Grateful Web caught up with Austin, TX-based Govinda just before he plays at Wakarusa. A master of combining classical music with electronic influences, Govinda discusses his musical passions, what you can expect from him at Wakarusa and his many musical influences.
GW: You’ll be at Wakarusa very soon – what can we expect to see from you this year?
This is Dylan Muhlberg of Grateful Web here with Matt Butler who is best known as the pioneer and creator of the groundbreaking project Everyone Orchestra. This project brings together musicians from various different bands and musical backgrounds and through Butler as conductor they create on-the-spot improvised concert experiences through the help of audience participation and musical empathy.
This is Dylan Muhlberg of Grateful Web here with legendary organ and piano man Melvin Seals. Melvin has been a strong presence in American Rock and Soul music for well over thirty years. He was tapped by Jerry Garcia to join his band in 1980 and remained a member for the rest of the band's thirteen-year tenure. We are so thrilled to have you with us, Melvin.
The five piece multi-talented Milo Greene is devotedly touring the United Sates to share their unique brand of Cinematic-Pop. Grateful Web will be covering their show this Saturday at Headliners Music Hall in Louisville, Kentucky. We were lucky enough to speak with Vocalist and Multi-Instrumentalist Graham Fink to talk about all things Cinema, Bonnaroo, and St. Paddy’s Day.
This Thursday, February 28, Lazy Dog will host a multiple-band benefit in honor of those affected by the Sandy Hook shootings in Newtown, Connecticut. Matt Flaherty, a founding member of Boulder’s own Hot Soup, initiated and organized the proceedings. The following is an interview with Matt all about this benefit. Suggested donation is between $10 and $20.
Grateful Web recently had an opportunity to speak to musician, songwriter and music journalist, David Gans. David is the host of the weekly syndicated radio show The Grateful Dead Hour, co-authored the book Playing in the Band: An Oral and Visual Portrait of the Grateful Dead and this weekend David is preparing for the annual Berkeley based KPFA Dead Marathon, whi