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Jacob Fred Jazz Odyssey new album and tour

jjfoJacob Fred Jazz Odyssey have announced the release of a live album The Battle For Earth out September 4 via Royal Potato Family. Recorded in 2014 over two nights at Dazzle in Denver, the collection focuses on fresh interpretations of material from their previous studio album, Worker, along with a handful of JFJO classics like “Tetherball Triumph.” The collection will be released in all digital formats, as well as a limited edition comic book.

 

JFJO have also announced Fall 2015 tour dates with several two night stands along the way, including Oddly Correct in Kansas City, Doc’s Lab in San Francisco and Earshot Jazz Festival at The Royal Room in Seattle. Multiple special guests will join them from night to night, including Skerik, Mark Southerland and Wil Blades. The trio will open for Thundercat in Tulsa and Youngblood Brass Band in New Orleans.

 

JFJO Tour Dates

September 19 – Oklahoma City, OK – WestFest

September 22 – Tulsa, OK – The Vanguard (#)

September 26 – Guthrie, OK – Taloa Music Fest

October 9 – Kansas City, MO – Oddly Correct ($)

October 10 – Kansas City, MO – Oddly Correct

October 16 – New Orleans, LA – The Howlin’ Wolf (%)

October 22 – Albuquerque, NM – The Outpost

October 23 & 24 – Denver, CO – The 1up (^)

October 30 & 31 – San Francisco, CA – Docs’ Lab (&)

November 5 & 6 – Seattle, WA – Earshot Jazz Festival @ Royal Room (^)

November 7 – Portland, OR – The Goodfoot Lounge (*)

 

# – w/ Thundercat

$ – w/ Mark Southerland

% – w/ Youngblood Brass Band and Mike Dillon Band

^ – w/ Skerik

& – w/ Skerik and Chris Noonan

* – w/ Skerik, Wil Blades and DJ Logic

Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen tour dates

dirty kitchenFrank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen was among the nominees named in a recent announcement by the International Bluegrass Music Association. Already the 2014 IBMA Instrumental Group of the Year, the band garnered a repeat nomination in that category as well as a nomination for Instrumental Recorded Performance of the Year for their tune, “Yeah Man,” from the album, Cold Spell. 

Cold Spell, the band’s acclaimed second release for Compass Records, entered Billboard’s Bluegrass Chart at No. 3 and was nominated for a Best Bluegrass Album Grammy. A sizzling collection of traditional and progressive bluegrass sounds, the album features tight arrangements, soulful harmonies and fiery instrumentals. Guest artists include Leon Alexander, Sam Bush, John Cowan, Rob Ickes and Megan McCormick.
The group’s past IBMA nods include Solivan’s nomination for 2014 Male Vocalist of the Year and Mandolin Player of the Year, and Mike Munford’s win for 2013 IBMA Banjo Player of the Year. Also a past winner, Chris Luquette received the 2013 IBMA Momentum Award for Instrumentalist of the Year.
Winners will be announced during an awards presentation on October 1 at the Duke Energy Center for the Performing Arts in Raleigh, N.C. In addition to their appearance in Raleigh, Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen will be entertaining audiences nationwide during a busy fall 2015 tour.
Upcoming dates include:
Aug. 27 – Pickin’ In the Park – Paonia, Colo.
Aug. 28 – Animas City Theatre Presented by DAM – Durango, Colo.
Aug. 29 – Santa Fe Bluegrass and Old-Time Music Festival – Santa Fe, N.M.
Sept. 4-5 – Thomas Point Beach Bluegrass Festival – Corner Brunswick, Maine
Sept. 11 – The 8X10 – Baltimore, Md.
Sept. 12 – Bright Box Theater – Winchester, Va.
Sept. 16 – Americana Music Festival – Nashville, Tenn.
Sept. 26 – The Holly Inn – Mount Holly Springs, Pa.
Sept. 27 – American Roots Music Series at Hill Center Sponsored by Frank Solivan & Dirty Kitchen and Quicksilver Productions – District of Columbia
Oct. 2 – Wide Open Bluegrass – Raleigh, N.C.
Oct. 3 – Three Sisters Festival – Chattanooga, Tenn.
Oct. 10 – Hatterasity Bluegrass Block Party – Hatteras, N.C.
Oct. 14 – Music City Roots Live from The Factory – Franklin, Tenn.
Oct. 16 – The Station Inn – Nashville, Tenn.
Oct. 17 – Isis, Asheville, N.C.

