The String Cheese Incident
Another weekend in the Denver Metro area has come to a close and was once again filled with epic, sold out shows that brought music lovers by the thousands to our most favored venues. Red Rocks saw two great nights of the annual Tedeschi Trucks Band, while Planet Bluegrass hosted their annual RockyGrass Festival, celebrating their 50th, and bringing all manner of living legends out for the birthday festivities.
The String Cheese Incident rolled into their final night of their annual Red Rocks run with all cylinders firing, and while it was with utmost disappointment the band announced Phil Lesh would no longer be joining them due to a positive COVID test, a “good friend” would be stepping in to support and honor the music and spirit of the Grateful Dead.
[SATURDAY NIGHT REVIEW] Leftover Cheese (The String Cheese Incident + Leftover Salmon Collab) Reeked Righteous Fumes Throughout Red Rocks
First performance together since both bands (The String Cheese Incident + Leftover Salmon) have been inducted into the Colorado Music Hall of Fame in the Official Class of 2021.
Show covers include The Grateful Dead and Bob Marley.
Full setlist at the end of the article. Key below for reading.
* = w/ @leftoversalmonmusic
FTP (First Time Played): New Speedway Boogie, Dear Mr. Fantasy
Fuck men who abuse women. I am a strong woman and I demand autonomy over my own body. Now that I feel my sisters are safe inside this article, let’s begin. Electric Forest began Tuesday night, June 22nd, 2022. On Friday, June 25th, the news of Roe v Wade overturned had hit the Forest grounds and it may have been the only part of the default world to slip into this beautiful magical place. There is a total sense of surrender when you enter the gates of Electric Forest.
The String Cheese Incident will return to Runaway Bay, Jamaica for two back-to-back, all-inclusive Intimate International Incidents - joined this time by bluegrass royalty Sam Bush and his band (Jan 20-24, 2023), and world-renowned rock legends Los Lobos (Jan 24-28, 2023). The String Cheese Incident will perform 3 full intimate 2-set shows during each event, and each week will boast an array of collaborations, sit-ins, and activities for attendees to enjoy during their stay.
Three years in the making – thanks Covid for putting it on hold – The Hog Farm Hideaway, featuring two improvisational sets from The String Cheese Incident each night, passed its inaugural undertaking with flying colors, so to speak.
Providing an anchor of stability and a backbone behind the rhythm, bassist Keith Moseley of The String Cheese Incident is no stranger to the blending eclectic sounds and unifying them within the musical soundscape. Pioneering one of Colorado’s most influential jam bands, Keith has been the steady driving force behind the successful 25+ year career of SCI.
Suwannee Hulaween 2022 lineup: The String Cheese Incident, Black Pumas, Rainbow Kitten Surprise, CloZee, Fearless Flyers & more
The Sweetwater 420 Festival in Atlanta, Ga continued into the third day with a high octane line up and the largest crowd the festival has ever seen. It was difficult moving around at times given the huge crowd, though nonetheless very enjoyable and full of southern hospitality. The music was anchored by The Trey Anastasio Band, Umphrey's McGee and Goose.
The Sweetwater 420 Festival rolled on Friday, April 29th with another hot lineup and more delicious jams for day two. The weather cooperated perfectly, and the crowds were relatively calm for this session, though more intense than the day prior. Today's festivities were led by The String Cheese Incident, Gary Clark Jr., and Lotus.