A Bit of Pop Music Reviews Jon Allen’s Songbird Session Performance

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Singer-songwriter Jon Allen performed in Amsterdam as a part of the Songbird Sessions. The annual Songbird Sessions is a weekend full of performances from talented singer-songwriters including Jon Allen, Rae Morris, Andreas Moe, and Roo Panes. A Bit of Pop Music was at the event on April 22nd and gave a great review of the entire night.

Jon Allen was the second performer of the night. Here is what A Bit of Pop Music had to say about Jon’s performance:

 British folk rock singer-songwriter, Jon Allen just released a new album called Deep River from which he played quite a few tunes, for example the beautiful ‘Day and Night’ and ‘Lady of the Water’. With ‘In Your Light’ and ‘Happy Now’ from his first record he managed to get the crowd singing along. Allen played guitar throughout his whole performance and for some songs he was joined by a pianist, who added some swing to a rendition ‘Dead Man’s Suit’. He charmed the audience with a simple but effective performance.

You can catch Jon Allen on tour this month in the Netherlands, Ireland, and United Kingdom. Be sure to visit his website for more information about tour and where to purchase tickets. Click HERE to read the full album review from A Bit of Pop Music.

Janet Devlin’s Upcoming ‘Movie Marathon Madness’ Stageit Performances

JD stageit moviesSinger-songwriter Janet Devlin will be performing live on Stageit on Wednesday, May 20th at 3:00PM (EST) and Thursday, May 28th at 6:55PM (EST). For these performances, Janet decided to let the fans pick the theme. The fans have chosen a movie themed night. Fans can request their favorite songs from movies for Janet to play live. You can request your favorite song through Twitter by tweeting at Janet (@JanetJealousy) using the tag #jdmovies. Make sure you request the song you want before the first performance.

In order to watch Janet perform live, visit Stageit and purchase a ticket. The ticket does not have a set price, you can simply pay what you can. If you are short on funds, you can also “hitch a ride,” which gives other fans the opportunity to pay for your ticket. Make sure you purchase a ticket or “hitch a ride” soon because tickets are going fast!

Make sure you stay up to date with Janet Devlin on Facebook and Twitter. You can also sign up for Janet’s newsletter by clicking HERE.

You can purchase Janet’s debut album Running With Scissors on our webstoreiTunesAmazon, Google Play and at music retailers nationwide. The album is also available for streaming on Spotify and Bandcamp. Check out our exclusive Janet Devlin merchandise in our webstore.

Stageit is a web-based platform that allows musical artists to perform live via webcam. Artists choose when they want to perform, how long, and how much they want to charge. Artists can receive instant feedback from their fans in real time.

Catch Dovetail Live at the Granada Theater October 18th with The Band of Heathens

Dovetail October 18 Granada Theater

Dallas rockers Dovetail will be hitting the stage with The Band of Heathens at the historic Granada Theater this Saturday, October 18th. Dovetail will be playing songs off their debut album Mount Karma, which is quickly approaching the one-year anniversary since its October 29 2013 OK!Good release. For tickets and more information Click Here.

Dovetail’s front-man Philip Creamer has been hosting Wednesday Night Music all month at Sundown at Granada located right next door to the Granada Theater. Each week Philip is joined on stage by a special guest from the Texas music scene, with his guest from last night being brother and keyboard extraordinaire Daniel Creamer. You can vote for Daniel as “Best Pianist / Keyboardist” in the 26th Annual Dallas Observer Music Awards along with Mount Karma‘s producer Beau Bedford right now. Click Here to vote!

Meet Engelbert Humperdinck At Barnes & Noble NYC October 8th, 2014

Engelbert Humperdinck Barnes & Noble

Musical legend Engelbert Humperdinck will be autographing CDs and performing songs from his new CD, Engelbert Calling, at the Barnes & Noble on the Upper East Side of Manhattan on Wednesday, October 8th at 7pm.

Event date and time:
Wednesday, October 8th, 7pm.

Event address:
Barnes & Noble
150 East 86th Street,
New York, NY 10028

Telephone: 212-369-2180

According to their website, it says:
This is a wristbanded event. Please call the store for more details.

So I called for you!
Here’s the lowdown…

* You need a wristband to attend the event.

* When you purchase a CD, you get a wristband.

* When you purchase a 2nd CD, you will get a second wristband.

* They will only give out 2 wristbands per person. If you buy 5 CDs, you can only get 2 wristbands.

* The store opens at 9am.

* They are expecting a very big crowd.

* They suggest you get there early to ensure that you get a wristband.

* CDs purchased are not returnable.

* Doors open for the signing/performance at 6:30pm.

* They have 120 seats available. Overflow will get to watch from a screen outside of the event space.

Here’s a link to the event on the Barnes & Noble website – http://store-locator.barnesandnoble.com/event/84770

Hope that’s helpful!
We hope to see you there!

Win Tickets To See Engelbert Humperdinck At Morongo Casino Tomorrow Night!

EH Ticket Giveaway Morongo

There are less than 8 hours left to win a pair of tickets to see Engelbert Humperdinck perform live at the Moronga Casino in Cabazon, California tomorrow night – September 19, 2014! Click on the image above to enter to win! Good luck everyone!

