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  • Stephen Stills and Judy Collins to play Santa Barbara's Arlington Theatre on Oct. 28

    Stephen Stills and Judy Collins to play Santa Barbara's Arlington Theatre on Oct. 28

    Folk rock icons Stephen Stills and Judy Collins have a long history together, and the longtime musicians recently released their collaborative album, Everybody Knows. The two will take it up a notch with a subsequent U.S. tour  –which hits Santa Barbara's Arlington Theatre next week – through the...
  • The Avett Brothers add March and April 2018 tour dates

    The Avett Brothers add March and April 2018 tour dates

    The Avett Brothers will return to the road next year. The roots rock band took to Twitter last week to announce a slew of shows set for March and April, taking the quartet across the U.S. in the springtime. The trek will kick off on March 2 at the Cox Business Center in Tulsa, Okla. It then travels...
  • AXS Patio Sessions: David Ryan Harris talks and sings love songs, living life for inspiration

    AXS Patio Sessions: David Ryan Harris talks and sings love songs, living life for inspiration

    Singer, songwriter and guitarist David Ryan Harris has made his claim to fame playing alongside amazing musicians such as John Mayer, Dave Matthews Band, Carlos Santana and more, but he has also made a name for himself performing as a solo artist.  This past summer, Harris released his sixth studio...
  • Interview: John Schayer on the details behind new single 'Lordy Lordy'

    Interview: John Schayer on the details behind new single 'Lordy Lordy'

    John Schayer released his new single "Lordy Lordy" last week, and you can listen to it now by using the media player included with this article. You can also learn the story behind the single as AXS conducted an email interview with Schayer to discuss how he created it and how he got into music in...
  • America to roll through multiple major cities in U.S. tour

    America to roll through multiple major cities in U.S. tour

    Classic-rock duo America will be touring the U.S. during the fall of 2017, the year that marks the 47th anniversary of the group, according to their website Ventura Highway. Founding members Gerry Beckley and Dewey Bunnell, met while they were in high school in London, both sons of men in stationed...
  • SUSTO returning to Dallas for co-headlining tour with Esme Patterson

    SUSTO returning to Dallas for co-headlining tour with Esme Patterson

    SUSTO is heading out on tour this summer with Esme Patterson and the two will be heading across North America. This tour includes a big stop in Dallas for a show at Club Dada on Dec. 3. Tickets for this big show are on sale right now right here on AXS (Tickets). SUSTO is a folk rock band and Esme...
  • SUSTO and Esmé Patterson team up for fall co-headline tour

    SUSTO and Esmé Patterson team up for fall co-headline tour

    Psychedelic folk rockers SUSTO and Colorado-based singer-songwriter Esmé Patterson are teaming up for an extensive North American tour this fall. With both SUSTO and Patterson offering offering unique blends of folk, country and rock, the pair certainly compliment each other and will offer some...
  • Watch: Amilia K. Spicer's mesmerizing video for 'Lightning'

    Watch: Amilia K. Spicer's mesmerizing video for 'Lightning'

    Recently, folk singer Amilia K. Spicer released a music video for her song “Lightning” and it’s nothing short of sublime. The clip, which was directed by Spicer, is filled with beautiful aquatic imagery and has an undeniable hypnotic quality. Filmed while the singer-songwriter was on tour, the video...
  • Review: Kesha shines bright on new album 'Rainbow'

    Review: Kesha shines bright on new album 'Rainbow'

    After many years of being embroiled in legal battles, Kesha has finally released a new album. Rainbow, her third full-length project, is rated as her comeback album and what a comeback it is. She's mostly leaving behind the party talk of her past for a mature, in control chapter in her career where...
  • Ray LaMontagne announces he'll be 'Just Passing Through' on fall tour

    Ray LaMontagne announces he'll be 'Just Passing Through' on fall tour

    On Aug. 1, Ray LaMontagne announced that he’ll be launching a 25-date acoustic tour this fall. After kicking off with a show at Santa Barbara, Calif.’s Arlington Theatre, the singer-songwriter’s latest voyage across the US will take him to venues in New York, Connecticut, New Hampshire, Rhode Island...
  • The Brothers Comatose, Mipso and The Lil Smokies teaming up for Campfire Caravan tour this fall

