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Looking For That Last Minute Gift ORIGINAL VINYL RECORDS Gift Cards Available Online
16.12.2018 Looking For That Last Minute Christmas Gift ORIGINAL VINYL RECORDS Gift Certificates Available Online Original Vinyl Records 314 State Route 94 South #7 Warwick, NY 10990-3380 845-987-3131 read more

MoonJune welcomes STEPHAN THELEN's solo album Fractal Guitar featuring MARKUS REUTER & DAVID TORN
16.12.2018 STEPHAN THELEN visionary Swiss guitarist extraordinaire, fractal sonic architect and man behind the forward-heading avant-rock band SONAR lands on the Planet MoonJune with his brand new studio album Fractal Guitar featuring guitar innovators MARKUS REUTER and DAVID TORN Dear Friends In Music It's my immense pleasure to welcome to the MoonJune World another guitarist extraordinaire, sound conceptualist and fractal sonic architect STEPHAN THELEN (of the Swiss band SONAR). Stephan brings to the Planet MoonJune his brand new solo project FRACTAL GUITAR. read more

O.R.K. Announce Details Of New Album
15.12.2018 O.R.k., comprising some of contemporary music's most revered artists, have combined their creative forces once again for a new studio album; their first for the ground-breaking UK label Kscope; O.R.k's Ramagehead will be released on 22nd February 2019. read more

Christmas with the Worthy Constituents
15.12.2018 December 25, 2018 9:30pm-1:30am Worthy Constituents Alex Coke (flutes, saxophone) and Rich Harney (piano) swinging and bringing comfort and joy  with Daniel Durham on bass and Masumi Jones on drums.  read more

National TV Special: An American Christmas w/ PJ Rasmussen and the Boardwalk Jazz Band
14.12.2018 National TV Special: An American Christmas Featuring PJ Rasmussen and the Boardwalk Jazz Band November 12th-December 30th Anchored by WCBS-TV in NYC On Over 150 stations nationwide. Band Personnel: read more

Jason Kao Hwang New CD "Blood"
14.12.2018 Jason Kao Hwang - composer/violin/viola, Taylor Ho Bynum - cornet/flugelhorn, Joseph Daley - tuba, Andrew Drury - drum set, Ken Filiano - string bass, Sun Li - pipa, Steve Swell - trombone, Wang Guowei - erhu NEW REVIEWS of Blood read more

Arturo O'Farrill's “Rhythms of Life” Indiegogo Campaign
13.12.2018 Dear music lover, colleague, friend, and/or family (or all of the above!), I'm writing to let you know about an Indiegogo campaign that we've just launched for a new TV pilot called "Rhythms of Life with Arturo O'Farrill." read more

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Tedeschi Trucks Band Rolls Out Wheels Of Soul 2019
15.12.2018 Tedeschi Trucks Band's increasingly successful Wheels of Soul tour returns to the road in 2019, for one of the most anticipated concert events of the summer. Kicking-off June 29th in the Grammy-winning group's hometown of Jacksonville, Florida, the 5th annual amphitheater run welcomes special guests Blackberry Smoke and Shovels & Rope. The five-week slate of 24 shows includes another two-night stand at Colorado's Red Rocks, following 8 straight sell-out performances at the renowned venue, and concludes with two nights at the famed Fox Theatre on August 2nd and 3rd in Atlanta. read more

Sol Roots band with special guests Ron Holloway, Mary eL, Matt Kelley
12.12.2018 The Sol Roots band brings a powerful group of special guests (including the amazing saxophonist Ron Holloway) to the legendary JV's located in Falls Church, VA for the "Sol Roots Super Spectacular"! This presentation of musicians will perform a special one-night-only concert of greasy funk, heartfelt soul, energetic rock, raw blues and more. SOL ROOTS "...a soulful blend of rock and blues and a natural stage presence" - Jambase. "Sol is a fierce guitarist and soulful singer" - JamBase. RON HOLLOWAY "World renowned master saxophonist Ron Holloway has worked with groups such as Little Feat, Gov't Mule, Warren Haynes, Dizzy Gillespie, and many more" read more

Pass the Pick Blues Artist Cedric Burnside Nominated for 2019 Grammy®!
08.12.2018 Blues Guitarist Cedric Burnside 2019 Grammy Nomination Best Traditional Blues Album! A Pass The Pick Artist! Also on Pass the Pick: Dexter Allen Dexter Allen has been selected to be the face/artist for the new/permanent Juke Joint exhibit/room at the prestigious Mississippi Museum of History/Civil Rights see: read more

New Orleans vocalist Tiffany Pollack signed to Nola Blue Records
29.11.2018 Nola Blue Records is delighted to announce the addition of Tiffany Pollack to the label. Pollack is joined by her cousin, Eric Johanson (courtesy of Whiskey Bayou Records), on this special duet album. Pollack and Johanson are third generation members of a musical family that Pollack only discovered at the age of 25, after having been given up for adoption at birth. read more

world music news

14.12.2018 Rising Malian singer and songwriter Fatoumata Diawara has been nominated for two Grammy Awards. Her critically acclaimed Fenfo in the Best World Music category and for her collaboration with UK based electronic music duo Disclosure on the song "Ultimatum" in the Best Dance Recording category. The 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards . Music's Biggest Night returns to Los Angeles' STAPLES Center on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2019, and will broadcast live on the CBS Television Network at 8 p.m. ET/5 p.m. PT. Nominations for the 61st Annual GRAMMY Awards will be announced in all 84 categories on Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2018, and will honor the best in recordings released between Oct. 1, 2017, and Sept. 30, 2018. read more

THE EBONY HILLBILLIES Appearing at Town Hall
13.12.2018 THE EBONY HILLBILLIES Town Hall Black History Month Educational Series February 6 & 7, 2019 2 free shows per day @ 10:30am & 12:30pm and an evening show plus 2 more special school events TBA Town Hall 123 West 43rd Street New York, NY 10036 THE EBONY HILLBILLIES - THE PREMIER AFRICAN-AMERICAN STRING BAND IN AMERICA! From the street corners of Manhattan to the hallowed stages of Carnegie Hall and Lincoln Center to TV appearances on the BBC and ABC's "Good Morning America, " The Ebony Hillbillies are a true phenomenon, reviving the lost art form and American legacy of string band music for a whole new generation. read more

Neapolitan ensemble – La Maschera, winners of the Andrea Parodi Awards 2018 in Cagliari
04.12.2018 The Neapolitan, La Maschera won the 11th Andrea Parodi Awards, the only Italian contest of World Music. The Critics' Awards goes abroad, to Cypriot Monsieur Doumani. Giuseppe Di Bella was nominated for the Special Mention for Best Lyrics in "Ncucciarisi" (sung in Sicilian). Special Mentions for Best Music and Best Interpretation went to La Maschera (who performed the song "Te vengo a cerca '", read more

Vermont Fiddle Orchestra marks 15th anniversary with two concerts
04.12.2018 Vermont Fiddle Orchestra will mark its 15th anniversary with concerts featuring guest musician and founding music director Sarah Hotchkiss and composer/accompanist John Mowad, Woodbury Strings Studio musicians with over 70 years combined teaching experience. read more

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