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  • Brandi Carlile announces 3-nights of shows at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium in 2020

    Brandi Carlile announces 3-nights of shows at Nashville's Ryman Auditorium in 2020

    After being diagnosed with attention-deficit disorder and dropping out of high school to pursue her music career, Brandi Carlile would go on to work the local Seattle music circuit as a singer/songwriter with no guarantee of success. Fortunately, she was able to curate a critically-acclaimed, self...
  • Buddy Guy announces 2019 performances

    Buddy Guy announces 2019 performances

    Blues legend Buddy Guy has unveiled an extensive touring itinerary for the spring and summer of 2019, including a trio of select shows. In April Buddy comes to the historic Paramount Theatre in Denver with bluesman--and brother of legendary guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan--Jimmie Vaughan on April...
  • Watch: Buddy Guy performs 'Born to Play Guitar' on 'Austin City Limits'

    Watch: Buddy Guy performs 'Born to Play Guitar' on 'Austin City Limits'

    The words “living legend” often get bandied about but few personify the phrase like guitarist Buddy Guy. Not only is he a living bridge between the blues and rock, but some of the greatest guitars players who have ever lived--Hendrix, Clapton, Vaughan--have noted Buddy as a major influence. You...
  • Watch: Diarrhea Planet play final show with help from Sturgill Simpson and Jason Isbell

    Watch: Diarrhea Planet play final show with help from Sturgill Simpson and Jason Isbell

    Diarrhea Planet are no more. The guitar-friendly rock band who carved out their own little niche in the dwindling rock genre over the last few years thanks to their fan-friendly on-stage looseness and fun performances, played their supposed “final show” in Nashville on Saturday as the support act to...
  • Watch: Ween dusts off songs from '12 Golden Country Greats' in Nashville

    Watch: Ween dusts off songs from '12 Golden Country Greats' in Nashville

    Ween kicked off a two-night stand at the famed Ryman Auditorium in Nashville on Tuesday night (Oct. 16). Naturally, the band played many of the songs from their 1996 Nashville-recorded album 12 Golden Country Greats with a band of ace Nashville cats called The Sh*t Creek Boys.  As Jambase reported...
  • Gladys Knight announces North American 2019 dates

    Gladys Knight announces North American 2019 dates

    The Empress of Soul Gladys Knight has announced a 2019 North American tour that kicks off in Bossier City, Louisiana on Jan. 11 with stops including Englewood, Fort Lauderdale, Sarasota, Clearwater, New Albany, Reno and Nashville. Now in the sixth decade of her career, the legendary R&B...
  • Young the Giant announce 2018 fall tour dates following release of new song 'Simplify'

    Young the Giant announce 2018 fall tour dates following release of new song 'Simplify'

    Rock band Young the Giant have announced they'll be hitting the road this fall with select North America dates, following a run of summer festival appearances.  The tour is scheduled to start in late October and continue into mid November and includes stops at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN...
  • Interview: Mat Kearney's sonic journey continues with upcoming album and CRAZYTALK tour

    Interview: Mat Kearney's sonic journey continues with upcoming album and CRAZYTALK tour

    Mat Kearney's songs are woven into the soundtrack of our daily lives, including countless TV shows, movies and even commercials. Remember when "Grey’s Anatomy" McDreamy (Patrick Dempsey) chooses Meredith? Kearney's "All I Need" was playing in the background as we all swooned. From "30 Rock" to...
  • MGMT announce release date for ‘Little Dark Age,’ reveal 2018 North American tour dates

    MGMT announce release date for ‘Little Dark Age,’ reveal 2018 North American tour dates

    MGMT looks to celebrate the release of their first album in five years with a lengthy North American tour, set to kick off on March 3 and running well into the summer. Announced Tuesday morning, the upcoming tour will see members Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser performing their catalogue of...
  • Mat Kearney announces 2018 CRAZYTALK Tour

    Mat Kearney announces 2018 CRAZYTALK Tour

    Folk rock artist Mat Kearney is headed out on the road in 2018. The singer-songwriter has announced the CRAZYTALK North American tour in support his upcoming album of the same name, which will have touring the U.S. and Canada between February and April. Consult the full tour itinerary below. News of...
  • Five more Tom Petty songs we'd love to see Jason Isbell cover

