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Music on the Mesa 2015 | Day Two

Submitted by Janie Franz on Mon, 06/01/2015 - 12:29 pm

It was a great Taos morning, the skies the color of blue you’ll see nowhere else. Festivalgoers were up and eager for the day’s events.

I missed the first two bands on the roster: Greg B and the Gunsels and Sean Healen. I was especially bummed to miss Sean. I understand that the Santa Fe Brewing Company honored him recently with a permanent addition to their fine line of brews, called “Healen’s Big Hat Nut Brown Ale.” He’s famous, not only for his music but for his hats.

Hard Working Americans Return For Summer Tour

Submitted by All Eyes Media on Mon, 06/01/2015 - 12:11 pm

Hard Working Americans will return in August for a summer tour, following a brief hiatus to tend to their regular gigs. Hard Working Americans features vocalist Todd Snider, bassist Dave Schools, guitarist Neal Casal, keyboardist Chad Staehly, guitarist Jesse Aycock and drummer Duane Trucks. Stops will include performances in St. Louis, Birmingham, Athens, Columbus, Asheville and Richmond (See Tour Dates Below).

Music on the Mesa 2015 | Day One

Submitted by Janie Franz on Sun, 05/31/2015 - 3:41 pm

The inaugural Music on the Mesa Music Festival opened onto a glorious Taos NM day. Deep blue skies and stunning views of the Sangre de Christo peaks to the side of the main stage added to the spirit of this festival. On site at the Taos Mesa Brewing Company, emcee Don Richmond of The Rifters gently directed festivalgoers to three stages of amazing Americana bands.

ATOMGA Unleashes a World-Funk Fury with Full-Length Album "Black Belt"

Submitted by Tsunami Publicity on Thu, 05/28/2015 - 7:56 am

From their humble beginnings of being hailed “Denver’s newest party band” to the sophisticated praise of “specialists of authentic Nigerian afrobeat,” Colorado-based world-funk outfit, ATOMGA is leading the charge in musical fusion with the release of their first full-length LP, “Black Belt.” While the band thrives on whipping audiences into a sweaty, danceable hysteria that’s rooted in afrobeat, “Black Belt” will showcase the outfit on a much more lateral level that is not c

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Creekfest 2015 | Review and Photos

Submitted by Tyler Eck on Wed, 05/27/2015 - 1:43 pm

Never overlook the little guy. Often in the shadows of larger festivals, smaller events are often left by the wayside. Not this little shindig outside of Dover, Arkansas called Creekfest.  The 7th annual Creekfest hosted at Moore Outdoors, headlined by Mountain Sprout, Whiskey Shivers, Arkansauce and 1 oz.

Tix Released for Grateful Dead 50 Thru Charity Auction

Submitted by HeadCount on Wed, 05/27/2015 - 10:14 am

Members of Grateful Dead have selected 16 charities to be beneficiaries of their upcoming “Fare Thee Well” 50th anniversary concerts, with the band releasing more than 300 tickets via a series of auctions on eBay Giving Works to benefit the organizations. The auctions will begin at 9 a.m. PST / noon EST on Wednesday, May 27 (today).

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