After a dazzling 2022 campaign, Northlands Music and Arts Festival is thrilled to announce its return to Swanzey, NH, June 16-17, 2023. The forthcoming event, celebrating its second year, will see over thirty regional and nationally touring acts perform on the palatial fairground nestled in the heart of southern New Hampshire. Headlining acts will include veteran Colorado jam sextet The String Cheese Incident, Phish bassist Mike Gordon, Goose acoustic offshoot Orebolo, and high-octane rockers Andy Frasco and the U.N.

The coveted Roots Blues duo of Vancouver-based and Alberta-born Blue Moon Marquee, are again seeing their name up in lights - this time on the face of the Toronto Blues Society’s Maple Blues Awards where they’ve scored four nominations -  Entertainer of the Year, Acoustic Act of the Year, Songwriter of the Year and Recording/Producer of the Year - ahead of the ceremony on January 30, 2023. Fans have until 11:59pmET on December 1 to vote here.

On Sunday, December 11th, Osiris Media will bring their flagship podcast, Undermine, to a live audience for the first time with music and discussion, celebrating Phish's legendary Fall 1997 tour (AKA "Phish Destroys America"). Hosted by Phish Lyricist Tom Marshall, Osiris Media CEO RJ Bee, and author Benjy Eisen, they'll chat with special guests about this unique sound that still resonates 25 years later.

In December, Jazz Power Initiative celebrates Dr. Barry Harris (1929-2021), the Internationally renowned jazz pianist, composer, educator, community builder and keeper of the bebop flame. Dr. Harris profoundly inspired Jazz Power Initiative since its founding in 2003 as The Jazz Drama Program and we were fortunate to officially honor him during his lifetime, have him visit our program and offer us ongoing guidance and encouragement.

Jess Kallen steps out today with "A Garden Bed of Thistle Weeds," the 26-year-old guitar wiz's first single from a debut album expected in Spring of 2023.

Alternative acoustic rock band, Phil Firetog Trio & Co., has released their merry and bright new single, “Long Island Christmas Eve.” Blending comforting acoustics, a cheerful beat, and personal, storytelling lyricism, the track has listeners reminiscing on their own family’s holiday traditions. “Long Island Christmas Eve” is available now on all streaming platforms.

Following incredible success with events in The Hamptons, Cabo San Lucas, and Croatia, Palm Tree Music Festival is expanding to Aspen for its first Winter edition, with a mission to show that paradise can be found anywhere in the world, at any time of year – this time in the beautiful mountain landscapes of Aspen, CO.  The internationally renowned ski destination offers four spectacular mountains, world-class food and beverage offerings and an entertainment scene unlike any other mountain town in the

Today, acclaimed singer, songwriter, and voice for change Joy Oladokun shares a timely new anthem entitled “Power.” Listen HERE. The song notably serves as the end credits theme for the documentary LOUDMOUTH about the life and battles of Reverend Al Sharpton. The film opens in theaters nationwide on December 9 and premieres on Amazon and Apple TV January 13, 2023. It was directed by Josh Alexander and executive produced by EGOT® winner John Legend.

Jim Irsay, Owner & CEO of the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts, will exhibit items from The Jim Irsay Collection – his renowned assemblage of historic and iconic artifacts from rock music, American history, and pop culture – in San Francisco next month. Join Irsay and the all-star Jim Irsay Band from 6-10 p.m. on December 10 along with special guests Rock & Roll Hall of Famers Buddy Guy, John Fogerty and Ann Wilson at the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco for a night full of music, history and community.

Rosy Nolan is at the forefront of the current California Country scene of female singer-songwriters bringing a fresh spin on traditional country music.

Nolan delivers melancholy ballads, hymns and folk melodies with a mesmerizing rawness that sweeps up audiences. Her heartfelt vocals follow the touchstones of Alison Krauss, Emmylou Harris, and Dolly Parton.

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