Category: April

Events in the Month of April

Rock N’ Roll Resort 2014 Returns with “V4: The Dream Machine” Featuring Dumpstaphunk, The Motet, Everyone Orchestra & More

Wicked Cool Productions will host another epic Rock n Roll Resort v4: “The Dream Machine” featuring Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk, The Motet, Everyone Orchestra w / Steve Kimock, John Kimock, Reed Mathis, Jennifer Hartswick, Natalie Cressman & many other guests. April 4-6, 2014, at the newly renovated Hudson Valley Resort & Spa in Kerhonkson, New York, nestled within the heart of the Catskills.
Rock n Roll Resort is a relatively new, yet familiar experience for festival-goers of any and all ages. Hudson Valley Resort & Spa is an ideal setting – expansive, inviting and intriguing, you will feel right at home inside the grand resort. Funk bands, electronic acts, jam bands, bluegrass, and a little bit of every music genre can be found throughout the event, with music running from early afternoon until well past sunrise the next day. Dance yourself into a frenzy, then walk back to your hotel room to re-energize. You can shop for affordable merchandise from a wide-variety of unique, handmade crafts from the vendors within the event. No matter which direction the end up, you won’t find a dull moment at Rock n Roll Resort.
“The Dream Machine is a future music festival and boasts that your next festival experiences will never be the same again after this weekend of nearly endless pleasures. Our setting will be amidst non-stop music, within a professional party environment,” says Shannon Plaquet, producer of Rock n Roll Resort.
Confirmed lineup includes: 
Dumpstaphunk • The Motet x2 • Everyone Orchestra w/ Steve Kimock, John Kimock, Reed Mathis, Jennifer Hartswick, Natalie Cressman & many other guests • Turkuaz x2 • Cabinet • Conehead Buddha • Peter Prince & The Trama Unit • Nephrok! Allstars • TAUK • The Alchemystics • The Z3 (A tribute to Frank Zappa) • Leroy Justice • Goosepimp Orchestra • Roots of Creation • Cosmic Dust Bunnies • Mark Mercier Band • BRYAC Funk Allstars • Dr. Westchesterson • Danny Pease and The Regulators • The Kings of Belmont • Mister F • Big Takeover • Sarah Michelle Band • 7 Below (A tribute to Phish) • Akashic Record • The Kind Buds • Business Casual Disco • The Juicy Grapes • The Broadcast • Solaris • Arclite • Darian Cunning Band • The Hornitz • The Big Sway • Positive Mental Trip • Frank Viele • Cheatcode • DJ Adam Amrod • Digital $torm • Political Animals • Space Carnival • Honeycomb • APEL • DJ Icculus • F.A.M. • DJ Nomadic • Craig Greenberg Band • Jordan Simms • Michelle Sarah • Rebecca Jean Smith • Bobby Paltauf
Many artists will take the stage multiple times throughout the weekend, and more artists to confirm soon!

Websites & Links: RocknRollResort.com | Facebook

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Jimkata Announce 2014 Spring Tour Dates

Jimkata’s innovative, fan-funded record Die Digital turned the heads of critics and musicians when it dropped in the Fall of 2012, solidifying the band’s reputation as forward-thinking artists to pay attention to. Having been a mainstay of the Northeast jam circuit since 2006, Jimkata’s refined electro-rock sound is one of a band that has found its voice after years of experimentation. It’s more indie rock than jam, and more electro-pop than EDM; yet the four-piece appeals to each of these audiences. In the spirit of LCD Soundsystem, MGMT and Talking Heads, Jimkata’s relevant, quotable lyrics create moods not just for fleeting moments, but for the lifestyle of an entire generation. A staple of the festival circuit from the Rockies to the Atlantic, Jimkata’s 2013 schedule included heavy hitters like Gathering of The Vibes, Summer Camp, Catskill Chill and Rootwire, on top of hosting their very own inaugural festival, Katalyst.

Announced Tour Dates
3.1 | Lebanon, PA @ Late Winter Jibber Jam
3.6 | Rochester, NY @ Lovin’ Cup
3.7 | Oneonta, NY @ Oneonta Theatre
3.8 | Northampton, MA @ Pearl Street Club
3.13 | Portland, ME @ Empire
3.14 | Stowe, VT @ The Matterhorn
3.15 Day | Stowe, VT @ The Matterhorn
3.15 Night | Burlington, VT @ Nectar’s
3.17 | Williamsport, PA @ Bullfrog Brewery
3.26 | Lansing, MI @ The Loft
3.27 | Kalamazoo, MI @ Bell’s
3.28 | Indianapolis, IN @ The Mousetrap
3.29 | Berwyn, IL @ Wire
4.2 | Fort Collins, CO @ Hodi’s
4.3 | Denver, CO @ 1UP
4.4 Day | Denver, CO @ SnowBall Music Festival
4.4 Night | Avon, CO @ Agave
4.5 Day | Breckenridge, CO @ Breckenridge Beer Festival
4.5 Night | Breckenridge, CO @ Three20South
4.7 | Lincoln, NE @ Vega
4.8 | Iowa City, IA @ Gabe’s
4.9 | Cleveland, OH @ Beachland Tavern
4.10 | Plains, PA @ River Street Jazz Cafe
4.11 | Ithaca, NY @ The Haunt
4.12 | Buffalo, NY @ Nietzsche’s
4.16 | Baltimore, MD @ The 8×10
4.17 | Blacksburg, VA @ Sycamore Deli
4.18 | Chattanooga, TN @ Rhythm & Brews
4.19 | Nashville, TN @ 12th & Porter
4.20 | Greenville, SC @ Independent Public Ale House
4.22 | Gainesville, FL @ High Dive*
4.23 | Jacksonville, FL @ Underbelly*
4.24 | Orlando, FL @ The Social*
4.25 | Tampa, FL @ Crowbar*
4.26 | Fort Lauderdale, FL @ Culture Room*
4.27 | Boca Raton, FL @ Live from AURA Studios
4.29 | Charleston, SC @ Pour House
5.1 | Richmond, VA @ Capital Ale House
5.2 | Philadelphia, PA @ Theatre of Living Arts
5.3 | Brooklyn, NY @ Music Hall of Williamsburg
5.9 | Rochester, NY @ Montage Music Hall
5.10 | Syracuse, NY @ The Westcott Theater
*with Stokeswood

