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Phil Lesh & Friends To Play Three Nights at Brooklyn Bowl Nashville

From July 29-31, Phil Lesh will assemble a group of friends for a three-night party at the Brooklyn Bowl Nashville. These will be Lesh’s first shows at the newly-minted venue. As many know, the Brooklyn Bowl Nashville has yet to fully open its doors – due to the Nashville tornados and then the pandemic. Its…

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Twiddle Announce “Frendsgiving” Run at The Capitol Theatre

Twiddle has announced that this year’s celebration of “Frendsgiving” will take place on Friday, Nov. 26, and Saturday, Nov. 27 under the intricate arched dome of The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY. Night one will feature a supporting set with the one-man-jam-band Keller Williams. Night two will have an opening act from the Connecticut…

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Geese: Post-Pandemic Big Apple Revivalists

Photo credit: Daniel Topete Geese officially formed after the five members of the group had already played together in various contexts during high school. They found their sound naturally while writing and recording during their junior and senior years, often working from the time the last school bell rang until curfew. “Considering how disparate each…

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Relix and ElmThree Announce Psychedelic Jerry Dance Party Following Phish in Atlantic City

Following all three of Phish’s Atlantic City shows this summer, Relix and ElmThree will keep the party going at the immersive Jerry Dance Party, hosted by the Foundation Room at the Showboat from Aug. 13-15. Combined with a unique light show, the Jerry Dance Party showcases all eras of Garcia’s career, with live cuts by…

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Joe Russo’s Almost Dead at Westville Music Bowl (A Gallery)

Joe Russo’s Almost Dead rang in Juneteenth/Father’s Day weekend at the newly minted Westville Music Bowl from June 18-20 with plenty of fanfare. The band’s six-set outing included plenty of Grateful Dead tunes – among other covers – and even some Sunday night guests, including Katie Jacoby and members of the extended Antibalas brass section:…

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Video & Full Setlist: Foo Fighters Reopen Madison Square Garden with Surprise Sit-In By Dave Chappelle on Radiohead’s “Creep”

On Sunday, June 20, Foo Fighters performed to a fully-vaccinated, sold-out crowd at New York City’s Madison Square Garden, marking the famed venue’s first full-capacity concert since the onset of the pandemic. Indeed, the band spared no pomp and circumstance for the performance, opening with an emotional “Times Like These” which built from just frontman…

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“Black History is American History”: Robert Randolph on Launching Juneteenth Unityfest

photo credit: Dino Perrucci “It’s all about love, peace, respect, honor, and unity,” Robert Randolph explains, as he describes what prompted him to create Juneteenth Unityfest, an extraordinary virtual event that will stream this Saturday, June 19 beginning at 5:00pm EDT. The Robert Randolph Foundation is presenting Juneteenth Unityfest, which will not only explore the…

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Newport Folk Festival Opts Out of Standard Lineup Reveal, Allowing Artists to Self-Announce or Make Surprise Appearances

Newport Folk Festival’s two-weekend Folk On format will continue on with its atypical vibe this year, opting out of standard roster of artists and allowing a shroud of mystery around who exactly will be performing. “This year, out of respect for our artists, we’re letting them decide whether or not to announce if they’re playing…

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Robert Randolph Announces Free Juneteenth Unityfest Livestream with Earth Wind & Fire, Nile Rodgers and More

On Saturday, June 19 the Robert Randolph foundation will spearhead the Juneteenth Unityfest, a free livestream bringing together “diverse voices in a commemoration and celebration of one of the most important events in Black history and American history.” The show will honor the black community with performances by Earth Wind & Fire, Nile Rodgers &…

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Naia Izumi Shares New Video and Playlist of Songs that Inspired Forthcoming Album

photo credit: Svet Jacqueline On July 30, Sony Music Masterworks will release Naia Izumi’s major label debut, A Residency in the Los Angeles Area. Izumi, the winner of NPR’s prestigious Tiny Desk Contest in 2018 has received numerous accolades for his expressive vocals and dexterous guitarwork. Tony Berg (Peter Gabriel, Phoebe Bridgers) served as producer…

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Bob Dylan Announces Intimate ‘Shadow Kingdom’ Livestream

On July 18, Bob Dylan will mark his return to the stage with a virtual performance dubbed ‘Shadow Kingdom.’ An official description says it will “showcase the artist in an intimate setting as he presents renditions of songs from his extensive body of work created especially for this event.” Like many musicians, the pandemic forced…

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Tonight: Midnight North to Offer Free Livestream via The Relix Channel on Twitch

Tonight – June 16 – Midnight North will perform a special, free livestream via The Relix Channel on Twitch. The NorCal band have had quite an early-summer outing so far, welcoming Phil Lesh for a number of performances these past few weeks. The group is also in the midst of promoting their latest LP, There’s…

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New York’s Blue Note Reopens with Robert Glasper (A Gallery)

The Blue Note Jazz Club in New York officially reopened its doors on Tuesday, June 15 to an in-person crowd. Besides a few socially distanced performances this past fall, the shows marked Blue Note’s first ticketed event since March 2020. Keys-master Robert Glasper kicked off the 2021 Blue Note Jazz Festival with a sold out…

