In February 2020, a group of notable Tulsa musicians traveled to Leon Russell’s famed Paradise Studio at Grand Lake in Oklahoma to record the first album tracked there since 1978. Some of the biggest names in the industry recorded at Paradise Studio; Leon Russell, Bob Seger, and Freddie King, while even more musicians and creatives escaped to fellowship at this Okie oasis.
Following the success of their live webcast with Talking Heads tribute, Start Making Sense, Ardmore Music Hall is dialing up two more audience-free concerts with Cabinet this weekend. The Scranton-based bluegrass outfit will webcast brand new, live performances on Friday, June 26th and Saturday, June 27th via Nugs.net.
Visionary GRAMMY Award-winning artist WARREN HAYNES is a cornerstone of the American music landscape, lauded as one of the most formidable and prolific guitarists, vocalists, songwriters, and producers of the modern era. This coming Thursday, June 25, WARREN will bring a special live performance to Rolling Stone’s “In My Room” series, Presented by Gibson. Tune-in on Thursday, June 25 at 3:00p ET to watch WARREN’s performance HERE.
Chris Stamey’s collaboration with the Fellow Travelers, A Brand-New Shade of Blue, was inspired by the intimate small-combo sound of the late ’50s and early ’60s — a time when the “cool jazz” compositions of such luminaries as John Coltrane, Bill Evans, Miles Davis, and Thelonious Monk lived alongside the expanding pop vocabulary of Burt Bacharach and Jimmy Webb.
Announced today, Blue Élan Records will release a collection of singles, under the title We Are The Highway, beginning with today’s “Safe and Sound” performed by Grammy-nominated singer, Janiva Magness. The collection all feature five cover versions of songs written and performed by Chris Cornell, in an effort to uphold Cornell’s legacy and keep the promise as a way to make positive change through music, made to him by Blue Élan co-Founder, and personal friend, Kirk Pasich.
"Music, along with many other creative art forms, has always been ahead of the curve when it comes to dealing with racism and racial inequality. We've always depended on music to be not just a sign of the times, but a representation, in some ways, of what's important at the moment. Throughout history, during times of hardship, an abundance of great music seems to emerge that is somehow timely and timeless.