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This fall, Keb’ Mo’ will embark on his first-ever holiday tour, Jingle Bell Jamboree, which will feature the four-time Grammy-award winning contemporary Blues and Americana artist performing songs off his first-ever holiday album, to be released later this year.
Keb’ Mo’ spoke about the tour, saying, “It’s been a long time coming, and I did something I said I would never do; record a whole holiday album. Of course, ‘never say never’ is the rule, so here it comes, a holiday album and a tour to go along [Read More]
By Dave Resto
Roots Rock band The 40 Acre Mule will release their first album, Goodnight & Good Luck through State Fair Records on August 23rd. Raw, heartfelt and full of promise, it’s as solid a debut as this writer has heard in all my years of covering music.
Formed in Dallas in 2015, The 40 Acre Mule have worked hard to build their ever expanding fanbase. The band – J. Isaiah Evans (vocals/guitar), John Pedigo (guitar), Tim Cooper (bass/backing vocals), [Read More]
AUSTRALIAN FUNK LEGENDS THE BAMBOOS RELEASE
NEW ALBUM OF ORCHESTRAL VERSIONS
‘BY SPECIAL ARRANGEMENT’
Globally acclaimed Melbourne funk/soul band The Bamboos have released their much-anticipated orchestral album, By Special Arrangement, via BMG (8/2). The project reinvents their songs within the setting of lush, sweeping strings, woodwind and brass, coaxing both the epic and intimate from classics taken from their eight studio albums. Australian singers Dan Sultan, Tim Rogers (of You Am I) and Washington join long-serving Bamboos vocalist Kylie Auldist on the record.
Also released today is the video for the [Read More]
By Mike O’Cull
Nick Moss is one of the brightest stars in the contemporary blues firmament, a fact cemented by his recent win at the Blues Music Awards. The Nick Moss Band Featuring Dennis Gruenling has a new release called Lucky Guy! that comes out August 9th, 2019 on Alligator Records that’s likely to garner more accolades in the coming year and shows Nick burning hotter than ever before. He and harmonica ace Dennis Gruenling, who also won a [Read More]