Calico the Band, Electric Zoo and More to Perform Labor Day Weekend
Check out who's playing during Labor Day weekend!
Saturday, September 2 @ Drai's Night Club (Las Vegas, NV)
In the early days of their career, Canada's Adventure Club dazzled dance floors with two powerfultracks from chanteuse Yuna with "Gold" and "Lullabies," and then again with their debut album RED // BLUE (BMG) in late 2016. The duo--who is Christian Srigley and Leighton James-recently returned with a brand new remix of Kehlani's sultry "Undercover." Be sure to catch Adventure Club throwing it down at Dai's Night Club with one of their hard-hitting headlining sets September 2.
Sunday, September 3 @ 3rd and Lindsley (Nashville, TN)
Logging a storied nine-year run slinging the six-string for Fleetwood Mac, penning pivotal anthems for everyone from Ray Charles to Gregg Allman to George Strait, and calling the "Fathers of Rockabilly"--The Rock 'N Roll Trio's Dorsey and Johnny Burnette--"dad" and "uncle," respectively, Billy Burnette has spent a lifetime living and breathing rock 'n' roll. Don't miss Billy Burnette's signature rockabilly swagger and Americana sound at Nashville's 3rd and Lindsley in celebration of his recently-released memoir and upcoming album, Crazy Like Me, out October 20. http://billyburnette.net/
BUDWEISER MADE IN AMERICA
Saturday, September 2 & Sunday, September 3
@ Benjamin Franklin Parkway (Philadelphia, PA)
The JAY-Z curated two-day music festival and staple of Labor Day Weekend, returns to Philadelphia for a sixth year September 2 and 3 at the Benjamin Franklin Parkway. Headlined by JAY-Z, J. Cole and The Chainsmokers, this year's lineup includes Kaskade, Marshmello, Migos, Solange, Run the Jewels, Little Dragon and 21 Savage, among many others, across multiple stages including a TIDAL Stage. The festival will benefit both the ACLU of Pennsylvania and United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey, the primary goal of the weekend is to have a positive impact on the communities involved. Two-Day weekend passes are currently available via www.ticketmaster.com and for those who are unable to attend, global music and entertainment platform TIDAL will livestream the festival on TIDAL.com.
CALICO THE BAND
Thursday, August 31 @ Hotel Café (Los Angeles, CA)
Americana-country group CALICO THE BAND--led by the female duo of Manda Mosher and Kirsten Proffit--exists in a continuum with the seminal form of Gram Parsons famously dubbed with Cosmic American Music. Short for "California Country," CALICO THE BAND is known for their musical intricacy, lyrical eloquence and timeless immediacy. Enjoy their signature intimate and tight harmonies at the Hotel Café as they celebrate the September 15 release of their sophomore album, Under Blue Skies.
deadmau5 (B2B W/ ERIC PRYDZ)
Friday, September 1 @ North Coast Music Festival (Chicago, IL)
Sunday, September 3 @ Electric Zoo: The 6th Boro (New York, NY)
This past spring, deadmau5 completed sold-out runs of shows at NYC's legendary Hammerstein Ballroom and Chicago's Aragon Ballroom, all featuring his Cube 2.1 production. For Labor Day Weekend, don't miss deadmau5 as he returns to both Chicago and NYC for very rare b2b performances with the dynamic Eric Prydz. They will be headlining Chicago's North Coast Music Festival as well as New York's longest running and biggest electronic music festival Electric Zoo: The 6th Boro. Most recently he released "Legendary" a new track featuring new mau5trap signing, Manchester UK rapper Shotty Horroh. Check it out how here.
DEE JAY SILVER
Friday, September 1 & Saturday, September 2 @ Rehab Pool (Las Vegas, NV)
Groundbreaking DJ/remixer/producer/radio host DEE JAY SILVER--currently in the midst of his cross-country tour with Jason Aldean, marking his 8th tour as the country superstar's resident DJ-stops in Las Vegas during Labor Day weekend for performances at the Rehab Pool at the Hard Rock Hotel as part of his residency at the famed pool party. The open-format performer, known for his unique ability to blend all types of music from hip-hop and rock to house and country for crowds of all sizes, recently released the MADE TO DO REMIX ALBUM on June 30. The digital-only release showcases seven versions of SILVER's self-written electronic dance music single "Made To Do" featuring vocals from Golden (aka Tyrone Carreker, singer/songwriter/producer/guitarist for Sam Hunt) from such DJs as Kenton, SOMETHIN COOL, TOFU x Davz, Weekend Friends, DJ KO and DJ Dirty. "Made To Do" was originally released March 31, marking the first independent release and first song for the dance/Top 40 charts for the groundbreaking DJ/remixer/producer/radio host. The song follows last summer's country music hit single, "Just Got Paid" (featuring vocals from indie singer/songwriter Austin Webb), which has almost 800,000 plays on Spotify.
Sunday, September 3 @ North Coast Music Festival (Chicago, IL)
California's Gary Richards dominates the dance floor on his own terms as DESTRUCTO, a precision-guided producer and DJ in the realm of g-house (where rap melds with house music). His latest EP RENEGADE, out now on his label HITS HARD, features collaborations with E-40 and Too $hort, Ty Dolla $ign & iLoveMakonnen,Pusha T & Starrah, Problem and Freddie Gibbs. Finish your Labor Day weekend strong alongside Destructo at North Coast Music Festival.
