Category: 2015

Chronicle of Events from 2015.

String Cheese Incident Live From Red Rocks 2015 Available Now DVD or Download

String Cheese Incident - Live at Red Rocks 2015

From String Cheese Incident

“The String Cheese Incident and TourGigs are pleased to present a special HD video release of all 3 nights of SCI at Red Rocks in July of 2015! Produced in stunning crystal clear quality, these spectacular Incidents are now available on DVD, BluRay, or HD Digital Download! Order each show individually or package all 3 together! Watch a preview below…”

String Cheese Incident perform “Country Road Blues” at Red Rocks July 26th, 2015.

Websits & Links: StringCheeseIncident.com | TourGigs.com


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String Cheese Incident at Electric Forest 2015 Now Available on DVD, Blu-Ray & Download

String Cheese Incident - Electric Forest 2015

FromThe String Cheese Incident

“The String Cheese Incident and TourGigs are pleased to present a special HD video offering of all 3 nights of SCI at Electric Forest 2015! Produced in stunning crystal clear quality, these spectacular Incidents are now available on DVD, BluRay, or HD Digital Download! Order each show individually or package all 3 together!

Take yourself back to the mind blowing Saturday night theatrical set, complete with fireworks, hoopers, pyrotechnics, blimps, flying saucers and thousands of crazed fans! Witness dubstep heavyweight Skrillex make a surprise appearance with SCI, wielding a guitar and leading the way through a couple of classics by The Doors. Or who could forget the Sunday pickin’ session with Keller Williams and members of Yonder Mountain String Band and The Infamous Stringdusters. These shows truly capture the countless memorable moments of SCI at Electric Forest in 2015!”

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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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Video: Disc Jam 2015 Recap

From Creative Element
“Entering year number five, Disc Jam still embraces the small festival vibe while drawing some of the biggest names from Boston, New York, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Vermont and beyond. This year has proven to be another unforgettable gathering of creators and celebrators of some of the best in the live music scene today.”

Websites & Links: DiscJamMusicFestival.com | Facebook | Twitter

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Best Albums of 2015

In no particular order.
Follow Jam Chronicle’s board Best Albums (2015) on Pinterest.

The Best Albums of 2015

Featuring new albums from Kendrick Lamar, Adele, Trey Anastasio, The Wood Brothers, The Nth Power, Gary Clark Jr., Bassnectar, Yonder Mountain String Band, Snarky Puppy, Widespread Panic, Alabama Shakes, Warren Haynes, Galactic, Umphrey’s McGee, Lupe Fiasco, My Morning Jacket, The Word, Slightly Stoopid and The Steep Canyon Rangers.
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Umphrey’s McGee NYE Run 2014 DVD Release

Umphrey's McGee - NYE Run 2014 DVD

From Umphrey’s McGee

5 Nights of New Year’s Run 2014 > 2015 Video Unleashed. Umphrey’s McGee returned to Atlanta’s Tabernacle to celebrate the New Year’s Eve Run 2014-15. For the first time ever, UM held residency for five straight raucous nights. The run had everything a diehard UM fan could hope for: new song debuts, a special appearance by Mad Dog’s Filthy Little Secret Horns, exploratory improvisation, tight transitions and not to be outdone, the guys playing an encore in bath robes.

This five-night run can now be relived in multi-cam HD with crisp soundboard audio. Purchase each night on Blu-ray, DVD or Digital Download or bundle the entire run and save 25% across the board.”

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

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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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Free Download ~ “I Don’t Have a Gun” by The Hard Working Americans

Hard Working Americans - "I Don't Have a Gun"

From The Hard Working Americans

“To help promote peace, we are offering a free download of the Kimbrough/Womack song ‘I Don’t Have A Gun’ mashed-up with the Gil Scott-Heron penned ‘Work For Peace (The Military and the Monetary)’. Visit Soundcloud to download the song from our debut TRI Studios recording session.”

Websites & Links: TheHardWorkingAmericans.com | Facebook | Twitter

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It’s Here, The Grateful Dead Almanac 2015

Grateful Dead - Almanac

From The Grateful Dead

“So… anything interesting happen since the last Almanac? We kid, of course! 2015 has been among the most eventful and memorable years in the still-unfolding history of the Grateful Dead and the extended family of Dead Heads — a year that brought to a close one phase of that history, but simultaneously opened up a realm of infinite possibilities for the future; a year in which the importance and influence of the Dead was acknowledged and honored around the world, and interest in the band reached what may well be an all-time high.”

Websites & Links: Dead.net | Facebook | YouTube

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Video ~ Arise Music Festival 2015 Official Recap

Arise Music Festival 2015 took place August 7th-9th at the Sunrise Ranch in Loveland, CO. The 2015 lineup featured: Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros, Giant Panda Guerilla Dub Squad, Joe Russo, Larry Keel, Lukas Nelson, Rising Appalachia, Sister Sparrow, Trevor Hall, and many more.

Websites & Links: AriseFestival.com | Facebook | Twitter | YouTube | Pinterest

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Video ~ Celebrate New Years Eve 2015 with String Cheese Incident

String Cheese Incident announce their plans to ring in New Years at the 1stBank Center in Boulder, CO. The NYE Run will feature three shows Dec 31st – Jan 2nd. Three-day passes and travel packages are available now (Get Tickets).

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Umphrey’s McGee Halloween Recap 2015

10/29/15 – Download UMLive

Set 1: Le Blitz > Cut the Cable, Nothing Too Fancy > Make It Right, Made to Measure > Andy’s Last Beer, Search 4, Piranhas -> Nothing Too Fancy

Set 2: JaJunk[1], Roulette > Partyin’ Peeps, Der Bluten Kat > Night Nurse > Der Bluten Kat

Encore: Gents > Booth Love

[1] with Super Mario Brothers “Underground” theme (Koji Kondo) and Everybody Wants to Rule the World (Tears for Fears) teases

10/30/15 – Download UMLive

Set 1: You Got the Wrong Guy > Prowler > Puppet String > White Man’s Moccasins, Intentions Clear > Educated Guess, Phil’s Farm > Puppet String

Set 2: Hurt Bird Bath > Steppin’ Razor -> Hurt Bird Bath, The Linear > Higgins, Bridgeless > Comma Later > Wappy Sprayberry[1] > Bridgeless

Encore: August

[1] with Kevin Sinclair on saxophone

10/31/15 – Download UMLive

Set 1: 1348, Example 1 > Padgett’s Profile, Much Obliged > Glory > Go to Hell, Final Word > Day Nurse > Rocker Part 2

Set 2: Mulche’s Odyssey, Resolution[1] > The Triple Wide, I Can’t Rock My Dream Face[2], Remind Me, Nopener > Sludge & Death, Nopener[3]

Encore: Den, Back In Sexual Healing[4]

[1] with Halloween theme (John Carpenter) teases
[2] debut; Can’t Feel My Face (The Weeknd) + Dreams (Fleetwood Mac) + Rock With You (Michael Jackson) mash-up
[3] “lounge” version
[4] debut; Back In Black (AC/DC) + Sexual Healing (Marvin Gaye) mash-up

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

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