January 2016

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Twiddle Announces 2016 Spring Tour

Submitted by Brotherly Love… on Wed, 01/27/2016 - 2:26 pm

Vermont four-piece, Twiddlehas announced headlining Spring Tour dates in the Southeast U.S. and Midwest beginning at the end of March. The band recently celebrated the release of their acclaimed album, PLUMP, with several sold out shows in Brooklyn, Boston and Burlington, as well as playing two sets on Jam Cruise.
 

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Presenting the UM Tour Pass

Submitted by umphreys.com on Wed, 01/27/2016 - 2:09 pm

Couch Tour is back and we're not messing around. ​​UM is happy to announce yet another webcast collaboration between Umphrey’s McGee and TourGigs, bringing you the entire tour, a whopping 15 nights! We will be kicking things off ​TONIGHT in Cleveland, OH and bringing you every single ​show through ​the double header in Asheville, NC on February ​20t​h.

90 Years of Louis Armstrong's Hot Fives

Submitted by Eigo on Wed, 01/27/2016 - 2:03 pm

This February for Black History Month, the Louis Armstrong House Museum will honor the most influential band in jazz history, Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five through its new exhibit: Hotter Than That – 90 Years of Louis Armstrong and His Hot Five.  The Hot Five began recording in November 1925 but really hit their stride with their records of February 1926, including hits such as "Heebie Jeebies" and "Cornet Chop Suey."
 

Grateful Web Interview with Stick Figure

Submitted by underwoodschumm on Wed, 01/27/2016 - 11:36 am

Touring behind the November release of “Set in Stone,” Stick Figure’s sixth album since 2007, Scott Woodruff and his band are hitting their stride. Fresh off of support roles on nationwide tours, the reggae foursome is on a cross-country jaunt in command of their own destiny from now to May.

Jason Aldean, Eric Church & Lady Antebellum Lead 4th Annual Faster Horses Lineup

Submitted by THE GREENROOM on Wed, 01/27/2016 - 7:48 am

Faster Horses Festival has quickly become Michigan’s “go-to summer bash” (Detroit Free Press,) and will return in its fourth year on July 15-17 with a star-studded lineup including headliners Jason Aldean, Eric Church and Lady Antebellum.  A three-day, two stage country music and camping festival set among the rolling Irish Hills of Brooklyn, MI and dubbed “The Party of The Summer,” Faster Horses has become known for the strong community vibe within the campsites as well as rapidly winning over artists as one of their favorite shows of the season.