Nobody in the current concert and touring scene has done more to up the ante for music festivals and “happenings” than the String Cheese Incident. This should come as no surprise to some. In addition to pioneering their own unique sound and instrumentation, the band has evolved with its fans over the years. They started their own record and ticketing companies to keep their CD releases and events reasonably priced and under their control.
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I’ve read Treasure Island, Last of the Mohicans, Wizard of the Oz, Lord of the Rings, Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, Tarzan and my all-time favorite, Of Mice and Men. All these stories do not compare with the living story book of Electric Forest 2013. There was a hole in a tree and I fell in. Tumbling down the black hole there was voice that told a story. It went like this: Once upon a time at a grand ranch in Michigan there was a magical forest. In that forest lived the happy
Kyle Hollingsworth: For me, recently I made a juniper IPA. I had a basic sense of what I was going to do but I was able to improvise on top of that and jump into that creativity. Being in that moment and trying to take a leap of faith. Like if you’re in a jam on stage with String Cheese, there’s going to be mistakes and there’s going to be amazing moments but sometimes when you jump into that void, great things can happen. I feel the same way with brewing, at least for me. We were discussing a brew that didn’t actually come out. We were t
Last weekend Louisville, Kentucky hosted the eleventh annual Forecastle Festival on the banks of the Ohio River. Over 75,000 fans, four stages, 65 musical acts and one festival evacuation made for an exciting weekend. With live music comes the element of surprise and it was plentiful this year. Unfortunate cancellations were made by acts Animal Collective, Dan Deacon, and Sharon Jones and the Dap-Kings due to illness and the threat of powerful thunderstorms shifted the schedules during two day of the event.
String Cheese Incident fans, plan your costumes, get your tickets and be ready to travel as String Cheese Incident will headline the first ever Suwannee Hulaween, an unprecedented musical celebration, during the 2013 Halloween weekend at the beautiful Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) located on the famous Suwannee River in Live Oak, Fla.Join the String Cheese Incident (SCI) family from Oct. 31 - Nov.
Acclaimed independent and innovative band THE STRING CHEESE INCIDENT have launched their summer tour and have confirmed that they will be releasing an album of new material in early 2014. The dates began this past weekend with a show at the Telluride Bluegrass Festival (6/21) and continue this weekend with three shows in Rothbury, MI at the Electric Forest Festival.
~The Forest does not belong to us, we belong to the Forest~Many words are not necessary to convey truth, but many faces are. The more beautiful faces that come together, the more beautiful the story is. This weekend, 6/27- 6/30/2013, so many beautiful faces will create the pages of our story at Electric Forest Festival in Rothbury, MI. Like infinite butterfly wings, precious and painted, the parallel pages will pass as the story of 2013 unfolds.The photogenic fairy tale known as <
Electric Forest - returning to the Double JJ Ranch in Rothbury, Michigan on June 27- June 30 - is just two weeks away. To help fans start planning, new and exciting announcements are being made each day. The festival recently released the 2013 Stage Schedule and just today published this year's Electric Forest Festival Map [link], revealing an expanded Sherwood Forest and Sherwood Forest Stage, and the brand new Observatory stage.
Few musicians in today’s world are as multi-talented and stand out quite like Michael Travis and Jason Hann. From their roots of The String Cheese Incident to countless side projects and guest appearances, these two drummers and friends are pushing the boundaries of what it means to be true musicians.
This past Memorial Day weekend marked the 13th anniversary of Summer Camp Music Festival, and annual event that takes place at the celebrated Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, Illinois. Since the festival’s beginning in 2001, it has grown rapidly into a bona fide heavy-hitter event by delivering major artists of multiple genres year after year.