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Russian Circles & King Woman push the boundaries of metal at Bushwick’s Elsewhere

Two of today’s great alternative metal bands teamed up for a double-feature at Bushwick’s Elsewhere on Tuesday night. Russian Circles and King Woman are currently on tour together, and they both dominated the new venue with their innovative, heavy sounds. Vocalist Kristina Esfandiari has been captivating audiences both live and on record as of late, and judging by the sold-out crowd’s …

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Mary Halvorson’s Code Girl Celebrates Album Release at Jazz Standard

Mary Halvorson’s Code Girl is an exercise in stepping out of one’s comfort zone. Halvorson has made a name for herself in NYC’s dense jazz scene with stunning licks, but with Code Girl she’s written lyrics, which differentiates the project from her mostly instrumental output. She worked with vocalist Amirtha Kidambi, trumpeter Ambrose Akinmusire, bassist Michael Formanek, and drummer Tomas Fujiwara …

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SUNFEST 2018 PREVIEW: Photos, Playlist, & More

There is a reason we’ve been attending SunFest for 5 years straight, and many years before that. They throw a good party and bring good music! It’s a pretty simple formula and SunFest does it really well. Throw in the waterfront views and a diverse lineup that pleases everyone in the family and you’ve got a formula for success. Year …

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Lettuce gear up for the second leg of their Beyond the Clouds 2018 Tour

Funk favorites Lettuce are gearing up to begin an eight-show run tomorrow night, starting out at Huntington, New York’s Paramount before settling into the Capitol Theatre for two nights this weekend. Friday night’s show will be streamed for free via Relix, here. The band’s current lineup is firing on all cylinders, as we witnessed through their two dynamic sets on Jam Cruise …

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SUNFEST 2018 LINEUP! Including Incubus, Ice Cube, 311, and more

SunFest is back in West Palm Beach with their 2018 music festival. This is one of our favorite festivals to attend every year, because of the great variety in music, people, and production. This years festival includes a bunch of artists I’m looking forward to… Including Incubus, 311, Ice Cube, and more. Check out the 2018 SunFest Lineup below. Check …

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What Living In Ibiza Looks Like

The rumors are true. Yes you party a LOT. Yes you see sunrise a lot. Last summer we spent 2 months living on the island of Ibiza. It was a lot of what we expected and a whole lot more. Shockingly enough, Ibiza isn’t just one huge dark night club. It’s an amazing island with beautiful mountains and beaches everywhere. …

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NEW MUSIC: BoomBox – Restless Too

The new music from BoomBox is here! “Restless Too” is airy and smooth, with a driving beat and an early morning vibe from the Muscle Shoals duo. The track is the first taste of Western Voodoo, BoomBox’s forthcoming album due out later this year. Multi-instrumentalist Zion Rock Godchaux says of the band’s evolution, “I remain open to anything you would hear …

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Greensky Bluegrass continues to evolve, gel, and dominate string music

I’m comfortable admitting that in 2018, Greensky Bluegrass is the best bluegrass band on the planet, and it’s probably because they aren’t playing all that much traditional bluegrass. The genre has evolved a lot in the last 70 years, and at the forefront of modern innovation is this quintet from Michigan, who use improvisation, effects pedals and soul to play …

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Greensky Bluegrass prepares 2018 Winter Tour

As one of the premiere bluegrass bands in the country, Greensky Bluegrass continues to gel as a band and draw bigger numbers in venues around the country. This winter, they’ll do multiple nights in New York City, Washington D.C., and Detroit, bringing their jammy brand of mountain music to cities around the east coast and midwest. Before that, the group …

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All The Music Festival Lineups You Missed

It’s raining lineups! That time of year has arrived where the lineups start rolling out one after another. It’s a little overwhelming honestly and hard to keep track of them since a lot of the same artists are on each lineup. Apart from Shakey Knees and Ultra, you will get relatively the same music at every festival. You really just …

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Jam Cruise Is Almost Here

Jam Cruise 16 is coming up quick (Jan 17-22). This will be our first ever Jam Cruise and we are pumped to party. This is one of the few events where we will be putting the cameras down (for most of the time) and putting our hands up. You will probably find us crushing beers on the pool deck during …

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Okeechobee Releases A Well Rounded 2018 Lineup

Wooooo!!! Lineup is out. Bassnectar is playing 2 sets. One of those will be a special moon set. Arcade Fire, Foster the People, Khalid, STS9, Leon Bridges, and many more will be taking the stage at Okee this year. Florida is holding down some of the best festivals in the country without a doubt.