The Denver, Co based funk and soul ensemble The Motet brought a fiery dance party to the jam friendly Brooklyn Bowl in Brooklyn, NY last Friday night as part of their Don't Keep On Stoppin' tour. They were accompanied by percussionist Mike Dillon, who is a veteran of the jam rock scene. Currently, the band is focused on instrumental sounds and reconnecting with their jazz improvisational roots.
Connecticut jam quartet Eggy channeled the luck of the Irish last Thursday night at the famed Mercury Lounge in New York, NY. The Woodbridge, CT based squad crushed their rescheduled post Phish YEMSG December after show on March 17th. This is the first time they have played in New York City since prior to the pandemic, opening for Spafford at the Brooklyn Bowl on February 6, 2020, and will certainly not be the last.
For more than 10 years, The Werks have put on The Werk Out Music & Arts Festival which has hosted some of the top names in the business. The initial reveal of the lineup includes 3 nights of The Werks, Umphrey’s McGee, Lawrence, Andy Frasco & The U.N. and many more July 14 to 16 at Legend Valley Concert Venue & Campground in Thornville, Ohio.
The Westville Music Bowl in New Haven, CT was once again the hot spot in the Northeast for outstanding jam bands, as Pigeons Playing Ping Pong delivered a fiery evening of their signature psychedelic funk. Connecticut’s finest were on hand to elevate the festivities, including supporting artist Eggy and guitar virtuoso Tim Palmeri.
Today, Vermont-based jam quartet Twiddle announced its annual “Frendsgiving” celebration. This year’s shows will occur on Friday, November 26th, and Saturday, November 27th at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY. Night one will feature a supporting set from guitar virtuoso Keller Williams, and night two will see an opening set from Connecticut rock outfit Eggy.
Premiere Connecticut jam and jazz fusion bands Eggy and Zillawatt teamed up Thursday night for a Halloween show in Worcester, MA, bringing between the pair of them an evening full of creative, festive, and most definitely funky jams to regionally famous venue Electric Haze. The top of the evening saw a special opening acoustic set from Mike MacDonald, lead guitarist of Boston jamtronica band Strange Machines.