September 2011

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MIKE KENEALLY BAND TO TOUR THE WEST COAST THIS OCTOBER

Submitted by Leighton Media on Thu, 09/29/2011 - 4:14 pm

World-renowned virtuoso guitarist and multi- instrumentalist/composer Mike Keneally is set to launch his first West Coast full-band tour in years, bringing his remarkably inventive musical vision to nine cities in October in support of the Keneally Band's latest Exowax Recordings DVD/CD live release, bakin' @ the potato!

Sarah Jarosz Makes College First Priority + Releases Video For Run Away

Submitted by Sugar Hill Records on Thu, 09/29/2011 - 3:58 pm

Sugar Hill recording artist Sarah Jarosz began her third year at the New England Conservatory this month where she is pursuing a degree in contemporary improvisation.  Unlike most students her age, Sarah spent her summer vacation touring in promotion of her current release Follow Me Down, including two trips abroad, ten festival appearances and her first hard-ticket sale tour.  MSN Music calls her “one of the fastest-rising stars in the roots music scen

Ben Sollee "Ditch The Van" Fall Tour

Submitted by Mason Jar Media on Thu, 09/29/2011 - 3:42 pm
Ben Sollee uses his voice and cello to tell stories with an awareness-raising bent while bridging connections to his community and fans. On October 27th, Sollee will embark on his fourth “Ditch The Van” bicycle tour to make those connections broader. The tour will wind down the Gulf Coast starting at Preservation Hall in New Orleans, LA and ending at the Orlando Calling Music Festival in Florida on November 13th.

Life is Good Festival 2011 | Review

Submitted by Stites McDaniel on Thu, 09/29/2011 - 12:36 pm

Six weeks ago I read about the Life Is Good Festival, that took place this past weekend in Canton, MA, and the two of me that are this Gemini started to have it out as they always do. Corporate sponsorship for a festival? Yes, but the corporation started out as a grass roots effort that is trying to give back now that they’ve made it. No late nights? That’s not whom this festival is geared to please; its family oriented, with an emphasis on kids that no festival I have ever considered going to has had.