After five acclaimed albums and decades of blazing blues-rock shows, you might argue that you’ve already made his acquaintance. But by the Florida bandleader’s own admission, Big Dog is the first release to truly get under his skin. “I just wanted to make a record that best represented who I am, as a musician, singer, guitarist and live artist,” explains Albert Castiglia. “With every release, I’ve come close, but this time, producer Mike Zito helped me nail it.
The opening line of Soap’s fourth full-length album speaks volumes, as this Minneapolis-based quartet continues to find new gears to their high-octane brand of rock n’ roll. Riding high after a SOLD OUT Ice House show last month, Soap is expecting a similarly enthusiastic crowd for this highly anticipated release show.
On the heels of the sold-out Alice's Restaurant 50th Anniversary Tour, Arlo Guthrie plunges into another musical trip certain to be a flashback inducing, mind-expanding show. For the Running Down The Road Tour, Arlo will again hit the road with his band to fully embody the best of Guthrie's catalogue from the late sixties and early seventies.
John Brown’s Body (JBB) is one of the pioneers of the American reggae scene known for explosive live shows and critically acclaimed recordings. On its upcoming Spring tour, John Brown’s Body will debut songs from their upcoming full length release Fireflies (Easy Star Records), due out fall 2016, while also tapping into its deep archive of hits spanning the last 20 years, including songs from the Billboard Reggae and iTunes Reggae chart topper, Kings and Queens, as
Wednesday nights at Fayetteville’s Georges Majestic Lounge have a new level of expectations thanks to Yonder Mountain String Band. Warming up the stage, Horseshoes and Hand Grenades will be on tour with Yonder for the majority of spring. Yonder, opening their set with Red Bird, it seemed like conga lines swarmed to the garden stage from the patios and the front bar.
Tomorrow night, April 3rd, join Umphrey's McGee for an intimate evening at The Vic Theatre as Umphrey’s McGee & Nothing Too Fancy Music present the Chicago premiere of Reel To Real. The archival documentary dives deeply into the early years of the band’s existence, culled from hundreds of hours of never-before-seen camcorder footage from the van & trailer days.