January 2012

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Amy Ray’s newest solo release Lung of Love expresses the folk elements of Indigo Girls, while allowing Amy to stretch her rocker wings a bit more than she did on last year’s Beauty Queen Sister. She has been called the more edgy half of the duo, and her solo material has always displayed that. Ray is an adept songwriter, known to weave lyrics that stir heavy emotions about serious issues, both political and personal.

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present SBTRKT at the Fox Theatre on Tuesday, April 10th.  Tickets go on sale Friday, January 27th for $20.00.Design is at the heart of this project: first the instruments, then the songs and finally the masks.  Whilst massively prolific, a minimalist ethos runs through the work and style of SBTRKT, not just in the name but in the precision of the sonics and arrangemen

For the month of February, The National Jazz Museum in Harlem continues to offer a wide range of top quality free programming and affordable concerts from jazz’s most celebrated musicians, educators and historians. For Harlem Speaks, our flagship public program of oral histories, we have the acclaimed saxophonist Jaleel Shaw and renowned arranger, producer and trumpet player Don Sickler. Jazz for Curious Listeners and our Saturday panel this month are dedicated to the pioneering jazz producer and civil rights advocate Norman G

As spring winds down and turns into summer, Dark Star Orchestra will be taking their bus on Spring Tour East, starting with two nights at the Higher Ground in Burlington, VT, and truckin' on through the beginning of June.

Cloud 9 Adventures – the team behind music travel experiences Jam Cruise, Holy Ship!, Mayan Holidaze and Panic en la Playa – gives back to the communities they visit via their non-profit organization Positive Legacy.

Ruthie Foster celebrates the release of her new album, Let It Burn, on Tuesday, January 31 with an appearance that night at Los Angeles’ Grammy Museum. The performance and interview there will be available to fans throughout the world on a web simulcast. The event kicks off a tour that continues into late spring with stops in all major cities including Austin for SXSW (March 14–16).