Category: November

Events in the Month of November

Karl Denson’s Tiny Universe “Runnin’ with the Diesel Tour” 2016 Dates Announced

Karl Denson's Tiny Universe - Diesel Tour 2016

Runnin’ with the Diesel Tour 2016

11/25 Solana Bch, CA at Belly Up with Dela and the Aggrolites featuring members of Slightly Stoopid
11/30 Athens, GA at 40 Watt Club Featuring Jimmy Herring
12/01 Asheville, NC at New Mountain Theatre Featuring Jimmy Herring
12/02 Charlotte, NC at Neighborhood Theatre Featuring Jimmy Herring
12/03 Atlanta, GA at Terminal West Featuring Jimmy Herring
12/04 Nashville, TN at City Winery
12/06 Louisville, KY at Headliners Music Hall
12/07 Columbus, OH at Woodlands Tavern
12/08 Kalamazoo, MI at Bell’s Back Room With special guests Brownout
12/09 Chicago, IL at Park West With special guests Brownout
12/10 St. Louis, MO at The Old Rock House With special guests Brownout
12/27 San Francisco, CA at The Fillmore – Karl Denson’s 60th Birthday Bash featuring The Tiny Universe, Nicki Bluhm, Luther Dickinson, Mike Dillon, Bernard Fowler, Ivan Neville & TBA
12/31 Fayetteville, AR at George’s Majestic Lounge
1/25 Ft. Lauderdale, FL at Revolution With special guests The Motet
1/26 Nevada City, CA at The Miners Foundry
1/28 Crystal Bay, NV at Crystal Bay Club With special guests Orgone
2/01 Arcata, CA at Arcata Theater With special guests The Main Squeeze
2/02 Eugene, OR at Hifi Music Hall With special guests The Main Squeeze
2/03 Portland, OR at Aladdin Theater With special guests The Main Squeeze
2/04 Seattle, WA at Nectar Lounge With special guests The Main Squeeze

Websites & Links:
KarlDenson.us | Facebook | Twitter | Soundcloud


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Video: Mike Gordon Fall Tour 2016

From Mike Gordon

“Mike returns to the road this fall, hitting the midwest and east coast of the U.S. with his band. The tour kicks off in St. Louis before continuing east. Stops include Chicago, Burlington, Albany, Philly, DC and Mike’s return to Nashville for the first time since 2011. The tour ends with the band’s first multi-night run, with a special intimate three-nighter at The Sinclair in Cambridge, MA.

His band includes longtime collaborators Scott Murawski and Craig Myers, as well as two additions last year: organ and synth-master Robert Walter and sharp-shooter John Kimock on drums.”

​​​​​​​Mike Gordon Fall Tour 2016
11/18 – Delmar Hall, St. Louis, MO
11/19 – Majestic Theatre, Madison, WI
11/20 – Park West, Chicago, IL
11/22 – Stage AE, Pittsburgh, PA
11/23 – Town Ballroom, Buffalo, NY
11/25 – Higher Ground, Burlington, VT
11/26 – The Egg, Albany, NY
11/28 – Union Transfer, Philadelphia, PA
11/29 – Lincoln Theatre, Washington, DC
12/01 – Orange Peel, Asheville, NC
12/02 – Cannery Ballroom, Nashville, TN
12/03 – Variety Playhouse, Atlanta, GA
12/09 – The Sinclair, Cambridge, MA
12/10 – The Sinclair, Cambridge, MA
12/11 – The Sinclair, Cambridge, MA

Websites & Links: Mike-Gordon.com | Video from Mike Gordon | Vimeo.com


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Papadosio Live Webcast at The Brooklyn Bowl 2016

Papadosio - Live Webcast Nov 2016

From Papadosio

“Falling somewhere between rock, jazz and electronic mayhem we find space rock. This is a genre that is not readily defined, and is a state of mind as much as it could be considered a genre. This range of frequencies is where Papadosio tends to spend their time, sometimes dining in deep space, and other times snacking right on your front porch. Papadosio strives to create music that is strangely familiar, and calls all walks of humanity to bask in a unique experience celebrating the one constant in an ever changing world: music.

Join Papadosio in an effort to create, augment, and rejoice in the universal language of music. Most importantly, have a good time.”


HD Webcast – Live from The Brooklyn Bowl
Friday with Consider The Source at 8:00pm ET
Saturday with Mike Dillon Band at 8:00pm ET


Find your cloud from the comfort of home with two, face-melting nights of Papadosio live from Brooklyn Bowl this weekend!

