0 CRANFORD HOLLOW releases “Color/Sound/Renew/Revive”



Psychedelic low country rock act CRANFORD HOLLOW will be releasing their fifth studio album “COLOR/SOUND/RENEW/REVIVE” on November 18, 2016 with a celebratory album release show on their home turf of Hilton Head, SC.

One of the hardest working bands in the southeast, Cranford Hollow has continued upward momentum nationally and will be touring heavily in 2017 to support their strongest release to date.

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0 COLD RIVER CITY fall tour 2016



Rocky Mountain Artists is very pleased to announce the fall 2016 tour for
COLD RIVER CITY out of Boulder, CO

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Cold River City will be touring to the northeast and back through the month of November.  The band released a new EP “Thank You. Sorry. Love You.” earlier in 2016 and just released a new single “New Orleans” just prior to the tour. 

You can check out Cold River City all over the United States at the following dates:

11/2 (Wed) – Willie’s Locally Known – Lexington, KY
11/3 (Thu) – Wilbert’s – Cleveland, OH
11/4 (Fri) – Cafe Nola – Frederick, MD
11/5 (Sat) – The Saint – Asbury Park, NJ
11/6 (Sun) – Higher Ground – Burlington, VT*
11/8 (Tue) – American Beauty – New York, NY
11/9 (Wed) – Funk N Waffles – Syracuse, NY
11/10 (Thu) – Stella Blues – New Haven, CT
11/11 (Fri) – The Waterhole – Saranac Lake, NY
11/12 (Sat) – Iron Works – Buffalo, NY**
11/14 (Mon) – The Tonic Room – Chicago, IL
11/16 (Wed) – The Social Room – Columbia, MO
11/17 (Thu) – DG’s Tap House – Ames, IA
11/18 (Fri) – IC Yacht Club – Iowa City, IA***
11/19 (Sat) – Amsterdam Bar – St. Paul, MN
11/20 (Sun) – The Tank Room – Kansas City, MO

* = supporting Mike Love
** = with Randall & The Late Night Scandals
*** = supporting Matt Cox & Coyote


Born to groove, Cold River City is the love child of funky soul and dirty blues. Fronted by Emma Fields and Brian Hubbert, the six piece live band features seductive vocal harmonies, screaming slide guitar, and a tight rhythm section guaranteed to make you get down with your bad self. The band draws their sound from a variety of genres, creating a fun and danceable style they call Psychedelic Groove Soul.

The band’s versatile sound has given them the opportunity to share the stage with a diverse list of acts that include The Revivalists, Matisyahu and Elephant Revival and have played an impressive list of Colorado venues including the Fox Theatre, Boulder Theater, Ogden Theater, Bluebird Theater, Cervantes Masterpiece and The Belly Up Aspen.

Having traveled coast to coast and played shows in twenty-five states, Cold River City is no stranger to road life. However, the band has also taken time to hit the studio and try to capture the magic that happens live.

“Thank You. Sorry. Love You.” is the most recent release from Cold River City. The EP “features five songs that offer all the dance-inducing and soul-yearning sounds that fans have come to admire. Highlights include the catchy chorus of the opening track, ‘Burn the Money,’ and the sprinting lust song ‘Could It Be’. Throughout is singer Emma Fields’ unmistakable pixie-timbred soul delivery. Fields’ voice is like a Deringer — dollish but dangerous” (Second Story Garage).

Through the coming months you can find Cold River City rocking out around the Front Range and through the mountains of Colorado as they continue to push the boundaries of rock n roll. Through the rest of 2016 the band will be returning to some of their favorite spots nationwide to keep the groove alive and get people moving.


0 BILLY IUSO & THE RESTLESS NATIVES summer 2016 Colorado tour

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Rocky Mountain Artists is very pleased to announce a summer 2016 tour for

Billy Iuso & the Restless Natives will be returning to Colorado for a series of dates in late July highlighted by a headlining appearance at the Crested Butte Alpen Glow concert series and 3 Front Range shows with Melvin Seals & JGB.

