The Disco Biscuits' Aron Magner unplugs his formidable stack of keyboard gadgetry to introduce his new band SPAGA, and in doing so, takes his 20-plus year musical journey back to where it all began—the piano. The keyboardist, who is best known for trailblazing a fusion of jam-rock and electronica with his Disco Biscuits' bandmates, has come full circle by returning to his jazz upbringing.
Disco Biscuit bassist, activist, and Philadelphia resident Marc Brownstein brought his new supergroup Star Kitchen to Ardmore Music Hall for the second time last night and did not disappoint. The Star Kitchen lineup includes guitarist Danny Mayer (Eric Krasno Band), keyboardist Rob Marsher (Addison Groove Project, Matisyahu) and drummer Marlon Lewis (Lauryn Hill, John Legend), along with different guests at every show. Brownstein noted that all members of the current lineup live in Philadelphia.
Last Friday night, Matt Butler brought his Everyone Orchestra to Terrapin Crossroads. The band, whose exact makeup typically changes (with the exception of Butler) from location to location, consisted of Michael Kang (String Cheese Incident), Jason Hann (String Cheese Incident), Aron Magner (The Disco Biscuits), Ross James (Terrapin Family Band), Robin Sylvester (RatDog), Sunshine Garcia Becker (Furthur), Zach Nugent (Melvin Seals & JGB), and Andrea Whitt (Zucchero Fornaciari). They also had played the night before with Dan Lebowitz (ALO) in Ross James’ spot. Most of the members had played in Everyone Orchestra at some point before, the exceptions being Nugent and Whitt.
Marc Brownstein's Funk Supergroup 'Star Kitchen' To Make Debut in Ardmore with special guest Robert Randolph
The Philadelphia area’s newest formed funk and soul supergroup, Star Kitchen, will make their debut performance at the Ardmore Music Hall this Friday November 9.
The Disco Biscuits’ annual Colorado Bisco Inferno run is officially in the books, and what a weekend it was. Beginning with a three-night run at Denver’s Ogden Theatre, and capped by a massive performance Sunday night at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheater, the Philadelphia quartet delivered top-notch jams, bust-outs, and covers that had even the most experienced Biscuits fans reeling for more.
J2G Live is excited to announce vocalist Antwaun Stanley [VULFPECK] will be joining an already stacked lineup for the Dance Party Time Machine. On Saturday, March 24th, at Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom, Antwaun will join Marc Brownstein, Aron Magner, and Allen Aucoin of The Disco Biscuits, Mike Greenfield of Lotus, Cory Wong of Vulfpeck, Jeff Franca of Thievery Corporation, and members of some of Colorado's favorite bands such as Analog Son, YAMN, Fox Street, The Magic Beans, Tiger Party, SuCH, Other Worlds, Mlima, a
Dance Party Time Machine ft. Marc Brownstein, Aron Magner and Allen Aucoin of The Disco Biscuits, Mike Greenfield of Lotus, Cory Wong of Vulfpeck, Jeff Franca of Thievery Corporation and Many More Musicians