Lotus announces the new album, Gilded Age, to be self released digitally and on vinyl on July 22nd. It includes six new, rock focused tracks and four down-tempo electronic remixes. Relix premieres the album video preview offering insights into the making of the album (view).
There is one thing I know, a little rain will not stop an Umphrey’s McGee Fan. Last weekend, June 28th, in Kettering, Ohio, there was an epic rock show at the Fraze Pavilion. This was Umphrey’s Mcgee’s first show at this venue and it was bound to rock rain or shine.The Fraze Pavilion is celebrating its 23rd year, and I can’t say enough good things about this venue. The staff was so friendly and the area is just beautiful.
Nominated for Best Jazz Artist 2013 at the San Diego Music Awards, The Earful, formed in late 2008, is a high-powered, in your face, shake your booty machine that will funk you just right.The band touches on various styles of the funk in all of its forms and pays tribute to the masters. The Earful features members of The Mars Volta, The Devastators, and B-Side Players. With heavy sound from the Hammond Organ, funky bass lines and stabbing brass hits, this 7 piece all-star lineup is sure to get your rump bumpin'.
Red Baraat were at the center of the biggest musical event of New York City’s summer season. The pioneering Brooklyn band were commissioned by NPR to produce a new composition – the sheet music for which was posted on NPR and other high traffic websites – with the direction to readers and amateur players to learn the music and be a part of the premiere of the performance on the steps of the Brooklyn Public Library.
The release date for STEVE AOKI’s new studio album NEON FUTURE I (Dim Mak/Ultra Music) has been pushed back to September 30. Originally slated for August 12, the new release date will allow for additional production needs on the existing tracks.As a result of the album being pushed back, the Madison Square Garden show, originally set for August 16, has also been postponed. The album was always meant to be released in advance of the performance as each ticket includes a copy of the new album. A new date is currently being scheduled and wi
Jeff Crosby & The Refugees announce the release of their new album, “All Nighter”. Set for release on July 4th, this album is comprised of eleven original songs, all written by Jeff Crosby. The single for the album is “Love, Hate Relationship” and can be streamed HERE.Recorded in both Boise, ID and Los Angeles, CA, this album shows an artist in transition. Not only musically but geographically as well.
Last year during Widespread Panic’s annual June pilgrimage to Red Rocks, I bore witness to a natural phenomenon so sublime, it will be emblazoned in my memory until my dying breath. An awe-inspiring lightning shower accompanied nearly the entirety of Saturday’s second set.
It was an illustrious night to be in the mountains of Bellvue, CO at one of the most beautiful venues in the country, Mishawaka Amphitheatre. How much more perfect could the setting be? It was a full moon on Friday the 13th, and the magic in the air was palpable. Every band loves to play at this venue that was recently reinvented, and moe.
Michael Franti & Spearhead continue to travel the country presenting the first-ever music and yoga tour, Soulshine, featuring special guest artists SOJA, Brett Dennen, Trevor Hall, Sonna Rele, and acclaimed yoga teachers such as Ryan Leier, Baron Baptiste, and Seane Corn.