New Antibalas Disc Now Streaming For Free
For the next week, Ropeaopde Records is offering free streams of the latest Antibalas Afrobeat Orchestra studio effort. Tommorow is the official release date of Who is This America which offers seven tracks from the collective. Antibalas will celebrate with a gig in Cleveland at the Beachland Ballroom.Walther’s Grassroots Music and Arts Festival To Feature the Acoustic Planet Tour
The Fifth Annual Grassroots Music and Arts Festival will take on a slightly different flavor this year. First off, the event will move to a new site: Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, MD. In addition, this year the festival will align itself with an established touring package in bringing the Acoustic Planet Tour to the area. This the confirmed artists for the one day event which will take place on August 29 are Bela Fleck and the Flecktones, Keller Williams and Yonder Mountain String Band, along with the Del McCoury Band and the Sam Bush Band. Advance tickets are now on sale.