Leftover Salmon is happy to announce additional dates for their 2014 Spring Tour. They are also thrilled that Bill Payne of Little Feat will be joining the band for the majority of the run. Tonight, April 1, LoS plays a second night at Sierra Nevada Brewing Co in Chico before heading to the midwest for a few shows.
Coming up in June & July 2014, Yonder Mountain String Band headlines premier music festivals and venues across the country, including Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival (Manchester, TN: June 12 - 15), Telluride Bluegrass Festival (Telluride, CO: June 18 - 21), Ryman Auditorium (Nashville, TN: July 3), Northwest String Summit (North Plains, OR:
Much to the excitement of blues aficionados worldwide, Marshall Blonstein's Audio Fidelity is releasing The Butterfield Blues Band's legendary 'East-West' album on Hybrid SACD on April 1, 2014. The Butterfield Blues Band had already shown on their first album that they had a definite command of the Chicago blues idiom. On 'East-West' they open up and branch out without losing the edge and drive of their first recording. 'East-West' represented a watershed for pop music...more maturity, better musicianship, more exploration, more successful blending of other genres.
BIG GIGANTIC has set their sights even bigger this year for their massive hometown show dubbed “ROWDYTOWN.” Taking over the famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado, the third annual event is expanding to two days in 2014: Friday, September 26 and Saturday, September 27.
Omnivore Recordings will soon release the full-length version of The Garden Spot Programs, 1950, featuring 24 performances, unheard for 64 years, from country music legend Hank Williams. Rescued from obscurity, these shows originally aired more than six decades ago; The Garden Spot Programs, 1950 collects material from the four episodes now known to exist.
Future Roots band, The Boston Boys, return home this month after a tour of eight countries throughout Europe and North Africa, concluding with a three week stint in Morocco. Their tour in Morocco, in partnership with the U.S. State Department, is part of cultural exchange programming whose alumni include Duke Ellington and Louis Armstrong."Returning to Morocco for a month gave us the freedom to feel integrated into a rich musical community and incorporate some of their traditions.
A NIGHT WITH JANIS JOPLIN will open at New York City’s Gramercy Theatre (127 E 23rd St. / 23rd & Lexington Ave) on Thursday, April 10th, giving fans a chance to see Broadway’s acclaimed theatrical rock experience in one of New York’s most intimate concert venues. Tickets are on sale now via Ticketmaster.com and at the Gramercy Theatre box office.