Asheville, NC genre-bending power trio The Get Right Band is releasing their first live album on January 26th! Check out this live video of one of the album songs: an upbeat, punky cover of The Buggles "Video Killed The Radio Star." You have to listen all the way to the end to catch the modernized lyrical twist! For more info on the band and the new record, head to www.facebook.com/thegetrightband or www.thegetrightband.com.
Guitarist Bill Frisell will headline the Les Paul Festival Concert on Saturday night, February 16, 2019 in the Sharp Theater at Ramapo College. Often hailed as one of the most distinctive and original improvising guitarists of our time, Frisell’s career as a guitarist and composer has spanned more than 35 years and 250 recordings, including 40 of his own.
Maxine Brown Russell, the vivacious entertainer, mother, grandmother, aunt, sister, and friend passed today at Bowman Hospice in Little Rock, Arkansas from complications of heart and kidney disease at the age of 87. Her family was by her side.
Quintessential Irish-American Celtic folk punk band FLOGGING MOLLY will be returning to the Hollywood Palladium with special guests Face To Face for their 5th annual St. Patrick's Day Celebration. Not only will you get a host of entertaining live music, you'll be surrounded by food trucks, games, prizes, and plenty of booze among other things.
Pickathon returns to the woods outside Portland, Oregon from August 2-4, 2019, with an initial lineup to be released January 21. Pickathon has built a reputation over the last twenty years as the best festival experience, combing groundbreaking programming focused on discovery, sustainable ethics, and a lineup that pushes the boundaries of genre.
Elliott Peck’s debut solo project, “Further From The Storm,” received No. 1-with-a-bullet ranking from the sold-out audience at her recent CD-release event in San Rafael, Calif. Peck and her guest musicians triumphed, both in the first set, which contained live renderings of 10 of 11 tracks off the new record, and the second set, which as Peck foreshadowed at the show’s outset, “We’ll take a break and have a big ol’ party, Terrapin style!”
Last weekend, the historic Warfield in San Francisco hosted a special two nights in honor of the life and legacy of Jerry Garcia. It is fitting, as the storied 86-year old theater hosted Grateful Dead and Jerry Garcia Band dozens of times and continued to book acts that bring an adventurous music spirit. One of the beloved guitarist and bandleader’s closest collaborators outside of Grateful Dead was organist Melvin Seals.
Critically lauded, Indian born world musician Falu (aka Falguni Shah) has scored her first GRAMMY® nomination in Best Children’s Album for her latest album, Falu’s Bazaar – PRESS HERE to listen. Falu’s Bazaar was inspired by her desire to address her son’s fascination with their cultural values and customs, exploring Indian culture through song, and celebrating the instruments, languages, sights, and humanity of a diverse world.