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Steve Kimock with Bob Weir | Sweetwater

Iconic guitarist and composer Steve Kimock is a fixture in many different contexts. It’s hard to think of a musician who’s more adaptable and melodically resourceful. While his style gets unfairly lumped into the jam category, those more knowledgeable know better. It’s best to regard him as a purveyor of free music. Jerry Garcia admired his work immensely and proclaimed Kimock his favorite under-the-radar guitarist.

Dublin Roots Band, I Draw Slow, Returns to the Northeast US This July

Dublin roots band, I Draw Slow, has been garnering praise around the globe since the release of their 2012 album Redhills. Now their latest release, White Wave Chapel (2014), is all the buzz at home and overseas with their unique sound, bringing together Irish tradition with modern Americana while staying rooted in the old-time style of Appalachia. Their impact abroad is redrawing the map for these Irish/Americana songwriters.

Umphrey's McGee Announces 2004 Archive Release

On a crisp October day in 2004, we rolled into the Bay Area for our second show ever at the legendary Great American Music Hall. If you have ever set foot inside those hallowed halls, you understand the “if these walls could talk” feeling that permeates the room. Home to countless legendary performances from Sonny Rollins to the Grateful Dead, the energy is undeniable. Our excitement about that show returns today as we roll out the previously unreleased, re-mastered matrix recording from the vault.

New Release from Laura Tate "I Must Be Dreaming (A Tribute to the Music of Mel Harker)"

Singer & Actress Laura Tate pays tribute to songwriter Mel Harker in this fantastic collection of Jazz, Country and Rock-n-Roll songs.

Celebrate Louis Armstrong's Birthday on July 4th

It’s not summer in NYC until there is hot jazz and red beans ’n rice at the Louis Armstrong House Museum.

The Expanders Breathe New Life into a Vintage Reggae Sound on Upcoming Album

For more than a decade, U.S. reggae artists have been building a foundation from the Hawaiian islands to the east coast.  This new generation of reggae artists continues to reach new heights of success with album and ticket sales, as well as winning over fans worldwide.  While most modern American reggae bands are rooted in the rock reggae style, there are a few U.S.

Samantha Fish Spins You Around With An Emotional Wild Heart

On July 10th, Ruf Records recording artist singer-guitarist Samantha Fish, will raise eyebrows with her third studio release, Wild Heart, produced by Luther Dickinson (The North Mississippi Allstars/Black Crowes). Having Samantha on guitars and Luther on various stringed instruments, they rounded out the lineup with Grammy Award-winning Brady Blade (Emmylou Harris/Bob Dylan) on drums.

Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters Celebrate "Father's Day" with a New CD

Stony Plain Records proudly announces the release on July 17 of Father’s Day, the new CD from Ronnie Earl & The Broadcasters. Voted by The Blues Foundation as “Blues Guitarist of the Year” in 2014, guitar master Ronnie Earl and his band return with an even stronger package of music, his ninth album for the label.

"The Turnpike Troubadours" New Album Set For September 18th Release

Acclaimed Oklahoma band Turnpike Troubadours have announced the September 18th release of their third album, The Turnpike Troubadours (Bossier City Records/Thirty Tigers). The self-titled album contains 12 songs featuring the quintet’s signature blend of roots rock, folk and raw country played with grit, passion and conviction. Word of their fiery live performances has spread throughout the U.S. making them a “must-see” act.

Lockn' Festival Presents An Evening with Leon Russell Free for 2015 Ticket Holders

The Lockn' Festival presents an evening with Leon Russell on Saturday, July 11th at the new Locknwood stage on Lockn' Farm in Arrington, Va.

This exclusive FREE show is only open to Lockn' 2015 ticket holders. You must have bought or buy a Lockn' 2015 ticket by show time to attend.

Opening the show will be Charlottesville favorites and 2014 Rockn' to Lockn' winners Erin & The Wildfire.

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