Home Authors Posts by Pete Merriman

Pete Merriman

42 POSTS 1 COMMENTS
East coast born and raised, San Francisco since 2006.
Carly Meyers first burst onto our attention span while at High Sierra Music Festival 2012 as part of the "backing" section of the Mike Dillon Band. She sat in on Skerik's Horn-o-copia artist workshop later that weekend, and suddenly we realized that we would be seeing an incredible amount of this young performer in the future. She immediately...
What happens when you take some old friends who just happen to be five of the most soulful players on the funk circuit today, throw them onstage together at The Maple Leaf for the 3am slot on the last night of Jazzfest, and let them rip? Well in most cases you might have a pretty damn good one-off, but...
If you’re one of those people who loves getting down and can never seem to get enough low end or brass in your life, get your booty down to Live Oak, FL this weekend for the 7th Annual Bear Creek Music Festival. In just a few short years, Bear Creek has quickly risen through the ranks of the crowded festival...
This weekend, Austin, TX will once again show why it has been dubbed “The Live Music Capital of the World” as the 8th annual Fun Fun Fun Fest takes over downtown for three days and four nights of music, comedy, poster art, and action sports. One would think that just a few short weeks after Austin City Limits,...
The 23rd Annual High Sierra took place over this past Fourth of July weekend, and with this year's diverse array of top-notch talent, many left saying it was the best one yet. Full recap coming soon, but for now here are some photos from our man on the ground Pete Merriman. He's got some snaps from Primus,...
Last Wednesday, jazz virtuoso Colin Stetson came through San Francisco in support of his latest album New History Warfare Vol. 3: To See More Light. Having tried (and failed) to see Stetson's solo show for over a year, this was an opportunity I was not going to miss. While known especially for his saxophone skills, Stetson is an accomplished...
Medeski Martin & Wood is one of those groups that needs no introduction. They’ve been a staple of the avant-jazz and live music circuit for over two decades and are some of the most accomplished and innovative musicians around. Their latest official release, Free Magic, is a document from the last fully acoustic tour that MMW played back in...
NYC has long been a city known as a melting pot of musical influences and collaboration. For decades, countless forward-thinking musicians and innovative sounds have come out of this hotbed of musical activity, and now there’s a new group that demands to be added to the list: Superhuman Happiness. The staff at LMB have been big fans of the band...
As reported by Dr. Funkenberry on the PRINCE Spreecast tonight, it is time to break out your finest purple blouses -- Prince is back! Fresh off his 5-encore 22-piece band marathon set that blew everyone else out of the water at SXSW, Prince has confirmed the recent rumblings around a west coast based tour. Starting in Vancouver on...
A Thom Yorke solo set is an all too rare occurrence, so when he played at Neil Young's annual Bridge School Benefit in 2002, Radiohead fans all over the world took notice. I vividly remember my excitement when a stealth audience recording of the two sets popped up on the internet a few days later, putting it on repeat...

Popular Posts

10 Best Movies Ever Made About Famous Musicians

Walk the Line Music can define a picture, but soundtracks seem to matter a little more when the picture is about a musician. We tend...

Don't Miss This

Phish Announces Curveball Festival Cancelled At The Last Minute

Due to the severe flooding in New York State, Phish has been forced to cancel their Curveball Festival. ========================== A STATEMENT FROM PHISH Dear...