Tuesday, December 18, 2018

Exit-the-Haggis – Band changes name

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

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.

The Wood Brothers Announce Tour Dates

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

Johnny Winter, blues guitar legend, passes away at the age of 70

Blues guitar legend Johnny Winters passes away in Zurich Switzerland at the age of 70. Several other musicians from Dave Keller to Erin Harpe to Wildcat O'Halloran reflect on his influence on the blues.

Lollapalooza Scholarships Awarded, Oyinda Performs at Festival Aug. 3

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



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.

The Cult Confirms Summer Tour Dates

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".

Medeski Scofield Martin & Wood

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.

Black and Sparrow Release New Album

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...

Black Prairie

Black Prairie Gets Taxidermied in New Video "Let It Out" New Album Fortune Out Now, and US tour dates announced Shot in a Portland...