Thursday, July 23, 2015

Newport Folk Festival 2015 Schedule

Have you planned out your must see sets for this weekends Newport Folk Festival? There's lots of goodness going on to choose from and if you're like me, sample a little bit of everything! For printer friendly versions of the schedule click the image to enlarge or go to the festivals website. You can also download the handy app from your phones app store.










Tuesday, July 21, 2015

Yuna To Play Rough Trade NYC, October 21


Singer-songwriter Yuna will be returning to New York for a show at Rough Trade NYC on October 21. Tickets go on-sale this Friday, July 24 at NOON. See below for more details. If you haven't had a chance to catch her live, I suggest you grab some tickets and go.

Wednesday, October 21
64 N 9th Street
Brooklyn, NY
Doors: 8PM / Show: 9PM
21+

Monday, June 29, 2015

Upcoming: R. Ring at The Bell House, 7/31


R. Ring (Kelley Deal and Mike Montgomery) are hitting the road later this summer. They will be making a stop in New York, over in Brooklyn at The Bell House on Friday, July 31, see below for more details.

R. Ring will release a 7" split single "Singing Tower" / "A Tip to Trick the Tide" with Quailbones on July 7 on vinyl and digital via Sofaburn Records.


Steve Shiffman And The Land Of No
Friday, July 31
149 7th Street
Brooklyn, New York
Doors: 8PM / Show: 9PM
21+


R. RING'S RAD, WHITE & BLUE 2015 SUMMER TOUR DATES

  • 7/25 - Detroit, MI - BFF Fest
  • 7/26 - Youngstown, OH - Suzie's Dogs & Drafts
  • 7/27 - Philadelphia, PA - Johnny Brendas (w/special guest the Dead Milkmen's Joe Jack Talcum)
  • 7/28 - Allston, MA - O'Brien's
  • 7/29 - New Haven, CT - BAR
  • 7/30 - Kingston, NY - BSP Kingston
  • 7/31 - Brooklyn, NY - The Bell House
  • 8/01 - Washington, DC - Sixth and I
  • 8/02 - Pittsburgh, PA - James St Speakeasy


Sunday, June 28, 2015

Video of the Day: Cut Out Club - "Dead Club Med"


Check out this clip from the Cut Out Club.  The video is for the song, "Dead Club Med" and was created by Glendon & Izabela.  The track is from their upcoming self-titled album.



Saturday, June 27, 2015

Upcoming: Nicki Bluhm and The Gramblers at Bowery Ballroom, 8/28


Nicki Bluhm and The Gramblers released their Brian Deck produced album, Loved Wild Lost, this past April.  If you're hankering to see them live, they will be embarking on a North American tour beginning July 3. Bluhm and her Gramblers will be making a stop in New York at The Bowery Ballroom on Friday, August 28. See below for more details and additional tour dates.

Check out the video for the track "Waiting On Love".  The clip was directed by Todd Hurvitz.



Andrew Combs
Friday, August 28
6 Delancey St
New York, NY
Doors: 8PM / Show: 9PM
21+



North American Tour Dates

  • JUL 03 | Quincy, CA | High Sierra Music Festival
  • JUL 11 | Felton, CA | Santa Cruz Mountain Sol Festival
  • JUL 12 | San Luis Obispo, CA | Seven Sisters Festival
  • JUL 18 | North Plains, OR | Northwest String Summit
  • JUL 19 | Beaver, UT | Roots of the Rock Revival
  • JUL 23-24 | Floyd, VA | Floyd Fest 
  • AUG 08 | Portland, ME | Portland Lights Music Festival
  • AUG 13 | Victor, ID | Music on Main
  • AUG 15 | Lyons, CO | Folks Festival
  • AUG 17 | Omaha, NE | Reverb Lounge
  • AUG 19 | Minneapolis, MN | The Cedar *
  • AUG 20 | Madison, WI | Majestic %
  • AUG 21 | Milwaukee, WI | Shank Hall *
  • AUG 22 | Chicago, IL | Lincoln Hall *
  • AUG 25 | Fairfield, CT | Stage One *
  • AUG 26 | Pawling, NY | Daryl's House *
  • AUG 27 | Cambridge, MA | The Sinclair *
  • AUG 28 | New York, NY | Bowery Ballroom *
  • AUG 29 | Philadelphia, PA | World Cafe Live *
  • AUG 30 | Washington, DC | The Hamilton *
  • SEP 01 | Charlottesville, VA | The Southern ^
  • SEP 02 | Carrboro, NC | Cat's Cradle ^
  • SEP 03 | Atlanta, GA | Terminal West ^
  • SEP 04 | Charleston, SC | Pourhouse
  • SEP 05 | St. Augustine, FL | St. Augustine's 450th Anniversary %
  • SEP 09 | Albuquerque, NM | Launchpad
  • SEP 11 | Phoenix, AZ | Valley Bar
  • SEP 18 | Del Mar, CA | Kaaboo Festival
  • SEP 19 | Los Angeles, CA | Troubadour
  • SEP 20 | Coloma, CA | American River Festival


* - w/ Andrew Combs
% - w/ JJ Grey & Mofro
^ - w/ John Moreland

Tuesday, June 16, 2015

TONIGHT: Foam Ropes at Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 2


In celebration of the release of their self-titled album, Foam Ropes will be performing at  Rockwood Music Hall, Stage 2, TONIGHT, Tuesday, June 16. See below for full details.

