From the pristine waters of the Honey Island Swamp, to the vibrant streets of New Orleans, to the hazy corner of Haight-Asbury in San Francisco, this band has endured devastation, relocation, and revitalization. A group whose sound has been tagged “Bayou Americana,” the Honey Island Swamp Band takes the hammer to the nail with the help of producer Luther Dickinson, and presents Demolition Day to the world April 29 on Ruf Records.
Dolly Parton, Linda Ronstadt, and Emmylou Harris have three careers unparalleled in music history. Together they have sold over 200 million albums worldwide and performed for decades in front of countless fans around the globe. It’s no surprise that when their three voices united to release their debut collaboration, the results were remarkable. The threesome released two albums together, Trio (1987) and Trio II (1999), which have combined to sell more than five million copies worldwide and win three Grammy® Awards.
Over the past 20 years, New Orleans-based funk phenomenon Galactic have established themselves as one of the absolute premier funk bands in the country. From their relentless touring both nationally and internationally, to their upcoming headlining show at Red Rocks and so much more, Galactic has blossomed into a full-force spectacle that has to be seen to believe.
Moving from January to the month of May, the New York Guitar Festival returns in 2016 with an intensely focused week of concert programming from May 8 to May 14, followed by a full day of free workshops, master classes, and panel discussions on May 15. In its new season of spring, the Festival continues a long-standing tradition: spotlighting a global range of guitar styles and cross-cultural mash-ups.
Raging Fyah, one of Jamaica's most promising roots reggae bands of this generation, begins their U.S. Spring tour on March 1 in Denver, Colorado. The five-piece Kingston collective will join Stick Figure in mid-March until the end of April for the cross-country Set In Stone Tour. Raging Fyah will head back to the U.S. on May 29 to perform at the annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival. See full tour schedule below.
It's been nearly two years since Gramatik dropped his seminal album, The Age of Reason, in partnership with BitTorrent, quickly becoming the platform's third most downloaded artist in 2014. Since then Gramatik has embarked on several world tours, leaving only the occasional weekend off to record. He used the downtime wisely, painstakingly crafting his most sonically sprawling and ambitious record yet.
Summer Set Music & Camping Festival (SSMF) is thrilled to announce its return to the beautiful Somerset Amphitheater in Northern Wisconsin on Friday, August 12th through Sunday, August 14th, 2016. In honor of its fifth anniversary, Summer Set will feature convenient all-in-one ticketing options for the first time ever!
The pure, almost orchestral musicianship of Railroad Earth has always separated it from its jam, Americana, and bluegrass peers. When you place a band with that dedication to craft in a venue with a deep commitment to acoustics, sightlines, and spacing, you have the foundation for a flawless night of music. And as usual, Railroad Earth didn't disappoint last night at Philadelphia's exquisite Union Transfer. Kicking off the show with favorites from their belove
The inaugural Fool’s Paradise is set to take place in the beautiful beach town of St. Augustine, FL April 1-2, 2016. The two-day destination event will feature Lettuce & Friends, GRiZ, Vulfpeck, Chris Robinson’s Soul Revue (Ivan Neville, George Porter Jr., Eric Krasno, Nikki Glaspie, Neal Casal & The Shady Horns), Goldfish, The Nth Power, Break Science, the Fools for Funk Supergroup, and more.
Devil In The Yard, the third album from Northern California psychedelic rock ‘n’ roots band Achilles Wheel, finds the quintet developing their honest musicianship and stellar songwriting. Guitarist, singer & songwriter Paul Kamm’s folksier tendencies have morphed and developed securely alongside Johnny Mojo Flores blistering leads and soulful storytelling.