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Achilles Wheel | Stones to Sand | New Music Review

As the web of Americana continues to be woven, artists connect the past and present through musicianship and songwriting that reflects a fluid agreement between contemporary and roots qualities. Too often is nostalgia misrepresented as authenticity, and bands afraid to develop their own sound generally don’t last the test of time. Of one Northern California’s most promising ensembles that reflects true individualism through songwriting and playing is Achilles Wheel.

Sonic Bloom: the Unified Field - 2014's Most Dynamic Festival

There are so many good reasons why I am about to talk up this year’s 9th Annual Sonic Bloom Festival, which took place in a new location called the American Safari Ranch in South Park, CO during the summer solstice.

Bluegrass Legend Jesse McReynolds Celebrates His 85th Birthday

“I’m here as a friend and a fan,” Grand Ole Opry star Jan Howard declared to a crowd of Jesse McReynolds’ closest friends and family on July 13th, 2014, in Gallatin, Tennessee.  It was a lively gathering on a sunny Sunday at Jesse’s farm, the Pick Inn, to celebrate his 85th birthday and there was no shortage of tributes from Jesse’s colleagues, neighbors and friends.  Nine of Nashville’s finest, Homer Bradley (the unofficial “Mayor of Cairo”), WSM announcer Eddie Stubbs

WARMfest Returns to Indianapolis on Labor Day Weekend

The second annual WARMfest will return to Indianapolis Labor Day weekend August 29-Sept 1 at Broad Ripple Park. WARMfest is a four-day music and arts festival dedicated to helping preserve the White River. Tickets available at www.warmfest.org/tickets

Umphrey's McGee Announce seventh annual Halloween Bash

Umphrey’s McGee is thrilled to announce the seventh annual Monster Mash Halloween Bash in historic Boston, Massachusetts at the House of Blues on Friday, October 31st with special guests Dopapod and on Saturday, November 1st (nopener).

Slightly Stoopid's Summer Sessions | Eugene, OR | 7/9/14 | Review

Slightly Stoopid kick-started their Summer Sessions tour July 9 at Eugene's Cuthbert Amphitheater with a skanking, Rastafied set of dub-infected fusion.  The open-air venue, tucked along the banks of Oregon's Willamette River, provided a sparkling setting for a sun-splashed evening of righteous rhythms and knowing grins.

Visual & Performance Artists Announced For Phases Of The Moon

With the “Music” portion of the inaugural Phases Of The Moon Music + Art Festival in full swing, the Phases team is proud to announce the lineup for the festival’s second major component, the “Art.”

This Thursday: The 4th Annual Grateful Dead Meet-Up At The Movies

Don't miss the chance to join your fellow Deadheads this Thursday when the Grateful Dead screen the never-before-seen Beat Club 4/21/72 studio performance in its entirety, restored from the original broadcast 2" quad video and audio mixed and mastered from the original analog tapes.

Hangtown Halloween Ball Announces 2nd Wave Lineup

Railroad Earth's 4th annual Hangtown Halloween Ball announces their second wave of the lineup including moe., Brothers Comatose,

Catch Poor Man's Whiskey @ Fairfield Theater | 7/20/14

Join Poor Man's Whiskey in a special evening of their original Nor-Cal hoe-down and jams as well as a special set of their favorite "Old and in the Way" tunes at the Fairfield Theater in Fairfield, CT this Sunday night, 7/20.