ESSO Afrojam New Album 'Juntos' Out Now

Submitted by Press Junkie PR on Fri, 09/15/2017 - 5:48 pm

Juntos means together in Spanish, and the vibrant energy of Chicago based ESSO Afrojam Funkbeats’ unique sound is sure to do exactly that – bring people together. Named the “Best New Band” in 2016 by the revered Chicago Reader’s annual poll, this musical movement’s momentum has only just begun. ESSO Afrojam Funkbeat just released their anticipated new full length album Juntos on September 8, 2017.


Steve Winwood | Chumash Casino Resort

Submitted by L. Paul Mann on Fri, 09/15/2017 - 12:15 pm

A true English rock legend brought nearly six decades of rock music history to the Samala Showroom at the Chumash Casino Resort in Santa Ynez California last weekend. Steve Winwood has been a rock star all of his adult life, beginning his musical career as a child prodigy in Birmingham England. The 69-year-old singer-songwriter, master Hammond B3 organist, and smoking blues-rock guitarist joined his first rock band, the Spencer Davis Group, in 1963.

Ian Tyson Releases You Should Have Known

Submitted by Mark Pucci Media on Thu, 09/14/2017 - 7:11 pm

Stony Plain Records announces a September 15 release date for You Should Have Known, a digital single from legendary Canadian western singer-songwriter Ian Tyson. The song unapologetically celebrates the hard living, hard drinking, hard loving cowboy life.

Written by Nashville's Pat McLaughlin and featuring veteran session-man Charlie McCoy, the song yodels, slides and two-steps through the country music foothills, peaking with the raw emotions of a lifestyle that's increasingly rare.

Desmond Jones Releases New Single

Submitted by Desmond Jones on Thu, 09/14/2017 - 6:57 pm

Desmond Jones has been in the studio for over six months, planning, recording, and finishing up their debut studio album. This week the band released the lead single called “Good Song." Recorded in Webberville, MI at Inmuso Studios with Kevin McKay, Desmond Jones will feature 8 original songs, a wide variety of instrumentation, and unique musical compositions.

Just Announced: Shockra @ Fox Theatre

Submitted by Fox Theater on Thu, 09/14/2017 - 6:52 pm

Guitarist Felix Rentschler, bassist Edwin Hurwitz, and drummer Jonathan Abel met at Berklee College of Music in Boston in 1983. A few years later, after graduation, Edwin brought his friends in to fire up blues band Graffiti, featuring Jeff Grove on tenor sax and vocals. The seeds of Shockra chemistry were sown. Graffiti made some forays into the Boston bar scene, but Felix, Edwin, Jeff, and Jonathan wanted to break free of the blues genre and, after adding "Spaceship" Dan Coutu on keyboards, Shockra was born.