Railroad Earth Announces Annual Horn O’ Plenty

i-qtQGFM7-LRailroad Earth will be returning to the Sherman Theatre in Stroudsburg, PA for their annual two-night run 11/27-28. The shows are not only a homecoming for the band but a favorite destination for fans over the Thanksgiving weekend, with late night shows featuring local artists in other venues adding to the fun.

For hotel and ticket information, visit http://www.railroadearth.com and http://www.shermantheater.com.

Still on Railroad Earth’s calendar for 2015:

9/18 Red Rocks Amphitheatre, featuring Bill Kreutzmann’sBilly And The Kids, along with Snarky Puppy.

9/19 Boulder Theatre Boulder, CO

10/2 House of Blues Boston, MA

10/3 Mohegan Sun Uncasville, CT

10/17 American Roots Festival Raleigh, NC

10/22-24 RRE’s 5th Annual Hangtown Halloween Ball Placerville, CA

10/30 Hulaween – Live Oak, FL

11/27-28 Horn O’ Plenty Stroudsburg, PA

12/10-13 Strings & Sol Puerto Morelos, MX

12/30-31 Vic Theatre Chicago, IL

Look for Railroad Earth Live at Red Rocks on Palladia running throughout 2015.

Ashes and Dust from Warren Haynes Featuring Railroad Earth is available on Concord records.

For more information, please visit http://www.railroadearth.com

Aqueous Announces Fall Tour 2015/Halloween Plans

Aqueous had announced an extensive fall tour hitting several new markets and festivals across the nation.

 

August will feature a hometown Canalside gig opening for Umphrey’s McGee and the foursomes return to the popular Peach festival in Scranton, PA.  September continues festival season with two night stands at both the Night Lights Fall festival and Catskill Chill.

 

October kicks off at Nectar’s in VT and a first ever appearance in Maine at Harry Brown’s Harvest Ball before heading to the mid-west and south. Buffalo will get a “treat” for Halloween with a two night stand at the Iron Works which will feature themes, costumes and special guests.

 

November marks a first time Michigan run and a return to Colorado for several dates.

 

Aqueous is Mike Gantzer (guitar/vocals), David Loss (guitar/keys/vocals), Evan McPhaden (bass), and Ryan Nogle (drums).

 

Aqueous Fall Tour 2015

 

8/6 – Canalside | Buffalo, NY w/ Umphrey’s Mcgee

8/13 – The Riverboat | Alexandria Bay, NY

8/15 – Peach Music Festival | Scranton, PA

8/29 – Bass Jam @ Skully’s | Columbus, OH

9/10 – Putnam Den | Saratoga Springs, NY w/ TAUK

9/11-9/12 – Night Lights Fall Festival | Sherman, NY

9/18-9/19 – Catskill Chill Music Festival| Hancock, NY

9/20 – Pink Moon Festival | Rock Camp, WV

9/26 – Flour City | Rochester, NY

10/2 – Nectar’s | Burlington, VT

10/3 – Harry Brown’s Harvest Ball | Starks, ME

10/7 – Mainstage | Morgantown, WV

10/9 – Madison Theatre | Covington, KY

10/10 – Creature of the Night Festival | Adams, TN

10/12 – Scruffy City Hall | Knoxville, TN w/ McLovins

10/13 – Blind Tiger | Greensboro, NC w/ McLovins

10/14 – TBD

10/15 – Aisle 5 | Atlanta, GA w/ McLovins

10/16 – Nowhere Bar | Athens, GA w/ McLovins

10/17 – Gottrocks | Greenville, SC w/ McLovins

10/19 – New Mountain Theatre | Asheville, NC w/ McLovins

10/20 – The Local | Boone, NC w/ McLovins

10/21 – The Rabbit Hole | Charlotte, NC w/ PPPP & McLovins

10/22 – Southland Ballroom | Raleigh, NC w/ McLovins

10/23 – TBD

10/24 – TBD

10/30 – Iron Works | Buffalo, NY

10/31 – Iron Works | Buffalo, NY

11/4 – Live Ann Arbor | Ann Arbor, MI

11/5 – The Pike Room | Pontiac, MI

11/6 – The Loft | Lansing, MI w/ Broccoli Samurai

11/7 – TBD

11/18 – Agave | Avon, CO

11/19 – (TBD) Fort Collins, CO

11/20 – (TBD) Denver, CO

11/21 – Lazy Dog | Boulder, CO

12/3 – Java Barn  | St. Lawrence University

 