You can check out Billy Iuso & The Restless Natives at the following dates:

7/28 (Thu) – Barkley Ballroom – Frisco, CO
7/29 (Fri) – Quixote’s True Blue – Denver, CO+
7/30 (Sat) – Cactus Jack’s – Evergreen, CO (afternoon show)
7/30 (Sat) – Quixote’s True Blue – Denver, CO+
7/31 (Sun) – Owsley’s Golden Road – Boulder, CO+
8/1 (Mon) – Alpen Glow Concert Series – Crested Butte, CO

+ = w/Melvin Seals & JGB


“It’s a tribute to his growth as a musician that this much firepower could appear on an album that stays resolutely in service to the song.” — John Swenson, Offbeat Editor-at-Large

When New Orleans guitarist Billy Iuso changed his musical course on 2013’s “Naked,” his newly sharpened focus on singing and lyric writing received critical acclaim — and plenty of love from his national fan base. Now front and center in a way they’ve never been before, Billy’s earthy vocal tone and the disarmingly raw sentiments embedded in his lyrics lend a richer dynamic to the muscular fretwork that’s always powered his performance. Combined with shifting blues-rock textures, echoes of psychedelia and soulful New Orleans funk rhythms, the results paved the way for a reinvigorated, more song-centric direction in Billy’s artistic output.

In 2014, he took those concepts a step further, returning to the studio to record “Overstanding” with an all-star cast of special guests including George Porter and Art Neville.  Citing Porter and Neville as well as Bob Marley, Paul Weller, Steve Winwood and Traffic among his many muses, Billy explains that as he matures, inspiration comes from a mix of words, sounds and musicians.  “I’m writing more songs as I get older,” he says. “Sometimes a new song comes from a story, sometimes from a guitar riff – each one has its own life.”

A New York native who formed the funky, psychedelic guitar-fronted Brides of Jesus in the early ‘90s, Billy quickly developed a strong following on the Wetlands scene alongside Warren Haynes, Blues Traveler and the Spin Doctors. As the Brides’ popularity continued to soar, they shared bills with Widespread Panic and the Dave Matthews Band. While touring and collaborating with a host of key members of the jam band community, Billy explored the roots of the bands that influenced him most – including Little Feat, whose music turned him on to the Meters. Eventually, he opened for the Funky Meters at shows across the country. It wasn’t long before George Porter and Art Neville were encouraging him to relocate to New Orleans permanently, which he did in 1996.

Billy quickly established himself on the live music scenes, forming the Restless Natives in 2002 and performed regularly with the Wild Magnolias, Anders Osborne and as an original member of Dead Feat alongside Grateful Dead alum Bill Kreutzmann and Little Feat’s Paul Barrere and Fred Tackett.

Today, the Restless Natives remain a local music scene staple, along with Billy’s acoustic performances he also frequently can be found on the guitar with old friends like Porter and Neville amongst many others.


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0 GASLIGHT STREET summer 2016 Colorado tour

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Rocky Mountain Artists is very pleased to announce a summer 2016 tour for
GASLIGHT STREET out of Charleston, SC

GASLIGHT STREET will return to Colorado for a series of dates in July. The band is touring off of its strong new album “Two Years Gone” which was released in February 2016…

You can check out GASLIGHT STREET at the following dates:

