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Michael Franti Releases New Video "11:59", Free Tour EP

Michael Franti & Spearhead continue to travel the country presenting the first-ever music and yoga tour, Soulshine, featuring special guest artists SOJA, Brett Dennen, Trevor Hall, Sonna Rele, and acclaimed yoga teachers such as Ryan Leier, Baron Baptiste, and Seane Corn.

Hard Working Americans Announce Summer Tour

Acclaimed musician’s collective Hard Working Americans announces the release of special limited edition 12 inch single, a topical and controversial music video and dates for a summer tour that will begin on July 19. The new dates are an extension of Hard Working American’s first-ever tour, which included a series of sold out shows before the band mates went back to their other musical day jobs.

Lucy Scholl To Release New Self-Titled EP on July 22nd

Bart Herbison, Nashville Songwriters Association International (NSAI) President, said it best: "Get with Lucy, or get out of her way." The "Lucy" Herbison is raving about is the rising Country Singer/Songwriter Lucy Scholl who announces today she will release her new self-titled 5-track EP on July 22nd.

Jim Pollock Illustrates HeadCount "#GoVote" Postcards at Phish Shows

Ever-popular rock poster artist Jim Pollock has designed a limited-edition postcard that the non-profit organization HeadCount will distribute at Phish concerts this summer.

To receive a free postcard, fans just need to stop by the HeadCount table and sign a “Pledge to Vote” on the back. Then, in November, HeadCount will mail each person their postcard with their own signature as a reminder of their commitment to vote.

The Pollock postcard depicts voters racing bicycles to the polls under the phrase “#GoVote.”

Dark Star Orchestra's 'A Very Jerry Birthday Jam'

On August 1, 1973 The Band opened for Grateful Dead on Jerry Garcia’s 31st birthday, making for one of the most memorable nights in American rock & roll history.

TAUK Announce New Album "Collisions" - Out July 22!

The heavy NYC dirty funk 4-piece TAUK release the first details of their new album today. The 10-track full-length sophomore album entitled Collisions will be released July 22nd and features the band's signature sound - intensely melodic instrumental rock.

Cornmeal just announced at Fox Theatre - August 21, 2014

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Cornmeal at the Fox Theatre on Thursday, August 21, 2014. Tickets are on sale Friday, June 20th  at noon for $15.00 for general admission.

Real Gone Music July 29, 2014 Release: Dream Academy Collection

With their varied instrumentation, intimate song stylings, and poetic, allusive lyrics, The Dream Academy always stood apart from their '80s British rock brethren; that they dedicated their hit song, "Life in a Northern Town," to Nick Drake and minimalist composer Steve Reich spoke volumes as to the reach of their intellectual and artistic ambition. Indeed, though they were together for only three albums and a handful of singles, Nick Laird-Clowes, Kate St.

On Highway 61: Music, Race, and the Evolution of Cultural Freedom

Dennis McNally knows a thing or two about cultural history. As the biographer for both the Grateful Dead and Jack Kerouac, this bestselling author lives, breathes, and fully engages with his passion. This is why I think his forthcoming book, On Highway 61: Music, Race, and the Evolution of Cultural Freedom (on sale: October 14, 2014) will become a treasured book for music historians, critics, and most importantly, music fans.

Rob McCoury set to release first solo album in August

Strike up a conversation with Rob McCoury, and it won’t take long for you to realize that you’ve met one of the most easygoing musicians around—a guy who’s happy to chat with just about anyone on just about anything, or to just quietly watch and enjoy what’s going on around him.  When he puts on his banjo picks, though, it’s another story.  “My first love will always be traditional bluegrass,” he says with a smile.  “When it’s right, there’s just nothing better.