Martin Sexton releases his new album, Live at the Belly Up!

Martin Sexton
“Outstanding taste in songwriting as well as a soul-marinated voice.” -Rolling Stone

Martin Sexton’s latest album release Live at the Belly Up features soulful lyrics, and a vocal prowess that kept the crowd hootin’ and hollering all night long. Sexton is a singer-songwriter with a genre-blending style incorporating soul, folk, blues, country, rhythm-and-blues, and rock into a feel-good tapestry of sound and story. More to the point, the man is uniquely gifted… However, there’s nothing pretentious about Sexton or his performances and it is obvious that he’s grateful to be on the Belly Up stage, to serve and delight, reminding us of where we’ve been and where we are heading, because the journey is basically one and the same for all.

Live at the Belly Up showcases Sexton’s award winning songwriting and his infectious live show. Highlights include “Diner,” “Glory Bound,” and the closing track; a soulful rendition of “This Little Light of Mine.”

CLICK HERE TO CHECK OUT HIS LATEST ALBUM!

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QUOTES
“He jumps beyond standard fare on the strength of his voice, a blue-eyed soul man’s supple instrument,” adding that “his unpretentious heartiness helps him focus on every soul singer’s goal: to amplify the sound of the ordinary heart.”
— The New York Times

“The real thing, people, a star with potential to permanently affect the musical landscape and keep us entertained for years to come.
— Billboard

“I’ve been a fan of his for quite a bit more than a decade and It’s a real pleasure to finally share the stage with him. I hope that if you never heard him before tonight is a turning point for you. He’s one of my favorite singers and songwriters… Y’all have a good time with Martin Sexton.
— Dave Matthews

“The best live performer I’ve ever seen. I may just quit my job and go follow Martin and make a fuss everywhere I go, just to make sure that people don’t go their lives without hearing this man sing to them.
— John Mayer

 

NEW RELEASE! Roger Clyne & the Peacemakers

rogerKlyneBannerRoger Clyne and his guitar have toured around the world over his 20-year career, starting with The Refreshments. The seminal Tempe, Arizona band made big waves in the ’90s both on college and alternative rock radio as well as MTV with the songs “Banditos” (with the infamous chorus, “Everybody knows that the world is full of stupid people”) and “Down Together” as well as writing the theme for TV’s “King of the Hill.”
Live at the Belly Up features 24 songs and over 112 minutes of music.

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JUST RELEASED! Foghat Live at The Belly Up

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JUST RELEASED! Recorded on August 11, 2016, Foghat Live at The Belly Up opens with the one-two punch of “Fool For The City” and “Eight Days on the Road” and doesn’t let up until the last note of the raucous 10 minute, no-holds-barred set closer “Slow Ride.” The album also features three tracks from Foghat’s 2016 release Under The Influence making their live recording debut: “Under The Influence,” “Knock It Off,” and “Hot Mama.”

Check Out Foghat’s Latest Album Now!

KPBS – Live at the Belly Up – Anderson East, Matisyahu & More

A brand new season of our Television show “Live at The Belly Up” has kicked off on KPBS in San Diego. This Friday, 2/3 at 11PM tune in for South African native Johnny Clegg. We also had a great conversation with Johnny Clegg on the What’s Up at the Belly Up Podcast.

 

KPBS Live at The Belly Up Schedule

If you missed past episodes, we’ve got you covered. View the full episodes online!

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Mick Fleetwood – Live at the Belly Up – Out Now

Mick Fleetwood, the iconic co-founder of Fleetwood Mac, is celebrating his blues heritage with The Mick Fleetwood Blues Band, featuring Rick Vito. As well as their own material, the band pays tribute to the original Fleetwood Mac, the blues band that started it all in 1967. Bringing together four stellar Blues and Rock musicians, Mick Fleetwood presents Live at The Belly Up, a 2-hour live album featuring 17 tracks. For a limited time, the album is on sale for only $9.99.

 

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At the front of the group is Rick Vito, veteran Bluesman and former Fleetwood Mac vocalist and lead guitarist. Rick adds his personal touch while staying true to the styling of early Fleetwood Mac front man Peter Green. “A lot of guys can play the licks but Rick has the tone and that’s so important in real blues,” says Mick Fleetwood.  With Fleetwood anchoring the band on percussion, the “other half” of the rhythm section is Lenny Castellanos on bass. As Mick points out, “I’ve played with John McVie for 40 years, any bassist who plays with me has big shoes to fill.” Lenny does a great job filling those shoes while complimenting Mick’s unique and revered drum style. Mark Johnstone ties everything together on the keys and backup vocals, infusing a vibrant energy to the group.

