The Charlie Wheeler Trio is getting some fantastic press.  Here’s what a few folks had to say:

“Gone is the standard blues-rock format in exchange for a more free-flowing fountain of rock ‘n’ roll ideas akin to, say, Gov’t Mule or The Black Crowes…I’m starting to find some good rock ‘n’ roll again…” (Aquarian Weekly)

“Solid blues rock with a small pinch of funk…Masterful rhythm that is very well spent…”  (Rootstime)

“The Charlie Wheeler Trio is one of those hard working bands who are trying to gain traction is the highly competitive field of American blues bands. Their new album should push them a little closer to the top…”  (Cashbox)

The band’s new album “Rewind” is available now.  Here’s “Big City Blues” for your listening pleasure …

Powderfinger’s Year in Review

We just finished counting, and…it was a great year for Powderfinger artists! Over the last 12 months, we’ve seen the following artists go to #1 on the Relix/Jambands.com charts:

  • Mike Gordon: “Overstep” (2 months!)
  • String Cheese Incident: “Song In My Head” (2 months!)
  • Umphrey’s McGee: “Similar Skin”
  • Moe.: “No Guts, No Glory”
  • Kyle Hollingsworth: “Speed Of Life” (2 months!)
  • Primus: “Primus & The Chocolate Factory”


But wait … there’s more! Our artists hit the AAA charts, the CMJ charts, the AMA Americana charts, and more!

  • Brothers Keeper (w. John Popper) “Todd Meadow”: #57 FMQB AAA
  • Mighty Mystic: #1 Most Added CMJ New World radio
  • Primus: #21 CMJ AAA -AND- #51 CMJ Top 200!
  • The Motet: Debuted on the CMJ Top 200
  • Turkuaz: Debuted on the CMJ Top 200
  • Mark Egan: Top Jazz Add at JazzWeek and CMJ
  • Spirtual Rez: #1 Roots Music Report Caribbean Chart
  • Moe.: #26 CMJ AAA
  • Nick Moss Band: #66 AMA Americana chart
  • Moon Hooch: #35 CMJ Jazz
  • Kevin Kinsella: #13 CMJ New World & #1 Roots Music Report Reggae


Our publicity team did a tremendous job getting the word out! We promoted over 40 shows this year, got one of our artists their own video premiere on Magnet, and collected artist reviews from publications like Goldmine, Rootstime, Cashbox, FAME, Aquarian Weekly, and more. Here are just a few:

  • Reed Turner: “Utterly Outstanding 4.5/5 stars” (Maverick Country )
  • Amy Fairchild: “If this stone-cold roots-pop beauty doesn’t catch on, it’s everybody’s else’s fault…” (Goldmine)
  • Brothers Keeper: “Todd Meadows is an album to be explored and savored as its textures and layers provide an ever changing listening experience.” (Cashbox)
  • Madison King: “Onward & Upward has ‘radio’ and ‘charts’ written all over it, every single cut…” (FAME)


2015 is shaping up to be another great year. If you’ve got new music coming out, let us know! We’d love to help your music reach an even wider audience!


HUGE congrats to Powderfinger artist Kevin Kinsella!!!  His new release “Riding Higher Still” just cracked the Top 10 on the Billboard Reggae Charts!

Check out “Morning Time” off (the Billboard charting!) “Riding Higher Still”…

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