Audiovisual Stories

REVIEW / PHOTOS / VIDEO | The Last Waltz 40 @ Chicago Theatre 4/9/17

Words: Tim Kelly | Photos: Howard Greenblatt | Video Nunu ZomotThe Last Waltz was The Bands swan song.  The legendary final concert for a band so elemental that they simply called themselves The Band took place on Thanksgiving Day 1976 at the Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco.  The show included guest appearances by...

Full Show Video / Setlist | Paul Hoffman / Anders Beck Quartet (PHAB4) In Frisco 4/7/17

 A post shared by Filippelli Photos (@filippelliphotos) on Apr 8, 2017 at 10:32am PDTThankfully, Greensky Bluegrass still plays a lot of shows.  But with a growing fanbase and national profile, they can actually get by playing a few less shows.Which means more time for other stuff.Paul Hoffman and Anders Beck are recontextualizing...

On TV | Jimmy Cliff Joins Widespread Panic For "I Can See Clearly Now" At LOCKN" 15

On TV features a quick recap of some of the music we're playing at Tomorrow's Verse Headquarters.Who: Widespread Panic backing reggae legend JImmy Cliff with keyboard Chuck Leavell on piano.What: A joyous one-time collaboration on Johnny Rivers' "I Can See Clearly Now".  When: September 12th, 2015You...

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. &...

Stream / Download / Video | Joe Russo's Hooteroll+ @ Capitol Theatre 4/7/17

 A post shared by Ron Cohen ???? (@ronthedrummer1) on Apr 8, 2017 at 6:54am PDTWho better to lead to recreate a landmark collaborative album between a guitar and keyboard player than a drummer?When that drummer is Joe Russo -- mastermind bandleader behind Joe Russo's Almost Dead, an ensemble that recontextualizes not only Grateful Dead music, but...

Five Questions With The Hip Abduction's David New

The Hip Abduction is touring behing their latest studio album Gold Under The Glow, their third since forming in Florida in 2010.  It is a recording that has propelled the group onto bigger stages, bringing music that reflects the sunny climate of their hometown -- possessing distinct pop sensibility merged with a reggae /...

Photos / Recap | Galactic & The Hip Abduction @ House Of Blues 3/26/17

Words & Photos: Michael LepekAt its core Galactic is Stanton Moore on Drums, bassist Robert Mecurio  guitarist Jeff Raines, Hammond organist Rich Vogel, and saxophonist Ben Ellman --  but it is the continuous rotating cast of vocalists and sidemen that keep this band fresh after 23 years of...

PHOTOS / SETLISTS / VIDEO | Umphrey's McGee Milwaukee Run

Milwaukee's Riverside Theater is a FOR REAL destination venue for live music.Widespread Panic's now legendary fall runs are getting a challenge from a genuine Midwestern act.  Umphrey's McGee touched down for three shows to close out March and welcome April.  It's becoming just as much a right of passageThe theater, and Jefferson...