Roots

Booty shaking New Orleans-based funk band, Papa Grows Funk’s Needle in the Groove, released locally in New Orleans in October 2011 and nationally in January 2012 by Funky Krewe Records, has made it to the final round of voting by the Recording Academy from which the nominees for “Best Regional Roots Album of the Year” category for the 55th Annual Grammy Awards will be chosen.  Co-produced by New Orleans’ musical legends, Allen Toussaint<

Donna the Buffalo are on an extensive tour across the country and back.

Newgrass folk-rock pioneers Acoustic Syndicate are proud to announce new tour dates for the 2012 holiday season. Having just celebrated their 20th Anniversary this spring, the band will be closing a celebratory year with shows in Asheville, Raleigh and Charlotte, NC. Tickets are currently on sale and can be purchased through all venue outlets. A full listing of dates and venues is below.

Donna The Buffalo kicks off for their Fall tour this weekend starting with the last festival of the season at Magnolia Fest in Live Oak, Florida! Then the band makes their way to the west coast for the first time in a few years with stops in Mobile, New Orleans, Austin, Albuquerque and Flagstaff before few shows in southern California.

Colorado newgrassers Head for the Hills embark on their 2012 Fall Tour.

Lucero have been around for 14 years but never made a music video — until now. The video for the title track of their critically acclaimed Women & Work album will be available on YouTube on Thursday, October 23.

Have you Herd? Donna the Buffalo will be traveling the country this fall and winter! Sounding better than ever, they have been in the studio this spring and summer working on a 10th album and will be performing new songs, along with the old favorites, up and down the East coast before heading out West for the first time in a couple of years.

The Felice Brothers released a new collection of songs, God Bless You, Amigo, today via godblessyouamigo.com. God Bless You, Amigo is a 20-song collection recorded at the band's home this spring, consisting of 12 original songs and eight traditional folk songs.

Following the release of their expansive double album, Happy Book, Jerry Joseph & The Jackmormons are on tour throughout the U.S. this spring/summer.

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers at the Fox Theatre on Friday, August 31st. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, June 22nd for $10.00 in advance and $12.00 day of show.