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New vibe for Chill on the Hill at Sound Bites Grill

   January 19, 2021   

Experience ‘Chill on the Hill’ and the ‘new vibe’ at Sound Bites Grill every Thursday Night.

Music Review: Healy returns with somber and exciting ‘Tungsten’

By MARK KENNEDY / AP Entertainment Writer    January 19, 2021   

Memphis-based rapper Healy sings on his second album, “Don’t call it a comeback. I call it a second wind. Good to be back in my element.”

New album by former Genesis guitarist Steve Hackett

   January 19, 2021   

‘Under A Mediterranean Sky’ is the first new acoustic solo album from legendary guitarist Steve Hackett since 2008.

New music includes John Fogerty album

   January 12, 2021   

Fogerty’s Factory is a newly recorded album of stripped back tracks from legendary singer, songwriter and guitarist John Fogerty.

Sound Bites Grill presents Sunday Jazz Brunch with Solomon Morris

   January 5, 2021   

Enjoy the smooth sounds of Solomon Morris on acoustic guitar every Sunday at Sedona’s Sound Bites Grill.

New music includes David Greilsammer record 'Labyrinth'

   January 5, 2021   

A Riveting Piano Recital, David Greilsammers new album venture, Labyrinth, is a project that he has been developing since 2017.

New Music includes album from One Republic

   December 29, 2020   

Here is some of the new music available through various platforms.

New music includes Tom Jones box set

   December 22, 2020   

Shadow of Fear is the 15th studio Limited 17-CD box set that sees Sir Tom Jones celebrating his 80th birthday and 55 years since his first UK #1 hit single ‘It’s Not Unusual’.

Sedona Sound Bites Grill presents ‘A Merry Martin Cowboy Christmas Show’

   December 15, 2020   

Jim and Jeanne Martin from the Blazin M Ranch will be on stage in the Sound Bites Grill Celebrity Showroom from 7-9 p.m. Dec. 19.

Sedona Water Works quenches entertainment thirst with Christmas Speakeasy Rosewater Sessions

   December 15, 2020   

Since August, Sedona Water Works has hosted a mindfully distanced concert series and community event aptly named “The Rosewater Sessions.”

AP’s song of the year: Keedron Bryant’s ‘I Just Wanna Live’

By MESFIN FEKADU / AP Music Writer    December 15, 2020   

The top 10 songs of the year by Associated Press Music Editor Mesfin Fekadu (a playlist of the songs can be found here):

New music includes George Thorogood, Mariah Carey

   December 15, 2020   

The 2020 reissue of George Thorogood Live in Boston adds 12 never-before-available live tracks.

New Music Review: Shawn Mendes returns with gooey, amorous album

By MARK KENNEDY AP / Entertainment Writer    December 8, 2020   

On his 14-track fourth album, Shawn Mendes is airy, grand, intense and rapturous. It is the sound of a man totally and hopelessly in love.

New music includes Paul McCartney record

   December 8, 2020   

McCartney III serves as a continuation to the former Beatle's first two solo albums, McCartney (1970) and McCartney II (1980), on which he played all instruments.

Music Review: Christy Fisher’s XOC is ‘genre-crossing’ album

   December 1, 2020   

XOC, the debut album of Christy Fisher, is a genre-crossing collection of tracks that range from jazz and electronica instrumentals to R&B/funk to EDM/vocal driven anthems that convey the imagery of the socio-political climate of 2020.

Music Review: Kelsey Waldon covers weighty topics on new album

By RON HARRIS / Associated Press    December 1, 2020   

Kelsey Waldon’s “They’ll Never Keep Us Down” is a serviceable homage release, as the proud Kentuckian covers everyone from Nina Simone to Neil Young, and everything from union labor to feelings of freedom.

A Grammys savage: Beyoncé leads with 9 nominations

By MESFIN FEKADU / AP Music Writer    December 1, 2020   

Beyoncé's anthem about Black pride scored multiple Grammy nominations.

New music includes White Stripes greatest hits

   December 1, 2020   

The first-ever official anthology of recordings from The White Stripes is an essential career-spanning collection highlighting 26 previously released songs.

New music includes 11th Smashing Pumpkins record

   November 24, 2020   

The Smashing Pumpkins will release their 11th studio album, Cyr, with 20 tracks, including the previously released singles Cyr and The Colour Of Love.

Brandon Decker launches “Agua De Sedona” with socially distanced concert

   November 17, 2020   

Local musician Brandon Decker celebrates the launch of his new brand “Agua De Sedona” with a socially-distanced reception and concert at Sedona Water Works on Saturday, November 21.

New music includes recordings created during COVID-19 shutdown

   November 17, 2020   

Here are some of the pop music albums being released this month.

Camp Verde Library hosts free concert by 'Verde Valley’s Got Talent' winner

   November 17, 2020   

The Camp Verde Community Library will present a free concert from Donna Hazlewood, the winner of last year’s Verde Valley’s Got Talent, 3:30 p.m., Thursday, Nov. 19.

Sound Bites Grill bids ‘Happy Trails’ to Blazin’ M Cowboy Bill Bassett

   November 10, 2020   

If you love live music, you will want to check out the musical menu at Sound Bites Grill in Uptown Sedona this week. The award-winning venue brings in live music four to five nights a week in their show room.

Red Rocks Music Festival presents world-acclaimed pianist Inna Faliks in ‘Dialogues’

   November 10, 2020   

Red Rocks Music Festival presents world-acclaimed pianist and head of piano area at UCLA, Inna Faliks, in “Dialogues”, on Nov. 15, 2:30 p.m., at the Sedona Creative Life Center.

MUSIC REVIEW: Neil Young revisits 2003’s ‘Greendale’

By SCOTT BAUER, Associated Press    November 10, 2020   

Think of Neil Young’s 2003 record “Greendale” as the venerable rocker’s take on “Our Town,” with a heavy dose of weirdness, environmentalism and anti-war sentiment thrown in.