On tour

Posted on Tuesday, March 2nd, 2010 - 10:47 pm
On February 26, 2010, James McMurtry, Great American Taxi, and the Cracker Duo graced Fort Collins with their music and their special blends of Folk, Americana, and Alt-Country. Folk culture is defined as a specific group of people relating to a certain locale.  Fort Collins night of folk...
Posted on Thursday, February 25th, 2010 - 11:23 pm
Leslie Jenkins believes in the power of the blues. She believes in its’ power to lift the souls of those who truly are listening. If The Blues were to be a religion, I suspect she’d be in the front pew, ready for a anointing thru music each and every Saturday night. Or – better yet, she might heed...
Posted on Monday, February 22nd, 2010 - 8:21 pm
Garaj Mahal, Ultraviolet Hippopotamus (UV Hippo), and Musketeer Gripweed played to a free keg Wednesday night crowd at Hodi’s Half Note on Wednesday, February 17th 2010.  Some of you may already know how I feel about the free keg Wednesday night crowd.  If not, check out my review of...
Posted on Saturday, February 20th, 2010 - 4:53 am
Magnolia Row played to a sardine can crowd for Fat Tuesday at the West End Tavern in Boulder on 2/16/2010.  I have heard a Yonder Mountain String Band bootleg where in the middle of “My Darling One” he proclaims to the crowd how kewl they all are. It’s something along the lines of, “Wow!...
Posted on Thursday, February 18th, 2010 - 8:22 am
It started in a bedroom studio as a solo project, writing, playing and self-recording as a one-man-band. After the release of two solo albums under the name The Antlers, "Uprooted" and "In the Attic of the Universe," founder Peter Silberman started the recording of "Hospice." During the two year...
Posted on Thursday, February 18th, 2010 - 7:29 am
A while ago, John Butler cut his hair.  After sporting a set a dread locks for much of his adult life, the guitar master decided to chop them all off. The story he told the Fox Theater last night goes like this – he decided to go for the front first, so that he would have to finish the job...
Posted on Wednesday, February 17th, 2010 - 10:05 pm
I’ve always secretly felt badly for people with birthdays that fell during the deep winter.  Mine’s in late August.. Pretty much everywhere I’ve ever lived or visited, I’ve found August to be lush, warm, and full of nature’s bounty.  Birthday gatherings for me were pretty much always...
Posted on Tuesday, February 16th, 2010 - 3:00 pm
The New Deal made their triumphant return to the Hoosier state on the second night of a four date Midwest tour.  The Bluebird Night Club in Bloomington Indiana played host to the Canadian-based electronic trio on a cold Thursday night. They are currently touring in support of their recent...
Posted on Friday, February 12th, 2010 - 7:05 pm
It’s good to live in the Charlottesville, Virginia area, these days.. The recent remodeling and re-opening of the historic Jefferson Theatre has energized the local music scene, and provided an injection of even more entertainment variety on any given night of the week.  Even in a snowstorm. I...
Posted on Friday, February 12th, 2010 - 1:54 am
When I got the news that I could write a review for the Motet’s Best of their Halloween shows at my favorite indoor venue in the world, I jumped at the opportunity. Not only was it just their “best of” show, but it was the 7th Anniversary Grand Re-Opening Celebration for the venue that has...