July 2017

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver Release Single

Doyle Lawson & Quicksilver bring a little more "Life To My Days" with the first radio release from their upcoming Mountain Home Music Company project, LIFE IS A STORY, due out August 25.

Green River Festival 2017 | Review/Photos

With 31 years of crowd-pleasing experience under their belts, the Green River Festival continues to deliver a summer music experience that goes “above and beyond” its hundreds of summer festival competitors.

Hot Tuna On Tour & Having a Blast

Every show Hot Tuna (Jorma Kaukonen, Jack Casady and drummer Justin Guip) performs a different set, always unprecedented in mood and expressive in melody and rhythm ... excitement comes from never quite knowing what’s coming next.

Twiddle to play two nights at Boulder Theater

Due to illness, moe. must cancel their Friday, August 11th & Saturday, August 12th performances at the Boulder Theater. Because these shows were part of a ticket bundle that included the Sunday, August 13th performance at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, all ticket bundles will be refunded at point of purchase. Please allow up to 72 hours for the reimbursement to appear on your credit card statement.

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Cole Williams Band covers Sam Cooke

The self-proclaimed “punk empress of African Rock” Cole Williams has premiered an invigorating cover of the Sam Cooke classic, “A Change is Gonna Come.” The track premiered over on Glide.com recently, and can be heard here.

Dennis Johnson to Release "Rhythmland"

San Francisco Bay Area-based slide guitar master Dennis Johnson announces a September 15 release date for Rhythmland, his latest CD on the Root Tone Records label. Johnson plans to release his first single off the new disc, “Timbale” to iTunes on August 1, and will celebrate the new album with a special CD release party show on September 15 at the Guild Theater in Sacramento.

Music Therapy Program Established In Memory of Chris Cornell

Local nonprofit Childhaven today announced the establishment of the "Chris Cornell Music Therapy Program at Childhaven" in memory of the late musician and philanthropist. Vicky Cornell has committed $100,000 to assist Childhaven's therapeutic early learning model for trauma-affected children. This announcement comes on July 20, the date of Chris Cornell's birth.
 

Alt 929 announces free concerts in Boston

ALT 92.9, Boston’s Alternative Radio announces The Revivalists, American Authors and New Politics will headline ALT Rocks Boston 2017.

The radio station’s free summer concert series, presented by RCN, will include two shows at Copley Square Park on August 17th and August 31st as well as a first time performance at the SoWa Art & Design District Market on September 9th, 2017.

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The NorCal Canna Cuisine Gala featuring Moonalice

The evening will begin at 5pm with entertainment by the Bay Area’s favorite psychedelic rock band Moonalice. Guests will enjoy various fresh non-alcoholic, canna-cocktails crafted by Jeff the 420 Chef over music and mingling before sitting down for dinner. DJ Logic will be spinning after dinner in the Redwood Grove, Scott Guberman and Jeannette Ferber playing during dinner with other musical guests.

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Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival 2017 | Review

Sometimes I think I am so full of shit. Ask my wife, and it’s probably safe to drop sometimes I think. But coming to Grey Fox Bluegrass Music Festival, a festival I come to every year, trying to think of a new way to make you, fair reader, understand that it is unlike anything that you have or ever will experience? I am full of shit to think I can do this.

Forecastle Festival 2017 | Review & Photos

The Forecastle Festival celebrated 15 years at sea this year with headlining acts Odesza, LCD Soundsystem, and Weezer. Although they set sail 15 years ago, fans are still discovering unique quirks about the festival each year. Did you know their lost and found carries over each year? So, if you lost a glow stick in 2016, you could have potentially salvaged it in 2017.

Mipso hits Colorado, August 16 + 19

Currently on the road in support of their recently released new album, Coming Down The Mountain, Mipso are coming to Avon and Keystone, CO as part of their Summer 2017 Album Release tour. On April 7th, 2017, acclaimed Chapel Hill quartet Mipso released their highly anticipated new album, Coming Down The Mountain, to rave reviews. It quickly shot up the Billboard album charts and debuted in the Top 5 of the Bluegrass Album Charts.

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Peter Frampton's "I Saved A Bird Today" video premiere

The video for “I Saved A Bird Today,” the new song from Grammy-Award wining guitarist Peter Frampton, is premiering via NPR Music, who hail, “Frampton’s most recent recordings have recast the singer-guitarist as a gentler acoustic chronicler of life, but his softly accented charm and charisma remain intact.” The video was made by the dreambear production company and animators Antonio Corral and Manuel Casares. Watch here.

King Crimson To Tour The US Fall 2017

Now in their 48th year, King Crimson will be returning to America in the Fall of 2017! The new dates see the group performing in some states and cities that have not been visited in a while. Atlanta, Georgia, for example, last had live Crimson music in 2001, while Texas has experienced something of an epic Crimson drought since 1974, not counting ProjeKct Three's week-long residency in the Lone Star state during March 1999.
 
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Josh Ritter's new album Gathering due 9/22

Gathering, the ninth full-length album from critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Josh Ritter, will be released September 22 on Pytheas Recordings/Thirty Tigers and is now available for pre-order.

Thorp Jenson announces new album Odessa

Richmond, Va.-based guitarist Thorp Jenson has officially announced the release of his forthcoming debut album, Odessa, out October 20. In conjunction with the announcement, Jenson shared the album's first single "Oklahoma" at Glide who called the track, "Spirited and energetic," and praised Jenson as, "A vibrant songwriter and dynamic frontman."

Guitarfish Music Festival is Summer Camp for Music Lovers

The Guitarfish Music Festival, held in Cisco Grove, CA in the beautiful Sierra Nevadas, is one of the premier family friendly festivals on the west coast. An intimate affair where lasting friendships are created, the element of belonging is tangible, and the experience is real. The music is diverse, and Kidsville is action packed.

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Brooklyn Comes Alive To Celebrate Allman Brothers

Last week, Brooklyn Comes Alive announced a massive artist lineup, with over 100 artists slated to perform 35+ sets of music over two days in the heart of Williamsburg.

Chris Robinson Brotherhood New Video

The Chris Robinson Brotherhood have released an official video for "Behold The Seer." It's the opening track from the band's new studio album, 'Barefoot In The Head,' out this Friday, July 21 on Silver Arrow Records.

Kenny Rogers Announces Star-Studded Concert

Blackbird Presents and Kenny Rogers are proud to announce “All In For The Gambler: Kenny Rogers’ Farewell Concert Celebration,” an all-star concert event taping at the Bridgestone Arena in Nashville, Tennessee on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 at 7PM CT.

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