A Musical Sojourn in Porto, with Members of Greensky Bluegrass, Railroad Earth, TAB, ALO, Fruition, and More
I just returned from a Musical Sojourn in Porto, Portugal, a weeklong musical experience featuring ALO’s Dan “Lebo” Lebowitz, Natalie Cressman and Jennifer Hartswick (Trey Anastasio Band and multiple other projects), Nikki Bluhm, members of Greensky Bluegrass, Fruition and Railroad Earth, and many other artists from the extended jam and bluegrass world. This was a unique and intimate event with six days and nights of musical tourism in one of Europe’s most beautiful cities. (The entire musician list is at the end of this article.)
EO Worldwide, a new company founded by Matt Butler, presents ‘A Musical Sojourn in Porto’ in Porto, Portugal in October 2023. Best known as the founder and conductor of the Everyone Orchestra for over 20 years - conducting more than 1000 unique musicians amidst 500 shows - Matt Butler’s creative connection to the dynamic community of world-renowned musicians is the foundation for the distinctive musical connectivity of EO Worldwide's Musical Sojourns.
The Infamous Stringdusters have a long storied career as a band spanning sixteen years of musical magic. You can say they are traditional folk musicians with bluegrass roots and style, or you can simply say they are the masters of jam improvisation and all things in-between, and wherever the music lands on your soul is where it lives and grows into your own personal utopia.
Last Monday & Tuesday, Billy Kreutzmann brought his latest incarnation of the Kids to the mainland to play a two-night blowout at the sandstone mecca Red Rocks. Originally slated as a single show, tickets sold out almost instantly and in light of this demand, the call for more was answered. The response: another sold out show.
MOCKINGBIRD SESSIONS ANNOUNCED Three Days of Free Livestreaming Celebrating 25 Years of Funding Music Education
The all-volunteer Mockingbird Foundation is proud to commemorate 25 years of providing music education to America’s young people by presenting The Mockingbird Sessions, a three-day celebration of music, education, and community. This free event streaming – on Fans.live, June 4, 5, & 6 – will bring together a diverse group of musicians, educators, and foundations to promot
Greensky Bluegrass announces today a series of streaming broadcasts across the months of August and September. As the uncertain future of live music in its traditional format remains in limbo due to the COVID-19 epidemic, the band has gone to great lengths to safely gather to record these very special performances with full production.
Live music offers an interconnected, communal experience like none other to lift us up. With concerts nationwide on hold indefinitely, the vital experience of a Greensky Bluegrass performance can now be summoned digitally via a new live release. Today the band introduces the sophomore installment of the live series available exclusively via all online streaming platforms, Courage For The Road: Winter 2020 to share until the concert season kicks back in full gear.
As of late, the town of Fort Collins has played host to a plethora of tour openers and tour closers. Tuesday night saw the tour finale for Sam Bush and his never-ending musical travels and without skipping a beat, Wednesday brought the PHAB 4 to Washington’s to begin their three-night Colorado run of collaboration.