This February will see NYC foursome Big Ups make the trip across the pond for the very first time after kicking up a storm with their riotous live performances in Northern America, particularly their frenzied sets at this year’s CMJ festival. The band will be bringing their scuzzy, intense brand of punk rock to the UK in February.
A Skylit Drive has announced dates for The Unconditional Tour with Memphis May Fire, The Word Alive, Hands Like Houses, and Beartooth.
Post War Glamour Girls have announced the release of their debut ten-track LP ‘Pink Fur’ on February 14th 2014, along with two exciting launch shows in Leeds and London.
Heroically crestfallen alt-popsters Longfellow put the seal on a grand old year by, well, preparing for 2014. Their “Siamese Lover” single may not be released until January 27th, but Steve Lamacq has already played it on BBC 6 Music after he was impressed by their vibrant set at the Shacklewell Arms recently. Further radio support has followed from Radio 2′s Jo Whiley.
Mary Chapin Carpenter will make her New York Philharmonic debut in a retrospective program featuring songs from throughout her career. The special shows will take place on February 28, 2014 and March 1 at Lincoln Center’s Avery Fisher Hall.
ATO Records will release Mike Gordon’s new solo album, Overstep, on February 25, 2014.
The track listing for legendary international hard rockers Scorpions’ new offering MTV Unplugged has just been revealed.
Brandon Boyd, frontman of platinum-selling rock band Incubus, will take his new musical project Sons of the Sea on its first US tour this winter.
Rusted Root are happy to announce their winter tour dates. They’ll be joined on some by Donna the Buffalo and in New York City by the Cherry Poppin’ Daddies.
One of Canada’s hottest bands, the enigmatic soul collective Chic Gamine, are thrilled to announce their first UK single and tour. The Canadian 5-piece, who Mavis Staples has compared to the Staple Singers, will be taking their unique blend of nouveau-pop and vintage soul to London, Brighton, Leeds and Manchester.