California Honeydrops Have a ‘Soft Spot’

The California Honeydrops have a new album on the way – “Soft Spot” – due out October 7.

Since their beginning and busking in the subways of Oakland, the California Honeydrops have loved playing together – something that was denied them for over two years.  “Soft Spot” marks a return of the band getting back together and is filled with that love of making music together.

The tracklisting for “Soft Spot”

”Honey and Butter”

“Gonna Be Alright”

”Nothing at All”

“I Miss You Baby, Pt. 1”


“Takin’ My Time”

“The Unicorn”

“Soft Spot”

“In Your Arms”

“Lil Bit of Love”

“Sneakin’ into Heaven”

“I Miss You Baby, Pt. 2”

The band is currently on tour with plenty of dates between now and the end of the year.

California Honeydrops tour dates:
Oct 14 at the Marquee Theatre in Tempe, AZ
Oct 16 at Yucca North in Flagstaff, AZ
Oct 18 at the Animas City Theatre in Durango, CO
Oct 19 at the Meow Wolf in Sante Fe, NM
Oct 21 at the Mission Ballroom in Denver, CO
Oct 22 at Knuckleheads in Kansas City, MO
Ocy 23 at The Big Top in St. Louis, MO
Oct 25 & 26 at the Turf Club in St. Paul, MN
Oct 27 at Thalia Hall in Chicago, IL
Oct 29 at the Hi-Hi Annex in Indianapolis, IN
Oct 30 at the Magic Bag in Ferndale, MI
Oct 31 at Bell’s Brewery in Kalamazoo, MI
Nov 2 at Higher Ground in South Burlington, VT
Nov 3 at Aura in Portland, ME
Nov 5 at Sony Hall in New York City, NY
Nov 6 at the Royale in Boston, MA
Nov 8 at the World Café Live in Philadelphia, PA
Nov 9 at the Lincoln Theatre in Washington, D.C.
Nov 11 at The Jefferson Theater in Charlottesville, VA
Nov 12 at The Orange Peel in Asheville, NC
Nov 13 at the Highlands Food and Wine Festival in Highlands, NC
Dec 2 at The Siren in Morro Bay, CA
Dec 3 at the Catalyst in Santa Cruz, CA
Jan 5 at the Teragram Ballroom in Los Angeles, CA
Jan 6 & 7 at Belly Up in Solana Beach, CA
Jan 15-22 on the Sandy Beaches Cruise out of Ft Lauderdale, FL

Cooper Alan

Rising Country music star Cooper Alan has recently made his debut at the Grand Ole Opry and has just started a tour with dates already sold out; sometimes in just a few hours.

Having recently signed a management deal with Make Wake, Alan said, “I am really honored and blessed to get the chance to work with some of the hardest working and most talented people in Nashville. Most importantly though, they’re all some of the best and most genuine people I’ve met. It feels like family!”

Taking full advantage of social media, Alan has had his music streamed over 100 million times and has garnered 10 million followers across social media platforms.

Cooper Alan tour dates:
Sept 23 at the Silverados in Black Mountain, NC
Sept 24 at the Coalpit Live in Winston-Salem, NC
Sept 28 at The State Fair in Doswell, VA
Sept 29 at The Mill and Mine in Knoxville, TN
Sept 30 at the Manchester Music Hall in Lexington, KY
Oct 1 at the Farm Bar & Grill in Charleston, WV
Oct 6 at The Outlaw Saloon in West Ogden, UT
Oct 7 at the Nugget Event Center in Sparks, NV
Oct 8 at the Laughlin Events Center in Laughlin, NV
Oct 12 at the Jergels Rhythm Grille in Warrendale, PA
Oct 13 at The Intersection in Grad Rapids, MI
Oct 14 at The Dusty Armadillo in Rootstown, OH
Oct 15 at the Bob Evans Farm Fest in Rio Grande, OH
Oct 20 at The Lyric in Oxford, MS
Oct 21 at JJ’s Live in Fayetteville, AR
Oct 22 at the Midnight Rodeo in Springfield, MO
Oct 27 at Peaches in Rome, GA
Oct 28 at the Soul Kitchen in Mobile, AL
Oct 29 at the Wendells Dippin Ranch in Anderson, SC
Nov 3 at The Bluestone in Columbus, OH
Nov 4 at the 8 Second Saloon in Indianapolis, IN
Nov 5 at St Andrews Hall in Detroit, MI
Nov 10 at the Brooklyn Bowl in Nashville, TN
Nov 11 at The Warehouse in Athens, GA
Nov 17 at Kegs Canal Side in Jordan, NY
Nov 18 at the Iron Works in Buffalo, NY
Nov 19 at Bull Ride Mania in Harrisburg, PA
March 10 & 11 at the Island Resort & Casino in Harris, MI
April 29 at the Stagecoach Festival in Indio, CA

