On August 28th, St. Martin’s Press released the long-awaited autobiography from iconic musician Jorma Kaukonen. Whether you’re familiar with Jorma as lead guitarist of the seminal San Francisco rock band Jefferson Airplane, the beloved American-roots act Hot Tuna, or the founder of Fur Peace Ranch is Southeast Ohio, his previously untold story is both moving and exhilarating.
BoomBox has announced their new full-length record, Western Voodoo is set to release October 19th with single, “Selling Fun” releasing August 24th. “Western Voodoo may be the most musically diverse album the band has ever released,” front man Zion Godchaux explains; “There are only a few rules. It should be heavy groove.
Our BEEN SO LONG book giveaway has closed! The winners have all been tagged but are listed below. If you missed out on winning a free copy but would love to read it, the book just came out today! Please show Jorma your love and support by purchasing a copy and talking about the book on social media. For information on where to buy the book, please visit: BeenSoLongBook.com
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Amidst crackling static, cosmic bird calls and din of unfamiliar voices whispering in a strange tongue, a new transmission has been received from the source. With less than 7 weeks until festivities begin, Desert Daze 2018 announces new lineup additions, daily schedules and new program information with more surprises on the way. The magnificent and quintessential shoegaze/dream pop group Slowdive joins the bill, along with modern West Coast psych rock/drone forerunners Wooden Shjips.
Magnolia Roads presents the 2nd Annual American Roots Saturday and Backyard Campfire Session at Dee’s Country Cocktail Lounge, inspired by the music that grew from the roots of America at honky-tonks and dive bars to backyards and campfires. It will feature artists who epitomize American Roots music through their blend of Bluegrass, Blues, Country, Folk, Jazz, and Rock n Roll, flavored with the deep grooves of the South.
The name Hot Tuna invokes as many different moods and reactions as there are Hot Tuna fans — millions of them. To some, Hot Tuna is a reminder of some wild and happy times. To others, that name will forever be linked to their own discovery of the power and depth of American blues and roots music. To newer fans, Hot Tuna is a tight, masterful duo that is on the cutting edge of great music.
Fasten your seatbelt and hold on tight. Particle is back firing on all cylinders with the release of their first studio recording in 14 years, Accelerator (Release Date: September 21, 2018). During a years-long semi-hiatus, keyboardist/vocalist Steve Molitz remained busy with stints as keyboardist for Phil Lesh & Friends, Rich Robinson Band (Black Crowes) and guitarist Robby Krieger (The Doors), filling the venerable Ray Manzarek seat.
Elektric Voodoo, a San Diego based psychedelic rock and worldbeat band led by Grace Potter and the Nocturnals founding guitarist Scott Tournet, announces the October 5th release of its sophomore album ‘Animal.’ This album expands on the world music influences of Elektric Voodoo’s 2016 self-titled effort by trading in layered guitars for afrobeat horns, banjos, bouzoukis and percussion mixed with Tournet’s signature fuzzed out psychedelic dance sensibilities to tackle the theme of human versus animal and the o
Béla Fleck, Abigail Washburn and renowned dance troupe Pilobolus have created their own timely ghost story by pairing two songs off their latest album, Echo in the Valley (Rounder), “Come All You Coal Miners” by Appalachian ballad singer, Sarah Ogan Gunning and the duo’s own “Take Me to Harlan.”