Beach Road Weekend is calling you back to Martha’s Vineyard this summer

Set your clocks to island time, Beach Road Weekend is back!  This August, head out to beautiful Veteran’s Memorial Park on Martha’s Vineyard for three days of the finest folk, rock, and soul-filled music imaginable. Promising to deliver a world-class experience, founder and creator Adam Epstein say this year’s presentation will exceed last year’s success. […]

Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival cordially invites you…

To the 15th anniversary celebration of San Francisco’s most notorious music-centered event, Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival. Founded by the prolific production companies, Superfly Presents, Another Planet Entertainment and Starr Hill Presents, Outside Lands has upheld the title of the largest independently owned music festival in the United States since 2017. Based on the […]

Cali Vibes Fest 2023: Day Three

On Sunday, February 19th Cali Vibes Day Three kicked off! It was another warm day with lots of anticipation in the air for yet another stacked lineup. Though everyone was moving a bit slower, we were all excited to see what the acts had in store for us. Paula Fuga was the perfect kick off set. She knew […]

BottleRock Festival gears up for another year in Napa Valley this May

Three days, three nights and all the music you can dream of! BottleRock Fest is the best jam you’ve ever witnessed located in California’s Napa Valley. Music in paradise! BottleRock originated in 2013 as an idea from three friends who wanted to create a unique experience that celebrates all aspects of culture and entertainment. Since […]

Levitate Music and Arts Festival is celebrating 10 years

Levitate Music & Arts Festival hits the 10-year milestone this summer! The line up dropped today and it is on! Souls will levitate at one of the most massive festivals in the country. Levitate Music & Arts Festival has been paramount in supporting the arts we are all so passionate about over the last 10 […]

Sam Grisman Project readies for second leg of tour

The landscape of music is ever-evolving. Every decade stakes a claim to a particular genre of music. The 1940s get swing, jazz, and blues music. The 1960s saw the British Invasion of rock and roll cross the Atlantic Ocean. The 1970s was the era of disco. Glam rock and pop infiltrated the 1980s. Grunge and […]

Windy City Smokeout Festival drops 2023 lineup

Chicago is gearing up to rock with its Windy City Smokeout Festival coming to the United Center from July 13-16th, 2023. The four days of festival-style outdoor cooking and music will feature headlining acts from some of the biggest names in country music including Zach Bryan, Darius Rucker, Luke Bryan, and Zac Brown Band. At […]

Stephen Sanchez releases new single “Evangeline”

Nashville-based singer and songwriter Stephen Sanchez comes back with his new single “Evangeline.” This is his first music release since his seven track album Easy On My Eyes from August 2022. Sanchez stated, “The song lyrics were written by myself, Trent Dabbs, and Nick Lobel (collaborated with Harry Styles, Sam Smith, and Meghan Trainor). Nick Lobel sampled […]

Reckless Son tours prisons before dropping debut EP today

NYC’s groundbreaking underground artist Matt Butler dropping a most provocative collective, a tour de force. Driven by inspiration of the ones left behind, self-titled release Reckless Son is truly a masterpiece produced beautifully and executed with perfection. Reckless Son delivers notes from a man that has witness more than most as he has toured to […]

Greensky Bluegrass rolls into New York for an unforgettable night

Bluegrass heavyweights Greensky Bluegrass rolled into the Stanley Theater in Utica, NY on Sunday January 15th for the fourth stop on their winter tour.  I was able to catch the show and starting with opener Mikaela Davis it was truly an impressive night of music.   Mikaela Davis started the night off taking the stage […]

Electric Forest Fest releases impressive 2023 lineup

Top Shelf readers– will we see you in the Forest? Electric Forest has released its impressive 2023 lineup, returning to the Double JJ Ranch in Rothbury, Michigan from June 22-25. The beloved four-day Michigan music and arts festival celebrates its 11th year of performances, with a few familiar names returning to the stage. Unfortunately, 2023 […]

G. Love and Donavon Frankenreiter sell out The Pageant in St. Louis

Woah…now THAT was a show!  When Philly-born funk rocker G. Love decided to mash up his signature special sauce with surf-rock maestro Donavon Frankenreiter, I’m sure even the two of them didn’t quite know what to expect. That being said, the musicians hit the road anyway and made their first stop of the Flying Embers […]

Bonnaroo drops mind blowing lineup for 2023

Bonnaroo, the legendary music festival located in Manchester, Tennessee is gearing up for its 20th festival on June 15-18th. This year has the potential to be its biggest year yet, and today marks a huge milestone in the lead up to the festival because they dropped their much anticipated lineup! Bonnaroo 2023 will be headlined […]

Whitney brings a little bit of Chicago to Milwaukee

Whitney fans have come to know the band’s unique sound and emotions that its songs evoke. Each idyllic melody is interwoven through nostalgic lyrics, inducing a deep happiness for the memories made, as well as a sadness that those moments can’t stay forever. Throughout their four albums, Chicago-based indie soul duo Whitney have mastered their […]