It's a wet and cold Friday Night in Denver Colorado. Outside the sleet it turning to snow and inside Cervantes' Masterpiece Ballroom the stage is melting into the eclectic sounds and sights of Banyan. The west coast based Banyan was created by Stephen Perkins, the long-time drummer of Jane's Addiction.
Almost an afterthought to a long weekend in 2000, Particle was born on a boat cruise in the San Francisco Bay to commemorate what ended up being Phish's first hiatus. The then-unnamed Particle ended up surprising everyone on the boat cruise with their fresh sound and original compositions.
You may have heard already, or maybe you sensed it someplace inside your bones. Tom Waits is touring. This rare treat began down south on August 1st and gallops toward the mid west while I write this. The tour, only eight performances, is promoting Waits' yet to be released three disc set called, Orphans: Brawlers, Bawlers & Bastards.
Phil Lesh and Friends plus Trey & Mike played the Tweeter Center in Mansfield, MA last night. Here are some photos from the show.
Thanks to the powers that be for the photo pass to last night's show.
Pictures from the Tweeter Center in Mansfield.
hope you enjoy!
In 1996 Nada Surf was on top of the world. Their hit single, "Popular" was an anthem for depressed high school students. The song served as a painstaking guide book to teenage popularity. They had a major label record contract and were destined for greatness. Fast-forward 9 years and the mainstream music scene had basically written them off. They were a one hit wonder. With four albums to their name, Nada Surf released "The Weight is a Gift" at the end of 2005 on Barsuk Records. The album serves as a beacon of