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April 23rd, 2014 - 6:25 am § in News

Lineup announced for Grand Point North Festival 9/13 and 9/14 in Burlington, Vermont

GRACE POTTER & THE NOCTURNALS along with Higher Ground Presents are pleased to announce the lineup for the 4th annual Grand Point North Music Festival taking place on Saturday, September 13th and Sunday, September 14th, 2014 at Burlington, Vermont’s Waterfront Park. In addition to Grace Potter[...]

April 23rd, 2014 - 6:22 am § in News

Janiva Magness Pushes Roots, Rock, Soul Envelope With New Album ‘Original,’ Out June 24

Janiva Magness’ new album Original stretches the artistic boundaries of roots, rock and soul music. Its 11 songs seamlessly weave all three genres into a highly original approach defined by nakedly honest storytelling and the live-wire emotionalism of Magness’ two-and-a-half octave range, buoye[...]

April 22nd, 2014 - 6:18 am § in News

The Head and the Heart Announce New North American Tour Dates

Following two consecutive weekends of standout performances at Coachella, The Head and the Heart announce additional tour dates in support of their sophomore effort, Let’s Be Still released last October. The band has become known for their engaging and uproarious mostly packed out live show, [...]

April 22nd, 2014 - 6:17 am § in News

Flow Tribe On Tour In Support Of New Album “At Capacity”

  Photo by Zach Smith Flow Tribe will bring the funk, the flow and the spirit of the French Quarter through the south this season starting with dates in Texas this weekend and a grand showing at JazzFest 2014 next week. The raw, improvisation energy of Flow Tribe is pushing past their hometown [...]

April 21st, 2014 - 6:18 am § in News

Brownout Presents Brown Sabbath | Noisey Premieres “Hand of Doom”

Brown Sabbath is the alter ego of Austin-based psych-funk collective Brownout who delve deep into reinterpreting the catalog of metal godfathers, Black Sabbath. Their debut single “Hand Of Doom,” featuring The Black Angels’ Alex Maas on vocals, is set to be released May 27 as[...]

April 21st, 2014 - 6:16 am § in News

Kenny Wayne Shepherd Goin’ Home to kick off back-to-roots LP tour

Photo by Mark Seliger “This is a homecoming in more ways than one,” Kenny Wayne Shepherd says of ‘Goin Home’, The Kenny Wayne Shepherd Band’s May 19, 2014 debut on Concord Records. “I felt like I was retracing my steps and reliving all the good times that I’[...]

April 21st, 2014 - 6:04 am § in News

Greensky Bluegrass to Release Riveting New Album If Sorrows Swim on Sept 9

Greensky Bluegrass Photo by Chris Monaghan Since their founding at the turn of the millenium, the five members of Greensky Bluegrass have fashioned a dynamic, intoxicating sound rooted in classic stringband Americana while branching outward to effortlessly encompass an array of styles and technique[...]

April 20th, 2014 - 9:32 am § in News

Another Round of Artists and Curated Event Lineups Announced for Electric Forest 2014

Electric Forest announces another round of artists set to perform festival’s eagerly awaited return to the legendary Double JJ Ranch in Rothbury, Mich. on June 26-29, 2014.  Also announced today, two brand new Good Life VIP experiences.  The groundbreaking music and camping festival will give fa[...]

April 20th, 2014 - 9:30 am § in News

Jim Mize creates Southern rock ‘n’ roll masterpiece w/ Jimbo Mathus, John Paul Keith

The South has a legacy of great, iconoclastic storytellers — artists with a kudzu-shaded vision that cuts straight to the core of the human soul. Arkansas native Jim Mize’s new breakthrough album, simply called Jim Mize, stakes his claim among them. As its nine songs reveal, Mize is a primal r[...]

April 20th, 2014 - 9:26 am § in News

Previously Unreleased Music From Hank Williams Surfaces In ‘The Garden Spot Programs, 1950′

Omnivore Recordings will soon release the full-length version of The Garden Spot Programs, 1950, featuring 24 performances, unheard for 64 years, from country music legend Hank Williams. Rescued from obscurity, these shows originally aired more than six decades ago; The Garden Spot Programs, 1950[...]

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