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Album Reviews | March 2017 Releases

By: Alex WoodGrandaddy- Last Place [3/3]Jason Lytles Grandaddy returned for Last Place, the bands first studio album in more than a decade. The record remains within the boundaries previously established on the bands older work, with layers of keyboards, swirling effects and a keen sense of melody. Lytles lyrics are quirky throughout, but more personal...

Tedeschi Trucks Band Members To Release All-Improv Album

Tedeschi Trucks Band just released an incredible live album and is touring Europe, while some of its individual members (who are not named Tedeschi or Trucks), are getting out there and releasing music and gigging on their own.Whose Hat Is This? was recorded live in Berlin in 2015, a totally improvised set led by...

PREVIEW | Tedeschi Trucks Band Will Release 'Live From The Fox'

A new live album and video release from Tedeschi Trucks Band is great news no matter how you slice it.  But the document of the September 9 show at The Fox Theatre in Oakland, CA, Live From The Fox, isn't just a front to back filmed concert.While 12 cameras did capture the action...

WATCH | Derek & the TTB Pay Tribute To Uncle Butch on 30 Minute Liz Reed, Statesboro Blues

Photo: @stacymmccannFresh of a remarkable Chicago run, the Tedeschi Trucks Band hit other Midwest markets when they got the terrible news of Butch Trucks' passing.But apparently the show must go on, at least the St. Louis stop did, and the band gave it all they could in honor of Derek's departed uncle, Wedensday...

The Tedeschi Trucks Band Represents The Best Of America | Chicago 2017 In Review & Photos

Photos: Mandy PichlerFor the second January in a row, the Tedeschi Trucks Band set up shop in the Chicago Theatre and if this is the beginning of a new winter tradition, Ill doubt youll hear many complaints.The 2017 run was distinguished, not only by adding an additional day of music (plus a guest appearance with...

Setlist / Video | Tedeschi Trucks Band @ Chicago Theatre 1/21/17

Photo via @bangner InstagramI'm still piecing together all my thoughts on this remarkable run, but in the meantime all me to provide this short summary and some nice media from Saturday up here to complement the outstanding Zeppelin-inspired video from Thursday's show and full show audio from Friday's.Completing the run with only...

PHOTOS / VIDEO | Derek & Susan Join Buddy Guy Late Night at Legends 1/21/17

Photos: Howard GreenblattA three night run for the Tedeschi Trucks Band in Chicago was unprecendented, but apparently it wasn't nearly enough.Derek Trucks & Susan Tedeschi stopped by Buddy Guy's namesake club for a little more jamming with the Chicago blues patriarch.  Guy, deep in his annual January residency at the club, was firing...

Setlist / Full Show Audio | Tedeschi Trucks Band @ Chicago Theatre 1/20/17

Photo via @karenglassdesignWe'll have much more to come from this show and tonight's gig, but first a quick recap.While Thursday's show featured an opening act, Friday brought two full sets of TTB spanning nearly three hours.  And just because NMAS weren't on the bill, that didn't keep Luther Dickinson from joining the crew...

Setlist / Video / Full Show Audio | Tedeschi Trucks Band and North Mississippi All Stars @ Chicago Theatre 1/19/17

Tedeschi Trucks Band kicked off their first three night run in Chicago last night with a little help from the North Missisisipi All Stars.I'll be there with a full report from Friday and Saturday's shows, but our friends Wyatt Brake (zepcowboy) and Jeff Frank (@JeffFrank) were there to capture some of the highlights. [Update 1/24:...

Tomorrow's Verse 2016 Album Of The Year Poll

So many publications offer so many end of the year album lists, so why do most of them look like they are written in a foreign language? Sure a handful of my favorites records find themselves in the "lists that matter", but even after looking at Rob Mitchum's incredible aggregation work, I still find myself...