July 2016

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Sacred steel guitarist Roosevelt Collier will join David Shaw's Big River Get Down as a special guest artist at large when the one-day festival, presented by Miller Lite, commences Saturday, Sept. 10 at RiversEdge Amphitheater in Hamilton, Ohio.

Iron Maiden’s The Book of Souls World Tour has been on the road since late February, playing to over 1.5 million fans with 72 shows in 36 counties and six continents. They will play the final show on Thursday, 4th August in Germany at Wacken Open Air Festival. ARTE Concert is going to feature the entire iconic performance on Livestream. The spectacular gig will get lavish camera attention and can be accessed anywhere in the world – a sensational experience for anyone who cannot get to show.
 
Iron Maiden Manager Rod Smallwood says:
 

There is so much good that went down at the inaugural Homegrown Music Festival in Ozark, Arkansas. Innovative sustainability efforts, great music and beautiful landscape combined to create one of the most memorable festivals I’ve been to yet. (Plus, free actual bathrooms and showers!) Though relatively small, Homegrown made a big impact on just about everybody who attended.

British duo Josienne Clarke & Ben Walker will release their debut album for Rough Trade, 'Overnight,' on October 14th, 2016. They'll also be playing their first run of North American tour dates in September, starting in Boston on Sept 7, and continuing with two NYC shows, as well as Philly, Chicago, Minneapolis, Bloomington Indiana's Lotus Festival, and more.

Iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy-Award winner BRIAN SETZER and his 19-piece THE BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA will visit 32 cities beginning Saturday, November 12 in Appleton and make stops in Nashville, Los Angeles and San Francisco, among others (full itinerary below).

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen keeps on pickin’ up momentum. The acclaimed group was honored with numerous nominations during International Bluegrass Music Association’s nomination announcement. The past winners of IBMA Instrumental Group of the Year (2014), the band garnered a repeat nomination in that category. In a related category, they are also nominated for IBMA Instrumental Recorded Performance of the Year for their tune, “Cazenovia Casanova,” featuring Sam Bush and Jerry Douglas.