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New Mix: Sufjan Stevens, Bill Callahan, Fenne Lily, Lonnie Holley And More

This week's All Songs Considered features an epic new song from Sufjan Stevens, a piano nocturne from Thomas Bartlett, a surprise rele...

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New Music Friday: July 3

The best new albums out this week include the posthumous debut studio release from the rapper Pop Smoke, Willie Nelson's 70th solo album...

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NPR Music's No. 1 Albums And Songs Of June

From the foreboding final track of Run The Jewels' RTJ4 to pianist Jenny Lin's heart-soothing Philip Glass performance to SAULT'...

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New Music Friday: June 26

This week's "best new albums" shortlist includes the genre-defying sounds of Arca, Carlos Niño & Miguel Atwood-Ferguson...

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Bonnaroo Cancels 2020 Event, Will Hold Virtual Version In September

The BONNAROO MUSIC & ARTS FESTIVAL, postponed until SEPTEMBER earlier this year, has now been canceled for 2020. In a statement posted t...

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Anti-Flag Launch 'Quarantine Sucks, Let's Party!' Digital Tour

ANTI-FLAG will go on a digital tour, dubbed  "Quarantine Sucks, Let's Party!" The band will stream sets from festivals at whic...

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The Best New Artists Of 2020 (So Far)

There are way more new artists with stunning debuts this year than we could ever fit on a single show. But on this week's All Songs Cons...

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New Music Friday: The Top 7 Albums Out On June 19

Our shortlist of the week's best new albums includes a celebration of love from John Legend, a stunning release from Phoebe Bridgers, a ...

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Lockn’ Festival Unveils Lineup For ‘Light From Lockn’ Livestream

The annual LOCKN’ FESTIVAL which takes place at INFINITY DOWNS & OAK RIDGE FARM located at the foot of the BLUE RIDGE MOUNTAINS in ARLIN...

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Shaky Knees Music Festival Has Been Canceled For 2020

The 8th Annual SHAKY KNEES MUSIC FESTIVAL was initially postponed from MAY 1-3 to OCTOBER 16-18. Now the 3-day festival held in ATLANTA has ...

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New Mix: H.E.R., Shamir, Gracie And Rachel, More

This week's must-hear mix from All Songs Considered includes music inspired by the Black Lives Matter movement, a quarantine anthem, a ...

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WSOU/South Orange, NJ Presenting Five Months Alone Festival

SETON HALL UNIVERSITY Active Rock WSOU/SOUTH ORANGE, NJ, is presenting the “Five Months Alone Festival,” featuring four days of live recordi...

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Higher Ground | Playing For Change | Song Around the World

Higher Ground | Playing For Change | Song Around the World

This video is from "PFC2: Songs Around The World." "Higher Ground" is a song that speaks of the perseverance it take...

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New Music Friday: June 12

From new jazz albums from Ambrose Akinmusire and Norah Jones to soothing works from Gia Margaret, Eighth Blackbird and Noveller, here are th...

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Coachella And Stagecoach 2020 Officially Canceled

ALL ACCESS hears COACHELLA and STAGECOACH 2020 have been officially canceled. Originally scheduled for APRIL, the two massive music festival...

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Danny Wimmer Presents Offers New Digital Series 'Offstage With DWP'

DANNY WIMMER PRESENTS is announcing a new online content series "Offstage with DWP" featuring never before seen festival performan...

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Music For Right Now

On this week's All Songs Considered, we listen as thoughtful musicians express their utter frustrations and fears in the aftermath of Ge...

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Lollapalooza Is Canceled For 2020

ROLLING STONE reports that LOLLAPALOOZA 2020 has been canceled due to health concerns related to the COVID-19 pandemic. The festival wrote o...

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New Music Friday: Run The Jewels

We break format on this week's show for a deeper discussion of RTJ4, an album that speaks directly to both current and historic racism ...

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Milwaukee World Festival Board Of Directors Cancels Summerfest 2020 Due To Pandemic

The MILWAUKEE WORLD FESTIVAL, INC. Board Of Directors made the decision to cancel SUMMERFEST 2020 at a regularly scheduled meeting TODAY (6/...

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NPR Music's No. 1 Albums And Songs Of May

At the end of every month, the NPR Music team picks their favorite albums and songs. Their passions vary widely, from Atlanta rapper Deante&...

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New Music Friday: May 29

If there's a common theme to the best new albums out this week, it's joy, from the relentlessly jubilant rock of the band Vistas, to...

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Bloomberg: Festival Organizers In Talks To Move Coachella To 2021

The annual COACHELLA MUSIC FESTIVAL, rescheduled to OCTOBER 9-18 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, may be moved yet again - to next year.  Accor...

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BBC To Air ‘The Glastonbury Experience’ Marking Festival's 50th Anniversary

In celebration of the 50th anniversary of the GLASTONBURY FESTIVAL, the BBC will present “THE GLASTONBURY EXPERIENCE.” The event will play f...