    The Brothers Comatose, Mipso and The Lil Smokies teaming up for Campfire Caravan tour this fall

    Three of the best contemporary Americana bands are hooking up for a special tour this fall. The Brothers Comatose, Mipso and The Lil Smokies will be joining forces for the Campfire Caravan Tour this fall. And by “joining forces,” we mean just that: According to a newly-launched website for the tour...
  • Win a pair of tickets to The Avett Brothers at The Greek Theatre in LA

    Win a pair of tickets to The Avett Brothers at The Greek Theatre in LA

    The Avett Brothers will be making their way to Los Angeles to play at The Greek Theatre on Aug. 11. Joining them will be Dr. John & The Nite Trippers, and AXS is giving away a pair of tickets to the show.  To enter to win the tickets, follow AXS on Instagram (@axsevents). Tag a friend who you...
  • Cat Power's 10th album is 'Ready to go'

    Cat Power's 10th album is 'Ready to go'

    After years of relative silence, indie rocker Cat Power is on the verge of making a major comeback. The recording artist born Charlyn “Chan” Marshall announced on July 28 via Instagram that her long-awaited tenth studio album is “READY TO GO.” The currently untitled and unscheduled album will be...
  • Watch: Conor Oberst's remarkable performance of 'Till St. Dymphna Kicks Us Out'

    Watch: Conor Oberst's remarkable performance of 'Till St. Dymphna Kicks Us Out'

    On July 26, Conor Oberst appeared on “Charlie Rose,” and while the singer-songwriter gave a pair of remarkable performances. Oberst sang “Till St. Dymphna Kicks Us Out” and “Mamah Borthwick (A Sketch),” tracks taken from his latest album, Salutations, which was released in March. The erstwhile...
  • Mappe Of brings the enigma to the fore with 'A Northern Star, A Perfect Stone'

    Mappe Of brings the enigma to the fore with 'A Northern Star, A Perfect Stone'

    Everything about Canadian singer Mappe Of is wrapped in mystery. His real name, while not exactly a state secret, is never mentioned anywhere on his website or press releases. Likewise Mappe Of's debut album, A Northern Star, A Perfect Stone, out July 28, which is just as ethereal and vaporous as...
  • Hiss Golden Messenger announce 'Hallelujah Anyhow' and corresponding tour

    Hiss Golden Messenger announce 'Hallelujah Anyhow' and corresponding tour

    The folk rock band Hiss Golden Messenger is back with a new album and tour. On Tuesday, the group -- lead by singer-songwriter M.C. Taylor -- announced the new album Hallelujah Anyhow, due out Sept. 22 via Merge Records. The band also announced a tour in support of the new record, which -- following...
  • Prolific performer and producer M. Ward hitting the Bluebird in Denver on Oct. 14

    Prolific performer and producer M. Ward hitting the Bluebird in Denver on Oct. 14

    For a guy whose music is often soft and relaxing, M. Ward sure is a hard worker. Since the turn of the millennium, Ward has released eight solo albums, six records with Zooey Deschanel as She & Him and one with the folk rock supergroup Monsters of Folk. That doesn’t include the albums and songs...
  • Josh Ritter announces ‘Gathering’ and world tour

    Josh Ritter announces ‘Gathering’ and world tour

    Although he’s flown under the radar of the mainstream, Josh Ritter is beloved by those who have discovered his sturdy, story-driven brand of rock. Now, Ritter has announced a new album and tour that will see him traversing the world with his group The Royal City Band. The group’s tour will launch on...
  • The Barr Brothers to tour North America this fall

    The Barr Brothers to tour North America this fall

    On July 18, Canadian folk-blues act The Barr Brothers announced that they will be staging a large North American tour this fall. Although the extraordinarily talented trio has not yet revealed plans to release a follow up to 2015’s excellent Alta Falls, the fact that the band has spent most of this...
  • Angus & Julia Stone announce North American fall tour with new music video for ‘Snow’

    Angus & Julia Stone announce North American fall tour with new music video for ‘Snow’

    The Aussie sibling musical duo Angus & Julia Stone have announced their first North American concert dates since 2015, with a 16-date tour starting at Boston’s Royale on Nov. 13 and running until Dec. 6 with a show at The Fonda Theatre in Los Angeles. The North American run should be the start...
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