One of Dublin, Ireland's most popular bands, The Coronas, made their long-awaited return to North America with a stop in Portland, Oregon earlier this month. The multi-platinum-selling band have been touring in support of their fifth album, Trust The Wire, which became The Coronas' first-ever #1 album topping the Irish music charts last June.
Some years back, Grateful Web’s Dylan Muhlberg spoke with celebrated Jazz Fusion drummer Billy Cobham in the midst of a long-running 40th-anniversary celebratory tour of his groundbreaking debut album Spectrum (1973). Put simply, Cobham alongside contemporaries such as the late Tony Williams, changed drumming in jazz from then on.
"I feel I have a mission and something to say," confides pianist Greg Spero and leader of SPIRIT FINGERS. "It requires a lot of digging and a lot of agony to get to the point where it can be said truly and honestly." The forward-thinking and introspective pianist has been in the woodshed with his electrifying quartet SPIRIT FINGERS, who will make their Shanachie Entertainment debut on March 16, 2018 with their explosive eponymously titled CD.
Justin Townes Earle has announced an extensive North American tour that will begin May 6, 2018 in British Columbia and continue throughout the entire contiguous United States, with a stop in Toronto, ON as well. The 34-show run will present the celebrated singer-songwriter in intimate settings with solo acoustic performances.
The final lineup for Domefest's 9th annual run is finally here! And it's shaping up to be an epic jam-filled weekend. New additions include Broccoli Samurai, Mungion, Joe Hertler & The Rainbow Seekers, Strange Machines, Flux Capacitor, Formula 5, Cycles, ShwizZ, Headless Robot and Schwa. In addition, the festival has announced a second set by The Magic Beans.
Bozeman, MT-based bluegrass outfit Kitchen Dwellers are hitting the road beginning Thursday, February 21st at Des Moines, IA’s Vaudeville Mews, and embarking on an initial three week run that will take them from Minneapolis, Madison, Milwaukee, and Pittsburgh through the first leg.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, Chris Hillman brought his latest tour to a sold-out audience at the historic Lobero Theater in Santa Barbara, Friday, February 14th. The current tour is in support of his highly praised new album Bidin’ My Time, produced by the late Tom Petty. Hillman fronted an acoustic foursome, featuring two of his longtime collaborators, Herb Pedersen and John Jorgenson, both of whom appear on the new album.
We've all been there... that special balance when we are in the zone. Can't miss a shot, or say the wrong thing. In the sauce, but not drowning in it. Perfect amount. That place in space-time where everything is aligned and nothing can go wrong. Shooting pool on an alien spaceship, against aliens, and winning.
Nahko and Medicine for the People will join Dispatch this summer for the “Dispatch Summer Tour 2018.” Additional support will be provided by Raye Zaragoza, Scatter Their Own, Stephen Marley, and Rebelution on select dates. The tour aims to raise awareness and funds for First Nations communities, and bring to light other Native American issues. Fundraising efforts as well as proceeds from Native designed merchandise will go towards supporting and rebuilding Native American schools.