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  • Category: Features

    Snarky Puppy’s Michael League Talks GroundUP Festival, New Projects And More

    Early next month, Grammy-winning jazz-funk collective Snarky Puppy and GroundUP Music will host the first-ever GroundUP Music Festival. The festival will take place on the waterfront in sunny Miami Beach, FL from February 10th – 12th, and with a diverse lineup of performances and only 1500 tickets being sold, the inaugural event is sure to be a unique, intimate, and […]

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    So It Turns Out The Person Behind The Meme #TrumpQueen Also Knows How To Jam

    Recently, you may have seen #trumpqueen floating around your newsfeed paired with hilarious, bizarre, and sometimes disarming photos of the Queen of England’s body headed with the face of Donald Trump. The meme, which began to go viral this week, has had millions of shares across the world and continues to be picked up and […]

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    Watch The Vivid Animation Of A Leonard Cohen Interview From 1974

    The new PBS series “Blank on Blank” has done an excellent job of turning audio clips into vibrant animated video featurettes. We recently shared a previous installment of their series, highlighting an interview with Bob Dylan in 1962. The latest showcases American legend Leonard Cohen, with a poetry reading from 1974. Cohen reads his surreal […]

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    The Broadcast’s Caitlin Krisko Talks Influence, Accomplishments & Touring Europe

    Live For Live Music sat down with Caitlin Krisko, lead singer of The Broadcast, before the group took off for their first European tour. Based out of Asheville, North Carolina, and with a deep seeded groove stacked full of Americana rock and soul in every tune, this band has really taken off since the release […]

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    Bob Weir Tells Stories And Plays Songs On NPR’s World Cafe [Listen]

    Today, Bob Weir appeared as a the featured guest on World Cafe, the radio show on Philadelphia’s WXPN in Philadelphia (also distributed via NPR) where host David Dye presents interviews and performances with today’s essential and emerging artists. While the Grateful Dead guitarist may have long since emerged as an artist to be reckoned with, he is no less essential today […]

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    Joey Porter Discusses All Things New About The Motet In 2016

    Colorado funk masters The Motet are on a tear right now. After paying homage to yesteryear with their Mixtape 1979 themed Halloween run last week, the band heads north to finish off a run of 11 straight days of performances with a show at The Ardmore Music Hall outside Philadelphia tonight and a two-night stand at Brooklyn Bowl on Friday and […]

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    The Motet’s Lyle Divinsky Gives Us The Low-Down On Their Mixtape 1979 Halloween Run

    Today, The Motet begin their annual themed Halloween run, a tradition that date’s back more than fifteen years. While The Motet’s Halloween shows originally tackled specific artists–including The Beatles, Tower Of Power, Talking Heads, The Grateful Dead and many more–the last few years have seen the Colorado funk powerhouse go in a slightly different direction: the “Mixtape” shows, each dedicated to […]

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    Game Of Thrones Composer Says Tour Will Feel Like You’re In Westeros

    In early August, a very special concert tour was announced that sent Starks and Lannisters alike into a frenzy: the Game of Thrones Live Concert Experience! Up until now, we’ve only seen a peek of the sure-to-be-magnificent live show, but composer Ramin Djawadi dove into some details in a new interview with the Wall Street Journal blog Speakeasy. As […]

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    Checking In With Tweed From The Great North Festival [An Interview]

    Tweed’s Electric Donuts Tour landed in Great North: Music & Arts Festival, held from September 9 -11 in Minot, Maine this past weekend. The electrifying Philadelphia based jamtronica band has been showing the whole country the sort of transformative funk they bring to turn any venue into a psychedelic paradise. Playing alongside bands like The […]

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    New Dweezil Zappa Interview Fuels Speculation That Phish Will Cover Zappa On Halloween

    For the record, this is clearly just a rumor. However, when the son of Frank Zappa puts the words Phish and “whole night of my Father’s music” next to each other, well, let’s just say our interests are piqued. In a new interview with the Missoulian ahead of Dweezil Zappa’s upcoming performance at The Wilma, Dweezil Zappa was asked about […]

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