Jim James, lead singer/songwriter for popular band My Morning Jacket will be joined by the band's guitarist & multi-instrumentalist Carl Broemel in a visit to Keene, New Hampshire for a rare solo performance on behalf of the Obama campaign on Monday, October 1st, 2012. The concert will take place at the Colonial Theater, with doors opening at 7:00pm. Opening for Jim James and Carl Broemel will be Craig Finn of The Hold Steady.
The Mimi Fishman Foundation has launched a new on-line charity auction that features many show used drumsticks and drumheads from Phish’s 2012 summer shows as well as the 2011 New Years run which took place at Madison Square Garden. The sticks and heads are dated as well as signed by Phish drummer Jon Fishman.Proceeds from this auction will benefit the Delta Gamma Center for Children With Visual Impairments – an organization which has been supported by the Foundation for many years.The
The Congress are living the last American adventure. They've been on the road in support of their debut record, Whatever You Want, for months. They've been hauling a trailer full of equipment from city to town, looking for a place to spend the night, just trying to make a living. "Every night we're in a new city. We don't know anything about the venue. We don't know anybody." Says guitarist Scott Lane. "Or we know everybody. It's crazy."
San Francisco-based Hot Buttered Rum are settling in for three intimate, year-ending performances at San Francisco’s Brick and Mortar December 29 – 31. Touring off their forthcoming live album this fall, the band will perform with original band member Zac Matthews returning on mandolin as a special guest on Dec. 30 to perform songs from the band’s early days in what they refer to as a 100-year career retrospective.On New Year’s Eve, the band will present a masquerade ball with an extended show, lasting until 3 a.m.