7/14 (Thu) – My Father’s Moustache – Mt. Pleasant, SC
7/15 (Fri) – The Loft – Columbus, GA
7/16 (Sat) – Ole Tavern on George Street – Jackson, MS
7/21 (Thu) – Balcony Bar – Durango, CO
7/22 (Fri) – The Eldo – Crested Butte, CO
7/23 (Sat) – Ajax Tavern @ The Little Nell – Aspen, CO
7/24 (Sun) – Ajax Tavern @ The Little Nell – Aspen, CO
7/27 (Wed) – Cervantes Other Side – Denver, CO
7/28 (Thu) – Snake River Saloon – Keystone, CO
7/29 (Fri) – Winter Park Resort – Winter Park, CO
7/30 (Sat) – Star Bar – Denver, CO
7/31 (Sun) – Cactus Jack’s – Evergreen, CO
8/02 (Tue) – Pop’s Blue Moon – St. Louis, MO
8/03 (Wed) – Willie’s Locally Known – Lexington, KY*
8/05 (Fri) – Clyde’s – Chattanooga, TN
8/06 (Sat) – Clyde’s – Chattanooga, TN

* = supporting Susto


Soul music will never go out of style. Born in the musical bastion of Charleston, SC, Gaslight Street’s regional presence has grown behind their relentless tours throughout the Southeast and beyond. Featuring the unmistakably soulful lyrics and vocal duo of Campbell Brown and Whitt Algar, the band strongly stakes it’s place as worthy inheritors of the Southern soul tradition. Gaslight Street melds pure Southern rock with charismatic vocals, traipsing the boundaries of blues and funk.

“Gaslight Street have crafted a signature sound that is equal parts honey and moonshine, with Brown the catalyst for the soul-infused swagger.”
~ Jamie Lee of Honest Tune and Hittin’ the Note magazine

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0 JOSH ROBERTS & THE HINGES summer 2016 Colorado tour

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Rocky Mountain Artists is very pleased to announce a summer 2016 tour for
JOSH ROBERTS & THE HINGES out of Charleston, SC

Josh Roberts & The Hinges will be return to Colorado for a series of dates in July. The band’s forthcoming new album was produced by Ryan Monroe of Band of Horses and the band will be gaining momentum nationally leading up to its release…

You can check out Josh Roberts & The Hinges at the following dates:

7/8 (Fri) – The Hummingbird – Macon, GA
7/9 (Sat) – Clyde’s On Main – Chattanooga, TN
7/14 (Thu) – Taos Mesa Brewing – Taos, NM
7/15 (Fri) – Star Bar – Denver, CO
7/16 (Sat) – Bohemian Biergaten – Boulder, CO
7/20 (Wed) – Cactus Jack’s – Evergreen, CO
7/21 (Thu) – Vail Brewing – Vail, CO
7/22 (Fri) – Star Bar – Denver, CO
7/23 (Sat) – Old Town Pub – Steamboat Springs, CO
7/27 (Wed) – Cervante’s Other Side – Denver, CO
7/28 (Thu) – Barleycorn’s – Wichita, KS


“Josh Roberts & The Hinges formed in early 2005 in Columbia, SC and immediately began touring and recording. Embedded in their style of rock and roll are blues, country, punk and soul influences that link elegant harmonies with the raunchy guitar work of Josh Roberts. Their powerful sound is raw and uncompromising, creating new rock and roll anthems that leave their dedicated fans speechless…and sometimes exhausted, yet always wanting more.

The band has released 3 excellent studio albums including 2012’s “Mighty Old Distance and Murky Old Time” which has garnered excellent reviews. The band’s sound has been compared to Band of Horses and My Morning Jacket, which is not surprising given that Josh played with Band of Horses member Ryan Malone in his previous band Captain Easy and has co-written several songs with him.

Josh Roberts has performed across the country from Denver to D.C. and has shared stages with artists as diverse as Band of Horses, Drive by Truckers, Jason Isbell and the 400 Unit, Big Head Todd and the Monsters, Billy Joe Shaver, Dead Confederate, Robert Earle Keen, 2 Skinee J’s, JGB, Moonshine Still, Robert Randolph, Patrick Davis, Stockholm Syndrome, Angie Aparo, Leon Russell, Sevendust, Acoustic Syndicate, moe., 7 Mary 3, Five Eight, and many more.

