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Widespread Panic and Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Another Joyous Night Of Joy, The Missing Album

Widespread Panic and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band are each a force to be reckoned with individually.  But, when these thirteen musicians step on stage and let it loose, it is the type of pulse-quickening, orchestrated chaos that can floor audiences and crumble the foundations of the venues that they play.There are two...

Gov't Mule and Dirty Dozen Funk Up Chameleon

I just about soiled myself when I stumbled upon this clip on youtube. Mule and DDBB giving a mighty fine workout to the Headhunters' "Chameleon".

Trey Anastasio Band @ The Riviera 2/27/11: Setlist, Stream, Download and Video

Update: Read my full review of this show at jambands.com. Stream and download belowThe stream (click to activate):Download Entire Show (zip)Hey YaDevil Went Down To GeorgiaSetlistAcoustic: Backwards Down The Numberline, Theme From The Bottom, Farmhouse, Gumbo, Kill Devil Falls, Halley's Comet, Dirt, Stealing Time From the Faulty Plan, The Wedge, Let Me...

Spotlight Show: Dirty Dozen Brass Band and Jon Cleary Celebrate Mardi Gras In The Burbs

We've played it pretty close home with our Spotlight Shows until now, generally identifying an artist or venue that we've had some affiliation with to showcase. Starting now we're going to try something new; we'll be featuring a few upcoming suburban shows that we feel great about giving an extra push even though we have...

Friday Linkafication: Useful Concert Etiquette, Classic Rock Psychiatry and HD Phish Online

Looking for recommended performances of your favorite Dead tunes? Heady Version is a crowd-sourced repository of best. versions. ever.If you're heading out to see some music this weekend, first brush up on concert etiquette - should come in handy for Trey's acoustic setSummer Phish tour announced this week. Gotta love the coverage these things...

InfoGraphic: How We Listen to Music On The Web

In the last week, we've shared streams of a Trey show and a Keller show at tomorrowsverse.com, and expect to share more in the future, but we're probably not even a 1000th of a pixel on this heat map which shows the relative size of the places we go online to listen to music...

Retro Jamming: Trey Anastasio @ The Riviera May 1999, Stream and Download

Big Red returns to Chicago on Sunday with the Trey Anastasio Band. Although he brought this very same band to the Riv last year, the last time he played here in the acoustic / electric format that he's touring with this winter was actually the first time he branched out from Phish and did a full-fledged...

Your Favorite Rappers as Kids

Okay, so hip hop is not our usual beat, but when I saw this over at the I Love Charts tumblog, I felt it was so incredible in so many ways that I just had to share.Who pissed in Lil Wayne's cheerios the morning of school pictures? My guess: Usher.

Keller Williams Chicago Setlists, Streams and Downloads: Something For The Kids And Their Super Freek Parents

Here's more from the jam packed musical weekend of 2/5 in Chicago (and there's even more on the way).Being a blog based in the burbs, I'll only briefly question the wisdom of playing a kids show in the one neighborhood in the Chicago area with probably the least amount of children; however I will give...

Where Are All The Good Dead Cover Bands And Where Do They Get Their Names?

I recently stumbled upon a handy site, whose homepage falls right in line with The Barn's objectives of exploring the expanded world of The Grateful Dead and showcasing cool visual charts. The site is GratefulDeadTributeBands.com and their home page provides a nice US map color coded by the number of Dead bands they have...