Fifty years is a long time to participate in anything. So long, in fact, that gold is the appropriate anniversary gift. The multi-cultural, mixed genre Shakti brought their Fiftieth Anniversary Tour to the famed Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, NY on August 19, 2023. The band's unique mix of blues with North and South Indian rhythmic and melodic perspectives captivated the crowd and exemplified how exceptionally gifted these musicians are.
The Los Angeles-based funk collective Scary Goldings are looking forward to recreating the collaboration they magically captured on their forthcoming live album Scary Goldings LIVE! feat. John Scofield due out on September 8th, at the Newport Jazz Festival on Sunday August 6th at 1:40pm at the Fort Stage.
Warren Haynes Presents: Christmas Jam officially returns in 2022. Following a three-year hiatus, the annual holiday event, also presented by the W&S Charitable Foundation and Stefani Scamardo, will once again descend upon Haynes’ hometown of Asheville, NC on Saturday, December 10th for a special evening at Harrah’s Cherokee Center to benefit the Asheville Area Habitat for Humanity along with BeLoved Asheville. The 31st Christmas Jam features an incredible lineup including Phil Lesh & Friends (feat.
Relix & Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy Camp are Proud to Present the Inaugural “RELIX ROCK CAMP” Featuring Phil Lesh
Rock ‘n’ Roll Fantasy Camp, now in its 25th year, announces the inaugural Relix Rock Camp in New York City, October 27-30. The camp features 4 full days of jamming, masterclasses, instruction and exclusive Q&A’s in a private studio to prepare campers to jam with the legendary PHIL LESH, JOHN SCOFIELD and ROBERT RANDOLPH. This exclusive limited capacity Camp will offer musicians the chance to live out their dream and check off this bucket list experience.
LARRY GOLDINGS MEETS JOHN SCOFIELD, MONONEON, LOUIS COLE AND THE FUNK MAESTROS OF SCARY POCKETS ON SCARY GOLDINGS IV
The scene opens on lonely janitor Larry Goldings, with bucket and mop, working after-hours, eyeing an unused Hammond B3 organ under a spotlight in an otherwise dark studio. Gingerly, he presses down the D key. He recoils at the sound. A brief hesitation and he gathers the courage to hit a full-on chord. The scene erupts, cutting to the actual session at which Scary Goldings IV was recorded.
Lots of festivals are dropping their line ups for 2020 which has us dreaming of warmer days, oceanside sunsets, and the feel-good music we all love. One of the first big festivals of the year will be Skull & Roses Festival in Ventura, CA, April 2-5, 2020. With Billy and the Kids and Oteil & Friends headlining, let’s dig into more artists that will also be playing.
As you entered the theater, you were given a postcard which had instructions for the “cue” for when to sing happy birthday to the birthday boy. Some of my fellow attendees were already wearing birthday hats and even giving them out to their friends. The theater was hoppin’, and the vibe was that of a celebration. It was a sold-out crowd (GA/LOGE/BALCONY). Of course, it really didn’t matter if you had a seat anyway when I looked around, people were standing and dancing everywhere.
On March 3rd, Durham’s Performing Arts Center was the site of a show that if you were fortunate enough to attend, will stand as one of the shows of your lifetime. If you are familiar with the Grateful Dead’s March 29th, 1990 show with Branford Marsalis; get that show roaming around your mind.