April 2017

The Light Side chats with lighting designer, Paul Hoffman

In the third episode of The Light Side, a lighting design podcast, host Luke Stratton (Dopapod) sits down with Paul Hoffman, lighting designer and director for Widespread Panic and The Dead.

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Jah Sun Announces New Album

In the early 2000’s, Jah Sun, was a young man without a plan. He had found some early local success in hip-hop music, but was no longer walking a clear path. A spiritual awakening, in the form of discovering Bob Marley, rocked Jah’s world.  The once “misguided youth” began learning about Rastafari, growing out his dread locks and committing to a healthy lifestyle while emerging himself in the beauty of the culture.

Minus Zero Festival GA Tickets Sold Out

Advance general admission tickets for the second annual MINUS ZERO FESTIVAL--set for this weekend (April 7 & 8) at the Stratton Mountain Resort in Vermont-are no longer available.  A limited number of VIP and GA tickets will be offered at the door.
 

New Single from Ralph Stanley II

Stanley Family Records is proud to announce a landmark new single, “Goin’ Round This World” by Ralph Stanley II & The Clinch Mountain Boys. The song appears on the band’s self-titled album releasing this summer. This is the first recording released since Ralph II honored his late father’s wishes by taking over the Clinch Mountain Boys band name last year after his passing.
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Mama Nature Sing-A-Long for Earth Day

Onah Indigo, the joyful troublemaker behind the electronic/accordion-expanding project noaccordion, was plotting a video for her latest release, Love Warrior. The Oakland-based artist knew she wanted to do something uplifting and fun. The answer: Puppets.

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Ritchie Blackmore to release Live In Birmingham 2016

In June 2016, legendary guitarist Ritchie Blackmore made his much-anticipated return to rock music as Ritchie Blackmore’s Rainbow. Delivering three powerhouse concerts in Europe, two in Germany and one in England, Blackmore yet again proved why he is a pivotal figure of rock and roll.

Brian Setzer Announces "Rockabilly Riot!"

Iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and 3-time Grammy-award-winner BRIAN SETZERwill launch his ROCKABILLY RIOT!" tour Wednesday, June 7 in San Diego, CA, and audiences can expect his rockin' style and guitar assault to leave them smiling.

SweetWater Brews with The Hip Abduction & Slightly Stoopid

SweetWater Brewing Co. collaborated with bands The Hip Abduction and Slightly Stoopid to create two limited release brews, both pouring at this year’s 420 Fest (April 21 – 23 in Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park).  Fans can get a sneak pre-taste in the brewery’s taproom.

YES Reveals 2017 'YESTIVAL' Summer Tour

In advance of tomorrow's induction into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, YES revealed their initial summer touring plans live on SiriusXM last night during their exclusive in-studio audience event "SiriusXM Volume Presents an Artist Confidential with YES." The 2017 outing, called YESTIVAL, will feature a set list of greatest hits from all of the band's s

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Evolfo to release debut record tomorrow

What began in 2011 as a basement party band in the pits of Allston, MA, has since relocated to Brooklyn, NY where the collective has honed their garage-soul sound with a bubbling mixture of rock, psychedelia, and a touch of spaghetti western drama.

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Greyboy Allstars Dazzle the Fox Theatre

Jazz seems to be an art for only those who really understand and/or concentrate on music. The Greyboy Allstars have been playing their funked up, improvised, powerful versions of jazz jams for almost as long as the Fox Theatre has been in existence. For two nights, they were celebrating together as part of the Fox Theatre’s 25th anniversary month.

Purple Hatter's Ball Adds More Artists

Purple Hat Productions has announced several artist additions for the tenth annual Purple Hatter’s Ball including New Orleans funk stalwarts Dumpstaphunk and live electronic four-piece Zoogma along with NickFRESH, POST.MODEM, Booty Boo, Jeff Randall, and Ion Zide.

Twiddle New Video 'When It Rains It Pours'

Over the weekend, Twiddle brought down the house during a 2-night run at New York City's PlayStation Theatre. Now, the band is treating fans to the official video release of “When It Rains It Pours,” the lead single from the band’s forthcoming double album PLUMP Chapters 1 & 2.

Jethro Tull: The String Quartets # 1 on Billboard

This week Ian Anderson reached the number one position again in the Billboard Classical Album charts with his new collaboration with the Carducci String Quartet, JETHRO TULL: THE STRING QUARTETS. Previously, his album DIVINITIES topped the Billboard Classical charts in 1995.

The Relationship to Release Clara Obscura

The Relationship's upcoming album is full of anthemic singles and the power pop brilliance that has defined two plus decades of Brian Bell's songwriting and guitar work with Weezer. The Relationship will release Clara Obscura on April 21 via Rebel Union Recordings & Lolipop Records and the album is currently available for pre-order HERE.

Don't gut the Endangered Species Act!

First the good news: The rusty patched bumblebee has been officially listed under the Endangered Species Act. This protection will go a long way toward preventing this wild bee from facing extinction.

Now the bad news: Trump and his enablers in Congress are gearing up for an attack on the Endangered Species Act. This could wipe out the rusty patched bee -- and many other endangered species.

We need your help to stop Trump and Congress from harming wildlife!

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CEG's NYC Phish After-Party series

In late January, legendary Vermont quartet Phish shocked the jam community by announcing an unprecedented 13-night run at New York City’s Madison Square Garden. From July 21 to August 6, music enthusiasts from across the globe will flood into New York City to pack the 19,000 capacity arena for the inaugural “Baker’s Dozen” rock and roll extravaganza.

Circles Around The Sun will play Boulder Theater, 6/9

Few albums have the creation myth of Interludes For The Dead by Neal Casal's Circles Around The Sun. The 10 instrumental jams that encompass the release were commissioned by Justin Kreutzmann, the filmmaker son of Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann, to accompany the biographical visuals he was compiling to be shown during set break at the "Fare Thee Well" concerts the living members of the Dead played in the summer of 2015.

Art & Soul a Concert For Dave Hunter

Come out to support Art & Soul on Friday, May 12th at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco. Steve Kimock & Friends, featuring Steve Kimock, Jeff Chimenti, Bobby Vega, John Morgan Kimock, Leslie Mendelson, plus special guests, will take the stage to benefit Dave Hunter, visionary poster artist and designer and longtime friend of ZERO and Steve Kimock.

Eddie Vedder to Headline Pilgrimage Music Festival

The festival returns for its third year to Franklin, Tennessee on September 23rd and 24th. Eddie Vedder's performance date is TBD.  Tickets are available now.

The line-up features over 35 acts including Justin Timberlake, Ryan Adams, and The Avett Brothers.

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