THE MIGHTY MIGHTY BOSSTONES will be launching their annual end of summer all ages music festival this year. The inaugural Cranking & Skanking Fest will take place at Worcester Palladium Outdoors on Saturday, August 25th. The lineup includes Toots & The Maytals, The Bouncing Souls, Fishbone, The Pietasters, and The Planet Smashers among others. There will be plenty of craft beer, food, and vendors as well.
Australian singer-songwriter / guitarist Gus McKay is making blues-rock fans very happy with latest album, Talisman. Blues and roots-rock influences abound, including J.J. Cale, mixed in with Gus’ Peter Green meets ZZ Top inspired vocals. Essential for blues and rock fans, Talisman is a fascinating spin start to finish.
Tony Lewis from The Outfield has officially announced Friday, June 29 as the release date for his first solo album, OUT OF THE DARKNESS, via Madison Records. The new 12-track album, written and recorded by LEWIS over the past two years, is his first for the Atlanta-based label and features the debut single “Into the Light,” hitting radio and all digital music platforms May 18. Full track listing below.
On May 18th, The Mighty Pines will release their first live album, The Mighty Pines Live. Derived from two performances in St. Louis, the album captures their passionate live show in a 13-song compilation. A summer tour will support the release. Track listing and upcoming tour dates are listed below.
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Acclaimed Oklahoma roots-rock powerhouse Turnpike Troubadours will perfom at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on June 13 in support of their acclaimed new album A Long Way From Your Heart (Bossier City/Thirty Tigers). With vivid character sketches and blue-collar narratives, Evan Felker continues to solidify his place as one of the finest songwriters to come out of the dustbowl in recent years.
Hosting the musical memory of one of the Grateful Dead’s most beloved, historic shows, Dark Star Orchestra has pledged to recreate the July 8, 1978 performance at Red Rocks Amphitheater at the iconic venue 40 years to the day of its original performance. The band announces today that original Grateful Dead member Donna Jean Godchaux will be making a guest appearance on stage with the band at the upcoming July 8 performance.
As YES gear up for their North American summer tour celebrating the band's landmark Golden Anniversary, the prog rock pioneers have started to reveal exciting plans in store for the year, including special tour guests, five-album vinyl set and a U.S. fan convention. Their 50th Anniversary not only celebrates the musical contributions of YES but also embraces their intellectual and sophisticated fan base who have been an integral part of the band's journey.
On Modern Lore, Julian Lage's second studio recording with his trio, the composer and guitarist focuses on the groove, building his melodies and solos around the work of the prodigious rhythm section of double bassist Scott Colley and drummer Kenny Wollesen. Modern Lore finds Lage playfully flipping the script he followed on his acclaimed 2016 Mack Avenue debut, Arclight.