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  • Michael Manring Tour Update (Sept – Jan)

    Michael Manring Tour Update (Sept – Jan)

    Michael Manring once again proves to be one of the busiest bassists around, with a fresh set of performance dates that run through January 2011. Here’s the latest schedule: September 16, 2010 Improvised ambient music with Jeff Oster, Carl Weingarten and Dave Dilullo Live Music Thursdays @ the New Zealander, 1400 Webster St, Alameda CA... »

  • A Perfect Circle Reunites; Tool Writing New Material

    A Perfect Circle Reunites; Tool Writing New Material

    A Perfect Circle have confirmed that rumors of their reunion are in fact true, and they will be taking the stage once again. The band will be performing all three of their albums in full in each city they visit on a soon to be announced tour, with the albums spread out over three nights... »

  • Doug Johns Announces California Tour

    Doug Johns Announces California Tour

    Funk master Doug Johns will be touring California as he finishes up the mastering of his new album, set to be released next month. The ten stop outing will include a combination of clinics and performances of the Doug Johns Duo, including the free Genz-Benz clinic at West LA Music in Los Angeles. Recognized for... »

  • Marcus Miller Australian Groove Tour Announced

    Marcus Miller Australian Groove Tour Announced

    Thump Music recently wrapped up a multi-city clinic tour with Victor Wooten. Now they’ve announced that Marcus Miller will be holding Master Classes in five cities in Australia in November. Dubbed the Marcus Miller Australian Groove Tour, Miller will be backed by drummer Terepai Richmond. Miller will be performing, teaching and answering your questions in... »

  • Horrorpops Announce 10 Days of the Dead Tour

    Horrorpops Announce 10 Days of the Dead Tour

    The Horrorpops, fronted by Femme Fatale bassist Patricia Day, have announced their “10 Days of the Dead” Tour, which will span the west coast. The 10-day trek runs from October 21st and ends on Halloween in Pomona, California. Day’s husband, Kim Nekroman, plays guitar for the band but is also the bassist for psychobilly legends... »

  • Billy Sheehan to Host Hollywood Workshop

    Billy Sheehan to Host Hollywood Workshop

    Rotosound and Guitar Center are co-sponsoring a bass clinic with Billy Sheehan, to be held at the Hollywood Guitar Center on the October 21st, 2010. Sheehan will demonstrate his trademark techniques, covering the use of chording, two-handed tapping, right hand “three finger picking” technique and controlled feedback. He’ll also give his insights on the music... »

  • Renegade Creation Announces Tour Dates, with Jimmy Haslip

    Renegade Creation Announces Tour Dates, with Jimmy Haslip

    After releasing a self-titled debut in April, blues/rock/fusion supergroup Renegade Creation will be hitting the road in November and December to support it. The band will be starting on the east coast and eventually make it to California for a three night stay at Yoshi’s in Oakland. The group features bassist Jimmy Haslip of the... »

  • Experience Hendrix Tour with Billy Cox Relaunched for Fall

    Experience Hendrix Tour with Billy Cox Relaunched for Fall

    In case you missed it in March, the Experience Hendrix Tour, anchored by Hendrix bassist Billy Cox, will be making it’s comeback this Fall for another twenty dates across the East Coast, Midwest, and Canada. Cox is the sole-surviving member of Hendrix’s Experience and Band of Gypsy’s groups. “It’s a thrill for me to play... »

  • Allman Brothers Add Tour Dates

    Allman Brothers Add Tour Dates

    The Allman Brothers Band is making their touring return, now that Gregg Allman is recovering from a liver transplant in late June. The group features the bass talents of Oteil Burbridge, who took up the position after the Allen Woody left in 1997 to pursue Gov’t Mule full time. The 11-date trek takes place this... »

  • Phish Announce Fall 2010 Tour Dates, Free Soundboard Recordings

    Phish Announce Fall 2010 Tour Dates, Free Soundboard Recordings

    Mike Gordon and the gang in Phish have announced new Fall 2010 tour dates, which run from Texas to New Jersey throughout the month of October. The 12-date trek kicks off with their appearance at the Austin City Limits Festival, which has already sold out. Tickets go on sale for the rest of the dates... »