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Pickathon announces the full lineup of bands for the 2024 Festival, coming August 1-4 to Pendarvis Farm in Happy Valley, Oregon (12 miles outside of Portland, OR). The festival brings a renewed focus on major headliners, starting with Australian indie rock icon Courtney Barnett. Pickathon has headlining slots with folk group Elephant Revival, soul revivalist Durand Jones, country rock mainstay Bonnie "Prince" Billy, and "Australia's greatest boy band," Vacations.

Celebrated Nashville-based artist Lindsay Lou came out of a period of loss and change with a deeply personal album, Queen of Time, her debut for Kill Rock Stars. The album follows Lou on a path of heartbreak, discovery and resilience after going through a divorce, the pandemic lockdowns and the death of her beloved grandmother.

Four-time Grammy-Award-winning singer, composer and actor Lyle Lovett is a Texas legend and one of the most beloved and compelling artists in popular music. Across his extensive career—which has produced fourteen albums spanning multiple genres and earned him a host of awards and accolades including the landmark Americana Music Association’s Trailblazer Award—Lovett has solidified himself as one of music’s most iconic performers over his storied, nearly four-decade long career.

This year, the Dead of Summer Music Festival, alongside Pink Talking Fish, is excited to announce a lineup of special guests for their performance of "Terrapin Station" among other pieces at this year's festival. Pink Talking Fish Ensemble, known for their fusion of Pink Floyd, Talking Heads, and Phish, will perform the Grateful Dead's iconic album "Terrapin Station" in its entirety.

Revered guitarist/songwriter Chris Smither has released the second single, "All About The Bones," today on all streaming outlets; it's the title track of upcoming album out May 3 on Signature Sounds Records. The song is classic Smither, highlighting his rumbling baritone, foot stomps, wry lyrics and Delta-blues style picking.

The theatrical release of Chicago & Friends in Concert will premiere on April 18 and April 21, in select theatres via Iconic Events Releasing, Mercury Studios and FanTracks.

“This concert film is a unique approach to any of our previous live performances,” said Chicago founding member Lee Loughnane. “We very rarely play with guest artists, much less seven of them. It was very interesting to work with each guest and experience their interpretations of our music.”

Music Factory Records proudly presents "Rare Groove," the latest single that brings together a constellation of musical virtuosos. This piece showcases the genius of Ari Joshua on guitar, Delvon Lamarr wielding the Hammond organ, Skerik enchanting with his saxophone, and Grant Schroff commanding the drums. Together, they embark on a sonic journey that is as mesmerizing as it is unforgettable.

Grey Fox Bluegrass Festival has added Tony Trischka’s EarlJam: A Tribute to Earl Scruggs, Le Vent du Nord, and Missy Raines and Allegheny to its jam-packed 2024 lineup. Returning to the idyllic grounds of Walsh Farm in Oak Hill, NY, July 17-21, the 24th installment of the beloved bluegrass gathering promises an unforgettable weekend featuring a treasure trove of first-time guests as well as familiar Grey Fox veterans.

Today, Seth Walker shares his rendition of Al Green’s classic “Take Me To The River.” It’s the latest in a series of singles by the Asheville, NC-based singer/songwriter that pay tribute to his musical influences. Previous releases include Bobby Charles' “I Must Be In A Good Place Now” and Van Morrison’s “Warm Love.” The cover art features a painting by the multi-dimensional artist who also counts published author among his credits via his 2021 memoir, Your Van Is On Fire.

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