Michelle Shocked's New Album, ToHEAVENuRIDE

Live set pays tribute to Sister Rosetta Tharpe, The Staple Singers and Billie Holiday; set includes traditional spirituals as well as and original several new original songs.


Consider Yard Dogs Road Show's "Cabaret Blitz!" a polite challenge to all that is prevailing in American culture.  There is poetry everywhere and it must be acknowledged!


Planet Drum To Tour Again

The Planet Drum 2006 Tour reunites Mickey Hart, Zakir Hussain, Sikiru Adepoju, and Giovanni Hidalgo for a September series of West Coast shows in celebration of the 15th anniversary of the ground-breaking album of that name.  Planet Drum was released in 1991 on the Rykodisc label and went on to earn the first-ever Grammy in the World Music category.  The tour is the groups first in almost a decade.  It also marks the resumption of an artistic relationship – between Mickey Hart and Zakir Hussain – that goes

LODO's First Annual BASS BASH!

The Lodo Bass Bash is a non-profit event centered around educational workshops and performaces for bassist of all levels. It is a great opportunity to meet and learn from some of the best bassists in the world, check out some of the latest equipment, and see some of the most amazing performances by the masters of the instrument.