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SCI Welcomes Special Guests for their Annual Winter Carnival

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Here in Colorado, the snow has been falling, falling… and falling.  To celebrate the winter white, The String Cheese Incident announces their annual Winter Carnival run of shows, this year confirmed for March 22nd, 23rd, and 24th at Denver's Fillmore Auditorium, and March 26th and 27th at Dobson Ice Arena in Vail. In the tradition of Winter Carnival, SCI has announced very special guests to perform each night, including choral symphonic rockers The Polyphonic Spree, 12 piece African drumming group Toumani Diabete's Symmetric Orchestra, renowned mandolin player and founding member of the progressive bluegrass trio, Nickel Creek, Chris Thile & The How To Grow A Band featuring Bryan Sutton, San Francisco gypsy rockers Tea Leaf Green and underground cult heavyweight Bassnectar.  All five Winter Carnival shows are sold out.

As always, SCI is pleased to partner with Conscious Alliance to hold food drives at each show on this run.  There will be two unique series of limited-edition posters, a 3-Panel set for the Fillmore and a 2-Panel set for Vail free to every patron who donates 10 non-perishable food items per panel.  Artists for these limited edition posters are Robert Venosa, Martina Hoffman and Robert Marx.  All food collected will benefit Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.

Confirmed show details are as follows:

Thursday, March 22 @ 7:00pm (Doors @ 6:00pm)
Fillmore Auditorium
with very special guest The Polyphonic Spree
1510 Clarkson Street, Denver
SOLD OUT

Friday, March 23 @ 8:00pm (Doors @ 7:00pm)
Fillmore Auditorium
with very special guest Toumani Diabete's Symmetric Orchestra
1510 Clarkson Street, Denver
SOLD OUT

Saturday, March 24 @ 8:00pm (Doors @ 7:00pm)
Fillmore Auditorium
with very special guest Chris Thile & The How To Grow A Band featuring Bryan Sutton
1510 Clarkson Street, Denver
SOLD OUT

Monday, March 26 @ 7:00pm (Doors @ 6:00pm)
Dobson Ice Arena
with very special guest Tea Leaf Green
321 East Lionshead Circle, Vail
SOLD OUT

Tuesday, March 27 @ 7:00pm (Doors @ 6:00pm)
Dobson Ice Arena
with very special guest Bassnectar
321 East Lionshead Circle, Vail
SOLD OUT

SCI Announces Guests For Their Annual Winter Carnival

Nershi- for the Grateful Web

Here in Colorado, the snow has been falling, falling… and falling.  To celebrate the winter white, The String Cheese Incident announces their annual Winter Carnival run of shows, this year confirmed for March 22nd, 23rd, and 24th at Denver's Fillmore Auditorium, and March 26th and 27th at Dobson Ice Arena in Vail. In the tradition of Winter Carnival, SCI has announced very special guests to perform each night, including choral symphonic rockers The Polyphonic Spree, 12 piece African drumming group Toumani Diabete's Symmetric Orchestra, renowned mandolin   player and founding member of the progressive bluegrass trio, Nickel Creek , Chris Thile & The How To Grow A Band featuring Bryan Sutton , San Francisco gypsy rockers Tea Leaf Green and underground cult heavyweight Bassnectar .  All five Winter Carnival shows are sold out.

As always, SCI is pleased to partner with Conscious Alliance to hold food drives at each show on this run.  There will be two unique series of limited-edition posters, a 3-Panel set for the Fillmore and a 2-Panel set for Vail free to every patron who donates 10 non-perishable food items per panel.  Artists for these limited edition posters are Robert Venosa, Martina Hoffman and Robert Marx.  All food collected will benefit Pine Ridge Indian Reservation in South Dakota.

Confirmed show details are as follows:

Thursday, March 22 @ 7:00pm (Doors @ 6:00pm)
Fillmore Auditorium
with very special guest The Polyphonic Spree
1510 Clarkson Street, Denver
SOLD OUT

Friday, March 23 @ 8:00pm (Doors @ 7:00pm)
Fillmore Auditorium
with very special guest Toumani Diabete's Symmetric Orchestra
1510 Clarkson Street, Denver
SOLD OUT

Saturday, March 24 @ 8:00pm (Doors @ 7:00pm)
Fillmore Auditorium
with very special guest Chris Thile & The How To Grow A Band featuring Bryan Sutton
1510 Clarkson Street, Denver
SOLD OUT

Monday, March 26 @ 7:00pm (Doors @ 6:00pm)
Dobson Ice Arena
with very special guest Tea Leaf Green
321 East Lionshead Circle, Vail
SOLD OUT

Tuesday, March 27 @ 7:00pm (Doors @ 6:00pm)
Dobson Ice Arena
with very special guest Bassnectar
321 East Lionshead Circle, Vail
SOLD OUT

The 22nd Annual KPFA Grateful Dead Marathon

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The 22nd annual KPFA Grateful Dead marathon:

The 22nd annual KPFA Grateful Dead marathon:

Saturday, February 3, 2007, 10 am to 1 am pacific time

Live music from the Waybacks; possible other surprise guests...

