Leftover Salmon founding guitarist and vocalist Vince Herman recently joined Grateful Web for an extended chat about the past, present, and future. His musical personality has become an unmistakable trait in the longtime Poly-ethnic Cajun Slamgrass Band. Salmon just turned twenty-five years old and is celebrating with an exciting live release 25 and brand new beer collaboration with Breckenridge Brewery.
Real Gone Music has long had the well-deserved reputation for being the most prolific reissue label on the planet, often releasing 8-10 titles at a time.
I first saw Jorma play an acoustic solo show in 1980 at the Palace Theatre in Albany, New York. I remember shooting a bunch of photos of him playing that night, and I tried to find my film negatives before seeing him Friday night at Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, California. I wasn’t able to find my old pics, but I’m glad I couldn’t. Because to really experience the wonder that is Jorma (instant recognition from just his first name speaks to his sing
Few acts have served as large of a spectrum of music as New Riders of the Purple Sage. These psychedelic country-rock titans have been performing for nearly forty-five years with original members David Nelson (guitar, vocals) and Buddy Cage (pedal steel guitar) keeping the flame burning strong. The group began in 1970 when Jerry Garcia was transitioning the Grateful Dead into country and folk territory. Like most instruments he put his mind to, he took to the pedal steel guitar miraculously quick.
With their 4th studio album, Inside a Dream, set to be released on November 20th, genre benders The Werks take listeners on a track-by-track musical voyage through the heart of a dream; into their own hopes, fears, and aspirations. The seasoned jam-centric quartet brings a sonically superior mix of otherworldly explorations and revelatory lyrics to this artistic and mature musical statement.
NBC’s "TODAY Show" host Al Roker will broadcast live from Four Corners Monument on Monday, Nov. 9, as part of “Rokerthon 2: Taking America by Storm.” Roker will attempt The Guinness World Records™ title for the fastest time to report a weather forecast from all 50 U.S. states and the District of Columbia over the course of a week.Roker will provide weather forecasts live from Four Corners Monument every half hour during the first half of the "TODAY Show" on Nov. 9 and will feature musical and cultural highlights from Arizona, Colorado, New Mexico and Utah.
The Hempsteadys, an 11-piece rocksteady group from New London, Connecticut, are set to release their debut album, El Amor De Los Muertos November 3. The album is a rock(steady) opera - a love story featuring classic movie monsters as the cast and the band's horn-soaked rocksteady reggae as the soundtrack.