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The Class of 1970: ‘Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs’

When Layla and Other Assorted Love Songs was released November 9, 1970, the album was at first regarded like The Masked Marauders. Who the hell are … Continued

Country Chart Toppers Set to Perform at iHeartCountry Festival in Nashville

The 2020 edition of the iHeartCountry Festival presented by Capital One is set to be take place as a virtual streaming and on-air radio special … Continued

“Tetrao Urogallus” by Tetrao Urogallus: Almost Beyond Description

Your mission, should you decide to accept it, is to determine how you would classify the new single from Tetrao Urogallus titled “Tetrao Urogallus.” We … Continued

Final Additions for Monster Mash in Hastings FL Halloween Weekend

We Strive NOT to be part of the spread of COVID-19! Guys & Ghouls, come one, come all on down to the Monster Mash. It … Continued

Thriving Roots: A Virtual Americanafest

Like the leadership of every other major musical event in the country, the board of the Americana Music Association wanted to devise a replacement experience … Continued

Democracy Comes Alive Sets Virtual Festival To Promote Voter Participation

With the most consequential election in our lifetime looming large on November 3, Live For Live Music in partnership with HeadCount presents Democracy Comes Alive … Continued

Kevin Burt’s New Album ‘Stone Crazy’ Due October 16

Kevin Burt has been plying his trade as an electrifying bluesman for more than a quarter of a century, in the process “dispelling the myth … Continued

Black Bird Hum Deliver Reggae Australian-Style

Delightful new track “My Side” from Australian collective Black Bird Hum has debuted on Color Red Music. If it seems like Sydney is a long … Continued

Get Ready to Take a ‘Heavy Trip’

Recently, we stumbled across an unusual and excellent film called Heavy Trip. It is a 2018 Finland film, in Finnish with subtitles, about a heavy … Continued

The Disco Biscuits Schedule Halloween Run for Syracuse Drive-In

Teleportation device. Flying car. Jet pack. Something. With all these fabulous drive-in and socially distanced shows popping up, we just wish we could manage to … Continued

moe. Add Another Pair of October Shows

We already knew that moe. would be heading to Yarmouth Drive-In October 23 & 24. Now they’ve added shows on either side of those dates. … Continued

Jazz Titan Ira Sullivan Off to Visit Bird, Red Rodney & Bebop Heaven

In the comprehensive jazz dictionaries of the early 1970s, I first learned about Benny Carter, a man who could play both trumpet and woodwinds. This … Continued

Eliot Goldstein’s Interview with Keyboard Wizard Don Preston

Dreamer, Romantic, Daredevil and Different Drummer. That would describe Eliot Goldstein, the man of a thousand interviews. Well, perhaps not a thousand, but a lot … Continued

ROO-ALITY Becomes RE-ALITY Starting Today!

Time to call in sick, because Bonnaroo’s got the hookup. For the next three nights, tune in to the Bonnaroo YouTube channel for live-streaming of … Continued

Get In On Pre-Sale for New Goose Drive-In Shows

Goose have added three more drive-in shows to their October calendar. They will make stops in Ohio, North Carolina, and Maryland! Pre-sale tickets are available … Continued

Pigeons Playing Ping Pong Add TWO MORE Drive-In Shows!

The Pigeons Playing Ping Pong Time to Drive-In Fall Tour is a moving target. Every time you think you’ve got it nailed down, those Pigeons … Continued

Playing it Forward: Shorty Fest Goes Virtual for a Good Cause

The Trombone Shorty Foundation will be taking its signature fundraiser to a national audience with an online broadcast of “Virtual Shorty Fest Presented by Acura.” … Continued

2019 Neil Young Concert Film, Live Album Expected Next Year

In a year already full of great news concerning Neil Young, there is now more. Earlier, Young release new album Homegrown, great new political anthem … Continued

The Class of 1970: ‘Idlewild South’ by The Allman Brothers Band

All of us have albums where we know precisely where and when we first heard them, albums that have become soulmates. Idlewild South, the second … Continued

Indigo Girls Answer NPR’s Call for COVID-19 Ramifications

[Feature image by Jeremy Cowart/Courtesy of the artist] The NPR program Morning Edition has been soliciting musicians to create original music concerning the effects of COVID-19 … Continued