FANS invites the music community to celebrate the birthday of blues singer and guitarist Susan Tedeschi on Monday, November 9, with a live stream of Tedeschi Trucks Band performances and historic sit-ins at Pete Shapiro's venues including Port Chester, New York's The Capitol Theatre and LOCKN' in Arrington, Virginia.
On Sunday be sure to wake up early to catch the barefooted, Keller Williams lead LOCKN in some Grateful Dead tunes with his “Grateful Gospel” group. If you’re looking for some soul, then St. Paul & The Broken Bones are the ticket at the 5:30 PM slot on The Main Stage. Closing out the seventh annual LOCKN Festival will be Bob Weir & The Wolf Bros. (Jay Lane & Don Was) featuring Susan Tedeschi & Mikaela Davis.
LOCKN’ Music Festival, nestled in the natural beauty of the Blue Ridge Mountains in Arrington, Virginia, provides the ultimate atmosphere for live music. Now you could win the ultimate LOCKN’ experience as the personal guest of the festival’s producer, Peter Shapiro!
With six shows in October, Tedeschi Trucks Band announces an eighth consecutive year of their annual musical bash at New York City’s Beacon Theatre: October 5, 6, 9, 10, 12, 13. The show run includes two weekends of “Evening with TTB” two-set performances and a pair of mid-week dates that will feature special opening guests (to be announced). Oct.
With eight wildly successful shows in the books and 13 more to go, the 2017 incarnation of Tedeschi Trucks Band’s third annual multi-artist “Wheels of Soul” tour is shaping up to be their biggest and best yet. Along with supporting acts Hot Tuna and The Wood Brothers, TTB’s 2017 “Wheels of Soul” run has already brought out fans all along the east coast in unprecedented numbers.
So many years after the disbandment of Grateful Dead that in turn relocated tens of thousands of devoted tour followers to various other acts and bigger life purposes, folks still crave that familiar feeling that kept them on tour. It didn’t only come from the music that Garcia and the gang connected with so many people through, but the sense of community and thriving weirdness that expanded continuously over decades of different intersections.
Back when we had a fully functioning Government last week, Rolling Stone premiered an acoustic video of the Tedeschi Trucks Band performing "The Storm" on their tour bus. "'The Storm' is a song where you're sitting on the floor, and you have a great guitar sound, and you're thinking, 'You know what, let's just be unafraid to crank this shit up,'
Aaaaaah. You have gotten three great nights of music under your belt. You have had time to have your campsite functioning well and made friends with your neighbors. You have made it through three days of having very little need to be fiddling around with your cell phone and spent lots of time with the human beings right beside you. You are familiar with the layout of the venue and accepted the fact that you have to walk, literally miles for some depending on where you camped, your @$$ off at times to get were you wanted to be.