BØRNS originally from the lower peninsula of Michigan. He has a dreamy blend of folk, glam and electro rock sounds that you can't help but move too. This dwelling LA transplant will be bringing his angelic voice and dynamic live show across the U.S. this fall. Do not miss a chance to catch this unique, otherworldly talent. If in the LA area go check him out at one of my favorite venues, The Echo.
Thursday, October 9, 2014
James Bay is a 23 year old singer/songwriter hailing from the small town of Hitchin in the UK. Quickly after he was first discovered he was selected as an opening act for The Rolling Stones at their Hyde Park show in 2013, a big stage for a new artist. Bay combines British artistry, melodic truth with raw emotion in his vocals combining impeccable guitar playing to create a genuine sound. Signed to Republic Records, James Bay has become one to watch after his Let It Go EP soared into the Top 10 iTunes singer songwriter chart and his music has gone viral toping Hype Machine's popular chart twice. Currently opening for Hozier on a fall U.S. tour, James Bay continues his impeccable live performance with slots this summer performing at Glastonberry, Bonnaroo, T in the Park and
Currently on tour with Hozier this fall – James has been making waves with his single “Let It Go” which has been the most Shazam’ed track in the World in REAL TIME each time it has been played on BBC 1. Since its release his Let It Go EP has been soaring up the iTunes 100 chart and debuted Top 10 on the Singer/Songwriter Chart.
Tuesday, October 7, 2014
Merging its funky desert style with an internationally acclaimed lineup of musical artists, the three day family-friendly festival is truly a global dance experience. The festival melds the overwhelming spirit of desert freedom with powerful music from around the world to create a lighthearted oasis for music lovers. Magically magnificent art installations, a robust Kidsville schedule, the heavily shaded Music Bowl, a full spectrum of yoga classes, didjeridu playshops, and a global market to further inspire, intrigue and invite festival goers. Discover your new favorite band and dozens of new friends in the shadows of the otherworldly Joshua Tree National Park.
This fall’s lineup will feature the Columbian electro tropical band Bomba Estereo, the gritty funk and soul of Black Joe Lewis, the soul stirring trip hop folk sisters of Rising Appalachia, Morocco's Ribab Fusion, the dance master mash up DJ Pumpkin, Junior Marvin’s Force Once (Junior was Bob Marley’s bandmate from ‘77 to ‘81), high energy Zep-esque rock and roll by the West Water Outlaws, the lush harmonies of the Italian sextet Ou, dancehall funk group Nappy Riddem, and many more.
Click here for the full line-upand festival info: www.joshuatreemusicfestival.com
The desert is freedom, music is power, and community is crucial.