Mike Scott Announces Israel and European Tour

Submitted by Rural Rhythm Records on Mon, 03/05/2012 - 7:44 am

Acclaimed entertainer, musician and songwriter, Mike Scott is proud to announce his third tour of Israel.  Mike Scott & The Nashville Band will set out for an eight day tour May 2-8, 2012 that includes a headlining performance at the Jacob’s Ladder 36th Annual Spring Festival at the Nof Ginnosar Hotel in Magda, Israel on May 3-5, 2012.  The festival is located on the shores

On Sale Friday: James Morrison at Fox Theatre 05.08.12

Submitted by Fox Theater on Thu, 03/01/2012 - 9:03 am

97.7 KBCO & Z2 Entertainment are proud to present James Morrison at the Fox Theatre on Tuesday, May 8th, 2012.  Tickets go on sale Friday, March 2nd for $20.00 in advance and $23.00 day of show.As the title of James Morrison’s third and by far best album suggests, “The Awakening” is the sound of an artist coming of age.

Legendary Flatpicking Guitarist Larry Keel Releases New CD 'Classic'

Submitted by Musical Earth on Wed, 02/29/2012 - 4:00 pm

On March 20, Larry Keel and Natural Bridge independently release their 9th CD entitled, Classic, with the trademark blend of ultra powerful acoustic instrumentation, penetrating vocals and intelligent and gutsy song-writing.  Classic features flatpicking guitar legend Larry Keel leading the charge with his gravelly voice and blazing licks; Jenny Keel on bass and vocals; Mark Schimick on mandolin; Will Lee holding it down on banjo.

Trace Bundy Announces Long-Awaited 5th album, ELEPHANT KING

Submitted by United Interests on Wed, 02/29/2012 - 11:53 am
The internationally renowned guitar virtuoso Trace Bundy is releasing his long-awaited fifth full-length studio album, Elephant King. With a return to the raw acoustic clarity of Adapt and the mature melodic writing of Missile Bell, Elephant King is an intimate collection of eleven new songs that feature his best work to date.

Paul Thorn's 'What the Hell is Going On' Due May 8

Submitted by conqueroo on Fri, 02/24/2012 - 3:19 pm

Paul Thorn took an unexpected detour on the road to recording a follow-up to his most successful release, 2010’s Pimps and Preachers. After writing many discs of semi-autobiographical tunes that have drawn comparisons to John Hiatt and John Prine, the critically acclaimed singer/songwriter — hailed as the “Mark Twain of Americana” — decided to do an album of covers. “I wanted to take a break from myself,” he reveals, “do something different, and just have fun.” The collection, entitled What The Hell Is Goin’ On?

Chelle Rose's 'Ghost of Browder Holler' Streets May 1st

Submitted by conqueroo on Tue, 02/21/2012 - 4:51 pm

Hardscrabble Appalachia is known for its bluegrass, moonshine and coal mines. Now, with the May 1 arrival of gut-honest singer-songwriter Chelle Rose’s second album Ghost of Browder Holler (Lil’ Damsel Records, street date May 1, 2012), add visceral rock ’n’ roll to that list.Rose brings her elemental power to the 12-song disc produced by legendary Texas songsmith  Ray Wylie Hubbard in Austin.

Patrick Watson Announces Tour in Support of Adventures In Your Own Backyard

Submitted by Pitch Perfect PR on Tue, 02/21/2012 - 11:43 am

Patrick Watson's Adventures in Your Own Backyard is set for release on May 1 on Domino in the United States, in conjunction with Secret City. As previously announced, Patrick and his band will play a headlining performance at SXSW, and select dates with Andrew Bird in May. Now, we are thrilled to share the news of Patrick’s extensive touring plans for the spring and summer.

Chilly Gonzales Announces U.S. Tour, Shares New Piano Mix

Submitted by Girlie Action Media on Tue, 02/14/2012 - 10:52 am

He plays the piano, he talks.  He usually raps, often complains and, between moments of utter musical genius and grace, teaches the audience the joys of improvisation. The one and only Chilly Gonzales is back, with the announcement of a North American tour in April, and the promise of a new album, Solo Piano II, coming later this year on Arts & Crafts.