Festivals

Posted on Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 - 5:25 am
To coincide with the happenings at South By Southwest in Austin, the Backbeat Foundation will present Export NOLA on Wednesday, March 17th at Momo's. The showcase will feature New Orleans artists that represent various styles of music that the Crescent City is...
Posted on Monday, March 8th, 2010 - 11:57 pm
The Devil Makes Three quite possibly are the best band that you have never heard of. Constantly on tour, selling out dates across the country and in their neck of the woods on the West Coast, this band is busy packing their shows night after night, largely thanks to word of mouth.   Over the...
Posted on Monday, March 8th, 2010 - 11:39 pm
Big Sam's Funky Nation is a driving force of urban funk. The band is led by trombone powerhouse, Big Sam Williams, formerly the trombonist for the Dirty Dozen Brass Band, who the San Francisco Chronicle calls "the top man on the slide trombone in the birthplace of jazz."  Big Sam's Funky...
Posted on Friday, March 5th, 2010 - 3:05 am
The Mother Hips release their SXSW performance schedule and a slew of spring dates, including the (((folkYEAH!))) presentation of the second annual Mother Hips Family Hipnic at the Fernwood Resort in breathtaking Big Sur, California on April 30 & May 1, 2010. This year’s Family Hipnic marks its...
Posted on Friday, March 5th, 2010 - 1:11 am
The Disco Biscuits have confirmed the first round of performers slated for Camp Bisco 9, the ninth annual three-day music and arts festival in Mariaville, New York this July 15-17, 2010.  The 50+ performer lineup at the multi-stage camping festival includes: The Disco Biscuits - All 3...
Posted on Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 - 1:44 am
We Are Wolves have announced a new run of U.S. tour dates in April. The tour, which follows their previously announced Canadian shows in support of fellow lupine-monikered Wolf Parade, will take them from The Echo in Los Angeles, CA, on April 8th and up the west coast to The Vera Project in Seattle...
Posted on Wednesday, March 3rd, 2010 - 1:24 am
T Bird and the Breaks, the 10-piece Austin soul band releasing monthly original songs on real vinyl, again plays South By Southwest Music Festival & Media Conference, with its showcase slated for March 20. The band — described as “smooth soul cut by youthful grit” by The Austin Chronicle after...
Posted on Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010 - 4:52 am
North by Northeast (NXNE) becomes a seven-day event this year, with the addition of a brand new interactive conference - NXNE interactive - to the already burgeoning annual line-up of 650+ concerts, 40+ music-themed films and 15+ conference sessions. The 16th edition of the festival takes over...
Posted on Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 - 3:24 am
Posted on Tuesday, February 16th, 2010 - 3:46 am
In the 1960s, bands like The Beatles and The Rolling Stones put British popular music firmly on the international map. They were joined in later decades by artists as diverse as Led Zeppelin, David Bowie, The Sex Pistols and Oasis, making British music a distinctive international brand. British...