In the last few years Pittsburgh’s live music scene has been revitalized, especially for jam band lovers. Some recent notable visits include The String Cheese Incident, STS9, Umphrey’s McGee, Widespread Panic, Twiddle, Tauk, and Aqueous, to name a few. Out of this has influence come Pittsburgh’s own premier jam/psychedelic funk band, a group of young and talented musicians who call themselves The Clock Reads.
Recognized by BBC Radio as “One of the most brilliant world-fusion producers of our time,” Los Angeles-based electronic music producer David Starfire returns with his highly anticipated benefit album Karuna, out Tuesday, March 1, 2016 available on Bandcamp, iTunes, Beatport, Amazon, Spotify, Apple Music and all digital music stores.
Sister roots rock 'n' soul band Larkin Poe has announced additional east coast tour dates before kicking off the European leg of the "Detour" Tour with Elvis Costello. The duo is set to headline at Gypsy Sally's in Washington, DC on April 18th, Mercury Lounge in New York, NY on April 19th, as well as MilkBoy in Philadelphia, PA on April 20th.
Dave Insley announces an April 29 release date for Just the Way That I Am, the latest album from the Austin-based singer/songwriter issued on his own DIR Records imprint. Backing him on the new CD are the members of his regular band, Dave Insley’s Careless Smokers, along with several special guests including singers Kelly Willis, Elizabeth McQueen and Dale Watson, as well as guitarists Redd Volkaert and Rick Shea.
Deadhead Productions and the multifaceted band, Railroad Earth, have announced a new partnership in hosting this year’s Hillberry: The Harvest Moon Festival. The 4-day music and arts festival is set to take place October 13-16, 2016 at Deadhead Productions’ venue known as “The Farm,” in Eureka Springs, Arkansas.
The 7th annual Domefest, presented by up-and-coming funk outfit Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, released their initial lineup in January with three nights of Pigeons, plus performances by BIG Something, Splintered Sunlight (Grateful Dead tribute),Aqueous (x2), ELM (x2) and many more.
After Greener Grounds’ most ambitious tour to date, spanning from Colorado through the east coast covering 22 cities, the band has announced their next major release. The band is heading into the studio to record a full-length album titled, Momentous set to be released in July of 2016.
The annual announcement of the Mishawaka Amphitheatre concert season lineup will get special attention this year as part of the venue’s ongoing 100th anniversary celebration. A party at the Fort Collins Museum of Discovery on Saturday, April 16 will provide the setting for an exclusive first look at the Mish 100 concert calendar; a short film highlighting the Mishawaka will also debut that evening at the museum’s OtterBox Digital Dome Theater.
Jam in the Trees kicks off its inaugural event full force with The Wood Brothers, The Del McCoury Band, Junior Brown, and Willie Watson!