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Oteil Burbridge Stories

On TV | JRAD's "Here Comes Elizabeth Reed"

On TV features a quick recap of some of the music we're playing at Tomorrow's Verse Headquarters.Who: Joe Russo's Almost Dead with special guest Oteil Burbridge on bass.What: The band squeezes a little Allman's ("In Memory Of Elizabeth Reed") into an all-time underrated Dead cover, "Here Comes Sunshine".When: March 18...

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....

Oteil Burbridge Joins JRAD At Brooklyn Bowl 3/16/17 [Setlist / Videos]

Oteil Burbridge filled in for Dave Dreiwitz on bass for the first of three JRAD shows while Dave is in Chicago with Ween.It's a nice fit.Longtime collaborator Stuart Bogie also joined on tenor and baritone sax, flute and percussion for various parts of the show.  Almost Dead continues to move beyond...

Stayin' Peachy | Tasty Jams & Thunderstorms Descend on Montage Mountain

By: Faraz ChaudryDrooling over festival lineups is a common pastime for many concertgoers come spring, yet there were few as saliva-inducing as the Peach Fest lineup for 2016, its 5th anniversary.  Yes, the musicians make the 12-hour trek to beautiful Scranton, PA worth it, but with this year's edition taking place on Montage Mountain,...

You Can Fly Solo, But You Can't See Dead & Company Alone

By Carmel O'Farrell (@carmelocorn) | Photos: Adam Miszewski (Adjomi Creative)Sunday, July 10th started off just like any other day. I woke up that morning with absolutely no plans, but as the day progressed I started to develop an intense feeling deep inside my chest. It was FOMO.Dead and Company was playing just a...

Setlist / Audio / Video | Dead & Company @ Alpine Valley 7/10/16

Dead & Company returned to Alpine Valley for the second of two shows on Sunday.  Although attendance was down from the Saturday show, the band continued their trend of trotting out huge Grateful Dead favorites.The traditional Sunday "Samson" opened the show, and the second set was a huge "Sugar Magnolia" --> "Sunshine...

Photo Gallery / Audio | Dead & Company @ Alpine Valley 7/9/16

Photos: Adam Miszewski (Adjomi Creative)[Update 7/12] Added full show stream and download below.People may say many things about Alpine Valley, but one thing that that can't be denied is that it is an extremely photogenic place, especially on a beautiful night like Saturday, the first of two nights of Dead & Company.The...

Dead On The Water | Musical Voyages During Dead50 Chicago Weekend

Some of the most spectacular views of the Chicago skyline can be had from a boat on Lake Michigan.Crafty promoters have been using this as a secret weapon to draw music fans to experience live shows, and a pair of them have announced a few shows for this coming July Fourth Weekend.Otter Presents...

Video | Medeski, Oteil, KarlD & Kraz Anchor Throwback Jam @ Bonnaroo

We've come a long way since the 2002 Bonnaroo Superjam, which was essentially an expanded String Cheese Incident & Friends set.In 2015, Hollywood actors open the festivities with an a capalla "We Are The World", and stars from all over the popular music spectrum drop in for a cameo. But one thing stays the same, the...

Video: Trey, Derek & Warren Play Jerry - Franklin's Tower From Wanee

So two of my favorite guitarists are already in the same band (for the time being). But when a third joins them for a jam on a song by Jerry Garcia, it's worth a post up in here.Here's Trey Anastasio joining Warren Haynes and Derek Trucks and the rest of the Allman Brothers Band (...