The Devil Makes Three
Returning for its eight year to the delight of four-season festival goers, WinterWonderGrass Festival will return yet again to Lake Tahoe, California at Squaw Valley Resort on March 27th-29th. Founded by Scotty Stoughton, a lifelong musician and festivalgoer alike, WinterWonderGrass, “aims to cultivate and nurture the relationship between nature, authentic music, and communal family, creating a vehicle for inspiration,” according to its mission statement.
Now in its third year, the Bellwether Music Festival expands to a 3-day event and will return to Renaissance Park in Waynesville, Ohio Thursday through Saturday, August 6-8, 2020. The festival today unveiled its artist lineup including Nathaniel Rateliff, The Devil Makes Three, The Growlers, Shovels & Rope, The Lone Bellow, Scarypoolparty, Langhorne Slim, Hayes Carll, Waxahatchee, John Moreland, Cloud Nothings, Nicole Atkins, Saintseneca, Matt Holubowski, Davy Knowles, The Steepwater Band, Hannah Wicklund, Early James, S.G.
The Devil Makes Three, Infamous Stringdusters & Billy Strings Headline California-Edition of WinterWonderGrass
WinterWonderGrass 2020 is on the horizon and the festival is excited to share the official daily schedule for their California edition, taking place March 27th - 29th in Squaw Valley, CA. With the recent announcement that Billy Strings is named International Bluegrass Association’s Guitar Player of the Year, WinterWonderGrass California is excited to present not one, but two headlining sets from the rising star.
The Devil Makes Three (TDM3), whose latest album Chains Are Broken (New West Records) debuted in the Top 10 Bluegrass Charts and has spurred a successful two-year U.S. and international tour, are showing no signs of slowing down. The Americana triumvirate has revealed that they will be embarking on a U.S. winter tour that will have them performing nearly 20 dates in less than a month.
Z2 Entertainment, in proud partnership with FMQB and 97.3 KBCO, is thrilled to announce the 2018 Fox Theatre and FMQB Free Outdoor Stage lineup for the FMQB Triple A Conference. Performances take place August 8th through August 10th. Full lineup is listed below. Tickets for all Fox Theatre performances go on sale 10 a.m. this Friday at foxtheatre.com.
FOX THEATRE PERFORMANCES
The Devil Makes Three are set to return with Chains Are Broken on August 24th via New West Records. The 11-song set was produced by Ted Hutt (Gaslight Anthem, Flogging Molly) and recorded at Sonic Ranch Studios in El Paso, TX. Chains Are Broken is The Devil Makes Three’s first album of original material since 2013’s acclaimed I’m A Stranger Here, which debuted on the Billboard Top 200.
Highlighted by spirited headlining performances by The Devil Makes Three (Saturday), The Infamous Stringdusters (Friday), and Railroad Earth (Sunday), there was a profound additional component to this year’s WinterWonderGrass Tahoe. The weather. Before turning all sunny on Sunday, Friday and Saturday’s proceedings included periodic showers of snow, graupel (look it up), and a little rain.
Frendly Gathering Music Festival, produced by professional snowboarder Danny Davis and television personality Jack Mitrani, has announced its full lineup of bands. Joining headlining acts Twiddle, Greensky Bluegrass and Kamasi Washington will be The Devil Makes Three, Nahko & Medicine for the People, Kat Wright, White Denim, Emancipator & a special collaborative set featuring Mihali (of Twiddle) & Nahko.Other additions include Keznamdi, Lynx, The Relative, Peace in the Valley, Sabouyama, & Django.
I ask for a lot. Usually, when it comes to music, all I do is ask. “Can we afford a Phish festival this year?”, “Can we take the kids to this show?” and most importantly “Mike, can you get me into this show?” For those of you reading this after its won the Pulitzer and was picked up by the AP, let me set the stage. Mike Moran is the owner, founder, and editor of gratefulweb.com. It’s his pull that gets me into the shows. Our relationship is based solely on me asking and him obliging. But once in a great while, he does ask me to cover a show.