    Five more Tom Petty songs we'd love to see Jason Isbell cover

    Anyone who follows Americana superstar Jason Isbell on social media or has seen him in interviews knows that he is a huge fan of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers. So it's no surprise that, as the world was reacting to the news of Petty's untimely death, Isbell and his band The 400 Unit was preparing...
  • Little Big Town to receive star on Music City Walk of Fame

    Little Big Town to receive star on Music City Walk of Fame

    Little Big Town will be cemented in country history next month. The quartet is set to receive their own star on Nashville's Music City Walk of Fame alongside Ryman Auditorium mainstays Tom Ryman and Lula C. Naff. The ceremonies will be held in Walk of Fame Park on Sept. 14. The band was caught on...
  • The Shins use over 5,000 stickers in new video for 'Half a Million' (Watch)

    The Shins use over 5,000 stickers in new video for 'Half a Million' (Watch)

    In The Shins' new video for their song “Half a Million,” James Mercer issues the clever line “I take the drugs but the drugs won’t take.” But you wouldn’t know that from the video, which features some pretty trippy visuals. Mercer enlisted the help of LAMAR+NIK, who created the video “with 5,56...
  • Moon Taxi extend 2017 North American tour with fall headlining dates

    Moon Taxi extend 2017 North American tour with fall headlining dates

    Moon Taxi have extended their 2017 North American tour with 20 newly added headlining dates starting Sept. 26 and running until Oct. 29. Highlight shows on the upcoming fall run include a concert at Los Angeles’ El Rey Theatre on Sept. 29, as well as two nights at Ryman Auditorium in their hometown...
  • UB40 Legends Ali, Astro, & Mickey to bring reggae to US fans

    UB40 Legends Ali, Astro, & Mickey to bring reggae to US fans

    UK reggae superstars UB40 Legends Ali, Astro & Mickey will guide audiences through their powerful, life-affirming catalog on a US summer tour. Founding members Ali Campbell, Astro and Mickey Virtue will roll out hits including “Red Red Wine," “The Way You Do the Things You Do” and  “Food for...
  • Foster The People will be returning to the road this summer with 18 new tour dates across the U.S. announced on Tuesday. 

    Foster The People announce 2017 US tour this summer

    All those other kids with the pumped up kicks better start running now, because Foster The People have announced they’ll be touring across the United States next month starting on May 26 in San Diego, CA. They’ll also be making some previously announced festival stops at Lollapalooza in Chicago on...
  • 11th ACM Honors

    11th ACM Honors sets August 23 date

    As an extension of the 52nd annual ACM Awards, the upcoming ACM Honors ceremony celebrates special awards recipients with an evening of music and tributes. The Academy of Country Music revealed on Thursday morning (March 23) the date for the 11th ceremony as Aug. 23. The televised event will once...
  • Reba and team at the Ryman

    Reba & Linda Davis reunite for 'Does He Love You' performance (watch)

    With one of the greatest duets of all time, country titans Reba McEntire and Linda Davis reunited for a sterling performance of their collaboration, "Does He Love You," a sweeping plea about one man's love between the wife and the mistress. During one of Reba's recent Ryman shows on Wednesday (Feb...
  • Not only is writing for the NYT, but he will also be performing at Rough Trade NYC on Feb. 18.

    Ryan Adams pens insightful op-ed for the New York Times about infamous 'Summer of 69' incident

    If you’re a Ryan Adams fan, or a Bryan Adams fan for that matter, you’ve probably heard about the time a heckler rattled Adams’ cage during his 2002 debut performance at the famed Ryman Auditorium in Nashville.  For those who aren’t familiar with the story, we won’t spoil it. Better to hear it...
  • The Decemberists announce spring tour with Julien Baker

    The Decemberists announce spring tour with Julien Baker

    Portland-based baroque pop band The Decemberists have announced plans to head out on the road along with Memphis-hailing indie folk musician Julien Baker this spring. The two acts will be visiting venues in Richmond, Nashville, Brooklyn and Philadelphia as part of their whimsically-titled The...
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