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Grateful Web's elseFest Preview

“Ever dance to a fiddle?” That’s elseFest’s pick up line.

Well, have you?

Maybe you should give it a shot.

elseFest’s inaugural event will be held June 22nd and 23rd. elseFest is the greatest melting pot of Bluegrass, Jamgrass, and acoustic bliss that houses a plethora of instruments and sounds to make even the shyest of fans put on their dancing shoes.

Gabriel Kelley's "It Don't Come Easy" Set for Release on 7/10

IT DON'T COME EASY, the debut album by Nashville-based singer-songwriter Gabriel Kelley, will be released on July 10 from Badge Music Group. The 10-song collection was produced, engineered and mixed by Grammy®-award-winner Neal Cappellino and features a stellar group of musicians backing up Kelley's vocals and acoustic guitar work.

Austin's MilkDrive Releases New Album 'Waves'

MilkDrive, Austin’s phenomenal jazz-grass band, will release its second studio album, WAVES, on June 19, 2012.

Capturing the band’s sophisticated arrangements and fierce musicianship, WAVES showcases a number of original compositions. It also features special guests Noam Pikelny (of Punch Brothers) and Futureman (of Bela Fleck & the Flecktones).

Catch Old Shoe & Family Groove Company Tonight @ Ace Bar Chicago

Tonight! Ace Bar Chicago will host a birthday bash of epic proportions.  Performing live for the very first time, Shoe Groove is a collaboration of Family Groove Company and Old Shoe. This new Chicago super group will be supported by Afternoon Moon and Chicago's own Catfish & the Dogstars.

Rex Foundation Jerry Garcia, Ralph Gleason & Bill Graham Award Recipients

The Rex Foundation congratulates Diane di Prima, FAIR Fund, and the San Francisco Mime Troupe Youth Theater Project, 2011 recipients of the Ralph J. Gleason Award, Bill Graham Award, and Jerry Garcia Award.

Dumpstaphunk Collaborates with Chaka Khan

Dumpstaphunk treated the Highline Ballroom to a surprise double-dose of funk royalty last Wednesday, June 6 as the legendary "Queen of Funk" - Chaka Khan - shared the stage with Ivan Neville's all star New Orleans funk ensemble for the pair's first ever live collaboration.

Leftover Salmon | Fall Tour Announced & 'After The Catch'

Leftover Salmon has announced dates for their 2012 Fall Tour, which sees several familiar stops, some of which the band has not visited in over a decade. The tour rolls through the Northeast, Southeast & Midwest with festival stops at The Festy Experience & Yonder Mountain String Band's Harvest Music Festival at Mulberry Mountain.

LOS Fan Club Ticketing goes on sale at 10am (EST) on Thursday June 14th. HERE

Summer Camp Music Festival: A Music Addict's Best Fix

I have a problem. It’s not a joke. I am addicted to music. I have been a victim to this addiction since 1987, maybe earlier.  That was my first live music experience.   My addiction to music has affected me adversely in the following ways: uncontrollable smiles, a feeling of connection to everyone around me, and a sense of synchronicity with harmony and syncopation within my everyday surroundings. 

Another Stellar Year at America's Grandest Festival, Bonnaroo

After many years of waiting the Bonnaroo Music Festival was within reach. The line of cars that snaked down the shoulder of the highway was all that stood between me and a weekend of amazing music. At the security checkpoint we were reminded that glass was prohibited while two gentlemen lightly searched our belongings. We were in.