May 2016

Mason Porter | 'Heart Of The Mountains'

Pennsylvania Americana group Mason Porter formed over a decade ago in West Chester initially gaining steam, as most bluegrass acts must, as a relentless touring act. While the festival circuit is where improvisational prowess often makes its mark, Mason Porter’s ventures in the studio these past few years has clearly distinguished them.

Sarah Jarosz to release Undercurrent 6/17

Undercurrent, the fourth album from acclaimed GRAMMY nominated singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist Sarah Jarosz will be released on June 17th via Sugar Hill Records.  Undercurrent features a newfound confidence and a more minimalist production, focused on Jarosz’s upfront vocals and most personal songwriting to date.
 

David Grisman Sextet releases first album!

In 1976 the newly-formed David Grisman Quintet recorded the first album of dawg music, an acoustic blend of many styles and traditions. Now forty years later that music continues to evolve with this first recording of the David Grisman Sextet. Many faces, hearts and hands have changed but the musical vision is still intact — the Dawg's own music.

Wavy Gravy celebrates his 80th with Seva

It was red noses all around on May 22 in Southern Sonoma County, as thousands converged at the Mountain Event Center to celebrate Wavy Gravy in merriment and song on the occasion of his 80th birthday.  

Grateful Web Interview with Lily Keber

It’s been forty years since the release of New Orleans pianist James Booker’s explosive live album, Blues and Ragtime From New Orleans. Once referred to by Dr. John as “the best black, gay, one-eyed junkie piano genius that New Orleans has ever produced,” Booker’s life was beyond fascinating and like many artists wasn’t fully realized until long after his death.

deadmau5 returns with new single "Snowcone" on mau5trap

For the last few weeks since the completion of his studio in the outskirts of Toronto, electronic music producer deadmau5 has been sharing online many new developing productions and works in progress.  Today, May 27 he has made available his first official single release since 2014 with "Snowcone."  The downtempo instrumental made its debut today on deadmau5's mau5trap Beats 1 radio show.  It is available to listen and purchase now at:

Bonanza Campout Adds Big Gigantic

Bonanza Campout – the inaugural music festival near Park City, Utah, - recently announced the addition of Big Gigantic to the already stellar and dynamic line-up. Hosted on June 10th & 11th, thousands of music enthusiasts will make their way to the picturesque backdrop of Jordanelle State Park, to experience the boutique music and camping festival.

Rio Three-O Block Party with Buddy Guy!

You've given us nothing less than 30 years of smiles, laughter and entertainment, now we're giving you nothing more than a great time. Join us June 18th in Fort Collins for margs, music, memories and more.

Morrison Hotel Gallery Honors The 25th Anniversary Of Dave Matthews Band

On June 17th, Morrison Hotel Gallery will honor Dave Matthews Band's 25th anniversary with an immersive photo exhibit spanning the band's quarter century history.  The show will feature the collected work of the band's favorite photographs and photographers. The exhibit will be open to the public from June 17th thru July 10th.  All images in the exhibit are available for purchase at

Just Announced: Perpetual Groove @ Fox Theatre

PERPETUAL GROOVE IS BACK AFTER A 2-YEAR HIATUS - CHECK OUT THEIR NEW OFFICIAL MUSIC VIDEO FOR, “PAPER DOLLS, HERE!!!

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Libby Koch's 'Just Move On,' releasing 6/24

For her new album, Just Move On (June 24, 2016, Berkalin Records) Americana singer-songwriter Libby Koch set out to deliver a collection of “true cryin’ and leavin’ country songs,” inspired by the strong-woman spirits of Patsy Cline, Loretta Lynn, Dolly Parton, Emmylou Harris, Linda Ronstadt and other legendary voices she grew up admiring.

Just Announced: Pink Talking Fish @ Fox Theatre

PINK TALKING FISH BRINGS THE EPIC EMOTION OF PINK FLOYD, THE FUNKY, DANCEABLE LAYERINGS OF THE TALKING HEADS & THE MULTITUDE OF STYLES, UNIQUE COMPOSITIONAL STRUCTURES AND PURE FUN OF PHISH MERGING ALL INTO ONE GIVING MUSIC LOVERS AN UNFORGETTABLE EXPERIENCE!!!

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Summer 2016 Concerts @ Sonoma State

Weill Hall + Lawn at Sonoma State University’s Green Music Center (GMC) announces the lineup for the Summer 2016 Season—the GMC’s fourth summer season in Weill Hall + Lawn.

The season comprises 23 performances from the genres of country, pop, Latin, folk, rock and bluegrass music, as well as several comedy shows and an outdoor movie marathon.

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Philip Bauer Joins Cover Rock Festival

Cover Rock Festival adds Philip Bauer, The Legend of Johnny Cash to their first annual music lineup on June 25-26 at The A

Billy Cobham's Art of the Rhythm Section Retreat

An immersive five-day learning experience for professional and semi-pro bassists, drummers, guitarists and keyboard players across all genres and styles.

Yonder Mountain 2016 Summer Tour Dates

For nearly 17 years, Yonder Mountain String Band has redefined bluegrass music, expanding the traditional acoustic genre beyond its previously established boundaries by steadily pushing the envelope into the realms of rock n' roll and improvisation. YMSB has always played music of their own design, in the process attracting a devout coterie of fans that often resembles a tight knit family on an epic musical journey as Yonder traverses the country with an ever-rigorous tour schedule.

Moogfest's Durham Debut Hailed as Success by Organizers, Artists, Fans, Community

Following a successful and acclaimed debut in Durham, Moogfest announced it will return to Durham in 2017, May 18-22.

Jon Stickley Trio Captivates Crowds w/ Rapid-Fire Guitar, Sultry Violin & Drums

Jon Stickley Trio is excited to embark on tour for a plethora of shows this festival season! They have stops throughout the country including the White Squirrel Festival in North Carolina and Rooster Walk in Martinsville, Virginia this May. They kick off June in Nashville on their way St. Louis and then Colorado’s Front Range. Mid-June brings them back to the Southeast and they finish up the month at ROMP in Owensboro, Kentucky.

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