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  • Aimee Mann channels her inner cat lover in the new music video for "Goose Snow Cone." 

    Watch: Aimee Mann goes feline friendly in her new music video for ‘Goose Snow Cone’

    Aimee Mann will be setting off on a North American spring tour in promotion of her new album, Mental Illness, in just over a month starting on April 20. Before she hits the road, Mann made sure to release the new music video for the album’s lead track on Wednesday, with a very cat-friendly theme for...
  • The Lumineers add third show at Fiddler's Green on Aug. 27

    The Lumineers add third show at Fiddler's Green on Aug. 27

    With a successful sophomore album, a headlining arena tour and dates with two of the biggest rocks of all-time, The Lumineers are hitting a new level of success. Now, they’ve added a third hometown show to celebrate. After quickly selling out their first two dates at Fiddler’s Green in Denver, The...
  • Ed Sheeran announces North American tour dates in support of his new album ÷

    Ed Sheeran announces North American tour dates in support of his new album ÷

    Fans in North America can finally look forward to seeing Ed Sheeran live on tour this summer. Following his current tour of Europe, Ed Sheeran will embark on a tour of the U.S. and Canada that starts on June 29 at Sprint Center in Kansas City, MO before wrapping up on October 6 at Bridgestone Arena...
  • The Lumineers to donate profits from Dallas show to Planned Parenthood

    The Lumineers to donate profits from Dallas show to Planned Parenthood

    In response to recent attempts to limit funding to Planned Parenthood in Texas, The Lumineers have opted to donate the profits from their Feb. 28 Dallas concert to the Greater Texas chapter of the reproductive healthcare organization. “When my wife was a teen and young adult, Planned Parenthood...
  • Susto expand North American headlining tour

    Susto expand North American headlining tour

    Alt-country band Susto will spend most of their spring hitting arenas with The Lumineers, but they have also found time for a few of their own headlining shows. The band just announced a slew of new headlining dates in Nashville, Vancouver, Richmond and more.  The Charleston five-piece will tour in...
  • Tom Shackleford

    Live Review: Julie Byrne hypnotizes Brooklyn’s Rough Trade

    As the indie-folk genre continues to replace the older, more formal sounding commercial folk and singer-songwriter style of music that dominated the sixties and early seventies, it makes artists like Julie Byrne a rare and more valuable artistic commodity. The guitarist and singer is almost a...
  • Top 10 best Blue Highway songs

    Top 10 best Blue Highway songs

    Blue Highway is a veteran Bluegrass band and expert group of musicians and songwriters whose work is traditional, yet contemporary. The bandmembers are Jason Burleson, Shawn Lane, Tim Stafford, Wayne Taylor, and Gaven Largent.  The band was formed in 1994 and has garnered several awards, including...
  • Noel Paul Stookey and Peter Yarrow

    Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey's 10 most amazing moments

    Peter Yarrow and Noel Paul Stookey were two-thirds of the legendary folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary. The group came out of the fecund folk scene of the early 1960s centered around Greenwich Village in New York City. They were one of the first folk acts to gain commercial success and went on to be a...
  • Blue Highway's 5 best lyrics

    Blue Highway's 5 best lyrics

    Blue Highway is a contemporary Bluegrass band and expert group of musicians and songwriters. The band was voted the “Favorite Bluegrass Artist of All Time” by the readers of Bluegrass Today in April, 2016. They have numerous awards to their credit, including 26 collective IBMA Awards, six SPBGMA...
  • Peter Yarrow and Paul Stookey will be perfroming at the City Grove of Anaheim on Feb. 18

    Peter Yarrow and Paul Stookey carry on the legacy of Peter, Paul and Mary at the City National Grove of Anaheim

    Peter Yarrow and Paul Stookey were two-thirds of the legendary folk trio Peter, Paul and Mary who came to prominence during the folk renaissance of the early 1960s. Standouts in the heady New York folk scene, the group became famous for songs like “Puff, the Magic Dragon” and their cover of Bob...
  • Top 10 best Rhiannon Giddens songs

