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  • Medeski Martin and Wood Tour Dates

    Medeski Martin and Wood have kicked off their 10 day west coast tour, beginning in San Diego, California. The experimental jazz group, featuring Chris Wood on bass, will be trekking in support of their recently released box set, Radiolarians: The Evolutionary Set. The collection includes the Radiolarian albums I, II, and III, a 10 track... »

  • Them Crooked Vultures: entire Austin City Limits performance available

    Them Crooked Vultures, the band formed by bassist John Paul Jones of Led Zeppelin, drummer Dave Grohl of the Foo Fighters and guitarist/vocalist Josh Homme of Queens of the Stone Age, just performed on Austin City Limits last Saturday, February 13th. The show was taped September 30, 2009, two months before the release of the... »

  • Michael Manring tour and clinic updates

    Michael Manring has just announced his latest tour and clinic schedule. In other news, guitarist Tim Farrell’s latest CD includes a guest performance by Manring. Check out Codas. Tour and clinic dates: February 19-20, 2010, 9:00am – 8:30 pm daily Bass Workout California BASS, Bay Area Sound Studios 6pm Concerts open to the public. $10... »

  • Rudder announces European tour

    Rudder, featuring Tim Lefebvre on bass, Chris Cheek on saxes, Henry Hey on keys and Keith Carlock on drums, is hitting the road in March for a tour across Europe. The tour is in support of their latest release, Matorning (read our review). Dates: Mar 1: Porgy & Bess in Vienna Mar 3: Charlie Wrights... »

  • Dream Theater announces South America & Mexico tour dates

    Dream Theater’s global tour continues with a March 5-24 tour of South America and Mexico. The band – featuring John Myung on bass, John Petrucci on guitar and vocals, Mike Portnoy on drums, percussion and vocals, and Jordan Rudess on keys – will play 11 shows in six countries. The tour is in support of... »

  • Larry Graham and Graham Central Station to tour once again

    Larry Graham is back! The original bassist for Sly & The Family Stone and pioneer of the slap-thumb method of bass playing is taking his group, Graham Central Station, back on the road. Graham Central Station was formed in 1973 and performed together until 1979. Graham re-formed Graham Central Station after Sly and the Family... »

  • Les Claypool tour update (Texas, Oklahoma, Arkansas and Coachella)

    Les Claypool has just updated his 2010 tour schedule to include some dates in Texas, Oklahoma and Arkansas in April: 4/19 at Stubb’s in Austin, TX 4/20 at House Of Blues in Houston, TX 4/21 at Lakewood Theatre in Dallas, TX 4/23 at Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa, OK 4/24 at The Village in Little Rock,... »

  • The Who Tribute to be held at Carnegie Hall

    Ever wanted to see some of your favorite players give their own take on the legendary bass lines of the Who’s John Entwistle? Here’s your chance: promoter Michael Dorf will be presenting “The Music of the Who” at Carnegie Hall on March 2, 2010. The event, which benefits six organizations for music education, will feature... »

  • Meshell Ndegeocello announces west coast tour

    10-time Grammy nominee Meshell Ndegeocello is set to tour on the west coast starting in February following the release of her latest album, Devil’s Halo. On tour with her will be bassist Mark Kelley, guitarist Chris Bruce, drummer Deantoni Parks and keyboardist Keefus Ciancia. On Devil’s Halo, the bassist/songwriter said she wanted to focus on... »

  • Nick Oliveri announces Death Acoustic tour dates

    Former Queens of the Stone Age bassist Nick Oliveri’s Death Acoustic tour starts next month, throughout the U.S. east coast. West coast shows will follow later in the year. East coast tour dates: Jan 22: Middle East in Cambridge MA Jan 23: Pianos in New York NY Jan 24: Khyber in Philadelphia PA Jan 25:... »