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February 2017

02 February

Matt Jaffe & The Distractions - The Viper Room (LA, CA)


The 21-year-old Bay Area rock ‘n’ roller showcases the dark noir and new-wave power-pop of his upcoming independently released debut album California’s Burning (3/3) in a live show that’ll make you believe again in old-school rock storytelling. The new album from the rising star praised by Entertainment Weekly, Paper Magazine and more channels the visceral energy of Johnny Cash, Guy Clark, Alfred Hitchcock and Raymond Chandler.

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02 February

Hailey Knox - City National Grove (Anaheim, CA)


Charlie Puth, NBC’s Today Show and the New York Times all agree – this 17-year-old master of the guitar-and-loop pedal performance should be on your radar. She performs her sharply intelligent yet playful songs that observe Gen-Z life off her debut EP, A Little Awkward (S-Curve).

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03 February

David Luning/ ‘Restless’/ Blue Rose Music


Inspired by his coast-to-coast travels with the upbeat-yet-downhearted takes on American life, as well as the clever lyricism of Jason Isbell and Ryan Adams, the Sonoma County-born troubadour plays a gritty blend of Americana complete with double bass, mandolin and strings on his 12-song record mixed with Karl Derfler (Dave Matthews, Tom Waits).

Contact: Allen Nguyen

03 February

Cece Winans/ ‘Let Them Fall In Love’/ Puresprings Gospel/Thirty Tigers


The ten-time GRAMMY winner releases her first solo album in nearly a decade, co-produced by son Alvin Love III and long-time collaborator Tommy Sims. The multiplatinum artist has appeared on The Today Show, Good Morning America and others; sold more than 12 million records; and placed five No. 1 albums on the Billboard R&B, Christian and Gospel charts.

Contact: Jaclyn D. Carter

08 February

09 February

09 February

Peppina - Knitting Factory (Brooklyn, NY)


An impressed Joseph Gordon-Levitt invited the Helsinki teenager to fly to LA to perform on his hitRECord TV special – and the Finnish multi-instrumentalist hasn’t looked back since. The songwriter and her five-piece band offer a captivating performance brimming with honest lyrics, indie-pop optimism and Regina Spektor-like cinematic arrangements.

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10 February

10 February

Jackie Greene - Irving Plaza (NYC)


Called the “cowboy poet” by Bob Weir, one of Americana’s brightest talents will perform at the 11th annual Nolafunk Mardi Gras Ball with Voodoo Dead. Previously, Greene has toured with the likes of Phil Lesh, The Black Crowes, B.B. King, Susan Tedeschi, Buddy Guy and more.

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10 February

15 February

Tash Sultana - Mercury Lounge (NYC)


The 21-year-old Australian phenomenon – a self-taught multi-instrumentalist, a beat-boxing vocalist and a guitar-tapping loopologist who already has toured the world and played to millions of people – is on her first US tour. “Jungle,” the lead single from her latest EP Notion, reached No. 1 on Australian radio, and last year she won the Triple J Unearthed “Artist of the Year” Award. 

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16 February

Valerie June

Valerie June - 3rd & Lindsley (Nashville)


The "unstoppable" (Rolling Stone) roots music trailblazer brings her "unique, stunning voice" (New Yorker) and mesmerizing new album The Order of Time on the road, weaving electric blues, African rhythms, cosmic atmospherics and delicate soul into her inventive ruminations on love, family, struggle and the passing of time.

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16 February

B.Miles - Berlin (NYC)


The “mesmerizing” (The Fader) songstress plays a hometown show previewing her evolved fusion of shadowy pop, vulnerable R&B and chilling electronic influences on her upcoming self-titled EP, out 3/17.

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16 February

Hailey Knox - Highline Ballroom (NYC)


Charlie Puth, NBC’s Today Show and the New York Times all agree – this 17-year-old master of the guitar-and-loop pedal performance should be on your radar. She’ll perform her sharply intelligent yet playful songs that observe Gen-Z life off her debut EP, last year’s A Little Awkward (S-Curve). 

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17 February

Strand Of Oaks/ ‘Hard Love’/ Dead Oceans


On his highly anticipated follow-up to 2014’s HEAL, Tim Showalter confronts the struggle between overindulgence and accountability. He invokes the sounds of Creation Records, Trojan dub tapes and Jane’s Addiction on his most fearlessly honest release yet. 

Contact: James Rainis

17 February

17 February

Gavin Turek - Baby’s All Right (Brooklyn, NY)


The LA dancing queen celebrates new EP Good Look For You (2/17 via Madame Gold Records) with a record-release show that, for one night, will turn this New York club into Studio 54. VICE Noisey calls her sound “disco-groovy, bass-funked pop.” SPIN says she “possesses the silky, arms-outstretched harmonizing of an in-her-prime Donna Summer.”

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17 February

Gavin Turek/ ‘Good Look For You’/ Madame Gold Records


From her bold, sequined dresses to her hairstyle, this LA native is every inch a contemporary dancing queen. Her five-song collection draws from the R&B, soul and spirit of Studio 54, Chaka Khan and Giorgio Moroder while rooting itself in modern themes with an undeniable energy.

Contact: Allen Nguyen

17 February

Tash Sultana - Rough Trade (Brooklyn, NY)


The 21-year-old Australian phenomenon and recent Mom + Pop signee is a self-taught multi-instrumentalist, beat-boxing vocalist and guitar-tapping loopologist who already has toured the world and sold out her first US tour six weeks in advance. “Jungle,” the lead single from her latest EP Notion, reached No.1 on Australian radio, and last year she won the Triple J Unearthed “Artist of the Year” Award.

