Produced by East Nashville’s critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Todd Snider,Great American Taxi’s third album, Paradise Lost (released October 11, 2011) continues to occupy a top-ten Americana Airplay chart position. The new release is described as “a mixture of country, blues and rock blurred together,” notes keyboardist/singer and album executive producer Chad Staehly. “Taxi moves along the tradition of playing what is really electrified country folk music of the common man.”
Railroad Earth comes blazing into 2012 after a string of sold out New Year’s performances in Denver, CO. The band will be kicking off a full spring tour beginning late-January, with stops throughout the Southeast, Midwest and all along the East Coast, before heading to the Pacific Coast in early March.
I See Hawks in L.A. have released five critically acclaimed albums since they began writing songs in their Echo Park living rooms 11 years ago. The band’s sound layers electricity and Southern California psychedelia over acoustic guitars and rich vocal harmonies.
With the release of his fifth album, Jackie Greene said in an interview that he was tired of being labeled as the “new Dylan.” Now almost four years later with another record under his belt, Greene’s live performance has placed him in a realm outside of the more simple acoustic guitar and harmonica playing solo artist that gave Greene his start.
In support of their upcoming new album, "Awkward Breeds," out February 21st on Red Scare Industries / Really Records, Columbus indie-punk band The Sidekicks have premiered the first new single from the album entitled "Grace" currently streaming exclusively at AltPress.com.
The band has also added additional live dates to the previously announced March US tour with Cheap Girls, full itinerary below.
Yoshi's SF is very excited to announce that for their first show in San Francisco in more than three years The Motet will be paying tribute to the music of one of the most influential rock bands of the last 40 years: THE GRATEFUL DEAD!
The Allman Brothers Band headlines a great line-up of outstanding performers for what is fast becoming one of the most popular Festivals in the country, the 2012 Wanee Music Festival, Thursday April 19th through Saturday April 21st at the Spirit of Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL.
You always know you’re in for a treat when Reed Foehl takes the stage. He has been providing an intricate blend of heartfelt soul and smooth jams for more than two decades. A Boston transplant he quickly gained local fame after moving to Boulder with his former band, Acoustic Junction, in the early nineties. He has become largely known for his lyrical ability as an artist. He possesses a talent that is very seldom seen (or heard) nowadays.
Upon hearing that G. Love and Special Sauce planned to ring in 2012 in Boulder, CO’s Fox Theatre, I was initially surprised. A lot of bands generally try to play big holiday and New Years Eve run shows in, or in close proximity to, their hometowns, so it initially seemed odd that G. Love (a.k.a.