Creed Bratton Heading Back on the Road

Don’t miss Creed in your city next month!  He’s bringing his amazing music/ comedy hybrid show, and he probably won’t steal anything this time.

January 2018 Tour Dates:

January 17 Chicago, IL (Beat Kitchen)
January 18 Lafayette, IN (Lafayette Theater)
January 19 Cincinnati, OH (Mad Frog)
January 20 Indianapolis, IN (SkyBar)
January 21 St. Louis, MO (Fubar)
January 22 Lexington, KY (Cosmic Charlie’s)
January 24 Pittsburgh, PA (Rex Theater)
January 25 Baltimore, MD (Baltimore Soundstage)
January 26 Morgantown, WV (Mainstage)
January 28 Lancaster, PA (The Chameleon)


Scarface Unplugged

Adler Music Group + Focused Noise Present…
Scarface Unplugged
Upcoming Dates:
November 25- Atlanta, GA- The Loft
November 26- Asheville, NC- Orange Peel
November 27- Baltimore, MD- Baltimore Soundstage
November 29- Boston, MA- Brighton Music Hall
November 30- Philadelphia, PA- Voltage Lounge
December 1- Pittsburgh, PA- Spirit Hall
December 2- Reading, PA- Reverb
December 5- Detroit, MI- El Club
December 6- Cleveland, OH- Grog Shop
December 7- Kalamazoo, MI- Bell’s Brewery
December 8- Chicago, IL- Portage Theater
December 9- Lincoln, NE- Bourbon Theatre
December 10- Denver, CO- Summit Music Hall
December 12- Dallas, TX- Gas Monkey
December 21- Oakland, CA- Yoshi’s
December 22- Orangevale, CA- The Boardwalk
December 23- Long Beach, CA- The Gaslamp

Scarface Unplugged Tour







Artists- Win a Chance to open for Bone Thugs-n-Harmony, Raekwon, Rakim, E-40, or DJ Quik & Scarface

Perform with one of the Greats!

Have you always wanted to perform with one of the greatest Hip-Hop artists of all time? The Adler Music Group and The Indie Playbook Podcast are giving you a chance to win an opening performance slot on a show in your hometown with one of the greats.

In order to be fully eligible for this contest, participants must do EACH of the following by September 24th at Noon PST:

1. Subscribe to The Indie Playbook on iTunes at:

2. Like The Indie Playbook Facebook page at:

3. Post a link to ONE of your original songs on The Indie Playbook Facebook page, along with your preferred date and city of performance (See below for options).

Please note, only post ONE song. Additional submissions will not be listened to. We will notify one winner by September 25th at Noon PST.

For more info and to listen to The Indie Playbook, check out

Potential Performance Cities:
September 26 – Carrboro, NC (Opening for Bone Thugs-n-Harmony)
September 26 – San Antonio, TX (Opening for Raekwon)
September 27 – Ventura, CA (Opening for Rakim)
September 27 – Charlotte, NC (Opening for Bone Thugs-n-Harmony)
September 28 – Sacramento, CA (Opening for Rakim)
September 28 – Baltimore, MD (Opening for Bone Thugs-n-Harmony)
September 29 – Oakland, CA (Opening for Rakim)
September 29 – Richmond, VA (Opening for Bone Thugs-n-Harmony)
September 30 – Eugene, OR (Opening for Rakim)
September 30 – Reno, NV (Opening for Bone Thugs-n-Harmony)
October 1 – Portland, OR (Opening for Rakim)
October 3 – Las Vegas, NV (Opening for Rakim)
October 4 – Tempe, AZ (Opening for Rakim)
October 5 – Joliet, IL (Opening for Bone Thugs-n-Harmony)
October 5 – Louisville, KY (Opening for DJ Quik/ Scarface)
October 6 – Oklahoma City, OK (Opening for Rakim)
October 6 – St. Paul, MN (Opening for Raekwon)
October 13 – Seattle, WA (Opening for Bone Thugs-n-Harmony)
October 22 – Berkeley, CA (Opening for Bone Thugs-n-Harmony)
October 28 – Fresno, CA (Opening for E-40)
November 16 – Columbia, SC (Opening for Bone Thugs-n-Harmony)
November 24 – Norfolk, VA (Opening for Bone Thugs-n-Harmony)
November 25 – Silver Spring, MD (Opening for Bone Thugs-n-Harmony)
December 2 – Park City, UT (Opening for Bone Thugs-n-Harmony)
December 7 – Petaluma, CA (Opening for Bone Thugs-n-Harmony)
December 8 – Santa Cruz, CA (Opening for Bone Thugs-n-Harmony)
December 14 – Lincoln, NE (Opening for Bone Thugs-n-Harmony)
December 16 – Albuquerque, NM (Opening for Bone Thugs-n-Harmony)
December 17 – Tucson, AZ (Opening for Bone Thugs-n-Harmony)
December 22 – Cincinnati, OH (Opening for Bone Thugs-n-Harmony)

