Close your eyes and imagine The Everly Brothers wearing tie-dyed nudie suits. Okay, now open them. There's Mapache. Young ones Clay Finch and Sam Blasucci—the Mapache boys—are barely in their twenties, but are already rising to the top of the new wave of West Coast Cosmic Americana.
Fire up the home entertainment system and call your buds because the ultimate stoner comedy is celebrating its 40th anniversary. The high-larious cannabis cultural epic breakthrough UP IN SMOKE will “… grab you by the poo poo” all over again when it arrives on Blu-ray Combo Pack and DVD April 10, 2018 from Paramount Home Media Distribution. A special Deluxe Collector’s Edition, pairing the Blu-ray with the original soundtrack on CD and VINYL LP in deluxe packaging, will arrive the following week on 4/20 from Rhino, featuring a newly recorded “2018 version” of the title son
Colorado, how do we show our boundless love for you? You brought us sold out shows in Denver, Boulder, Steamboat, and Crested Butte. We even got the chance to share the stage with Sam Bush at his sold-out show in Keystone. Special shoutouts also go out to Greensky Bluegrass and The Infamous Stringdusters for their support.
Multifarious guitar player Stephen Inglis is no stranger to the music of the Grateful Dead. A life-long Deadhead through and through, Stephen took his native Hawaiian guitar playing roots and mingled it with the band that changed his life. In conversation with Grateful Web, Stephen opened up about his ambitious solo Slack Key Guitar-centered album Cut The Dead Some Slack.
GW: Can you talk about your musical beginnings? Who are your influences?
Spread the Word Music Festival is pleased to announce its sixth annual extravaganza, featuring Colorado’s best up-and-coming bands/DJs across five stages. This three-day festival will take place in downtown Denver, CO from Friday May 11th – Sunday May 13th, 2018 at Fox St. Compound. Music lovers of all types will appreciate the variance throughout the festival with styles ranging from jam, funk, bluegrass, reggae, electronic, rock, and every kind of fusion in between.
Spread The Word Fest 2018 Lineup:
Cloud 9 Adventures announces the return of Strings & Sol, the annual bluegrass-centric tropical concert vacation, held at the beloved all-inclusive Now Sapphire and Dreams Resort & Spa in Puerto Morelos. Now entering its seventh year, the event will take place on the beautiful coastline in the Riviera Maya region of Mexico from December 7-11, 2018.
As you entered the theater, you were given a postcard which had instructions for the “cue” for when to sing happy birthday to the birthday boy. Some of my fellow attendees were already wearing birthday hats and even giving them out to their friends. The theater was hoppin’, and the vibe was that of a celebration. It was a sold-out crowd (GA/LOGE/BALCONY). Of course, it really didn’t matter if you had a seat anyway when I looked around, people were standing and dancing everywhere.
April 19, 2018 will be the 75th Anniversary of Bicycle Day, the fated day in 1943 when the Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann took the world's first intentional acid trip. The date is called Bicycle Day because Hofmann rode home from his lab on his bike as the psychedelic effects of the substance began to take hold.