Early in 1980, Steve Kimock joined former Grateful Dead members Keith and Donna Jean Godchaux’s Heart of Gold Band, which already happened to have Greg Anton as its drummer.  Keith fell victim to a car accident and the Heart of Gold Band went away, but the connection that Greg and Steve shared has endured.  The duo immediately recorded an album of new music which would be released decades later, then started a band.  Having gone through many, many names, Greg asked Steve how many were left on the list to consider: “Zero” wa

Texas-born, GRAMMY Award-nominated, multi-platinum hip-hop artist and business mogul, Travis Scott has just announced the full music lineup for his third annual Astroworld Festival.

The Wood Brothers have announced their first shows in 2022. The Grammy Award-nominated, Nashville-based trio head out on 19-date tour that begins January 25 at The Kodak Center in Rochester. The first leg of dates—featuring support from singer/songwriter Steve Poltz—extends into February and stretches across the Northeast. Highlights include performances at 9:30 Club in Washington, DC, The Fillmore in Philadelphia, House of Blues in Boston and a return to Webster Hall in New York City to close out the run.

Today, Marco Benevento shares his latest single, "At The End Or The Beginning" (listen/share). Diving deep down a psych-funk rabbit hole, the singer/songwriter/keyboardist captures the zeitgeist with lyrics like "we can walk and keep our distance, the whole world changed in an instant," as he delivers a dose of blissed-out escapism where listeners can recontextualize these troubled times through a surrealistic-slanted optimism and the pure joy of an irresistible groove.

Bruce Springsteen joined the Late Show with Stephen Colbert last night for a conversation and solo performance around the release of his 'Renegades: Born In The USA' book with President Barack Obama and his upcoming "The Legendary 1979 No Nukes Concerts" film; recently deemed by Rolling Stone to be "without question, the best representation of a Seventies Springsteen concert ever captured on film." Colbert and Springsteen discussed the new film, the story behind the performances and the similarities and differences Springsteen sees in himself as a live performer 42 years on.

Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, performer and musician Billy Strings returned to “Jimmy Kimmel Live!” last night to perform his new song, “Red Daisy.” Watch/share HERE.

The performance adds to a landmark year for Strings, who also made his debut on PBS’ “Austin City Limits” this past weekend as part of the legendary program’s 47th season. Watch the full episode HERE.

Some of the Nation's top jam, funk, and improv bands are headed to Miami for the North Beach Music Festival at the intimate seaside Bandshell Park on Friday and Saturday, December 10th and 11th.

Following a very challenging yet creative year, Tedeschi Trucks Band announces the first batch of their 2022 winter itinerary with a series of multiple-night residencies in Washington D.C. (6), Nashville, TN (4), Chicago, IL (4) and a two night engagement in New Orleans, LA (see dates below).  Led by renowned guitarist Derek Trucks and singer/guitarist Susan Tedeschi, these will feature the full, reunited 12-piece band including new drummer Isaac Eady.

Rhiannon Giddens will perform select US dates beginning November 5, in support of They’re Calling Me Home, released in April and deemed “her finest work to date” (No Depression). It has been another remarkable year for the accomplished musician, composer, author, podcast host and beyond.

The National Endowment for the Arts, in partnership with the National Council for the Traditional Arts, will present The Culture of America: A Cross-Country Visit with the 2021 National Endowment for the Arts National Heritage Fellows, on Wednesday, November 17, 2021 at 8:00 pm ET. Emmy Award-winning actor Jimmy Smits will host the film and take viewers on a virtual trip across the country where this year’s National Heritage Fellows live and work.

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