February 2024

The Lou Bredlow Pavilion at Warner Center Park in Woodland Hills, CA is the new site of this year’s ROCK FOR RONNIE Concert in the Park fund-raising event, benefiting the Ronnie James Dio Stand Up and Shout Cancer Fund (www.diocancerfund.org). Set for Sunday afternoon, May 19, 2024, 11AM to 6PM, the cancer charity is designating this year’s event as a “Year of the Dragon” Celebration, a symbol closely associated with the late singer who succumbed to gastric cancer in 2010.

Acclaimed band Lake Street Dive’s new album Good Together is set for release June 21, their first for Fantasy Records. Today, the band debuts the title track, “Good Together,” featuring a duet between vocalist Rachael Price and keyboardist/vocalist Akie Bermiss. Listen/share HERE and watch/share the music video HERE.

Acclaimed American rock band Blackberry Smoke’s new album, Be Right Here, debuts at #1 this week on the Current Country Albums chart, Americana/Folk Albums chart and Current Rock Albums chart as well as #4 on the Best-Selling Current Albums chart.

After more than a decade, Skydog Gypsy, featuring The Disco Biscuits’ Allen Aucoin on drums, alongside Dean Tovey on guitar, Aaron Goldberg on bass, and Josh Becker on keys, is set to reunite on stage. The special reunion concert, marking their first performance together since 2012, will take place on March 2 at Aisle 5 in Atlanta to honor the memory of the late Edmund (Eddie) Pharo.

49 Winchester, Ashley McBryde, The Wallflowers, The Red Clay Strays, Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway, Sam Bush, Wilderado, The SteelDrivers, Brittney Spencer, Drayton Farley, Jaime Wyatt, Bella White, and Silverada are set to headline the 23rd annual Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion. Presented by Ballad Health and produced by the nonprofit Birthplace of Country Music (BCM), the festival returns to State Street in Historic Downtown Bristol, Tenn.-Va. Sept. 13-15.