A chat with Calliope Musicals outside their show in Nashville

Austin, Texas and Nashville, Tennessee are — in my opinion — the two best music cities in America. On any given night, you can find an amazing show in one of many great concert venues… not to mention that if you throw a rock in any direction, you are liable to hit a musician in […]

Welcome to Rockville returns to Daytona Beach

Rock in the sunny state… When you think of Florida, you may think of beaches, good restaurants and fun times in the heat. Me, personally, I think of the best festival since Warped Tour! Welcome To Rockville is a yearly festival (like Warped Tour, only stagnant) that has a really, really, really good lineup of […]

Napa Valley readies for Bottlerock 2021 this Labor Day Weekend

Bottlerock Napa Valley is back!!! After a long two year wait, northern California’s Bottlerock Music, Food and Art Festival is returning to the Napa Valley Expo this upcoming Labor Day Weekend (September 3rd through 5th) and their lineup does not disappoint! Miley Cyrus is still playing (per last year’s canceled lineup), plus Megan The Stallion, […]

Enjoy two nights of Halloween haunts at Escape 2021

Attention, ghosts and goblins! We have an exciting announcement on the festival front for all Halloween and EDM enthusiasts! Escape Halloween is returning this year for it’s 10th annual two-day haunt, with initial lineup leaders such as legend Benny Benassi, The Chainsmokers and Zedd for all your spook-tainment. North America’s largest Halloween-themed dance party is […]

Aftershock Festival set to return to Sacramento Fall 2021

After a concert-less year in 2020, festivals are making their comeback! One of the biggest festivals each year is Aftershock in Northern California, who announced a larger than life lineup for 2021! Presented by Danny Wimmer, the return of Aftershock (a.k.a. the west coast’s biggest rock festival) heads back to Discovery Park in Sacramento this October […]

Top Shelf Music News: Episode 16

Top Shelf Music News hosts Kristy Rose and Matt Cook bring to you the best of summer music news with only some slight alien transmission interruption by singer-songwriter and We Speak English Good podcaster Mike E.P. From fictional bands making real-life albums to virtual festivals in gibberish, don’t miss anything in the music industry by […]

Relentless Beats gears up for Goldrush 2021 with legendary initial lineup

Attention ravers! A legendary event is upon us: a stacked lineup (featuring legendary back-to-back sets), an old-country western theme (yeehaw!), DJ competitions and a new, larger-than-life stage production is about to take over the Rawhide Event Center in Chandler, Arizona this September 24th through 26th, 2021. Thanks to our good friends over at Relentless Beats, […]

Summersesh 2021 with Steve Aoki: an EDM lovers dream

The party people at Relentless Beats have started the summer off right this past 4th of July weekend, in total 2021 fashion. A whole new stage setup, with elevated sounds and visuals, graced the warm desert under the Rawhide Event Center in Chandler, Arizona. Desert ravers found themselves surrounded by a whole new experience, with […]

deadmau5 inaugural artist at The Factory, Chesterfield, MO

The first one is always the hardest or, in this case, the loudest. Peaking at an earthquake-inducing 128db, EDM superstar deadmau5 utterly and entirely left his mark on the sold-out grand opening of the new standard of concert venues, The Factory in Chesterfield, Missouri. Opening the doors was Idaho-based producer Morgin Madison, keeping the vibes […]

Blended Festival’s fine wine tour gears up for Austin, Texas

On September 10th and 11th, there’s a new festival in town. If there’s anything Austin knows, it’s how to festival. For months, we’ve eagerly awaited the moment the festival world pops that cork and returns to their bubbly business. Pop! Check one, two… sip,  …ahhh. The folks behind San Diego’s intimate 2019 Blended Music and Wine […]

Blended Fest tour nears Nashville

What a better way to celebrate summer than doing so with fine wine and dining out in the sunshine? Add in some of the top deejays and musical acts of all genres and you have Blended Festival — a classy and multicultural multi-day extravaganza hitting three new cities in 2021! Starting August 13th and 14th […]

Summersesh with Steve Aoki set for 4th of July weekend in Chandler, AZ

Ladies and gents! It’s summertime and the livin’ is MUCH BETTER! With COVID restrictions lifted (but, not altogether gone) around the country, announcements of live music (not from your car) are here! Thanks to Relentless Beats, we’ve got the perfect rave to start the 4th of July weekend — Summersesh 2021, featuring Steve Aoki. He […]

Top Shelf Music News: Episode 15

Top Shelf Music News returns for summer, with hosts Kristy Rose and PJ Sweeney, subbing in for Matt Cook who had a bad case of gout. With the mask mandate officially lifted and vaccine juice pulsing through everyone’s veins, it’s time to get back out into the world of music! How excited are we? Just […]