17
Apr

Jamestown Revival To Play The Sinclair

Jamestown Revival - “California” (Cast Iron Soul)

Jamestown Revival are an upcoming folk alt-country band from Austin, Texas.  I was able to catch them live a few months ago when they played the Brighton Music Hall with The Wild Feathers and Saints of Valory, and they sounded fantastic live.  Their debut album, Utah, is solid, and they’re definitely a band to keep an eye on in the months to come.

They’re playing The Sinclair in Cambridge on June 23rd (tickets on sale Friday at noon).  Additional tour dates here.

15
Apr

Passenger To Release New Album, Announces Tour Dates

Passenger (Michael David Rosenberg), is an English folk singer who’s stock continues to rise.  His hit song “Let Her Go” currently has amassed 256 million views, and he just shared his new song “Heart’s On Fire" yesterday, which you can check out above.

Passenger will be releasing a new album, Whispers, June 10th and will tour the U.S. this summer.  He will be making a stop at the House of Blues in Boston August 13th, and there will be a ticket presale Wednesday 4/23, with the public sale on 4/25.

Passenger Tour Dates:

8/2 — Atlanta, GA, Buckhead Theatre
8/3 — Nashville, TN, Marathon Music Works
8/5 — Charlotte, NC, Amos’ Southend
8/6 — Washington, D.C., Echostage
8/8 — Philadelphia, PA, Electric Factory
8/10 — New York, NY, Central Park Summerstage
8/13 — Boston, MA, House of Blues
8/14 — Montreal, QC, Metropolis
8/16 — Toronto, ON, The Sound Academy
8/17 — Detroit, MI, St. Andrew Hall
8/19 — Columbus, OH, Newport Music Hall
8/20 — Indianapolis, IN, Deluxe , Old National Center
8/22 — Chicago, IL, Vic Theatre
8/24 — Minneapolis, MN, First Avenue
8/30 — Austin, TX, Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater
8/31 — Dallas, TX, House of Blues
9/3 — Denver, CO, Ogden Theatre
9/6 — Seattle, WA, Showbox SoDo
9/7 — Vancouver, BC, Malkin Bowl
9/9 — Portland, OR, Crystal Ballroom
9/11 — Oakland, CA, Fox Theatre
9/13 — Los Angeles, CA, The Wiltern
9/14 — San Diego, CA, House of Blues

#passenger #whispers #tour #boston #presale #password #heart’s on fire

14
Apr

Listen To A New Song From The Black Keys

The Black Keys - “Turn Blue”

The Black Keys will release their eighth studio album, Turn Blue, May 13th via Nonesuch Records.  Today the band dropped the second single “Turn Blue” from the new album, and you can listen to it above. 

Turn Blue Tracklist:
1. Weight of Love
2. In Time
3. Turn Blue
4. Fever
5. Year in Review
6. Bullet in the Brain
7. It’s Up to You Now
8. Waiting on Words
9. 10 Lovers
10. In Our Prime
11. Gotta Get Away

14
Apr

Listen To A New Song From Lana Del Rey

Lana Del Rey has just shared a new song “West Coast” - the first single from her upcoming album, Ultraviolence.  No official release date has been announced for the album yet, though it has been rumored for May 1st.  Dan Aurbach (The Black Keys) apparently worked with her on the new album.

Lana is playing a few U.S shows, with a stop at the House of Blues in Boston May 6th (sold out)

Lana Del Rey  - “West Coast”

11
Apr

Coachella Starts Today - Stream It Live

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Coachella 2014 Weekend 1 kicks off today (Friday), and if you aren’t going to the festival, don’t worry because you’ll be able to watch the action live from the comfort of your own home.

Looks like you’ll have three channels to choose from, and the live streaming starts at 3:30 PST (6:30pm for those of us on EST) at Coachella’s Youtube page here.

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10
Apr

The Silver Palms Played Great Scott (Boston, MA): Photos - 4.8.2014

The Silver Palms are a young new group from Camden, Georgia.  So new, they don’t even have an album or EP yet - just a couple Youtube videos for the songs "Superstar" and "Georgia Boy"

The band played Great Scott in Allston Tuesday night, and photos can be seen below.  No word on when their debut album will be released.

Local band, Indian Twin, opened, and you can listen to their music here.

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09
Apr

Nathaniel Rateliff

Nathaniel Rateliff is a singer-songwriter from Denver, Colorado who just released his latest album, Falling Faster Than You Can Run, April 1st.  Stream the full album below.

If you like what you hear, he plays Great Scott in Allston April 21st (tickets).  Full tour dates after the stream.

