The Smashing Pumpkins Announce Special Tour Dates

November 29, 2014

The Smashing Pumpkins Announce Special Tour Dates In Support Of ‘Monuments To An Elegy’


n support of their eighth studio album Monuments to an Elegy, available December 9, The Smashing Pumpkins will play a series of special shows in select cities around the globe. The tour will begin in Berlin at Kesselhaus on November 30th, and make stops at Koko’s in London on December 5th, Le Trabendo in Paris on December 6th and New York’s Webster Hall on December 8th (see below for list of current tour dates).


Blackberry Smoke announces tour dates for 2015

November 25, 2014

Blackberry Smoke Announces 2015 Tour Dates


Atlanta rockers Blackberry Smoke are set to embark on a mammoth tour in the Spring, and they have an excellent bill of special guests to join them on their road trip. Blackberry Smoke have spent almost two years touring their last album, including a successful double-stint in the UK where they have started to build a loyal fanbase with their take on seventies-style Southern and Country Rock.


John Kadlecik launches solo acoustic tour

November 4, 2014

John Kadlecik solo tour

Live album release includes original material

Tour to run through western states and Mid Atlantic holidays shows


John Kadlecik is celebrating the release of his new album Liquid Silver Live and the original material it contains with a solo acoustic tour starting this week in the western states. Furthur (sic) into the fall he will be hosting holiday shows in the Washington DC area with both of his current lineups, the DC Mystery Cats and the John K. Band.


Rebecca Loebe New Live release, video and Tour Dates Announced

October 29, 2014

Rebecca Loebe

New Tour Dates Announced


Rebecca Loebe has a new live album, a new video and a slew of tour dates coming up this month. Don’t let her youthful appearance fool you, she’s been performing for more than a decade and already has a stint on NBC’s The Voice under her belt. She was kind enough to get together with Live Music News and for an interview about her upcoming tour and recent releases.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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.


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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