Tuesday, June 16
196 Allen Street
New York, NY
11:30 PM
Free
21+
One Drink Minimum

Video of the Day: Imagine Dragons - "Shots (Broiler Remix)"


Imagine Dragons released their latest video, "Shots (Broiler Remix)" a couple of weeks ago. I finally got a few moments to check it out and share it. Check the Matt Eastin directed video below.

Saturday, May 2, 2015

International Jazz Day Photo Review: Danilo Perez Performance & Master Class


This past Thursday, April 30, was International Jazz Day.  Newport Festivals Foundation and Salve Regina University presented a free performance for local elementary students and a master class for high school student jazz combos with pianist Danilo Perez & The Berklee Global Jazz Institute at the Casino Theatre in Newport, RI.  This is what it looked like.





Friday, May 1, 2015

The Milk Carton Kids To Release New Album, May 19 + Tour Dates


The Milk Carton Kids are scheduled to release their new album Monterey on May 19. This week, they announced dates for their fall tour.  They will be making a stop in New York at The Town Hall on Friday, September 11 at 8PM. Tickets go on-sale TODAY, Friday, May 1 at NOON. See below for more details.  If you haven't seen these two perform, you should.  

Friday, September 11
123 West 43rd Street
New York, NY
Doors: 7:30PM / Show 8PM
All Ages

The band’s new album, Monterey, was recorded not in a studio, but on the stages of theaters and churches across North America that have always coaxed the band’s most uninhibited expressions. It is a method that allowed the band to finally capture on record the same fearlessness and spontaneity usually only achieved in a live setting.

Tour Dates:


  • 9/7/15 Northampton, MA - Academy of Music Theatre
  • 9/8/15 Boston, MA - Berklee Performance Center
  • 9/9/15 Philadelphia, PA - Keswick Theatre
  • 9/10/15 Washington, D.C. - Lisner Auditorium
  • 9/11/15 New York, NY - Town Hall
  • 9/12/15 Brevard, NC - Mountain Song Festival
  • 9/13/15 Durham, NC - Carolina Theatre
  • 9/15/15 Knoxville, TN - Bijou Theatre
  • 9/17/15 Louisville, KY - Bomhard Theatre
  • 9/18/15 Columbus, OH - Lincoln Theatre
  • 9/30/15 Santa Barbara, CA - Lobero Theatre
  • 10/1/15 Los Angeles, CA - The Theatre at Ace Hotel
  • 10/4/15 Chico, CA - Laxson Auditorium
  • 10/5/15 Portland, OR - Newmark Theatre
  • 10/6/15 Seattle, WA - Moore Theatre
  • 10/7/15 Vancouver, BC - Vogue Theatre
  • 10/9/15 Edmonton, AB - Winspear Centre Concert Hall
  • 10/10/15 Calgary, AB - Central United Church
  • 10/28/15 Toronto, ON - Queen Elizabeth Theatre
  • 10/29/15 Ann Arbor, MI - The Ark
  • 10/30/15 Chicago, IL - Fourth Presbyterian Church
  • 10/31/15 Grand Rapids, MI - Covenant Fine Arts Center
  • 11/2/15 St. Paul, MN - Fitzgerald Theater
  • 11/3/15 Madison, WI - Barrymore Theatre
  • 11/4/15 St. Louis, MO - Sheldon Concert Hall
  • 11/5/15 Nashville, TN - James K. Polk Theater
  • 11/6/15 Atlanta, GA - Symphony Hall
  • 11/9/15 Asheville, NC - Diana Wortham Theatre
  • 11/10/15 Charleston, NC - Charleston Music Hall
  • 12/1/15 San Francisco, CA - The Palace of Fine Arts
  • 12/2/15 Napa, CA - Uptown Theatre
  • 12/3/15 Arcata, CA - Van Duzer Theatre
  • 12/5/15 San Diego, CA - Balboa Theatre
  • 12/7/15 Mesa, AZ - Ikeda Theatre
  • 12/8/15 Santa Fe, NM - The Lensic
  • 12/9/15 Boulder, CO - Boulder Theater
  • 12/11/15 Dallas, TX - Majestic Theater
  • 12/13/15 Austin, TX - Paramount Theatre


Wednesday, April 29, 2015

Video of the Day: Shana Cleveland & The Sandcastles


Check out "Holy Roller" the video from Seattle's Shana Cleveland & The Sandcastles.  The track is from the upcoming album Oh Man, Cover The Ground that is scheduled for release on May 26.  Check out the video below as well as upcoming tour dates.



Track List
  • Butter & Eggs
  • Holy Rollers
  • Oh Man, Cover The Ground
  • Itching Around
  • Potato Chips
  • Golden Days
  • (death riff)
  • SPATM
  • Rounding The Block
  • City To City
  • Sucking Stones
  • Quiet As Skin
  • Change In The Ocean

Tour Dates
  • 05.14.15 - Seattle, WA at Tractor Tavern supporting The Cave Singers
  • 05.22.15 - Tumbleweeds, ID at Farm Fest
  • 05.23.15 - Salt Lake City, UT at Diabolical Records
  • 05.25.15 - Omaha, NE at Sweatshop Gallery
  • 05.26.15 - Columbia, MO at Cafe Berlin
  • 05.27.15 - Memphis, TN at Glitch
  • 05.31.15 - Detroit, MI at UFO Factory
  • 06.03.15 - Fargo, ND at The Aquarium
  • 06.05.15 - Calgary, AB at Local 510
  • 06.26.15 - Seattle, WA at Columbia City Theater (Album Release Party)