After a long five weeks on the road through the mid and northwest, Drew McManus (guitar and vocals) and David Cleaves (mandolin) finished their tour in their second home and the place where they recorded their last album, In Between the Blinks. This dedicated duo are some of the nicest people you will find. They are teachers, poets, and storytellers. Their music is deeply rooted in acoustic roots/reggae music or what they call Rocky Mountain Reggae. Their lyrics and messages are spiritual and world conscious.
The Okee Dokee Brothers' latest full-length studio album, Through The Woods (Release Date: May 20, 2014), has been nominated for a GRAMMY® Award in the "Best Children's Album" category. This marks the second nomination for The Okee Dokee Brothers, who won a 2013 GRAMMY® in the same category for the recording, Can You Canoe?.
One of pop music’s most critically acclaimed bands, 10,000 Maniacs, will perform at The Solaris Plaza during the Vail Snow Daze on Saturday, December 20th at 5:30 P.M. Rusted Root will perform at 7:00 P.M. This is a FREE show!
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Aqueous is elated to announce winter tour 2014-2015. The band will finish up December with some dates in the northeast before culminating in a hometown New Years Eve show at Buffalo’s Iron Works. January features a mid west run through Ohio and Kentucky before a southern dip in February.
In an exciting development as part of momentum leading up to the fiftieth anniversary of the Grateful Dead in 2015, founding drummer Bill Kreutzmann has been getting out there and playing electrifying gigs. Showing up as a surprise guest with friends like Les Claypool or the Jerry Garcia Tribute hosted by Steve Kimock. These California bay area appearances highlight a triumphant comeback for Kreutzmann. Additionally he premiers a brand new Billy & The Kids band next week at Warren Haynes Christmas Jam in Asheville, North Carolina.
The Country Music Hall of Fame® and Museum has unveiled the artwork for its forthcoming exhibit Dylan, Cash, and the Nashville Cats: A New Music City. Created by renowned artist and punk rocker Jon Langford, the commissioned painting will serve as the exhibit motif and inspiration for other artistic elements in the exhibit design.
Twiddle has announced their 2015 Winter Tour, affectionately dubbed "¿Donde Esta Norb?" with nine dates in the mid-west and 10 dates in Colorado.
With sage songwriting and unmatched variety, Twiddle packed prominent theaters up and down the East Coast on their Fall tour, and performed in front of huge audiences at festivals such as Gathering of the Vibes, Summer Camp, Wakarusa, Hudson Project and Catskill Chill, this past summer.
Widespread Panic takes the headliner reins for one of our best line-ups ever and brings their raucous jamband excitement to what has now become one of the most popular Festivals in the country. The 2015 Wanee Music Festival returns once again Thursday April 16th through Saturday April 18th to the Spirit of Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL. Tickets for the Festival go on sale Friday, December 12th, 10AM through Tickets Today and www.waneefestival.com.
The wild world of bluegrass spiraled into frenzy this past Friday morning when tickets to the forty-second annual Telluride Bluegrass Festival went on sale. Per usual, tickets flew off of the virtual shelves like canned goods in a doomsday scenario, leaving locked out festivalgoers in a state of disarray. “How could this happen to me again?” shouted bluegrass fans across the nation, their fists clenched and shaking at computer screens with a sense of Déjà vu.
Oh, how time flies. It doesn’t seem all that long ago that we were seeing the birth of a jamband movement emerge to throw a wrench into the music industry. They helped define how artists can be successful without mainstream radio play or multi-platinum records by relying on grassroots ventures and dynamic live concerts. One of those burgeoning groups from that era are amazingly celebrating their 25th birthday this year, that being Colorado’s own progressive jamgrass outfit Leftover Salmon.