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The Mystery of the Grateful Dead Symphony: 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...

Visual Setlist: Phish @ Outside Lands Festival, Polo Grounds, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA 8/12/11

For a write-up on how to read and interpret visual setlists, click on over here.2011-08-12Outside Lands Festival, Polo Fields, Golden Gate Park San Francisco, CAOne: Kill Devil Falls > Wilson, Funky Bitch > The Moma Dance > Peaches En Regalia > Sample in a Jar > Possum, Tweezer > Mound, Suzy Greenberg, Axilla > Mike's Song > I Am Hydrogen >...

Friday Linkafication: An Umphrey's Book, Phish Hot Sauce & More

Online Phish Tour compares late 80's Dead to current era Phish and makes some interesting comparisonsA graphic design student put together this very nice looking book about the history and work of Umphrey's McGee for a class project. I'd give him an "A". (Warning, large PDF download)Van Halen maybe possible could be rumored to...

Visual Setlists: Phish @ Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena, Stateline, NV 8/9/11 & 8/10/11

For a write-up on how to read and interpret visual setlists, click on over here.2011-08-09Lake Tahoe Outdoor Arena at Harvey's Stateline, NVOne: Party Time, The Oh Kee Pa Ceremony > AC/DC Bag > Mellow Mood, Rift, Punch You In The Eye > Meat, David Bowie, Bouncing Around the Room, Horn, Water In The Sky, 46...

Audio: Phish Debut Elton John’s Rocket Man In Lake Tahoe 8/9/11 - Stream and Download

Following Hollywood's "50 Ways" debut, Phish reaches again into the classic rock singer-songwriter canon for Elton John's poignant "Rocket Man". Could we be in the midst of another new-cover-per-night run?LISTEN![mp3j track="Phish - Rocket Man - 8/9/11 Tahoe@http://www.thebarnpresents.net/music/phish/20110809/ph2011-08-09s2t05.Rocket_Man.mp3"]Download (mp3)&...

Video: Phish - 50 Ways To Leave Your Lover @ Hollywood Bowl 8/8/11

A decent looking and sounding YouTube video of this Phish debut:Also check out the stream and download Paul Simon's most recent Chicago gig at the Vic Theater.

A Hometown Thanksgiving: Umphrey's, Cornmeal & Chicago Mass Choir @ The Aragon

This all worked out like a game of musical chairs where in the end everybody is rolling on the floor and giggling.First, rumors swirled about Umphrey's McGee abandoning their traditional Chicago New Year's Eve gig for a Year closing Run in St Louis. Then, as the fall tour dropped, Chicagoans realized a two-nighter at...

Visual Setlist: Phish @ Hollywood Bowl, CA 8/8/11

For a write-up on how to read and interpret visual setlists, click on over here.2011-08-08Hollywood Bowl Hollywood, CAOne: Down with Disease, Cavern, Possum, Cities, Peaches En Regalia, Kill Devil Falls, Lawn Boy, Tube, Back on the Train, Wilson > Axilla, Split Open and Melt, Backwards Down the Number LineTwo: Carini > Crosseyed...

Jerry Garcia Band with Clarence Clemons @ Poplar Creek 9/16/89: Stream & Download

Jerry Week (aka The Eight Day Week aka The Days Between), the period between the celebration of Jerry Garcia's birthday (8/1)  and the contemplation and memorialization of the anniversary of his death (8/9), hit the blogosphere this year with a ton of activity, a flurry of sharing of music and memories.  Since the 1st of...

Visual Setlist: Phish @ Gorge Ampitheatre, George, WA 8/5/11 & 8/6/11 (Pro-shot Video)

For a write-up on how to read and interpret visual setlists, click on over here.Friday and Saturday Shows in one convenient post.2011-08-05Gorge Amphitheatre George, WAOne: Kill Devil Falls, The Wedge, Bathtub Gin, Nellie Kane, My Friend My Friend, Cavern, Taste, Roggae, Walk Away, Funky Bitch > Roses Are Free > David...