The Drunken Hearts Share Their ‘Love & Thirst’ On Soulful New Single [Premiere]

first_imgColorado-based group The Drunken Hearts continue to electrify with every live performance. The five-piece group creates an exciting blend of Americana music, resonating for its honesty and soulfulness. Growing from an acoustic trio to an electric powerhouse, the band continues to pick up fans with top notch musicianship and songwriting. With a new EP called Love & Thirst due out next Friday, May 6th, this band is destined for big things in 2016!The Drunken Hearts’ forthcoming EP is a true representation of a young band and their journey through big love and heavy loss. Love & Thirst is a very real and exciting milestone for the band, and highlights not only their fiery sound, but the deep lyrical well from which they draw. Produced by multi-Grammy winner, Rob Eaton (also of Dark Star Orchestra), the album was recorded over the course of almost a year, at both Immersive Studios in Boulder and Silo Sound Studios in Denver, and features many friends, including Tim Carbone of Railroad Earth.In anticipation of the new album, the band has shared the title track exclusively with L4LM. Tune in below:Lead singer and songwriter Andrew McConathy spoke to us about the new release:“I wrote ‘Love & Thirst’ in Santa Fe, NM. It was written for my girlfriend while she was living there, but over time it took on new meaning. In the fall of 2014 we lost our brother and founding band member, Ted Welles. Ted’s death sent us reeling…. however, through that loss we gained new purpose; and ultimately a renewed musical drive and thirst to take the band to the next level.As a song, ‘Love & Thirst’ exudes everything The Drunken Hearts represent.. love, loss, rebirth, taking risks, not regretting those choices or the true path we are all on. We’d like to thank Rob Eaton for making this track shine.”With the new EP due out next week, the band has a number of dates coming up in support, and will hit festivals like Campout For The Cause and Electric Forest in June, as well as their own festival, YarmonyGrass, from August 18-21 in Rancho Del Rio, CO. Check out their tour schedule, and find more information about them on their official website.Upcoming Tour Dates:5/14/2016    Martyr’s – Chicago, IL    5/15/2016    Music Box – Cleveland, OH 5/19/2016    Brooklyn Bowl – New York, NY    5/20/2016    Garcia’s – Port Chester, NY    5/21/2016    Nectar’s – Burlington, VT    5/22/2016    MusikFest Cafe – Bethlehem, PA5/30/2016    Gold Hill Inn’s Memorial Day Mountain Music Fest – Gold Hill. CO6/05/2016    Campout For The Cause – Rancho Del Rio, CO6/24-25/16    Electric Forest Festival – Rothbury, MIlast_img read more

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Widespread Panic Kicks Off Chicago Run With Unexpected Opener, Traffic Cover & More Classics