Sultans of String

The award winning world music group from Canada, Sultans of String have embarked on a very ambitious but important project for their ninth studio album.  They are collaborating with musicians from the First Nations, Métis, and Inuit all across Turtle Island (Canada) as a part of a larger project to bring people from Native and non-native nations together for a better world.

Sultans of String are crowdfunding the project and are over halfway to reaching their goal.  To learn more about the album, the project, or to help out; go to:

The band has some tour dates remaining for this month and have just announced a fall tour of North America with some shows that are sure to have you clapping your hands, tapping your feet, and dancing in your seat.

Sultan of String tour dates:
Sept 11 at the Paramount Theatre in Cedar Rapids, IA
Sept 13 at Minot State University in Minot, ND
Sept 15 at the Anika Senior High School in Anoka MN
Sept 17 in Orilla, ON
Sept 20 at Southern High School in Harwood, MD
Sept 21 at the Madden Auditorium in Seaford, DE
Sept 22 at Serverna Park High School in Severn’s Park, MD
Sept 24 at Roxbury community College in Boston, MA
Sept 25 Extended Play Sessions in Boston, MA
Oct 18 at the Flato Markham Theatre in Markham, ON
Nov 4 in Toronto, ON – details to follow
Nov 12 at the Wood House Concerts in Deep Gap, NC
Nov 13 at the White Horse Black Mointain in Black Mountain, NC
Nov 15 in Sandersville, GA
Nov 17 at the Morgan City Auditorium in Morgan City, LA
Nov 26 at the Harmony Centre in Owen Sound, ON
Nov 27 at the Registry Theatre in Kitchener, ON
Dec 4 at the Gravenhurst Opera House in Gravenhurst ON
Dec 10 & 11 at the First Ontario Performing Arts Centre in St. Catharines, ON
Dec 15 at the Willow Street Cultural Center in Willow Valley, PA
Dec 17 at Brookside Music in Midland, ON
Dec 18 at The McMichael Gallery in Kleinburg, ON
Dec 19 at Harmony Concerts in Ottawa, ON
Dec 20 at Victoria Hall in Cobourg, ON
Dec 21 at the Kingston Road Village Concert Series in Toronto, ON
Jan 19 at the SRSS Theatre in Steinbach, MB
Jan 20 at the Pinawa Community Centre in Pinawa, MB
Jan 21 at the William Glesby Centre in Portage la Prairie, MB

Rob Zombie

Grammy Award winner Rob Zombie has planned a new tour around the United States.  Joining Zombie and Mudvayne will be Static-X and Powerman 5000.

The Freaks on Parade tour begins July 20.

