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Nels Cline Brings Experimental Jazz Improv To Pittsburgh’s Spirit [PHOTOS/VIDEO]

December 13, 2017
Words and photos by Pat Bruener Nels Cline is most famously known for his high-tension guitar solos with the international...
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Pigeons Playing Ping Pong Close Out Fall Tour With Fiery Saturday Night Performance In Pittsburgh [PHOTOS]

December 11, 2017
Words and photos by Pat Bruener For the last show of a massive fall tour, before going onto a three-night...
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Dead & Company Give What Love They Have To Give To Columbus

November 29, 2017
Words by Rob Turner The 2017 Dead & Company fall tour has created quite a buzz, so perhaps this is...
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Infamous Stringdusters Close Out Fall Tour In Baltimore [PHOTO GALLERY]

November 20, 2017
Words and photos by Gabe Leyshon ​Baltimore's Rams Head Live! was the final stop on the Infamous Stringdusters' fall tour over...
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In And Out Of The Garden They Go: Dead & Company Recap From Madison Square Garden

November 15, 2017
Words by Rob Turner This week Dead & Company returned to the same place at which just 2 years and...
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REVIEW: Oteil & Friends At Baltimore Soundstage [PHOTOS/AUDIO]

November 15, 2017
Words and photos by Randy Harris When Oteil & Friends was announced, I immediately received a familiar tingling feeling. Knowing...
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Oteil & Friends Make a Great First Impression on Asheville [PHOTOS/VIDEO]

November 5, 2017
Words and photos by Chris Bryce Asheville, North Carolina has to be one of my favorite places to visit. The...
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Yonder Mountain String Band Comes Ready With A Bag Of Tricks, Treats and Jams At Manchester Music Hall [PHOTO GALLERY]

November 1, 2017
Words and photos by Chris Bryce Manchester Music Hall has deep roots in the Lexington, KY live music scene, almost...
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Hiss Golden Messenger Firing On All Cylinders In Indianapolis [PHOTO GALLERY]

October 23, 2017
Words and photos by Chris Bryce This past Sunday night Hiss Golden Messenger served up their signature blend of folk-rock...
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Greensky Bluegrass Brings A Different Style To The Bluegrass State [PHOTO GALLERY]

October 19, 2017
Words and photos by Chris Bryce There are simply not enough ways to explain how amazing a Greensky Bluegrass live...
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The Pixies Rock Pittsburgh Under The October Sky [PHOTO GALLERY]

October 9, 2017
Words and photos by Pat Bruener The remaining dates on The Pixies nationwide tour are mostly sold out, and for...
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Joe Russo’s Almost Dead Come Up Big On Friday Night At Brooklyn Bowl [PHOTO GALLERY]

October 7, 2017
After an opening night at the Brooklyn Bowl which featured a sterling tribute to Tom Petty, Joe Russo's Almost Dead...
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Thrival Innovation + Music Festival 2017 Shines At Carrie Furnaces [PHOTO GALLERY]

October 5, 2017
Thrival Innovation + Music Festival held in Pittsburgh, PA this past September 29th and 30th once again showed that the intersection...
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The Travelin’ McCourys And The Jeff Austin Band Bring The Grateful Ball To The Rex Theater

October 4, 2017
Words by Shane McFarland Pittsburgh's Rex Theater played host to the Grateful Ball on Tuesday night, featuring two of the...
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The Chris Robinson Brotherhood Returns To Charleston [PHOTO GALLERY]

October 3, 2017
Words by Alex Smith More than halfway through their 50+ show calendar in support of their new album, Barefoot In...
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Twiddle Comes Through With Fearless Saturday Night Performance In Pittsburgh [PHOTO GALLERY]

October 1, 2017
Words by Shane McFarland On Saturday night, Twiddle played Pittsburgh's Rex Theater where they closed out the first half of...
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Brooklyn Comes Alive Impresses In Third Year With Collaborations Galore [PHOTO GALLERY]

September 29, 2017
Brooklyn Comes Alive returned for it's third annual installment this past September 23rd and 24th, treating attendees to a unique...
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Lettuce Brings The Funk To Grey Area Productions’ 8th Anniversary Party [PHOTO GALLERY]

