In this day and age, a singular, definitive stamp of approval is a hard thing to come by. Unless, of course, you’re the modern funk band Lettuce and THE Bootsy Collins steps into the studio to put his timeless spin on your new record—which is exactly what happened when the band was tracking “Keep That Funk Alive” from their upcoming album Unify.
Northlands is ramping up and promises to be the biggest event in the region, with 15 bands over multiple stages.
“We super excited about this year,” says Northlands Director Seth McNally. “We’ve curated a fantastic diversity of genres, basically an entire season worth of dynamic bands and lined them all up for one fantastic weekend of music.”
Lettuce Reminds Us That “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright” With Funky New Track From Upcoming Album Unify
In a whirlwind of electric piano and unison horn lines, modern funk masters Lettuce are back with their second new single of 2022, “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright.” Featuring a guest vocal appearance from Dumpstaphunk bass extraordinaire and “Everything’s Gonna Be Alright” co-writer Nick Daniels, this uplifting funk freight train of a track is Lettuce keyboardist Nigel Hall’s reinterpretation of a classic Clark Sisters tune that was written in similarly uncertain times.
SACRED ROSE debuts in Chicago: Phil Lesh, Khruangbin, The War On Drugs, Black Pumas, Umphrey’s McGee & more
To trace the lineage of numerous popular American genres, one only has to turn to the musical history of Chicago and absorb the city’s legacy as a cultural hub of jazz, blues, and rock n’ roll. Now, in honor of The Windy City’s rich background for diverse artistic innovation comes a first-of-its-kind music festival: SACRED ROSE.
That expression working its way across your face, furrowing your brow, scrunching up your nose, and inducing a slight head bob? That’s called “stank face” and it's a direct byproduct of ingesting music from the greasiest, funkiest band on today’s music scene, Lettuce. But don’t worry, the Boston-formed group has been having this effect on listeners and concertgoers for going on three decades with zero cases of permanent damage.
This past weekend, Grammy award winning guitarist Eric Krasno set out on a coast-to-coast, two-week tour to promote his latest creation Always. Released on February 4th, this second solo endeavor is packed full of the quality compositions and visceral voyages that Krasno is recognized for in the studio as well as the live setting.
The Mill Valley Chamber is elated to announce today the launch of the Mill Valley Music Festival, a brand new multi-genre, all-ages one-day event that will take place near downtown Mill Valley on Saturday, May 7. GA and VIP tickets to this new boutique music festival will go on sale this Friday, February 18 at 10:00 a.m. PT via MillValleyMusicFest.com.
Bonnaroo Music & Arts Festival has shared the lineup for this year’s edition of the internationally acclaimed camping festival, taking place June 16-19, 2022 on the Bonnaroo Farm, located just 60 miles southeast of Nashville in Manchester, TN. Bonnaroo 2022 will once again present a wide-ranging bill featuring a spectacular selection of top artists performing around the clock across more than 10 unique stages over the four-day festival.
Celebrating its 30th year in 2022, High Sierra Music Festival is continuing to add to its milestone-year party, returning to Quincy, CA, June 30th through July 3rd. Today’s lineup appeals to as broad a range of fans as ever before, all the while keeping true to High Sierra’s legacy; an environment that has kept fans and musicians thrilled to return year after year, for three decades.