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Phish Celebrates San Francisco Giants Victory | Night Three

Written By: Ben Greenfield On Wednesday, for the second consecutive night, Phish had to compete with the Giants for the San Francisco crowd’s attention. And although more than a few fans in Bill Graham Civic Auditorium spent the beginning of the show with their eyes on their phones, Phish capitalized on the victorious crowd’s energy, playing a rocking, celebratory first set as the World Series came to a clo ...

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Late Late Show Announces Metallica Week-Long Residency

Heavy metal legends Metallica will be Craig Ferguson's musical guest on each and every episode of CBS's The Late Late Show for the week of November 17. Ferguson's tenure as host of the show is coming to an end and he's expected to leave the program at some point in December. "What better way to celebrate Craig's awesome tenure at CBS than to come and shake the rafters for a whole week," Lars Ulrich told Rol ...

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Jam Cruise 13 Schedule Revealed

Jam Cruise 13 departs Miami on January 6 aboard the MSC Divina chock full of jam acts such as Umphrey's McGee, The Word, Galactic, Lettuce and The Motet for what's sure to be an unforgettable musical adventure. In the surest sign yet that Jam Cruise 13 is approaching, organizers have unveiled the music schedule for January's trip. The music schedule is available on the Jam Cruise website and shows the many ...

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Rex Foundation | Standing On The Moon Benefit Concert

The Rex Foundation, a public charitable organization established in 1983 by friends and members of the Grateful Dead, has announced details of a benefit concert dubbed "Standing On The Moon," that will be held on December 6 at The Fillmore in San Francisco. Leftover Salmon featuring newest member Bill Payne of Little Feat have been tapped to headline "Standing On The Moon," which will also feature Amy Helm ...

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Dean Ween Explains Why He Still Plays Ween Songs

Tonight, The Dean Ween Group returns to the stage for a performance at The Stone Pony in Asbury Park, New Jersey. While attendees can expect to hear new material and fun covers, there will also plenty of Ween songs on tap. Guitarist Mickey "Dean Ween" Melchiondo explained why he won't ignore the output from his time in Ween as part of a interview with the Asbury Park Press. [Photo by Beta Klein] "At first I ...

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Tour Dates | Railroad Earth Adds Winter Dates

Last month Railroad Earth announced a lengthy Winter Tour, but apparently there was more in store as today the band has extended the jaunt into March with a focus on the west. The additional leg of the tour spans just over a week and includes stops in West Coast cities San Francisco, Oakland, Crystal Bay, Phoenix, Los Angeles, Solana Beach and Las Vegas. Railroad Earth still has a batch of 2014 dates in sto ...

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Ryan Adams Adds San Francisco Date With Jenny Lewis

Singer-songwriter Ryan Adams has added a San Francisco performance to his upcoming North American tour. Adams, along with Jenny Lewis, will perform at The Masonic on December 14. The public onsale for tickets to Ryan's return to San Francisco starts tomorrow, October 31, at 10 a.m. PT. We're holding out hope Adams welcomes old friend Phil Lesh to share the stage with him at The Masonic. Ryan Adams has had t ...

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Rick Danko Of The Band Stage & Studio-Used Bass Up For Auction

A very important piece of rock history has been put up for sale as Rick Danko's famed Ampeg AMUB- 1 fretless bass is being auctioned off by Julien's Auctions. The Band bassist used the instrument, which was produced around 1968 and received from Ampeg in approximately 1970, both in the studio and on-stage. Not only did he play the instrument at The Band performances, but also when the group was backing Bob ...

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Pro-Shot Video | Joe Russos Almost Dead At Gathering Of The Vibes

Grateful Dead tribute act Joe Russo's Almost Dead sure made their first festival set count over the summer at Gathering Of The Vibes on a bright Friday afternoon in Bridgeport, Connecticut. Today, the band has shared professionally-shot video featuring a chunk of their Vibes set as part of the Rad Tracks Thursday series. [Photo by Jeremy Williams] The 26-minute sequence starts off with a spot-on rendition o ...

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Dickey Betts Talks Allman Brothers Band Retirement

One element missing from The Allman Brothers Band's final concert, which took place this past Tuesday night at the Beacon Theatre in New York City, was the presence of Forrest Richard "Dickey" Betts. Dickey, who co-founded the ABB and was a huge part of the group's sound, never again took the stage as part of the Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame band after being fired in 2000. Depending on who you ask, Betts wa ...

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