On tour

Posted on Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 - 1:19 pm
Over the years, many great bands have played the stage at George’s Majestic Lounge in Fayetteville, AR. And many of them have played in Fayetteville year after year. One of those bands is Elephant Revival. If you haven’t seen this band before, just go. I promise you won’t regret it. In the short...
Posted on Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 - 9:05 am
Festivaaal! Polyethnic Cajun Slamgrass giants, Leftover Salmon brought the sauce to Fort Collins’ Aggie Theater this April. The Americana, string-based, electric bluegrass band is on Spring Tour in support of the 2012 release Aquatic Hitchhiker (produced by Steve Berlin on Los Records.) Members...
Posted on Tuesday, April 16th, 2013 - 5:46 am
Out of the resurging Bluegrass Music movement one of the most seasoned vets around is Jeff Austin. The mandolin-man of Yonder Mountain String Band built his following beside his band-mates based upon a loyal fanbase and always keeping it interesting for them. Yonder lives for their fans, and have...
Posted on Monday, April 15th, 2013 - 1:33 pm
Before the band even takes the stage, the energy at "the rock show" is palpable:  Whiskey and flannel, talks of SEC football, and sweet sweet accents.  It's the closest to the south you’ll get on Pearl Street in Boulder, Colorado. Being from the south, I've seen my fair share of Truckers...
Posted on Saturday, April 13th, 2013 - 5:01 pm
A common misconception about funk music is that the style is all nostalgia and not contemporary. Many of the founders of the form are still performing today such as George Clinton, George Porter Jr., Leo Nocentelli, or Art Neville. Though the founders are still a big part of the funk scene its best...
Posted on Friday, April 12th, 2013 - 12:33 pm
Indie supergroup Mister Heavenly released one of the most underrated albums of 2011, and if we’re lucky, they just might do it again this year. The band, comprised of Canada’s finest pop star Nick Thorburn (or Diamonds, depending which day you ask him), Man Man’s manliest man Honus Honus (or Ryan...
Posted on Monday, April 8th, 2013 - 4:34 am
Rockin’ Americana stringband, Eric Lambert & Friends (ELF), featuring acclaimed guitarist Eric Lambert, along with Dan Rogers on bass, and Pat Fiddle on mandolin and fiddle, will be performing live at a Chicago suburban historical landmark on Saturday, April 20. ELF debuts at Two Brothers...
Posted on Sunday, April 7th, 2013 - 4:37 pm
Recently I had the special opportunity to see the legendary Toots and the Maytals, just a couple of blocks from my house at the Fox Theater in Boulder CO. My work thus far with Grateful Web has been mostly reviewing jam-bands, taking notes on their instrumentation, and reporting commendable jams....
Posted on Saturday, April 6th, 2013 - 2:59 pm
When Lotus comes to Boulder, Colorado, the streets are just a bit more abuzz. People standing in front of the Boulder Theater are giving off a charge of excitement, and there’s a stimulating, magnetic sense in the air that tells us of what’s to come. Half of this galvanic charisma is due to the...
Posted on Saturday, April 6th, 2013 - 5:24 am
On an otherwise nondescript Thursday night at Shine, local band The 100 Percent made the most of their 45-minute set. Packing in nine soul-soaked original tunes that had the crowd cheering and clapping, often before the song was even complete, the band displayed chops that show they have what it...