Today, Baltimore-based jam-funk quartet Pigeons Playing Ping Pong announced plans for a movie-themed Halloween weekend entitled “Flockbuster” Halloween. Performing two socially distant live concerts at The Diamond in Richmond, VA on October 30-31, the band will pay homage to classic movie soundtracks of the past few decades. Attendees can expect a high-octane exposition of Pigeons’ infectious energy as they interweave cinematic cover songs with their toe-tapping, funky originals.
The ALLMAN BROTHERS BAND have announced plans to re-issue their legendary performance at the July 4, 1970 Atlanta International Pop Festival. Attended by over half a million people, the band's epic performances showed clear signs on what was to come on future live albums like 1971's At Fillmore East and 1972's Eat A Peach.
Cola Concerts is bringing music back to Columbia with a star-studded lineup to kick off the new series at the Columbia Speedway Entertainment Center. The acts include indie rock duo and Charleston natives Shovels and Rope on November 14, retro-soul band St. Paul & The Broken Bones on November 20, southern rockers The Allman Betts Band with special guest Tab Benoit on November 21, Grammy Award winners Ranky Tanky on November 22, and country music legend Wynonna Judd on December 10.
Sci-fi jam scene shredders, Consider the Source, released the 3rd Volume in their “Fuck It! We’ll Do It Live” series.
Whereas the previous volumes were captured in front of live audiences, this version is unique to the times as it was taken from an all-improv live stream performance during the height of Covid-19 quarantine.
“No songs, no rehearsed parts, no preconceived riffs, no overdubs, just 3 friends celebrating being able to make music in the same room together.“
Today, HeadCount announced they have registered over 1 million voters since the nonpartisan organization was founded in 2004, with nearly half coming during the 2020 election cycle.
While the organization has spent most of the past decade and a half registering voters at concerts and music festivals, the COVID-19 pandemic forced it to pivot to a mostly digital approach, which led to some of the most viral pop culture moments of this election cycle.
Nathaniel Rateliff's foundation The Marigold Project to release community cookbook Meet Me At The Table
Nathaniel Rateliff’s foundation The Marigold Project, which is dedicated to economic, racial and social justice, will release a community cookbook on November 10. Meet Me At The Table features a compilation of musicians’ original recipes alongside profiles of food justice organizations, with short-form essays from historic and present-day activists in the food system (Sean Sherman, Leah Penniman, Nano Riley and Will Allen). Pre-orders are available now at
Whole Lotta Celebratin’ Goin On: 85 Years Of The Killer Adds Ringo Starr, Keith Richards, John Fogerty, Andy Grammer, Peyton Manning
Announced last week, a star-studded event will be held to celebrate Jerry Lee Lewis’ 85th Birthday featuring some of the biggest names in music, movies, sports, television and politics. The virtual livestream, hosted by actor John Stamos, has added Ringo Starr, Keith Richards, John Fogerty, Andy Grammer, Kris Kristofferson, Peyton Manning and more for performances and well wishes for the “Last Man Standing” and founding father of Rock n’ Roll. There will be special appearances from Jerry Lee Lewis himself and he will interact with fans via the live chat.