Photos and Recap by Mark Raker Tedeschi Trucks Band returned to the Warner Theatre in Washington D.C. for their annual six show residency and proved yet again why they continue to be one the best powerhouse touring bands out there, year after year. I only caught one of the six-sold out shows, and barely got… Read More Tedeschi Trucks Band Continue to Exceed Expectations at Warner Theatre Residency in D.C.
Photos and Review by Stephen Bloch It is safe to say that if the band is having fun, the audience is likely having fun too. That was abundantly true for the incredible double bill at Milwaukee’s Colectivo Back Room on Thursday night. Whatever dampening of the spirits from the rain was quickly washed away by… Read More Marco Benevento and Mike Dillon’s Punkadelick Elevate the Vibes in Milwaukee
Photos by Ryan Swerdlin, Recap by Max Stewart For those who have witnessed Billy Strings live in the last few years as he has ascended into another musical realm, consider yourselves lucky. Strings taps into something so pure and awe-inspiring, it is almost hard to comprehend. Every performance feels like seeing lightning in a bottle, but after… Read More Billy Strings is Bringing Bluegrass to Arenas, And We Are Here For It
Photos and Review by Max Stewart Alice in Chains always seemed to be the most ‘grunge’ band to come out of that scene in the 90s. Sure, it can be argued that grunge as a term really means nothing and was scrambled together by the music business to try and make sense of the sound… Read More Jerry Cantrell Reaffirms Elite Grunge Status at The Eastern in Atlanta
Photos and Review by Stephen Bloch There are a handful of bands that come to mind when thinking about prototypic southern rock. From the past, The Allman Brothers, Little Feat, and ZZ Top are the legends, but no other band epitomizes the sound more today than Drive-By Truckers, hailing out of Athens, GA (no slight… Read More Drive-By Truckers Bring Southern Sound to Milwaukee – Photos and Review
Photos and Review by Max Stewart Listening to Dropkick Murphys in March is like listening Nat King Cole or Bing Crosby at Christmastime, it just feels right. The Massachusetts band has a way of getting the St. Patrick’s Day spirit going like no one else. They have mastered the perfect blend of Celtic songs with… Read More Dropkick Murphys St. Patrick’s Day Tour Lifts Spirits in Atlanta – Photos and Review
Photos by Ryan Swerdlin, Recap by Max Stewart Joe Russo’s Almost Dead (JRAD) have continued their upward trajectory in popularity over the last few years, honoring the expansive catalog of the Grateful Dead while bringing energetic new life to all of their songs. Any fan of bands that stretch it out (aka ‘jam bands’) must… Read More Joe Russo’s Almost Dead Elevate The Dead’s Catalog in Atlanta – Photos and Recap
Photos and Recap by Max Stewart Musicians with real chops are having a moment. If you ignore the vast majority of the Top 40, there are waves of superb artists having major success thanks to a blend of stellar songwriting and quality musicianship. Music fans are tired of auto-tune and vapid pop nonsense. Billy Strings,… Read More Rob Ickes & Trey Hensley: From Grateful Dead Covers to Great Originals, Their Jaw-Dropping Show Must Be Seen Live
Photos and Review by Max Stewart Bob Weir will forever be part of the cultural fabric of music as a founding member of the iconic jam pioneers, The Grateful Dead. After the untimely passing of Jerry Garcia, Weir has created many musical projects with the band’s extensive catalog as a centerpiece to them all (including… Read More Bobby Weir & Wolf Bros with Atlanta Symphony Orchestra Close Out Epic Weekend
Photos and Review by Porter Byers There aren’t too many bands in the DMV that are writing and performing good ‘ol rock’n’roll these days. We have go-go and funk and punk but the Cassaday Concoction offer a rare gem to the area in the way of original songwriting. Their rock has a dash of blues,… Read More The Cassaday Concoction Brings a Blended Brew of Rock to D.C.
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