Gretchen and the Pickpockets announce an April 25 release date for their new full-length album, Falling Rising, on their Pickpocket Records imprint. The new disc, which showcases 10 all-original songs, was recorded in Boston at Dimension Sounds Studio, with engineering by Dan Cardinal (Darlingside, Ballroom Thieves), mixing by Nick Nagurka (Vulfpeck) and mastering by Grammy-nominated Emily Lazar (Foo Fighters).
The Pour House Music Hall and NC Music Magazine Present : Caravan to the Creek - an all-day music and charter bus experience. The first Caravan to the Creek is on Friday July 13th for Tedeschi Trucks Wheels of Soul Tour with Drive By Truckers and The Marcus King Band. The July 13th pre-party will feature Downtown Abby & The Echoes and the July 13th post-party will feature Travers Brothership & Friends.
The unexpected return of the masters of the Grateful Dead's triumphant show at the Albuquerque Civic Auditorium, November 17, 1971, yields great rewards. The Dead came in HOT for their first New Mexico show. Aided by clarity and precision and abetted by confidence and focus, they finessed old standards with definitive takes. With Keith now blending in seamlessly on keys, the first set offered up a triple shot of electric Blues, an exceptional "You Win Again," and a stellar "One More Saturday Night" to wrap things up.
Hard Times Are Relative is immediately gratifying country with a conscience delivered with a shot of adrenaline. The fast-paced collection of 10 songs showcases Jason Boland & The Stragglers’ signature brand of authentic roots music infused with rock n’ roll, jangly honky tonk, traditional folk, and even a classic country duet with Texas powerhouse Sunny Sweeney. The theme running throughout much of the album focuses on our complicated relationship with the past and accepting the inevitability of change.
Michael Mlikotic, better known by his stage name, Kotek, is a Vancouver Island-native who burst onto the scene in 2016 when he won Splice’s remix competition for “Anima Mundi”, a track from Gramatik’s album “Epigram”, and earned himself a slot at Mysteryland festival in June. Six months later Mike released his debut EP “Aurora” on Lowtemp Records.
The Chris Robinson Brotherhood have announced summer tour plans. Along with previously scheduled festival appearances at High Sierra Music Festival in Quincy, CA and Peach Music Festival in Scranton, PA, the band has added 20 shows that stretch across the U.S. in July and August, including The Fremont Theatre in San Luis Obispo, House of Blues in Cleveland and their now annual, summertime stop at The Stone Pony in Asbury Park. Tickets go on-sale Friday, April 20 at 10am local.
One of Ireland's best loved and hardest working bands, The Coronas are set to return to North America for their biggest series of shows ever. Having completed two tours that included 11 sold out shows in support of their fifth and latest album, TRUST THE WIRE, the upcoming series of shows will include larger venues along with several high profile music festivals.
Groundbreaking artist Kamasi Washington’s highly anticipated sophomore album Heaven and Earth is set for release June 22 via Young Turks. Two songs from the double album debut today, listen to Earth’s “Fists of Fury” here and Heaven’s “The Space Travelers Lullaby” here.
Continuing the 120-year-old tradition of bringing music, oration and the arts to the Boulder community, the Colorado Chautauqua Association, steward of Boulder’s cultural and historical gem the Colorado Chautauqua National Historic Landmark, is pleased to announce its 2018 Summer Concert Series. From Amos Lee and Andrew Bird, to Graham Nash, Ziggy Marley and Mary Chapin Carpenter, this year’s lineup presents a diverse mix of performers across genres that appeal to every music fan.