Words/photos by Bob Adamek
There were many choices on the east coast for great live music over Memorial Day weekend — from DelFest in Cumberland, MD to the Greenwich Town Party in Connecticut. However, it would have been really hard to beat the lineup and fun at Rooster Walk 10 in Martinsville, VA.
The four day festival is held on a gorgeous tract of land in Martinsville, VA called Pop’s Farm, featuring gently rolling hills, a beautiful small lake and three stages plus a VIP stage that all have their own vibe. The festival has seen steady growth and puts together a more impressive lineup every year. The overall vibe is relaxed and family friendly. Camping is available and there are many affordable rooms in Martinsville. Continue reading Rooster Walk 10
In its 29th year, the Simi Valley Cajun & Blues Music Festival delivers a solid line-up of music over Memorial Day weekend. Continue reading Allman & Betts, Dave Mason at Simi Valley Cajun Blues Fest
The daily schedule for the 2018 SweetWater 420 Fest has been released, giving music fans the chance to plan their days for the strong festival lineup. Continue reading Schedule released for Sweetwater 420 Fest
Greensky Bluegrass with Billy Strings
New Daisy Theatre
January 19, 2018
Memphis was hit with a snow storm (by Memphis standards) in the days leading up to the Greensky Bluegrass show at the New Daisy – schools were closed down for the entire week, and many businesses were working with skeleton crews.
So, the good folk in the Bluff City were certainly ready to cut loose by the time Friday rolled around, stretching the Daisy at the seams. Continue reading Greensky Bluegrass & Billy Strings team up in Memphis
Chris Robinson has announced a new touring band – As the Crow Flies – to bring his old material out of retirement.
Continue reading Chris Robinson announces new band with Marcus King, Audley Freed
Boombox, the project of multi-instrumentalist Zion Rock Godchaux, (son of Grateful Dead vocalist Donna Jean Godchaux), has a new album on the horizon, Western Voodoo, and has released a set of tour dates for early 2018. Continue reading BoomBox releases east coast tour dates, streaming track
The Tedeschi Trucks Band announced the new installment of its Wheels Of Soul Tour, scheduled for this summer. Supporting will be Drive-By Truckers and the Marcus King Band. Continue reading Tedeschi Trucks Band announces Wheels of Soul tour
Words by: Kyler Klix
Drift back in time to four decades ago and you’ll find Jerry Garcia, Merl Saunders, and the latest installment of GarciaLive, recorded on August 11, 1974 at Berkely, California’s Keystone Club. Continue reading GarciaLive Volume Nine: August 11, 1974 Keystone Berkeley
Jimmy Herring and the Invisible Whip
Memphis, TN @ Minglewood Hall
July 19, 2017
Words/Images: Josh Mintz
It takes a special kind of musician to have an idea, make a plan, and execute. It takes someone even more unique to do it in their spare time.
That’s exactly what Jimmy Herring did with his latest project, The Invisible Whip, which debuted in Memphis on Wednesday, July 19 – he brainstormed, he planned, and man, did he execute. Continue reading Jimmy Herring debuts Invisible Whip in Memphis
Musical styles be damned in 2017, and it’s possible no band reinforces that point of view more than Nashville-via-Alabama’s Banditos. Their latest release, Visionland, is chock-full of tracks showing the act’s genre-bending dexterity. Continue reading Banditos: Visionland