Category: March

Events in the Month of March

An Acoustic Evening with Trey Anastasio 2017

Trey Anastasio - Acoustic 2017

From Trey Anastasio

“Trey Anastasio has announced three solo acoustic evenings at Academy of Music Theatre in Northampton, MA (March 8), Troy Savings Bank Music Hall in Troy, NY (March 10) and The Music Hall in Portsmouth, NH (March 11).”

“A real-time presale begins Wednesday, January 25 at 10am ET, and ends Thursday, January 26 at 5pm ET: http://treytickets.shop.ticketstoday.com/.​​​​​​​ Public on sale starts Friday, January 27 at 12pm ET at trey.com/tour.”

Websites & Links: Trey.com | Facebook | Twitter


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Video: String Cheese Incident Winter Carnival 2017

From String Cheese Incident

“Roots Run Deep! The String Cheese Incident is going back to its roots! SCI is pleased to announce the Winter Carnival 2017 Roots Revival Tour, happening this March! We’ll be revisiting some our favorite regions in the Rocky Mountains, performing intimate shows at tiny venues in the same ski towns that helped shape the band 20+ years ago!”

Tickets for all shows will go on sale via SCI Ticketing this Wednesday, January 11th at 11am MST, followed by a public on-sale on Friday, January 13th through venue outlets.

Winter Carnival 2017 Roots Revival Tour:
March 3 & 4 – Fox Theatre – Boulder, CO
March 7 & 8 – Belly Up Aspen – Aspen, CO
March 10 – The Eldo – Crested Butte, CO
March 11 & 12 – Club Red – Telluride, CO
March 14 & 15 – Park City Live – Park City, UT
March 17-19 – Crystal Bay Club – Crystal Bay, NV


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Keller Williams Winter Tour 2017 “Shut the Folk Up and Listen”

Keller Williams & Leo Kottke - Shut The Folk Up Tour 2016

From Keller Williams

“This winter, Keller wants everyone to “Shut the Folk Up and Listen”! Starting in January, Keller will continue his 2016 collaboration with Leo Kottke by bringing his newest project, “Shut the Folk Up and Listen” to 24 cities around the country! For this tour Keller goes back to his roots, with just an acoustic guitar, he’ll share the stage with one of his musical idols, flat picking six and twelve string guitarist Leo Kottke. This unique evening of music features solo sets by both artists and spontaneous collaborations between the two.

In addition to the 24 dates with Leo Kottke, the Pacific Northwest will get an album-release run (stay tuned for more info on this front!) and the midwest will get some Keller Solo love. ”

Websites & Links: KellerWilliams.net | Facebook | YouTube | Last.fm | Archive.org


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Umphrey’s McGee West Coast Tour 2017

Umphrey's McGee - West Coast 2017

From Umphrey’s McGee

“Umphrey’s McGee is pleased to bring you a fresh batch of 2017 tour dates. On top of our previously announced three-night Atlanta extravaganza, slated for January 13th through the 15th at the Tabernacle, we are dropping nine new ones on you. Right. Now.

Spafford joins us on the road as a Special Guest for the meat of the run, and January 26th thru the 29th, saxophone virtuoso Joshua Redman rejoins UM on stage to bring some serious heat to the Northeast winter.

Let’s kick off 2017 the only way we know how, with face-melting Umphrey’s McGee rock (of course).”

Websites & Links: Umphreys.com | UMLive.com | UMVideo | Facebook


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McDowell Mountain 2016 Announce Beck, Kid Cudi, The Avett Brothers & More

McDowell Mountain 2016
McDowell Mountain 2016 will celebrate its 13th year at Hance Park in downtown Phoenix, AZ. Dates are set for March 11th-13th and the initial lineup has been announced.

McDowell Mountain Music Festival is Arizona’s 100% non-profit music festival. Designed to promote three elements – community involvement, corporate participation and charity – McDowell Mountain Music Festival exists to support, entertain and educate the community, the arts and families throughout the state.
– From MMMF.com

McDowell Mountain 2016 Lineup: Animal Collective, Beck, Gary Clark Jr., GRiZ, Goldfish, Kid Cudi, Porter Robinson, The Avett Brothers, The Main Squeeze, and More.

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Websites & Links: mmmf.com | Facebook

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String Cheese Incident March Madness Tour 2016

String Cheese Incident - March Madness 2016

From StringCheeseIncident.com

“We are pleased to present the March Madness tour in 2016! 10 Incidents across the West Coast in 11 days! Tickets for the Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas shows are already available HERE, and the rest of the March Madness dates will go on sale on Wednesday, January 13th via StringCheeseIncident.com. Let’s go big this NYE and then we’ll see you on the road again this March!”

