Farm Aid 2016 Showcases Powerful Community Partnerships That Support Good Food From Family Farms
Recognizing that severe economic conditions threaten commodity farmers across the country, Farm Aid 2016, which took place today at Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, emphasized how collaboration and innovative problem-solving can strengthen food systems and family farmer livelihoods.
The annual music ...
Bobby Rush Signs To Rounder; New Album 'Porcupine Meat' Due Out Now
Porcupine Meat is Bobby Rush’s debut release for Rounder Records, and one of the best recordings of the blues legend’s astonishing 60-plus-year career. The album is due out September 16, 2016.
Rush will celebrate the release with a showcase at Nashville’s Americana Music Festival & Conference on Thurs., ...
Live Music Rocks Ray Price Capital City Bikefest Downtown Raleigh Motorcycle Festival
Raleigh's streets will roar to life with motorcyclists at the 12th Annual Ray Price Capital City Bikefest, Sept. 23-25, 2016. Once again this year, the sound of rock 'n' roll will take center stage with live music from 35 bands on four downtown stages at the free festival. A diverse lineup of bands ...
The Traveling Wilburys Vol. 1 & Vol. 3 Coming From Concord Bicycle Music
Concord Bicycle Music is pleased to announce the October 14th release of studio albums The Traveling Wilburys, Vol. 1 and The Traveling Wilburys, Vol. 3 on compact disc and 180-gram vinyl, featuring music’s greatest singer-songwriters - George Harrison, Jeff Lynne, Roy Orbison, Tom Petty and Bob Dylan ...
B-52s Return To Webster Hall For Special Halloween Scream Performance
Calling all "Rock Lobster" Fans! The B-52s last played The Ritz (now known as Webster Hall) in 1983. On October 29th, they return to Webster Hall for the first time in over 20 years and for the first time ever, they'll be performing "Love Shack" on stage at Webster Hall (it wasn't written yet in 1983!) ...
Pert Near Sandstone Unleash Onslaught Of Strings On 'Discovery Of Honey' November 4, 2016
Pert Near Sandstone's forthcoming album 'Discovery Of Honey,' out November 4, finds the distinguished bluegrass and folk collective coming full circle after a decade at the forefront of the American roots music scene. They've reunited with founding member Ryan Young, who spent much of the past decade ...
NRBQ Career-Spanning 5-CD Box Set Coming From Omnivore On November 11, 2016
There aren’t many bands that have lasted for 50 years, and the list of those still at the top of their creative game is even smaller. High Noon: A 50-Year Retrospective will offer a fascinating look at one of the best. Street date for the set is November 11, 2016.
Over the past half century, NRBQ ...
Recorded At Toe Rag Studios, The Amber Bugs 'The Gambler' 14.10.16
Recorded at Toe Rag Studios, London
Sound Engineer: Luke Oldfield
The band expain the story behind the song...
"The Gambler" represents our quiter side; While suffering with a badly broken arm I was looking for ways to play the guitar that barely used my picking hand and ...
USA Today Premieres Brother Moses' "Older" Video
Fayetteville, Arkansas-based indie rock band Brother Moses just premiered their video for "Older" at USA Today, who called it "a perfect bit of jangly guitar rock."
"Older" is off Brother Moses' recently released sophomore EP Legends. So far Legends has been praised by Paste, Impose, American Songwriter, ...
French Music Legends Magma Release DVD Of First Tour Of China "Nihao Hamtai - Magma In China"
It was in 1970 that the explosive compound of a cavernous bass and a hammering beat erupted from our record players, marking Magma's blazing entry into the nascent world of French rock. Thus began a first album, quite simply entitled Magma. Today, after 46 years and thousands of live performances, Magma ...
The Kentucky Headhunters Take Fans On Another Musical Expedition With 'On Safari,' Available November 4, 2016
With nearly 50 years of success spanning multiple genres, The Kentucky Headhunters are gearing up for the November 4 release of On Safari, available for preorder. The southern rock, soon-to-be classic project tips the hat to family and the southern way of life. Click here to watch a behind-the-scenes ...
Meat Loaf's New Album In Collaboration With Jim Steinman "Braver Than We Are" Available On September 16, 2016
429 Records will release the highly anticipated new album this week from Grammy Award-winning musician and acclaimed film, TV and stage actor Meat Loaf, "Braver Than We Are." Working closely again with longtime collaborator Jim Steinmanâ€”a key to the magic of multi-platinum selling albums "Bat Out ...
Jason Isbell & Amanda Shires Share "The Color Of A Cloudy Day" From Amazon Acoustics Prime Music Playlist
Starting today, eleven new tracks are joining Amazon Acoustics-the original playlist featuring newly-written and recorded songs from artists like acclaimed singer-songwriters, Jason Isbell and Amanda Shires, rockers O.A.R. and indie band, Rogue Wave, available exclusively streaming through Prime Music. ...
Diamond-Selling Band Journey's Jonathan Cain Set To Release 'What God Wants To Hear' On October 21, 2016
Jonathan Cain, longtime keyboardist and rhythm guitarist in Journey, co-writer of the No. 1 digital catalog song in history, “Don’t Stop Believin’,” as well as writer of “Faithfully” and co-writer of “Who’s Crying Now,” “Open Arms” and many more international hit songs, will release his solo album, ...
Blind Boys Of Alabama Albums Coming As Expanded Editions On Omnivore Recordings
Omnivore Recordings continues its Blind Boys of Alabama reissue initiative with the legendary gospel group’s Go Tell It on the Mountain and Atom Bomb albums, both slated for November 4, 2016 release in expanded editions —in time for the holidays.
