Acclaimed mandolinist and bandleader David Grisman is no stranger to Berkeley’s Freight & Salvage Coffeehouse. The storied folk and Americana venue has undoubtedly seen the likes of dozens of incarnations of Dawg music with countless shows. The crowd at the Freight is respectful yet boisterous, out of their seat yet out of the way, absorbed yet moveable.
Today, Ghost-Note shares a string of headlining tour dates for their newly announced Smack Em' tour, taking place early 2019. The newly announced dates are bookended by the already shared performances alongside Lettuce throughout the east coast and Umphrey's McGee throughout the west coast.
If you are familiar with 500 Miles to Memphis you know that they are a band that rocks but also has country roots in their sound, incorporating instruments that are traditionally associated with country music; lap steel, fiddle, banjo and mandolin. As a matter of fact, singer-songwriter/guitarist (and founder of the band) Ryan Malott chose the band’s name inspired by the distance of his hometown (Bethel, OH) to the town of Memphis, TN, where arguably American roots music was born.
Luke Combs’ recently added summer concerts as part of his extensive “Beer Never Broke My Heart Tour” are all sold-out. The six shows—at Detroit MI’s DTE Energy Music Theatre, Columbia, MD’s Merriweather Post Pavilion, Gilford, NH’s Bank of New Hampshire Pavilion, Charleston, SC’s Volvo Cars Stadium, Alpharetta, GA’s Verizon Amphitheater and Charlote, NC’s PNC Music Pavilion—total 70,000 tickets sold including 40,000 through Combs’ Bootlegger fan club/Verified pre-sale.
DEADLAND RITUAL, featuring bassist Geezer Butler (Black Sabbath), vocalist Franky Perez (Apocalyptica, Scars on Broadway), drummer Matt Sorum (Guns N’ Roses, Velvet Revolver) and guitarist Steve Stevens (Billy Idol) has unveiled a debut track and video, “Down In Flames” (via Sonik Riot Recordings / AWAL powered by Kobalt) available HERE.
Lukas Nelson, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band & Southern Ave Added to Leftover Salmon’s Boogie At The Broadmoor
Graduating to the next level after four great years at the Stanley Hotel, Leftover Salmon is thrilled to bring you Leftover Salmon’s Boogie At The Broadmoor Friday- Sunday, March 22-24. They are excited to share some incredible additions to the lineup including Lukas Nelson and Promise of the Real, Nitty Gritty Dirt Band, Southern Avenue, and Pixie and the Partygrass Boys! LoS has already announced that they will be joined by special guests The High Country Horns, featuring Skerik, Natalie Cressman, and Jennifer Hartswick and will be announcing further additions in the new year.
A genuine musical journeyman, Kris Lager brings his feel good music to Fort Collins, Colorado. One of those rare and dynamic performers who deliver a combination of musical ability and charisma, Kris Lager and his ultra funky & energetic band will raise the spiritual level of Downtown Artery on Tuesday, January 15th. Be prepared to dance, clap, and sing along for a fun and interactive show laced with road tested songs, and contagious grooves.
It only took about 60 seconds after landing at Nashville’s Belmont University for budding singer/songwriter Abby Brown’s musical future to be gracefully inspired by local icons like Emmy Lou Harris, Alison Krauss, The Dixie Chicks, Sheryl Crow and other prominent influences like Carole King, Stevie Nicks and Bonnie Raitt.
Abby is seen as an “old soul with a young heart” who connects with her listeners through catchy melodies, authentic lyrics and a truly one-of-kind vocal presence.
Somewhere between the charisma of Frank Sinatra, the empathetic tone of Bob Marley and the smooth and sultry vocal runs of Lauryn Hill, lives the warm and kind voice of Sammy Johnson. The Australian native, New Zealand-bred soulful reggae star has just announced the release of his new EP Moonlight Lovers, set to drop on December 14th, 2018 off Mensch House Records!
As part of an ongoing campaign to commemorate Creedence Clearwater Revival’s 50th anniversary, Craft Recordings is pleased to present an official short form audio visual project offering a fresh take on their timeless standard, “Have You Ever Seen The Rain.” Following the “Fortunate Son” video moment earlier this year, “Have You Ever Seen The Rain” conveys a wholly different dimension of Creedence Clearwater Revival's enduring relevance – separate from politics or American traditions, somethi