The Ladles, comprised of fiddle/singer Lucia Purpura-Pontoniere, guitarist/singer Katie Martucci, and banjoist/singer Caroline Kuhn met at the New England Conservatory of Music’s contemporary improvisational program. It turns out they were the only 3 females in that class. Before graduation, they had gotten to work on their original brand of music releasing a self-titled EP in 2016. In 2019, they released their first full-length debut album, The Line.
Greensky Bluegrass, Anders Beck [dobro], Michael Arlen Bont [banjo], Dave Bruzza [guitar], Mike Devol [upright bass], and Paul Hoffman [Mandolin] proudly share the 26-song live album, The Leap Year Sessions: Volume 2. The Leap Year Sessions are a collection of songs taken from a series of live-streamed performances in 2020.
Guitarist, multi-platinum-selling singer-songwriter, bandleader, Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee, and Songwriters Hall of Fame electee Steve Miller shares the second song from his historic soon-to-be-released album of an epic live show from 1977. "Shu Ba Da Du Ma Ma Ma Ma" is streaming now at all DSPs. The new full-length concert recording, Steve Miller Band Live! Breaking Ground: August 3, 1977, arrives via Sailor/Capitol/UMe on Friday, May 14.
Co-founder, guitarist and Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Nancy Wilson of Heart recently announced her first ever solo album, You and Me, due out on May 7, 2021 via Carry On Music. Today, she releases “4 EDWARD” a tender, heartfelt tribute to her friend, Eddie Van Halen. Featuring a beautiful acoustic guitar instrumental performance from Wilson; a musical eulogy to the guitar legend.
It is with great sadness that we confirm the passing of Poco co-founder, Rusty Young, at the age of 75. Young suffered a heart attack last week. A beloved member of the Blue Élan Records family, Young was best known as the heart and soul of Poco - the band widely considered to be one of the founders of the classic Southern California country rock sound. Young was an integral member of the band throughout their influential six decade career.
Craig Cummings is a celebrated singer/songwriter who performs throughout the mid-Atlantic region. His country-tinged, Americana portraits are infused with a pop sensibility, born of many years listening to chart topping stalwarts such as The Beatles and Willie Nelson, and more recently, Jason Isbell, Lucinda Williams, and Chris Stapleton.
Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno just released a new video of their song, “On the Line.” Bluegrass Pride premiered the video and had some key things to say: “If there’s any single emotion that could have defined 2021, yearning would probably be pretty close to the top of the list… Which is what makes the recent release of Vivian Leva & Riley Calcagno’s self-titled debut album all the mor
Atlanta-based Americana-leaning quintet Run Katie Run is set to release a new EP, Running on Love, on April 16, 2021. Composed of Kate Coleman (lead vocals), Corey Coleman (guitar), Adam Pendlington (guitar, banjo), Stephen Quinn (bass), and Ian Pendlington (drums), Run Katie Run is one of the few new bands in recent memory that can rock multiple genres, flaunt resonant harmonies, and showcase a dynamic lead vocalist whose passion and power demand attention.
Tuesday, April 20th will officially commemorate "International Peter Tosh Day” (aka #PeterTosh420) – a virtual festival paying tribute to legendary reggae artist and cannabis activist, Peter Tosh.
#PeterTosh420 honors its namesake, the Grammy®️ award-winning, founding member of The Wailers. Highly regarded for his dedication to equality, Peter Tosh launched anti-apartheid campaigns, advocated for African liberation, and became an influential voice for the voiceless.