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Dead.net Announce Dave's Picks Volume 18

Submitted by dead.net on Mon, 04/18/2016 - 2:19 pm

We're not only headed back to the Bay Area with the release of July 17, 1976, the 5th of a phenomenal six-night run at the Orpheum Theatre, but back to the basics - smaller venues, lighter loads (post-Wall of Sound) - and the results are electric! While the operations may have been stripped down, the Grateful Dead and their music were anything but.

Leftover Salmon's Blue Ridge Jam takes over Asheville

Submitted by EmmyG Productions on Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:04 pm

Looking back over the past 25 years of rootsy, string-based music, the impact of Leftover Salmon is impossible to deny. Formed in Boulder at the end of 1989, the Colorado slamgrass pioneers were one of the first bluegrass bands to add drums and tour rock & roll bars, helping Salmon become a pillar of the jam band scene and unwitting architects of the jam grass genre.

Announcing the Inaugural Bonanza Campout

Submitted by LiveLoud on Mon, 04/18/2016 - 11:31 am

On June 10 & 11, 2016 thousands of music enthusiasts will make their way to the first incarnation of Bonanza Campout in Deer Valley, Utah.  Set to the picturesque backdrop of Jordanelle State Park, the boutique music and camping festival will feature over 30 live performances by renowned headliners and emerging artists, plus local breweries and eateries, a variety of on site activities, and more.
 

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Tortuga Music Festival Sets Record Attendance

Submitted by Woody Graber on Mon, 04/18/2016 - 7:25 am

Huka Entertainment announced today a record year for the fourth annual Rock The Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival, held over the weekend at Fort Lauderdale Beach Park. Nearly 90,000 fans flocked to the beach for three days of performances from superstars Blake Shelton, Tim McGraw and Dierks Bentley, along with Sam Hunt, Elle King, Thomas Rhett, Lynyrd Skynyrd, Kelsea Ballerini and 25 more musical acts!

Summer Camp Festival 2016 | Preview

Submitted by Elliot Engebretson on Sun, 04/17/2016 - 1:28 pm
Ah, the fresh smell of spring. The bird songs are swirling, people are smiling, and the sweet sounds of music fills the damp air. This time of year is special for a multitude of reasons, however for many concert-goers this time of year means one crucial thing, music festivals are upon us. The festival scene have grown exponentially in the last five years, many starting as underground gatherings that have since blossomed into extravagant music and arts communities, drawing hundreds of thousands of fans from across the globe.

Electric Sammy Plays Pink Floyd's Animals

Submitted by Philip Emma on Sat, 04/16/2016 - 3:27 pm

Sammy Saltzman is no stranger to music. For two decades he has been in the front row watching one of the best guitar players of all-time, Trey Anastasio shred during Phish’s concerts. He has turned his love of live music into a passion that he shares with his own fans covering his favorite albums all by himself. Sammy is very humble though, he will tell you that he is not a one man band and that he has a production crew, which takes his shows to another level.

Orgone Drops Vinyl 45 for Record Store Day

Submitted by Margaret Willard on Sat, 04/16/2016 - 3:17 pm
Cali-funk soul machine Orgone drops "Do What You Came To Do" Saturday, April 16. Released through Colemine Records as a stand alone single, vinyl lovers can find the new track on special edition 45s, available at local record stores nationwide in Los Angeles, San Diego, Portland, Denver, Austin, Chicago, Philadelphia and many more (lists of brick & mortar shops below).
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Tortuga Music Festival Prevails During Storms

Submitted by Woody Graber on Sat, 04/16/2016 - 3:09 pm

On what appeared to be a beautiful sunny day at the opening of the fourth annual Rock The Ocean’s Tortuga Music Festival, tens of thousands of attendees packed the sand.  For the first Friday show in Tortuga history – a third day was added this year to accommodate the demand – fans were treated to amazing performances by Cam, Kristian Bush, Randy Houser, and more. 

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