PriorVerse Stories

Phishbill | Halloween 2014 @ MGM Grand Arena, Las Vegas, NV

Posting this mid-first set, so really have no idea what it all means, but here's some nice shots of the entire 10/31/14 Phishbill.

Viktor Hertz Crowdsources 'Secret Pictogram Project'

We've been big fans of the work of Swedish graphic designer Viktor Hertz for a few years now. His series of song pictograms for Bob Dylan, The Beatles, David Bowie and more have long been some of our most perennially beloved content shared over here.As a freelance designer, he's using some of that creativity...

Review & Setlist | Meat Puppets @ Empty Bottle 10/24/14

Words & Photos: Alex WoodIt amazes me that the jam-band scene never embraced the Meat Puppets.Known primarily for their heavy influence on post-punk and alternative rock in the 80s, the bands music sounds no less revolutionary when performed today. Their music simply cant go out of style with age.Though fans will hate me...

AUDIO: Black Keys @ United Center 9/27/14

With so many sites dedicated to sharing live music recordings, it's not often that you find a complete audience recording of a recent show posted up to YouTube. But that's the medium that Tim Newell of Paper Dolling Films used to share his pull of the first night of Black Keys two nights at Chicago's...

Widespread Panic Reveals Complete Three Poster Triptych for Milwaukee 2014 Run (AJ Masthay)

The crew at Brown Cat have been dropping posters for each night of the run exactly two days ahead of each show.When the first of the AJ Masthay prints was revealed on Thursday, and it was just for Friday's show, I had a sneaking suspicion that we were going to get a full and...

VIDEO: Rodrigo Y Gabriela @ Chicago Theater 10/24/14

There is nobody quite like Rodrigo Y Gabriela, the hybrid folk / acoustic / metal guitar heroes from Mexico City. The returned to Chicago Theater on Friday night and YouTuber Sojahsey1 captured a trio of amazing tunes from this duo.

Setlist: Widespread Panic @ Riverside Theater 10/24/14

Night one comes out of the gates screaming...Ain't No Use >RockC BrownHolden >Stop Go >Up All NightWalkinWeight Of The WorldGiveRadio Child >Gimme >Nobody's Fault But Mine >Imitation Leather ShoesRebirtha >Porch SongRed Hot Mama >Bass & Drums >Drums >End Of The ShowYou Got YoursClimb to...

Photos / Setlist / Stream / Download | Bruce Hornsby @ Thalia Hall 10/23/14

Photos By: Heidi Peters | Audio: Z-ManBruce Hornsby has been going it alone recently in support of a new solo LP Concerts. Everybody at Thalia Hall last night took home a copy on CD, a nice bonus after two hours of non-stop playing and singing from the piano man.The CD, like the show, covers an...

Stream or Download: Sinead O'Connor @ City Winery 10/20/14

We thought it was a pretty good coup when Heidi got us some incredible photos of the intriguing Sinead O'Connor. Her intensity and passion comes through in every shot.Now some audio has emerged from O'Connor's second night of her Chicago run. Have a listen... a nice complement to her photo essay.The StreamDownload Entire...

Panic Fans Guide To Milwaukee: 2014 Edition

The first time I ventured north to Milwaukee to see a Widespread Panic show was over the Fourth of July, 1997. The band was playing a rare two night stand at a smaller stage of the city's famed Summerfest. The pair of one-setters were at the Miller Oasis Stage, which featured metal bleacher-style seats. Oddly, rather...