On tour

Posted on Thursday, April 1st, 2010 - 5:30 am
The Giving Tree Band came through Colorado on their way to the SXSW Festival down in Austin.  On the Tuesday afternoon in March that they came through Boulder they played an early set at the Draft House and then another set over at the Topo Ranch Organic Cotton Clothing Store.  In...
Posted on Thursday, March 25th, 2010 - 5:56 am
It was another jam-packed night outside the Bill Graham Civic Auditorium in San Francisco. You would have thought you were seeing Furthur on New Year’s Eve 2009 all over again. It was just about impossible to get into line outside the arena as there were so many people walking up and down the...
Posted on Thursday, March 25th, 2010 - 2:27 am
The physical requirement of playing live music leaves little room for musicians to keep performing past a certain age.  Although a handful of timeless artists such as Buddy Guy, BB King, The Rolling Stones, and Paul McCartney have been able to defy the limits of time, it goes to say that...
Posted on Tuesday, March 16th, 2010 - 6:19 am
It was easy to see that Jake Stockburger of Point Pleasant, NJ was in town to see Mike Gordon at The Jefferson Theatre.. He was wearing his thoughts on his sleeve. Or more accurately, they were on his shirt. Jake may have been the first or maybe second ticketed person to walk through the doors of...
Posted on Wednesday, March 10th, 2010 - 7:08 am
RJD2 isn't that cute little droid acting as one half of a Greek Chorus in the Star Wars saga. But he did, start his set as a robot named 'Commissioner Crotchbuttons'; Complete with welders mask and "the world's first scrotum powered music machine" (a modified MPC sequencer that spins around on his...
Posted on Monday, March 8th, 2010 - 9:43 pm
Furthur, featuring Phil Lesh & Bob Weir played the brand new 1stBank Center in Broomfield, Colorado on March 5th & March 6th, 2010.  The Grateful Web was on hand to check out the show, take some photos, shoot some videos and soak in seeing the band a mere 10 minutes from our home...
Posted on Friday, March 5th, 2010 - 1:57 am
It was Jorma Kaukonen’s big San Francisco homecoming on his current tour with G.E. Smith. Kaukonen, who grew up to be an accomplished guitar player in Washington D.C., moved to San Francisco just in time for the psychedelic rock of the sixties, and was one of the founding members of Jefferson...
Posted on Thursday, March 4th, 2010 - 9:42 pm
Why did you fall in love with rock and roll? I ask that, not particularly sure you love rock and roll at all, in its purest definition, anyway.. It isn’t heard all that often these days.. Music genres in recent years seem to have splintered into multitudes of subgenres, in some ways – diluting the...
Posted on Thursday, March 4th, 2010 - 2:06 am
I first became immersed into African music from the influence of an amazing musician, friend, and teacher Matt Wasowski currently with Mohammed Alidu and the Bizung Family, and Zivanai Masango and Pachedu and formerly with Jaka and Jyemo amongst other groups. Matt who plays mostly guitar, also...
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...