Hailing from North Lake Tahoe, Calif., Americana band Dead Winter Carpenters has built a reputation for pouring their heart and soul into each performance. In just a few years, they have arrived, wrote Portland Metronome, “at the forefront of a youthful generation trying to redefine what string music is and what it can do.”
Dr. Dog has emerged from The Psychedelic Swamp in the San Francisco Bay Area, and hit the road hard.
Appearing at The Catalyst in Santa Cruz, CA on Sunday January 31 for the third stop on a North American tour that runs through late March, Dr. Dog is giving their freshman recording effort new life.
The members of the Disco Biscuits, Tom Hamilton, and Mike Greenfield have in some way, shape, or form been dominating the music world for the past few years. Without even touring heavily or touring with several different bands, this group of musicians has been drawing a deserved amount of attention nationwide.
Stick Figure is no longer a one-man reggae act from Massachusetts. In the midst of a headlining tour that’s seen sold out shows at every turn, the five piece band revolving around the music of Scott Woodruff is turning up the heat. Following shows in Colorado Springs and Fort Collins, the gang descended upon The Gothic Theatre in Denver (ok, Englewood) for another packed performance in support of their newest album, ‘Set in Stone.”
NPR’s World Cafe, produced by XPN in Philadelphia, is bringing the show to Asheville’s The Grey Eagle on Tuesday, February 23rd for an evening of entertainment with Jon Stickley Trio and The Honeycutters, two Asheville-based bands who have both been making headlines across the country. World Cafe host David Dye will be in the house to interview with them before each band performs. This is a special show with limited seats available, so get tickets early before it sells out.
Alex Woodard is a singer-songwriter who writes songs about letters and weaves their backstories into a book and album package called FOR THE SENDER. Most of these letters that had inspired the songs were about the extraordinary beauty and growth that people were creating post-trauma.
Acclaimed NY vocalist Eva Salina's new album takes on the legacy of the legendary Serbian Romani (gypsy) singer Šaban Bajramović. He was larger than life and known for his gritty love songs of mad women and tragic tales. Eva Salina's tribute to Bajramović is two-parts celebration and one-part subversion. To make the album she drew from New York's jazz and global scenes, including members of Slavic Soul Party!, Kultur Shock, and The Klezmatics (Frank London).
After spending its first six years at a summer camp in Hancock, NY, Catskill Chill Music Festival has announced the new location and dates for the 2016 event. Organizers have reported that the 7th annual Catskill Chill will be held at a remote private summer camp in Lakewood, PA. Paying homage to their original site, the new venue has been dubbed “New Minglewood”.