Category: Jam

Umphrey’s McGee April Couch Tour 2016

Umphrey's McGee - Couch Tour 2016

From Umphrey’s McGee

“Southern Tour kicks off tomorrow night and we’ll be streaming the action live for your viewing pleasure. That’s right. Spring has sprung and couch tour is ON, with four more live streams from Oxford, Augusta, and two nights in Raleigh this weekend. Individual nights of the tour can be watched a la carte for $12.99, or grab all four and save some dough. Anyone who purchases any show (Event Pass or Bundle) gets access to the replay as well as On Demand viewing. Full details on the show page.”

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


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String Cheese Incident Summer Tour 2016 Incidents

String Cheese Incident - Summer Tour 2016

From The String Cheese Incident

“The String Cheese Incident is thrilled to reveal their full 2016 summer tour schedule, featuring 20+ shows coast to coast! After headlining Electric Forest, SCI will celebrate 4th of July weekend with “Independence Incidents” in Asheville, NC and Atlanta, GA, followed by dates in Cooperstown, NY, Columbia, MD and Portsmouth, VA. SCI will then return to Red Rocks in July for a three night stand at the famed venue in Morrison, CO, before heading to the Northwest with stops in Missoula, MT, Redmond, WA, and Eugene, OR. The band will then head back to the East Coast for an appearance at The Peach Music Festival in Scranton, PA before closing the tour with two nights at the newly reopened Kings Theatre in Brooklyn, NY.

Tickets for Red Rocks and Peach Festival are currently on sale HERE. All other shows (except Merriweather) will go on sale Wed, March 9th at 11am MST via SCI Ticketing followed by a public on sale on Fri, March 11th via venue outlets. July 9 at Merriweather Post Pavilion will go on sale Wed, March 16th.”

String Cheese Incident Summer Tour 2016 Dates
June 24-26 – Electric Forest – Rothbury, MI
July 1 & 2 – ExploreAsheville.com Arena – Asheville, NC
July 3 & 4 – Chastain Park – Atlanta, GA
July 8 – Brewery Ommegang – Cooperstown, NY w/ Twiddle
July 9 – Merriweather Post Pavillon – Columbia, MD
July 10 – Portsmouth Pavilion – Portsmouth, VA w/ Yonder Mountain String Band
July 15 – Red Rocks Amphitheatre – Morrison, CO w/ TAUK
July 16 – Red Rocks Amphitheatre – Morrison, CO w/ Kamasi Washington
July 17 – Red Rocks Amphitheatre – Morrison, CO w/ Hot Rize
July 20 & 21 – Big Sky Brewing Co. – Missoula, MT
July 22 – Marymoor Amphitheatre – Redmond, WA
July 23 & 24 – Cuthbert Amphitheatre – Eugene, OR
Aug 12 – Peach Music Festival – Scranton, PA
Aug 13 & 14 – Kings Theatre – Brooklyn, NY


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Umphrey’s McGee Announce UMBowl 2016 in Vegas

UmBowl 2016

From UM Bowl 2016

UMBowl Tickets are now on sale. The 7th annual one-of-a-kind event triumphantly returns to Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas on May 6th. May 7th features a regularly scheduled two-set rock show. UMBowl is a marathon four-quarter show, each unique set unfolding based on the will of the fans, coupled with original UM video shorts and a heavy dose of fan participation.

#UMBowl #umphreysmcgee #brooklynbowl #lasvegas

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As usual, we’ve got a slew of umVIP and travel options available to make your Vegas weekend as baller as possible. Private balcony and bowling, open bar and delicious food as well as reduced rate rooms at The LINQ hotel adjacent to the Brooklyn Bowl are just a few of the perks of rolling umVIP for UMBowl VII.

Lock in your tickets and umVIP package now and let the countdown to kick-off begin!”

Websites & Links: UMbowl.comUmphreys.com | UMLive.com | UMVideo

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Dead and Company 2016 Summer Tour Dates

Dead and Company - Summer Tour 2016

Dead and Compnay 2016 Tour Dates
Jun. 10th – PNC Music Pavillion in Charlotte, NC
Jun. 16th –  Riverbend Music Center in Cincinnati, OH
Jun. 17th – Klipsch Music Center in Noblesville, IN
Jun. 20nd – BB&T Pavillion in Camden, NJ
Jun. 21st – Saratoga Performing Arts Center in Saratoga Springs, NY
Jun. 23rd – Jiffy Lube Live in Bristow, VA
Jun. 25th – Citi Field in New York, NY
Jun. 26th – Citi Field in New York, NY
Jun. 28th – Xfinity Theatre in Hartford, CT
Jul. 2nd – Folsom Field in Boulder, CO
Jul. 3rd – Folsom Field in Boulder, CO
Jul. 7th – DTE Energy Music Theatre in Clarkston, MI
Jul. 9th – Alpine Valley Music Theatre in Elkhorn, WI
Jul. 10th – Alpine Valley Music Theatre in Elkhorn, WI
Jul. 13th – First Niagara Pavilion in Pittsburgh, PA
Jul. 15th – Fenway Park in Boston, MA
Jul. 16th – Fenway Park in Boston, MA


