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The Infamous Stringdusters heat up NYC with Thursday snow show

The Infamous Stringdusters timed their late-fall trip into New York City with the first snow of the season. Throughout Thursday afternoon it snowed considerably, but the show must go on! Although some Stringdusters fans no doubt got stuck in New Jersey and Long Island, the Gramercy Theatre was packed with music fans eager to warm up with some progressive bluegrass …

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Jim James shines at New York City’s Town Hall show

Photos courtesy of Dan Salimbene | www.northfieldproductions.com Jim James continued his solo acoustic tour last night at New York City’s Town Hall. Despite its location in the heart of midtown, on a side street of the bustling Times Square, the 97-year-old venue fell totally silent when Jim James hit the stage and kicked things off with 2008’s “I’m Amazed”. The …

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Bob Weir & Wolf Bros dazzle at The Capitol Theatre before last week of tour

Photo by Marc Millman Bob Weir & Wolf Bros is the latest touring band from the Grateful Dead singer-songwriter. Joined by Jay Lane (drums; Ratdog, Primus) & Don Was (bass; all-star record producer), the band has been breaking new ground in the Grateful Dead songbook and beyond with the stripped-down instrumentation of guitar-bass-drums and often inviting special guests to the …

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The Adventure Awaits at Seventy-Seven

Hamilton Ontario, home of the Hamilton Ticats football team and also known as the “Waterfall Capital of the World”. Considered a small city because of its low 500,000 population. It is also home to one of the best dance clubs in the GTA, packing a crazy production and some of the most fire electronic events Hamilton has ever come to …

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Freakout Halloween 2018

(Toronto) – Pouring rain and eventually snow wasn’t enough to stop hundreds of partygoers from dressing up in their spookiest, funniest, most outrageous costumes and huddling together in tents gathering whatever body heat they could to enjoy some premium bass music courtesy of a top-notch lineup including the bass music duo Dirtyphonics, techno and house music icon Deko-ze, Rusko (who also …

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Suwannee Hulaween makes its sold-out sixth year the best one yet!

It just keeps getting better! In its sixth year, Suwannee Hulaween continued to grow upon the momentum of previous installments, constantly curating the best of what music festival culture has to offer. Spirit Lake takes exponential leaps each year to create a completely alien world of art installations and experiential areas, while the musical programming rivals just about any other …

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Tedeschi Trucks Band continues to blow the Beacon Theatre away nightly

Photo credit:  Stuart Levine Photography Tedeschi Trucks Band delivered their penultimate Beacon Theatre residency show last night, with an astonishing display of rock ‘n’ soul, jazz, blues, and beyond. The massive band has fully settled into their role as Beacon-residency torch-bearers following the end of the Allman Brothers Band, and judging by the amount of Allman shirts in the audience …

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Greensky Bluegrass Announces New Album & Winter Tour

Greensky Bluegrass is wasting no time, and it appears that early 2019 will be huge for the string quintet. On January 18 they will release a brand new album entitled All For Money, following up 2016’s spectacular Shouted, Written Down & Quoted and 2014’s breaking If Sorrows Swim. On their journey to stretch the boundaries of progressive bluegrass (or string music, or whatever …

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14th Annual Freakout With Andy C, Rusko and Dirtyphonics + More

(Toronto) – The 14th Annual Freakout event is creeping closer, on Saturday, October 27th, 401 Mini-Indy GoKarts will open its doors to one of Toronto’s most bone-chilling Halloween parties. Presented by DESTINY Events, Embrace and Activate, Freakout 2018 will host a lineup that’ll send shivers down your spine including drum and bass legend Andy C, Leed’s dubstep ambassador Rusko, bass music collective …

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Brooklyn Comes Alive offers up incredible improvisations and all-star configurations in its fourth year!

Photos by Andrew Blackstein      In its fourth year, Brooklyn Comes Alive once again delivered on the promise of a once-in-a-lifetime program of live music’s best players. Housing players from the worlds of funk, soul, jam, jazz, indie, and beyond, the strip Williamsburg venues played host to an enthusiastic group of concert-goers that were bursting with excitement for the …

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Umphrey’s McGee playing The Capitol Theatre on Sunday October 14

The ol’ saying goes, “never miss a sunday show”, and a slightly newer variation of the adage says, “never miss an Umph show at The Cap.” Therefore it doesn’t take a mathematician to conclude that Umphrey’s McGee at The Capitol Theatre on Sunday October 14 is a must-go show. Historically speaking, Umphrey’s McGee slays it at The Capitol Theatre. It’s …

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Tedeschi Trucks Band prepares for 8th annual Beacon Theatre run!

Tedeschi Trucks Band are gearing up to settle into their 8th Beacon Theatre run. Six shows, four of which are weekend night double-set throw-downs, along with two weekday shows alongside openers Steve Earle and JJ Grey. These shows have become guest-laden highlights of the year for fans of the band. Last year saw Nels Cline and Trey Anastasio – among …

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Brooklyn Comes Alive announces 2018 schedule

Brooklyn Comes Alive has announced their 2018 schedule, and it’s shaped up to be quite the day to bop around Williamsburg. With 16 different sets that boast never-before-seen all-star configurations, the day starts early 3:30pm at Rough Trade with ‘Wokes With Jokes’, a stand-up comedy set about the jam scene that features Sirius XM’s Brett Siddell. From there, the music …