In this its fifth incarnation, the BeachLife Festival brought a splendid mingling of ocean vibes, colorful people and unique, multi-genre mélange of music to the Seaside Lagoon at Redondo Beach, Calif.

Esteemed blues guitarist Alastair Greene presents eleven new studio tracks on his debut release with the prestigious German label Ruf Records, STANDING OUT LOUD – ten original compositions and one classic nod to Canned Heat and Rory Gallagher. The album was recorded in Nashville with co-producer JD Simo and in his current hometown, Austin, TX, with engineer Hunter St. Marie.

Wynonna Judd’s take on Tom Petty and The Heartbreakers’ classic song “Refugee” featuring Lainey Wilson is out now. The track arrives as the fifth single shared from the highly-anticipated Petty Country: A Country Music Celebration of Tom Petty, with a new video, “In The Studio,” featuring behind the scenes footage of Judd and Wilson recording their version—listen/watch/share HERE.

Today marks a special day as we at the Grateful Web celebrate the life and music of the legendary Taj Mahal, born Henry Saint Clair Fredericks on May 17th, 1942. With a career spanning over six decades, Taj Mahal has been a beacon of blues, a versatile musician, and a cultural ambassador who has enriched the world with his extraordinary talent and deep understanding of musical traditions.


Today, The Avett Brothers return with their first album in five years, and will celebrate with a special release show at Forest Hills Stadium tonight. Fans can see the band perform some of the record's standouts on CBS Saturday Morning tomorrow, May 18th and The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon on Wednesday, May 22nd, in addition to nearly 50 tour dates across the country this spring, summer and fall – and other upcoming appearances to be announced soon.

“Jan and I came of age listening to and then singing [Tom] Paxton songs before we ever knew his name,” says GRAMMY award-winning singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Tim O’Brien of himself and partner Jan Fabricius. “We both learned ‘Last Thing on My Mind’ and sang it around campfires before we met each other. So like a lot of folks, we kinda have Paxton in our musical DNA.”


Today, Ruth Moody is releasing Wanderer, the long-awaited new solo album from the Canadian singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist. Renowned as a founding and current member of Billboard-charting and JUNO-award winning folk trio, The Wailin’ Jennys, Moody employs open-tuned guitars (inspired by her musical heroes, Joni Mitchell and Laura Marling) to provide the backdrop for soaring pedal steel and the otherworldly vocals we've come to expect.

Rhino High Fidelity (Rhino Hi-Fi) returns with the latest additions to its acclaimed limited-edition, high-end vinyl reissues.

Black Sabbath’s Self-Titled (1970) debut and Devo’s Freedom Of Choice (1980) are available today exclusively at and internationally at select WMG stores. Each release is limited to 5,000 individually numbered copies priced at $39.98. Order now.

Kaia Kater’s new album, Strange Medicine (out today,  May 17, 2024 on Free Dirt Records), opens with a haunting vision. Accompanied by Aoife O’Donovan, Kater sings of the women burned at the stake as witches in 17th century Salem, Massachusetts and their wish to strike back: “I dreamt I moved through you and / Burned my name into your chest”.

Indie rock band, The National Parks are thrilled release their new single ”Wild Spirit” that is out on all platforms now.

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