Circles Around the Sun to release last recordings with Neal Casal

December 13, 2019
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Circles Around the Sun has announced they will release a self-titled album, the band’s third, on March 13, 2020. The release will be comprised of their band’s last studio recordings with late band member/guitarist Neal Casal. The tracks were recorded in southern California a week before Casal took his own life. In a sad twist, Casal left behind a note that requested the band carry on with the music and album. Remaining band members Adam MacDougall (keys), Dan Horne (bass) and Mark Levy (drummer) have already announced subsequent dates without naming a permanent guitarist. Scott Metzger is on guitar for the Colorado dates through the end of the year.

"New" music from Umphrey's McGee

December 12, 2019
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Umphrey’s McGee’s got some “new” music for their fans. “Ride On Pony” may have been in the band’s live rotation for over a decade, but it finally found its way into the studio. The band had some time while in New Haven, CT, for a show and recorded the track at Telefunken Recording Studio. The band purports to have three other singles that will be released.

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Tedeschi Trucks Band announces Wheels of Soul 2020 Summer Tour

December 9, 2019
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The Tedeschi Trucks Band has announced lineup and early dates on the 2020 installment of its annual summer Wheels of Soul tour. This year joining the TTB will be St. Paul and The Broken Bones, as well as the headlining act’s keyboardist Gabe Dixon and his trio.
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Leftover Salmon announce 2020 tour dates

December 3, 2019
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Thirty years in, and Leftover Salmon is still hitting the road hard. The band has released their first batch of 2020 tour dates and supporting acts. The dates take the band through Texas in January with a few stops out west in March. They haven also released the dates for Boogie at the Broadmoor at the end of March in Colorado.

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DelFest 2020 announces intial lineup

November 21, 2019
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Delfest 2020

DelFest, the festival held by Del McCoury and his family, has announced the intial lineup for 2020. Taking place in Cumberland, Maryland at the Allegany County Fairgrounds from May 21-24, the first batch of artists includes the Del McCoury Band, Old Crow Medicine Show, Billy Strings, and more.

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Allman Betts Band announces star-studded Allman Family Revival lineup

November 6, 2019
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Allman Betts Band

The Allman Betts Band has officially announced the full artist lineup for the third annual Allman Family Revival, a concert in honor of Gregg Allman. The three-date touring festival will take place in December in Denver, San Francisco, and New York and the lineup will include names like Eric Krasno, Luther and Cody Dickinson, and Robert Randolph.

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