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On Friday, December 2nd, 2022, Andy Frasco & The U.N. performed their largest headlining show to date at the well-loved Ogden Theatre located in Denver, Colorado. Opening for Andy Frasco & The U.N. was the one and only, Doom Flamingo, and featured artists such as Nick Gerlach on saxophone.

Papadosio celebrated the 10 year anniversary of their monumental 20-track album, To End the Illusion of Separation (commonly referred to as TETIOS), by performing the album from start to finish at the Masonic Cleveland Auditorium over Thanksgiving weekend.

Like jet fuel to kickstart the weekend in downtown San Francisco’s historic Warfield Theatre hall, Oklahoma Psychedelic sensation The Flaming Lips played a long-awaited show that seemed to echo through the generations. The much-anticipated show was finally able to commence, having been postponed from their original dates back in May after several members of the band had tested positive for Covid-19.

The high energy, Brooklyn based dance meets jam rock squad Escaper released their brand new album Spaceship to a full house at the Sultan Room in Brooklyn's Bushwick neighborhood on November 5, 2022. Led by guitarist Will Hanza, this group is a well known local gem amongst those in the NYC metro region.

As with most things in life, the end is usually bittersweet and ripe with emotion. This was certainly the case for the eighth and final collaborative performance by the Trey Anastasio Band and Goose. For Goose, this tour was a "pinch me" moment, enabling them to play along side legendary musicians that they have looked up to.

Upstate New York was pummeled by a historic lake effect snowstorm that brought almost six feet of snow last weekend. This wasn’t the only storm in the region, as the raging infernos known as the Trey Anastasio Band and Goose brought some serious heat to Upstate Medical Arena at The Oncenter War Memorial in Syracuse, NY on November 18, 2022.

Last week, Victor Wooten, Steve Bailey and Derico Watson wrapped up their Bass Extremes Tour with a four night blow out in the Centennial State. Landing everywhere but the southwest and west coast in a 21-night-in-27-days run from October into November, the trio hit Fort Collins, Manitou Springs, Denver, and finally Boulder in consecutive performances to close it all out.

According to Merriam-Webster, to collaborate is defined as “to work jointly with or together, especially in an intellectual manner” and for music fans, we love this word. Whether it is put to good use within the members of our favorite bands or through the avenue of the surprise sit in, everyone in the audience loves a good gelling and these instances are usually what make up the fabled stories of our musical adventure. When one considers the collaborative effort through the lens of improvisational music, the end result has a giant question mark looming over it.

Andy Frasco & the U.N. brought their signature high energy performance to Cincinnati on Wednesday, November 16, as they wrapped up the final leg of their fall tour with Little Stranger.

This past Tuesday, Dave Matthews Band returned to the United Center after just shy of a decade from the last time they played an arena show in Chicago. The weather not being the most ideal did not deter fans from their growing excitement of having the band performing that evening. Fans eagerly lined up outside ahead of doors to secure their spots close to the stage and have the best vantage point to witness an energetic and lively show.

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