World-renowned blues guitarist, vocalist, songwriter and Alligator Records recording artist Chris Cain has won the 2021 International Songwriting Competition in the Blues category for his original song I Believe I Got Off Cheap. The song originally appeared on Cain's 2021 Alligator Records debut album Raisin' Cain. UK tastemaker magazine MOJO named Raisin' Cain the #3 Best Blues Album of 2021.

Powerhouse vocal duo The War And Treaty announce headlining dates to their summer run today ahead of their overseas trek that includes stops in the Netherlands, Ireland, Italy and the Glastonbury Festival in the United Kingdom (6/24).

Drive-By Truckers have announced today’s premiere of “The Driver,” the latest track from their upcoming 14th studio album, Welcome 2 Club XIII. An official lyric video is streaming now at YouTube. Welcome 2 Club XIII arrives via ATO Records on Friday, June 3. Pre-orders are available now.

The Man In Black, the highly regarded Johnny Cash tribute show brought to life by Shawn Barker, has announced a 19-date North American fall tour. With his strikingly similar looks, baritone voice, and spot-on mannerisms, Barker’s uncanny resemblance to the original “Man In Black” revitalizes the true character and spirit of Mr. Cash himself, one of America’s greatest musical icons, for a truly one-of-a-kind show.

Philadelphia Folk Festival has announced the initial lineup for its 60th anniversary event taking place August 18-21, 2022 at its idyllic home, Old Pool Farm, just north of Philadelphia. The weekend-long celebration will include headlining appearances from hip-hop fusion mavericks Michael Franti & Spearhead, Punch Brothers (reviving their celebrated American Acoustic ensemble featuring Americana heavyweights Watchhouse and Sarah Jarosz), and Americana-soul sensations The War and Treaty.

In celebration of his long-awaited debut album, Single Wide Dreamer, GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter and musician Aaron Raitiere made his Grand Ole Opry debut with surprise special guests Bob Weir, The Oak Ridge Boys and Anderson East.

On Wednesday, May 18th at 4 PM ET / 1 PM PT, Qobuz Live, Qobuz weekly livestream series, and Rhino Records will present a panel discussion, Celebrating Mingus Three in honor of the late Charles Mingus's centennial, life accomplishments and body of work, and the re-release of his 1957 Mingus Three album.

Julian Lennon joins the latest episode of Elton John’s Rocket Hour on Apple Music 1. He tells Elton about his forthcoming album ‘Jude’, why he’s choosing to release it on his mother’s birthday, performing ‘Imagine publicly for the very first time, and more.

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Lightning in a Bottle, taking place this Memorial Day weekend (May 25- May 30, 2022) is known for its multi-faceted level of entertainment brought to attendees by festival producers, DoLab. Given the epic music lineup and perfect California scenescape …what else makes this festival an exemplary model of a transformational festival experience? 

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