As another exciting year winds down, Brooklyn’s Turkuaz is thrilled to share their first batch of tour dates for 2017. The four week run will begin in the Southwest, anchored by McDowell Mountain Music Festival in Phoenix, AZ where they will share the bill with Flume, The Shins, Chromeo, and more. Following a trek through Colorado’s Rocky Mountain ski areas, the tour will land in Columbus, OH for two nights as part of Woodland's Tavern St.
Dates have been announced and registration is now open for the 2017 Kruger Brothers Music Academy, an intensive and inspiring educational weekend for acoustic music players of all levels, beginner to advanced.
Now in its 6th year, this very exclusive event offers masterclass instruction in banjo, guitar and bass by the internationally renowned Kruger Brothers. This year, the trio will be joined by The Kontras Quartet, bringing excellence in violin/fiddle, viola and cello to the academy offerings.
These days it’s difficult to find much of anything that truly represents an American regional culture. That’s why a group like The Revelers stands out as much as they do. This Grammy-nominated band hails from what is arguably the most musically fertile area of the country, Southwestern Louisiana.
If Rayna Gellert seems a preternaturally gifted songwriter, it’s because she’s seen farther into the old songs than most. Growing up in a musical family, Gellert turned to Appalachian old-time music at a young age, becoming a prodigious fiddler and leading a new revival of American stringband music through her work with the acclaimed American roots band Uncle Earl.
On March 6, 2017, our beloved Fox Theater turns 25 years old. The Motet’s show on Friday, March 17th, will be a part of a month-long celebration. This quarter-century milestone of rock ’n’ roll history will feature a number of high-profile shows at the Fox Theatre. Stay tuned for a big announcement in early January!
In a career chock full of highlights, The Wood Brothers hold a special place in their hearts for their performances at Levon Helm's legendary Midnight Ramble. As repeat special guests at Helm's famed Woodstock barn, the trio—guitarist Oliver Wood, bassist Chris Wood, and drummer Jano Rix—developed a cherished friendship with the late icon that transcended simple musical collaboration and left an indelible mark on their songs and their lives.
Hank Williams Jr., Cyndi Lauper, Alabama, Don McLean, Ronnie Dunn, Jamey Johnson & Lauren Alaina To Perform Dec. 13 On Smoky Mountains Rise Telethon
The impressive lineup of performers continues to grow for Smoky Mountains Rise: A Benefit for the My People Fund on Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 8 p.m. (EST).