Afrobeat Legend Tony Allen & Chicago Afrobeat Project

August 27, 2014

Tony Allen to join Chicago Afrobeat Project

Eight City tour announced

Plans for an album in the near future emerge.

 

The most significant living figure in the original movement of Afrobeat, Tony Allen, will be joining America’s prolific Afrobeat caravan Chicago Afrobeat Project for a series of shows. The original drummer for Afrobeat pioneer Fela Kuti has been called the greatest living drummer, and his contributions to this tour will be an appetizer for the upcoming album to be released in 2015.

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The Wood Brothers Announce Tour Dates

August 15, 2014

The Wood Brothers

New Tour Dates

 

The Wood Brothers are back on the road September through October. The recently announced three week run will focus heavily on shows in the Southeast and Midwest in a number of cities yet to be visited since the release of their critically acclaimed Buddy Miller-produced album, The Muse

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Lollapalooza Scholarships Awarded, Oyinda Performs at Festival Aug. 3

July 16, 2014

Sleepy Creek Summer Campout

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Berkeley Springs, WV

Berklee Lollapalooza Scholarships Awarded to Musicians From San Diego County, CA, and Chicago, IL

Boston, MA, July 16, 2014. An ongoing partnership between Lollapalooza and Berklee College of Music has resulted in scholarship awards for 10 outstanding musicians since 2011. Jackie Foster is the 2014 recipient of the Berklee Lollapalooza Endowed Scholarship, a four-year, full tuition award that brings her to Berklee in the fall. Aidan Simmons has been awarded the Berklee Lollapalooza Five-Week Scholarship to attend this summer. […]

NEEDTOBREATHE Slays the Charts and Announces Tour Dates

July 1, 2014

NEEDTOBREATHE

 

South Carolina’s popular southern rock band NEEDTOBREATHE has been making quite a splash with their most recent album Rivers in the Wasteland, which debuted at #3 on the Billboard Top 200 and #1 on the Rock Albums Chart. With appearances at festivals such as the Sonshine Festival (MN), the Downpour Festival (MT) and Music Midtown in Atlanta, as well as major appearances with David Letterman and a spot with Ellen Degeneres, it is safe to say the band is continuing to reach even newer and wider audiences.

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The Cult Confirms Summer Tour Dates

June 24, 2014

The Cult Announces Tour Dates

 

With punk-oriented roots and psychedelic influences, British hard rock band The Cult has sure been around the block a time or two. After many breakups and reunions, their dedicated following in the UK and abroad ever since the mid-80s has brought the band to, well, cult status. Songs like “She Sells Sanctuary” kicked off their career before breaking mainstream in the United States in the late 1980s as a hard rock band with singles such as “Love Removal Machine” and “Fire Woman”.

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Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood

June 12, 2014

Medeski Scofield Martin& Wood To Release New Album

September 16, 2014

 

The ever-evolving, genre-defying collaboration between influential trio Medeski Martin & Wood and maverick guitarist John Scofield continues to flourish. Since first convening nearly 17 years ago, Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood’s kinship both onstage and off has fostered an escalating degree of musical interplay, exquisitely captured on Juice—their third studio effort and fourth album overall, available September 16, 2014, via MMW’s Indirecto Records imprint.

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Black and Sparrow Release New Album

June 10, 2014

Black and Sparrow Release New Album

 

For musicians Klyph Black and John Sparrow, it’s been a long strange trip, but they keep coming back to make music together. Their songs have taken on a whole new dimension with a full band behind them on their brand new album called, “Second Time Around” which hit the airwaves back in February 2014. Between them, they have over 60 years of musical experience and have not slowed down.

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Black Prairie

May 26, 2014

Black Prairie Gets Taxidermied in New Video “Let It Out”

 

Shot in a Portland taxidermy shop (with guests folk legend Michael Hurley and Claire Coffee from Grimm), Black Prairie’s new video for “Let It Out” was conceived by frontwoman Annalisa Tornfelt, who hunted squirrels as an Alaskan teenager. […]

Roseland Closes

April 7, 2014

Roseland Ballroom and what it meant to me

 

April 7 marks the close of a very important chapter in New York and Jason Miller history. The famed and illustrious Roseland Ballroom had one last hurrah with the incomparable Lady Gaga capping an epic and record breaking 7 night run. It’s hard to put into words exactly what this venue means to concert fanatics and all of the memories that reside within its walls. Here is a list of my personal favorite top ten moments along with a little color commentary.

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