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  • Les Claypool Celebrates Two Decades of New Years’ Performances

    Les Claypool Celebrates Two Decades of New Years’ Performances

    Les Claypool will be pulling out all the stops this year at Primus’ 2010-2011 New Years celebration. Claypool and his trio will be playing the Fox Theatre in Oakland, California on December 30th and 31st as part of the special event, which is a milestone for the innovative bassist. It will mark his 20th anniversary... »

  • A Perfect Circle Tour Dates Announced

    A Perfect Circle Tour Dates Announced

    A Perfect Circle has announced the dates of their upcoming reunion tour we reported on last month. The tour will feature the band playing their entire discography, spread out over three nights per city, with the exception of Las Vegas, which only gets two. The five cities for the tour are all based out of... »

  • Infectious Grooves to Play Reunion Show

    Infectious Grooves to Play Reunion Show

    Funk metal pioneers Infectious Grooves will be reuniting for a one-off performance that will be the group’s first show in over ten years in the U.S. The gig will be at the House of Blues in Hollywood, California on November 23, and is going to be the group’s only appearance in 2010. Infectious Grooves was... »

  • Kyle Eastwood Announces Tour Dates

    Kyle Eastwood Announces Tour Dates

    Jazz bassist Kyle Eastwood has announced a tour of select U.S. cities for November, starting at the Blue Note in New York City and finishing up at the Paso Robles Film Festival in Paso Robles, California. Eastwood will be playing a variety of tunes, including songs from his latest release, Metropolitain. Along for the ride... »

  • Ray Riendeau Announces North American Tour with Dream Theater’s James LaBrie

    Ray Riendeau Announces North American Tour with Dream Theater’s James LaBrie

    Bassist Ray Riendeau will be touring with Dream Theater singer James LaBrie, on a winter tour of the U.S. and Canada. The tour is in support of LaBrie’s new album, Static Impulse, released on September 28, 2010. The album debuted at #14 on the Billboard Heatseekers, for top new artists. Tour Dates: Nov. 26, 2010:... »

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  • Stu Hamm to Tour Europe

    Stu Hamm to Tour Europe

    Rock bass guru Stu Hamm will be touring Europe in a string of performances and clinics throughout October. The 11-day outing will kick off at Bass Day UK in Manchester, England and wrap up with a couple dates in Estonia. Hamm is currently working on mixing and mastering his latest album, Just Outside of Normal,... »

  • Corea/McBride/Blade Trio to Tour North America

    Corea/McBride/Blade Trio to Tour North America

    After coming off a tour with Chick Corea’s Freedom Band, bassist extraordinaire Christian McBride is once again hitting the road with Corea in a trio that is rounded out by drummer Brian Blade. The tour stretches from September to November and spans the U.S. and Canada before they head to Japan in December. The trio... »

  • Rufus Reid Announces “Out Front” Fall 2010 Tour

    Rufus Reid Announces “Out Front” Fall 2010 Tour

    Jazz bassist Rufus Reid has announced a Fall 2010 tour in support of his latest album, Out Front, which he released in March of this year. Rufus will be making his way around the west coast, starting in Canada and working his way down to San Diego, CA. The tour features the same trio from... »

  • George Porter, Jr. to Tour with 7 Walkers

    George Porter, Jr. to Tour with 7 Walkers

    Legendary New Orleans bassist George Porter, Jr. will be hitting the road as part of the jam supergroup, 7 Walkers, on their upcoming tour. The band, founded by ex-Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann and guitarist Papa Mali, will also be releasing their self-titled debut on November 2 through Response Records. Though Porter is on the... »

  • Avishai Cohen North American Tour Announced

    Avishai Cohen North American Tour Announced

    For the first time in two years, bassist/composer Avishai Cohen is returning to the U.S. as part of his North American tour. The nine date tour covers eight cities in the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Cohen is a unique jazz musician who blends Middle Eastern, eastern European and African-American styles. Born in Israel to a... »