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.
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).
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.
In the day and age of instant discovery of new music on the Internet, it's easy to assume that all emerging artists utilize YouTube, Spotify, and social media as their primary ticket to stardom. It's 2016, throngs of artists have launched their careers online over the past quarter of a century. But what about those incredible gems that lie just beyond the fray, living under the radar lives on America's backroads? Akin to the pre-Internet days, these artists must be found in order to be heard.
April 15, 2016 is the Bones of J.R. Jones Spirit’s Furnace album release date. This marks Jonathon Linaberry, born of NYC’s third studio album with his blended unique style of American classic blues, folk, jazz, and rock. The Bones of J.R. Jones is a terrific character with an array of wonder filled tales full of misadventure and what seems of seldom success, yet as his music progresses you can find yourself rooting for this under-dog of a true talented American artist.
On Friday, April 29th at the Howlin’ Wolf in New Orleans, many of the nation's finest musicians will come together during the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival to bring you an all night live music event featuring nine bands on two simultaneous stages. This year's diverse line up consists of several varieties of funk and dance music flavored with soul, afro-beat, jazz fusion, rock and New Orleans rhythms. The Bayou Rendezvous will rage all night, from 9PM to 8AM, and is always one of the most memorable and unique night shows during Jazz Fest!
Today, Electric Forest (EF) announced over 25 new additions to the festival lineup, as well as details on its 2016 Curated Event Series. The 6th annual music and camping festival returns to Rothbury, Michigan on June 23-26, 2016 and sold out again in record time – a mere two weeks after tickets went on sale.
Slightly Stoopid are announcing their return to Tamalpais Research Institute (TRI Studios) on Thursday, April 21st, 2016 for a live performance and webcast featuring Slightly Stoopid and special guests including legendary Grateful Dead founding member Bob Weir. TRI Studios, founded by Weir, is a world-class audio, video, streaming venue and recording facility.
Grace Potter announced today the lineup for the 2016 Grand Point North music festival, scheduled for September 17 and 18 at Burlington, Vermont’s Waterfront Park. Potter will headline both nights and will be joined by Old Crow Medicine Show, Guster, The Wood Brothers, Kaleo, Blind Pilot, The Record Company, Kat Wright & The Indomitable Soul Band and Eliza Hardy Jones, who also plays in Potter’s backing band. Two day passes are currently on-sale; single day tickets go on-sale Friday, April 22 at 11am.