Following a whirlwind year that saw him rise from obscure Austin songwriter to one of the most acclaimed live acts and biggest indie success stories in the country, Shakey Graves continues to build momentum behind his breakthrough album And The War Came, out now on Dualtone Records.
C. F. Martin & Co. announced it has received a patent for its guitar-neck-joint router system, originally introduced in 2012. Created and spearheaded by Theresa Hoffman, engineering project manager at Martin, the machine is a complex combination of measuring sensors, a scanning probe, aluminum tooling and three different cutting tools.
The Women’s International Music Network (the WiMN) announces the official 2015 She Rocks ASCAP EXPO Showcase scheduled during the ASCAP “I Create Music” EXPO in Los Angeles, Calif. Now in its second year, the She Rocks Showcase will take place on Fri., May 1, 2015, from 9 p.m. to 12 a.m. in the heart of Hollywood at the Tinhorn Flats Saloon & Grill, across the street from the EXPO headquarters at the Loews Hollywood Hotel. The ASCAP Expo runs April 30 - May 2, 2015.
The guys (and girls?) at Candyrat Records have come up with another good one. Check out this new acoustic-guitar arrangement and performance of AC/DC's "Thunderstruck" by Italian guitarist Luca Stricagnoli.
The first time I rolled out of the Great Big Sea van and set foot in Portland, Oregon we were in a warehouse district at an Irish festival I think, and never got to see the river or downtown. It was a few more trips before I got to walk the river path and really understand the beauty of the bridges.
John Butler Trio reminds you to "spring forward" this weekend as Daylight Saving Time begins. Their single “Spring to Come” is the perfect song to help usher in Spring, commencing March 20 (and much needed relief for most of our country).
Followers of Joe Bonamassa's Facebook page know the guitarist likes to shoot quick, spur-of-the-moment videos backstage at his shows. These videos usually show him playing rare, oddball or just plain insane stringed instruments. As evidenced below!
American Opera, the brainchild of NYC singer-songwriter John Bee, will be playing the Acoustic Basement stage on the entire run of Vans Warped Tour 2015. Dates kick off June 19 and run through August 8th. Tickets for all shows are now available here.