East Coast folks, the place to be celebrating Jerry Garcia's 80th birthday on August 1 is the Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY, where DJ Jonathan Healey creates an immersive psychedelic dance experience drawn from Jerry's multi-decade career with the Grateful Dead and beyond. Meanwhile, in Garcia's, the Stella Blue's Band will be playing live.
Emerging country and folk-rock artist Abby Hamilton releases a new live version of her song, “Afraid of the Dark,” today—watch/share HERE. Filmed and recorded by Jon Tsang at Atlanta’s Goat Farms Art Center, the performance features Abby along with her band: Ryan Allen (keys), Carson Childers (bass) Zac Hamilton (guitar) and Zach Martin (drums).
Leading up to the writing of her new album, Talking Walls, singer, songwriter, and guitarist Lilly Winwood had all but resigned herself from continuing her music career. Burned out after her last album cycle and in the midst of a pandemic, Winwood took a job to pay the bills—but she couldn’t stop writing. She knew she was on the cusp of something important. “I’d be working in a restaurant all day and then at night, come 3 a.m., I’d be pulling half-written songs out of my apron,” she recalls.
Marcus King today announced the release of “Blood On The Tracks,” the latest preview, and lead single from his forthcoming solo album, Young Blood. The track was co-written with Dan Auerbach and songwriting legend Desmond Child, renowned for his work with rock acts including Alice Cooper, Joan Jett and Aerosmith. It premiered today with Garden & Gun, who stated “‘Blood On The Tracks’, finds King steeling himself for the ascent from the depths to the sunlight above.”
DISPATCH and O.A.R.’s North American Co-Headline Tour kicks off today in Mesa, AZ and will weave its way throughout the US until mid-September, making 37 stops in Los Angeles, San Diego, Denver, Atlanta, Cleveland, Nashville, Boston, Chicago, New York, Philly, Austin, Virginia Beach and more (full routing below). The bands will be joined by special guest G.
Gentle Giant “Front Row Center (US Dates 1976-1980)” 10LP Deluxe Box Set Released on Madfish Sept. 23, 2022
Gentle Giant “Front Row Center (US Dates 1976-1980)”10LP Deluxe Box Set will be released on Madfish Sept. 23, 2022! Celebrating four classic years (1976-1980) of touring throughout the USA, encompassing the full Gentle Giant live experience through never-before pressed vinyl, unseen memorabilia and photographs.