Seemingly everywhere during women’s month are festival line ups coming out that boast of over half of the acts are female. Efforts to see females represented and reflecting the true population of society are growing ever present in the hearts and minds of music lovers. Will these festivals simply stretch out the current all-female bands available or will they continue to create an atmosphere that will be welcoming for new women musicians to join the party? As more and more women dominated acts grow to visibility, one such contender is Fox Crossing String Band.
Cliffs + Caves announce the release of their EP, Capsize, on all major streaming platforms on February 15, 2019. Partnering with producer Chris Jacobie (Penny and Sparrow, Jarrod Dickenson, Duncan Fellows), the duo has created a five song exploration of the musical ingenuity that is created when artistry runs in the family.
“Capsize” is the most transparent and honest music that Claire and I have made together. We’re much more exposed emotionally and sonically with this new EP."
— LindseyJustice on the release of Capsize
Allison de Groot & Tatiana Hargreaves’ self-titled debut album is a powerful opening statement. The record, due out March 22nd on Free Dirt Records, showcases the spectacular musicianship of two artists on the leading edge of a generation of old-time players who are questioning old narratives, and acknowledging the diversity that has always existed in the genre.
The Fritz, a soul driven dance rock band hailing from Asheville, NC, have just released a ProShot video of their song “Nothing to Find” from The Orange Peel in Asheville, NC filmed earlier this month while they were on the road supporting Pigeons Playing Ping Pong. "Every night of our recent tour with Pigeons Playing Ping Pong was incredible”, says guitarist Jamie Hendrickson, "but coming home to Asheville for a sold out show at the legendary Orange Peel was certainly the highlight!
Since the Grateful Dead has always cherished weirdness as a super-positive adjective, it’s not totally surprising that the post-Dead scene should have the weirdest possible outcome….namely, instead of fading away, Dead-Head-ism is growing just as it always has. Now, it turns out, Dead Heads are fans of the music even more than the band, so that who’s playing the music is mostly a matter of taste and choice.
Innovative Giving Enhancement (IGE) today announces the artist collective for the fifth annual Music and Art Immersion program happening in Lisbon, Portugal October 4-13, 2019. Participants experience ten days and nine nights of concerts, jams and the many international musical collaborations at the heart of the Immersive experience.