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My Morning Jacket Share New Track, “Complex”

Photo by Austin Nelson My Morning Jacket have dropped yet another new track. “Complex” arrives ahead of MMJ’s latest, self-titled studio offering, out Oct. 22. My Morning Jacket marks the group’s first batch of completely new content in over six years – MMJ dropped The Waterfall II in July 2020, sharing leftovers from their 2015 The Waterfall sessions. Sings…

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Dayglo Presents and ElmThree Announce Psychedelic Jerry Dance Party Following Phish in NYC

Dayglo and ElmThree have announced they will be throwing after-parties in conjunction with Phish’s New Year’s Run in New York City on Dec. 29, 30 and Jan. 1. The party will be hosted by DJ Jerrbrother at Penn 6 just one block away from Madison Square Garden. Each show will open its doors at 11…

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Béla Fleck Shares Video for “Psalm 136” (featuring Chris Thile), Announces All-Star Carnegie Hall Show

photo credit: Alan Messer *** “No matter what I think I am or want to be, I’m a bluegrass musician first and foremost,” Béla Fleck observes in our recent article that explores the creation of his new record, My Bluegrass Heart. The double album finds Fleck collaborating with Sam Bush, Jerry Douglas, David Grisman, Chris…

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Mike Gordon and Tessa Gordon Cover First Aid Kit’s “Emmylou” at Burlington Temple

photo via Scott Marks @bizarchive on Twitter Earlier this month, Phish bassist Mike Gordon made a surprise appearance at Temple Sinai in Burlington, Vt., joining the band Nefish Mountain for a cover of First Aid Kit’s “Emmylou.” Gordon’s daughter Tessa, who is shaping up as a singer in her own right, offered backing vocals on…

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Watch Nicole Atkins Perform “Promised Land” Ahead of New Album/Performance Film ‘Memphis Ice’

Nicole Atkins will reimagine her 2020 release Italian Ice with a new companion piece, Memphis Ice, out Dec. 10. Memphis Ice will encapsulate both an in-the-moment live recording (taped in 24 hours at Memphis Magnetic Studio) as well as a “full-length performance film.” A clip for single “Promised Land” also gives fans a glimpse of…

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Phil Lesh Wraps Second Night of The Q Reunion with “Sunshine of Your Love”

On Oct. 12, Phil Lesh played his second of three nights with The Q – Warren Haynes, Jimmy Herring, John Molo and Rob Barraco – at The Capitol Theatre, in Port Chester, NY (continuing his nine night, overarching Halloween run). To start, a hefty “St. Stephen”> “The Eleven”> “Eyes of the World”> “Mountains of the…

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Stevie Van Zandt Launches His Own Cannabis Line

Stevie Van Zandt has announced he has launched his own line of cannabis products under the name Little Steven’s Underground Apothecary. Unfortunately, Van Zandt’s product can only be found in Massachusetts– Holyoke and Lee, to be exact–as cannabis is completely legal there. “The United States may be the only country in the world that considers…

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Band of Horses Announce New Album, Share Lead Single “Crutch”

Photo by Stevie and Sarah Gee Band of Horses will drop Things Are Great, their first studio album in over five years. To celebrate, the band has already shared “Crutch,” the LP’s lead single. “I think like a lot of my songs, ‘Crutch’ starts with something from my real life,” explains BoH founder Ben Bridwell.…

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Umphrey’s McGee Close Out UMBowl at The Capitol Theatre with Debut Covers by Pink Floyd, Ice Cube and More

Photo via The Capitol Theatre’s Instagram Umphrey’s McGee brought the second night of their two-night run titled the UMBowl at The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, N.Y., to a close–leaving fans immensely satisfied. The football-themed performance is unconventional but could be called one of the most creative and innovative performances around. The evening was comprised…

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Phil Lesh Opens 9-Show Halloween Run with The Q, Offering Expansive “The Low Spark Of High Heeled Boys” Jam

Phil Lesh began his nine-show Halloween run on Oct. 11, reuniting his lineup of The Q – aka Warren Haynes, Jimmy Herring, John Molo and Rob Barraco. This coalition of musicians performed with Lesh regularly from 2000 through 2003, yet the lapse in years didn’t show as the band sprung into action with an opening…

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The Rolling Stones Revive “Connection” in Nashville

