Justin Townes Earle has announced additional tour dates in North America this fall, including shows in Nashville, Atlanta, and Dallas. These new dates follow his upcoming September and October tour in support of the imminent release of his new album, Single Mothers.
Singer-songwriter Emma Hill announces a November 11 release date for Denali, her new CD of all-original songs steeped in the great Americana/folk tradition, all powered by her melodic, crystal clear voice that conjures up the best of what the Alaskan frontier represents.
Riot Fest will be held at Mile High Stadium this year, and Denver is lucky enough to be one of the three cities picked to have these talented and eclectic bands play in our area.
In 2005, Riot Fest booked a multi-venue weekend of punk and rock in Chicago with bands such as Dead Kennedys, The Misfits, and The Bouncing Souls kicking things off. They even had ticket giveaways on their sweet Myspace page, and since then have been working hard every year to bring you the best fest they can.
The Second Lockn' Festival that went down last weekend in Arrington, Virginia, in the surrounding foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, was a cut above the rest for plenty of reasons. Aside from the high quality production put on by promoters, creating a lavish experience for even the most seasoned of festivalgoers, it really was the caliber of musicians on the bill that drew tens of thousands from all over the country.
Kung Fu has announced a fall 2014 tour that is set to kick off next month. The Connecticut-based funk-fusion group will begin their outing on October 16 with a show at The 8×10 in Baltimore. The five-piece will then make their way across the Northeast, Midwest and South, including a stop at New Orleans’ famed MoMs Ball on Halloween night and then Suwannee Hulaween.
For the promoters of Lockn’ Music Festival, combining an impressive array of headliners spanning decades of American Music alongside thriving local and regional artists seemed to be a necessity. After all, the southern U.S. is where much our music history was born and evolved.
On Sunday, October 12, 2014 at 7:30 pm, The Earls of Leicester will perform in concert at the Boulder Theater, 2032 14th Street, Boulder, CO, 80302. Tel (303)786-7030.
Tickets are priced from $20.00 to $27.50, and are available at the box office, or www.bouldertheater.com. The Earls of Leicester, an homage to the music of Lester Flatt & Earl Scruggs, is the brainchild of musician, songwriter, and producer Jerry Douglas.
The First Annual Cloak & Dagger Music Festival slated to take over dual venues in Denver, CO on September 20th invokes intrigue and mystery. Uniquely inspired by the vision of a truly underground festival that doesn't rely on mainstream headliners, Cloak & Dagger is designed to highlight the artistic side of soundscape blending. The first annual festival boasts of such heavy-hitters as
Jeremy Loops - a South African born modern folk artist - will bring his music stateside with a U.S. tour this fall and the January 2015 U.S. release of his debut album 'Trading Change.' With the help of his signature loop pedal, which allows him to layer multiple instruments and melodies in real time as he performs, Jeremy becomes a "one man folk band," blending urban inspired rhythms with lilting folk.