Nationwide practice, live from indy, 10:30-11:30 a.m. ET

first_imgFollow Nationwide practice, live from Indy, 8:30 a.m. ET on July 26 READ MORE: READ: Complete coverage from Eldora READ: Memorable moments of the first halfcenter_img READ: Complete coverage from Indianapolis READ: Paint Scheme Preview: Indianapolis, Eldoralast_img

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Kamasi Washington Announces Free Concert To Kick Off NYC’s SummerStage

first_imgRising star Kamasi Washington will play a free concert this summer as a part of Central Park’s SummerStage series. Coming off a year in which the tenor saxophonist released his debut album, The Epic, to rave reviews, Washington will join a long list of celebrated jazz artists to play the NYC series, the first coming in 1986 held at Central Park’s Naumberg Bandshell, featuring the Sun Ra Arkestra.Says Heather Lubov, the executive director of the City Parks Foundation, “For the last couple of years we’ve been identifying a theme, something that’s relevant to New York City.” She adds, “This year, given what seems to be a resurgence of the music particularly with younger jazz artists, it made sense to infuse jazz throughout our festival.”Other performances at this year’s SummerStage will include a June 4th appearance by the McCoy Tyner Quartet and groups led by the bassist Ron Carter and the drummer Roy Haynes as a part of the Blue Note Jazz Festival, as well as Jason Lindner’s Breeding Ground in Marcus Garvey Park on August 26 and the Donny McCaslin Quartet in Tompkins Square Park on August 28 as a part of the Charlie Parker Jazz Festival.SummerStage’s full schedule will be released this April and available here, but in the mean time, you can check out this live performance by Kamasi Washington via Jazz Night In America featuring several cuts from The Epic including “Askim,” “Change of the Guard” and “Henrietta Our Hero.”[Quotes via The New York Times]last_img read more

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The Best Moments Of All Good Music Festival: A Playlist

first_imgEarlier this week, the beloved All Good Music Festival announced their retirement from full scale festival events. The festival was an annual tradition that dated back to 1997, and its demise shows the unfortunate consequences of the so-called “festival bubble.” Still, with nearly 20 years of history and a total of 18 festivals, All Good supported the jam music scene through some of its more difficult times. Though it had many homes over those 18 years, All Good looms large in our hearts.To honor the festival’s legacy, we put together some highlights from years past! Enjoy some of the best jams around, below:-1999: Jeffree Lerner (STS9) joins String Cheese Incident for “Mouna Bowa > Drums”:-2000: moe. heats things up with a scorching set:-2001: Leftover Salmon rocks All Good with “High Five”:-2002: The Bomb Squad get funky on the All Good stage:-2003: Acoustic Syndicate lets loose with a great set:-2004: Dark Star Orchestra keeps ’em Grateful with a classic 1987 Dead show:-2005: Umphrey’s McGee calls on SCI’s Jason Hann and Michael Kang for a fun performance:-2006: GRAB (Mike Gordon, Joe Russo, Trey Anastasio, Marco Benevento) make their All Good debut:-2007: Bob Weir brings Ratdog out to the West Virginia All Good fest:-2008: Widespread Panic welcomes Derek Trucks, Susan Tedeschi, Jeff Sipe and more:-2009: Lotus gives Nintendo fans a little “Zelda” loving:-2010: Bob Weir brings his Grateful Dead bandmate, Phil Lesh, to All Good for a Furthur performance-2011: Pretty Lights keeps the late night dance party going strong:-2012: The Allman Brothers Band visit All Good, delivering this “One Way Out” with Roosevelt Collier:-2013: Some full set video action from Papadosio, Yonder Mountain String Band, Keller Williams w/ Travelin’ McCourys, and Primus: -2015: Joe Russo returns with Almost Dead, featuring this “Franklin’s Tower” for the ages:last_img read more

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Snarky Puppy Welcomes KNOWER, DMB’s Jeff Coffin For Stunning Video From Family Dinner Vol. 2

first_imgSnarky Puppy has released the final video for Family Dinner Vol. 2, featuring KNOWER & Jeff Coffin. The track, entitled “I Remember,” is yet another hugely diverse sound coming from the two-time Grammy-winners. The entire album, which features different guest musicians on each individual track, puts Snarky Puppy in the spotlight for their original, atypical approach to modern day record-making. Even David Crosby made his way to the sessions, to record the soulful “Somebody’s Home.” Watch that here.This final track brings a spunky, jazz-infused, retro-funk vibe to the eclectic sound that is Snarky Puppy, welcoming the stunning sounds of KNOWER and some great solo work from Dave Matthews Band/Flecktones saxophonist Jeff Coffin. The song was originally created by KNOWER, an electronic music duo who continue to impress with bold creations.While each song makes a different statement on the album, this is definitely one of the more high energy numbers on the album. You can watch all released videos here, and check out their newest video below:And check out the original by KNOWER, below: Family Dinner Vol. 2 was released earlier this month, and can be purchased here. Be sure to catch Snarky Puppy keys master Cory Henry as the artist-at-large for Lettuce’s own Fool’s Paradise festival in St. Augustine, FL from April 1-2, on a lineup that features GRiZ, Vulfpeck, Chris Robinson’s Soul Revue and more. Information can be found here.last_img read more