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Dawes Announce New 2015 Tour Dates

DawesDawes announced today new American summer tour dates throughout the country in support of their just-released album All Your Favorite Bands to add to an already extensive run of shows that began last week and continues into October. The tour features newly added touring member, guitarist Duane Betts, and will include appearances at Bonnaroo this weekend, Mumford & Sons’ Gentlemen of the Road Tour, dates supporting Hozier, and headline performances with a host of supporting acts such as Blake Mills, Langhorne Slim, The Lone Bellow, Gill Landry, Sam Outlaw, First Aid Kit, John Moreland and more. Tickets can be purchased HERE. The complete list of dates is below; new ones are in bold. Fan pre-sale begins tomorrow, June 9, at 10am local time, and general on-sale is Friday June 12 at 10AM local time. 

JUNE

09 – Louisville, KY – Headliners Music Hall ~~

10 – Chicago, IL – Pritzker Pavilion at Millenium Park *

11 – Indianapolis, IN – Farmer’s Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park

12 – Manchester, TN – Bonnaroo

14 – Cincinnati, OH – Horseshoe Cincinnati (The Shoe) *

16 – Columbus, OH – The LC Pavilion *

17 – Charlotte, NC – The Uptown Amphitheater at the Music Factory *

19 – Waverly, IA – Gentlemen of the Road: Wartburg College Athletic Fields

20 – Madison, WI – The Capitol Theatre ^

21 – St. Louis, MO – The Pageant ^

24 – Dallas, TX – Annette Strauss Square at AT&T Performing Arts Center ^

25 – Austin, TX – Stubb’s ^

26 – Aurora, IL – Two Brothers Summer Festival

27 – Peoria, IL – Limelight Eventplex ~~

 

JULY

07 – Boise, ID – Knitting Factory &

09 – Calgary, AB – Republik &

10 – Edmonton, AB – Starlite Room &

12 – Winnipeg, MB – Winnipeg Folk Festival

14 – Minneapolis, MN – Cabooze Plaza #

15 – Sioux Falls, SD – Orpheum Theatre +

17 – Fargo, ND – Fargo Theatre &

18 – Appleton, WI – Lawrence Chapel +

20 – Toronto, ON – The Phoenix &

21 – Burlington, VT – Higher Ground &

24 – Camden, NJ – Xponential Music Festival

25 – Freeport, ME – LL Bean Summer in the Park

27 – New York, NY – Central Park Summerstage ◊

28 – Pittsburgh, PA – Stage AE (Outdoors) *

29 – Rochester Hills, MI – Meadowbrook Amphitheater *

31 – Council Bluff, IA – Harrah’s Hotel & Casino – Stir Cove

 

AUGUST

02 – Morrison, CO – Red Rocks *

04 – Kansas City, MO – Madrid Theater **

05 – Oklahoma City, OK – ACM @ UCO Performance Lab **

07 – El Prado, NM – KTAOS Solar Center **

08 – Las Vegas, NV – The Bunkhouse Saloon **

09 – Reno, NV – Grand Sierra Theater $

11 – Bend, OR – Tower Theatre

12 – Portland, OR – Crystal Ballroom %

14 – Walla Walla, WA – Gentlemen of the Road: Whitman College Athletic Fields

15 – Liberty Lake, WA – Pavillion Park

16 – Seattle, WA – The Showbox $$

18 – Salt Lake City, UT – The Depot %

19 – Bellevue, CO – Mishawaka Amphitheatre %

21 – Salida, CO – Gentlemen of the Road: Vandaveer Ranch

22 – Telluride, CO – Club Red $$

23 – Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom $$

28 – Shrewsbury, UK – Shrewsbury Folk festival

 

