Newport Folk Festival 2015 | Review

The revival of the venerable Newport Folk Festival continued with a very strong roster of artists this year that expanded once again the boundaries of what is “folk music.” Folk purists – the kind of people who booed Dylan when he went electric at the 1965 festival (this year was the 50th anniversary of that iconic set) – would probably have seen their heads explode if they caught My Morning Jacket’s surprise set on first night of this yea

Travelin' McCourys, New Orleans Suspects & Hot Buttered Rum at Rhythms on the Rio

TRAVELIN’ MCCOURYS WITH BILL NERSHI, NEW ORLEANS SUSPECTS and HOT BUTTERED RUM will headline the 10th ANNUAL RHYTHMS ON THE RIO, an intimate music festival in South Fork, Colorado, from Friday, August 7th through Sunday, August 9th.  The event is hosted by the South Fork Music Association, a non-profit entity; it raises money for organization’s Children’s Music Program.

The Motet & London Souls Added to Magnolia Fest 2015

Magnolia Fest celebrates its 19th year at the magnificent Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL on October 15-18, 2015. Spicing it up a bit more, the festival announces the additions of  this year and adding The Motet and Lond

Announcing the Inaugural Rootfire at the Beach

On August 2, 2015, the inaugural Rootfire At The Beach takes place at Avila Beach Resort. The celebration of roots reggae music and culture features performances by Tribal Seeds, Stephen "Ragga" Marley, Collie Buddz, Shwayze, and The Movement, along with DJ sets from Expanders Sound System.

Larry Keel's All-Star Tribute to Jerry Garcia Lineup

ARISE is excited to share this special roster of noteworthy musicians as part of the line-up of Larry Keel's All-Star Tribute to Jerry GarciaDave Watts (The Motet), Chris "C-Bob" Elliot (Springcreek) Joe Lessard (Head for the Hills), Paul Murin (DeadPhish Orchestra)

ARISE Releases 2015 Festival Schedule

The 2015 installment of the ARISE Music Festival is set to kick off on August 7-9 at the scenic Sunrise Ranch in Loveland, CO.

Dawg Day Afternoon 2015 | Review/Photos

Bluegrass music is deeply integrated into American musical culture and roots. Yet bluegrass isn’t a pure form. It’s an amalgamation of many preceding styles and individual root systems. None have revealed more about the instrumental beginnings of bluegrass than David “Dawg” Grisman. His mandolin virtuosity was simply too adventurous to not stray from the vein of Kentucky-born grass.

Kerrville Fall Music Festival Announces 2015 Lineup

The Kerrville Fall Music festival is Labor Day weekend September 4 - 6, 2015. Three days of songwriters from around the country including many favorites John Gorka, Peter Case, Eric Taylor, Dana Cooper, Chuck Pyle, Gretchen Peters, Shake Russell and some newcomers like Dana Louise & the Glorious Birds (Dana is the daughter of Ezra Idlet, one half of the famed duo Trout Fishing in America. They will both be playing with Dana as ‘The Birds’).

Inaugural Campfest Announces Final Lineup

The inaugural Campfest, a three-day celebration that revives the excitement and nostalgia of childhood summer camp, will be held September 18th to 20th at beautiful Camp Blue Ridge, nestled within 250 acres of the Blue Ridge Mountains and within two hours of Atlanta and Asheville. Campfest combines attendees’ favorite summer camp activities (plus some new ones of their own!) and top-notch live music performances to deliver a weekend packed full of adventure and relaxation.

Lockn' Fest Announces Robert Plant: Exclusive 2-Night Engagement

Lockn' Festival presents Robert Plant and The Sensational Space Shifters for an exclusive two-night engagement that will feature two completely different sets on September 12 & 13, 2015. Plant has never done anything like this in his career, and it will undoubtedly make for some unique and historical moments.


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