first_imgLoad remaining images Another treat in the second set was the cover of Traffic’s “Dear Mr. Fantasy” that again sent everyone into elation, as it was played for the first time this year. Many sang along, and this was a tune that made us all happy.The energy continued through a great “Surprise Valley” segment of the show that contained “Protein Drink/Sewing Machine” and a brief “Drums” that saw all the musicians remain on the stage instead of exiting. “Arleen” was a great version, and it was easy to zone into Dave Schools’ catchy bass lines and follow along with his playing. From there, the band seguedc into “Hatfield,” before finishing “Driving Song” to end the second set. They encored with a beautiful “Dream Song” before rocking the place out with “Tall Boy.”The show was a great way to open Panic’s stop in Chicago. If you were lucky enough to get tickets to tonight and tomorrow’s shows, the Panic reign will continue. There is one thing all Panic fans can agree on: they will be bringing it for another two nights. On that same note, hopefully percussionist Sunny Ortiz can bring it to Wrigley Field and help those Cubbies secure a win. As any Cubs fan could sing, go Cubs go! Go Cubs go! Hey Chicago, what do you say? Panic is going to bring it today.Setlist: Widespread Panic at The Chicago Theatre, Chicago, IL – 5/5/16Set 1 Sharon, Chilly Water > Henry Parsons Died > Chilly Water, Cease Fire > Jamais Vu > Rock, A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall, No Sugar Tonight / New Mother Nature (71 mins)Set 2 Driving Song > Angels Don’t Sing The Blues, Ain’t Life Grand, I’m Not Alone, Dear Mr. Fantasy, Surprise Valley > Protein Drink / Sewing Machine > Drums > Surprise Valley, Arleen > Hatfield > Driving Song (97 mins)Encore Dream Song, Tall Boy (11 mins)[Setlist via PanicStream.com]A full gallery of photos by Ojeda Photography can be seen below: Downtown Chicago was ready for the influx of Panic fans as the band came for the first of the three night run. It had been three years since Widespread Panic played a two-set show (April 2013 – UIC Pavilion) in Chicago, and almost five years since they have graced the halls of the very beautiful and ornate Chicago Theatre. Last night’s show proved they have no love lost for the Windy City and one of its most remarkable venues.It’s probable that many assumed that Panic would open with something more traditional, but Panic wanted to make a statement, and so they opened up with” Sharon.” Usually a song that is reserved for the second set, this is the first time that they opened a show with the tune since 1986, and even then, that show is technically noted as opening with a Jam that goes into Sharon. So even after 30+ years of doing their thing, Widespread Panic brings something new to the live show. It was a great version of “Sharon” accompanied by a beautiful lady on the LED screens. A great first set “Chilly Water” followed that contained a “Henry Parson’s Died” sandwiched inside. Newer tune “Cease Fire” was played well before slowing the tempo down quite a bit with “Jamais Vu.” That song segued into “Rock,” and it was vastly different from the former tune. “Rock” has such a hard edge and dark side to it, but singer and guitarist John Bell made sure to add a “Sweet Home Chicago” into the lyrics which incited the crowd. The juxtaposition of Rock with the song that preceded it and followed it was striking.  “A Hard Rain’s A-Gonna Fall” came next; a great rendition of the Dylan staple. It was so upbeat and fun, and not as folky, that it was almost hard to recognize at first. Once the lyrics were sung, everyone in the building knew the song though. The first set closed with a “No Sugar Tonight/New Mother Nature” that rocked a standard but awesome first set.The second set opened with “Driving Song” that was accompanied by the widely recognized visuals of an autumn day on the screens. Newer song “Angels Don’t Sing the Blues” followed. Then they turned the energy up for “Ain’t Life Grand.” Besides it being one of my personal favorite tunes from the band, this seemed like the version that got the place absolutely rocking. It seems as if this tune is always played well in the Chicago Theatre; one would be hard pressed to find a version from the venue that isn’t absolutely rocking. The crowd also thoroughly enjoyed it because it was the loudest that they got up to that point. last_img read more

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L.A. Blues Guitarist Lou Pine Releases New Video For ‘Where Did The Fun Go?’

first_imgLos Angeles-based Blues rocker Lou Pine has released a video for his latest single “Where Did The Fun Go“. The video follows the guitarist strolling along the Venice Beach Boardwalk as he solves a Rubik’s cube, the Black Keys-esque jam playing along in the background. L4LM discovered Lou Pine when the rocker joined Dopapod at their Teragram Ballroom show last year, joining the band on “Off The Cuff”; Lou Pine is a former bandmate of Dopapod drummer Scotty Zwang as well.Dopapod Goes ‘Off The Cuff’ In Los Angeles With Special GuestThe blues rocker has this to say about the video, “Now, it may seem like I’m not having any fun in the music video for “Where Did The Fun Go?” but in actuality it was a total blast!  What’s more fun than solving a Rubik’s cube on the Venice Beach boardwalk in Los Angeles? The irony of this song, for me, is that playing music is the most fun thing I can do with my pants on. I get so much joy out of writing, recording and performing music and that is the real concept behind this song. Growing up can be a drag, and I battle everyday to stay young at heart and have fun with the simplest things. I hope that idea will translate to listeners and I really hope that people have as much fun listening to the song as I did making it.”Lou Pine will be playing El Cid on Sunset Blvd. on Thursday, June 16th.Lou Pine “Where Did The Fun Go?”:last_img read more

