There is no slowing down for one of America’s greatest singer-songwriters, Don McLean! Having recently honored the 60th anniversary of Buddy Holly’s death and receiving Million-Air certifications from BMI for over 5 million certified airplays of "American Pie" and 3 million certified airplays for "Vincent (Starry, Starry Night)," McLean continues to bring his classic hit songs to stages around the world.
When she’s not traveling between schools as the band and choir teacher for a rural Oregon school district, singer-songwriter Melissa Ruth puts 30,000 miles a year on her touring vehicle — and with the March 1 release of her new album, Meteor, she’s about to add a chunk to 2019’s tally. To celebrate the album’s arrival, Ruth will perform a string of late-March California and Oregon shows, culminating with a March 30 date for hometown fans at the Axe & Fiddle Public House in Cottage Grove, Oregon.
Throughout 2019, Taking Back Sunday is celebrating their 20th anniversary with a year-long celebration, including an extensive worldwide tour, paying tribute to their catalog – and their fans – with full album performances, plus a 21-song career-spanning compilation (featuring two new songs), titled Twenty, available now on Craft Recordings.
From his groundbreaking debut Worlds to his "Shelter" collaboration with Madeon and his early 2000s love letter as Virtual Self, PORTER ROBINSON has proven himself to be one of the most dynamic artists in the electronic genre right now. On Saturday, June 15, he will unveil his next endeavor - PORTER ROBINSON'S MULTIVERSE FESTIVAL. Presented by Goldenvoice, MULTIVERSE will be a one-of-a-kind unique event for his fans set to take place at Middle Harbor Shoreline Park (MHSP) in the Bay Area of Northern California.
Toronto, Canada’s jam funk hybrid After Funk have been touring all over the US in support of their newest album, Santa Barbara, bringing a refreshing live show to both west and east coast, and musical spots in between. Bridgeport, CT’s The Acoustic Cafe was one such lucky place to get a stop on this extensive cross-country tour, last Thursday evening.
Critically acclaimed blues maverick, Shane Dwight, will pull you into his house by the ear after the first chord of No One Loves Me Better out on Red Parlor Records out on April 5, 2019. This esteemed independent label has long been a champion of music’s best songwriters, and Dwight is no exception. This new collection of songs is some of his most personal yet – gut-wrenching, and heartbreaking to date. The story of a man finding love, committing a crime, and wanting redemption runs deep in Shane’s songs.
Sky Blue, a collection of unreleased songs by one of the most celebrated songwriters of the twentieth century, is a time capsule that Townes Van Zandt created forty-six years ago, and we’re only now just unearthing and opening it to find the treasures inside. Scheduled for release by TVZ Records and Fat Possum Records on March 7, 2019—which would have been his 75th birthday—this album shows the artist working out some of his most iconic songs in an intimate, comfortable setting with one of his lifelong confidantes.
British Columbia’s husky-voiced award-winning bluesman Harpdog Brown is set to release his anticipated new album, For Love & Money, on April 26th. Produced by JUNO Award winner Steve Dawson, the triple Maple Blues Award winner takes Chicago blues down to New Orleans for a unique and vibrant sound, tinted with shades of Louis Jordan, Sonny Boy Williamson, Louis Armstrong, and the greats of Chess and Sun Records.