Today, Dark Star Orchestra announces the first round of artists to perform at The Dark Star Jubilee – a multi-day, multi-stage music festival happening August 31 – September 2 at Legend Valley in Thornville, Ohio. Featuring three nights of Dark Star Orchestra, the debut Jubilee is taking place at the former home to some of the most legendary outdoor Grateful Dead concerts (at the venue formerly known as Buckeye Lake Music Center) and includes over 20 bands, nearly 40 hours of music, no overlapping sets and features three of the original members of the Grateful Dead.
The Jubilee features: 3 full shows by Dark Star Orchestra 17356 With Very Special Guests: Mickey Hart Band 7 Walkers featuring Bill Kreutzmann Donna Jean Godchaux Band with Jeff Mattson Keller Williams Jorma Kaukonen The Infamous Stringdusters Ivan Neville’s Dumpstaphunk Donna the ...
On Tuesday, April 3, 2012 the Rex Foundation will release 15 tracks from Run for the Roses – Celebrating the Music of Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter and The Jerry Garcia Band.Recorded at The Fillmore in San Francisco, this special live album features gifted musicians performing new and tribute renditions of long-favorite songs.
On December 3, 2011 at The Fillmore in San Francisco, the Rex Foundation presented the benefit concert Run for the Roses to celebrate the music of Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter and the Jerry Garcia Band with three sets of music featuring notable artists. Tim Bluhm and Greg Loiacono of The Mother Hips with Nicki Bluhm performed an acoustic opening set, followed by Greg Anton, Sunshine (Garcia) Becker, John Kadlecik, Melvin Seals and Mike Sugar performing a Jerry Garcia Band tribute set, and Matt Butler conducted the Everyone Orchestra, featuring Tim Carbon...
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The artist line-up for this year's festival includes:17356
On September 14th, Railroad Earth and Umphrey's McGee will join forces for a co-headline performance at the legendary Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, CO! This will mark the first time the bands have done a show together and there is a lot of excitement coming from both camps, as well as from each of their respective fanbases.
In addition, the Red Rocks show will be bookended by each band's own shows at the Boulder Theater in Boulder, CO. On Thursday, September 13th (the night before Red Rocks), View full article...
March 27, 2012 - (Thornville, OH) – Today the All Good Music Festival & Campout released the lineup for its fourth artist announcement.
Continuing the trend of presenting diverse and unique performers, adding to its stacked artist roster ranging from rock, bluegrass, indie, and funk to electronica, hip-hop, collaborative jams, and much more. These bands augment a total of nearly 50 bands taking to the stages July 19-22 at the Legend Valley Concert Venue & Campground located 30 minutes east of Columbus, Ohio:
Dark Star Orchestra Larry Keel & Natural Bridge Jerry Joseph & The Jackmormons Passafire The Devil Makes Three Corey Harris & The Rasta Blues Experience Rubblebucket The Pimps of Joytime Red Wanting Blue Moon Hooch Cris Jacobs Band17356
The All Good Festival continues its tradition of side by side main stages with no overlapping sets guaranteeing every patron the opp...
The 7th annual Bears Picnic music & art festival has announced the initial lineup for 2012, set to take place August 17-20 at Lincoln Park in Laurelton Pa.
Mickey Hart Band, 7 Walkers (feat Bill Kreutzmann,Papa Mali, Matt Hubbard & George Porter Jr), New Riders of the Purple Sage, Melvin Seals & JGB Band, David Gans, Cabinet, MiZ, Waylon Speed, McMule, Willie Jack & the Northern Light, Dr Sloth Claw, Stackabones, Dirk Quinn Band, Mysterytrain, Ikebe Shakedown, Viral Sound, Flux Capacitor, Funktional Flow, The Kind Buds, Psychedelphia & many more t.b.a. shortly!17356
Cloud 9 Adventures today announces the event details of the always-epic Mayan Holidaze, with this year’s event happening in breathtaking Tulum, Mexico. Holidaze, now in its 6th year, is a marquee destination event in the Cloud 9 family, which includes the always sold-out Jam Cruise (which recently celebrated it’s 10th sail), and hugely successful newcomers Panic en la Playa and Holy Ship!, among others.
