Around 1958 Jack and I played our first gig in Charlotte Harbour’s basement in Washington, DC. I was the singer and played rhythm guitar and Jack played lead. I was 17 and Jack was 14…always ahead of his time. I cannot tell you exactly what songs we played, but for sure there were Buddy Holly songs, Conway Twitty songs, Jimmy Clanton songs; Just a dream, just a dream, All our plans and all our schemes. Who knew at that time what our musical dreams would become. Beyond our wildest dreams, I can tell you that. Sixty-five (count ‘em …65!) years of making music with my best friend.

Dave Mason left Traffic in 1969 to pursue a solo career in the U.S. Dave has penned over 100 songs, has 3 gold albums: Alone Together, Dave Mason, Mariposa De Oro, and platinum album Let It Flow, which contained the top-ten single “We Just Disagree”.

Goose concluded their spring tour and west coast trip on Saturday with a jam-heavy evening at the Cal Coast Open Air Theater on the campus of San Diego State University.

Beach Road Weekend continues to add to its stellar lineup with Rock and Roll Hall of Famer Patti Smith, indie rockers Dispatch, Caamp, Sammy Rae and the Friends, Dinosaur Jr., Maggie Rose, Crooked Coast, Cory Wong, Twiddle and Neighbor. These acts join a lineup that includes Mumford & Sons, Bon Iver, Leon Bridges, Japanese Breakfast, Regina Spektor and nearly two dozen other acts. With the announcement of the full lineup, single day and Sandbar tickets will be available on May 2, 2023, at 10:00 AM.

9x GRAMMY Award-winning singer, songwriter, musician and producer Brandi Carlile has added select headline dates to her extensive 2023 touring schedule with newly confirmed shows at Brookville, NY’s Tilles Center for the Performing Arts, Selbyville, DE’s Freeman Arts Pavilion, Madison, WI’s Breese Stevens Field, Interlochen, MI’s Kresge Auditorium, Cuyahoga Falls, OH’s Blossom Music Center and Huntsville, AL’s Orion Amphitheater.

My Morning Jacket has announced the eagerly anticipated return of My Morning Jacket’s One Big Holiday, an all-inclusive concert vacation set for April 4-8, 2024 at Hard Rock Hotel Riviera Maya in Puerto Aventuras, Quintana Roo, Mexico. One Big Holiday will once again see My Morning Jacket performing three unique headline shows, joined by an all-star lineup including some of the band’s favorite artists and friends.

As the stages are broken down and the gear is packed up, fans from across the country and the world are coming down from their annual MerleFest excitement. The centerpiece of MerleFest 2023—which took place this past weekend, April 27-30, in Wilkesboro, North Carolina—was the all-encompassing celebration of what would have been MerleFest founder Doc Watson’s 100th birthday.

In music circles, soul is an overused word. It’s something singers and musicians claim to have, yet too many don’t and wish they did. Shawn James makes no pronouncements about his musical soul, but there is no doubt he has it. One listen to his rich, resonant voice embodying lyrics, sometimes turning them inside out, and that four-letter word immediately comes to mind.

Tycho and Another Planet Entertainment are excited to officially announce the inaugural lineup for Golden States, a personally curated destination one-day music festival at Oxbow RiverStage in Napa, CA happening July 15, 2023. Tycho will perform a special set featuring songs from their discography plus unreleased tracks from their forthcoming album.


To celebrate the 50th Anniversary the release of the classic compilation Nuggets: Original Artyfacts From the First Psychedelic Era, 1965-1968, benefit concert producers the Wild Honey Foundation, original curator Lenny Kaye, and Rhino Records will present a live performance of songs from legendary LP and bonus material from the era as a benefit for the Autism Healthcare Collaborative, will take place Friday, May 19, 2023 at 8 p.m., at the historic

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