Websites & Links: DeadandCompany.com | Facebook

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Twiddle Releases Their Highly Anticipated Album ‘Plump’

From TwiddleMusic.com

“Twiddle has released their highly anticipated studio album, PLUMP Chapter One, featuring 11 original songs including fan favorites “Lost In The Cold”, “White Light” and “Syncopated Healing”. The Vermont-based quartet recorded PLUMP in their home state using Kickstarter funding that reached their $20,000 goal in less than 24 hours, eventually doubling that total by the end of the campaign, thanks to their loyal and ever-expanding fanbase.

PLUMP captures the band’s fresh multi-genre approach that conjures up rock, jazz, and bluegrass, but above all, masterfully blends up-tempo reggae with deep grooves, funky baselines and powerful lyrics. PLUMP features guest keyboardist Todd Stoops on the danceable single, “Every Soul”, which can be heard on rotation on SiriusXM Jam On, and saxophonist Kenny Brooks on the lyrically driven track “Be There.”

Dismantling most notions of jam band culture, Twiddle is shooting up the rows of festival lineups and packing prominent theaters around the country. Stay tuned for PLUMP Chapter Two in 2016.

Twiddle - Plump

Meeting in the fall of 2004, the founding members of Twiddle immediately recognized creative chemistry. By their second semester at Castleton State University, Mihali Savoulidis and Ryan Dempsey were carefully intertwining harmony and fantasy, birthing band staples like “Frankenfoote” and “Gatsby the Great”.

Twiddle took Castleton by storm, toured the northeast, and composed a catalog of original music before becoming upperclassmen. 2007 manifested Twiddle’s debut release, The Natural Evolution of Consciousness. This breakout album showcased the band’s eclectic inspirations, imaginative lyrical abilities, and superb instrumentation.”

Websites & Links:
TwiddleMusic.com | Facebook | Twitter

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Phish Riviera Maya 2016 Webcast

Phish - Riviera Maya 2016 Webcast

From Phish Riviera Maya 2016

Phish is in Mexico for Riviera Maya, the band’s first-ever resort concert in Mexico’s Riviera Maya, which begins tomorrow. The three-night run will be webcast at LivePhish.com beginning at 7PM ET.

As with the New Year’s Run, we’re offering full 1080p HD as well as standard definition. A multi-night pass is available for pre-order now at http://livephi.sh/MayaWebcasts.

If you’ve got alternate plans this weekend, you can still purchase the webcasts now and watch them within a few days from your Stash. Order today http://livephi.sh/MayaWebcasts.”

Websites & Links: Phish: Riviera Maya | Phish.com | Facebook | Twitter | LivePhish.com

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Announcing Phish: Riviera Maya 2015 [1.15-17.16]

Phish - Riviera Maya 2015

From Phish: Riviera Maya

“Phish has announced Phish: Riviera Maya 2015, the band’s first-ever resort concert event set to hit Mexico’s Riviera Maya on January 15-17, 2016. The four-day, all-inclusive event will see the band performing for three nights on the beach in one of the world’s most beautiful locations – Mexico’s Caribbean coastline. The shows will take place at Barcelo Maya Beach Resort, an all-inclusive resort sitting on a mile-long stretch of white sandy beaches with breathtaking landscapes and pools scattered throughout.

Fans can stay at the host resort or three other specially selected hotel-resorts, with shuttle service provided to those not staying at the Barcelo Maya Beach. A variety of off-site adventures will also be available.

Packages for Phish: Riviera Maya will go on sale September 10 at 11AM ET. For complete details, including payment plans, please visit www.phishrivieramaya.com.”

Websites & Links: Phish: Riviera Maya Phish.com | Facebook | Twitter | LivePhish.com

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Umphrey’s McGee Red Rocks Summer 2016 Dates Announced – July 2nd-3rd, 2016

Umphrey's McGee  - Red Rocks Summer 2016

From Umphrey’s McGee

“Umphrey’s McGee returns to Colorado for Independence Day 2016 weekend to headline two shows at the one and only Red Rocks Amphitheatre. On Saturday, July 2nd we will be joined by special guests Zappa Plays Zappa and Sinkane, while on Sunday July 3rd, we welcome Joe Russo’s Almost Dead and The Main Squeeze. This marks the first time Umphrey’s McGee will headline consecutive nights at the famed venue.

umVIP has curated travel and umVIP only packages to give you the ultimate mile-high experience. Take advantage of two-night travel packages at the Westin in downtown Denver, along with transportation to and from the shows. All umVIP packages include a backstage meet & greet with the band, tickets to both shows, a private umVIP section, early entry, a signed event poster, an exclusive umVIP merch item, and mp3 downloads of both shows.”