Setlist image via the Stones’ Facebook page The Rolling Stones’ first outing without Charlie Watts, who passed away earlier this year, stopped at Nashville’s Nissan Stadium yesterday. While most of the Stones’ current setlist remains fixed, the band has been offering a few surprises at each stop. Partway through their set, the Stones busted out “Connection,” with…

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The Rolling Stones Revive “Connection” in Nashville

Setlist image via the Stones’ Facebook page The Rolling Stones’ first outing without Charlie Watts, who passed away earlier this year, stopped at Nashville’s Nissan Stadium yesterday. While most of the Stones’ current setlist remains fixed, the band has been offering a few surprises at each stop. Partway through their set, the Stones busted out “Connection,” with…

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Goose Offer Third Set, Debut Vampire Weekend Cover

Photo by Bryan Murphy via Goose’s Facebook page Goose headlined a sold-out two-night run at New York’s Terminal 5 over the weekend. The shows marked the band’s first public performances in the Big Apple since before the pandemic, though the quintet did stream their annual Goosemas event from the top of a building in Rockefeller Center…

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Genesis Reveal “Positive COVID-19 Tests Within The Band,” Postpone Reunion Tour Dates

Photo via @genesis_band on IG Genesis will have to cut their U.K. reunion tour short, after they’ve identified “positive COVID-19 tests within the band.” Reads an official statement, “This is a hugely frustrating development for the band who are devastated with this unlucky turn of events. They hate having to take these steps but the…

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Tedeschi Trucks Band Jam with Jorma Kaukonen and Marcus King at The Beacon (A Gallery)

On Oct. 5, Tedeschi Trucks Band continued their Beacon Theatre residency with plenty of fanfare – and even a couple of guests. Hot Tuna/Jefferson Airplane guitarist Jorma Kaukonen, who opened the show with a set of his own, joined TTB for Bob Dylan’s “Don’t Think Twice It’s All Right” and the blues standard “Key To…

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Brandi Carlile at Newport: Best Friend, Confidant, Conscience

Jay Sweet looks on as Brandi Carlile introduces ♀♀♀♀: The Collaboration *** Brandi Carlile’s new album,  In These Silent Days, was released last Friday and it has already received rave reviews. As Chris William wrote in Variety, “ If you require any proof that Brandi Carlile is as gifted a singer as we’ve got right…

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José González: Local Valley

Argentinian-Swedish José González exists squarely in the canon of the acoustic singer[1]songwriters that write melodies and lyrics with such eloquence that their music feels almost otherworldly—vulnerable and human but also floating above it all. See: Nick Drake, Iron & Wine, Fleet Foxes’ Robin Pecknold and others. González’s signature turn was reimagining fellow Swedes The Knife’s…

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My Page: Hiss Golden Messenger’s M.C. Taylor ‘Reggae Music Saved My Life’ (with Playlist)

Photo credit: Cris Frisina The Hiss Golden Messenger leader presses on with the help of some sweet Jamaican sounds. I’ve listened to a lot of music in the past year and a half, and most of it was reggae. Specifically, the songs I listened to were of the roots or devotional Rastafarian variety, recorded roughly…

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Oysterhead, Trey Anastasio Band, The String Cheese Incident, Snoop Dogg and More to Play 2022 SweetWater 420 Fest

The SweetWater 420 Fest will return to Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park from April 29 to May 1, 2022. The all-star lineup includes some of the jam scenes most sought-after acts – Oysterhead, Trey Anastasio Band, The String Cheese Incident, Umphrey’s McGee, Joe Russo’s Almost Dead and Goose – as well as big-names outside the genre…

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Tom Rush at Jorma Kaukonen’s Fur Peace Ranch

Moving away from his virtual Rockport Sunday concerts and toward more-traditional – with pandemic precautions – in-person performances, Tom Rush says he’s grateful to swap cameras that don’t laugh for people who do.  Rush–launching his “first-annual farewell tour”–got a bit of both Oct. 2 at Fur Peace Ranch, where a vaccinated, masked and socially distanced…

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Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas to Host “Heady Halloween” Jerry Dance Party

On Oct. 31, the Brooklyn Bowl Las Vegas will host a “Heady Halloween” Jerry Dance Party, promising an immersive, late-night psychedelic celebration. The show will kick off at 11:30 p.m., just in time for Phish fans at the nearby MGM Grand to dance their way over and continue the party. As with its previous iterations…