Blues Foundation Announces Int'l. Blues Challenge Winners, Plus Other Highlights Of The Week In Memphis
Four years ago singer Dawn Tyler Watson reached the top five at the Blues Foundation's 2017 International Blues Challenge. This year, she left Memphis a winner after grabbing Best Band honors. Not only did Watson wow the judges with her powerhouse vocals, but she did so only months after having triple ...
International Line-Up Confirmed For 2017 Nevis Blues Festival
Typically when we talk the "blues" in Nevis, we're talking about the bright blue skies and various shades of turquoise and azure of the gorgeous Caribbean Sea. But every April, the blues takes on a very different meaning as a host of internationally known blues artists make their way to Oualie Beach ...
George Thorogood & The Destroyers: First Sturgis Buffalo Chip Concert Announcement For 2017
George Thorogood and the Destroyers will be performing for fans at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip® on Thurs., Aug. 10, and they're still "Bad to the Bone." The band's show will follow Doug Danger's Rattlesnake Jump, an attempt to jump Evel Knievel's 1972 Harley-Davidson 120ft. over a pit filled with live ...
Rock Your Hair Presents "Valentine's Rocks" Concert Hosted By Brooke Butler With Performances By Johnny Orlando, Carson Lueders And Young Hollywood's Brightest Stars!
On February 11th hundreds of young celebs and social media stars will converge upon the historic Avalon Hollywood to dance and party the night away. The event is sponsored by "Rock Your Hair" and will be hosted by Brooke Butler, one of Tiger Beat Magazine's "19 under 19" nominees.
Featured performers ...
Motor-Driven Roots Simulcasted On New "American Mercy" Compilation
The tousled and tumbled roots on a new compilation titled "American Mercy" (out NOW on CD and digitally) are driven as much by fine songwriting as skilled playing executed with a voltaic edge.
Title - American Mercy
Featured Artists - The Sour Dogs (Newcastle Upon Tyne, UK), Michael Daughtry ...
Moonshine Bandits Release "Dad's Pontoon" Featuring Colt Ford And Outlaw
Central California hell-raisers, the Moonshine Bandits have released their new song, "Dad's Pontoon," featuring country superstar Colt Ford and Youtube sensation Outlaw online at https://youtu.be/eJxSGMVo-B4. The Moonshine Bandits are set to release their new album "Baptized In Bourbon" on March 3rd, ...
Steve Hackett Launches First Track From New Album Titled The Night Siren
Guitar virtuoso and rock legend, Steve Hackett (formerly of Genesis), is set to release his latest album 'The Night Siren' on March 24th, 2017 through InsideOut Music (Sony). As implied in the title, 'The Night Siren' is a wake-up call… the warning of a siren sounding in this era of strife and division.
Derrick Anderson (Bangles, Etc.) Readies Solo Debut Album With Guests Bangles, Smithereens, Muffs. Out April 1st
Before touring with Dave Davies (the Kinks) and becoming bassist for the Bangles in 2008, Derrick Anderson (with the Andersons!) romped throughout Los Angeles from 1995-2004 flashing an energized, cheeky brand of pop/rock. But finally, it's time for Derrick to arrive as a solo artist.
A World of My ...
Elvis Tribute By Chris MacDonald Is Coming To Orlando Plaza Live On Saturday February 18th
Chris MacDonald's Memories of Elvis in Concert is coming to The Plaza Live in Orlando on Saturday February 18th with a special tribute highlighting the King's Early Years, Movies and the Vegas Concerts. MacDonald states with a nod to Daytona 500 coming up at the end of the month, "Elvis was cool, winning ...
Rare Studio Sessions From Legendary Doors Guitarist Robby Krieger Featured On A Superb New Collection!
He is undoubtedly one of the boldest rock guitarists of all-time, a pioneering songwriter who fused classic blues with California psychedelia to create some of rock music's greatest songs including "Love Me Two Times," "Touch Me," "Love Her Madly" and more. And, of course, he was a founding member of ...
The West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center Announces The Entertainment Line-up For The Exit 56 Blues Fest
The West Tennessee Delta Heritage Center invites blues fans from around the globe to attend the 7th annual Exit 56 Blues Fest May 27-28. The festival, which expanded to two full days of entertainment last year, will be presented from the porch of the last home of blues legend Sleepy John Estes.
Original Rude Boy Neville Staple Returns As Judge Roughneck On His Brand New Studio Album
Return Of Judge Roughneck is the brand new album from the legendary Specials & Fun Boy Three founding member, Neville Staple. The album features brilliant new re-workings of classic Jamaican cuts, some brand new material, and a few gems from Neville's past.
Neville Staple recreates his famous Judge ...
Rising Texas Rock Band Recording New Album At World Famous SugarHill Studios
This morning, Clay Melton Band, feature artist of Watchtower Entertainment, announced they are recording their debut album with Grammy-winning producer Dan Workman at the world famous SugarHill Recording Studios. (Rolling Stones, ZZ Top, Beyonce') Mr. Workman commented, "I've had the privilege of watching ...
The Residents Present "The Ghost Of Hope" On March 24, 2017
Following their long tradition of projects based on narrative themes, The Residents are pleased to announce the release of The Ghost of Hope, a historically accurate album based on train wrecks from the late 19th and early 20th Centuries.
After discovering a series of vintage news articles highlighting ...
Cindy Lee Berryhill's First New Album In A Decade 'The Adventurist' Coming March 10, 2017
Cindy Lee Berryhill marks an affecting, intimate, and dazzling return to record-making with The Adventurist, an ambitious song cycle set for release by Omnivore Recordings on March 10, 2017.
