Danny Barnes is already known as an iconic American musician, a banjo playing innovator who’s earned high praise from everybody from Bill Frisell and Dave Matthews to Steve Martin, who presented Danny with the Prize for Excellence in Banjo in 2015.
Listening to ‘future cowboys’ Dirtwire is a musical journey unlike many others. The trio, comprised of David Satori of Beats Antique, Evan Fraser of Bolo, and Mark Reveley of Jed and Lucia push musical boundaries, whether they’re performing sold out shows or recording in the studio.
The son of a sharecropper, blues legend John Lee Hooker was one of the very first artists to break out of that genre and become a world-wide force. He based his sound on a driving boogie beat and lyrics that sometimes seemed to come from another world. To begin the centennial celebration of Hooker's birth year, Vee-Jay Records, a division of Concord Bicycle Music, will release WHISKEY AND WIMMEN: JOHN LEE HOOKER'S FINEST on March 31.
Guitarist, Roni Ben-Hur celebrates the music of two iconic musicians who had a major influence on his style, Brazilian guitarist and composer, Beden Powell, on February 17, and the high priest of jazz, Thelonious Monk, on February 18.
Steve Masakowski, the legendary New Orleans jazz guitarist and educator, along with his rising-star children, vocalist Sasha and bassist Martin, have collaborated on a new album, N.O. Escape, featuring a variety of their favorite songs related to their hometown of New Orleans in a style that Steve describes as Nouveaux Trad.
Like a sunbeam blazing through a wall of stained glass, Steve Strongman’s “Love Love Love” is a gospel-tinged hallelujah at the heart of his forthcoming album No Time Like Now (releasing March 10 via Sonic Unyon Records).
The BRIAN SETZER ORCHESTRA led by iconic guitarist, songwriter, vocalist and three-time Grammy award-winner BRIAN SETZER--will celebrate their 25th anniversary in style with an exclusive landmark show at the Hollywood Bowl in Los Angeles on August 2. Under the stars at the legendary venue where they've performed twice before, SETZER's trademark guitar work and vocal stylings will be matched with his 19-piece orchestra's rockin'
Blue Night Records has announced the forthcoming release of a very special project. Some of acoustic music’s most respected and gifted artists have come together for the creation of Rescue Me!which is truly a “cause for paws.”