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Tim Carbone Talks Railroad Earth, Warren Haynes And His Newest Project

first_imgTim Carbone is a busy, busy man. In addition to his regular gig playing the fiddle in Railroad Earth, he’s also got a burgeoning producing career and a vital role in the new label Lohi Records. While Railroad Earth was headlining the Saturday festivities at the WinterWonderGrass Festival, our own Rex Thomson had a chance to talk to Mr. Carbone. They discuss his work with RRE, including the recently-recorded Ashes & Dust album with Warren Haynes, his new role as a producer, skiing and more!Watch the interview below:last_img read more

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Purple Hatter’s Ball Unveils Thursday Pre-Party, Lineup Additions, And Polish Ambassador Action Day

first_imgThe ninth annual Purple Hatter’s Ball is going down at Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park over June 17-19 weekend, with headlining acts from livetronica favorites Papadosio, cutting edge live electronic brotherly duo The Floozies, energetic musician and activist The Polish Ambassador, Jerry Garcia Band founding member and longtime collaborator Melvin Seals and JGB, New Orleans prog-funk five-piece Earphunk, the conscious world-reggae sounds of DubConscious, progressive jam band The Mantras, the one-and-only sacred steel master Roosevelt Collier, rising stars The Hip Abduction, and many more. Today, Purple Hatter’s Ball comes together with a bucket of exciting news just days before the Early-Bird Ticket prices go up on Saturday, May 21st. The festival has been upgraded with the exciting plans for a first-ever Action Day with activist The Polish Ambassador, a Thursday Pre-Party, and the line-ups for the Silent Disco and the Beach Stage.Fitting to the spirit of giving, The Polish Ambassador launched a platform to gather musicians and fans to instigate community action called actiondays.us. He’ll be hosting a meeting at the intersection of music and activism on the banks of the Suwanee River, welcoming all festival attendees to come together early on Thursday, June 16 to unite in action. The experience is sure to build important skills, strengthen relationships, and provide tangible regenerative projects that will make Spirit of the Suwanee Music Park better for all participants to come. You can sign up right now HERE. The projects go as follows:Project 1: Restore and prepare garden areas to plant a Food Forest that will nourish the land and people for generations to come.Project 2: Build multi-purpose Waste Management Stations that reduce the amount of waste, energy, and resources consumed by inefficient disposal practices.Project 3: Learn about Soil Testing (what is in the dirt, and is it good for you?), Mycoremediation (mushrooms that clean it up!), Permaculture (how plants, animals, and people interact together) and more.As important as these food forests, waste management stations, and soil testing are, Purple Hatter’s Ball is happy to extend free camping and admission for anyone who participates in the Action Day to the Thursday Night Pre-Party, which will feature Sunsquabi, Savi Fernandez Birthday Band, Space Kadet, and Gypsy Elise. Tickets currently on sale to the public here.In addition to these newly announced Thursday Pre-Party artists, they’ve also unveiled the line-up for the Beach Stage, which is located along the wild black-water Suwannee River, and perfect for dancing away on hot summer days, and the late night Silent Disco, which will keep the party going until the wee hours of the morning. Featured artists include Vlad the Inhaler, Sir Charles, Elliot Mess, Combustible, and many others. Check out the full lineup card below:Purple Hatter’s Ball also features live art, yoga, and workshops. It’s the perfect environment to experience the beautiful Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park festival grounds, famous for hosting Wanee, Suwannee Hulaween, AURA, and more, during a laid-back and intimate event. Festivalgoers are encouraged to take advantage of the park’s endless activities such as swimming, canoeing, kayaking, biking, and disc golf.Purple Hatter’s Ball benefits The Rachel Morningstar Foundation in honor of longtime SOSMP friend and music festival lover Rachel Morningstar Hoffman. You can learn more about the horrific story of her loss here. Rachel’s story has been featured on 60 Minutes, Dateline, and 20/20.Early-Bird Tickets are currently on sale through the festival’s website, but increase in price on Saturday, May 21. There are also Morningstar Miracle VIP Packages that include VIP area access, dinner (Friday, Saturday and Sunday), an official poster, and t-shirt. For a limited time, the park is also offering a very special deal – a cabin for 4 and a golf cart for $575. There is no better way to experience Spirit of the Suwannee in style!last_img read more

