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  • Kung Fu @ American Beauty NYC (Phish Late Night)

    Out of their dojo in Connecticut, Kung Fu delivers a deadly funk-fusion assault that would defeat the most sinister of demonic rakshasas. Over the past few months, the group has been releasing a series of singles dubbed Ninja Cuts, with the latest in the series featuring deep funk classic cut “Scorpion” penned by keyboardist Beau Sasser. In a recent interview with […]

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  • The Werks @ American Beauty NYC (Phish Late Night)

    Dayton, OH’s The Werks have been grinding things out on the road and in the studio over the past decade, making their mark on the jam scene with their creative songwriting and epic live improvisation. The Werks continue to earn fans across the country by throwing down fire sets at festivals like Camp Bisco, Jam Cruise, Electric Forest, High Sierra; carving […]

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  • Particle @ American Beauty NYC (Phish Late Night)

    Keyboard wizard Steve Molitz has been at the helm of Particle since the band began, interestingly enough, at a Phish after-party in California at the very beginning of the 1.0 era hiatus back in 2000. Particle, along with The Disco Biscuits, STS9, and Lotus, was one of the first acts to blend the jam and electronic genres together, creating the livetronica sub-genre […]

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  • Category: Exclusives

    EXCLUSIVE: Brazilian Girls’ Aaron Johnston Talks New Collabs With SCI, Lettuce, & Big G Members

    Recently, Live For Live Music had the chance to speak with Brazilian Girls drummer Aaron Johnston, who has been keeping himself busy with a number of projects as of late. Johnston has been busy putting the final touches on a new Brazilian Girls record, producing an album for NYC-based soul-folk artist KJ Denhert, and putting […]

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  • Category: News

    American Beauty To Host Phish NYE Late-Nights With Particle, The Werks, Nth Power, Kung Fu & More

    During Phish‘s historic Baker’s Dozen run this past summer, New York City became many Phish fans’ stomping grounds with pre-parties and post-parties popping up all over the Manhattan and Brooklyn. Jam-friendly, multi-room venue American Beauty, which is located right around the corner from Madison Square Garden, saw record crowds flow in and out of the club during the […]

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  • Category: Features

    Turkuaz’s Mikey Carubba On How His Tribute To Tom Petty’s Music Became A Celebration Of His Life

    When he’s not on tour with Turkuaz, drummer Michelangelo Carubba tends to keep busy by playing the music that he loves with his various talented friends. From his annual birthday super jam in Brooklyn, to his all-star tribute to Alanis Morissette‘s Jagged Little Pill benefitting Planned Parenthood, Carubba has established himself in the New York live music scene as a […]

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  • Category: News

    Kitchen Dwellers Perform Horseshoes & Hand Grenades’ “Rivers High” With Guitarist Adam Greuel

    As bluegrass outfits Kitchen Dwellers and Horseshoes & Hand Grenades begin their co-headlining Fall Tour together, we take a look back at this past summer’s Northwest String Summit when the Horseshoes’ guitar/dobro player Adam Greuel was joined by the Dwellers for a run-through of the former’s 2013 This Old Town number “Rivers High.”  Check it […]

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  • Category: News

    Kitchen Dwellers and Horseshoes & Hand Grenades Announce New York City Co-Headlining Show

    Back in April, we published an article naming some of the top up-and-coming bands in the bluegrass scene today. Today, it was announced that two of those acts are making their way to New York City for a co-headlining show that is sure to be a foot-stompin’ grand old time. Bozeman, Montana’s own Kitchen Dwellers and […]

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  • Category: Exclusives

    EXCLUSIVE: Adam Greuel Of Horseshoes And Hand Grenades Talks Bluegrass Roots And Life On The Road

    Horseshoes And Hand Grenades are a band that is living up to the hype that has followed them over the last year or so. The Wisconsin-based act has a knack for crafting catchy, original songs, and they tour hard in support of their music. Those are two of the reasons why they’re considered one of […]

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  • Category: Features

    Horseshoes & Hand Grenades Debut Talking Heads Video, Announce Falco Brothers As Support For NYC Show

    Wisconsin-based Horseshoes & Hand Grenades are the definition of a progressive high-energy string band. Once this quintet puts their foot on the gas, they rarely take it off, making for one hell of a foot-stomping, barley-laced, ale-and-whiskey drinking, hootin’ and hollerin’ party of epic proportions. With three proper studio albums under their belts, the gentlemen […]

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