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Shawna Virago to Perform at Utah Transgender Pride Festival This Weekend, a Virtual Event presented by Genderbands

Shawna Virago to Perform at Utah Transgender Pride Festival This Weekend, a Virtual Event presented by Genderbands Celebrated folk punk singer songwriter Shawna Virago will be performing this weekend for a special virtual event. “I’ll be playing twang filled folk punk at this event, where all genders are welcome.” News from Genderbands below: Genderbands is...

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Patrick Ames Takes You On A Musical Napa Valley Vineyard Tour In “Liveness in Quarantine” Livestream Series

Liveness in Quarantine. Recorded during the Covid-19 Pandemic, April 2020. LIVE in the Vineyard.  The wineries of Napa Valley and wine county are closed but the vineyards are alive during April’s Pandemic. Join @PatrickAmes for tours and new music for your sheltering in place. Bring your wine glass because it’s always Happy Hour in this...

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Concerts After Coronavirus: What happens to an industry built on large gatherings?

  So fun is cancelled for a while… Gatherings are banned which means the live music industry is closed for business and we’re all missing that luxury we took for granted, going to check out a show. Now thousands of musicians, professional and otherwise, have taken to their bathrooms and kitchens as a sort of...

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Paul McCartney Announces “Freshen Up” Tour Summer 2020 Live Dates Throughout Europe

Sir Paul McCartney recently announced a lively series of new live events as an extension of his “Fresh Up” tour series. I.M.P was lucky enough to attend his last Vancouver stop on July 6, 2019 and it was truly sincere and energizing. Tickets go on sale Tuesday, November 26th at 10:00 a.m. local time. Keep...

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State of the Industry Address

State of the Industry Address: Taking a look at the music industry and counter-culture as we head into another decade. by Jon C. Ireson Where are we now? Where…are…we…now? I’m Jon Ireson and this is to be a “State of the Industry” address, taking a look at where music is as we are about to...

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7 Best Las Vegas Music Venues

7 Best Las Vegas Music Venues Not surprisingly, the party capital of the world is also where you’ll find some of the best music halls and arenas in the US. Las Vegas, Nevada is home to several specialty venues dedicated to genres, sub-genres, cult cultures, and musical circles as veritable meccas for live performances. These...

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The End Of Warped Tour And The Future Of The Concert Industry

So Warped tour is ending and this is a larger symptom of a huge problem the industry is going to be facing in the next few years. In the interview where he dropped the bomb, Warped tour founder said, “We were doing fine, but we had a pretty big dip last year. It was that...

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Do People Even Care?

by MATT BACON > So today I received an good query from a client texting me about the future of their band. While the context was certainly rather specific what it boiled down to, as far as I understood it was, “What if the showgoing audience genuinely just doesn’t care and would rather just see...

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Sunday At Psycho Las Vegas: The Rise From The Sub Basement

Sunday – the final day of Psycho. I was wiped out – as was pretty much everybody else – but somehow we would have to power through. After all some of the best sets of the festival were to come, as a matter of fact most of my favorite individual performances came on Sunday, which...

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Unveiling the Scene at the A389 Bash Day 3

The A389 Bash has long been a veritable bastion of the Central Atlantic scene. The guy behind it, Dom, is a veritable genius whose heart is on fire with love for the scene. This weekend, my birthday weekend, was a blast and allowed me to get a better understanding of American metal culture. He gave...

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