Audiovisual Stories

Elton John Philharmonica Freedom - 2/5/72 with Royal Philharmonic: Stream and Download

There is something special when the worlds of rock and classical music collide. After months of preparation, the end products are only performed a handful of times, creating something truly unique for the lucky attendees. The Barn will feature a different rock / symphony fusion weekly over the next several weeks in a new feature: Symphony...

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',...

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,...

The Phish Waves Soundcheck from Bethel: Stream and Download

Now that Superball IX has come and gone... 8 sets packed to the brim with all of your favorite tunes, you may be wondering: what was the best jam of the festival?In my opinion, the best jam that emerged from the holiday weekend was actually performed five weeks ago -- and showcased as a part...

Tangled Up In Brixie's

It's Melvin and Friends tonight at Brixie's. Game on!For your drinking pleasure, here's a list of the 105 different varieties of beer on tonight's menu at Brixie's.

The Gospel According To Melvin: A Barn Presents Mix Tape

While The Barn's recent interview with Melvin Seals intended to shed some light on the Jerry Garcia Band catalog, Melvin made it clear that the Jerry tunes weren't the only thing he's been up to lately.I took this as an open door to explore some of the other projects Melvin has been involved with,...

Symphony Sunday: My Morning Jacket / Chicago Youth Orchestra @ Lollapalooza 8/5/07

There is something special when the worlds of rock and classical music collide. After months of preparation, the end products are only performed a handful of times, creating something truly unique for the lucky attendees. The Barn will feature a different rock / symphony fusion weekly over the next several weeks in a new feature: Symphony...

Stevie Ray Vaughan @ Chicago Blues Fest 6/7/85: Stream and Download

It's Blues Fest Friday here in Chicago. Here's a Retro Jamming feature that will take you back aways. We're going way back to Blues Fest 1985 to hang with Stevie Ray Vaughan and Double Trouble. Just a reminder of the top shelf talent that will be on display this weekend and every June on the most...

New Phish Song "Steam" Makes Debut In Cleveland 6/4/11: Lyrics, Stream and Download

Remember the old days when new songs would appear on set lists and you'd have to wait weeks or months to get a cassette tape mailed to you? The old days sucked. Download (mp3)Here are the lyrics, courtesy of Tom Marshall (via PT):STEAMthere is the towerlike a solitary flowerstanding in the snowas the...