When it comes to modern day interpretations of the American Songbook that is Grateful Dead, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead is causally setting the bar. With an illustrious thirty years of Dead tunes to choose from, former Furthur drummer Joe Russo and his grateful gang of east coast friends are reinvigorating songs and arrangements that have been played to a pulp.
The 9th Annual Tucson Gem and Jam Festival will kick off on February 6th featuring 2 stages of music over three beautiful days in the Arizona desert. Hosting many internationally and nationally prominent names in the jam and electronic music scenes; Gem & Jam is not just a music festival.
Improvisational soul rockers Jesus On The Mainline will play Mercury Lounge on Friday, February 6th at 8:30 PM. The group features Natalie Cressman of the Trey Anastasio Band, so I know you won't want to miss this powerhouse troupe of virtuosos! JOTM's signature blend of funk and blues is reminiscent of rock greats like The Black Crowes and Joe Cocker. This 15-piece jam band has sold out famous NYC venues like Bowery Ballroom and Mercury Lounge.
On March 19-22, 2015, the 19th annual Suwannee Springfest kicks off the spring festival season at The Spirit Of Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL. A gem of a festival with beautiful early spring weather in a stunning natural setting, Suwannee Springfest is thrilled to announce a few additions to the already stellar lineup.
The Mimi Fishman Foundation has launched their first on-line auction of 2015.
In addition to signed 2014 tour posters, the auction features some one-of-a-kind gems. Included are signed drumheads from the “Fuego” recording sessions, signed drumheads and drum sticks used during Phish’s appearance on the Tonight Show as well as a signed drumhead used during their Late Show with David Letterman appearance.
The funds raised from this auction will be divided among various charities the Foundation supports.