Elephant Revival

Elephant Revival Announces Fall Tour with 4 Colorado Shows

Following a summer full of festival appearances, Ruff Shod/Nettwork recording artists Elephant Revival start their fall tour with a Sept. 20 show at Vail, Colo.’s Gerald Ford Amphitheater, and cap the month long run with four nights of intimate performances at Colorado venues. Tickets for these dates — Oct. 18 at the Walnut Room, Oct. 19 at the Soiled Dove underground, Oct 20 at Daniel’s Hall at Swallow Hill and Oct. 21 at the Stage Stop in Rollinsville, near Nederland — will be available Tuesday, Aug.

Elephant Revival Premieres 'Go On' Video in Nederland, Colorado

The members of Elephant Revival and video artist Anna Cosper invite the community to share the very first screening of their new video for the song “Go On,” plus a potluck dinner and post-screening jam session hosted by members of Elephant Revival, at 7 p.m. Tuesday, Aug. 21, at the Backdoor Theater, 740 Highway 72 N. The event is free, but donations will be accepted.

11th Annual NW String Summit w/ YMSB, Karl Denson, 7 Walkers

Following a sold-out festival in 2011, the 11th Annual Northwest String Summit cranks the volume up to 11 as they present the finest acoustic pickers and standout electric bands to commemorate the anniversary of Jerry Garcia's passing (August 9, 1995) at Horning's Hideout in North Plains, OR. Northwest String Summit is happening from August 9 - 12, 2012.

Elephant Revival Releases Songbook at Telluride Bluegrass Festival

Elephant Revival is releasing a limited edition songbook featuring original artwork from each band member.  The color printed hard cover book includes lyrics, chord charts, notations and arrangements for songs off the first two albums as well as ten new songs.  The publication is being released in conjunction with three of these songs; "Quill Pen Feather," "Part of a Song"and "Don't Drift Too Far," as a preview for their independent, grass roots, short-running fall release.

Elephant Revival | Ogden Theater | Denver, CO | 4/27/12 | Review

Two and a half months ago, I was fortunate enough to get my first glimpse of Elephant Revival, the Lyons band whose sound is so unique, a reporter coined the term “Transcendental Folk” in an effort to capture it.

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Inspiration at Suwannee Springfest 2012

Suwannee Springfest, held March 22-25 at the beautiful Spirit of Suwannee Music Park, Live Oak, Florida was the rainiest, most violently stormy festival I have ever attended, but it was still a great time and the show went on.  It rained off and on and then just on until late afternoon Saturday. After lightening struck by our tent and the crescendo of its thunder rang in our ears, the sun did come out in all its glory.

Elephant Revival | Boulder Theater | eTown | 02|12|2012 | Review

“In the woods, we return to reason and faith. There I feel that nothing can befall me in life, -- no disgrace, no calamity (leaving me my eyes), which nature cannot repair. Standing on the bare ground, -- my head bathed by the blithe air and uplifted into infinite space, -- all mean egotism vanishes.”

- Ralph Waldo Emerson, Nature

“Go and sing to the mountains

Go and sing to the moon

Go and sing to just about everything

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How Do You Even Write a Review About Elephant Revival?

I first heard of Elephant Revival when I met Bridget Law at a fiddle contest five years ago. She had a magnetic personality and played the fiddle with the best of them, so I made sure to look up her band when I got home. The first Elephant song I listened to was "Ring Around the Moon", and it was stuck in my head for days. Since then I have seen them play many times.

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Elephant Revival | Boulder Theater | 11/19/2011

I had never seen Elephant Revival before tonight. And sometimes, ignorance is bliss, and the best way to see a live band. Having no expectations or prior convictions of how a show will sound or make you feel is liberating.  After all, music is foremost an innate emotional reaction to rhythms, melodies, and lyrics, and when you have no existing mental model, your mind is forced to make one, which, in its synthesis, is one of the best parts of man’s love affair with music.

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Forecast Says: We're Heading to Hangtown!

Just one week left until the gates open for the inaugural Hangtown Halloween Ball – featuring Railroad Earth - in Placerville, CA, October 28-30 and the early weather forecast is looking stellar for festival-goers all weekend! Forecasting a sunny, cloudless weekend with temps in the 70’s, it will be the perfect setting for a Harvest season event!

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