Michael Mlikotic, better known by his stage name, Kotek, is a Vancouver Island-native who burst onto the scene in 2016 when he won Splice’s remix competition for “Anima Mundi”, a track from Gramatik’s album “Epigram”, and earned himself a slot at Mysteryland festival in June. Six months later Mike released his debut EP “Aurora” on Lowtemp Records.
The Chris Robinson Brotherhood have announced summer tour plans. Along with previously scheduled festival appearances at High Sierra Music Festival in Quincy, CA and Peach Music Festival in Scranton, PA, the band has added 20 shows that stretch across the U.S. in July and August, including The Fremont Theatre in San Luis Obispo, House of Blues in Cleveland and their now annual, summertime stop at The Stone Pony in Asbury Park. Tickets go on-sale Friday, April 20 at 10am local.
One of Ireland's best loved and hardest working bands, The Coronas are set to return to North America for their biggest series of shows ever. Having completed two tours that included 11 sold out shows in support of their fifth and latest album, TRUST THE WIRE, the upcoming series of shows will include larger venues along with several high profile music festivals.
On March 7th, 2017, the GRAMMY nominated "powerhouse vocalist" (Rolling Stone) Beth Hart performed a very special, intimate concert at NYC's Iridium Jazz Club, which featured songs from her latest album 'Fire on the Floor' and from throughout her career. Now, 13 years after the release of her incredibly successful live release, 'Live at Paradiso,' Hart is treating fans to a DVD/CD release of this standout performance with 'Live From New York - Front & Center', out April 13th via Provogue Records/Mascot Label Group.
Celebrating the 40th anniversary of UK's critically acclaimed self-titled debut record released on Polydor in 1978, Eddie Jobson is making this seminal album available on vinyl for the first time since its original release. It will be released on April 21st, and available exclusively to Record Store Day participating retailers worldwide. The record is pressed on 180 gram vinyl, and includes an 8 page full color booklet designed exclusively for this release.
The Giant Peach is an indie-art rock band from Middlebury VT. Their music captures a bitter-sweetness wrestled into songs late at night. United from disparate backgrounds in folk, blues, and jazz, the members of The Giant Peach came together to render these tales of stubborn love, mistakes, and repeated carelessness with a cutting honesty and an unexpected joy. Their debut record, Pulling Teeth, is due out on 4/21.
Country Music Hall of Famer and legendary Grand Ole Opry member Whisperin’ Bill Anderson released a sentimental new single, “Until The Light Comes On Again,” available TODAY, with all proceeds being donated to Sarah Cannon Fund at the Community Foundation. The video for the single exclusively premiered on Parade.com.
In this retrospective episode of The Light Side, legendary Grateful Dead lighting designer Candace Brightman discusses her 40+ year career lighting live music and explains her design process through four decades of technological evolution. She also reflects on being a woman in a male dominated industry and the role psychedelics played in her career.
Nashville’s Brandy Zdan has released “Get to You” the second single from her forthcoming album Secretear out May 11 on Tallest Man Records. The first single” I Want Your Trouble” released in March has garnered Zdan comparisons to female rockers who write big hooks like Chrissie Hynde and the GoGo’s.