April
15 - Omaha, Nebr. @ Waiting Room
16 - Minneapolis, Minn. @ 7th Street Entry
17 - Milwaukee, Wisc. @ Shank Hall
19 - Grand Rapids, Mich. @ Founders Brewery
21 - Allston, Mass. @ Great Scott
23 - New York, N.Y. @ Mercury Lounge
24 - Philadelphia, Pa. @ World Cafe Live, Upstairs
25 - Washington, D.C. @ DC9
26 - Carrboro, N.C. @ Cradle Jr.
27 - Atlanta, Ga. @ Vinyl
30 - Nashville, Tenn. @ Bluebird

May
1 - Chicago, Ill. @ Schuba’s
2 - St. Louis, Mo. @ Blueberry Hill
3 - Kansas City, Mo. @ Czar Bar
13 - Salt Lake City, Utah @ Kilby Court
15 - Vancouver, B.C. @ Media Club
16 - Seattle, Wash. @ Barboza
18 - Portland, Ore. @ Bunk Bar
20 - San Francisco, Calif. @ The Chapel
22 - Los Angeles, Calif. @ Echo
23 - San Diego, Calif. @ Soda Bar
24 - Phoenix, Ariz. @ The Western

June
14 - Snowmass Village, Co. @ Snowmass Mammoth Festival

August
17 - Morrison, Co. @ Red Rocks Amphitheatre

07
Apr

Celebration of David Lamb (Brown Bird) To Take Place Tuesday Evening

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David Lamb at the Newport Folk Festival (2011)

In case you didn’t hear the news, David Lamb of the Rhode Island band, Brown Bird, passed away this weekend at the age of 35 from leukemia.  Tomorrow evening (Tuesday), an event will be at the Columbus Theatre in Providence to celebrate David’s life.  Additional information posted by Brown Bird’s manager can be found below.

Hi everyone, this is Tom, Brown Bird’s manager.

We are organizing a celebration of Dave’s life this Tuesday, April 8th. The event will be held at the Columbus Theatre in Providence, RI, and is free and open to the public. We asked some of Dave’s friends to play - Joe Fletcher, Death Vessel, Alec K Redfearn and Last Good Tooth. Doors will open at 7:30pm, and the event will start at 8:30. Please spread the word - we want a room full of fans, friends and family!

This has been a rough time but the amount of support that has been given has been beautiful and overwhelming. So many people felt a connection to Dave, and we really appreciate everyone that has shared their stories and thoughts.

Brown Bird - “Black Rivers”

07
Apr

The Antlers Announce New Album, Tour Dates

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The Antlers have announced their new album, Familiars, which will be released June 17th via ANTI-.  Watch the video for the new single “Palace” above. 

They will be touring this summer, and appear to be kicking things off June 25th at The Sinclair  Tickets for the Cambridge show go on sale Friday at noon.

TRACKLIST:
1. “Palace”
2. “Doppelgänger”
3. “Hotel”
4. “Intruders”
5. “Director”
6. “Revisited”
7. “Parade”
8. “Surrender”
9. “Refuge”

The Antlers Tour Dates
Jun 25 The Sinclair - Cambridge, MA
Jun 26 Union Transfer - Philadelphia, PA
Jun 27 The Mod Club - Toronto, Canada
Jun 28 A&R Music Bar - Columbus, OH
Jun 29 Lincoln Hall - Chicago, IL
Jul 01 Triple Rock Social Club - Minneapolis, MN
Jul 02 The Riot Room - Kansas City, MO
Jul 03 Bluebird Theater - Denver, CO
Jul 05 Urban Lounge - Salt Lake City, UT
Jul 08 Venue - Vancouver, Canada
Jul 09 Neumos - Seattle, WA
Jul 11 Great American Music Hall - San Francisco, CA
Jul 12 Troubadour - Los Angeles, CA
Jul 16 Belly Up Tavern - Solana Beach, CA
Jul 17 The Crescent Ballroom - Phoenix, AZ
Jul 19 Trees - Dallas, TX
Jul 20 The Parish - Austin, TX
Jul 21 Fitzgerald’s - Houston, TX
Jul 23 Masquerade - Atlanta, GA
Jul 24 Kings - Raleigh, NC
Jul 25 9:30 Club - Washington, DC
Jul 26 Webster Hall - New York, NY

05
Apr

R.I.P. David Lamb (Brown Bird)

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David Lamb of the band Brown Bird has lost a 10-month battle with Leukemia. 

Just earlier this year, a benefit was held at Club Passim, where many artists covered Brown Bird songs.  I don’t think anyone thought he would leave us three short months later.

I know many of you saw him perform at the Newport Folk Festival or other local shows, as the band was based out of Rhode Island.

Below is a letter from MorganEve - his spouse and bandmate

Dear friends,

Over the past year, and especially this past week, I have been so overwhelmed and grateful for the amount of love that has surrounded Dave and me throughout our life and career together. You all have posted so many beautiful stories about Dave- how humble he was, how gracious, how talented…He certainly was all those things.

Four days after Dave and I met we became bandmates, lovers and business partners, and set the tone for what our life would be for the next six years. We never imagined the amount of success we would enjoy in those years, how many incredible friendships would be forged, the experiences we would share, and nothing could have prepared us for the events of this past year.

Dave entered the battle with leukemia as only Dave could- determined, steadfast, smiling and always with his mind on our future. His incredible ability to continue writing through his struggle is something I’ll forever aspire to.

This week was the toughest in the battle, as Dave’s body began to shut down under the stress of a year-long fight and a sudden and aggressive leukemic relapse.

Today, surrounded by his family and so many friends, Dave peacefully let go.

Thank you for all the love you’ve all shown us. It helped so very much to know we had an army behind us.

Love and gratitude,
MorganEve

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