For 2012, Mayan Holidaze holds special significance - with the move to Tulum coinciding with the height of a very mystic time in the Mayan Calendar. Guests can expect another all-inclusive musical adventure on the beautiful shores of Mexico’s Mayan Riviera but with a distinct twist – ...
SAN RAFAEL, CA – Bob Weir, a founding member of the Grateful Dead, will perform with members of Brooklyn, NY-based The National in “The Bridge Session,” a free live concert to be broadcast on Yahoo! Music (http://music.yahoo.com) originating from Weir’s TRI Studios on Saturday, March 24th.
In between sets of the musical performance, political figures and activists will weigh in on topics such as getting money out of politics, protecting the First Amendment and the 2012 Presidential election. Panelists will include independent Pre...
Quintessential guitarist Steve Kimock is hitting the road this spring with stops already scheduled for Connecticut, New York, Maine, Vermont, Ohio, Illinois, Missouri, Indiana, Tennessee and Atlanta. For the first large-scale tour in almost three years, he will be bringing Bernie Worrell (founding member of Parliament Funkadelic, Talking Heads) on keys, drummer Wally Ingram (Sheryl Crow, David Lindley), and bassists Andy Hess and Reed Mathis along for the ride. The band, which has already performed in key cities, will be launching new material as well as celebrating Kimock's rich catalog of music over 30 years in the making.
“Unconventional. Experimental. It’s sort of the Steve Kimock way.”17356
Manistee National Forest’s Biggest Festival Announces Performances from 7 Walkers, Greensky Bluegrass, BoomBox, Seth & May and many more
11130 W 48 1/2 Rd Wellston, MI | All Ages | children under 12 admitted free | 3 Day Pass $125 in advance additional $25 per person for camping) | RV and VIP Upgrades Available | www.hoxeyville.com
March 20, 2012 - Wellston, MI – Celebrating its tenth year August 17-19, the Hoxeyville Music Festival is proud to announce this summer’s initial lineup including such diverse acts as 7 Walkers (featuring Grateful Dead original member Bill Kruetzmann), Greensky Bluegrass (2 sets Friday Night), BoomBox, Strange Arrangement, The Macpodz, Seth Bernard & May Erlewine and many more.17356
Other artists confirmed for this year’s event include Rachel Davis, Airborne or Aquat...
Tomorrow, Jerry Joseph & The Jackmormons release a sweeping new double album, Happy Book. In conjunction with street date, Response Records re-releases three classic works from the band’s hefty discography - Goodlandia (2000), Into The Lovely (2006), and Badlandia (2010). Jerry Joseph & The Jackmormons launched their spring tour this past weekend with three shows in their home state of Oregon. The complete list of currently confirmed tour dates is included below.
For more than 30 years, Jerry Joseph has been strapping on a guitar and chasing down truth, understanding and soul with tenacity and resonant skill. Until now, Joseph’s nearly 20 releases have only been available in the U.S. through Joseph’s own Cosmo Sex School Records. But with growing worldwide demand for Joseph's unique brand of Rock & Roll (he recently
The 12th annual Summer Camp Music Festival happening May 25-27 in Chillicothe, Illinois has announced another two dozen bands to its already packed artist lineup. Today’s additions include:
Common Michael Franti and Spearhead Galactic Preservation Hall Jazz Band BoomBox Dirty Dozen Brass Band (35th Anniversary Tour) LP Banyan17356
Break Science The Ragbirds Brother Joscephus Wick-It The Instigator Midnight Conspiracy The Werks Jimkata Twin Cats Kinetix Elsinore Dani Jean Old Shoe Jaik Willis Sun Stereo Mathien The Divide (formerly the Great Divide) JC Brooks & The Uptown Sound
They join a varied and stacked lineup that includes 3 nights of moe, 3 nights of Umphrey's McGee, plus Jane's Addiction, Pretty Lights, Primus, The Bob Weir / Chris Robinson / Jackie Greene Acoustic Trio, Gov’t Mule, Tedeschi ...
