You know that old saying about March going in like a lion and going out like a lamb? Well, that would apply to Real Gone Music’s March release schedule, except that this set of titles actually already chewed up that lion and spit him out…it’s that fearless and far-ranging. Kicking it off is some unreleased, funky, live soul-jazz from flautist Herbie Mann and his incredible, late-‘60s band featuring free jazz guitarist Sonny Sharrock…two CDs’ of amazing jams.
Philadelphia Americana ensemble Mason Porter debut a new single based on the Edgar Allen Poe short story “The Tell-Tale Heart”. The song was released today in celebration of Poe’s birthday. In their re-telling of this classic tale the band combines a dark, aggressive rhythm section with dramatic layers of strings to great effect and intensity. The track was produced by Brian McTear (Sharon Van Etten, The War On Drugs) at Miner Street Recordings in Philadelphia.
Following a first Winter tour weekend of 2016 of sold out shows in Atlanta and Asheville, Railroad Earth would like to announce special guests, Bill Nershi and The Werks for support for the 2/12 and 2/13 dates, respectively, at the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver, and Scott Pemberton who will join for a slew of dates from 2/17 in Billings, MT to 2/27 in Portland, OR.
Camp Euforia, the camping music festival created by roots and funk band Euforquestra, is celebrating 13 years of music, fellowship and fun by expanding their operations team. Continuing on their three day expansion from last year, Camp Euforia will be held July 14-16, 2016, and are thrilled to announce their partnership with the seasoned festival and event planning company, Hive Event Consulting.
The Surreal McCoys' new album, The Howl & The Growl, was released at AmericanaFest in September by DC-based label, Across the Aisle Music. It was recorded and produced by veteran alt-country rock legend, Eric Ambel (Del Lords, Bottle Rockets, Steve Earle) and features a muscular vintage sound, straight out of 1974 Muscle Shoals.
Pearl Jam announced today that they will perform a series of North American concert dates between April and August of 2016.
A special ticket pre-sale drawing for all dates except the festival and stadium dates starts today for current Ten Club members (as of Monday, January 18th). Memberships purchased after Monday, January 18th are not eligible for the Ten Club pre-sale drawing for any of the shows listed below including the shows in Boston and Chicago.
This year Robert Nesta "Bob" Marley would be turning 71 years old. To commemorate the music legend, Wake Up And Live will perform for three nights, their tribute versions of our favorite Bob Marley songs. WUAL will hold performances in Colorado Springs at the Gold Room, in Fort Collins at the Aggie Theater and at Cervantes Other Side for the grand finale on Saturday. Shows at The Aggie and Cervantes will include additional performances by local and regional reggae acts.
Progressive transcendental folk quintet Elephant Revival announce the April 1 release of their forthcoming album, Petals (Thirty Tigers). Formed in 2006, Elephant Revival is known for their thoughtful, literary inspired lyrics combined with an eclectic blend of arrangements performed with traditional folk instrumentation. The five songwriters and multi-instrumentalist’s approach is unique and fearless as they create genre-defying, yet highly accessible, music that has continuously evolved into a signature sound.