Blues

Raspin Stuwart delivers soulful passion with his new CD, NY2LA

April 11, 2019

Music for us, has always been the thing that keeps us going. Whether we are having a bad day and need a song to lift us up, or whether we are having a good day and turn to the music to celebrate.  In good times, bad times, all times, music is always present.  What is even more magical, is when you can listen to new music for the first time and you can truly feel the emotion and passion that comes with each song.  It brings you closer and draws you in for a musical journey through the music.  That is exactly what happened the first time I played the new CD NY2LA by Raspin Stuwart. Raspin is an amazing musician/singer/songwriter that brings to life soulful blues in his new CD. The album starts right off with one of our favorite tracks, Down Low. It feeds your soul with low down good blues. His title track NY2LA is an infectious jazz track. Throughout the album, you are greeted with horns that create the perfect full [Read More]

New Music

Billy Raffoul’s new song, Hell or High Water featured on Playstation Game “Days Gone”

February 13, 2019

  Billy Raffoul has just released a new song which he wrote for the new Playstation Game “Days Gone”. The song is called Hell or High Water and you can check it out here: The game is set to release on April 26, 2019 but you can pre-order your copy now. Billy has also announced a couple upcoming tour dates with Julia Michaels this Spring. Check the dates below: In addition, you will be able to catch Billy out on tour this Spring/Summer with PARACHUTE. Check the dates below:   We are happy to see a San Francisco stop on June 7th at the beautiful venue, August Hall. We hope to see you there and we will see if we can bring you an interview. Make sure to visit his social media sites and stay up date on his latest news. Information & Links: Website: http://www.billyraffoul.com Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BillyRaffoul Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/BillyRaffoul Twitter: https://twitter.com/BillyRaffoul

Singer

TOUR NEWS: Catch Billy Raffoul this Spring/Summer out on tour with PARACHUTE!

January 16, 2019

    We have been waiting to catch Billy Raffoul at another show. He was truly one of our favorite artists from BottleRock Napa 2018!  The fast rising singer/songwriter has  had us hooked on his debut EP 1975 which was released last year on Interscope Records. ‘The EP was produced by Mike Crossey (Arctic Monkeys, Foals, The 1975 and Kaleo) at The Ranch Studios in Woodland Hills, CA and Rundown Studios in Santa Monica, CA. In additional to Crossey, 1975 features contributions from Julia Michaels, Matt Thiessen and David Campbell.‘ From the first moment we heard Billy at BottleRock, we were blown away. His voice is so unique and mesmerizing, carrying a depth of emotions and tones that envelope your soul. We are excited to announce that you can catch Billy Raffoul out on tour this Spring/Summer with PARACHUTE. Check the dates below:   We are happy to see a San Francisco stop on June 7th at the beautiful venue, August Hall. We hope to see you there and we will see if we can bring you an interview. Make sure to visit [Read More]

Concerts

Maggie Rogers; nostalgic vibe comes to life with mesmerizing vocals and captivating charisma

October 17, 2018

Last night the legendary Fillmore in San Francisco came to life with night two of Maggie Rogers.  The Fillmore venue has a rich history of iconic female performers such as Janis Joplin, Grace Slick,  Carol King, Aretha Franklin and many more. Maggie’s performance last night was another one of those extraordinary performances by a female performer at the venue, that many will continued to talk about. Opening for Maggie Rogers was the charismatic 19 year old Australian performer, Mallrat. You can check more about her here. The venue was filled to capacity as the crowd awaited the arrival of Maggie to the stage. The excitement grew as the stage intro track of Abba’s Dancing Queen came on the speakers. The entire venue erupted in song and the energy was infectious.  Maggie took the stage and the crowd went wild. She brings to life a carefree nostalgic vibe and as soon as her voice filled the venue, we became fully engaged in her performance.  One of the most beautiful and commanding voices out in the music [Read More]

Concerts

San Francisco greets Lindsey Buckingham with a heart-warming reception at his sold out show

October 10, 2018

You couldn’t have asked for a more beautiful night as Lindsey Buckingham returned to San Francisco for a stop on his solo tour. It was the second night of his North American Tour in support of his Solo Anthology and to catch him on his hometown show was a special treat.  The show was held at the Palace of Fine Arts Theatre which is the perfect venue to capture the energy and charisma that Lindsey and his band brings to the stage. The night kicked off with an entertaining set from Nairobi folk artist J.S. Ondara. He is set to release his first album and entertained the crowd with his new songs. A true highlight was when he put down his guitar and delivered a commanding acapella performance that brought cheers from the crowd. The crowd was anxiously awaiting the arrival of Lindsey Buckingham and when he hit the stage, he was greeted with a standing ovation, one of many throughout the night.  The enthusiasm grew with each song as he performed a variety of his [Read More]

New Music

Catch Barns Courtney at The Warfield Sept. 29th, out on tour with The Wombats!

September 22, 2018

It was only a year and a half ago when we were first introduced to the music of Barns Courtney.  We caught his incredible performance at BottleRock Napa 2017 Festival. He delivered a rousing set and gave 115% of himself out on that stage, unleashing emotions amid the blistering heat. From that moment, he has become one of our favorite artists. Barns is currently out on tour with The Wombats  before heading out on his UK & European Tour.  We are excited to see that they will be playing at The Warfield this Saturday, September 29th. You can pick up tickets and get details by  clicking here. Have you checked out the latest video from Barns Courtney for his infectious new track 99? We are hooked on it and love the retro vibe! Check it out here: You can get a complete list of tour dates by heading over to his website. Make sure to visit his social media sites and stay up to date on his latest news. Information & Links: Website: http://www.barnscourtney.com/ Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/barnscourtney/ Twitter: https://twitter.com/BarnsCourtney Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/barnscourtney/

Music News

Take a listen to the 2nd track, You Don’t Own Me off Ann Wilson’s upcoming solo album

August 3, 2018

Ann Wilson is gearing up for the release of her new album, Immortal on September 14th via BMG. The album features 10 musically diverse tracks that pay tribute to some of ANN‘s influences and friends who’ve recently passed and whose music poignantly lives on. Ann has just released the second track, You Don’t Own Me which is a powerful and stellar interpretation of Lesley Gore‘s fearless 1963 hit “You Don’t Own Me”–featuring the esteemed Warren Haynes on guitar.  The song is also available as an instant-grat track with album pre-orders, starting today; click here to access. Take a listen to the new song here:   Ann comments about the song to Billboard, “I think that song has come to be way more universal now. It could be the anthem of anyone who wants respect, anyone at all, not just women. I think we’re in a time where we’re having a discourse now as a culture about who people really are and how it’s important to accept people, and so I thought the song really fits. I think it’s really meaningful in today’s world.” More about [Read More]