April 2017

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Twiddle | PLUMP Chapters 1 & 2 | Review

Submitted by Emerson Kerwin on Wed, 04/26/2017 - 7:57 pm

The first chapter of Twiddle’s double album, PLUMP, was released in December 2015, helping to cement the reputation of the Vermont-based jam band, which has cultivated an enthusiastic following through consistent touring and jubilant live shows. On April 28th, the band will release PLUMP Chapter 2 along with a remastered edition of Chapter 1. The double album was produced by Ron St. Germain, known for his masterful work with Bad Brains, 311, and Sonic Youth.

Beale Street Music Festival 2017 | Preview

Submitted by philamonjaro on Wed, 04/26/2017 - 1:44 pm

Once a blues festival closing off the famed Beale Street, Beale Street Music Festival has outgrown its downtown setting and and for the past few years located on the banks of the Mississippi River. Now ranked in Fest300's list of the worlds best festivals, the live music is diverse and the best bang for your buck in the midwest, if not the country. 

Head for the Hills set to release new Album

Submitted by Big Hassle Media on Wed, 04/26/2017 - 12:36 pm

Potions and Poisons (available May 12th) is the fourth studio album of original music from Head for the Hills, the Colorado based post-modern bluegrass outfit of Adam Kinghorn, Joe Lessard, Matt Loewen and Sam Parks. There’s no reinvention of the wheel here--no computer programmed banjo rolls or digitally arpeggiated fiddle lines.

Questlove Supreme Season Two Now Live

Submitted by BB Gun Press on Wed, 04/26/2017 - 11:44 am

Pandora (NYSE: P) today released the first episode of the second season of Questlove Supreme. The weekly show, available exclusively on Pandora, is hosted by Questlove, four-time GRAMMY winner, member of The Roots, and music director of NBC's The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon. Season two of Questlove Supreme kicks off today at 1 p.m. EST / 10 a.m. PST with esteemed artist / producer Kenny "Babyface" Edmonds as its inaugural guest. New episodes will premiere Wednesdays at 1 p.m. EST / 10 a.m. PST.

Acura Amps up NOLA Music Education Support with Trombone Shorty

Submitted by AWA PR on Wed, 04/26/2017 - 11:29 am

Acura is building on the brand’s 18-year commitment to the music and arts of New Orleans as the automaker joins iconic bandleader, singer, songwriter and producer, Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews, as Official Automotive Partner of the Trombone Shorty Foundation’s Shorty Fest and Trad Fridays.

Dave Asprey & Dr. Izabella Wentz in Denver

Submitted by Nicole Jirtle on Wed, 04/26/2017 - 10:30 am

As we entered the Gothic Theatre on April 19, we were handed copies of Dave Asprey's newest book, Head Strong, along with cups of Bulletproof Coffee and samples of his new grass fed collagen bars, both equal parts satisfying and delicious.  Head Strong and his previous book, The Bulletproof Diet, are both New York Times bestsellers.