While the “Fare Thee Well” Forth of July at Solider Field announcement from the surviving members of The Dead have fans nationwide in pandemonium, California’s Bay Area has already begun celebrating fifty years of Grateful Dead with a number of intimate events. Guitarist Bob Weir has returned to performance with some stellar extended-for-network-TV jamming with host John Mayer on The Late Late Show.
The Heavy Pets announce the themes for their four-night headlining stand at Dunedin Brewery’s Spring Beer Jam taking place March 26-29, 2015. The band will present reinterpretations of popular Pets tunes to fit the themes as well as first-time-played covers and originals each night with no repeats throughout the week.
The Jeff Austin Band played last week at the Bluebird Theater in Denver to showcase their new album, The Simple Truth. The performance proved loud and clear that the future is bright for Jeff Austin and his compadres, and that Austin is anything but done playing music after his separation from Yonder Mountain String Band earlier this year.
Beanstalk Music and Mountains Festival, located at the beautiful State Bridge Amphitheater in Bond, CO, has announced the initial 2015 lineup. Colorado favorites Kyle Hollingsworth Band featuring Michael Kang will headline the festival.
EOTO will hit the ground running in 2015 with a spring tour that will crisscross the country including 13 theater dates and spring festival appearances. The dynamic duo is known best for their jaw-dropping live EDM/electro performances, which incorporate a multitude of live instruments for on-the-fly improvisational adventure.
Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Jorma Kaukonen is premiering his new album, Ain't In No Hurry, this week at NPR Folk Alley's as their "Hear It Now" selection. The album will be released through Red House Records on February 17, 2015. The accompanying interview finds the artist sharing thoughts on the album and his ability to stay inspired after more than 50 years as a songwriter and performer.
Multifaceted instrumentalist and vocalist Nick Dunbar of Boulder County’s Mountain Standard Time lives and breathes the band on the run mentality. Knowing full well how the music industry is experiencing Kickstarter campaigns and grueling tours to make up for a lack of album sales, Dunbar and the band is striving to stay afloat and find that working balance. Fresh off of a fan-funded studio in which to record, Mountain Standard Time is hitting the Colorado Front Range this weekend with shows in Ft.