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John Mayer is an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and producer. He was born in Bridgeport, Connecticut, and raised in nearby Fairfield. He attended Berklee College of Music in Boston, but disenrolled and moved to Atlanta in 1997 with Clay Cook. Together, they formed a short-lived two-man band called Lo-Fi Masters. After their split, Mayer continued to play local clubs-refining his skills and gaining a following. After his appearance at the 2001 South by Southwest Festival, he was signed to Aware Records, and then Columbia Records, which released his first EP, Inside Wants Out. His following two full-length albums-Room for Squares (2001) and Heavier Things (2003)-did well commercially, achieving multi-platinum status. In 2003, he won the Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for the single "Your Body Is a Wonderland".

Though Mayer started his career mainly performing acoustic rock, he began moving towards the blues genre that had originally influenced him as a musician. By 2005, he was collaborating with blues artists such as B. B. King, Buddy Guy, and Eric Clapton. Forming the John Mayer Trio, he released a live album in 2005 called Try!, and his third studio album CONTINUUM in 2006. Both albums received wide critical acclaim, and CONTINUUM earned Mayer a 2007 Grammy Award for Best Pop Vocal Album. He also won Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for "Waiting on the World to Change". That album was followed by Battle Studies in 2009, a return to pop, with a number-one grossing tour.


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Izzy Mahoubi to Drop Debut EP 'How To Run' In July

Indie singer-songwriter Izzy Mahoubi has announced her brand new EP How To Run – set to be released via European label Rude Records. The EP will feature previous singles “Hang Around,” “Torn In Two,” as well as newly released single “Cool Guy.” Fans can pre-save How To Run now here and can listen to “Cool Guy” on all streaming services here.

Interview: Celisse Reveals How She Created an Opera With No Rules

After being seen on Broadway in the 2012 revival of Godspell, Celisse has toured with acts like Brandi Carlile, Dave Matthews Band, John Legend, and John Mayer. Now, she has partnered with the new company, Catapult Opera, to create a 30-minute opera and short film entitled “When All I Knew Changed.”


A group of theatrical singer-songwriters are partnering with FRIGID New York to present the third installment of Don't Call Us Emerging: A Songwriters Concert (Saturday, June 3rd, 7pm at The Kraine Theatre).

Previews: Coldplay Will Bring Their Live Music Show to Jakarta for the First Time This November

Coldplay has announced their highly anticipated return to Asia and Australia with special stadium shows in November 2023 as part of their record-breaking Music Of The Spheres World Tour. The announcement also marks the band's first-ever performance in Jakarta, scheduled for November 15th at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium.

Deluxe Edition of Madison Cunningham's Grammy-Winning Album 'Revealer' Out Now

The deluxe edition features “Hospital (One Man Down),” her recent collaboration with singer-songwriter and producer Remi Wolf, as well as previously unreleased songs “Death By Suspicion” and “Inventing The Wheel;” Consequence lauds the latter track, noting, “it’s a swirling world of sound that’s held together by Cunningham’s soft lead vocals.

The Ries Brothers Release 'Strange Times'

The Ries Brothers will launch their Rock and Soul Summer Tour on June 1 and the series of dates will run through mid-July making stops in major markets nationwide including: Chicago, Denver, Nashville, Atlanta, New York, Washington D.C. and many more. The full routing can be found here, and tickets are on-sale now! 

Post Malone to Receive Hal David Starlight Award at 2023 Songwriters Hall of Fame Gala

Post Malone, a Universal Music Publishing Group writer, joins the distinguished company of Lil Nas X, Halsey, Sara Bareilles, Ed Sheeran, Nick Jonas, Nate Ruess, Imagine Dragons’ Dan Reynolds, Taylor Swift, John Legend, Alicia Keys, Ne-Yo, Drake, Benny Blanco, Jason Mraz, John Mayer, Rob Thomas, and John Rzeznik.

Jon Regen Announces New Album 'Satisfied Mind'

The track (as well as its heartfelt lyric video) features jazz icon Ron Carter and saxophonist Dave McMurray (Bob Dylan, the Rolling Stones). This week, after playlisting the album’s first single and title track, famed London radio station Jazz FM made “Nobody But You” their “Breakfast Track of the Week.”

