Mike Zito is one of the most lauded artists in the contemporary blues arena today and rightfully so, but for him, the thing that counts the most is maintaining his honesty, authenticity and integrity. Those are the qualities that have steered Zito's career since the beginning and continue to define...
The blues is music for all time--past, present, and future--and few artists simultaneously exemplify those multiple temporal moments of the genre like North Mississippi's Cedric Burnside. The Mississippi Hill Country blues guitarist and singer/songwriter contains within him the legacy and future of the region's prescient sound stories. At once African...
Called "a brilliant outfit... who grab southern Italian traditional music by the neck and recast it in a dramatic style" by Songlines (UK), Newpoli is a unique group with a powerful sound and a 21st century take on their tradition that is beyond comparison.
With her spellbinding voice and time-bending sensibilities, Sierra Ferrell makes music that's as fantastically vagabond as the artist herself. Growing up in small-town West Virginia, the singer/songwriter/multi-instrumentalist left home in her early 20s to journey across the country with a troupe of nomadic musicians, playing everywhere from truck stops to...
For 40 years, two-time Grammy Award-winning artist Terrance Simien, an 8th generation Louisiana Creole, has been shattering the myths about what his indigenous Zydeco roots music is--and is not. Simien has become one of the most respected and accomplished artists in American roots music today. He and his bandmates have...
A charismatic rising star of the explosive and multi-dimensional Colombian music scene, Diana Burco is a singer-songwriter and accomplished accordion player. She is also a two time Latin Grammy nominee, most recently in 2021 for "Rio Abajo" as Best Contemporary Tropical album. Her LP debut "Diana Burco," was nominated in...
Joseph grace every song with the captivating chemistry they first discovered upon forming in 2014. Spontaneously choosing their name on a trip to visit their grandfather in the Oregon town of Joseph, the band got their start playing backyard parties, and gradually amassed a devoted fanbase.
Lido Pimienta / Y La Bamba @ Tumbleroot Brewery & Distillery
Doors: 6:30pm | 21+ Ages
Lido Pimienta's new album "Miss Colombia," the anticipated follow-up to "La Papessa," which was awarded the Polaris Music Prize in 2017, is available now. The Colombian-born, Toronto-based global beats trailblazer recorded the album in her home studio, with some additional recording done in the historic Colombian town of San Basilio...
Chontadelia has been making its mark since 2015, called out for its socially engaged celebrations which voice their communities' histories, stories, struggles and concerns. "The capacity to enjoy, to have a good time, is not separate from what is happening to you, your country, your community. Stand up, talk about...
Sarah Shook & The Disarmers @ Tumbleroot Brewery & Distillery
Doors: 7:00pm | 21+ without parent or guardian
When Sarah Shook & The Disarmers released Sidelong four years ago, the irreverent quintet's debut turned heads around the world. Then 2018's follow-up Years hooked everyone from Rolling Stone to Vice. "This ain't no country for hipsters or posers," said No Depression. "It's real, raw, mean-and-evil-bad-and-nasty bidness." Then, the first...
AJ Lee & Blue Summit @ Tumbleroot Brewery & Distillery
Doors: 6:30pm | 21+ without parent or guardian
AJ Lee and Blue Summit made their first appearance in Santa Cruz in 2015. Led by singer, songwriter, and mandolinist, AJ Lee, the bluegrass band has performed all over the world, but found home in California's Bay Area. In 2019, they released their debut album, Like I Used To. Their...
Meat Puppets, one of the most compelling, original and enduring bands in rock history, and Mudhoney--the Seattle-based foursome whose muck-crusted version of rock, shot through with caustic wit and battened down by a ferocious low end--share the bill and will both be performing full sets.