Bostonians and music fans from all over the New England area have been anxiously awaiting the arrival of this September’s Boston Calling music festival. The biannual event will put on a three-day show from September 25th-27th, 2015, in the city’s historic City Hall Plaza [One City Hall Square, Boston, Massachusetts].
Grateful Web was humbled and honored to have an extended conversation with jazz-fusion guitarist and bandleader John McLaughlin. He began recording and composing groundbreaking music in the 1960s before joining forces with Miles Davis on his landmark albums “In A Silent Way” and “Bitches Brew”. His band Mahavishnu Orchestra was the fundamental jazz-fusion originator. His illustrious career since has been continually remarkable.
This is a very big year for the Josh Abbott Band. The “Where’s the Party” tour is its largest to date, attracting new fans at every stop. The day after premiering the new single “Amnesia” on Sirius XM radio, the Texas band returned to Joe’s Bar in Chicago. The warehouse- sized venue, named the 2015 “Nightclub of the Year” by the Academy of Country Music, was packed to the rafters with country, Americana, and rock fans ready for a good time.
Multi-award winning bluegrass-folk-singer-
The Heavy Pets have announced a 10th Anniversary "Tour Da Florida” run with 11 shows in eight of their favorite towns including a performance at Dunedin's Oktoberfest, a two-night stand at the Funky Buddha Lounge in Boca Raton including the premier of Walrus: A Beatles Tribute, and a three-night run in Key West during Fantasy Fest.
Bettye LaVette is worthy and so is her brand new record. The “Great Lady of Soul” earned her nickname the hard way, staying true to herself and her dream for decades before the world finally listened. She was on the verge of stardom at 16, but had to wait 43 years until the 2005 release I’ve Got My Own Hell to Raise for her career breakthrough.
It is with endless excitement that the Jeff Austin Band would like to welcome banjo master Ryan Cavanaugh into the fold. Ryan brings with him a great sense of musical adventure and intense creativity...something we have built our whole world upon. We look forward to many great musical times ahead with him. Learn more about Ryan at http://www.
Pigeons Playing Ping Pong and The Fox Theatre have announced the schedule of pre-parties and buses for next weekend’s Phish run at Dicks Sporting Goods Park in Commerce City, Colorado. On Thursday September 3rd Pigeons Playing Ping Pong and Spafford will kick the weekend off with a pre-party at the Fox Theatre.