*The contest winner will be allowed a 20-minute performance in their hometown (or nearest city). Cities listed above. There will be no guest list, cash prize, or travel stipend. Winning performers will be given passes to the show, plus two extra tickets for friends or family. The winner is expected to communicate tech needs with the production coordinator, arrive at the venue on time, and begin and finish their performance on time.  Must be 21 years of age or older to enter.

Bone Thugs-n-Harmony Hurricane Harvey Benefit + Upcoming Tour Dates

Bone Thugs-n-Harmony Hurricane Harvey Benefit Show in Houston

Upcoming Bone Thugs-n-Harmony Tour Dates:

9/26 – Carrboro, NC – Cat’s Cradle
9/27 – Charlotte, NC – Neighborhood Theater
9/28 – Baltimore, MD – Baltimore Soundstage
9/29 – Richmond, VA – The National
9/30 – Reno, NV – Lex Nightclub
10/4 – Houston, TX – Scout Bar (Benefit Concert)
10/5 – Joliet, IL – The Forge
10/6 – Las Vegas, NV – The Platform
10/13 – Seattle, WA – Showbox Sodo
10/14 – Portland, OR – Moda Center
10/22 – Berkeley, CA – UC Theater
11/10 – Boston, MA – Art of Rap
11/12 – San Bernardino, CA – High Times
11/16 -Columbia, SC – Music Farm
11/17 – Savannah, GA – Savannah Civic Center
11/18 – Chicago, IL – Arie Crown Theater
11/24 – Norfolk, VA – The Norva
11/25 – Silver Spring, MD – The Fillmore
12/1 – Los Angeles, CA – Microsoft Theater
12/2 – Park City, UT – Park City Live
12/7 – Petaluma, CA – Mystic Theatre
12/8 – Santa Cruz, CA – The Catalyst
12/9 – Sacramento, CA – Golden 1 Center
12/14 – Lincoln, NE  – Bourbon Theater
12/15 – Denver, CO – The Fillmore Auditorium
12/16 – Albuquerque, NM – El Rey Theater
12/17 – Tucson, AZ – Rialto Theater
12/22 – Cincinnati, OH – Bogart’s
12/23 – Rosemont, IL – Donald E Stephens Convention Center

Rakim On Tour

The God MC kicks off his 2017 solo tour on September 14th. Catch the legendary Rakim on a select run through the Midwest and West Coast. More dates TBA soon!

  • September 14 – Urbana, IL (Canopy Club)
  • September 15 – Milwaukee, WI (Turner Hall Ballroom)
  • September 16 – Omaha, NE (New Generation Music Festival)
  • September 17 – Kansas City, MO (Riot Room)
  • September 23 – Fresno, CA (Strummer’s)
  • September 24 – San Diego, CA (House of Blues)
  • September 25 – Los Angeles, CA (The Regent Theater)
  • September 27 – Ventura, CA (Majestic Ventura Theater)
  • September 28 – Sacramento, CA (Harlow’s)
  • September 29 – Oakland, CA (New Parish)
  • September 30  – Eugene, OR (Lane Events Center)
  • October 1 – Portland, OR (Wonder Ballroom)
  • October 3  – Las Vegas, NV (Vinyl)
  • October 4  – Tempe, AZ (The Marquee)
  • October 6 – Oklahoma City, OK (Tower Theatre)

Brought to you by Focused Noise and Adler Music Group.