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L.A. Rapper Murs Is Attempting A Guinness World Record For Longest Rap Session [Watch]

first_imgAfter beginning his quest to earn a Guinness World Record for longest rap session yesterday at 11am PST, Los Angeles-based rapper Murs is about to bring it home. And as of 11am PST today, Thursday, October 13th, Murs will have completed the task that he announced he would undertake last month.The 24-hour attempt is currently being live-streamed (check out the video below), with Murs essentially spitting rhymes non-stop, outside of an allowed five-minute break every hour. He can’t go over that five minute time period without being disqualified. He is performing a mix of his own tracks and other artists’ work to mix things up, as this isn’t a freestyle contest.We wish him the best of luck. It’s always good to have a goal, kids, remember that. Check out Murs’ live attempt below:[via FactMag]last_img read more

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Watch Consider The Source Shred On This Cover Of Radiohead’s “Reckoner” In New Studio Video

first_imgRock trio Consider The Source have shared a glorious new video, highlighting their recent performance at the Sun Lab Studio. The band has been playing Radiohead covers of late, and chose to record a rendition of the 2007 In Rainbows track, “Reckoner.”The three-piece band not only nail the cover, but they so using 100% solar energy, as the studio runs on clean power to get the job done. Watch as Consider the Source rocks out to the Radiohead classic in the video below.last_img

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Revisiting Alanis Morissette’s Classic 1995 Album, “Jagged Little Pill”

first_imgTurkuaz drummer Michelangelo Carubba has put together an awesome lineup of musicians to pay tribute to Alanis Morissette‘s classic album Jagged Little Pill on Friday, February 17th at NYC venue American Beauty. Joining Carubba will be Trey Anastasio Band’s Jennifer Hartswick, fellow Turkuaz members and vocalists Shira Elias and Sammi Garett, Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds leading lady Arleigh Kincheloe, along with guitarist Sasha Brown, Nth Power bassist Nate Edgar, and fellow Turkuaz bandmates Craig Brodhead (guitar) filling out the rest of the band. Purchase tickets here. We decided to look back at the album in this latest Live for Live Music feature. The early to mid-90’s were arguably one of the strongest periods of music since the late 60’s and early 70’s, and easily the best period since. The grunge and alternative rock scenes were dominated by male-fronted groups like Nirvana, Alice in Chains, Pearl Jam, Stone Temple Pilots, the Smashing Pumpkins, Rage Against the Machine, and the list goes on.Of course, there were definitely some female-fronted groups such as The Cranberries, Veruca Salt, Hole, Natalie Merchant, and an on the rise No Doubt that were important acts and could definitely hold their own against their male counterparts. But it wasn’t until a 21-year old Canadian by the name of Alanis Morissette released Jagged Little Pill in June of 1995 that the proverbial rug was ripped out from under the male-dominated bands’ feet, as she went on to annihilate all the misconceptions of female musicians during that particular era.Like Joan Jett, Ani DiFranco, and other powerful songstresses that came before her, Morissette was unapologetic in every way, shape, or form possible. But, unlike those artists, Morissette seemingly struck a chord that saw the trajectory of her career skyrocket overnight, launching her into an echelon not reached by many ever, man or woman. As Los Angeles-based rock station KROQ began spinning “You Oughta Know,” she went from a Canadian pop star to a worldwide phenomenon, the voice of an entire generation of females.After the relative failure of her second album Now Is The Time (compared to the success she had on her debut album Alanis) and being released from her label, it was decided that she would make a move to Toronto and eventually head to Los Angeles to work with producer Glen Ballard. Ballard had quite the resume of his own, as he had produced and performed with everyone from Michael Jackson to Van Halen, and Wilson Phillips to No Doubt. The two hit it off at his studio and went on a veritable writing binge.The songs that came out of that session were a clear deviation from the dance-pop leanings of her earlier work, and witnessed Morissette foraging ahead into a more personal territory expressing raw emotions of anger, frustration, questioning, and female sexuality. She explored themes of “religious hypocrisy, jealousy, parental expectations, drinking, mental illness, co-dependence, the patriarchy, friendship, self-esteem, infidelity and on,” as Lucy Jones wrote in her 2014 NME article, Jagged Little Pill is an amalgamation of what every single one of us goes through at some point in life, more or less.As Ballard brought The Red Hot Chili Peppers’ Flea and then-member Dave Navarro in to provide bass and guitar, respectively, on “You Oughta Know,” a mega-hit was in the making. The second-best major-label debut single of the ‘90s, behind Nirvana‘s “Smells Like Teen Spirit,” featured a ripping vocal cadence from Morissette to go along with a funk-fueled bassline. And if you re-listen to “Hand In My Pocket,” it is more humorous than anything else. It’s Morissette coming to terms with and admitting to experiencing some basic contradictions that we face every day.“Mary Jane” is a deep cut, with some truly impressive vocals that soar alongside the music. And what else could possibly be said about “Ironic” that hasn’t already been expounded on time and time again? It is her highest rated single, and has invited more discussions about the actual definition of “ironic,” and if Morissette was using it correctly, than the word actually deserves. There was no holding back on Jagged Little Pill, as far as lyrical content was concerned. A 21-year old woman laid it all out on the table for tens of millions of people to critique, which inevitably happened, and while there were plenty of critics, she came out on top.There is a reason the album went 16x-platinum, won a handful of Grammy‘s and other awards. It’s not just a good album, it is a great one that stands up against any album from the 90’s, period. Fun fact: Did you know Taylor Hawkins of Foo Fighters fame was the drummer for Morissette’s entire 18-month world tour in support of Jagged Little Pill? Well, now you do.Upon first reaction to the album, many people typically use one word: angry. To pigeonhole the album that way takes away from the myriad of emotions Morissette explores and, quite literally, goes through on Jagged Little Pill. The album is a number of short stories about growing up, and experiencing the many hurdles life has to offer, in general. Who needs to apologize or be critiqued about that?Jagged Little Pill is hands down, one of the most important album by any female artist ever. It is influential, timeless, and could very easily go up against any of her male contemporaries’ albums.[sources used: Billboard / NME / Stereogum]For show information and additional updates on the Tribute to Alanis Morissette’s Jagged Little Pill with members of Turkuaz, Trey Anastasio Band, Sister Sparrow & the Dirty Birds, and the Nth Power, check out the Facebook Event page here.last_img read more

