May 2017

Grateful Hearts Unite for Hemp - 6/9/17

On June 9th, 2017, the Industrial Hemp Research Foundation will host a fun, educational event to celebrate the 8th Annual Hemp History Week, a national grassroots education campaign taking place from June 5-11, 2017, which aims to renew support for hemp farming in the United States.

nugs.tv Tonight: Rod Y Gab @ Boulder Theater

Internationally acclaimed Mexican acoustic rock guitar duo Rodrigo y Gabriela are back on the road again in 2015, bringing their unique instrumental blend of metal, jazz and world music to audiences all over the US. Rodrigo Sanchez and Gabriela Quintero have been playing together for more than fifteen years.

nugs.tv Tonight: Wolf Guitar Auction

Joe Russo's Friends with Benefits featuring: John Scofield , Nels Cline (Wilco), Neal Casal (Chris Robinson Brotherhood, Circles Around The Sun)  Billy Martin (Medeski Martin & Wood), Joe Russo, Cass McCombs, Dave Dreiwitz (Ween, Joe Russo's Almost Dead), Dave Harrington (Darkside, Hooteroll? + Plus), Tom Hamilton (Joe Russo's Almost Dead), Delicate Steve, Scott Metzger (Joe Russo's Almost Dead), Jon Shaw (Bob Weir, Shakey Graves), Erik Deutsch (Charlie Hunter, Hooteroll?

Tripping Daisy Returns To The Stage

Earlier in month, music fans in this town witnessed a small handful of return performances from the legendary Tripping Daisy inspiring a flurry of very deserved superlative adjectives and, we are sure, new fans.

Northern Nights Reveals 2017 Full Lineup

After a winter of heavy rains, the Emerald Triangle is in full bloom and the rugged yet regal Eel River is at full flow.

Moon Hooch Fall 2017 Tour Dates

Moon Hooch have announced Fall 2017 tour dates. The 18-show headline run will make stops throughout the Midwest and Rocky Mountains, including their biggest performances yet in Chicago, Minneapolis and Denver. The Brooklyn-based double sax and drums trio, who Brooklyn Vegan declared "bring the party to wherever they play," conclude the trek in the Southeast with two nights in Atlanta and Jacksonville.

Boston Calling 2017 | Review & Photos

Boston Calling returned to Boston, MA, this past weekend in an entirely new form – a venue that featured grass. Previously held in Boston’s City Hall Plaza, this year’s festival was held at the Harvard Athletic Complex, trading the concrete ground of downtown Boston for the open-space fields of Cambridge’s most elite school.

Video Premiere: The Coffis Brothers' 'You Ain't Got The Heart'

This is a straight ahead Rock & Roll song. There's a little bit of that sense of angst and that sort of "I don't need" attitude which is always a fun lyrical message to deliver in a song. We've been playing this song for about two years in our set and it's become a favorite of our fans. I think our friends and fans will be really excited to finally have a recording of it."

New Orleans Suspects CO Summer Tour

New Orleans Suspects brings together some of the best, most highly respected players in New Orleans including: “Mean” Willie Green on drums (Neville Bros.); Jeff Watkins on saxophone (James Brown Band, Joss Stone Band); Jake Eckert on guitar/vocals (Dirty Dozen Brass Band); CR Gruver on keyboards and vocals (Polytoxic, Outformation); and Eric Vogel (Tony Hall Band) on bass guitar.  Founding member Reggie Scanlan (The Radiators, Professor Longh

Ben Sollee And Kentucky Native Out 8/11

Acclaimed cellist, composer, songwriter and activist Ben Sollee announces the release of Ben Sollee And Kentucky Native (Soundly Music) on August 11th. Tracing the origins of a traditional American genre back to early immigrants, Sollee takes a nontraditional approach, blending the influences of early Irish and Scottish musicians with the rhythms of Mexico, Africa and India.

Grateful Dead Movie @ Boulder Theater

Celebrate the 40th anniversary of the original Grateful Dead documentary, The Grateful Dead Movie. Co-directed by Jerry Garcia and Leon Gast, this concert film features live performances from the October 1974 5-night run at San Francisco’s iconic Winterland held during the band’s so-called “retirement” prior to taking a two-year sabbatical. Performances include “U.S. Blues,” “One More Saturday Night,” “Casey Jones,” “Playing in the Band” and “Sugar Magnolia,” among other Dead classics.

Chris Robinson Brotherhood 2017 Fall Tour

Chris Robinson Brotherhood announce the second leg of their 'Barefoot In The Head' U.S. tour. The 35-date run, stretching from September though November, supports their new studio album of the same name due July 21 on Robinson's own Silver Arrow Records. The tour covers much of the U.S. with stops across the Gulf Coast, Southeast, Northeast and Midwest.

Jean Michel Jarre | Microsoft Theater | L.A.

Jean Michel Jarre, a French pioneer in electronic music and a true living legend in the world of pop music, gave his first live performance in Los Angeles as part of his first tour of the United States ever, at the Microsoft Theater, Saturday, May 27.

nugs.tv: Watch Tedeschi Trucks Band

Tedeschi Trucks Band takes over nugs.tv this Memorial Day! Enjoy a free stream of their "Live From The Fox Oakland" (recorded September 9, 2016) starting Sunday night at 8PM EDT thru Monday at midnight EDT.

Jesse Royal Releases "Always Be Around"

Jesse Royal releases the first single, “Always Be Around,” from his upcoming debut full-length this Friday, May 26. Two days earlier, the song will be premiered on Wednesday, May 24, via the Mass Appeal website. This release marks the first collaboration with U.S.-based indie tastemaker label Easy Star Records, giving a taste from what is sure to be one of the biggest reggae albums of the year.

Valenti Funk Releases Two New Track

Well known around Texas for his contributions with the award-winning group The Effinays and funk-disco up-and-comer Ronnie Heart, multi-talented instrumentalist, composer, and producer Valenti Funk is determined to introduce his unparalleled brand of funk-fusion to the masses.

Enchanted Forest Opens Cannabis Zone

An ode to their continued efforts to remain at the forefront of an evolving festival circuit, the West Coast’s premier multi-experiential event, Enchanted Forest Gathering (EFG) unveils an innovative partnership with seed-to-shelf NorCal cannabis manufacturer & distributor, CannaCraft and leading online cannabis telehealth platform, PrestoDoctor.

Evolfo Announce Summer 2017 Tour Dates

Evolfo, the 7-piece "psychedelic garage-soul" (AXS) powerhouse from Brooklyn (by way of Allston, MA), have announced summer tour dates along the East Coast.

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Jam In The Trees Announces 2017 Schedule

The 2nd Annual Jam In The Trees is a two day, Americana music-themed event that takes place at Pisgah Brewing in Black Mountain, NC! With bands playing on both the beautiful Outdoor Stage, and the more intimate Indoor Taproom Stage Friday and Saturday, August 25 and 26, 2017. There are unique vendors and local food trucks on-site, and of course award-winning Pisgah Brewing beer.

Gregg Allman Passes Away Today at 69

In a startling loss for American music, Gregg Allman passed away today at age 69. Gregg began collaborating with his brother Duane Allman in the early 1960s, eventually forming a band that would change the face of rock’ n ’roll and American music.

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