As the end of 2017 nears, Turkuaz is thrilled to announce The Ball Drop, their annual New Year’s Eve celebration. This year’s event will take place in Baltimore, MD at Rams Head Live and also feature Pimps Of Joytime. The celebration will mark the end of a benchmark year for Turkuaz that includes notable debuts throughout the year at Jam Cruise, Red Rocks, Bonnaroo, Wanee Festival and numerous highlight appearances throughout the United States.
In celebration of the 40th anniversary since the album’s creation, and the 75th birthday of Jerry Garcia this year, Cats Under The Stars will be reissued in two vinyl configurations - a limited edition pressing of 5,000 marbled gold 180gram vinyl with individually numbered foil-stamped packaging and a 180gram black vinyl version.
Crowd Company, the critically acclaimed 8-piece funk soul outfit, has confirmed details on their upcoming album Stone & Sky, due out October 20th on the newly minted indie imprint Vintage League Music (VLM), founded by Soulive’s Alan Evans. The eleven-track album is also produced by Evans at the infamous Iron Wax Studio in Millers Falls, MA and will be available on vinyl, CD, and digitally.
National Endowment for the Arts Jazz Master Dave Liebman and his 18-piece big band under the direction of Gunnar Mossblad are holding a year-long 2017-2018 commemoration to honor John Coltrane’s Mossblad are holding a year-long 2017-2018 commemoration to honor John Coltrane’s 90th birthday, Liebman’s 70th birthday, and the 50th anniversary of Coltrane’s death. This Grammy™ ̶ nominated big band has been recording and performing in major jazz performance spaces and universities around the United States since 2000.
Donna the Buffalo is delighted to release a music video for their original song “Across The Way” along with a slew of tour dates for this Fall and Winter! The song breathes fresh air with lyrics written by Jeb Puryear, “Do you think that a smile matters… Do you think a song can change the world… If you do then let it play... All these things happen… Across the way… Do you believe in magic... I do… Every day… It's right where you're standing… Across the way.”
Wilco will play mid-November concerts in St. Louis, MO and St. Paul, MN to close out their 2017 touring schedule. The shows – at The Pageant in St. Louis on Nov. 13 and at The Palace Theatre in St. Paul on Nov. 15 and 16 – will be the last chance for fans to see the band perform for a while, as it takes a hiatus from touring for most, if not all, of 2018 to record new material and for individual members to pursue other projects. Tickets are available to purchase Friday, Sept.
Hirie--the frontwoman of the exhilarating reggae band HIRIE--grew up a global citizen. Her father worked for the United Nations and she was born in the Philippines, spent years in Italy, before her family settled in Hawaii, which became her spiritual home.
"Goin' To Chicago" was written and famously recorded by Count Basie and Jimmy Rushing. This recording sees the timeless classic tackled by VAN MORRISON, his incredible studio ensemble and long time collaborator Georgie Fame who shares lead vocals. The resulting track is five minutes of gloriously transportational roadtrip blues music.