September means back to school, and Real Gone Music spent its Summer vacation rounding up some far out, funky sounds from every end of the musical spectrum to get everybody back in the groove! At the top of the curriculum is an unprecedented double-CD collection from the prototypical New Orleans funk band The Meters, precursor to The Neville Brothers and backing band on so many classic sides to come out of the Crescent City.
A true musical paradise, the 10th Edition Cayamo Cruise – A Journey Through Song, brings together 2,200 passionate music lovers with over 20 all-star Americana singer-songwriters for seven days of rare artist collaborations, community and carefree Caribbean fun! Sailing February 19 – 26, 2017 aboard Norwegian Jade from Tampa to Cozumel, Mexico and Roatan, Honduras.
In a lovely impromptu moment, 14-year-old Fisher Thompson recently got the musical opportunity he could have only wished for: performing with national recording artist Jackie Greene.
Stony Plain Records announces a September 9 release date for Maxwell Street, the new CD from three-time Blues Music Award winner as “Guitarist of the Year,” Ronnie Earl and his band, the Broadcasters.
Maxwell Street is named in honor of the late blues pianist and previous member of the Broadcasters, David Maxwell, and is also a nod to Chicago’s famed Maxwell Street, where blues musicians gathered to play outside for the Sunday market crowds.
Deep Roots Mountain Revival Festival is proud to announce the daily performance schedule for its inaugural music and arts festival on September 15-18, 2016. Top-tier bluegrass, jam band, rock and country acts will convene on the legendary Marvin’s Mountaintop in Masontown, WV, the original site for the All Good Festival. Performing on Thursday, September 15th, is jam band pioneer Melvin Seals and the JGB and more.
From its inception, Easy Star Records have paved the way for progressive reggae to reach a broader audience. Their first reggae tribute album, Dub Side of The Moon, a reggae reimagining of Pink Floyd’s Dark Side of the Moon, was a breakthrough success that established Easy Star Records, the Easy Star All-Stars, and producer Michael Goldwasser at the forefront of modern reggae music. Two years later, they followed it up with Radiodread (2006), a revision of Radiohead’s OK Computer, which earned acclaim from
Hot on the heels of their headlining Red Rocks show this past weekend, The Motet announce today that they’ll be continuing the home-state party later this summer with a two night run the Mishawaka Amphitheatre on August 26 and 27. Local DJ favorites kick on the show each night; Mikey Thunder will open the show on Friday and Vibe Street will open on Saturday. Catch the band at festivals across the country this summer and fall, including upcoming stops at Peach Fest, Bumbershoot, Camp Barefoot, Suwannee Hulaween and more. The complete list of currently announced dates is included below.