Interviews

Posted on Thursday, September 27th, 2012 - 9:15 am
The Congress are living the last American adventure.  They've been on the road in support of their debut record, Whatever You Want, for months.  They've been hauling a trailer full of equipment from city to town, looking for a place to spend the night, just trying to make a living....
Posted on Sunday, September 16th, 2012 - 5:39 pm
Melvin Seals and JGB played a rocking set on Friday evening at the Catskill Chill Music Festival. Even after playing for about two hours, Melvin sat down with Grateful Web and shared some stories and laughs about life on the road, major inspirations and playing with Jerry Garcia. GW: This is Bobby...
Posted on Friday, September 7th, 2012 - 1:53 pm
ReaLifeActual of Fort Collins, CO, is an “up-and-coming” 6 piece instrumental jam band that implores electro dance beats to progressive rock. The result of RLA’s converging genres is a heady trance jam that transports audiences into a psychedelic accelerated landscape. Exploding onto the Colorado...
Posted on Friday, September 7th, 2012 - 11:19 am
Grateful Web recently had a chance to speak with Jesse Miller from the instrumental/electronic band, Lotus. Jesse and Lotus are gearing up for their headlining show at legendary Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, Colorado. Jesse was kind enough to spend a few minutes to talk about some new Lotus’...
Posted on Tuesday, September 4th, 2012 - 8:36 am
Steamy keys, gritty six string, soul drenched stomp. Black Cadillac music, back ally marque blue. Greasy chops deep-fried in fatback. Kick drum with fist on the pulpit thuds, and a cymbal’s smooth splash…riding it…smoky with a hairy funk. That almost covers the sound of the Alan Evans Trio. Alan...
Posted on Tuesday, August 28th, 2012 - 6:43 am
In 1996 Michael Goldwasser founded the reggae label Easy Star Records in New York City. Over the years ESR has produced records for artists including Toots & the Maytals, Steel Pulse, Matisyahu, Israel Vibrations and Sister Carol, and proved to be a force in the world of reggae music production...
Posted on Wednesday, August 22nd, 2012 - 10:03 am
Adam Aijala, Ben Kaufmann & Dave Johnston of Yonder Mountain String Band took some time from their busy schedule to answer a few questions about the band's upcoming Kinfolk Celebration in Lyons, Colorado. This will be the first time in 10 years the band is playing the Planet Bluegrass grounds....
Posted on Friday, August 17th, 2012 - 5:36 pm
Grateful Web recently had a chance to speak to lead guitarist for Widespread Panic, Jimmy Herring.  Jimmy talked about playing in numerous bands, getting ready to do a solo tour and Jimmy’s brand new studio album, his brand new studio album, Subject for Change Without Notice, due out August...
Posted on Monday, July 30th, 2012 - 12:02 pm
Back in May Grateful Web brought you coverage of the GrandMothers of Invention live at the Boulder Theater in Boulder, Colorado. The former members of Frank Zappa’s Mothers of Invention have been touring the U.S. and Europe and will return to Colorado on July 31st for an evening at the Bluebird...
Posted on Monday, July 30th, 2012 - 8:55 am
On Friday night at All Good Festival in Ohio, Yonder Mountain String Band took the stage for a raging set of blue grass. Several hours before they hit the stage, guitarist Adam Aijala and mandolin player Jeff Austin sat down with Bobby Martin of Grateful Web in the backstage artist area. GW:...