San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus Receives $10,000 Matching Grant

SAN DIEGO–The San Diego Gay Men’s Chorus is singing a happy song thanks to a $10,000 matching grant from the San Diego Human Dignity Foundation. “We are so incredibly grateful to the San Diego Human Dignity Foundation for helping support our musical mission of outreach,” said SDGMC Executive Director Bob Lehman. “It is with this […]

Florida Georgia Line Release New Single

Still reeling from the excitement of “Confession” topping both Country radio airplay charts, history-making RIAA DIAMOND-certified country duo Florida Georgia Line released the first single, “H.O.L.Y.,” off their third studio album from Big Machine Label Group. Due out this summer, Dig Your Roots will depict an evolution in both their musical and personal journeys. The track was written by hit makers busbee, Nate Cyphert, and William Larsen, and produced by the […]

Snoop Dogg And Wiz Khalifa Bring Tour To San Diego

LOS ANGELES–Multi-platinum selling artists Snoop Dogg and Wiz Khalifa will kick off a 33-city North American co-headline summer tour dubbed The High Road Summer Tour this July. The summer tour will kick off July 20 at the Perfect Vodka Amphitheatre in West Palm Beach, FL and hit markets including Atlanta, Philadelphia, Boston, Pittsburgh, Cleveland, Chicago, […]

The Residents Present Live Performance, Exclusive Screening Of New Documentary

SAN DIEGO– Iconic avant-garde art rock collective The Residents present their latest live show Shadowland and a special pre-concert screening of the documentary, “Theory of Obscurity: A Film About The Residents,” which takes viewers on a journey through their 40 plus-year career, during an extensive North American tour May 2016. “Theory of Obscurity” tells the […]

Elio Villafranca Conceives Musical Suite of Folkloric Latin Music Inspired by Caribbean Diaspora

By Danny R. Johnson NEW YORK, NY – On Sunday, April 17, 2016, Elio Villafranca , the Pinar del Río province of Western Cuba born pianist and composer, brought an all-star band with special guest singer, Pauline Jean, to New York City’s Jazz At Lincoln Center– Dizzy’s Jazz Club Coca-Cola for the continuation of his […]

New York City Blue Note Jazz Festival Announces 2016 Lineup

New York, NY –With over 100 events in 10 venues throughout New York City, the 2016 Blue Note Jazz Festival will take place June 1-30. Highlights for the sixth edition  of the annual festival include breakout saxophonist Kamasi Washington (co-presented with City Parks Foundation at Central Park SummerStage); a rare New York City theater performance by […]

Carl Saunders, Trumpet, Joins SDSU Jazz Ensemble In Concert

SAN DIEGO–The SDSU School of Music and Dance presents the acclaimed SDSU Jazz Ensemble, under the direction of Bill Yeager, with special guest Carl Saunders, trumpet, on April 14 in Smith Recital Hall. Carl Saunders is known among trumpet players for his ability to make the seemingly impossible not only possible, but easy and musical. […]

Lington’s ‘Second Nature’ CD takes you to a Stone Soul Picnic of Memphis’ Beale Street

By Danny R. Johnson LOS ANGELES – “Master your horn, that’s all you’ve got to do. And it’s hard to do, you better believe that.” Coleman Hawkins 1967. When you listen to multi-talented saxophonist, producer and composer Michael Lington’s Second Nature CD, his latest new recording to be released on April 22, 2016, you can’t […]

Hailee Steinfeld To Perform At Radio Disney Music Awards

LOS ANGELES–Republic Records recording artist and Academy Award nominated actress Hailee Steinfeld will perform at the 2016 Radio Disney Music Awards (RDMA), music’s biggest event for families. Steinfeld will join previously announced chart-toppers Ariana Grande and DNCE April 30 at the Microsoft Theater in Los Angeles. The “Pitch Perfect 2” star introduced Becky G’s performance […]

Rich Robinson Of Black Crowes Joins Joe Walsh And Bad Company Summer Tour

Bad Company will have a new guest guitarist with them for their upcoming summer tour: Rich Robinson. As the co-founding member of The Black Crowes, Robinson has released four solo albums and has a new album titled Flux due in June. “I’ve decided to sit this upcoming US tour out,” guitarist Mick Ralphs commented. “The […]