The album features Fleetwood Mac hits like “Oh Well” “Black Magic Woman” & “Albatross” as well as Blues Rock standards like “Carol” and Blues classics like “You Can’t Judge A Book By Its Cover” and “Shake Your Moneymaker.”

Check out the band performing “Oh Well”

Full Track-listing:

Track Listing:
1. Looking for Somebody (Live)
2. Fleetwood Boogie (Live)
3. Oh Well (Live)
4. Red Hot Gal (Live)
5. Rollin’ Man Meets the Voodoo Woman (Live)
6. Love that Burns (Live)
7. Eyesight To The Blind (Live)
8. Black Magic Woman (Live)
9. Black Crow Blues (Live)
10. Lucky Devil (Live)
11. Passage East – World Turning (Live)
12. Rattlesnake Shake (Live)
13. You Can’t Judge A Book By The Cover (Live)
14. Shake Your Moneymaker (Live)
15. Stop Messin’ Around (Live)
16. Carol (Live)
17. Albatross (Live)

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Check out our Podcast w/ Mick Fleetwood and Rick Vito

ZIGGY MARLEY LIVE

Ziggy Marley will be streamed live from the Belly Up on October 25, 2016 at 11:30PM EDT

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Ziggy Marley, son of Bob Marley, performs numerous hits off of his extensive list of original studio albums, with “Family Time”, “Wild and Free”, “Fly Rasta”, and “Ziggy Marley” peaking at #1 on the US Reggae charts.

Exciting news – this show will be part of our Live at the Belly Up TV Show on KPBS.  There will be cameras on site filming for the show and it will air on KPBS on Friday’s at 10pm for 7 weeks between Jan and March. By entering the show you consent to be video taped for the TV show – however we will have an area of the concert that will not be on camera if you would like to not be seen! We look forward to seeing you at the show!

Ziggy Marley’s life story is filled with changes and transitions. In fact, change has been the one constant in his life. From his earliest days, raised in Trench Town, Jamaica, to the present, he has been guided by his keen awareness and driving compassion. These qualities are the earmarks of his work and his journey.

The eldest Marley son is not one to let any moss grow under his feet. His 2006 release, Love is My Religion (Tuff Gong Worldwide), garnered a Grammy for Best Reggae Album at the 49th Annual Grammy Awards, giving him a total of four Grammys as an artist. It was his second solo album, and the first to be released independently on the Tuff Gong Worldwide label.

Mick Fleetwood Blues Band – Stream “Oh Well (Live)”

We are proud to announce the forthcoming release of Live at The Belly Up from the Mick Fleetwood Blues Band. The album features 17 tracks and over 2 hours of music.  Live at The Belly Up will be via all digital outlets on October 28, including Belly Up Live, where we will have the 2 Hour set sale priced for only $9.99 for a limited time. Stream the Fleetwood Mac Classic “Oh Well,” Check out the Album Artwork and full track listing below.

 

Mick Fleetwood Blues Band – Live at The Belly Up – Cover Art

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Mick Fleetwood Blues Band – Live at The Belly Up

 

Track Listing:
1. Looking for Somebody (Live)
2. Fleetwood Boogie (Live)
3. Oh Well (Live)
4. Red Hot Gal (Live)
5. Rollin’ Man Meets the Voodoo Woman (Live)
6. Love that Burns (Live)
7. Eyesight To The Blind (Live)
8. Black Magic Woman (Live)
9. Black Crow Blues (Live)
10. Lucky Devil (Live)
11. Passage East – World Turning (Live)
12. Rattlesnake Shake (Live)
13. You Can’t Judge A Book By The Cover (Live)
14. Shake Your Moneymaker (Live)
15. Stop Messin’ Around (Live)
16. Carol (Live)
17. Albatross (Live)

And in case you missed it, Check out Mick Fleetwood and Rick Vito joining us recently on the What’s Up at The Belly Up Podcast.

 

KONGOS at MUSIC BOX

WED, OCT 26 @ MUSIC BOX IN SAN DIEGO
-a Belly Up presents concert-

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One of Rolling Stone’s “must know” top ten new artists of 2014, the KONGOS sound like: a Balkan accordionist, a Burundi drummer, an American slide guitarist, and a British rock star walk into a bar. High-octane folk-pop ensues.

Following in the footsteps of their father, Seventies South Africa pop star John Kongos, these four hard-folking brothers brought their tri-continental sound back home to the states after setting Dad’s homeland afire with radio hits from their 2012 debut, Lunatic.

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