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Toby Smith, Founding Member/ex-Keyboardist of Jamiroquai, Dead at 46

first_imgWe reached out to a longtime Smith/Jamiroquai fanatic, keyboardist Todd Stoops of Electric Beethoven for some words on a fallen hero: Oh man! What a loss – Toby was a huge influence on my playing – his vibe on those monster tracks like Cosmic Girl and Canned Heat and of course the massive hooks behind Virtual Insanity… madness! Not many people know he was a co-writer with Jay Kay for their biggest hits – gone way too soon! RIP TobyA note from the author B.Getz: As a pianist, fan, journalist, and somebody who looked up to Toby Smith for a variety of reasons, I am personally devastated by this loss. His effortless way of making tall, lanky, curly haired dudes be cool went a long way with me in my youth. His tasty, classy playing on the seminal records remains timeless (“Just Another Story” is STILL unreal, 22 years later), and his contributions to the songs and vibe that make early Jamiroquai remain relevant decades later, will definitely not be overlooked nor forgotten. Please enjoy some of my favorite videos of Toby Smith’s time in Jamiroquai.Club Citta, Kawasaki, Japan, 10/10/1993[Courtesy of Mathijis de Graaf]Glasgow, Scotland, 4/30/1997[Courtesy of funkandrockcity]Montreux Jazz, Montreux, Switzerland, 7/12/1995[Courtesy of Zsolt Horváth]Tokyo Dome, Tokyo, Japan, 11/18/1999[Courtesy of SerpicoBerserk]Fila Forum, Milan, Italy, 10/12/2001[Courtesy of The Tribe With The Vibe]RIP Toby Smith- 1970-2017Words: B.Getz [From official fan-site Funkin.com] Toby Smith, founding member/former keyboardist of Jamiroquai, has died at the age of 46. Smith, along with singer Jason Kay and bassist Stuart Zender, formed the band in 1991 and released their first single, “When You Gonna Learn?” in 1992. The singer is survived by his wife and children. He retired from the band and touring in 2002 after a decade behind the Fender Rhodes and walls of analog synths. Smith spent his remaining years in semi-seclusion; a private person to begin with, he was a doting father, husband, and recording engineer in the studio he helped build. No official cause of death has been released as of press time.The first five Jamiroquai albums featured prominent songwriting and virtuoso musicianship from Smith. Emergency on Planet Earth (1992), The Return of the Space Cowboy (1994) and Travelling Without Moving (1997) saw Zender and Smith unite for freakishly inventive, mouth-watering jams. After Zender left the band in 1998, Smith and Kay steered the ship on records Synkronized (1999) and A Funk Odyssey (2001). Smith then abruptly departed the band on the eve of the Funk Odyssey World Tour, just before the band returned to the US for a show at Hammerstein Ballroom on September 10, 2001.last_img read more

