April 2017

Valenti Funk Set to release Debut Album

Well known around Texas for his contributions with the award-winning group The Effinays and funk-disco up-and-comer Ronnie Heart, multi-talented instrumentalist, composer, and producer Valenti Funk is determined to introduce his unparalleled brand of funk-fusion to the masses.

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The String Cheese's Believe Tops Billboard

The String Cheese Incident recently released their seventh-studio album, Believe on SCI Fidelity Recordings and we're elated to announce the album debuted at #1 on the Billboard Heatseekers Chart, #3 at Americana and #4 in Vinyl sales -- #35 overall. Produced by Talking Heads keyboardist Jerry Harrison, Believe is also receiving accolades from AllMusic, Relix, PopMatters and more. You can stream and purchase Believe in the links below.

Elantris confirmed as opener for Epica

Described as “Female fronted symphonic metal hailing from Ohio, USA,” Elantris will support their recently-released debut album, ‘This Sacrifice,’ with a set of dates that will also feature Insomnium, Lacuna Coil, and headliners Epica.

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Old Crow Medicine Show to release 50 Years of Blonde on Blonde

Country Music Roots and GRAMMY Award-winning ensemble, Old Crow Medicine Show, is set to release their SIXTH album, 50 Years of Blonde on Blonde, this Friday, April 28th via Columbia Records Nashville.

97.3 KBCO Announces "On Tap with KBCO"

97.3 KBCO is pleased to present the second annual On Tap with KBCO Series taking place August 26th at Breckenridge Brewery in Littleton, CO. This year’s event will feature all day music, Breckenridge Brewery beers, and raise money for Denver based nonprofit Project C.U.R.E.

New TAUKing McGee release on Nugs.net

TAUK has just released “Realize” a new single on all digital services. Recorded during the Sir Nebula album sessions, the track was the last song cut to fit the vinyl release. The band wraps their spring tour this weekend with a show tonight in Boston’s Brighton Music Hall and tomorrow at NYC’s Irving Plaza. TAUK will be playing a special set on Saturday in honor of earth day with the West End Blend horns.

Giant Steps Music Announce Compilation

A love of jazz, learning and a determined passion to make a difference in other people’s lives can manifest itself in many different ways. For Drew Foxman, the choice was clear: he knew he wanted to create awareness via the world’s greatest method of connecting human beings—music. “Historically, slavery, oppression, forced migration, all played a prominent role in music’s evolution and in fact led to many of the western world’s music genres, especially jazz and reggae.

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The Cranberries New Album out April 28th

The Cranberries are set to release Something Else, a new album featuring re-worked renditions of their major hits, as well as brand new material. The album is due out April 28 via BMG on digital and CD formats, and includes seminal Cranberries songs like "Linger," "Zombie," "Dreams," and "Ode To My Family"... re-recorded in orchestral and acoustic arrangements.Something Else celebrates the 25th anniversary of the band.
 

A great start to the Dead's Spring 1977

I was at this show, and it still remains the favorite of the 70 shows I saw between 1973 -1995. Was only the second night of the tour, general admission, on a rainy cool day. Civic Center was way smaller than most of the other Northeastern 'hockey rink' venues, so it always felt more intimate and with better sound. I attended the show with at least 10 of my friends, we grabbed a bunch of seats just off the floor, not too far back on the side.

Markus James Song in Oprah Winfrey Film

Singer-songwriter and blues/roots traveler Markus James’ 2015 CD, Head for the Hills, garnered international critical acclaim, and now a song from that album, “On a Mississippi Porch,” is in the soundtrack of the new Oprah Winfrey film, The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks, which premieres on HBO tonight, Saturday, April 22, at 8:00 PM Eastern Time.

Tuck Andress and Patti Cathcart | Review

The act, Tuck and Patti, is comprised of guitarist William Charles “Tuck” Andress and vocalist/arranger Patti Cathcart. They began garnering steam in 1981 after making the decision to perform as a duo. Their recording career was launched with the release of “Tears of Joy” (Windham Hill Records) in 1987.

Blue Ox Music Festival, June 8-10, 2017

Coming in early June, the Blue Ox Music Festival returns with an all-star lineup of roots, Americana, and country artists. Nestled amongst the dense, sun-speckled pine forests of Eau Claire, Wisconsin, Blue Ox Music Festival welcomes thousands of roots music fans and musicians each June to the heart of Paul Bunyan country.

Morgan Heritage Release "Reggae Night"

Already carrying the title of one of the most recognized and decorated legacies in reggae music with international acclaim, Morgan Heritage continue to build a buzz for Avrakedabra, their upcoming follow-up to the 2016 GRAMMY Award-Winning Strictly Roots. After being featured on top-tier outlets Yahoo Music, Huffington Post, and Billboard, Morgan Heritage are having a homecoming to their cor

Arkansauce | "If I Were You" | Review

Arkansauce is set to release their 3rd album at Georges’ Majestic Lounge this Saturday, April 22. Upon first sight, the album art of Arkansauce’s latest release is very striking. A welcomed sight as many within the music industry are leaning toward digital releases with no real visual appeal.

Ian Anderson & the Colorado Symphony

The concert will feature a solid collection of the best-known Tull repertoire from 1968 to date. Fans will recognize the key songs from various albums - songs which put Jethro Tull and Ian Anderson on the map in the late ‘60s and early ‘70s - with most of them accompanied by big screen HD video elements to enhance the concert experience.

Josh Ritter | City Winery | 4/19/17 | Review

Josh Ritter returned to City Winery this week, performing to an eager audience that had been awaiting his performance since he had to cancel the original show back in February due to illness.

5th Annual Northern Nights Festival Lineup

What better day to release the first lineup drop for the 5th Annual Northern Nights Music Festival set in the Emerald Triangle than 4.20!

Denver People's Fair Releases Music Lineup

The 2017 Denver People’s Fair has announced the music lineup and programming schedule for its 46th annual event.

Prince's REVOLUTION Launch First Tour in over 30 Years

The Revolution has gathered together to celebrate and pay tribute to their PRINCE. The band will set off on their first coast-to-coast foray in decades in response to the overwhelming reaction of February’s surprise announcement of their reunion.

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Festival at the Farm Returns to Prowse Farm

Six Chair Productions announced today that the 2nd annual Festival at the Farm will return to Prowse Farm in Canton this fall. Presented by New Hampshire-based Pete and Gerry’s Organic Eggs, the 2017 festival will take place September 16-17, 2017.

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