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    Anders Osborne’s Holiday Jam Lights Up Brooklyn Bowl With Jackie Greene & More [Photos]

    Anders Osborne roared into Brooklyn ahead of the holidays and brought his loyal fans the gift of two nights of brilliant tunes at Brooklyn Bowl in New York City. And Anders wasn’t alone—on this “Santa Con” Saturday, he had elvish help in the form of the estimable Jackie Greene with his usual good vibes and great chops on […]

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    The Snarky Puppy NYE Tradition Will Continue With Cory Henry & The Funk Apostles In NYC

    For the past two years, Snarky Puppy have performed at Irving Plaza in New York City on New Year’s Eve. With the Puppy’s switching up their plans this year, it only makes sense that their place at Irving Plaza would be picked up by former Snarky Puppy and the Chief Apostle himself, Cory Henry. Henry will bring his Funk Apostles with him to New York […]

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  • Category: Audio

    EXCLUSIVE: David Grisman On Jerry Garcia’s Reluctant Creation Of ‘Not For Kids Only’ Cover Art

    Tech firm StraxArt has spent the last year immersed in the artwork and mythology of the Jerry Garcia. In conjunction with those closest to Jerry—including his daughter, Trixie Garcia and his longtime friend and collaborator David “Dawg” Grisman—the company has been sifting through the extensive, unseen portfolio of visual art that Jerry left behind and digitizing it for the masses […]

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    EXCLUSIVE: Del McCoury Talks Longest Tour In 20 Years, Trey Anastasio, & The Future Of Bluegrass

    This past weekend marked the end of the legendary Del McCoury Band’s Get On The Bus Tour, the 78-year-old Grammy Award-winning musician’s longest multi-venue tour since 1999. A professional bluegrass musician since his start with Bill Monroe’s Blue Grass Boys in 1963, Del has been playing in the scene for almost as long as there has […]

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    Matador! Soul Sounds Brought The Funk To Brooklyn Comes Alive [Pro-Shot Video]

    For the 2017 edition of Brooklyn Comes Alive, Eddie Roberts of The New Mastersounds and Alan Evans of Soulive debuted their new band called Matador! Soul Sounds. Having missed the first two years of Brooklyn Comes Alive, Roberts was a surefire candidate to appear in 2017. When contacted by the organizers of the event to build a super jam, he […]

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    Remembering Jim Morrison’s Tortured Genius On The Anniversary Of The Doors’ Final Show

    The last The Doors concert with Jim Morrison ended on December 12th, 1970, bringing a disappointing close to a dominant band in rock music. It’s hard to know when the music’s truly over, but the way lead singer and resident lunatic Jim Morrison finished the show at The Warehouse, in New Orleans, left little doubt in the […]

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    Watch Turkuaz Bring The Funk To Music City With These New Videos

    Turkuaz has been bringing the heat and the funk to a chilly Southeast, and their stop in Nashville’s Exit/In last Friday was no exception. They followed a stop in Atlanta on Thursday with a barnburner of a show in Nashville. Though their opening act had to cancel their short run, the color-coded funksters were more than […]

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    Dopapod Brings The Funk To Fayetteville [Photos]

    On December 5th, Dopapod continued their extensive tour in support of their recent sixth studio album, MEGAGEM, with a concert at Fayettesville’s George’s Majestic Lounge. The show opened up with an energetic “Vol. 3 #86” that got the crowd moving. Almost halfway through the close-to-nonstop first set, the crowd really started filling in and flowing more freely as “Trickery” went into “Sleeping Giant”. After […]

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    Remembering Ravi Shankar With His Landmark Monterey Pop Festival Performance

    Sitar virtuoso. Spiritual guide. Political leader. Humanitarian. Cultural Icon. There is no shortage of ways to describe influential Indian musician Ravi Shankar. Shankar’s musical diplomacy helped bring Eastern music and ideology to mainstream Western culture, mentoring high profile artists like George Harrison of The Beatles. Shankar’s influence led to Indian instruments and musical styles permeating popular music throughout the 1960’s, as he toured the […]

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    Celebrate Widespread Panic Bassist Dave Schools’ Birthday With This Pair Of Memorable Performances

    Today, luscious-locked Widespread Panic bassist Dave Schools turns 53 years old. Schools’ sound and approach to the bass guitar defy the conventional role of his instrument in rock bands. With Panic, Schools plays a six-string Modulus Quantum bass that affords him a wide range of notes that are even further enhanced by an envelope filter and octave pedal.  Schools’ playing goes beyond the established rhythm […]

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