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Shore Leave Showdown Festival February 6, 2016 After Party

The Surreal McCoys with Supersuckers and X


Please help push Lee Gallagher and the Hallelujah into the home stretch! Voting allowed until February 1. Paste Magazine has selected their "Ready for the Mountain" video as 1 of 10 finalists in their video contest, and we appreciate your support in helping them win by going on the page via the ABOVE photo link and voting for Lee Gallagher! Biggest thanks again to Lash Music Media and all the SF artists and musicians involved in this video!! And, you can also share the video from their facebook page  which helps them even more! THANKS EVERYBODY!! 


  • Wednesday 1/28/16 @ Pappy and Harriet’s 8:00pm//No cover//All Ages//53688 Pioneertown Road Pioneertown, CA MR8’s “Paradise City” record release party—
  • Friday 2/05/16 @ The Redwood Bar 9:00pm.//No Minors//316 W 2nd St. downtown Los Angeles, CA Also on the bill are the amazing Walter Clevenger and the Dairy Kings—
  • Saturday 2/06/16 @ Dale Bros. Brewery 6:00pm//No Cover//All Ages//2120 Porterfield Way Upland, CA. MR8’s “Paradise City”—
  • Tuesday 2/16/16 @ Matt Denny’s 7:00pm//No Cover//All Ages//145 E. Huntington Dr. Arcadia, CA Mick Rhodes playing solo acoustic—
  • Friday, 2/19/16 @ Black Watch Pub 9:00pm//No Cover EVER!//All Ages//497 N Central Ave. Upland, CA MR8’s monthly Third Friday rock ‘n’ roll showdown/hoedown/throwdown








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Kim Grant (center) with members of Nocona and Calico the band



No Depression top 10 2015 Reader Polls Vote Now!  

KG Music Press is proud to have these clients included for voting:  Chris Laterzo West Coast Sound; Claire Holley Time in the Middle; Kip Boardman Boardman; Matt Lax and Nearly Beloved This House of Mine; Seahorse The Fire's Heart; Susie Glaze and the HiLonesome Band Not That Kind of Girl; Tawny Ellis Ghosts of the Low Country-The Muscle Shoal Sessions; The Surreal McCoys The Howl and the Growl!  Vote for your top 10 list now by clicking on the image.Read more

New and Upcoming Releases 2015 

  Jeff Crosby and the Refugees
Jeff's new album "Waking Days" is now available!
Media: Please Let us Know if you Would Like a Copy or Download Link
for Review

The Bluegrass Situation premieres "Carved in Stone"

Elmore Magazine premieres "City Girls"

CD: :

JEFF CROSBY AND THE REFUGEES TO RELEASE WAKING DAYS Songs About Love, Heartbreak, Being On The Road And The Realities Of The New American Dream…

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Release Dates and AmericanaFest Pics! 

NOCONA’s Long Gone Song out October 2, 2015!

STREAM "Knives and Cologne"
Photo at Doc’s Lab in San Francisco
Download a recording of Nocona live in Brooklyn At The Gutter on Largehearted Boy’s Daily downloads:

Record Release party 10/03/15 Los Angeles, CA at The Escondite 9:00pm with guests:  Cashew & Cleary, Tawny Ellis

Great reviews are rolling in for NOCONA!
“It’s Just” – Video of the Day “This isn’t the first nor it will it be the last time that I play NOCONA, once their new Album goes live, expect it to…Read more

Patrcia Bahia: Record Release Parties & Partnership With National Ovarian Cancer Coalition 

Free Download of "Why We Walk" below in press release. To listen and pre-order Save Your Heart, click on the cover art.

Patrcia Bahia--Save Your Heart

 2 Record release shows: 
--October 15th--Monkey House Theatre  1638 University Ave, Berkeley, CA 94703  7pm
--October 25th--Hotel Cafe 1623 1/2 N Cahuenga Blvd, Los Angeles, CA 90028  7pm  $12
  With a voice as smooth as polished stone and a collection of frank, sparkling tunes in the vein of Aimee Mann, Ingrid Michaelson and Sara Bareilles, Bahia lives her… Read more

A Fond Farewell To The Grand Ole Echo 2015 Season!  

The Grand Ole Echo is a seasonal weekly roots music show that I co-founded in Los Angeles, CA 10 years ago with Pamela Moore and is now curated by Ben Reddell and Matt Farber. And somewhere along the way, Julie Richmond stepped in and when she moved to Austin, took part of the show with her which became the annual Grand Ole Austin party during SXSW week. Here's A little Grand Ole Echo wrap-up from new fan, Jake Tully!

"For many, the back porch of The Echo in the neighborhood surrounding Silverlake serves…Read more

Fall Releases, AmericanaFest with The Surreal McCoys, Calico the band, Ted Russell Kamp 

AMERICANA PUNK BAND THE SURREAL McCOYS TO RELEASE THE HOWL & THE GROWL  (Street date: September 18th, 2015) New Disc The Howl & The Growl Is A Dark, Twangy Love Letter To Vintage Rock ‘n’ Roll

Recorded and produced in Williamsburg Brooklyn by legendary rock and alt-country Producer Eric Ambel (The Del-Lords, The Bottle Rockets, The Yayhoos, Steve Earle, Ryan Adams,) the new album by…Read more

Across The Aisle Music Presents The Surreal McCoys and Bottle Rocks at AmericanaFest in Nashville September 17th 

“When the Surreal McCoys come together and start howling & growling, they morph into a singular 3-car garage monster that will rip you into pieces if you don’t sign on to their fun.”—Producer, Eric "Roscoe" Ambel


 Across The Aisle Music & Rev The Vote Present:


The Surreal McCoys and Bottle Rockets at AmericanaFest in Nashville
Thursday, September 17, 2015 from noon-2pm @ Dan McGuinnes Pub 

The Surreal McCoys are a “Johnny Clash” roots rock outfit of hardcore troubadours…

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The Surreal McCoys Video Premiere for "Turn and Run" on Turnstyled Junkpiled Magazine 

The Howl & The Growl will be released on September 18th, 2015 on Across the Aisle Music. In conjunction with the release the band will play an official Americana Music Association luncheon showcase with The Bottle Rockets during the Americana Music Fest in Nashville on September 17th.  Rev the Vote, a nonpartisan Washington D.C.-based organization working to increase voter registration and participation in elections among race fans, sponsors the show—which will take place at Dan McGuinness Pub from…

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