Chillicothe, IL – March 8, 2012 – After a great response to last year’s inaugural Camp Counselor program, the Summer Camp Music Festival is excited to announce its return for this summer’s festival, held Memorial Day weekend May 25-27 at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, Illinois.
Summer Camp Festival founder Ian Goldberg explains the basis behind the experience, “we like to think we offer adults the same break from life that we used to experience as a kid going off to Summer Camp. But we realized we were missing something: the Camp Counselor to guide you through your Summer Camp experience!”
The Summer Camp Counselor is perhaps the coolest job at the festival. The selected candidate will receive a one of a kind Summer Camp experience including:17356
Two 3-day passes / Pre-Party passes / tickets to all late night shows / VIP camping
An All Access Backstage Pass / On-stage viewing for three sets of your cho...
Legend Valley, Central Ohio’s premier festival grounds, is once again buzzing with activity with the announcement of the Dark Star Jubilee – a multi-day, multi-stage music festival happening August 31 – September 2 in Thornville, Ohio. The new home of Dark Star Orchestra’s own summer festival – which is the former home to some of the most legendary outdoor Grateful Dead concerts (at the venue formerly known as Buckeye Lake Music Center) - will feature three nights of full DSO sets. Additional artists national and regional acts, including some of everyone’s favorite Grateful Family members, will be announced on the lineup in due time.
The Dark Star Jubilee is the fourth major music festival to be hosted within one of the most beautiful concert settings in the U.S. The comfortable confines of Legend Valley’s soft hills and mellow woods is where DSO’s six guys and a girl will celebrate the end of summer with three nights of Da...
MONTICELLO, NY, March 5, 2012- Wicked Cool Productions presents Rock N Roll Resort v2: A Psybient Soiree on March 30 through April 1, 2012, an exclusive 4-day, 3-night, 24-hour multi-media experience at the historical Kutsher’s Country Club in New York’s Catskill Mountains.
Rock N Roll Resort v2: A Psybient Soiree has positioned itself as a unique destination festival event created by fans for fans. Rock N Roll Resort v2: A Psybient Soiree aims to a sonic, visual and intellectual voyage promising to be a full resort takeover and an immersion into the world of “psytrance” and “psychill.” This intimate festival concept will also feature collaborative live art, DJ sets, spoken word, merchandise vendors, workshops, activities, theme nights, cyberistic euphoria, and renegade sets to round out the weekend celebration.
Trendsetting artists at this years’ Rock n Roll Resort will include: Shpo...
NEWPORT, RI, February 29, 2012 – The Newport Festivals Foundation™ has announced the lineup for the 2012 Newport Folk Festival® set to take place July 28-29 once again at the picturesque Fort Adams State Park.
The Newport Festivals Foundation continues to celebrate the festival’s historic past by featuring emerging young artists alongside some of folk music’s most venerable names. This year’s festival features: My Morning Jacket, Jackson Browne, Conor Oberst, Iron & Wine, Patty Griffin, Guthrie Family Reunion, Dawes, The Head & The Heart, Deer Tick, Punch Brothers, City & Colour, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, The Tallest Man on Earth, tUnE-yAr...
The All Good Festival has announced the addition of five new artists that will be performing at the 16th annual event, being held at Legend Valley in Central Ohio July 19-22. They include: Big Gigantic Tea Leaf Green Greensky Bluegrass The New Mastersounds Rumpke Mountain Boys 4onthefloor
Over the coming months, another 20+ artists will be announced, adding to the already stacked roster ranging from rock, bluegrass, indie, and funk to electronica, hip-hop, collaborative jams, and much more. The new All Good location in Ohio offers easy access to the festival with better roads and faster processing than were possible at the festival’s previous site in West Virginia.17356
Early Bird Tier 2 tickets are available for a limited time and are $55 off the gate price.
