When people see The Lil Smokies setting up their acoustic instruments, they’re often unprepared for the electric energy they generate. The band captures that same dynamic presence on their new album, Changing Shades, delivering their exceptional songwriting and bluegrass roots with the punch of a rock band.“We wanted to duplicate the energy of our live shows. It’s a perfect mixture of improvisation and composition.
Bay Area musicians Jim Nunally and Nell Robinson proudly launch Banjo Boy Coffee in partnership with Deering Banjo Company. Four Exciting & Distinctive Coffees: UKULELE, FOUR STRING, FIVE STRING and SIX STRING BLEND
Join us for a performance, official launch and coffee tasting at the California Jazz Conservatory on Saturday, January 13th, 2018. Tastings begin at 7:15pm followed by a performance by the Nell & Jim Band at 8:00 p.m. Free Banjo Boy Coffee all evening long!
The wind is whipping down Asheville’s south slope, and the temperature is somewhere in the low teens as the crowd begins to arrive at The Orange Peel for the seventh annual Holiday Hang. Put on by Town Mountain and Amanda Anne Platt & the Honeycutters, the event is a benefit for the local Manna Food Bank and has become quite a tradition in this town.
A grand celebratory sendoff to the 50th anniversary of San Francisco’s psychedelic music scene of 1967 took place at one of its once and forever epicenters, The Fillmore, on December 9. Featuring about 30 prominent Bay Area performers of today and yesterday, the commemorative event righteously celebrated that important stretch of time through which poetry, rock ‘n’ roll, cross-cultural awareness, and an anti-establishment penchant to question authority challenged traditional America’s consciousness.
Just a few short weeks after the Chris Robinson Brotherhood's annual December three-night stand at The Fillmore in San Francisco, they'll set up shop once again in the Bay Area to ring in the New Year with three-nights, December 29, 30 and 31, at Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael. Tickets go on-sale Monday, December 18, 10am PT at https://store.terrapincrossroads.net/tickets.
The new album Badlands, from North Dakota Blues-Rock artist Jennifer Lyn, couldn’t come at a better time. Set for release on Feb. 2, 2018, her second album reflects her influences from rock to blues and back again. As a new generation takes the reins, keeping this kind of music alive is needed more than ever to remind us of our own history and preserve the love of this genre for generations to come.
Singer-songwriter Matisyahu has been on journey inward for more than a decade. The journey has been private and public. The journey has at times been explicitly external, even while being driven by internal change. Now nearly thirteen years after the release of his first studio record, Matisyahu and his band have done something unmatched in his past repertoire; they have crafted that journey into a musically thematic eight song movement.
On The Road Tour brings the magic of Summer Camp Music Festival to your town. We'll be visiting multiple cities across the country searching for the best talent the area has to offer. Come out to support local artists as they play for a spot at #SCamp18!