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Setlist: Phish at Greensboro Coliseum, Greensboro, NC – 3/1/03Set 1: Chalk Dust Torture, The Moma Dance, Foam, Lawn Boy, Character Zero > Divided Sky, Mountains in the Mist, Waves > Sample in a JarSet 2: Rock and Roll > Wilson > Piper > Also Sprach Zarathustra > Wolfman’s Brother -> Boogie On Reggae Woman, Wading in the Velvet Sea > Run Like an Antelope, CarolinaEncore: First Tube > You Enjoy Myself -> Proud Mary a cappella.Teases:· Oye Como Va and Another One Bites the Dust teases in Piper· Oye Como Va and Daniel Saw the Stone teases in You Enjoy Myself· San-Ho-Zay tease in Chalk Dust Torture After reuniting for New Year’s of 2002, Phish kept the magic alive during a potent winter tour of 2003. While 2/26 and 2/28 are often looked upon as the top shows from the run, the band kept things in top form for the next performance in Greensboro, NC. The Greensboro Coliseum was shaken to the foundation, as Phish opened with “Chalk Dust Torture” and never looked back.Some highlights of many include a “Piper” with “Oye Como Va” and “Another One Bites The Dust” teases, a bust-out of the traditional “Carolina” for the appropriate setting (interestingly, the song hasn’t been played since), and a fun encore that included a “First Tube > You Enjoy Myself,” and featured a vocal jam that transitioned into an a cappella rendering of CCR hit “Proud Mary.”Thanks to BurningShoreProphet2, we have full video of the show. Enjoy!
After Bear Creek cancelled its festivities last year, the Bear Creek Bayou Festival is set to return triumphantly for two days at Mardi Gras World in New Orleans, LA. Coming in hot from September 30-October 1st, an all-star lineup featuring George Clinton & Parliament Funkadelic, Soulive, Dumpstaphunk, Lettuce (x2), Lotus, Foundation of Funk (x2), Papadosio, The Flaming Lips and more will all be performing.With less than a month to go, the festival has just released their stacked schedule for the 2016 festivities. Be sure to head here to check out all of the musical magic planned for the return fo Bear Creek.When the music ends at the festival, Live For Live Music has you covered. After night one, an all-star lineup of musicians with join The Floozies and hold “Funk Court.” Featuring John Medeski, Skerik, Ryan Zoidis and Jesus Coomes, get more information by heading here. On night two, another stacked lineup will join forces to pay tribute to the late great Bernie Worrell, with an ensemble that includes Ivan Neville, Ian Neville, Nick Daniels, Nigel Hall, Nikki Glaspie, Jennifer Hartswick, The Shady Horns and TJ Norris. More information can be found here.We can’t wait for this festival and all of the late night jams!
In 6 short days, Phish will settle in at Madison Square Garden for their traditional end-of-the-year run. Phish is no stranger to the Garden, having now played the famed venue in the heart of New York City 35 times over the course of their career. From their MSG debut in 1994 to their most recent appearances at the very beginning of 2016, the storied room has played host to some of the most treasured shows in the band’s history. As we inch closer to this year’s New Year’s Run, we will be bringing you our 12 Days Of Phishmas series, highlighting a different milestone MSG Phish show each day until we all head back to the Garden on the 28th. It wasn’t easy narrowing 35 down to 12, but we think you’ll be pleased with these classics from the Phish catalog. Enjoy! On the seventh day of Phishmas, we take a journey back to our fond memories of New Year’s Eve 2011 at Madison Square Garden, where Phish started their gag with a tea kettle and ended it with a full-on aerial display! Before we get to the New Year’s stunt, however, there was plenty of meat to this 12/31/11 performance for all to enjoy.The show started out in true Phish fashion, with the rock and roll of “AC/DC Bag.” The full first set was chock full of the band’s famed original tunes, including a funk-fueled “Wolfman’s Brother” and the Mike Gordon penned odyssey that is “Scent of a Mule.” The band rip roared through “Faulty Plan”, and treated fans to a number of classics like “Lawn Boy”, “Gotta Jibboo”, “Farmhouse”, and “Pebbles and Marbles.” They ended the set with a back-to-back “Ocelot > Fluffhead,” with Trey Anastasio teasing “Auld Lang Syne” for the fans.Set two hit the ground running with “Party Time,” before a major jam in “Light” that included Page McConnell on the theremin. The jams were a-flowing in this second set, as they transitioned into “Golden Age” and again into “Theme From The Bottom”. A lighthearted “Heavy Things” followed, before the band