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Great Music Week in Charlotte!

Tuesday (tonight) is Funk Night at Heist Brewery, created by Stefan Kallander. Only 40 seats available!   Consider the Source are in town to begin … Continued

Consider the Source Have a Busy Weekend Ahead

Amazing jazz fusion and progressive metal trio Consider the Source have a great weekend of music scheduled, beginning Thursday in Charlotte, moving on to Charleston, … Continued

Carbon Leaf at FESTY 2020

“Spaced out” takes on new meaning in 2020, and there is no better example that FESTY 2020 at Live from Chisholm Vineyards in Charlottesville, Virginia, socially distanced … Continued

New Instrumental Funk Single “Under Krameria” from Freekbass

Freekbass and the Bump Assembly have been on fire ever since connecting with Eddie Roberts’ Color Red Studios, and this new single, “Under Krameria,” is … Continued

Walk-In Concert at Devil’s Backbone Brewing Company

You know about drive-in concerts by now. On Friday, October 16, Devil’s Backbone Brewing Company in Roseland, Virginia, hosted a Walk-In Concert featuring The Sam … Continued

Cory Henry: “Don’t Forget” Halloween Livestream

Nobody — but nobody — does soulful funk better than Cory Henry. Not nobody. Not no how. No sooner did we share “Rise,” the new … Continued

San Francisco’s Rachel Garlin Reminds Us That “Democracy Demands”

Rachel Garlin, singer, composer, and activist from San Francisco, released her most recent album Mondegreens in the spring. Now she has returned with a song that … Continued

What the World Needs Now is “Self Care,” New Single By Tank & The Bangas: Listen

Just when we need it most, Tank and The Bangas are out with “Self Care” the lead single from their upcoming EP Friend Goals set … Continued

New EP ‘Fondue Party’ from Polyrhythmics

Back in the spring, Seattle’s funkified Polyrhythmics released their new album Man from the Future, their first on Color Red Music. Apparently, they had more … Continued

The Roosevelt Collier Trio at Dunedin Brewery: A Photo Essay

We published our review earlier in the week of the awesome show put on by The Roosevelt Collier Trio at Dunedin Brewery on Saturday, October … Continued

‘Stop Making Cake’ with Pigeons Playing Ping Pong

While we wait for Pigeons Playing Ping Pong to unveil the theme for this year’s Halloween show — at The Diamond in Richmond, the Baltimore … Continued

JJ Grey & Mofro Hitting the Road In November for Five-Show Tour

JJ Grey & Mofro will be back on the road this November for a five-show tour of the Southeast with stops in Alabama, Florida, North … Continued

Sending Healing Vibes to Bill Blue, ‘The King of Crazy Town’

If you’ve ever been to Key West, chances are you’ve encountered musician Bill Blue. Here is a man who has lived the life. On my … Continued

BIG Something Announce a Pair of Drive-In Shows Next Month

Anxious to get back to live performance after the big online buildup to the release of their new album Escape, BIG Something are excited to … Continued

Cory Henry & the Funk Apostles Have ‘Something to Say’

The Cory Henry funk machine is heading straight for you, and, frankly, there’s not a darn thing you can do about it. But then again, … Continued

The Disco Biscuits Add Two More October Dates – at Montage Mountain!

The Disco Biscuits have been delivering “Fresh Biscuits to your door since 1995, straight out of Philadelphia, PA,” and this month they’re delivering fresh ones … Continued

Magnolia Roads Presents Notes For Votes III Virtual Festival

Magnolia Roads is proud to present its eighth virtual festival this year and the third and last in the Notes For Votes series, an effort … Continued

Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal Call Out Those “Sunday Lies”

In May, we wrote about the first three singles released by Josh Hoyer & Soul Colossal from the group’s upcoming album Natural Born Hustlers. As … Continued

Roosevelt Collier Brings Music and a Message to Dunedin Brewery

The music was certainly the main feature of Roosevelt Collier’s two-night stand at Dunedin Brewery (October 9 & 10), but the soft-spoken pedal steel genius … Continued

Doom Flamingo Set to Fly for Four Shows

The six-headed synthwave beast Doom Flamingo is venturing out for four shows plus a special event this Friday. Friday and Saturday are at Safe Sounds … Continued