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Magnolia Fest 2015 Lineup Additions: Del McCoury Band, Jeff Austin Band, Oteil and Roosevelt, Rebirth Brass Band, Jerry Joseph and more

Submitted by Dreamspider Pu… on Thu, 06/18/2015 - 8:18 am

Magnolia Fest celebrates its 19th year at the magnificent Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL on October 15-18, 2015 and is thrilled to announce a handful of additions to this Fall’s lineup including The Del McCoury Band, Jeff Austin Band featuring Danny Barnes, Ross Martin & Eric Thorin, Oteil Burbridge and Roosevelt Collier Band, Rebirth Brass Band, Jerry Joseph & The Jack Mormons, New Orleans Suspects, The Congress, Band of Heathens, Nikki Talley and more!

Samantha Fish | Fayetteville, AR | Review

Submitted by Michelle Miesse on Wed, 06/17/2015 - 5:36 pm

On a Friday night at 6 pm you won’t usually find folks in Fayetteville, AR packed into the back room of a bar. But there are special occasions for such shows; one of which happened June 12 at George’s Majestic Lounge. Punctual as ever, the older-than-usual but rambunctious audience stood waiting for Samantha Fish to grace the stage. The crowd was buzzing with the anticipation of the fantastic blues rock show at hand.

Phish | Amsterdam '97 | Review

Submitted by Tim Hurley on Wed, 06/17/2015 - 5:13 pm

With another summer tour looming the “Phab Phour” from Vermont have whet the appetites of their fan base by unleashing another monstrous concert box-set.  The band continues their string of excellent archival releases with the newest addition to their ever-expanding live catalogue; an 8-disc collection presenting three incendiary shows performed at the Paradiso in the Netherlands during their heralded 1997 European tours, which for all intents and purposes will be called Amsterdam ’97.

Sarah Blacker is Fearless On In Waves

Submitted by Mixtape Media on Wed, 06/17/2015 - 11:25 am

On her third and most evolved full-length release, In Waves, singer and songstress, Sarah Blacker is fearless.  Pushing herself as far out of her comfort zone as possible and enlisting a “guitarmy” of players, on May 19th, Blacker will release her most personal and ambitious recording to date. This album will be available worldwide through her new distribution agreement with The ILS Group via Caroline Music and The Universal Music Group.

Kaia Kater Reworks The Roots of American Music via the Canadian North

Submitted by HearthMusic on Wed, 06/17/2015 - 10:35 am

The Appalachian Mountains, perhaps the most iconic strongholds of traditional music in North American history, form a direct line running from eastern Canada down through Alabama. They are the backbone of a body of ballads and tunes that define Americana and have heavily influenced Canadian roots music as well.

Marco Benevento Gives Away Signal Kitchen Recording

Submitted by The Royal Pota… on Wed, 06/17/2015 - 10:06 am

Marco Benevento has released a free download of his sold out show at Signal Kitchen in Burlington, VT on April 4, 2015. The performance was recorded and produced by Signal Kitchen at their hybrid state of the art live venue/recording studio and mixed by Benevento from the multi-track recording.

Cornmeal Announces 2015 West Coast Tour

Submitted by Groove On Music on Wed, 06/17/2015 - 10:00 am

The West Coast has had to wait a bit for Cornmeal but the band is excited to be back to show off their new lineup and with a new studio album (the first in 9 years) ‘Slow Street’ freshly released. Check out the West Coast dates below.  A tour 4 years in the making!

Tour Dates:

7/29/15

Reverb Lounge

Omaha, NE

7/30/2015

Cervante’s Other Side

Denver, CO

w/Horseshoes and Hand Grenades

8/1/15

Avograss

Ft. Collins, CO

8/2/15

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Travelin' McCourys, New Orleans Suspects & Hot Buttered Rum to headline Rhythms on the Rio

Submitted by Michelle Roche… on Wed, 06/17/2015 - 9:32 am

TRAVELIN’ MCCOURYS WITH BILL NERSHI, NEW ORLEANS SUSPECTS and HOT BUTTERED RUM will headline the 10th ANNUAL RHYTHMS ON THE RIO, an intimate music festival in South Fork, Colorado, from Friday, August 7th through Sunday, August 9th.  The event is hosted by the South Fork Music Association, a non-profit entity; it raises money for organization’s Children’s Music Program.

Old Crow Medicine Show | Red Rocks

Submitted by Philip Emma on Tue, 06/16/2015 - 1:59 pm

The sun finally came out, and there was a full moon on the horizon. There is no better place to enjoy rocking Americana string band music then Red Rocks Amphitheatre. The bill on this night had two heavy hitting, fast growing, old-time playing bands from two different parts of the country. The Devil Makes Three comes from Santa Cruz, California, and they bring a sort of punk, pirate, darkness flavor to their Americana bluegrass.

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