Arlo Guthrie, whose enduring legacy as a folk artist, activist, and humorist spans seven decades, retired from the stage in 2020 for reasons of health and wellness. Wonderfully, Arlo recently withdrew his retirement announcement for a short “Arlo Guthrie - What’s Left Of Me - A Conversation With Bob Santelli” tour, set for April in the Northeast.

The 2023 Gem and Jam is one to be remembered! This year’s festival had workshops on topics from mycology to movement to mindfulness, musical performers & guests that blew our socks off, and spaces that cultivated groundedness and inspiration.

The Get Right Band is a dynamic indie rock power trio hailing from Asheville, NC. With over a decade of musical exploration, the band is dedicated to creating authentic, self-expressive music that pushes the boundaries of genre and speaks to the human experience. The band's sound melds elements of 60s/70s psychedelia, 90s alternative rock, and modern pop/rock into a unique style that is at once nostalgic and fresh.

Jake Smith, also known as The White Buffalo, is a talented singer-songwriter known for his storytelling through music. He has gained recognition for his inclusion in popular TV shows and films, such as Sons of Anarchy, This Is Us, and Californication, among others. His unique style of dark blues and light Americana-roots-tinged folk has earned him critical acclaim, with NPR calling him an "amazing storyteller" and the Los Angeles Times praising his baritone voice.

Recently, we had the opportunity to chat with our good friend Mike Smith from The Mike Smith Group. This jam rock power trio from Northern New Jersey recently released an EP and is in the process of recording an LP. The band also has a few winter dates on the calendar in New Jersey and Connecticut.

Jamie: Thanks for making some time to chat with me. Let's start with how you got into being a musician?

Singer, songwriter, guitarist, and owner and founder of the successful music school, The Music Factory, Ari Joshua announces the release of his latest track, "Meeting of The Minds," featuring Billy Martin on drums, John Medeski on keyboards, Ari Joshua on guitar, and Jason Fraticelli of Cyro Baptista and Matisyahu on bass.

“Meeting of the Minds” is just a small window into the unique body of work recorded in this session. The track is due to be released on February 9th, 2023.

Few instrumentalists carry more respect than Adam Deitch & Borahm Lee, who together form the renowned live-electronic act, Break Science

We are now just a couple weeks away from the 2023 Gem and Jam Festival! Held annually during Tucson Arizona’s Gem, Mineral and Fossil Show, Gem and Jam will take place February 3rd - 5th at Pima County Fairgrounds. This year, the festival is celebrating its 15th year of Music, Arts and Community with a lineup of diverse artists that will open your heart and expand your soul.

Single Sonic Seven is the self-titled debut album of a collective of musicians on all seven continents. Two years in the making, it is alive with soul, punchy beats, catchy hooks, penguins, and a turbulent backstory. Its roots are found in quarantine-era Berlin, while its final path was deeply shaped by a personal connection to the war in Ukraine.

Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom is a hallmark Denver venue featuring a unique wrap-around balcony and two rooms that offer live music simultaneously: Cervantes’ Other Side. Each room operates independently of the other, but they are connected, which gives patrons the freedom to venture back and forth between each room.

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