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0 GRANT SABIN summer 2016 west coast tour

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Rocky Mountain Artists is very pleased to announce a summer 2016 tour for
GRANT SABIN out of Manitou Springs, CO

Grant Sabin will be touring the west coast in July highlighted by an appearance at the Wildwood Music Festival in Sheridan, OR.

You can check out Grant Sabin at the following dates:

7/14 (Thu) – Sam Bond’s Garage – Eugene, OR+
7/15 (Fri) – White Eagle – Portland, OR
7/16 (Sat) – Wildwood Music Festival – Sheridan, OR
7/17 (Thu) – Substation – Seattle, WA
7/19 (Tue) – Goodlife Brewing – Bend, OR
7/20 (Wed – Emerald of Siam – Richland, WA
7/22 (Fri) – ABG’s – Provo, UT*

+ = w/Sage Gentle Wing
* = w/The Hooten Hallers


“Grant Sabin is unquestionably one of the hardest working musicians around, playing with abandon at large and small venues throughout Colorado and beyond. As a solo artist Grant has captivated audiences for years with his raw voice, intense stage presence, and one-man band approach to creating music with slide guitar, harmonica, and stomp box. As a band leader, Grant turns the volume up to 11. The Grant Sabin Band includes, Alex Koshak (Flumps, Sugar Sounds, Briffaut) on Drums, and Sam Erickson (We Are Not A Glum Lot, Briffaut) on 2nd Guitar. Grant Sabin’s Musical delivery comes from the heart and has earned him the respect of fans and fellow musicians alike.”

“Grant Sabin is a unique, talented blues prodigy–steeped in traditional blueswell beyond his years. The multi-instrumentalist’s babyface contradicts both his gruff voice and his repertoire, which includes not only his own modern work, but tributes to Son House and Jimi Hendrix as well. Sabin’s musical delivery serves as a strong reminder that playing from the heart is clearly an innate process for some folks. With an eclectic approach to the blues/folk/rock spectrum that is honest and convincing, Grant is one of those rare souls who “just has it.””
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0 CRANFORD HOLLOW summer tour 2016

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Rocky Mountain Artists is very pleased to announce the summer 2016 tour for
CRANFORD HOLLOW out of Hilton Head, SC

Cranford Hollow has been one Rocky Mountain Artist flagship roster bands since early 2014 and will be releasing their fifth studio album “Color/Sound/Renew/Revive” in early September.

You can check out Cranford Hollow all over the United States at the following dates:

7/9 (Sat) – Martin’s Downtown – Roanoke, VA
7/11 (Mon) – Barley’s – Knoxville, TN
7/12 (Tue) – Bear’s Den Pizza – Conway, AR
7/13 (Wed) – Waxy O’Shea’s – Branson, MO
7/14 (Thu) – Waxy O’Shea’s – Branson, MO
7/15 (Fri early) – Winter Park Resort – Winter Park, CO
7/15 (Fri late) – Ullr’s Tavern – Winter Park, CO
7/16 (Sat) – Ajax Tavern – Aspen, CO
7/17 (Sun) – Ajax Tavern – Aspen, CO
7/18 (Mon) – Turk’s – Snowmass, CO
7/19 (Tue) – Turk’s – Snowmass, CO
7/20 (Wed) – Hodi’s Half Note – Fort Collins, CO
7/21 (Thu) – Schmiggity’s – Steamboat Springs, CO
7/22 (Fri) – Snake River Saloon – Dillon, CO
7/23 (Sat) – Snake River Saloon – Dillon, CO
7/24 (Sun) – Cactus Jack’s – Evergreen, CO
7/27 (Wed) – Cervantes Other Side – Denver, CO
7/28 (Thu) – Vail Brewing – Vail, CO
7/31 (Sun) – Duffy’s – Lincoln, NE
8/3 (Wed) – Gabe’s – Iowa City, IA
8/4 (Thu) – The House Pub – St. Charles, IL
8/5 (Fri) – The Mouse Trap – Eau Claire, WI
8/6 (Tue) – The Mouse Trap – Eau Claire, WI
8/9 (Tue) – The Red Herring – Duluth, MN
8/12 (Fri) – The Gatehouse – Mackinac Island, MI
8/13 (Sat) – The Gatehouse – Mackinac Island, MI
8/17 (Wed) – Beachland Ballroom – Cleveland, OH
8/18 (Thu) – Park Tavern – Columbus, OH
8/19 (Fri) – Crazy Bull – Macon, GA
8/22 (Mon) – Georgia Theatre rooftop – Athens, GA


