I’m Living Wild: Streets of Laredo

Streets Of Laredo, a band made up of New Zealanders living in Brooklyn, are due to release their second full-length album, Wild, on Oct. 21. After releasing two EPs in late 2013, titled Volume I and Volume II, the group released their first full-length album in 2014, …

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Great Double-Bill: The Bongos/The Rubinoos

As if seeing Hoboken’s beloved house band The Bongos isn’t enough, a rare stateside appearance by California’s power-pop legends The Rubinoos (who haven’t played the East Coast yet this century) makes this a must-see night. Hey, they’re big in Japan, as the saying goes, as well as Spain. On Oct.

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Nighttime Lullabies: Candice Night

Candice Night, of Blackmore’s Night, recently released her first solo album, Starlight Starbright, a CD of lullabies inspired by her two young children. Her husband, Rock And Roll Hall Of Famer Ritchie Blackmore, has contributed his guitar playing skills to this album. Her five-year-old daughter, Autumn, also …

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Out of this World Music: Failure

‘90s space rock band, Failure, which broke up in 1997 and then reunited again in 2014, is back for the 20th anniversary of Fantastic Planet. The album produced the single “Stuck On You,” which charted #23 on Billboard’s Alternative Songs Chart, and was also produced entirely by …

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The British Invasion 2016: The Yardbirds

The Yardbirds are back and are about to embark on a U.S. tour. The Yardbirds rose to fame in the 1960s in the U.K. and were a part of the British Invasion. Having launched the careers of Eric Clapton and Jimmy Page, the band broke up in 1968, only to …

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Body Language: The Contortionist

Progressive metal band from Indianapolis, The Contortionist released a “Rediscovered” version of their album, Language, in December 2015. The “Rediscovered” album includes four re-worked tracks that were mixed and mastered by Jamie King. Along with the four re-worked tracks, they have released four music videos to go along with …

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Get By For The Sixth Year At The Beacon: Tedeschi Trucks Band

The 12-piece husband and wife led band, Tedeschi Trucks Band, will be performing at the Beacon Theatre in New York City for the sixth year in a row on Sept. 30, Oct. 1, 4, 5, 7, and 8. This is the Grammy Award-winning band’s first performance at the Beacon …

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Big Hair, Big Sound, Big Night: Route 80’s

Brian Silver and Richie Petronio, formerly of the very popular 80’s cover band, the Flossie Band, are back at what they do best. After 25 years, Brian and Richie are back with a new cover band, Route 80’s. Their goal is to create an “experience and a show that …

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Let Go with Low Tides: This Wild Life

Acoustic rock duo, This Wild Life, made up of Long Beach, California’s Kevin Jordan and Anthony Del Grosso, released their second album with Epitaph Records, Low Tides, on Sept. 9. After the success of their first album with the label, which charted at #1 Top New Artist and …

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Nashville’s Most Talented Musician: Vince Gill

Nashville is not usually known for its “Triple-Threat” artists (singer/songwriter/lead guitarist)—because hits in that town are usually written, produced, arranged and even played by a few select “A-List” studio guys—but ever since Vince Gill left Pure Prairie League in 1981 where he probably got tired of singing “Amie,” he’s blossomed. …

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