The inaugural Mountain Oasis Electronic Music Summit, happening Friday, October 25-Sunday, October 27 throughout downtown Asheville, is just under a month away.
Winner of multiple Blues Music Awards and a 2012 Grammy Award for “Best Blues Album” the Tedeschi Trucks Band will once again headline the Second Annual Sunshine Music & Blues Festival in Florida, playing two dates in the state. Featuring two stages of live bands, a wide array of refreshing craft beers and delectable menus from a wide variety of food vendors, the Festival will kick off Saturday, January 18, 2014, NOON at Mizner Park Amphitheater, Boca Raton in South Florida and then Sunday, January 19, 2013, NOON, at Vinoy Park, St.
The most colorful of tribes gathered for North Coast Music Festival 2013. A stellar production team worked non-stop behind the scenes to contain the party as best they could as hoop dancers in their best Chicago regalia reenacted a commercialized version of the movie Project X. Electric Forest had beautiful people, but North Coast Music Festival had sexy people. Sometimes you grow tired of the same drama.
Aaaaaah. You have gotten three great nights of music under your belt. You have had time to have your campsite functioning well and made friends with your neighbors. You have made it through three days of having very little need to be fiddling around with your cell phone and spent lots of time with the human beings right beside you. You are familiar with the layout of the venue and accepted the fact that you have to walk, literally miles for some depending on where you camped, your @$$ off at times to get were you wanted to be.
The Werk Out Music and Arts Festival was a great way to close my festival season. Held September 12-14th at Legend Valley in Thornville, Ohio, this festival was full of some the midwest’s favorite musicians and artists. It was an absolutely beautiful weekend to spend outside, although it was a bit chilly at night, the sun was out all weekend.
Saturday provided everyone at Lockn’ Festival with day three of bright blue skies, a warm late summer sun and a string of performers that left everyone with their eyes wide open and their jaws dropped. Love Canon, The London Souls and The Punch Brothers got the day started off on a great note, performing energetically and en
After a summer playing dates with the likes of the Allman Brothers Band and Tedeschi Trucks, Grace Potter & The Nocturnals brought it all back home to Vermont for Grand Point North, the two-day music festival they host at Waterfront Park on the banks of Lake Champlain in downtown Burlington.
A side project of The Infamous Stringdusters, The Founding Fathers, Andy Falco and Chris Pandolfi combine their strings, pedals and whatever instrument is within reach to form as impressive of a duo as is out on the road today. Their set:
Have A Cigar, Sitting on Top of the World, Ravi Shankar Jam>Listen To The Wind Blow>Ravi Shankar Jam, Fork in the Road, While My Guitar Gently Weeps
All the headliners delivered multiple performances that displayed why they were the headliners at Lockn’ Festival and all the up and comers gave performances that ensure that the state of the Jamband genre is in a very good place. Much of the credit for the scene remaining so strong is due Phil Lesh.