Reviews

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 - 5:41 am
With vintage sounding indie bands being a flavor of the year, many bands are relying too heavily on their influences and failing to create something new. In contrast, The Mynabirds create a lively musical synergy on their debut album, What We Lose in the Fire We Gain in the Flood. They do not bash...
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...
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...