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Artists We Love Cover Songs They Love

This week's new mix from All Songs Considered is all cover tunes, featuring musicians we love paying tribute to artists they love. 1...

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New Music Friday: May 22

The best albums out this week include The 1975's sprawling masterpiece, Notes On A Conditional Form, the return of Indigo Girls, The Ai...

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BottleRock Napa Valley Announces (re)Live BottleRock Weekly Series

BOTTLEROCK NAPA VALLEY, the music festival traditionally held on MEMORIAL DAY weekend as “The First Taste of Summer," will kick off (re...

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Are You a Jazz Fest Guru?

Are You a Jazz Fest Guru?

Do you consider yourself a guru of Jazz Fest? Here is a quiz on the Fest, see how many answers you can correctly answer. The New Orleans Ja...

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New Mix: Memorable Musical Discoveries, From Muzz To Lou Canon

At a time when every day can feel the same, on this week's All Songs Considered you can meet someone new, with a mix of memorable music...

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New Music Friday: May 15

Charli XCX's how i'm feeling now made entirely while quarantined, leads our shortlist of the week's best new albums, along with...

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Kraftwerk's Remarkable Journey - And Where It Took Us

On this edition of All Songs Considered, we take a musical journey honoring the genius of Kraftwerk's Florian Schneider, who died May 6...

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Little Richard's Life In 10 Songs

On this special edition of All Songs Considered , we look back at the life of rock and roll pioneer Little Richard through 10 of the definin...

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Get ready for future music festivals

Get ready for future music festivals

Festivals in the future are going to be a bit different. More space. Sanitizers. Clean toilets. And when you think of a music fest, there ...

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New Music Friday: May 8

Our shortlist of the best new albums out this week includes a debut solo release from Paramore's Hayley Williams, the latest from R&...

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What Will Be The New Normal?

What will be the new normal for listening to live music? What restrictions will we have so that we’ll be able to go out to listen to music a...

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New Mix: Big Thief, Serpentwithfeet, Chris Funk, More

This week's All Songs Considered includes a surprise drop from Big Thief, a sonic journey from The Decemberists' Chris Funk and so...

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Matt Pinfield-Hosted 'Sessions' To Launch On Twitch As Virtual Festival, May 6th

TRUIDEATION is bringing together MUSICARES and TWITCH for a two-hour virtual festival, SESSIONS, on four consecutive WEDNESDAYS, starting th...

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New Music Friday: May 1

The best new albums out this week include an upside down sound from Car Seat Headrest, the technicolor world of Chicano Batman, a mind-blowi...

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The Best Of April, 2020

NPR Music staff pick the music they love best for April 2020. "Dreamsicle" by Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, "Only the Strong...

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New Mix: Khruangbin, Lucinda Williams, Protomartyr, More

This week's All Songs Considered mix has joy and words of encouragement from Lucinda Williams, a group of artists in Kentucky vowing t...

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New Music Friday: April 24

New Music Friday: April 24

The best new albums out this week include a scorcher from Lucinda Williams, a new joint from rapper Quelle Chris and Chris Keys, Sylvan Esso...

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Red Bull Records Sets Inaugural Virtual Festival

Red Bull Records Sets Inaugural Virtual Festival

RED BULL RECORDS will showcase its expanding roster with a VIRTUAL FESTIVAL on FRIDAY MAY 1st livestreamed on FACEBOOK, YOUTUBE and TWITCH. ...

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New Mix: Bright Eyes, Jónsi, Nils Frahm, More

New Mix: Bright Eyes, Jónsi, Nils Frahm, More

This week's must-hear mix includes the long-awaited return of Jónsi and Bright Eyes, some quietude from pianist Nils Frahm and some grea...

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Festival Season goes Virtual

Festival Season goes Virtual

What does the Pet de Kat Krewe, the loosely disorganized group of music fanatics, self described as "Worldwide Festivalists" do wh...

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Who's streaming who? Listen to live music from the universe!

Who's streaming who? Listen to live music from the universe!

Catch some great shows live, online !  ♬   https://x.nola411.com/musiC19 Festival season is here but Coronavirus made other plans for us. ...

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Burger Boogaloo 2020

Burger Boogaloo 2020

Hosted by John Waters, Burger Boogaloo has seen some of Rock n Roll’s greatest acts grace its stage. Now in its 11th year, Burger Boogaloo i...

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Telluride Blues & Brews Festival 2020

Telluride Blues & Brews Festival 2020

Renowned as one of the most scenic and intimate music festivals in the country, Telluride Blues & Brews Festival is located in the world...

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Telluride Blues & Brews Festival Sets 2020 Lineup: Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Brittany Howard, Buddy Guy and More

Telluride Blues & Brews Festival Sets 2020 Lineup: Nathaniel Rateliff & The Night Sweats, Brittany Howard, Buddy Guy and More

After asking for fan input on when to announce their 2020 artists, Telluride Blues & Brews Festival has unveiled their lineup. The fes...