SEPTEMBER

01 – Antwerp, BE – Rivierenhof Festival @

02 – Cologne, DE – Gloria Theatre @

04 – Stradbally, IE – Electric Picnic Festival

05 – Birmingham, UK – Moseley Folk Festival

06 – Dorset, UK – End of the Road Festival

08 – London, UK – Shepherds Bush Empire @

10 – Amsterdam, NL – Paradiso @

12 – Groningen, NL – Take Root

13 – Berlin, DE – Lollapalooza Music Festival

18 – San Francisco, CA – The Fillmore

19 – Templeton, CA – Beaverstock

20 – Del Mar, CA – Kaaboo

22 – Boston, MA – Royale

25 – Raleigh, NC – North Carolina Museum of Art

26 – Charleston, SC – Charleston Music Hall **

29 – Birmingham, AL – Iron City **

30 – Columbia, SC – Music Farm **

 

OCTOBER

01 – Asheville, NC – Orange Peel **

03 – Los Angeles, CA – The Bluegrass Situation at The Greek Theatre

 

~~ = Gill Landry support

* = with Hozier

^ = Langhorne Slim support

& = Sam Outlaw support

# = Lake Street Dive and The Lone Bellow support

+ = The Lone Bellow support

◊ = with First Aid Kit and Andy Shauf

% = with James Vincent McMorrow

@ = with My Morning Jacket

$ – with Jason Isbell

** – with John Moreland

$$ – with Blake Mills

Esperanza Spalding Announces New Album, Tour Dates

spaldingGRAMMY® award-winning singer-composer-bassist Esperanza (Emily) Spalding is announcing spring and summer tour dates for her newest project Emily’s D+Evolution.  Rekindling her childhood interest in theater, poetry and movement, this new project delves into a broader concept of performance.

Originally conceived the day before her birthday, during a “sleepless night of full moon inspiration”, Emily’s D+Evolution will be performing all new material that Esperanza says “unfolds as live musical vignettes”.

Following sold out shows at Disney Hall and SF Jazz for Spalding’s Chamber Music Society and Radio Music Society recordings, Spalding’s Emily’s D+Evolution tour begins at San Francisco’s Independent on May 5,  with showcases at Los Angeles’ El Rey Theatre and New York’s le Poisson Rouge on May 15, two nights at Chicago’s Lincoln Hall on June 28 and 29 and wrapping up in New Orleans at Essence Fest on July 4. The full list of tour dates is below. Purchase tickets, here.

 

Esperanza Spalding tour dates:

4/26 – Disney Hall – Los Angeles, CA (Sold Out)

4/30 – SF Jazz, San Francisco, CA (Sold Out)

5/1 – SF Jazz, San Francisco, CA (Sold Out)

5/2 – SF Jazz, San Francsico, CA (Sold Out)

5/3 – SF Jazz – San Francisco, CA (Sold Out)

 

Esperanza Spalding Presents Emily’s D+Evolution

5/5 – The Independent – San Francisco, CA

5/7 – EI Rey Theatre – Los Angeles, CA

5/15 – Le Poisson Rouge – New York, NY

5/16 – The Paradise – Boston, MA

5/17 – Theatre of Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA

6/12 – Prospect Park Bandshell – Brooklyn, NY

6/13 – DC Jazz Festival –  Washington, DC

6/14 – 20th Century Theatre – Cincinnati, OH

6/16 – Evans Amphitheater at Cain Park – Cleveland Heights, OH

6/18 – The Palladium – Carmel, IN

6/19 – Barrymore Theatre – Madison, WI

6/20 – Fargo Theatre – Fargo, ND

6/21 – Winnipeg Jazz Fest – Winnipeg, MB

6/24 – Wooly’s – Des Moines, IA

6/25 – Summerfest – Milwaukee, WI

6/26 – Mill City Nights – Minneapolis, MN

6/28 – Lincoln Hall – Chicago, IL

6/29 – Lincoln Hall – Chicago, IL

7/1 – Iron City – Birmingham, AL

7/2 – 3rd and Lindsley – Nashville, TN

7/3 – Terminal West – Atlanta, GA

7/4 – Essence Fest – New Orleans, LA

Brothers Comatose tour dates

Brother Comatose has announced Spring and Summer tour dates including festivals stops at Delfest, High Sierra, and Pickathon.

