Medeski Martin & Wood with Alarm Will Sound have announced the release of a new album, 'Omnisphere,' due September 14 via MMW's own imprint, Indirecto Records. The collection poses a compelling question: What would happen if one of the most adventurous groups to emerge in jazz and improvised music in the last three decades were to join up with an orchestra that counts among the boldest forces in contemporary classical?
Porter Productions announced the lineup for the first-ever The Town and The City Festival to be held in Lowell, MA on October 19th and 20th. The festival, which will be held in multiple venues in downtown Lowell, will celebrate the adventurous spirit of Lowell native, Jack Kerouac, in an event which features both locally based and national touring acts. Named for the title of his first major published work, The Town and City Festival offers Early Bird Two-Day Passes that will be available for just $35 for two weeks while supplies last. They will be available tomorrow, Tues
With his upcoming best-of PLANET JARRE set for release September 14 on SONY, the Godfather of Electronic Music JEAN-MICHEL JARRE (JMJ) celebrates his 50 years at the forefront of electronic music with an extensive double album that will once more cement his legacy in pop music history. Consisting of four parts--Soundscapes, Themes, Sequences, Explorations & Early Works--PLANET JARRE is unmistakably and utterly typically Jarre, highlighting a different creative focus of his work.
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 latest 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.
Nestled in the north country of Colorado, lies yet another hidden gem of The Centennial State’s musical legacy: The Mishawaka Amphitheater. Set amongst towering canyon walls and located on the edge of The Poudre River, patrons are greeted from the road by a non-descript store front and privacy fencing, neither of which denotes the unexpected lying inside.
Dozens of food samplers, a hot dog eating contest, a beer-and-cheese pairing, and live music from the Blues Brothers Bootleg Roadshow await guests at the Food Fest: Aspen Grove in Littleton on Sunday, August. 19. The event takes place from 11:00 am - 4:00 in the parking lot of the Aspen Grove shopping center at 7301 South Santa Fe Drive. Admission and parking are free, and guests can pay $10 for a dozen Taste Tickets to sample the food.
When you picture Miami you might imagine the hot white sand beaches, baller poolside events, set against a skyline of glass skyscrapers, or maybe it’s the inner city streets that flow to an unheard riddim, back dropped to vibrant color buildings, and kids just hanging out in the heavy humid air. A unique city with a blend of Caribbean cultures meets beach town USA, a place where you can feel the island energy pulsing through the city. It is this melting pot of diversity where the genre bending group, ¡MayDay!