Cornmeal Announces 2011/2012 New Years Plans

Cornmeal announcing today New Years plans. For year 2 Cornmeal will be staying local and playing at Durty Nellies in Palatine, IL.  this year they will be joined by special guests The Giving Tree Band.

Cornmeal | Fox Theater | Boulder, CO | 11/18/2011

With so many bluegrass offshoot outfits actively touring in the States, sometimes it’s hard to decide whose show to go to on a Friday night. Especially in the bluegrass supported state of Colorado, where fans cannot get enough of its dance-ability and energetic tempo, its one of the most popular options for the live concert-going scene. While longer existing outfits have the option at playing large seated venues, most fans seem to come to dance.

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Magnolia Festival: We can rediscover the wonders of nature, down by the (Suwannee) riverside..

This year’s Magnolia Festival was characterized by the usual wonderful blend of bluegrass, reggae and families and by unusually cold night- time temperatures.  Hovering above freezing at night, the mountain music sounded just right in the cool mountain air of the Florida “hills”.  As I sit in tank top and shorts in eighty degrees of Florida sunshine to write this, frozen fingers, frozen breath, the warmth of the fire and being bundled up from

MiddleWest Fest | 2011 | DeKalb, Illinois

MiddleWest Fest 2011 is Northern Illinois’ annual celebration of music & the arts.  September 9th and 10th employed the town plaza for an arts & craft market and also Sunday was an organized sidewalk sale. This being the second year, word is getting out that this is a good way to enjoy Northern Illinois and meet the new school populace as classes are in full swing.

Middlewest Fest Announces 2011 Lineup

Following last year's wildly successful festival event, the folks at DeKalb, Illinois' Middlewest Fest have announced the lineup for their 2011 edition, taking place on September 9th and 10th at multiple venues throughout the city of DeKalb.

Summer Camp 2011: A marriage of creativity & comfort, clouds, condensation, & climate confusion

The Chicagoland weather forecast for Summer Camp 2011 included the infamous 50% chance of rain and sunny skies all weekend long.  What we found were marriages of rain and shine, glamour and gladiator, nature and music all tied together interconnected.    If you buy into numerology, the answer is in the numbers her

Cornmeal announces Summer plans and Chicago Live Podcast

Along with hitting the festival circuit extensively this summer (including Summer Camp, Wakarusa, Telluride Bluegrass Festival and many more), Cornmeal has announced a run of summer shows hitting the Midwest and west coast and every point in between.  Cornmeal recently took a break in thei

Cornmeal & The Giving Tree Band | Chicago, IL

Cornmeal and The Giving Tree Band have a lot in common.  They're both from Chicago, both play bluegrass/folk music, and both even have a set of brothers in the band.  When I asked Wavy Dave Burlingame of

Winterfest on the Mountain | Nederland, CO | 2011 | Review

The second annual Winterfest on the Mountain music festival in Nederland, Colorado showcased an eclectic line-up of some of the hottest Colorado musicians and top-notch out-of-towners alike.