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Low Notes for Nashville Kicks Off NAMM Weekend Right

The guys from Low Notes for Nashville really know how to throw a party. Low Notes For Nashville – The Benefit Concert was held last night in Nashville, with a non-stop, 4+ hour lineup of bassists performing and sharing stories about Nashville, area musicians and ways to help people impacted by the flooding that took place in May. Bassists Bryan...

Primus Gears Up for 2nd Annual Oddity Faire Tour

After announcing a summer tour, Primus will also be taking part in the 2nd annual Oddity Faire Tour, which is being billed as a “freak show like no other.” The tour is a multi-medium event, including musicians as well as other performers. The acts joining the trio for the trek will be rotating throughout the tour, but Mariachi el Bronx,...

Tal Wilkenfeld Breaks from New Album to Tour with Herbie Hancock

After announcing her work on several upcoming albums, Tal Wilkenfeld revealed that she will be joining Herbie Hancock on the road as he tours in support of his newest effort, The Imagine Project. Wilkenfeld broke the news on her Facebook page, adding that to do so, she will be taking a break from making her new album. The tour will...

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Christian McBride Joins Chick Corea’s Freedom Band Tour

Christian McBride Joins Chick Corea’s Freedom Band Tour

Bassist extraordinaire Christian McBride will be traveling all over the world in his upcoming tour with the new Chick Corea Freedom Band. The quartet also features saxophonist Kenny Garrett and drummer Roy Haynes. The group as a whole first played together for Corea’s Remembering Bud Powell, but each member has worked with one another in various projects through the years,...

Iron Maiden Announce New Album Release Date, Free Download and Tour

Iron Maiden unveiled the artwork and releases date of their upcoming studio album, The Final Frontier. The band’s new CD will be available Monday, August 16th. Until then they are giving away the first single, “El Dorado,” as a free download. The Final Frontier will be the group’s 15th studio album, following up on 2006’s A Matter of Life and...

Smashing Pumpkins Announce Tour with New Bassist

With the new addition of bassist Nicole Fiorentino, the Smashing Pumpkins have announced a summer tour of the U.S. with plans to visit South America and Australia later this year. Frontman Billy Corgan promises the music will be “a balance of classics, a few obscure ones, and new Teargarden material.” The band is also planning on invite select fans to...

Andy Hess Joins Rhythm Devils for Summer Tour

Former Gov’t Mule bassist Andy Hess will be hitting the road this summer with The Rhythm Devils, featuring Grateful Dead drummers Mickey Hart and Bill Kreutzmann. The band will also showcase Sikiru Adepoju, Davy Knowles, and guitarists Keller Williams and Tim Bluhm, who will trade duties throughout the tour. According to the Rhythm Devils website, the group will “take music...

Future of the Left Continuing Tour With Replacement Bassist

Future of the Left has recently posted upcoming European tour dates despite the recent departure of bassist Kelson Matthias. Matthias announced his decision to leave the band through their MySpace blog. The upcoming shows are being handled by bassist Steven Hodson, who is the bassist for Oceansize and Kong. The tour dates are as follows: 3-Jun-10 UK Birmingham rainbow 4-Jun-10...

Christian McBride to Interview, Perform with Esperanza Spalding

Christian McBride to Interview, Perform with Esperanza Spalding

Christian McBride will be hosting an intimate one-on-one conversation with Esperanza Spalding after she gives a performance in an event presented by Jazz House Kids. The two jazz bass stars will also perform together, marking their debut duet performance. The evening’s proceeds benefit Jazz House Kids, an arts enrichment organization created to inspire and motivate children of all backgrounds by...

Low Notes for Nashville Announce Benefit Concert

Low Notes for Nashville, who formed three weeks ago in response to the floods in Nashville, Tennessee, have announced a benefit concert to continuing the fundraising efforts for area musicians impacted by the flooding. Bassist Steve Bailey will headline the event, which takes place on June 17th at 8:00pm. The show will be hosted by the organization’s co-founders, Sean O’Bryan...

Marcus Miller Extends “Tutu Revisited” Tour to the US

After taking his tour of “Tutu Revisited” through Europe and Japan, bassist Marcus Miller will be bringing his show to the US this summer. Miller will be hitting up the east and west coasts in nine dates, beginning in Georgia at the Atlanta Jazz Festival on May 29th. “Tutu Revisited” refers to Miles Davis’ 1986 album, Tutu, which Miller played...

Primus Announces Summer Tour and Plans for New Album

Primus has announced they will be headlining a tour this summer for the first time in almost four years. The band, anchored by Les Claypool’s unique style, will be starting in Toronto in July and finishing up in Tempe, Arizona, with fall dates to be announced soon. The gypsy punks in Gogol Bordello will be supporting the trio for most...