Reviews

Coming in hot from the night before, Goose closed the opening run to their fall tour with a burning show at Terminal 5 in New York, NY that included a surprise third set. The band sold out the two-night run at the 3,000 person venue and did not disappoint their fans with tasty bust-outs and debuts.

Goose, the scorching hot jam band on the rise from Connecticut, achieved liftoff into their 2021 fall tour on Friday night at Terminal 5 in New York, New York for a sold out crowd that was five times larger than their prior New York City show. Despite the crowded setting, the band delivered a new original and a previously unplayed Vampire Weekend cover, among other set list niceties and surprises, to dazzle new fans and reward the veterans.

Joe Russo’s Almost Dead kicked off their three night run at the Wellmont Theater in Montclair, NJ last Thursday to a packed house on a warm fall evening. This run was rescheduled from just over a year ago as a result of the covid-19 pandemic. Despite an injury to Tom Hamilton, the band delivered their unique take on the Grateful Dead without a hitch and made many new fans in the process.

The Vina Robles Amphitheatre may have a competitor for the moniker of the most beautiful live music venue in Santa Barbara County. En Fuego Events has brought a family-friendly live music series to the serene Elings Park, which is nestled in the mountains of the Santa Barbara Mesa.

After the performances from supporting acts Vintage Pistol and DeeOhGee, Kendall Street Company took the stage at the Brooklyn Bowl in Brooklyn, NY just after 10:15pm on a cool night.

Lake Street Dive's latest album "Obviously" debuted at #5 on Billboards top albums chart while also peaking at #1 on American/Folk and #2 on both current rock and current alternative albums chart. Many tracks on the new release were on full display last night at Red Rocks as it’s 2020 release date was postponed until March 12 2021.The album covers a wide range of topics from climate change to womanhood and relationships while holding onto the pop, R&B, rock and jazz sounds and style they are well recognized for.

Genre defining electronic musicians Thievery Corporation kicked off their Outernational Tour last Friday at the ornate Wall Street Theater in Norwalk, CT to a packed house. Despite issues traveling to Connecticut, the band was thrilled to be performing together, as this marks the first tour since the start of the Covid-19 pandemic. Dessa was on hand and lended support for the event.

Fab Four enthusiasts will be delighted this month to have been granted access to four previously unreleased mixes from the band’s 1969 and 1970 Get Back sessions which ultimately culminated in 1970’s Let It Be. The batch of songs, released collectively as a single titled Get Back (Take 8), includes alternate versions of “Get Back,” “One After 909,” “Across The Universe,” and George Harrison’s “I Me Mine.”

Samantha Fish and her band performed their debut show at the majestic Mishawaka Amphitheatre last night. This Colorado gig has been highly anticipated by music fans for many months. Fish is a messenger of poetic truths that land on your soul. Lyrically gifted with the art of expression and armed with a no-hold-back attitude she is poised to get your attention.

Saturday night, Phil Lesh and Friends closed out their three-night Colorado run with a final stop at the picturesque Planet Bluegrass in Lyons, Colorado. Following two magical nights in Dillon and Vail, the group concluded the transcendental trifecta to a sold-out crowd under a near full moon, clear skies, and perfect temperatures.