You can also CLICK HERE TO ENTER TO WIN.

Visit The Morongo Casino’s website at http://www.morongocasinoresort.com/entertainment

Dovetail Performs Live on The Broadcast

Dovetail on Troubadour, TX - The Broadcast TVIn support of their upcoming gig at The Granada Theater with Alpha Rev and The Rocketboys (Saturday, July 26), Dovetail stopped by The Broadcast for a live TV performance in the Troubadour, TX Listening Room. The band played a special stripped down version of “Hey Hey Mama” off their debut album Mount Karma, along with the TV debut of their new song “Overcome.” Check out the footage below:


Click Here for tickets to Dovetail’s show at The Granada Theater on Saturday, July 26 and pick up a copy of Mount Karma or their 7″ Record featuring “Hey Hey Mama” from our webstore.

Dovetail Announce Live Recording On 2/21

Dovetail Live Recording

ATTENTION, TEXAS! Dovetail has announced that they will be doing a LIVE recording this coming Friday, February 21st at Sundown at Granada, starting at 11pm. Dress up, bring your friends, and make your music video debut dancing and jamming with the guys as they sing hits from their stellar debut album, “Mount Karma.” For a final special surprise, hashtag #dovetailliverecording. See you there!

“Big City” Lyrics:

“Sunshine,
Wise me up to your ways
Start me off with just your name
I guessed & called you Desiree
You’re turnin’ into Sunny

Either way you’re just a kid
And I’ve seen you on the boulevard

The world can wait, just slow down
Big city, slow down and let go
And when you let go, and everything is lost
You got a lot

Sunset,
She’s lighting up a cigarette
The visionary strategist
She’s pickin’ out a costume dress
The win is in your smile, and kid
You give it to me every time

The world can wait, just slow down
Big city, slow down and let go
And when you let go, and everything is lost
You got a lot

Painted on a canvass
On an ordinary white
Sunny drew from memory
Her legacy in lights

And she let go
And when she let go
The image that showed
was the picture of heaven, the image of God

The world can wait, just slow down
Big city, slow down and let go
And when you let go, and everything is lost
You got a lot.”

WIN An Autographed Donots Vinyl!

We happened to have another autographed copy of the Donots “Come Away With Me” 7in vinyl, and we are stoked to give this away to ONE lucky fan! This signed copy is super limited, and one hell of a collectors item. Not to mention it has great artwork and would be awesome to listen to (contains 4 tracks!).

Now, the Donots tour around the world a lot (they just finished their FIRST US tour last month), and play a ton of songs live. For this contest all you got to do is name your favorite Donots track to hear live or which track you want to hear live in the future. Leave the song title in the comment section, and at the end of the contest ONE lucky random winner will be chosen.

The contest will run from today until the 10th of May, ending at 5PM EST. Good luck, everyone!

Watch Schiller In London Tonight On The Global Live-Stream

Tonight marks the debut of Schiller in London, England and he is inviting all his fans to watch him! Schiller is holding a very special global live-stream on his website, which allows fans from all over the world to watch and feel like they are at this historic show. The show is set to start at 8PM GST/3PM EST. To watch the live-stream, all you have to do is register to Schiller’s “schiller-lounge” and then it will unlock the stream. Easy enough! Don’t miss out on this, because it’s going to be something amazing.

Click below to register and watch the stream

Schiller To Play His First Gig In The UK In April

Schiller has been dominating the live music scene in Germany, selling out shows in the country’s most recognized music venues. Now, Schiller will be bringing his epic live performances to the UK for the first time. The debut gig will be held at the Koko this April. Check out the full press release below.

After conquering his home country of Germany, ambient-electronica producer Schiller is set to play his much anticipated debut UK gig at Koko this April.

The project of German producer Christopher von Deylen, Schiller has quickly established him as one of Germany’s biggest live acts – playing over 300 sold out concerts to widespread critical acclaim. Uniting classic electro influences such as Kraftwerk and Tangerine Dream with modern electronic music, Schiller has developed a visionary sound that has captured the attentions of many. This has included such revered acts as Depeche Mode, for whom he supported at their final concert of their 2006 world tour, the Pet Shop Boys and Mike Oldfield. The latter is part of a growing list of collaborators who Schiller has worked with – a list that includes Sarah Brightman, Lang Lang and Midge Ure to name but a few. A prolific and forward thinking artist, Schiller has released numerous singles and albums leading him to picking up nine gold records, 3 platinum awards and being handed the Opus Award for best sound design.

Back with his new album Sun, Schiller is embarking on a lengthy tour which will see him grace the UK for the first time. Set to play the stunning London venue Koko, Schiller will play a collection of his classic hits, including ‘Das Glockenspiel’ and ‘I Feel You’, as well as tracks from the new album. The night also promises to include remarkable visuals and a new live set-up from Schiller’s band. Support will showcase a selection of the hottest UK talent, from DJ’s to electronic producers.

Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased here – http://www.koko.uk.com/listings/schiller-26-04-2013

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Schiller’s greatest hits album, Timeline is now available for stream/purchase from our website. Click the artwork below.