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Widespread Panic Welcomes Carrot Top & Karl Denson In Las Vegas

The first leg of Widespread Panic's Spring Tour continued last night at The Joint at Hard Rock Hotel & Casino in Las Vegas. Panic was joined by two frequent collaborators at points during Friday night's first of two consecutive shows in Sin City. [Photo by @WidespreadPanic] The sit-in action started towards the end of the second set when Karl Denson added sax to "Angels On High." Denson stuck around for ...

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Saturday Stream | Solo Bands

Solo projects don’t always remain solo as musical interests and ambitions expand both in the studio and on stage. Sometimes its a natural evolution born out of collaborations that grow a solo effort into full on band membership. Other times the addition of revolving cast of non-permanent touring members are brought in to expand a one-person recording into a full fledged live show. This week’s Spotify playli ...

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Phil Lesh & Friends Features Nicki Bluhm At Terrapin Crossroads

Just one night after Nicki Bluhm & The Gramblers completed a three-show residency at Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, California; the band's lead singer returned to the venue as part of the latest inventive Phil Lesh & Friends lineup presented by the Grateful Dead bassist. [Image created by Quinfolk] Last night's Phil & Friends show found Phil Lesh and Nicki Bluhm joined by Grahame Lesh, Jeff ...

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George Porter Jr. Among Pink Talking Fish Guests At Biscuit Fest

The Funky Biscuit in Boca Raton, Florida hosted the first night of Biscuit Fest 4 on Thursday, which featured performances from Talking Heads/Phish/Pink Floyd tribute act Pink Talking Fish and George Porter Jr. & Friends. The Meters bassist as well as guitarist Billy Iuso and saxophonist Ron Holloway sat in with Pink Talking Fish during their lengthy set at Biscuit Fest 4. The George Porter Jr. and Frie ...

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Couch Tour Alert | Billy & The Kids At The Capitol Theatre

Tonight Billy & The Kids visit The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York for a show with the theme "Europe Seventy 2.0" featuring special guest Robert Randolph. If you can't attend in person, there's an option to watch from home or wherever you have an internet connection. [Photo by Stewart O'Shields] Billy & The Kids finds Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann joined by guitarist Tommy Hamilton ...

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CounterPoint Music & Arts Festival Announces Lineup Additions

This year's installment of the CounterPoint Music & Arts Festival will take place in Kingston Downs in Georgia from May 22 - 24. Today, festival organizers added a batch of artists to the lineup including EOTO featuring Michael Travis and Jason Hann of The String Cheese Incident. Zomboy, Jerry On The Moon and G Jones are also among the acts added to a lineup that already included the likes of Widespread ...

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Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals Switch It Up At Fillmore

As we reported, Ben Harper & The Innocent Criminals kicked off a four-show run at The Fillmore in San Francisco on Wednesday night marking the group's first performances together since 2008. The run continued on Thursday night, as BHIC dusted off many tunes that were not played on opening night. [Photo by Gavin Conaty] Harper and the band opened with the one-two punch of "Jah Work" and "Glory & Cons ...

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Full Show Friday | Aquarium Rescue Unit 1994

It was announced earlier this week that Col. Bruce Hampton will reunite the Aquarium Rescue Unit for a run of shows this summer. Joining the Colonel will be bassist Oteil Burbridge, guitarist Jimmy Herring, drummer Jeff Sipe and keyboardist Matt Slocum for the first ARU shows since they reunited in 2011. The 14-date summer tour kicks off July 29 with two nights at the Fox Theatre in Boulder, Colorado and fi ...

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Umphreys McGee & Lettuce Move The Fort Event To St. Augustine

There's a big change in store for the upcoming two-day event featuring the first-ever pairing of Umphrey's McGee and Lettuce. While the event was originally scheduled to be held at Fort Clinch in Fernandina Beach, Florida April 10 and 11; the concerts have been moved to Saint Augustine Amphitheatre in Saint Augustine, Florida. The move comes after park administration cancelled the concerts. The Fort lineup ...

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