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It's Pink Floyd Week!

Inspired by Live Music Blog, Late Night with Jimmy Fallon and other sources that dedicated the week's worth of content to Pink Floyd in celebration of their recent album remasters, I thought I'd be fashionably late with a Pink Floyd week of my own. Of course, for The Barn that means showcasing Pink Floyd content...

Stream, Download & Photos: Pink Floyd @ Rosemont Horizon 9/26/87

Our first offering of Pink Floyd Week, is a taste of the Roger Waters-less Floyd's stop in Rosemont on the Momentary Lapse of Reason Tour back in 1987. The recording is a bit noisy at times, but overall offers a nice glimpse of how the band integrated classics with some newer material during this tour, as...

New Contest: Win Tickets To See Strange Arrangement @ Martyrs 10/15/11

The Barn is happy to be offering one of our readers a pair of tickets to see Strange Arrangement's return to Chicago on Saturday, October 15th at Martyrs. Entry is super easy, and just takes two simple steps:1. LIKE The Barn on facebook or FOLLOW @thebarnpresents on Twitter2. Respond to Strange Arrangement's Martyrs Facebook Event...

A New Look As The Barn Continues Its Evolution

Coming up on our two year anniversary, The Barn is back with a whole new look and yet another slightly tweaked focus.What started in 2009 as a way to see if we could bring great live music to our suburban hometown, has expanded over the last year into a full service music blog exploring the...

The Barn Interview: Strange Arrangement's Joe Hettinga

These days, my music obsession exposes me to hundreds of new bands a year. There has always been a wealth of talent, but nowadays barriers to entry have been brought so low, I can now actively seek out, and enjoy, an extremely wide variety of high quality music with a few mouse clicks or finger...

Visual Setlists: Furthur @ Monterey County Fairgrounds, Monterey, CA 10/7/11 & 10/8/11

For a write-up on how to read and interpret visual setlists, click on over here.2011-10-07Montery County Fairgrounds Monterey, CAOne: The Promised Land, Easy Wind, Pride Of Cucamonga, Mission In The Rain, Two Djinn, Candyman, Mason's Children, The Mighty Quinn (Quinn The Eskimo)Two: Any Road, Estimated Prophet, Deal, Playing In The Band &...

Steve Jobs, Apple, and Music: Understanding Genius Via Charts & Graphs

Theres nothing I can say about the vision and leadership of Steve Jobs that hasnt been said more eloquently in eulogies by people that were close to him.I can, however, offer some of the best visualizations on Apples way of revolutionizing the music industry.First, is a radial timeline the first ten years of...

Visual Setlists: Furthur @ Greek Theater, Los Angeles, CA 10/5/11 & 10/6/11

For a write-up on how to read and interpret visual setlists, click on over here.2011-10-05Greek Theater Los Angeles, CAOne: The Music Never Stopped, Bertha, Cumberland Blues, Brown Eyed Women, Peggy-O, Magnolia Mountain, Jack Straw, New Speedway BoogieTwo: Lost Sailor > Saint Of Circumstance, Crazy Fingers > She Came In Through The Bathroom...

Visual Setlist: Furthur @ The Joint Hard Rock Hotel, Las Vegas, NV 10/4/11

For a write-up on how to read and interpret visual setlists, click on over here.2011-10-04The Joint Las Vegas, NVOne: China Cat Sunflower > New Minglewood Blues, Maggie's Farm, Cosmic Charlie, Welcome To The Dance > China Doll, Like A Rolling Stone, Casey JonesTwo: The Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion) > Viola Lee...

Visual Setlists & Video: Furthur @ Red Rocks Ampitheater, Morrison, CO 9/30/11, 10/1/11 & 10/2/11

For a write-up on how to read and interpret visual setlists, click on over here.2011-09-30Red Rocks Ampitheater Morrison, COOne: Iko Iko, Greatest Story Ever Told > Cold Rain And Snow, Me And My Uncle, Ramble On Rose, Loser, Money For Gasoline, Box Of RainTwo: You Ain't Going Nowhere*, Hard To Handle*, Two...