The Emerald Cup Announces First Round of Panels and Speakers

Submitted by Press Junkie PR on Thu, 11/10/2016 - 1:46 pm

The Emerald Cup is the premier outdoor organic medicinal cannabis competition. Every year thousands of event attendees gather at The Sonoma County Fairgrounds to learn about new cannabis techniques, technologies and hear from thought leaders in the cannabis community. This year, the panels will include subjects ranging from California’s Proposition 64, regenerative farming, to the importance of terpenes. This is the first round of announcement for the panel portion of the event.


Old Settler's Music Fest announces partial lineup

Submitted by McGuckin Enter… on Thu, 11/10/2016 - 11:04 am

Any music festival that thrives for 30 years must be doing something right, and by all accounts, the Old Settler’s Music Festival certainly is. The intimate spring event in the heart of Texas’ beautiful hill country earns acclaim year after year, and the 30th-anniversary festival promises to be the best collection of roots-music acts yet. The partial lineup includes the onstage debut of hot local Shakey Graves (who invented that moniker at the campgrounds while volunteering at Old Settler’s) and Grammy winners Sam Bush, the Del McCoury Band and first-timers Los Lobos.


Umphrey's McGee | Zonkey | Review

Submitted by Tim Hurley on Wed, 11/09/2016 - 3:55 pm

There is only one band in today’s musical landscape with the audacity, creativity, and all around brass balls to pull off such a unique and totally off-the-wall project, and that group is Umphrey’s McGee.  The sextet have never been shy about performing outside the box and this month will be releasing their newest studio album called Zonkey, a collection of mixed up cover songs intertwined within each other.

Hiromi: The Trio Project | Yoshi's | Review

Submitted by Dylan Muhlberg on Wed, 11/09/2016 - 2:35 pm

Jazz music in always inherently evolving, while some players possess the sheer talent to spontaneously create dynamic music, less often does an artist utilize their abilities as a vessel to express emotions beyond their own familiarity. One could see pianist Hiromi Uehara and value her shear musical talent alone. More avid listeners know there’s more to it than that. Her music truly transcends emotion. The Japanese pianist began training at age six and by the time Hiromi moved to the U.S.

John Fatum set to release Sophomore LP

Submitted by Annie Bartholomew on Wed, 11/09/2016 - 7:57 am

Brooklyn songwriter John Fatum’s self-titled album weaves a legacy of story and sound. Recorded on an 8-track reel-to-reel tape machine in New York’s East Village, his second full-length album carries timelessness amplified by Dala Records’ analog process which captures the imperfection and beauty of live performance with shades of Rolling Stones’ Beggar’s Banquet and The Band’s Music From Big Pink.

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