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

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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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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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Announcing Phish NYE 2015 4-Night Run at MSG [12.30.15 – 1.2.16]

Phish - NYE 2015

From Phish.com
“This December, Phish returns to Madison Square Garden in New York for a four-night New Year’s Run to ring in 2016. The first show will be on Wednesday, December 30 and run through Saturday, January 2. The band has played thirty-one shows to date at Madison Square Garden since December 1994. As with the last run at Madison Square Garden, the floor at these four shows will be general admission.

An online ticket request period is currently underway at http://tickets.phish.com and will end Monday, September 28th at Noon ET.

Tickets will go on sale to the public on Friday, October 2nd at Noon EST. Tickets can be purchased online at Ticketmaster or charge by phone at 866.858.0008. If tickets are still available, they may be purchased at the venue box office beginning Monday, October 14th (Mon-Sat 9am-6pm).”

For more details, visit phish.com.

Phish NYE 2015 Run Dates
12/30 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
12/31 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
01/01 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY
01/02 Madison Square Garden, New York, NY

Websites & Links: Phish.com | Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | LivePhish.com

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String Cheese Incident “Rhythm of the Road: Volume 2, Live In Las Vegas” Available [10.9.15]

String Cheese Incident - Rhythm of the Road: Vol. 2

From StringCheeseIncident.com
“The String Cheese Incident is thrilled to announce the release of Rhythm of the Road: Volume 2, Live In Las Vegas – the second installment of SCI’s live archival series that highlights the band’s most celebrated concerts with re-mastered limited edition releases!

Live in Las Vegas features the best moments from SCI’s two night run at The Aladdin Theatre in Las Vegas in July of 2001. This 3-disc set includes fan favorites such as “San Jose” and “Howard”, as well as rare bust-outs like “SKAT” and more. The audio has been completely re-mixed and re-mastered, creating a listening experience that all fans are sure to enjoy!

To celebrate the release of Rhythm of the Road: Volume 2, SCI Fidelity Records is pleased to announce the Live In Las Vegas Pre-Order Contest. Beginning on September 8th, everyone who pre-orders the album through the official SCI online store will automatically be entered to win the following prizes:

  • One (1) grand prize winner will win a pair of tickets to all three SCI NYE shows in Colorado, free MP3 downloads (via LiveCheese.com) of every SCI show ever played in Sin City and the official Aladdin Theater show poster from 2001, signed by the band
  • Five (5) first prize winners will receive free MP3 downloads (via LiveCheese.com) of every SCI show ever played in Sin City, as well as the official Aladdin Theater show poster from 2001, signed by the band
  • Ten (10) second prize winners will receive free MP3 downloads (via LiveCheese.com) of every SCI show ever played in Sin City

In addition, 100 people who pre-order will be randomly selected to receive a signed copy of Live In Vegas! The album will be available in-stores and online beginning October 9th, 2015.”

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Fare Thee Well Complete Box Set

Fare Thee Well - Complete Box Set

From Dead.net
“Fare Thee Well Complete Box Set – the complete Chicago Experience with 12-CD/7-Blu-Ray or DVD. Full audio and high-definition video from all three shows on CD and Blu-Ray or DVD. Exclusive bonus disc of behind-the-scene footage. Individually numbered, limited edition of 20,000.”

The release date is set for November 20th, 2015. Pre-order the Fare Thee Well Complete Box Set at Dead.net.

July 3rd, 2015
Box Of Rain
Jack Straw
Bertha
Passenger
The Wheel
Crazy Fingers
The Music Never Stopped
Mason’s Children
Scarlet Begonias
Fire On The Mountain
Drums
Space
New Potato Caboose
Playing In The Band
Let It Grow
Help On The Way
Slipknot!
Franklin’s Tower
Ripple

July 4th, 2015
Shakedown Street
Liberty
Standing On The Moon
Me & My Uncle
Tennessee Jed
Cumberland Blues
Little Red Rooster
Friend Of The Devil
Deal
Bird Song
The Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion)
Lost Sailor
Saint Of Circumstance
West L.A. Fadeaway
Foolish Heart
Drums
Space
Stella Blue
One More Saturday Night
U.S. Blues

July 5th, 2015
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider
Estimated Prophet
Built To Last
Samson & Delilah
Mountains Of The Moon
Throwing Stones
Truckin’
Cassidy
Althea
Terrapin Station
Drums
Space
Unbroken Chain
Days Between
Not Fade Away
Touch Of Grey
Attics Of My Life

Websites & Links: Dead.net | Facebook | YouTube

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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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