Dave Ray Legacy Release & CD Celebration!

Dave RayWe are proud to release Dave Ray Legacy on October 28th!  This 3-disc collection contains 55 rare and unreleased tracks that have been meticulously currated by his music collaborater and friend Tony Glover. 

In celebration of the release of this exciting collection, we're teaming up with the Minnesota History Museum on Sunday, November 9th for a concert with an all-star line-up that includes Spider John Koerner, Tony Glover, Charlie Parr, Bingham & Thorne, Camille Baudoin, John Beach, Willie Murphy & Max Ray, The Liquor Pigs, and more!

Tickets to this event are available through the Minnesota History Museum here.


Eliza Gilkyson's New Video for "Fast Freight!"

Check out the new video for "Fast Freight" featuring a guest appearance by Ray Bonneville.  The song was written by her father, Terry Gilkyson and the video was directed by Eliza's son, Cisco Ryder Gilliland. This is a truly family affair.  Pick up The Nocturne Diaries here! 

Fire on the Nile CD Release at Red House Live !

Red House LiveThanks to everyone who came out to the Landmark Center for the Red House Live kickoff!  Peter Ostroushko played to a nearly packed house and we're looking forward to another knock-out show from Dean Magraw & Eric Kamau Gravatt.

Join us as on Friday, Octobert 17th as these two jazz wizards celebrate the release of Fire on the Nile! This cosmic aural romp will open your mind and your ears.  Tickets to this show as well as the series are on sale now!

The series takes place every third Friday of the month, September through December. Tickets to individual shows are $18 in advance/ $20 at the door, but you can buy the season pass to all four concerts for $60.

The music begins at 8 pm, but you're invited to join us at 7 pm for a cocktail hour with a cash bar and free hors d'ouvres provided by St. Paul's own Trotter's Café as well as a chance to meet the artist!

Thanks to our co-sponsors at KFAI-FM Radio, Trotter's Cafe, Great Waters Brewing Co., and Wells Pianos.

Cosmic Jazz from Dean Magraw & Eric Kamau Gravatt!

Dean Magraw & Eric Kamau GravattFire on the Nile is the fresh new jazz instrumental record from Dean Magraw & Eric Kamau Gravatt!  We'll celebrate its release on Friday, October 17th as part of the Red House Live from the Landmark fall music series! 

This record is far-out jazz that showcases two jazz masters coming together to create an album like few others out there. It's bare-bones yet packed full with spontaenous energy that conjures a Coltraine attitude and takes the listener on a cosmic aural romp!

Tickets to the CD release show are now available and you can listen to the jaunting "Coast Highway" below! 

Paradise Outlaw Tour Dates & Video Premier!

Pieta Brown is proud to announce her fall tour behind her forthcoming album Paradise Outlaw!  In addition to her solo dates, she'll also join Iris Dement and Greg Brown on a handful of dates.  In anticipation of this Paste is unveiling another brand new video for "Before Gas and TV" from the record!

10/3/14 - CSPS - Cedar Rapids, IA
10/10/14 - The Dakota - Minneapolis, MN
10/11/14 - The Root Note - La Crosse, WI
10/17/14 - Stoughton Opera House - Stoughton, WI
10/18/14 - Schuba’s - Chicago, IL
10/23/14 - Miner’s Foundry - Nevada City, CA
10/24/14 - Freight & Salvage - Berkeley, CA
10/25/14 - City Winery Napa - Napa, CA

11/14/14 - Club Passim - Cambridge, MA
11/15/14 - The Parlor Room - Northampton, MA
11/16/14 - One Longfellow Square - Portland, ME

11/19/14 - Jammin’ Java - Vienna, VA
11/20/14 - Sellersville Theater 1894 - Sellersville, PA
11/21/14 - World Cafe Live - Wilmington, DE
11/22/14 - Towne Crier Cafe - Beacon, NY
11/23/14 - City Winery NYC- New York, NY

12/13/14 - The Englert (co-bill w/The Pines) - Iowa City, IA

All My Rain Video Premiers on The Current!

The Current recently premiered the first video from Pieta Brown's forthcoming album Paradise Outlaw on their blog! Pieta is creating a video for each song and this is an alluring first glimpse into these Lo-fi masterworks as well as listen to another great song from the record.  It's not out until September 30th, but you can pre-order Paradise Outlaw on iTunes today!

Dale Watson in Oxford American Texas Issue!

Oxford American Magazine has just announced that they will be publishing a special issue in December that shines a spotlight on Texas music.  Dale Watson, who will be featured in the issue, was on hand at the press conference along with Mathew McConaughey, Ray Wylie Hubbard, and Jason Roberts to announce this exciting project! 




New Claudia Schmidt Single!

Claudia Schmidt - Timeless LoveClaudia Schmidt was recently asked to write a love song for the upcoming film "His Neighbor Phil" that was to be sung to an older couple in the film.  With little knowledge about the film, Claudia wrote "Timeless Love" which she sings IN the movie.

After performing the song live at her concerts, fans have been asking where they can get the new song?  Well, "Timeless Love" is now available for download on iTunes!