March 2017

Just Announced: Pixies @ Boulder Theater

While Pixies have been acclaimed as the most influential, pioneering band of the late 80s alt/rock movement, having blazed the trail for artists from Nirvana to Radiohead to Pearl Jam, today, a whole new generation of music fans are discovering their iconic "loudquietloud" signature sound.

Steve Krase Sets April 21 Release Date

Blues harmonica ace Steve Krase announces an April 21 release date for his latest album on Connor Ray Music, Should’ve Seen It Coming, which includes special guest appearances from label mates Trudy Lynn, Mark May and Bob Lanza.

Umphrey's McGee | Terrapin Crossroads

Last Sunday, March 12, the Chicago-based progressive aggressive improvisational six piece known as Umphrey’s McGee crammed themselves, their full arsenal of gear and a fraction of their typical lighting array onto The Grate Room stage at Terrapin Crossroads in San Rafael, CA.

Rose Hill Drive is Back and Better Than Ever

March in Boulder, Colorado is not only a celebration of the most beautiful season, but this March is a special one because it is the 25th Anniversary of a legendary venue, the Fox Theatre. The performances thus far have been exceptional to say the least. I have heard from the founders, the bartenders, and fans alike, and the run of shows this month have been legendary.

String Cheese Incident | Believe | Review

Believe is the latest album by Colorado disco-grass pioneers, The String Cheese Incident. The band’s tenth album overall, it is only their third in 12 years and with a release date of April 14, it arrives almost exactly three years removed from their previous album, 2014’s A Song In My Head.

FoCoMX 9 Music Festival Lineup Released

The FoCoMX 2017 lineup is now public and promises to showcase Colorado’s rich musical talent. Presented by the Fort Collins Musicians Association (FoCoMA) and sponsored by Odell Brewing Co., the 9th annual FoCoMX weekend boasts 250+ Colorado bands and solo musicians at 28 Downtown Fort Collins venues.

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Shakey Zimmerman with Jennifer Mydland

An Evening of Bob Dylan/Grateful Dead/JGB/Neil Young Music -- Shakey Zimmerman with Jennifer Mydland - Portion of Proceeds to Benefit Jerry Day. Shakey Zimmerman brings a fresh, authentic, true to form sound.

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Morgan Heritage's Avrakedabra Pre-Order

In the wake Morgan Heritage's historical GRAMMY win for Best Reggae Album as the Producer and Artist for “Strictly Roots”, which was released under their own independent label CTBC Music Group, the Iconic GRAMMY Award-Winning cultured driven band has managed yet again to deliver another classic album. They achieved this by staying true to their formula of authentic Reggae with an effusively eclectic mix.

Scotch Hollow releases "Little Tortuga"

Scotch Hollow is a roots band that mixes a generous helping of country twang with just enough blues to stir the pot. The group was founded by Mark Verbeck (guitar, songwriter) and vocalist Carly Martin, who met at the Berklee School of Music.

Spring Awakening Announces Full 2017 Lineup

Spring Awakening Music Festival (SAMF) is thrilled to release the full 2017 lineup, including artists playing on each of the six Branded Stages, the day-by-day breakdown and a limited supply of single day tickets! Over 80 artists will perform across five unique stages, demonstrating a dynamic variety of genres within the electronic music spectrum.

Soul Basement's "What We Leave Behind"

“This planet we’re living in really seems upside-down. We can sense that something definitely got lost along the way. Sometimes music helps us to better understand all that. Music allows us to just stop and reflect, enabling us to see things clearer and, above all, to know what is beyond words and thoughts. And, ultimately, it’s exactly what’s beyond that counts.

We Dream Dawn w/ Taarka in Nederland

We Dream Dawn and Taarka are slated to play The Caribou Room Friday April 14th 2017. Long time friends and collaborators, the bands are sure to offer an evening steeped in both deep musical kinship and new explorations.

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.

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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.

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