Jack Grace Announces West Coast Solo Tour Dates
February 14-24, 2015
Jack Grace has recently announced a West Coast Solo tour. From February 14th – 24th, Jack will be playing up and down the coast, from LA to Seattle and back to San Fran. This West Coast run will be flanked by gigs on the East Coast, in NY and RI.
DRKWAV To Release Debut LP, THE PURGE
February 24, 2015
Royal Potato Family
DRKWAV is comprised of Skerik (saxophones), John Medeski (keyboards) and Adam Deitch (drums). The three master musicians have come together for The Purge, an entirely uncompromising album debut that delves deep into the psychedelic corners of the human psyche. Due February 24 from Royal Potato Family, the recording was co-produced and mixed by venerated studio wizard Randall Dunn.
Chris Robinson Brotherhood Adds New Drummer
2015 Tour Kicks-off in Florida
Chris Robinson Brotherhood announce today that Tony Leone has joined the band on drums. His first performance with The CRB will be this coming weekend at the Sunshine Music & Blues Festival in Florida, followed by a 14-date tour across the Midwest and East Coast in February. Leone's arrival follows the departure of the band's original drummer, George Sluppick.
The Cat Empire
Annonces N. American Tour
The Cat Empire have been making an annual pilgrimage to North America for over 12 years now from their native home of Australia. In 2014, however, the band didn’t make it this way, and the fans noticed, protesting their absence by posting online petitions, lobbying via social media, and literally 'virtually' begging the band to return. In response, The Cat Empire have announced their return to North America for April 2015.
The Zen Tricksters
Brooklyn Bowl, Brooklyn, NY
January 6, 2015
The Zen Tricksters will be bringin’ the jam to The Brooklyn Bowl on January 6, 2015. For almost thirty years, the Zen Tricksters have been playing Grateful Dead covers and jam band music, as well as derivative original songs. The band started out as the Volunteers, playing small venues around New York's Long Island. At its core, the band has been composed of Jeff Mattson on lead guitar and vocals, for most of its history, Tom Circosta on rhythm guitar and vocals, and Klyph Black on bass and vocals. The current line-up of the Zen Tricksters will include Jeff Mattson, Rob Barraco, Klyph Black, Tom Circosta and Jennifer Markard.
Cincinnati Entertainment Award Nominees Announced
Covington’s Madison Theater
The annual celebration of Greater Cincinnati’s rich music scene, the Cincinnati Entertainment Awards (CEAs), returns for its 18th year. Honoring the 2013 achievements of area musicians from a wide variety of genres, Covington’s Madison Theater will again host the CEA ceremony/party.
Golden Gate Wingmen New Year's Two-Show Run
Quixote's True Blue, Denver, CO
December 30th and 31st
Aficionados of improv-jam music will want to note that on Dec. 30th and Dec. 31st the Golden Gate Wingmen are playing Quixote's True Blue in the kind city of Denver, Colorado. Golden Gate Wingmen is the brainchild of John Kadlecik, best known as a founding member of Dark Star Orchestra and lead guitar player for Furthur, Phil Lesh and Friends, and leader of his own outfits, John K. Band and the DC Mystery Cats. Additional information about John Kadlecik and his various activities are also chronicled.
New AC/DC Music Video Released For Single "Rock or Bust"
A week before today's December 2nd release, AC/DC are gave fans an early chance to enjoy their latest album Rock or Bust, which is streaming now exclusively as an iTunes Radio "First Play," http://www.iTunesRadio.com/ACDC. This marks the first opportunity for fans to listen at will to all 11 tracks on Rock or Bust. The songs "Play Ball" and "Rock or Bust" were made available early to fans who pre-order the album here: iTunesRadio.com/ACDC.
Meghan Trainor Announces New Single 'Lips Are Movin' And Debut Album 'Title'
Out January 26th 2015
Following her global super-smash hit single 'All About That Bass', Meghan Trainor has announced the UK release of her debut album 'Title', due on January 26ththrough Epic Records. The 11-track album features the biggest pop single of 2014, 'All About That Bass', and also Meghan Trainor's brand new single 'Lips Are Movin', due for release on January 19th.
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).