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Last Saturday here in Las Vegas, Phil Lesh and an amazing group of Friends took the stage at The Joint at the Hard Rock Hotel and Casino. Lesh's impressive lineup of the evening consisted of the Blind Boys of Alabama, Jackie Greene, Luther Dickinson, Cody Dickinson, John Medeski, Junior Mack, Danielle Nicole, and JD Simo. This incredible ensemble played...
Jimmy Herring The 5 of 7 Band Announced
Widespread Panic guitar player Jimmy Herring has announced his newest side project called The 5 of 7, a band consisting of Herring on guitar, bassist Kevin Scott, drummer Darren Stanley, keyboardist Matt Slocum, and vocalist and guitarist Rick Lollar. Herring said in the press release that the idea came from seeing the other guys jam. He explains, "Rick, Matt, and...
adam macdougall chris robinson brotherhood departure 2019 hiatus
The Chris Robinson Brotherhood announced late last night that they have parted ways with keyboardist and original member, Adam MacDougall. Along with that bummer news, the band has cancelled their album release party in Brooklyn, NY in June, and after July of this year, they will be going on hiatus for the remainder of 2019. The new album Servants of the...
Today the Chris Robinson Brotherhood has released their second video from their upcoming album Servants Of The Sun, the new single called "Chauffeur's Daughter." The video, which was directed by Jay Blakesberg, shows the CRB playing live at Phil Lesh's venue, Terrapin Crossroads, along with footage from Robinson's residence in Marin County. Check it out below. The band's new album is...
twiddle announces brooklyn steel webcast with robert randolph relix
Twiddle will be hosting a free webcast of their upcoming April 20th show at NYC's Brooklyn Steel. The show will be three sets long (!!!) and Twiddle has just announced that Robert Randolph will sit in on pedal-steel guitar for one of the sets. So, get your 4/20 on with some awesome music and a free couch tour webcast. Click on...
This Saturday, join Larry Campbell and Teresa Williams for a free webcast on Nugs.tv of their sold out concert at Fur Peace Ranch in Meigs County, Ohio. Campbell is better known for his work with Bob Dylan, Levon Helm, Willie Nelson, and The Black Crowes and he and his wife Teresa will be touring in support of their album Contraband...
phil lesh and friends april 19-20 2019 terrapin crossroads poster
Phil Lesh has enlisted another group of Friends for a two-night run at his Grateful Dead / San Rafael home venue, Terrapin Crossroads. On April 19th and 20th, Al Schnier from moe., brothers Luther and Cody Dickinson, Jason Crosby, and Alex Koford will be the cast of characters to play with Phil. The first of the two shows will be...
Words by Heath Clayton | Photos by Paul Citone The 2019 NAMM Show music convention wrapped up this past weekend at the Anaheim Convention center. This year’s convention did not disappoint... No matter what aspect of the music world you come from, they had it covered this year. As always, the convention is split into different categories ranging from instrument makers,...
May 8th was the first 100* degree day of 2018 and Chris Robinson, with his new project "As The Crow Flies", added to the inferno. 🔥 Robinson and his crew took over the Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas and put their spin on some classic hits from The Black Crowes as we all know that's why everyone's in the building. As The Crow...
WORDS BY HEATH CLAYTON Lineup: "Everyone Loves Terrapin" Matt Butler of Everyone Orchestra Phil Lesh of The Grateful Dead Al Schnier and Vinnie Amico of moe. Grahame Lesh and Ross James of The Terrapin Family Band Jennifer Hartswick and Natalie Cressman of TAB w/ special guest Holly Bowling This past weekend, Matt Butler brought his Everyone Orchestra to Phil Lesh's Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael California. Matt's...
Words by Heath Clayton, Photos by Paul Citone No better way to wrap up a great Phil and Friends two night run, than a brunch with the Terrapin Family Band. This is the second time that The Terrapin Family Band has appeared in Vegas on the Brooklyn Bowl stage and I can’t think of a better way to enjoy a...
Words by Heath Clayton David Nelson led New Riders on the Purple Sage into Sin City a few weeks back for two sets of great music at the Hard Rock Live. With their unique mix of psychedelic country/rock, NRPS did not disappoint their loyal fans. The first set was hard hitting with legendary tunes like “Where I Come From”, “I...
Words and photos by Heath Clayton; follow him on Twitter at @HeathClayton Gov’t Mule rolled into The House of Blues in Las Vegas like a Mack Truck on November 1st the night after their amazing Halloween set at the Fox Theatre in Oakland, CA. Warren and the band seemed to be in good spirits as they blasted through “World Boss”,...