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“Just be in that spot…” – Marco Benevento chats NOLA, after-parties, and Russo side...

Marco Benevento is heading to the great state of Louisiana this weekend as part of his extensive fall tour supporting his last release, TigerFace....

PHISH FRIDAY: Bucket Full of Thoughts on Dick’s 2013

A Phish run isn't always remembered for it's extended, multifaceted jams. Sometimes the band creates the memories through a connected set of moments...

PHISH FRIDAY: Dick’s 2013 Setlist Speculation

As we lead up to Phish's upcoming three-night run at Dick's Sporting Goods Park in Colorado, I thought it'd be fun to speculate about...

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Ten Songs To Look Forward To At FYF Fest 2013

Check out a Spotify Playlist of these ten songs here. To follow last year's strong lineup at the annual indie-leaning weekend gathering, FYF Fest (now...

FESTY PREVIEW: Equifunk 2013 (The All Inclusive Funk Festival)

Boasting the kind of ferocious funk collaborations you’d expect to find in New Orleans during Jazzfest, as opposed to the remote Pocono Mountains of...

PHISH FRIDAY: The Tahoe Tweezer and Beyond

With just four shows left on the Phish Summer Tour and my 99th show as a fan of the band, I was fortunate enough...

PHISH FRIDAY: The West Coast Awaits

Tonight (aka Chris Kuroda's birthday), Phish begins the West Coast portion of their 30th Anniversary Summer Tour at The Gorge Amphitheater in Quincy, Washington....

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Global Dance Festival 2013

Global Dance Festival is coming back to Red Rocks Amphitheatre in Colorado for three days this weekend. Usually this fest is the Denver rave...

FESTIVAL PREVIEW: Gathering of The Vibes 2013

Well, kids, the countdown has officially begun. The 18th Gathering of The Vibes is just under two weeks away. I am growing more excited...

SHINE A LIGHT on Jagwar Ma

< SOUNDCLOUD | FACEBOOK | TWITTER | HOWLIN' | TOUR > It's been awhile since I've anticipated a debut record as much as Jagwar Ma's...

PHISH FRIDAY: Starting on 7/3 in Maine, the Summer’s Hottest Tour Is…

Starting July 3rd in Bangor, Maine, this summer's hottest tour is The Phish from Vermont: There will be w00kie riots, NOLA Bounce-esque azz shakin',...

Breaking Down The Bonnaroo 2013 Superjams

Words by Stephen Taylor There are many aspects of Bonnaroo that distinguish it from other summer festivals: the clocktower, the Comedy Tent, the giant...

FESTY PREVIEW: Sonic Bloom 2013

Sonic Bloom, “Colorado’s Premier Boutique Music Festival,” (as it is billed) returns to Georgetown, CO on June 13-16 for a weekend of thumping basslines,...

PREVIEW: Five Must-See Sets at Hangout Music Fest 2013

The Hangout Music Fest returns for its 4th edition next weekend in Gulf Shores, AL and will feature such headliners as Tom Petty and...

LIVE VEGAS BLOG: REHAB’s 10th Anniversary Weekend (featuring PRINCE & JUSTICE)

I’m just now kind of re-gaining the ability to even begin to digest, recall, recount and recap everything some notable things a few of...

Seven Must-See Sets on Bonnaroo’s Newly Released Schedule

A day after announcing who would be playing late nights on The Which Stage and in This, That and The Other Tents, the festival...

PHOTOS / RECAP: Record Store Day 2013

Yesterday marked the arrival of RECORD STORE DAY 2013! What's Record Store Day, you ask? Well.... It's the day that many-a-music enthusiasts (aka music...

INTERVIEW: Bass Master Chris Wood Chats w/ LMB; West Coast MMW Acoustic Tour Starts...

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...

COACHELLA PREVIEW: Can’t Miss Bands for 2013

The set times for the Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival in Indio, CA were just released, signaling that the event is right around...

10 Reasons Why Firefly Music Festival is Must-See

Words and Photos by Jake Krolick The Firefly Music Festival is back in Dover for its second appearance. 2012 was a blast and this year’s...

PHISH FRIDAY: The Gorge’s Greatest Moments

Few venues hold the type of environmental magic like the Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Washington. Opened in 1985, The Gorge is now a...

FILM REVIEW: Boyd Tinsley’s Faces in the Mirror

Around lunchtime a few Sunday’s ago, I was privy to the fact that Boyd Tinsley would be doing a screening of some sort at...

Joe Ely and his Stolen, Reunited and Nearly Stolen (Again) Custom Newman Guitar

To say that legendary country rock singer/songwriter and guitarist Joe Ely has had a tumultuous week thus far would be an understatement and we...

NEW VIDEO: Remembering My Morning Jacket’s Legendary Late Nights at Bonnaroo ’06 & ’08

Ever since the release of Z in 2005, to varying degrees of enthusiasm, My Morning Jacket has been my favorite band. For those of...

PHISH FRIDAY: Video of “Piper” from 3/1/03 in Greensboro, NC

After this week's 2/28/03 reminisce a few friends including our own Wesley Hodges mentioned that 3/1/03 also holds a special place in their respective...

