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Kenny Endo & Hiromitsu Agatsuma @ Japan Society | 6/15/13

Submitted by Green House Pu… on Tue, 05/28/2013 - 9:25 am

For the first time ever in the United States, revered Hawaiian taiko master Kenny Endo joins forces with Japan's trad-pop musical virtuoso Hiromitsu Agatsuma on tsugaru-shamisen (the three-stringed banjo-like instrument which originated in Northern Japan) for a one-night only live performance.Endo's adrenaline-pumping performance is a natural fit with Agatsuma's fast and aggressive style, as they push the limits of one another's skills in concert.

Vieux Farka Touré @ eTown Hall | Friday June 21st, 2013

Submitted by Press Junkie PR on Thu, 05/16/2013 - 12:12 pm

Vieux Farka Touré's latest album was recorded as an homage to his homeland.  Being that his native Mali has been splintered by territorial fighting between Tuareg and Islamic rebels since January 2012, his new album, Mon Pays (My Country), is devoted to reminding the world about the beauty and culture of his homeland.

Sweden's Slim Loris Release "Future Echoes And Past Replays"

Submitted by Independent Mu… on Thu, 05/09/2013 - 10:06 am

Swedish Rock/Americana group Slim Loris are set to release their 2nd album "Future Echoes and Past Replays" on May 19th. The album follows up their critically acclaimed 2011 release "Down to Earth", which Billboard called "a sombre turn to the usually poppy sound of the 60's British invasion".The group's sound has been likened to Mumford and Sons, The Band, and early Radiohead.

Lúnasa's First Recording in Three Years Out on April 16th

Submitted by W3 Public Relations on Wed, 04/10/2013 - 2:12 pm

Ireland's premier acoustic band Lúnasa is releasing their first new recording in three years on April 16, the much-anticipated new album, LÚNASA WITH THE RTÉ CONCERT ORCHESTRA, on Lúnasa Records via City Hall Distributors (in the U.S.). LÚNASA WITH THE RTÉ CONCERT ORCHESTRA is a musical collaboration that marks a true first for the all-star Irish traditional band and the world-renowned national orchestra of Ireland.

Joanna Borromeo New Album Out Now + Upcoming Tour

Submitted by Press Junkie PR on Tue, 03/26/2013 - 8:57 am

Joanna Borromeo (pronounced “Boro-May-o”), the Calgary-based singer and pianist has spent nearly a decade working with some of the biggest names in Canadian soul, pop and beyond, from Juno-winning songstress Divine Brown to acclaimed East Coaster David Myles. She has supported them at festivals and concert halls on three continents, fleshing out their sound and finding inspiration of her own.

Just Announced: Hilltop Hoods at the Fox Theatre | 5/2/13

Submitted by Fox Theater on Wed, 02/20/2013 - 3:49 pm

Z2 Entertainment is proud to present Hilltop Hoods with Sims (of Doomtree) at the Fox Theatre on Thursday, May 2nd. Tickets go on sale Friday, February 22nd for $18.00 in advance and $20.00 day of show.While Australian Hip Hop continues to break new ground, there is only one act synonymous with the term ground-breaking.

Henry Wagons releases new EP, heads to U.S., shadows SXSW

Submitted by conqueroo on Tue, 01/29/2013 - 6:41 pm

Henry Wagons last week released his first between-band-albums solo recording, Expecting Company?, on Thirty Tigers in the U.S. and Six Shooter in Canada. The release follows the artist’s critically acclaimed U.S. debut effort, Rumble Shake & Tumble, with his band, Wagons.With favorable reviews starting to gather, Henry will head to the U.S.

The OK Social Club's LP, 'Nothing in Common' Streets 2/4/13

Submitted by Music Elevator PR on Fri, 01/25/2013 - 4:33 pm
The OK Social Club release their highly anticipated debut album 'Nothing in Common' on 4th February via Platform Records. The release comes after a successful year which included the release of their first three singles 'The Shape Of Things To Come', 'The Late 90’s' and 'Gezellig'. They concluded 2012  with a slot at Edinburgh's Hogmanay Street party on New Year's Eve alongside Simple Minds and The Maccabees.