Singer-songwriter Bobby Long is celebrating the completion of his forthcoming third album with a series of new live appearances. The British-born New Yorker joins the roster for three upcoming Communion Music shows in March-his first participation in the popular music series-beginning with their March 4 show at Milkboy in Philadelphia. He returns to New York's Mercury Lounge on Saturday, March 14.
With its most exciting lineup yet, the 2015 All Good Music Festival & Campout returns to ‘Wild and Wonderful’ West Virginia. Held at Berry Hill Farm in Summit Point, WV, located only 90 minutes from Baltimore and 75 minutes from Washington D.C., the 18th annual event features performances from Primus, moe., Cake, Thievery Corporation, John Butler Trio, Lotus, SOJA, STS9, Greensky Bluegrass, Dark Star Orchestra and more with additional acts still to be announced.
Last Friday at The Fillmore in San Francisco, I felt right at home. As a Colorado native who moved to the Bay Area just three months ago it’s been an incredible transition and vast discovery process with the amount of incredible local and national musical talent that plays here constantly. Last Friday was humbling on multiple levels. It was the debut Fillmore performance of my favorite improvisational funk band The Motet.
After a very intimate Fox Theater show the night before dedicated to longtime taper Eric Vandercar, who died tragically in a train crash in New York, moe. was ready to bring it to the Denver crowd. It is their 25th Anniversary tour, and it takes a special group of musicians to be able to pull that off.
While the “Fare Thee Well” Forth of July at Solider Field announcement from the surviving members of The Dead have fans nationwide in pandemonium, California’s Bay Area has already begun celebrating fifty years of Grateful Dead with a number of intimate events. Guitarist Bob Weir has returned to performance with some stellar extended-for-network-TV jamming with host John Mayer on The Late Late Show.
The Heavy Pets announce the themes for their four-night headlining stand at Dunedin Brewery’s Spring Beer Jam taking place March 26-29, 2015. The band will present reinterpretations of popular Pets tunes to fit the themes as well as first-time-played covers and originals each night with no repeats throughout the week.
The Jeff Austin Band played last week at the Bluebird Theater in Denver to showcase their new album, The Simple Truth. The performance proved loud and clear that the future is bright for Jeff Austin and his compadres, and that Austin is anything but done playing music after his separation from Yonder Mountain String Band earlier this year.