There are also Even Better VIP packages available, which include an exclusive concert viewing and camping area close to ...
Excitement is brewing as the Hot August Blues & Roots Festival prepares to celebrate 20 years of bringing the best performers in blues and Americana music to the tri-state area. Mark your calendar for Saturday, August 18 when the grassy knoll of the picturesque Oregon Ridge Park fills once again for a day of star-studded performers heating up two stages for this not-to-miss event (named by the Tristate Indie Music Awards as Best Regional Festival for 2011).
Topping the lineup is arguably the hardest working band in rock history, Gov’t Mule! Fronted by Rolling Stone’s 23rd Greatest Guitarist of All Time, Warren Haynes, Gov’t Mule is an unstoppable force. Theirs is a gargantuan sound punctuated by aggressive hooks and ferocious vocals delivered by Haynes, who when not touring with the Mule can be found gigging ...
The String Cheese Incident announced their summer tour plans today. The complete list of shows is listed below. Tickets go on sale beginning March 6 through the band’s website, free of all ticket service fees.
A post on the band’s website reads:
Greetings from The String Cheese Incident Headquarters….the management team has been hard at work, racking our brains to try and come up with a couple of new and creative ideas for the Barefoot Boys that will properly capture the feeling of excitement we all get when we look ahead to Summer 2012…..we came up with a massive list of ideas that ranged from shooting Billy out of a cannon to having Kyle brew up a pool full of Summer Ale and inviting all of Boulder over for a swim…..unfortunately many of these ideas proved to either be prohibitively expensive, logistically impossible or just downright dumb…..however, we are pleased to report that we did come up with a couple that we wa...
On March 20, Larry Keel and Natural Bridge independently release their 9th CD entitled, Classic, with the trademark blend of ultra powerful acoustic instrumentation, penetrating vocals and intelligent and gutsy song-writing. Classic features flatpicking guitar legend Larry Keel leading the charge with his gravelly voice and blazing licks; Jenny Keel on bass and vocals; Mark Schimick on mandolin; Will Lee holding it down on banjo. To give fans new and old a taste of the latest sounds, for a limited time, Keel is generously offering free downloads of the song “Love” which can be found at http://larrykeel.bandcamp.com/track/love. Fans are encouraged to share the track and the link for the download on their social network updates. The disc becomes available Tuesday, March 20 at iTunes and a wide variety of online outlets, all which can be found at View full article...
After much anticipation, Phish has finally announced some new dates with a 2012 summer tour! Phish-Head-Hackers apparantly leaked some information yesterday before the dates were officially released, but phish.com has posted the dates today and made it official.
The tour will start in Worcester, MA with a two-night run at the DCU Center. Then onwards to Bonnaroo where they will be performing in with an incredibly wide sprectrum of music and talent. The rest of the tour sticks to much of just the northeast with a brief visit to the mid-west.17356
Phish Summer 2012 Tour Dates:
6/7 Worcester, MA—DCU Center, 6/8 Worcester, MA—DCU Center, 6/10 Manchester, TN—Bonnaroo Music and Arts Festival 6/15 Atlantic City, NJ—Bader Field 6/16 Atlantic City, NJ—Bader Field 6/17 ...
Chillicothe, IL - February 27, 2012 - The 12th annual Summer Camp Music Festival added dozens of new artists in this late round of announcements, supplementing the weekend packed with music on seven stages. The Memorial Day event is happening May 25 -27 at Three Sisters Park in Chillicothe, Illinois.
The latest round of artists to be added to the Summer Camp lineup includes:17356
Yonder Mountain String Band Lotus Rebelution Devil Makes Three Gaelic Storm Sierra Leone Refugee All Stars New Orleans Suspects ALO The New York Hustler Ensemble (featuring Brendan Bayliss of Umphrey's McGee, Jennifer Hartswick and Natalie Kressman of Trey Anastasio Band) Gramatik VibeSquaD Orgone Dead Kenny G's Rubblebucket Lance Herbstrong Kids These Days Future Rock Strange Arrangement Ponderosa Elephant Revival Anders Osborne The Lumineers Wyllys Sister Sparrow and The Dirty...
