Self-proclaimed the "Most Recorded Drummer in History," Bernard "Pretty" Purdie is an American musical treasure. One of few artists who's shaped the rhythm of American music for more than half a century, Purdie returns to the spotlight with an original collection of 10 compositions for his first solo studio album in nearly a decade, Cool Down.
Originally released in 1985, Centerfield was John Fogerty's third solo album and reached No.1 in the US, going multi-platinum. It features the perennial baseball season favorite, “Centerfield”, and the Top 10 Hot 100 hit, “The Old Man Down the Road”. On April 6, just in time for the baseball season’s opening week, BMG will reissue this fan favorite on vinyl featuring the original cover art, gatefold LP opening to reveal a bird’s eye view of a classic baseball field, with Centerfield painted in the grass. T
As the winter darkness quickly replaced the twilight on the Bella Vista Ranch and Polo Club in Summerland, local DJ’s Suzanne X, Matty Matt, Gavin Roy and Zeke took over the music at the Kick Ash After Bash. Much of the crowd, especially those with children departed from the day-long event. But they were quickly replaced by a whole new crowd of the after-show ticket holders. Concert-goers were greeted with a continued supply of complimentary food and beverages that kept everyone in a festive mood in the cold evening air.
Preservation Hall's 14th Annual Midnight Preserves series welcomes prominent artists from a variety of genres alongside the Preservation Hall Collective for intimate midnight concerts within the walls of our hallowed venue in the heart of the French Quarter. Past guests have included Jon Batiste, Shovels and Rope, Sharon Jones, Alabama Shakes, Robert Plant, Al Jarreau, Charlie Musselwhite, The Del McCoury Band, The Blind Boys of Alabama, Givers, The Lone Bellow, Ernan Lopez-Nussa and dozens more.
The city of Oakland has an extensive pedigree of rappers to begin their career within its borders. From E-40 to Del the Funky Homosapien, the East Bay has long since held their rap community to nothing but the highest of standards. For Oakland native G-Eazy, his first show home since releasing his latest album was deeply personal, and an experience he repeatedly told the audience was the best night of his life.
Borgo announces the upcoming release of his debut full-length, Be Kind. Set for release April 13, 2018, the album matches soulful vocals with sweet harmonies reminiscent of Motown. Based in Denver, this is Borgo’s return to music following a decade-long hiatus due to a debilitating neurological disease. The album tells stories of love lost, breaking societal norms, and reflecting on life through jazz piano ballads and funk-infused guitar tracks that take listeners back in time.
In everything, balance. We aspire towards it. We lie about having it. Balance is a common tie between so many aspects of our being. Work and play, sleep and wake. Eastern, Greek and modern philosophies are steeped in it. Even a silver lining needs a touch of grey. But, why are we pre-programmed to seek balance? Why can’t we overload our individual tastes? Who says too much of everything isn’t just enough?
The Bailsmen brought their vintage swing to The Belfry on Wednesday evening, adding upbeat jazz tempo to the already-lively bar. Drawing on the sounds of Louis Armstrong, Duke Ellington, and Billie Holiday, the band combines a Louisiana-style big-band sound with soft, raspy-voiced jazz. The result is an ambiance that makes the audience feel like they’ve been transported to an intimate New Orleans show.
“Epic Psychedelic Funky Jams”. The only four words to sum up the high-octane sounds of the Supernatural Beings shows this weekend at Be On Key Psychedelic Ripple in Denver. February 23rd and 24th, four extraordinarily talented artists joined together to create one super band. SuperNatural Beings, originated by Shred is Dead guitarist, Marcus Rezak, is composed of members from several bands in the jam community.