In a year that’s been tumultuous for many, musician and activist revered for his inspiring live music and the power of optimism Michael Franti aims to relieve fans in a four-hour New Year’s Eve livestream, along with a ceremonial goodbye to 2020 with the burning of a 20-foot-tall symbolic statue of 2020, encouraging all to make space in our minds and hearts for hope and optimism in 2021. Fans are invited to send a message of farewell to 2020 or a message of hope for 2021 to NYEburn@gmail.com to be included in the burn. The “New Year’s Eve Bali Bash” livestream kicks off at 8:30 p.m. PT / 11:30 p.m. ET and tickets are available now.
Actor, activist and fitness enthusiast Nick Mathews will kick off 2021 with a bang when his latest film, An Imperfect Murder, is released on Netflix Jan. 13. The psychological thriller, written and directed by James Toback, marks another professional milestone in Mathews’ burgeoning career and finds the rising star appearing opposite Siena Miller and Alec Baldwin.
Two-time GRAMMY award winners Old Crow Medicine Show are once again set to ring in the New Year at Ryman Auditorium, performing Dec. 30 and 31 to a limited in-venue audience. In addition, fans around the world will be able to tune in via Livestream for the band's Dec. 31, 10:00 PM performance which will also feature special guests including Marty Stuart with more to be announced soon. In-venue tickets for Dec. 30 and 31 start at $69.50. Tickets for the Dec. 31 livestream are priced at $20.
Known for developing and breaking music acts across multiple genres, veteran artist manager Bruce Kalmick has announced the launch of a new company, WHY&HOW, promising results-driven service through purpose and strategy.
Multi-Platinum hard-rocking country singer-songwriter Brantley Gilbert plans to close out 2020 with a bang with the announcement of his exclusive end-of-year livestream, partnered with nugs.net, from his home in Georgia on Wednesday, Dec. 30 at 8 p.m. CT, featuring segments with a full band, stripped down hits and an intimate acoustic set. Emmy-award winning production company 7 Cinematics, the foremost producer of live-music broadcasts and cinematic video streams, will be producing the livestream.
Ole Red’s “Battle of the Bands” series took place on Wednesday evenings, beginning on Aug. 19 and running through Dec. 9, giving fans the opportunity to experience live music across Nashville, Gatlinburg, Tishomingo and Orlando locations as well as streamed via Facebook live. Fans voted for their favorite act to name a winner each week across venues. A grand champion was selected by determining which of this year’s winning acts received the most fan votes. Performing from Ole Red Orlando, Bryan Malpass was crowned the champion of Ole Red’s Battle of the Bands 2020 series on Wednesday, Dec. 9.
As the holiday season approaches, multi-Platinum country rocker Brantley Gilbert announces the “Brantley Gilbert's Selects” quarterly subscription box, featuring hand-picked and custom-made items that reflect the singer-songwriter’s hard-working yet fun-loving mindset, available now.