Looking for some local fun, beer, and music? Look no further then WARMFest in Broad Ripple, Indiana, Labor Day Weekend 2013. This local festival will be held in Broad Ripple Park , and will feature many local favorites and local vendors. In its 7th year, this festival has moved from the main streets of Broad Ripple to the park and will now feature five different stages. Broad Ripple, Indiana is a close knit and young community that is focused on being locally sustainable. In this small corner of Indianapolis you will find art galleries, local markets, restaurants, and bars.
Great music, great venue, great weather. The Newport Folk Festival has succeeded in reinventing itself in recent years, adopting a broader definition of “folk” that has allowed for the inclusion of a wide range of what might be called “folk-inspired” bands, while still paying homage to its acoustic guitar-strumming roots.
Denver’s Fox Street Allstars (FSAS) are back on tour behind their highly acclaimed sophomore album Tough Talk and have announced their Fall 2013 Cowboys & Astronauts Tour. The tour will see the band return to Utah, Montana, Idaho, Washington, Oregon, Colorado, Nebraska, Missouri, Tennessee, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida and Alabama. Additional dates are expected to be announced soon including new Florida shows and a return to Texas in November.
After closing out its first two-day festival today with enormous success, and to a sold out crowd, Boston Calling, announces a second edition, which will take place just a few months from now, September 7 and 8, 2013, at the city’s historic City Hall Plaza [One City Hall Square, Boston, Massachusetts]. Just before headliner The National played an unforgettable set on the Main Stage, Boston Calling further amped up fans by announcing that it will return to City Hall Plaza in September with Vampire Weekend and Passion Pit headlining.
It was the biggest and best small festival I have ever attended. There, I said it. I have started with a boom; a writer’s biggest mistake. There was no building to this statement. The opportunity to hook you with subtlety and humor was lost. If you stop reading now, I have only myself to blame.
Today, Cloud 9 Adventures proudly announces Furthur’s Paradise Waits – where former Grateful Dead members Phil Lesh & Bob Weir and their band go south of the border for the very first time to perform four magical nights at the Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya, Mexico on January 20, 21, 22 & 23, 2014.For four epic shows in a stunning tropical backdrop, fans can expect Lesh & Weir to push the musical envelope with jaw-dropping improvi
Yes, it’s true: The Polyphonic Spree is releasing a new studio album only a mere six years after the release of The Fragile Army. Tim DeLaughter and his ever-evolving, fifteen-piece ensemble have proven that they still have what it takes to make a refreshing harmonious explosion of pure delight all while staying true to the psychedelic-symphonic pop/rock sound that have been paramount to Polyphonic Spree albums of yore.
Fruition is a great word. We all love realizing the fruits of our labors and when ideas emerge from dreams into real world successes. The band Fruition, hailing from Portland, Oregon has these good things happening with their 11 track album, Just One Of Them Nights, scheduled for release July 30th. Starting as a collection of street musicians, Fruition is a band of musicians that exemplifies, the sentiment, “For the sake of the song.” Fruition is:Mimi Naja: Mandolin, piano and vocals