During Phish's two night run at Alpine Valley Music Theatre on August 8 and 9, a band named Spread opened for the privileged VIP ticket holders in the wooden lodge located on the top of the grassy hill. Little did they know that the band playing was going to swoop them off their dancing feet.
Indie Rock band, Coyote Union has launched an Indiegogo campaign in support of their first full-length studio album. The 13-track un-named album will be recorded at Trout Recording Studio in Brooklyn, NY and produced by Bryce Goggin. Goggin has produced Phish’s Farmhouse and Pavement’s Crooked Rain, Crooked Rain to name a few. The band plans to record and mix with Goggin in Brooklyn for two weeks in September and October and is looking to release the album in early 2016.
There is a place filled with nothing but greatness, where virtuous vibes fly like the swallows of Capistrano, and magical music frees the spirit to glide up her own personal stairway to heaven. There is a place where heady humans come to swim together in a sea of awesomeness with kindness in their hearts and love in their souls.
“Been Around A While,” the new album by Dalannah and Owen, represents a watershed moment for the Canadian blues duo. Filled with a bold mix of well-constructed original compositions and carefully selected covers of artists such as Son House, Louis Jordan, and Marvin Gaye, it's the result of two world-class talents combining to create something fresh and new.
Many thoughts come to mind when one hears the phrase ‘Elephant Revival.’ For some, it’s a completely abstract concept. For others, the name rings true – although the many truths Elephant Revival listeners happen upon through their music are many, there’s a connection we all feel written within each song Elephant Revival brings to the stage.
One of the finest tribute projects honoring the work of Grateful Dead is the instrumental ensemble of Jazz is Dead. Formed in the late 1990s after the passing of Dead guitarist and bandleader Jerry Garcia, Jazz is Dead featured the best cats out there including drummer Billy Cobham and the late keyboardist T. Lavitz. As the project evolved other tremendously talented players entered the picture to continue this strikingly singular idea.
Albuquerque all-girl band Floozy knocked one way out of the park Friday night, the first day of the fourth annual Meadow City Music Festival in Las Vegas, New Mexico. This historic town hosts this festival every year to benefit the restoration projects of MainStreet de Las Vegas. Situated across from the restored Plaza Hotel, Plaza Park offered festivalgoers a glimpse of yesteryear in a long tradition of outdoor music events on a green space, marked by a gazebo.