Foy Vance Teams With Ed Sheeran and Elton John For New Album

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New York – Irish singer-songwriter Foy Vance has announced details of his debut album for Gingerbread Man Records, the label launched by Ed Sheeran last year.  Recorded in Nashville with GRAMMY award winning producer Jacquire King (Tom Waits, James Bay, Kings Of Leon), “THE WILD SWAN” arrives on May 13th via Gingerbread Man Records/Elektra.  The legendary

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Widowspeak At L.A.’s Bootleg Theater

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Los Angeles – Historic Filipinotown’s Bootleg Theater has consistently drawn some big names in underground music to this quiet neighborhood wedged between the 101 and Downtown LA. Despite boasting these strong bills, the venue remains one of the city’s best-kept secrets for music fans looking to watch well-known bands perform in an intimate setting. With

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Trixie Whitley Announces Her New Record

Trixie Whitley

New York – Singer-songwriter Trixie Whitley will be releasing her new record Porta Bohemica onFebruary 5, 2016. The follow up to her critically acclaimed debut Fourth Corner, Whitley’s prismatic artistry reflects electronica, R&B, the vulnerable ethos of singer-songwriters, and the unapologetic individuality of punk rock. Although her previous effort reflects her broad tastes, it is with her new record

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Israel Nash ‘s “Silver Season” Streaming Now

Israel Nash

Denver – In celebration of the release of Israel Nash’s Silver Season, which will be available this Friday, Oct. 9th via Loose/Thirty Tigers, Israel Nash has teamed up with the influential non-comm radio stations WXPN Philadelphia, KEXP Seattle, KCMP Minneapolis and his hometown station KUTX Austin, to exclusively share the record before release. Nash can be seen touring through these cities on his

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Greg Holden Live At The Hotel Cafe

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Los Angeles – While awareness of Greg Holden’s music is just now beginning to grow, the seeds of his prominence were sown over the last decade. His first taste of the spotlight was winning Lancashire Evening Post’s 2005 battle of the bands, and followed that victory with several Youtube-based video series. His channel in turn

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The Season of Israel Nash


Seattle – With several festivals under his belt this summer (like his stellar appearance at Bumbershoot), Israel Nash is getting ready for a busy fall season. With bandmates Joey McClellan (guitar), Aaron McClellan (bass), Eric Swanson (pedal steel), and Josh Fleischmann (drums) behind him, the singer-songwriter heads out on an extensive tour in support of

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Shakey Graves Wins Emerging Artist Of The Year Award

Shakey Graves

Los Angeles – Shakey Graves, the name musician Alejandro Rose-Garcia performs under, took home the Emerging Artist Of The Year award at Americana Music Association’s 14th Annual Honors & Awards,.  Shakey Graves also performed his song “Dearly Departed” at the ceremony. Almost a year since the release of the album, the awards ceremony marked another high

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