MARCH MADNESS TOUR

March 10 – Grand Sierra Resort – Reno, NV
March 11-12 – Fox Theatre – Oakland, CA
March 13 – Arlington Theatre – Santa Barbara, CA
March 15-16 – The Observatory – San Diego, CA
March 17 – Shrine Expo Hall – Los Angeles, CA
March 18-20 – Brooklyn Bowl – Las Vegas, NV

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Suwannee Springfest 2016 Releases Initial Lineup: John Prine, The Del McCoury Band, Keller Williams Grateful Grass & More

Springfest 2016

From Suwannee Springfest 2016

“Suwannee Springfest celebrates 20 years of kicking off the spring festival season at the beautiful Spirit of Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, FL. It takes place March 17-20, 2016 and we are thrilled to announce that John Prine will be headlining the festival with his debut appearance at the event! A lot of return favorites from over the years will be joining in to help celebrate the anniversary including The Del McCoury Band, Keller Williams Grateful Grass, The Infamous Stringdusters, Jeff Austin Band, The Larry Keel Experience, Donna the Buffalo, and Jim Lauderdale. Nicki Bluhm & the Gramblers and Dave & Dave (of Trampled By Turtles) make their debut appearance at the fest!

Other fun acts on the bill include Cabinet, Fruition, Jon Stickley Trio, Nora Jane Struthers, Mandolin Orange, Rumpke Mountain Boys and more. Stay tuned for additional artist announcements, workshops, and other activities! See the full lineup at suwanneespringfest.com.

Get your tickets for Suwannee Springfest now at the super early bird rate of $160 (GA) until midnight on Wednesday Dec 16th before they rise to the next tier of $175 through January 17th. Student / Military Ticket $175 advance through March 16th. Individual day tickets are also available. Tickets are inclusive of all taxes and fees, and include 4 days of primitive camping and music Thursday – Sunday nights. Kids under 12 are invited to join for free.

Attendees can also upgrade for a VIP Experience which includes a four-day ticket with primitive camping, dinners from Thursday – Saturday evenings, a VIP Laminate, a swag bag with the festival poster, a cap, and other goodies for $300 until 1/17 when it goes up to $350. See all rates and tiers and get tickets at www.suwanneespringfest.com/tickets.

Suwannee Springfest is a gem of a festival with beautiful early spring weather in a stunning natural setting of moss-draped oak and cypress trees where festivalgoers experience four days of superb music in the midst of a friendly, family-style environment. Keep an ear out for some campground pickin’ and bring your acoustic instruments to join in on the fun!

Located just north of Live Oak, Fla, the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park is a one-of-a-kind music park and premier campground nestled in 800 acres on the shady banks of the historic, tea-colored Suwannee River in North Florida. With multiple stages, miles of trails and over 800 acres for camping, hiking, swimming, canoe and kayak rentals on the river, horseback riding, disc golf, and a restaurant and country store; the park offers a unique experience like no other, a true playground for all that attend.

Attendees can reserve RV hook ups, cabin rentals, and golf cart rentals by calling the park. SOSMP is located between Jacksonville, Florida & Tallahassee, Florida about 30 minutes south of the Georgia State line, about 45 minutes north of Gainesville and is host to a variety of events. Please visit the park’s web site at www.musicliveshere.com or call them at 386-364-1683 for information.”

Suwannee Springfest Initial 2016 Lineup

John Prine
The Del McCoury Band
Keller Williams Grateful Grass
Infamous Stringdusters
Nicki Bluhm & the Gramblers
Jeff Austin Band
The Larry Keel Experience
Donna the Buffalo
Dave & Dave (of Trampled By Turtles)
Jim Lauderdale
Cabinet
Fruition
Jon Stickley Trio
Nora Jane Struthers
Mandolin Orange
Rumpke Mountain Boys
The Broadcast
The Virginia Daredevils
Grits & Soul
Grandpa’s Cough Medicine
Big Cosmo
Nikki Talley
Sloppy Joe
Quartermoon
Taylor Martin’s Engine
Two Foot Level
The Steppin Stones

Websites & Links: SuwanneeSpringfest.com | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

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Video ~ Aura 2015 Official Aftermovie [3.5-8.15]

From Aura 2015

“Returning to their home at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park (SOSMP) in Live Oak, Florida March 6 – 8, 2015, AURA is a much-loved celebratory weekend of music, art, yoga and workshops attracting fans from around the country. The grounds are also home to one of the most beautiful natural amphitheaters in the US made only more awe-inspiring by AURA’s strong attention to sound and lighting production.

Set in the midst of 800 acres of Spanish moss-draped oak and cypress trees along the Suwannee River, the venue is a playground for endless activities such as swimming, canoeing, kayaking, disc golf and biking. The park also offers guest comforts including a general store, full-service restaurant, free showers, indoor bathrooms and water stations.”

