Interviews

07/19/15



DJ Fontana Talks Elvis: Last Train To Westbury

The Ultimate Elvis Tribute comes to the NYCB Theatre at Westbury on August 21st, at 8pm.  The bill is headed by award winning Elvis tribute artists Shawn Klush, and Cody Ray Slaughter, the Sweet Inspirations, and features Elvis' original drummer DJ Fontana.  The show has been a sensation wherever it has played, and it spans Elvis' career from his earliest days to his residences in Las Vegas.  It's now or never more than ever, and fans would be wise to seize the opportunity to see those wh [...]

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All Things Umphrey's: An Interview With UM Keyboardist Joel Cummins

On a rare break from the road over the summer, Live for Live Music caught up with Umphrey’s McGee keyboard player Joel Cummins over the phone while he enjoyed the Cubs beating the Cardinals and play [...]

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Why Alvin Ford Jr of Dumpstaphunk Is One Of NOLA's Baddest Drummers

Stepping in as the drummer for acclaimed New Orleans act Dumpstaphunk, Alvin Ford, Jr. had some big shoes to fill, but he was up for the challenge. In this L4LM exclusive, we talk to this young sup [...]

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07/08/15



Dopapod's Chuck Jones Talks Bonnaroo, Werk Out... And Britney Spears

On the heels of their huge Bonnaroo performance, L4LM writer Jack Sheehan sat down with Chuck Jones, the bassist of Dopapod. The band is firing on all cylinders having released their highly-acclaim [...]

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Catching the Break: Dispatch Is Bringing The Funky Dawgz Brass Band To MSG

“I just thought the energy The Funky Dawgz bring is really infectious.” - Pete Francis Rock trio Dispatch is headlining a two-day event at New York’s Madison Square Garden on Friday, July 10 an [...]

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David Crosby On New Music, Old Music, And The Grateful Dead

Writer Steve Houk had the unique opportunity to sit down with legendary rock icon David Crosby recently, to discuss his storied career, his ongoing solo tour, and his relationship with the Grateful [...]

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Technicians Of The Sacred: An In-Depth Conversation With Ozric Tentacles

Ever since one epic jam session in 1983 at the Stonehenge Free Festival in England, Ozric Tentacles has built a devoted family of followers through their unique blend of instrumental, psychedelic spac [...]

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Eric Gould Previews Upcoming Pink Talking Fish Are Dead Shows

L4LM sat down recently with Eric Gould, bassist and founder of Pink Talking Fish, to discuss the band, their upcoming shows in Chicago and a little bit of everything in between. Pink Talking Fish, or [...]

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The Present Meets The Past With Scott Bradlee’s Postmodern Jukebox

American jazz composer and pianist George Gershwin once stated that “true music must repeat the thought and inspirations of the people and the time,” but jazz has taken a backseat - almost foreign [...]

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Listen To Twiddle's Rockin' Set From Gathering Of The Vibes [Full Audio Stream]

This past Friday, Twiddle welcomed the weekend with a stellar daytime set on the m ...


Awesome Lineup Revealed For North Coast Music Festival After Parties

When the music ends at North Coast Music Festival, the party doesn't have to stop! Th ...


Phish Shares Pro-Shot Video Footage of Epic Atlanta 'Tweezer'

Phish played a remarkable two-night run at the Aaron's Amphitheatre at Lakewood last ...


Disco Biscuits To Play Late-Night Show During North Coast Music Festival

As The Disco Biscuits will be headlining the upcoming North Coast Music Festival  ...


Huge All-Star Lineup Slated To Honor Bill Withers At Carnegie Hall Tribute Show

D'Angelo, Dr. John, Ed Sheeran and many more will honor the legendary Bill Withers ...


TV On The Radio Covers 'Purple Rain' At Venue Featured In Movie [Watch]

TV On The Radio are touring on the heels of their recent release, Seeds (read the ...


Chatham Vineyard Announces 'Dead On The Vine' Event With Grateful Dead Music

Next Saturday, August 8th, Chatham Vineyards in Machipongo, VA will host their 7th an ...


