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Just Announced: John Kadlecik Band @ Fox Theatre

Submitted by Fox Theater on Thu, 01/21/2016 - 5:29 pm

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present John Kadlecik Band with Special Guests at the Fox Theatre on Saturday, April 30th, 2016. Tickets are on sale January 22nd for $17.50 advanced or $20 day of show.

JOHN KADLECIK CO-FOUNDED DARK STAR ORCHESTRA, PLAYED LEAD GUITAR WITH GRATEFUL DEAD FOUNDING MEMBERS IN FURTHUR, HAS JOINED PHIL LESH AND FRIENDS ON STAGE & MORE!!!

Front Country Returns to Colorado for Midwinter Bluegrass Fest

Submitted by EmmyG Productions on Thu, 01/21/2016 - 5:22 pm

What started as a group of friends playing bluegrass in San Francisco's Mission District has morphed into a touring powerhouse of song and sound, transcending their humble stringband roots. Front Country's dynamic instrumental textures take flight with grace and gravitas while rooted in the relentlessly soulful vocals of lead singer-songwriter Melody Walker.

Ben Harper on Jimmy Kimmel Live!

Submitted by Anonymous (not verified) on Thu, 01/21/2016 - 5:11 pm

Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals will be debuting songs from their forthcoming album "Call It What It Is" tonight on Jimmy Kimmel Live!! Tune in on ABC at 11:35/10:35c. Check local listings for details.

"Pink Balloon" will premiere on Billboard.com tomorrow and will be available to download instantly when you pre-order on iTunes http://smarturl.it/callitwhatitisiTunes

Mr. Smolin's Trippy Take on the Wake

Submitted by Waywords and M… on Thu, 01/21/2016 - 4:59 pm

The psychedelic jam band world owes a debt to James Joyce’s Finnegans Wake. The bizarre 1939 book appears to many as total gibberish, written in a made up language with words like “riverrun” and “bababadalghatakammronnkonnbrovarrhounskawntoohoohoordenenthurnuk”.

But to many in the 1960s counterculture, the book was an inspiration. Terence McKenna referred to Finnegans Wake as the literary equivalent to LSD, and Timothy Leary said Joyce’s writing “prepared me to enter psychedelic space.”

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Anton Kellner & The Lone Stars Announce New Album

Submitted by The Catalyst P… on Wed, 01/20/2016 - 2:55 pm

California Alternative-Folk/Americana outfit Anton Kellner & The Lone Stars is proud to announce the release of Understand, the second album since their 2014 release, You Were The Fire. The album, will be released digitally on 2/26/16, but fans can also expect an LP release later in the year. Understand was produced by Anton Kellner and Nolan Perry, mixed and mastered by Nolan Perry.

Hot Buttered Rum 2016 Spring Tour Dates

Submitted by EmmyG Productions on Wed, 01/20/2016 - 2:52 pm

Hot Buttered Rum has been busy recording three 6-song EPs, each focusing on a part of music that Hot Buttered Rum loves and is inspired by, and each with a different producer. The first EP (The Kite & the Key: Part 1) was recorded with Railroad Earth’s Tim Carbone and was released late 2015. The second will be a collection of Stanley Brothers old school bluegrass standards.

Lightning in a Bottle Drops Massive 2016 Lineup!

Submitted by The Confluence on Wed, 01/20/2016 - 2:40 pm

Now in full bloom in its 11th year, the Golden State’s premiere camping, arts, music and yoga festival, Lightning in a Bottle, returns to central California May 25 - 30, announcing a world-class musical gathering that exudes the playfully aware ethos cultivated by festival founders Do LaB.

SnowGlobe Music Festival Wraps Up a Hugely Successful Year

Submitted by LiveLoud on Wed, 01/20/2016 - 2:27 pm

The 5th annual SnowGlobe Music Festival returned to one of the country’s most stunning mountain landscapes – the Sierra Nevada Mountains – for a music festival, ski/snowboard adventure, and destination New Year’s Eve celebration all rolled into one. Throughout the festival, which attracted 16,000 attendees each night, fans enjoyed live music performances by 50 world-class artists performing, Big Air snowboard and ski showcases in between sets, unique art installations, fireworks displays, and more.

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