It’s hard to believe that in their multi-decade history, ...
Hard Rock Heals Foundation Debuts On Global Stage
Hard Rock is aiming to heal the world, one music note at a time. Since opening in 1971, Hard Rock International has been committed to two consistent brand pillarsâ€” music and philanthropy. Hard Rock International is combining these two passions with the launch of the Hard Rock Heals Foundation, a global ...
New Single: Glenn Meling - Brother Jonathan
Here is another need to hear CD from Glenn Meling entitled Minnesota. Inspiration behind it is imigration to America ,the 19th century when Brother Jonathan was a term used by immigrants to refer to the USA. Brother Jonathan, which predates the more widely known phrase Uncle Sam, personifies the spirit ...
Justin Hayward (Moody Blues) Releases "Live In Concert At The Capitol Theatre" DVD
Justin Hayward "Live In Concert at the Capitol Theatre" is the latest DVD release from the legendary Moody Blues vocalist, guitarist, and composer.
This intimate performance from October 20, 2014 (Clearwater, FL) has been expertly captured by award winning filmmaker & composer David Minasian. It ...
Family Jools - Twisted Side - Released 30th Sept 2016
Rasping vocals, a big shimmery chorus, Strokes-y guitar licks; as markers laid down go this is impressive. Expect to see this Bristol band make serious waves later this year, their first single proper is due Autumn. An exciting prospect for sure.
Brand new signings FAMILY JOOLS hit the ground running ...
Blind Boys Of Alabama Albums Coming As Expanded Editions On Omnivore Recordings
Omnivore Recordings continues its Blind Boys of Alabama reissue initiative with the legendary gospel group’s Go Tell It on the Mountain and Atom Bomb albums, both slated for November 4, 2016 release in expanded editions -in time for the holidays.
It's hard to believe that in their multi-decade history, ...
Modern Inventors Premiere "Tonight" At Fuse
Nashville-based Modern Inventors have premiered their track "Tonight" at Fuse. The song is off the 2-song single - “Tonight / Closer," out September 9th. Fuse said of "Tonight" "There’s psych-rock at the edges of their melodies, as if Band of Horses was indulging in its weirdest instincts."
Legendary Songwriter Jim Peterik Premieres New "Caught Up In You" Video On Ultimate Classic Rock
It takes a very special musician to write songs that remain in the popular imagination for decades. Peterik is one of those rare songwriters, and even if you aren't familiar with the name, you know the tunes.
Sure, there are plenty of hit songs in circulation right now. There always are. But how ...
Keyboard Icon Rick Wakeman And Legendary Astronaut Chris Hadfield Pay Tribute To Stephen Hawking And David Bowie At Starmus Festival 2016
In a rare meeting of the minds, keyboard icon Rick Wakeman and legendary astronaut paid tribute to Stephen Hawking at the Starmus Festival in Tenerife, Spain on July 1, 2016! The two legends performed a moving tribute David Bowie with their rendition of his classic song “Space Oddity”.
The Starmus ...
PRS Guitars Dragons Featured In The Musical Instrument Museum's Upcoming Dragons & Vines Exhibit
This November, the Musical Instrument Museum (MIM) in Phoenix Arizona is celebrating the unparalleled combination of imagination and artistry in inlaid guitars. Opening November 5, 2016, the exhibit "Dragons and Vines: Inlaid Guitar Masterpieces" will present a collection of instruments featuring stunning ...
Shirley Collins Announces First Album In Over 35 Years, Lodestar Lodestar Out Nov 4th On Domino
Shirley Collins - legendary folk singer and one of England's most respected song collectors - has announced her return to recording after 38 years. The new album, Lodestar, will be released on November 4th, and with it, Shirley has created the unlikeliest release of the century so far.
The Rock & Roll Playhouse Announces Fall 2016 Season Of "Rock & Roll For Kids" At Brooklyn Bowl
The Rock and Roll Playhouse has announced its fall season of "Rock & Roll For Kids" (schedule below), a children's-music-workshop series Sundays at Brooklyn Bowl. The series will include the Music of David Bowie, The Rolling Stones & Bruce Springsteen, as well as special performances by Lisa Loeb (9/11) ...
Introducing Matt Tarka
Have you ever had a moment where you’ve realized that you were late to the party, that you’ve spent too much energy on trying to please the wrong people or you’ve been deceived by those closest to you? If the answer is yes then the rock-inflected folk music of DC-based artist Matt Tarka will speak directly ...
Guitarist Denis Taaffe Releases 200th Album
Bloomington, IN based solo electric Guitarist Denis Taaffe releases 200th album Modern rock guitar Vol.200 'Pulse'.
Denis uses electric guitar, guitar loops done on the fly, bass emulations on guitar and drum machines to create an instrumental musical style that he calls "New Age Rock".
All of his ...
Michael Chiklis Shares New Singles "The Show" And "Run To You", Debut Album Out September 16, 2016
On September 16th, Michael Chiklis will release his debut album Influence. Today he shares his new track "The Show", which premiered on Relix. Chiklis writes, "'The Show' is a direct descendant of my greatest musical influences, the British rockers! Queen, Peter Gabriel, The Police, Led Zeppelin, Bowie… ...
Hidden Stash Releases Debut Mixed Cassette Tape
Hidden Stash is a new 6-piece roots rock band led by emerging songwriter Michael Gray offering up rock, pop, blues, soul, C&W and folk with a retro twist. Their debut album Mixed Cassette Tape is a 70's inspired rock album that takes listeners back in time when people used to listen to albums from start ...