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Jon Wayne & the Pain | Summer Camp Music Fest. | Review | 2014

Blending a unique variety of roots reggae, rock n’ roll, and electronic dub, Minneapolis-based trio Jon Wayne and The Pain brought their signature “Reggae-Tronic Dub” sound to the beautiful grounds of Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, Illinois this past weekend for an unforgettable performance at the annual Summer Camp Music Festival.

48th Annual Bill Monroe Memorial Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival

The Bill Monroe Memorial Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival, winner of the 2013 International Bluegrass Music Association’s IBMA Bluegrass Event of the Year Award, will hold their 48th annual festival June 12-21, 2014. This world famous event, known as the longest continuous running bluegrass festival in the world, will take place at the Bill Monroe Memorial Bluegrass Music Park & Campground in Bean Blossom (Brown County), Indiana.

Jeff Tweedy's new album + streaming track

Jeff Tweedy, best known as the founder of the pioneering Chicago rock band Wilco, will release a new album Sept. 16 through his own dBpm Records. The album, Sukierae (sue-key-ray), is not quite a solo effort.

Yonder Mountain Harvest Music Festival Announces 2014 Lineup

Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Music Festival has announced the lineup for the 2014 festival.  The 9th annual festival, held from Oct 16-18 on Mulberry Mountain near Ozark, Arkansas will include event hosts and bluegrass pioneers, Yonder Mountain String Band, Trampled By Turtles, Railroad Earth, The Jayhawks, Carolina Chocolate Drops, Jerry Douglas Band and many more!

Umphrey's McGee | Similar Skin | Review

If there was one word that could be used to describe the band Umphrey’s McGee it would have to be “progressive”.  Not just in terms of the music they play, but in their approach to how they present their craft.

Gathering of the Vibes Festival Adds Lotus & Trombone Shorty

Gathering of the Vibes is incredibly excited to announce the latest round of band additions to the East Coast’s premier music and camping festival, celebrating its 19th year.

Grateful Web Interview with Rusty Shackle

Just before Wakarusa breaks over the horizon, Grateful Web sent some questions to Wales-hailing band Rusty Shackle. A self-professed ‘dirty bluegrass folk ‘n’ roll’ band, Rusty Shackle has lots of personality and they’re bringing it to their first U.S. music festival. The 6-piece band features brass instruments, strings, percussion and vocals, not to mention some really awesome covers.

Grateful Web Interview w/ Slightly Stoopid Founder, Miles Doughty

In a career that has spanned nearly two decades, California-based reggae rock band Slightly Stoopid has consistently pushed the boundaries of their respected genre with their seemingly endless tour schedule and eclectic blend of roots, reggae, punk, hip-hop, and funk. Since their self-titled debut release on Skunk Records in 1996, Slightly Stoopid has gone on to sell countless records and play massive shows spanning across the globe including Japan, Australia, Dominican Republic, and Portugal.

Dark Star Jubilee 2014 | Review & Photos

For the third year in a row I had the honor to attend one of my favorite events all year.  There is nothing else in this world that can put a smile on my face quite like a familiar Grateful Dead tune can. This year at Dark Star Jubilee was just as beautiful as the last three. I couldn’t have picked a better way to spend my Memorial Day weekend.

Marshall Crenshaw's new Vinyl EP, RED WINE

Legendary rocker, Marshall Crenshaw, releases his new EP entitled Red Wine, as part of his limited edition subscription based EP series available only on 10” vinyl and digital download.

In keeping with the previous EP releases, Red Wine consists entirely of newly recorded, never-before-released material, encompassing a new original Crenshaw composition, a classic cover tune, and a new reworking of a time-honored Crenshaw favorite. There is also an unlisted surprise “bonus” track.