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The Avett Brothers have announced they will make their debut appearance on The Ellen DeGeneres Show on June 4th. They will be performing a song never performed on television from their 10th studio album Closer Than Together which was released last fall to critical acclaim.

Brandi Carlile will perform her GRAMMY Award-winning breakthrough album By The Way, I Forgive You in its entirety this coming Monday, June 1 at 9:00pm ET/6:00pm PT via Veeps.com. Held on her birthday, the virtual concert is Carlile’s first full public performance held during quarantine with all proceeds benefiting her band and crew. Tickets are now available at brandicarlile.veeps.com.

As the wheels of the Grateful Dead keep turning, two of its founding members Bob Weir and Phil Lesh, have found themselves traveling on different paths. Weir is currently a member of the supergroup Dead & Company with John Mayer, Oteil Burbridge, frequent collaborator Jeff Chimenti, and two other Grateful Dead members Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart. Phil Lesh on the other hand operates the Dead-themed venue Terrapin Crossroads and performs with an ever-rotating cast of musicians in Phil Lesh and Friends.

The Fort Collins Musicians Association (FoCoMA), Odell Brewing, and Sustain Music & Nature have come together to produce a brand new, social distancing friendly concert series at the historic Holiday Twin Drive-In Theater. The summer live music series called the “FoCoMX Drive & Jive” will bring live music to the big screen every Tuesday night all summer long. The series will kick off on June 9th and will feature Northern Colorado bands playing live music to audiences safely watching from their cars.

What began as some quality time together, playing music as a family, has now become a digital EP. Via BMG, Fogerty’s Factory, is available on all digital platforms today- in celebration of John Fogerty’s 75th Birthday!

A Capella? Maybe. Upstate is certainly harmony-driven. It seems like a new word should be created for the type of honest music that Upstate has developed. Their new single, “Everything Changes” was written before the pandemic but it certainly applies nicely to the current times we are all living in now. In the grand tradition of Napolean Dynomite’s Happy Hands Club to the prayer songs of Indigenous Pow Wow music, this lady wordsmith’s lyrics come to life when Upstate performs.

“For Those Lost, for Those Taken” by Samora Pinderhughes was written for all those murdered by police brutality and state violence, and specifically written in honor of and dedication to Sandra Bland. The song is being shared with the blessing of Sandra’s family as part of the 5th anniversary of her murder by Texas police.

Today, Bluegrass Pride announced Porch Pride: A Bluegrass Pride Queer-antine Festival. Airing over the weekend of June 27th and 28th, Porch Pride is a streaming festival featuring more than ten hours of live music over what would’ve been Pride weekend in San Francisco.

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of his first solo album, Rock & Roll Hall of Fame inductee Dave Mason has reimagined that iconic release with Alone Together...Again. Available to pre-order now through his online store, the album will be available on all digital platforms on July 24, 2020.
 

FANS invites viewers to kick-off the weekend with Billy Strings live from The Capitol Theatre on Friday, May 29. In January, Billy Strings rocked the sold-out Capitol Theatre with his bold bluegrass style. This Friday, May 29, FANS is revisiting this captivating set with a special rebroadcast that will have you ready to groove.

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