Indie-folk singer/songwriter Andrew Combs is engaging in the highest order of flattery –a collection of cover songs. The acclaimed Nashville singer/songwriter announces his new EP 5 Covers & A Song with his version of The Strokes’ “Reptilia.” Brooklyn Vegan says, “He [Combs] gives it a bit of Americana twist too and he uses horns to re-create the main guitar riff, but he keeps the singing more true to the original.
We set out to create The Home Shows — a program of Pearl Jam’s Vitalogy Foundation to fight homelessness in King County — because we’re proud to call Seattle and the Pacific Northwest home.
Today, King County has the third-largest homeless population in the country, with more than 12,000 people experiencing homelessness. Homelessness in King County has doubled since 2014.
Dallas Dorsey will release his self-titled sophomore effort June 29. The Opelika, Al. guitar man has been touring with mentor and hometown buddy, Adam Hood, since 2006. Through chance meetings with Dave Cobb and other creatives that run in the same circle, Dorsey was able to work on his own songwriting to develop a sound he describes as "distinctly southern." The five new tracks embody the spirit of a road weary musician with touches of warm soul and grit.
Heralded Austin-based blues/roots musician and songwriter Johnny Nicholas returns to Michigan to celebrate the deluxe vinyl LP reissue of his long out-of-print 1977 album, Too Many Bad Habits – including a special bonus album of previously unreleased performances – on July 1, 2018, at The Ark in Ann Arbor. Performing with Nicholas will be bassist Tony Garnier and drummer Tino Gross, both featured on the original album, and Scrappy Jud Newcomb on guitar/mandolin.
Vibrant reggae, hip-hop and soul fusion band Collective Thought will be performing live in Austin, TX this Saturday at the Whip In! From all different walks of life, the six members of Collective Thought combine their musical styles and riddims to create a unique and unforgettable live concert experience! The band is touring in support of their upcoming debut studio album release, Rise.
Acclaimed sitar virtuoso and composer Anoushka Shankar returns to the United States for a special series of live performances in protest to the displacement of refugees fleeing conflict areas across the globe. Anoushka Shankar presents music from her latest GRAMMY® Award-nominated album, Land of Gold -- a recording that reflects her personal response to the trauma facing refugees in search of sanctuary.
With more than twenty years and 2800 shows under their belt, Dark Star Orchestra today announces their 2018 Fall Tour. This tour has them weaving through the heart of the Midwest during the peak of autumn heading from Minnesota to Ohio and many places in between.
The Brothers Comatose have announced their fourth studio album Ink, Dust, and Luck. Available worldwide June 15th, 2018, the album is a collection of 10 singles that mark the California bluegrass band's debut with indie label AntiFragile Music. The five-piece act's newest recordings put an undeniable stamp on their sound: a raw, raucous set of West Coast renderings of bluegrass, americana, and rock n' roll.