The Movement’s new album Golden has debuted at #1 on the Billboard Reggae Chart. This is the trio’s sixth studio album and the first release on Rootfire Cooperative, a label services program that provides interest free loans for the production and marketing of recorded music.
The National Music Council will bring its annual American Eagle Awards presentation to Nashville, Tennessee, for a second year in a row on Saturday, June 25, 2016. The highly prestigious Eagle Awards are presented each year in national celebration of an individual’s or an organization’s long term contribution to America’s musical culture and heritage. This year, music legends Emmylou Harris and Vince Gill will be honored, along with the iconic Grand Ole Opry.
In spring 2016, Steve Kimock’s latest solo effort, Last Danger of Frost, was first presented in the exciting, new, intimate ensemble called K I M O C K -- which will come to Colorado in June -- when Steve partnered with John Morgan Kimock (drummer, composer, multi-instrumentalist). The father/son duo has been composing further music over the past year, inspired by the record’s compositions and direction, orchestrating musical styles across genres and generations.
Jazz Middelheim, 12th to 15th AUGUST 2016 in Antwerp’s Den Brandt Park, today announced its full programme. Ludovico Einaudi, Melanie De Biasio, Pharoah Sanders/Zakir Hussain/Joachim Kühn, STUFF. Hybrid Love, Liberation Music Orchestra and Avishai Cohen are just some of the names in the line-up.
Multi-Platinum singer/songwriter Dierks Bentley sails to the top of Billboard’s Hot Country Songs chart this week with “Somewhere On A Beach.” The momentum builds as Bentley preps to release his eighth studio album BLACK (Capitol Records Nashville) on May 27. The steamy single earns the top position while continuing to notch its way up the Top 5 on the Billboard Country Airplay, Mediabase and Country Digital Songs charts.
Purple Hat Productions has added Jerry Garcia Band founding member and longtime collaborator Melvin Seals and JGB, New Orleans’ prog-funk five-piece Earphunk, the ethereal funk fusion of Flat Land, Miami’s horn driven producer DJ duo Bedside, and roots rock artists Heather Gillis Band, to the ninth annual Purple Hatter’s Ball. It has also been announced that The Disco Biscuits’ drummer Allen Aucoin will join MZG for a live band performance.