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  • Café Tacvba announce fall US tour

    Café Tacvba announce fall US tour

    Mexico’s leading alternative rock band Café Tacvba will be heading to the US this fall. The group is touring behind the upcoming release of their eighth studio album Jei Beibi, which is the group’s first new LP in five years. As part of their tour, the group will play shows in Oakland, Hollywood...
  • Johnny Flynn performs at Le Poisson Rouge in New York City on Friday evening. 

    Review: Johnny Flynn sings his way through cold with performance at New York’s Le Poisson Rouge

    Folk singer and guitarist Johnny Flynn has built up a passionate and respectable fan base since releasing his debut LP in 2008. So it shouldn’t come as a surprise that the handsome musician and actor was able to sell out New York’s Le Poisson Rouge for a mellow show on Friday night. The show took...
  • Watch: Conor Oberst shares adventurous new video for 'Barbary Coast (Later)'

    Watch: Conor Oberst shares adventurous new video for 'Barbary Coast (Later)'

    Singer-songwriter Conor Oberst has shared a new video for the track “Barbary Coast (Later).” The song appears on both Oberst’s latest album, Salutations, and it’s companion piece, Ruminations. Salutations contains a number of the same songs as Ruminations, but with full-band arrangements in contrast...
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    The Lumineers ooze Americana at Bradley Center

    Less than a year removed from their outdoor show at BMO Harris Pavilion last June, The Lumineers returned to the larger Bradley Center for an updated take on their Cleopatra World Tour on Saturday night. Icelandic folk rockers Kaleo provided direct support while SUSTO opened the show. Frontman...
  • 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...
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    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...
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