Newly debuted trio Ghost Owl - comprised of recently disbanded members of the jam staple Perpetual Groove - is proud to announce plans to release a debut album this fall. Ghost Owl spent a busy spring in the studio and on the road fine tuning new tunes and will embark on a summer tour with dates in the Southeast, New York and Chicago. The band will be joined on select dates by Toubab Krewe, Stokeswood and AFRO.
On the heels of a busy 2012, Perpetual Groove announced today on their website that the band will be taking an extended hiatus. All previously announced tour dates will continue as scheduled with the same live intensity and dynamic light show that PGroove have become known for. Their final show will take place in their hometown of Athens, GA at the Georgia Theatre on Friday, April 5th.
Grateful Web recently had the opportunity to speak with keyboardist Matt McDonald, and bassist Adam Perry, of Athens, Georgia based Perpetual Groove. The guys talked about their style of songwriting, Matt's time away from the band, their love for Colorado, and why PGroove's music can best be described as 'Trance Arena Rock.'
The name Perpetual Groove indicates a stylistic form for the veteran jam band. You hear the name and imagine long songs segueing through jams from one to the other. In a sense, Perpetual Groove could define many jam bands, but with PGroove, you get the name, and an assortment of various musical tastes and styles that careen from the stage like a robotic factory on overdrive.