Interviews

Posted on Thursday, April 15th, 2010 - 7:10 pm
Martin Sexton will be playing with the Ryan Montbleau band, his band, for a string of dates beginning today, 4/15/10 until Bonnaroo Music Festival June 10th down in Manchester, TN.  After Bonnaroo, he’ll be joining forces with the Dave Matthews Band until he winds down his tour at the end of...
Posted on Tuesday, December 22nd, 2009 - 12:09 am
Amid the recent and exciting “Shakedowns” amongst the currently touring Grateful Dead threaded projects, I had the good fortune of swapping some very interesting and eloquent emails with my friend Jeff Mattson. After years at the helm of The Zen Tricksters, a stint with Phil Lesh and Friends, a...
Posted on Monday, November 16th, 2009 - 3:41 am
Grateful Web recently sat down for an interview with band members Gary Green and Kerry Minnear of the band Gentle Giant from November 10th, 2009.   -- GW: Hi, it is Tuesday, November 10th, 2009, 2pmish, Mountain Time, I’m Barney Moran of the Grateful Web, here with Gary Green who played...
Posted on Thursday, July 23rd, 2009 - 10:20 pm
The last two years for percussionist Jason Hann have been a roller coaster of musical endeavors.  His main project, the wildly popular String Cheese Incident, decided it was time to take an extended hiatus from performing due to some artistic conflicts within the group.  From the break,...
Posted on Sunday, May 24th, 2009 - 1:23 am
In the burgeoning jamband era of the 1990s, one band from Minnesota set out to take the world by storm.  This of course is the Big Wu, one of the more unsung heroes of the jam scene who have arguably displayed some of the best songwriting to come out of rock in the last 15 years. However, like...
Posted on Saturday, May 23rd, 2009 - 8:51 pm
The Grateful Web's Nancy Levine recently had an opportunity to speak to Billy Kreutzmann, drummer for the Grateful Dead about playing again as 'The Dead,' his love for ocean and sea mammal protection, and what profession Billy would like to attempt were he not playing music... GW: How has the tour...
Posted on Saturday, May 16th, 2009 - 6:15 am
It’s a curious sight; the art on the cover is by Stanley Mouse.  The liner notes include songs written by David Nelson and Robert Hunter.  The first song clocks in at nearly eight minutes.  When I opened the envelope that contained “Where I Come From” I admit I was a bit puzzled....
Posted on Friday, February 13th, 2009 - 12:05 am
The electro fusion jammers and livetronica pioneers known as The Disco Biscuits are currently in the midst of their most extensive and exciting tour to date.  We're talking sold-out shows, guest appearances, multi-night headlining extravaganzas, the works.  On Friday and Saturday nights,...
Posted on Saturday, February 7th, 2009 - 12:35 am
Born out of California's Lake Tahoe area, the men of Blue Turtle Seduction know a little something about what it takes to get their music out there and spread the word.  The band credits hundreds of live performances per year as the reason why they have been able to take their unique...
Posted on Saturday, January 31st, 2009 - 10:43 pm
When the Minneapolis-based White Iron Band released their latest CD, Devil's Sweet Revenge, the band offered up something quite unique and very unexpected for these frozen Southern rockers. The hard-driving rock sound is still ever present in the 13 tracks, but there is a richness of content that I...