We’ve partnered with Nugs.net to host a webcast of both nights kicking off at 9pm ET. Visit nugs.tv for more information.

Journey with us into the cosmos, along with Consider the Source on November 11 and Mike Dillon Band on November 12. We will to make sure you get there! Get your Papadosio webcast now!

Websites & Links: Papadosio.com | Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Archive.org


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Video: Lotus Fall 2016 Tour Promo

Lotus Fall 2016 Tour Dates

Oct 28th – 29th: Buffalo, NY, Town Ballroom w/ Jimkata (10/29)
Nov 4th – 5th: Chicago, IL, Vic Theatre w/ Spafford
Nov 25th – 26th: New York, NY, PlayStation Theater w/ Spectacle
Dec 30th: Pittsburgh, PA, Stage AE w/ RJD2
Dec 31st: Pittsburgh, PA, Stage AE w/ Pigeons Playing Ping Pong
Feb 18th: Denver, CO, The Fillmore Auditorium

For tickets and all details visit http://lotusvibes.com/tour

Websites & Links: LotusVibes.com | Facebook | Twitter | Vimeo | Archive.org


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Free Downloads ~ 30 Days of Dead 2015

Grateful Dead - 30 Days of Dead 2015

Each day in November Dead.net will be giving away a high-quality 320Kbps MP3 download. That’s 30 days of unreleased Grateful Dead tracks from the vault, selected by Dead archivist and producer David Lemieux!

1st – Sunrise
2nd – Crazy Fingers
3rd – Comes A Time
4th – Estimated Prophet
5th – Dupree’s Diamond Blues
6th – Feel Like A Stranger
7th – Dark Star
8th – China Cat Sunflower>I Know You Rider
9th – The Music Never Stopped
10th – He’s Gone>Jam
11th – Uncle John’s Band> U.S. Blues
12th – Foolish Heart
13th – Lost Sailor>Saint Of Circumstance
14th – My Brother Esau
15th – New Potato Caboose
16th – The Other One>Jam>I Know You Rider
17th – St. Stephen
18th – Blow Away
19th – Ship Of Fools
20th – Hell In A Bucket
21st – Far From Me
22nd – You Don’t Have To Ask
23rd – China Doll
24th – Black Throated Wind
25th – Operator
26th – Althea
27th – They Love Each Other
28th – Box Of Rain
29th – Lazy River Road
30th – Uncle John’s Band

Websites & Links: Dead.net | Facebook | YouTube

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Video ~ New Album ‘The Town Mountain: Dead Session’

Town Mountain - Dead Sessions

From TownMountain.net
“Town Mountain is excited to announce the independent release of Town Mountain: The Dead Session on Friday, November 13, 2015. “Each member of this band has enjoyed the music of the Grateful Dead for quite some time,” says vocalist and guitarist Robert Greer. “It seemed only fitting for Town Mountain to pay respect to some musical heroes in this year, their 50th year of existence.” They recorded an impromptu set of two of their favorite songs from the Grateful Dead’s catalog, “Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo” and “Big River” at the widely acclaimed Echo Mountain Recording Studios in their hometown of Asheville, NC.

This is the Grateful Dead done in Town Mountain’s hard drivin’ style filled with a honky tonk edge and barroom swagger. The resulting sound is touched by Jerry Garcia with Jimmy Martin and John Hartford… Fitting since Hartford played a short stint in Old and In The Way before Vassar Clements filled out the band on fiddle, and Garcia’s first instrument was a banjo as he was influenced by bluegrass music throughout his career. Narrowing down to just two was not an easy task for Town Mountain.
“What can I say about “Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo”? It’s just perfect. Lyrically it’s amazing,” says banjoist Jesse Langlais. “Robert Hunter can be so descriptive yet so vague in the point he’s trying to get across. Which is great for the audience because it allows listeners to choose what they want the song to be about. In my opinion that’s what a good songwriter does. He leaves the song open to interpretation.”

Langlais says, “Musically, Mississippi was extremely fun to play with exciting changes and a lot going on melodically… almost like there’s two songs in one. On the original studio version of this song Vassar Clements plays fiddle. Bobby and I tried to mimic the interplay that Jerry and Vassar had on it. This is just an amazing song, and and it made sense for us to record it because it had a bluegrass master involved. We adopted it into Town Mountain’s repertoire without changing the integrity of the song.”

“Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo” was written by Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter and originally released on Wake of the Flood in 1973. It was performed over 230 times live by The Dead over the years and the song was also the second set opener of the second night of the Fare Thee Well shows in Santa Clara this year.

“Big River” was written by Johnny Cash in 1958. But true to The Dead’s fashion they would take other people’s songs or traditional songs and make them their own. They had a knack for finding covers that were transcendent of the original artist and they played it in almost 400 live performances.

“We’ve always liked their version of country music. Even their original albums we’re steeped in that sound. Workingman’s Dead is full of country music influence,” explains Langlais. “The Dead kept the sentiment of ‘Big River’ but translated it to make an audience, who may not have known what country music was, love it. That audience for them was typically a younger more rock or jam influenced fan but they still ended up knowing the song and singing along.” “Big River” fits right into Town Mountain’s sound and wheelhouse.

The core of Town Mountain is Robert Greer on vocals and guitar, Jesse Langlais on banjo and vocals, Bobby Britt on fiddle, Phil Barker on mandolin and vocals, and Adam Chaffins on bass (Adam is featured on “Mississippi”). Evan Martin plays drums on both tracks. Jon Stickley fills in on bass and guitar in “Big River” and Jack Deveroux lays down the pedal steel on “Big River.”

For the cover art, Town Mountain turned to long time Grateful Dead artist Taylor Swope. Taylor has been creating official Grateful Dead art since the former VP of Grateful Dead Productions discovered her in a parking lot at a show in 2003 and offered her a license on the spot. Her work has become iconic in it’s own right, having become widely associated with the generations of Deadheads who have grown up in the wake of Jerry Garcia’s passing.

Riding the wave of excitement that followed Fare Thee Well where her poster was one of only four featured at both stadiums, and sharing Town Mountain’s deep appreciation for American roots music, Taylor says she “thoroughly enjoyed creating this image. I am obsessed with swimming and water in general, so when Town Mountain asked me to draw them a river with a Steal Your Face, it was a natural fit.”

Town Mountain is no stranger to playing covers, and what has become one of the group’s more memorable live performance songs is their version of Bruce Springsteen’s “I’m On Fire,” which they first recorded in 2008’s Heroes & Heretics. Town Mountain’s version “I’m On Fire” has reached over 1 Million listeners on Spotify and has garnered over 430,000 views.

Town Mountain is also prolific in songwriting; each member contributes their well-supplied vat of original material. They’ve been finalizing their next studio release which was produced and engineered by GRAMMY winner Dirk Powell in his studio, The Cypress House, in south Louisiana. For a sneak peek at what to expect on the future album, watch the band perform a new original song, “Wildbird,” in this wonderful session filmed by Hype Music Festivals at the 2015 Suwannee Springfest in Live Oak, FL → http://bit.ly/Wildbird_byTownMountain_HYPE.”

Websites & Links: TownMountain.net | Facebook | Twitter | Instagram

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Trey Anastasio Announce New Album ‘Paper Wheels’ and 2015 Fall Tour

Trey Anastasio - Paper Wheels

From Trey.com
“Paper Wheels, the new album from Trey Anastasio is now available for pre-order at Trey’s store and Phish Dry-Goods. The album will be released on October 30th on Rubber Jungle Records/ATO Records. Recorded at The Barn and inspired by the immediacy of Stax-era recordings, Trey Anastasio recorded the songs live, often in one or two takes. Paper Wheels was co-produced by Bryce Goggin and Trey, and mixed by Elliot Scheiner (Steely Dan, Van Morrison).

Paper Wheels will be offered as a deluxe limited edition that will include 180 gram 45 RPM 2x LP splatter vinyl and a die cut gatefold package with six unique sleeves. Only 4,000 of these special packages will be manufactured. A CD format and t-shirt bundles are also available for pre-order.

To celebrate the release of Paper Wheels, Trey Anastasio Band will embark on a short fall tour, kicking off with a two night stand at the Kings Theatre in Brooklyn on Oct 16th and 17th. The tour will then travel to the west coast and resume with two sold out shows night at Brooklyn Bowl in Las Vegas. The tour will conclude with a two night run at the Fillmore Auditorium in Denver.

Tickets for all shows will be available through a real time pre-sale beginning Thursday, August 27th at Noon ET and ending Wednesday, September 2nd at 5:00pm ET at Trey Tickets. Tickets will go on sale to the general public beginning Thursday, September 3rd. Please visit Trey.com for specific on sale dates and times.”

