For most, the month of September marks the end of another Summer filled with BBQs, roof-top parties, and the festival season. But just as you thought the season is over, Area Event is announcing the return of the one-of-a-kind Electric Adventure, the only music festival held on the sunny beaches of Atlantic City, for it’s fifth year anniversary bash on September 24 and 25, extending your time for fun in the sun just a little longer.
On January 1st, 2016, an intimate gathering of the UM faithful descended upon the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver for a rare Storytellers show accompanying the premier of our Reel to Real documentary. Taking time in between songs, we dug deep into the songwriting and lyrical process, shared stories of song origins, and cracked jokes in classic UM fashion.
Grateful Web caught up with Royal Jelly Jive’s Lauren Bjelde & Jesse Lemme Adams while they were on a remote chili pepper farm in Oregon. They are touring in support of their new release Stand Up. This album speaks volumes of their retro style with an overwhelming sense of unity and blissful love. Twelve tracks describe the Jellies style as they take you on a musical tour of the life they live and how they live it.
Rebellious upstate New York rockers The Felice Brothers release Life In The Dark (Yep Roc Records) today. An album Consequence of Sound calls a “twisted American odyssey,” it pairs songwriter Ian Felice’s plainspoken poetry with the band’s musical home-brew of rock, folk and blues. According to Felice, it explores the world “through the wrong end of a telescope into the perpetual apocalypse of everyday life.”
From their days playing together as teenagers, through their Rock and Roll Hall of Fame band, Jefferson Airplane, to their current acoustic and electric blues, no one has more consistently led American music for the last 50 years than Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady, the founders and core members of Hot Tuna.
Join us Sunday, August 28th at 2:00 pm for otherworldly, energetic music from Taarka, the husband-and-wife team of David Pelta-Tiller (mandolin, tenor guitar, vocals) and Enion Pelta-Tiller (five-string violin, vocals).