara, the home of the Tuareg people, and the town of Kidal is one of their main cultural centres. Fought over, conquered and re-conquered, it remains the symbol of Tuareg defiance and hope, the spiritual home of a dispossessed people.

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The Werk Out Festival Initial 2017 Lineup

For the past 7 years, The Werks have put on The Werk Out Music & Arts Festival which has hosted some of the top names in the business.  The initial reveal of the lineup includes 3 nights of The Werks, Gramatik, The Floozies, Emancipator, Dopapod (two nights), Dumpstaphunk and many more.

John Mayall Featured on Airplay Direct

Forty Below Records is pleased to announce the inclusion of John Mayall. The Godfather of British Blues, in Airplay Direct’s Global Radio Showcase Series, Volume 3.

Morning Teleportation to join Modest Mouse On Tour

Bowling Green, KY's Morning Teleportation - the Paste "Best of What's Next" anointed group of Tiger Merritt (vocals/guitar/keyboards) and Travis Goodwin (keyboards/vocals) - announced its new album Salivating for Symbiosis will be released on April 28th via Glacial Pac

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