Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Jorma Kaukonen is premiering his new album, Ain't In No Hurry, this week at NPR Folk Alley's as their "Hear It Now" selection. The album will be released through Red House Records on February 17, 2015. The accompanying interview finds the artist sharing thoughts on the album and his ability to stay inspired after more than 50 years as a songwriter and performer.
Multifaceted instrumentalist and vocalist Nick Dunbar of Boulder County’s Mountain Standard Time lives and breathes the band on the run mentality. Knowing full well how the music industry is experiencing Kickstarter campaigns and grueling tours to make up for a lack of album sales, Dunbar and the band is striving to stay afloat and find that working balance. Fresh off of a fan-funded studio in which to record, Mountain Standard Time is hitting the Colorado Front Range this weekend with shows in Ft.
Railroad Earth bassist Andrew Altman spent some time in the studio with Tom Hamilton (American Babies, JRAD, Phil Lesh) last year and the resulting five song EP is now available in most online outlets. Andrew has contributed a couple songs to the RRE catalog in the past but this is his first collection of all original material with Tom Hamilton handling production duties and performing on the record as well.
The Cedric Burnside Project (CBP) returns to Young Avenue Deli on Valentine’s Day for a concert that is sure to be a sweet treat for music lovers across the Mid-South. This show will be the band’s first time back in Memphis since August 2014 and as always, their progressive style of Hill Country Blues and Rock will be a crowd pleaser in the “Home of the Blues.”
Rock legends John Oates and Bob Weir brought the house down at Oates’ February 8 stop in Mill Valley, CA, when Weir made a guest appearance on guitar.
Oates enthused, “Jamming with Grateful Dead legend Bob Weir at the super-cool Sweetwater was the perfect way to end my West Coast tour.”
Howling Wolves Present has announced the lineup for the eighth annual Purple Hatter's Ball. Taking place at the famed Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) in Live Oak, Florida May 8 - 10, 2015, the three-day music festival benefits The Rachel Morningstar Foundation (a non-profit 501c3 organization) in honor of longtime SOSMP friend and music festival lover Rachel Morningstar Hoffman.
Later this weekend, on Sun. Feb. 8, Dark Star Orchestra’s performance at The Pageant in St. Louis, MO will be offered via free live stream from Yahoo Screens. The stream starts at 9 PM EST (8 PM CST) this Sunday. Interested Deadheads can bookmark this page: https://bit.ly/1ynUZyy as the stream will launch from that online portal.
Yahoo Screen in collaboration with Live Nation are providing the global live stream for everyone to check out the performance at no charge.