Fall Tour Dates
October 16 – Kings Theatre, Brooklyn, NY
October 16 – Kings Theatre, Brooklyn, NY
October 30 – Brooklyn Bowl, Las Vegas, NV – SOLD OUT
October 31 – Brooklyn Bowl, Las Vegas, NV – SOLD OUT
November 1 – House Of Blues, San Diego, CA
November 4 – The Wiltern, Los Angeles, CA
November 6 – Fox Theatre, Oakland, CA
November 7 – Fox Theatre, Oakland, CA
November 9 – Crystal Ballroom, Portland, OR
November 10 – Showbox SODO, Seattle, WA
November 12 – The Depot, Salt Lake City, UT
November 13 – Fillmore Auditorium, Denver, CO
November 14 – Fillmore Auditorium, Denver, CO

Websites & Links: Trey.com | Phish.com

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Greensky Bluegrass Fall Tour 2015 and Free Download

Greensky Bluegrass - Fall Tour 2015

Free Download – Ogden Theatre in Denver, CO
Just Listening (3:47)
Gum Boots (7:26)
EMD (8:37)
Working On A Building (5:55)
Rafters (4:55)
All Four (16:36)
Road To Nowhere (5:29)
Long Gone (2:45)
Kerosene (7:25)

Websites & Links: GreenskyBluegrass.com | Facebook | Twitter | YouTubeArchive.org

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Umphrey’s McGee Remix Album ‘Reskinned’ Available Now

Umphrey's McGee - Reskinned

From Umphrey’s McGee
“Nothing Too Fancy Music is pleased to present ‘Reskinned’, the Similar Skin remix album.

If you thought it was difficult to pin down the sonic stylings of UM, wait ‘til you kick the tires on this release. With everything from nu-disco to metal to classic 80s, you’re in for a ride. Reskinned features tracks from our three Indaba remix contest winners (The Soulmate Project, Kondrath, and Peter Müller) as well as three tracks from the greater UM family.

Andy Farag and his brother Ryan, also known as Sumpump Productions, cover wide swaths of ground as they reCut the Cable. Wyllys delivers a nu disco co-venture with Arclite, intended to put the listener on a drive with the top down through South Florida. ​Cosby Sweater gives a nod to the Windy City by fusing the Chicago rock sound with classic electronic and house stylings for which Chicago is so well known. Grab those headphones and find 11.”

Tracklist:
1. Cut the Cable (Sumpump Productions Remix)
2. The Linear (The Soulmate Project Remix)
3. No Diablo (Kondrath 80s Remix)
4. The Linear (Wyllys and Arclite Drive in Miami Remix)
5. Cut the Cable (Peter Müller Remix)
6. The Linear (Cosby Sweater Remix)

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

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Dumpstaphunk Presents A Throwback Phunksgiving 1970’s Tribute Set 11.26.14

Phunksgiving 2014

From Dumpstaphunk

“Live For Live Music and Equifunk present “A Throwback Phunksgiving” evening with Dumpstaphunk featuring a special 1970’s tribute set with special guests Eric Krasno (Lettuce/Soulive), Todd Stoops (Kung Fu), Brandon “Taz,” and DJ Quickie Mart at BB King’s Blues Club on Wednesday, November 26th, 2014 at 9:00pm. The band will perform renditions of Led Zeppelin, The Meters, Parliament Funkadelic and Sly & The Family Stone and music from the 70’s.

Dumpstaphunk stands out among New Orleans’ best as one of the funkiest bands to ever arise from the Crescent City. Born on the Jazz & Heritage Festival stage, and descended from Neville family bloodlines, these soldiers of funk ignite a deep, gritty groove that dares listeners not to move. Their performances combine ingenious musicianship and complex funk and jazz arrangements with soulful melodies that are simple enough for anyone to enjoy.

In Big Easy tradition, dueling basslines from Tony Hall and Nick Daniels III set off one of the dirtiest rhythm sections on the planet, while Ivan Neville lights up the Hammond B3 keys and cousin Ian Neville’s funky guitar riffs send the groove into overdrive. They toss around lead vocals and four-part harmonies the way Sly & the Family Stone did, but with three studio albums under their belt, Dumpstaphunk stands on the merit of their own material. Songs like “Dancin’ To The Truth” off their latest record, Dirty Word (July 30, 2013, Louisiana Red Hot Records), offer an escape into the funky sublime, sharing the true spirit of New Orleans with every note.”

Websites & Links: Dumpstaphunk.com | Facebook


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