Rock and Roll Hall of Fame member, Chris Hillman brought his latest tour to a sold-out audience at the historic Lobero Theater in Santa Barbara, Friday, February 14th. The current tour is in support of his highly praised new album Bidin’ My Time, produced by the late Tom Petty. Hillman fronted an acoustic foursome, featuring two of his longtime collaborators, Herb Pedersen and John Jorgenson, both of whom appear on the new album.
Nahko and Medicine for the People will join Dispatch this summer for the “Dispatch Summer Tour 2018.” Additional support will be provided by Raye Zaragoza, Scatter Their Own, Stephen Marley, and Rebelution on select dates. The tour aims to raise awareness and funds for First Nations communities, and bring to light other Native American issues. Fundraising efforts as well as proceeds from Native designed merchandise will go towards supporting and rebuilding Native American schools.
90's alternative rock sensation Blind Melon has just announced six May dates. This is a rare treat for their scores of dedicated fans. With their reformation in 2007 featuring singer Travis Warren replacing Shannon Hoon, Blind Melon have picked up where they left off.
Their "No Rain" video made VH1's list of Top 100 Music Videos of All Time confirming their place in rock music history.
Donna the Buffalo is joining forces with legendary Producer/ Engineer Rob Fraboni to record their next album February 2018 at Sonic Ranch in El Paso, TX. It is one of the world's largest residential recording studios and is built around an 80-year-old hacienda and pecan orchard right along the border.
The legendary Troubadour nightclub was buzzing early on a cold Valentine’s day evening in Beverly Hills. A seemingly endless line of enthusiastic music fans stretched around the block for the sold-out concert. But this wasn’t the likes of Guns N Roses or Depeche Mode, both of which recently played much-hyped gigs at the tiny nightclub. This was a young new band, the Vista Kicks, joyfully kicking off a whirlwind national tour at the prestigious venue.
Esoteric Recordings are proud to announce the release of an official limited edition deluxe boxed set of Yes founder CHRIS SQUIRE's legendary 1975 solo album FISH OUT OF WATER. Recorded in the late Spring and Summer of 1975 whilst Yes was on hiatus as members recorded their respective solo albums, FISH OUT OF WATER was a breath-taking work, and equal in standard to any Yes album in terms of sheer invention and creativity.
Grand Funk Railroad will be headlining the 2018 Flower Power Cruise, which visits Fort Lauderdale, Aruba, Curacao, Saint Maartens, Puerto Rico.
The SOLD-OUT Cruise runs from February 24-March 3, and Grand Funk joins February 28-March 1.
The line up on the cruise, also, includes Canned Heat, The Family Stone, Iron Butterfly, the Cowsills, Peter Noone, the Hollies, Peter Asher, Felix Cavaliere’s Rascals, the Guess Who, the Grass Roots, the Association, the Buckinghams, Mickey Dolenz (Monkees), Mark Lindsay.
North Carolina’s acclaimed indie-Americana quartet Mipso announce today an extensive Spring headline tour in support of their new album, Edges Run, out April 6th, 2018 via a freshly inked deal with AntiFragile Music. Mipso bring their distinctly unique sound - full of wistful beauty, hopeful undercurrents, and panoramic soundscapes - to 27 cities across North America, kicking off on April 6th in Jim Thorpe, PA at the Mauch-Chuck Opera House. From there, Mipso head up and down both the East and West Coasts and throughout the Midwest, to wrap on May 20th at Bell’s Café in Kalamazoo, MI.
Following on the heels of their win for "Best Bluegrass Album" at the 2018 GRAMMYs, progressive bluegrass pioneers THE INFAMOUS STRINGDUSTERS are announcing a special co-headlining show with their friends YONDER MOUNTAIN STRING BAND at Colorado's famed Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Saturday, August 4. They'll be joined by special guests THE EARLS OF LEICESTER and HORSESHOES & HAND GRENADES.
Dark Star Orchestra came “high-stepping” into Eugene (Ore.) last Monday night and fulfilled their bold promise to “continue the Grateful Dead concert experience” which is no easy feat. A substantial, multi-generational crowd of familiar faces gathered to glow wild and celebrate the reawakening.