February 2014

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As most of you can imagine, life for a touring band is never easy. From late nights to creative fights, there's a reason why only so many bands withstand the challenges of being on the road whilst maintaining a personal sense of freedom. We, Papadosio, created the Rootwire Music & Arts Festival in an attempt to paint on our own canvas.

Widespread Panic has just announced dates for their upcoming 2014 Summer Tour, which includes performances at some of the band’s fan favorite venues.  This year, Widespread Panic is excited to be joined on tour by some very special guests and friends.

Inducted in 1964, Bluegrass legends Jim & Jesse are celebrating 50 Years as members of the GRAND OLE OPRY this year.  On March 1st the Grand Ole Opry® will honor Jesse McReyonlds as he celebrates his 50th year as a member of the Grand Ole Opry®.  The success of their 60’s radio shows prompted Martha White Flour to bring them to Nashville to star on their early morning show on WSM.  In 1964 a life time dream came

As we approach the second anniversary of the slaying of Trayvon Martin there are still a lot of challenges to face in regards to the search for Justice and Equality.Only recently, we have witnessed the shenanigans of how justice was served in the Jordon Davis trial, where a black teenager was provoked unnecessarily to his death.  We ask ourselves how many other circumstances that run parallel to these two cases, throughout, and have never seen the light of day when it comes to national and international publicity.Yes, racism is still alive and kicking.  <