Broadcast live on KPFA 94.1 fm in Northern California and KFCF 88.1 in Fresno CA Webcast via nugs.net, kpfa.org, and kfcf.org

Featuring unreleased music from the Grateful Dead archive; an April 1986 performance by Kingfish with Bob Weir; Bob Weir and Ratdog from the fall of 2006 (which we'll be offering as a premium for those who contribute to the station); highlights from the recent "American Beauty Project" show in New York City; new music from Wake the Dead and others.

Playlist and program notes will be updated as the day progresses at: http://logblog.gdhour.com

Live chat room hosted by Marc Evans: http://www.gdhour.com/chat

Many parties have contributed gifts for those who pledge support for KPFA, the nation's first listener-sponsored radio station. Featured premiums for contributors will be Grateful Dead Live at the Cow Palace, New Year's Eve 1976," just released by Rhino Records.

More information available at http://dttw.gdhour.com

Hosted by: David Gans

LODO's First Annual BASS BASH!

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The Lodo Bass Bash is a non-profit event centered around educational workshops and performaces for bassist of all levels. It is a great opportunity to meet and learn from some of the best bassists in the world, check out some of the latest equipment, and see some of the most amazing performances by the masters of the instrument. There is also the opportunity for registered attendees to win thousands of dollars in giveaways from the sponsors of the event. There will be drawings, free-bee giveaways, and a silent auction!!!

2006 is the First Annual Lodo Bass Bash, and features some of the most amazing bassists from around the world, including, but not limited to:

6th Annual JAMMYS

Phil & Friends are up for best show of the year!- for the Grateful Web

The Sixth Annual Jammys will return to the Theatre at Madison Square Garden on Thursday, April 20th, to kick off the Green Apple Music Festival.

The award nominations have just been announced so head over to Jammys.com to cast your vote in 8 separate categories: Tour of the Year, Live Album of the Year, Studio Album of the Year, Song of the Year, Live Performance of the Year, Archival Album of the Year, DVD of the Year and New Groove.

And the nominees are....

  1.  
    1. Comes A Time , A Celebration of the Music and Spirit of Jerry Garcia, Greek Theater, Berkeley, California, 9/24/05
    2. Warren Haynes, Matt Abts, Jon Medeski, Dave Schools and Skerik , Bowery Ballroom, NYC, 2/2/05
    3. moe. Tsunami Relief Benefit , Roseland Ballroom, NYC, 2/10/05
    4. Phil Lesh & Friends , Vegoose, Las Vegas, NV, 10/29/05
    5. My Morning Jacket , Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco, CA, 11/11/05
    6. The Word , Bonnaroo Music Festival, 6/12/05

Once again the night will feature a collection of unique artist parings, so you'll have to join us on April 20th to see what develops. We have many more musicians we'll be adding into the mix as well...

So be sure to stop by Jammys.com for ticket information, additional artist announcements and of course to VOTE !!

Everyone Orchestra 'Conducts' Second Annual Benefit Concerts in Portland

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Portland, OR - The Everyone Orchestra offers a new paradigm for live music by combining various musicians from popular touring bands for two nights of improvisational music when the group performs the 2nd Annual Pangaea Project Benefit at the Crystal Ballroom in Portland Thursday and Friday April 14, 15 and at WOW Hall in Eugene Saturday, April 16.

The roster of performers includes Jon Fishman of Phish, Billy Nershi and Michael Travis of String Cheese Incident, Kai Eckhardt of Garaj Mahal, Everyone Orchestra founder Matt Butler, and a number of other musicians.

The Everyone Orchestra catalyzes revolving casts of musicians who combine energy and talent to raise funds and awareness for local non-profits through performance of songs and improvisational music. Each Everyone Orchestra performance culminates in unique and unpredictable segments featuring a conductor directing both musicians and audience alike in interactive, lively, and highly danceable jams. 

The 2004 inaugural events raised raised funds and awareness for The Pangaea Project which engages teenagers from underserved neighborhoods in local and international service-learning projects by promoting the development of leadership skills, increasing global awareness, and fostering a commitment to work towards social change.  Proceeds from Everyone Orchestra show ticket sales, fundraising raffles, and other generous donations will be contributed to The Pangaea Project.

Last year's Pangaea Project benefit at the Aladdin Theatre was enlivened by guest speakers: at-the-time presidential candidate/Congressman Dennis Kucinich, environmental activist Julia Butterfly Hill, and Pangaea Project founders Deb Delman and Stephanie Tolk. Ms. Butterfly Hill reflects on the Everyone Orchestra, "I was blown away by the talent, humor, love, and brilliantly orchestrated improvisation coming together in what truly can be described as magic."