Tons Of Previously Unreleased Nirvana Material Has Just Mysteriously Surfaced

Over the weekend, a ton of previously unreleased Nirvana material mysteriously appe ...


moe. Confirms Plans For Two-Night New Years Run

moe. has just revealed their plans to ring in 2016! The group, who hails from upstat ...


Umphrey's McGee Offers Free Webcast For Upcoming Show

This Saturday, August 8th, stream Umphrey's McGee right from the comfort of your co ...


Two Teenage Girls Died At HARD Summer

The deaths of two teenage girls at the HARD Summer Music Festival have local author ...


Watch Bruce Springsteen Guest With U2 At Madison Square Garden

Confirming the rumors swirling around the final night of U2's eight-show run at New Y ...


Watch Aquarium Rescue Unit Cover 'Dark Star' On Jerry's Birthday

The Aquarium Rescue Unit 26th anniversary reunion tour is well underway, as Col. Br ...


Tent Collapses Killing One and Injuring Sixteen At Music Festival

A major storm in the Midwest has caused major damage across the region, while it was ...


Never Miss A Sunday Show: Phish Delivers In Alabama

Over the last six years, Phish fans have had the opportunity to see a band return f ...


Warren Haynes Leads All-Star Jam Session At Vibes [Video]

Warren Haynes led one of the most incredible performances at Gathering of the Vibes l ...


Andre 3000 Cast In 'American Crime' Drama Series

Andre 3000, known for his work in Outkast, is tackling a new media: Television. Andre ...


Jerry Week: 15 Interviews That Capture The Life Of Jerry Garcia

As Jerry Garcia's birthday was August 1st, and he unfortunately passed away on August ...


Getting To Know: Brothers Gow, Supreme Jam In Southern California

If you have yet to hear the infectious tones of Brothers Gow, then you are certainl ...


Maceo Parker and Analog Son Funk Up The Fox Theatre Boulder [Gallery]

The legendary Maceo Parker and fast-rising funk collective Analog Son teamed up a ...


Celebrate Jerry Garcia's Birthday With Three Grateful Dead Shows Played On This Date

Founding member of the Grateful Dead and icon to legions of Deadheads and music fans ...


Top 12 Music Venues In The US To See Before You Die

America is truly a wonderful place to be a music lover. This country has so many min ...


A Farewell To Camp Minglewood: Catskill Chill's Many Memorable Musical Highlights

With the Catskill Chill Music Festival celebrating its final year at Camp Minglewood ...


A Behind The Scenes Look At Camp Bisco 2015

Camp Bisco was truly a special weekend! Photographer Dave Vann was there to get a ...


Top 10 Bassists Of All Time By The Motet's Garrett Sayers

Garrett Sayers is the extremely talented bassist behind Colorado-based funk powerhou ...


L4LM Premiere: The Jauntee 'Flutterby' On New Single

With a brand new album, Excelsior, due out on August 7th, The Jauntee are spreading t ...


L4LM Exclusive: Watch SCI's Jason Hann, Nigel Hall & More Collaborate With Analog Son

Analog Son is a funky new supergroup with a rotating cast of talented cats lead by ...


Graham Nash Talks Moving On From CSN Drama, Focusing On Music

With the wonderful life that Graham Nash has had to date, there are many things to b ...


Over 45 Years Later, The Who's 'Tommy' Remains A Rock Masterpiece

In the first part of our Retrospective series on The Who, published oh-so-long-ago, ...


Top 6 All-Star Collaborations Set For Vibes 2015

It seems that one motif of 2015’s Gathering of the Vibes Festival lineup is artist ...


6 Undercard Acts Not To Miss At Gathering Of The Vibes

Gathering of the Vibes is fast approaching, and we couldn't be more excited! With an ...


These 15 Photos Capture The Excitement Of Phish's Tour Opener In Bend, OR

Phish played two sold out shows at the beautiful Les Schwab Amphitheater on July 21st ...


The Top 15 Umphrey's McGee Covers

For nearly 20 years, Umphrey’s McGee has steadily climbed their way to the tip-top ...


Top Photos From Pitchfork Music Festival's 10th Anniversary Celebration

Pitchfork Music Festival celebrated its 10th anniversary in style in Chicago’s beau ...





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