Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady to be honored at two GRAMMY events

Submitted by Cash Edwards M… on Tue, 04/19/2016 - 8:03 am

Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady, aka Hot Tuna and founding members of Jefferson Airplane, will perform two of their Jefferson Airplane hits on the GRAMMY Salute To Music Legends®, a special being filmed for the landmark “Great Performances” series on PBS on Saturday, April 23. The following day the GRAMMY Museum welcomes Jorma and Jack to the Clive Davis Theater for an intimate conversation on their esteemed career. Announce Dave's Picks Volume 18

Submitted by on Mon, 04/18/2016 - 2:19 pm

We're not only headed back to the Bay Area with the release of July 17, 1976, the 5th of a phenomenal six-night run at the Orpheum Theatre, but back to the basics - smaller venues, lighter loads (post-Wall of Sound) - and the results are electric! While the operations may have been stripped down, the Grateful Dead and their music were anything but.

Leftover Salmon's Blue Ridge Jam takes over Asheville

Submitted by EmmyG Productions on Mon, 04/18/2016 - 12:04 pm

Looking back over the past 25 years of rootsy, string-based music, the impact of Leftover Salmon is impossible to deny. Formed in Boulder at the end of 1989, the Colorado slamgrass pioneers were one of the first bluegrass bands to add drums and tour rock & roll bars, helping Salmon become a pillar of the jam band scene and unwitting architects of the jam grass genre.

Summer Camp Festival 2016 | Preview

Submitted by Elliot Engebretson on Sun, 04/17/2016 - 1:28 pm
Ah, the fresh smell of spring. The bird songs are swirling, people are smiling, and the sweet sounds of music fills the damp air. This time of year is special for a multitude of reasons, however for many concert-goers this time of year means one crucial thing, music festivals are upon us. The festival scene have grown exponentially in the last five years, many starting as underground gatherings that have since blossomed into extravagant music and arts communities, drawing hundreds of thousands of fans from across the globe.

Electric Sammy Plays Pink Floyd's Animals

Submitted by Philip Emma on Sat, 04/16/2016 - 3:27 pm

Sammy Saltzman is no stranger to music. For two decades he has been in the front row watching one of the best guitar players of all-time, Trey Anastasio shred during Phish’s concerts. He has turned his love of live music into a passion that he shares with his own fans covering his favorite albums all by himself. Sammy is very humble though, he will tell you that he is not a one man band and that he has a production crew, which takes his shows to another level.

Orgone Drops Vinyl 45 for Record Store Day

Submitted by Margaret Willard on Sat, 04/16/2016 - 3:17 pm
Cali-funk soul machine Orgone drops "Do What You Came To Do" Saturday, April 16. Released through Colemine Records as a stand alone single, vinyl lovers can find the new track on special edition 45s, available at local record stores nationwide in Los Angeles, San Diego, Portland, Denver, Austin, Chicago, Philadelphia and many more (lists of brick & mortar shops below).

Dark Star Jubilee 2016 | Preview

Submitted by Cassidy Maley on Fri, 04/15/2016 - 10:18 am

Imagine a paradise that contained all of your family, friends, and favorite music. A place that feels like home as soon as you walk in and everyone is considered family. A place where a smile never leaves your face and the music never stops playing.  Imagine no further, I’m here to tell you of such a place! Join me at the Dark Star Jubilee for its fifth year at Legend Valley in Thornville, Ohio. It is just over a month away and is held May 27th-29th.

Larkin Poe Releases New Album Reskinned

Submitted by Big Picture Media on Fri, 04/15/2016 - 10:13 am

Sister roots rock 'n' soul band Larkin Poe released their highly anticipated sophomore album RESKINNED via RH Music. Out today digitally, the album will be available in stores April 29th. A fresh version of the original album, KIN, RESKINNED includes new re-mastered tracks as well as productions by Chris Seefried (Fitz and the Tantrums, Lana Del Rey), Justin Warfield (She Wants Revenge, Nico Vega) and Wax LTD (Muse, Bon Iver, Miley Cyrus, Maroon 5).

Urban Voodoo Machine | Hellbound Hymns

Submitted by Seth Hicks on Fri, 04/15/2016 - 9:55 am

Set to release May 27, 2016 is The Urban Voodoo Machine’s fourth album Hellbound Hymns; this album is London’s very own child of anarchy. With psychedelic jazz and blues comes twisted tales of fate vocalized by the ever-talented Mr. Paul – Ronney Angel. Thirteen tracks of booze fueled nights full of debauchery and ravishingly powerful groove fueling rhythms.

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