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LOCKN’ Sees Led Zep & Dead Covers, Powerful Collaborations, And More On Day 2 [Photos]

first_imgLOCKN’ Festival | Oak Ridge Farm | Arrington, VA | 8/25/2017 | Photo: Sam Shinault Load remaining images After the first day of the festival, which kicked off on Thursday evening, day two of LOCKN’ had attendees waking to cooler temperatures and gorgeous blue skies. The heat is staying away, as is any possibility of rain. With Friday marking LOCKN’s first full day of music, yesterday, attendees made sure to take advantage of the unseasonable weather, setting up their spots on both fields earlier in the day to catch as much music as possible.Friday’s music began with early morning sets at the Terrapin Porch stage, with solo sets by Danny Louis of Gov’t Mule on the piano followed by Jay Starling leading an acoustic circle at noon. Over at the Relix Stage, the afternoon moved along with back-to-back bands keeping the music flowing. Rockn’ to LOCKN’ winner, Sun Dried Opossum, opened up the music for the day on the field. Their gritty rockin’ melodies had the crowd on their feet and ready to dance the day away. Sax player, Dean Mitchell, of the Marcus King Band joined Sun Dried Opossum on stage for a few tunes ahead of Mitchell’s own performance. At noon, Marcus King Band followed with their soulful southern roots sound. King’s old soul vocals resonated throughout the packed venue. Fans enjoyed the set under beautiful puffy-cloud skies. Jazzy trumpet and sax weaved in and out of every melody, throwing out smooth vibes to the crowd.TAUK continued the flow of music on the Relix Stage. This is the band’s second performance at LOCKN’, the first being in 2014. Late starters who were still drowsy from sleep jammed up the field to catch their energetic set under the blazing sun. Brooklyn-based Sinkane performed a joyous set overflowing with funk vibes that were intertwined with worldly tones. Midway through their set, singer Ahmed Gallab and drummer Jason Trammell, switched places, throwing the crowd off with their musical antics. Continuing the afternoon on the Relix stage, Antibalas wasted no time busting out the energy. Colorful outfits and a rarely seen xylophone kept the attention of the fans. Refreshing melodies and flavorful tunes rolled along throughout their performance.Late afternoon brought Blackberry Smoke to the Main Stage, spreading crunchy vibes over the field. Their southern rock roots kicked up the energy like a well-worn pair of boots. Leathery guitar chords ripped through melodies while quietly building energy along their entire set. The crowd went nuts as they segued into the Grateful Dead’s “Fire On The Mountain” in the middle of their song “Sleeping Dog” before charging into The Beatles “Come Together.” The song itself was a crazy collaboration of covers thrown in for one hefty jam sandwich that just wouldn’t quit. Keeping the hotbed of awesome moving, the band punched out a rockin’ cover of Marvin Gaye’s “Baby Don’t You Do It.”  Their killer set also included a sweetly played “Amazing Grace” in honor of Gregg Allman.Last year, My Morning Jacket performed a ridiculously sick set at LOCKN’. This year, Jim James came back for a solo set opening with a tender version of Frank Sinatra’s “Young At Heart.” Acoustic versions of My Morning Jacket tunes had the crowd on a high, seeing as his band was a festival favorite the prior year. Brandi Carlisle rolled right into her set without skipping a beat. She was full of fire and vigor. Jim James joined in to sing “Angel from Montgomery” with the other musicians clearing the stage to make way for the duo and her acoustic guitar. Her powerful voice boomed across the grounds, injecting energy into everyone. A surprising version of Led Zeppelin’s “Going to California” flowed onto the set, bringing enormous cheers from the audience.The much awaited Phil Lesh and The Terrapin Family Band didn’t waste any time as they began their performance with “Bertha.” The set was crammed with fan favorites featuring “Broken Arrow,” “Unbroken Chain,” and “Scarlet Begonias.” Bob Weir joined the band and was welcomed to explosive cheers by the crowd. Weir sang “Jack Straw” as well as “Uncle Johns Band” to close the set.Up next was the heavily anticipated set by Gov’t Mike. “Thorazine Shuffle” pumped up the audience early on. “Revolution Come, Revolution Go,” the title track of their new album, went into a serious jam. “Soulshine” crept onto the set before the main event that everyone was waiting for. Powerhouse Ann Wilson of Heart took to the stage and slammed right into Led Zeppelin’s “Immigrant Song,” which was quickly followed by “Black Dog.” A powerful cover of Janis Joplin’s “Cry Baby” had a heavy blues spin on it while Heart’s “Magic Man” showed up with a vengeance, receiving a blast of applause and cheers from the venue.After their set, the stage turned and Phil Lesh, Bob Weir, and the Terrapin Family Band, along with Nicki Bluhm, started right into “Estimated Prophet” kicking off the Terrapin Station set. Bluhm sang a beautiful version of “Sunrise,” followed by a delicate and tender start to the song everyone had been waiting for all day—”Terrapin Station.”  Lesh smiled brightly during the entire performance. Grahame Lesh put a unique spin on the latter part of the song, finishing up the full album performed track by track, to a clean close. Phil Lesh gave his donor rap to the audience before Joe Russo’s Almost Dead took over on the Relix Stage for the late-night performance.  Get the full rundown of their set, with special guests Jim James and Nicole Atkins here.For fans who can not attend the festival, a free LOCKN’ stream is available, courtesy of Ben & Jerry’s, Airstream, and YouTube, in conjunction with Relix and Headcount. Viewers are encouraged to make a donation, with proceeds going to the Heal Charlottesville Fund. Funds raised will go towards assisting local residents seeking trauma counseling, supporting victims involved in the car attack who need help with their medical expenses, and towards helping law enforcement to prevent future attacks. Click here for more information regarding donations, as well as how to link up to the live stream.Stay tuned as we continue to bring daily coverage from the festival each day.Words by Sarah BourquePhotos by Sam Shinault Photographylast_img read more

