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Dawn Cosnotti

Long Strange Trip

What can you say about Dead & Co.? You’re either in or out. Love ’em or hate em. It hasn’t been 52 years for nothing. Only question is can the otherwise whiny John Mayer hang? Unequivocally yes. Not even a fan but when he is not wonderlanding girl […]

Everybody’s High on Consolation

Everybody trying to relive their wonder years poured into PPG Paints Arena Wednesday. With Tears for Fears knocking everyone back to the 80’s to tone was set for some late 70’s love from Hall & Oates to bring back the memories. They tossed out some favorites pretty quickly […]

Welcome Home

Sunday was a big day in Pittsburgh. We welcomed home Lord Stanley and Zac Brown Band brought their Welcome Home Tour to Key Bank Pavilion. Despite game 6 being broadcast there were fans as far as the eye could see on this steamy Sunday night. Cross over or […]

Hanging Out

After a 4 year run at Hangout Festival in Gulf Shores I may have to call it quits. A festie fan by nature I have a pretty low bar for what is a-ok when it comes to this particular sport. That’s what it is, a sport. You set […]

Indigo Girls After All These Years

On a limited stop tour the Indigo Girls hit Carnegie Lecture Hall Sunday. You read that correctly, Lecture not Music Hall. One would not think of this as a particular spectacular venue but it was the perfect setting for this dynamic duo. With seating at (best guess) 500 […]

Everything Is Just Enough

Dom Kelly’s vulnerability is evident. Listen to his music, read his site, see him live. You can’t help but be touched by this 26 year old singer/songwriter. As his site will tell you he was born a triplet with Cerebral Palsy. One of his brothers passed away before […]

Chainsmokers Were Where?

In case you are living under a rock or are on a self imposed twitter ban, you have certainly heard about the Chainsmokers spell check slip up. Closing Saturday night’s show at PPG Paints Arena with an extra special goodbye (see here ) was the icing on the DJ’s-as-concerts […]

Stevie Nicks is 24 Karat Gold

Fans turned out in droves for Friday’s show at PPG Paints Arena to see the former Fleetwood Mac front woman. Many decked out in their finest gypsy queen regalia. More than a few purple capes were spotted amongst the sold out crowd. The 70’s icon did not disappoint. […]

Mess It Up

“The swinging beat and slightly off mark deliver of organ sounds gives it an overall future bass swagger in the best kind of way, while the lyrics tell the story of a man who can’t keep his own swag in line.” – Billboard “I wrote the lyrics for […]

Stream Shawty Lo

Stream “My Love ft. Lyfe Jennings” and share: Spotify  Apple Music  Amazon A founding member of Southern hip hop group D4L, Shawty Lo is one of the most prolific artists and personalities from Atlanta’s music scene. Shawty Lo passed away in 2016 but his legacy and contribution to music will […]

CID Entertainment Festival Guide

Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival April 14 – 16 & 21 – 23 // Indio, CA Weekend 2 Travel Packages Any Line, Anytime Shuttle Passes Platinum Estates | Airport Shuttle Passes Safari Tents | Yurts Camp Bisco *ON SALE 2/24* July 13 – 15 // Scranton, PA […]


Anyone who’s heard the name S U R V I V E is aware of the current revival of ’70s and ’80s era synth music. The Strange Things composers tapped into a nostalgic fascination with the darker side of synth music and helped bring it to the masses. Their take on the […]

Less Than Jake at Stage AE

  When your English Bulldog (Jake) gets treated better than the members of your band it only makes sense to call everyone Less Than Jake. This happened 25 years ago when a group of guys out of Gainesville Florida decided they would be a punk rock band. It […]

Highly Suspect announce Spring Tour

Fresh off their third Grammy nomination, Highly Suspect today announce a new, major U.S. headline run. The tour which is set to commence on March 26th in Tucson, AZ follows their recently sold-out 2016 headline dates in support of their critically hailed new album, “The Boy Who Died Wolf”. The album also features the band’s […]

Earn Bonnaroo Tickets and More

Earn a Free Ticket + Special Perks!  Become a Bonnaroo Ambassador and you can earn your way to Bonnaroo. Get bonus prizes and perks simply by selling tickets to your Roo crew! Learn more and sign up HERE! Here’s what you could earn: Sell 7 – Receive a free GA […]

Artists to Watch in 2017

CHEAT CODES LA based pop electronic trio who attract 18 mil+ Spotify listeners a month will be releasing in Spring/Summer and are touring this Fall. They just signed with 300 Entertainment and are absolutely blowing up worldwide. Facebook // Twitter // Website // Instagram ◀ MUST HEAR TRACK: […]

Make the Pilgrimage

It was a festival in the sense that there were two days, four stages, and loads of bands. Other than that, Pilgrimage Music Festival was a weekend of downright southern hospitality. Fifteen thousand folks gathered on a two hundred and fifty acre farm located in the cutest little […]

2x Grammy nominated act, Highly Suspect debut new single

photo credit: Bob Good 2x Grammy nominated act, Highly Suspect are pleased to announce their sophomore LP,  The Boy Who Died Wolf, due November 18, via 300 Entertainment. The first single from the album, “My Name is Human,” is available now for streaming on YouTube, Spotify, Apple Music, and other digital services.  Album pre-orders […]

UK act, The Hunna release debut LP, “100”

Working with esteemed producers, Tim Larcombe (Halsey, Lana Del Rey) and Duncan Mills, The Hunna arrived with their debut record, “100” on August 26. Available via 300 Entertainment the album had an impressive first week, debuting at  #3 on the UK Indie Chart, with an overall UK chart position of #13. Meanwhile in […]