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  • Hot Tuna Announces Winter 2017 Tour Dates

    Hot Tuna Announces Winter 2017 Tour Dates

    Birds may fly south for the winter, but tuna flies west. Hot Tuna has announced a string of West Coast dates for February including stops in California, Oregon, and Washington. The legendary duo of guitarist Jorma Kaukonen and bassist Jack Casady will be appearing mostly in their acoustic format with an electric date (featuring drummer... »

  • Ida Nielsen and Jan-Olof Strandberg Team Up for Funk Project

    Ida Nielsen and Jan-Olof Strandberg Team Up for Funk Project

    Jan-Olof Strandberg has a great tradition of collaborating with fellow bassists, including Paul Jackson, Dominque DiPiazza, Michael Manring, and more. Now he’s teaming up with funk powerhouse Ida Nielsen for a new project. “The group will be in the studio to record new material and performing a few live shows in Finland between March 7th... »

  • Adrian Belew Power Trio Featuring Julie Slick Announces Spring Tour

    Adrian Belew Power Trio Featuring Julie Slick Announces Spring Tour

    The Adrian Belew Power Trio has announced an extensive spring tour of North America. Starting at Jammin’ Java in Vienna, Virgina on February 28th, the journey will take Belew and crew across nearly the entire continental U.S. with a handful of Canadian dates in May. It’s slated to wrap up on May 20th in Nashville,... »

  • Sleep Announces Spring Tour

    Sleep Announces Spring Tour

    Sleep, anchored by bass heavyweight and vocalist Al Cisneros, has announced a spring 2017 tour. The trek will kick off January 27th with a pair of dates with The Melvins at the Fond Theater in Los Angeles, California before heading to Texas, Tennessee, Minnesota, Wisconsin, and Pennsylvania. After their U.S. leg, Sleep will fly across... »

  • Victor Wooten Trio Announces 2017 Tour

    Victor Wooten Trio Announces 2017 Tour

    After recently completing their European tour, Victor Wooten and his trio with drummer Dennis Chambers and saxophonist Bob Franceschini have announced a winter/spring U.S. tour for 2017. The trek will kick off with a six-night residency at The Blue Note Jazz Club in New York City before covering the East Coast and heading to the... »

  • At The Drive-In Release New Music, Announce 2017 Tour Dates

    At The Drive-In Release New Music, Announce 2017 Tour Dates

    Sixteen years after their last release, At The Drive-In announced they have an album of all new material coming out. Even more exciting is the fact that they will be taking their show on the road. The band, fronted by Omar Rodríguez-López and anchored by bassist Paul Hinojos, will perform a handful of dates focusing... »

  • Guns N’ Roses Plot 2017 Tour Dates

    Guns N’ Roses Plot 2017 Tour Dates

    If you missed the Guns N’ Roses reunion, you’ll have another shot to see the band in action in the coming year. Duff McKagan and crew have announced 2017 dates for their “Not in This Lifetime” Tour. The trek will take them across the U.S. and Canada with a special stop in St. Louis, Missouri.... »

  • Vulfpeck Announce Spring 2017 Tour

    Vulfpeck Announce Spring 2017 Tour

    Joe Dart and Vulfpeck have announced a spring tour that will take the band around North America in May and June. The trek kicks off on May 1st at First Ave in Minneapolis, Minnesota and will include a pair of dates in the city as well as Chicago and Toronto before heading back out west.... »

  • Thundercat Announces 2017 World Tour

    Thundercat Announces 2017 World Tour

    Bass phenom Stephen “Thundercat” Bruner has announced a massive world tour for 2017. Starting with a solid month in North America, the bassist will head to Europe for another month on the road. Thundercat will be joined by keyboardist Dennis Hamm and drummer Justin Brown, who were on his last headlining tour in 2015. The... »

  • Dead & Company Announce Summer 2017 Tour

    Dead & Company Announce Summer 2017 Tour

    In case you missed them this year, Dead & Company have announced a new tour for 2017. “The Music Never Stops” tour will be a cross-country trek that kicks off May 27th in Las Vegas. The band, which is anchored by bass guru Oteil Burbridge, was formed by Grateful Dead members Mickey Hart, Bob Weir,... »