About Boots Riley
Boots Riley, 34, is co-founder of the Oakland hip-hop group the Coup, a fiercely outspoken, thumb-in-your-face collective whose song titles such as “5 Million Ways to Kill a CEO” are rallying cries for social activism. The father of three is now producing Internet videos to promote Bay Area artists. His forthcoming album, “Pick a Bigger Weapon,” arrives April 25, then he will join rappers Dead Prez to form the Instigators’ Project.
The initial 2019 LOCKN’ Festival lineup has been revealed and features Trey Anastasio Band with guest Derek Trucks, Tedeschi Trucks Band with special guest Trey Anastasio and more.
Legendary rockers Bob Seger & The Silver Bullet Band are approaching the end of their farewell tour.
The inaugural Suwannee Rising Music Festival will feature Lettuce, moe., Oteil & Friends and more.
Railroad Earth confirmed an extensive spring tour that includes April and May legs.
Jason Isbell & The 400 Unit will spend the month of June embarking on a co-headlining tour with Father John Misty.