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Today, as we mark March 9th, 2024, Grateful Web tunes into the cosmic vibrations to honor the birthday of Ornette Coleman, the revolutionary saxophonist who reshaped the horizon of jazz with the audacity of a true pioneer. On this day, we celebrate a musician whose journey through sound was a relentless quest for freedom, breaking the chains of convention to gift the world the boundless landscape of free jazz.

Kingston ON-based rockers Dead Root Revival release The Controller's Exam on all digital platforms, CD and limited edition double vinyl. The sweeping, 11-song collection was produced by David Barbe (Sugar, R.E.M., Drive-By Truckers) at Chase Park Transduction Studio in Athens, Georgia, a move that DRR's creative force, singer/songwriter/guitarist Tom Savage says was a dream collaboration.

Following a sixth chapter which saw Bass Camp Festival embracing its new home and going citywide, the fan-favorite electronic dance music event is leaning harder into Wingfield Park in the middle of the Truckee River in Downtown Reno and expanding to two days, one of the country’s most unique festival settings.

Today, creators of North America’s original boutique festival experience Lightning in a Bottle and immersive art leaders Do LaB have revealed the artist lineup for their 2024 stage at Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival, taking place this April 14-16 and 21-23. Combining dynamic design prowess, forward-thinking music curation, and animated crowd environment, Do LaB remains one of Coachella’s most iconic areas.

Beloved singer/songwriter/guitarist Richard Hawley will release a new album, In This City They Call You Love on May 31, worldwide. The album’s first track, “Two for His Heels” was premiered last month with host Lauren Laverne on BBC 6Music, who gave the song an incredible talk up. Listen back HERE.

East Los Angeles' lauded band Las Cafeteras produces their third full-length studio album, A Night In Nepantla, featuring a synth-laden fusion of traditional Mexican folk and electronic dance beats for fans of Latinx music to enjoy. Las Cafeteras enlists an array of celebrated collaborators and producers to masterfully share their stories of longing and love while putting the spotlight on pressing issues affecting their communities.

Though it has all the trappings and spirit of a well-worn bootlegging story of corn liquor and moonshiners (think “Mountain Dew,” “White Lightning” or “Dooley”), Darren Nicholson’s first single of the new year digs a little deeper than its upbeat, elemental bluegrass feel might at first suggest.

Today, Daryl Hall and Elvis Costello & The Imposters with Charlie Sexton have announced a co-headlining summer run across North America. The 22-city tour kicks off on June 2 at McMenamins Edgefield in Troutdale, OR making stops at Los Angeles’ The Greek Theatre, Las Vegas’ Fontainebleau Las Vegas, Toronto’s Budweiser Stage, Boston’s MGM Music Hall at Fenway, New York’s Radio City Music Hall and many more before wrapping up in Vienna, VA at Wolf Trap Filene Center on July 25.

The Bacon Brothers, featuring Michael and Kevin Bacon, are excited to announce the release of their new video, "Losing The Night", from their forthcoming album, Ballad Of The Brothers. The album will be released on April 19th via Forosoco Music / Forty Below Records and is available for pre-order here on CD, Vinyl, and digital download.

Jason Roberts and John Michael Whitby have logged decades playing in legendary western swing bands and with some of country music’s biggest stars. Kyle Park recently released his seventh studio album during an impressive solo career that regularly earns him No. 1s on Texas music charts. After a few years of performing together informally, the long-time friends have decided to join forces as The Texas Trio. They will release their self-titled debut album on May 17.