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Yonder Mountain String Band Share Video for “Into the Fire,” the First Single from Forthcoming Album

On February 25, 2022, Yonder Mountain String Band will release a new studio album, Get Yourself Outside. The record features the quintet’s current line-up with founders Adam Aijala (guitar), Ben Kaufmann (bass) and Dave Johnston (banjo) alongside fiddle player Allie Kral, who joined the group in 2015, and YMSB’s newest member, mandolinist Nick Piccininni.  The…

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Allison Russell on the “Mother of Rock-and-Roll” Sister Rosetta Tharpe

Yola, Cam Franklin and Allison Russell at Newport Folk’s Once and Future Sounds (photo by Dean Budnick) *** Allison Russell received three Grammy nominations last week for music from her powerful new record, Outside Child. Her song “Nightflyer” was nominated for Best American Roots Music Performance and Best American Roots Music Song, while Outside Child is up…

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Dispatch and O.A.R. Announce Summer 2022 Co-Headlining Tour

Dispatch and O.A.R. have announced they’ll be hitting the road together for their first-ever North American co-headlining tour. The two groups kick off their historic tour on July 15 of 2022 and will be joined by special guests Robert Randolph Band and G. Love on select dates. Though the two bands have previously played on…

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Twiddle’s Frendsgiving at The Cap (A Gallery)

Vermont-natives Twiddle hosted their annual Frendsgiving shows at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, N.Y. on Friday and Saturday night. The quartet was joined by special guests Keller Williams, Brandon “Taz” Niederauer, Jake Brownstein and Scott Hannay over the two nights. Here’s a look at Saturday’s show with photos by Dino Perrucci.

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Allman Family Revival Coast to Coast Tour Kicks Off in St. Louis (A Gallery)

The Allman Family Revival’s coast-to-coast tour kicked off on Nov. 27 at The Factory in Chesterfield, Mich., just outside of St. Louis. The show clocked in at just over three hours, and Devon Allman, along with The Allman Betts Band and his extraordinary guest friends, brought down the house. Next, the tour moves into Texas with shows…

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The Disco Biscuits Partner with YellowHeart to Launch NFT Collection

The NFT marketplace for music, YellowHeart, has announced that the Disco Biscuits are the latest group to contribute to their collection of NFT animated artwork. The NFTs were created by world-renowned artist and Disco Biscuit fan The Real Theory. Fans who buy the artwork not only have a one-of-a-kind digital asset but also gain advance…

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King Gizzard & The Lizard Wizard Butterfly 3000

King Gizzard seem intent on stamping their brand on every musical genre—and doing so in record time. The Australian collective comes across like an Olympic athlete attempting shot-put with one hand and archery with the other, all while riding on horseback. It’s admirable to watch these guys jump around, but it’s also exhausting—especially when the…

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Pearl Jam, Post Malone, Kacey Musgraves and More Set for Lollapalooza Stockholm

The lineup for the second annual Lollapalooza Stockholm, the Swedish iteration of the iconic Chicago festival, was released today. The festival will take place on July 1 through 3, 2022 at Gärdet, a scenic park located in the center of downtown Stockholm.  The lineup for the event includes Pearl Jam,  Post Malone, The Killers, Imagine…

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Bob Weir and Lukas Nelson Honor Rob Wasserman

On Tuesday, Mill Valley, CA’s Sweetwater Music Hall hosted Music Heals International’s 8th Annual Concert to Benefit the Rob Wasserman Memorial Fund. The evening’s advertised lineup consisted of The MHI All-Stars, featuring area players Dan “Lebo” Lebowitz, Mookie Siegel, Elliott Peck, Paul Beaubrun, Steve Adams, Ezra Lipp, Jamie Clark and Grant Harrington. However, as expected,…

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Arlo Guthrie Will Make You a Cameo Message for Thanksgiving

Arlo Guthrie has once again agreed to make himself available for special person-to-person greetings this holiday season. He will use Cameo as the platform for the virtual gatherings.“ Hi Folks! It’s getting to be that time of year again. As you are not likely to see me in theaters, Cameo has found a way for me to…

