April 2017

Summer Set Announces 2017 Lineup

Summer Set Music & Camping Festival (SSMF) is thrilled to announce the 2017 artist lineup for its sixth annual installment! The festival will return to the Somerset Amphitheater on Friday, August 11 through Sunday, August 13, where attendees are invited to experience a truly unforgettable weekend of camping and fun under the sun in the picturesque fields of Somerset, Wisconsin.

nugs.tv Tonight: Spin Doctors Live!

You think you know the Spin Doctors. Think again. When the legendary New York quartet released If The River Was Whiskey in 2013 through Ruf Records, casual fans discovered the secret past the hardcore have never forgotten. To the wider world, the Doctors might be the multi-million-selling icons behind hits like Two Princes and Little Miss Can't Be Wrong, not to mention the classic Pocket Full Of Kryptonite.

nugs.tv Tonight: Cheese Live from Austin!

Over the past decade, The String Cheese Incident has emerged as one of America's most significant independent bands. Born in 1993 in Colorado's Rocky Mountains, SCI has since released 10 albums, 6 DVDs and countless live recordings from their relentless tour schedule. Their 24 year history is packed full of surreal experiences, epic moments, groundbreaking involvement and huge accomplishments.

Big Mean Sound Machine New EP Out Now

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.

Easy Star All Stars Announces West Coast Tour

Summer will start a little early this year with the Easy Star All-Stars kicking off their West Coast Tour 2017 at the legendary Monterey Fairgrounds, as the band’s first ever appearance at the California Roots Music and Arts Festival marks the first show on a 16-stop outing. The tour will run through late June as the band returns to reggae-friendly cities across the West Coast and Mountains. Supporting acts include The Late Ones and The Elovators.

Jeff Tweedy's New Album Out June 23

Songwriter Jeff Tweedy will release Together At Last, a new solo acoustic collection, June 23 on dBpm Records.

The Cuckoos Stream Self-Titled Debut EP

Psychedelic rock band, The Cuckoos, are exclusively streaming their self-titled debut EP with Relix. Listen HERE. "The quartet's blend of funk, blues and psychedelic sounds has evoked comparisons to Tame Impala, Joy Division and The Doors", Relix notes.

Homegrown on the River: TAUK the Walk

Sitting in your favorite outdoor chair, contemplating which is sweeter: The valley breeze lifting off the river to cool your brow, or the soul soothing sounds of an epic summer festival line up. Either way, you’ve decided that you feel more at home than you ever have…”

Camp Euforia Announces 2017 Lineup

Camp Euforia, Iowa’s premier independent music festival is excited to announce its 2017 lineup featuring festival hosts and founders Eufórquestra as well as Beats Antique, BoomBox and many more. The 14th annual festival will take place July 14-15, as always on Jerry’s Farm in Lone Tree, Iowa.

Naughty Professor Announce New Album

Today, acclaimed New Orleans-based band Naughty Professor announce the release of their highly-anticipated new album, Identity, set for release on Friday, June 23, 2017 and reveal the first round dates for their upcoming West Coast tour this summer, with more to be announced soon.
 

Just Announced: A Live One @ Fox Theatre

A Live One is Texas’ premier Phish tribute, formed in 2011 by guitarist Josh Pearson, now consisting of bassist Andy Harn, keyboardist Zack Morgan and drummer Shadd Scott. Being huge fans and heavily influenced by Phish, the band found it very exciting recreating their music.

Skull & Roses Festival 2017 | Review/Photos

The music of the Grateful Dead returned to the Ventura Fairgrounds en masse as 48 bands played on three stages for three days, all playing Dead related covers. The Skull and Roses Festival was organized partially to celebrate the legendary concerts by the original Grateful Dead, back in the 1980’s.

Timothy B. Schmit Spring Tour Starts 4/16

After his sold-out winter trek, TIMOTHY B. SCHMIT is gearing up for his spring tour launching Sunday, April 16 in Chicago, IL (see dates below).

Announcing Dignity Festival in Aurora, CO

The Dignity Festival is a day of fitness and community to support Project Worthmore’s work with Colorado refugees and celebrate World Refugee Day. The event will include a 5k race, Family Fun Run, a live DJ yoga class, rice haul relay, kid’s activities, a community potluck & beer tent, and more.

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Suwannee Summer Clusterpluck in June

Purple Hat Productions and Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) are teaming up on a new two-day event called Suwannee Summer Clusterpluck. Taking place June 23 & 24, 2017 at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, Florida, the event will feature some of the best American bluegrass and new grass musicians touring today.

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Melvin Sparks 'Live At Nectar's' Out 4/28

The legacy of legendary soul jazz guitarist Melvin Sparks will be celebrated on April 28, 2017 with the release of Live At Nectars on One Note Records. The recording, to be issued on digital formats, as well as limited edition vinyl, documents Melvin's final band on December 30, 2010 just a few months before his passing in March 2011.

Just Announced: Ghostland Observatory @ Boulder Theater

Ghostland Observatory’s entire approach to music – sonically, aesthetically, conceptually – is essentially a melding of the two distinctly different personalities of its two members, Thomas Ross Turner and Aaron Behrens.

Mike + The Mechanics to release Let Me Fly

BMG is pleased to announce the new release from Mike + The MechanicsLet Me Fly, scheduled for release in the U.S. on April 7th. It’s been 32 years and eight albums since Mike Rutherford formed Mike + The Mechanics, to complement, rather than replace, Genesis.

Collie Buddz New Single 'Good Life'

Collie Buddz is proud to announce the release of his new album, Good Life, to be released on May 19, 2017 on his own Harper Digital label.

Charles Ellsworth's new album out May 26

Built on the foundation of the folk / alt-country I Americana sound that Charles Ellsworth has become known for Cesarea is still at times a departure of sorts. While keeping his lyrical focus on strong vivid story telling Ellsworth opens up musically and explores different areas of the blues, psychedelic, and post punk worlds he has only flirted with in the past. At its core Cesarea is an album about the growth that comes from change.

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