2016 marks the 8th year of one of the Western Region's most unique, most celebrated, and least known-about annual events. The Pirate Party is an annual three-day music and arts festival that has gained a cult following among music fans all across the Northwest.
On Saturday, June 4 at 6:30 p.m. the Mahwah Museum will host the Jazz and Blues Guitar Celebration at Ramapo College Trustees Pavilion, 505 Ramapo Valley Road, Mahwah. There will be live and silent auctions of many special guitars and music memorabilia, live entertainment and a raffle drawing. This event will be the culmination of the Museums yearlong celebration of Les Paul’s 100th birthday
The live auction items will include:
Traditional country singer/songwriter Shane Owens is taking country music fans back to the good ol’ days with a music video featuring Country Music Hall of Fame inductee Randy Travis in “Country Never Goes Out Of Style,” which premieres as an online exclusive on The Boot, with airings on Heartland, AXS-TV and Country Network. Click here to watch the music video.
One year ago, Forlorn Strangers packed up all of their belongings in Nashville, TN and put them into storage. They headed out on the road, and played their first official show in Indianapolis on May 7th, 2015 - the start of their new nomadic lifestyle and dedication to music. The quintet will release Forlorn Strangers, their self-titled debut full length album, on August 5th, 2016.
The Kickback's brand of brainy indie rock and raucous live shows have earned the band fans in Rolling Stone, Consequence of Sound, The Huffington Post, Nerdist, CMJ, The Wild Honey Pie and more. As nationwide momentum continues to build, the band will hit the road for another run of shows and festivals in support of its debut album, Sorry All Over The Place, produced by Spoon’s Jim Eno.
Hey Marseilles are a band that have arrived on what is a rather glorious, new sound. On two previous albums, the Seattle six-piece embraced classical influences in a big way, taking cues from contemporaries like The Decemberists. But on their third, most recently released self-titled album, the band made bigger, bolder strides in the studio, creating a more polished piece of art that's taking these amicable, Pacific North Westerners to soaring new heights.
With each day that passes, North Coast Music Festival’s (NCMF) seventh annual installment at Union Park draws nearer and nearer. After revealing the first phase of the event’s incredible musical acts, we’re thrilled to announce the full lineup for 2016 in all its glory!