Winner of multiple Blues Music Awards and a 2012 Grammy Award for “Best Blues Album” the Tedeschi Trucks Band will once again headline the Second Annual Sunshine Music & Blues Festival in Florida, playing two dates in the state. Featuring two stages of live bands, a wide array of refreshing craft beers and delectable menus from a wide variety of food vendors, the Festival will kick off Saturday, January 18, 2014, NOON at Mizner Park Amphitheater, Boca Raton in South Florida and then Sunday, January 19, 2013, NOON, at Vinoy Park, St.
Passafire is back with their fifth studio album, Vines, set for worldwide release on November 11th. Vines is the band’s debut release for leading reggae label Easy Star Records. Since the 2011 release of their chart-topping (#1 Billboard and iTunes Reggae) album Start From Scratch, the Savannah, GA-based quartet continues to raise their profile to the top of the exploding U.S.
The Heavy Pets are releasing the A/B side single Two Horses featuring “Last Babies” and “Keep Me Running” on Tuesday, October 1st. That evening, the Pets will celebrate the occasion with a LIVE from AURA Studios video stream at 8pm est. Fans are invited to tune in for FREE at www.LIVEfromAURA.com.
The most colorful of tribes gathered for North Coast Music Festival 2013. A stellar production team worked non-stop behind the scenes to contain the party as best they could as hoop dancers in their best Chicago regalia reenacted a commercialized version of the movie Project X. Electric Forest had beautiful people, but North Coast Music Festival had sexy people. Sometimes you grow tired of the same drama.
Aaaaaah. You have gotten three great nights of music under your belt. You have had time to have your campsite functioning well and made friends with your neighbors. You have made it through three days of having very little need to be fiddling around with your cell phone and spent lots of time with the human beings right beside you. You are familiar with the layout of the venue and accepted the fact that you have to walk, literally miles for some depending on where you camped, your @$$ off at times to get were you wanted to be.
While Colorado-based string rebels Yonder Mountain String Band never seem to stop touring, the boys recently managed to fit some well-rehearsed studio time into their seemingly endless schedule to record their self-produced album YMSB EP ’13, which is due out October 8th on the band’s own Frog Pad Records. Recorded entirely from the road, the four-track EP features one song written by each member of YMSB.