Over the years I have found Keller Williams' live shows to be an exciting spectacle of his unique musical talent, full of interesting and catchy songs. However, I have felt that his studio releases have lacked the same energy and substance. His vocal style can sometimes be redundant and his signature guitar playing has lost some variation. With the release of Dream that has all changed, mostly in part to the dream team of artists he assembled to collaborate o
After the disclosure that String Cheese Incident founding member and guitarist Billy Nershi would be leaving the band this year, many fans were left to wonder what might become of the remaining band members. Could they tour without Billy, or would this truly be the end of the Cheese?
After listening to the mini-album 18 Steps I begun to question Trey Anastasio's choice of track listings for the release Bar 17, his latest studio project distributed this October. There are some real gems here that probably should have made the cut for the major release, and may have been better received choices that some of the sleepers on Bar 17.
Standing a few feet from the stage as the smoke machine rolls in the fog, I turn to survey the crowd and immediately feel like Chief Broom standing in the Cuckoo's Nest with the rest of the asylum inmates. But soon the music is grabbing my soul and I realize it's just another Disco Biscuits show in Los Angeles, California.
The band hasn't played in Los Angeles since March, 2002 when they blew the roof off of the Whisky-A-Go-Go. But on the night of December 7, 2006, they picked up right where they left off, lighting up the Sunset Strip, albeit this time at the ROXY.
It just wouldn't be a December night in Boulder, Colorado without a cold snap and the accompanying snowfall. However, that didn't seem to deter over two hundred fans from packing the legendary Fox Theater last Friday night to see Minnesota-based jamband, The Big Wu.
The year that was 2005 was definitely the breakout year for San Francisco rock 'n' roll outfit Tea Leaf Green. They released the very well-received studio project "Taught to Be Proud", which even earned them a Jammy award for Best Song of the Year, and garnered a huge fan base by spreading their sound through more than two-hundred performances.