This show was the icing on the cake of a super busy music weekend in the Mile High City. The Bluebird Theater played host to an ultra-talented bill. It was a cold and snowy night in Denver, but people still came out on a Sunday night to see one of the most talented bands in Colorado cover Ween’s famous Chocolate and Cheese album.
It was apparent as soon as Philadelphia-based electro-jam collection took the stage in chilly Minneapolis; Lotus meant business. Midway through their 2015 Winter Tour in support of their Gilded Age EP, Lotus set fire to the Land of 10,000 Frozen Lakes with a wide range of eclectic tunes from their extensive catalog, including a twenty-minute “Nematode>Sift>Nematode” segue and an impressive encore off their latest EP.
The kitchen table that members of the Grateful Dead once gathered around to drink coffee and consider the day. The desk from the band room at 5th and Lincoln. Jerry Garcia’s last reading material. The original oil paintings on which Rick Griffin based the 1990 tour poster. Stanley “Mouse” Miller’s original “Golden Road” fan club poster. The original lyrics, in Robert Hunter’s handwriting, of “He’s Gone.”
On Thursday, May 14, an extraordinary collection of music stars will come together at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, MD, for the concert event of a lifetime, DEAR JERRY: CELEBRATING THE MUSIC OF JERRY GARCIA, to honor one of the most influential musicians and cultural icons of our time.
Announcing Emmylou Harris and Rodney Crowell, Tom Rush, Peter Case, Ruthie Foster, John Fullbright as part of the 2015 44th annual Kerrville Folk Festival lineup. Located at Quiet Valley Ranch, nine miles south of the Texas Hill Country resort community of Kerrville, this legendary songwriter’s festival will run for 18 straight days, from Thursday, May 21 through Sunday, June 7, 2015. Season Ticket Packages and discounted day tickets are on sale now at http://www.kerrville-music.com/tickets.htm
Dead fans will not be allowed to park or camp overnight on land outside of Soldier Field, a spokesman for the arena said today. With thousands of anticipated ticketless fans heading to Chicago for the 4th of July weekend, and hotels already sold out or very expensive, this could end up causing some troubles for what we all hope will be a wonderful weekend of music with our friends and family.
STS9--started the new year with a four-night takeover of the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver, CO which included a special New Year’s Day charity dinner event benefitting Conscious Alliance. 600 lucky fans joined the electronic rock quintet for a memorable evening that the band is now making available for all to experience via BitTorrent Bundle.