TouchWood Spanish Tour

Touchwood

Touchwood

Cape Town based afro-gypsy-Folk act TouchWood will embark on a Spanish Music Festival tour in mid July courtesy of SAMRO and Casa Africa. Touch- Wood emerged joint winners of the Johannesburg VisaVis competition and were offered a contract to tour spain by Casa Africa, a group of Spanish music festival producers. [Read more…]

Spotify Pens Deal With Musicmetric

Spotify - MusicMetric

Musicmetric has announced a deal with Spotify, the world’s most popular music streaming service, that will allow its users to benchmark Spotify data alongside social media trends and file-sharing information. [Read more…]

Debut Single From Sukh

Sukhdeep Krishan

Sukhdeep Krishan

Introducing Sukhdeep Krishan, or simply Sukh, the new folk tinged singer/songwriter based in Manchester. Like his medical career, Sukh’s debut Kings is a labour of love and precision, which he has written, performed produced all himself. [Read more…]

Love Supreme Jazz Festival for 2013

Jools Holland Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

Jools Holland Rhythm & Blues Orchestra

Jools Holland and his Rhythm & Blues Orchestra, Marcus Miller, Branford Marsalis Quartet, Neil Cowley Trio, Soweto Kinch, Phantom Limb and Zara McFarlane have all been confirmed to perform next July at the Love Supreme Jazz Festival, the first major UK festival of its kind in over 20 years. [Read more…]

Cellomania comes to Maribor

Cellomania comes to Maribor

Cellomania comes to Maribor

Young violoncellists, who inspire all over Europe, are coming to Maribor. They will perform on Monday 22 October 2012 in the Union Hall at 7.30 pm. Notable for their acclaimed performance and prolific stature, their concert will most definitely offer a treat for culture hungry ears. [Read more…]

Kate Nash Performs At LFW

Kate Nash

Kate Nash

In the run up to the release of her third album, Brit Award-winning singer and songwriter, Kate Nash will be performing live at London Fashion Week. It’s a surprise as to which show it will be, but we can reveal that it is an on-schedule show taking place on day one of London Fashion Week – the 14th of September.

Steve Miller Band, Albums Reissued

Steve Miller Band

Steve Miller Band

Edsel Records is proud to announce its reissue programme of the legendary first five albums by the Steve Miller Band, originally released between 1968 and 1970, issued in Special Digipak Editions. The albums will be released on Monday 8th October 2012. [Read more…]

Edinburgh Jazz And Blues Festival 2012

The Stooges Brass Band

The Stooges Brass Band

The 2012 Edinburgh Jazz and Blues Festival welcomes an outstanding line-up of musicians from home and abroad to celebrate 10 days of jazz and blues that’s open and accessible. Embracing music of the highest artistic quality and music that’s played for partying, there’s sophistication and simple pleasures. [Read more…]

French Jazz Trio At Sofitel Macau

Guitar Soloist - Li Zheng Kai

Guitar Soloist – Li Zheng Kai

Summer means it’s time for Sofitel’s Fête de la Musique, the third such annual celebration at Sofitel hotels around the region. All day long, on June 21st 2012, Sofitel hotels will become musical ambassadors in celebration of the annual Fête de la Musique. This popular street Music Festival was launched in France back in the summer of 1982, on the June 21st Solstice, and soon spread across the globe to become an international phenomenon. As a French brand of international hotels, Sofitel naturally plays an active role in this federating cultural event. [Read more…]

Italia Opera Season Shows It Off

Scheduled from 20th July through 12th August 2012: La Traviata, La Bohème and Carmen

Macerata Opera Festival

Macerata Opera Festival

Macerata will turn into a big, outdoor stage. The Macerata Opera Festival announces a programme full of events that will encompass the whole city. Three works are scheduled at the Sferisterio this year: La Traviata by Giuseppe Verdi, La Bohème by Giacomo Puccini and Carmen by Georges Bizet – three immortal yet now updated classics. They come along with the Festival Off, a new cultural programme that will crowd the streets of the city thanks to readings, exhibitions, shows and concerts. [Read more…]