John Mellencamp, John Hiatt, Ann Wilson and Buddy Guy to Join Jim Irsay for All-Star Colts Kick-off Concert
Jim Irsay, owner & CEO of the NFL’s Indianapolis Colts, will exhibit items from The Jim Irsay Collection – his renowned assemblage of historic and iconic artifacts from rock music, American history and pop culture – in Indianapolis for a one-of-a-kind event leading into the 2022 NFL season.
For the first time, the exhibit will include unique, historic Colts artifacts and memorabilia – including game-worn uniforms and equipment, autographed items and more – from Indianapolis and Baltimore.
Jay Silence Band just announced their latest single release, “Singer in The Band.” Available to download and stream now on all music platforms! Singer in The Band” was written by Jay Silence and co-produced by Chris Wright at Violet Studios in Boulder, Colorado. The song is about a light-hearted perspective on how musicians and significant others don’t always see eye to eye and past failed relationships.
If you reach Appalachian singer, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist Martha Spencer, it’ll be from the top of her mountain in Virginia, likely when she’s out walking in the woods. Spencer grew up nestled into hills as old as time. Raised in mountain music (she grew up in the famed Whitetop Mountain Band, which dates back to the 1940s), Spencer channels the old sounds, but she can just as easily create new sounds from her worldly travels.
2020/2021. More than 18 months without being able to do a concert. This space of time, this imposed “pause”, was used to prepare a new album, a group album, like Magma hadn’t done for a long time.
Following the creation of a new line-up in 2020, Magma once again offered to musicians to bring compositions, Christian Vander having never made the deliberate choice to be Magma’s sole composer. But de facto, none of the dozens of musicians who participated in this adventure had offered a new song for decades!
Have you been craving the sounds of old-school country? Think Dolly and The Hag. Loretta and Waylon. Maybe you grew up listening to your Mom’s old Joan Baez vinyls? Or maybe, you tired of the commercial sounds of tight jeans and compensating cowboy hats and stopped searching for the perfect radio station long ago. Back when Randy Travis disappeared from the airwaves. If that’s you, then Francesca Brown is the place to be.
Camille Thurman and the Darrell Greene Quartet is a dynamic musical organization. Thurman is a saxophone player, whose gorgeous vocals garnered her second place in the Sarah Vaughn Vocal Competition. She is also a member of the Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra, and has She has performed extensively with artists that include Dr. Billy Taylor, George Coleman, Lew Tabackin, George Benson, Chaka Khan, Alicia Keys, and Missy Elliot.
Acclaimed fine art photographer, video director and visual artist Anna Gabriel will release EYE-D on October 6 on ACC Art Books. The book is a series of extreme close-up photographs that focus the man-made lens on the human one to showcase the fact that connections, emotions, sublanguage, healing – all flow between us via the eyes. Some famous eyes featured in the book include: Mick Fleetwood, Johnny Depp, Eddie Vedder, David Byrne, Paul Simon, Annie Lennox, Sting, Peter Gabriel, Susan Sarandon, Kevin Bacon, Michael Stipe, Bon Iver, Nile Rodgers, Debbie Harry and many, many more.
For the Birds: The Birdsong Project today releases Volume IV of its wide-ranging collection of 242 recordings inspired by birdsong and supporting the conservation of birds and their habitats. Now available for streaming on all platforms, Volume IV features 48 recordings---songs, instrumental pieces and experimental works---across the stylistic spectrum along with compelling literary interludes.