ELECTRIC ZOO: THE 6th BORO
Friday, September 1, Saturday, September 2 &
Sunday, September 3 @ Randall's Island Park (New York, NY)
2017 marks yet another jam-packed schedule for Electric Zoo: The 6th Boro, the longest running and biggest festival of its kind in NYC. The festival will highlight the best of many electronic music genres with dedicated custom stages featuring top European party brands Awakenings and elrow, Jauz' first ever 'Off The Deep End' festival stage, Dada Life's Dada Land Compound, b2b sets from deadmau5 & Eric Prydz and Sasha & Digweed (their first in NYC since their legendary Twilo days), plus much more.
mau5trap ELECTRIC ZOO AFTER PARTY
Sunday, September 3 @ Output (Brooklyn, NY)
mau5trap is an independent label spearheaded by deadmau5, that has served as an influential platform for dance music heavyweights such as Feed Me, Zedd, Moguai, Noisia, Chris Lake and many more. Enjoy a combination of dark, forceful techno and complex, electro sounds, at mau5trap's Electric Zoo after party (featuring deadmau5 and surprise guests) only at the Output.
MICHAEL FRANTI & SPEARHEAD
Friday, September 1 @ The Blind Tiger (Greensboro, NC)
Saturday, September 2 @ American Music Festival (Virginia Beach, VA)
MICHAEL FRANTI & SPEARHEAD--led by the socially and environmentally conscious singer, songwriter and guitarist--are currently in the midst of their year-long "Love Out Loud" world tour. Go here to see a mini-doc where FRANTI movingly talks about what inspired, amid the chaos of the world, the "Love Out Loud" tour name and tour art. Their most recent and ninth studio album, SOULROCKER (Fantasy Records) features the singles "Love Will Find A Way", "Summertime Is In Our Hands" and "Crazy For You." Click here to watch the joyous, positive and uplifting video for "Summertime Is In Our Hands," filmed in Bali and directed by Franti, which brings to life a vibrant story about enjoying every moment with a heartening plot twist towards the end. Onstage is where MICHAEL FRANTI & SPEARHEAD truly take flight; they embrace the power of music knowing how it can inspire, uplift, and make people want to dance or cry. In addition, Frani and his wife Sara run the "Do It For The Love" organization--the wish-granting non-profit they co-founded that brings people living with life-threatening illnesses, children with severe challenges, and wounded veterans to live concerts--has also been released.
THE MONSTER ENERGY OUTBREAK TOUR PRESENTS TONY HINCHCLIFFE
Friday, September 1 @ Aladdin Theatre (Portland, OR)
Tuesday, September 5 @ The Comedy Store (Los Angeles, CA)
The Monster Energy Outbreak Tour features rising stand-up talent Tony Hinchcliffe. With his dark, free-flowing, and truly unapologetic stand-up comedy style, Tony Hinchcliffe is one of the most widely respected punch up writers in both TV and stand-up and highly trusted by the best comedians in the world including Chris Rock and Dave Attell.
THE STEPPIN STONES
Friday, September 1 @ Music Farm Charleston (Charleston, SC)
Introducing THE STEPPIN STONES, an American rock 'n' roll band originally from Hilton Head Island, South Carolina and based out of Nashville. They're fronted by 20-year-old singer, songwriter and incendiary guitarist HANNAH WICKLUND who formed the band when she was nine. They've evolved over a decade and shared stages with artists such as Lyle Lovett, Jason Isbell, and Rusted Root. Onstage, WICKLUND's signature curls fly through the air, transporting back to the time of the first female rock star, Janis Joplin. Capturing the old soul of a new generation, WICKLUND's singing voice and guitar playing have earned her comparisons to blues/soul musician Susan Tedeschi.
Friday, September 1 @ The Warfield Theatre (San Francisco, CA)
Sunday, September 3 @ Tulalip Amphiteatre (Tulalip, WA)
2017 Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductees YES are in the midst of their 31-date summer tour YESTIVAL featuring special guest Todd Rundgren and an opening set from Carl Palmer's ELP Legacy honoring the magic of Keith Emerson and Greg Lake. This summer's annual trek features a set list of greatest hits, showcasing the storied history of one of the world's most influential, ground-breaking, and respected progressive rock bands. YES--Steve Howe (guitar since 1970), Alan White (drums since 1972), Geoff Downes (keyboards; first joined in 1980), Jon Davison (vocals since 2011) and Billy Sherwood (guitar/keyboards in the 1990s and the late Chris Squire's choice to take over bass/vocals in 2015)--will treat fans to such hits as "Roundabout" and "Starship Trooper," performing one song from each of the band's first 10 albums starting with 1969's Yes to 1980's Drama in chronological order. Joining the rhythm section on this summer's tour will be Dylan Howe, son of Steve Howe, creating a twin drum powerhouse alongside White, in similar fashion that Bill Bruford and White brought on their Union Tour in the early 1990s with two drummers playing simultaneously. Click here to watch the YESTIVAL promo reel.
**Note: The San Francisco show is a special "Evening With YES" show.