March 2017

Grateful Web Interview w/ Ian Anderson

Ian Anderson, once and always front man of the legendary Jethro Tull is embarking on two major projects: a new album in which he and a British string quartet created of reworked Tull classics, as well as some major U.S. touring of a program dubbed, “Jethro Tull, performed by Ian Anderson.” Anderson took time recently to speak to Grateful Web via telephone.

GW: To help set the scene, from where are you speaking to me today? 

Garth Hudson to join Warren Haynes for Last Waltz Shows

Garth Hudson, one of two remaining original members of THE BAND, will be joining Warren Haynes, Dr. John, Jamey Johnson and Don Was on the second leg of the 2017 “LAST WALTZ 40 TOUR.” Hudson will be joining all Texas and California dates to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of The Band’s historical farewell concert.
 

Sunsquabi Releases New Single, Dexter

Standing at the forefront of the epicenter of the electro-funk scene, Colorado trio Sunsquabi have championed the thriving genre as one of the culture's integral live acts. In 2016, Sunsquabi took their live show across North America, to festivals from Electric Forest to Camp Bisco, or their local world renowned amphitheater- Red Rocks.

Bill Evans Another Time: The Hilversum Concert

Never-before-issued recording of the legendary Bill Evans trio featuring Eddie Gomez on bass and Jack DeJohnette on drums captured live at the NRU (Netherlands Radio Union) Studios in Hilversum on June 22, 1968.

Wes Montgomery/Wynton Kelly: Smokin' in Seattle '66

Resonance Records is proud to announce the release of Wes Montgomery with the Wynton Kelly Trio Smokin' in Seattle: Live at the Penthouse (1966) captured live at the Penthouse jazz club in Seattle, WA on April 14 and 21, 1966.

Leeroy Stagger New Album Out April 7th

It’s been said before that love is a battlefield, and on his latest album Love Versus (out April 7, 2017 through True North Records), Leeroy Stagger comes well armed. The eleventh studio release by the Western Canadian native is also a milestone, marking the first recording made at Stagger’s home studio in southern Alberta.

Big Wu Family Reunion Heads to Colorado

The story goes that the Big Wu, bound for rock stardom, sold their souls for a case of Old Style beer one thirsty night long ago. The legend and the band live on, still rocking their powerful, moving, and energizing original music for the fans. A jam band with a unique style and presence, the Wu combine strong, free flowing improv and vocal harmonies, with finely crafted songs for all tastes. Oh, and their fans are famously friendly.

nugs.tv Tonight: Phil Lesh's Birthday Run at The Cap

Phil Lesh will be joined by vocalist Joan Osborne, guitarists Stanley Jordan and John Kadlecik, keyboardist Jason Crosby and drummer Mark Levy for his birthday run at The Cap.

Art and Soul: A Concert to Benefit Dave Hunter

Dave Hunter, a visionary poster designer who has created work for Metallica, the Neville Brothers and Dr. John, Les Claypool and many more, is a gifted artist who is currently fighting for his life with brain cancer.  Fortunately, he has many friends, among them Steve Kimock, for whom he has created considerable art. 

Dark Star Orchestra 2017 Summer Tour

Following a tour-ending, Memorial Day celebration at the 6th annual Dark Star Jubilee festival at Legend Valley in Thornville, Ohio May 26 - 28, Dark Star Orchestra Summer Tour 2017 gets underway June 24-25 in Aurora, IL and winds all around the Midwest and East Coast.

Grateful Dead Night at Fenway Park, 4/11

Good news, Red Sox fans...We're delighted to announce the return of Grateful Dead Night at Boston's  legendary Fenway Park, benefiting the Rex Foundation.  Your special Grateful Dead Night theme ticket includes a limited edition Grateful Dead Red Sox Dancing Bears Figurine. Get there early, because Play Dead will be rockin' Yawkey Way with a  special pregame concert.

Just Announced: Claypool Lennon Delirium @ Fox Theatre

Two worlds have collided, and what glorious and odd worlds they are. After a successful summer tour pairing Primus with Ghost of a Saber Tooth Tiger, Les Claypool and Sean Lennon have decided to combine their abstract talents into a project called The Claypool Lennon Delirium. Their efforts thus far have spawned the upcoming, full-length release called "Monolith of Phobos."

Just Announced: Amoramora @ Fox Theatre

Amoramora is a traveling, working, multipurpose rock and jazz fusion quartet from Boulder, Colorado. With members from Chicago, Cleveland, Washington D.C., and Boulder, the band formed after crossing paths in 2015 and has been performing, as well as expanding their extensive catalog with original material ever since.

Jocelyn & Chris Arndt Announce New Album

Sibling blues-rockers Jocelyn & Chris Arndt are thrilled to announce that they will be releasing their highly anticipated sophomore album Go on May 5th, 2017. For more information, please visit: jocelynandchrismusic.com.

Just Announced: Sierra Hull @ Boulder Theater

Sierra Hull, the singer, mandolinist and former child prodigy who signed with Rounder at age 13 and distinguished herself by becoming the first bluegrass musician to receive a Presidential Scholarship to the prestigious Berklee College of Music, released 'Weighted Mind,' her first new album in five years, on January 29, 2016.

Tim O'Brien to release new album 3/31/17

Where The River Meets The Road is remarkably the fifteenth solo release from GRAMMY award winning artist, songwriter, producer, and multi-instrumentalist Tim O’Brien. Each of the 12 tracks on the album connects to his home state of West Virginia.

A Celebration of Col. Bruce Hampton

Atlanta’s legendary surrealist musician and icon Col. Bruce Hampton will celebrate his 70th birthday with Hampton 70: A Celebration of Col. Bruce Hampton, on Monday, May 1, 7:30 p.m. at the Fox Theatre, with proceeds benefiting the Fox Theatre Institute and  other musician-focused charities. Joined by an all-star lineup of musicians, this once-in-a-lifetime event will feature collaborations by Col.

Just Announced: Mark O'Connor Band @ Boulder Theater

It’s 8:40 p.m. on a Friday evening, five minutes before the O’Connor Band is slated to make their Grand Ole Opry debut. Fiddle legend Mark O’Connor is standing just offstage, wearing his trademark Fedora hat, smiling at the sight of the crowd, the lights, and his old friends in the Opry house band.

Okeechobee Music Festival 2017 | Day Four

The final day of the 2017 Okeechobee Music Festival dawned cool and breezy with many exhausted music fans passed out all about the festival site. But another day of fantastic music from many genres got people motivated early despite their exhaustion. Even after 4 days of non-stop partying many committed festival goers wore fresh new costumes and sported freshly made totems.

Okeechobee Music Festival 2017 | Day 3

Day 3 of the Okeechobee Music Festival dawned chilly and breezy. Nonstop partying began taking its toll on festival goers and many took advantage of the cooler temperatures to get some actual sleep. But as high noon approached both Aquachobee beach and center Chobeewobee began to bustle with life again.

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