Visionary Austin band Los Coast has announced the June 14th release of their eagerly anticipated debut album Samsara on New West Records. The brainchild of charismatic lead vocalist Trey Privott and multi-instrumentalist/arranger John Courtney, Los Coast has created a sound that captures the spirit of Austin, delivering a blast of psychedelic-pop-soul infused with lyrical twists and a heavy dose of jazz, gospel and world music.
Throughout his life, Khanin has always been writing music as an escape from his everyday life. Spending the past 7 years as a commercial fisherman in Iceland and Alaska, he now runs the family’s fishing company that demand long and lonely days out in the frigid open sea but provide the inspirational backdrop to his own music and story. Life is exhilarating and heartbreaking, but always filled with a shimmer of hope. Hope in finding love. Hope in finding that lifetime of friendship and caring for your partner forever.
Honoring musical icon Joni Mitchell's legacy and 75th birthday, Decca Records released The Music Center Presents Joni 75: A Birthday Celebration on March 8, 2019. On Joni's 75th birthday last November, a star-studded roster of musicians gathered together to pay tribute to the legendary singer-songwriter. The evening was recorded and is now subsequently being released. It features performances by Brandi Carlile; Glen Hansard; Emmylou Harris; Norah Jones; Chaka Khan; Diana Krall; Kris Kristofferson; Los Lobos with La Marisoul, Cesar Castro & Xochi Flores; Graham Nash; James Taylor; Seal; Rufus Wainwright; and more.
Celebrated pianist George Winston will release his 15th solo piano album, Restless Wind, via Dancing Cat Records/RCA Records on May 3, 2019. The album is available for pre-order today -- click here to pre-order now. Fans who pre-order Restless Wind will receive a brand new album track "Autumn Wind (Pixie #11)," released today. The track is influenced by New Orleans pianist James Booker, who has long-served as a musical muse for Winston.
Stony Plain Records announces a May 17 release date for Ear Worms, the new album from two-time Grammy nominee and multi-Blues Music Award winning guitarist Duke Robillard, which will be available in both CD and vinyl formats.
Here’s a link to pre-order the album, which also includes a special advance listen to “Don’t Bother to Steal Her Love:” http://smarturl.it/earworms.
In a little over a week, on March 29, veteran roots-rock band O.A.R. will release their ninth studio album, The Mighty. In a career pushing past two decades that has seen them sell out both Madison Square Garden and Red Rocks, the alternative-rock leaders seem to be striding confidently ahead, with this new record that meets their more classic musical tastes with a new, exciting sounds.
Texas Blues Guitar slinger Gary Clark Jr. returned to the Fillmore Miami Beach on Saturday March 9th, off the heels of a Saturday Night Live performance in the middle of February. Clark and his 4- piece backing band, are out on the road promoting his latest release and third studio album “This Land” (Warner Brothers Records).
New York-based family band New Kingston continues to be one of the most prolific and relatable bands in the U.S. reggae community and the announcement of their rock2rootsproject continues their upward trajectory. “Fyah Nuh Hot Like You” will be the first single from the rock2roots series, which will showcase the many styles and vibrations New Kingston brings both on the road and in the studio. The single was released on March 1, 2019, via their longtime label Easy Star Records.