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1019 The Numberman Hip-Hop & Rap
1207 Hip-Hop & Rap
12 Cent Alternative, Punk, Rock
145th Street Blues & Soul, Rock
16 Hour Drive Punk
16 Sparrows Rock
1Louder Covers | Standards, Rock
2000 Tons of TNT Blues & Soul, Funk, Jazz, Reggae & Ska, Rock
2:01am Alternative, Rock
22 Kings Acoustic, Rock
The 25th Hour Metal | Hardcore
321 Stereo Rock
3against1 Alternative, Rock
3 By Design Rock
3 Guys Called Jesus Rock
3rd Borough Electro | DJ, Rock
3 the Hardway Hip-Hop & Rap
40 Oz. to Freedom Punk, Reggae & Ska, Rock
+44 Alternative, Electro | DJ, Punk
50/50 Electro | DJ, Hip-Hop & Rap, Rock

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Local Music News

Sean Hicke

"I'm moving to Cincinnati mid April," says the bassist. "The last gig I'm playing with my group will be on March 31 at the Handlery Hotel...I'll be back every now and then. Looking forward to starting a new chapter in my life!"

Eddie Vedder

The occasional Pearl Jam frontman has announced a series of solo dates for a summer tour of Europe.

The Paladins

On April 13, they'll be part of the 18th Annual Lonestar Round Up in Austin Texas, then on May 18 they head back to the Doheny Blues Festival in Dana Point California, before crossing the pond to hit Europe for a summer tour in June.

Rodello's Machine

Nate Donnis and Kolby Knickerbocker report "Rodellos Machine has been on hiatus for a bit. We have both been working on our own projects." Knickerbocker's solo release is the first of those, now available.

Marshmallow Highway

Guitarist John Ruckle, who also played with founding Monroes keyboardist Eric Denton in the Clemson Weed Band, passed away.

Jason Mraz

His single "I Won't Give Up" was just awarded 6X platinum status from the RIAA for having sold over 6,000,000 digital downloads.

Sophie Webber

"I'm working on a new presentation of the Bach Cello Suites, B2C: Bach Cello Suites to Choir, a recording project of Bach Suites Nos.1 and 3 for Solo Cello, alongside my own original arrangement for choir, something that has never been done before," reports Webber, who launched a Kickstarter campaign to record in July with the choristers of St. Paul's Cathedral, San Diego.

Tolan Shaw

"Excited to be touring this year again with BoDeans, this time playing IN the band as acoustic guitar player/backing vocalist," says Shaw. "Hopefully I can feed my Pickleball addiction on the road as well."

Steve Poltz

A summer tour promoting his new album Shine On includes festival dates at Northwest String Summit, Mariposa Folk Festival, and Redwood Ramble.

Cindy Lee Berryhill

Her early albums will be reissued by Omnivore Records, including new liner notes and bonus tracks, beginning with her Garage Orchestra LP, due in August.

Gary Puckett

Morrissey's new covers album California Son includes a cover of Puckett's song "Lady Willpower."

Stone Temple Pilots

They're taking new singer Jeff Gutt (of TV's X Factor) to Glasgow and London to play the O2 Academy Glasgow on June 12 and the O2 Forum in Kentish Town, London the following day.


Former members Jef Poremba and Greg Rupp have new band called Leadfoot Overdrive, with a video streaming online for their track "Falling."

Private Domain

Drummer Larry Dent, who also played with Comanche Moon, lost his battle with prostate cancer and has passed away.

The Frights

A new single, "Whatever (Live)," precedes their upcoming album Live At the Observatory, due April 12 and supported with a tour that includes their debut appearance at the Coachella Festival.


Their 43-date Live From Paradise tour with locals Pepper kicks off April 24 in Albuquerque and wraps August 25 at the Santa Barbara Bowl.

Durell Anthony

He appeared on the recent NBC Elvis Presley TV special commemorating 50 years since Elvis' comeback TV performance. "I was a part of a small group singing backup for Yolonda Adams and Carrie Underwood," he told the Reader.

Jacob Turnbloom

"Started writing in June, started recording on October 19th, and today I’m 100% done tracking this solo album," says the Mrs. Magician and First Wave Hello guitarist of his upcoming full-length Black Coffee, mixed by Sean O'Donnell (Bad Credit, Reeve Oliver).

Planet B

A music video for the track "[A] Not At All [B] Somewhat [C] Very Much," created by Displaced/Replaced, captures the ominous political tension of Planet B's music, opening with a Cornel West quote and cycling through scenes of civil unrest.

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