Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn Collaborate on Debut Album and Announce New US Tour Dates

October 7, 2014

Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn Collaborate on Debut Album, Announce New US Tour Dates

 

Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn, “the unofficial First Family of the Banjo” (NPR), will release their eponymous debut album October 7th on Rounder Records. Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn is a front porch banjo and vocal album of new music, Appalachian murder ballads, gospel, chamber and blues; the culmination of a yearlong tour as a duo in 2013, following the birth of their son, Juno.

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Chris Duarte Group to Release New Album “Lucky 13,” Announces New Tour Dates

October 3, 2014

Chris Duarte Group to release new album “Lucky 13,” Announces New Tour Dates

 

Chris Duarte Group is set to release the new album “Lucky 13” on Blues Bureau International October 14, 2014. Chris Duarte Group emerged on the scene out of Austin, Texas, in the early 90’s and gained notoriety after wowing a packed room of industry insiders at the South X Southwest convention. In the wake of Stevie Ray Vaughan’s passing, Duarte quickly gained a national reputation as a young man imbued with a playing style comparable at times to the late guitarist.

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John K. to Play New Material from his New EP “Liquid Silver Live”

September 17, 2014

John K. to Play New Material from his New EP “Liquid Silver Live”

 

John Kadlecik will be performing material from his new EP “Liquid Silver Live,” as a part of his BergenPerforming Arts Center Show on September 19, 2014. Liquid Silver Live, the first album under John Kadlecik’s own name, is an EP with 4 original songs. These songs have already been showcased on the road, with the John K. Band, to the delight of his fans up and down the East Coast.

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Non profits benefit from Lock’n and HeadCount

September 9, 2014

National and Virginia based Non-profits Share $55,000 Raised at Lockn’ Music Festival

by HeadCount’s Participation Row

 

This pro-democracy non profit founded by musicians and live music fans helps to distribute a massive amount of funds collected at the festival last weekend in Virginia.

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Exit-the-Haggis – Band changes name

September 8, 2014

Exit the Haggis

New Album, New Band Name

 

Fans of the band that hails from Toronto Canada rock band Enter the Haggis will know all about their sound: elements of rock, pop and Celtic and Scottish influences all clash to create a sound that was clearly theirs. A new album is being released this fall and with it a new band name.

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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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