went into full funk mode with “Ghost”, “Sneaking Sally Through The Alley”, and “46 Days”. The set ended with a powerful “Suzy Greenberg”, putting a cap on a gliding second set for the ages.After a third set opening “Cavern,” Trey went over to a randomly-placed tea kettle on the stage that was going off wildly. Steam then started rising from the floor, before a full display of instruments started levitating through the steam. Then a woman carrying a “Steam” sign got caught in the levitating display, before randomly placed aerialists the crowd started floating up and down as well. The Garden was filled with steam, as an ode to the band’s newest song at the time, “Steam.” Naturally, the band played the song as these shenanigans were on full display, until one of the aerialists counted down to midnight. After the “Auld Lang Syne” balloons, the aerialist dancers resumed their position during a fun-loving “Down With Disease” to kick off 2012.The rest of the show was filled with fun tunes like “The Wedge,” “Alaska”, “Wading In The Velvet Sea”, the set-closing “First Tube”, and the encore to close out the night, “Slave To The Traffic Light”. This was a great Phish show through and through, but the steam-filled stunts rank it among the best of Phish’s 40 shows at MSG.You can watch the full video of 12/31/11, courtesy of The Phish Jams on YouTube, and check out the Phish.net setlist below.Phish | Madison Square Garden | New York, NY | 12/31/2011SET 1: AC/DC Bag > Wolfman’s Brother, Scent of a Mule, Stealing Time From the Faulty Plan, Lawn Boy, Gotta Jibboo, Farmhouse, Pebbles and Marbles, Ocelot > FluffheadSET 2: Party Time, Light -> Golden Age > Theme From the Bottom, Heavy Things > Ghost > Sneakin’ Sally Through the Alley > 46 Days > Suzy GreenbergSET 3: Cavern, Steam > Auld Lang Syne > Down with Disease, The Wedge, Alaska, Wading in the Velvet Sea, First TubeENCORE: Slave to the Traffic Light Page on theremin. Unfinished.This show was webcast via LivePhish. Fluffhead contained an Auld Lang Syne tease from Trey. Light featured Page on theremin. Prior to Steam, a steam kettle and hot plate went off on stage, with Trey acting like he was attempting to put out the steam. Shortly after the song began, steam also came from the floor near the soundboard area. An amp (with the steam kettle on it), a keytar, a bass, a vacuum, and a few lights were then lifted off the stage. A woman in the front of the stage tossed a “Steam” sign into the front row, then rose with a barricade and security guard before eventually being lifted up over the band. Several other aerialists (clothed in various casual attire, equipped with black backpacks emitting smoke and lights on their backs) subsequently rose up from the crowd and ascended and descended several times. The first aerialist counted down to midnight, at which point balloons were released from the ceiling. The aerialists later returned with lights in their hands for Down with Disease, which also featured Trey and Mike being raised up and back down a few times before finally rising several feet on hydraulic lifts. Steam contained a Spooky tease from Trey and Disease was unfinished.Stay tuned over the coming days for more Phishmas! ‘Tis the season!On the seventh day of Phishmas, a Phish phan played for me… Seven Jams A-Steamin’ (12/31/11)Six Walls a-Cavin’ (12/31/02)Five Song Second Set (12/29/97)Four Light Year Jams (12/29/98)Three Phishy Decades (12/31/13)Two Sitting Legends (10/22/96) and The Gamehendge Time Factory (12/31/95)!If you’re attending the run, there are plenty of things to do in between shows. For fans of the jam, head to any of these concerts in the area for a guaranteed good time!12/28: Aqueous + Mungion @ DROM (Phish After-Party) – tickets12/30: Phan Art w/ Formula 5 @ American Beauty (Phish Pre-Party) – FREE SHOW12/30-31: Spafford & Magic Beans @ American Beauty (Phish After-Party) – tickets
Their public love for the ganj has helped the two artists develop a friendship over the years, as they have become two of the most well-known unofficial spokesmen for recreational marijuana use in popular culture. For Christmas this year, Snoop sent his buddy Willie a truly thoughtful gift–one that was not only festive and seasonally appropriate, but also reflected his interests. Nelson’s son Lukas shared a photo of Willie rocking Snoop’s gift, and let’s just say it’s pretty fantastic. Check it out:Hey hey hey hey…Happy Holidaze! While it would be hard to draw much of a comparison between the music of outlaw country icon Willie Nelson and West Coast hip-hop legend Snoop Dogg, it is well-known that the two share a common love: that sticky icky.
