Live Nation, the producers of the Big Guava Music Festival and co producers of last year's Coastline Festival, is proud to announce the 2014 Coral Skies Music Festival line-up for Saturday, October 25th in Tampa and Sunday, October 26th in West Palm Beach. With all-day music featuring great bands on two stages, an expanded array of food trucks and variety of craft beers and regionally renowned artists, Coral Skies Music Festival will have something for everyone.
Severn Records announces an August 19 release date of For Pops (A Tribute to Muddy Waters), a very special CD from Mud Morganfield, son of the legendary bluesman, and Kim Wilson, singer/harmonica player of the iconic roots group, The Fabulous Thunderbirds, saluting the classic blues music of Mud’s father in the 100th anniversary year of his birth.The genesis for this recording project was simple, according to Severn president David Earl. “I couldn’t ignore all the requests,” he said.
Bluegrass, world, reggae, funk and jam are all coming to Camp Euforia XI (CEXI) this summer. It’s one-festival, two-days, for all-ages, featuring over 20 bands including Eufórquestra, Keller Williams, Motet, Kyle Hollingsworth Band on July 11-12, 2014 on Jerry’s Farm near Lone Tree, Iowa. But this year, there will be more than music at center stage.
Tickets go on sale July 18th for Widespread Panic’s highly anticipated 2014 Fall Tour. Along with the Fall tour, Widespread Panic is providing a myriad of unique opportunities to experience their music, including performances at Gathering of The Vibes Music Festival, Lockn’ Music Festival & Phases Of The Moon Music + Art Festival.
The disco themed LoHi Music Festival held in the lower highlands Denver neighborhood started with a bang with Genetics and Blake Mobley’s collaborative musical project Tiger Party, that this time featured guitarist Tom Hamilton from Brother’s Past and American Babies. After a brief down pour of rain during the Heavy Pets set, the skies opened up to a beautiful day for a city festival. The set-up of the festival worked well except for the absence of a poster and the LoHi money exchange, which is never a good idea.
Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood have announced a North American tour this December to support their forthcoming studio album, Juice, out September 16 from Indirecto Records. The ten-night run will be preceded by a 14-date tour of Europe in November. Beginning at 9:30 Club in Washington, D.C. on December 4, MSMW will play select shows in both the Northern and Southeastern United States, highlighted by a hometown performance at Terminal 5 in NYC on December 11.
In just a couple weeks, Horning’s Hideout in North Plains, Oregon will be hosting the 13th Annual, Northwest String Summit. Not only is this festival held in one of the most visually appealing venues in the country, there’s a stellar line up, great people, and lots of things to do even for the young ones of your group. Check out this interview with Skye Macdonald, the promoter for this amazing festival, and see why you should be so excited for this year’s bluegrass extravaganza.