How is your summer going? Can you believe it’s already August? With the days of summer 2014 dwindling down, you’ve got to make the most of these days ahead, especially if you plan on enjoying some live music before Labor Day is upon us.
As I’ve said earlier, New Orleans music and its musicians continue to keep the hot summer fun rolling in Minnesota, so expect more of the same party atmosphere tonight (August 6) with Music in the Zoo at the Minnesota Zoo in Apple Valley with Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue. This all ages show starts at 7:30 p.m. He’s enjoying a lot of commercial and critical acclaim at the moment, so go check him out for yourself. Continue Reading →
Early next year, the legendary jazz label Blue Note Records is set to release two new albums from two legendary artists, Aaron Neville and Wayne Shorter. Now the label is busy promoting both artists and albums via touring and television. Shorter has even written a new piece composed for Esperanza Spalding, who recently won a 2012 Soul Train Music Award. Adding to the highly anticipated upcoming 2013 release schedule thus far, the Concord-Telarc division has released an impressive list of some new 2013 releases of their own. But wait: Helping to round out this year’s crop of new releases is one from ArtistShare featuring the Clayton brothers with friends. Continue Reading →