The Grateful Web did a webcast of the Cast of Clowns' 10/30/08 show at the Wow Hall in Eugene, Oregon. We'll have the archived video available for you soon. Check out some of our past webcasts including: Kimock, Hot Buttered Rum, Donna the Buffalo, and Dark Star Orchestra.
LATEST: Archived Video/Audio will be available in the next few days!
The Cast of Clowns is an original psychedelic jam band featuring the talents of veteran San Francisco and Ashland musicians Greg Anton, Jeff Pevar, Melvin Seals and Craig Wright. The band was the Friday headliner on Main Stage at the year's Oregon Country Fair.
Cast of Clowns play free-flowing jams with mixes of rock, blues and jazz. The songs include new originals by Greg Anton and Robert Hunter, as well as material composed by songwriter and story writer Craig Wright, old Jerry Garcia Band and Zero favs, and some surprises along the way. The band tries to vary the set list every night. Wright and Pevar do most of the vocals.
Jeff Pevar has been the go-to guitarist for a list of acts too long to list - Ray Charles, Jazz Is Dead, Crosby Stills and Nash, and Phil and Friends are some examples. Greg Anton founded The Heart of Gold Band with Keith and Donna of The Grateful Dead and Steve Kimock. This band morphed into Zero, a band which featured many legendary players such as John Cippolina and Martin Fierro, and the songs of Anton and Grateful Dead lyricist, Robert Hunter. Zero has a long history at the WOW Hall, most recently a sold-out show in November, 2006.
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