Reed Turner’s wandering spirit has lured him to several cities, but when it came to finding inspiration for his new release, GHOSTS IN THE ATTIC (Feb. 5, 2013), he learned home is where the heart is. The Austin-raised folk-rocker returned to a welcoming music community — and found many collaborators who helped him turn concepts into reality. Turner will perform his latest work at a CD release show Feb. 8 at Stubb’s Bar-B-Que in Austin, and at several showcases during the 25th annual International Folk Alliance Conference Feb.
Hey Rosetta!, a band internationally recognized for its endearing, charismatic contemporary blend of folk, indie and rock, has released its first holiday EP today, A Cup Of Kindness Yet.Taking a nontraditional route away from most holiday records, A Cup Of Kindness Yet maintains serious songwriting, alternating between solemn and uplifting, a rather realistic envisioning of the holiday season minus the tedious repetition of classic Christmas carols.
Living in London has its advantages for an Kentuckian ex-pat like Sid Griffin. You get to drink strong beer, the town reeks of history, and being American gives you a decided advantage in the European alt-country scene. After all, Sid helped invent alt-country with his first band, the Long Ryders, back in 1980s Los Angeles. In the ensuing years, Griffin has pioneered a new genre, “alt-bluegrass.”
The Shook Twins sophomore release, Window is full of frolic and romp. The Portland, Oregon, "Quirky Folk Trio" features identical twins Laurie Shook (vocals, banjo, percussion and beatboxing) and Katelyn Shook (vocals, guitar and mandolin), with Kyle Volkman on bass. Released in April 2011, Window redefines Folk with hair-raising harmonies and an eclectic blend of resonating roots, precocious pop and foolhardy fun.
97.3 KBCO & Z2 Entertainment are proud to present Richard Thompson to the Boulder Theater on Saturday, June 16th, 2012. Tickets go on sale Friday, May 4th at 10:00am for $22.50 general admission, $30 reserved & $40 gold circle.Richard Thompson is a critically acclaimed, prolific songwriter (Ivor Novello Award), recipient of BBC's Lifetime Achievement Award and was named o