Interviews

02/13/16



Allie Kral Reflects On Life In Yonder Mountain String Band

Allie Kral's bursts of fiery fiddle fury and long, emotive notes have made her a bright light in the bluegrass and jam scenes for more than a decade. For the last year or so, Kral has been finding her way in her new musical home as a member of Yonder Mountain String Band.  Fresh off the Strings & Sol Mexican getaway festival and a star studded New Years Eve run, the band is already out on tour and rehearsing songs for their next album. We recently chatted with Ben Kaufmann about his tak [...]

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Melvin Seals On Faithfully Carrying The Torch Of Jerry Garcia

It's safe to say that, when you played in a band with Jerry Garcia for close to two decades, you probably learned a thing or two. Hammond B3 organ wizard Melvin Seals was one of the select few who had [...]

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19-Year-Old Marcus King Talks Family, Friends And The Future Of His Music [Interview]

Hailing from Greenville, SC, 19-year old Marcus King is one of the most talented up-and-coming musicians in any genre today. The re-release of his album Soul Insight on Warren Haynes' Evil Teen Reco [...]

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02/01/16



Chuck Jones From Dopapod Discusses New Project DIAMON, Coming To NY This Week

This Wednesday, DIAMON is coming to the Knitting Factory Brooklyn. This brand new, totally unique project from Dopapod bassist Chuck Jones features Eli Winderman (Dopapod), Danny Mayer (On [...]

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Yonder's Ben Kaufmann On Following The Music, Wherever It Takes Him

Yonder Mountain String Band's bassist Ben Kaufmann has been enjoying a sense of renewal and rebirth for the last year and a half, as new additions Jacob Jolliff and Allie Kral have changed the group's [...]

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The Rising Appalachia Phenomenon Keeps The Revolution Alive

It's hard to believe, but the soaring caravan of righteous troubadours that comprises a Rising Appalachia tour has finally pulled into the driveway, and turned off the engine. Home again home aga [...]

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Jans Ingber On Leaving The Motet And His Future In Music

Earlier this week, The Motet frontman Jans Ingber made the shocking announcement that he would be leaving the band following their two-night New Year's Eve run. A founding member and integral part [...]

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Dave Brock On Performing As Jim Morrison For 'Wild Child' Tribute To The Doors

Wild Child, the premiere Doors tribute band, will headline an upcoming Jim Morrison celebration at the Paramount in Huntington, NY on January 7th, at the Gramercy Theatre in New York, NY on Janua [...]

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Neal Casal Talks Circles Around the Sun, The Album That Grew From Fare Thee Well

Neal Casal may be best known for his role as guitarist in the Chris Robinson Brotherhood, but he gained some attention for leading the charge on the instrumental music that was played during the se [...]

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Widespread Panic Covers Funkadelic For Bernie Worrell, Busts Out Houser-Era Song At Red Rocks

Widespread Panic settled in to Red Rocks Amphitheatre last night, playing the firs ...


The Nitty Gritty On Phish's New LED Paneled Lighting Rig

The Phish 'Net freaked out Tuesday evening when short clips of the band's new rig, c ...


Neil Young and Promise Of The Real Perform 'Old Man' Together For First Time [Watch]

Neil Young continued his current European tour with current backing band Promise of ...


Watch Bernie Worrell And Gov't Mule Rule This 'Cortez The Killer' In 1999

The best way to celebrate the life of keys legend Bernie Worrell is through his musi ...


Warren Haynes Heads The Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Through Jerry Garcia Classics [Watch]

Guitarist and vocalist Warren Haynes continued on to Atlanta, Georgia last night wi ...


Steven Tyler Is Putting Aerosmith 'To Bed' After 2017 Farewell Tour

During a recent visit to Howard Stern's radio show, Steven Tyler confirmed reports ...


Watch Bernie Worrell's Greatest Solos With Parliament Funkadelic

Fans were heartbroken yesterday, when the funky keyboardist known as Dr. G. Bernie W ...


Dave Matthews Debuts Rockin' New Song In Camden [Watch]

Dave Matthews came out swinging at the BB&T Pavilion in Camden, NJ last night, ...


Ann Coulter Writes An Open Love Letter To The Grateful Dead

Political pundit Ann Coulter has never been shy about her love for the Grateful Dea ...


