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Born in San Mateo, California in 1969, Lindell spent countless hours in San Francisco, soaking up the musical sounds of the city, eventually leading him to pick up first the bass and then the guitar and harmonica. With a love of music and skateboarding, Lindell formed a few punky garage bands early on while his musical horizons expanded. He listened to the deep blues of Buddy Guy, Junior Wells, Jimmy Reed and Albert King before drifting toward the R&B sounds of The Impressions, Stevie Wonder and Donny Hathaway, soaking up the soul and learning how to craft a song. [ Read More ]
Kevin Bong, aka ‘KBONG’ is a multi-instrumental artist who is well known for his “key” role in reggae band Stick Figure. Touring with the group since 2012, KBong has solidified his place as one of the top keyboard players in today’s current Reggae scene. Kbong’s first studio album ‘Hopes and Dreams’ released in 2014 which features him as the prominent song writer. The summer anthem “Livin Easy” features Scott Woodruff and the rest of Stick Figure. Other collaborations on the album include singer/songwriter Hirie, producer Johnny Cosmic and producer Alific. You’ll hear a mix up of tasty musical ingredients that include ska, reggae, beachy surf vibes and catchy acoustic guitar riffs. Once you hear his style you will be hooked because it’s fresh and pleasing to the ears. Look out for his second solo album “Easy To Love You” releasing in 2018.
Magic City Hippies with special guest Cool Company
JB Brubaker [lead guitar], Brent Rambler [rhythm guitar], Matt Greiner [drums], Jake Luhrs [lead vocals], and Dustin Davidson [bass] — released Leveler: 10th Anniversary Edition on May 21st 2021, and are gearing up to take it on the road in September/October. The band re-recorded ts fourth album, which was originally released on June 21, 2011, with special guests, brand new guitar solos, alternate tunings, and more. Leveler: 10th Anniversary Edition was produced, mixed, and mastered by Carson Slovak and Grant McFarland at Atrium Audio. The vinyl was mastered by Will Putney. [Read More]
Thursday with special guest Piebald at Vinyl Music Hall.
n 2019, an NPR story put a spotlight on “a band from Mongolia that blends the screaming guitars of heavy metal and traditional Mongolian guttural singing,” accurately highlighting the cultural importance and unique musical identity of The HU. Founded in 2016 in Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia, The HU, comprised of producer Dashka along with members Gala, Jaya, Temka, and Enkush, are a modern rock group rooted in the tradition of their homeland. The band’s name translates to the Mongolian root word for human being, and their unique approach blends [Read More]
The Expendables and Ballyhoo! with special guest Tunnel Vision at Vinyl Music Hall
Twenty-five years into their genre-defying electronic music career, Thievery Corporation’s founding principles of D.I.Y. and inclusion have become key themes in mainstream social conversation. After a dozen highly acclaimed full-length albums, remix LPs, concert recordings, and over two decades of incendiary live performances that have thrilled audiences worldwide, Thievery Corporation’s music and message is more relevant and important now than ever. [Read More]
A little house, a little blues, a little funk, a little rock, and a whole lot of soul blast through BoomBox.Since first emerging in 2004, founder, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Zion Rock Godchaux has been quietly seasoning andsimmering this recipe to perfection. At the same time, the Muscle Shoals, AL native stays true to what attracted countless fans in the first place.“I remain open to anything you would hear coming out of a boombox,” he explains. [Read More]
Cursed after deflowering a great Pharaoh’s daughter (or daughters), Here Come The Mummies (HCTM) have been delivering their brand of Terrifying Funk from Beyond the Grave since the year 2000 AD. While HCTM’s lyrics leave little to the imagination, their wraps have been the topic of much speculation. [Read More]
A quirky lyricist who wears his heart on his sleeve, Sacramento artist Hobo Johnson has found both viral fame and chart success with his unique brand of emo-rap.
He began performing as a teenager, but he didn’t adopt the name Hobo Johnson until he was 19 years old and living out of his car after being kicked out of his parents’ house. [Read More]
Galactic’s first new studio album in more than three years, ALREADY READY ALREADY – released on their own Tchuop-Zilla Records – sees the renowned New Orleans based instrumental outfit taking a distinctly contemporary approach towards their own progressive sound, interpolating modern rhythms and electronic instrumentation within the house-shaking framework of the Crescent City’s funk pop ‘n’ roll. Produced by the band’s Robert Mercurio and Ben Ellman, the new LP finds Galactic once again enlisting a diverse array of vocal collaborators to assist in their musical exploration, each of whom lend lyrical flavor and individualistic personality to the band’s multi-faceted sonic grooves. [Read More]
Blood. Spectacle. Lifestyle. Mythology. Costumes. And more blood.
When you think of beloved shock-metal outfit GWAR, those words are likely the first that come to mind. And with good reason. Since forming in Richmond, Virginia in 1984, GWAR have not only managed to endure through various lineup changes, but have become one of the most beloved bands in all of metal. The only thing as sharp as their over-the-top… [Read More]
Tech N9ne is many things, not all of which neatly align with the image of a rapper who’s named for a semi-automatic pistol. He’s an icon in the horrorcore genre, yet cites his religious faith as one of his primary influences. He’s known for his stinging chopper delivery, but claims The Doors as a major musical inspiration. And though his childhood was stained by instability (a chronically ill mother) and violence (her abusive partner), he’s known for extraordinary reliability and courtesy as a performer. Born Aaron Dontez Yates in 1971, the Kansas City native got his initial footing in the early ’90s with the occasional radio single as a member of the group Black Mafia and on the soundtrack for the 1997 film Gang Related. [Read More]
Sep 22 at Vinyl Music Hall
Formed in 2014, Rumours (also known as Rumours ATL) has taken the U.S. by storm with their stage scorching renditions of Fleetwood Mac songs. Fans from across the nation claim that Rumours is the band to see if you are looking for an authentic recreation of live Fleetwood Mac shows. [Read More]
Eric Johnson has been traveling on a prolific odyssey over the course of more than four decades. Along the way, his creations have encompassed repertoire that cross pollinate genres which include rock, blues, jazz, fusion, soul, folk, new-age, classical and even country. Inevitably, E.J. says it best himself in sharing, “It really boils down to the music and the song at the end of the day,” he explains. “If it doesn’t have that it gets boring for me. The most important thing for me is to grow musically and make a more expansive and meaningful artistic statement with every new project.” [Read More]
If you want an up close and personal live music experience – this is your place! We have seen several shows there and have never been disappointed. Highly recommend!
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Vinyl is an intimate 850 person live music and entertainment venue which features acts of all genres. Available for private parties, weddings, and corporate events.