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Aggeliki - Exciting Rising Star - Performs at Chelsea Table and Stage on June 24th
17.05.2022 When it feels like the world is coming apart, come together for an evening of music that embraces our neighbors—across the street and across the border. Aggeliki is joining forces with these acclaimed musicians to bring you a stirring selection of beloved songs from home and abroad. read more

I Speak Machine | European tour supporting Gary Numan
17.05.2022 Experimental audio-visual project I Speak Machine released their latest album WAR on April 22 via ISM Records. They will now embark for a European tour starting May 24th, supporting Gary Numan. read more

Frank Vignola's Guitar Night Continues @ The Birdland Theater Wednesday's 8:30 PM In Person & Livestream
16.05.2022 It's the best jazz guitar lover's show in the world. Frank Vignola's virtuosity has made him the guitarist of choice for many of the world's top musicians, including Ringo Starr, Madonna, Donald Fagen, Les Paul, the Boston and New York Pops, and more. read more

Larry Del Casale & Tony Romano Classical Meets Jazz Sunday, May 22nd 3 PM @ The Beanrunner Cafe Peekskill, New York
16.05.2022 Come hear these two guitarists combine their talents and styles to create beautiful music from a program of Tony Romano's wonderful, original compositions including Tony's arrangements of Sting and Antonio Carlos Jobim. read more

Shabaka Announces Major Label Solo Project: Afrikan Culture
14.05.2022 Acclaimed saxophonist, philosopher, bandleader, and musician Shabaka Hutchings, now professionally known as Shabaka across all solo musical efforts, announces his first major label solo body of work, Afrikan Culture (impulse!), out on May 20th read more

What's Coming Up at Birdland: Jazz Programming May 17 - May 29
14.05.2022 May 17-21 (Tuesday-Saturday) 7:00 & 9:30 PM (5/17-19); 8:30 & 10:30 PM (5/20-21) – Birdland Jazz Club Eliane Elias With over 2.2 million albums sold to date, Eliane Elias' singular sound is one of the most unique and immediately recognizable in jazz. Elias blends her Brazilian roots and alluring voice with her instrumental jazz, classical and contemporary skills as a vocalist and pianist read more

LOU POMANTI RELEASES "AMARTE DUELE" FEAT. IRENE TORRES & BILL MCBIRNIE
13.05.2022 On Friday May 13, 2022, multi award-winning Canadian musician Lou Pomanti releases his final single from the upcoming album Lou Pomanti & Friends, "Amarte Duele" distributed by Vesuvius Music / IDLA. Originally from the soundtrack of the Mexican film "Amar te duele, " which translates to "loving you hurts." Composed by Natalia Lafourcade, this tender Bossanova features Irene Torres, singing the Spanish lyric with a delicate passion. Pomanti gives this favourite of hers a lush arrangement with a solo by illustrious flautist Bill McBirnie. read more

blues and rock news

Vintage#18 and Sol Roots double header concert in Washington D.C.
09.05.2022 World class musical acts Vintage#18 and Sol Roots trio join forces for a double header night of hard-driving blues, retro-soul, raw funk, and heartfelt R&B at Pearl Street Warehouse on Friday May 20 in Washington D.C. Robbin Kapsalis and Vintage #18 bring a high-energy show featuring whiskey soaked vocals of Robbin Kapsalis, with blues rhythms and soul grooves that will move you. read more

Good Friday Blues 21st Year Friday, April 15th, 202212:00PM - 3:00PM Saint Marks Church in the Bowery
12.04.2022 Good Friday Blues: The Passion of Jesus Told in the Key of the Blues 21st Year... Friday, April 15th, 2022 12:00 - 3:00 FREE TO THE PUBLIC read more

New Les Paul From Adam Jones, 4X GRAMMY-Winning, Multi-Platinum Selling Guitarist for Tool, Available Worldwide on Gibson.com
29.03.2022 Gibson and Adam Jones are pleased to announce their third guitar collaboration with the Adam Jones Les Paul Standard from Gibson USA. Multi-platinum selling and 4X GRAMMY Award-winning guitarist Adam Jones from the band Tool, is one of rock's most talented and sonically innovative guitarists. The new Adam Jones Les Paul Standard from Gibson USA is a new take on Adam's #1 guitar, his prized original Silverburst 1979 Gibson Les Paul. read more

Sol Roots band join forces with saxophonist Ron Holloway and vocalist Mary-eL
23.03.2022 On Thursday March 24, the Sol Roots band, with guests Ron Holloway (of Gov't Mule, Tedeschi Trucks Band, Little Feat) and Mary-eL (of Melvin Seals, John Kadlecik Band), perform a night of raw funk, greasy soul, energetic rock, deep blues, and hypnotic rhythms. There is an outstanding concert occurring on Thursday March 24. The Sol Roots band join forces with some dear friends and amazing musicians, the world renowned saxophonist Ron Holloway and the talented vocalist/guitarist Mary-eL, for a night of incredible music at the legendary JV's in Falls Church VA. The Sol Roots band is known for creating a blend of energetic rock, raw funk, greasy soul, deep blues, and hypnotic rhythms. read more

world music news

he Future of Brazilian Guitar, Debut Album from Plinio Fernandes: Saudade
10.05.2022 Decca Gold is thrilled to announce the signing of 27-year-old Brazilian classical guitarist Plínio Fernandes. Plínio will release his major label debut solo album "Saudade" on July 8th. The first track, "Assanhado, " is available to stream here, along with an accompanying music video, which you can watch here. read more

Dimanche, the new single from Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita, releasing Friday 6th May 2022
05.05.2022 bendigedig is delighted to announce the release of 'Dimanche', the new digital single from Catrin Finch and Seckou Keita's forthcoming album ECHO. Dimanche, (Sunday in French) releases on all major platforms on Friday 6th May. read more

Grammy Award-Winning Drummer Will Calhoun Debuts Selections from His Rhythm Art/AZA Collection at the National Museum of Mathematics on April 30
28.04.2022 APRIL 25, New York, NY – For the past four decades, Bronx-born drummer Will Calhoun has been one of the most distinctive and sought-after drummers as a member of the legendary rock group, Living Colour, and as a solo artist with six recordings as a leader. read more

Cree Country Author/Composer Tomson Highway Announces "Cree Country" featuring Patricia Cano
26.04.2022 Sung by the incomparable Patricia Cano, Cree Country is a stylish collection of 12 new country songs from one of Canada's most prolific artistic innovators. With a spectacular band including the very best of Canadian country players – Cree Country's compelling tunes speak of real life, love, longing, devotion, our connection with nature, and the courage it takes to strive for your goals. read more


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