How often is it that you are lucky enough to witness a brand new group of already legendary powerhouse musicians premier before a live audience? Maybe some are more fortunate than I, but last Friday at the Boulder Theatre was a first for me. Boulder audiences were fortunate enough to catch the premier performance of a brand new folk rock/Americana “super-group” Hardworking Americans.
When bands do five-night runs, the first night is usually expected to be, more or less, the warm-up night. Yonder Mountain String Band had no such things in mind as they laid down a blistering show to a packed Boulder Theater on Friday night that set the bar pretty high for the remaining four nights.
Baltimore funk outfit Pigeons Playing Ping Pong announced initial 2014 tour dates today, spanning 11 states around the East Coast and Midwest. The tour includes stops at AURA Music Festival in Live Oak, FL as well as a two-night stand in Times Square.Known for their high-energy live shows, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong is making a name for themselves in the jam scene and will continue to do so with this tour.