Frank Zappa

Composer & Multi-Instrumentalist, Conor Mulroy, Releases New CD

Foxfire; Conor Mulroy’s fourth independent release, is a sweet blend of bluegrass and classical music as interpreted through a progressive jazz lens.  Imagine music that blends together elements from each of these styles, but still cannot be categorized into any one of these genres.  The title is an homage to a specific type of algae that glows a bio-luminescent blue at night and can only be found in certain areas of Appalachia.

Members of Zappa's Original Band, The Grandmothers of Invention coming to Boulder

If you ever dug Zappa, you don't want to miss the GrandMothers of Invention. They are THE authentic live version of Zappa's music. This isn't just another comeback, this is the reincarnation of the Mothers of Invention! From Zappa's mid to late 70's Mothers bands, the GrandMothers are touring the world and keeping Zappa's music alive.

The GrandMothers of Invention Announce 2012 Spring Tour

Announcing the 2012 "ROXY AND ELSEWHERE AND MORE" US Tour! Having just returned from their acclaimed EUROPEAN tour of 14 concerts in 18 days in 7 European countries, the GrandMothers of Invention embark on their premiere tour of the USA. For the first time, audiences in the United States will be witness to the incredible performances of three former member of the Mothers of Invention.

MIKE KENEALLY BAND TO TOUR THE WEST COAST THIS OCTOBER

World-renowned virtuoso guitarist and multi- instrumentalist/composer Mike Keneally is set to launch his first West Coast full-band tour in years, bringing his remarkably inventive musical vision to nine cities in October in support of the Keneally Band's latest Exowax Recordings DVD/CD live release, bakin' @ the potato!

State of the Scene: Where Have All the Good Bands Gone?

Festival season!  I love it, and it is almost upon us.  After viewing the initial lineups for some of the big music festivals I couldn't help but notice the large number of indie rock bands that are sneaking their way into what are usually very jam-heavy celebrations.