Roots

Papa Grows Funk's "Needle in the Groove" up for Grammy

Submitted by Tijuana Gift Shop on Wed, 10/31/2012 - 2:49 pm

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<

Acoustic Syndicate Announces Carolina Holiday Shows

Submitted by Mason Jar Media on Tue, 10/23/2012 - 11:20 am

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 Their Fall Tour This Weekend

Submitted by Dreamspider Pu… on Wed, 10/17/2012 - 11:51 am

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.

Donna The Buffalo's 2012 Fall, Winter, and NYE Tour Announced

Submitted by Dreamspider Pu… on Thu, 08/23/2012 - 3:04 pm

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 Release 'God Bless You, Amigo', New Tour Dates

Submitted by Cobra Camanda … on Wed, 07/18/2012 - 11:38 am

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.