 

Tour Dates:

4/7 Ashland, ORBrickroom

4/8 Eugene, OR-Sam Bond’s Garage
4/9 Sisters, OR-The Belfry

4/10 Portland, OR-Mississippi Studios

4/11 Seattle, WA-Tractor Tavern

4/12 Bellingham, WA –The Green Frog
4/14 Boise, ID-Neurolux
4/15 Enterprise, OR-OK Theater

4/16 Spokane, WA-The Bartlett

4/17 Missoula, MT-Top Hat Lounge
4/18 Bozeman, MT-The Filling Station
4/19 Salt Late City, UT-The State Room

5/9 San Rafael, CA-Terrapin Crossroads

5/15-17 Big Sur, Ca-Hipnic

5/21 Washington D.C.-Gypsy Sally’s

5/22&23 Cumberland, MD-Delfest

5/29 Napa, Ca –City Winery

5/29-31 Napa, CA-Bottle Rock Festival

5/31 Redway, CA-Summer Arts Festival

6/5 Sacramento, CA-Harlow’s

6/7 Santa Rosa, CA –Railroad Square Festival

6/13 Groveland, CA-Mountain Sage

6/19 Bend, OR-4 Peaks Music Fest

6/25 Owensboro, KY-ROMP Music Festival

7/2&3 Quincy, CA-High Sierra Music Fest
7/10 Mount Solon, VA-Red Wing Roots Festival

7/31-8/2 Happy Valley, OR-Pickathon

Bombadil tour dates

Bombadil have announced spring tour dates for the East Coast starting April 16 in Columbia, SC and after winding their way up to Boston they will wrap things up in Charlottesville, VA May 16.

The band’s latest album Hold On  is out now.

Bombadil tour dates:

APRIL
16 Columbia, SC @ Music Farm – “Fork & Spoon & Friends”
21 Nashville, TN @ High Watt w/Darlingside
22 Decatur, GA @ Eddie’s Attic w/Darlingside
23 Asheville, NC @ Altamont Theatre w/Darlingside
24 Charleston, WV @ The Clay Center w/David Wax Museum
25 Arlington, VA @ IOTA Club & Cafe w/Darlingside
28 Cambridge, MA @ Atwood’s Tavern w/Brendan Little
29 Northampton, MA @ Iron Horse w/Darlingside
30 New York, NY @ Rockwood Music Hall w/Darlingside

MAY
1 New York, NY @ Rockwood Music Hall w/Darlingside
2 Philadelphia, PA @ World Cafe Live Upstairs w/You Won’t
14 Norfolk, VA @ The Parlor on Granby
15 Ashland, VA @ Ashland Coffee and Tea
16 Charlottesville, VA @ The Southern w/The Stray Birds

alt-J Announce New 2015 North American Tour Dates

alt-jalt-J have announced additional dates to their 2015 North American Summer Tour as well as brand new dates for this fall. The band will play select festivals this summer such as Lollapalooza and Osheaga before kicking off their fall tour with select Canadian dates then heading to the Midwest on September, 17 to play the Roy Wilkins Auditorium in St. Paul, MN. alt-J will play throughout the Midwest and south before heading west and ending their tour at Key Arena in Seattle, WA on October 18. Tickets are available at www.altjband.com/live

 

alt-J 2015 North American Tour Dates:

