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    A Tale Of Two Boogies: Remembering Phish’s Stellar Stevie Wonder Jams On This Day In History

    Phish has always been known to adopt covers into their live repertoire and make them their own. Songs like the Talking Heads‘ “Crosseyed and Painless” and the Velvet Underground‘s “Rock and Roll” are staples in the live Phish setting, frequently serving as a springboard for impressive improvisation. Stevie Wonder‘s “Boogie On Reggae Woman” is one such cover […]

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    The Grateful Dead Played A 32-Minute “The Other One” On This Day In 1972

    1972 was a banner year for the Grateful Dead, as the band was at the peak of their ability to combine psychedelic jamming with legitimate and impressive songwriting. The shows they were playing throughout that whole year were truly remarkable, including the set from the Baltimore Civic Center on this day 45 years ago. The whole show rips from […]

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    Watch Chick Corea And Return To Forever Play Their “Romantic Warrior” Album Live In 1976

    In 1976, jazz fusion was flying high as one of the most exciting new genres to cross over into the mainstream. Combining the precision of progressive rock, the free, improvisational spirit of jazz, and a healthy dose of psychedelic rock, the genre blew up over the course of the 70s, with stars like Miles Davis, Herbie Hancock, Jaco […]

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    Phil Lesh Makes His Sole Appearance With Phish, On This Day In 1999 [Watch]

    Passing the torch. It’s a phrase that circulates around the jam music scene when a member of an older, reputable band joins a younger, reputable band on stage. The term circulated when Phish’s Page McConnell sat in with Twiddle not too long ago. Naturally, the phrase also made its way around on this day 18 years ago, when Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh sat […]

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    Celebrate B.B. King’s Birthday By Watching Him Jam With Trey Anastasio And The Roots

    You can’t have conversation about the blues—or, for that matter, the electric guitar—without mentioning B.B. King. Over the course of a decades-long career that saw him continue to perform right up to his death at age 89 in 2015, King established himself as a musical legend. He was a pioneer of the blues, helping to define […]

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    Jay-Z, Run The Jewels, Migos, & More Top Opening Night Of The Meadows [Photos]

    The Meadows Music And Arts Festival has officially begun at Citi Field in Queens, New York, boasting some of the biggest names in the music scene today in addition to hosting a highly curated lineup of renowned local food vendors. The immersive festival experience in the heart of New York City is all about diversity, offering attendees a bountiful selection […]

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    The Motet’s Lyle Divinsky On Musical Roots, Virtually Insane Jamiroquai Set At Brooklyn Comes Alive

    Life is pretty good for The Motet‘s energetic new vocalist, Lyle Divinsky. Since joining the band over a year ago he has recorded a well-received album, Totem, toured the country, sang the National Anthem at a pro baseball game, made his mark on NOLA with a slew of Jazz Fest late night tributes, and made multiple […]

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    EXCLUSIVE: Dopapod’s Rob Compa Talks Allman Brothers, Phish, And Future Dopapod Plans

    Guitarist Rob Compa of Dopapod lives for making music. Recently, Dopapod announced fall tour and brand new album, MEGAGEM, due out October 27 ahead of the group’s planned year-long hiatus after seven years touring extensively. Live For Live Music’s Rex Thompson got the chance to chat with Rob to get some insight into Dopapod’s future plans over the […]

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    EXCLUSIVE: The Stone Foxes Keep The Garage Rock Dream Alive On New EP, “Visalia”

    San Francisco blues-rock outfit The Stone Foxes is preparing to release their latest set of tunes, a 5-track new EP dubbed Visalia, on September 15th. The Stone Foxes, comprised by lead singers Shannon Koehler and Vince Dewald along with Shannon’s brother Spence Koehler, Ben Andrews, Brian Bakalian, and Elliott Peltzman, have solidified their reputation as a commanding live act built on the musicians’ dynamism and blue-collar work […]

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    The Grateful Dead Harnessed The Ancient Power Of The Pyramids, 39 Years Ago Today [Video]

    The essence of the Grateful Dead has always been spiritually inclined. From their early days as the live soundtrack of Ken Kesey and the Merry Pranksters’ “Acid Tests,” the band embraced the idea of using their music as a vehicle to express the energy of their surroundings, whether it was created by the crowd, the chemicals, or something bigger than […]

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