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We love this fairly scholarly article from NPR on how musicians get paid. Morale of the story: go see live music (especially in clubs).Festival! Chicago lakefront! The Dave rumors come true. I like some of the acts on the undercard, but don't think this lineup will get me out.One of our favorite Chicago...

Furthur Spring Tour 2011 Rotation InfoGraphic

Came here looking for Summer Tour Info? Follow this link: http://tomorrowsverse.com/furthur Updated with data from the Boca Raton show.We're back! After taking the last couple of mini runs (NYE and Broomfield) off, we are here to deliver day-by-day rotation updates for Spring Tour.You may also notice some of the totals...

Review: Robbie Fulks Covers Michael Jackson @ Lincoln Hall 3/18/11

Robbie Fulks is just about the perfect person to artistically convey how the rational, but passionate music fan can put the career of Michael Jackson into perspective. Emotionally expressive, brutally honest, occasionally caustic, it is perfectly in character for Fulks to recognize and reinterpret the brilliance that underlies Jackson canon, while acknowledging that it is...

Furthur Does The Clash - Train In Vain 3/25/11

Surprised to see "Train In Vain" find its way to the rotation at Radio City Music Hall? I'm all for anything that keeps that band rehearsing and mixing it up. +1 for defying expectations.Personally, I love the Spanish Jam that is tucked into this version of "The Other One" from the second set.

Friday Linkafication

Some kick ass photos of the Furthur tour from Jambase.Enter your twitter account name and, using the hunch.com recommendation engine, this site will create a music playlist for you. Gotta admit, it worked pretty well for me.For the Dylan completist. Store, Organize. Display Appreciate... the entire body of work. Bootlegs too?This...

If It's Too Loud, You're Too Old (Or Listening On Your Computer)

File this chart in the "funny because its true" folder. Sad to say that The Barn is part of the problem here rather than the solution -- we've still yet to find the volume slider for any of our streams or YouTube embeds that doesn't (a) default to ear splitting levels and (b) have an...

Friday Linkafication: Dave on The South Side, Movie News and More

We took a week off from Linkafication last week, but that just means that this week's is just that much linkier.The Barn's favorite music industry crank Bob Lefsetz tears into Jon Bon Jovi, who has some misdirected hate for Steve Jobs. And the world keeps on turning.Robbie Robertson finds a new backing band:...

Furthur Completes Abbey Road On Phil's Birthday In New York: Setlist and Video

Well, that timing worked out just perfectly. After tackling an Abbey Road song, in order, each day of their Spring Tour, Furthur arrived at The Beatles' two album closing musical suites just in time for Phil Lesh's 71st birthday. Tucking the so-called Sun King and Golden Slumbers in the middle of a beefy second set...

Furthur and Grateful Dead InfoGraphics, Volume One

Updated 3/8 based on some discrepancies identified by the philzone.org communityThere's just something about Furthur. They've got so much Grateful Dead X-Factor yet still feel like their own band.I thought it'd be cool to start a series of InfoGraphics that compared the approaches of each of these bands that, using only setlist data and...

Friday Linkafication: Alpine’s Got Camping, But Who’s Playing?

Bob Weir prepping a collaboration with the Marin Symphony Orchestra (facebook)Buy Jerry's old house -- maybe its me, but this just isn't how I pictured it (but I doubt it would sell if it looked like it does in my imagination.Lengthy and informative interview with the amazing Joe Russo over at dead.net....