March 2016

Tortuga Music Fest. Announces Rock the Ocean's Conservation Village

The fourth annual Tortuga Music Festival, country music’s biggest beach party featuring Blake Shelton, Tim McGraw, and Dierks Bentley, continues to be more than just entertainment.  As the festival celebrates its tremendous oceanfront setting, it also informs concertgoers on the issues impacting the world’s oceans while supporting marine research and conservation.

The Lonely Heartstring Band Announces Debut Release

Acclaimed Boston-based bluegrass quintet The Lonely Heartstring Band is set to release their debut album Deep Waters June 3 on Rounder Records.

YMSB | The Catalyst | Santa Cruz | Review

The storied bluegrass quintet Yonder Mountain String Band showered The Catalyst of downtown Santa Cruz, CA in full form on Wednesday night, March 23rd.

Day of the Dead Available May 20th, 2016

Day of the Dead is an epic tribute to the music and artistry of the Grateful Dead, curated by Aaron and Bryce Dessner of The National. They have brought together some of their favorite musicians to reinterpret the songs and sounds of the Dead for a new generation.

Easy Star All-Stars 2016 Spring Tour Dates

Easy Star All-Stars have announced their 2016 spring tour: kicking things off with their annual 420 show at The Highline Ballroom in their hometown of NYC (on April 20, of course), the band then heads out to the Midwest and Rocky Mountain regions for two more weeks on the road.

Dark Star Orchestra Set for Berkeley Debut

On April 7th, 8th and 9th Dark Star Orchestra (DSO) will perform for the first time ever in Berkeley, CA.  The performances will be held at the newly renovated UC Theatre.

Umphrey's McGee | The Wiltern | Review

Umphrey’s McGee concluded their 2016 Winter West Coast Tour at the Wiltern Theater in Los Angeles on Saturday night.  The tour has been highlighted by a variety of bust-outs, debuts and collaborations and this night would prove to be no different.  The crowd began filtering in more than 2 hours before Umphrey’s McGee was ready to start, and those that did were greeted with a fiery opening set from Pr

The New Stew's 2016 Spring Seven City Tour

The New Stew is a “super group” of a handful of fine musicians from all genres of music that features Corey Glover (Living Colour, Galactic) on vocals, Roosevelt Collier (The Lee Boys) on Lap Steel/ Pedal Steel, Yonrico Scott (Derek Trucks Band, Royal Southern Brotherhood) on percussion, Dave Yoke (Susan Tedeschi Band, Dr.

Railroad Earth Return To Red Rocks in Sept.

Railroad Earth will return to Red Rocks Amphitheater Friday September 16 along with special guests The Chris Robinson Brotherhood and Anders Osborne, followed by an intimate show at the Boulder Theater on September 17.

Thrival Music Festival Announces Lineup

Launched in 2013 by Pittsburgh-based nonprofit Thrill Mill, Inc., Pittsburgh’s Thrival Innovation + Music Festival is an annual weeklong event that showcases the former industrial juggernaut’s resurgence as a dynamic tech and creative hub.

Robbie Fulks' Upland Stories Available 4/1

In 1993, a songwriter banging around the Chicago club scene with a twangy voice and dangerous sense of humor caught our attention.

Songwriter Andy Ferrell's Album Out Now

The new album from North Carolina roots songwriter Andy Ferrell, At Home and In Nashville, is aptly named, for it points to a long lineage of artists traveling between their homes in rural Appalachia and the neon lights of country music’s capitol, Nashville, Tennessee. Born in Boone, NC, Ferrell grew up in heart of the Blue Ridge Mountains, the birthplace of Appalachian traditional music and the home of the great Doc Watson.

Dierks Bentley Exposes Details for BLACK

Multi-PLATINUM selling singer/songwriter Dierks Bentley has never had to follow trends; he challenges them and creates his own. On the heels of a career album earning critical acclaim, commercial success and an armful of Grammy, CMA and ACM nominations, Bentley continues one of the most interesting journeys in country music with the newest mile-marker, his eighth studio album BLACK (Capitol Records Nashville) set for release on May 27.

Les Paul Big Sound Experience is coming to Wanee

The Les Paul Big Sound Experience is coming to Wanee Music Festival April 14-16 in Spirit of Suwanewee Music Park, Live Oak FL.

Guests can experience all of the entertainment and fun on board Les Paul’s Big Sound Experience mobile tour vehicle – a playground of technology, music, sound and invention for all ages. This marks the 100th Anniversary of Les Paul which is being celebrated across the country with special events, the tour and a host of promotions.

Garcia Art on display @ Psylodelic Gallery

An artist from childhood who was painting in oils by the age of seventeen, Jerry Garcia in his youth thought of himself as “an artist who played music,” Throughout the years of his prodigious musical output he continued drawing and painting.

Roots of a Rebellion 2016 Spring Tour Dates

Roots of a Rebellion, commonly referred to as ROAR, bolster heavy reggae/rock/dub music for the soul. The band is known for their dynamic live shows centered around their progressive sound and energy. Playing hundreds of shows a year, Roots has developed a die-hard fan base throughout the country.

Umphrey's McGee | Oakland, CA | Review

Umphrey’s McGee, the sextet from South Bend, IN returned to the East Bay of Oakland, CA for their fifth consecutive appearance in as many years at the famed Fox Theater Friday night, March 25th.

One night from the official wrap of the Winter 2016 Tour, Umphrey’s McGee proved they have not lost their bag of tricks, nor is it even close to being empty.

Umphrey's McGee | Harrah's | Review

Umphrey’s McGee returned to the road last night, March 24th at Harrah’s South Lake Tahoe South Shore Room inside the Stateline, NV hotel.

Metallica's Minneapolis Concert Sells Out

Metallica's recently announced headlining concert at Minneapolis' brand new US Bank Stadium on August 20th has completely SOLD OUT. Pre-sale fan club tickets were made available earlier this week, followed by this morning's public on-sale, which sold out in less than 10 minutes. Metallica's show in Minneapolis will be the first rock concert at US Bank Stadium, the new home of the Minnesota Vikings, as part of the opening weekend festivities.

Seven Lions Revisits Metal & Acoustic Roots

Before diving into electronics, west coast songwriter and producer SEVEN LIONS began in guitar-based music.  For his new EP CREATION, out today (March 25) on Casablanca Records, he returns to his base of musical influence.

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