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Grateful Web Interview with David Nelson

Submitted by Carmel O'Farrell on Fri, 10/31/2014 - 9:02 am

It all started back in 1960 when the folk craze was happening. People didn't know the difference between real folk music and popular folk music. The whole thing was pushed by the commercial success of groups like The Kingston Trio. Those were folk songs, but they were commercialized and popularized so they sounded like pop music. Much more compared to the Appalachian versions of those same songs.

Euphoria Announces Dates for 4th Annual Festival

Submitted by Caren West PR on Wed, 10/29/2014 - 2:21 pm

Euphoria Music Festival, a now three-day music and camping festival, will be returning to Austin, Texas this April 10 - 12, 2015. The festival will be returning to the Carson Creek Ranch for a second straight year, offering expanded camping options and enhanced amenities. Attracting groundbreaking talent, some of music's biggest artists have turned Euphoria into one of the leading electronic/rock music festivals in Texas and throughout the Southwest.

Kung Fu Presents Steely Dan's The Royal Scam ft. Steely Dan guitarist Jon Herington and drummer Bernard Purdie

Submitted by Brotherly Love… on Wed, 10/29/2014 - 2:18 pm

On the first night of Kung Fu’s fourth annual Toys of Toys Holiday Spectacular at Toad’s Place in New Haven, CT, the band will perform Steely Dan’s The Royal Scam in its entirety with legendary Steely Dan guitarist Jon Herington and drummer Bernard Purdie. The celebrated Rock and Roll Hall of Fame artists will join Kung Fu playing hits like “Kid Charlemagne” and “Green Earings” in th

Hundreds of Entertainers Partner with HeadCount

Submitted by HeadCount on Wed, 10/29/2014 - 8:44 am

On Election Day, more than 300 entertainers will partner with HeadCount.org in a massive get-out-the-vote push, posting photos of themselves to social media urging their fans to “#GoVote.” The campaign specifically aims to combat the trend of “drop-off” voters, where half of young voters only cast ballots in Presidential races and then skip the Midterm Elections.

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Matisyahu | Boulder Theater | 10/8/14 | Review

Submitted by Philip Emma on Mon, 10/27/2014 - 10:30 am

I cannot believe that it has been almost a decade since I first saw Matisyahu perform “Close My Eyes” with his musical idol and mine, Trey Anastasio at Bonnaroo in 2005. After that joyous performance, I attended one of his concerts. And, in 2008, I saw him play at the Jammy Award Ceremony with Rose Hill Drive and his bandmates Aaron Dugan and Rob Marscher (formerly of 2001 Jammy nominees Addison Groove Project). They played a Flaming Lips song, and that night was one of my favorite moments in music.

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