Spring is here and it’s time to rejoice! So pack up your party ‘tude, for Grateful Web is thrilled to present, a Festival of String at the one and only, Fox Theatre in Boulder, Colorado, Wednesday, April 18th. Join us for a mini mountain jamboree as the Kitchen Dwellers come down from Montana to meet Boulder’s own, Tenth Mountain Division and Kind Hearted Strangers for a profusion of vibrational happenings.
There’s something irresistible about the Infamous Stringdusters. Their ebullient enthusiasm and riveting musicianship completely overwhelmed the packed house at Eugene’s (Ore.) HiFi Lounge on March 8. The Stringdusters performed two invigorating sets of their distinctively expansive, new grass music and beguiled the enthusiastic crowd. They produced a bona fide ball, flooding the small venue with ecstatic musical energy that felt bigger than the room.
Joachim Cooder has been immersed in the music life since birth. First as a boy observing his legendary father Ry Cooder, then in his early teens performing and recording with him (most famously on Buena Vista Social Club) and later his many collaborations and productions with the likes of The Haden Triplets, Matt Costa, Inara George, Carly Ritter, his wife Juliette Commagere and his brother-in-law Robert Francis.
Levitate Music Festival has released the lineup by day for its sixth annual festival happening July 7th-8th, 2018. Join Trey Anastasio Band, The Head and the Heart, Slightly Stoopid, Rebelution, Lake Street Dive, Stick Figure and more over two days at the historic Marshfield Fairgrounds, just south of Boston.
SLASH FT. MYLES KENNEDY & THE CONSPIRATORS will return this fall with their as-yet-untitled third studio album. The group-SLASH (Guitar), MYLES KENNEDY (Vocals), BRENT FITZ (Drums), TODD KERNS (Bass & Vocals) and FRANK SIDORIS (Guitar & Vocals)--has entered the studio with producer Michael “Elvis” Baskette (Alter Bridge, Iggy Pop, Incubus). Expect the group to announce a full North American tour for the fall.
Shawn Phillips, one of music’s most daring, influential and enigmatic figures, has an announced the release of his new album, Continuance, via Tunecore Distribution. The record – Phillips' 26th solo effort – sees the genre-bending singer-songwriter and virtuoso guitarist, who was once described by Bill Graham as “the best-kept secret in the music business,” mixing hard rock, blues, funk, jazz, classical and New Age into an enthralling, singular style of expression.
There are three key fundamental elements to a superior live music experience. The band, the crowd, and the space. Sure, there are factors from the outside like weather, parking, a potential Shakedown Street, and maybe even lame small-town cops. But it’s the first three that bring it all together. Two veteran acts co-billed a doubleheader at San Francisco’s legendary Great American Music Hall last Thursday and Friday.
In this powerful benefit compilation, an assortment independent artists, engineers and manufacturers join forces to raise funds for the American Civil Liberties Union and its heroic mission to protect the rights of all people as we head into the second year of the Trump administration and its ongoing assault on the Constitution.