January 2019

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When life brings its unexpected twists and turns, some people can emerge at the end of the maze and surprise the world in the most inspiring of ways. Such is the case with singer and songwriter Maya De Vitry, whom following the disbanding of her former band—the highly acclaimed stringband trio The Stray Birds—has emerged with her debut solo album, Adaptations.

Musician/humanitarian Sharon Katz (originally from Port Elizabeth, South Africa) and singer/teacher, Nonhlanhla Wanda (from Durban,South Africa) celebrate 25 years of worldwide touring and musical collaboration.

Charleston-based band SUSTO shares two new singles, “If I Was” and “Está Bien,” via Rolling Stone Country today. Rolling Stone Country calls both songs, “serenely laid back, with gentle instrumentation and thoughtful vocals” and describes front man Justin Osborne as “supremely chill — in a worldly, self-questioning sort of way.” Read the full piece HERE.

We are more than pleased to kick off this year's Dave's Picks series with the much requested and quite spirited complete performance from Swing Auditorium, San Bernardino, CA 2/26/77. The Swing ’77 show was a unique beast, unlike any others from this era: as the band’s first concert of the year, it bridged the gap between the new and re-emerging sound of the returning 1976 Grateful Dead and the precision excellence of the spring ’77 Dead.

Today, Powabunga – the inaugural music, mountain, and art festival in Vail, Colorado on March 22-23, 2019 – announces its lineup, featuring performances from viral powerhouse ZHU, Grammy-winning duo Bob Moses, Boombox, Justin Jay’s Fantastic Voyage, De Lux, ISHI and more. An immersive experience spanning the festival stage, the slopes of world-class Vail Mountain, and parts in between, Powabunga highlights Colorado’s uniquely vibrant mountain culture and the stunning beauty of the Vail Valley.

Fresh off their seventh Jam in the Sand Festival on the beaches of Jamaica, Dark Star Orchestra today announces the second leg of their Spring Tour. The band continues their spot-on Grateful Dead set recreations this May with a pair of multiple night stands while focusing on the Northeast.