Robert Plant & Alison Krauss, The String Cheese Incident, Nickel Creek, & More Top Telluride Bluegrass Festival’s 50th Annual Lineup
Every June—for the past five decades—music fans known as Festivarians have made their annual pilgrimage to the box canyon town of Telluride, Colorado, for the legendary Telluride Bluegrass Festival. Inspired by the beauty of the natural landscape and the skillfully played music from a multitude of genres, this legendary gathering has long been a bucket list destination for musicians and music fans alike.
Touring in 2022 is coming to an end, just one more run of My Bluegrass Heart dates in December. The band is so hot and so joyful. Michael Cleveland on fiddle, Sierra Hull on mandolin, Justin Moses on - well - everything, Mark Schatz on bass, and Bryan Sutton on guitar - this was the band that kicked off the My Bluegrass Heart tour. You’ll see a lot of these dates have Punch Brothers on the bill. We’ve sure been looking forward to that! What will we come up with for those shows? There’s only one way for you to find out!
'Holidays Rule' comp feat. Paul McCartney, The Shins, Sharon Van Etten and more set for 10th anniv. vinyl release
In celebration of its 10th anniversary, Craft Recordings is set to release the first-ever vinyl pressing of Holidays Rule, a deliciously diverse collection of seasonal music featuring glittering contributions from across the musical spectrum. Due out September 30th and available to pre-order beginning today (8/24) as a 2-LP set pressed on translucent red vinyl and housed in a gatefold jacket (seen above).
The inaugural Sacred Rose Fest is less than 2 weeks away. For the first time ever there will be a weekend full of music as diverse as the Grateful Dead in its current form. Phil Lesh playing with Nels Cline and Jeff Tweedy as well as Karl Denson, Stu Allen, Grahame Lesh, Jeff Chimenti, and Elliott Peck all in one headlining slot!?! Khruangbin, JRAD, Umphrey’s McGee, Disco Biscuits, Lotus, Elliott Peck’s Midnight North, Holly Bowling, and the Gone Gone Beyond are kicking it all off?!? The list is exciting and inviting.
We finally did it. We found a time where our schedules overlapped just enough to go on tour together! I’m excited to bring My Bluegrass Heart on tour with Punch Brothers this December. You’ll get a set from them, a set from me and my bluegrass band, and even a few tunes from all of us together…what’s better than a night of world class Bluegrass?!
Philadelphia Folk Festival has announced the initial lineup for its 60th anniversary event taking place August 18-21, 2022 at its idyllic home, Old Pool Farm, just north of Philadelphia. The weekend-long celebration will include headlining appearances from hip-hop fusion mavericks Michael Franti & Spearhead, Punch Brothers (reviving their celebrated American Acoustic ensemble featuring Americana heavyweights Watchhouse and Sarah Jarosz), and Americana-soul sensations The War and Treaty.
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.
35th Annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert Celebrates Philip Glass's 85th Birthday and Honors Ukraine (Virtual Event Recap)
Last night, the 35th Annual Tibet House US Benefit Concert went virtual for the second year in a row, offering viewers from around the world the unique opportunity to experience the warmth, sense of community, amazing music and extraordinary spoken word performances the evening has provided for so many years pre-pandemic at Carnegie Hall.
Blue Ox Music Festival is proud to announce its initial lineup of artists, for the 8th annual Blue Ox Music Festival, to be held the first weekend of summer, on June 23, 24, 25, 2022.
Blue Ox Music Festival welcomes back the summer pilgrimage of Bluegrass, Americana, Roots, and Folk artists, and their devoted music festival fans; returning to the tall pines and hardwoods of northern Wisconsin.