May 2017

Paige Clem Hosts Songs About Something

Ivy Room PresentsSongs About Something: Old, New, Borrowed and Blue Tunes in the Round” on June 1st will feature host Paige Clem joined by Joe Craven, Walking Spanish’s Alexander Nelson and Garrin Benfield.

Riot Fest Chicago | September 15-17, 2017

Founded back in 2005 in Chicago, Riot Fest is a this three day music fest features the best of punk, rock, alternative, metal, and hip-hop. Craft beers, great food, wandering performing artists, circus sideshows, fire spinners and craft booths add this unique festival vibe. In it's six year consolidated on one large Chicago city park site, the festival lives up to expectations as with each year's line up announcement, it is met with raw excitement.

Kentucky Headhunters headed over pond

Known as “southern rock royalty,” The Kentucky Headhunters are gearing up to take their rowdy, high-energy live show across the pond, as they return to the U.K. for a string of performances this fall. Supporting the American band will be U.K. rockers Bad Touch, who will join the Headhunters on all 8 shows this October.

Phish Summer Ticket Charity Auction

Phish’s WaterWheel Foundation and The Mimi Fishman Foundation have joined forces in an on-line charity auction.  The auction features tickets for Phish’s 2017 Summer Tour including the “Bakers Dozen” taking place at Madison Square Garden, as well as Phish’s annual Labor Day shows at Dicks Sporting Goods Park in Commerce, CO.  The auction is now available for bidding and comes to a conclusion May 25,

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Gearing up for the 2017 Music on the Mesa

In two weeks, the high desert mesa near Taos will once again rock the mountains looking down at it. Music on the Mesa Festival is known for the high quality of the artists it books and this year is certainly no exception. Headlining the 2017 Music on the Mesa festival are Railroad Earth and Robert Randolph and the Family Band!

Owsley Stanley Fdn. to issue 1st release

The Owsley Stanley Foundation is pleased to announce the release of Doc & Merle Watson: Never the Same Way Once – Live at the Boarding House – May 1974. “A legend recording a legend,” is how Doc Watson’s long-time bassist T. Michael Coleman describes these rare live recordings of the American bluegrass giant by counter-culture icon and concert sound pioneer Owsley Stanley (known as Bear to his family and friends).

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California Roots Announce Food Options

The California Roots Music and Arts Festival is excited to announce the food and craft vendor lineup for the festival happening on May 26-28, 2017 in Monterey, CA. Now in its eighth year, the festival continues to partner with stellar local food vendors to bring festival goers many dining options including vegan, vegetarian, and gluten-free choices.

The Black Seeds Debut Single, Better Days

Long established as one of New Zealand’s finest acts, South Pacific reggae-soul legends The Black Seeds return in 2017 with their long awaited 6th studio album and first single “Better Days,” out May 19th.

Electric Forest's "Her Forest" Initiative

Today, Electric Forest (EF) announced the lineup of performers confirmed to participate in the festival’s first ever “Her Forest” Curated Event for the seventh annual music and camping festival in Rothbury, Michigan, over two distinct weekends -  June 22–June 25 and June 29–July 2.

Rascal Flatts Returns To Las Vegas in Oct.

The best-selling country vocal group of the past decade, Rascal Flatts, will headline a limited Las Vegas engagement, “A Night to Shine,” presented by SiriusXM, in The Venetian Theatre at The Venetian® Las Vegas October 6, 7, 11, 13, 14, 18, 20 and 21 at 8 p.m.
 

Real Gone Announces Summer Releases

Real Gone Music hits its mid-Summer stride with another release schedule that vaults over stylistic boundaries with a little musical magic for listeners of every stripe and preferred musical format. Laura Nyro’s first two, beyond-classic albums, More Than a New Discovery and Eli and the Thirteenth Confession, see their rare and highly coveted MONO versions reissued for the first time ever on a 2-CD set along with non-LP single bonus tracks.

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Adam Ezra Group Releases Fan Produced CD

After channeling the elemental energy of their ever-swelling fanbase to carry out what's undoubtedly the band's most ambitious musical mission to date, Adam Ezra Group is poised to unleash the full force of their 15th album "Hurricane Wind," which will be released, free of charge for two weeks, through NoiseTrade on Sunday, May 21st.

ELP Classic Albums Remastered

A new collection of classic Emerson, Lake & Palmer albums are being released on CD, vinyl and download by BMG on 26 May 2017.

Beale Street Music Festival | Day 3 | 2017

Day 3 of the Beale Street music festival began under warm sunny skies with calm winds. The near perfect conditions brought crowds into the festival grounds early to lounge in the summer like weather, enjoy the many sumptuous food offerings and imbibe their favorite beverages. One local treat being offered up was a giant portion of boiled crawfish with corn on the cob, potatoes, and peppers. The $10 serving was enough to feed at least two hungry people.

GrateVille Dead Music Festival 3rd Year

GrateVille Productions’ Dennie Humphrey and Ashley Angel are excited to invite Louisville to the 3rd Annual GrateVille Dead Music Festival, to celebrate the life and legacy of Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead, July 28th-July 29th 2016 beginning at 3:00 PM at the Brown Forman Amphitheater on Waterfront Park on Friday.

Beale Street Music Festival | Day 2 | 2017

Day 2 of the Beale Street Music Festival began on a beautiful sun-drenched afternoon with the mighty wind of the days before subsiding. Just after 2 PM, early concert-goers were treated to the first set of the day in the Blues tent by the Daddy Mack Blues Band. The Memphis blues veterans are led by singer-guitarist Daddy Mack Orr, who has been compared to Albert King in sound and style.

Beale Street Music Festival Turns 40 Years

One of the oldest music festivals in the United States opened the month-long celebration known as Memphis in May, the first weekend of the month, May 5 to 7. The Beale Street Music Festival has roots dating back to the 1800’s, when African American musicians from across the South would descend on Memphis to perform.

May Daze | Be On Key Psychedelic | Review

If you have not heard of Katharsis yet, consider this your warning to get on the bandwagon fast. This super group is the latest installment of power, brilliance, and diversity of music led by band leader of the Motet and Felabration, drummer Dave Watts.

One Night Only: Long Strange Trip in Theaters

Hey now! Don't miss the chance to attend a special one-night screening of Long Strange Trip in a theater near you on Thursday, May 25th. L.A. and Tri-State area Heads can also pick up tickets for the limited theatrical run, Thursday, May 25 - Thursday, June 1st.

[BR]eaking [BI]scuits from Brooklyn

[Br]eaking [Bi]scuits brings together Adam Deitch and Borahm Lee, aka Break Science with two members of the Disco Biscuits - bassist Marc Brownstein and keyboardist Aron Magner.

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