Legendary music photographer, author, and filmmaker Jay Blakesberg joined as guest setlist curator for this week’s episode of Guess the Year – the new game show podcast that celebrates the music of the Grateful Dead, and the incredible passion of Deadheads.

Little Feat is the classic example of a fusion of many styles and musical genres made into something utterly distinctive.  Their brilliant musicianship transcends boundaries, uniting California rock, funk, folk, jazz, country, rockabilly, and New Orleans swamp boogie into a rich gumbo, that has been leading people in joyful dance ever since.

Podge Lane has announced his sophomore album Common Country Misconceptions, which was released on March 10th, 2023 via Teip Records. Celebrated for melding his country instrumentation within alternative arrangements, Lane has created a rich narrative that flows throughout the 10 track record.

Celebrating a career that has seen him perform his ever-growing catalog of smash hit songs across the globe for nearly six decades, legendary music superstar Kenny Loggins announced a third round of dates for his final concert tour titled “This Is It”. The tour kicked off on March 10 at the Van Wezel Performing Arts Hall in Sarasota, FL, and will continue throughout 2023.

New dates include:

August 3 – Sugar Land, TX – Smart Financial Center*

August 5 – Austin, TX – Moody Amphitheater*

The Caverns is proud to present the second annual CaveFest, featuring a curated line-up of music over three days. Headliners include Sam Bush, Leftover Salmon, The Infamous Stringdusters, Peter Rowan, and The Travelin’ McCourys, plus artists-in-residence Lindsay Lou, on-site camping, open underground jam sessions, cave tours, delicious food trucks, local vendors, and more.

2023 will mark MerleFest’s 35th festival and, as previously announced, will honor Doc Watson’s 100th birthday year through musical collaboration and commemoration over the weekend of April 27-30, 2023, in Wilkesboro, North Carolina. Today, MerleFest, presented by Window World, shared another piece of celebratory news. My Name Is Merle, director Robert Kinlaw’s latest documentary, is set to premiere Saturday evening at 4:30 PM during MerleFest 2023 at the Walker Center.

North Carolina’s Beech Mountain Resort is pleased to announce the return of its annual outdoor concert series this summer. This year, programming will take place on June 10, July 15, and August 12, and will feature The Revivalists with Son Little, Amos Lee with Langhorne Slim, and Grace Potter with Morgan Wade, respectively.

Don’t miss the chance to see acclaimed jazz guitarist Ed Cherry and his formidable trio perform at Zinc on Monday, March 27. He’s supported by Kyle Koehler on organ and Joe Peri on drums.

Showtimes are at 7:00 pm & 8:30 pm. Tickets: $25 in advance / $30 day of show. For more info, visit

The critically acclaimed and award-winning instrumental recording duo, Hot Mustard, is proud to announce their forthcoming sophomore album, Seconds, which is scheduled for release March 31st, 2023 (Color Red).  Featured in Relix's '5 Artists You Should Know About', Glide Magazine and Jazz Weekly, plays on KCRW and KUTX and taking home the Charleston City Paper Music Award for "Up and Coming Artist of the Year" in their hometown, HM has begun to turn heads with their clever quality of audio/visual creation.

Concord Jazz recently announced London Brew, a new album inspired by Miles Davis' Bitches Brew from a crème de la crème collection of UK jazz luminaries, due for release as a 2LP set, 2CD and digitally on March 31, 2023. Pre-order London Brew here: