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NPR-FEATURED NONPROFIT THAT HELPS ELDERLY MUSICIANS BRINGS LEGENDARY BLUES REVUE TO NEW ORLEANS JAZZFEST   Former Bourbon Street performer Pat “Mother Blues” Cohen returns to New Orleans for the first time since Hurricane Katrina   New Orleans, L.A. – The Music Maker Blues Revue is an all-star band and a thriving musical institution. It was......
DALE WATSON CELEBRATES 25 YEARS AS A RECORDING ARTIST BY REOPENING LEGENDARY MEMPHIS MUSIC VENUE HERNANDO’S HIDEAWAY; ANNOUNCING 7TH AMERIPOLITAN MUSIC AWARDS NOMATIONS AND CONCERT SCHEDULE; & OPENING MEMPHIS RECORDING STUDIO   ROCK & ROLL HALL OF FAMER DUANE EDDY TO RECEIVE AMERIPOLITAN MASTER AWARD WHILE SUN DRUMMER J.M. VAN EATON TO EARN FOUNDER OF THE......
US PREMIERE OF THE SONGPOET SET FOR SANTA BARBARA INTERNATIONAL FILM FESTIVAL ERIC ANDERSEN LAUNCHES US TOUR JAN 14 The new music documentary The Songpoet about singer-songwriter Eric Andersen will have its U.S. debut at the Santa Barbara International Film Festival Thursday, January 23 at 8:00 p.m. The film is part of the festival’s Cinesonic......
TWO NEW CONCERT SERIES ANNOUNCED FOR 2020: “CROSSTOWN ARTS PRESENTS MODERN MASTERS JAZZ SERIES” AND “CROSSTOWN ARTS PRESENTS THE CUTAWAY ACOUSTIC GUITAR SERIES”   Crosstown Arts today announced that two new concert series would be coming to Memphis, TN: Crosstown Arts Presents Modern Masters Jazz Series and Crosstown Arts Presents The Cutaway Acoustic Guitar Series.   The jazz......
ACE BOSTON GUITARIST/SONGWRITER ANNOUNCES HEADLINING TOUR, EARNS BEST OF THE YEAR NOD With spotlights in American Songwriter and Grateful Web and a best-of-the-year nod from Boston.com, ‘C&W,’ out today, completes Greg Klyma’s trilogy. American Songwriter posted the full album stream today, calling, “southern twang”: https://americansongwriter.com/greg-klyma-coffee-weed-album/tina-benitez-eves/ It’s already earning raves, including being named one of the best......
“BEGINNER’S LUCK” CO-WRITTEN WITH GRAMMY WINNER LUKE DICK (HIGHWOMEN)   KLYMA SETS 19 TOUR DATES & COUNTING   “Greg Klyma comes in under the radar, but that’s good because it makes his music all the more surprising. He’s a canny lyricist and a compelling composer and singer. If you dig Americana and great songs, you......
Today, Gearbox Records and the Rich Estate have announced the forthcoming release of the last-ever recording of American drumming legend, Buddy Rich.   Titled Just In Time: The Final Recording, the album will be released on December 6, 2019, and also features exclusive liner notes from Rich’s daughter Cathy Rich. The recording was taken in 1986 at Ronnie Scott’s Club, London and......
DUKE PERFORMANCES PRESENTS WEEKLONG CONCERT SERIES ALONGSIDE IMMERSIVE ART EXHIBITION IN DURHAM, N.C. TO CELEBRATE THE PIONEERS OF AMERICAN MUSIC   Duke Performances partners with the Music Maker Relief Foundation to present Music Maker 25 at The Fruit, a 15,000 square foot community art space in Durham, NC, from December 4th – 8th.   Works from significant......
JUSTIN PETER KINKEL-SCHUSTER ASTONISHES ON NEW ALBUM ‘TAKE HEART, TAKE CARE’ (BIG LEGAL MESS) AS TOUR CONTINUES   Arkansas indie-folk artist Justin Peter Kinkel-Schuster has made a powerful new record in ‘Take Heart, Take Care’ (Big Legal Mess), his first written as a sober songwriter, and critics and bloggers are taking notice as his tour......
For your GRAMMY consideration: the new album by 2019 NEA Jazz Master Abdullah Ibrahim, ‘The Balance’ (Gearbox Records), featured in Billboard, Washington Post, Jazziz, Jazz Times, Downbeat, NPR Fresh Air, NPR Weekend Edition, Stereogum, SIRIUS XM, WBGO, and WNYC Soundcheck: “Bach, Beethoven, we’ve got better.” –Nelson Mandela “A master of understatement and balance… Levitating.” –Giovanni......