Flash Mountain Flood
Larry Keel is described by music critics and reviewers as the most powerful, innovative and all-out exhilarating acoustic flatpicking guitarist performing today. Keel has absorbed the best lessons from his Bluegrass family upbringing, both sides deeply steeped in the rich mountain music culture and heritage of Southwest Virginia. From there, he has always integrated that solid musical grounding and natural-born talent with his own incomparable approach to playing amplified, acoustic guitar and composing original music.
Grateful Web is thrilled to present Cycles & Flash Mountain Flood at The Fox Theatre in Boulder on Saturday, July, 6th following Dead & Company's summer tour finale at Folsom Field. Join us for this fabulous event, as some of the Front Range's hottest musicians team up with one of the best venues in the country for a quintessential exploratory musical experience.
Produced by Chris Wright of Violet Studios, “Speak of Heaven” marks a turning point for a band known for live shows and energetic improvisation. By focusing the band on their vocal harmonies, Wright has brought the band to another level of playing.
Cycles epitomize the power-trio format with ripping guitar, fat bass grooves played out through furious slapping, and dynamic drum beats flowing over intricate tempo changes. Each member wields a unique take on their instrument that when played together, forms a truly fresh and cohesive sound. Patrick Harvey commands the guitar with speed and precision reminiscent of Jimmy Herring while using his loop pedal virtually as its own instrument, a skill unique only to him.
A founding member of the seminal groove band The Greyboy Allstars, organ, keyboard and synth sharp-shooter Robert Walter splits his time between his own 20th Congress, Greyboy, and a robust film soundtrack career in Los Angeles. He returns with 20th Congress to support his new studio album "Spacesuit".
A few days before the imminent stress of election Tuesday (do NOT forget to vote!) we all need to convene at The Fox Theatre to hear some of our favorite songs. Dead Phish Orchestra with special guest John Kadlecik is going to make this Sunday night show well worth being late to work on Monday for. Opening the show is local Boulder jammers Flash Mountain Flood
On August 1st numerous fantastic Colorado Front Range musicians will join forces in Boulder to celebrate what would be Jerry Garcia’s 76th birthday. This show billed: "Garcia Through The Years" will feature much of Jerry’s musical offerings, including acoustic Garcia material, Jerry Garcia Band, and the Grateful Dead.