Robert Plant & Allison Krauss ‘raise the roof’ in Columbia, MD

In October of 2007, classic rock legend Robert Plant and American bluegrass legend Alison Krauss delivered an unexpected collaboration — an Americana album called Raising Sand. It charted on folk, country, pop and rock charts, and won five GRAMMY Awards in 2009, including ‘Album Of The Year’. Last November, 14 years later, the unlikely duo […]

Girl Named Tom lights up Los Angeles, with Claire Wright

With a perfect four-chair turn in their audition, in front of millions of people all over the world and winning NBC’s The Voice — Season 21, Girl Named Tom stole the hearts of America with their harmonious harmonies and put on a show-stopping performance at the world famous Troubadour in West Hollywood, CA.  Opening the […]

Trevor Hall leaves St. Louis full of love & light

When Trevor Hall made his long-awaited return to St. Louis on April 21st, he was determined to bring with him his trademark aura of good vibes, along with his unbelievable positive energy. There was so much love and inclusivity in the air at The Pageant that night; it was so welcoming to feel when there […]

Trevor Hall sells out St. Petersburg with Gone Gone Beyond

Pulling up to Jannus Live, you could see the line go on for blocks around the building, as fans showed up early and excited to see two amazing bands for another fantastic sold-out show. You better hurry up and get your tickets in other cities: the tour just started, but it’s selling out every night! […]

Brooke Fair dives deep into “First Love” feels in new single

Hitting streaming platforms on April 1st, award-winning artist Brooke Fair has released her latest single “First Love” off of her upcoming full-length studio album The Things We Were — distributed globally by Zojak World Wide on May 20th. A very talented young artist, this 17-year-old Memphis native was named ‘Songwriter of The Year’ by the […]

WORLD VIDEO PREMIERE: Dust City Opera “Angie”

Emerging grunge-meets-indie folk band Dust City Opera debut another song off their forthcoming sophomore album Alien Summer with the video for “Angie”! Due out March 4th, the album follows the band’s first full-length Heaven in 2019 and will feature previously released tracks like “The Unkind”, “An Okay Way To Go”, “It”, “Tile or Linoleum” and “Stars”. “Angie” […]

WORLD TRACK PREMIERE: John Noble Barrack “Finding Friends”

Rising folk singer-songwriter John Noble Barrack debuts his “Finding Friends” single today only on Top Shelf Music! Whether or not you’re familiar with his tunes, you might recognize Barrack from his other ventures — namely, appearances on hit TV shows, like The Marvelous Mrs. Maisel and Bull. He also is an avid charity donor to […]

Jamestown Revival riles up Sacramento’s Ace of Spades

Music flowed through a packed crowd on January 22nd at the Ace of Spades music venue in Sacramento, California. Opening the show was a quartet, based out of North Carolina named Mipso. The band was composed of Jacob Sharp (mandolin/vocals), Libby Rodenbough (fiddle/vocals), Wood Robinson (bass/vocals) and Joseph Terrell (guitar/vocals). Their incredible twist of traditional […]

A night with Satsang at Felton Music Hall

On Wednesday, November 17th, Montana-based quartet Satsang brought their All. Right. Now tour to Felton Music Hall, located up in the Santa Cruz mountains. Self-produced by frontman, Drew Mcmanus, the new album was entirely written and recorded during the bands hiatus from the road. Drew flew the band up to Montana, where they rented a cabin and recorded what is now, All. […]

Beth Crowley talks her spooky single “In The End”

Nashville-based singer-songwriter Beth Crowley melds mystical folklore with soothing sounds in her hauntingly beautiful new single “In The End”. Based off Netflix’s The Witcher series, this song tells a familiar tale of star-crossed lovers, whose love will “burn until there’s nothing left”, yet will ultimately lead to their downfall. Sometimes “twin flames” can destroy as […]

Same Same But Different Fest 2021 brought the beach party

The third annual Same Same But Different Festival (SSBD) returned this September 9th through 12th in full force, representing all that is freedom and love in the hidden gem of Lake Perris, California. A beautiful, hot weekend perfectly complimented with a cool dip in Lake Perris was a combination made in heaven. Gleaming the best […]

Lucy Dacus at The Fillmore San Francisco

Monday September 27th, I made my way to the historic Fillmore music venue in San Francisco, originally built in 1912, featuring greats like Jimi Hendrix, The Who and The Grateful Dead. Tonight’s show was in support of Richmond, Virginia’s singer-songwriter Lucy Dacus and her Home Video Tour. Dacus’ third album, Home Video, released this June […]

SOL Mountain Fest 2021: Day One

Santa Cruz Mountain Sol Festival kicked off Day One of the two-day festival on Saturday, September 18th under the beautiful redwoods at Felton’s Roaring Camp, located in the Santa Cruz Mountains. Gates opened at 11am with the first band, Wolf Jett, on the stage at noon. The festival initially sold out weeks before due to limited […]

Slightly Stoopid headlines San Diego’s Petco Park

On September 11th, Slightly Stoopid took over Petco Park in San Diego. They were supported by Boostive, The Elovaters and Thievery Corporation, with live painting by artist Jimmy Ovadia. Stoopid shows are always a party, but they are extra fun when at their home in San Diego, and this show was no exception. Walking around the venue, it […]

Gone Gone Beyond looks to a bright future in ‘2030’ LP

When you think of the year 2030, what comes to mind? Are you seeing a better world, a better life, a brighter place? As crazy as it seems, that year is actually in the pretty near future. Most people tend to associate the year 2030 as the end-all year for the climate change crisis… but, according […]