NorCal BASSIX Masterclass Series with Special Guest Damian Erskine

Damian_Erskine-jun2011-4NorCal BASSIX masterclass series continues with special guest Damian Erskine September 22nd. The goal of our masterclasses, is to provide northern California bassists, a chance to meet some of the world finest players in an intimate setting. Held at the NorCal BASSIX studio, located in Redding California. Visit www.norcalbassix.com for information on future events. About Raul AmadorRaul […]

Bassist Igor Saavedra in NY, Germany, Poland and LA

Bass Musician Magazine - HR Cover - August 2013 with Igor SaavedraCheck out where our August 2013 Cover Bassist, Igor Saavedra will be appearing! September the 25th – 30th New York, USA (Lords of the Low End) October the 6th Mannheim, Germany (Feel the Bass 2013), then many activities in different cities until the 23rd. October the 24th – 27th Olsztyn, Poland (Bass Day Poland 2013) […]

Richard Bona to Play SubCulture, a New Underground Venue in NoHo

Bass_musician-Magazine-Richard-Bona-Oct09-1Join Richard Bona as he breaks cultural and musical boundaries on August 30 at SubCulture, a brand new underground venue in NoHo! Don’t miss seeing the talent that established him as one of the most exciting jazz bass players in both Paris and NYC. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased at http://bit.ly/15Mag3k When: Friday, August […]

Breakfast In America Tour Brings Roger Hodgson Back to the U.S. with Bassist David J. Carpenter

Roger Hodgson and his band. From left-to-right: David J. Carpenter (bass, backing vocals), Bryan Head (drums), Roger Hodgson (grand piano, keyboards, 12-string guitar, lead vocals), Aaron Macdonald (saxophones, keyboards, harmonica, melodica, backing vocals), and Kevin Adamson (keyboards, backing vocals).Following on the heels of sellout shows in Australia, the U.K., and Europe, Roger Hodgson, co-founder of Supertramp will return to the U.S. with his Breakfast in America Tour. A series of select dates start August 11 at the Pacific Amphitheatre in Costa Mesa, California, and will include at least eight other stops on both coasts. […]

Orange Amps Presents Progressive Music Awards 2013

Orange Amps Presents Progressive Music Awards 2013Orange Amplification are delighted to be the headline sponsor of the second annual Orange presents Progressive Music Awards. The inaugural awards event was a huge success last year. Prog Magazine will be hosting the event at Kew Gardens on Tuesday 3rd September 2013. Newsnight presenter, Gavin Esler, a big Prog Rock fan himself, will once […]

Rotosound Endorsees Skindred, The Vaccines, White Lies and More to Play UK Festivals

Rotosound Endorsees Skindred, The Vaccines, White Lies and More to Play UK FestivalsRotosound Endorsees will be playing to millions of fans this summer at the years highest profile festivals and stages throughout the country. At this years V Festival, three accomplished bass players, Michael ‘Smooth Groove’ Hamilton, Andrea Goldsworthy and Henry Guy, will be supporting the very talented, multi-award winning ladies, Jessie J, Paloma Faith and Katy […]

YESTIVAL with Chris Squire

03MAR13-Chris-Squire-Tony-Levin-Bass-Musician-MagazineThe iconic and Grammy-winning rock band YES,  with Chris Squire, who was featured in the March 2013 issue of Bass Musician Magazine, have announced the set times for their for their first-ever YESTIVAL. The iconic and Grammy-winning rock band YES have announced the set times for their first-ever YESTIVAL, taking place this Saturday, August 3 at the Susquehanna Bank Center in Camden, NJ.  A day-into-night musical adventure in full quadraphonic […]

La Bella Strings Present Lords of the Low End in NYC

La Bella Strings Present Lords of the Low End in NYCLa Bella Strings in proud to present the exclusive bass event “Lords of the Low End” on Saturday, September 28th at the Cutting Room in New York City from 1PM to 5:30PM. Proceeds from ticket sales will benefit “Little Kids Rock,” a non-profit organization aimed to help restore and revitalize music education in disadvantaged public […]

