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    Celebrate John Mayer’s 40th Birthday By Reliving His Trip Down The Grateful Dead Rabbit Hole [Videos]

    While October 16th is undoubtedly Bob Weir‘s day in the world of the Dead, he’s not the only member of his current band celebrating today: today is also John Mayer‘s 40th birthday! The guitar player, songwriter, and current Dead & Company member has come a long way since releasing his debut record Room for Squares way back in 2001. […]

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    Celebrate Bob Weir’s 70th Birthday With 20 Career-Spanning Videos

    We would like to wish a very happy 70th birthday to Bob Weir of the Grateful Dead. For more than 50 years, Weir has been at the forefront with one of the most iconic band’s in music history, stealing faces wherever he can and sending fans into the stratosphere with his nuanced playing. Weir’s style and approach to the […]

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    All Of Phish & Dave Matthews Band Joined Forces On Stage, On This Day In 1994

    Two of the biggest jam-oriented groups to come out of the last few decades are, undoubtedly, Phish and the Dave Matthews Band. Both bands have been touring forces for many years, but in 1994, the DMB were still cutting their jib as newcomers to the scene. Phish had been around for eleven years at that time, amassing something […]

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    Wild Palm Cockatoos Have Taught Themselves How To Drum To Pick Up Girls

    Percussion and rhythm are deeply rooted in the human psyche (and our biology), with even Charles Darwin noting humans’ innate joy in creating and dancing to rhythms. In a crazy first, it turns out that male palm cockatoos are the only other animals besides humans (that we know of) that create tools to tap out rhythms. Perhaps unsurprisingly, it […]

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    Watch Béla Fleck & Abigail Washburn Daze & Amuse Suwannee Roots Revival

    The 2017 edition of the Suwannee Roots Revival hit the ground running with over a dozen bands, but it was a husband and wife duo that the stole the show. Banjo virtuosos and helplessly in love couple Béla Fleck and Abigail Washburn previewed songs from their upcoming release Echo In The Valley, as well as […]

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    Happy 76th Birthday To The Legendary Paul Simon

    Paul Simon, one of the most prolific songwriters of the 20th century, is celebrating his 76th birthday today. The Newark, NJ-born musician spent his formative years growing up in Flushing, Queens. During elementary school, Simon met Art Garfunkel, with the duo eventually going on to form Simon & Garfunkel, and write hit folk tunes such as “The Sound […]

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    PREMIERE: Jaw Gems’ “HEATWEAVER Remixes” Album Ft. Flips By Break Science, Russ Liquid & More Via Alpha Pup

    Portland, Maine-bred electronic outfit Jaw Gems has been steadily converting new fans entrancing experimental breakbeat grooves since their conception in 2009. With an ever-expanding and evolving sound, the group has been lauded by fellow Portland-er Lyle Divinsky of The Motet as “one of the upcoming un-fuck-withables.” Their second studio album, HEATWEAVER, was released to critical acclaim late last year, and the […]

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    PREMIERE: Listen To Pigeons Playing Ping Pong’s Groovy & Horn-Heavy New Single, “Doc”

    On October 20th, the Baltimore-bred funk-jam juggernaut Pigeons Playing Ping Pong will release their fourth studio album, Pizazz. Back in January, the group launched a Kickstarter to help fund the album, and in the months since, their fans have been eagerly awaiting news of the band’s latest project. Now, with the release of Pizazz on the horizon in less than […]

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    Members of The Motet, Snarky Puppy, TAB, & More Tribute Herbie Hancock At BCA [Audio/Video]

    Last month, the third annual Brooklyn Comes Alive took over three beloved venues in Williamsburg (Brooklyn Bowl, Music Hall of Williamsburg, and Schimanski), bringing with it a stacked lineup featuring once-in-a-lifetime collaborations, tribute sets, and all-star supergroups. Over one hundred artists were brought together to see their passion projects come to life, honor their musical heroes, and improvise with […]

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    Mempho Honors Stax, Grateful Dead, Allman Brothers, & Col. Bruce Hampton At Inaugural Music Festival

    The inaugural Mempho Music Festival took over Shelby Farms Park in Memphis, TN over the weekend, successfully bringing together an eclectic mix of music, food, and nature. It was clear from the start that Mempho’s goal is to preserve the rich musical history of Memphis, and its founders proved their commitment to making it an […]

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