KW: Summer Camp Music Festival has been around for 11 years now very successfully, what are you folks doing to keep things new and exciting for your returning fans?
HB: With our line up, we are always looking to provide festival goers with a diverse experience, no matter what type of music they listen to. One of the greatest things about a festival is experiencing first-hand artists you've never seen or heard of before; whether they have been around for decades, or are brand new to the scene.
We also are constantly finding new ways to build our community and keep them connected to us and fellow Scampers year round. That is one thing that really sets us apart from other festivals. While we have grown in size, our fan base is truly like a family. Many people say that Summer Camp is like coming home. We never want to lose that energy, and work really hard to make sure we continue to offer that to our loyal fan base.17356
Feb 15th, 2012:EOTO will kick off their spring ‘Bass Invaders Tour' this March with a bang. The dynamic duo will hit the road with a fully immersive 17 foot lotus flower stage design and custom 3D-mapped projections, built to completely envelop the duo in a visual odyssey, as they slice and dice their way through their 100% live improvisation show. The tour will launch in Philadelphia on March 31st and will travel throughout the southeast and east coast with a number of festival stops along the way. On February 22nd, the duo will also be releasing the fourth installment of their live tour compilation, K-Turns & U-Turns Vol. 4 --- a wildly celebrated album, the annual release features their best recorded tracks from 2011.
Thornville, OH - February 21, 2012 - The All Good Music Festival & Campout continues its exhibition of diverse and internationally notable talent as over 40 renowned music artists take to the stages July 19-22 at the Legend Valley Concert Venue & Campground located 30 minutes east of Columbus, Ohio.
The historic site, formerly known as the Buckeye Lake Music Center, has hosted a celebrated roster of famous performers and may be best known as the venue of several notable Grateful Dead performances in the late 1980's & early 90's.
The All Good Festival continues its tradition of side by side main stages with no overlapping sets guaranteeing every patron the opportunity to see every performance in full.17356
The 2012 All Good Festival lineup includes:
The Allman Brothers Band Phil Lesh and Friends The Flaming Lips Bob Weir & Bruce Hornsby featuring special guest Branford Marsalis Michael Franti & ...
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February 8, 2012 -- Today, Dark Star Orchestra is thrilled to announce the band’s first Jamaican excursion entitled ‘Jam in the Sand.’ The event is anchored by a partnership with Island Gigs, who will be hosting the event at the five-star, adults-only, all-inclusive Breezes Grand Resort in Negril, Jamaica, March 1-5, 2013. After performing in Japan in 2011 and with their quickly approaching March 2012 shows in London and Amsterdam, Dark Star Orchestra continues their international touring with this announcement of their first ever land-based shows in the Caribbean.
Having performed to sold out audiences at home and abroad, Dark Star Orchestra is the world’s most talented and acclaimed Grateful Dead tribute act. Over their nearly 15 years and more than 2000 shows together, the band has performed with many talented artists, including five original members of the Grateful Dead, and their live performances have been acclaimed by Rolling St...
In support of their Spring Tour, Railroad Earth agreed to answer a number of fan questions. We invited our loyal readers to ask the band questions and after we received a decent number of questions, we compiled them and sent them off to the band.
Below are the response, answered by Tim Carbone:
Jeff on Fri Jan 20, 2012 Is the majority of your life on the road with the band? If so, how do you keep sane?
TC: The majority of my life is not on the road. However, how I stay sane on the road is by exercising, reading a lot and calls to friends and family.17356
Joe on Fri Jan 20, 2012 I've often wondered if Andy switches instruments from performance to performance on any particular song, banjo for a few weeks then flat picking on that same tune a few weeks later to keep things fresh and even MORE intersting?