8 Ball Aitken has been getting parties started in various parts of the world for at least a dozen years now. But with the Feb. 26, 2016, arrival of 8 Ball Aitken, his first official stateside release, and the same-day launch of his monthlong Texas tour, the newly minted U.S. citizen and Austin resident is about to amp the good-time level up to the proverbial 11.
Wilson Harwood’s debut EP out this Spring 2016. With the release date of February 11th, Wilson will be touring throughout the Western United States this winter/spring in support of the new single. To kick off the tour he will be throwing his Single Release party at Swallow Hill’s Quinlan Cafe in Denver, CO on Thursday, February 11th, 2016. Tickets are $10 in advance and $12 day of show.
Mike returns to the road this friday, hitting the western half of the U.S. with his band on the heels of a well-received June run. Tickets are on sale for all shows, minus Denver, which is now sold out. For details, visit http://mike-gordon.com/tour.
To celebrate the start of the tour, a show from the last run has been cherry picked, mixed & mastered and is available free for download and streaming via the LivePhish App at http://livephi.sh/mg062815
JOHN KADLECIK CO-FOUNDED DARK STAR ORCHESTRA, PLAYED LEAD GUITAR WITH GRATEFUL DEAD FOUNDING MEMBERS IN FURTHUR, HAS JOINED PHIL LESH AND FRIENDS ON STAGE & MORE!!!
What started as a group of friends playing bluegrass in San Francisco's Mission District has morphed into a touring powerhouse of song and sound, transcending their humble stringband roots. Front Country's dynamic instrumental textures take flight with grace and gravitas while rooted in the relentlessly soulful vocals of lead singer-songwriter Melody Walker.
Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals will be debuting songs from their forthcoming album "Call It What It Is" tonight on Jimmy Kimmel Live!! Tune in on ABC at 11:35/10:35c. Check local listings for details.
"Pink Balloon" will premiere on Billboard.com tomorrow and will be available to download instantly when you pre-order on iTunes http://smarturl.it/
The psychedelic jam band world owes a debt to James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake. The bizarre 1939 book appears to many as total gibberish, written in a made up language with words like “riverrun” and “bababadalghatakammronnkonnbrovarrhounskawntoohoohoordenenthurnuk”.
But to many in the 1960s counterculture, the book was an inspiration. Terence McKenna referred to Finnegans Wake as the literary equivalent to LSD, and Timothy Leary said Joyce’s writing “prepared me to enter psychedelic space.”