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Laura Benitez and the Heartache added to the Ink and Iron Festival in Long Beach, CA  

Laura Benitez and the Heartache just added to the Ink and Iron Festival!  To see the full lineup and purchase tickets:

Live music, living art, hot rods-kustoms, burlesque, art shows, fashion, and of course the World Renowned Tattoo Convention. 280 of the best tattoo artists in the world will be on hand from 25 States and 25 Countries representing all the tattoo styles; where a car show and music become an integral part of the event, mingling with the artistic… Read more

KG Music Press Artists at SXSW: Pi Jacobs, Hilary Scott and Nocona  

Wed March18 Day Party at the Dojo 1:15-2p
2200 E 7th St. Austin, TX 78701

Wed March 18 The Liberty 5-5:30p
1618 1/2 E 6th St Austin, TX 78701

Wed March 18 The Dog & Pony Show @ Opal Divines  8pm
 Pennfield  3601 South Congress Austin, TX 78704

Thurs. March 19 Grand Ole Austin @ Maria's Taco Xpress 3:05p
2529 S Lamar Blvd,  Austin, TX 78704

Fri. March 20 Roky Erickson Ice Cream Social @Threadgills  show time tbd
South 301 West Riverside Drive Austin, TX 78701

Friday March 20 @ Grackle Fest 8:40-910
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Welcome, Megan Wilde! 

The Artist’s First Release is Filled with Soulful Vocal Delivery
(Street Date May 12, 2015)
Seattle, WA March 2015—The Seattle Music Insider declared Megan Wilde a “soul powerhouse” while the Stranger described her sound as “robust and bodacious”. Listening to Wildfire, Wilde’s first release, it would be hard to disagree with these critics. 
Hailing originally from Chicago, Wilde studied classical music at the prestigious Interlochen Academy of Fine… Read more

The Neighborhood Bullys join KG Music Press 

The 2nd in a series of 4 EPs, The Neighborhood Bullys are Back With Another Straight-Up
Rock n’ Roll Record

    The Neighborhood Bullys are: 
Wunderkind Greg West on lead guitar; the possibly overly talented Zach Jones on rhythm guitar; the hardest working Viking in show business Reijo Kauppila on drums and singer-songwrecker, Davey Meshell on bass and lead vocals.

“The Neighborhood Bullys have taken up the flag of no-BS rock and rollRead more

Mason Summit chosen by James Richling of the Wallflowers for his new site, Unkovr 

We are thrilled to announce that  Mason Summit to have been chosen by Greg Richling of The Wallflowers for Greg's new website of up-and-coming artists, And he was recommended by Fitz & The Tantrums' multi-instrumentalist, the singular & brilliant talent, James King. Bravo, Mason!
Friends, Please click on the link to "rate" Mason (You must register, but it's free) .  Thanks for listening!
For more information on Mason:

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Congratulations to Lee Gallagher and the Hallelujah on their self-titled debut!  


The record release party at Milk in San Francisco was a sold-out show!  The album is now available worldwide on iTunes.  Look for the vinyl copy available on Amazon this week.



Just voted one of the "Best Up-And-Coming Bay Area Bands of2014" by CBS Local Television

Featured in Shindig! Magazineon the U.S. stands  February 17th and keep your eye on Innocent Words Magazine and Hittin' the Note Magazine! 

"This San Francisco-based band’s organ-spiced music isanachronistic in the… Read more

Mason Summit's "Two Friends" Music Video Premiere 

Just Out Today!  Brand new video from Mason Summit
"Two Friends"

  Teen Pop-Americana artist, Mason Summit releases the video, "Two Friends" from his just-released sophmore effort, Loud Music and Soft Drinks. 


Praise for Loud Music and Soft Drinks:   "I’m mad about Mason Summit (& His New CD – ‘Loud Music and Soft Drinks’)...there are elements inherent in his music that remind me of the endless energy and possibility… Read more

American Songwriter Magazine includes The Grand Ole Echo in their LA Issue!  

On The Stands Now!  November/December Issue
Or purchase digitally:

The LA issue of American Songwriter Magazine Jonathan Bernstein talks to me about The Grand Ole Echo, Grant Langston and David Serby about The California Roots Union, Suzanne O'Keeffe about her show, Honkytonk Hacienda, and Genghis Cohen and The Cinema Bar are mentioned.


Derek Thomas & Skyline Drive-Record Release party in Long Beach, CA  

Tonight (11/18) in Long Beach, CA Derek Thomas & Skyline Drive will be celebrating the release of "Beyond The Trestles" at Harvelles. 
Unite the Vibe Wednesday, November 19, 2014 09:00 PM Harvelle's Long Beach, Long Beach, CA
  • 21 & over
  • Two drink minimum
  • $5
Save $1.00 on your order by sharing this event with your friends at checkout!         For more information:

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Derek Thomas & Skyline Drive-LA Record Release Party @ House of Blues tonight!  

Tonight!  Thursday, November 13th 8:00pm Derek Thomas & Skyline Drive
play the House of Blues Hayride
Foundation Room
8:30 - Derek Thomas & Skyline Drive Album Release party for  "Beyond the Trestles"
9:30 - Tonya Watts
10:30 - The Robbie Davis Band

8430 W. Sunset
Doors 6:30 / show 8:30
$10 Door cover DOES apply and dress code is strictly enforced. Foundation Room Members receive VIP Priority Access and Services in Foundation Room at all times.
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The Heartless Woman's Ball for Laura Benitez and the Heartache November 14 Hosted by East Bay Express and The California Roots Union 

San Francisco, CA—Thursday, November 13th, Laura Benitez and the Heartach will perform at Leo’s Music Club in celebration of the release of their upcoming long player, Heartless Woman, which will be available at the show.  Presented by The California Roots Union and the East Bay Express, The Heartless Woman's Ball will be a “fancy dress party” (with fancy being open to interpretation). 

Starring:  LAURA BENITEZ & the HEARTACHE performing their Classic Country witha Swinging Rhythm and a Modern… Read more

New American Farmers "The Farmacology Sessions" released October 14th 

Check out the track, "Aiming For The Daylight" featuring Chuck Prophet on Elmore Magazine Online:
"I’m so impressed by New American Farmers that I want all of this on Vinyl so I can sit here without headphones on , blasting this out of my speakers."--50thirdand3rd
"Trippy country rock"--Americana Music Show   "Americana with a sense of humor, an assist from The… Read more