Archive for the ‘Tours’ Category

“Wicked Twisted Road” was the best song of 2005

“Wicked Twisted Road” was the best song of 2005

Reckless Kelly released “Wicked Twisted Road” and the title track of the same name was the best song of 2005. It was the kind of song you put on and show your friends and they dig it as much as you from the first listen. Its like a countryish version of that Green Day song […]

Daniel Ellsworth and the Great Lakes Bring Joy to Live Music

Daniel Ellsworth and the Great Lakes Bring Joy to Live Music

Sometimes a band comes along that reminds me of the sheer joy live music should bring. That band, most recently, is Daniel Ellsworth and the Great Lakes. I had the great privilege of seeing them last Thursday, November 1, at The Basement’s Communion show. Though they only had time for six amazing songs, the band […]

Ireland’s Cathy Jordan Goes All the Way Home with First Solo Album from Blix Street Records

Longtime Lead Singer of International Band Dervish to Tour U.S. in March To Coincide With Solo Project Blix Street Records will release Irish singer Cathy Jordan’s debut solo album, ALL THE WAY HOME, on March 13, 2012. A driving force in the internationally renowned Irish traditional band Dervish, Jordan is a singer, musician and composer whose […]

British Singer-Songwriter Lee MacDougall Wraps Up Second U.S. Tour with Plans for Return Visit in Spring, 2012

British Singer-Songwriter Lee MacDougall Wraps Up Second U.S. Tour with Plans for Return Visit in Spring, 2012

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Gillian Welch back on tour

Gillian Welch back on tour

  Good news! Gillian Welch is on the road again. She is heading out with David Rawlings, and play 31 cities in July and August, beginning July 6 in Santa Cruz, CA and ending August 28 in Charleston, SC.  They are also playing High Sierra Music Festival on June 30 as well as the Vancouver […]

Nick Lowe Tour Announced, Joins Elvis Costello in San Fran

Nick Lowe Tour Announced, Joins Elvis Costello in San Fran

Ah, Nick Lowe, the Jesus of Cool. Long before Awaiting the Flood was born, editor Jim Simpson caught Nick’s live show with Paul Carrack in NYC. “I remember he rocked the bass and guitar pretty hard,” recalls Simpson, “roared through a ton of his hits including a smashing ‘I Knew the Bride,’ and he smoked […]

Levon Helm Band & Ray LaMontagne Co-Headline Select Dates

Levon Helm Band & Ray LaMontagne Co-Headline Select Dates

The Levon Helm Band joins forces with Ray LaMontagne & The Pariah Dogs to co-headline eight select cities beginning on November 2nd in Jacksonville, FL and wrapping on November 12th in Austin, TX. Levon Helm is an undisputed legend, having played with the likes of Ronnie Hawks, Bob Dylan, and The Band. Helm’s voice has […]

Spellbinding Sarah Harmer Sets Fall U.S Tour Dates In Support Of “Bright And Contagious”

Spellbinding Sarah Harmer Sets Fall U.S Tour Dates In Support Of “Bright And Contagious”

Mesmerizing singer and songwriter Sarah Harmer has confirmed extensive U.S. tour dates with her 4-piece band through the fall. It’s her first major tour since the release of ‘oh little fire,’ which American Songwriter called “her most powerful recording so far.” Of a recent performance at Canada’s Hillside Festival, AOL Spinner wrote that Harmer’s “virtuosity […]

The Watson Twins announce late summer U.S. tour dates

The Watson Twins announce late summer U.S. tour dates

The Watson Twins have announced 15 tour dates in the month of August through the West Coast and Mid-West U.S. The Kentucky-bred ladies will be touring in support of their album, Talking To You, Talking To Me, released earlier this year on Vanguard Records. “Savin’ You” is the first video off the album, an intimate […]

Black Crowes to Release Double Album & Hit the Road

Black Crowes to Release Double Album & Hit the Road

Commemorating the 20th anniversary of their landmark multi-platinum debut, 1990′s Shake Your Moneymaker, The Black Crowes are set to release their first-ever double album of all acoustic material, Croweology. Due out Tuesday, August 3, 2010 via the band’s label (Silver Arrow through Megaforce Records), it features new arrangements of 20 of their best-loved songs and […]

Those Darlins Summer/Fall Tour Schedule

Those Darlins Summer/Fall Tour Schedule

Here’s their full schedule through the first of October, so you have no excuses not to get out and see these snaggle-tooth mamas kick some serious ass at a dive bar, road house, or art museum (?) near you. C’mon, you know you want to see ‘em live and in person! Maybe Kelley will jump […]

Nashville Scene: How NOT to Act at Bonnaroo

Nashville Scene: How NOT to Act at Bonnaroo

Middle Tennessee is the place to be. Yes, the Big B. Bonnaroo. For those of you who’ve been living Eric Rudolph-style in caves off the grid for the past few years, the Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival is a four-day, multi-stage camping festival held on a beautiful 700-acre farm in Manchester, Tennessee every June (the […]

CMP to Nikki Darlin: "It's break a LEG not an ARM!"

CMP to Nikki Darlin: "It's break a LEG not an ARM!"

This just in, a statement from Those Darlins: “Nikki Darlin suffers injury, postponing Australia tour and Memphis show; Nashville’s Dead show this Saturday 5/22 becomes fundraiser to aid with medical bills. “This past weekend, Nikki Darlin of Those Darlins broke both bones in her left forearm after performing Friday at The Nelsonville Music Festival in […]

Change is Good: Ponderosa Stomp Announces a New Season

Change is Good: Ponderosa Stomp Announces a New Season

…and the First Round of Headliners for a Tremendous 2010 There is much to celebrate as the 9th Annual Ponderosa Stomp Festival kicks into action in 2010 with a new fall weekend to present another rocket-fueled cavalcade of American music stars. After eight years of spring events, fans are marking their calendars on the 24th […]