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Add your upcoming streaming gigs on a simple form

Add your upcoming streaming gigs on a simple form

A couple of people sent feedback that the Google Doc spreadsheet is a bit confusing for them.  A simplified form is now available for you...

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iii Points Festival 2020

iii Points Festival 2020

III Points is an alternative music festival in Miami’s Wynwood neighborhood. The festival arose as a means to represent and unite our unique...

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Streaming gigs - watch & listen online

Streaming gigs - watch & listen online

Resource you update with your online, streaming gigs for everyone to tune in and enjoy. Add your streaming gigs https://x.nola411.com/musi...

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Louder Than Life Festival 2020

Louder Than Life returns to Highland Festival Grounds At KY Expo Center from September 17th-20th, 2020. Metallica will headline the opening ...

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Battered, But Not Out

Battered, But Not Out

From last week to this week, everyone’s world has changed drastically. The entire state of Louisiana—indeed, the whole of the US—is on lo...

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Sweetwater 420 Fest 2021

Sweetwater 420 is a three-day festival taking place in Atlanta, Georgia. The 2021 festival goes down April 23rd-25th at Centennial Olympic P...

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Festival Estereo Picnic 2020

Festival Estereo Picnic (Stereo Picnic) takes place December 4th-6th, 2020 in Bogotá, Colombia. Guns N’ Roses, The Strokes, and Chemical Bro...

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Cruel World Fest 2020

Cruel World is a one-day festival taking place September 12th, 2020 in Los Angeles, featuring pioneers of new wave, post-punk, goth, and 80’...

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BottleRock Napa Valley Festival 2020

BottleRock Napa Valley 2020 announces its eighth annual festival lineup today, featuring over 75 musical acts including headline artists Red...

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Summer Camp Sets VIP Lounge Performances: moe., Omega Moos, Keller Williams and More

Summer Camp Sets VIP Lounge Performances: moe., Omega Moos, Keller Williams and More

Summer Camp Music Festival has released the lineup for their VIP Lounge performances; these sets will only be available to those fans who p...

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Shaky Knees Music Festival 2020

The eighth edition of Shaky Knees Festival takes place October 16th-18th, 2020 at Central Park in downtown Atlanta, Georgia. The lineup feat...

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Lollapalooza Brasil 2020

Lollapalooza Brasil is returning December 4th-6th, 2020 at Autódromo de Interlagos in São Paulo, Brasil. The festival will feature an eclect...

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New Orleans Jazz Fest officially postponed until Fall due to #CORVID19 #CoronaVirus [NOLA411]

New Orleans Jazz Fest officially postponed until Fall due to #CORVID19 #CoronaVirus [NOLA411]

Jazz Fest 2020 To Be Rescheduled For The Fall Jazz Fest 2020 To Be Rescheduled For The Fall At the direction of City of New Orleans auth...

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Where to hear some live music. Couch surf the live streams of concerts over the web

Where to hear some live music. Couch surf the live streams of concerts over the web

Couch surf music. Be sure to tip the band.  Live streams of band gigs, shows and concerts from home during the Coronavirus COViD-19 social...

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Fuji Rock Festival 2020

Fuji Rock Festival is an annual rock festival held in Naeba Ski Resort, in Niigata Prefecture, Japan taking place August 21st-23rd, 2020. Th...

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Lollapalooza Chile 2020

Lollapalooza Chile will celebrate its 10th Anniversary in 2020. The three-day festival takes place November 27th-29th at O’Higgins Park in S...

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Lollapalooza Argentina 2020

Lollapalooza Argentina is returning November 27th-29th, 2020 at Hippodromo de San Isidro in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The festival will featu...

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Tortuga Music Festival 2020

Held on the white sands of Fort Lauderdale Beach Park in a beautiful oceanside setting, Tortuga Music Festival is a 3-day, multi-stage music...

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Summer Camp Music Festival 2020

Summer Camp Music Festival takes over Memorial Day weekend in Chillicothe, Illinois, featuring an eclectic lineup, expansive campgrounds, la...

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Glastonbury Festival 2020

Glastonbury Festival returns to Pilton, UK from June 24th-28th, 2020. In addition to contemporary music, the festival hosts dance, comedy, t...

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Dreamville Festival 2020

J. Cole has just announced that Dreamville Festival will return for a second year to his home state of North Carolina. The one-day outdoor m...

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Summer Camp Music Festival Adds Artists: Three 6 Mafia, Shpongle, Banyan, Hot Buttered Rum and More

Summer Camp has added a third round of artists to its 20th Anniversary edition. The festival will take place May 22-24 in Chillicothe, Ill....

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Glastonbury Announces Initial 2020 Lineup: Paul McCartney, Kendrick Lamar, Diana Ross, Taylor Swift and More

Glastonbury Announces Initial 2020 Lineup: Paul McCartney, Kendrick Lamar, Diana Ross, Taylor Swift and More

Glastonbury, set for June 24-28 in Pilton, Somerset, England, has announced its full lineup. The festival is celebrating it’s 50th Annivers...

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