On New Year’s Eve, Widespread Panic outdid themselves by bringing on a bevy of special guests, including a string quartet, backup vocalists, and horn players throughout the night. The band’s set with Love Sponge Strings will certainly go down as one of their finest, as they worked through a number of originals and covers with some beautiful accompaniment.Fortunately, we can now get a sneak peek into the band’s Nashville New Year’s, as Widespread Panic has shared pro-shot footage of their “Her Dance Needs No Body” performance. The string section brings new life to the rock and roll tune, creating a one-of-a-kind performance for the fans on December 31st.Watch Widespread Panic’s “Her Dance Needs No Body” with the Love Sponge Strings from Nashville’s Bridgestone Arena on December 31st, streaming below.Setlist: Widespread Panic | Bridgestone Arena | Nashville, TN | 12/31/16Set 1: Blue Indian, Holden Oversoul, May Your Glass Be Filled*, Her Dance Needs No Body*, Crazy*, Still Crazy After All These Years*^, Expiration Day* (44 mins)Set 2: Pigeons, Henry Parsons Died, Rebirtha, Sharon+, Tail Dragger+, Tall Boy+, Can’t Get High#, Ain’t Life Grand%# (57 mins)Set 3: Disco, A Little Help From My Friends+#^, Hope In A Hopeless World+#^, Up All Night+#^ > Moondance+#^, Bust It Big+#^ > Drums > Chilly Water, All Time Low#, Red Hot Mama+#^ (75 mins)Encore: For What It’s Worth#, Burning Down The House+#^Notes:* w/ Love Sponge Strings^ w/ Randall Bramblett on sax+ w/ the Megablasters on horns# w/ the McCrary Sisters on vocals% w/ David Davidson on fiddle[JB seated 1st set; House music is that of musicians that have passed this year; ‘Still Crazy After All These Years’ first time played (Paul Simon); ‘Moondance’ LTP 12/31/09 Atlanta (473 shows); ‘A Little Help From My Friends’ LTP 12/31/14 Charlotte (147 shows); ‘Burning Down The House’ LTP 12/31/13 Atlanta (220 shows)][Setlist courtesy of PanicStream // photo via WSP FB]
Widespread Panic At Jazz Fest | New Orleans, LA | 5/4/2017 | Photo: Dave Vann Jazz Fest Weekend 2 | New Orleans, LA | 5/4/2017 | Photo: Dave Vann Yesterday, on May 4th, the second weekend of New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival officially kicked off with a band. The Fairgrounds were packed Thursday with fans eager to help kick off round two of Jazz Fest and to see the bountiful performances by the dozens of acts slated to grace its twelve stages. A majority of our afternoon was spent at the Fairgrounds’ Acura Stage, where George Porter Jr. & Runnin’ Pardners, Widespread Panic, and the supergroup Voice of the Wetlands, featuring Tab Benoit, Anders Osbourne, Waylon Thibodeaux, Johnny Sansone, George Porter Jr., and Joh, all put on stellar performances for the jovial crowd.George Porter Jr. & Runnin’ Pardners set the stage for the afternoon with their performance at 1:30. Around 3 p.m., Voice of the Wetlands treated the crowd to an all-star performance, eventually departing to make way for Widespread Panic’s massive festival set that spanned from 4:30 to 7. During Widespread’s performance, in addition to some of their more crowd-pleasing and festival-friendly classic numbers, the group worked in choice covers at the start and end of their set, with their widely performed versions of James Taylor’s “Knockin’ Around The Zoo” kicking off their set following “Pleas” and J.J. Cale’s “Travelin’ Light” winding down their set with its rumbling tones—a popular festival closer for the group.Their set at also saw an extended jam segment in its middle started by “Gimme.” The slowed down and spacier song made way for a soulful “Proving Ground,” before moving into a “Surprise Valley” sandwich, which housed “Tie Your Shoes” and an extended drum solo by Duane Trucks, before finally moving into “Angels Don’t Sing The Blues.” You can check out the setlist for Panic’s Jazz Fest set yesterday below, as well as check out pictures from Day 1 of Jazz Fest’s second weekend below, courtesy of Dave Vann.Setlist: Widespread Panic | New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival | New Orleans, LA | 5/4/2017Set: Pleas, Knockin’ Around The Zoo, Conrad The Caterpillar, Walkin’ (For Your Love), Diner > Pilgrims, Can’t Get High, Up All Night, Gimme > Proving Ground > Surprise Valley > Tie Your Shoes > Drums > Surprise Valley > Angels Don’t Sing The Blues, Heroes, Make Sense To Me, Travelin’ Light Load remaining images Load remaining images
