The forecast is calling for nothing but sunshine (fingers crossed) as the Newport Folk Festival returns this weekend for three fun days in the sun at Fort Adams State Park. If you attending, be sure plan ahead and check out the complete schedule of music, inside.
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Jason Mraz has revealed plans for a world tour in support of his brand new album, Yes!. The San Diego-based troubadour will make his way to Massachusetts for a special two-night stand in Boston with a pair of performances scheduled for the Citi Wang Theatre in September. Get all the details, inside.
Brantley Gilbert has announced plans for a fall tour in support of his new album, Just as I Am. The rising country rocker will team up with Massachusetts native Aaron Lewis for a performance at Worcester’s DCU Center in September. Get all the details, inside.
Julian Casablancas, best known as the frontman for The Strokes, has announced plans for a fall tour with his new side project. Touring in support of their forthcoming album Tyranny, Julian Casablancas + The Voidz will hit Boston in November. Get all the details, inside.
Umphrey’s McGee have revealed plans for their annual “Monster Mash Halloween Bash” concert. The Chicago-bred progressive rock favorites will host the seventh edition of the special concerts in Boston later this year. Get all the details, inside.
Dispatch will now headline the inaugural edition of the Nantucket Music Festival next month. The Massachusetts-bred rockers will close out day one of the two-day island festival, which will take place at the oceanfront Tom Nevers Field on Saturday, August 2 and Sunday, August 3. Get all the details, inside.
After a three-year hiatus, Crooked Still have announced plans to reunite for a special weekend of concerts in New England. Find out when the veteran Massachusetts-based Americana favorites will deliver a homecoming performance at The Sinclair, inside.
Colbie Caillat has announced plans for a month-long tour to promote her latest EP, Gypsy Heart Side A. The California-bred singer-songwriter will make her way to New Hampshire for a performance a The Music Hall in Portsmouth later this year. Get all the details, inside.
Scott Weiland will make his way to New England next month as part of just a handful of summer shows the Stone Temple Pilots founding frontman has scheduled. Backed by his band The Wildabouts, Weiland will deliver a free performance at Mohegan Sun Casino. Get all the details, inside.
Neil Young has announced plans for a special two-night stand in Boston this fall. Find out when the legendary rocker will deliver back-to-back performances at the Citi Wang Theatre, inside.