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nugs.tv Tonight: Dopapod & Pigeons Playing Ping Pong

Submitted by nugs.net on Sat, 01/28/2017 - 3:06 pm

Funk, Rock, Electronic ENERGY: These four Pigeons bring it every night. Based out of Baltimore, MD, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong has an undeniably unique and versatile live sound that ascends peaks of musical ecstasy. Their evolving arrangement of original compositions, psychedelic improvisational jams, and contagious smiles have 'The Flock' growing and coming back for more. With no end in sight, Pigeons Playing Ping Pong is here to bring the party with their danceable electro-funk grooves and infectious ability to bring positive energy to any environment.

Kory Quinn to release "Black Gold Blues"

Submitted by HearthMusic on Sat, 01/28/2017 - 11:59 am

Like the steady pendulum of a land oil rig, Americana songwriter Kory Quinn has tapped inspiration—and greater purpose—with his new EP, Black Gold Blues. Sharp and critical, Black Gold Blues swings between misery and pride of the working class. On the EP, which drops February 10th, Quinn explores the complex relationships inherent in the immorality of modern capitalism and the individual purpose found in the work.

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Greensky Bluegrass & Fruition | Review

Submitted by Mike Mannon on Fri, 01/27/2017 - 11:43 am

Penn’s Peak, perched just above the picturesque town of Jim Thorpe, PA is a gem of a venue; one that should become a pilgrimage for East Coast music lovers.  Located an hour and a half from Philly and two hours from New York, it’s “just far enough out here to chase off the riff raff” one rail-rider grinned to me last night during the second night of Greensky Bluegrass’s and Fruition’s run of 14 mid-winter date

Colorado Stands with Refugees Rally at the Capitol

Submitted by LiveLoud on Thu, 01/26/2017 - 12:20 pm

In response to news of a potential executive order by President Trump on Refugee policy, Project Worthmore, Members of Flobots and NOENEMIES project, Coalition for an Inclusive Colorado, and many more organizations who help serve the refugee community are calling on Colorado residents to attend a rally across from the capitol at noon on Thursday, January 26th in order to affirm our support for the refugee community as our friends, neighbors, and family.

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Dark Star Orchestra Celebrates 20 Years

Submitted by Musical Earth on Thu, 01/26/2017 - 9:53 am

One day in 1997, two Deadhead musicians were ruminating about life without Jerry Garcia and simultaneously came up with the same idea: "Let's recreate a Grateful Dead show."  Around forty people came down to Martyrs' in Chicago on November 11, 1997, to hear the brand-new Dark Star Orchestra's rendition of the Dead's show of 10/8/81. They'd planned it as a four-week experiment, ninety folks showed up the second week, then two hundred, then a 400-person sell-out, so it seemed like a good idea to keep going.

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