NYC trio Consider the Source defy easy description. If intergalactic beings of pure energy, after initiation into an order of whirling dervishes, built some kind of pan-dimensional booty-shaking engine, powered by psychedelics and abstract math, it’d probably just sound like a CTS tribute band. Drawing from progressive rock, fusion and jazz, with alien sounds soaked in Indian and Middle Eastern styles, CTS blends disparate parts into a striking, utterly original whole.
R&B-infused reggae songstress/guitarist, Leilani Wolfgramm, drops her latest single, “The Trail,” from her upcoming album, "Live Wire,' which was produced by Wolfgramm, Fredro Odesjo (multi-platinum producer for Tohoshinki/TVXQ) and Joshua Sadlier-Brown (John Legend, Gogol Bordello, Kelly Buchanan). Already making waves in her genre, she has shared the stage with Ziggy Marley, Incubus, Dirty Heads, Tribal Seeds, Sublime ft. Rome and New King. “LiveWire” the album is a memoir.
This Valentine’s Day will be extra special for Griffin Tucker, a 16-year-old musician from Dallas, Texas. His music video for his new tune “Some Kind of Love Song” will be released. Griffin is a child prodigy who began playing drums at the age of 5 and guitar at the age of 8. He also plays piano, bass guitar, and the ukulele.
Spirited, deep, and thought-provoking are just a few words to describe the artist known as TREVOR GREEN. The solo singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist--whose music is something fresh and distinctly new, yet deeply woven in the spiritual fabric of our ancient ancestors--will embark on his headlining Elevate Tour beginning March 7 in Idaho, in continued support of his latest album, VOICE OF THE WIND.
Wilco’s Jeff Tweedy will embark on a solo acoustic tour of North America in April in support of his recently released album Together At Last. The tour goes on sale tomorrow (Feb. 9) via Wilcoworld.net and includes performances in multiple Canadian cities rarely visited by Tweedy as a solo performer or with his band Wilco, as well as concerts in several Eastern US cities including the High Water Festival in Charleston, SC and later, in June, at the Clearwater Festival in Croton-on-Hudson, NY.
Translators of iconic music as well as innovative original material, Chicago’s Old Shoe, brings a classic live album back to life. With their good pal and very talented singer/songwriter on board, Chicago Farmer will accompany Old Shoe with his soulful renditions of Bob Dylan tunes. Both artists will pay homage to 1989’s Dylan & the Dead, a collaborative live album which was recorded while on a successful stadium tour of the same name in 1987.
After living in San Francisco for several years, Americana singer/songwriter Logan Magness has moved back to his Memphis hometown and will release his debut album, Memphis on My Mind, out March 23 on Wolf River Records, distributed through CEN/The Orchard, a division of Sony Music.
Logan Magness created a special video during the recording process, which can be viewed here: https://youtu.be/uIsyW8AVUsg.
Jazz fusion legend Billy Cobham announces a multi-city US Tour dedicated to revisiting his second album, Crosswinds, which was originally released in 1974. For this new performance se- ries, known as the “Crosswinds Project,” Cobham and the band will perform updated arrangements of his compositions from this album, supported by Paul Hanson (bassoon, sax); Fareed Haque (guitar); Tim Landers (bass); and Scott Tibbs (keys).
It’s been a difficult decision, but Elephant Revival is going on hiatus after our Red Rocks show on May 20th. We will also be appearing at a few select festivals and canceling all other shows.
The band has been dealing with some family matters that have led us to reassess and realize that, while we’ve all been putting so much energy into Elephant Revival, we need some time to reconnect with our loved ones and focus on personal growth.
Live music lovers in the North Bay Area know Mill Valley’s Sweetwater Music Hall as a hotbed for unexpected collaborations and special one-off celebratory performances. Not surprising considering the primary investors behind the intimate café/venue in the music savvy Marin County town are rock ‘n’ roll investors (Bob Weir and Sammy Hagar namely) bringing in one-of-a-kind collaborations.