January 2022

Epiphone the accessible brand for every stage, presents the new Joan Jett Olympic Special electric guitar, now available worldwide. A legendary musician and member of the Rock and Roll Hall Of Fame, Joan Jett’s artistic vision and pioneering spirit has inspired countless musicians of all ages worldwide.

After a two-year delay, Boston Calling returns to Allston, MA this May 27-29. A trio of great rock bands will be headlining the Memorial Day Weekend event, with Foo Fighters on Friday night, The Strokes on Saturday, and Metallica on Sunday night. Those three bands are just a taste of the more than fifty bands you can see over the course of the weekend.

Today, HARD Events has announced the initial details for the highly-anticipated return of HARD Summer Music Festival, which will take place at NOS Event Center in San Bernardino from July 29-31. The 2022 edition of HARD Summer will expand to three days for the first time, giving attendees an extra day to take in the multi-genre curation the festival has become known for.

It’s official: Celebrating its landmark 20th year presenting the finest sounds around, Toronto’s Winterfolk Blues and Roots Festival adds award-winning guitarist and singer/songwriter Sue Foley to this year’s event lineup online February 18th - 20th.

Fresh off the release of her latest album, 2021’s Pinky’s Blues, Sue Foley will close-out the three-day event, rounding out the highly acclaimed roster that includes the best and award-winning musicians across blues, rock, jazz, folk, roots, and more.

The official music video for Blackberry Smoke’s song, “Lonesome For A Livin’,” featuring special guest Jamey Johnson, is out now. Watch/share HERE.

External Combustion, the new album from Mike Campbell & The Dirty Knobs, is set for release on March 4 via BMG. Recorded last summer, the record is Mike Campbell’s second as a band leader, following up Campbell & The Dirty Knobs’ 2020 critically acclaimed debut album, Wreckless Abandon. Fans can pre-order External Combustion HERE.