DelFest, produced by McCoury Music & High Sierra Music, is pleased to announce the following lineup additions to the 11th annual DelFest, which takes place May 24-27 at the beautiful Allegany County Fairgrounds in Cumberland, Maryland:
The Dawg Trio with David Grisman, Danny Barnes, Sam Grisman
The Infamous Stringdusters
The Gibson Brothers
The California Honeydrops
It was apparent looking out over the sea of silver-haired music fans at the sold-out Engelbert Humperdinck concert, that it would be a night of nostalgia, February 9th, at the Chumash Casino Resort. The show in the Samala showroom did begin as very much a walk down memory lane, with a film clip from the 1960’s of Dean Martin introducing a young Humperdinck to his television audience.
Revolutionary music may seem hard to come by in these days and times. Long gone is the era of artists like Bob Marley, The Clash, Stevie Wonder and Patti Smith getting airplay and bringing their messages to the masses. But that doesn’t mean that the revolution isn’t still brewing in the hearts and minds of many people around the globe.
The Stanley Hotel and Comedy Works Entertainment are proud to announce the first public event in the brand new $10 million Pavilion Amphitheater in Estes Park with back-to-back nights of hilarious stand-up comedy. The celebration kicks off with SNL alumni Jim Breuer on April 20th and continues on Saturday, April 21st with the former host of NBC’s Marriage Ref and prolific stand-up comedian Tom Papa.
Hyryder is a Grateful Dead Tribute Band formed in Indianapolis, Indiana in the summer of 2008 and currently consists of Charlie Morgan (lead guitar and vocals), Nick Neureiter (drums and vocals), Eric Thompson (rhythm guitar and vocals), Scott Jackson (keyboard world and vocals) and Blair Ping (bass and vocals). The band was born out of an intense love and appreciation for the music of the Grateful Dead and a desire to help carry on this rich musical tradition.
After more than a year of long nights at the studio in between rehearsals and relentless legs of touring, Cousin Earth is ready to share their first full-length album, "Human Music." Known for their blistering ukulele solos, intricate rhythms, soaring vocal harmonies and unconventional instrumentation, the band showcases a broad spectrum of musical influences on this ten-song album, which will be available on all platforms Friday, April 27th.
"There are certain shows on any given tour that really stand out," says Mike Gantzer, vocalist and guitarist of the Buffalo-based quartet, Aqueous. He elaborates, "Maybe we were sleep-deprived, maybe it was a full moon – whatever it was, the Kalamazoo, MI show last November had that MAGIC."
The Bill Monroe Bluegrass Hall of Fame is pleased to announce Miss Dixie and Tom T. Hall as their 2018 Hall of Fame Inductees. The award ceremony will be Saturday, September 22, in Bean Blossom, Indiana at the 44th Annual Hall of Fame and Uncle Pen Bluegrass Festival.
Hall of Fame selection is based on making substantial and enduring contributions to bluegrass music, and the Halls have contributed in a variety of ways for a half century.