Grateful Web Interview with Nahko Bear

Submitted by June Reedy on Tue, 06/19/2018 - 4:01 pm

Nahko Bear and his multi-colored tribe are spreading their rainbows all over the country as they support Dispatch on a North American tour that will last thru Autumn Solstice, 9/21 2018.  While Nahko & Medicine for the People have been known to rally the crowds at festivals, this summer they will only be hitting one single fest, the Friendly Gathering in VT 6/28- 7/1 2018.  Grateful Web got a chance to check in with Nahko and see how the tour life is treating him.  We also asked some of those “getting to know you” questions

Robert Walter's 20th Congress - 'Spacesuit' - Out 9/21

Submitted by The Royal Pota… on Tue, 06/19/2018 - 2:08 pm

Robert Walter's 20th Congress have announced the release of their new studio album, 'Spacesuit,' due September 21 via Royal Potato Family. The organ master/keyboard virtuoso—who's also a founding member of The Greyboy Allstars and tours with Phish bassist Mike Gordon—has assembled a new crew of brilliant improvisers and genre-bending virtuosos under the 20th Congress mantle.

John McLaughlin and Jimmy Herring New Album - Live in San Francisco Available 9/21

Submitted by MAD Ink PR on Tue, 06/19/2018 - 11:03 am

“This recording of the final set at the Warfield Theatre brings to full circle the amazing advent of The Mahavishnu Orchestra In 1971, and its renaissance on this night in San Francisco.” mused the boundary-shattering guitarist John McLaughlin. On his farewell tour of America, which was comprised of 25 concerts, John invited one his favorite musicians,  guitarist Jimmy Herring and his band “The Invisible Whip” to explore the timeless music he had created four decades ago. Watch and listen to a teaser, HERE

Formula 5 Announces 2018 Summer Tour

Submitted by Formula 5 on Fri, 06/15/2018 - 3:56 pm

Formula 5 embarks on their 2018 Summer Tour with stops at familiar haunts across the Northeast and North Carolina and featuring festival performances at Tumbledown and Adirondack Music Festivals, as well as their own Rock the Dock Music Festival on July 13. August will bring the band back to North Carolina for a pair of shows, as well as a Curveball pre-party in Watkins Glen on August 15, one night before gates open at Phish’s eleventh festival.

Formula 5 Summer Tour Dates

The Slocan Ramblers release new album

Submitted by HearthMusic on Fri, 06/15/2018 - 3:42 pm

It’s not that Toronto’s The Slocan Ramblers are old-fashioned, it’s that they’re making bluegrass that harkens back to an older need. They’re not here for the concert halls, they’re not here for the flash and glitz of the music industry, they’re here to grind out the hottest tunes they can, picking fast and furious through traditional and original pieces, and they’re here to sing their songs to hardworn people looking for release.

Grateful Web Interview with Tropidelic

Submitted by Nick Gumas on Fri, 06/15/2018 - 12:23 pm

Cleveland Ohio might not be the reggae capital of the world, but the grit and determination to establish themselves despite locational barriers made the men of Tropidelic all the more eager to make their dream a reality. From dorm room project to a nationally touring band, their momentum shows no sign of slowing down.

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