There are three key fundamental elements to a superior live music experience. The band, the crowd, and the space. Sure, there are factors from the outside like weather, parking, a potential Shakedown Street, and maybe even lame small-town cops. But it’s the first three that bring it all together. Two veteran acts co-billed a doubleheader at San Francisco’s legendary Great American Music Hall last Thursday and Friday.
At the helm, the brooklyn-based and founding duo of John Linnell and John Flansburg, peppered the show with conversational banter between songs as if each fan in the house was a personal friend. They waxed on humorously about their career, navigating Chicago on St. Patrick's Day, how they forge on with the purpose of actaully selling their music through non-existiant digital music stores, and more.
In this powerful benefit compilation, an assortment independent artists, engineers and manufacturers join forces to raise funds for the American Civil Liberties Union and its heroic mission to protect the rights of all people as we head into the second year of the Trump administration and its ongoing assault on the Constitution.
Since opening doors April 15, 1998, Higher Ground has served the Vermont and Northern New England community with 7,500+ shows featuring every genre under the sun. Continuing that tradition, Higher Ground is celebrating its 20th anniversary throughout the month of April with an incredible lineup of favorites, underplays, surprises, and reunions. A full list follows.
In celebration of its fifth anniversary, Serenity Gathering migrates to Northern California for the first time ever on April 27th-29th, 2018, transplanting its roots to California’s most beloved campground, Woodward Reservoir. Positive collaboration, dynamic art and a spectacular showcase of renowned beat selectors will descend upon the site to create an ethereal playground for participants to free their mind, body and spirit.
Moon Hooch have announced the release of a new EP, 'Light It Up,' due April 6. Recorded at the bucolic and tranquil Gnomehaus just outside of Burlington, VT during a rare extended break from their perpetual touring schedule, it presents three songs that the band has been perfecting in their live show over an extended period of time. Known for their raucous dance party-inducing performances, it's only fitting that Moon Hooch capture that same raw primal energy in the studio.