September 12, 2017
Words & Photos by Pat Bruener On Monday night Lettuce made their return to Pittsburgh’s Rex Theater in a big...
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Lockn’ Festival Closes Out With Performances From The Avett Brothers, Bob Weir, Phil Lesh And moe. [AUDIO/VIDEO]

September 7, 2017
Words by Shane McFarland Sundays at Lockn' Festival can be bittersweet. Excited that there's one more day of music left,...
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Lockn’ Festival Day 1: Umphrey’s McGee, String Cheese Incident And The Disco Biscuits Open Infinity Downs

September 3, 2017
Words by Shane McFarland Photos by Bain Stewart For the young and the old, the newbie and the vet, Lockn'...
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REVIEW: The 25th Annual Hot August Music Festival

August 28, 2017
Words and photos by Randy Harris Another wonderful Hot August Music Festival is in the books, and the veteran festival...
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Chris Robinson Brotherhood Shines In Pittsburgh [Photo Gallery]

August 24, 2017
Photos by Pat Bruener Chris Robinson Brotherhood delivered a stellar performance at Mr. Small's Theatre in Pittsburgh Tuesday night. The...
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Yonder Mountain String Band Caps Off Summer With Monster Red Rocks Performance

August 22, 2017
Playing the world-famous Red Rocks Amphitheatre is always a big deal for a musician, but when it's a hometown show,...
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Dark Star Orchestra Revisits The Dead’s 1977 Raceway Park Show In Pittsburgh

August 13, 2017
Words by Shane McFarland Photos by Pat Bruener Photography For 20 years now, Dark Star Orchestra has been faithfully recreating...
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Jimmy Herring & The Invisible Whip Deliver A Friday Night Showcase At Mr. Smalls

August 6, 2017
Words by Shane McFarland Considered by his peers as a pro's pro, guitarist Jimmy Herring has long staked his claim...
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Phish Puts ‘Everything In Its Right Place’ On Night 11 Of Baker’s Dozen

August 5, 2017
Words by Jeff Scott It's night eleven of Phish's Baker's Dozen and the home stretch of this epic run is...
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Baker’s Dozen Night 10: Out Of The Hole And Into Mike’s Set

August 3, 2017
  Words by Jeff Scott Tonight's featured flavor donut at Phish's Baker's Dozen is Holes, specifically chocolate peanut butter dusted ones. Did...
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Phish Drizzles The Garden With Sugary Goodness

August 1, 2017
Words by Matt Jackson Tonight at Madison Square Garden marks night 9 in Phish’s Baker’s Dozen run. The donut flavor...
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‘Jimmies’ For Everyone At Phish’s Baker’s Dozen Night 8

July 31, 2017
Phish capped off another solid weekend at Madison Square Garden and show 8 of 13 of their Baker's Dozen run...
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Cinnamon Glazed Night 7 Of Phish Baker’s Dozen

July 30, 2017
Phish, once again took a deep dive into their song catalog as they hit the stage for night seven of...
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Have Mercy, Destiny Unbound At Night 6 of Phish’s Baker’s Dozen Run

July 29, 2017
Words by Bryan Bischoff Night six of Phish's Baker's Dozen run at Madison Square Garden was another barn burner. The...
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Summersplash Brings Irie Vibes To Charlotte

July 15, 2017
Words and photos by Jeff Scott July in the Carolinas is friggin' hot. We have been stuck in a tropical...
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In Spite of the Weather, My Morning Jacket Rocks Cleveland

July 2, 2017
Words and photos by Andy Gerkin The remnants of Tropical Storm Cindy may have made for a dreary day, but...
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Widespread Panic Vibrates Red Rocks With Another Bone-Jarring Three-Night Run

June 28, 2017
Widespread Panic just wrapped up a three-night run at Colorado's storied Red Rocks Amphitheatre, marking their 52nd, 53rd and 54th...
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Photo Gallery: Dead & Company At KeyBank Pavilion

June 22, 2017
Dead & Company keep on trucking across America this summer, making stops so far in Las Vegas, Los Angeles, Phoenix,...
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Boogie In The Park With A Giant Jam Sandwich

June 21, 2017
Words and photos by Jeff Scott First and foremost, what a wonderfully smooth event put together by Sam Calhoun and...
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Charlotte Hempfest 2017: A Day Of Education & Killer Local Music

June 11, 2017
Words by Jeff Scott Published June 11, 2017 On Saturday May, 20 at Jack Beagles in the famous artistic Noda...
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DelFest Review: I Wish I Was A McCoury!

