June 2012

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With the recently released EP titled Pull Factors, the New York based instrumental rock-fusion quartet Tauk has exploded on the music scene. But long before this summer’s myriad music festivals, Junior High friends, guitarist Matt Jalbert, bassist Charlie Dolan, and keyboardist Alric "A.C." Carter cultivated an eclectic collective.

“Work is love made visible.  And he alone is great who turns the voice of the wind into a song made sweeter by his own loving.” – From The Prophet by Kahlil GibranIn support of their sophomore album Prophet, Indie Rock existentialists Ramona Falls hit the Hi-Dive in Denver last week.  Just one year ago Brent Knopf left the art-rock outfit Menomena (a name inspired by the Muppets) to take a more personal exploration to creating music.

One of bluegrass music's favorite groups, LONESOME RIVER BAND debuted songs from their CHRONOLOGY VOLUME TWO album last weekend in front of 10,000 attendees of the popular RudyFest Festival in Kentucky.  The

Chicago is set to launch a 25-date summer tour with support from the Doobie Brothers next month.  The relationship between the two bands dates back to the early 1970s, with this summer's tour marking the fifth time the legendary acts have hit the road together. Following separate sets loaded with their individual hits, the shows will culminate with a collaborative finale featuring classics from both acts.

SLASH Featuring Myles Kennedy and The Conspirators--Myles Kennedy (vocals), Brent Fitz (drums), Todd Kerns (bass) and Frank Sidoris (guitar)--have announced a fall headlining tour starting September 4 in San Diego, CA and wrapping October 3 in Los Angeles, CA.

Umphrey's McGee Summer tour kicks off tomorrow! They're keeping it short and sweet this summer with a handful of shows down the east coast and Midwest. Be sure to join UM on July 6th at the beautiful Harmony Park on Lake Geneva for the first annual Weekend and Harmony with our good friends Yonder Mountain String Band. Get your tickets now.