Encinitas, Calif.-based singer-songwriter-guitarist Berryhill describes her elegantly crafted set of new original ...
Greek Music Artist Billy Yfantis's Experimental Music Made Of A Vacuum Cleaner
Greek experimental music artist Billy Yfantis continues experimenting with unconventional sounds that operate as a medium to create electronic music. This time the inspiration comes from a vacuum cleaner, an object which tends to be more useful than you may imagine. Billy recorded the physical sound ...
The Tossers Announce New Album Details, Tour Dates
Chicago's favorite sons THE TOSSERS return with a new album, Smash The Windows, nearly a quarter of a century since their inception. The album is set for release on March 3rd, but today the band gives you a first taste with "Erin Go Bragh," just in time for their 2017 touring plans to begin. Go to below ...
Recording Artist/Musician Tony Coleman Gears Up To Release Latest Indie Project 'Take Me As I Am'
"Rhythm & Blues Man" Tony Coleman is pleased to introduce his new, and latest, independent recording project titled TAKE ME AS I AM* set for a January 27, 2017 release (Heardrum Music/Portland, OR).
The fifth album from this illustrious global, touring and recording artist and famed drummer's independent ...
Introducing Beth // James
Austin duo Beth // James' debut EP, All In Life, is the product of two award winning musicians, Jordan Burchill and Mikaela Kahn. Their original songs and startling musicianship pick up where the Civil Wars left off. Tackling love, their adopted hometown of Austin, and more, All in Life is simultaneously ...
Tom McCartney "Well Dressed Man" Released 10th Feb 2017
"Delta Blues? From Nottingham? Just 17? No, that can't happen can it? Oh yes it can. This guy is olden and golden beyond his years - THE ZINE
"At sixteen Tom is nothing short of a prodigy"- Sonic Abuse
"Tom Waits-esque groan, powerful-yet-controlled, and seriously surprising the whole lot ...
60's Irish Pop Singer Jackie Lee Aka "Jacky" Releases New Compilation Ft. Hit Single "White Horses"
1960's Irish pop singer Jackie Lee aka "Jacky", best known for her hit song "White Horses", has released new compilation of the same name on Gonzo MultiMedia UK.
"I never dreamt in my wildest dreams that when I was asked by Ben Nisbett and Michael Carr if I would like to sing a little song they had ...
San Francisco's Summer Of Love 50th Anniversary Concert On June 4, 2017
The Summer of Love is a celebration of the original "Human Be-In" held in San Francisco in 1967 promoting the principles of Peace, Love and Compassion. This event is considered by many to be the birth of the counter-culture and the spark that ignited the 60's Hip movement, which took the world by storm. ...
Spectral Jams Haunt New "Slip Into A Spell" Compilation
Outfit with a swelling ghostly spirit, a new compilation titled "Slip Into A Spell" (out NOW on CD and digitally) is a total tour de force of deceptively dynamic music.
Title - "Slip Into A Spell" mixCD
Genre - alternative / indie rock
Featured Artists - Random Parade (California), Electrockrat ...
Drum Legend Terry Bozzio To Issue Unreleased Tracks Digitally!
On the heels of a massive successful North American tour, legendary & award winning melodic drummer Terry Bozzio is releasing rare and unreleased music digitally via his official website! Terry has worked with Frank Zappa, Jeff Beck, Korn, UK, Missing Persons, Mick Jagger, Robbie Robertson, Alan Holdsworth, ...
Alex Dezen "II" (Out 2/3/17)
It's official. The Damnwells are done. "It was an amazing run," says Alex Dezen of the band for which he was the lead singer. "But it's time to move on." 16 years, 5 albums, and countless miles later, Dezen is finally stepping out on his own with his second solo album in two years. Truth be told, the ...
Entertainment Legends David Bowie & Carrie Fisher Memorialized In West Hollywood Murals
Artist Mike McNeilly has a new mural installation in West Hollywood paying tribute to legends Carrie Fisher and David Bowie, whose untimely deaths in 2016 (Bowie on January 10th and Fisher on December 25th) book-ended a year that saw the passing of several beloved entertainment icons.
Created on ...
A Transcendental Journey To Getdown: Grammy Award-Winning Quetzal To Release 'The Eternal Getdown' On March 10, 2017
For more than 20 years, Grammy Award winners Quetzal, the East L.A. Chicano rock group, has been fighting oppression with their unique, culturally diverse soundscapes. With 'The Eternal Getdown,' Quetzal's second release in Smithsonian Folkways Recordings' Tradiciones/Traditions series, the band has ...
Sam Moore Steps Up To Perform During President-Elect Donald Trump's Inauguration Ceremony
Rock & Roll Hall of Fame member, the legendary Grammy winning Soul Man, Sam Moore has been added to perform during the "'Make America Great Again!' Welcome Celebration" on January 19th to celebrate the newly elected President of the United States of America, Donald J. Trump.
"As an American, I ...
Salvation Rock Music Company Has Released Its Flagship Self-Titled Debut Album
Salvation Rock Music Company has released its flagship self-titled debut album. The profile of SRMC is 60's & 70's folk and rock style music with compelling lyrical messages of salvation. Mixing original compositions with re-arranged traditional gospels, the goal of the label is to present the gospel ...
Sordid Rock Seethes On New "American Grindhouse" CD
If you ever wanted to chew on some nasty rock inspired by the "grind policy" exploitation films then a new compilation titled "American Grindhouse" (out NOW on CD and digitally) is going to be super digestible.
Title - American Grindhouse
Genre - Hard Rock
Featured Artists - Vulgar Speech (Pordenone ...