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Lettuce Partners With ACLU, HeadCount To Bring “Participation Row” On The Road

first_imgLettuce has partnered with the American Civil Liberties Union, HeadCount, and WhyHunger for their winter tour, which is slated to kick off in Atlanta on Wednesday, February 7th. All three organizations will have tables and volunteers at each upcoming concert, offering fans plenty of opportunities to take action and potentially win a poster signed by the band.“The issues associated with these three organizations are issues that we care deeply about,” says Lettuce drummer Adam Deitch. “We’re excited for our fans to not only have a good time at our shows, but also leave feeling that they are making an impact in the world.”All of the non-profit activity will be organized by HeadCount, a nonpartisan organization that registers voters and promotes civic engagement in the music scene. The group often organizes “participation rows” at festivals and major amphitheater shows, but Lettuce is one of the first band’s to bring the experience on the road to theaters and clubs. Level, a Denver-based philanthropic consulting firm, is also assisting with the project.“This is a great opportunity for us to get out the vote in the most meaningful way,” said Andy Bernstein, HeadCount’s executive director. “By working with the ACLU and WhyHunger, we’re reminding people what’s at stake in each election and bringing issues to the forefront that are important to the band and their fans.”“I believe in unity and equality,” added Lettuce bassist Jesus Coombs. “We humans are so much more powerful than we are trained to believe. We can do mighty and magnificent things when we are connected through love and respect.”Lettuce will swing through much of the country on their upcoming tour, which wraps up with a two-night run the Madison Theater in Covington, KY on March 30th and 31st. A full list of tour dates can be found below. Tickets for the shows are available via the band’s website.Lettuce 2018 Winter Tour:February 7 – Atlanta, GA (Variety Playhouse)February 8 – New Orleans, LA (Joy Theater)February 9 – Houston, TX (House of Blues)February 10 – Austin, TX (Stubb’s Waller Creek Amphitheater)February 13 – Las Vegas, NV (Brooklyn Bowl)February 14 – San Diego, CA (Observatory at North Park)February 15 – Los Angeles, CA (Wiltern Theater)February 16 – Oakland, CA (Fox Theater)February 17 – Portland, OR (Roseland Theater)February 18 – Seattle, WA (The Showbox)February 20 – Missoula, MT (Wilma Theatre)February 22 – St. Paul, MN (Palace Theatre)February 23 – Chicago, IL (Riviera Theatre)February 24 – Detroit, MI (St. Andrew’s Hall)February 25 – Cleveland, OH (House of Blues)March 22 – Huntington, NY (The Paramount)March 23 – Port Chester, NY (The Capitol Theatre)March 24 – Port Chester, NY (The Capitol Theatre)March 26 – Hartford, CT (Infinity Hall)March 28 – Richmond, VA (The National)March 29 – Greensboro, NC (Blind Tiger)March 30 – Covington, KY (Madison Theater)March 31 – Covington, KY (Madison Theater)[Photo: Alex Varsa]last_img read more