It’s a boot stomp on a dusty bar floor. It’s the clang of a whiskey bottle at last call. It’s grit. It’s the sounds of the South. It’s Cranford Hollow, a blended mix of Southern Rock, Appalachian Fiddle Music and American Rock and Roll.

The Hilton Head Island quintet, comprised of vocalist and guitarist John Cranford, bass man Phillip Sirmans, drummer Randy Rockalotta, fiddler and vocalist Eric Reid, and guitarist Yannie Reynecke have won over thousands of loyal fans with what they call Lowcountry Stomp, a sound that is at once eclectic but uniquely their own. Elements of Blues, Old-Time Country, and Southern Psychedelic Rock come together with ancient mountain melodies in an energetic, engaging musical root bag sprinkled with some Sea Island hoodoo. Since 2011 Cranford Hollow has been playing upwards of 200 shows a year, steadily expanding from the South Carolina Lowcountry to places as far afield as Eau Claire, WI, Livingston, MT and Taos, NM and has played well over 100 shows in Colorado alone.

“St. Telluride”, Cranford Hollow’s fourth studio album, was released on August 18, 2015 and the band is preparing its forthcoming album “Color/Sound/Renew/Revive” for late summer release.

““Cranford Hollow is the epitome of the working band… a blaze of scratchy vocals and fiddle-drenched melodies.”. – Josh Peacock, DO Savannah

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0 DAVE JORDAN summer 2016 Colorado tour

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Rocky Mountain Artists is very pleased to announce a summer 2016 tour for the

Fresh off the release of their outstanding new album “No Losers Tonight”, Dave Jordan & the Neighborhood Improvement Association will be heading to Colorado for most of July for a series of dates.

You can check out the band at the following dates:

7/7 (Thu) – summer concert series – Snowmass, CO
7/8 (Fri) – Cactus Jack’s – Evergreen, CO
7/9 (Sat) – Stage Stop – Rollinsville, CO
7/14 (Thu) – The Moon @ O’Bannon’s – Telluride, CO
7/15 (Fri) – The Moon @ O’Bannon’s – Telluride, CO
7/16 (Sat) – The Moon @ O’Bannon’s – Telluride, CO
7/21 (Thu) – The Scarlet Tavern – Leadville, CO
7/22 (Fri) – The Scarlet Tavern – Leadville, CO
7/28 (Thu) – Showdown Town – Eagle, CO
7/29 (Fri early) – Little Nell – Aspen, CO
7/29 (Fri late) – Turk’s – Snowmass, CO
7/30 (Sat early) – Little Nell – Aspen, CO
7/30 (Sat late) – Turk’s – Snowmass, CO


Dave Jordan is a New Orleans based singer/songwriter/bassist and guitar player. Over the course of nearly 20 years and 3 bands, he has produced or co-produced 6 albums, played nearly 2000 shows nationwide and performed or recorded with some of the most esteemed musicians in New Orleans and across the country; including recording with Art Neville, Anders Osborne, Joe Krown, Bill Summers and more; and performances with such bands as the Meters, Little Feat, Widespread Panic, Bob Weir’s RatDog, Los Lobos and many more. His work as founder and frontman of the long running funk/roots band, Juice, landed the band a Best of the Beat award for Best Emerging Funk/Soul/R&B Band and nominations for Best Roots Rock Band and Best Roots Rock Album for 2000s Anders Osborne produced, All Lit Up. His song “Biggest Little Shrimp In Town” the title track of an award winning short film- was re-recorded by Art Neville and the Beverly Hills Short Film Festival created an award for Best Song to recognize their collaboration. His most recent work as a solo artist, has quickly become one of the most talked about roots rock acts in New Orleans including his most recent release “No Losers Tonight.”

