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Umphrey's McGee: North Coast Music Fest.

Submitted by Lisa Torem on Thu, 09/08/2016 - 9:24 am

To call them a jam band, is to under emphasize their talents beyond this style. True, they play long form, but there is never a wasted moment in their creative output, which was primarily instrumental, but with some impressive vocal hooks. Yes, they play long form, but there is never a wasted moment in their creative output, which was primarily instrumental, but with some fancy vocal hooks.

Claypool Lennon Delirium | North Coast Music Festival

Submitted by Lisa Torem on Thu, 09/08/2016 - 9:07 am

Saturday evening couldn’t come fast enough for this band’s loyal followers. The quartet walked on after a pre-recorded, mind-expanding melody drifted across the stage and established an ethereal mood. The Claypool-Lennon Delirium is all about sharp contrasts, deliciously, disturbing bass lines and rampant experimentation.

CRX, New Band Founded By The Strokes' Nick Valensi

Submitted by BB Gun Press on Thu, 09/08/2016 - 8:35 am

CRX - the new Los Angeles-based band fronted by Nick Valensi, guitarist for The Strokes - released its first single, "Ways To Fake It," today. The infectious track is from the band's full-length debut, New Skin, which was recently singled out in Entertainment Weekly's Fall Music Preview of highly anticipated albums. New Skin will be released on October 28 on Columbia Records.

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Marco Benevento Tours UK Next Week

Submitted by The Royal Pota… on Thu, 09/08/2016 - 7:57 am

Marco Benevento and his band make their maiden voyage to the UK next week for four shows in the UK. He'll join Brooklyn's own Moon Hooch for two dates in Oxford and Brighton before heading to Brooklyn Bowl London for two nights—the first of which will be in support of Vulfpeck and the second a headline performance.

Blonde Roses Unveil Debut Video

Submitted by The Catalyst P… on Wed, 09/07/2016 - 7:47 pm

Alternative Blues/Rockers BLONDE ROSES meld gritty alternative tunes with a splash of rock n' roll and southern blues to create a harmonious union. Lifelong friends, the 4-piece are strongly influenced from the 60's and 70's and coin these decades as a main component to their songwriting. With a little throwback mixed with personal strife, the band delivers honest and real lyrics about overcoming something and gaining strength from destruction.

Out FRIDAY: John Brown's Body 'Fireflies'

Submitted by Press Junkie PR on Wed, 09/07/2016 - 6:39 pm

Since 1996, John Brown’s Body has been at the forefront of the American reggae scene, blazing paths with its patented Future Roots sound.  This year the band celebrates 20 years by releasing its eleventh full-length release Fireflies, out on Easy Star Records September 9th, and embarking on a national tour.  Since releasing Kings & Queens (2013) and its follow up Kings & Queens In Dub (2015), JBB has criss-crossed the nation debuting new material alongside classic hits in live settings such as Red Rocks, Cali Roots Festival, and Summer

Dierks Bentley Tackles Primetime TV

Submitted by THE GREENROOM on Wed, 09/07/2016 - 1:54 pm

“Country music’s most relatable star” (Esquire) Dierks Bentley has a full week ahead with national television performances that showcase his depth and diversity across all major broadcast networks. Ahead of the Denver Broncos' Super Bowl rematch against the Carolina Panthers tomorrow (9/8), the multi-CMA nominee will perform the anthemic album cut “Freedom” off his No. One album BLACK during the 2016 NFL KICKOFF PRESENTED BY HYUNDAI (NBC & NFL Network at 7:30P ET on 9/8) pregame festivities.

Eric Krasno Band On Tour This Fall

Submitted by Calabro Music Media on Wed, 09/07/2016 - 11:12 am

Eric Krasno will tour this Fall in support of his new solo album, 'Blood From A Stone,' out now on his record label, Feel Music Group. The guitarist/songwriter/producer, assembled the Eric Krasno Band earlier this summer to tour behind the collection. The line-up features bassist Alex Chakour, drummer Eric Kalb, keyboardist DeShawn Alexander, rhythm guitarist Danny Mayer and backing vocalist Mary Corso.

Umphrey's McGee To Release Innovative Sample-Free Mash-Up Album ZONKEY

Submitted by All Eyes Media on Wed, 09/07/2016 - 11:03 am

Genre-defying progressive sextet Umphrey’s McGee announce the November 11 release of ZONKEY, a truly unique collection of 12 innovative  mash-ups; conceived, arranged and performed in their entirety without the use of any samples. Always a band to challenge the boundaries of live performance, Umphrey’s McGee began a tradition eight years ago when the group started performing live mash-ups during their annual Halloween concerts. The event has become a fan favorite with sold out shows and highly coveted tickets.

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