We’re anxiously awaiting Mai Leisz’s new album with her band, MaiGroup, so I was excited when she emailed to let us know the first single is now available. The bassist, who has been playing in David Crosby’s “Sky Trails” band, released “Here It’s Almost Sunset” on all major platforms.
It’s been fifty years since the world’s most important music festival occurred, and it’s going to happen again this August. The Woodstock 50 Music and Arts Fair has announced its lineup for the weekend of August 16th, 17th, and 18th with over 80 performances.
Tool has revealed a set of tour dates for the spring and summer. The news comes following several indications that their highly anticipated next album will be available soon.
After announcing a new vocalist earlier this year, California prog death metal outfit Fallujah has returned with their fourth studio album, “Undying Light.” The effort doubles down on their aggressive riffing.
Jazz is Phish will be hitting the road this spring. The music collective, which celebrates the music of Phish through the lens of jazz, will include Cody Wright for the majority of the two-month tour. Felix Pastorius will lay down the low end for the last set of dates.
The Aristocrats have announced their first ever “Aristocamp,” which is set to take place from June 18 - 21. Each member of the trio – including bassist Bryan Beller – will teaching and performing. Michael Manring is a guest instructor.
Tal Wilkenfeld has returned with a new solo album called “Love Remains.” As opposed to her 2007 instrumental release, “Transformation,” her latest record focuses on her songwriting and marks her vocal debut.
You Bred Raptors? has announced they will be hitting the road for a spring tour this April. The trio features KC Solaris on drums, Tara Hanish on cello, and bandleader Peat Rains on 8-string bass.
Anderson .Paak and the Free Nationals will be hitting the road this year for the “Best Teef In The Game” tour. The tour will be anchored by bassist Kelsey Gonzalez, along with Thundercat providing support for the entire run.
Snarky Puppy has returned with a new studio album called “Immigrance.” The new record lets the 19 band members let loose in places, but bassist and bandleader Michael League says their focus this time around was on the groove.