Interviews

Posted on Thursday, September 25th, 2008 - 10:14 pm
Grateful Web's Sam Holloway had a chance to catch up with Boots Factor, drummer/mandolin/banjo for Stephen Kellogg & the Sixers who answered a few questions during their recent stop at the Fox Theater in Boulder, Colorado. Grateful Web:  You...
Posted on Tuesday, September 23rd, 2008 - 8:58 pm
Recently Grateful Web's Alex Borosody had the opportunity to talk with Matt Butler, the musician and conductor behind the Everyone Orchestra, who we also discovered can add, "great orator" to his list of talents. Never one to shy away from leadership, you could say Matt conducted the interview...
Posted on Monday, August 25th, 2008 - 9:55 am
Once upon a time, in a holler far, far away, a music revolution was born when the cries of Hasil "The Haze" Adkins, the last of ten Adkins children, first echoed across Appalachia. No one knows the exact date of the event. Though it was recorded in a family Bible, the Bible was lost. At an early...
Posted on Saturday, August 2nd, 2008 - 1:18 am
On the 25th of July, BoomBox played the Fox Theatre in Boulder, CO.  Their music is a unique blend of electronica, funk, and southern rock, the likes of which I've never quite seen before.  Bringing in crowds of both rock and electronica fans, BoomBox is getting bigger all the time....
Posted on Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008 - 2:45 pm
One of the interesting twists to this year's 10,000 Lakes Festival is the inclusion of two new bands with some screeching metal influences. One is Dub Trio out of Brooklyn, bringing hip-hop and hard core with a peaceful message, and the other is The Hue, out of Chicago. The Hue has been together...
Posted on Wednesday, July 23rd, 2008 - 1:23 pm
Musical siblings, the Wood Brothers, will be returning to the 10,000 Lakes Festival this year, touting their latest CD, Loaded.  Two years ago, in 90+ heat, festival fans packed the Barn Stage to see this  mix of southern backroads and big city boulevards. In their own version of...
Posted on Sunday, July 20th, 2008 - 12:12 pm
Whenever any loosely-based bluegrassy band comes to Chicago, Cornmeal is always called upon to make the touring band feel welcome, usually by whipping up the audience into a frenzy before they take the stage. They've shared a bill with Yonder Mountain String Band, Blueground Undergrass, and the...
Posted on Sunday, July 20th, 2008 - 11:45 am
One of the most unusual acts at this year's 10,000 Lakes Festival is Minneapolis artist, Heatbox.   Aaron Heaton, performing as Heatbox for the past five years, has created a one-man show that has to be seen to be believed. He's not a comedian, and he's not a singer or a rapper, though...
Posted on Saturday, July 19th, 2008 - 11:09 am
This summer, The Waybacks are making a very special effort to bring their eclectic music to this year's 10,000 Lakes Festival in Detroit Lakes, MN next week. "We had the whole trip planned," James Nash, guitarist and lead singer for the band, explained, "and we got the 10KLF offer. We really wanted...
Posted on Tuesday, July 15th, 2008 - 3:26 pm
Next week, Mickey Hart will make an historic appearance at the 10,000 Lakes Festival. This will be the first year that two founding members of the Grateful Dead will be on the same bill, though they will play on different days. This year, Hart will be bringing a new incarnation of his Mickey Hart...