DREAM THEATER: Announce First Leg Of European Tour with Bassist John Myung

DREAM THEATER- Announce First Leg Of European Tour with Bassist John MyungDREAM THEATER: Announce First Leg Of Their European Tour with Bassist John Myung… DREAM THEATER–John Petrucci on guitar, John Myung on bass, James LaBrie on vocals, Jordan Rudess on keyboards and continuum, and Mike Mangini on drums–are one of the biggest touring bands in the world having completed a 14-month tour with 110 shows through 34 different countries from 2011-2012 in support of their eleventh studio […]

Maysles Cinemas Summer of Music Presents ‘I Want My Name Back’ and a Live Music Performance Featuring Doug Wimbish

Doug Wimbish To Appear On Rotosound Stand At The London Bass Guitar Show 2012Maysles Cinema’s Summer of Music presents a screening of: “I Want My Name Back” and a special live music performance by the legendary MCs Wonder Mike and Master Gee of “Rapper’s Delight” fame joined by Melle Mel, Doug Wimbish (Living Colour), Keith LeBlanc, Vernon Reid (Living Colour), Grandmaster Caz (Cold Crush Brothers) and more. Wednesday, […]

ShapeShifter Lab Summer Festival Featuring Bassist Matthew Garrison and Damon Banks

ShapeShifter Lab Summer Festival Featuring Bassist Matthew Garrison and Damon BanksA special night of music that is a part of the ShapeShifter Lab Summer Festival (the entire month of June celebrates ShapeShifter Lab’s 1st year anniversary) 8:15 Jamshied Sharifi group: Jamshied Sharifi (keyboards) Ole Mathisen (saxophone, clarinet) Brahim Fribgane (percussion, oud) Damon Banks (bass) Benjamin Wittman (drums, percussion) 9:30 The Matthew Garrison group * the first […]

Buster Williams Quartet “Something More” Tour

Buster Williams Quartet Something More TourBuster Williams Quartet “Something More” Tour… Featuring: Buster Williams – Bass Cindy Blackman-Santana Drums Stefon Harris – Vibes (6/20 only) Patrice Rushen – Piano Steve Wilson – Saxophone (6/11 – 6/18) 6/11 – 6/12 Dizzy’s Coca Cola 10 Columbus Circle #5. New York, NY 10019                  Showtimes 7:30 & 9:30 […]

Jens Ritter Taste Test in New York City

Jens Ritter Taste Test in New York CityJens Ritter of Jens Ritter Instruments, is getting ready for an exciting trip to the USA, where he will visit the Smithsonian Museum in Washington for the first time, to see the “Eye of Horus” in their collection. On Tuesday, June 12th from 6:00PM – 9:00PM, Jens will go to New York for the first “Ritter […]

Master Series Bass Clinic with Patrick Pfeiffer

Master Series Bass Clinic with Patrick PfeifferMaster Series Bass Clinic with Patrick Pfeiffer… Masters Series presents a hands-on workshop with Patrick Pfeiffer*! Patrick will cover topics including What makes a master? Developing the perfect practice routine Addressing the physical and mental demands of the bass Fostering creativity Expanding chordal harmony Harmonic/rhythmic resolution Ear training groove soloing and more Feel free to […]

Meeting of the Bass Players of Puerto Rico

Meeting of the Bass Players of Puerto RicoMeeting of the Bass Players of Puerto Rico…  Bass Players of Puerto Rico – The Meeting (West Edition) May 18th at the Music Hall (Music Department) – Interamerican University of San German, Puerto Rico 1:00-3:00 pm     Bass Clinics 3:00-4:30 pm     Panel 6:00-8:00 pm     Concert Free Entrance! Visit online at facebook.com/events/362946810478665/ About […]