Tedeschi Trucks Band has just announced that the group will be returning to the West Coast in the fall, with a newly announced string of dates across November. Starting on November 3rd, the group will hit Portland’s Keller Auditorium, then work their way south with shows at Seattle’s Paramount Theatre the following two nights. From there, the group has four dates spread across California that will see the group hit Santa Barbara and San Diego, with two nights at Los Angeles’ Orpheum Theatre. After detouring through to Phoenix, Arizona for a two-night stand at the city’s own Orpheum Theatre, the group will make a triumphant return to the Fox Theatre in Oakland — the venue that the group’s most recent concert film and album, Live From The Fox Oakland, was recorded. For select dates, the group will be joined by Hard Working Americans.Watch Col. Bruce Hampton And Tedeschi Trucks Band Jam On “Lovelight”Pre-sale tickets for all of Tedeschi Trucks Band’s West Coast run are available tomorrow, June 6th, at 10 a.m. local time through Tedeschi Trucks Band Tour Page. Public on-sales for the vast majority of these shows will begin on Monday, June 12th, with the exception being the Los Angeles shows at the Orpheum, which go on sale Friday, June 9th.[Photo: Chad Anderson]Tedeschi Trucks Band Upcoming Tour DatesJuly 1 – Gilford, NH – Bank of New Hampshire PavilionJuly 2 – Essex, VT (Burlington) – Midway Lawn at Champlain Valley ExpositionJuly 3 – Saratoga, NY – Saratoga Performing Arts CenterJuly 5 – Vienna, VA (DC) –Wolf TrapJuly 8 – Rochester, NY – Highland BowlJuly 9 – Simsbury, CT – Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts CenterJuly 12 – Virginia Beach, VA – Veterans United Home Loans AmphitheaterJuly 14 – Raleigh, NC – Red Hat AmphitheaterJuly 15 – Atlanta, GA – Fox TheatreJuly 16 – Charlotte, NC – Charlotte Metro Credit Union AmphitheatreJuly 19 – Indianapolis, IN – Farm Bureau Insurance LawnJuly 21 – Cincinnati, OH – PNC Pavilion at Riverbend Music CenterJuly 22 – Huber Heights, OH (Dayton) – Rose Music CenterJuly 23 – Rochester, MI (Detroit) – Meadow Brook AmphitheatreJuly 25 – Rogers, AR – Walmart Arkansas Music PavilionJuly 27 – Albuquerque, NM – Sandia CasinoJuly 29-30 – Morrison, CO – Red Rocks AmphitheatreOctober 6 – Beacon Theatre (with Greyhounds)October 7 – Beacon Theatre (An Evening With TTB)October 10 – Beacon Theatre (with The Wood Brothers)October 11 – Beacon Theatre (TTB & Friends – 25th Beacon Show Celebration)October 13 – Beacon Theatre (An Evening With TTB)October 14 – Beacon Theatre (An Evening With TTB)Nov 3* – Portland, OR – Keller AuditoriumNov 4* – Seattle, WA – Paramount TheatreNov 5 – Seattle, WA – Paramount TheatreNov 7 – Santa Barbara, CA – Arlington TheatreNov 9* – San Diego, CA – San Diego Civic TheatreNov 10* – Los Angeles, CA – Orpheum TheatreNov 11 – Los Angeles, CA – Orpheum TheatreNov 14 – Phoenix, AZ – Orpheum TheatreNov 15 – Phoenix, AZ – Orpheum TheatreNov 17* – Oakland, CA – Fox TheaterNov 18 – Oakland, CA – Fox Theater* with Hard Working Americans
Maurice Brown is celebrating his solo career with a number of concerts this summer in support of his new album The Mood. Breaking into his own soul substance, the anticipation behind his 2017 album The Mood was astronomical amongst music enthusiasts alike. This jazz juggernaut, affectionately known as “Mobetta,” has been generous with his gift for years. The world is ready to see him release his original material, and various cities across northeast and beyond will be treated to first-hand celebration.The trumpeter has been on the scene for a number of years now, with an admirable callsheet of acts he’s worked with such