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Cognac Blues Fest in Cognac, France

Cognac Blues Passions is easily one of France’s most important annual blues events. In many eyes, the premiere event in the country. This year, the 22nd, opened at Jarnac with a storming set from leading young US bluesman Selwyn Birchwood and his band. Birchwood pretty well swept the board back in 2013 at the IBA in Memphis where he picked up the …
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Warm Soda Premiere “Cryin’ For A Love” Video on CMJ

Matthew Melton goes for the hat trick with Warm Soda’s third LP, “Symbolic Dream”. Vacuum-sealed and impeccably arranged power-pop for that teenage sweet tooth. Melton is running a clinic on timeless teen-angst jams – like it ain’t nothing he’s throwing …
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JB and the Moonshine Band Gears Up For Release Of New Album Mixtape June 30

Country group JB and the Moonshine Band will release their new album, Mixtape, one week from today, Tuesday, June 30, 2015. The release will mark the follow-up to the band’s previous albums Ain’t Goin’ Back To Jail and Beer for …
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Sunny Sweeney Makes History as the First Female Artist with Consecutive No.1 Hits on the Texas Charts

It’s not every day that a woman tops the Texas charts with back-to-back No.1s. In fact, this week Sunny Sweeney sets a new record as the first female to have ever reached No.1 with consecutive singles in the history of …
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Jeremy Loops Shares Shed Session Via JacksGap

Juxtaposing booming city rhythms with lilting folk, Jeremy Loops perfectly captures the duality of his South African life. The extremes aren’t new to the singer, who by day travels to the furthest corners of Africa to battle deforestation through his …
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STEELISM Premiere Track From Their New EP Out July 10

Instrumental rockers Steelism have released a new song, “The Serge,” from their upcoming EP, The Drawing Room, Volume 1, out on July 10 via their own imprint, Intoxicating Sounds. The limited-edition release will be available on CD only at their live shows (scroll down …
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Dolly Parton Presents A Kansas Teacher With The 2015 Chasing Rainbows Award

Dyane Smokorowski was named the 14th recipient of the Chasing Rainbows Award. She enjoyed a weekend trip to Dollywood where Dolly herself presented Dyane with the award. Each year, the National Network of State Teachers of the Year (NNSTOY) honors …
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WIN WIN Streams Full ‘Primaries’ LP

WIN WIN shares the new album Primaries this week via Brooklyn Vegan, who describes its “textured, organic sound” as “weirder, trippier, and more interesting” than the band’s dance pop beginnings. Primaries is due for release on June 30th via Arts & Crafts, featuring the singles  “Been …
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IEBA’s 45th Annual Conference Agenda Released

IEBA (International Entertainment Buyers Association), the leading trade organization for live entertainment professionals, has revealed the agenda for its 45th Annual Conference to be held Oct. 10 – 13, 2015, at the Omni Nashville and the Country Music Hall of …
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George Jones Museum Roof-Top Bar To Host July 4th Fireworks Bash

The best seats in town for “Let Freedom Sing – Music City July 4th” will be at The George, an open air restaurant and bar atop the George Jones Museum. In celebration of Independence Day, The George will host a …
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COOPER Shares “Forward” Single On Pure Volume

Kate Cooper (aka “Cooper”) is from Brisbane, Australia. Her career started out by forming her first band Iron On. They released EP’s and a full length, toured a whole lot, and supported several notable artists including Tegan and Sara, The …
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Boys Life Reuniting For Series of Fall Shows

Influential Kansas City, MO indie rock 4-piece Boys Life will reunite for a string of fall tour dates in support of the upcoming remastered reissue of their 1996 sophomore LP ‘Departures and Landfalls.” Originally recorded with Bob Weston in the …
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Albert Hammond Jr. Shares Oneway Studio Session Performance of “Losing Touch”

Albert Hammond Jr. is pleased to offer a video of a live performance of his new single “Losing Touch“. Recorded at his home-studio in upstate New York, the Oneway Studio Session video was shared this morning in an exclusive interview …
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Sugar & The Hi-Lows Has ‘No Sophomore Slump’ On New Release

Rootsy, vintage duo, Sugar & The Hi-Lows (Trent Dabbs and Amy Stroup) drop their new album, High Roller and it’s “no sophomore slump” (Paste.com). Released today, June 23, the album has been praised as a “sure bet” (Huffington Post) and includes …
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Def Leppard’s U.S. Leg of Tour Kicks Off in Tampa, FL

This year’s highly anticipated Def Leppard US Tour kicked off yesterday when headliner Def Leppard took the stage in Tampa, FL at the MidFlorida Credit Union Amphitheatre. Styx & Tesla will join the tour as special guests on all dates. The tour will take the band to nearly 50 cities throughout …
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Dan Karlsberg’s THE ‘NATI 6 Shines Spotlight on Cincinnati’s Jazz Heritage

Pianist and composer Dan Karlsberg’s new album THE ‘NATI 6 pays tribute to Cincinnati’s jazz heritage by featuring performances by five of the city’s greatest living jazz musicians. Karlsberg, who teaches at the University of Cincinnati’s acclaimed College-Conservatory of Music …
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Motopony’s Sophomore LP “Welcome You” Out Now

The poppy Seattle based alt-folk band, Motopony have just released their Sophomore LP, Welcome You via eOne Music / Fast Plastic. Welcome You is the follow up to Motopony’s 2011 self-titled debut LP and the culmination of the last four …
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Kenny Butterill Sets Dates For “Troubadour Tales” Summer European Tour

Canadian songwriter / producer Kenny Butterill has set concert dates for his “Troubadour Tales” summer tour of Scotland, his first ever tour to Europe. Butterill will be playing with his California guitar sideman Dave Davis and Scotland’s own Gary Arnott …
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Music Midtown Festival in Atlanta Announces Lineup

Elton John, Drake, Van Halen and Sam Smith will headline this year’s Music Midtown Festival at Piedmont Park on Friday, September 18th and Saturday, September 19th in Atlanta.  The annual festival, which began in 1994, will also feature chart toppers …
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Forecastle Festival Announces 2015 Schedule

Returning this summer, The Forecastle Festival, led by Sam Smith, My Morning Jacket, Widespread Panic and Modest Mouse, has released its daily schedule, available at ForecastleFest.com Links to the daily schedule are provided below.  General admission weekend passes, single-day tickets, …
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