July 2017

GarciaLive Volume Nine | 8/11/74 | Review

It’s bewildering how many devoted fans are out there of late guitar and American music icon Jerry Garcia that never saw him play a single show. Yet they know all about the live music of Grateful Dead and Jerry Garcia Band. They can explore the evolutions and changes in form, structure, and exploration.

Dead.net Announces Dave's Picks Vol. 23

Close encounters in Eugene, Oregon! We are not alone in saying this one could be considered top-of-line Grateful Dead from 1978. Yes, as the tales have been told, 1/22/78 conjured up vibes of the Be-in, Altamont, Yippies, Psychedelia, Woodstock, Free Speech, Acid Trips, heaven for one lucky concert-goer, and of course, aliens.

Magpie Salute Gear Up For Debut US Tour

Coming off eight European dates earlier this month--a mix of headline shows and festival appearances--THE MAGPIE SALUTE will launch their much-anticipated first-ever U.S. concert tour July 26 in Indianapolis. The extensive summer-into-fall outing with 59 shows including two-night engagements in Chicago (Metro), San Francisco (The Fillmore) and New York City (Irving Plaza) and festivals before wrapping November 17 in Atlantic City.

A Dick's Jaunt: A Weekend of Music Pre/Post Phish

The Jauntee have just announced a return to Denver over Labor Day weekend this year. The weekend shows are a part of the band’s annual “A Dick’s Jaunt,” a two-day pre and post event happening around the Phish Dick’s shows. The Friday and Saturday event will take place at On Key Psychedelic Ripple. Sneaky Pete and The Secret Weapons will join the band on Friday for rotating sets and there are still a number of artists to be announced throughout the weekend.

The Floozies Announce New Album & Tour

'Undisputed kings of electro funk', The Floozies have just announced a massive nationwide tour in support of their new album Funk Jesus.

Funk Jesus will include already released singles, "Arithmetic (feat. ProbCause)", "Cosmic Rays (feat. Ryan Zoidis)", "Summer Fling", and "Honeymoon Phase (feat. Ryan Zoidis)".

"Prepare for the second coming."

TAUK Announces 2017 Fall Tour Dates

TAUK are bringing their all-instrumental blend of funk, hip-hop, progressive rock, and jazz around the U.S. with this fall’s Montage tour. Fans will be able to pick up tickets this Wednesday via the band’s fan ticketing here.

Fans who purchase tickets through the band’s ticketing service will have the option of adding on a limited edition tour poster and pin bundle that will not be available anywhere else.

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The Machine performs Pink Floyd at Wyoming Eclipse Festival

THE MACHINE, America’s top Pink Floyd show, will perform as part of the Wyoming Eclipse Festival 2017 at Mike Lansing Fields, 330 Kati Lane, Casper, on Friday, August 18th at 9:30 p.m.   Gates open at 7:00 p.m.

Roadcase Royale to release debut Album

Nancy Wilson, one of the founding members of the legendary Rock and Roll Hall of Fame group Heart, has teamed up with former Prince’s New Power Generation band member and R&B singer Liv Warfield to form the soulful, rock super group, Roadcase Royale. The band recently signed with Loud & Proud Records and plan to release their debut album, First Things First, September 22, 2017.

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Mike Younger's Little Folks Like You and Me

Mike Younger is known as a talented musician and songwriter that “...possesses an amazing ability to pour out his life experiences through song.” (Sound Magazine). He is also an outspoken advocate for environmental and humanitarian issues and on Little Folks Like You and Me he expertly weaves these two considerable gifts together.  

MidPoint Music Festival Adds More Artists

The 17th-annual Midpoint Music Festival (MPMF) today announced additional artists that will be part of its two-day event happening Saturday and Sunday, September 23-24, 2017 in downtown Cincinnati at the Taft Theatre and Cincinnati Masonic Center. A final wave of artists, including local and regional acts, will be announced in the coming weeks.

Michael McDonald's "Find it in Your Heart"

“Find it in Your Heart,” the new single from five-time Grammy Award winning vocalist and acclaimed singer/songwriter Michael McDonald, is premiering via NPR Music’s “Songs We Love” which raves, “Within seconds of the opening ‘oohs’ and warm, groovy vibes of McDonald’s new song, ‘Find It In Your Heart,’ your heart will be overjoyed.

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Murder Murder releases new Single/Video

Murder Murder is a full string band with suitcase percussion who create a unique blend of bluegrass and outlaw country. The new single/video "I've Always Been A Gambler" is the first from their upcoming LP Wicked Lines and Veins which will be released this September.

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Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver Release Single

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver bring a little more "Life To My Days" with the first radio release from their upcoming Mountain Home Music Company project, LIFE IS A STORY, due out August 25.

Green River Festival 2017 | Review/Photos

With 31 years of crowd-pleasing experience under their belts, the Green River Festival continues to deliver a summer music experience that goes “above and beyond” its hundreds of summer festival competitors.

Hot Tuna On Tour & Having a Blast

Every show Hot Tuna (Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady and drummer Justin Guip) performs a different set, always unprecedented in mood and expressive in melody and rhythm ... excitement comes from never quite knowing what’s coming next.

Twiddle to play two nights at Boulder Theater

Due to illness, moe. must cancel their Friday, August 11th & Saturday, August 12th performances at the Boulder Theater. Because these shows were part of a ticket bundle that included the Sunday, August 13th performance at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, all ticket bundles will be refunded at point of purchase. Please allow up to 72 hours for the reimbursement to appear on your credit card statement.

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Cole Williams Band covers Sam Cooke

The self-proclaimed “punk empress of African Rock” Cole Williams has premiered an invigorating cover of the Sam Cooke classic, “A Change is Gonna Come.” The track premiered over on Glide.com recently, and can be heard here.

Dennis Johnson to Release "Rhythmland"

San Francisco Bay Area-based slide guitar master Dennis Johnson announces a September 15 release date for Rhythmland, his latest CD on the Root Tone Records label. Johnson plans to release his first single off the new disc, “Timbale” to iTunes on August 1, and will celebrate the new album with a special CD release party show on September 15 at the Guild Theater in Sacramento.

Music Therapy Program Established In Memory of Chris Cornell

Local nonprofit Childhaven today announced the establishment of the "Chris Cornell Music Therapy Program at Childhaven" in memory of the late musician and philanthropist. Vicky Cornell has committed $100,000 to assist Childhaven's therapeutic early learning model for trauma-affected children. This announcement comes on July 20, the date of Chris Cornell's birth.
 

Alt 929 announces free concerts in Boston

ALT 92.9, Boston’s Alternative Radio announces The Revivalists, American Authors and New Politics will headline ALT Rocks Boston 2017.

The radio station’s free summer concert series, presented by RCN, will include two shows at Copley Square Park on August 17th and August 31st as well as a first time performance at the SoWa Art & Design District Market on September 9th, 2017.

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