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Mr. Blotto & Little Big Fat 12/12/2009 @ Mambo Room

12/12/2009Mr. BlottoSetlist1: Sail Away Virginia, Raining In My Room, Hey Pockey Way, Any Kind of Lover> Estimated Prophet> Fire on the Mountain> Scooby Doo Dancehall Stylee> Fire on the Mountain Reprise> Hi-V, Kiss Me In the Morning> Tall Boy2: Mama Grady, Fool I Am, Nebraska From Here, I Don't...

John Lennon - Thirty Years Gone

Today marks thirty years that the world has been without John Lennon.We choose to remember him on this day and honor the duality of his legacy: the Working Class Hero, artist and poet who put aside his ego and declared his principles on the world's stage......and the rock star that found redemption in...

Mike Gordon @ Lincoln Hall: Stream and Download

Among the many changes around here in the next several weeks will be an increased focus on offering more multimedia content, especially audio and video. Our goal is to be a hub of sorts for streams and iPod ready downloads for notable Chicago area shows -- both out in the burbs and all around town....

Going Furthur In New York - Phil's East Coast Crash Pad

Phil always seems to bring the jams when he visits the Big Apple. Maybe its because he knows he'll be chillaxing at his sweet Soho second home. At just a touch shy of $1.8 million (indications are that this was a cash transaction), this condo is nice "home away from home" in the city. It's convenient...

Should You Buy Beatles Tracks On Itunes?

After much wringing of hands and rampant speculation, The Beatles back catalog was finally released this week on the Itunes Music Store. As momentous of an occasion as Apple is making this out to be, you may be wondering... after purchasing these tracks on vinyl, eight-track, cassette, CD, and mini-disc, in their original, reissued and...

The Art Of The Sit-in

When I interviewed The Steepwater Band's Jeff Massey soon after they came of the road with Gov't Mule, one the things I was most interested in was the process and logistics of the intra-band jamming that seems to occur whenever Warren Haynes is in the building. His answer was enlightening and thoughtful.Recently, Warren spoke...

The Evolution Of Concert Hands

InfoGraphics come in all shapes and sizes these days, from the data rich, statistics heavy like The Barn's Furthur Rotation InfoGraphic, to the example below, which is really more of a comic or than. Still, we cast a wide net for music related InfoGraphics, and so we're happy to share the following which we collected...

Furthur UIC Pictures and Video

Multi-talented Little Big Fat bassist Craig Urban came through with some incredible images from Saturday night's show in Chicago. These were shot from second row center and we are happy to share. Enjoy![gallery link="file"]And a nice looking and sounding video of Saturday's second set opener, Lost Sailor.

Furthur Chicago Night Two – Setlist, Stream and More

Another smoker in Chicago last night. Here's what what down:11/13/10UIC Pavillion, Chicago, IL1:New Minglewood Blues, Dire Wolf, Mama Tried, Doin' That Rag > Mason's Children > Passenger > Caution > Get Back2:Lost Sailor > Saint of Circumstance > Mountain Song > I Know You Rider > Morning Dew, Unbroken Chain > Terrapin...

Furthur Chicago Night One – Setlist, Recap, Stream and More

Great night in the UIC Pavillion last night as long as you didn't leave your seat. Here's what went down:Friday 11/12/10UIC Pavillion - Chicago, IL1: Jack Straw, Mississippi Half Step, Ramble On Rose, Big River, Just Like Tom Thumbs Blues, Dear Prudence, Alligator, Hard To Handle2: Viola Lee Blues > Dark Star > Shakedown...