Blix Street Records artist Maia Sharp is featured on a live duet posted by her friend Bonnie Raitt in anticipation of the release of Raitt's new studio album SLIPSTREAM. Sharp, who sings backgrounds on several tracks on SLIPSTREAM, will release her own new album called CHANGE THE ENDING this summer.
It’s everybody’s birthday at an Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros show, where several dozens of fans are welcome on stage to dance and take over the vocals, more or less, as they are struck with the desire to do so. Among the young hippies, hipsters, gypsies and all other people gathered at the Boulder Theater for the sold out show, the very few not shaking their limbs about were the odd men out.
Don Williams’ legions of fans across the globe have long been hoping, but likely not expecting to hear new recordings from him again. He has been pretty determined to spend most of his time on his Tennessee farm, quietly, with his family— and for over four decades, country music’s “Gentle Giant” has been known for doing what he wants to do.
Coming off a successful SXSW run and with a few more tour dates to go, The Mynabirds announce the Record Store Day release of a 7” from their upcoming album, GENERALS. The “Generals” single precedes the June 5th album release and includes the non-album track “Fallen Doves.” The 7” features silk screened sleeves that are hand stray painted and numbered by band leader Laura Burhenn. The covers are available in 5 different paint colors and limited to 1,000 copies on black vinyl.
The inaugural Catalpa Festival is coming to New York City on July 28th + 29th 2012 from 1pm to 11pm and is lining up to be the year’s most unique and original music and lifestyle event. Taking place on the remarkable Randall’s Island, just to the Eastern side of Manhattan, the festival is set beautifully to the backdrop of the world’s most famous skyline.
Beer. Two Brothers brews it, Old Shoe sings about it. The sheer appearance of the sphere of beer and a brewery inhabited by beer enthusiasts inspires a severe tear that quickly disappears due to the cheer that surrounds the sound that you hear from music, sweet music. It was the meeting of two great gears like Venus and Jupiter both visible in the night sky in the open courtyard when Two Brothers Brewing
Railroad Earth is wrapping up their spring tour with final stops in Richmond VA, Baltimore MD, Hampden Sydney VA and Philadelphia before they start their busy festival season where they will be making appearances at festivals around the country.
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What has become an annual winter pilgrimage to Denver’s Fillmore Auditorium for progressive rock stalwarts Umphrey's McGee should now be considered a must-see event for area music fans. Judging by the variety of ages, fashions, and general enthusiasm shown by those in attendance, coupled with the fact that the performance sold out weeks in advance, it would appear that word has already gotten out.
Bob Weir, a founding member of the Grateful Dead, will perform with members of Brooklyn, NY-based The National in “The Bridge Session,” a free live concert to be broadcast on Yahoo! Music originating from Weir’s TRI Studios on Saturday, March 24th.