August 2017


Whether traveling to gigs on horseback or by tour bus, Americana mavens The Brothers Comatose forge their own path with raucous West Coast renderings of traditional bluegrass, country and rock 'n' roll music. In advance of their showcase at AMERICANAFEST 2017 (Sept. 13 @ The High Watt, 10pm) and the forthcoming "Campfire Caravan" national tour with Mipso and The Lil Smokies, The Brothers Comatose release the debut song in a new series, "Don't Make Me Get Up And Go," produced by indie-rock legend John Vanderslice.

The Steven Graves Band, The Lakota People's Law Project, and Don Quixotes International Music Hall in Felton California are hosting a benefit concert in support of the Standing Rock Legal Defense Fund on September 10th at Don Quixotes in Felton (7 PM).  Renowned public defender, Daniel Sheehan (Wounded Knee, Karen Silkwood, Iran-Contra, etc) and Principal at the Lakota People's Law Project, is Chief Counsel defending Chase Iron Eyes and other Standing Rock water protectors wrongly charged with

In The Kingdom of Dreams, the debut solo album by Ian Felice of The Felice Brothers, is out today on Hall of Realms Records (and through Loose in the UK). Hailed as a “solo masterpiece of cosmic simplicity,” by No Depression, it features 10 new songs written by Felice in 2016 and recorded over the course of four days in February of 2017.

The Woodshedders are excited to announce the release of their fourth full-length studio album “Talisman”. The band expands on its patented genre cross-pollination with eleven brand new originals, with sounds swerving through Rock, Gypsy, Jam, Appalachian, and Honky-Tonk, often in the same song, featuring fiery solos, poetic lyrics, and psychedelic grooves.

Assimilated into music at an early age thanks to father and bassist Courtney Panton Sr, New York-based trio of brothers New Kingston have emerged as one of the most exciting and innovative bands in the reggae scene. Their prolific nature, both on the road and in studio, is once more on display in the form of the upcoming release of A Kingston Story: Come From Far, due out August 25th, 2017 on tastemaker label Easy Star Records, accompanied by more extensive touring.

Birds of Bellwoods have unveiled “Catching Up,” the new single from their forthcoming album, VICTORIA. The quartet have established themselves as one of Toronto’s most  unique emerging bands, with “skilled musicianship and strong vocal harmonies.” (New Canadian Music) The self-released EP, The Fifth, racked up accolades including a 2016 Independent Music Award and  an International Songwriting Competition prize.