Marco Benevento has announced new Fall 2015 tour dates for October, including shows in Northampton, Providence and Washington, DC, as well as, in his adopted hometown of Woodstock, NY. He'll also head to the Midwest for six dates highlighted by a two-night stand at the intimate Tonic Room in Chicago. These shows will sell out, so advance ticket purchases are advised. Tickets for the entire tour go on-sale this Friday, July 24.
HEART OF STORM--the internationally acclaimed one-of-a-kind live rock concert and Russian ballet experience--will make its premiere in Los Angeles on Friday, July 24 and Saturday, July 25 at the Orpheum Theatre, 8pm (842 S. Broadway Los Angeles, CA 90014).
Real Gone Music is blowing up a storm with its early September release schedule. First up is a long-awaited, years-in-the-making Texas Tornados collection, a 2-CD, 39-track set that features key tracks from all of their albums and six unreleased tracks. And Real Gone stays down in Texas for the first-ever compilation of Tornados member and conjunto legend Flaco Jiménez’s Arista recordings.
ARISE is excited to share this special roster of noteworthy musicians as part of the line-up of Larry Keel's All-Star Tribute to Jerry Garcia: Dave Watts (The Motet), Chris "C-Bob" Elliot (Springcreek) Joe Lessard (Head for the Hills), Paul Murin (DeadPhish Orchestra) Ted Tilton (DeadPhish Orchestra) & one mor
EOTO will continue slaughter the festival circuit this summer with their own unique brand of live electronica. With number of festival dates booked throughout the summer, the doubled-headed jaggernaut will feature just three theater performances in Wisconsin, Detroit and St. Louis.
Today, The Motet announces their Fall 2015 tour dates. The progressive funk collective will unveil their brand new “Mixtape 1977” set over Halloween weekend in four Midwest cities. This marks the first Halloween on the road for The Motet. Meanwhile, fans along the Colorado Front Range can look forward to the launch of a new tradition, The Motet’s “Hometown Hustle,” at the Ogden Theatre on November 13 and 14.
Bluegrass music is deeply integrated into American musical culture and roots. Yet bluegrass isn’t a pure form. It’s an amalgamation of many preceding styles and individual root systems. None have revealed more about the instrumental beginnings of bluegrass than David “Dawg” Grisman. His mandolin virtuosity was simply too adventurous to not stray from the vein of Kentucky-born grass.
Grateful Web recently had the pleasure of chatting with Cameron Sears, once tour manager who became the President/CEO of Grateful Dead Productions. He was recently appointed as the new executive director of the Rex Foundation. This pivotal charity rooted organization was formed in 1983 to foster the power of community, service, and the arts. The foundation was named after beloved roadie and Dead family member Rex Jackson who died in a tragic auto accident in 1976.
Every two years, the Venice Biennale brings together the world's most interesting artists, musicians, and performers for a unique, high-energy gathering. This October, Rex offers a chance to immerse yourself in the Art and Music Biennales, with concerts, in-house events, and plenty of opportunities to engage with the artists, your fellow travelers, and Venice. Among the resident artists are longtime Rex supporters Nicki Bluhm, Tim Bluhm, and John Kadlecik.