Acclaimed Los Angeles-based band DEAD ROCK WEST--led by vocalist Cindy Wasserman and singer-guitarist Frank Lee Drennen—today (November 23) have shared the official alternative video to their politically charged song “Revolution In The Garden” (Blackbird Record Label). It was directed by Henry Mortensen, the son of Exene Cervenka of X and actor Viggo Mortensen.

The excellence continues! Jorma Kaukonen's Quarantine Concert #28 featuring Electric Hot Tuna will air this Saturday, November 28 at 8 p.m. EST from The Fur Peace Ranch Guitar Camp in Ohio.  When Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady plug in the excitement commences. Then add Justin Guip on drums and the sound explodes and surrounds you with tones and rhythms!

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Five-time GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter, performer and producer Brandi Carlile is nominated in two categories at the 63rd GRAMMY Awards: Best Song Written For Visual Media (“Carried Me With You” from Onward written with Phil Hanseroth and Tim Hanseroth) and Best Country Song (“Crowded Table” performed by The Highwomen written with Natalie Hemby and Lori McKenna).

Grammy Award-winning Steep Canyon Rangers today earned a Grammy nomination for Best Bluegrass Album for North Carolina Songbook, an eight-song collection that weaves a path through the musical history of their home state of North Carolina.

Folk band Burris have released their latest album Over You Pt. 1 on November 13. Over You is a two part album that tells the story of a break-up and the whirlwind of emotions that follow. It starts with the heavy hitting "Under The Ash Tree," an angry song about the gut-wrenching end to a relationship. The album then continues on to depict the ups and downs of getting over someone. It relays the feelings we all know and can relate to like sorrow, regret, forgiveness, longing, and confusion.

A few tickets are still available for Saturday, November 28 at Ram's Head Onstage in Annapolis, MD, but tomorrow night's benefit show for the DC Central Kitchen at the Hamilton is sold out!

However... a multi-camera soundboard livestream will be available, and $3 from each livestream ticket will go towards the DC Central Kitchen!

[Click/tap here for Wednesday, November 25 Livestream tickets]

Acclaimed singer, songwriter and musician Billy Strings is nominated for Best Bluegrass Album at the 63rd GRAMMY Awards for his critically acclaimed new record, Home. The live awards ceremony will be broadcast Sunday, January 31 at 8:00pm ET/7:00pm CT on CBS.

John Prine’s last recorded song and first #1 single, “I Remember Everything,” is nominated in two categories at the 63rd GRAMMY Awards: Best American Roots Performance and Best American Roots Song. The live awards ceremony will be broadcast Sunday, January 31 at 8:00PM ET/7:00PM CT on CBS.

Beyond the Thunderdome, if you weren’t Cheech & Chong'ing your way to the movie theatre to see Stripes, chances are good, you would have wanted to check out what TUT’s Chicago had playing in 1981. Among the 3.3 million businesses shut down due to COVID-19 and the staggering rate of loss for clubs & live music entertainment, we remember TUT'S Nightclub: 1979-1984. 

A Note Two Self--the musical moniker of Mike Richards--is releasing his new alluring single, “Love Drunk,” on Friday, December 4.

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