Reviews

Posted on Thursday, March 6th, 2014 - 12:57 pm
Loyal fans of Nederland, Colorado’s Mountain Standard Time must be thrilled at the feats accomplished since their recalibration and return to touring in 2012. Long time members Nick Dunbar (mandolin), Stan Sutton (guitar) and Zach Scott (drums) welcomed Otis Lande on bass and Ryan Ebarb on keys....
Posted on Tuesday, March 4th, 2014 - 2:38 pm
Though jazz connotes many meanings to many different people something most can agree upon is that jazz necessitates devotion to an instrument. How that layout translates is wide spanning. Jazz can also be narrowed down stylistically by place of origin. Chicago and New York jazz will have signature...
Posted on Friday, February 21st, 2014 - 11:46 am
After hearing about how much fun J2G’s previous super jam shows (The Dance Party Time Machine) turned out without being there, I was not going to miss this one. Even with Zappa Plays Zappa playing across town, I chose to take my ladies to sushi and then to the Love Shack. No disrespect to Dweezil...
Posted on Friday, February 21st, 2014 - 10:29 am
I've been a die hard Phish fan for years. After the New Year's show, I had high expectations for the band members' side projects this year. If you have been following Trey Anastasio this winter, you too will know he has been an incredible act and displays the most incredible musicianship and shows...
Posted on Tuesday, February 18th, 2014 - 6:23 am
I had the pleasure of catching up with guitarist and bandleader Dweezil Zappa, who is in his eighth year of leading Zappa Plays Zappa, the tour de Frank. Zappa is a father of two most importantly now a days, but still manages to take the band on tour at least a couple times a year, with scattered...
Posted on Friday, February 14th, 2014 - 2:01 pm
Living up to its self title, Robby Hecht’s third album is chocked full of personal sentiment that’s immediately relatable, backed up by simple-sounding, perfectly timed acoustic melodies. Hecht’s hazy sound draws a lot of James Taylor comparisons, and rightfully so. It hit my ear like a warm...
Posted on Thursday, February 13th, 2014 - 6:31 am
Nothing makes me happier than a night full of some great classics from the Grateful Dead. Every time I hear one of those familiar melodies I can feel my soul awaken and my heart become a little lighter. There was nothing but smiles across every face this past Friday, February 7th as Dark Star...
Posted on Wednesday, February 12th, 2014 - 9:18 pm
So many legendary touring acts continue to play and perform on the fortune of their loyal fans coming to see their shows. Stalwarts of the scene know that getting on the road and playing as often as possible is the lifeblood of continuity. Year after year, summer after summer, fans travel to see...
Posted on Saturday, February 8th, 2014 - 6:02 pm
Recently, I read an online article arguing the inevitable demise of rock music. The writer saw fit to place the blame upon a variety of conditions, from the public unfairly judging bands by their looks (As opposed to their music), to band classifications and whether or not they deserve to be...
Posted on Thursday, February 6th, 2014 - 12:12 pm
It has been a freezing snowy winter all across the United States this chilly season. The temperatures have been unusually cold and the snow fall has set records in several places. Many of us summer festival and tour lovers needed some refuge after our outrageous New Year’s Eve experiences. The...