August 2016

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

Submitted by Cash Edwards M… on Tue, 08/30/2016 - 10:55 am

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

Submitted by Webster PR on Tue, 08/30/2016 - 8:36 am

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

Submitted by Cassidy Maley on Tue, 08/30/2016 - 8:05 am

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. I was thrilled to be there to see Umphrey’s McGee perform in this city known for great music.

Piers Faccini I Dreamed An Island Out 10/26

Submitted by JP Cutler Media on Tue, 08/30/2016 - 7:59 am

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.