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News by Ming Lee Newcomb

  • Category: Reviews

    Members Of The Biscuits, Lotus, J.R.’s Almost Dead, And More Play Giant Dance-Party Blowout [Photos]

    The yearly Dance Party Time Machine, a one-night dance party super jam at Cervantes’ Masterpiece Ballroom in Denver, Colorado, went off on Saturday night, giving attendees a run-down of some of the best dance tunes from throughout the decades. This year’s line-up brought out big names on the scene, including Marc Brownstein, Aron Magner, and Allen Aucoin of The Disco Biscuits, Tom Hamilton of Joe […]

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  • Category: Reviews

    Victor Wooten Trio, Band Of Heathens, Drew Emmitt & Andy Thorn, And More Tear Up Denver [Photos]

    On Friday night, Cervantes hosted a music extravaganza, opening up both the Masterpiece Ballroom and The Other Side for a dual-venue blowout. The event, dubbed The Drunken Hearted Medicine Show, was hosted by Colorado’s own The Drunken Hearts, and brought out the Victor Wooten Trio, Drew Emmitt & Andy Thorn Duo (both of Leftover Salmon), Band of Heathens, Brad Parsons Band, and Coral Creek. It was hard to go […]

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    Robert Randolph Continues Colorado Run With A Special Night At The Fox Theatre [Photos]

    Robert Randolph & The Family Band are currently touring on the heels of their 2017 release, Got Soul (read the full album review here). After an uplifting performance at the Aggie Theatre in Fort Collins on Thursday, the band headed to Boulder last night. Their performance at the Fox Theatre as part of the Fox’s 25th anniversary month was one for the books, […]

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    Members of Tedeschi Trucks Band To Release Improvised Live Album On Vinyl

    Tedeschi Trucks Band is currently touring through Europe and celebrating the release of their live album and film, Live From The Fox Oakland. However, this newest release is not the only project members of the band are excited about. A live album titled Whose Hat Is This? has just gone on presale, which features a live improvisational performance by […]

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  • Category: Features

    Listen To Eric Krasno And Neal Evans Sit In With Derek Trucks Band On This Day In 2000

    Exactly seventeen years ago, on March 25th, 2000, Derek Trucks Band played the now-defunct Wetlands Preserve in New York City. The performance was special to be sure, with members of Soulive joining the band at points throughout their performance. Eric Krasno joins the twenty-year old Derek Trucks on guitar during the song “Chicken Strut,” and then Soulive bandmate Neal Evans comes out to sit-in for “Everything Is Everything” and “Mr. PC.” […]

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    Watch The Marcus King Band’s Soulful ‘Saturday Sessions’ Performance On CBS This Morning

    The Marcus King Band made a Saturday morning appearance on the news and talkshow CBS This Morning for the program’s Saturday Sessions. Their brief performance perfectly captures the essence of the band, with smooth horns, a soulful sound, and Marcus King’s powerful voice all combining to make heartfelt music with widespread appeal. The band’s performance of the song “Rita Is Gone” went […]

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  • Category: Reviews

    Big Something Live Debuts New Album And Encores With Paradise-Themed Covers In Denver [Photos]

    Big Something rolled through Denver on Thursday night, making a pit stop at the Bluebird Theater before continuing the rest of their Colorado tour. The band certainly held nothing back for the performance, making their lone night in Denver a special one to say the least. Their performance consisted of one giant set and an encore, and together, […]

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    The Funky Meters Bring On John Medeski To Show Boulder How It’s Done [Photos]

    The Funky Meters hit The Fox Theatre in Boulder, Colorado, on Thursday evening, performing to a packed house eager to see the all-star roster of musicians gracing the Fox’s stage. Unfortunately, Art Neville was unable to make the show, though the disappointment this brought was alleviated somewhat with the announcement that keyboard wizard John Medeski would be subbing in for the legendary keys […]

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    Gorillaz Live Stream Songs Off Their New Album During Their First Concert In Five Years

    Gorillaz are performing their first concert for the first time in five years today in a secret location. The band is premiering their long-awaited new album, Humanz, before it is formally released on April 28th. Tickets for this concert were no doubt hard to lock down with all the hype around the band’s return and their […]

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    The Disco Biscuits Share 20-Minute Pro-Shot Video Of “Helicopters” From Vegas Run

    This fall, The Disco Biscuits hit Las Vegas for a run leading up to Halloween joining Phish in Sin City and inevitably turning the city into a mecca for jam aficionados. The Biscuits have been releasing pro-shot videos from Vegas in recent weeks, with a video of “Once The Fiddler Paid” from their final night of the […]

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