April 2017

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Northwest String Summit Returns in July

Submitted by Northwest Stri… on Wed, 04/26/2017 - 10:25 am

The 16th Annual Northwest String Summit (NWSS) presents an array of today's top live music acts for a blow-out return to Horning's Hideout (North Plains, OR) from July 13 - 16, 2017. Located just 20 miles outside of Portland, OR, Horning's Hideout stands as one of the most scenic festival sites in the country; NWSS is the only music offering this year taking place at Horning's Hideout.

Free Radicals: 20th Anniversary Concert

Submitted by Jazz Promo Services on Wed, 04/26/2017 - 10:07 am

In 1998, Free Radicals’ first CD “The Rising Tide Sinks All” warned against the next Iraq War four years before it started. A decade later, Pakistan’s leading English newspaper, Dawn, called the CD “a premonition waiting to become true.” In 2012, Free Radicals' fourth CD “The Freedom Fence” warned against border walls four years before Trump made them a cornerstone of his campaign for president.

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Stop Trump from destroying our national monuments

Submitted by Friends of the Earth on Wed, 04/26/2017 - 9:08 am

Our national monuments are under attack.  Donald Trump is set to issue an executive order TODAY to let the fossil fuel industry destroy these special places. This means that soon, visitors to Grand Staircase-Escalante, Bears Ears and other natural wonders could see, hear and smell coal mines and oil wells. We need your help to stop this attack!

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Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters New Album Out June 9

Submitted by Dreamspider Pu… on Wed, 04/26/2017 - 8:22 am

“We're switching things up a little. After four albums, I've decided to step out and start using my own name. It's something that a lot of people have encouraged me to do over the years, and I guess that 2017 just felt right.” That name, Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters, is also the title of the band’s new album, which will be released by Organic Records June 9, 2017. “We're keeping The Honeycutters too because we don't want to confuse people... really, we've always been Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters.

Kitchen Dwellers Release 2nd Studio Album

Submitted by Four Winds Man… on Wed, 04/26/2017 - 6:34 am

Kitchen Dwellers just released their second studio album titled Ghost In The Bottle last Friday April 21st. After a celebrating their release at Colorado's Fox and Bluebird Theaters the band has set out on an extensive tour in support of the album including a show at New York City's Gramercy Theater supporting Cabinet this Friday and stops at Delfest, Susquehana Breakdown, and Summer Camp Music Festival.

Grand Point North Announces 2017 Lineup

Submitted by Callanan and K… on Wed, 04/26/2017 - 6:19 am

Grammy-nominated musician Grace Potter announced today the lineup for the 2017 Grand Point North music festival. The Trey Anastasio Band will join Potter, Dawes, Mondo Cozmo, Joseph, Hurray For The Riff Raff, Low Cut Connie, Son Little, and Tank & The Bangas for the annual festival, scheduled for September 16 and 17 at Burlington, Vermont’s Waterfront Park.