PHISH: ‘Step Into the’ Ten-Year Anniversary of 2/28/03

We decided to roll out this week's Phish Friday a day early in honor of today's ten-year anniversary for a show that has gained...

PHISH FRIDAY: Today in Phish History, 2/15/03 Las Vegas, NV

Hard to believe it has been ten whole years since Phish's 2003 Winter Tour. February '03 can certainly go overlooked in the Phish world,...

THIRTEEN FOR ’13: New Albums To Look Forward To

Here's a list of 13 albums we're looking forward to which have an expected release date sometime in the next eleven months (or so...

PHISH FRIDAY: 2012 Awards Edition

Phish began a signature 2012 concert season in June in Worcester, MA (BOOGIE), took their halftime show to Dicks in Colorado (LIGHT) and closed...

PHISH FRIDAY: Trey Anastasio & Mike Gordon’s Gear

During each setbreak of Phish's recent NYE Run, LivePhish debuted some excellent Couch Tour videos of Phish's Trey Anastasio and Mike Gordon giving a...

EPIC PREVIEW: Jam Cruise XI, January 7-12, 2013

As the dust settles from one of the biggest music holidays of the year, New Year's Eve, there are a few thousand people out...

PHISH FRIDAY: A NYE Runaway Golf-Cart Garden Party

Oh what a difference a year makes! Word spread of a photo leaked on the morning of 12/31 of Madison Square Garden's floor covered in...

PHISH FRIDAY: 2012-2013 New Year’s Run Preview

It's interesting how expectations around the December holidays have evolved as we get older yet the essence stays the same. At age ten...

Apocalypse Here? An End of the World Playlist (Just in Case)

Whether or not The Mayans Were Right and the world engulfs itself, a phantom comet appears out of nowhere on Friday and takes us...

PHISH FRIDAY: Today in History, 12/7/97

Today marks the 15th Anniversary of one of the better shows (and premiere first sets) in Phish's history -- December 7th, 1997 at the...

Live Music Blog’s Best of 2012: Concerts, Albums, Artists and More (Part Two)

Last week, we rolled out Part One of LMB's Best of 2012 feature, highlighting this year's noteworthy albums (Tame Impala's Lonerism, Jack White's Blunderbuss...

PHISH FRIDAY: A November (’97) to Remember

This, the final edition of our month-long series, highlights one of the best months in Phish history -- November 1997. Phish took a...

Live Music Blog’s Best of 2012: Concerts, Albums, Artists and More (PART ONE)

While there's still plenty of live music magic yet to be made, the end is near and 2012 will be in the rear view...

PHISH FRIDAY: A November (’09) to Remember

For today's Phish Friday we've opted to skip the usual passover of anything in 3.0 as "relevant" to talk about during a column dedicated...

PHISH FRIDAY: A November (’96) to Remember

Our A November to Remember series continues this week with 1996. The same month Derek Jeter won the AL Rookie of the Year...

BONNAROO 2013: Lineup Speculation and Educated Guesses

UPDATE: the official lineup has been announced! Earlier today, the 12th Annual Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival announced that ticket pre-sales will begin on Monday,...

ROUNDUP: What Five Bands Should Be Bigger Than They Are (Part Five)

< PART ONE (MONDAY) || PART TWO (TUESDAY) || PART THREE (WEDNESDAY) || PART FOUR (THURSDAY) > Today marks the final day of this week's...

PHISH FRIDAY: A November (’95) to Remember

Last week we dedicated our Phish Friday to November '94. This week, we promised November '97 but contributor @PeteLikesMusic had other ideas and...

ROUNDUP: What Five Bands Should Be Bigger Than They Are? (Part Four)

< PART ONE (MONDAY) || PART TWO (TUESDAY) || PART THREE (WEDNESDAY) > Today marks the fourth day of this week's What Five Bands Should...

ROUNDUP: What Five Bands Should Be Bigger Than They Are (Part Three)

PART ONE (MONDAY) || PART TWO (TUESDAY) > For Day Three of this week's What Five Bands Should Be Bigger Than They Are feature in...

ROUNDUP: What Five Bands Should Be Bigger Than They Are (Part Two)

PART ONE (MONDAY) Yesterday, we kicked off a five-day feature in response to the NPR Music What Bands Should be Bigger Than They Are article,...

PHISH FRIDAY: A November (’94) To Remember

November has always been an important month for our musical heroes from Vermont. Some of the bands more memorable shows have occurred in...

ROUNDUP: What Five Bands Should Be Bigger Than They Are (Part One)

NPR Music posed a great question last week when they asked: What Bands Should be Bigger Than They Are and we immediately wanted to...

FILM REVIEW: Shut Up and Play The Hits

By Shane Colman James Murphy, the musical mastermind behind LCD Soundsystem, does not think it's better to burn out than fade away. For his band's...

PREVIEW / VIDEO: Trey Anastasio Debuts New Guitar, Tour Kicks Off Tomorrow

Trey Anastasio hits the road in support of his new album Traveler on Thursday at The Fillmore in Detroit. Of special note is...

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