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Blue Turtle Seduction: 16 States for 13 Floors Tour

blue-turtleBlue Turtle Seduction is no stranger to the road - and now their upcoming “16 States, 13 Floors Tour,” leads them across 16 states in support of their digital release of 13 Floors, proof this touring juggernaut is primed to give the fans ample opportunity to hear the latest tunes featured on the release.

U-Melt Spring Tour on the Books

u-meltWith the southeastern leg of their Winter Tour 2009 coming to a close, NYC road warriors U-Melt have solidified plans for their Spring Tour 2009 kicking off at the end of March.

Steve Kimock Crazy Engine Heads East

Steve Kimock will be hitting the road this spring with his new project Steve Kimock Crazy Engine. Exploring a new direction, Crazy Engine is a Steve Kimock project unlike any other.

Del-Lords' first three albums reissued on American Beat/Collectors' Choice

In New York in the mid-‘80s, four veteran New York musicians united to form the Del-Lords: Scott Kempner from the Dictators, Eric Ambel from Joan Jett’s Blackhearts, future Cracker drummer Frank Funaro and thundering bassist Manny Caiati. Key songwriter Kempner said his vision “was to create a band that would feature four singers performing my songs — an East Coast Beach Boys if you will.” But rather than singing about girls and cars, the Del-Lords sang about things that mattered to them: the everyday grind of life and how it affected the band and those around them.

Gregory Alan Isakov releases New CD on 5/19

emptySinger/songwriter Gregory Alan Isakov's forthcoming album release, This Empty Northern Hemisphere, hits streets on May 19, 2009.  The highly anticipated album is Isakov's latest collection of songs in which he conjures the miracles and heartaches of day to day living then transforms them into melodies, with a serious commitment to

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National Jazz Museum in Harlem April Schedule

The National Jazz Museum in Harlem invites you to join us this month as we explore the jazz world of Quincy Jones (including a concert of his music in Central Park); engage in in-depth discussions with musical icons Randy Weston and Charles Tolliver, and author Karen Chilton; experience the live guitar duo of Gene Bertoncini and Roni Ben-Hur; and investigate how Jazz and Freedom are intertwined yet represent an “unfinished emancipation.”
 

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Ghostland Observatory @ Republic NOLA!!

ghostlandGhostland Observatory is not a band, but an agreement between two friends to create something that not only heals their beat-driven hearts but also pleases their rock 'n roll souls. Working from their studio in Austin, Ghostland Observatory released two albums just in the last year and moved audiences from coast to coast with their live performances and unique style.

Akron/Family Announce May Tour Dates, Summer Festivals & River Free MP3

Akron/Family's Dead Oceans' debut, Set 'Em Wild, Set 'Em Free, arrives May 5, but a free download from the band's third proper LP, "River," is available now. Fans who pre-order Set 'Em Wild now will receive immediate access to an MP3 download of the entire album.

Download the mp3 of "River" here: http://www.scjag.com/mp3/do/river.mp3

Soulive w Shady Horns + Benevento/Russo Duo @ Studio at Colton

duoSince forming Soulive in 1999, guitarist Eric Krasno, organist Neal Evans and drummer Alan Evans have developed a reputation as one of the most sought after instrumental soul-funk trios around, a hard-touring live act that's thrown down everywhere from small rock clubs to opening arena shows for the Rolling Stones.

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Medeski Martin & Wood w DJ Logic @ The Studio at Colton

woodDon't miss the concert of the season on Saturday, May 2nd with New York City-based scratch-artist DJ Logic and the world-famous jazz trio Medeski, Martin and Wood!

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