Suwannee Springfest celebrates 20 years of kicking off the spring festival season at the beautiful Spirit of Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL. It takes place March 17-20, 2016 and we are thrilled to announce that John Prine will be headlining the festival with his debut appearance at the event!
The gargantuan summer Fare Thee Well concerts represented a few milestones for the Grateful Dead. To celebrate the band’s fifty year anniversary the four living members, Phil Lesh, Bob Weir, Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart collectively decided two concerts at Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara, California and three more at Chicago’s Solider Field would be the last time all of them got together to perform as The Dead.
Was it the reunion of brimming fans? Or was it the band’s majestic sound? Regardless, Elephant Revival’s two homecoming shows at the Ogden this past weekend produced nothing short of sweeping communal joy. Sights, sounds, and vibes provided respite from wintry woes all too common this time of year.
Pretty Lights Music veteran Michal Menert has announced a five-night Florida run February 2 – 6, 2016 with his new live band. The six-piece group dubbed Michal Menert & The Pretty Fantastics will play Gainesville, Jacksonville, Tampa and Orlando before closing out the run at South Florida’s B.e. Easy Music and Arts Festival. With a nod to the past and an ear for the future, Michal Menert &
Widespread Panic steps up again to take the headliner reins for one of our best line-ups ever and brings their raucous jamband excitement to what has now become one of the most popular Festivals in the country. THE 2016 WANEE MUSIC FESTIVAL--now in its 12th year--returns Thursday April 14th through Saturday April 16th to the Spirit of Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL. Tickets for the Festival go on sale Monday, December 14th / 10AM through www.waneefestival.com.
There is unquestionably an art to the super jam. It can’t just be a bunch of talented musicians thrown onto one stage with a few hours of rehearsal, then go! There has to be context if not history, empathy between the players, and of course chemistry. Often times musicians of the same craft will have such different approaches that the live performance result is far from copacetic. One city that harbors an authentic understanding of musical collaboration is New Orleans.