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John Butler Trio New CD & Tour Launch in February

It’s almost here - two weeks until JOHN BUTLER TRIO returns to North America for a quickly selling concert tour and the release of FLESH & BLOOD, its first studio album in four years February 4 on Vanguard Records.

Bobby Rush, Dr. John & Blinddog Smokin' unite on 'Decisions' album

Louisiana music legends Bobby Rush and Dr. John, two of the most colorful figures in the blues, have known each other for more than 50 years. They met as young men in their 20s on the early 1960s R&B circuit and have remained good friends ever since. 

Eliot Lipp Announces Several Dates w/ Grouch & Eligh

After nearly a decade of global touring, seven solo albums on labels such as Pretty Lights Music, Old Tacoma Records, Hefty Records, and Mush, Eliot Lipp's status as an electronic music pioneer is known to scene experts and weekend warriors alike.

X Games MUSIC Featuring Tiesto, Phoenix, Matt & Kim, and Axwell

X Games MUSIC returns to downtown Aspen’s Wagner Park this weekend with four globally recognized musical guests performing as part of the X Games Aspen 2014 event. Grammy Award-winning alternative rock band Phoenix and international dance music superstar Tiësto anchor the two nights of music.  Each night features an opening set  - high-energy indie rock duo Matt & Kim and prolific Swedish dance artist and DJ Axwell – respectively. Complete event details are included below.

The Revivalists & Moon Taxi Announce Co-Headline Tour

The Revivalists and Moon Taxi will be heading out on the road together to co-headline eight shows beginning April 3, 2014 in Auburn, AL.  The tour will hit Baton Rouge (LA), Oxford (MS), Charlottesville (VA), Philadelphia (PA) and will include two Brooklyn (NY) shows before wrapping in Washington (DC) on April 19, 2014Read more about the tour exclusively on

Aqueous announces Spring Tour Leg 1/Releases Live Nugs Vol 4

Buffalo's Aqueous has announced the first leg of their spring tour for March 2014. The tour will hit several familiar markets and 2 new ones in Kenilworth, NJ, and Plains PA. Also announced is a 4 week Wednesday residency at Burlington VT's Nectar's. Tour dates belo

Concert Pianist Story is being Documented by Big Fat Monster Films

Billed as "The greatest concert Pianist that you have probably never heard of", a feature length documentary about the life of William DeVan is being made by filmmaker, Michael Gordon. The feature length documentary titled, “Nothing To Fall Back Upon”, is a real life story about music, passion, dreams and striving to overcome everything in pursuit and against all odds.

AURA Music & Arts Festival to hold first pre-party February 13

AURA Music & Arts Festival will have its first official on-site pre-party in its 5-year history in February. Kicking things off Thursday, Feb. 13, fans are invited to get settled at The Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) a night early and enjoy music from three of Florida’s finest bands in the scene - The Heavy Pets, Greenhouse Lounge and The Funky Nuggets. Tickets are $30 for the night and include camping, music and all fees.

Mighty Mystic to release new album, Concrete World

Considered one of the leaders in the U.S Reggae Movement, reggae artist Mighty Mystic’s fresh sound and musical diversity has proved to be a magnet for music lovers in search of that next level sound that has been missing in the reggae genre. It has attracted listeners of all ages, and from all walks of life. A charismatic man on a mission: Mighty Mystic has gone from being a fan of reggae music, to being a contributor to the art.

Stan Wells Brings Folk Icons Together for New Album

It takes a special kind of musician to bring folk icons like Nina Gerber, David Grisman, and Ramblin' Jack Elliott all together to play on a debut album, but Stan Wells has done just that with his latest release, "High Tide." The story of a lifetime, High Tide spans nearly 4 decades; from songs written in his college days in the ‘70s all the way up to the present, each track is timeless.