While jazz flautist Herbie Mann is often remembered as a pop-jazz player, he was actually a pioneer in popularizing world music and even prog-rock with recordings released on his own Embryo imprint (as part of Atlantic Records). And in the late ‘60s, he was fronting one of the most progressive and electrifying bands in the world: guitarist Sonny Sharrock, Miroslav Vitous on electric & upright bass, saxophonist Steve Marcus, drummer Bruno Carr, and vibraphonist Roy Ayers.
Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival will make musical history with “PoWoW! A Live Superstar Mashup,” a once-in-a-lifetime collaborative concert that will, for the first time ever, unite acclaimed GRAMMY Award-winning superstar vocalist Miguel with visionary frontman Win Butler of GRAMMY Award-winning Arcade Fire.
Hot Buttered Rum are happy to announce that, in addition to dates already confirmed throughout the winter and spring, (see details below) they will be headlining their hometown’s most legendary venue, The Fillmore on Friday, May 13th. The show, dubbed The Black & Red Ball, goes on sale Friday Feb 5th with Bay Area comrades, Front Country and Quiles & Cloud as openers.
Legendary rock torchbearers, Gov’t Mule, will once again team up with preeminent progressive rock band moe. to co-headline the Red Rocks Amphitheatre on August 25th, with special guest Blackberry Smoke. Fan club presale available Wednesday, February 3rd at www.mule.net, tickets on sale Friday, February 5th.
Indie rock outfit Halfloves, previously known as The Olympics, begin a new chapter with their forthcoming self-titled record. The Iowa City-based group has spent the past two years working on the album with renowned producer Brandon Darner (Imagine Dragons, The Envy Corps). Halfloves mixes pop sensibilities with heady textures and space to create an emotionally charged sound.
React Presents is thrilled to host a live performance by Sydney synth-pop stalwarts BAG RAIDERS at Lincoln Hall on Friday, March 18th. In celebration of their most recent release, the duo kick off the New Year with a massive North American tour featuring support from PLASTIC PLATES on select dates.
Tickets on sale now at Clubtix.com!
Rising onto the scene with a timeless and breathtaking voice, Eleanor Tallie makes her musical debut with the release of her new EP album, No Turning Back. Laden with six versatile tracks, Eleanor effortlessly captures all of the tenets of funk and soul while bringing in a fresh ‘2016 sound.’