The magic continues April 14 and 15 in Portland and April 16 in Eugene with music interpreted by an all-star talent lineup within the Everyone Orchestra.  Butler explains "We simply pass the 'musical talking stick' around the collective group of players and take turns leading the stage, much like sharing music around a campfire.  Then we culminate in moments when everyone is on stage at once, playing conducted improvisations together."   The concerts are designed to create space for each performer's musical personality to shine and facilitate a massive celebratory coming together with the conducted segments.

In true collaborative fashion, the percussive members of the Everyone Orchestra, Jon Fishman, Michael Travis, Matt Butler and Jamie Janover, will be holding a community drum and percussion session at the Crystal Ballroom the afternoon of Friday, April 15. Simultaneously, a singer/songwriter workshop featuring Billy Nershi, Scott Law and Libby Kirkpatrick will also take place at the Crystal Ballroom.  For an additional $15 contribution to the Pangaea Project, percussionists, drummers, singers, songwriters and all music fans are invited to join these professional musicians in a unity-focused connection to rhythm and songs at 4 PM at the Crystal Ballroom.

A limited number of VIP Tickets are available for the Portland Everyone Orchestra shows.  VIP Tickets include preferred seating, signed event poster and an after-show meet and greet with the musicians.

www.everyoneorchestra.com http://www.everyoneorchestra.com/  &
www.pangaeaproject.com http://www.pangaeaproject.com/ 

Thursday and Friday, April 14 and 15: Crystal Ballroom -
www.mcmenamins.com/crystal  
1332 W. Burnside - 503- 225-0047 |
Tickets for a single show general admission: $20 advance, $25 door
Two day general admission pass: $35
Single show VIP: $40
(VIP entitles the ticket holder to a signed poster and admittance to
that evenings' post-show meet and greet with the performers; which is to
take place in the balcony of the main ballroom)
Two day VIP: $70
(Two day VIP entitles the holder to all of the VIP benefits plus
admittance to the workshop on Friday afternoon)
Friday Rhythm Workshop: $15

Tickets on sale at all TicketMaster locations and
http://www.ticketmaster.com/venue/123402/
Doors open at 8 PM Shows start at 9 PM.

Complete List of Players for the Second Annual Pangaea Project Benefit
Featuring The Everyone Orchestra
Portland, OR - Crystal Ballroom - April 14, 15

Matt Butler - Drums
Jon Fishman - Drums
Kai Eckhardt - Bass
Billy Nershi - Guitar, Lap Steel
Michael Travis    - Drums
Tye North - Conductor, Bass
Jamie Janover    - Hammered dulcimer/percussion/conductor
Aaron Holstein - Guitar/bass
Scott Law - Guitar, Mandolin
Steve Vidaic - Keyboards/samples
Libby Kirkpatrick - Vocals
Enion Pelta - Violin
David Tiller-Mandolin

Saturday, April 16: WOW Hall - www.wowhall.org
291 W 8th Ave - 541-687-2746 | Doors open at 8 PM show starts at 8:30
PM.
$15 in advance $18 door
Tickets available at the WOW Hall Box Office: 541-687-2746, TicketsWest
outlets (www.ticketswest.com): 800-992-8499; and Jambase Ticketing:
www.jambasetickets.com

Complete List of Players for the Second Annual Pangaea Project Benefit
Eugene, OR -WOW Hall - Saturday, April 16

Matt Butler - Drums
Jon Fishman - Drums
Kai Eckhardt - Bass
Tye North - Conductor, Bass
Scott Law - Guitar, Mandolin
Asher Fulero - Keyboards/samples
Libby Kirkpatrick-Vocals
Jarrod Kaplan -Percussion
Tim McGloughlin - Trumpet

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Colorado's 20th Annual Mid-Winter Bluegrass Festival

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Mid-Winter Bluegrass Festival
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Feb 18-20, 2005
Northglenn Holiday Inn and Holidome
Denver, Colo.

Featuring in Concert:

Laurie Lewis and Tom Rozum Band
Reeltime Travelers
Pine Mountain Railroad
Steep Canyon Rangers—Bluestem
Hickory Project—Platte Valley Boys
Bluegrass Patriots—Sons & Brothers
Stone Mtn. Bluegrass—One Lucky Guy
Badly Bent—Left Hand Gospel Band
The T Band—Coffee Family

"BAND SHOWCASES" featuring: Heartwood Hollow, Blue Canyon Boys, Lazy String Gang and others TBA

Purchase advance tickets: By Mail | On-line

Vendors' Fair. Regional artisans will display instruments, art, jewelry, crafts and more! (Vendors please contact Barb Liebler at (970) 221-5714 or Barbara_Liebler@msn.com to reserve space.)

Concert Times: Friday 6 pm - 11 pm / Saturday 10 am - 11 pm / Sunday 10 am - 4 pm

WORKSHOPS/HOLIDOME JAMMING/INDOOR POOL/LOTS OF FREE PARKING/BEGINNERS' JAMS