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The Hip Abduction New Album & Tour Dates

Submitted by Big Hassle Media on Wed, 12/02/2015 - 7:44 pm

Florida based "Tropical Indie Pop" sextet The Hip Abduction are set to release their sophomore full length album Gold Under the Glow on March 11, 2016.  The Hip Abduction place heavy emphasis on African stringed instruments (kora, ngoni) mixed with dub-reggae bass lines and funky afro-beat percussion. Gold Under the Glow captures the high-energy of The Hip Abduction's signature sound but with an added indie rock twist.  In celebration of the new albu

Dark Star Orchestra Announces 5th Annual Dark Star Jubilee

Submitted by Dark Star Orchestra on Wed, 12/02/2015 - 7:36 pm

Dark Star Orchestra and All Good Presents announce today the fifth annual Dark Star Jubilee held at Legend Valley in Thornville, Ohio - just 30 minutes east of Columbus – May 27 – 29, 2016. Hosted and curated with three nights of Dark Star Orchestra, world-renowned re-creators of The Grateful Dead live experience, this version of the Jubilee features an intimate setting within hallowed and historic grounds, offering up over 30 hours of music, all with no overlapping sets. 

David Nelson Band | 11/22/15 | Review

Submitted by Dylan Muhlberg on Sun, 11/29/2015 - 12:07 pm

David Nelson’s long strange trip dates back just as far as the Grateful Dead’s. Nelson, Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter were all pals from the Dead’s humble beginnings in Palo Alto. He was there for the acid tests, he saw the San Francisco scene blow up only a few years later, and of course cofounded New Riders of the Purple Sage with Garcia and John “Marmaduke” Dawson.

Grateful Web Interview with P-Groove

Submitted by underwoodschumm on Thu, 11/26/2015 - 10:06 am

It’s the week before Halloween and Brock Butler and Matt McDonald of Perpetual Groove are on different phones and in separate rooms within the same Atlanta recording studio. With two shows in Charleston, SC on the docket, and two more later in the year in Colorado, the band had taken to rehearsals to work out covers and dust off the tunes they’d gotten back to playing earlier in the year.

David Gans' 'It's a Hand-Me-Down' Hits the Streets Tomorrow

Submitted by Dreamspider Pu… on Thu, 11/26/2015 - 9:43 am

Perhaps the foremost interpreter of Grateful Dead music today and an accomplished guitarist, singer and songwriter in his own right, David Gans now shares with us his own well-crafted and heartfelt interpretations of some of the Grateful Dead’s best songs on It's a Hand-Me-Down, due out November 27th on Gans’ Perfectible Recordings label. The album is available on pre-order now on Fe

Soulive | Cervantes | Denver, CO | Review

Submitted by Christopher Kemp on Tue, 11/24/2015 - 12:00 pm

Funk is an American tradition born in the same house as Jazz. Continuing this tradition are veterans Soulive. I had the pleasure of attending one of two shows this past snowy weekend at Cervantes in Denver. Supported by yet another long time vet George Porter Jr. of The Meters brought out his side project Runnin’ Pardners. This evening was filled with bright, colorful and energetic music.

TWLOHA Launches "Music is a Safe Place" Campaign

Submitted by Big Picture Media on Mon, 11/23/2015 - 7:26 pm

To Write Love on Her Arms (TWLOHA) has launched their brand new "Music is a Safe Place" campaign in light of the recent tragedy at La Bataclan in Paris, as well as the attacks in Iraq, Lebanon, and Syria. The campaign's central theme - "Music is a Safe Place" - first appeared in the original TWLOHA story nearly 10 years ago.

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Fruition | The Aggie Theater | Review

Submitted by Kevin Adams on Fri, 11/20/2015 - 8:42 pm

Fruition rambled through the Front Range, high on the November 9th release of the new EP, Holehearted Fools. The Portland Americana quintet performed 4 of the new 5 song EP recorded with Colorado friends, Grant Farm. Fruition is Jay Cobb Anderson (Lead Vocals, Acoustic Guitar), Kellen Asebroek (Piano, Vocals), Mimi Naja (Mandolin, Guitar, Vocals), Keith Simon (Electric Bass), and Tyler Thompson (Banjo, Stomp Box, Drums).

Fare Thee Well Shows Available Now

Submitted by dead.net on Fri, 11/20/2015 - 8:36 pm

If you should find yourself hoping, wishing, wanting to obtain that visceral feeling once again, we have in mind a few audio and video offerings that might help you to preserve those transcendent vibes. Let it flow, greatly grow, with choices for all from the Best Of to the Complete to the very last show.

Tune in to the Sirius XM Grateful Dead Channel for a very special 100-minute listen FARE THEE WELL with your guide David Lemieux. The program kicks off today with replays every day through the end of Thanksgiving Weekend.

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