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Head for the Hills--Adam Kinghorn, Joe Lessard, Matt Loewen--come out swinging and invigorated with fresh sounds on their latest EP, Say Your Mind. Recorded at Swingfingers Studios in Fort Collins (Colorado, the band brought a larger band than ever before, including drummer Darren Garvey of Elephant Revival, Vocalist Kim Dawson, Dobroist Todd Livingston, a horn section and more.

For a very special, one-time-only performance, Ghost-Note will take the stage at One Eyed Jacks in New Orleans, LA on May 4th to play their critically-acclaimed record Swagism in its entirety.

John Mailander is skilled at crafting a story through music.  His latest release, “Forecast” has been a Godsend piece of mana in my playlist this winter. Something about this disc hit me at the right time and place.  This winter has been such a baptism of tribulation, the tempo matches my soul. It gives me peace and hope for carrying on through the ice. I don’t mind the cold.

Reggae-influenced alternative rock band Iration will be coming to fans all across the United States "Live From Paradise!" this spring and summer, bringing special guests Pepper, Fortunate Youth and Katastro along for the ride. By tapping some unparalleled aloha spirit, these acts are combining forces to spread nothing but good vibes, creating a truly serene and exclusive environment at each of their 43 tour stops.

The first run of tour dates have been announced for independent troubadour Shawn James, who will be out in support of his upcoming album The Dark & The Light. The new album will be released March 22nd on Parts + Labor Records. James was featured in a recent Billboard interview around the premiere of the album’s captivating opening track “Orpheus” (Read & Listen HERE).

Coming in strong on the heels of a nation-wide tour, capped off with a sold-out show at Boston's Paradise Rock Club and a jam-packed set on Cayamo Cruise, The Ghost of Paul Revere has revealed a new string of tour dates for spring 2019. The foot-stompin', folk-hollerin' boys of Maine will kick things off in the Northeast before embarking throughout New England.

As an alternative to the campout festival, the inaugural 4848 Festival is offering festival lovers an evolved summer experience. Taking place July 11 - 13 atop Snowshoe Mountain in Snowshoe, WV (at 4848’ above sea level), patrons get everything a festival has to offer, while experiencing premier accommodations within the resort’s Mountain Village, complete with modern amenities atypical to a three-day summer festival.

4848 Festival performing artists include:

Greensky Bluegrass (two nights)

Guitar virtuosos Rodrigo y Gabriela are thrilled to announce plans for a major American tour. The headline dates begin May 4 at Austin, TX's ACL Live at the Moody Theater and then continues into early June. In addition, the renowned Mexican acoustic rock guitar duo will make a series of top-billed festival appearances, among them Cleveland, OH's LaureLive (June 9). The new tour dates follow a previously announced European tour, set to visit Germany, Belgium, Luxembourg, Ireland, England, and France through April.

Progressive bluegrass pioneers, the Infamous Stringdusters rolled into Eugene (Ore.), January 20, and lit-up the McDonald Theater with a typically brilliant performance. This fire-breathing, five-piece combo’s relentless determination to Dust damn near every town in the country has honed their live show into one of the most reliably “hot” tickets on the thriving jam-band circuit. Every set is a high-flying adventure.

While San Francisco has a rich history in live music, few independent venues exist outside of music group monopolies such as Live Nation, Another Planet, Golden Voice (owned by AEG), or SF Jazz. All politics aside, it’s becoming less common for a medium-capacity venue to operate independently, likely related to hugely inflated rent/operations costs and radius clauses. Just last week Great American Music Hall and Slims relinquished booking rights to Golden Voice and laid off its loyal longtime staff.

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