June 8, 2017
Words by Manda Green Published June 8, 2017 To say that DelFest is the best kept secret in the Mid-Atlantic...
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Down The Rabbit Hole: BIG Something Shreds Reality In Charlotte

May 24, 2017
Words & Photos by Jeff Scott Published May 24, 2017 This past weekend's experience takes me down to the Rabbit...
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Review: Red Hot Chili Peppers Deliver In Cleveland

May 16, 2017
Words by Andy Gerkin Published May, 16, 2017 “You got one hell of a basketball team,” exclaimed Red Hot Chili...
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Keller Williams’ Grateful Grass Play Songs Of Their Own At Tuck Fest

May 1, 2017
Words by Jeff Scott Published May 1, 2017 Keller William's Grateful Grass recently kicked off Tuck Fest 2017 with a...
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Review: Holly Bowling At The Root Cellar

April 5, 2017
Words By Manda Green Photos By Dan Luippold Published April 5, 2017 Holly Bowling 03/23/2017 The Root Cellar Greenfield, MA...
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Gallery: Marco Benevento At Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom

April 4, 2017
Photos By Jenn Cornelison Published April 4, 2017 Marco Benevento 03/31/2017 Cervantes Masterpiece Ballroom Denver, CO   Tour Dates: March...
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TAUK Brings The Heat To Charlotte

March 7, 2017
Words By Jeff Scott Published March 7, 2017 TAUK 03/05/2017 Visulite Theatre Charlotte, NC Porch 40 opened the evening, and...
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Clinton Clegg’s Trio And Friends At WDVE Winterfest After Party

February 20, 2017
Words By Bryan Bischoff Published February 20, 2017 Last Friday night, after WDVE's Winterfest, Clinton Clegg's Trio hosted several special...
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Gallery: Marco Benevento & Wolf! At Brooklyn Bowl

February 7, 2017
Photos By Taj Mulhall Published February 7, 2017   Taj Mulhall Photography | Marco Benevento | Wolf! | Brooklyn Bowl
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Gallery: Holly Bowling At The Royal Room Seattle

January 21, 2017
Photos By Erick Altimari Published January 21, 2017 Holly Bowling - 01/20/2017 - The Royal Room, Seattle, WA Holly Bowling...
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Pink Talking Fish At The Paradise Rock Club On New Year’s Eve

December 26, 2016
Words by Balarama Warner Published December 26, 2016 Everyone's favorite Pink Floyd/Talking Heads/Phish cover band, Pink Talking Fish, will be...
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Gallery: The Songs of Barlow at Brooklyn Bowl

December 16, 2016
Photos By Taj Mulhall Published December 16, 2016     Taj Mulhall Photography | Relix | Brooklyn Bowl  
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Gallery: Soundtrack To History At Brooklyn Bowl

November 14, 2016
Photos By Taj Mulhall Published November 14, 2016     Taj Mulhall Photography | HeadCount  
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Gallery: Jam The Vote

November 8, 2016
Photos By Taj Mulhall Published November 8, 2016     Taj Mulhall Photography | Jam The Vote  
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Gallery: Thrival Innovation + Music Festival 2016

September 30, 2016
Photos by Chrissie Ann Marie Published September 30, 2016     Thrival Innovation + Music Festival
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Gallery: Catskill Chill Music Festival 2016

September 29, 2016
Photos By Taj Mulhall Published September 29, 2016     Taj Mulhall Photography | Catskill Chill Music Festival  
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Mishap Makes Magic During Historic Graham Nash Show In New Mexico

August 10, 2016
Words and Photography by Jake Sudek Published August 10, 2016 Graham Nash, and his equally talented compadre, Shane Fontayne are...
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Show Review: A Musical & Metaphysical Trek on the Lake with the Chris Robinson Brotherhood