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Deer Tick and Delta Spirit Collaborate in New York

Deer Tick and Delta Spirit closed out their Friend Ship tour at New York’s Webster Hall on Tuesday night. During the night’s encore, the two groups joined together for a series of songs, as they often have this run: Cheap Trick’s “Surrender,” the self-titled song by Middle Brother, Deer Tick’s “Ashamed” and the traditional “La Bamba,” which Deer…

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Phish to Webcast Clifford Ball Show During Thanksgiving Dinner and a Movie Special

Phish will revive their Dinner and A Movie series this weekend, webcasting their acclaimed 1996 Clifford Ball festival on Friday and Saturday. The Clifford Ball was Phish’s first official large-scale multi-day festival, laying the blueprint for both their other weekend campouts as well as multi-band gatherings like Bonnaroo, Governors Ball and ACL. The Vermont Quartet…

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Watch: ‘David Byrne’s American Utopia’ Shares New Show Footage

David Byrne’s American Utopia officially reopened at Broadway’s St. James Theatre on Oct. 17. The show’s return not only brought back Byrne’s wit, flair and artistry to the stage, but also fresh commentary on the state of the United States. The non-narrative piece came to a close in February 2020 but returned due to popular demand…

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Brian Wilson and Jim James Release New Collaboration “Right Where I Belong”

Still via Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road trailer The original motion picture soundtrack for the upcoming documentary Brian Wilson: Long Promised Road is set to be released by Lakeshore Records on Nov. 26. The LP will feature a collection of unreleased music and alternative recordings of Beach Boys favorites.  Beach Boys founder Brian Wilson joined…

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The Flaming Lips and Particle Kid in Boston (A Gallery)

On November 15, Th Flaming Lips performed at Boston’s House of Blues, with Particle Kid opening the night. Bryan Lasky shares these images from the show during which Micah Nelson sat in with The Lips for “Will You Return/When You Come Down” and Steven Drozd sat in with Particle Kid for Radiohead’s “Pyramid Song.”

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Premiere: Chris “BadNews” Barnes Shares Video for Autobiographical “I Slow Danced with Joni Mitchell”

Chris “BadNews” Barnes has just released his third album BadNews Rising. Tom Hambridge (Buddy Guy, Susan Tedeschi) produced the record and also appears on drums. The sessions took place at Sound Stage Studios in Nashville, with Hambridge also enlisting Kevin McKendree (Delbert McClinton, Anson Funderburgh) on keys, Tommy MacDonald (Buddy Guy, Johnny Winter) on bass…

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Song Premiere: The Mother Hips “Clay Mask Clown”

Photo credit: Andrew Quist The Mother Hips‘ eleventh studio album, Glowing Lantern, will be released on December 3. Tim Bluhm and Greg Loiacono co-founded the group when they were students at Chico State and The Mother Hips celebrated their 30th anniversary earlier this year with the release of their entire studio discography on limited edition…

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Jason Isbell Welcomes Warren Haynes

Photo courtesy of courtesy of SWCRF On Thursday, Warren Haynes sat in with Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit at New York’s Cipriani Wall Street. The Gov’t Mule guitarist opened the night–which was part of the Samuel Waxman Cancer Research Foundation’s 24th Annual Collaborating for a Cure Gala–with an acoustic set and then joined Isbell and his band for three…

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Members of Darkside, Vampire Weekend, Real Estate and More to Form New Side-Project

The new indie-jam supergroup Taper’s Choice has confirmed its first show. The project, which features Alex Bleeker (Real Estate), Dave Harrington (Darkside), Chris Tomson (Vampire Weekend) and Zach Tenorio Miller (Arc Iris), will perform at Los Angeles’ Gold-Diggers on Friday, December 10. Fruit Bats’ Eric D. Johnson and the Aquarium Drunkard DJs will provide support duties. Johnson has…