Dirtybird BBQ Tour To Kick-off Five City Run

Dirtybird BBQ Tour presented by Dirtybird Records will kickoff a five city tour, kicking off this weekend, August 17th in Brooklyn, NY.

Stopping in Brooklyn, Detroit, Toronto, San Francisco and Los Angeles, Claude VonStroke and his crew will be bringing the heat both on and off the grill, you won’t want to miss this!

With house music flowing through the speakers, amazing dance moves spilling onto the dance floor and ketchup pouring onto the hot dogs, good times are guaranteed to be had. With bass-filled beats, food and dancing involved, who can say no?

The tour lineup includes: Claude VonStroke, Justin Martin, Eats Everything, J.Phlip, Kill Frenzy, Christian Martin, Justin Jay, Worthy, Ardalan, plus special surprise guests! And of course the free BBQ—while supplies last!

The most anticipated stop is over Labor Day weekend, August 31st, in Detroit, MI where Dirtybird founder, the legendary Claude VonStroke heads back home to bring back the good vibes to the city where techno was born.

With Justin Martin, J. Phlip and Christian Martian making the stop with him, this Labor Day BBQ is bound to be talked about until next summer!

Tickets for the Detroit BBQ over Labor Day weekend are only $20! Check out all of the cities and the different ticket options here!


Town Mountain Nominated for IBMA’s Emerging Artist of the Year; New Live Album Out 8/19

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Check out this awesome little article on Town Mountain being nominated for “Emerging Artist of the Year” by the International Bluegrass Music Association by Erin Scholze.

Originally posted on Dreamspider's Blog:

Town Mountain. Photo by Jason Beverly.
Town Mountain. Photo by Jason Beverly.

Town Mountain is Honored to be Nominated For
“Emerging Artist of the Year”

In This Fall’s International Bluegrass Music Association’s Awards

Their New Album, Live At The Isis, Hits the Streets on August 19th
Recorded at Isis Music Hall in the Band’s Hometown of Asheville, NC

We are thrilled to announce that Town Mountain has been nominated for the International Bluegrass Music Association’s 2014 Award for “Emerging Artist of The Year.” This nomination follows last years honor of receiving IBMA Momentum Awards for “Band of the Year” and lead singer Robert Greer for “Vocalist of the Year.” The members of Town Mountain have thought long and hard about their cultivated roots music groove with strong focus on crafting original material. “Without doubt, this band has fine writing chops,” writes Donald Teplyske in the Lonesome Road Review.

The past two years have pushed Town…

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Ditch Those Shoes At Camp Barefoot 2014

Time to ditch those shoes and head out to Bartow, WV for Camp Barefoot who will play Host to headliners Beats Antique, Papadosio 2X, Lettuce & Dozens More, this August 21-23.

The multi-day camping festival will also feature performances from Kyle Hollingsworth Band with The Motet Horns performing a tribute to Motown, The London Souls, Kung Fu, The Motet, Zach Deputy, Brothers Past and many more.

Nestled within a beautiful meadow, off the grid, Camp Barefoot’s pristine setting is a short drive from Washington DC, Richmond, Virginia Beach, Baltimore, Pittsburgh and Asheville.

From the two main stages with no overlapping sets, to a more intimate stage within the woods, to
the stage greeting campers as they arrive, there is plenty for fans to enjoy.

“We are thrilled to have a chance to build a relationship with top notch national acts but we don’t forget our main purpose of bringing independent music to light,” says Scott McLain the producer of Camp Barefoot Music Festival.

“To top it off we were blessed with a beautiful meadow in WV that gives us the opportunity to create this grassroots community event!”

Tapping into the great pool of independent artists, Camp Barefoot’s mission is to exceed all expectations of what a summer festival can be.
CB8_poster_x720-662x1024Aside from great music, Camp Barefoot attendees can choose from an eclectic variety of food, art, craft vendors, and more.

Special activities are featured in the KidZone, where parents and children can enjoy the main-stage music while playing games or creating their own art projects as festival souvenirs.

Camp Barefoot also considers the environment, featuring recycling games and taking measures to reduce waste and environmental impact.

Fans can visit the webpage ( for more information & to purchase tickets.


Why You Should Be At Yarmonygrass This Weekend

If you’re anywhere near Colorado this weekend, Aug 15-17, then theres no other place you should be than at Yarmonygrass, at the beautiful Rancho Del Rio in Bond, CO.

This year’s lineup includes: Grateful Grass (Keller Williams, Jeff Austin & Keith Moseley), Bill Nershi (Joint set + Solo), The Motet, Wicked Messenger (Ben Kaufman, Adam Aijala, Darol Anger & John Frazier), Rising Appalachia, Shockenaw Mountain Boys feat. Allie Kral, Roosevelt Collier’s Colorado Get-Down (Andy Thorn, Joey Porter, Garret Sayers, Tyler Grant), The Drunk Hearts, Swear and Shake, Judah and the Lion and more…

Yarmonygrass will also feature a slew of amazing workshops over the weekend. Some of these will include Roosevelt Collier & Andy Thorn Jam Session, Rising Appalachia Sessions: Drumming Roots n Branche with Biko Casini, Shake Your Asana with Sami Lipman and “Growing Edible Forest Gardens” Permaculture Workshop, just to name a few.

Tickets are selling for $145 but keep in mind parking is an additional fee. You can buy your ticket here:

Here’s who we’ll be checking out


Swear and Shake

Gipsy Moon

Judah & The Lion

Musketeer Gripweed
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