The Rails' newest release Other People is out via Nashville's Thirty Tigers. Comprised of Kami Thompson (daughter of Linda and Richard Thompson) and James Walbourne (who has performed with the likes of the Pretenders and Ray Davies), The Rails' newest release is a record rooted in change: both musical and circumstantial. It would have been easy for The Rails to have picked up where they left off in the wake of their acclaimed 2014 album Fair Warning.
Prog rock pioneers YES have revealed more exciting plans for their official 50th Anniversary celebration #YES50 by announcing that former member Trevor Horn will sit in with the band during their special two-night stand at The Fillmore in Philadelphia July 20 and 21. In addition, Horn is set to participate in the YesFanFest - 50 True Summers U.S.
Indie-Rock Darling Courtney Barnett will be one of the Friday night headliners at the Pitchfork Music Festival on July 20th. The 30 year old Australian singer-songwriter quickly sold out last month's concert at the Chicago Cultural Center, so her fans who were disappointed because they were not able to attend that show will have the opportunity to see the singer live at Pitchfork. Barnett is touring behind her second full length solo album, Tell Me How You
Critically-acclaimed Birmingham, Alabama octet St. Paul & The Broken Bones have announced the September 7th release of their highly-anticipated new album, Young Sick Camellia (RECORDS). Young Sick Camellia contains nine songs infused with the band’s cross-section of soul, rock ‘n’ roll, R&B and funk, mixed with passion, intensity and a boundary-blurring musical exploration that has become synonymous with St. Paul & The Broken Bones.
For Peace Band is proud to announce Always Love, their sophomore album due out on July 27, 2018 on the Rootfire Cooperative imprint. Formed in 2012 and hailing from the mighty island of Guam, For Peace Band is Ronald “RJ” Pereira (Guitar/Vocals), Freddy Bordallo (Drums/Vocals), Jacob Iosa(Keys/Vocals), and Danton Cruz (Bass/Vocals). They quickly gained prominence at home, winning the 2014 Island Music Awards for Best Original Song, and 2015 Island Music Awards for Best Reggae Band.
Continuing with their practice of performing more than 120 dates last year, THE INFAMOUS STRINGDUSTERS can't get enough of playing out on the road and are announcing a new string of Fall 2018 headlining tour dates. The GRAMMY-winning bluegrass mavericks will travel across the U.S., making stops in Atlanta, St. Louis, Milwaukee, Asheville, as well as a New York City show at The Gramercy Theatre on November 15. A list of current dates is below and more will be announced later.
Vermont-based jazz/jam outfit The Big Sip is pleased to announce its 2nd self-released EP Sip Responsibly. The 6-track album was recorded & produced by the band & collaborator Bjorn Anders Peterson in Middlebury, VT. The EP consists of 5 original songs and a stand-out cover of “Valerie” by The Zutons.