Having long cultivated a reputation as a go-for-broke live juggernaut, Dopapod is set for their biggest summer yet with performances at Bonnaroo, High Sierra, Electric Forest, the infamous Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado, and most everywhere else in between. To cap things off, the band has announced a string of West Coast dates in July. This marks Dopapod's first voyage all the way out west, a move that the foursome are anxiously awaiting to make.
OZZFEST JAPAN--the first major international music festival to ever travel to Japan--will return to Makuhari Messe arena (just outside of Tokyo) Saturday, November 21 and Sunday, November 22. The two-day festival will feature headlining performances from two OZZFEST veterans: festival namesake Ozzy Osbourne (who will perform as Ozzy
Pigeons Playing Ping Pong has announced a four-day event surrounding Phish's three-night stand at Dicks Sporting Goods Park this Labor Day Weekend. The weekend kicks off with a Phish pre-party featuring Pigeons Playing Ping Pong and Spafford at Boulder's Fox Theatre on Thursday September 3rd.
Taarka is a little (although sometimes bigger) indie folk / gypsy-jazz / bluegrass band from Lyons, Colorado. And if you lived here through the tragic floods of 2013, you know that the town of Lyons was ravaged by the unrelenting waters. It has been a long road to rebuild, and David Tiller and Enion Pelta-Tiller, the leads in this 5-piece string band, lost their home in the devastation. So, fittingly, Taarka’s most recent album, released on March 24th, is titled Making Tracks Home.
Freight & Salvage presents veteran singer-songwriter Maurice Tani on Saturday, May 30th at 8 pm at the Freight & Salvage Coffee House in Berkeley. Tani is known for his wry-to-romantic songwriting, agile guitar style and expressive singing.
LA rock quartet Dawes took to the Ed Sullivan Theater at the request of David Letterman himself Wednesday, April 22, to perform "Things Happen," the first single off their highly anticipated forthcoming full-length album titled All Your Favorite Bands (HUB Records, Tuesday, June 2).
The count down for Dark Star Jubilee has begun. In less than one month, deadheads of all ages will gather at Legend Valley, Ohio for a celebration of the Grateful Dead. This festival is over Memorial Day weekend, May 22-24th in Thornville, Ohio, it will be my fourth year covering this festival, and I cannot wait!
Keith Richards’ blending of rhythm and lead guitars, the “ancient art of weaving,” is nothing new. In fact, it’s relatively common. It doesn’t take a trained ear to recognize, but one night with the southern guitars of The North Mississippi Allstars and Anders Osborne is enough of a case study in showing how to do it properly. Their combined recording effort under the moniker N.M.O. (North Mississippi Osborne), “Freedom and Dreams,” sparked an extensive trek across the states and included a night at The Ogden Theatre in Denver, Colorado.