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GRAMMY-nominated artist Matisyahu will be hosting his annual Festival of Light on December 6 at Brooklyn Steel. This year’s Festival of Light will feature performances from Matisyahu and Soul Rebels along with surprise guests throughout the night. A special guest appearance by prolific producer and multi-instrumentalist GriZ is one of several confirmed artists who will join Matisyahu for a truly unique evening. Soul Rebels comments, “We are excited and honored to support Matisyahu’s Festival of Light this year!

The debate between the Beatles and the Rolling Stones has been going on ever since they first crossed paths on the charts 54 years ago. The argument at the time, and one that still persists, was that the Beatles were a pop group and the Stones were a rock band: the boys next door vs. the bad boys of rock. So who’s better?

A true citizen of the world, Iakopo's feel ties his vast influences together to create a hypnotic reggae sound. His highly anticipated upcoming album Waves is set to release on January 28th, 2019 off tastemaker label Mensch House Records! The album was recorded and produced by Chaz Rox in Carson, California, and features Bo Napoleon, Yaccahmoe, and Jemere Morgan. Iakopo is also touring worldwide in support of the upcoming album.

Shattering your idea of "banjo music," Banjolectric’s Gregory Mulkern is shaking up expectations for America's original folk instrument. Combining modern beats, contemporary lyrics, and international sounds with traditional banjo technique, Mulkern stays true to the roots of the 5-string banjo while reimagining "Americana" for a modern 21st-century America.

At the end of the month, Kitchen Dwellers will release a brand-new EP titled Reheated, Vol. 1. Marking the first in a series of EPs dedicated to covers, Reheated, Vol. 1 finds Kitchen Dwellers paying tribute to The Band, offering up their own twist on four classic tracks in celebration of the 42nd anniversary of The Last Waltz, The Band’s famed farewell concert on November 25th, 1976.

Earlier this year, guitarist Cory Wong set out on his pursuit of "The Koz Nod," what he described in his July Social Experiment video as, "when Dave Koz gives you the nod." Since Wong's proclamation of this new goal and his unwavering desire to be the "millennial ambassador of smooth jazz," he's been very vocal about his latest endeavor.

Acclaimed guitarist Donna Grantis, best known as the co-lead guitarist in Prince’s celebrated funk-rock band 3RDEYEGIRL, has released two new songs, “TRASHFORMER” and “VIOLETTA,” as a limited edition 7” with Hall of Fame Pearl Jam guitarist Mike McCready via his vinyl label HockeyTalkter Records.

Yarmony Holiday Heater, presented by YarmonyGrass Festival, brings a night of Colorado-grown Americana and rock ‘n roll to the famed Aggie Theatre in Fort Collins, CO on Saturday, December 29th, 2018. Featuring The Drunken Hearts, Grant Farm, and the Jon Stickley Trio, Yarmony Holiday Heater welcomes home three of Colorado’s most exciting bands to celebrate the season with a rousing night of music.

Organizers of the 11th annual Rooster Walk Music & Arts Festival released their “sneak preview” music lineup today, with Shovels & Rope at the top of the early band list.

The Charleston, S.C., roots/rock duo were joined on the bill by progressive bluegrass acts Billy Strings and Mountain Heart, festival mainstays Yarn, Charlottesville jam/rock band Kendall Street Company and rising rock act C2 & The Brothers Reed.

Jared & The Mill have released their next single “Kelsee’s Shelves” (PRESS HERE to listen). “Kelsee’s Shelves” joins a catalogue of songs which will make up the bands forthcoming album, This Story Is No Longer Available, set for release on February 15, 2019. PRESS HERE to pre-order the album on PledgeMusic.

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