Bangles “Talking In My Sleep” (Yep Roc)
Beau Weevils Songs In The Key Of E (Independent)
Beirut “Landslide” (4AD)
Bobby Romero “Born On The Rez” (Independent)
Boo Ray Tennessee Alabama Fireworks (Soundly)
Catfish and The Bottlemen “Longshot” (Capitol)
Eric Gales The Bookends (Provogue)
Galactic “Clap Your Hands” (Independent/Thirty Tigers)
Gi Gi Nadine “Two Monkeys” (Independent)
Greg Jacquin Clocks Slow Down (Independent)
Haley Reinhart “Don’t Know How To Love You” (Independent)
Lucie Silvas “Black Jeans” (Independent/Thirty Tigers)
Matt Marshak “Simple Man” (Independent)
Michael Franti & Spearhead “The Flower” (Independent/Thirty Tigers)
Mike Edel “Houdini” (Independent)
Rogers & Butler “Seven Hour Man” (Zip)
Ryan Bingham “Jingle and Go” (Independent/Thirty Tigers)
Sharon Van Etten “Seventeen” (Jagjaguwar)
Steel Woods Old News (Independent/Thirty Tigers)
Tender “Closer Still” (Partisan)
Upstate Healing (Independent)
Walk-A-Bout Things Are Looking Up (Independent)
WMVY Names New Director of Underwriting
WMVY/Martha’s Vineyard announced that Ken McGrail has been names the new Director of Underwriting. The stations is supported by listeners and local businesses and serves the Cape and Newport, RI with its expanded FM signals at 88.7 and 96.5. McGrail’s focus will be raising support for local and national businesses.
“Ken has all the right elements to help our Underwriting department achieve its true potential,”said PJ Finn, Executive Director at Friends of mvyradio. “His knowledge of radio, his background in Sales, and his understanding of the Cape and Island market, make him an outstanding addition to our team.” We’re glad we could convince him to come back to radio!”
For the past decade McGrail worked for Spade Technology in Mansfield, MA, and IT support services firm. Previously, McGrail had a 25-year career in radio, working at stations in New York, Maine and Cape Cod.
Boulder 2019 Announced
The 2019 edition of the Triple A Conference will return to Boulder, CO, August 7-10, 2019, again based at the St. Julien Hotel and Spa and Boulder’s famed Fox Theatre. Early Bird Registration is available through December 31 for only $269 at fmqb.registration.com and you can reserve your room at the St. Julien at special FMQB rates starting at $249 by going to www.stjulien.com and using group code GRPQ86 or calling (720) 406-9696.
LiveXLive, iHeart Announce Partnership
LiveXLive, a global digital media company focused on live entertainment, has announced a partnership with iHeartMedia to livestream the 2019 iHeartRadio ALTer Ego taking place at the historic Forum in Los Angeles on January 19. LiveXLive will announce an additional livestream in partnership with iHeartMedia in early 2019. ALTer Ego, now in its second year, will feature the biggest names in Alternative Rock including Twenty One Pilots, The Killers, Muse, Weezer, Rise Against, Bishop Briggs and The Revivalists, and the event sold out in less than a minute of being on sale to the general public.
“Our mission is to bring our global audience of music fans the ‘best seat in the house’ for musically diverse concerts by the most popular artists,” Rob Ellin, CEO and chairman of LiveXLive said. “iHeartMedia, with its massive reach across radio, digital and social, and its culture-defining marquee events such as ALTer Ego, is undeniably a perfect fit.”
“iHeartRadio ALTer Ego is the premier nationwide alternative music event of the year,” said John Sykes, President of Entertainment Enterprises for iHeartMedia. “With tickets having sold out immediately, our partnership with LiveXLive will give music fans across the country the opportunity to view this livestream on any device.”
Bonnaroo Lineup Revealed
The lineup for the 2019 Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival has been announced. The four-day event will take place Jun 13-16 in Manchester, TN and headlined by Childish Gambino, PostMalone, Phish and many other acts.
Thursday, June 13 is night one and is topped by the artists from the legendary Grand Ole Opry “featuring special guests.” Night two (6/14) features Phish (playing a late evening set), Childish Gambino, Solange, The Avett Brothers, Courtney Barnett, Brockhampton and many others. On night three (6/15), the lineup is topped by Post Malone, Odesza, Hozier, Kacey Musgraves and The National. The weekend wraps up on Sunday (6/16) with two sets from Phish, along with The Lumineers, Cardi B, Brandi Carlile, Walk the Moon and others.
Tickets for the 18th edition of Bonnaroo go on sale this Thursday, January 10. For more information and the complete lineup, visit www.bonnaroo.com.
Shake the Spirit
Take Good Care
Greta Van Fleet
Anthem Of The Peaceful Army
Single Only-Avett Brothers
Bottle It In
Mumford & Sons
Death Cab For Cutie
Thank You For Today
Elvis Costello & The Imposters
Down The Road Wherever
Nina Cried Power
C'est La Vie
Nathaniel Rateliff &…
Tearing At The Seams
Heard It In A Past Life