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Watch Bruce Springsteen Collaborate with The Killers on New Version of “A Dustland Fairytale”

Bruce Springsteen has added his flair to a hit track by The Killers, reimagining the band’s “A Dustland Fairytale” off their Day & Age LP. The Boss and The Killers shared the new version – called “Dustland” – on June 16 via The Today Show. Recalled frontman Brandon Flowers of the collaboration, ““I start getting…

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Grateful Shred Announce ‘The West is The Best’ Fall Tour, New Year’s Eve in Los Angeles

Grateful Shred are taking the Western United States by storm this fall, adding eight new shows through late September and October. The quartet will take their version of the Grateful Dead songbook to markets like Salt Lake City (Sept. 30), Boise (Oct. 2) and Portland, Ore. (Oct. 3) and continue on through their home state…

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Premiere: Jerry Garcia Band “(What A) Wonderful World” from ‘GarciaLive Volume 16’

photo credit: John Atashian GarciaLive Volume 16 is set for release on June 25. The latest installment in the GarciaLive series presents the Jerry Garcia Band’s debut performance at Madison Square Garden on November 15, 1991. This is version of the group that keyboardist Melvin Seals has described as “the magic band,” with Garcia and…

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My Morning Jacket Add Brittany Howard, Black Pumas and More to 2022 ‘One Big Holiday’ Destination Event

As previously reported, My Morning Jacket will revive their One Big Holiday event in 2022, marking their first namesake gathering since OBH’s 2018 edition, which saw the band play each of their studio albums in their entirety. However, the band recently shared more details for the March 2-5 event. Acts like Brittany Howard, Black Pumas,…

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Flamingosis Announces New LP ‘Daymaker,’ North American Tour, Album Release Party via Relix Twitch Channel

On June 25, Brooklyn electronia artist Flamingosis – aka Aaron Velasquez – will drop his new LP Daymaker. Additionally, the musician has scheduled 24 live gigs across North America, starting this September. “[This album is] the first time I’ve made original compositions in a studio session with musicians,” Velasquez said via press release. “I was…

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The Disco Biscuits Announce Las Vegas Halloween Run, Presented by Relix

From Oct. 28-30, The Disco Biscuits will take over Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas for a three-part, late-night Halloween extravaganza. The run will be a reprise of the Biscuits’ 2019 run at the venue, similarly timed after Phish’s shows at the nearby MGM Grand. Relix will be presenting all three shows, and fans are sure to…

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Celebrate Pride Month and LGBTQ Artists with “The Relix Pride 21” Playlist

It’s Pride Month 2021 and we’re very pleased to present “The Relix Pride 21” playlist! While the saying ‘We Are Everywhere’ is commonplace in the extended Relix universe, particularly amongst Phish fans, the same mantra rings true for the LGBTQ world and it’s never been as prevalent as in 2021 as social acceptance of LGBTQ…

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Carlos Santana Schedules ‘Blessings and Miracles’ U.S. Tour Dates

Photo by Marylene Eytier After rescheduling his highly-anticipated co-headlining tour with Earth, Wind & Fire – but confirming his upcoming Las Vegas residency – Carlos Santana has rekindled his love for the road with a brand new set of shows across the United States. Stretching from Sept. 11 through Oct. 1, the famed guitarist/bandleader will…

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Juan Nelson, Ben Harper & the Innocent Criminals Bassist, 1958-2021

Ben Harper and the Innocent Criminals bass player Juan Nelson passed away on Wednesday at age 62. The musician performed with the group for nearly three decades, and as Harper reflected via Instagram, “It’s near impossible for me to put words to this pain and loss.,” describing Nelson as “Beloved husband, father, musical genius, BHIC…

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The Avett Brothers Schedule ‘At The Beach’ Mexico Event with Tyler Childers, Lucinda Williams and More

The Avett Brothers will return to Mexico in 2022 with their At The Beach event, scheduled for Jan. 27-31. The Avett Brothers will perform three shows, and fans will be further entertained by the likes of Tyler Childers, Lucinda Williams, The War and Treaty, Nicole Atkins and more. Reads an official description, “We’re headed to…

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New ‘Grateful Guitars Foundation’ Gifts High-Quality Instruments to the Jam Scene’s Hard-Working Musicians

The Grateful Guitars foundation is a new nonprofit which connects hard-working musicians with world-class guitar-makers to manifest their dream instruments, carrying the tradition of the Grateful Dead and more. “We identify musicians who thrive in live settings and we secure the gear they need to reach their fullest musical potential,” reads the Grateful Guitars mission…

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Tedeschi Trucks Band Schedule 7-Night Beacon Run, ‘Fireside Live’ Summer Tour

“We’re back,” reads a message from Tedeschi Trucks Band, announcing a seven-night run at New York’s beloved Beacon Theatre. Of course, the venue is TTB’s “home away from home” and, now that the New York music scene is reopening, the band is free to perform on Sept. 30, Oct. 1, 2, 5, 6, 8 and…