From its inception, Easy Star Records have paved the way for progressive reggae to reach a broader audience. Their first reggae tribute album, Dub Side of The Moon, a reggae reimagining of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon, was a breakthrough success that established Easy Star Records, the Easy Star All-Stars, and producer Michael Goldwasser at the forefront of modern reggae music. Two years later, they followed it up with Radiodread (2006), a revision of Radiohead’s OK Computer, which earned acclaim from
Hot on the heels of their headlining Red Rocks show this past weekend, The Motet announce today that they’ll be continuing the home-state party later this summer with a two night run the Mishawaka Amphitheatre on August 26 and 27. Local DJ favorites kick on the show each night; Mikey Thunder will open the show on Friday and Vibe Street will open on Saturday. Catch the band at festivals across the country this summer and fall, including upcoming stops at Peach Fest, Bumbershoot, Camp Barefoot, Suwannee Hulaween and more. The complete list of currently announced dates is included below.
Despite the extreme heat and an early weather evacuation Friday, Forecastle Festival 2016 was a success. Clouds rolled in around 4:00PM on Friday afternoon and evacuated the festival grounds. Fans took shelter and waited for a storm that never fully developed. Luckily the schedule was adjusted and there were no cancelations.
Kiefer Sutherland's soulful baritone vocals and guitar licks continue to captivate audiences with his second music video, "Can't Stay Away," premiering exclusively this weekend during CMT's Hot 20 Countdown. The track is the latest release from Sutherland's debut album Down In A Hole, which will be released August 19 by Warner Music Nashville/Ironworks Music. Down In A Hole will be available for pre-order August 5.
Today, Americana-Folk quintet Forlorn Strangers released their brand new video for “Bottom of the Barrel” exclusively through Elmore Magazine. “Bottom of the Barrel” is the first single from the Nashville group’s debut self-titled full-length release out on August 5, 2016.
For 18 years, Yonder Mountain String Band has redefined bluegrass music, expanding the traditional acoustic genre beyond its previously established boundaries by steadily pushing the envelope into the realms of rock n' roll and improvisation. YMSB has always played music of their own design, in the process attracting a devout coterie of fans that often resembles a tight knit family on an epic musical journey as Yonder traverses the country with an ever-rigorous tour schedule.
New Orleans native John "Papa" Gros (pronounced grow) has spent more than a quarter-century behind the piano championing the music of the Big Easy. He turns over a new leaf with his second solo album, River’s on Fire, which is set for release August 26th. It’s a record that mixes the sounds of rock & roll, funk and rootsy Americana into a genre-bending gumbo that carries on the tradition of New Orleans, both honoring its past and helping to shape its future.
Clearly one of Nederland's favorite NedFest artists, when we didn't invite Kyle to play at last year's festival we caught all kinds of flack.
"Where's the Cheese?!!" was one of the many resounding exclamations. Well we heard you loud and clear and the Kyle Hollingsworth Band will be the kick-off act on Friday, August 26th for the 2016 Nederland Music and Arts Festival.