as Wyclef Jean, Santana, John Legend, and Santigold. His rise to recognition amongst music makers, listeners, and critics alike comes from mentorship by the iconic Wynton Marsalis. With such wisdom in the works, it was inevitable Brown would be able to compose a variety of creative endeavors for himself as well as others, notably the arrangement for the horns section of the Tedeschi Trucks Band for their Grammy award-winning album Revelator.Listen to “Stand Up” from The Mood, featuring Talib Kweli:Maurice Brown’s tour will take him and his band to Bop Stop in Cleveland on June 13, then to Bert’s Marketplace in Detroit for two nights immediately following. Mobetta will return to New York for the Harlem Arts Festival on June 24 with Marc Cary and his Short Circuit, featuring Prodigy of Mobb Deep. To celebrate July 4, Brown will be kicking the week off at the South Street Seaport, then close the celebration at the Blue Note on July 5. To cap out the month, Maurice Brown is throwing down at Martyrs with Talib Kweli, Chris Turner, and J. Ivy in Chicago. Head to his website for more information.Maurice Brown’s Summer Tour:June 13 @ Bop Stop – Cleveland, OH [tix]June 14-15 @ Bert’s – Detroit, MI [tix]June 24 @ Harlem Arts Festival – Marc Cary & Maurice Brown’s Short Circuit, Feat: Prodigy of Mobb Deep New York, NY [tix]July 4 @ South Street Seaport – New York, NY [tix]July 5 @ Blue Note – New York, NY [tix]July 28 @ Martyrs – Feat: Talib Kweli, Chris Turner, J. Ivy – Chicago, IL [tix]
GRiZ has come a long way over the last few years, and this past weekend at Red Rocks Amphitheatre was a testament to that fact. The Detroit-based funk/electronica producer brought a live band to the iconic venue this weekend, as just one part of a two-night stand that witnessed the venue being completely sold out. Headlining Red Rocks is a major accomplishment in any artist’s career, and that notion wasn’t lost on GRiZ at all.On Friday night, he debuted his live band (with Saturday featuring a proper GRiZ DJ set), which was made up of musicians such as Stu Brooks (Dub Trio/Matisyahu), Dan Hacker aka Muzzy Bearr on guitar, drummer Nikki Glaspie (The Nth Power), singer Alecia Chakour, saxophonist Cochemea Gastelum (The Dap Kings), trombonist Smoota, and many more joining him on stage during the course of the night. GRiZ took to his Facebook page to express his feelings about the band and event:“LAST NIGHT WAS A DREAM COME TRUE!!! Ok so I wanna properly intro the band. We got Stu on bass. He is our musical director. You might know him from dub trio or from touring w Matisyahu. He and I worked relentlessly on the setlist and bringing the griz songs to life. Dan you know very well on guitar aka muzzy bearr aka my best friend ever aka did you hear him play those fkn solos last night!!? Owen on guitar as well. He’s done gigs me before and absolutely crushes it. Nikki on drums. Living legend right there. Yuki on keys. Another legend. That chasing galaxies intro he played. Woah. Joe on percussion. Keeping things fully seasoned. Dale on vox. Ps gfy church moment intro holy shit. He’s from this killer band called soul scratch. Check em.out for real! Jelly on vox w the damn attitude! Kayla on vox too man. Those girls are the singers from a lot of griz tunes including good times roll, take it high, feeling fine, etc etc. They from Nola and as they would say are killing. Alicia as well on vox. So beautiful. A force to be reckoned with. Chris, Smoota, and Chemea on horns. From the daptones. Absolutely some of the best horns in the game. So yeah. That’s the lovely cast of souls I’m more than fortunate to have been able to work with these past few months to bring this idea to life I’m still.im shock that that finally happened. Can’t wait for tonight!!!!”Check out some fan footage from Casey Alexander:Check out the photo gallery below, featuring photos from both nights courtesy of Andrew Rios (Friday) and Ali Baker (Saturday).GRiZ @ Red Rocks | 9/1-9/2/2017 | Photos by Andrew Rios and Ali Baker Load remaining images