Emerging independent sextet Dust City Opera, who entwine strands of grunge, gothic country, punk, folk, and rock as the soundtrack to stories steeped in cosmic horror, transformation, and transcendence, has released their new single “The Unkind” alongside the announcement that their sophomore full-length album, Alien Summer, will be released on Friday, March 4th.
Boston-based world-dub-jazz collective Club d’Elf returns with their third studio full-length, You Never Know, scheduled for release on April 1. A thick, vibrant double album, its ten tracks are the sound of musicians in full improvisational flight. The collection's first single and its accompanying video "Dervish Dance" is available today across all streaming outlets (listen/watch/share).
Brian Macdonald, of the multi-Platinum band Judah & the Lion, has announced a new solo project under the moniker Victor Mucho. Due out May 13, 2022, his debut album, Moonlight in Visby, was written and recorded while living on the remote island of Gotland, Sweden in the Baltic Sea. It pays homage to the tiny, rural town Macdonald, his wife Maddie, and their dog Halyard called home during a year of seclusion and reflection.
After a true breakout 2021, Charley Crockett has announced a month-long coast-to-coast headlining tour leading up to his return to the Stagecoach Festival in Indio, CA on April 29th. Crockett released two albums in 2021 - 10 For Slim: Charley Crockett Sings James Hand and Music City USA - and had across the board success. Crockett won “Emerging Act of the Year” at the 2021 Americana Honors & Awards and made his Austin City Limits TV debut a month later.
Acclaimed singer-songwriter, environmental activist and former U.S. Congressman John Hall announced today the release of a new video for his song “Save the Monarch,” which features renowned folk music artist Dar Williams. The four-and-a half minute long video is available on Hall’s website and YouTube.
Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne pays tribute to Memphis Slim & Willie Dixon with his new album, "Blues From Chicago to Paris"
Canada’s multi-award winning beacon of the blues Kenny ‘Blues Boss” Wayne has prepared his Hall of Fame talents for takeoff with the announcement of his new album, Blues From Chicago to Paris: A Tribute to Memphis Slim and Willie Dixon — available March 4th via Stony Plain Records.
Sydney-based roots reggae and dub act, Black Bird Hum, will release "World Keeps Spinning," their second single on Color Red on January 21st, 2022. The track is accompanied by a b-side dub by engineer and longtime friend of the band, Ryan Gambrell, in a digital 45 release. The band also collaborated with collage artist Curtis Bergesen (Collage the World) who created a paper collage used for the release artwork.
Reba McEntire kicked off her anticipated REBA: LIVE IN CONCERT tour this past weekend with three back-to-back sold-out shows. Playing to packed houses in Evansville, IN, Huntsville, AL and Duluth, GA, Reba treated the crowds to a stacked set of her most celebrated hits. Known for her witty personality, iconic wardrobe changes and her trademark vocals, fans enjoyed songs including “I’m A Survivor,” “Consider Me Gone,” “Fancy,” “Little Rock” and many more.
On Friday, January 14, internationally beloved blues and roots rock guitarist, singer and songwriter Tommy Castro announced dates for his 2022 30th Anniversary Tour, celebrating his new album, the critically and popularly acclaimed Tommy Castro Presents A Bluesman Came To Town. 2022 marks Castro's 30th year as a bandleader as well as his 30-year association with bassist Randy McDonald.