REVIEW: Vida Blue at the Fillmore DVD

Last night, I cracked open my new Netflix arrivals and popped Vida Blue with the Spam Allstars: Live at the Fillmore DVD. Somewhat relying...

more work to be done…

Any feedback would be welcome on features, content, stories, reviews, music, etc. that you would like to see on this blog. I've got...

dave matthews band does it again

It's been a while since I've seen a Dave Matthews Band concert. It started to seem weird to me when my little sister...

Jam in the ‘Dam approaching quickly

Now playing: Disco Biscuits - Digital Buddha With the Jam in the 'Dam festival approaching (note: that still sucks they had to change...

i’m home and ready to get heady

Well, I'm pleased to report I'm off of vacation from Naples, FL. I had a blast and I got to relax and prepare...

recent bittorrents of interest

moe. - 2.19.04 - Aragon Ballroom, Chicago, IL I debated going to this show, but I ultimately decided that this is not the way to...

do yourself a favor

Six days. That is how long until the new The Mars Volta album, Frances the Mute, streets. You might as well visit...

ocms’ new video available

If you like bluegrass (and you should), Old Crow Medicine Show has finished a video for the song "Tell It To Me". You...

preview tracks from new eels album

Well, the day is fast approaching (April 26) for the release of the new Eels, DOUBLE CD, Blinking Lights and Other Revelations. You...

the music scene in florida (or lack thereof)

Now playing: Keller Williams - Vacate Seriously now, Florida is not the best vacation spot if you're a live music lover. Well, you...

crowd sing-a-longs and me don’t mix

Now playing: STS9 - Breathe In - 9.3.04 - Vic Theater - Chicago, IL As I waited for the bus this evening on my...

How to Have a Successful Music Blog

Based on the Yahoo! Buzz Meter, I think I need to start writing about one of the Simpson sisters, Nelly, or Beyonce. I...

STS9 Sells Out

STS9 :: February 12, 2005 House of Blues :: Chicago, IL I just got back from one packed House of Blues tonight. The problem was,...

Lamenting why 311 Studio vs. 311 Live is probably way too different to enjoy...

Is it just me, or is 311 a very strange band to listen to sometimes? To switch from rap to reggae to dub...

Trey Anastasio does not see his Shadow

Trey Anastasio performed a sneak-attack style performance on Thursday night. He's been in Atlanta finishing off this new album, and more and more the...

umphreys in the studio

I just got an email of the variety that I like to read--Umphrey's McGee news. From the Madison House Publicity mailing list... This February, Umphrey's will...

CONCERT REVIEW: Sam Bush & Ekoostik Hookah @ Newport Music Hall Columbus, OH 1.22.05

Yes it is true, we do have guest bloggers!! And I guess I'll be the first one to speak up. Last weekend I had...

a couple links for us all

My Favorite Things...The Best of 2004 | Syd Schwartz-Digital Music Den they are the first jamband that has produced a truly great studio album I...

The Southern Jamband Relix Issue

I've always wondered why magazines did this. When you're trying to attract new readers, especially music fans, I see this new Relix issue...

guest bloggers really are coming

I've added some authors that should start posting their hearts out very shortly. I welcome anyone and everyone for the moment. I...

less bloggy than i wanna be

Sorry to all my faithful readers that have been coming back everyday expecting updates and not finding them. I really have been busy in real...

Bonnaroo 2005 lineup announced!

Well, Bonnaroo has again trumped most other music festivals solely on their lineup. This begs the question of how well this festival can continue...

prediction: jamcruise 2006!

JamBase has posted some good photos of the recent Jam Cruise. I'm telling you--there has to be something in the water on some...

Jambands have Horrible Names

Honestly, I never wanted to reduce myself to this level. But, I believe that this is something that the live music blog should be...

news on jan07

Ben Crooch will be playing at Goose Island Wrigleyville this Saturday, January 8. I'm going to check this out. This guy hails...

NYE from around the nation

I definitely would have liked to have my own quality set of New Year's Eve photos documenting Umphrey's McGee's epic first-run at the Riveria...

lip-syncing midgets! wild acrobatics!

Umphrey's McGee :: December 31, 2004 Riveria Theater :: Chicago, IL Previously: Sister Christian! Panama! This show was so exciting to get to, even more...

sister christian! panama!

Umphrey's McGee :: December 30, 2004 Riveria Theater :: Chicago, IL My jaw is still dropped, even after sleeping nine hours. You've got to love...

news on dec28

now playing: keller williams - get on up (medley) (or stream) Jambands.com asks quite an important question today; is Keller Williams the winter festival...

merry christmas from the live music blog

Obviously, it's Christmas today. Everyone have a very safe, happy, heady, dank, awesomely-sweet Christmas! Ho ho ho, bitches!

gromfblog photos

I just wanted to sing some praise for a great blogger who manages to get some really great San Francisco photos, and they're all...

umphrey’s mcgee side show 12.17.04 schuba’s, chicago, il

With Chicago becoming bitterly cold, I was unbelievably happy when Umphrey's McGee announced that Brendan Bayliss and Jake Cinniger would be putting on an...

widespread panic announces a strong comeback

JamBase broke the story first according to my feedreader (although I'm sure that it was WSP that actually broke the news). This is going to...

news on dec16

I have excellent news to report for all those that are dying to see a Keller Williams show. He's coming back out strong...

news on dec14

JamBase has released their 2005 calendar! Call me a cliched wookie, and I'd tell you that I'd like to get this for Christmas....

news on dec13

Phil and Friends will be hosting an early Mardi Gras performance on February 12 in San Francisco at the Bill Graham Civic Center. ...

bonnaroo 2005 baby!

Bonnaroo 2005 has been announced! I have to say that I like how early this announcement has come. Surely, this upcoming year's lineup will...

live music blog links

Five Mistakes Band & Label Sites Make Well said, my friend.

jambands must be getting old

Lately, it has completely seemed like a lot of the jamband scene has gotten stale. It doesn't seem like anyone is really trying...

live music blog links

Phish: The Final Curtain How the Internet Destroys Jambands I didn't know String Cheese Incident was gay. Oh wait, that's probably not true. Best...

live music blog weekend guide

What is there to do tonight if you want to catch some sweet bands? You can find me at Griffin's Public House in...

news on dec2

The Langerado Music Festival has been announced, and it looks like a scorcher. I definitely would like to go to this, but I...

live music blog links

Phish to close Dionysian Management I think everyone did see this coming, considering that they're actually clearing out the Dry Goods warehouse. I'm going...

refurbished, refined, renewed shins website

Not much here, except to say The Shins have a new website. It is easier to navigate, has more pics, and, of course,...

live music blog links

The Jerry Garcia Autopsy Jerry smoked Pall Malls - and the Ultra-Kind.

news on nov27

The Vines' frontman was diagnosed with Asperger Syndrome, a crazy neurological disease that creates autistic-like symptoms. This explains that old Rolling Stone article...

news you might have missed for nov25

Now playing: Perpetual Groove - Thriller RatDog has announced that they're coming back. Bob Weir must have gotten some good R&R to come...

warren haynes’ christmas

The annual Warren Haynes Christmas Jam is scheduled for Saturday, December 18 at the Asheville Civic Center Arena in Asheville, NC. There's like six...

eating children’s toys pays off

Thanks to everyone who voted for The Kite-Eating Tree, in MTV2's Dew Circuit Breakout! They WON their semi-final bracket and will be heading...

news on nov23

U2log.com has the inside story on U2's free guerilla-style concert yesterday in Brooklyn. The pictures look awesome, and I'm sure there's many other...

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