The Mike Dillon Band and Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey are set to launch a 16-date tour of the western United States. The run kicks off with three shows in Colorado beginning in Boulder on March 19. It then cuts North to Idaho and Montana before heading to the Pacific Northwest followed by a stretch down the West Coast to San Diego. The tour wraps in April with shows in Santa Fe, NM and Norman, OK.
When Easy Star Records released Dub Side Of The Moon a decade ago, they never expected the impact that the complete reggae version of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side Of The Moon would have on the world. The album received a groundswell of international press, including praise from Rolling Stone, NPR, Entertainment Weekly, Vibe, and countless other media outlets, while managing to sit on the Billboard Reggae Charts for more than 7 years. On July 22, 2014, the leading independent reggae label will release a special anniversary edit
Rod Stewart and Santana will hit the road this summer in a joint concert tour. Fans can expect to hear classic tunes from both artists, as well as songs from Santana's March 2014 release, CORAZON, his first Latin music album. The tour kicks off on Friday Mary 23rd in Albany, New York and visits eighteen cities in the USA and Canada, culminating in Wantaugh, New York on August 20th.
When Jaco Pastorius’ solo debut appeared in 1976, a new standard in both jazz and the electric bass guitar was born. Many of the tracks on that eponymous album had their genesis two years earlier when a 22-year-old Pastorius and friends used after-hours time at Criteria Studios to work out songs and jam. Eventually, six of those session tracks were pulled to an acetate. Many of the songs would later find their way onto Jaco’s self-titled debut, but some remained unreleased until now.
Jimkata has released, Feel in Light, a four-track EP recorded with producer Jocko Randall at his MoreSound Studios in Syracuse, who also produced the band’s last full-length album, 2012’s Die Digital. Feel In Light represents the continued evolution of Jimkata, exploring themes of love, triumph and appreciating second chances in life. Jimkata’s refined electro-rock sound is one of a band that has found its voice after years of experimentation.
Inducted in 1964, Bluegrass legends Jim & Jesse are celebrating 50 Years as members of the GRAND OLE OPRY this year. On March 1st the Grand Ole Opry® will honor Jesse McReyonlds as he celebrates his 50th year as a member of the Grand Ole Opry®. The success of their 60’s radio shows prompted Martha White Flour to bring them to Nashville to star on their early morning show on WSM. In 1964 a life time dream came
As we approach the second anniversary of the slaying of Trayvon Martin there are still a lot of challenges to face in regards to the search for Justice and Equality.Only recently, we have witnessed the shenanigans of how justice was served in the Jordon Davis trial, where a black teenager was provoked unnecessarily to his death. We ask ourselves how many other circumstances that run parallel to these two cases, throughout, and have never seen the light of day when it comes to national and international publicity.Yes, racism is still alive and kicking. <
With the March 4 release of their second album, Dream A Little Dream, Denver's Katie Glassman & Snapshot are doing more than dreaming: they’re sharing their winning combination of time-tested western swing and contemporary songwriting with audiences far and wide. The band will celebrate the release with several performances, including a March 1 show at Oskar Blues Grill & Brew Restaurant, 303 Main St., Lyons, Colo., and two March 29 shows at Dazzle Jazz, 930 Lincoln St., Denver.