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String Cheese Incident Stories

Roll Tape! Should “Record Everything” Replace “Keep Your Publishing” As A Band’s Golden Rule?

By: Steven Jurgensmeyer, Founder/Editor at AllMusicBooks.comIt was a trend started forever ago, in jazz dens, bluegrass festivals and folk haunts. Fans would recordsecretly and not so secretlytheir favorite musicians of the day, who plied their trade set after set, night after night. The Grateful Dead famously took that notion to the Nth...

Album Reviews | April 2017 Releases

By: Alex WoodThe biggest month for music yet this year, our capsule reviews for April combine 31 excellent releases that should be on any music fan's radar. Father John Misty- Pure Comedy [4/7]With Pure Comedy, Father John Misty continues to be one of the most clever, brilliant songwriters in modern times. Its immediately less accessible...

Review / Photos / Video | String Cheese Plays Madison For First Time In 13 Years

Words: Nick LaMantia | Photos: Kevin Hiller | Videos: Brandon GroszMadison, Wisconsin always seems to draw a fun and boisterous crowd, and this weekends pair of String Cheese Incident performances were no exception. Two high-energy dance parties broke out at the historic Orpheum Theater.The Friday night show started off with a bang, as...

Interview | Catching Up With Kyle Hollingsworth

Kyle Hollingsworth, keyboardist of the String Cheese Incident, has been dedicating himself to his craft for over 30 years, which is made apparent by his refined taste, musical palette, and urge to constantly create under any circumstances, including a broken wrist.Aside from SCI, Kyle has been performing with his own group, Kyle Hollingsworth...

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,...

Beyondify In The Heat Of Summer

 Beyondify is our periodic feature which features new music before it hits Spotify.  As usual, we mine Bandcamp, Soundcloud, and YouTube for the goods. Here's what we came up with in the heat of the summer.  Father John Misty seems to be a bit divisive among our readers, but I...

Chicago Bluegrass & Blues 2015 In Review

With the closing notes of their set at the sold out House Of Blues, Greensky Bluegrass put an exclamation point on another edition of Chicago Bluegrass & Blues Festival.Starting way back in January, the series of shows under the CBB banner spanned some of our favorite city venues and showcased local and national acts...

Review / Photos / Stream / Download | String Cheese Incident @ Aragon Ballroom 1/30/15 & 1/31/15

Photos: Rickie Kostiner (from 1/31/15 show) This is the story of losing touch and reconnecting. About making poor choices but also being true to yourself. About nostalgia and living in the moment.And yes, it's also a review of String Cheese Incident's Friday night show at Aragon Ballroom in Chicago.String Cheese Incident is a...

Review | String Cheese Incident @ Aragon Ballroom 1/29/15

Words & Photos: Kelley Lauginiger - @peapodmcgeeIt might have been the start of a blustery, cold weekend in Chicago, but The String Cheese Incident brought the heat as they visited for three nights on their Winter Carnival Tour.The line wrapping around the building on Thursday night was full of love and hugs, reuniting estranged...

Setlist / Notes | String Cheese Incident @ Aragon Ballroom 1/29/15

More to come from this show, but first here's the setlist and song timings from opening night if the run...Outside & Inside (10:26)Best Feeling (18:31)White Freightliner Blues (4:48)Mouna Bowa (8:43)Barstool (5:56)Way That It Goes (8:11)Joyful Sound (11:55)Come As You Are (12:25)Colliding (13:09)Miss Browns Teahouse (14:12)Pygmy Pony (11:50)Black Clouds (11:30)Master Blaster (Jammin) 8:46 *Stevie Wonder coverImpressions (9:43)...