Rob Zombie tour dates:
July 20 in Maryland Heights, MO
July 21 in Noblesville, IN
July 23 in Bristow, VA
July 24 in Charlotte, NC
July 26 in Tampa, FL
July 27 in Alpharetta, GA
July 29 in Camden, NJ
July 30 in Mansfield, MA
July 31 in Holmdel, NJ
Aug 2 in Burgettstown, PA
Aug 3 in Cuyahoga Falls, OH
Aug 5 in Tinley Park, IL
Aug 6 in Council Bluffs, IA
Aug 8 at the Sturgis Buffalo Chip in Sturgis, SD
Aug 10 in West Valley City, UT
Aug 12 in Irvine, CA
Aug 13 in Las Vegas, NV
Aug 14 in Chula Vista, CA
Aug 16 in Albuquerque, NM
Aug 18 in Austin, TX
Aug 20 in Fort Worth, TX
Aug 21 in The Woodlands, TX
Sept 24 at Louder Than Life with Red Hot Chili Peppers, Nine Inch Nails, Slipknot, Kiss, Shinedown, Bring Me the Horizon, Alice in Chains, and Alice Cooper in Louisville, KY
Oct 6 at the Aftershock Festival with Slipknot, Kiss, Judas Priest, My Chemical Romance, Foo Fighters, Papa Roach, and Shinedown in Sacramento, CA

Sultans of String

Music and live performances has changed a lot over the past two years, but artists are back on the road and are joyfully performing before live audiences once again.

The World Music band from Canada Sultans of String are offering some on line programs via Zoom they are calling Backstage with Sultans of String; they are also touring around North America.

Sultans of String Backstage Series dates (all shows begin at 12 noon EDT):
May 27 with Marito Marquest
June 3 with Maryem Tollar
June 10 with Naghmeh Farahmand
June 17 with Amely Zhou
June 24 with Waleed Abdulhamid
July 8 with Marc Meriläinen

Sultans of String tour dates:
June 4 at the Acoustic Harvest in Toronto, ON
June 12 at the Our World Festival in Kitchener, ON
July 1 at Canada Day in Fenelon Falls, ON
July 2 at the Small Arms Inspection Building in Mississauga, ON
July 5 at the Gazebo in Wasage Beach, ON
July 9 at the Old Church Theatre in Trenton, ON
July 15 at the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts in Blue Mountain Lake, NY
July 17 at the Village Green Concerts in Norwood, NY
Aug 12 at Muskoko Chautauqua in Windermere, ON
Sept 8 in Olney, IL – venue to be announced
Sept 10 in Waukegan, IL – venue to be announced
Sept 11 in Cedar Rapids, IA  – venue to be announced
Sept 13 in Minot, ND  – venue to be announced
Sept 15 in Anoka, MN – venue to be announced
Sept 20 in Harwood, MD – venue to be announced
Sept 21 in Seaford, DE – venue to be announced
Sept 22 in Severna Park, MD – venue to be announced
Oct 22 in Grants Pass, OR – venue to be announced
Oct 25 in Elko, NV – venue to be announced
Nov 15 in Sandersville, GA – venue to be announced
Nov 17 in Morgan City, LA – venue to be announced
Dec 10 & 11 at Partridge Hall in St. Catharines, ON
Dec 15 in Willow Street, PA – venue to be announced
Dec 18 at The McMichael Gallery in Kleinburgh, ON
Dec 19 at the Algonquin Theatre in Ottawa, ON
Dec 20 at Victoria Hall in Cobourg, ON
Dec 21 at the Kingston Road Village Concert Series in Toronto, ON

Jimmy Eat World

Jimmy Ea World have announced a tour next spring.

May 5 at Bogart’s in Cincinnati, OH
May 6 at Mr. Smalls Theatre in Pittsburgh, PA
May 8 at the Riviera Theater in Chicago, IL
May 9 at First Avenue in Minneapolis, MN
May 11 at The Pageant in ST. Louis, MO
May 12 at the Ryman Auditorium in Nashville, TN
May 13 at the New Daisy Theatre in Memphis, TN
May 15 at The Truman in Kansas City, MO
May 16 at Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa, OK
May 18 at Stubb’s in Austin, TX
June 11 at the House of Blues in Boston, MA
June 14 at Brooklyn Steel in Brooklyn, NY