Night two, “One More Saturday Night” at Citi Field is in the books! Very lucky to have attended both shows. The weather was spectacular on this second night of the two-night run at the ballpark. The Dead & Company 2018 Summer tour is in full swing and at the halfway point. I have been following Dead & Company since their inception and witnessing what I see as an evolution.
Funk powerhouse Turkuaz is marking the summer solstice by sharing a new live video of their song “Percy Thrills, The Moondog”, orginailly off of the band’s latest full-length release ‘Digitinonium’. The performance comes from their December 30, 2017 concert at College Street Music Hall in New Haven, CT, a show that helped encapsulate a mighty touring year for the band including live debuts at Red Rocks, Bonnaroo, and more.
After a colossal performance at Summer Camp, Grateful Web’s June Reedy Jameson got to sit down with Pigeons Playing Ping Pong’s Greg Ormont. At Summer Camp they took the stage to a huge double rainbow that seemed to intensify as they played. Continuing the magical streak, they will play Red Rocks for their first time with Moe on July 12th.
Country music royalty bands together in this weekend's episode of "Honky Tonk Ranch," when music icon Tanya Tucker makes a surprise appearance and spontaneous performance this Sunday at 8:30 p.m. ET/7:30 p.m. CT on The Cowboy Channel. CLICK HERE to watch a preview of the episode.
The Skiffle Players comprised by Cass McCombs, Neal Casal, Farmer Dave Scher, Dan Horne and Aaron Sperske have announced the release of the 'Piffle Sayers EP,' due July 20 on West Coast independent record label, Spiritual Pajamas. The seven-track collection is drawn from the same sessions that produced the band's 2016 debut album, 'Skifflin',' an instant classic upon its release that quickly became a record store rare find.
Taking place in Ninilchik, Alaska, on the beautiful Kenai Peninsula, August 3rd-5th, Salmonfest showcases the unique Alaskan music scene, along with the likes of Michael Franti & Spearhead, Fruition, and Brandi Carlile. Featuring some of Alaska’s top bands, such as Hope Social Club, with Melissa Mitchell, and Blackwater Railroad Company, Salmonfest offers a pristine environment for musicians to come together and mix it up for fish. Supported by Kachemak Bay Conservation Society, Cook Inletkeeper, and Musicians United
Nahko Bear and his multi-colored tribe are spreading their rainbows all over the country as they support Dispatch on a North American tour that will last thru Autumn equinox, 9/21 2018. While Nahko & Medicine for the People have been known to rally the crowds at festivals, this summer they will play only a handful, including the Friendly Gathering in VT 6/28- 7/1 2018. Grateful Web got a chance to check in with Nahko and see how the tour life is treating him. We also asked some of those “getting to know you” questions that burn deep inside.
Robert Walter's 20th Congress have announced the release of their new studio album, 'Spacesuit,' due September 21 via Royal Potato Family. The organ master/keyboard virtuoso—who's also a founding member of The Greyboy Allstars and tours with Phish bassist Mike Gordon—has assembled a new crew of brilliant improvisers and genre-bending virtuosos under the 20th Congress mantle.
Craft Recordings celebrates the reissue of Ted Hawkins' 1982 album Watch Your Step. This release marks the first-ever official vinyl reissue of Watch Your Step, available on August 3, 2018 (8/3).