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Hank Williams & Jaco Pastorius headline Record Store Day

If only every day could be like Record Store Day. On a mid-April Saturday, the hearty breed of surviving disc emporiums teem with music fans and crate diggers — all hoping to get their hands on the many limited-edition vinyl records issued by the labels.  

Ian Anderson's HOMO ERRATICUS due April 15

Legendary prog pioneer Ian Anderson will be releasing a new studio album Homo Erraticus on April 15 on his own Calliandra Records, distributed by Kscope. The album continues with the story of Anderson's favorite enfant terrible Gerald Bostock.

Ian and his band (guitarst Florian Opahle, bassist David Goodier, keyboardist John O'Hara and drummer Scott Hammond, and singer Ryan O'Donnell) will be touring the United States this September through November.

Real Gone Music April 1, 2014 Releases: Doris Day, Patti LaBelle, Dead

It's not an April Fool's joke -- Real Gone Music's April 1 release schedule features releases from movie and TV superstars, a legendary girl group, a Southern rock mainstay, a behind-the-scenes stalwart of '60s and '70s pop-rock, an all-time great bubblegum/garage rock band, one of the most hallowed soul singers of all time and the world's greatest jam band.

Head for the Hills Announces 2014 Spring Tour

The newgrass quartet has announced their 2014 Spring Tour. The tour sees the group in the Western US and Colorado. It begins in Portland, and then ventures to Sisters OR, Seattle, WA and Eugene, OR. From there H4TH visits California for an evening Phil Lesh’s famed venue, Terrapin Crossroads, for an early set and late set in the bar surrounding Leftover Salmon’s performance in the Grate Room. A stop in Nevada City precedes a two night run at the Crystal Bay Casino performing two special after-shows following Leftover Salmon.

John McLaughlin & the 4th Dimension to Release Live Album

During the summer of 2013, guitar legend John McLaughlin and his trailblazing band The 4th Dimension – Gary Husband on keyboards and drums, Etienne Mbappe on bass, and Ranjit Barot on drums and vocals – a rare tour across America. On June 22nd they performed at the Berklee College of Music in Boston. This extraordinary concert was recorded and is now being released as McLaughlin’s latest work, The Boston Record.

SLASH: Announces First-Ever Artist-Focused Hackathon

The Grammy-winning, iconic guitarist and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame artist SLASH is heading to music week in Austin during SXSW 2014 to launch SLASHATHON, the first-ever artist-focused hackathon. Powered by Geeklist,  SLASHATHON is a hackathon where developers create applications and technology within a 12-hour period.

Euforquestra Announces New Album - Fire Out March 25

Fort Collins/Denver-based band Eufórquestra (pronounced: yoo • FOHR • keh • struh) returns with their fourth full-length studio album, Fire, set for worldwide release on March 25, 2014.  Fire was produced by Kyle Hollingsworth (The String Cheese Incident) and mastered by Dominick Maita, whose credits include Billy Joel and Herbie Hancock.  The album spans 14 funk-infused tracks featuring guest spots by roots vocalist Elliot Martin (John Brown’s Body), soul singer Kim Dawson

Railroad Earth Heading Back to Red Rocks in August

Every artist, at some point in their career, has that defining, milestone performance- a moment that inspires the envy and white lies of those who failed to attend. For Railroad Earth, that moment was July 12th, 2013, Red Rocks Amphitheatre, outside of Denver.

For anyone who didn’t make it last year, short of rubbing your nose in it, here’s a bit of what you missed:

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Pimps of Joytime Announce April Tour Dates!

Today, the Pimps of Joytime announce a string of April 2014 tour dates in honor of their new single "Booty Text" and forthcoming 2014 studio album, Jukestone Paradise.

The exotic five-piece will bring their all-analog dance tunes up the East Coast to Baltimore, MD; Washington, DC; Philadelphia, PA; Burlington, VT; Syracuse, NY; Fairfield, CT; Boston, MA and New York, NY before Midwest performances in Columbus, OH; Chicago, IL; Omaha, NE and Minneapolis, MN.

Catch The Garcia Project @ Garcia's Tomorrow Night!

The Garcia Project is dedicated to recreating the sounds that were once heard at a Jerry Garcia Band show. In executing that purpose the band uses the same equipment that Jerry Garcia used. The Garcia Project has spent many laborious hours of love reconstructing and matching the instrumentation and electronics that The Jerry Garcia Band performed with.

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