Websites & Links: Jimkata.com | Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Vimeo | Archive.org

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Leftover Salmon Announce 2014 Spring Tour

“Leftover Salmon is excited to announce their 2014 Spring Tour. In late March, Leftover Salmon will kick off the tour with two nights at Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, CA, followed by two nights at the Crystal Bay Club in Nevada, an evening at the Belly Up in Solana Beach, and two nights at the Sierra Nevada Brewing Company in Chico. The beginning of April brings LoS into Minnesota and Wisconsin for a few shows and the tour closes with another double header at the Aggie Theatre in Fort Collins, CO.
LoS Fan Club ticketing will go on-sale on Thursday, January 23rd at 10am MST. Be sure to tune in to LiveSalmon.com for LIVE-streams of all shows (provided there is access to an Internet connection) and downloads of live performances within a few days of the show.”

Announced Tour Dates
Mar-26 Wed – San Rafael, CA – Terrapin Crossroads
Mar-27 Thu – San Rafael, CA – Terrapin Crossroads
Mar-28 Fri – Crystal Bay, NV – Crystal Bay Club
Mar-29 Sat – Crystal Bay, NV – Crystal Bay Club
Mar-30 Sun – Solana Beach, CA – Belly Up
Mar-31 Mon – Chico, CA – Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Apr-01 Tue – Chico, CA – Sierra Nevada Brewing Co.
Apr-03 Thu – Lutsen, MN – Papa Charlies
Apr-04 Fri – Minneapolis, MN – First Avenue
Apr-05 Sat – Madison, WI – Majestic Theatre
Apr-18 Fri – Ft. Collins, CO – Aggie Theatre
Apr-19 Sat – Ft. Collins, CO – Aggie Theatre

Websites & Links: LeftoverSalmon.com | Facebook | Twitter | YouTube

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Video ~ Mike Gordon Announce 2014 Tour Dates

“To celebrate the release of Overstep, Mike’s band will return to the road with a North American tour that will kick off at the Westcott Theatre in Syracuse, NY on February 28. The run will include shows at New York City’s Webster Hall (March 1), the El Rey Theatre in Los Angeles (March 17) and the historic Fillmore in San Francisco (March 18) and the band’s first performance in Vancouver, BC, Canada (March 22). He’ll be joined on the road by his longtime band – Scott Murawski (guitar), Craig Myers (percussion), Tom Cleary (keyboards) and Todd Isler (drums). The band’s new repertoire will be augmented by hints of secret synesthetic mad scientist gadgetry on and around the stage.
A limited number of tickets are available NOW via a real-time presale at http://tickets.mike-gordon.com/ (the LA pre-sale has sold out, but goes on sale to the public this Friday). Tickets will go on sale to the public beginning Friday, December 13, at 10:00 AM ET. For further details, visit http://mike-gordon.com/tour.”

Announced Tour Dates
2/28 – Syracuse, NY @ Westcott Theatre
3/1 – New York, NY @ Webster Hall
3/2 – Philadelphia, PA @ Union Transfer
3/4 – Washington, DC @ 9:30 Club
3/6 – Asheville, NC @ The Orange Peel
3/7 – Pittsburgh, PA @ Stage AE
3/8 – Chicago, IL @ Park West
3/9 – Madison, WI @ Barrymore Theatre
3/11 – Minneapolis, MN @ Varsity Theatre
3/12 – Lawrence, KS @ Liberty Hall
3/14 – Boulder, CO @ Boulder Theatre
3/15 – Park City, UT @ Park City Live
3/17 – Los Angeles, CA @ The El Rey Theatre
3/18 – San Francisco, CA @ The Fillmore
3/19 – Portland, OR @ Wonder Ballroom
3/21 – Seattle, WA @ The Neptune
3/22 – Vancouver, BC @ Rio Theatre
3/28 – Boston, MA @ House of Blues
4/5 – North Adams, MA @ MassMOCA
4/6 – Burlington, VT @ Higher Ground

Websites & Links: Mike-Gordon.com | Video from Mike Gordon | Vimeo.com

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