Ayla Nereo has recently been blooming like a sunrise, radiating as a voice for the planet, a modern bard and beacon of light, singing directly from her soul. March 15th marks the release of her much-anticipated new album, "By The Light of the Dark Moon". Ayla embarks on a North American tour this spring from the West to the East Coast, in support of the upcoming 6th solo record, released by Jumpsuit Records. The phenomenal album marks the expansion of her music dancing into a wider global arena.
On the heels of its debut in Waynesville, Ohio the Bellwether Music Festival returns in 2019 and has unveiled its full lineup of artists for the 2-day music and camping festival taking place at Renaissance Park in southwestern Ohio on Friday, August 9 and Saturday, August 10. The lineup includes Beach House, Cake, Cold War Kids, Guided By Voices, Twin Shadow, STRFKR, Real Estate, Pinback, Black Moth Super Rainbow, Caroline Rose, Sego, Arlie, The Brook & The Bluff, Katie Pruitt, Hailey Knox, Eldren, Quiet Hollers, Young Heirlooms, Multimagic, R. Ring, Saint Aubin, Fern Murphy, Frederick The Younger, and Souther.
In his first new music release since 2016’s Storyman, Sam Bush leads the Sam Bush Band in a rocking, electric charge against the current climate of our culture. “Stop The Violence”, written by Bush and long-time collaborator Jeff Black, is reminiscent of so many great rock and roll protest songs of the 1960s, but is focused on the here-and-now; a world of mass shootings, polarized politics, and continued social inequality. Classic Allman Brothers-esque twin-lead guitar, or in this case, electric mandolin and guitar, ar
Wave Spell Live will once again take over the idyllic locale of Belden Town Resort in Belden Town California. Intimate forested stage environments, which include a beach stage and swimming in the river by the beach, make it one of the nations most beautiful festival venues. Wave Spell Live offers a unique look into both the community ethos and famously forward-thinking sonic fusion upon which STS9 has built its trailblazing legacy.
In anticipation of the coming Red Rocks Amphitheatre co-bill with Twiddle and Pigeons Playing Ping Pong, where Kitchen Dwellers offers support, the bands have shared a special "TwidGeonDwellers" playlist, now streaming on Soundcloud: soundcloud.com/pigeonsplaying/sets/twiddle-pppp-rr.
California Roots Music And Arts Festival Continues Its Partnership With Redwood Forest Foundation To Plant More Than 2,400 Redwoods In 2019
The California Roots Music and Arts Festival (Cali Roots) attracts thousands of fans each year by showcasing the best in reggae, roots, and hip hop. As the festival’s presence continues to grow so does its efforts in environmental preservation, carving the path of producing an environmentally sound event. In 2017, Cali Roots introduced their “Redwood Pass,” which is their unique take on the VIP experience. The most compelling part is that for each pass sold, two redwoods were planted. In the first year, that resulted in 800 new redwoods, which rose to 1,800 redwoods planted in 2018-2019.
Visionary Austin band Los Coast has announced the June 14th release of their eagerly anticipated debut album Samsara on New West Records. The brainchild of charismatic lead vocalist Trey Privott and multi-instrumentalist/arranger John Courtney, Los Coast has created a sound that captures the spirit of Austin, delivering a blast of psychedelic-pop-soul infused with lyrical twists and a heavy dose of jazz, gospel and world music.