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LISTEN | Jeff Tweedy Meets Chikamorachi - An All Improv Set From Big Ears

Jeff Tweedy contains multitudes.  Even within a single Wilco show, he can jump between art-rock provocatuer, emotional songwriter, and stand-up comedian.  But untether him completely from the band, or his side projects, or his solo gigs, and even more is revealed.At March's Big Ears Festival in Knoxville, TN, Joel Berk (@pfcidb) ...

VIDEO | Jerry Garcia's Only Solo Performance As A Member Of Grateful Dead

Jerry Garcia peformed thousands of shows with the Grateful Dead, hundreds more with various configuration of the Jerry Garcia Band, and when you throw in NPRS, Garcia / Grisman, Old & In The Way, and duo gigs with John Kahn, he was thankfully no stranger to the stage.But solo and acoustic Jerry was rare indeed....

LISTEN | Hiss Golden Messenger Releases Live Set From Austin

I presume you've heard of Dick's Picks.  But if you're a Deadhead who is searching for newer tunes, perhaps you'll appreciate the name of Hiss Golden Messenger's first band-recorded live set:  Parker's Picks Volume One.Named for Warren Parker, who joined the band for their fall tour to archive the band's live sound. &...

On TV | Allman, Raitt, Tweedy & More Join Mavis For 'The Weight'

On TV features a quick recap of some of the music we're playing at Tomorrow's Verse Headquarters.Who: An all-star band honoring (and including) Mavis Staples.  Greg Allman, Grace Potter, Jeff Tweedy, Bonnie Raitt, Michael McDonald and many more take a turn on the mic for the encore at Chicago's Auditorium Theater....

Album Reviews | March 2017 Releases

By: Alex WoodGrandaddy- Last Place [3/3]Jason Lytles Grandaddy returned for Last Place, the bands first studio album in more than a decade. The record remains within the boundaries previously established on the bands older work, with layers of keyboards, swirling effects and a keen sense of melody. Lytles lyrics are quirky throughout, but more personal...

Review / Setlist | M. Ward @ City Winery 3/27/17

By: Alex Wood | Photo: @mrsjjcreamOne of the most talented and powerful songwriters in the modern folk scene, M. Ward often feels like a musicians musician, popping up in the liner notes of your favorite records without you realizing.Despite his prolific and collaborative tendencies, the guitarist has only gained a small but dedicated following, diehards...

LISTEN | Greensky Bluegrass Performs Latest Album, Covers Set In Aspen

 A post shared by Belly Up Aspen (@bellyupaspen) on Mar 23, 2017 at 9:26am PDTWednesdays are always casual in the land of Greensky, but yesterday was -- as they say --  casual af.  After all, they were at the notoriously casual Belly Up in Aspen, Colorado.After a happy birthday to Monica Bruzza,...

The Great JRAD Brooklyn Bowl Media Roundup

Photo: Silver SandormanOne beautiful and reliable thing about JRAD is their steady stream of free, high quality video and audio recordings of their recent shows.  While we're so grateful for them, sometimes it hurts just a little to wait, especially after runs like the Brookfyn Bowl March extravaganza that  graced two mid-March weekends....

On TV | Greenksy Bluegrass & Friends "After Midnight" @ Strings & Sol '16

On TV features a quick recap of some of the music we're playing at Tomorrow's Verse Headquarters.Who: Greensky Bluegrass with special guests The Infamous Stringdusters and Nicki BluhmWhat: Pickin' party on J.J. Cale's "After Midnight"When: December 12th, 2016You Need To Know: Strings & Sol is a jamgrass fans paradise --...

Ween Concludes Chicago Run With Rarities, Acoustic Mini-set, Cubs Jerseys [Setlist / Video]

You can't say that Ween isn't aware of their surroundings.St. Patrick's Day?  Open the show with "The Blarney Stone".video via Brian J. LeonardPlaying in Chicago?  Don the Cubs 17 ("hey.." - Kris Bryant) jerseys for the encore.Second of two nights?  Change things up a bit.  Ween dropped...