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Block Andrew Puzder for Secretary of Labor

Submitted by Friends of the Earth on Mon, 02/06/2017 - 6:35 pm

Donald Trump nominated fast food CEO Andrew Puzder to be Secretary of Labor. Puzder is hostile to workers, farmers, and the environment. If confirmed, he'd ensure that the interests of the fast food industry -- and its Big Ag suppliers -- would come before people and the planet.

Puzder is facing a tough confirmation fight in the Senate. His hearing has already been delayed four times. We have a real shot at stopping his confirmation -- but we need you to keep the pressure on your Senators to reject him!

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Jon Hendricks' Miles Ahead NYC Premiere

Submitted by Eigo on Mon, 02/06/2017 - 6:22 pm

50 Years since it's conception - Jon Hendricks’ masterful lyricisation of the legendary Miles Davis/Gil Evans album, MILES AHEAD, receives a February premiere in Manhattan. In the presence of the master wordsmith himself – Miles Ahead will be performed by the London Vocal Project (a 20-piece choir plus rhythm section), featuring special guest soloists - all of whom have a long and deep association with Jon and his music.

Last Triumph's The Take Off Tour for SXSW

Submitted by Last Triumph on Mon, 02/06/2017 - 6:00 pm

Last Triumph’s, “The Take Off Tour” is back for the 7th consecutive year! Beginning in Minneapolis, MN and ending in Austin, TX for one of the largest multimedia festivals in the world, South By Southwest (SXSW), the Take Off Tour is truly a unique experience. Each concert boasts an ensemble of incredible musical talent from Last Triumph  Records.

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Anna Coogan to release operatic rock album

Submitted by The Syndicate on Mon, 02/06/2017 - 5:51 pm

Anna Coogan has been preparing for this moment her whole life, ever since she was a girl growing up in Boston, influenced by her classical opera training and her father’s protest albums by Phil Ochs and Bob Dylan. After several efforts with her Pacific Northwest-based alt-country band north 19, a pair of well-received indie solo releases and a collaboration with producer JD Foster (2014’s Birth of the Stars), Coogan’s latest is a stylistic breakthrough.

Stick Figure Premieres New Video

Submitted by Press Junkie PR on Mon, 02/06/2017 - 5:46 pm

Weary Eyes is a song about letting life unfold naturally. We spend so much time worrying about the future or dwelling on the past that we forget to live in the present. The theme of the lyrics are about being mindful and that how we perceive what we experience determines our fate. The dark times are put in place for us to appreciate the good ones. Life unfolds in the present, so enjoy each moment and look for the positive in everything.” Scott Woodruff

Ned Luberecki | "Take Five" | Review

Submitted by Emerson Kerwin on Mon, 02/06/2017 - 5:31 pm

There is a great deal of discussion of the rift between the progressive and traditional bluegrass scenes, yet a number of groups have taken great strides to tear down the barrier between the disciplines. Ned Luberecki is a perfect example of this dismantling, as he blurs the lines between traditional Americana bluegrass tunes and avante-garde interpretations of songs from outside the genre.

Southern Soul Assembly Returns For Highly Anticipated 2017 Tour

Submitted by All Eyes Media on Mon, 02/06/2017 - 11:04 am

Powerhouse musicians collective Southern Soul Assembly featuring JJ Grey, Marc Broussard, Luther Dickinson, and Anders Osborne make their return to the road with a highly anticipated 2017 tour. The all-star collaboration of prolific Southern-influenced artists will come together for a special writers-in-the-round style acoustic jam, that will sweep through the southeast and Midwest, beginning in March. (See tour dates below)

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