CoCreate Boulder puts the spotlight on Colorado musicians, artists and brands, bringing fresh life to the artistic scene in Boulder. The evening will feature 2 bands, 1 DJ, an array of visual artists and boutique craft vendors as well as a brewery, distillery, winery, non-alcoholic beverage and food vendor, all local to Colorado. Activities will include classic games, a wooden puzzle and a group craft project to round out a cozy atmosphere.
The New Mastersounds have announced the release of The Nashville Session via Royal Potato Family on April 22. The 10-track collection was multi-tracked live to one-inch tape in a single evening session at Welcome To 1979 studio in Nashville, TN in front of a small studio audience,. Following the performance, the recordings were mixed down to quarter-inch stereo tape and then cut direct to vinyl lacquers. There are no guests and no overdubs—essentially The New Mastersounds—pure and unadulterated.
After winning a slew of prestigious awards including the Philadelphia Songwriter’s Project Contest and WSTW’s Folk Song Of The Year, for her track “Home to Me,” fans of the folk/rock singer-songwriter Andrea Nardello, have been anxious to hear more. Today, the singer is proud to announce the official release of her next EP, titled Fire, which is to be released 4/15/16 through Noble Steed Music.
Eliot Lipp is a veteran musician and sound designer gearing up to release his 9th studio album, Come To Life (Old Tacoma Records, Pretty Lights Music) May 2016. After more than a decade living in Chicago, Los Angeles and New York (but equally home on the road), the intrepid producer returned to his roots in the Pacific Northwest before recording the album, much of which came together over a single inspired weekend.
Last week we had the honor of speaking with multi-instrumentalist, producer, nationally syndicated talk show host, and longtime Nitty Gritty Dirt Band member John McEuen. The masterful string-slinger joined forces with the band in their formational year of 1966 and has remained with them for decades. The genre-bending psychedelic folk rockers are celebrating the 50th anniversary of Nitty Gritty Dirt Band.
Martin Barre is returning to North America to perform more shows this April. Look for concerts in New Jersey, Maryland, New York, Connecticut, Illinois, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts. More dates this fall in September and October. Some of them are confirmed below.
After raising over $10,000 with a successful #FundTheFolk Indiegogo campaign, Nashville-based Americana/Folk outfit Roanoke [for fans of The Civil Wars, The Head and the Heart, The Lumineers] is thrilled to announce the official release date of their debut self-titled album, set for 5/13/16.
American folk and protest music legend Woody Guthrie has influenced generations of singer-songwriters. His optimistic vision of the United States was as a land of opportunity, equality, and freedom for all. Though hundreds of his treasured songs have been preserved, they still need to be continued through the vitality of living musicians. To the joy of the folk, country, bluegrass and Americana community, iconic vocalist and guitarist Del McCoury took on the bold task of upholding Guthrie’s legacy.