    Top 10 best Rhiannon Giddens songs

    American folk singer Rhiannon Giddens is a versatile performer who brings stories to life through songs, melodically sung in her rich, strong voice. Giddens won a Grammy with her former band, the Carolina Chocolate Drop, for Best Traditional Folk Album for Genuine Negro Jig in 2011. She is nominated...
  • 5 best Rhiannon Giddens lyrics

    5 best Rhiannon Giddens lyrics

    Rhiannon Giddens is nominated for “Best Roots Album” for Factory Girl and for “Best American Roots Performance” for “Factory Girl.” She already has one Grammy, for her work with the Carolina Chocolate Drops for Best” Traditional Folk Album” for Genuine Negro Jig, in 2011. Giddens has a new album...
  • Lowland Hum announces spring tour

    Lowland Hum announces spring tour

    Ahead of the releases their next album Thin, Virginia-based art punk band Lowland Hum will be heading out on tour this spring. The talented two-piece will be playing shows throughout the South, Midwest and East Coast including stops in Boston, Louisville, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Fort Worth...
  • Brandi Carlile celebrating anniversary of ‘The Story’ at Majestic Theatre in Dallas

    Brandi Carlile celebrating anniversary of ‘The Story’ at Majestic Theatre in Dallas

    Brandi Carlile is heading out on a new tour in 2017 celebrating the 10th anniversary of her album The Story. Concert Fix reported that Carlile will bring her 2017 tour to Dallas on April 30 for a big concert at the Majestic Theatre. Tickets for this concert are available through AXS. This big Brandi...
  • Martin Sexton will be bringing his 2016 mashup to the El Rey

    Watch: Martin Sexton honors the fallen stars of 2016 in amazing medley

    It has become cliche to point out that 2016 sucked, but for the music community, it truly felt like we were losing iconic artists at an accelerated rate last year. From the opening days of January when David Bowie passed through Christmas Day when we lost George Michael, the spectre of death loomed...
  • The bearded duo of Bear's Den launch their U.S. tour next week

    Bear's Den ask fans to pick cover songs for their tour launching next week at the El Rey

    The British folk rock band Bear’s Den will be kicking off their North American tour next week with a show at the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles on Jan. 17. But before they take their show on the road, the group is asking fans to submit requests for cover songs to perform at each tour stop. In a Jan...
  • Grammy Museum in Los Angeles to feature John Denver exhibit for most of 2017

    Grammy Museum in Los Angeles to feature John Denver exhibit for most of 2017

    There’s really no other way of putting it; the man is a legend. Besides being an extremely talented songwriter, John Denver was a producer, activist, actor and humanitarian. The Grammy winning artist (Denver actually hosted the Grammys in 1979) is now being honored with an exhibit at the Grammy...
  • The Show Ponies tell 'How It All Goes Down' with upcoming album

    The Show Ponies tell 'How It All Goes Down' with upcoming album

    The Show Ponies will release their next record How It All Goes Down on Jan. 20. It will be the Los Angeles-based folk band's third album and fourth release overall, and their first new music in more than two years. You can listen to the album's first single "The Time It Takes" now by using the media...
  • Memphis trio Shadow Brother releases new track "Whispered Lies."

    AXS Premiere: Hear Shadow Brother's new track, 'Whispered Lies'

    Memphis psychedelic folk trio Shadow Brother has released a new track, "Whispered Lies," from their upcoming album Delta Of Time. The track is a mellow, sweet folk song about "bad times turning into good times," says Shadow Brother's Toby Vest. "Moreover, it's really about self realization and being...
  • Kelley Deal joins Secretary Burwell and millions of others to fight for the ACA.

    The Breeders guitarist Kelley Deal to help fight the repeal of the Affordable Care Act

    Kelley Deal—guitarist for The Breeders—joins millions of artists, musicians, free-lancers and self-employed workers in taking a stand against the repeal of the Affordable Care Act as many in the “gig economy” could lose coverage if the act were to be repealed. Deal will also join Health and Human...
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