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Symphony Sunday: The Doors Edition

There is something special when the worlds of rock and classical music collide. After months of preparation, the end products are only performed a handful of times, creating something truly unique for the lucky attendees. The Barn will feature a different rock / symphony fusion weekly over the next several weeks in a new feature: Symphony...

Friday Linkafication: Bob Dylan Is 70 Edition

Happy Birthday Bob! We learn more about you every day.Awesome! Cover Me Songs finds a cover of every Dylan song he's ever written.I am above average. I bet you are, too.Mega-tickets are exactly as their name implies.Furthur, Live at Your House June 7thRumor: Paul McCartney at Wrigley this summerVideo Time!Have...

Keeper Of The Flame: The Barn's Melvin Seals Interview

As the self-proclaimed "Keeper Of The Flame", Melvin Seals is committed to honoring the Jerry Garcia Band songbook and carrying it forward through performance.Deliberately crafted with songs that span decades, songwriters, and styles, and with only a handful of overlapping tunes from the Grateful Dead's vast repertoire, it is no wonder that fans consider...

Win A Pair Of Tickets To See Melvin Seals in Brookfield

The Barn is happy to announce its first ticket giveaway contest! We are giving away two pairs of tickets to see Melvin Seals, Terrapin Flyer and Friends at Brixies in Brookfield on June 17th.Entry couldn't be easier...three simple steps qualify you to enter a random drawing.1. LIKE The Barn on Facebook. If you...

Symphony Sunday: MMW with a 25 Piece Orchestra, Holmdel, NJ 8/11/97 Stream and Download

There is something special when the worlds of rock and classical music collide. After months of preparation, the end products are only performed a handful of times, creating something truly unique for the lucky attendees. The Barn will feature a different rock / symphony fusion weekly over the next several weeks in a new feature: Symphony...

A Double Dose Of Linakfication

No linkafication last week so we've got a super sized version today.Lifehacker takes a look at the Google Cloud Music platform...... while its sister publication posits how technology can make music videos relevant againThe trib looks a the country side of ChicagoWillie Nelson endorses a republican... can you guess why?Do musicians have better...

Party Time On Ogden Avenue: Spotlight Shows 5/20/11

The Barn is spotlighting two great shows along Ogden on Friday night.Our friends in Paradise Waits will bring some Dead inspired jams to Brixie's.If rocking blues is more your speed, check out the suburbs' most authentic blues bar, Harlem Avenue Lounge, and spend an evening with The Steepwater Band.Previous items on the...

The Barn's Response to The Hardest Working Bands Of 2010

Practice make perfect, this much we know. I have always been a huge advocate of bands that spend quality rehearsal time and many many shows working out their live act on the road.This infographic from Songkick made the rounds of InfoGraphic freaks earlier this year under the banner of "Hardest Working Bands of 2010".There...

Symphony Sunday: Bob Weir’s First Fusion in Marin 5/7/2011 Stream and Download

There is something special when the worlds of rock and classical music collide. After months of preparation, the end products are only performed a handful of times, creating something truly unique for the lucky attendees. The Barn will feature a different rock / symphony fusion weekly over the next several weeks in a new feature: Symphony...

Jamming The Beasties: A Barn Presents Stream and Download

During the Phish Jukebox Summer Tour of 1998, the "Terrapin Station" debut got all the press, demonstrably connecting Phish to the looming presence and influence of the Grateful Dead. But I argue that it was the bust-out of the Beastie Boys' "Sabotage" that got the more intense and personal reaction from fans. For many Phish fans...