For as long as most residents of the San Francisco Bay Area can remember, radio station FM 105.3 has had a significant impact on the local music scene. From featuring up and coming artists to facilitating some of the area’s most iconic concerts each and every year, their influence is well known, so naturally when the station’s ownership changed hands at the end of 2017 many were left wondering what the future of local music would hold.
California Roots, the premier reggae and roots music festival, have teamed up again with LiveList, the #1 source for live streaming concerts worldwide, and Weedmaps, the top cannabis dispensary finder and lifestyle brand to power the 2018 California Roots Music & Arts Festival live from Monterey, CA on May 25-27, 2018.
North Coast Music Festival has announced the full lineup for its ninth edition, returning to Union Park in Chicago, Illinois on August 31 through September 2, 2018. The fully immersive three-day festival will welcome Coasties to experience and discover dance music, hip-hop and rock-bands across four curated stages.
THE POP ENTHUSIASM OF MISTERWIVES
New York City based MisterWives played an early evening show on Sunday at the Beale Street Music Festival, a day that was a complete sellout. Lead vocalist Mandy Lee clearly enjoyed playing to the young and enthusiastic crowd, jumping around as she sang . The band performed most of their best known songs, including "Machine," "Drummer Boy," "Coloring Outside the Lines," and "Reflections."
Tav Falco & the Panther Burns is a legendary band who is relatively unknown outside of Memphis. They played the first set on Saturday afternoon on the Bud Light Stage at the Beale Street Music Festival as part of their "Conamination" tour - what a treat it was, for both long-time fans who were happy to see their heroes again, and for the curious who had no knowledge about the band.
Wilderado are two men from Tulsa, Oklahoma, and two men from Dallas, Texas, who formed their band in Los Angeles three years ago. Their melodic set featured two and three-part harmonies and a solid rhythm section, with some of their music reminiscent of Judah & the Lion.
MAMBY ON THE BEACH, Chicago's only beachside summer music festival, is proud to announce the full artist lineup for its fourth annual installment! The two-day boutique festival takes place Saturday, June 23rd and Sunday, June 24th, on the grassy fields and sand-swept coastline of Oakwood Beach in the historic Bronzeville neighborhood.
The daily schedules for the 2018 installment of Disc Jam Music Festival have been released, with daily headliners including Aqueous and Moon Hooch (Thursday), The Motet and Galactic (Friday), Beats Antique and Lotus (Saturday) and Tom Marshall’s Amfibian All-Stars (Sunday). Late night acts include Gubbulidis and solo sets from Ryan Dempsey and Brook Jordan, all of Twiddle (Thursday), DJ Logic & Friends and Barber Acoustic (Friday), and Electron and Tom Hamilton & Holly Bowling (Saturday).