Singer and songwriter Dave Simonett has announced Spring tour dates in support of his upcoming album Red Tail, which will be released on March 13th via Thirty Tigers. Widely known and loved as the lead singer, guitarist and songwriter for the revered roots band Trampled By Turtles, Red Tail marks the first time that Simonett has recorded a collection of solo material under his own name. Click HERE to listen to the stunning new track “In The Western Wind and The Sunrise”.
It’s appropriate that Boz Scaggs’ latest album is Out of the Blues (July 2018), since the blues is what first sparked his five-decade musical career.
Born William Royce Scaggs in Canton, Ohio on June 8, 1944, he grew up in Oklahoma and Texas, where he spent his teenage years immersed in the blues, R&B and early rock ‘n’ roll. While attending school in Dallas, he played in local combos. After several years as a journeyman musician around Madison, WI and Austin, TX, Scaggs spent time traveling in Europe, the Middle East and Asia, eventually settling in Stockholm where he recorded the album Boz.
The Commonheart – the 8-piece Pittsburgh powerhouse led by firey frontman Clinton Clegg – has won fans over with a sound “so explosive…it [could] summon a biblical thunderstorm” (Pittsburgh Post-Gazette). Today, the band announces their new album ‘Pressure,’ out August 16th on Jullian Records, along with lead single “Do Right.” American Songwriter said the song “radiates true soul” and “reverberates through your core.” Listen to “Do Right” here.
Iconic GRAMMY and Oscar-winning singer/songwriter and activist, Melissa Etheridge released her new album, The Medicine Show, April 12, 2019 via Concord Records. Reunited with celebrated producer John Shanks (Keith Urban, Bon Jovi, Kelly Clarkson) Melissa sounds as rousing as ever, bringing a new level of artistry to her 15th studio recording. Known for her passionate and dynamic live performances, she is currently on tour supporting the new release.
The Allman Betts Band released the first track “All Night” from their debut album Down To The River (BMG).
“It goes beyond the fact our dads were in a famous band and supersedes the whole ‘sons of’ thing. We’re a band, and we’re going to make sure everyone recognizes that.” Allman told Billboard of The ABB. Read more
Penny and Sparrow (opening for Josh Ritter)
Taft Theatre, 317 E 5th St, Cincinnati, OH
7pm doors, 8pm show, Buy Tickets
Penny and Sparrow announced they will release their sixth studio album Finch on August 2 via Thirty Tigers. The ten song collection finds “pin-drop performers” (NPR’s World Cafe) Andy Baxter and Kyle Jahnke in a metamorphic state of personal transformation where they shed long held perceptions of the world around them after rigorous touring for many years. Today, the duo released “Eloise,” the first song to be released from Finch. Read more