Saturday, August 13, 2022

TOURING NEWS

2022 CMA Fest Lineup/Details announced

The Country Music Association has released its much-anticipated initial lineup for this year’s CMA Fest, returning to downtown Nashville Thursday through Sunday, June 9-12 following a two-year postponement due to the pandemic. Hundreds of Country Music artists are slated to perform on multiple stages across downtown Nashville. Fans can access a limited number of four-day passes, plus newly announced […]

Top 10 Reasons to Attend Beachlife Festival in Redondo Beach May 13-15

The celebration of music, art, and Southern California beachlife culture – that is Beachlife Festival. The Beachlife Festival inaugural year was 2019 and this first-class event in Redondo Beach, CA featured top notch musical acts such as Bob Weir, Jason Mraz, Ziggy Marley, Willie Nelson and many others and now in its third year (2020 […]

Beabadoobee Releases New “Talk” Single and Video

Critically acclaimed, award-winning Gen Z icon beabadoobee has released her brand-new single and video “Talk” alongside the announcement of her upcoming sophomore studio album Beatopia (pronounced Bay-A-Toe-Pee-Uh), out July 15 via Dirty Hit – a fantastical yet deeply personal world that was formed in the imagination of a 7-year-old beabadoobee and has been carried with […]

Album News & Reviews

Jeris Johnson Releases Debut Album ‘I WANT BLOOD/i want love’

The Regrettes Release “Monday” Remixes EP

Today, The Regrettes share the “Monday” Remixes EP, featuring new versions of the band’s latest single, “Monday,” from Toronto-based dance music trio, The Wyze, and Vancouver-based producer, vocalist, and multi-instrumentalist, On Planets. Listen to “Monday” Remixes EP here. The band recently confirmed their 17-date headling “Get The F*ck Out of LA” Tour in February and March 2022. The […]

Maren Morris Confirms New Album Humble Quest Out March 25

Grammy-winning superstar Maren Morris’ new album, Humble Quest, is slated for release on March 25 on Sony Music Nashville’s Columbia Nashville imprint. The album features lead single, “Circles Around This Town,” released last week, which is the most-added single at country radio this week and broke Amazon Music’s record for most streams for a country […]

ARTISTS FEATURES / INTERVIEWS

INTERVIEW: Lawrence Gowan of Styx

For the past few years the music world has seen crippling changes, the likes of which have not been heard of before in the history of rock n’ roll, and the world has been in a virtual state. As the COVID-19 virus spread across every continent, and musicians were forced to cancel shows, uncertainty was […]

INTERVIEW: Minneapolis avant-garde death metal band Sunless

Minneapolis avant-garde death metal band Sunless released their new album Ylem on October 29th of this year. Whilst getting ready for the release of their album and its album release show on November 6th, they took some time out of their busy schedules to answer some questions about their creative process and approach to creating […]

INTERVIEW: Jared James Nichols

Guitarist extraordinaire and the modern-day Blues Rock Ambassador Jared James Nichols spent some time with SoCalMusicToday.com recently to talk about his new single “Bad Roots” off his upcoming EP Shadow Dancer to be released in September 2021, his return to performing live, being a Gibson Brand Ambassador, touring with John 5 and memories of the […]

INTERVIEW: Steve Brown of Tokyo Motor Fist

Famed guitarist and producer Steve Brown who first hit the scene in the band Trixter and now leads Tokyo Motor Fist spent some time with SoCalMusicToday.com recently to talk about Tokyo Motor Fist’s new album Lions. The follow up to 2017’s self-titled album will be released on July 10, showcases Brown’s best music of his […]

EVENT REVIEWS / PHOTO GALLERIES

Bowling for Soup & Less Than Jake 08/05/2022 @ The Marquee Theater – Tempe, AZ

Bowling for Soup, Less Than Jake, Cliffdiver, and Doll Skin played to a sold-out out crowd at The Marquee theater in Tempe, AZ Friday night August 5. Opening the night, Doll Skin, from right here in Phoenix, warned the other bands that Tempe was gonna be a banger and they were not lying!! The crowd […]