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Mason Summit releases "Loud Music and Soft Drinks" 

MASON SUMMIT FOLLOWS HIS 2013 DEBUT WITH THE RECORD, LOUD MUSIC & SOFT DRINKS
New Songs Demonstrate That Summit Is Already Ahead Of The Curve



Mason Summit came upon the music scene in 2013 at the age of seventeen when he released his debut record, Absentee, to critical acclaim.  Music News Nashville said of Summit, “There’s a grace in his pen and vocal expression that shows a mature artist in the making.”  Summit proves the theory with his sophomore effort, Loud Music & Soft Drinks. 
 
The record is… Read more

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! http://longbeach.harvelles.com/event.cfm?id=180649&cart         For more information:  http://www.skylinedrivemusic.com/
 

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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" www.skylinedrivemusic.com
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.
http://m.houseofblues.com/losangeles
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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: http://www.elmoremagazine.com/2014/08/music-news/exclusive-check-out-a-new-track-from-new-american-farmers-featuring-chuck-prophet
"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

Released November 4th! Hilary Scott "Freight Train Love"  

HILARY SCOTT FREIGHT TRAIN LOVE

Hilary Scott’s career has included co-writes with some of the best songwriters known, tours in the U.S., U.K., Europe and Asia, various awards, and with the help of indie label Belltown Records, the release of ten albums. Hilary Scott’s music is featured on the sound track of a video that recently went viral. Annie Hart, then of The Bill Foundation (a well-known dog rescue organization) used Hilary’s version of John Hiatt’s “Have a Little Faith in Me” to accompany the video… Read more

Just Released! Hardin Burns "Down the Deep Well" 

HARDIN BURNS DOWN THE DEEP WELL
Currently being played on The Americana Music Show, Americana Rock Mix, WMNF, Roots Revival Radio (NL), Radio Free Texas 

"Lyrically, these songs can’t come from anywhere except the heart, inviting the listener to experience the emotions running from inspirational happiness to soul-bearing introspection. Check out “Walking On A Wire” and I dare you not to be seriously touched by the words. Very down to earth music produced with some serious talent both in the writing and… Read more

Jesse Brewster talks about his struggle with PKD 


"Friends, family and everyone interested,  I'm so appreciative for all the well wishes in recent weeks, and I wanted to have a forum to share information about my disease and condition, as well as general information about Polycystic Kidney Disease (PKD), which is one of the world's most common genetic conditions affecting 600,000 Americans or 1 in 500 people. For a detailed explanation of this disease check out the PKD foundation's site...." READ MORE:  http://jessebrewsterpkd.blogspot.com/

Nocona hits Outside Lands!  

Photo:  Scott Dudelson/Blurt Online
  Nocona had a great weekend at the Outside Lands Music Festival, kicking off Saturday's show at The Panhandle Stage, moving on to The Sierra Nevada Stage in the afternoon, and hitting the Spin/Stereogum/Brooklyn Vegan stage on Sunday afternoon! 
  OL2014 BUZZ

“Why Outside Lands booked Nocona in the dreaded “first show of the day” spot is beyond us. The honky tonkin’ Americana rock band was solid, charismatic and well deserving of a better time slot.… Read more

KG Music Press August Newsletter  



Old Californio and the song, "Warmth of the Sun" has been picked as one of Alternate Root Magazine's "25 Summer Roots Songs for 2014".  The band has taken a touring/playing hiatus as they are making time to record a new record for 2015.  http://bit.ly/1xXS0xC

Psych-folk artists, Cashew & Cleary have an Interview in the September issue of Shindig! Magazine talking about their new record, Husbands Vol. I -- stream the music here:  http://www.cashewandcleary.com/soundcloud/
"Check out the… Read more

Welcome Danielle Woodrow!  

