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Farewell to a Music Legend: Tom Petty

Posted by Slinger Straps on 10/5/2017 to News



Tom Petty, singer, songwriter, guitarist, and record producer; suffered cardiac arrest and passed away this Monday, October 2, 2017, in Santa Monica, California at the age of 66.

Austin City Limits Music Festival 2017 - Lineup Announced!

Posted by Slinger Straps on 5/11/2017 to News
Austin City Limits Music Festival 2017 - Lineup Announced!
Austin City Limits (ACL) Music Festival is returning this year to Zilker Park, Austin - the Live Music Capital of the World - for another two weekends of great music and food! It will feature a diverse lineup of acts with eight stages and more than 140 bands, spanning genres including rock, indie, country, folk, hip hop, and electronic.

Fleetwood Mac and The Eagles to Headline the Classic Rock Concerts

Posted by Slinger Straps on 4/18/2017 to News
Fleetwood Mac and The Eagles to Headline the Classic Rock Concerts
This summer, fans of classic rock from both sides of the coast are in luck, as the inaugural Classic East and Classic West concerts will be held in New York and Los Angeles respectively, announced Billboard.

Amigo Guitar Shows: America’s First National Guitar Show

Posted by Slinger Straps on 4/12/2017 to News
Amigo Guitar Shows: America’s First National Guitar Show
The Amigo Guitar Shows are back, and this time, America’s most respected guitar organization is not hosting one, but two guitar shows in California! 

An Evening With David Crosby and Friends at Vina Robles Amphitheatre

Posted by Slinger Straps on 3/8/2017 to News
An Evening With David Crosby and Friends at Vina Robles Amphitheatre
Having played at the Woodstock Festival in 1971 and been a part of the Greenwich Village scene from which Bob Dylan and Joan Baez, among many others, emerged, David Crosby is a piece of living history. 

Arcadia Blues Club with Blues Legend Guitar Shorty

Posted by Slinger Straps on 2/13/2017 to News
Arcadia Blues Club with Blues Legend Guitar Shorty
Dedicated to bringing the finest blues music to its audience, the Arcadia Blues Club is proud to present "A Great Night of Blues," featuring blues legend Guitar Shorty on February 25, 2017.

M3 Rock Festival

Posted by Slinger Straps on 1/19/2017 to News
M3 Rock Festival
Now in its ninth year, the annual M3 Rock Festival will be gathering thousands of fans and their favorite heavy metal bands for a celebration of the 80's decadence and glamor.

Tenors of Rock – Live in Las Vegas

Posted by Slinger Straps on 1/18/2017 to News
Tenors of Rock – Live in Las Vegas
Last night at Harrah’s Las Vegas, classics such as “Livin’ On A Prayer,” “Here I Go Again,” and “Back In Black” were given an impeccable and transformative rendition by none other than Tenors of Rock.

Remembering George Michael: A Singer and Guitarist

Posted by Slinger Straps on 12/29/2016 to News
Remembering George Michael: A Singer and Guitarist

Most of us know George Michael only as a singer and performer, and while he truly was exceptional at that, there was so much more to him. 

The Blues Foundation’s 33rd Annual International Blues Challenge

Posted by Slinger Straps on 11/29/2016 to News
The Blues Foundation’s 33rd Annual International Blues Challenge
This February, Memphis will once again prove itself to be the “Home of the Blues,” as the IBC will be held on the iconic Beale Street in this historic city in Tennessee.

Katie Skene – Soul of the South in the Heart of the City

Posted by Slinger Straps on 11/8/2016 to News
Katie Skene – Soul of the South in the Heart of the City
Last week, we had the distinct pleasure of listening to Katie Skene perform at the TEDxOlympicBlvdWomen event, and was immediately captivated by her soulful and mesmerizing rendition of Nina Simone’s “Feeling Good.”

The Doobie Brothers Live at Vina Robles Amphitheatre on October 21, 2016

Posted by Slinger Straps on 10/17/2016 to News
The Doobie Brothers Live at Vina Robles Amphitheatre on October 21, 2016
Anyone who is a fan of soft rock or blue-eyed soul would know The Doobie Brothers, the American rock band who is distinguished for delivering soulful and guitar-driven rock n’ roll for almost five decades.

Celebrating Your True Colors at Cyndi Lauper's Damn Gala

Posted by Slinger Straps on 10/10/2016 to News
Celebrating Your True Colors at Cyndi Lauper's Damn Gala
Last evening at The Hollywood Athletic Club was memorable and inspirational for many reasons. Actually, this is a bit of a no-brainer - any event featuring Cyndi Lauper is bound to be unforgettable.

Celebrate THE FEST's 15th Year at Gainesville, FL on October 28th-30th!

Posted by Slinger Straps on 10/4/2016 to News
Celebrate THE FEST's 15th Year at Gainesville, FL on October 28th-30th!

Great news for fans of underground punk, hardcore, indie, or alt-country music! THE FEST is back this year from October 28th- 30th and is holding one of the biggest underground music festivals in multiple venues in Gainesville, Florida! 

Beer, Art & Music Festival - BAM!

Posted by Slinger Straps on 9/20/2016 to News
Beer, Art & Music Festival - BAM!
The beloved annual craft beer festival is back again this Saturday, September 24, 2016 at the 18th Street Arts Center, Santa Monica! Upon a ticket purchase, enjoy unlimited beer from 42 craft breweries, live music from LA Punk acts, and contemporary art exhibitions. Whether you are a beer fanatic or just enjoy an occasional glass of beer now and then, there is no reason to miss out on this trifecta of fun and entertainment!

Young Talent: Joshua Ledet at Vibrato Grill and Jazz

Posted by Slinger Straps on 9/15/2016 to News
Young Talent: Joshua Ledet at Vibrato Grill and Jazz
Last night, Joshua Ledet graced Vibrato Grill and Jazz with a mind-blowing performance and powerfully sonorous vocals.

Malibu Rocks Hollywood

Posted by Slinger Straps on 9/12/2016 to News
Malibu Rocks Hollywood
Are you ready for a night of Rock N’ Roll (and bowl) at Malibu Rocks Hollywood? Tonight, the Malibu Guitar Festival is having another free admission Monday Nights event at Lucky Strike Live, a modern and edgy underground entertainment hub and bowling alley in Hollywood.