Les Claypool

Harvest Music Festival 2013: Day 1 on Mulberry Mountain

Yonder Mountain String Band’s Harvest Music Festival is the best that Mulberry Mountain has to offer. While Wakarusa pulses to the vibrant beat of youth culture and features many of today’s top acts across varying musical genres, Harvest offers an entirely different experience that has a way of twiddling itself into one’s heart.

Les Claypool Duo De Twang | Fox Theater | 10/10/13 | Review

For Les Claypool, image has never been an important part of being a god amongst bass players. He is the antithesis of image-orientation in rock music. The Claypool persona is obscurity. For years his live performances muffled any sense of ordinary human interaction. Pig and Ape masks would obscure his face. If not a mask then a large pair of specs and handlebar mustache added to his image vagary. He sings into two different microphones, both add a level of vocal distortion depending on how he controls his midi.

Beats Antique Introduce "Beelzebub" Featuring Les Claypool

BEATS ANTIQUE and iconic Primus leader Les Claypool have formally summoned "Beelzebub."   The new single from the trio merges a tribal bounce with pulsating dance energy and devilishly dynamic playing from Claypool.

All Good Music Festival 2013 | Review & Photos

All Good Music Festival made its return to Legend Valley the weekend of July 18th-21st with what has now become an annual star-studded lineup of jamband and EDM favorites.  This year was no different, with acts to please any music fans taste, ranging from bluegrass darlings Yonder Mountain String Band and Leftover Salmon, rock idol

Just Announced: Les Claypool's Duo De Twang @ Fox Theatre

KGNU & Z2 Entertainment are proud to present Les Claypool's Duo De Twang at the Fox Theatre on Thursday, October 10th, 2013. Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, June 7th at 2:00 pm for $30.00 general admission. Claypool's Duo de Twang has been added to the lineup for Jam Cruise 12, January 4th-9th, 2014.

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Jam Cruise 12 Announces Artist Lineup

Jam Cruise 12 revealed its 2014 artist lineup last night on SiriusXM’s Jam_ON. Watch the Jam Cruise 12 announcement video illustrated by resident artist David “LEBO” Le Batard.

Primus: Green Naugahyde

Musician Les Claypool has been a bit of a chameleon over the last decade, exploring the jamband world with his collaboration with Trey Anastasio (Phish) and Stewart Copeland (The Police) known as Oysterhead, fronting multiple side projects including, but not limited to, Les Claypool’s Flying Frog Brigade,

All Good Festival Hosts May 13 Fundraiser

Celebrating its 15th year, and its 10th year in Preston County, WV, the All Good Music Festival is proud to announce a fundraiser for the Masontown Volunteer Fire Department.  While the festival brings excitement and revenue, not to mention great music, to the county, the county in turn supports the thousands of fans with essential and life-protecting services.

Gathering of the Vibes 2010 | Review & Photos

Until I arrived at this year’s Gathering of The Vibes Festival in Bridgeport, CT, I didn’t know I was looking for something. Until I left, I didn’t realize that I had found it. The following is a recounting of that journey. Along the way masters in the field of musical entertainment will appear. All were influential, some more than others. But as you read this recounting of GOTV 2010, remember that this is one man’s quest.

Oh death & Les Claypool | 7/9/09 | Review

Nineteen year old Adam Oberlin has been looking forward to this show for weeks. The recent Hampton, Virginia high school graduate got tickets from his parents, who are also Primus fans, from “way back,” according to Adam’s mom, Stacey. “It’s awesome that Adam digs this, too,” offered the father, as they all sprinted past me for a good location at the stage, as a family.

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