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Denver Native Dave McGraw & Mandy Fer Release "Seed of a Pine"

For Dave McGraw and Mandy Fer (pronounced fair), the delicate intertwining of music, life and that always-fine interpersonal equilibrium has borne fruit in the shape of a truly one of a kind artistic partnership. With the release of the songwriters’ first official collaboration, Seed of a Pine, the duo’s striking ability to blend their lush folk and Americana-influenced styles is on full display.

Linda Chorney's Emotional Jukebox Up For Grammy

Linda Chorney, who has traveled 7 continents, released 6 albums, remained unsigned for 30 years and is now a 2012 Grammy Awards nominee. Linda Chorney is the first truly independent, DIY artist to be nominated for a Grammy in the award show's 54-year history.

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Mick Reed's Goodnight Texas Available Now

Like a drive-in double feature on a hot summer night, singer-songwriter Mick Reed returns with his compelling sophomore album, filled with tales imbued with nostalgia, hope, and yearning that celebrate the human heart in all its grit and beauty.

Just Announced: BoDeans at Boulder Theater | 6-1-2012

97.3 KBCO & Z2 Entertainment is proud to present the BoDeans at the Boulder Theater on  Friday, June 1st, 2012.  Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, January 27th, 2012 at 10:00 am for $27.50 in advance & $30.00 the day of the show.

The Ragbirds National Tour and New Album, Travelin' Machine

The Ragbirds are in the midsts of a large national tour including stops in Texas, Oklahoma, Kansas, Nebraksa, New Mexico, Nevada, Colorado, Iowa and back to their home state of Michigan before heading to their first showcase performance at SXSW. A band to watch in 2012, The Ragbirds just released their fourth studio release, Travelin' Machine, now available for review.

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The Devil Makes Three Announce 2012 Winter Tour

The Devil Makes Three continue their seemingly never ending tour with new dates that will take them from Vermont to Texas playing with Brown Bird and Flogging Molly.  The Devil Makes Three's true power is best experienced live and their latest release Stomp and Smash is a live LP recorded over a two night, sold out stand at the Mystic Theater in Petaluma by Kark Derfler, best known for his work with Tom Waits.
 

Great American Taxi occupy Top 10 Americana Chart

Produced by East Nashville’s critically acclaimed singer-songwriter Todd Snider, Great American Taxi’s third album, Paradise Lost (released October 11, 2011) continues to occupy a top-ten Americana Airplay chart position. The new release is described as “a mixture of country, blues and rock blurred together,” notes keyboardist/singer and album executive producer Chad Staehly. “Taxi moves along the tradition of playing what is really electrified country folk music of the common man.”

Rounder's Mardi Gras Compilation Captures Flavor of New Orleans

There’s a chill in the air, and the sounds of the season are everywhere. Christmas, you ask? No, you’re in New Orleans, and it’s Carnival time — Meet Me at Mardi Gras. From every radio, bandstand, bar and coffee shop, the songs associated with Mardi Gras (especially perennial favorites such as Al Johnson’s “Carnival Time” and the ReBirth Brass Band anthem “Do Whatcha Wanna”) announce the month of parades and balls that will culminate with the nation’s biggest citywide party.
 

Head for the Hills | 2011/2012 New Years Run

Colorado quartet Head for the Hills has announced their 2011 plans for New Year’s. On 12/30, the band performs at the historic Sheridan Opera House in Telluride, CO, presented by the SAF Holiday Concert Series.

Futurebirds 2011 Winter Tour Dates + New Album Coming Soon

Athens, GA’s Futurebirds are nearing the end of a very busy year. After releasing two well-received EPs and touring nonstop with the likes of Drive-By Truckers, Widespread Panic, Grace Potter and the Nocturnals, Gary Clark, Jr., and J. Roddy Walston & The Business, the band is ready to head back to the studio to begin work on the follow up to their debut LP, Hampton’s Lullaby (2010).

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