Austin Texas Bassist Lonnie Trevino Jr to Tour with Fastball for the Under the Sun Tour 2013

Austin Texas Bassist Lonnie Trevino Jr to Tour with Fastball for the Under the Sun Tour 2013Austin Texas Bassist Lonnie Trevino Jr to Tour with Fastball for the Under the Sun Tour 2013…  Mark McGrath’s 90′s nostalgia concert unites Sugar Ray, Gin Blossoms, Smashmouth, Vertical Horizon, and Fastball.  Lonnie Trevino Jr. will be providing the low-end for 90′s hit making group FASTBALL for the 42-date summer tour starting July 4th through […]

Open Call for Chance to Open for Pat Benatar

Bank of the West Celebrates America Concert  Featuring Pat BenatarOpen Call for Chance to Open for Pat Benatar… Bank of the West will again host its Facebook Opening Band Contest, looking for an up-and-coming band to open an outdoor concert featuring Pat Benatar & Neil Giraldo plus Loverboy, and perform before thousands of people at the annual Bank of the West Celebrates America concert and […]

THE WEST DRUMMER FEST 2013 with Jaime Vazquez

THE WEST DRUMMER FEST 2013 with Jaime VazquezCARLOS WEBER MUSIC CENTER & PAISTE CYMBALS PRESENT: “THE WEST DRUMMER FEST 2013″ Clinics, Exhibitions, Gifts, etc. With the participation of Jaime Vazquez (bass) & Emanuel Lozada (drums). Special Guest: Fidel Morales (Afro-Cuban Latin Jazz) Date: April, 27 2013 Place: Café Teatro La Tertulia Free Entrance! About Bass Musician MagazineValery serves as News Editor and Tech/Designer Goddess for […]

Tower of Power Set To Headline Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Benefit

Tower_of_Power_2012_collageTower of Power Set To Headline Rock & Roll Hall of Fame Benefit… Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum will host the 10th annual “It’s Only Rock and Roll” Spring Benefit on Saturday, May 11, 2013 at 8 p.m. The much anticipated event will take place at the historic Public Hall at the […]

Bootsy Collins & More Debut at InstrumentHead

Bootsy Collins & More Debut at InstrumentHeadBootsy Collins & More Debut at InstrumentHead…  On the eve of the New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, photographer Michael Weintrob will open the doors to a pop-up photography exhibit called InstrumentHead - a surrealist portrait series that captures the identity of Grammy-award winners, New Orleans legends and world musicians without ever showing their face. Instead, the entertainers […]

Rotosound Presents Billy Sheehan At Guitar Center Workshops

Rotosound Presents Billy Sheehan At Guitar Center WorkshopsRotosound Presents Billy Sheehan At Guitar Center Workshops… Rotosound are proudly supporting the Billy Sheehan ‘At: Guitar Center’ workshop tour, in association with Hartke, at eight locations throughout the USA in May 2013. Voted ‘Best Rock Bass Player’ in Guitar Players Magazine’s readers polls five times, Billy Sheehan is a rocker at heart and as […]

BassBreak Live

Bass-Break-LiveBASSBREAK LIVE FINALLY…IN DOVER, DE! Join Jamaal Cubbage and several other bass players from all over as they embark on new dimensions and greater territory in bass playing… “IT’S ALL ABOUT SHARING!” Master Classes… Jaw Dropping Performances… Jam Sessions… Prizes & Giveaways… Loads of CRUCIAL INFORMATION for bass players as well as other instrumentalist… New Ideas… New Challenges… […]

6th Annual Rocky Mountain Bass Slam

6th Annual Rocky Mountain Bass Slam6th Annual Rocky Mountain Bass Slam will be held on Sunday, June 9th at the Historic Oriental Theatre in North Denver. Confirmed this year are Doug Johns, Chuck Rainey and many more. The RMBS is a celebration of Colorado Bass Talent of all styles. This event is for all music lovers – especially those who dig the bottom dwellin bass players in […]