4/01 – Cleveland, OH – State Theater at Playhouse Square

4/02 – Pittsburgh, PA – Benedum Center

4/03 – Raleigh, NC – Red Hat Amphitheatre

4/04 – Atlanta, GA – Chastain Park Amphitheatre

4/06 – Nashville, TN – Grand Ole Opry

4/08 – Oklahoma City, OK – Chevy Bricktown Events Center

4/11 – Indio, CA – Coachella Music Festival

4/13 – Las Vegas, NV – The Joint

4/14 – Santa Barbara, CA – Santa Barbara Bowl

4/16 – Berkeley, CA – Greek Theatre

4/18 – Indio, CA – Coachella Music Festival

7/24-26 – Oro-Medonte, ON – WayHome Music & Arts Festival

7/25 – Kansas City, KS – Sporting Park

7/27 – Morrison, CO – Red Rocks Amphitheatre

7/28 – Council Bluffs, IA – Stir Concert Cove at Harrah’s Council Bluffs

7/31 – 8/2 – Chicago, IL – Lollapalooza

7/31 – 8/2 – Montreal, QC – Osheaga Festival

9/12 – Burnaby, BC – Festival Lawn at Deer Lake Park

9/14 – Edmonton, ALB – Shaw Conference Centre

9/15 – Calgary, ALB – Stampede Corral

9/17 – St. Paul, MN – Roy Wilkins Auditorium

9/19 – Indianapolis, IN – Farm Bureau Insurance Lawn at White River State Park

9/21 – Cincinnati, OH – PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music Center

9/22 – Rochester Hills, MI – Meadow Brook

9/23 – East Rochester, NY – The Armory

9/25 – Philadelphia, PA – Festival Pier at Penn’s Landing

9/29 – Charlotte, NC – Uptown Amphitheatre

9/30 – Orlando, FL – Hard Rock Live

10/01- Miami, FL – Klipsch Amphitheater at Bayfront Park

10/07 – New Orleans, LA – Bold Sphere Music at Champions Square

10/08- Birmingham, AL – Oak Mountain Amphitheatre

10/09 – Southaven, MS – BankPlus Amphitheater at Snowden Grove

10/14 – Phoenix, AZ – Comerica Theatre

10/17 – Portland, OR – Veterans Memorial Coliseum

10/18 – Seattle, WA – Key Arena

Leftover Salmon Spring/ Summer dates

DSCN2584editedLeftover Salmon has announced a slew of dates, including Festival stops, a night in Chicago to kick of the Dead’s Fare The Well Celebration, and a 25th Anniversary Hootenanny in Littleton, CO at the Breckenridge Brewery.

Check out Honest Tune’s recent interview with Vince Herman and Bill Payne:

Interview! Leftover Salmon’s Vince Herman and Billy Payne

 

Leftover Salmon Tour dates:

Mar 26 St. Louis, MO – Old Rock House

Mar 27 St. Louis, MO – Old Rock House

Mar 28 Nashville, TN – The Cannery Ballroom

Mar 29 McMinnville, TN – Bluegrass Underground

Mar 31 Bowling Green, KY – The Warehouse at Mt. Victor

 

Apr 02 Flagstaff, AZ – The Orpheum Theater

Apr 03 Phoenix, AZ – Crescent Ballroom

Apr 04 Solana Beach, CA – Belly Up Tavern

Apr 06 Chico, CA – Sierra Nevada Brewing Company

Apr 07 San Rafael, CA – Terrapin Crossroads (Sold Out)

Apr 08 San Rafael, CA – Terrapin Crossroads

Apr 09 San Rafael, CA – Terrapin Crossroads

Apr 10 Crystal Bay, NV – Crystal Bay Casino

Apr 11 Crystal Bay, NV – Crystal Bay Club

Apr 17 Live Oak, FL – Wanee Festival

Apr 18 Charleston, SC – Spring Jam

Apr 19 Black Mountain, NC – Pisgah Brewing Co.

Apr 20 Charlotte, NC – Visulite Theatre

Apr 29 New Orleans, LA – Oak Street Block Party

Apr 30 New Orleans, LA – Tipitina’s (Uptown)

 

May 02 Austin, TX – Derby in the City

May 22 Evans, GA – Papa Joe’s Banjo-B-Que Music Festival

May 23 Cumberland, MD – DelFest

May 24 Cumberland, MD – DelFest

 

Jun 14 Ontario, CA – Huck Finn Jubilee

Jun 18-21 Telluride, CO – Telluride Bluegrass Festival

Jun 24 Owensboro, KY – ROMP

 

Jul 01 Milwaukee, WI – Summerfest

Jul 02 Chicago, IL – Park West

Jul 11-12 Courtenay, Canada – Vancouver Island Musicfest

Jul 18 Littleton, CO – Breckenridge Brewery’s Hootenanny

Jul 22-26 Floyd, VA – FloydFest

 

 

Aug 08 Liberty, PA – Bear’s Picnic

Sep 18 North Adams, MA – FreshGrass Music Festival