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Full Video Of STS9’s Red Rocks Finale Has Emerged [Watch]

first_imgAfter celebrating their 20th show at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, beloved jamtronica outfit STS9 returned to the famed Morrison, CO to dig in for show #21. The energy was beyond electric as the band brought tons of classic material to the Colorado crowd, as well as new songs from their recently-released The Universe Inside album and more.The show featured a number of debuts, including Marvin Gaye’s “Inner City Blues,” Roy Ayers’ “Everybody Loves the Sunshine,” and original tune “Worry No More.” The band also brought out covers of Chic’s “Good Times” and Daft Punk’s “Get Lucky” to close out the second set.Fortunately, thanks to YouTube user JMar, a full video of the STS9 show on the Rocks is available for your streaming pleasure. Sit back and enjoy!The full setlist can be seen below, courtesy of The Church of STS9.Setlist: STS9 at Red Rocks Amphitheatre, Morrison, CO – 9/10/16Set I: When the Dust Settles(*) > Inner City Blues(#!$), Aimlessly, Walk to the Light, Move My Peeps > Monkey Music, Oil & Water, Everybody Loves the Sunshine(&!$), Give & Take($), CircusSet II: Click Lang Echo ($), Hubble, EHM, Looking Back on Earth, 20-12, Get Loud($), Totem > Good Times([email protected]) > Get Lucky(%@)Encore I: Worry No More(!$), Common Descent([email protected]) > The Universe Inside([email protected])Encore II: Itzamana(***)(*) = Family Affair intro(#) = Marvin Gaye cover(&) = Roy Ayers Cover(!) = First time played($) = Maureen Murphy on vocals(+) = Chic cover(@) = featuring chorus(%) = Daft Punk cover(?) = Alana on stand-up bass(***) = w/ Led Zepplin Fool In The Rain Jam[Photo by Aaron Bradley taken on night one]last_img read more

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Dave Schools & Holly Bowling Join Tom Hamilton’s American Babies At Sweetwater [Full Show Video]

first_imgLast night, Tom Hamilton’s American Babies took the stage at Sweetwater Music Hall in Mill Valley, CA as part of their “Masquerade of Light + Dark” fall tour, where the band pay tribute to a different artist or group each night. Previous performances have seen has seen Hamilton and co. pay tribute to artists including David Bowie and The Beatles. This weekend’s double-nighter in the Bay Area included music of the Grateful Dead, with Bob Weir joining for an extended sit-in the previous night.The Saturday night performance included Dave Schools of Widespread Panic and the inimitable Holly Bowling, with incredible covers of “Shakedown Street,” “Tangled Up In Blue”, and more. Thanks to Chris from Jam Buzz, you can watch the full performance below:Hamilton, Weir, and Schools will join forces with Bill Kreutzmann and Jeff Chimenti this February to headline the Los Muertos Con Queso event in Mexico, and they have been rehearsing in California all week. This weekend served as a very special preview of this unique lineup!last_img read more

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Metallica, Soundgarden, Primus & More To Perform At Rock On The Range Festival

first_imgFor the 11th straight year, rock musicians and their fans will flock to the MAPFRE Stadium in Columbus, Ohio for the annual Rock on the Range festival. Taking place from May 19-21, the festival today has released a killer lineup of rock n’ roll stars.Headlining the event will be Metallica, Soundgarden and Korn, topping a lineup that includes The Offspring, Volbeat, Primus, Bush, Chevelle, Papa Roach, Seether, Coheed & Cambria, Taking Back Sunday, Sum 41, Skillet, Gojira, Dillinger Escape Plan and so many more. This will also be Soundgarden’s first live show since 2015, and the inclusion of Primus suggests that Les Claypool will be returning to that project next year.You can see the full lineup below, and head to the festival’s website for more information.last_img read more

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Thundercat Shares New Single “Friend Zone” Off Upcoming Album [Listen]

first_imgLast week, Thundercat announced the impending release of his new album, Drunk, via Flying Lotus’ eclectic Brainfeeder record label on February 24th. He also released the first single from the new release, a smooth R&B/funk jam with a pair of out-of-left-field guests, Kenny Loggins and Michael McDonald.Thundercat Announces New Album “Drunk,” Releases Single With Kenny Loggins And Michael McDonald [Listen]Today, the eclectic bassist, producer, and vocalist shared the second new song from Drunk, “Friend Zone.” The track starts with a spicy synth vamp, layered with the familiar sound of an iPhone alarm, perfectly synced to the intro’s rhythm, before dropping into the arpeggiated theme of the beat. Thundercat’s distinctive bass sound, reminiscent of his substantial work on Kendrick Lamar‘s fantastic 2015 album To Pimp A Butterfly, bolsters the funky track, before it finally fades away, as if evaporating into thin air.You can stream the new track below:Thundercat began his 2017 world tour last night with the first of two performances at The Independent in San Francisco. For a full list of upcoming dates, head here.[h/t – Pitchfork]last_img read more

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