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PHOTO GALLERY: Suga Grits Live at The 8×10

Suga Grits The 8×10, Baltimore, MD March 8, 2018 All Rights Reserved © Photos by “Ragin’” Randy Harris

ALBUM REVIEW: Surprise Attack – Water EP

Surprise Attack – Water EP Keeping the DC area jam scene alive, Surprise Attack’s self-described “Mountain Funk” has spread throughout the Mid-Atlantic over the past couple of years. From prestigious festivals to some of DC’s and Northern Virginia’s favorite venues, these boys are continuously making waves in our nation’s capital. The five-piece band is pressing […]

NEW RELEASE: Sol Roots – Forgiveness (feat. Phil Wiggins)

Sol Roots – Forgiveness (feat. Phil Wiggins) Released February 24, 2018 Sol Roots released his version of Phil Wiggins‘ “Forgiveness” on February 24, 2018. Wiggins himself is featured on harmonica, along with Andreas Holmstrom on bass and Scott Rabino on drums. The track was recorded at Pickup Productions and Satori Studios and was mixed at […]

Hot August Music Festival Announces 2018 Lineup

Hot August Music Festival Oregon Ridge Park, Cockeysville, MD (August 18, 2018) Yes, it’s true! Hot August Music Festival will return to Oregon Ridge Park on August 18, 2018, and now we have our lineup. Well, most of it anyways. 2018 will mark the 26th annual Hot August Music Festival, and the veteran festival continues […]

Reed Mathis’ Electric Beethoven Taps Definition Of One As Support In DC

Reed Mathis’ Electric Beethoven w/Definition Of One Gypsy Sally’s, Washington, DC (Feb 21, 2018) In 2016, beloved jam bassist Reed Mathis announced his departure from his longstanding tenure with Tea Leaf Green. Since then, among other projects, Mathis has placed his primary focus on Electric Beethoven. Beethoven’s work has served as one of Mathis’ primary […]

Suga Grits Releases New Single “Look At You”

Suga Grits – Look At You “Look At You” is the second single from DC funk, soul & jamband Suga Grits. It is also the band’s first release that features vocals. Dreamy keyboards and soaring vocal harmonies win over the soul in this beautiful piece. This is the kind of song that will lift your […]

Suwannee Spring Reunion Returns For 2018 Installment

The 2nd Annual Suwannee Spring Reunion March 22-25, 2018 Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL Featuring: The Infamous Stringdusters, David Bromberg Quintet, Donna The Buffalo, Larry Keel Experience, Dar Williams, Billy Strings, and more! Sowing The Seeds of Music ~ Sustaining Our Community For decades the onset of Spring meant gathering […]

Town Mountain Set To Return To The 8×10’s Third Thursdays

Town Mountain Performs at 8×10’s Third Thursday Bluegrass on February 15 w/ Porch Setters Union and Busted BootsDoors 7pm / TM 11pm; 18+; $12410-625-200010 East Cross St.  Baltimore, MD Town Mountain on Fire After Grand Ole Opry & Ryman Auditorium Debuts Touring with, Southern Crescent, Produced by Dirk Powell Raw, soulful, and with plenty […]

Phish Announces Two Nights at Merriweather Post Pavilion Amid Summer Tour

Phish Announces Two Nights at Merriweather Post Pavilion Amid Summer Tour For live music fans these days, there is nothing like the excitement of Phish tour announcement. Those of us who reside in the wake of one of the famed foursome’s favorite venues cherish the phrase “Phish live at Merriweather Post Pavilion.” After a whole […]

Love Canon Announces New Signing and Upcoming Album Release

Love Canon Signs with Moonstruck Management Releasing New Album On Organic Records Sprouting from the musical foothills of the Blue Ridge Mountains, Charlottesville, Virginia’s LOVE CANON is excited to announce they have signed on with Moonstruck Management and Organic Records and are set to release their 4th album, Cover Story, in Spring 2018. For Cover […]