August 2016

Jerry Garcia Foundation with The Garcia Project

The Jerry Garcia Foundation in conjunction with The Garcia Project are raising funds for the Historic Memorial Hall in Wilmington, VT

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The Nth Power Announce Live Album and Tour

Funk and soul quartet The Nth Power are proud to announce the release of their dynamic new record, To Be Free - Live, on November 11, 2016. The band recorded the nine-track album in July during two nights of intimate live performances in Boston, MA and one night in the band’s hometown of Brooklyn, NY. Seven songs on the album represent new material for the band.

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Rootfire at the Park Announces 2016 Lineup

Deuterman Productions and Ineffable Live are proud to present Rootfire At The Park, a music and lifestyle festival with the promise of exceptional music and thoughtful details that make a day outside listening to music even better.  The one-day event takes place October 22 at the scenic Cocoa Riverfront Park in Cocoa, FL.  The lineup includes Iration, Tribal Seeds, Collie Buddz

Jaw Gems Releases 'HEATWEAVER'

"Jaw Gems conjure the aesthetic of Flying Lotus... creating rich, neo-soul tapestries..." says Earmilk.

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Electric Zoo Announces Afterparties, Set Times

This Labor Day Weekend--September 2, 3 & 4 on Randall's Island--ELECTRIC ZOO: WILD ISLAND transforms the famous outdoor NYC venue into untamed territory.

Grammy Salute to Music Legends w/Jorma Kaukonen & Jack Casady of Jefferson Airplane

In collaboration with PBS' "Great Performances" series, The Recording Academy will air "GRAMMY® Salute To Music Legends" — a special all-star concert honoring The Recording Academy's 2016 Special Merit Awards recipients — on Oct. 14 from 9–11:30 p.m. on PBS. Taped at Dolby Theatre in Los Angeles, this special features tribute performances and never-before-seen video packages celebrating each of the recipients' contributions to the music industry and our cultural heritage.

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Lights All Night -- New Years Eve in Dallas

LIGHTS ALL NIGHT is undeniably the place to be this New Year's EveTexas' largest electronic music festival--happening Friday, December 30 and Saturday, December 31 at Dallas Market Hall in Dallas--has announced the next phase of its lineup.

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Nitty Gritty Dirt Band to Release Nitty Gritty Dirt Band and Friends

For five decades, the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band has remained one of the most iconic names in American roots music. With one foot planted in the traditions of country-folk and the other pointing toward something new and unexpected, the group continues to tour and release music, influencing multiple generations of audiences and artists along the way.

Umphrey's McGee | Nashville, TN | Review

There is nothing better than summer nights spent with good friends and great music, dancing all night long through the gentle warm rains and colorful sunsets and forgetting every care in the world. There is something about Nashville that brings some form of nostalgia for a simpler time, where things move slower, and smiles from strangers are quicker to form. The city has a laid back energy and a friendly atmosphere.

Piers Faccini I Dreamed An Island Out 10/26

Not a day sooner could Piers Faccini have penned the 10 songs featured on his latest full-length studio recording, I Dreamed An Island (Six Degrees Records; October 21, 2016). Writing in real time as history unfolds and observing the troubled world in which we live, the British songwriter living in southern France responds with a heartfelt conviction.

Dolly Parton's 'Pure & Simple' Debuts At 1

World-renowned singer/songwriter/entertainer Dolly Parton has a worldwide #1 album to celebrate this week. The superstar’s new release Pure & Simple debuts at #1 not only in the U.S., but, also on the national country charts in Canada, U.K. and Australia.

Grateful Web Interview w/ The Lowest Pair

During the hot, humid days at Homegrown Music Festival along the Mulberry River in Arkansas, Grateful Web got the extreme pleasure of chilling out on the river for an interview with banjo duo The Lowest Pair. Palmer Lee recited a poem, Kendl Winter spoke about her creativity style, and we discussed their inspirations and collaboration styles.

WinterWonderGrass moves to Steamboat

Music and brews will integrate with the mountains of Steamboat Springs to deliver an authentic Colorado gathering celebrating bluegrass and craft beer.

Hookahville Festival Celebrates 25 Years

Hookahville returns home to Frontier Ranch in Pataskala, Ohio, located just outside of Columbus. There the rolling hills and woods provide the perfect setting for camping, music, and fun for hundreds of music lovers and their families over the holiday weekend. This will be the bands last performance at Frontier Ranch due to a pending sale of the real estate.

Shoe Fest 2016 Happening This Weekend!

Chicago five-piece Old Shoe will host the sixth annual installment of Shoe Fest over Labor Day weekend at Camp Shaw-Waw-Nas-See in Manteno, IL. The band started the tradition of hosting their fans and musical friends back in 2011 and have grown it into a full on festival that remains true to its roots with a family feeling.
 

Wilco Shares New Song “Someone To Lose"

Wilco shares a new song today called “Someone To Lose” from the forthcoming album Schmilco. The song is streaming now at Wilcoworld.net and is available as a free download to anyone who pre-orders Schmilco before its official September 9 release.
 

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ZAP Feat. Zappa Vocal Legend Ike Willis

New band ZAP has released a digital single called “Air Traffic Control” on Steve Vai's Favored Nations label. The band is made up of Emmy-nominated composer Sean McKee, who is also collaborating with Jon Anderson from YES on a concept album project, Ike Willis, the voice on numerous Frank Zappa albums, and Grammy-nominated bassist Chip Z'Nuff (Enuff Z'Nuff, Missing Persons, Adler's Appetite).

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Lockn' Saturday: Our Ever-Widening Scene

Saturday at Lockn’ was a beautiful sigh between Phish’s weekend bracketing headlining sets.  And the sigh is this: the scene is in a great place now. With the music of the Grateful Dead as a sustaining anchor, jam, electronic music, Americana, and Indie bands are forging a great new collective chapter in authentic, improvised American music.

Rhythms on the Rio 2016: Day Three

The last day of Rhythms on the Rio began as Day Two did with a free yoga class from the good folks at YogaDurango. This festival inaugurated yoga last year as a special addition to the line up of great music, good food and brews, and the awe-inspiring Colorado landscape. After yoga, the festival had an open stage, also on days two and three for children’s performances. These were local kids who were part of the music program that Rhythms on the Rio sponsors.

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