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David Crosby 2016 Tour and October Solo Release 'Lighthouse'

Submitted by philamonjaro on Mon, 08/15/2016 - 6:24 pm

David Crosby is set to release his new solo work 'Lighthouse' for October 21st. Michael League of Snarky Puppy is Crosby's producer.

Posted on his web site Crosby declares that he has a newfound passion to create fresh, original music. “I’m tilted towards pushing the envelope,” he says. “I’m tilted towards making new stuff. I think I’m supposed to.” 'Lighthouse' is a collection of stripped-down, delicate and introspective songs that showcases David complex guitar work and is enhanced by his layered harmony vocals.

Hear Wilco's Schmilco First at Record Stores on Sept 6

Submitted by dBpm Records on Mon, 08/15/2016 - 2:32 pm

Wilco fans can have an early listen to the band’s forthcoming album Schmilco on Tuesday, Sept. 6, three days before the album’s official worldwide release Sept. 9. But it won’t be via an early online stream; instead, the Chicago band is showing its support for independent record stores — and the vinyl format in general — by encouraging fans to attend I Heard Schmilco listening parties at locations across the US and Canada.

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Outside Lands 2016 | Review and Photos

Submitted by Rochelle Shipman on Sat, 08/13/2016 - 4:18 pm

Outside Lands is in its 9th year but you wouldn’t know to look at it. In some ways it feels like a brand new festival, while in others it’s clear that it’s far from amateur. The smooth operations, from getting fans through the gate without much wait to having eco-friendly workers to help navigate which bin to put your trash in (compost, recycling, or landfill), are just a few pieces of proof that Outside Lands really has their shit together.

Petaluma Festival 2016 | Review & Photos

Submitted by Alan Sheckter on Sat, 08/13/2016 - 7:49 am

A quintet of renowned Northern California jammy groups – Jackie Greene Band, Steve Kimock & Friends, David Nelson Band, The Mother Hips, and Moonalice – provided a nine-hour supersonic background on August 6 for a couple thousand bohemian yet genteel attendees at the 2016 incarnation of the Petaluma Music Festival. The proceedings had all of the markings and vibes of a big family gathering, which played out at the Sonoma-Marin Fairgrounds amid beaming sunshine and comfortable temperatures that never rose above 75.

Easy Star All Stars Special 10 Year Anniversary Edition of Radiodread

Submitted by Press Junkie PR on Thu, 08/11/2016 - 7:03 pm

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 Pitchfor

Chicago Farmer Releases 'Midwest Side Stories' Sept 30th

Submitted by Dreamspider Pu… on Thu, 08/11/2016 - 6:57 pm

Chicago Farmer, the moniker Bloomington, Illinois’ Cody Diekhoff performs and writes under, is set to independently release his 7th album, Midwest Side Stories, on September 30, 2016. Midwest Side Stories is about hope, depression, job loss, meth, skateboards, a divided nation, used cars, the late shift, farms, factories, the destruction of our environment, and still being around to sing about it.

Wendy Burch Steel & Redwood Appearing @ Berkeley's The Back Room

Submitted by Tanya Pinkerton on Thu, 08/11/2016 - 6:42 pm

Wendy Burch Steel and Redwood play a unique cross-section of genres incorporating all the good and sweet aspects of bluegrass, folk, old-time, country bluegrass and blues. Bluegrass icon Laurie Lewis produced, played and sang on Wendy’s debut CD, Open Wings, which received rave reviews nationally and internationally in Americana and Bluegrass publications. Wendy is an award-winning songwriter and singer, known for her deft angelic voice and spiritually touching original material.

Tiger Party's Latest Release 'True North'

Submitted by J2G Live on Thu, 08/11/2016 - 5:44 pm

TIGER PARTY is a musical collective led by keyboardist Blake Mobley & vocalist Ashley Niven featuring a diverse group of musicians from across the county. Since its conception, Tiger Party has welcomed members of STS9, Lotus, The Disco Biscuits, JRAD, The Motet, Analog Son, along with a myriad of other artists from coast to coast. The rotating cast of musicians creates a unique vibe at every show so as the lineup changes, so does the music.

Avett Brothers | Sonoma State | Preview

Submitted by Shannon Clark on Thu, 08/11/2016 - 5:20 pm

The Avett Brothers have been making their way across the nation on tour for their ninth studio album, True Sadness, and will soon be stopping at Sonoma State University to perform under the stars.  The band will take the stage at the University’s Weill Hall + Lawn at the Green Music Center on Thursday September 15th at 7:30pm, as part of the Summer 2016 MasterCard Performance Series.

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