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California Roots Music & Arts Festival is 2 Weeks Away

Submitted by Press Junkie PR on Wed, 05/06/2015 - 12:59 pm

The 6th annual California Roots Music and Arts Festival will take place at the historic Monterey County Fair & Event Center from May 22-24, 2015.  The top tier national festival has become the premier gathering for the progressive US Reggae and positive roots movement, bringing in over 40,000 fans to the bay area over the Memorial Day weekend. 
 

GD "Fare Thee Well" Streaming Party: Hosted By Leftover Salmon

Submitted by leftoversalmon.com on Wed, 05/06/2015 - 11:20 am

Colorado's Leftover Salmon Featuring Bill Payne of Little Feat have announced 2 additional performances, along with plans to webcast the Grateful Dead's "Fare Thee Well” July 3rd and 4th Chicago concerts, at Park West. This is in addition to their previously announced show at Park West on July 2nd.

Music on the Mesa - Taos | 2015 | Preview

Submitted by Janie Franz on Wed, 05/06/2015 - 10:22 am

Northern New Mexico is welcoming a brand spanking new music festival this month. Nestled among the Sangre de Cristo Mountains on the Taos Mesa and just up the road from the breath-taking Rio Grand of the North Gorge, Music on the Mesa Festival will bring a festival experience like you’ve never seen before. Combining nature that only Northern New Mexico can offer along with top notch entertainment, some of the best brews you’ll ever taste, and the friendliest people on earth, Music on the Mesa has it all.

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Beanstalk Music & Mountains Festival Releases Daily Music Schedule

Submitted by Blooming Footprint on Wed, 05/06/2015 - 10:09 am

Beanstalk Music & Mountains Festival has released the daily music schedule for the 2015 festival. Kicking things off on the Main Stage for the Thursday night pre-party are Brothers Gow and Kitchen Dwellers. Friday night's headliners are Kyle Hollingsworth Band with Michael Kang and The Magic Beans, and on Saturday, attendees will see Juno What!, two sets of Joe Russo's Almost Dead and The Magic Beans. Closing out the festival on Sunday are Magic Brownies, Hollywood Nights and The Magic Beans.

Willie Nelson | SXSW | 2015 | Review

Submitted by Caitlin St. Pierre on Wed, 05/06/2015 - 8:42 am

When I was going through a period in my life where I thought there was a real chance I would become a percussionist in a reggae band or a ska legend, my dad would casually say things like “When I saw the Wailers here…” or “The first time I saw Bob Marley…” and I would endure the crushing realization that I was simply born at the wrong time. Well, thankfully, I’ve restored balance to the universe.

Mamby on the Beach Festival Announced

Submitted by React Presents on Mon, 05/04/2015 - 1:52 pm

This summer React Presents is ecstatic to announce Mamby on the Beach, Chicago’s newest two-day festival, taking place at a new and untouched lakefront venue on Oakwood Beach. This beautiful beachside festival offers a pristine view of Chicago's gorgeous skyline, boasting two stages featuring live performances by established and legendary artists in the indie-dance world, plus a selection of the world’s most innovative house and techno producers.

Tickets are on sale now at www.mambybeach.com!

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More Tickets Announced for Les Paul 100th Anniversary Celebration

Submitted by Mouth to Mouth PR on Mon, 05/04/2015 - 12:51 pm

The producers of the SOLD OUT Official “100th Anniversary of Les Paul,” musical event announced an additional limited quantity of more tickets to go on sale today, Monday, May 4, 2015 at 10:00 a.m. EST via ticketweb.com. Due to the high demand and pleas from Les Paul fans for tickets, The Les Paul Foundation was able to offer a limited amount of more tickets to the event for sale.

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Jason Isbell Summer Tour Dates Announced

Submitted by All Eyes Media on Mon, 05/04/2015 - 12:44 pm

Acclaimed, award-winning artist Jason Isbell has announced tour dates in support of the July 17 release of Something More Than Free, his highly anticipated fifth album (Southeastern Records). Isbell will be touring extensively with his band The 400 Unit, featuring Derry Deborja (Keys), Chad Gamble (drums), Jimbo Hart (bass) and Sadler Vaden (guitar). The tour will include stops in Brooklyn, Los Angeles, Philadelphia, Minneapolis, Seattle and Portland. (see tour dates below).

Billy Cobham | Spectrum 40 Live | Yoshi's

Submitted by Dylan Muhlberg on Mon, 05/04/2015 - 11:38 am

While classic rock giants such as the Rolling Stones, The Who, and even the Dead are booking gargantuan sport stadiums, legends of jazz have a distinctly different approach. Popularity aside, jazz naturally thrives in intimate venues. The music wouldn’t sustain it’s full power in much larger than a cozy theatre. The comparison is only novelty since jazz necessitates more attention of its audience. In the late 1960s certain jazz musicians were growing tired of clichés about jazz becoming less mainstream with rock ‘n’ roll music then dominating the pop charts.

Contour Music Festival Announces Additional Artists

Submitted by LiveLoud on Mon, 05/04/2015 - 11:27 am

Today, the inaugural Contour Music Festival released the names of 18 artists that are new to the lineup, along with the schedule for the festival’s late night shows. This new music and arts event, hosted June 11-14, 2015 in the vibrant town of Jackson, Wyoming promises an intimate, innovative, and elevated experience set to the picturesque backdrop of the Teton Mountain Range.

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