Glastonbury Pays Tribute To Prince, Bowie, and Lemmy With Elaborate Stage Sculptures

In the festival world, there is no higher pinnacle than Glastonbury. Taking place (a ...


Dead & Company Brings Out Four More Tour Debuts, Including 'Dear Prudence' [Full Audio]

Dead & Company kept the heat going for a great performance at the Jiffy Lube Live ...


Watch Bernie Worrell Funk Out With Les Claypool & Buckethead [Full Show]

There are supergroups, and then there are super groups. Though it was short lived, ...


Bernie Worrell Passes Away After Lengthy Battle With Cancer

Beloved keyboardist Bernie Worrell has officially succumbed to lung cancer, passing ...


Rich Robinson To Play Three Shows With Fellow Former Black Crowes In Woodstock

Guitarist Rich Robinson has announced a series of performances at Applehead Recordi ...


'Day Of The Dead' Announces Limited-Edition Vinyl For 'Terrapin Station Suite' EP

Fans of the Grateful Dead got an earful of new music earlier this year, when The N ...


The Motet Share Psychedelic Video For New 'Fool No More' Tune [Watch]

Beloved funk band The Motet shocked fans everywhere at the end of last year, when t ...


Watch Guns N' Roses Absolutely Crush Their Tour Opener In Detroit

Seminal Rock band Guns N' Roses are officially back on tour. After the shocking Janu ...


Electric Forest Kicks Off With Sets From The Disco Biscuits, Kamasi Washington, & More [A Gallery]

The first 1/2 day of Electric Forest was a great success! The Rothbury, Michigan weat ...


String Cheese Incident, STS9, & More Illuminate Electric Forest On Night Two [A Gallery]

On the first full day of music at Electric Forest, the melting pot of electronic, jam ...


By The Light Of A Morningstar: An Action Day At Purple Hatter's Ball

The Polish Ambassador's non-profit organization ActionDays.us organized a community a ...


Celebrate Robert Hunter's 75th Birthday With Some Of His Greatest Lyrics

The Grateful Dead's lyrics represent some of the most beautiful, heartfelt, evocativ ...


Nashville's Forlorn Strangers Release Foot-Stompin' Single From Upcoming Debut Album [Premiere]

Nashville roots quintet Forlorn Strangers are set to release their self-titled studi ...


SCI's Michael Kang Talks Ghoul Train's Return, Gregg Allman, Acoustic Shows & More

Just last week, we had the opportunity to sit down with The String Cheese Incident's ...


The Purple Hatter's Ball Honors The Fallen And Raises Hopes For The Future [Review/Gallery]

The Spirit Of The Suwannee Music Park hosts over a dozen concerts and music festivals ...


Listen To The Grateful Dead Play In Central Park, On This Day In 1969

On June 22, 1969, The Grateful Dead played a show at New York City's iconic Central ...


Looking Back At Every 3.0 Phish Summer Tour Opener

Let's face it, we're ridiculously excited for Phish to start their summer tour ton ...


Cycles Share New Music Video For Their Jamming Original Tune, 'Chapanga'

Denver-based power trio, Cycles, comprised of Patrick Harvey (guitar), Michael Wood ( ...


String Cheese's Michael Kang Goes In-Depth On New Music And The SCI Sound Lab

It's a truly exciting time to be a fan of The String Cheese Incident. After 23 year ...


7 Ways To Not Be A Dick At Electric Forest

Here we are again--the week of Electric Forest and the anticipation is growing by the ...


Instrumental Jazz/Funk Group New Sound Underground Premieres Rockin' New Video

Minneapolis-based instrumental funk-jazz band New Sound Underground are releasing th ...


Watch Pro-Shot Footage Of Twiddle's Acoustic Set And Interview With Brook Jordan

On June 3rd, 2016, Kontagium Productions had the opportunity to interview Twiddle's ...


The Dead Jam With Guests Steve Winwood & Mike Gordon, On This Day In 2003 [Listen]

While Fare Thee Well was the most recent reunion of the Core Four surviving members ...


Watch Phil Lesh Join GRAB For A Rockin' 'Casey Jones' On This Day 10 Years Ago

With the exciting announcement of Benevento Russo Duo's return in early 2017, we coul ...


Mumford & Sons Play New Music And The Classics At Forest Hills [Gallery]

For the last two nights, Mumford & Sons helped to kick off a glorious summer co ...





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