It is truly music to our ears to hear musicians and others in the music community say they want to support Rex Foundation work by being part of the Rex Musical Caravan! With appreciation for the generosity and enthusiasm of all involved, we are pleased to announce the following great occasions and musical experiences you can enjoy:This Friday, April 5th, Olive & the Dirty Martinis, with opener Girl Named T, appear at the Freight & Salvage in Berkeley. Enjoy seeing Rex board member Stefanie Coyote and her band members. I'm looking forward to being there, too. Here are the
As I ate the best sushi I had eaten in as long as I can remember, I had to keep looking over my shoulder, half expecting to see Keller Williams walk into the room. In terms of our physical proximity to one and other, it wasn’t that big of a stretch. He was playing later that night in South Burlington. But Keller and I have a connection that runs much deeper than this superficial story.
Spring is right around the corner and for many excited festival attendees the anticipation is building for the annual Summer Camp Music Festival, held at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, Illinois. Since 2001, Summer Camp has consistently brought some of the largest acts in jam, electronic, bluegrass, hip-hop, and many other genres, and this year is no exception.
Barefoot and comfortable as in his own kitchen, a slightly bearded (possibly participating in No-shave November…), Keller Williams took the stage at George’s Majestic Lounge. And on such an unusually warm night in late November, the performance was perfect. The show started almost as promptly as I have seen a show in a bar venue start – which was nice.
On Saturday, December 1, with Greensky Bluegrass at The Bottleneck and Keller a few blocks away at The Granada, what could have been a competition for fans became something much more friendly. Greensky's Paul Hoffman and Anders Beck sat in with Keller for "Wine" and "PortaPotty" and Keller returned the favor by joining Greensky on stage for a rendition of the Grateful Dead's "Franklin's Tower".