Attendees gathered gracefully for the 7th Annual ARISE Music Festival at Sunrise Ranch in Loveland, Colorado to set intentions, relish in world-renowned teaching, and dance their hearts away to some of the best national musical acts and pioneers in our beloved music scene. With over 450 programmed acts, Arise Festival covered a lot of ground in bringing top-notch entertainment and education to their guests.
Jay Cobb Anderson Releases Second Single from upcoming EP "Everything Is Gonna Work Its Own Self Out"
Music magnifies human emotions, highlighting both the weight of daily struggles and the uplift of personal triumphs with the same sensitivity and sympathy. Co-Founder of Portland-based folk-rock band Fruition, singer, songwriter, and multi-instrumentalist Jay Cobb Anderson accepts the responsibility of capturing that dichotomy via his solo output. Moreover, he distills these universal experiences into hummable, hypnotic, and heartfelt anthems steeped in storytelling folk tradition and amplified by unabashed rock ‘n’ roll energy.
I have been blessed with the opportunity to share my very first Northwest String Summit experience with you all. I will do my best to honor this festival’s long history, while explaining my first experience, not only with this festival but at Horning's Hideout. This festival is in its 18th year here in Oregon, and it’s hard to think of another festival in such a serene location. That’s a whole generation of people growing up in this festival, which is something very unique and beautiful.
On Friday, Portland, OR’s own Fruition released “Alone Together,” the first track from an upcoming series of 45’s to be released on 7” Vinyl and digital services. The song was penned by the band’s Kellen Asebroek (watch the video from the recording of the song here https://youtu.be/6Kt3vFYrlbk) and will be paired with “Snapdragon,” a brand new song co-written by Jay Cobb Anderson and Mimi Naja.
Innovative Giving Enhancement (IGE) today announces the artist collective for the fifth annual Music and Art Immersion program happening in Lisbon, Portugal October 4-13, 2019. Participants experience ten days and nine nights of concerts, jams and the many international musical collaborations at the heart of the Immersive experience.
The 18th Annual Northwest String Summit (String Summit) is one of the top boutique live music experiences in the country and presents today's leaders in the Americana, Bluegrass, Indy Rock, and Jam genres. It all happens at the iconic Horning's Hideout (North Plains, OR) from July 18 - 21, 2019. Located just 20 miles outside of Portland, OR, Horning's Hideout, a private family-owned reserve of old-growth trees, wild peacocks, ponds, and campsites, is among the West's most awe-inspiring festival sites in the country.
WinterWonderGrass Steamboat Sold Out; Announces Infamous Stringdusters, Billy Strings, Fruition + More to Play Grass After Dark Series
The WinterWonderGrass Grass After Dark legacy has manifested through our attendees’ experiences of their favorite bands, bearing witness to iconic, true-to-WonderGrass moments in the most intimate of settings. Heading into the final month before the seventh annual Colorado festival, we’re pleased to announce this year’s Steamboat Grass After Dark, late night show series.
Today, Portland, OR's Fruition announce an additional run of dates in early 2019. In addition to stops in Nashville, St. Louis, Kansas City, Atlanta, Asheville the band has announced new stops in Birmingham, New Orleans, Houston, Austin, Dallas Las Vegas, Salt Lake City and more. See full list of dates below. Support for all dates is also now announced. The band will be joined by Daniel Rodriguez of Elephant Revival, Brad Parsons & Starbird, and Dead Winter Carpenters at various dates.
On August 17, Fruition will release a new EP Fire. A fan favorite among their live shows, the band have shared a video for their scorching live version of the title track, which they performed at Red Rocks last year. They'll return to Red Rocks August 18 for a show with Railroad Earth, and hit the road for an extensive fall tour to support the new EP.