The NIA is psyched to announce the new album, No Losers Tonight, 10 new tracks recorded in New Orleans and produced by Jeff Watkins (New Orleans Suspects).

Some early reviews are in and it’s receiving high praise, as well as furthering their reputation as a force of nature live act.

“…unshakable confidence that is musically refreshing.” – Live For Live Music

“Jordan is a dynamic songwriter, crafting tunes that run the gamut from uptempo rockers to mid tempo soul groovers and wistful ballads.

The songs really breathe on this recording, but the best way to hear them is live on stage when the band stretches out and feeds off their ever-increasing fan base.” – Vinyl District

“This album also shows a band that is not afraid to jam in the studio. Epic tracks such as “Pontchartrain” and “Boot To Your Neck” cross the five-minute mark, while keeping the listener’s attention with memorable lyrics and beautiful instrumentation.” – Lagnaippe Mobile (AL)

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0 DYRTY BYRDS spring 2016 southeast tour

Dyrty Byrds spring tour 2016


Rocky Mountain Artists is very pleased to announce a spring 2016 tour for the
DYRTY BYRDS out of Denver, CO

Fresh off the release of their outstanding new album “Failure Is Feedback” the Dyrty Byrds will be taking their Rocky Mountain Rock and Roll to the southeast including dates in Texas and several other dates to the Atlantic coast.

You can check out the band at the following dates:

3/31 (Thu) – Sundown at Granada – Dallas, TX
4/1 (Fri) – Botticelli’s – Austin, TX
4/2 (Sat) – The Pigpen – San Antonio, TX
4/3 (Sun) – Bramble Crawfish Boil – Houston, TX
4/4 (Mon) – Blue Canoe – Tupelo, MS
4/5 (Tue) – The Nick, Birmingham, AL
4/6 (Wed) – Nowhere Bar – Athens, GA
4/7 (Thu) – Tiki Hut – Hilton Head, SC
4/8 (Fri) – Home Team BBQ – Charleston, SC
4/9 (Sat) – Clyde’s On Main – Chattanooga, TN



Leaving a trail of burned up bars and sweat soaked guitars since 2009, the Dyrty Byrds have shown no mercy in their pursuit of original guitar driven rock and roll. Tori Pater, Eric Martinez, Mike “Spanky” McCluer, and Andrew Clapp are a four-piece rock band from Denver, CO that would fit as easily into the 1970’s classic/southern rock scene as they do in modern day American music.

Playing on their love of songwriting and rock & roll, Tori Pater (Polytoxic) and Eric Martinez (Bloodkin) have been playing music together since 2004 and have eased into a prolific songwriting partnership which is deeply solidified on the new Dyrty Byrds release Failure is Feedback, due out Feb. 2016. The vast majority of the new songs were born and flushed out in Tori’s basement with just he and Eric and a couple of acoustic guitars.

Seeing a few different formations after their 2009 debut, Dyrty Byrds have worn the tried and true rock & roll recipe of two guitars, bass, and drums as a badge of honor for the better part of their existence. Mike “Spanky” McCluer (Larry) and Andrew Clapp (Forever In Blue Jeans) on Bass and drums (respectively) bring a “freight train through the Rockies” type sound to the band that only Spanky and Andy can produce.

Failure Is Feedback is the Dyrty Byrds’ third release and second album done with Chad “Chadzilla” Johnson at Silent Scream Studios in Denver, CO. Failure touches on outlaw country, a little punk rock, and funk with steady doses of rock & roll through out the record. It takes you to a place where guitars rule, truth is paramount, and the bar is always open.


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