Websites & Links: AuraMusicFestival.com | Facebook | TwitterMusicLivesHere.com

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Announcing The Everyone Orchestra 2016 Winter Shows

Everyone Orchestra - Winter 2016

From Everyone Orchestra

“Everyone Orchestra is happy to announce the addition of a handful of winter shows after they return from Jam Cruise. They will play in Beaver Creek, Colorado at Vilar performing Arts Center on Thursday, January 14th and then head over to Denver for a two night stand at Cervantes for the venue’s 14th Year Anniversary Party on January 15-16th. Early March has EO returning to the midwest with shows at The Ark in Ann Arbor (3/2), Bell’s Brewery in Kalamazoo (3/3), 1st Ward at the Chop Shop in Chicago (3/4), the Majestic Theatre in Madison (3/5), and The Cabooze in Minneapolis (3/6). Stay tuned for artist announcements for the Winter shows!

EO is also is excited about their two night run at The Barkley Ballroom in Frisco, Co on Fri-Sat, December 18-19, 2015 to help the venue celebrate its 3rd Anniversary and have announced the additions of Eddie Roberts (The New Mastersounds – guitar) for both nights, Chuck Morris (Lotus – percussion) and Amanda Renee for Friday, as well as Scott Stoughton (Bonfire Dub) on Saturday.

Conducted by Matt Butler, and already set to perform at the Barkley are Al Schnier (moe. – guitar, vacals), Jason Hann (String Cheese Incident – percussion/drums), Bridget Law (Elephant Revival – fiddle), Jay Starling (Love Canon – dobro), Sage Cook (we dream dawn – guitar, vocals), Adrian Engfer (The Grant Farm – bass). The Grant Farm opens the show!

Having marched clearly into uncharted territory, Everyone Orchestra is an avant-garde conceptual and collaborative performance which deeply encourages and requires audience interaction. Both the band and the audience start the show with a clean slate to help co-create a dynamic musical experience, with Butler receiving ideas from the audience to help set the course of action.

Butler’s unique style of conducting is groundbreaking in that he, as EO’s founder, has essentially created an entirely new way to perform and experience music. Butler says, “Playing with different musicians, improvising every night, and getting the crowd involved in ways that they can’t be at a regular show has provided an unparalleled live music experience.””

12/18-19 Fri-Sat – The Barkley Ballroom – Frisco, CO ^! – The Grant Farm opens
1/6-11 Wed-Mon – Jam Cruise*
1/14 Thu – Vilar Performing Arts Center – Beaver Creek, CO*
1/15 Fri-Sat – Cervantes – Denver, CO*
3/2 Wed – The Ark – Ann Arbor, MI*
3/3 Thu – Bell’s Brewery – Kalamazoo, MI*
3/4 Fri – 1st Ward at the Chop Shop – Chicago, IL*
3/5 Sat – Majestic Theatre – Madison, WI*
3/6 Sun – The Cabooze – Minneapolis, MN*

^ Conducted by Matt Butler featuring Al Schnier (moe. – guitar, vocals), Jason Hann (String Cheese Incident – percussion/drums), Bridget Law (Elephant Revival – fiddle), Jay Starling (Love Canon – dobro), Sage Cook (we dream dawn – guitar, vocals), Adrian Engfer (The Grant Farm – bass)

! NEWLY ADDED are: Eddie Roberts (The New Mastersounds – guitar) for both nights, Chuck Morris (Lotus – percussion) and Amanda Renee for Friday only, as well as Scott Stoughton (Bonfire Dub) for Saturday only!

* Conducted by Matt Butler; artists tba!

Websites & Links: EveryoneOrchestra.com | Facebook

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Okeechobee Festival 2016 Adds Artists to Their Multi-Genre Lineup

Okeechobee 2016

From Okeechobee Festival 2016

“On March 4th of 2016, the gates will open to Sunshine Grove, our home for the first annual Okeechobee Music & Arts Festival. This will be a place for us to gather together amongst wondrous nature to celebrate music, art and intersecting paths.

A multi-genre lineup of bands and DJs from the world will reflect our diverse culture and community. There are no boundaries, there are few borders and all are welcome.”

Announced Artists

Mumford and Sons, Kendrick Lamar, Skrillex, Bassnectar, Robert Plant, Hall and Oates, The Avett Brothers, Future, Fetty Wap, Ween, Big Grams, Big Boi, Phantagram, Mac Miller, Grace Potter, Big Gigantic, Portugal. the Man, Bonobo, Gramatik, Lotus, Dr. Dog, Shpongle, Lettuce, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, Twiddle, and Many More!

Websites & Links: OkeechobeeFest.com | Facebook | Twitter


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