On September 10, 11, and 12, 2015, a stunning display of the world’s most remarkable and significant guitarists will gather for the sixth installment of ELLNORA | The Guitar Festival, presented by Krannert Center for the Performing Arts at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
Railroad Earth will be returning to the Sherman Theatre in Stroudsburg, PA for their annual two-night run 11/27-28. The shows are not only a homecoming for the band but a favorite destination for fans over the Thanksgiving weekend, with late night shows featuring local artists in other venues adding to the fun.
Blue Lotus, award winning rock and roll jam band out of Eugene OR is headed out on a five state tour to promote their new album “Across the Canyon”. Grateful Web will host a series of 4 shows in the Boulder/Denver area on the following dates:
Wednesday August 26th Owsley’s Golden Road, Boulder CO 7 p.m. (Free)
Thursday August 27th Quixote’s True Blue, Denver, CO 9 p.m. ($5)
Friday August 28th Quixote’s True Blue Denver, CO 9 p,.m. ($10)
A live act virtuoso and seemingly always sparked by his curiosity and musical adventurism, Marco Benevento, is developing another instrument – his voice, which is featured in his 5th and latest record Swift. Just coming off his performance and celebration at the Gathering of the Vibes 20th anniversary, Marco graciously talks to Grateful Web in the late hours, just after midnight. Marco talks vocals, piano, Swift…goats, royal potato & Bob Dylan.
Amy Kress will release a 10-track remix album of her dance pop track, "Numb" on July 31st.
For four months in the winter of 2014-2015, Kress endured aggressive chemotherapy treatments to combat her second recurrence of breast cancer. In the heart of a blossoming transition to make music a full-time career, it was devastating and exhausting to hear that her cancer had come back and made for an all-encompassing battle.
Stony Plain Records announces a September 25 release date for Moon Turn Red, the new CD from multi-award winning Ottawa-based trio, MonkeyJunk. Comprised of Steve Marriner (vocals, harmonica, keyboards, baritone guitar), Tony D (lead guitar, background vocals) and Matt Sobb (drums, percussion, background vocals), MonkeyJunk plays an energized mix of swamp blues and funky roots rock ‘n’ roll. Moon Turn Red was produced by the band and Ken Friesen, with additional production
SunSquabi has launched out of 2015 like a cannonball on fire. The local trio has quickly become one of the premier up and coming acts in Colorado. Their last 3 plays in the Front Range have all been sellouts including the 1up on Colfax, The Fox Theatre and the Bluebird Theater. There is a perfect storm brewing for the band and the recognition is starting to come in from all over the U.S. The next 2 months to come is a true testament to their hard work and constant touring. It is paying off in a big way.