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Huffington Post / Celtic Woman Premiere

“Global music sensation Celtic Woman release a brand-new album and DVD on February 25 titled Emerald: Musical Gems that spotlights newly reimagined performances of fan favorites from the group’s treasure chest of Celtic songs. Commented musical director David Downes, ‘Creating the new show allowed me the opportunity to revisit and re-imagine some of our most [...]

February 25, 2014 James Blog, Celtic Woman 0
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Tom Petty Sideman Benmont Tench Releases Solo Album – LA Mag

Benmont Tench, best known as the keyboardist and founding member of Tom Petty’s band The Heartbreakers, is striking out on his own: he released his debut solo album, You Should Be So Lucky (Blue Note Records) on February 18 (and we’re giving away a free copy—enter here!) Tench has a long history with Petty. They [...]

February 24, 2014 James Benmont Tench, Blog 0
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USA Today Premiere: Debut album from Chris Carrabba’s Twin Forks

Dashboard Confessional fans will find familiarity in Chris Carrabba’s new band, Twin Forks: his earnest, emotion-up-front delivery, a certain way with a melody. But the acoustic quartet’s debut album, premiering at USA TODAY the week before its Feb. 25 release, also takes Carrabba in a new musical direction. “It’s so different from Dashboard, in every [...]

February 20, 2014 James Blog, twin forks 0
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Independent Film Competition Brings “Mini Masterpiece” For Ben Watt’s New Song “Hendra”

FIRST SOLO ALBUM IN 30+ YEARS “HENDRA” OUT 4/29 ON UNMADE ROAD US TOUR DATES INCLUDE NEW YORK AND LOS ANGELES WITH BERNARD BUTLER In January 2014, musician, DJ, singer and writer Ben Watt (Everything But The Girl) teamed up with friend and acclaimed Irish film-maker and critic Mark Cousins (The Story of Film) to find a new talent [...]

February 19, 2014 gina Ben Watt, Press Releases 0
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USA Today Premieres Celtic Woman’s Video for ‘Danny Boy’

“The quartet’s take on Danny Boy, which is premiering exclusively at USA TODAY, ‘is a very special moment for us in the (live) show,’ says Mairead Nesbitt, Celtic Woman’s resident fiddler and a member since the group’s inception in 2004. ‘The actual arrangement (by David Downes) is very fresh.‘” Their newest album EMERALD: Musical Gems comes out [...]

February 19, 2014 gina Blog, Celtic Woman 0
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Boy George Confirms North American Tour For April. ‘This Is What I Do’ Deluxe Edition Out 03/25

BOY GEORGE CONFIRMS NORTH AMERICAN TOUR FOR APRIL ‘THIS IS WHAT I DO’ DELUXE EDITION OUT 03/25 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR DATES 04/18 – The Theater of the Living Arts – Philadelphia, PA 04/19 – Royale Nightclub – Boston, MA 04/21 – 9:30 Club – Washington, DC 04/22 – Irving Plaza – New York, NY 04/24 [...]

February 18, 2014 gina Blog, Press Releases 0
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Happy Release Day to Benmont Tench, The Feeling & Dawn Landes!

It’s a great Tuesday, and we have some awesome releases for you! Benmont Tench, long-time keyboardist of Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers, releases his debut solo album You Should Be So Lucky via Blue Note Records The album was produced by Glyn Johns and includes appearances from Tom Petty, Ringo Starr, Gillian Welch, David Rawlings, Don Was, [...]

February 18, 2014 gina Benmont Tench, Blog, Dawn Landes, The Feeling 0
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BEN WATT RELEASES HENDRA, HIS FIRST SOLO ALBUM FOR THIRTY-ONE YEARS, ANNOUNCES FIRST EVER SOLO DATES IN THE US

BERNARD BUTLER, EWAN PEARSON and PINK FLOYD’s DAVID GILMOUR JOIN IN After twenty years in Everything But The Girl, and ten years as a respected DJ and record label boss of Buzzin’ Fly, Ben Watt announced last year he was parking everything to complete two long-planned creative solo projects.The first – published by Bloomsbury on February 13 in the UK and [...]

February 13, 2014 gina Ben Watt, Press Releases 0
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Rosanne Cash Revisits Her Roots in ‘A Feather’s Not a Bird’ Video

Rosanne Cash’s new album, The River and the Thread, references a series of visits she recently made to the Deep South, where she and her husband John Levanthal, who produced the album, explored her family’s roots and the region’s history. Mashable spoke with Cash — daughter of Johnny — last week about how those visits [...]

February 11, 2014 James Blog, Rosanne Cash 0
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Happy Record Release Day to The Fleshtones!

Well into their 4th decade of playing music, the Queens, NY band release their twenty-second full-length album, Wheel of Talent, out today via Yep Roc Records! Buy Wheel of Talent at: iTunes Amazon Yep Roc Records  And proving that they haven’t slowed down a bit, the garage-rock legends pack up their van once again for another US tour! [...]

February 11, 2014 gina Blog, The Fleshtones 0