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Friday Linkafication

Lots of Chicago related links this week:A Chicago musician writes and records his way around all 50 states and returns homeChicago based The AV Club covers the use of Chicago landmark Marina Towers for Chicago band Wilco's cover art for the Yankee Hotel Foxtrot albumFriends of The Barn and Chicago blues-rock staples have a new...

Furthur Raleigh Ampitheater 7/28/11 Visual Setlist

For a write-up on how to read and interpret visual setlists, click on over here.2011-07-28Raleigh Ampitheater Raleigh, NCOne: Alligator > Gloria, Ramble On Rose, No More Do I, Hell In A Bucket, Row Jimmy, A Hard Rain's A-Gonna FallTwo: Good Lovin' > Viola Lee Blues > Bertha > Viola Lee Blues > Next Time You See Me >...

Mr. Blotto Bring Out Their "Toys In The Attic" At Blottopia XII 7/23/11: Setlist & Media

Blotto fans braved strong storms and were rewarded for their loyalty with another unique experience last weekend at Elgin's Vasa Park.For their part, Mr. Blotto did not disappoint, turning in a set capped with a couple of Zappa tunes on Friday night, programming some of Chicago's finest jambands on to warm up the crowd...

Furthur Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center “CMAC”, Canadaigua, NY 7/26/11 Visual Setlist

For a write-up on how to read and interpret visual setlists, click on over here.2011-07-26Marvin Sands Performing Arts Center Canadaigua, NYOne: The Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion), Beat It On Down The Line, The Promised Land, Tons Of Steel, Dark Hollow, They Love Each Other, Train In Vain, Big Railroad BluesTwo: Truckin',...

Furthur PNC Bank Arts Center, Holmdel, NJ 7/24/2011 Visual Setlist

For a write-up on how to read and interpret visual setlists, click on over here.2011-07-24PNC Bank Arts Center Holmdel, NJOne: Here Comes Sunshine, Jack Straw, Bertha, Ashes and Glass, Tennessee Jed, Cumberland Blues, Alabama Getaway, Feel Like A StrangerTwo: The Wheel, Samson and Delilah, Eyes Of The World, All Along The Watchtower,...

Cheap Trick & Friends Do The Beatles In Hollywood 8/10/2007: Stream and Download

We're resurrecting Symphony Sunday for a couple more weeks before we finish the series.The Beatles made liberal use of horns and strings on their late period recordings. One might argue that the ability to replicate these sounds contributed to the end of their run as a live band. But, that doesn't stop Cheap Trick,...

Furthur Mann Center, Philadelphia, PA 7/23/11 Visual Setlist

For a write-up on how to read and interpret visual setlists, click on over here.2011-07-23Mann Center Philadelphia, PAOne: Sittin' On Top Of The World, Greatest Story Ever Told, High On A Mountain, When I Paint My Masterpiece, Reuben And Cherise, Loser > The Last Time, The Mighty Quinn (Quinn The Eskimo)Two:...

Furthur 7/22/2011 Gathering of The Vibes Festival, Bridgeport, CT Visual Setlist

For a write-up on how to read and interpret visual setlists, click on over here.2011-07-22Gathering Of The Vibes Bridgeport, CTOne: New Minglewood Blues, Friend Of The Devil, Mama Tried, Dire Wolf, Sugaree, Deal, Big River, Mason's ChildrenTwo: Saint Stephen, The Eleven, Mountain Song > I Know You Rider, Golden Slumbers > Carry...

Friday Linkafication

Just a few nice, thoughtful, dare-I-say scholarly reads in this weeks linkafication:A must read from Chicago-based critic Rob Mitchum: "On jambands, jamming and genres"And if you haven't seen his mock writeup on Phish's Super Ball IX "USA Storage Jam" vis-a-vis new psychedelic music, its good for a (provocative) chuckleDogGoneBlog tackles the Super Ball...

Furthur 7/21/2011 Comcast Center “Great Woods”, Mansfield, MA Visual Setlist & Stream

For a write-up on how to read and interpret visual setlists, click on over here.2011-07-21Comcast Center Mansfield, MAOne: Iko Iko, Passenger, Doin' That Rag, Loose Lucy, Althea, Mission In The Rain, Two Djinn, Might As WellTwo: Foolish Heart, Hard To Handle, New Potato Caboose, Estimated Prophet, Scarlet Begonias > Fire On The...