Join us, won't you, as we celebrate what would have been Jerry's 75th birthday with the music and magic of the Grateful Dead on the silver screen. A special one-night-only cinema event, the 7th-annual Meet-Up At The Movies features the previously unreleased July 12, 1989 RFK Stadium concert. Spoiler alert: the rare first set contains at least one song sung by each of the four lead singers, not to mention a terrific show-opening rendition of "Touch Of Grey." And the second set?
A true floating Americana Music Festival, the 11th edition of Cayamo: A Journey Through Song, brings together 2,200 music lovers and the who’s who amongst singer-songwriters for seven full days of inspiring music, camaraderie and Caribbean vibes sailing February 4-11, 2018 aboard Norwegian Pearl from New Orleans to Cozumel, Mexico and Harvest Caye, Belize.
Immediately recognizable is that distinct jangly Rickenbacker guitar sounds that threads through The Beatles, Tom Petty, The Byrds, The Jam and early Who. The Cairo Gang, who's namesake is from the IRA members responsible for Dublin's "Bloody Sunday" nearly 100 years ago makes for an obscure reference packed with potentially curious meaning. That aside, they have a solid, tight sound. Add to their performance Kelly's subtle charisma and showmanship, the full house of fans were completely engaged in the music.
The contradictions in John Butler are evident, and, despite his magnificently successful career (with number one albums in Australia and sell-out tours) his is a troubled soul. One of the most successful recording artists Australia has ever produced and a musician whose reputation has begun to rock the waters of both Europe and America, Butler is nevertheless a man on the edge, poised like a beautiful suicide. Where will he go next? Up or down?