Ronan Andrews Shares New Single 'Way To Your Heart'

Emerging Denver artist Ronan Andrews is rapidly gaining a devoted following for his energetic performances and groove-filled, upbeat sound. After the success of his debut EP, Quarter-Life Crisis, which earned recognition from BandWagon Magazine, The Songwriter Diaries, and more, he returns with his dynamic rock anthem on love, 'Way to Your Heart.' Ronan will support the release with a radio edit and music video on Friday, April 28th.

Magnus Riise to Debut New Album UNTIL TOMORROW at The Cutting Room

On Sunday April 30th at 7pm, Queer Norwegian/American artist Magnus Riise will release his debut EP, Until Tomorrow, with a blow-out concert at The Cutting Room in New York City.

Billy Joel Concert At Madison Square Garden Rescheduled Due To New York Rangers Playoffs

Due to the New York Rangers Game 3 against the New Jersey Devils in the Stanley Cup Playoffs at Madison Square Garden, Billy Joel's concert scheduled for Saturday, April 22, 2023 has been rescheduled for Tuesday, April 25, 2023.

John Mayer Sets European Concerts for His Solo Acoustic Arena Tour

Due to the tremendous success of his current and groundbreaking solo acoustic tour in the U.S., trailblazer John Mayer has set a 2024 European leg launching 15 March in Oslo, Norway at Spektrum with stops in London and Glasgow before concluding on 29 March in Dublin, Ireland at 3Arena.

John Mayer Adds Second Madison Square Concert to Fall Tour

Known for an effortless blend of mind-blowing guitar playing, soulful voice and impeccable songwriting abilities, Mayer has lit up the charts with numerous massive hits such as “New Light,” “Gravity,” “Love on the Weekend,” “Heartbreak Warfare,” “Daughters,” “Waiting on the World to Change,” “Last Train Home,” and “Your Body Is a Wonderland.” 

Chicago Heavyweights Saba & No ID Team Up on 'Back in Office'

RIAA gold-selling Chicago rap virtuoso and Pivot Gang leader Saba links up with GRAMMY® Award-winning super-producer and the “Godfather of Chicago Hip-Hop” No ID for a collaborative single titled “Back In Office.” It notably paves the way for the release of additional tracks from the private collection of this dynamic duo.

SNL Vocalist Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez To Appear At The Emelin, April 22

Rock n' soul will rule the night on Saturday, April 22 at 8:00 pm as Christine Ohlman, the flashy, gritty platinum-blonde 'Beehive Queen,' who is the longtime vocalist with NBC's Saturday Night Live Band, brings Christine Ohlman & Rebel Montez to The Emelin Theatre in Mamaroneck for “THE QUEEN MEETS THE KINGS,” teaming with legendary Billy Joel drummer Liberty Devitto & The Slim Kings in a night of roots-driven, soulful rock n' roll that will spotlight songs from their recordings, including Ohlman's latest, 

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Samara Joy, Take 6 And Jose James Added To CHRIS BOTTI AT SEA

Newly minted GRAMMY winner Samara Joy, gospel and jazz icons Take 6 and the exciting, genre-bending vocalist Jose James have just been added to the lineup of Chris Botti at Sea, a luxury cruise personally curated by Botti himself.

Devin Kennedy Releases New Single 'Fine Wine' & Announces Debut Album

'As Is' featuring a sweet-sounding melody and a laid-back R&B beat, casts aside the ideals of perfection and invites in the messy, quirky, unique side that we all have, flaws and all. The video sees Devin creating colorful paint splatters on a pink wall (also seen in the Ice Spice and PinkPantheress 'Boy’s a liar Pt. 2' viral video.)

Video: Nickel Creek Perform on CBS Saturday Morning

Nickel Creek—mandolinist Chris Thile, violinist Sara Watkins and guitarist Sean Watkins—were featured on “CBS Saturday Morning” this past weekend as part of their “Saturday Sessions” series, performing three songs from their acclaimed new album, Celebrants: “Where the Long Line Leads,” “Holding Pattern” and “To The Airport.”  Watch the video now!

JP Saxe Announced as Opener for John Mayer's Solo Acoustic Arena Tour

John Mayer has set a new leg for fall 2023 with multi-platinum GRAMMY® nominated singer-songwriter JP Saxe as the opener, launching with an encore performance at Madison Square Garden in New York City on Tuesday, October 3rd, and will run through November, when the fall tour wraps with an added show at the iconic Kia Forum in Los Angeles.

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