DANIELLE WOODROW TO RELEASE HER
DEBUT ALBUM, TURNING
  Taking a sabbatical from the “good life” of Hollywood,
The pop-folk artist discovers an even better life on the road  
Slated to be released September 23rd, 2014, Turning is a ten-song poem touching on the subjects of love, risk, regret and the process of self-discovery.  Written everywhere from mountain cabins to jungle huts, the album gracefully flaunts Woodrow’s authentic folk roots while incorporating ear-worming pop hooks and a wry, gutsy… Read more

Agastock is coming to LA on July 27th!  


FIRST ANNUAL “AGASTOCK” BENEFIT CONCERT  
Sunday, July 27th The Grand Ole Echo and The Echo in conjunction with Melissa Monroe present “Agastock” – A benefit dedicated to the memory of Alice M. Ferguson.  Special thanks to Bedrock-LA studios for lending equipment.
 
All  proceeds will be going to Southern California Counseling Center's Trauma Training Program. This program trains counselors in EMDR* and other trauma therapies at no cost, thus making these types of therapies more readily available to the… Read more

Introducing Jesse Brewster and "March of Tracks"  

JESSE BREWSTER TO RELEASE MARCH OF TRACKS
A UNIQUE COMPILATION OF ORIGINAL SONGS

Combining different influences while keeping his signature sound,
the artist keeps his focus one song at a time  
San Rafael, CA May 28, 2014—With elements of folk, classic country, southern rock and soul, Jesse Brewster has been dubbed as one of the new breed of the musical working class heroes.  His third album, March of Tracks (release date, August 26, 2014) was recorded as one song per month for 12 months, with each song… Read more

Michael-Ann And "Heavy Load" 

"The trend in today’s column is female singer-songwriters on self-made, indie discs. Cyndi Harvell, Nora Collins, Michael-Ann and Maddie Deneault are all promising in various ways. But it’sMichael-Ann who waltzes off with this week’s DisCovery Award." -Robert K. Oermann, Music Row Magazine (review below)


MICHAEL-ANN/Heavy Load
Writers: Michael-Ann; Producer: Randy Ray Mitchell; Publisher: November Phoenix, ASCAP; MA (track)
-This L.A. singer-songwriter emotes beautifully on the title tune of her CD. Her… Read more

Nocona-American Songwriter Video Premiere, Stagecoach AND Outside Lands  

Great things happening on the NOCONA front:  

American Songwriter Magazine has premiered their new video for the song, "Beverly Hills Blues"!  The video was directed by David Schlussel and was filmed in the Los Angeles neighborhood of Wicker Park.  Take a look here:
http://www.americansongwriter.com/2014/04/video-premiere-nocona-beverly-hills-blues/

Not only is the band playing the Stagecoach Music Festival 2 nights (after a 7 gig stint at SXSW!) but it was announced today that they've been invited to… Read more

WESTERN BEAT SPECIAL EDITION — BILLY BLOCK FAMILY FUND BENEFIT CONCERT IN LOS ANGELES 


Benefit concert to aid drummer & tireless Western Beat impresario Billy Block
Thursday, April 10, at Musicians Institute Concert Hall in Hollywood

Contact:    Brad Parker, riozen@riozen.com
                  Ed Tree, extrameasure@sbcglobal.net
PRESS RELEASE:  Bliss Bowen
 
Los Angeles, CA — March 24, 2014
The Los Angeles songwriter and roots music community is rallying to support one of its most tireless advocates: Western Beat impresario Billy Block, who has been undergoing aggressive treatment for Stage 4… Read more

KG Music Press is proud to announce both NOCONA and CALICO the band will be playing Stagecoach Music Festival! 

KG Music Press is proud to announce both NOCONA and CALICO the band will be playing Stagecoach Music Festival!
STAGECOACH IS THE COUNTRY & ROOTS MUSIC COUSIN OF INDIE FESTIVAL COACHELLA-APRIL 25-APRIL 27 IN INDIO, CA

 CALICO the band and NOCONA will be on the Honky Tonk Stage
Saturday, April 26 and Sunday April 27  


CALICO the band- L-R:  Manda Mosher, Kirsten Proffit and Aubrey Richmond-- Formed in late 2012, CALICO the band creates a refreshingly lush, original, 3-part harmony reminiscent of… Read more
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