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Umphrey’s McGee Celebrate 25th-Anniversary with Baba Booey at The Capitol Theatre

Photos by Dino Perrucci On Saturday night, Umphrey’s McGee concluded their two-night stand at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, N.Y., where they concluded their silver jubilee celebrations. Highlights from the evening included a sit-in from Jennifer Hartswick–who had played a pre-show with Brendan Bayliss at Garcia’s–the second-ever performance of “Unevolved” and a set break…

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Jack White’s Daughter Assists Artist on “The Hardest Button to Button” in Nashville

On Jan. 16, Jack White welcomed his 16-year-old daughter, Scarlet, on stage during a gig at his venue The Blue Room at Third Man Records in Nashville, Tenn. The acclaimed musician and his former spouse, Karen Elson posted footage of the performance on social media, Elson also shared, “What a sweet moment with her papa…

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Newport Folk Festival Reveals On Sale Date for 2023 Tickets

Newport Folk Festival has announced a public on sale for its annual gathering in Newport, R.I., on July 28 through 30. The festival takes place on the beautiful grounds of Fort Adams State Park along the Newport Harbor with stunning views of the bay. The festival has hosted historic performances from Bob Dylan, Joan Baez,…

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Joe Bonamassa and Sixthman Share Updated Lineup for Keeping The Blues Alive at Sea Mediterranean III

Keeping the Blues Alive At Sea Mediterranean III has expanded its artist lineup, adding Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Laura Cox and When Rivers Meet. The floating blues-rock party sets sail on Aug. 17 from Athens, Greece, and concludes on Aug. 22, after making stops in Dubrovnik, Croatia and Santorini, Greece.  Joining Kenny Wayne Shepherd, Laura Cox…

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Easy Star All-Stars Plot David Bowie Tribute Album, ‘Ziggy Stardub,’ Share Single “Starman” 

Photo Credit: Joshua Reynolds  Easy Star All-Stars have announced a new LP Ziggy Stardub to be released on April 21. The reggae band has reimagined David Bowie’s classic The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and The Spiders from Mars in an uplifting reggae style.  Blending musical versatility, instrumental prowess, beautiful vocal harmonies and a…

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Stephen Stills, Graham Nash, Neil Young and More Remember David Crosby

Photo Credit: Anna Webber On Thursday evening, Variety confirmed that seminal singer-songwriter, guitarist and founding member of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash, David Crosby passed away. News of the artist’s passing spread rapidly across social media as fellow collaborators, friends and admirers paid tribute to the ‘60 iconoclast. Amongst the artist that delivered…

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The Roots Announce 2023 GRAMMY Jam Session in Los Angeles

Photo Credit: Marc Millman Award-winning, multi-platinum ensemble, The Roots have announced plans to participate in the 2023 GRAMMY Jam Session, which is slated to occur on Saturday, Feb. 4, at The El Ray Theatre in Los Angeles.  The impending show, sponsored by Hilton, is a pre-GRAMMY affair and will include an opening set performed by…

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Seminal Singer-Songwriter and Co-Founder of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills and Nash, David Crosby, Dead at 81

Photo by Anna Webber Beloved and seminal singer-songwriter and guitarist David Crosby, a founding member of the Byrds and Crosby, Stills & Nash, has died. He was 81 years old. Crosby’s wife released a statement to Variety, which reads, “It is with great sadness after a long illness, that our beloved David (Croz) Crosby has…

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Mumford & Sons, Bon Iver and Leon Bridges to Headline Beach Road Weekend 2023

Beach Road Weekend music festival has announced the initial lineup for its gathering set to take place on the beautiful grounds of Veteran’s Memorial Park at Martha’s Vineyard, in Tisbury, Mass., on Aug. 25-27, 2023. Mumford & Sons, Bon Iver, and Leon Bridges will headline the event. The three days of music, food, and culture…

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Green River Festival Delivers 2023 Artist Lineup: Little Feat, Wood Brothers, St. Paul & The Broken Bones and More

The Green River Festival revealed a number of artists that will take the stage this summer, June 23 through 25. The event will return to the Franklin County Fairgrounds in Greenfield, Mass. Live music will be accompanied by local food and beverage vendors, a Makers Market and plenty of family-friendly games and activities.  Little Feat…

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Pink Floyd to Release ‘The Dark Side of the Moon’ Box Set for 50th Anniversary

Pink Floyd have announced they’ll release a new box set of The Dark Side of the Moon to celebrate the LP’s 50th anniversary. The vinyl and CD set will release on March 24 and include the first standalone LP release of Live at Wembley Empire Pool, London, 1974, a legendary full-album performance of the album.…

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Fruit Bats Announce New Album, ‘A River Running to Your Heart,’ Share Track “Rushin’ River Valley”

Fruit Bats have announced their plans to release a new album, A River Running to Your Heart, on April 14 via Merge Records. As a preview of Eric D. Johnson’s 10th studio album, the musician has shared the track “Rushin’ River Valley.” Listen now.  A River Running to Your Heart is Fruit Bats’ first full-length…

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The Golden Road Gathering Shares Lineup: The California Honeydrops, Dirtwire, Cool Cool Cool and More

The Golden Road Gathering music festival has shared who will be joining them at El Dorado County Fairgrounds in Placerville, Calf., on May 14-16, 2023. The three-day festival, which was founded by the minds behind Hangtown Music Festival and Marco’s Cafe, will welcome a dynamic blend of talent, performing unique and iconic sets. The roster…

