Toots and The Maytals brought their upbeat brand of Reggae to the Abacoa Amphitheater in Jupiter, Florida on Sunday night. The warm South Florida evening got a little hotter with one of reggae’s most energetic bands taking the stage.
Led by Toots Hiibbert, the 76-year-old Grammy Award winning singer delighted the crowd with his deep soulful voice and exuberant string of hits to both dance and sing along to.
Unfolding its surprises as it progresses, Umphrey’s McGee has always been a creative conglomerate designed to peel back the layers of musical expression and re-define the realm of artistic possibilities. At the core of that lies one Ryan Stasik, a father figure and family man by day; a hard-slapping, trailblazing pioneer of a bassist by night.
A performance from Baxter makes a large venue like Brooklyn Steel seem intimate and personal. The lyrics to his songs feel like a conversation, a musing on life experiences that everyone in the audience can relate to on some level or another. With a mix of soft melodies like “Yellow Eyes” and rock-inspired songs such as “Bad Things,” Baxter put on a show that was multi-faceted and dynamic.
John Prine is selected as one of the 2019 Songwriters Hall of Fame inductees. The 50th Annual Induction and Awards Gala will take place on June 13 at the Marriott Marquis Hotel in New York City. Of the recognition, Prine shares, “I am thrilled to hear about my induction into the Songwriters Hall of Fame. I have been proud to make my living as a songwriter for almost 50 years now. I have to say it’s a bonus to be elected by your fellow songwriters. Thank You to the Songwriters Hall of Fame.”
For WHO fans everywhere, the announcement of a brand new tour means only one thing: the world’s most untameable rock band is about to deliver the goods once again. Never ones for nostalgia, singer Roger Daltrey and guitarist and songwriter Pete Townshend will be unleashing the combustible force that is The Who, with symphonic accompaniment this summer and fall in 2019. Produced by Live Nation, The Who’s North American MOVING ON!
Kind Country Winter Tour 2019 will see the band collaborate on the road with artists such as Vince Herman of Leftover Salmon, Kitchen Dwellers, The Big Wu, Grass Is Dead and others. The 20+ date tour will see the band debuting in MT & Pacific NW and returning to many familiar markets such as Kansas City and St. Louis.