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Suwannee Hulaween Lineup Announced! SCI, Jamiroquai, Tipper, Odesza, STS9 +more

The 2018 Suwannee Hulaween lineup is out, showcasing the talent that with soundtrack what has quickly become one of the most premiere festivals in the country. Known to many as the south’s Electric Forest, the roster of bands, DJ/producers, and rappers spans many genres and provides a little something for everyone. If you’re into rappers and electronic music producers, there’s …

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SunFest 2018 Photos

West Palm Beach, Florida is home to SunFest every year during the first weekend in May. The festival consists of 3 stages on the water for 4 days in the heart of downtown West Palm. We’ve attended over 6 years of SunFest and it always provides a weekend full of fun. Check out our photos from this year’s adventures. Full …

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Vijay Iyer Sextet Debut at Village Vanguard

Photo credit – Lynne Harty Accomplished pianist and musical trailblazer Vijay Iyer sets up shop at the storied Village Vanguard this week, continuing to celebrate the release of his Sextet album Far From Over. Charged by intense composition with a relentlessly progressive ideology, the music on that album translates wonderfully into the live setting, particularly at the incredible Greenwich Village jazz …

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Leftover Salmon celebrate ‘Something Higher’ at intimate NYC release show

Leftover Salmon’s new album Something Higher is yet another experimental step for the Colorado jamgrass outfit. Never a band to settle on any one particular sound, Vince Herman, Drew Emmitt and company created a democratic project that offers a chance for each band member to sing a tune and offer their different seasoning to the musical gumbo. During a very intimate show …

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NEW VIDEO: DOMINICAN HOLIDAZE AFTERMOVIE

We had the pleasure of capturing Dominican Holidaze last year with some of our favorite bands in a tropical paradise. Umphrey’s McGee, Disco Biscuits, STS9, Lotus, Griz, and more got together for a long weekend in the Dominican Republic at the beautiful Breathless resort. It’s really a unique experience when you get to hang out with your favorite artist by …

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Gov’t Mule Films for Live Release at the Capitol Theatre [Review, Setlist]

image via “It’s going to be a long night,” Warren Haynes claimed at different points throughout the night during Gov’t Mule’s Saturday night sold-out show at the Capitol Theatre. With a video camera crane parked a few yards to his right, the incredibly accomplished singer-songwriter-guitar-shredder wowed the capacity crowd with his charisma and chops alike. For the second of two …

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Sting Performs Songs Inspired by his Childhood at the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Sting brings a string of solo-acoustic shows to the Metropolitan Museum of Art this week, performing songs inspired by his childhood and thematically congruent with the current “Thomas Cole’s Journey: Atlantic Crossings” exhibit. Against a backdrop that projected Cole’s paintings, Sting took turns between telling stories and singing songs that were inspired by his humble beginnings in the ship town of …

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Coachella 2018 with Belly [Photos & Video]

We spent the past two weekends at Coachella with our friend, Belly who is a talented rapper and part of the XO team. Belly co-writes a lot of The Weeknd’s music and is now working with Jay-Z & Roc Nation as well . His Coachella experience was one for the books. Both Nav and Rich The Kid made guest appearances …

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Nap Eyes brings great new music to Brooklyn

Photo via BTRtoday.com Last month Nap Eyes released their awesome new LP I’m Bad Now, which sees the band actualizing their brand of slacker rock in its best form yet. Four of the six songs from their set at Brooklyn’s Elsewhere were from that release, with one track of both prior releases also making the cut. At a short and sweet …

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Canadian EDM Legend Excision Returns To Headline Jam-packed 2018 Ever After Lineup

(Kitchener, Ontario) – Just a few miles southeast of Toronto in the once unsuspecting city of Kitchener, Ontario is one of Canada’s most anticipated music events, Ever After Music Festival. Adventurers from Ontario and beyond have gathered here annually since 2015 to witness some of the most well-known artists the ever-expanding EDM genre has to offer as well as a …

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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 …