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The acclaimed All-Star instrumental ensemble, famous for interpretations of classic Grateful Dead songs with jazz influences, returns in 2023 to celebrate its 25th Anniversary. Co-founder Alphonso Johnson will be joined by Steve Kimock, Pete Lavezzoli & Bobby Lee Rodgers, performing Grateful Dead’s ‘Wake of The Flood’ marking it’s 50th Anniversary, in addition to other beloved selections. Jazz Is Dead XXV ‘reunites’ two greats!

Todd Snider has announced 'Live: Return Of The Storyteller' (out September 23 via Todd's own Aimless Records and Thirty Tigers), a brand new live collection of songs and stories captured during his first performances after venues opened back up last year.

International funk group The New Mastersounds have released “Let Me In From the Cold,” the second single off of the group’s forthcoming 17th album The Deplar Effect recorded at Floki Studios.

ERIC JOHNSON, the prolific Grammy-Award winning, Austin-based songwriter and guitarist releases TWO separate albums today! The Book of Making and Yesterday Meets Today are available now on CD, LP and cassette via his new partnership with Blue Élan Records. As a special treat, fans will have the opportunity to unlock Takeouts featuring seven bonus tracks, when they purchase both albums together.

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Building around solid community and great songs, siblings Sara and Sean Watkins began their Watkins Family Hour shows at L.A.’s beloved Largo nightclub two decades ago. Twenty years later, the pair are still pushing the limits of their original vision, consistently inviting new members to the fold to tackle devastatingly good tunes. Today, Watkins Family Hour shared another taste of their new album, Vol.

Having announced the release of his debut solo album “The Fantasy of Reality”, on Madfish on August 12th, Jeff Cotton of Captain Beefheart and his Magic Band fame now premieres his new single and video for the song “Does It Work For You”.

Award-winning trio Stillhouse Junkies are celebrating the release of their latest single, “Never Going Back Again,” on Dark Shadow Recording. The 2021 IBMA Momentum Band of the Year and two-time Telluride Bluegrass band contest finalists are comprised of Alissa Wolf, Cody Tinnin, and Fred Kosak. Produced by label head Stephen Mougin, the single is a spirited cover of the beloved Fleetwood Mac hit and effortlessly blends their eclectic influences — from Folk to Bluegrass.

It was Leo Tolstoy who said “All great literature is one of two stories; a man goes on a journey or a stranger comes to town,” and in the case of Andrew Duhon and his latest album Emerald Blue, released today via Vere, both instances are true.

Suspicions confirmed. That was what Phil Lesh thought when he stood outside of Stonehenge. It was April 1972, right after the Dead had played their first two concerts of the historic Europe ’72 tour, and Lesh, Jerry Garcia, and Alan Trist were taking in the sight of that storied landscape and monumental mystery.

It’s been a long road to here for songwriter Bobby Cool. Just over the last few years, especially during an industry-wide shutdown, Cool found himself working as a janitor, radon inspector, and flooring salesman to make ends meet. Before that, he honed his craft in Athens, Georgia, dive bars before making a move up to Nashville’s club scene. Every step of the way, though, Cool collected bits and pieces of everyday life stuff; memories, anecdotes, tall tales, and true stories. His superpower?