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Zappa Plays Zappa Announces US Fall Tour Dates

Dweezil Zappa is both the modern face of Zappa music and the person who can bring it fully-formed into the future. The ‘Ahead of Its Time’ moniker frequently slapped onto Frank’s music is brought to life for modern audiences, who are still able to full-sensory witness the spectacular specimens of some of American music’s most original, unrepentant and boundlessly experimental canons, thanks to Dweezil and five other telepathic musicians.

Electric Zoo: Transformed Artists Announced

Since May 1, ELECTRIC ZOO: TRANSFORMED--the three-day music festival taking place September 4, 5 & 6 over Labor Day weekend at Randall's Island Park in New York City-has slowly been revealing their line-up via a map posted at

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The New Mastersounds: British Funk Goodness

It was a bill that was full of bands that I have been anticipating seeing. I have seen members in each band play individually in all-star jams and as guests with other bands, but this was what I was waiting for. The New Mastersounds together with Analog Son and Adam Robinson & the Funky Monks opening. This was a hat trick with three great musical acts for the price of one. The crowd bulked up late, but none the less, they were there, and it was packed.

John McLaughlin to appear with Col. Bruce

An all-star concert celebrating the 30th anniversary of Paul Reed Smith Guitars will host a pair unprecedented firsts, when legendary guitarist, composer, and bandleader John McLaughlin appears as a special guest with Col. Bruce Hampton and the Aquarium Rescue Unit at what will be the premier performance by the band’s reunited lineup of Hampton, guitarist Jimmy Herring, bassist Oteil Burbridge, drummer Jeff Sipe, and keyboardist Matt Slocum.

Greg Anton & Steve Kimock 'In Conversation' | GAMH | Preview

An extraordinary treat for Bay Area music lovers is coming to the Great American Music Hall on Sunday June 21st, 2015.

49th Annual Bill Monroe Memorial Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival

The Bill Monroe Music Park & Campground, nestled in the beautiful hills of Brown County in Southern Indiana, is proud to announce the 49th Annual Bill Monroe’s Bean Blossom Bluegrass Festival taking place June 13-20, 2015. The event is the oldest, continuously running bluegrass festival in the world and draws music fans from around the globe.

Dawg Day Afternoon Festival | Preview

To the delight of Bay Area and Northern California bluegrass lovers, mandolin guru David Grisman is fronting the Dawg Day Afternoon Bluegrass Festival at Green Music Center at Sonoma State University.

Dawg Day Afternoon Bluegrass Festival

There’s more to country than heartbreak and hillbillies. Experience the depth and breadth of this American art form when the Green Music Center hosts “Dawg Day Afternoon Bluegrass Festival” with Sonoma favorite The David Grisman Sextet, The Del McCoury Band, and dobro master Jerry Douglas presents the Earls of Leicester.

The Meters Experience | Sweetwater Hall

In a recent conversation we had, guitarist Leo Nocentelli laid down why music from New Orleans was so distinct.

“There are only a few cities that have a reputation of having a sound… [New Orleans] is a unique city that has it’s own identity. When a New Orleans record hits the radio you know where it’s from. Being identified as an individual rather than sounding like anybody.”

Turbo Suit Releases First Track of 'Singles Night' Summer Music Series

Turbo Suit (formerly Cosby Sweater) has launched a summer music series called “Singles Night”, which will feed fans fresh new remixes every two weeks while they hit the festival circuit starting with Summer Camp over Memorial Day weekend. The first track is a remix of French Kiwi Juice’s “Instant Need” that is perfect for electronic funk fans. It is available now for free on their website.
 

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