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The Congress | Washington, DC | Review + Interview | 9/20/12

Submitted by Paul Carlino on Thu, 09/27/2012 - 9:15 am

The Congress are living the last American adventure.  They've been on the road in support of their debut record, Whatever You Want, for months.  They've been hauling a trailer full of equipment from city to town, looking for a place to spend the night, just trying to make a living.  "Every night we're in a new city.  We don't know anything about the venue.  We don't know anybody."  Says guitarist Scott Lane.  "Or we know everybody.  It's crazy."

Alan Evans Trio | Drop Hop Tour w/ Interview | Fort Collins, CO

Submitted by Kevin Adams on Tue, 09/04/2012 - 8:36 am

Steamy keys, gritty six string, soul drenched stomp. Black Cadillac music, back ally marque blue. Greasy chops deep-fried in fatback. Kick drum with fist on the pulpit thuds, and a cymbal’s smooth splash…riding it…smoky with a hairy funk. That almost covers the sound of the Alan Evans Trio.

Grateful Web Interview with Easy Star All-Stars

Submitted by Dave Papuga on Tue, 08/28/2012 - 6:43 am

In 1996 Michael Goldwasser founded the reggae label Easy Star Records in New York City. Over the years ESR has produced records for artists including Toots & the Maytals, Steel Pulse, Matisyahu, Israel Vibrations and Sister Carol, and proved to be a force in the world of reggae music production. A year after starting ESR, Goldwasser helped found the reggae collective Easy Star All-Stars.

Adam, Ben & Dave Answer Questions in Preparation for Kinfolk

Submitted by Daniel Neubert on Wed, 08/22/2012 - 10:03 am

Adam Aijala, Ben Kaufmann & Dave Johnston of Yonder Mountain String Band took some time from their busy schedule to answer a few questions about the band's upcoming Kinfolk Celebration in Lyons, Colorado. This will be the first time in 10 years the band is playing the Planet Bluegrass grounds. It's obvious they're excited for the opportunity to put on a festival for their hometown fans.

Grateful Web Interview with Jimmy Herring

Submitted by Dylan Muhlberg on Fri, 08/17/2012 - 5:36 pm

Grateful Web recently had a chance to speak to lead guitarist for Widespread Panic, Jimmy HerringJimmy talked about playing in numerous bands, getting ready to do a solo tour and Jimmy’s brand new studio album, his brand new studio album, Subject for Change Without Notice, due out August 28th.

Backstage @ the Boulder Theater w/ Grandmothers of Invention

Submitted by Dave Papuga on Mon, 07/30/2012 - 12:02 pm

Back in May Grateful Web brought you coverage of the GrandMothers of Invention live at the Boulder Theater in Boulder, Colorado. The former members of Frank Zappa’s Mothers of Invention have been touring the U.S. and Europe and will return to Colorado on July 31st for an evening at the Bluebird Theater in Denver. These guys arethe Zappa reincarnate band to see!

Grateful Web Interview with Yonder's Jeff Austin & Adam Aijala

Submitted by Bobby Martin on Mon, 07/30/2012 - 8:55 am

On Friday night at All Good Festival in Ohio, Yonder Mountain String Band took the stage for a raging set of blue grass. Several hours before they hit the stage, guitarist Adam Aijala and mandolin player Jeff Austin sat down with Bobby Martin of Grateful Web in the backstage artist area.

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