Everyone Orchestra Stories

First Installment Of Terrapin Crossroads Documentary Series Released

Last Week, Phil Leshs California venue Terrapin Crossroads hosted Everyone Loves Terrapin, a series of Everyone Orchestra shows that featured a star-studded lineup including the Grateful Dead bassist himself. Now, filmmaker Todd Kushnir has released the first video of a mini-documentary series titled Everyone Loves Terrapin that captures the weekends performances.The band consisted of...

Summer Camp Music Festival Releases 2017 Schedule

Summer Camp Music Festival has officially released the 2017 schedule for their annual festival. Take a look, and start planning your weekend now.The Thursday night pre-party features Twiddle, Nahko & Medicine for the People, Spafford, Crosseyed & Phishless, TAUKing McGee (members of TAUK & Umphrey's McGee), Dumpstaphunk and more. ...

Summer Camp Music Festival Announces Late Night

Summer Camp Music Festival has officially announced the late night acts performing in the renowned Red Barn at this year's 2017 event. Also released are VIP packages (for those who want to experience #SCamp17 on a more exclusive level). Thursday night will feature TAUKing McGee (members of TAUK & Umphrey's McGee) and more, Friday...

Summer Camp Music Festival Reveals Round 2 Artist Additions

Summer Camp Music Festival has officially released the 2nd round of artists performing at the 2017 festival.  Gov't Mule, Pretty Lights Live, The Disco Biscuits, Everyone Orchestra, Railroad Earth, Younder Mountain String Band, Kyle Hollingsworth Band, and a number of other great acts will be joining moe., Umphrey's McGee, Trey...

Photo Gallery | Everyone Orchestra & Mungion @ 1st Ward / Chop Shop 3/4/16

Photos: Dale Foster PhotoWhat do you do when you bring your rotating cast, all-improvised show to Chicago?If you're Everyone Orchestra's Matt Butler, you recruit some of Chicago's top jammers to round out the ensemble. Top shredder Marcus Rezak led the charge, but Jesse Clayton (MathGames), and Marty Giercyzk also brought the local flair as...

Review / Photos: Everyone Orchestra & Van Ghost @ Park West 5/16/14

Words & Photos: Ashley M. DowningOn a brisk Friday evening in May, The Park West in Chicago kicked off its summer season with a wild, music filled event. This show was presented as the official Summer Camp Music Festival pre-party, with all of the musicians in attendance scheduled to play at upcoming fest the following...

Preview: Full Court Press @ Abbey Pub 2/9/12

If you thought Matt Butler and the Everyone Orchestra had cornered the market on large-band improvisational experiments, clear a spot on the calendar for Thursday, February 9th at the Abbey Pub.That marks the debut of Full Court Press, an improvisational experiment, drawing from an all star lineup of jam-friendly musicians sourced from right here...