React, Rebirth Garments, and the Arts of Life Present Rotations: A Dance Party for Everybody, an event supporting and bringing together people with and without disabilities. The Arts of Life opened in Chicago in 2010, to create a rich creative arts community where artists with intellectual & developmental disabilities participate through leadership and collaboration.
Fresh off of their critically acclaimed debut release, Keys To The House, Richmond, VA’s The Trongone Band will embark on a fall tour in support of the LP. The band will join American Aquarium, Cris Jacobs and Reckless Kelly for North and Southeastern dates through November.
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Stony Plain Records announces a November 17 release date for acclaimed guitarist Kevin Breit’s new CD, Johnny Goldtooth and The Chevy Casanovas. The new disc was written and produced by Kevin Breit. Kevin Breit is a master guitarist who has recorded with the likes of Norah Jones, Taj Mahal, Rosanne Cash, k.d. lang, Cassandra Wilson and Hugh Laurie.
Hot on the heels of their performance at the 18th annual Americanafest in Nashville, Chapel Hill’s acclaimed indie-Americana band Mipso are heading back on the road as part of the Campfire Caravan tour with The Brothers Comatose and The Lil Smokies. Kicking off on Tuesday, September 26th in Billings, MT, Campfire Caravan will make their way across the country, hitting over 30 cities on their way. The tour brings Mipso to the western half of the U.S.
Town Mountain and Amanda Anne Platt & The Honeycutters, two stellar bands from Asheville, North Carolina, are teaming up for the Asheville Holiday Hang as a run of shows in the Southeast, sponsored by New Belgium Brewing Company. Ashvegas’ Caleb Calhoun calls them, “a match made in heaven.”
To celebrate the release of OGOGO, Mike Gordon and his band will be doing a two special in-store mini-electric performance & autograph signings on tour. The first is this week at The Sound Garden in Syracuse, NY and the next will be on the last day of tour at Twist & Shout Records in Denver. Details about both are here.
Infamous for the notoriety of nothing for over 40 years, the anonymous Residents are once again reinventing themselves with a crowd-sourced recording titled I AM A RESIDENT! along with Intruders, their latest studio album, both launching on PledgeMusic, Monday, September 25, 2017. The world's most obscure art-rock band opens a door on endless options by inviting die-hard fans to submit their own original versions of the band's songs and offering the possibility of appearing on the I AM A RESIDENT! album.
SINCERELY, L. COHEN: A LIVE CELEBRATION OF LEONARD COHEN is out now via Royal Potato Family and just last week would have been the legendary singer-songwriter's 83rd birthday. Cohen passed away on November 7, 2016, one day before the presidential election, but the world didn't find out until several days later.
Phil Rudd is, according to Modern Drummer magazine, "the very definition of rock drumming". Malcolm Young co-founder of AC/DC describes his long term bandmate as “the real deal”. Kenny Aronoff, drummer for John Mellencamp says Phil Rudd is “the rock drummer” and Eric Singer of Kiss sings Rudd’s praises as “the heart and soul of AC/DC”.
A classical tabla virtuoso of the highest order, Zakir Hussain is well-known for his constant explorations of music from around the world. His latest ensemble, CrossCurrents, attempts to portray all directions of inspiration between the idioms of jazz and Indian music. The great bassist Dave Holland, a player with one of the most distinguished careers in jazz, brings his singular vision to the group.