We Banjo 3, an award-winning band from Galway, Ireland, will release their fourth studio recording, Haven, on July 27, 2018, in conjunction with their upcoming U.S. and Canada tours.
Featuring banjo, fiddle, mandolin, guitar, percussion and vocals, We Banjo 3’s sound is an infectious blend of traditional Irish Music with Americana, bluegrass, and a hint of pop, affectionately described as “Celtgrass.”
LOVE CANON brings their acoustic-roots sensibilities to the electronic-tinged pop hits of the 80s and 90s to create Cover Story, their 4th album, due out on Organic Records July 13, 2018. With Cover Story, LOVE CANON delivers a fresh set of classics, crossing genres to recount music of decades past from the likes of Peter Gabriel, Billy Joel, Depeche Mode, and Paul Simon.
Southern soul-rockers JJ Grey & Mofro will perform at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on July 20. The band's charismatic live performances have captivated audiences all over the world, delivering songs with compassion and a relentless honesty. For a sense of Grey's commitment to building powerful musical moments, watch his performance of "The Sun Is Shining Down" HERE.
For any band to thrive on the road for nearly thirty years, there needs to be a constant source of renewal, a fresh spring of creativity at the center of the music that brings each member back for more. For Leftover Salmon, one of the great purveyors of Americana, this source came first from the American roots music traditions they came up with: bluegrass picking, Cajun two-stepping, the country blues.
Israel Nash, the Texas’ genre-bending rock ‘n’ roller, announces an extensive Summer and Fall North American tour in support of his new album, Lifted, out July 27th, 2018 via Desert Folklore Music/Thirty Tigers. Kicking off with a hometown album release show at Austin’s Scoot Inn on Friday, July 27th, Israel Nash and his band will bring their incendiary live show to over 25 cities across the country this summer and fall.
Celebrated Minnesota sextet Trampled By Turtles will perform at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on July 19 in support of their long-awaited new album Life Is Good On The Open Road. After an indefinite hiatus, the group returns with their first new album in four years, consisting of 12 new songs that feature Trampled By Turtles’ signature blend of rock, folk, punk, country and their brand of progressive bluegrass.
Acclaimed singer, songwriter and performer Tyler Childers will embark on an extensive, nationwide tour this fall with headline performances in his largest rooms and venues to date. Stops include Brooklyn’s Brooklyn Bowl, Philadelphia’s Union Transfer, Washington D.C.’s 9:30 Club, San Francisco’s The Fillmore and L.A.’s The Troubadour among several others. Tickets go on-sale this Friday, June 8 at 10:00am local time. See below for complete details.
The annual Anythink Backyard Concert Series, presented by Xcel Energy, returns in 2018 with a new lineup and opportunities to bring the community together through music. Hosted the second Friday of June, July and August at the one-acre park adjacent to Anythink Wright Farms in Thornton, Colo., the Backyard Concert Series is a chance for families and friends to gather for local music, food and beer in a fun, kid-friendly atmosphere.
Singer/songwriter Christina Holmes has released a performance video for “It Doesn’t Matter.” The empowering track comes from her second studio album, Stand Up, and was filmed at Sugarshack Studios. In the video, Christina shares an intimate acoustic performance of “It Doesn’t Matter.” The heartfelt performance further enhances the message of the song to be yourself and to live your truth.