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  • Category: Features

    Meet Drummer Tikyra Jackson, Southern Avenue’s Beautiful Beat Keeper

    The latest band on the rise out of Memphis, Tennessee is Southern Avenue. Named after a street that runs through parts of the city and ends in an area known as Soulsville, the home for Stax Records, and the label that signed them, their sound truly captures the heart and soul of Memphis. The band is […]

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  • Category: Exclusives

    EXCLUSIVE: The Main Squeeze’s Max Newman Talks Fool’s Paradise, Channeling L.A. Vibes On New Album

    There’s an undeniable allure to the age-old narrative of packing up and moving to Los Angeles to try and “make it.” Just ask Max Newman, guitarist for infectiously soulful five-piece The Main Squeeze, who recently made the move from the midwest out to the City of Angels to do just that. However, for every person who makes the pilgrimage to L.A. and […]

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  • Category: Features

    Pink Talking Fish’s Dave Brunyak Is A Little Bit Of Country, A Little Bit Of Rock & Roll

    Pink Talking Fish is well known for their performances that include the music of Talking Heads, Pink Floyd, and Phish. However, several members of the band have side projects. One of those members is guitarist, Dave Brunyak. Live For Live Music sat down with Brunyak to learn more about his country acoustic project called Heartland Radio. L4LM: […]

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  • Category: Features

    Victor Wooten Discusses Music As An Art Of Expression

    With over thirty years in the business, bassist Victor Wooten knows a thing or two about what it means to play music. When he’s not out on the road creating music with his Trio or reuniting with Béla Fleck & The Flecktones, Wooten can be found teaching at his popular music camps or at the Berklee School Of Music. […]

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  • Category: Features

    Saxophonist Tommy Weeks Talks Sophistafunk, Funky Dawgz & More

    Live For Live Music met up with Tommy Weeks, saxophonist for Sophistafunk and Funky Dawgz Brass Band, to talk about his latest musical endeavors. He sat down with us to discuss his current projects and to share what he’s got on the table coming up. Best known for throwing down the funk, he’s also involved […]

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  • Category: Features

    Snarky Puppy’s Michael League Talks GroundUP Festival, New Projects And More

    Early next month, Grammy-winning jazz-funk collective Snarky Puppy and GroundUP Music will host the first-ever GroundUP Music Festival. The festival will take place on the waterfront in sunny Miami Beach, FL from February 10th – 12th, and with a diverse lineup of performances and only 1500 tickets being sold, the inaugural event is sure to be a unique, intimate, and […]

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  • Category: Features

    So It Turns Out The Person Behind The Meme #TrumpQueen Also Knows How To Jam

    Recently, you may have seen #trumpqueen floating around your newsfeed paired with hilarious, bizarre, and sometimes disarming photos of the Queen of England’s body headed with the face of Donald Trump. The meme, which began to go viral this week, has had millions of shares across the world and continues to be picked up and […]

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  • Category: News

    Watch The Vivid Animation Of A Leonard Cohen Interview From 1974

    The new PBS series “Blank on Blank” has done an excellent job of turning audio clips into vibrant animated video featurettes. We recently shared a previous installment of their series, highlighting an interview with Bob Dylan in 1962. The latest showcases American legend Leonard Cohen, with a poetry reading from 1974. Cohen reads his surreal […]

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  • Category: Features

    The Broadcast’s Caitlin Krisko Talks Influence, Accomplishments & Touring Europe

    Live For Live Music sat down with Caitlin Krisko, lead singer of The Broadcast, before the group took off for their first European tour. Based out of Asheville, North Carolina, and with a deep seeded groove stacked full of Americana rock and soul in every tune, this band has really taken off since the release […]

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  • Category: News

    Bob Weir Tells Stories And Plays Songs On NPR’s World Cafe [Listen]

    Today, Bob Weir appeared as a the featured guest on World Cafe, the radio show on Philadelphia’s WXPN in Philadelphia (also distributed via NPR) where host David Dye presents interviews and performances with today’s essential and emerging artists. While the Grateful Dead guitarist may have long since emerged as an artist to be reckoned with, he is no less essential today […]

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