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Trombone Shorty Announces Tour With Galactic, Preservation Hall Band, Cyril Neville, & More

first_imgNow that Mardi Gras is over, it’s time for everyone else to get a taste of what New Orleans has to offer. Fortunately, Troy “Trombone Shorty” Andrews is cooking up something that will let the rest of the country do just that.Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue will team up with a who’s who of New Orleans musicians when they hit the road with their Voodoo Threauxdown Tour. Joining them for the run will be Galactic, the Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and up-and-coming brass outfit, the New Breed Brass Band. On top of that, many of the stops will feature special guest appearances by New Orleans legends like The Meters and Neville Brothers vocalist and percussionist Cyril Neville, trumpeter Kermit Ruffins, and blues guitar master Walter “Wolfman” Washington.With a lineup like that, the Voodoo Threauxdown sounds like more of a touring mini-festival than a simple show. However, it must be noted that the artists on the bill will vary slightly with the dates and locations. A full list of stops for the Voodoo Threauxdown Tour can be found via Trombone Shorty’s website, and tickets are slated to go on sale on Tuesday, February 20th.Trombone Shorty & Orleans Avenue Voodoo Threauxdown Tour Dates8.2 || Bethlehem, PA || Musikfest8.3 || Baltimore, MD || Pier Six Pavilion*8.4 || Boston, MA || Blue Hills Bank Pavilion8.7 || Hampton Beach, NH || Hampton Beach Casino Ballroom*8.8 || New York, NY || Central Park Summerstage8.10 || Atlantic City, NJ || Borgata Event Center8.11 || Bethel, NY || Bethel Woods Center for the Arts8.12 || Philadelphia, PA || River Stage at Penn’s Landing*8.14 || Lewiston, NY || Artpark8.17 || Vienna, VA || Wolf Trap*8.18 || Raleigh, NC || North Carolina Museum of Art8.19 || Atlanta, GA || Chastain Park Amphitheatre8.24 || Huber Heights, OH || The Rose Music Center At The Heights8.25 || Cincinnati, OH || PNC Music Pavilion8.26 || Chicago, IL || Ravinia Festival*9.8 || Portland, OR || Edgefield Concerts on the Lawn9.9 || Seattle, WA || Woodland Park Zoo9.11 || Bonner, MT || KettleHouse Amphitheater9.12 || Salt Lake City, UT || Red Butte Garden9.14 || Berkeley, CA || Greek Theatre at U.C. Berkeley*9.15 || Los Angeles, CA || Greek Theatre9.16 || San Diego, CA || Harrah’s Resort SoCal Events Center*9.19 || Phoenix, AZ || Comerica Theatre9.22 || Taos, NM || Kit Carson Park*without Galacticlast_img read more

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