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Forty Below Records announces the signing of celebrated Blues and Roots musician Joe Louis Walker. A Blues Hall of Fame inductee and six-time Blues Music Award winner, NPR described Walker as “a legendary boundary-pushing icon of modern blues”. His 2015 release Everyone Wants a Piece was nominated for the Contemporary Blues Grammy. Walker dueted with B.B. King on his Grammy Award-winning Blues Summit album and played guitar on James Cotton’s Grammy winning album Deep in the Blues.

With less than a month remaining until the return of Welcome To Rockville – also marking the kickoff of Danny Wimmer Presents’ 2022 festival season – DWP has announced the music set times as well as onsite experiences and food and beverage offerings for America’s Largest Rock Festival.
 

Colorado-based Folk-rock group Foxfeather worked in collaboration with Octave Records to create their debut full-length album, The Nature of Things, released April 22. With intentional lyricism and inventive musicality, songwriters Carly Ricks Smith and Laura Stratton explore everything from love, betrayal, and uncertainty, to female empowerment.

Grammy Award–winning singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Rhiannon Giddens curates a four-concert Perspectives series as part of Carnegie Hall’s 2022–2023 season. Ms. Giddens' spectacular banjo and fiddle playing, passionate vocals, and perceptive songwriting are all wed to a boundless musical curiosity that explores untold stories and reclaims American musical traditions for our time.

Today, Seth Walker shares "Remember Me," the second single from his forthcoming album, 'I Hope I Know,' out May 20 on Royal Potato Family.

Relix announces their return to the Big Easy to celebrate the rich musical heritage and culture of New Orleans, and the people who make it all happen. From May 2-4, 2022, join fellow music fans at the historic Toulouse Theatre for a unique series of performances and musical conversations.

2x GRAMMY® Award-winning artist Patty Griffin has announced the upcoming release of TAPE, a collection of rare demos and home recordings to be released on her own PGM Recordings label via Thirty Tigers on CD and at all DSPs and streaming services on Friday, June 10. Pre-orders are available now at a limited discount price of $7.99. In addition, TAPE will be available on cassette via RecordingTheMasters – the worldwide leader in reel-to-reel tape manufacturing – in conjunction with ThinkIndie Distribution on Friday, June 17.

The festival with a capital ’N’, as in Next to discover the best bands before they break through is back; North by Northeast (NXNE) is officially starting to unveil its 2022 plans right as the sun starts to warm our souls. 

Taking place in the nation’s entertainment mecca that is Toronto, Canada’s quintessential annual cultural explosion featuring music and more is set to span June 14th - 19th and feature more than 300 of the world's best artists of today — and tomorrow. 

Celebrated roots rock band DISPATCH have released a timely acoustic re-recording of one of their most beloved singles, “The General,” in Russian to show their support of Ukraine. The song first appeared on the band’s sophomore album (1997’s Bang Bang), and has long resonated with fans who have streamed it hundreds of millions of times since its release and continue to scream the words back to the band every night on tour.

Adrian Belew is a legendary guitarist well-known for his diverse travels around the musical map. He is a multi-instrumentalist whose solo records are critically acclaimed. His moving singing voice and prolific songwriting has endeared a loyal fan base of music lovers. His music is being discovered everyday by more and more listeners thirsty for great music with a creative standard not often pushed by the commercial music industry.