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  • 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:... »

  • moe. Celebrates 20th Anniversary

    Next year marks the 20th anniversary of moe., the band consisting of bassist/vocalist Rob Derhak, guitarists/vocalists Chuck Garvey and Al Schnier, drummer Vinnie Amico, and percussionist Jim Loughlin. The group is gearing up for a busy year, with a focus on the band’s “commitment to their fans, their community, and their planet.” For starters, the... »

  • Sonic Youth 2010 tour dates

    Sonic Youth, featuring Kim Gordon, will be keeping busy in 2010 with plans for a new album, a DVD release, and creating the soundtrack to a new film by Michel Gondry. But first, they will be touring the southwest U.S. in support of their latest effort, The Eternal Here are the upcoming dates: January 4... »

  • Willie Weeks joining Eric Clapton for 2010 tour

    Eric Clapton is kicking off a new tour, beginning in February 2010 in Pittsburgh, PA. The band he’s put together looks pretty stellar, including Willie Weeks on bass, Steve Gadd on drums, Chris Stainton and Walt Richmond on keyboards, and Michelle John and Sharon White as backing vocalists. Special guest Roger Daltrey will kick off... »

  • Tony Levin tour updates

    Bassist Tony Levin is enjoying a rare break from touring, but it won’t last long. He’s just announced a new set of dates for his various musical endeavors in 2010. HoBoLeMa (Alan Holdsworth, Terry Bozzio, Levin and Pat Mastelotto) Jan 2,3: Seattle / Triple Door Jan 4: Portland / Aladdin Theater Jan 6: Santa Cruz... »

  • Gerald Veasley pays homage to Grover Washington, Jr.

    Bassist Gerald Veasley will perform a special holiday themed tribute to the late Grover Washington, Jr. today at the Miller Center for the Arts in Reading, Pennsylvania. The tribute comes 10 years after Washington died of a heart attack while in the green room for “The Early Show” on CBS in New York City. Veasley... »

  • Yes announces U.S. tour

    Legendary prog-rockers Yes have announced that they will be touring the U.S. east coast in February, 2010, starting in Concord, New Hampshire and ending up in Boca Raton, Florida. The band features original bassist and founder Chris Squire, and alongside him the current line-up includes Steve Howe, Alan White, Benoit David, and Oliver Wakeman. The... »

  • Phil Lesh “Furthurs” his career

    Phil Lesh has teamed up once again with former Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir to create a new band, Furthur. The band also features members of their other projects. The group came together earlier this year, and debuted in September at the Fox Theatre in Oakland, California, and now they have announced a nationwide tour.... »

  • Esperanza Spalding to join McCoy Tyner for New Year’s performance

    Esperanza Spalding will be joining legendary jazz pianist McCoy Tyner, along with Ravi Coltrane and Francisco Mela for a run of six nights, including New Years Eve, at Yoshi’s in Oakland. Tyner rose to fame as a member of John Coltrane’s quartet and has been a staple of the jazz community ever since. Spalding, who... »