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  • Category: Announcements

    Preservation Hall To Receive SFJAZZ Lifetime Achievement Award In February

    On February 1st, SFJAZZ will host its 2018 Gala benefiting the organization’s artistic and education programs, during which Preservation Hall will be honored with a SFJazz Lifetime Achievement Award. Preservation Hall has always been a staple of New Orleans jazz and the greater music community at large, with the venue hosting countless musical legends over the years and the Preservation […]

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  • Category: Jam

    Dead & Company Closes Boston Run With “Corinna” Live Debut [Videos]

    On Sunday night, Dead & Company returned to Boston for their second and final show of the weekend at TD Garden. Friday’s performance showed the band in proper form, highlighting the immense growth of the Grateful Dead-inspired act since its inception. On Sunday, the band continued this trend, offering up a well-played performance that also saw the live debut of Bob […]

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  • Category: Announcements

    Dweezil Zappa Announces Jazz Orchestra Shows Honoring Frank Zappa

    On December 8th and 9th, Grammy-Award winner and guitarist Dweezil Zappa, son of the prolific rocker Frank Zappa, will join forces with the University of Hawaii Hilo Jazz Orchestra for a string of shows at Hilo Performing Arts Center. The two dates will honor the fifth anniversary of the Hilo Jazz Orchestra’s annual fall concerts and will also see […]

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  • Category: Announcements

    Hear McLovins’ Newest Single, The Sentimental Ode To Late-Night Bars “One More”

    In 2008, the McLovins out of Hartford, Connecticut, enjoyed breakout success after their impressive cover of Phish’s “You Enjoy Myself” went viral—at the time, the band’s members were between 14 and 16 years old. In the decade since, the band has inevitably grown, both as individuals and as an ever-popular jam band. The members of McLovins are now in their […]

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  • Category: Announcements

    moe. Announces Red Rocks Show With Bassist Rob Derhak In 2018

    Last week, to the joy of fans everywhere, moe. announced two shows at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York, marking the first shows back since the band’s surprise hiatus over the summer following bassist Rob Derhak’s cancer diagnosis. The shows at The Capitol Theatre instantly sold-out, and now the band has added one more show on the schedule in […]

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  • Category: Jam

    Tedeschi Trucks Band Welcomes Hard Working Americans In Oakland [Photos/Videos]

    On Friday night, Tedeschi Trucks Band returned to Oakland, California’s Fox Theater, the location of the band’s Live From The Fox Oakland concert film and album that was released earlier this year in March. The famed venue clearly brings out the best in the band led by Susan Tedeschi and Derek Trucks, with the first night of their two-night run at the Fox […]

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  • Category: Media

    Dead & Company Starts Boston Run With Non-Stop Crowdpleasers & Miles Davis Cover [Videos]

    Last night, Dead & Company took to Boston’s TD Garden, kicking off Dead & Company’s two-night run at the TD Garden, with the group performing at the arena once again tonight. Confirming what many fans have been feeling since the Grateful Dead-inspired act’s performance at New York City’s Madison Square Garden, last night’s high-energy performance offered up yet another fine performance that […]

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  • Category: Jam

    Spafford Welcomes Perpetual Groove’s Brock Butler In L.A. [Videos]

    On Friday night, Spafford put on an energetic performance at Teregram Ballroom in Los Angeles, California, signaling a strong finish for the group’s extensive fall tour. With tonight’s show in their hometown of Flagstaff, Arizona, the band let it all out for one final night on the West Coast. The night was jubilant, to say the least, […]

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  • Category: Electronic

    Disco Biscuits Show Love To Fans With 49-Minute Jam, “Naeba” Bustout, & Punk Encore [Full Show Video]

    On Thursday night, the Disco Biscuits took to Boulder, Colorado, for a “sold-out” fan appreciation show at the Fox Theatre, which was free to the limited number of lucky fans selected lottery style. The show kicked off the Biscuits’ three-night Colorado run, which will see the jamtronica juggernauts performing at Denver’s Fillmore Auditorium on Friday and Saturday. The 625-person venue […]

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  • Category: Announcements

    Brendan Bayliss & Jeff Austin’s 30db To Return To Chicago This Winter

    A few years ago, Brendan Bayliss of Umphrey’s McGee and Jeff Austin–at the time a member of Yonder Mountain String Band–formed a new musical project called 30db. The project was a great outlet for the two songwriters, even if it only lasted for a short period of time. After unofficially parting ways in 2012, the pair has previously performed under the 30db moniker […]

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