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Symphony Sunday: Bob Weir’s First Fusion in Marin 5/7/2011 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...

Jamming The Beasties: A Barn Presents Stream and Download

During the Phish Jukebox Summer Tour of 1998, the "Terrapin Station" debut got all the press, demonstrably connecting Phish to the looming presence and influence of the Grateful Dead. But I argue that it was the bust-out of the Beastie Boys' "Sabotage" that got the more intense and personal reaction from fans. For many Phish fans...

Jerry Garcia Band @ Keystone 1/31/81: Stream and Download

How would you like it if somebody took a recording of your first month on the job, and posted it to the web? We're not trying to be mean, we're just excited about our upcoming event, and think this is genuinely awesome.Consider the circumstance: a 27 year old Melvin Seals, an organist "straight out of...

Blotto Makes Good Friday Even Better: 4/22/11 @ Fitzgerald's Setlist, Stream and Download

Leave it to our friends Mr. Blotto to use their setlist to make a musical comment on Good Friday. That was the approach for their show at Fitzgerald's on Friday April 22 (a show that The Barn spotlighted), busting out a playful take on "What's The Buzz?" and "Strange Things Mystifying" from Jesus Christ Superstar before...

The Radiators Say Goodbye To Chicago: Stream, Download and Video

With all sorts of incredible reports rolling in from the New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival over the weekend, we've got to reflect on how lucky we are to have the good folks at Fitzgerald's bringing a little bit of NOLA home to us. This past winter, the final chapter of a small, but significant...

Arcade Fire at UIC Pavillion 4/24/2011: Stream and Download

If you missed the AF Easter show on Sunday and the XRT broadcast, no need to worry... we've got this Notable Show covered. As always, you can download zipped, tracked, tagged and iTunes ready version at the link below. Have a listen and see if it lived up to the considerable buzz (we think it...

Furthur Does The Clash - Train In Vain 3/25/11

Surprised to see "Train In Vain" find its way to the rotation at Radio City Music Hall? I'm all for anything that keeps that band rehearsing and mixing it up. +1 for defying expectations.Personally, I love the Spanish Jam that is tucked into this version of "The Other One" from the second set.

Widespread Panic and Dirty Dozen Brass Band: Another Joyous Night Of Joy, The Missing Album

Widespread Panic and the Dirty Dozen Brass Band are each a force to be reckoned with individually.  But, when these thirteen musicians step on stage and let it loose, it is the type of pulse-quickening, orchestrated chaos that can floor audiences and crumble the foundations of the venues that they play.There are two...

Gov't Mule and Dirty Dozen Funk Up Chameleon

I just about soiled myself when I stumbled upon this clip on youtube. Mule and DDBB giving a mighty fine workout to the Headhunters' "Chameleon".

Trey Anastasio Band @ The Riviera 2/27/11: Setlist, Stream, Download and Video

Update: Read my full review of this show at jambands.com. Stream and download belowThe stream (click to activate):Download Entire Show (zip)Hey YaDevil Went Down To GeorgiaSetlistAcoustic: Backwards Down The Numberline, Theme From The Bottom, Farmhouse, Gumbo, Kill Devil Falls, Halley's Comet, Dirt, Stealing Time From the Faulty Plan, The Wedge, Let Me...