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Phil Lesh & Friends Make Brooklyn Academy Of Music Debut

On Monday night Phil Lesh & Friends made their debut at the historic Brooklyn Academy Of Music in New York City for the first of two consecutive shows. For the short run, Lesh is joined by guitarists Jackie Greene and Warren Haynes, keyboardist John Medeski and drummer Joe Russo. The quintet Lesh assembled for the BAM shows, which mixes members of Phil's bands from the last 14 years or so, presented a p ...

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Future Of AC/DC In Question As Retirement Rumors Swirl

Have we seen the last of legendary Australian rock band AC/DC? The big story down under today focuses on a report that the band will retire due to the illness of one of their founding members - Malcolm Young. As noted by Billboard, Aussie entertainment commentator Peter Ford told radio station 3AW "we may not hear them perform or record ever again." However, conflicting reports have AC/DC entering a Vancouv ...

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Summer Set Announces First Phase Of 2014 Lineup

This morning the first phase of the lineup for this year's Summer Set Music Festival has been revealed and includes Bassnectar, the Disco Biscuits, Wu-Tang Clan and Big Gigantic. Summer Set 2014 takes place from August 15 - 17 at Somerset Amphitheatre in Somerset, WI. Other acts set to play the 2014 installment of Summer Set include Chromeo, Chance The Rapper, Flying Lotus and Cherub. Summer Set organizers ...

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Twenty Years Later | Phish Fans Start Wilson Chant

In honor of the 20th anniversary of his first Phish show, JamBase editor Scott Bernstein shares a remembrance of a night that changed his life forever. This essay was originally published on Hidden Track. Twenty years ago today I experienced one of the most life changing events of my existence on this planet. On April 15, 1994, I went to the Beacon Theatre to see a quartet from Vermont. Little did I know th ...

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Exclusive Premiere | Playing For Change – Clandestino

The Playing For Change multimedia movement aims to inspire, connect and bring peace to the world through music. Playing For Change founder Mark Johnson realized that while each culture has its own language, musicians from around the world can connect using the common language of music. On June 17 Playing For Change 3 - Sounds Around The World will be released on CD/DVD and includes performances from Keith R ...

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Trey Anastasio Band Announces Two Ohio Shows

Trey Anastasio has just announced that he'll bring the Trey Anastasio Band to Ohio for a pair of shows before the group performs at Summer Camp in May. The Phish guitarist and his TAB ensemble will play the House Of Blues in Cleveland on May 23 followed by a performance at the Taft Theatre in Cincinnati on May 24. Tickets for both shows will be available via a real-time pre-sale on April 17 at noon ET on Tr ...

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Joe Russo's Almost Dead Adds Chicago Shows

Following yesterday's announcement that Joe Russo's Almost Dead will play a pair of shows in Colorado this October, comes word that the Grateful Dead tribute will make their Midwest debut on September 19 and 20 at Concord Music Hall in Chicago. If you're unfamiliar with the premise behind Joe Russo's Almost Dead, Furthur drummer Joe Russo performs songs from the Grateful Dead's live repertoire accompanied b ...

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Recap | Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction Ceremony

Words by: Chadbyrne R. Dickens Rock & Roll Hall Of Fame Induction :: 04.10.14 :: Barclays Center :: Brooklyn, NY This past Thursday, an impressive array of talent was amassed at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, NY to celebrate the 29th annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony. The hall started in 1985 but the museum was built in Cleveland ten years later. It is “a center for Rock and Roll hi ...

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Tour Dates | moe. Adds More Summer Dates

Jam stalwarts moe. have filled out their summer touring schedule with the addition of a number of July dates up and down the East Coast. The just-announced dates include performances in Florida, Alabama, North Carolina, Virginia, Massachusetts, New Jersey and Pennsylvania. The band will be touring in support of NO GUTS, NO GLORY, which is set for a May 27th release and is currently available for pre-order. ...

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Levon Helm Midnight Ramble Sessions Volume 3

On July 1 Vanguard Records will release the third installment of the Midnight Ramble Sessions compilations recorded live at Levon Helm Studios in Woodstock, NY during the late The Band drummer's Midnight Ramble concerts. The latest installment contains performances recorded between 2005 and 2010 featuring such guest artists as Chris Robinson, Elvis Costello and Allen Toussaint with The Levon Helm Band: Levo ...

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