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boygenius Announce First Full-Length LP, Release Three Singles

Photo by Harrison Whitford The acclaimed trio, boygenius, comprised of Phoebe Bridgers, Julien Baker and Lucy Dacus, have announced their much-anticipated return with the release of three singles from their newly announced LP, the record – set to arrive March 31 via Interscope Records. The three singles include “$20,” “Emily I’m Sorry,” and “True Blue.”…

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The National Unveil Ninth Studio Album ‘First Two Pages of Frankenstein’

Photo by Josh Goleman Today, The National announced the release of their ninth studio album, First Two Pages of Frankenstein, due to release on April 28, 2023, via 4AD. The 11-track project signals a new chapter in the band’s discography and features guest appearances by Taylor Swift, Phoebe Bridgers and Sufjan Stevens. First Two Pages…

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Phil Lesh to Perform 100th Show at The Capitol Theatre as Part of 83rd Birthday Stand

After delivering a set of Windy City dates yesterday, Phil Lesh & Friends followed up today by announcing their plans to ring in their namesake’s 83rd birthday at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, N.Y., on March 15, 17, 18 and 19.  Lesh broke the news on his official Instagram account, where he spread the…

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HillFest Returns To Powder Mountain, Reveals 2023 Artist Lineup

On April 7 through 9, HillFest will return to Eden, Utah’s Powder Mountain for a long weekend of live music, snowmobile racing and an end-of-snow season celebration. Today, the folks behind the event, Triple Sports and the Rocky Mountain States Hillclimb Association, released the 2023 artist lineup.   Live music will begin at noon each day.…

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ALO to Celebrate 25th Anniversary with First Full-Length Offering in Eight Years, ‘Silver Saturdays’

Photo by Jay Blakesberg Today, California Rock band, ALO, announced in celebration of their 25th year together they’ll release their first full-length studio LP in eight years and ninth studio release, Silver Saturdays – which is set to release on March 3 via Brushfire Records. Alongside the announcement of the project, the band shared the…

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Lightning in a Bottle Festival Shares 2023 Lineup: REZZ, ZHU, Tale Of Us, Diplo and More

Photo by Juliana Bernstein // @gettiny Lightning in a Bottle festival announced who be joining it in celebrating its 20th anniversary on Memorial Day Weekend at Buena Vista Lake in Southern California this May 24-29, 2023. The boutique festival, presented by Do LaB, has been known for its independent and masterful curation of musical acts…

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Alphonso Johnson: Feeling the Room with Bobby & the Midnites, The Other Ones and Jazz Is Dead

In 1998, Bassist Alphonso Johnson joined his longtime friend and fellow jazz luminary, drummer Billy Cobham in co-founding an all-new instrumental project. The pair teamed with keyboardist T Lavitz and guitarist Jimmy Herring to interpret the music of the Grateful Dead in the aptly titled Jazz Is Dead. This ensemble has performed intermittently over the…

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Seth Avett on the Music of Greg Brown: “An Expressly Human Warmth”

The Avett Brothers co-founder pays tribute to Greg Brown, an artist who enlightens and inspires. *** The 1980s were probably not the easiest time to be a folksinger. Between the shiny, new electronically produced textures of pop music and the generally celebrated pomposity of pop culture itself, there was seemingly little reverence, or room in…

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New York’s The Governors Ball Unveils 2023 Lineup: Lizzo, Odesza, Kenrick Lamar and More

Photo by Charles Reagan via The Governors Ball’s Facebook page Today, The Governors Ball music festival announced who will join them at the Flushing Meadows Corona Park in Queens, N.Y., on June 9-11, 2023. The event will be headlined by Lizzo, Odesza and Kendrick Lamar. The Governors Ball festival took place at New York’s Randall’s…

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Charleston Bluegrass Festival Drops 2023 Artist Lineup: Leftover Salmon, Molly Tuttle & Golden Highway and More

Charleston Bluegrass Festival has dropped its 2023 artist lineup for the two-day event slated for March 24 and 25 at Woodlands Nature Reserve in Charleston, S.C. This year’s lineup is topped by Leftover Salmon, Molly Tuttle & Golden High and Keller & The Keels.  Kyle Tuttle will serve as the artist at large during both…

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Echoland Music Festival Delivers 2023 Artist Lineup: Phil Lesh & Friends, Tyler Childers, Vulfpeck and More

Echoland Music Festival has delivered its 2023 artist lineup for the May 11 through 13 event at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, Fla. Topping this year’s lineup are Phil Lesh & Friends, Tyler Childers and Vulfpeck.  Also included on the springtime bill are Robert Plant and Allison Krauss, Nathaniel Rateliff…

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Willie Nelson to Release LP of Harlan Howard Interpretations, ‘I Don’t Know A Thing About Love’

Today, Willie Nelson announced his newest studio album, I Don’t Know A Thing About Love, which will release on March 3 via Legacy Recordings. The 10-track project is comprised of fresh interpretations of classic compositions written by iconic American songwriter Harlan Howard. Howard was an early contemporary of Nelson who is known for famously defining…

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Wilco Announce Spring Tour in Support of ‘Cruel Country’

Photo by Peter Crosby Just days before the release of their 12th studio album, Cruel Country–out Jan. 20–Wilco have announced they’ll take to the road this spring in support of the offering. During their travels, the iconic band will perform several three-night residencies, which will see no repeated songs followed by one-off performances in cities…