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GW Feature: Gianni Paci's “If You Believe It’s Alright”

Submitted by Pentagram Publ… on Wed, 02/07/2018 - 9:21 am

The cheery and Beatle-esque “If You Believe It’s Alright” is the latest single and music video to be released from Gianni Paci's new EP, “I Tried To Right My Wrongs, But I Made A Left.” Featuring uptempo drums, folksy acoustic guitar and a cheeky organ solo, the song bears all of the trademark character and charm coming out of Pine Hollow Road Studios in Oyster Bay, NY, where the artist wrote, produced, recorded and performed all instruments.

Phil Lesh & The Terrapin Family Band | 1/15/18 | Review

Submitted by Alan Sheckter on Mon, 01/22/2018 - 7:37 pm

Just a couple of weeks into 2018, Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, California, hosted its first House Party of the year with legendary proprietor Phil Lesh and his Terrapin Family Band performing three sets, each with its own guest guitarist, in the intimate bar/restaurant.

Stick Figure's Single "Easy Runaway" | Review

Submitted by Nick Gumas on Mon, 01/22/2018 - 1:13 pm

Whether you’re a fan of Reggae, or you’re just here for Cocoa the Tour Dog, Stick Figure has always found a way to keep their fans happy. As one of modern Reggae’s more entertaining bands to see live, they put out an energy that just cannot be replicated.

Stick Figure dropped their newest single, Easy Runaway, just in time to start off the weekend.  Celebrating their current tour, the new single highlights the features we have come to expect from the group.

Pearl Jam Announces The Home Shows!

Submitted by Pearl Jam on Mon, 01/22/2018 - 11:27 am

Pearl Jam announced today that they will host The Home Shows -- two headlining concerts at Safeco Field on Wednesday, August 8th and Friday, August 10th.

The Home Shows mark Pearl Jam’s first hometown appearance in five years plus the largest headlining concert event in Seattle since the Rolling Stones’ two-night stint at the Kingdome in 1981.

Both shows will spotlight efforts uniting the community to help alleviate Seattle-area homelessness.

Parliament-Funkadelic Members Unite for 'DETROIT RISING: A Cosmic Jazz Funk Adventure'

Submitted by MSO on Mon, 01/22/2018 - 8:18 am

DETROIT RISING: A COSMIC JAZZ FUNK ADVENTURE--an unprecedented project created by universally respected musicians, including current and original members of the archetypal funk band Parliament-Funkadelic, along with a selection of world class talent from across the country--is going to bring a new style of funk to audiences this spring.

Chip Taylor Sets March 2 Release Date for New CD

Submitted by Mark Pucci Media on Sat, 01/20/2018 - 4:15 pm

Songwriters Hall of Fame inductee Chip Taylor (aka James Wesley Voight) is not one to rest on his laurels. The prolific award-winning songwriter has announced a March 2 release date for his latest album of compositions about the human condition, Fix Your Words, on Train Wreck Records. The personal - yet universal - appeal of Taylor’s songs is reinforced by the nostalgic family cover photo on the new CD, which pictures (left to right) Chip Taylor, plus brothers Barry and Jon Voight and their mother, Barbara.

McCauliffe Brothers Band To Release "Simpler Days"

Submitted by McCauliffe Bro… on Sat, 01/20/2018 - 2:35 pm

McCauliffe Brothers Band, brothers Chris (guitar, lead vocals, keyboards) and Mike McCauliffe (bass, backing vocals) had talked about leaving their corporate jobs to commit fully to writing, producing and recording their second album at their studio, the Sound Grove in Chapel Hill, NC. Between working 40 hours a week and gigging on weekends, there was little time left to write, record and get the professional result they were looking for. It was just a dream until Mike was laid off from his job at the end of 2013.

The Devil Makes Three | Concord Music Hall | Review

Submitted by June Reedy on Sat, 01/20/2018 - 1:17 pm

A snowy Chicago evening at the Concord Music Hall showcased The Devil Makes Three with opening act Roebuck on January 12th, 2018.  The Concord has a gentleman’s club swanky kind of vibe happening.  The animal print and gold leaf wallpaper were entirely in line with Roebuck, and the Ruin & Redemption feel of DM3’s last release.

NPR premieres first song from Sunny War

Submitted by HearthMusic on Fri, 01/19/2018 - 11:47 am

It’s no secret that great art comes from the margins. From those who are either pushed to create from inner forces, or who create to show they deserve to be recognized. Los Angeles-based street singer, guitarist, and roots music revolutionary Sunny War has always been an outsider, always felt the drive to define her place in the world through music and songwriting.

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