04APR 2020
Folk rock musicians

Folk rock musicians

P.F. Sloan, a folk-rock musician of the 1960s whose two best-known songs — the apocalyptic protest anthem “Eve of Destruction” and the ominous TV-show theme song “Secret Agent Man” — became major hits for other performers, died Nov. 15 at his home in Los Angeles. He was 70. The cause was pancreatic cancer, said his publicist, Sangeeta Haindl. In a long but spotty career, Mr. Sloan…

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27MAR 2020
Top Indie Folk Bands

Top Indie Folk Bands

2014 saw the release of tons of great albums, but 2015 has even more in store for indie music fans. After the success of Modern Baseball’s ‘You’re Gonna Miss It All’, Hozier’s self-titled debut album, Walk the Moon’s second album ‘Talking Is Hard’, and The Rural Alberta Advantage’s third album ‘Mended…
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19MAR 2020
Canadian Music Festival 2015

Canadian Music Festival 2015

Now in its 33rd year, is recognized as one of the premier entertainment events in North America focusing on the business of music. We bring together Sound Recording, New Media and Broadcast for one spectacular week of events…Combining informative, intensive conferences, a cutting edge trade exhibition, award shows, film festival, comedy festival and Canada’s biggest New Music Festival…

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11MAR 2020
New folk rock

New folk rock

Despite the runaway success of Mumford & Sons, The Avett Brothers, The Lumineers and others, my fellow rock critics have been partially incorrect when it comes to proclaiming the comeback of folk rock in recent years. That’s because the sound never totally disappeared. It’s just that from the mid-1970s onward, it became so deeply intertwined with rock music proper that it…

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03MAR 2020
Paint Rock Valley Bluegrass Festival

Paint Rock Valley Bluegrass Festival

5K/Walk Proceeds will benefit Casa Betania Orphanage in Jerez, Zacatecas, Mexico Call for more information May 7-8, Leighton. 256-446-9324. Free. LaGrange College Site Park & Antebellum Cemetery. Commemoration of the Civil War destruction of LaGrange College and the village. Soldiers and villagers are dressed in period clothing, demonstrate daily camp life, military drill…

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24FEB 2020
Rock Oyster Festival

Rock Oyster Festival

Rock Oyster Festival holds another Big Summer Party at the 17th century Dinham House near Wadebridge, in the Cornish countryside offering food, music, arts, and fun on Friday 10th and Saturday 11th July 2015. Line-up Dr Meaker, The Night VI, April Maze, Josh Savage, Josh Curnow, Malavita, Land of the Giants, Antimatador, Lazy Boy Wonder, Rick Borrie, and John Thorpe. Tickets An…

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16FEB 2020
Music Festival Northern California

Music Festival Northern California

“I didn’t think of myself as a woman in rock,I was just a musician and I didn’t need to classify – obviously I’m a woman. Then things like Lilith Fair happened – which was a great thing for women but it sort of separated things, ” explained Bonham. “Now the conversation isn’t either or, men or women, it’s just music. It’s just not so segregated anymore.” “It’s still hard to be…

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08FEB 2020
Best Music festivals in the United States

Best Music festivals in the United States

The days of Woodstock, Lilith Fair, and Lollapalooza may be behind us, but that doesn’t mean that the current generation of concertgoer has to miss out on the festival experience. From the highs of enjoying the best in modern music, with tens of thousands of like-minded souls, to the lows of enduring those same people ahead of you in line for the Porta-Potty, anyone with a ticket…

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