In the summer of 2014, after a long stretch of living on the road, performing and writing across the U.S., Americana songwriters and Virginia natives Laura Wortman and Kagey Parrish, collectively known as THE HONEY DEWDROPS, decided to settle down in Baltimore, MD. "Touring is like collecting images of landscapes, sounds of voices, contents of stories, moods of plac-es and environments," says Wortman. "All of that can be useful.
From their latest release The London Session recorded at the legendary Abbey Road Studios in England, to their four-quarter fan interactive jam extravaganza fittingly titled UMBowl, the boys from Umphrey’s McGee have developed into a genre-defying powerhouse that only grows by the day. Keyboardist extraordinaire Joel Cummins recently sat down with the Grateful Web to discuss their latest release, how UMBowl came to be, along with what’s in store for guys in 2015 and beyond.
Nothing says Summer like surf and hot rod music, and on June 30 Real Gone Music is paying tribute to one of the greatest bands ever to come down the (turn)pike, Ronny and the Daytonas, with a 2-CD, 48-track set featuring four unreleased tracks and notes from “Ronny” himself! Being from Nashville, Ronny and the Daytonas tossed a little country twang into their surfin’ sound; our next artist, the New Riders of the Purple Sage, also turned country on its head by injecting an unapologetic hippie ethos into their country-rock sound.
Australian indie force of nature Skipping Girl Vinegar has teamed up with EARMILK to exclusively premiere their new video for "Dance Again" today! "Dance Again" is the lead single from their new album The Great Wave, which officially dropped on April 3rd and was produced by Brad Jones (Josh Rouse, Justin Townes Earle), who flew out to Australia specifically to work with the band after hearing the album demos.
Electronic music performer deadmau5 is heading back out on the road. The famed festival headliner returns to the main stages of America’s top festivals this season including the just-announced Austin City Limits in Austin, TX this October and Governor’s Ball in New York City and Bonnaroo in June, among others. Prior to kicking off his festival sets, this May deadmau5 is firing back up to join the U.S. leg of the Gumball 3000 “Stockholm to Las Vegas” rally.
Please welcome the Kalamazoo-based band Fly Paper. The band's web site is www.flypaperrock.com.
The group will be making its New York City debut at the Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 1, 196 Allen Street, in New York City on May 12 at 7 PM. Please note this is a 21 and over venue. If you are in the City next week, come on by and we’ll connect. More dates below.
Boulder Weekly and Z2 Entertainment are proud to present Everyone Orchestra with The Suffers at the Fox Theatre on Wednesday, July 1st, 2015. Tickets are on sale now for $20 advanced or $25 day of show.
THE EVERYONE ORCHESTRA IS CONDUCTED BY MATT BUTLER FEATURING JEREMY SALKEN (BIG GIGANTIC), CHUCK MORRIS (LOTUS), SAM BROUSE (PAPADOSIO), BRIDGET LAW (ELEPHANT REVIVAL), REED MATHIS (TEA LEAF GREEN), CRIS JACOBS (THE BRIDGE), JONATHAN MEADOWS (THE CONGRESS), JANS INGBER (THE MOTET), GABE MERVINE (THE MOTET) & MATT PITTS (THE MOTET)
Christian Collin announces a July 10 release date for Spirit of the Blues, the new CD from the Chicago-based singer, guitarist and songwriter devoted to blues and American roots music. Produced by Christian Collin and Grammy Award-winning engineer Brian Leach and recorded at Joyride Studio in Chicago, Spirit of the Blues pays homage to his blues heroes while leaving a musical mark all his own.
Country music legends and American music icons The Oak Ridge Boys have just recorded an all-new gospel recording, which will be available everywhere on May 26th. Rock of Ages, Hymns and Gospel Favorites (Gaither Music Group), a 15-song project produced by Ben Isaacs (Gaither Vocal Band, The Isaacs) and group member Duane Allen, showcases the group’s award-winning, four-part harmonies and celebrates their musical roots.