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17 February

Tash Sultana/ ‘Notion’/ Mom + Pop


This 21-year-old Australian phenomenon has gone from busking on the streets of Melbourne to headlining major venues around the world with her beat-boxing vocals and guitar looping. Her debut EP, originally released on her own Lonely Lands Records, is being issued by Mom + Pop to coincide with a sold-out, debut US tour. The EP has earned praise from Rolling Stone Australia, Viceland and national Australian radio Triple J, which named Sultana Unearthed Artist of the Year.

Contact: Spencer Foster

17 February

Electric Guest/ ‘Plural’/ Downtown/Interscope


Asa Taccone and Matthew Compton’s first album together in five years, recorded in their hometown LA, is the duo’s most confident and fully realized blend of electronic, pop and R&B yet. Expect ‘80s synths, iPhone drum machines, Latin and Caribbean percussion, and hidden touches from Joanna Newsom, HAIM and Justin Young from The Vaccines.

Contact: Amy Bailey

18 February

Jackie Greene - The Capitol Theater (Port Chester, NY)


Called the “cowboy poet” by Bob Weir, one of Americana’s brightest talents performs music from his latest release, Back to Birth, as well as songs from his decade-long career. Greene has toured previously with the likes of Phil Lesh, The Black Crowes, B.B. King, Susan Tedeschi and Buddy Guy.

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18 February

19 February

21 February

Tash Sultana - The Echo (LA, CA)


The 21-year-old Australian phenomenon – a self-taught multi-instrumentalist, a beat-boxing vocalist and a guitar-tapping loopologist who already has toured the world and played to millions of people – is on her first US tour. “Jungle,” the lead single from her latest EP Notion, reached No.1 on Australian radio, and last year she won the Triple J Unearthed “Artist of the Year” Award.

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22 February

Dams of the West - Music Hall of Williamsburg (Brooklyn, NY)


Vampire Weekend drummer Chris Tomson takes his solo project on the road for the first time, playing songs from a debut album, Youngish American (2/24 via Columbia/30th Century Records), produced by the Black Keys' Pat Carney. Stereogum calls Tomson, who wrote and recorded all the instruments, “a clever and insightful songwriter overflowing with ideas,” ideas that tackle early-30s ennui, domesticity and pretending to be Elvis.

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22 February

Duchess - 55 Bar (NYC)


The New York-based, hard-swinging vocal trio begins a four-night run at its home base in Greenwich Village, where its members met and started singing together, to celebrate new album Laughing at Life (Anzic Records).

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23 February

Duchess - 55 Bar (NYC)


The New York-based, hard-swinging vocal trio holds a four-night run at its home base in Greenwich Village, where its members met and started singing together, to celebrate new album Laughing at Life (Anzic Records).

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23 February

Gavin Turek - The Echo (LA, CA)


Both a disciple of Donna Summer, Chaka Khan and Michael Jackson and a student of Indian and Ghanaian dance, the dancing queen returns home to perform the “disco-groovy, bass-funked pop” (VICE Noisey) off her new EP, Good Look For You (Madame Gold Records).

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24 February

Duchess - 55 Bar (NYC)


The New York-based, hard-swinging vocal trio holds a four-night run at its home base in Greenwich Village, where its members met and started singing together, to celebrate new album Laughing at Life (Anzic Records).

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24 February

24 February

Oddisee/ ‘The Iceberg’/ Mello Music Group


The prolific D.C. MC, producer and musician pleads for humanity to dig deeper in search of understanding and common ground on his third release in 12 months, recorded and produced by the MC with live instruments and members of his band, Good Compny. These 12 tracks challenge hip-hop's stereotypical tropes while exploring the complexities of individuality and identity, how we see ourselves and how others see us. 

Contact: Chris Taillie

24 February

24 February

24 February

Allan Rayman/ ‘Roadhouse 01’/ Communion Records/512 Productions


The second LP from “the most mysterious man in music” (Ones To Watch) chronicles Rayman’s retreat to an isolated cabin in the woods of Lost Springs, where he wrestles with his demons in the form of a rebellious alter ego, Mr. Roadhouse. Zane Lowe, VICE Noisey and Pigeons & Planes are already vocal fans of Rayman’s fusion of R&B, hip-hop and folk with dark, seductive storytelling.

Contact: Liz Quinlan

25 February

Duchess - 55 Bar (NYC)


The New York-based, hard-swinging vocal trio ends a four-night run at its home base in Greenwich Village, where its members met and started singing together, to celebrate new album Laughing at Life (Anzic Records).

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25 February

Cece Winans - Grand Ole Opry (Nashville)


The 10-time GRAMMY winner and “American superstar” (NPR Music) makes her Opry debut. Winans just released Let Them Fall In Love, which is her first solo album in nearly a decade and was co-produced by son Alvin Love III and long-time collaborator Tommy Sims.

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28 February

Leif Vollebekk - Mercury Lounge (NYC)


The Montreal singer-songwriter and multi-instrumentalist performs songs off his lush and devastating new record Twin Solitude (2/24 via Secret City Records), which was inspired by Nick Drake’s Pink Moon and endless nights on the road.

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28 February

Matt Urmy - The 5 Spot (Nashville)


The Nashville native comes home to perform music from his upcoming Out of the Ashes album (3/31), one of legendary producer “Cowboy” Jack Clement's final recording projects. Country Standard Time calls Urmy “a rare poet and visionary [who] has one of those old souls that you read about, and a big ol’ humanist heart a la John Prine.”

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