Blues Foundation launches 40th year by saluting Keeping the Blues Alive honorees during Int'l. Blues Challenge Week
Colorado Bluegrass/Newgrass/Grassicana quintet WOOD BELLY is preparing to release their forthcoming sophomore album, Man On The Radio, on January 31, 2020. The band first broke the exciting news exclusively with Bluegrass Today and is wasting no time in offering listeners a sneak-peek of the project; the first single, "Can't Get Behind," featuring special guest fiddler Jeremy Garrett of The Infamous Stringdusters, is available now on all digital platforms.
The Brother Brothers have released a new song — "Summer Rain" — ahead of their highly anticipated co-bill with Buck Meek in Brooklyn at The Sultan Room on Saturday, November 16 and an upcoming run across Canada including the legendary Calgary Folk Club. The band have also announced their debut Australian tour to take place in December and January, including a coveted slot at Woodford Folk Festival.
From Bette Davis and John Wayne to Bo Diddley and Bob Dylan, the State Theatre in Portland has seen its share of stars since it first opened its doors on November 8, 1929. On Friday, November 8, 2019, the theatre will kick off a celebration of its 90th birthday with a week-long scavenger hunt around Portland with ticket and merchandise giveaways to mark the historic occasion. Details will be available via the State Theatre pages on Facebook and Instagram.
Announced today, Back To Earth is set to be reissued on Cat-O-Log Records/BMG and includes a remastered CD & LP, released on November 29, 2019 while the Super Deluxe box set is set for a February 28, 2020 release. The deluxe boxset features the original album (remastered at Abbey Road) together with previously unheard tracks ‘Butterfly’ and ‘Toy Heart’ (featuring Grammy winning guitarist, Eric Johnson) which were considered by Cat as too ‘pop’ at the time; demos, out-takes tracks, and material from UNICEF’s 1979 Year
Premiere Connecticut jam and jazz fusion bands Eggy and Zillawatt teamed up Thursday night for a Halloween show in Worcester, MA, bringing between the pair of them an evening full of creative, festive, and most definitely funky jams to regionally famous venue Electric Haze. The top of the evening saw a special opening acoustic set from Mike MacDonald, lead guitarist of Boston jamtronica band Strange Machines.