Dead.net is kicking off the new year with a real barn-burner! Road Trips Volume 4, Number 2 offers up the entire blistering April 1, 1988 concert from the Brendan Byrne Arena in East Rutherford, NJ, plus the entire second set and a few first set highlights from the previous night's show, March 31.
Today dates and the initial line-up for the 2011 Grateful Garcia Gathering were announced. Artists for 2011 include: THE SCHWAG/DEAD AHEAD w/ MELVIN SEALS of the JERRY GARCIA BAND for two nights featuring guitarist Dave ABear, GERONIMO BLACK featuring two sons of Jimmy Carl Black, Boney Fingers, The Brent Brown Band, The Grass Hoppers, WOOK, One Man Gathers, Tim Olson, and
In a rare New Year’s Eve performance, Cornmeal took the stage at Durty Nellie’s in Palatine, IL on 12/31/2010. Born and raised in the area, the hometown crowd embraced the progressive jamgrass bluegrass five piece band that cranked out some covers and beloved originals.
Roy Gaines & His Orchestra recorded their first CD “Tuxedo Blues” (Black Gold Records) in 2009 at Capitol Records, and has performed at local venues and events in 2010 including the Central Ave Jazz Festival, The Typhoon Restaurant and the Catalina Jazz Club. The motto of this 17-piece orchestra is “Dress the blues up”.