This week we have two amazing Live from AURA Studios sessions on the calendar, and I was hoping you could make a Couch Tour alert on Facebook & Twitter. Tonight, New Orleans’s soulful 7-piece, The Revivalists, perform at 7:30 pm EST, and tomorrow (Wednesday, December 11) we’re treated to the jaw-dropping Sci-Fi Middle Eastern fusion of Consider the Source.
Today, JamGrass.net, an online publication covering bluegrass and progressive bluegrass, announced that they will donate 100% of the proceeds generated through their Amazon.com Associate account for the remainder of 2013 to the Tony Rice Foundation.The Tony Rice Foundation is an account setup to assist its namesake and his family. As reported by John Lawless of BluegrassToday.com and his Dec. 6 piece “Time to Give Back to Tony Rice”, Mr.
Over the course of 53 years and 58 albums, seminal Irish exports the Chieftains have uncompromisingly popularized their country’s rich musical heritage, collaborating with some of modern music’s biggest names, and ultimately earning the group six Grammys and 18 Grammy nominations.From July 7-11, at the bucolic Gideon Putnam Resort in Saratoga Springs, New York, The Chieftains present The Celtic Sessions, with very special guest Ry Cooder.
In Love Runner, their second studio recording as a duo, Mollie O’Brien and Rich Moore have mined the American songbook while adding three original tracks of their own. The result is a mix of contemporary folk, powerhouse gospel, funky dance music and everything in between — an amalgam of all the kinds of music that have defined the sounds coming from the American trajectory of music that’s blossomed over the last 100 years.
Wrapping up a banner year in 2013 with Strings & Sol next week and topping it off with New Year’s Eve at The Intersection in Grand Rapids, MI, Greensky Bluegrass announces 17 Winter Tour dates. The Michigan quintet will visit clubs and theaters across the Eastern US with debuts in several iconic venues including the Theater of Living Arts, Paradise Rock Club, 9:30 Club & Royal Oak Music Theatre.
Mandolinist, vocalist and songwriter Jeff Austin is joining forces with The Here and Now, featuring banjoist Danny Barnes and Larry & Jenny Keel on guitar and bass for several shows in the MidWest in early March 2014.The tour kicks off at the Cabooze in Minneapolis, before heading over to Milwaukee to the Miramar and then along to Chicago’s City Winery.