August 5, 2016
Words by Alex Smith Published August 5, 2016 As The Chris Robinson Brotherhood conclude their seven show southeastern stretch of...
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Colorado’s Red Rocks Welcomed Greensky Bluegrass With Sold Out Show

July 31, 2016
Words and Photography by Jake Sudek Published July 31, 2016 Ask any band out there what was the most memorable...
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Greensky Bluegrass Jammed To Friends, Family, Fans At Historic Colorado Show

July 26, 2016
Words and Photography by Jake Sudek Published July 26, 2016 For anyone who is a lover of jamgrass, Colorado was...
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Phish’s A Cappella Performance Captivated Mansfield Crowd: Video

July 9, 2016
Published July 9, 2016 Words by Sarah Bourque On Friday night, Phish fans descended in droves upon the Xfinity Center...
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Phish Phans Celebrated July 4th at SPAC for Weekend Long Run: Video

July 6, 2016
Published July 6, 2016 Words by Bryan Bischoff Phish fan, Mark Stuckey, created this amazing slide show summarizing Phish's three night...
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Orgone Delivered Blazing Funk Performance Under Santa Fe Skies

June 29, 2016
Words and Photographs by Jake Sudek Published June 29, 2016 A local rag’s descriptor read, “Forming in 1999, an 8-piece...
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Show Review: Pink Talking Fish Featured Elise Testone On Opening Night of MayFest

May 28, 2016
Words by Sarah Bourque Photography by Stephen Olker Published on May 28, 2016 Set on the beautiful grounds of Surprise...
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Show Review: Rising Appalachia Brought Worldly Rhythm To Albuquerque

May 25, 2016
Words and Photographs by Jake Sudek Published May 25, 2016 The Dirty Bourbon is a country western bar located in...
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Guest Feature: Malibu Guitar Festival – A Musician’s Perspective

May 6, 2016
Words by Pete Pidgeon Photography by Paul Citone Published May 6, 2016 Watching Prince videos on YouTube for the fifth-straight...
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Colorado BERNFest Brought Local Musicians, Artists, Politicians To Grassroots Event

April 30, 2016
Words by Sarah Bourque Photography by Tobin Voggesser Published April 30, 2016 On Tuesday, April 26th, the Colorado BERNFest was...
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Pink Talking Fish Brought Face Melting Bowie, Prince Tributes to Boston

April 24, 2016
Words by Sarah Bourque Published April 24, 2016 Pink Talking Fish performed in front of a sold out crowd at...
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Bernie Sanders Brooklyn Benefit Brought Packed Crowd Day Before NY Primary

April 19, 2016
Words by Sarah Bourque Photography by TJ Mulhall Published April 19, 2016 On Monday, April 18th, a Bernie Sanders benefit...
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Chromatropic Brought The Beats to Brooklyn Bowl [Video]

April 10, 2016
Words by Balarama Warner April 10, 2016 Chromatropic lit up the Brooklyn Bowl last Thursday night on a split bill...
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Show Review: Cabinet Kicked Off Spring Tour With Bluegrass In New England [Audio]

April 8, 2016
Words by Sarah Bourque April 8, 2016 A rainy evening in Worcester, MA was warmed up inside as Cabinet kicked...
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Show Review: Earphunk Phunkafied Phans In Charleston

April 6, 2016
Words by Christina Cramer Published April 6, 2016 It was a big weekend, musically, in Charleston, SC as the annual...
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Show Review: David Crosby Remains Timeless At Santa Fe Performance

March 31, 2016
Words and Photography by Jake Cudek Published March 31, 2016 The Easter Bunny delivered much more than baskets to the...
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Show Review: Jackie Greene Brings the Heat to Taos Brewery

March 20, 2016
Words and Photography by Jake Sudek Published March 19, 2016 The Taos Mesa Brewing Company is a cross between an...
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Assembly of Strange Wine Pays Tribute to David Bowie

January 21, 2016
Assembly of Strange Wine Pays Tribute to David Bowie Published January 21, 2016 1990's jamband staples God Street Wine, Strangefolk,...
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